THIS LIST OF EVENTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
For the latest info, please contact us:
Call: 410-442-1022
Fax: 410-489-4427
E-Mail: info@howardcountyfair.com 

2210 Fairgrounds Road
West Friendship, MD 21794


AUCTION COMPANY
Gregory & Associates ... 410-489-7200
Most Tuesdays @ 3 pm
www.GregorysAuctions.com



MWHA, INC. SHOWS 2015 Schedule
Sundays -April 12th & 26th, May 17th & 31st, June 14th & 28th July 12th, August 16th
Show time ... 8 am - 4 pm
Rain Dates: Sunday, September 20th (first rain date) and Sunday, September 27th (second rain date)
Information .. 410-442-2641 or www.mwha.org

Calendar of Events

July

DOG CLUSTER

4 AKC All-Breed Dog Shows
Approx. 1500 – 2500 dogs each day in approx. 140 different Breeds.
Approx. 40 -50 Vendors selling Dog Items & Food Supplies
Thursday, July 3rd 2014 - Catoctin Kennel Club
Friday, July 4th 2014 - Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday, July 5th 2014- Upper Marlboro Kennel Club
Sunday, July 6th 2014- National Capital Club
Show hours ..7:30 am-5 pm .. Parking $5.00 .. Admission: FREE
THIS IS AN AKC SHOW
PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOWS
See you at the show
For all Information: www.nemkc.org

POW WOW

Saturday July 12th, 2014 - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Parade of Nations noon
Sunday July 13th, 2014 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Admission: Ages 13-up - $12.00, Ages 3-12 - $7.00, Ages 2 and under are free 
Discount Coupon for $2.00 available by emailing powwow@vance.net and requesting coupon.
An opportunity for the public to interact with American Indians.
Native American Dancing/Singing, Craft Demonstrations/Story Telling; Native American food items 
Information: Barry Richardson - 252-532-0821   7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Email:  powwow@vance.net 

BALTIMORE RADIO AMATEUR TELEVISION SOCIETY

Sunday, July 20th 2014 .. 8 am – 2 pm
Maryland Hamfest and Computerfest
Tailgating & indoor space available
Adults $6.00 .. under 12 Free
Information: 814-429-9355 voice/fax .. www.bratsatv.org

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, July 19th 2014.. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 20th 2014 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, July 12th, 2015 .... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

August

The Howard County Fair - 69th Annual

August 2nd – 9th, 2014
Daily Hours 8 am  - 11 pm
Admission: $5 .. (10 years & up) … $2 (Seniors, 62 & up)
Click here for all the details!

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, August 22nd 2014 .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, August 23rd 2014
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982 .. fax 816-474-440 M

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, August 16th 2015... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

September

KIDS NEARLY NEW FALL SALE I

Saturday, September 6th 2014 .. 8 am – 1 pm
140 Booths filled with families and services selling kids stuff for teens (16) - infants..
Back-to-school, holiday/dressy outfits, maternity, Halloween costumes, toys, games, educational items, books, videos, electronics, furniture, cribs, decorative items. Handmade gift items, new/unused items great for gift giving.
Name brand clothing in all sizes ... great condition ... low prices! 
Lots of items for the older kids 6 -14. Bring walking shoes ... small bills .. shopping bags . kid’s size/measurements... Friend, neighbor... and a way to take the great stuff home!
Easier to shop/buy without the kids
410-823-6039 evenings 6 – 9 pm .. 
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Web site: kidsnearlynewsale.com

SPA & POOL

Friday, September 5th 2014 - 2 pm - 8 pm
Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, September 7th 2014  - 10 am - 5 pm
Free Admission ... www.HotTubExpo.com

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, September 13th 2014 .. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, September 14th 2014 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

KIDS NEARLY NEW FALL SALE II

Saturday, September 20th 2014 .. 8 am – 1 pm
140 Booths filled with families and services selling kids stuff for teens (16) - infants.
Back-to-school, holiday/dressy outfits, maternity, Halloween costumes, toys, games, educational items, books, videos, electronics, furniture, cribs, decorative items. Handmade gift items, new/unused items great for gift giving.
Name brand clothing in all sizes ... great condition ... low prices! Lots of items for the older kids 6 -14.
Bring walking shoes ... small bills .. shopping bags, kid’s size/measurements... Friend, neighbor... and a way to take the great stuff home!
Easier to shop/buy without the kids
410-823-6039 evenings 6 – 9 pm .. 
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Web site: kidsnearlynewsale.com

TASTE OF MARYLAND

Music & Food Festival
FAMILY, FOOD AND FUN
Showcasing Maryland's Top Restaurants
September 20-21, 2014
Live Entertainment:
Top Chef Crab Cake Challenge 
Eating Competition
Amateur Mom/Dad Cook-off
Youth Games/Kids X-Zone
Beer/Wine Garden
Small Business Vendors Village
www.thetasteofmaryland.com 

 

BALTIMORE WASHINGTON RIDE FOR KIDS

The Baltimore Washington Ride for Kids benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Sunday, September 21, 2014, Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 9:15 a.m.
Riders on all makes and models of motorcycles are welcome.  Family friendly event.  The escorted ride starts at 9:30 a.m. sharp, rain or shine!  The minimum donation to ride is $50 on site / $40 on-line per bike, but the more money you raise, the more premiums you earn. All proceeds from the event go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  There is a light breakfast at the start and the ride will loop back to the start point for a light lunch. Participants will enjoy the Shining Stars Celebration program that features interviews with young brain tumor survivors — the Ride for Kids® "Stars".   This is an AMA sanctioned event.  For more information visit our website.  (http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR/2013RideforKids/General?pg=entry&fr_id=1380 ).

The Taste of Maryland/Woodstoc Roc

September 20-21, 2014
Roc Out Cancer Benefit
Music and food festival
Food, Family, Music and Fun
www.thetasteofmaryland.com
www.woodstocroc.com 

 

ATLANTIC COAST GEM & MINERAL EXPO.

Saturday, September 27th 2014 .. 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, September 28th 2014 .. 10 am - 5 pm
Quality Dealers from all over the US.
Jewelry, Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils for sale. 
Jewelry making & gem cutting & related demonstrations.
Exhibits & activities for children (mine for gem stones).
Admission: $5.00 .... Under 12 free
www.gemcuttersguild.com …. 410-832-5906 – evening

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, September 20th & 27th 2015 (Rain Dates).. 8 am - 4 pm 

October

CARA HAMFEST

Sunday, October 5, 2014.....6:00 am - 4:00 pm
HAM RADIO, COMPUTER SHOW & Flea Market 
Admission: Adults $6.00...Under 12 Free
Information: 443-812-4403

SUBURBAN MARYLAND FALL HOME SHOW

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 11am - 9 pm
Saturday, October 4th 2014, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, October 5th 2014, 10 am - 6 pm
FREE ADMISSION
Event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their home. All will enjoy the HOME SHOW.
For more information call  855-523-5319
MdHomeShows.com

CATONSVILLE KENNEL CLUB

Friday, October 10th 2014 ... 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, October 11th 2014 ... 8 am - 5 pm
Parking Spectators $5.00 per vehicle
Information: Show: 410-798-7728 tapestryhall@ad.com
OR 410-592-6636 Bdrake@comcast.net
Vendors information: Laura Gilchrist tammen@aol.com
Sunday, October 12th, National Capital Kennel Club

FALL EQUIPMENT AUCTION

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 9 am till ...... finished
Consignments accepted October 15th through October 17th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
For more information call 410-489-7200 

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET
 October 26, 2014.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information: Ken Appel 301-478-3421

November

HOWARD COUNTY CRAFT SPECTACULAR

October 31st - November 2nd 2014 ... 9 am - 5 pm
Admission: $5 daily or 3 day pass $ 7.. Under 10 Free
SANTA: Saturday & Sunday 1 - 4 pm
Several hundred Crafters participating
Information: www.atozcrafts.net - 301-271-4432 .. 9 am - 8 pm

TOT SWAP CONSIGNMENT SALE

Friday, November 7th 2014 - 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday November 8th 2014 - 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday November 9th 2014 - 10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission
Over 300 families selling like-new childrens items. Where savvy moms shop, sell & save!
Information: Robyn Rutland - 301-330-2678 - 9 am - 7 pm
www.totswap.net

HOWARD COUNTY ANTIQUE FARM MACHINERY CLUB Basket Bingo

Saturday, November 8th 2014 opens @ 5:30 pm ... bingo starts @ 7 pm
Admission: Advance $15 at door $20
Proceeds go to the LIVING FARM HERITAGE MUSEUM
20 Regular games, 3 specialty games, 3 raffles & 50/50 raffle
Information: 410-988-8069

MARYLAND ALPACAS AND FLEECE FESTIVAL

November 15th & 16th 2014 . . .10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission & Parking
This fun-filled weekend is a must for early Holiday shopping. Give luxury – Give alpaca!  Soft, warm alpaca garments, fine household accessories
Attn.: Fiber Artists, Spinners, Weavers, Knitters ... Great opportunity to purchase yarns, batting, raw fleeces
Pen Sales of quality Haucaya and Suri Alpacas
Free Seminars on raising alpacas and uses for alpaca fiber
4H Alpaca Handling Demos, children’s crafts
Great destination for the whole family
Leave your dogs at home
Information: festival@marylandalpacas.org
240-925-6959 or 410-329-3773
www.marylandalpacas.org

DOG SHOW AND OBEDIENCE & RALLY TRIALS

THE MARYLAND TURKEY CLUSTER

All-Breed Dog Shows & Obedience Trials
Approx. 1,500  + dogs each day in approximately 150 different Breeds. 
Approx. 50 Vendors selling dog related products
Show Hours 8:30am-6:00pm Judging begins at 9:00am each day.
Check Judging Program for the Judging time for Specific Breeds
Listed for each day below.
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle each day.

 Friday, November 21st 2014 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors & NO OBEDIENCE
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
RCKC Judging Program  Friday, November 21st 2014
www.infodog.com/jps/605/jpg605.pdf

 Saturday, November 22nd 2014 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors & all Obedience and Rally Trials indoors.
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
RCKC Judging Program  Saturday,  November 22nd 2014
www.infodog.com/jps/293/jpg293.pdf

Sunday, November 23rd 2014 - Upper Marlboro Kennel Club and Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors & all Obedience & Rally Trials Indoors
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Exhibitors $10.00 per vehicle
UMKC & RCKC Judging Program  Sunday November 23rd 2014
www.infodog.com/jps/322/jpg322.pdf

 PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOW

December

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, December 6th .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, December 6th 2014 
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982

January

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

January 25, 2015.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information:  Ken Appel   301-478-3421

February

AKC SANCTIONED ALL BREED DOG SHOWS

February 7th & 8th 2015  MD Kennel Club 8 am - 4 pm
Information: Anne O’Reilly 717-334-0303 9 am - 9 pm

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, February 21th 2015.. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, February 22th 2015 .. 9 am - 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $10.00, Over 62 $9.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012
www.silveradogunshow.com

TOT SWAP CONSIGNMENT SALE

Friday February 27th 2015 - 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday February  28th 2015 - 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday March 1st 2015 - 10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission
Over 300 families selling like-new childrens items. Where savvy moms shop, sell & save!
Information: Robyn Rutland - 301-330-2678 - 9 am - 7 pm
www.totswap.net

SPUR & STIRRUP 4-H USED TACK SALE

Sunday, February 15th, 2015.....8am-1 pm
SNOW DATE: February 28th, 2015
Hundreds of used and new horse items
Table Rental $25.00
Free Admission
Information: Cynthia Lemmon  410-971-2514 or cclemmon@verizon.net

March

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, March 6th 2015 Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, March 7th 2015
Registration 7:30 Auction 9 am
Information ... 816-474-1982 9 am - 4 pm
18th year of Peak Auctioneering building materials auctions at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
All new merchandise.  Everything you could want to build or rehab your home or rental units.
www.peakauction.com

MARYLAND STATE QUARTER HORSE TACK SALE

Sunday, March 8th 2015 .. Noon - 4 pm
Joy Woolford 443-336-8598

CHESAPEAKE REGION ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA

Saturday, March 14th 2015.. 8 am - 3 pm rain or shine.
Admission & parking free.
Antique Car, Truck, & cycle flea market. Antique vehicle car corral
Indoors & Outdoors ... Rain or Shine
Tom Young - 443-744-6338 - 6 - 9 pm

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-I

The ultimate children’s sale!
Saturday, March 14th 2015 .. 8 am - 1 pm
Main Exhibition Building
140 spaces filled with families, crafters & services selling their kids stuff!
NEW BORN to TEEN / SMALL ADULT sizes.  Clothing, toys, games, books, videos/DVD, sports, furniture, equipment, decorations, maternity, outside play sets, home schooling, etc., etc...
ATM on site, Food is available
Contact: web site: www.kidsnearlynewsale.com
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Please do not park in NO PARKING LANES or block other cars.

SPRING EQUIPMENT AUCTION

Saturday, March 21st 2015 .. 9 am till .... finished
Consignments accepted March 18th through March 20th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
410-489-7200

HEARTLAND EAST ANTIQUE SHOW

Saturday March 28th, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Admission $8.00 per Adult
Information; Jennifer A. Sabin Phone 843-812-0282 , email sabinjennifer@hotmail.com

April

HOWARD COUNTY BEEKEEPERS Assn.

Short course in beekeeping.
No schedule available for 2015
www.howardcountybeekeepers.org
hocobeekeepers@gmail.com

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-II

The other ultimate children’s sale day!
Saturday, April 11th, 2015 .. 8 am - 1 pm
Main Exhibition Building
Another day... a different group of families
140 spaces filled with families, crafters, and services selling their kids stuff!
NEW BORN to TEEN / SMALL ADULT sizes!  Clothing, toys, games, books, videos/DVD, sports
Contact: web site: www.kidsnearlynewsale.com
E-mail: kidnearlynewsale@aol.com
Please do not park in NO PARKING LANES or block other cars

SUBURBAN MARYLAND SPRING HOME SHOW

Friday, April 17th 2015, 11 am - 9 pm
Saturday, April 18th 2015, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, April 19th 2015, 10 am - 6 pm
Free  parking
www.mdhomeshow.com
Call us toll-free 888-560-EXPO(3976) 

HOWARD COUNTY ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION

The 18th ANNUAL Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club auction.
Consignment drop-off Wednesday, April 22th 2015 - Friday, April 24th 2015 .. 9 am - dusk
The Auction will begin Saturday the 25th 2015 at 9 am
Tractors, farm & garden equipment, golf carts, building supplies, tools, antiques, boats, cars, trucks, trailers, & much more
A 5% buyers fee for all items sold for $1,000.00 or less will go towards the LIVING FARM HERITAGE MUSEUM
Information: 410-531-2569 or 410-988-8165 9 am - 9 pm

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

April 26, 2015.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information: Ken Appel 301-478-3421

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, April 12th, & 26th 2015 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

May

MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

Saturday, May 2nd 2015 .. 9 am - 6 pm & Sunday, May 3rd 2015 .. 9 am - 5 pm
Sheep shows, sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, working sheep dogs, gourmet lamb cooking, demonstrations & workshops concerning all facets of the Sheep Industry.
Free Admission & Parking
Information: 410-531-3647 .. www.sheepandwool.org

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, May 8th 2015 .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, May 9th 2015 
Registration 7:30 am Auction Starts 9 am
Large Building Materials Auction
Daily updates on materials received at www.peakauction.com
Information: 816-474-1982

MARYLAND FM MEMORIAL DAY HAMFEST

Sunday May 24, 2015 .. 8:00 am-2:00 pm
This is an Amateur Radio Flea Market type event
Admission:  $6.00.. Under 12 free
Reservation & Information: 301-641-5313  3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MFMA Inc. P. O. Box 351 Hanover, MD 21076 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, May 17th & 31st, 2015 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

June

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, June 14th & 28th 2015 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org