A Maryland holiday tradition kicks off. Thousands of people headed to the Timonium Fairgrounds for the first day of Kennedy Krieger’s Festival of Trees.
Mark your calendars for another year of fun-filled festivals guaranteed to get you out of the house. From wool to wood to wine, these events are filled with crafts, food, music and an undoubtedly rewarding experience.
Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival originating in Germany that runs from late September to the first weekend is October … typically. Charm City prefers to take its time when it comes to celebrations involving a top-notch brew, and chooses to feature its largest Oktoberfest celebration Oct. 13. Other fine Baltimore establishments feature festive German beers throughout the month and participate in Baltimore Beer Week, in which patrons may sample authentic brews from all over the globe, win prizes and fill up on some schnitzel.
If you haven’t been yet, Labor Day is the last day to attend the Maryland State Fair.
The Maryland State Fair — also called the 11 best days of summer – has started. More than half-a-million people visit every year.
Gov. Martin O’Malley will be attending the state fair.
As the city gets ready for the Baltimore Grand Prix, hundreds of students are doing some racing of their own. Elementary schoolers are speeding to the top of the class with a program that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.