JULY IN MARYLAND 2014 | view this email online
ISSUE 91 • JULY 2014
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Fourth of July celebrations

Free outdoor movies

Annual Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show

July 10-13

Easton, Talbot County

Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament

July 11-13

Cirque Italia

July 11-13

Frederick County Fairgrounds

Pirate Fest

July 11-13
Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House
Havre de Grace, Harford County

Lake Arbor Jazz Festival

July 12
Prince George's County

Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

July 12
St. Clement's Island Museum
Colton's Point, St. Mary's County

Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off

July 12
Dorchester County

J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake

July 16
Somers Cove Marina
Crisfield, Somerset County

Cecil County Food and Wine Festival

July 19
North East Community Park

LPGA International Crown

July 24-27

Caves Valley Golf Club
Owings Mills, Baltimore County

Annual Watermelon Festival

July 26

Mardela Springs, Wicomico County

Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta

July 26-27
Dorchester County

Big Fish Classic

July 26-27
Ocean City

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna

July 31 - August 24
National Harbor
Prince George’s County

Fresh Vegetables

Buy local! Savor Maryland’s authentic treasures during the Buy Local Challenge, July 19-27. Local flavors are celebrated during Howard County Farm to Table Restaurant Week, July 21-August 4. The Farm Tour and Harvest Sale showcases agriculture in Montgomery County, July 26-27. Ring in National Ice Cream Month with Maryland-made ice cream or a drive along the Ice Cream Trail. Enjoy Maryland’s best produce from a farmers’ market, Chesapeake Bay seafood, and local wine, beer, and spirits.


Artful Experiences


Discover these artful festivals and plein air competitions:

Paint It! Ellicott City 2014, July 11-14, Howard County
Art in the Park, July 12-13, Deep Creek Lake State Park, Garrett County
Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival, July 12-20, Easton, Talbot County
Artscape, July 18-20, Baltimore City
Fiber Arts Fest 2014, July 31 - August 2, Denton, Caroline County

Heritage Festivals


Enjoy arts, crafts, food, music and more at these festivals:

Annapolis Irish Festival, July 11-12, Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville
Ocean City Greek Festival, July 11-14, Convention Center
American Indian Pow-Wow, July 12-13, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship
Maryland German Festival, July 26, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium
Civil War Re-enactors

Civil War Stories


Explore Maryland’s role in the Civil War at these events:

Ransom of Hagerstown Commemoration, July 4, Washington County
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy, July 5-14, Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick County
Civil War Encampment, July 12-13, Rose Hill Manor Park, Frederick
Day in the Park / Battle of Funkstown, July 18-20, Washington County
Civil War Dinner Train, July 19, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, Cumberland, Allegany County
Civil War Encampment and Living History, July 19-20, Union Mills Homestead, Westminster, Carroll County
The Wig Wags - Communications during the Civil War, July 26-27, Washington Monument State Park, Middletown, Washington County
People on flying swings

County Fairs


Cotton candy, carnival games, livestock exhibitions and more await you at these summer expositions:

Talbot County Fair, July 9-12, Agriculture and Education Center, Easton
Baltimore County 4-H Fair, July 10-12, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium
Allegany County Fair & Ag Expo, July 12-19, Fairgrounds, Cumberland
Kent County Fair, July 17-19, Chestertown
Cecil County Fair, July 18-26, Fair Hill Fairgrounds, Elkton
Washington County Agricultural Expo, July 19-26, Sharpsburg
Somerset County Fair, July 25-27, Princess Anne
Carroll County 4-H Fair, July 26 - August 1, Agricultural Center, Westminster
Garrett County Agriculture Fair, July 26 - August 2, Fairgrounds, McHenry
Harford County Farm Fair, July 31 - August 2, Equestrian Center, Bel Air

National Harbor

Last chance to win a National Harbor Summer Getaway - sweepstakes ends June 24!
Martin O’Malley, Governor 
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