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  • Expect Maryland craft beer at the State Fair, hopefully far away from Selena Gomez

    Expect Maryland craft beer at the State Fair, hopefully far away from Selena Gomez
    For the first time, there will be craft beer at the Maryland State Fair, which begins Friday at Timonium Fairgrounds.  Raven Beer, Heavy Seas Brewery, DuClaw Brewing, Dog Brewing from Westminster, Brewers Alley and Flying Dog Brewery will all be served...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • Maryland State Fair reopens after riding out Hurricane Irene

    Maryland State Fair reopens after riding out Hurricane Irene
    After shutting down early Saturday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene, the Maryland State Fair reopened at noon Sunday at the fairgrounds in Timonium on York Road. Officials said the decision was made, "following a complete inspection of the...
  • Maryland State Fair shuts down because of Hurricane Irene

    Maryland State Fair shuts down because of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene crept up the East Coast, what should have been a festive opening weekend at the Timonium Fairgrounds is proving to be a bit more stressful for organizers of the Maryland State Fair. After an opening night  that included a full slate of...
  • Maryland State Fair: Food beyond the Midway

    You'll have no trouble finding food at the Maryland State Fair. Some of it is still walking around on hooves, granted. But once you're on the Midway, you'd have trouble swinging a test-your-strength mallet without hitting a stand selling corn dogs,...
  • Review: Selena Gomez and the Scene at the Maryland State Fair Aug. 26

    Review: Selena Gomez and the Scene at the Maryland State Fair Aug. 26
    The most lively moment of Selena Gomez and the Scene's 80-minute set Friday night came toward the end of its second half. Gomez, the "Wizards of Waverly" star and girlfriend of Justin Bieber, recreated her viral hit, a backstage clip of her rapping...
  • Cindy McDonnell made 'grand' showing at county fair with award-winning bracelet

    Congratulations to Cindy Perry McDonnell, of Elkridge, for making a "grand" showing at the recent 66th Annual Howard County Fair in the Home Arts Department! Cindy was awarded first-place, Grand Champion and Best In Show ribbons for her bracelet...
  • Maryland State Fair closing at 6 p.m. to make way for Hurricane Irene

    Officials of the Maryland State Fair in Timonium on Saturday said they had closed the fair's midway rides and games at 3 p.m. on Saturday, and that the buildings at the fair would close at 5 p.m. due to the inclement weather as Hurricane Irene...
  • Families attend as State Fair opens on schedule

    Families attend as State Fair opens on schedule
    For a few hours Saturday, visitors to the Maryland State Fair had it easy: no lines for a cheesesteak, immediate seating on the merry-go-round and no waits to milk your own Guernsey. Eric Ritter, a Hamilton resident, said he followed a weather forecast...
  • County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up

    County executive tours Irene's aftermath; residents, work crews clean up
    Sunday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m. — County ExecutiveKevin Kamenetz and Director of Public Works Edward Adams Jr. were out surveying damage from Hurricane Irene on Sunday afternoon, including a tree that fell on a house in Stoneleigh. "Our folks are...