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The 156th Great Frederick Fair’s Entertainment Lineup Provides Something for Everyone

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Country, Classic Rock, Contemporary Christian music and Family Entertainment. Start planning your trip now. FREDERICK, MD. (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, 2018 The 156th Great Frederick Fair’s Entertainment Lineup provides something for everyone! Country, Classic Rock, Contemporary Christian music and Family Entertainment. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and include admission to the Fair, an $8 value. For more information, call The Great Frederick Fair Box Office, open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-2pm, (301) 693-3928 or online: http://www.TheGreatFrederickFair.com. Come and enjoy all of The GREAT Frederick Fair! See the animals, eat your favorite Fair Food, ride the rides and visit the Homegrown…

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Criswell Auto: A big Maryland auto chain with a big heart

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Boasting a large commercial inventory and pre-owned department, Maryland’s Criswell Auto works to stay involved in the communities that it serves. “We’re a family-owned and operated dealer group serving the community and giving back,” Neil Kopit, Criswell’s director of Marketing, told Mega Dealer News recently. Some of the work that Criswell Auto does in the community revolves around health and safety for residents. For instance, Criswell’s participating dealerships help with child safety seat installation and car seat checks every month. Families can use an online appointment setting tool to schedule a car seat check. Criswell Auto also is an underwriter…

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Barbara Fritchie Classic attracts more than 80 dirt bike racers

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Along the starting line was one female competitor racing against them all FREDERICK, Md – At the starting line filled with men on dirt bikes, you can find one woman racing against them at the annual Barbara Fritchie Classic. The event held Wednesday is celebrating its 97th year of racing at the Frederick fair grounds. The competition, featuring about 80 individual racers, was named in honor of the Civil War era heroine and local, Barbara Fritchie. More than 500 spectators took to the stands, many cheering on the race’s only female competitor, Josee Steeding. “I don’t have the ability to…

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Traveling fair lands in Frederick attracting thousands of visitors

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By: Jasmine Pelaez FREDERICK, Md. – More than 10,000 people crowded the Great Frederick Fairground this weekend to attend the Mother Earth News Fair, created by the magazine of the same name. This year they added Maryland to their six-state tours, and Frederick was chosen to host. “The fair was designed to sort of bring the magazine to life. We knew the area was very suitable for people interested in living a more sustainable lifestyle,” explained Mother Earth News Fair director, Andrew Perkins. About 300 exhibitors were stationed throughout the fairgrounds, selling sustainable items like beauty products, food and drinks,…

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13 Summer Happenings June 1-3: Railway Festival, Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show, Taste of Del Ray and more

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By Greg Hambrick – May 31, 2018 Summer is here and we’ve got some of the top events to check out this weekend. See more events and share your events for free at our online calendar. JUNE 1 KENDRICK LAMAR: 7:30 p.m., $39-$199 Ji  y Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, VA 20136. www.livenation.com MANASSAS CHORALE THE AWESOME EIGHTIES SPRING CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., $18-$20, Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20109. From Broadway to the airwaves, flash back to the 1980s. www.manassaschorale.org MAT KEARNEY: 6:30 p.m. The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Corner, VA 22102. www.tysonscornercenter.com JUNE  2…

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Family show new addition to Great Frederick Fair grandstand lineup

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The Great Frederick Fair continues to broaden its grandstand entertainment from just country music, to adding classic rock, then Christian artists, and, for 2018, a family show. Ventriloquist Darci Lynne, winner of “America’s Got Talent,” will headline this year’s family show. She wowed the judges, and America, with her singing and ventriloquism. “Many factors play into the securement of the lineup,” from tour schedules to venue size, said Karen Crum Nicklas, executive assistant of The Great Frederick Fair. “Darci Lynne seemed like a good fit for this year! We have been working on diversifying the lineup to the best of…

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Brown Swiss calf sale returns to Frederick for 44th year

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Topping the 2017 Mid Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf sale was the consignment of Cindy Warner was purchased for $9,000 by Emily Heffner, Hagerstown and Nate Goldenberg, Texas. The calf was named the 2017 Reserve All American Fall Calf. Top pedigree Brown Swiss calves will return to the Frederick Fairgrounds on Saturday for the 44th Mid-Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale. The annual sale attracts some of the best Brown Swiss in the country. Last year’s top-selling heifer went on to win Reserve All-American Fall Calf and another was selected for the top All-American Winter Calf title, said Cindy Warner, Maryland Brown Swiss…

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Brown Swiss calf sale returns to Frederick for 44th year

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Topping the 2017 Mid Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf sale was the consignment of Cindy Warner was purchased for $9,000 by Emily Heffner, Hagerstown and Nate Goldenberg, Texas. The calf was named the 2017 Reserve All American Fall Calf.   Top pedigree Brown Swiss calves will return to the Frederick Fairgrounds on Saturday for the 44th Mid-Atlantic Brown Swiss Calf Sale. The annual sale attracts some of the best Brown Swiss in the country. Last year’s top-selling heifer went on to win Reserve All-American Fall Calf and another was selected for the top All-American Winter Calf title, said Cindy Warner, Maryland Brown…

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Country, classic rock, Christian artists to headline GFF grandstand entertainment

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An American flag waves in the foreground with the fair midway rides and three of downtown’s historic spires in background at The Great Frederick Fair. Country music artist Gary Allan will kick off the grandstand entertainment at The Great Frederick Fair in September. Allan, whose hits include “Watching Airplanes,” “Life Ain’t Always Beautiful” and “Nothing On but the Radio,” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The classic rock show will feature John Kay & Steppenwolf (“Born to Be Wild,” “Magic Carpet Ride” and “Rock Me”) at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15; and new country artist Brett Young (“In Case…

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