| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:47 PM
First was the heavy rain, forcing Maryland State Fair attendees awaiting the Band Perry to take cover in the grandstand of the racetrack and delaying the popular country band's set for more than an hour.
Then, seven songs into the show Saturday night,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
A dozen unlabeled jars of freshly made, dark-purple jelly sit on a counter in Jane Radford's kitchen. Arranged in three rows, they appear identical, but they're not.
Turns out there are four each of grape, cherry and red raspberry. Radford shines a...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Emily Gill, a 19-year-old from White Hall who raises dairy cows and Welsh ponies, was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2012 at the Farm Fair Thursday evening.
Three young women, all members of the Harford County agriculture community, competed...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October.
"It entirely changes your attitude, the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:21 AM
Bill Langlotz's first and favorite job in his 50 years working at the Maryland State Fair was to the make the Maryland Farm Queen and her court look beautiful by framing them with colored tissues.
"I started doing the Farm Queen float in 1961," said...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds opens Fri., Aug. 24 and runs through Mon., Sept. 3.
The 4-H/Home Arts, Farm and Garden, Exhibition and the Museum/DNR buildings are open Monday to Thursday, from noon to 10 p.m. On Friday ro Sunday, and...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:07 PM
We've become familiar with the antique car shows at the Fire Museum of Maryland over the years, but there is a different kind of vehicle show coming up Sept. 1 at the museum.
The fourth annual Wheels for Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser welcomes any...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Fresh off the Harford County Farm Fair, members of the county's agriculture community have been busy preparing for their next stop: the Maryland State Fair, which opened Friday and runs through Labor Day.
Around 10 Harford 4-H members are expected to...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:07 AM
When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list.
Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list.
A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lois Trout was just looking to pay her bills when she offered to sell homemade peanut butter eggs at the Carroll County Agriculture Center's Easter show in 2009.
She had recently lost her job and her husband was injured at work.
Four years later,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:02 AM
UPDATE (June 10): Mainstream rockers Three Days Grace will perform at the Maryland State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m, according to a press release. Gold Circle Assigned Seating tickets are $40 while general admission tickets are $30. Tickets are...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Rose Faro Ponder, a retired Notre Dame Preparatory School food service manager who won blue ribbons at the Maryland State Fair for her baking, died of pneumonia Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. She was 88 and lived in Bel Air.
Rose Faro was...