Anne Arundel County Fair
Celebrate the county fair’s 61st year with a weekend of music, food, fun, rides and much more. Every day is different. Wednesday includes a jousting tournament, fair queen contest and pig races. Thursday starts the Arundel Idol contest, horse pulling show, tractor parade and a genius contest. Friday Chris Higbee performs and plenty of contests and races fill the day. Saturday features cutest-kid, pie-eating and hog-calling contests and performances by Arundel Idol finalists. Sunday brings more contests, demonstrations and music by Chesapeake Steel Drum Band. Plus daily pony rides, petting zoos and carnival rides. W 4-11pm, Th 10am-11pm, F 4-11pm, Sa 8:45am-11pm, Su noon-8pm at Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville: $6 w/discounts (not including rides and games): 410-923-3400; www.aacountyfair.org.