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Summer fun at a glance - Carnivals and fairs

May 13, 2010

Here are highlights from this year's carnivals and fairs in the Tri-State area, part two of our series of summer fun at a glance.

This is not intended to be an all-encompassing list, but we do try to include complete listings of Tri-State area events in our calendar listings each week. So check back regularly.

Do you have an event you'd like to see? Send it to lifestyle@herald-mail.com. You can also view and submit local listings at http://www.allhagerstown.net.

-- compiled by Tiffany Arnold

MAY



Great Boonsboro Rescue Co. Carnival | May 28-June 5

Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro. Carnival rides, nightly entertainment and concerts, which include: Hicktown, The Shades and Sister Mary Elephant. Fireworks on Friday, June 4. Food stand opens nightly at 5:30 p.m. Free entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. Call 301-432-6979.

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JUNE



Downsville Ruritan Carnival | June 14-19

Byron Memorial Park, Williamsport. Amusement rides, nightly entertainment.

Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co.'s Carnival | June 28-July 3

Carnival grounds to rear of the fire hall, 22 N. Main St. Music, food, amusement rides and games. Show times are 7 and 10 p.m. nightly. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Friday. Go to http://www.smithsburgvfc.org/Carnival.htm.

JULY



Washington County Ag Expo & Fair | July 15-22

Washington County Agricultural Education Center, off Sharpsburg Pike, 7 miles south of Hagerstown. New this year: chainsaw carving demonstrations, dog and pig races, amateur cheese carving contest, horse pull, and modified tractors and mini-rods. Breast Cancer Awareness -- Cumberland Valley will sell pink rally towels for bull-riding events. Updated schedule will soon be posted on the Ag Expo's website, http://www.agexpoandfair.org.

AUGUST



Berkeley County Youth Fair | Aug.1-7

Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds off Golf Course Road. Carnival and amusement rides Monday through Saturday. Truck and tractor pulls at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Bull riding 8 p.m. Thursday; The Hubcaps perform 8 p.m. Wednesday. Flat-track endurance race and figure-eight derby 8 p.m. Friday; demolition derby, 8 p.m. Saturday. Go to http://www.berkeleycountyyouthfair.org.

Clear Spring Firemen's Carnival | Aug. 1-7

Amusement rides and food. Carnival grounds are off Big Spring Road, south of Clear Spring. Check http://www.clearspringfire.net/events.htm for updates and schedule.

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