The Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair continues daily through Friday at the fairgounds, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster. this will be the 121st year. Features nightly entertainment, animal shows, food and exhibits. Full schedule of events at

Maryland International Harvester Collectors Club Chapter 39 and the Frederick County Farm Museum will host the annual Threshing Days 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick. Events both days include threshing and baling demonstrations; gas engine, tractor and truck displays; wagon rides; kids’ games; a kiddie pedal pull at 1 p.m. and food available for purchase. For more information, call Dan Herbst at 301-343-5093 or visit

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair runs Aug. 9 through 17 at the fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. Hours are 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9, and 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday to Saturday, Aug. 10 to 17. Admission is $15 general, ages 11 and under free. Parking at the fairgrounds is $10, cash. Daily activities and events, food. Aug. 11 is 4-H Day; Aug. 12 is Family and VIP Day; Aug. 13 is Senior Citizens Day; Family Day is Aug. 14; Military Day is Aug. 15. Additional cost events: Monster Truck Madness Aug. 14 and 15; Demolition Derby “Night of Destruction” Aug 16 and 17. See website for full schedule.

Dairy producers, industry professionals and government officials are invited to learn about feeding transition cows, inoculants for forages, rumination and activity monitoring and on-farm culturing for strategic use of antibiotics on mastitis pathogens at the University of Maryland Dairy Field Day set for Aug. 9. Speakers will include a specialist in dairy and beef production and one who specializes in livestock pasture management. The field day will be held at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center, Clarksville facility, 4240 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City. Registration is $10 and begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information or to register, visit

The Middletown FFA Alumni will host its fifth annual all-you-can-eat pig roast from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Catoctin Fish & Game Protective Association, 10219 Clark Road, Myersville. Doors open at noon and the menu will include barbecue pork, beef brisket, fried chicken, hot dogs, coleslaw, baked beans, macaroni salad, green beans, corn on the cob, rolls and desserts. Tickets are $15 adults, $8 ages 3 to 12 and under age 3 free. Activities include a 50/50, silent auction, Chinese auction, chainsaw raffle tickets, and cornhole and ladderball. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. For tickets or more information, email Emily at

Maryland Pasture Field Day will take place 6 to 8:30 pm. Aug. 14 at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center in Keedysville. The focus will be on fall pasture planning and maintenance and is part of a larger MD/VA/WV Tri-State Pasture Education Series. Topics will include pasture evaluation and assessment, fall weed control, preparing for seeding, and stockpiling to extend the grazing season. Registration is free and can be completed at Register by Aug. 12. Contact Amanda Grev at or 301-432-2767, ext. 339 for more information.

The University of Maryland Extension Frederick County Master Gardeners will host the free seminar “Fall Season Gardening — Plant Now for Fall,” 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17. Begin to plant now for a second harvest in the Fall. Find out what to plant and when to plant it. Discover the benefits of making and using row covers. Register online:

138th MY Maryland State Fair, 2200 York Road, Timonium. Daily exhibits, entertainment, barns, midway rides, food, games and more. Opens at noon most days Aug. 23 through Sept. 2. Admission is $10 adults, $8 ages 62+, $5 ages 6 to 11. Visit for schedule of events and activities.

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Boonsboro Farmers Market. Shafer Park, 37 Park Drive, Boonsboro, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through mid-October. Baked goods, seedlings, local meat, produce. 301-471-9816.

Carroll County Farmers Market. Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Drive, Westminster. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Market is open through December. 410-848-7748 or

Emmitsburg Farmers Market. 302 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 20. Contact Amy Naill at 301-600-6303 or

Everedy Square and Shab Row Farmers Market, 113 N. East St., Frederick. 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 26, rain or shine.

Farmers Market at NCI. NCI-Frederick, Building 549 lobby, Fort Detrick, open to the public. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through October.

Field Fresh Farmers Market. Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Features 30+ vendors. Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m Saturdays through Nov. 23 (closed Sept. 14 and 21 for The Great Frederick Fair). 21+ vendors.

Frederick City Market. Parking lot of the old Carmack-Jay’s building, 331 N. Market St., Frederick. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 24.

Frederick Farmers Market. Wolf’s Furniture parking lot, 1215 W. Patrick St., Frederick, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Locally grown, raised and produced.

Frederick Fairgrounds Farmers Market. Frederick Fairgrounds, use Gate #2, Building 12, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Open all year. Call Chuck Staley at 301-748-9592 for more information. SNAP and WIC accepted.

Jefferson Farmers Market, Jefferson Ruritan, 4603 Lander Road, Jefferson, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, rain or shine. New vendors for 2019. 301-473-8330 or the Facebook page.

Key City Food & Farm Market. 121 N. Bentz St. at Baker Park, Frederick, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays, through Oct. 25. The market features an array of food trucks and local goods including produce, meats, cut flowers, baked goods and more. For more information, contact Sean Poulin at 301-600-3846 or Catherine Effland at 301-600-3850.

Lake Linganore Farmers and Artisans Market. Lake Linganore, 6718 Coldstream Drive, New Market, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 22.

Middletown Farmers Market. Parking lot of Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown. Thursdays 4 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 17. Aug. 8: Tractor Day. Aug. 15: Acoustic music happy hour 5 to 6 p.m. Aug. 29: Yoga, by donation, 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 19: Acoustic music 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 and Oct. 10: Yoga, by donation, 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 17: Scarecrow Festival, acoustic music 5 to 6 p.m. or 301-524-1035.

Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market. 3 N. Main St., behind the Historic Mount Airy Train Station, Mount Airy. 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 25. Live music weekly.

Myersville Farmers Market. Municipal parking lot next to Myersville Town Hall/Volunteer Fire Company at 301 Main St., Myersville. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 26. Expanded for 2019 to include fresh fruits and vegetables along with artisan goods and crafts, baked goods, local honey, meats and eggs, and local mead and wines. 301-524-1035 or

New Market Farmers Market. New Market Elementary School, 93 W. Main St., New Market, and the neighboring property at 105 W. Main St., 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Aug. 10 and 24, Sept. 14 and 28, and Oct. 12 and 26. Local farms, food vendors, wine, artisans, home and garden products, woodcrafters, community organizations. 301-639-1729 or

Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market. South Center Street in the Municipal Parking Lot behind PNC Bank, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 21. WIC and SNAP accepted., or Vickie Grinder at

Urbana Library Farmers Market. Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St., Urbana. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 27.

YMCA of Frederick County Farmers Market. 1000 N. Market St., Frederick. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 29.

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