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


HUNTER SAFETY COURSES (MUST PRE REGISTER FOR EITHER COURSE)
Basic Hunter Safety:
No classes have been scheduled for2014 as of this time.

For additional information call: Kenny Livesay: 443-604-4379 or kennylives@mris.com


MWHA, INC. SHOWS
Sundays -April 13th & 27th, May 18th, June 1st, 15th & 29th July 13th, August 10th
Show time ... 8 am - 4 pm
Rain Dates: Sunday, September 7th (first rain date) and Sunday, September 21th (second rain date)
Information .. 410-442-2641 or www.mwha.org

Calendar of Events

January

HOLIDAY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday January 2, 2014
2:00 pm -7:30 pm 

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

January 26, 2014.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information:  Ken Appel   301-478-3421

February

SPUR & STIRRUP 4-H TACK SALE

Saturday, February 8th, 2014.....8am-1 pm
Information: Cynthia Lemmon  410-971-2514

TOT SWAP CONSIGNMENT SALE

Friday, February 7th 2014 - 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday February 8th 2014 - 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday February 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

AKC SANCTIONED ALL BREED DOG SHOWS

February 15th & 16th 2014  MD Kennel Club 8 am - 4 pm
Information: Anne O’Reilly 717-334-0303 9 am - 9 pm

SILVERADO GUN SHOW

Saturday, February 22th 2014.. 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, February 23th 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

March

PEAK BUILDING MATERIALS

Preview Friday, February 28th 2014 Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, March 1st 2014
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

CHESAPEAKE REGION ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA

Saturday, March 8th 2014.. 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

MARYLAND STATE QUARTER HORSE TACK SALE

Sunday, March 9th 2014 .. Noon - 4 pm
Joy Woolford 443-336-8598

SPRING EQUIPMENT AUCTION

Saturday, March 15th 2014 .. 9 am till .... finished
No consignments accepted before March 12th
410-489-7200

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-I

The ultimate children’s sale!
Saturday, March 22nd 2014 .. 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.

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday March 27, 2014

2:00 pm -7:30 pm 

HEARTLAND EAST ANTIQUE SHOW

Saturday March 29th, 2014 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.
February 18th, 25th, March 4th, 12th, 18th, 25th, April 1st, 2014
www.howardcountybeekeepers.org
hocobeekeepers@gmail.com

SUBURBAN MARYLAND SPRING HOME SHOW

Friday, April 4th 2014, 11 am - 9 pm
Saturday, April 5th 2014, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, April 6th 2014, 10 am - 6 pm
Free Admission!!!
Free  parking
www.mdhomeshow.com
Call us toll-free 888-560-EXPO(3976) 

KIDS NEARLY NEW SPRING SALE-II

The other ultimate children’s sale day!
Saturday, April 12th, 2014 .. 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

HOWARD COUNTY ANTIQUE FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION

The 17th ANNUAL Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club auction.
Consignment drop-off Wednesday, April 23th 2014 - Friday, April 25th 2014 .. 9 am - dusk
The Auction will begin Saturday the 26th 2014 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

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, April 13th, & 27th 2014 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

HOWARD COUNTY MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET

April 27, 2014.....10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Buy, sell, trade motorcycle parts, accessories, etc
Information: Ken Appel 301-478-3421

May

MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

Saturday, May 3rd 2014 .. 9 am - 6 pm & Sunday, May 4th 2014 .. 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 9th .. Noon to 6 pm
Auction Saturday, May 10th 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

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, May 18th, 2014 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

MARYLAND FM MEMORIAL DAY HAMFEST

Sunday May 25, 2014 .. 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 

June

JEEP JAM & 4X4 EXPO

June 7 & 8, 2014
All makes of off road vehicles including Jeep, Toyota, Ford, Dodge, Chevy & Off Road Buggies
All makes of ATV's and Side By Sides. Fabrication shops, parts and ealierships available.
Location of many private and legal road parks. Off Road 101 course, Pack It In Trips.
Winching & Chainsaw Classes. How to change a tire in the mud without a jack or Hi-Lift? 
Also swap Meet
Register at http://www.bigdogsoffroad.com
Call 410-440-3670 for more information 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, June 1st, 15th & 29th 2014 .. 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

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

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, July 13th, 2014 .... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

MAMS MID-ATLANTIC MUSIC SWAP

Don't miss the MAMS Mid-Atlancic Music Swap
Saturday July 12, 2014
Individuals and Companies will be there to Buy and Sell all things musical!
For more information go to www.mams.us 

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

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!

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, August 10th 2014... 8 am - 4 pm
www.mwha.org

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

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

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 

 

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 

 

MWHA, INC. SHOWS

Sunday, September 7th & 21nd 2014 (Rain Dates).. 8 am - 4 pm 

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 ).

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

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 CLUSTER

All-Breed Dog Shows & Obedience Trials
Approx. 1,500 To 2,400 + dogs each day in approximately 150 different Breeds.  Trials each day.
Approx. 50 Vendors selling dog related products
Friday, November 21st 2014 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors & NO OBEDIENCE 
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
Saturday, November 22nd 2014 - Rock Creek Kennel Club
All Breed Judging indoors & all Obedience indoors.
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Spectators $10.00 per vehicle
Sunday, November 23rd 2014 - Upper Marlboro Kennel Club
Parking: Exhibitors $3.00, Exhibitors $10.00 per vehicle
All Breed Judging indoors & all Obedience outdoor. 
Show hours .. 8 am - 6 pm
PLEASE .. NO STROLLERS OR DOGS NOT ENTERED IN SHOW
Information: http://www.onfodog.com/panels/LST84ABO.HTM

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