Tomorrow is fair's last day

The Baltimore Sun

The 62nd Howard County Fair concludes its eight-day run tomorrow. Amusement rides and games begin at 1 p.m. today and at 11 a.m. tomorrow. A petting zoo and education center are open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Chain-saw carving, pig races and performances by magicians and clowns are planned throughout the day.

Highlights today include a quarter horse show at 8 a.m., a 4-H livestock sale at 6:15 p.m. and performances by Alibi at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Tomorrow's highlights include a 4-H rocketry contest at 9 a.m., a baby contest and miniature parade at 10:30 a.m., the 30th annual horse pull at 10:30 a.m., the 30th annual antique tractor pull at 3 p.m., a parade of floats at 5 p.m., a 4-H all-star showmanship contest at 7 p.m. and performances by Jay Henley and the Stone Broke Band at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Fair facts


Eight days of animal shows, exhibits, rides, contests, entertainment and demonstrations.


Saturday through tomorrow, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.


Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship. Take Exit 80 off Interstate 70.


$5 for those ages 10 and older, $2 for those ages 62 and older; free for children younger than 10. Free parking.

Information:, or 410-442-1022.

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