Maryland State BBQ Bash
The 9th annual Maryland State BBQ Bash takes place Friday and Saturday in the parking lot of the Mary Risteau (State Office Building), 108 S. Bond Street, Bel Air. Hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. The free event sponsored by the Bel Air Downtown Alliance has drawn 30,000 people in past years. It includes the Maryland State BBQ Championship contest where 50 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond will compete for $10,000 in cash prizes. Click here for a full schedule of events: http://bit.ly/b2MVG3 For more information, visit: www.mdbbq.com.
Bel Air Farmer’s Market
The Bel Air Farmer’s Market is open 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at 2 South Bond Street. New this year, the market has a wireless terminal that accepts credit and debit cards. For more information, visit the Bel Air Farmer’s Market website at www.belairfarmersmarket.com.
Concert by the Bay
The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is having a free concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. Bring chairs. For more information, call 410-939-4800.
Dog Days of Summer
Bring your dog and wear sturdy shoes for a hike and swim in the Wilson’s Picnic Area at Rocks State Park starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. There is an entrance fee. Call 410-557-7994 for information, or visit: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/rocks.asp
I found these fun events on the Harford County Government’s Events Calendar. Click here to see the full calendar: http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/events.cfm