Tournaments, Festivals, Chili-Cook-off and More this Weekend
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
When: Saturday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m.
Description: A fundraiser show celebrating wheels, any car, truck, motorcycle, toy, bicycle, skateboard, etc. whose wheel(s) touch the ground and rolls. This is a fundraiser for prostate cancer research.
When: Friday, Aug. 31, Saturday, Sept. 1, Sunday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m.
Description: Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley will be unveiling its newly remodeled Westminster retail store with a weekend-long grand re-opening celebration. There will be family-friendly entertainment, including a moon bounce, magician, and face painter, as well as free food and door prizes every two hours.
Where: Sunday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m.
When: 53 N Forney Ave., Hanover, PA
Why to go: Family entertainment, chili tasting and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championship. Entertainment provided by two local bands, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and much more.
Where: 6400 Ridge Rd, Eldersburg
When: Saturday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m.
Description: The nonprofit Maryland Table Tennis Association will hold The Maryland Circuit Table Tennis Tournament at its club in The Carrolltown Center, at the corner of Ridge Rd and Route 26 in Eldersburg. There are events for everyone from novice to advanced, juniors and seniors. Spectators are admitted free.
Where: Inner Harbor, Light Street and Pratt Street, Baltimore
When: Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Why to go: Downtown Baltimore is transformed into a high-speed raceway for Indy-style cars. The three-day event will feature the Indy 500 and IZOD IndyCar Series, as well as the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron.
Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium
When: Daily thru Monday, Sept. 3, 2012
Why to go: Check out the LAST WEEKEND of the 2012 Maryland State Fair.
LABOR DAY RIDE SPECIAL: Monday, Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to close. Fairgoers pay $22 to ride an unlimited number of rides.
Pricing: Adult admission $8, Senior admission (62 & over) $6, Children (6 to 11) $3, children 5 and under are admitted FREE (Rides are not included).
Where: 1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis
When: Sept. 1, 2, 3, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Description: The 36th Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival celebrates the Renaissance era with period costumes, actors, games, food and more.