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Improv, Vans Warped Tour and Howard County fair: The best things to do in the Baltimore area this week

Improv, Vans Warped Tour and Howard County fair: The best things to do in the Baltimore area this week

Howard County Fair

For the 73rd time, Howard County celebrates the best parts of itself, with eight days of music (including a different concert every night at 7:30 p.m.), food, carnival rides, bingo, magic shows, pony and pig races, a kids and critters barn and (for $10-$15 extra) demolition derbies at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 11. Don’t forget Aug. 5’s Miss Howard County Farm Bureau Contest, set for 2:30 p.m. And we haven’t even mentioned all the agricultural exhibits and livestock! Opens Aug. 4 and runs 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily through Aug. 11 at the Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road in West Friendship. $2-$5, free for kids under 10....

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