What To Do This Weekend: Events in Annapolis, Baltimore, D.C., and the Chesapeake Bay area

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Thank goodness it’s Friday! Here’s a list of events to get out and enjoy the fall weather heading our way:


Anne Arundel County Fair
Pull on your boots and head over to the 61st Annual AA County Fair. Handicrafts, home brew, woodcrafts, farm and garden, flowers, Fair queen contest and Poultry Princess contest, 4-H and more! 16+ – $6, 8-15- $4, 7 and under free. www.aacountyfair.org.

The Great Frederick Fair
Musical entertainment, tractor pulls, equine expo and showcase, agricultural events, 4-H, food and more. 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 2-10 p.m. Sept. 13. 9 am.-10 p.m. Sept. 14-21. $7/ adults; free for ages 10 & under. Sept. 20: Children under 18 free before 5 p.m. Parking: $5-$7., www.thegreatfrederickfair.com.

BayCSS Golf Tournament
The 8th Annual BAYCSS Golf Tournament benefits people with disabilities in Maryland. Sign up by July 15 to get one free fairway mulligan. Compass Pointe Golf Links, 9010 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena. 7 a.m. Register online. 443-336-7588, www.baycss.org/golf.html.


Day Out With Thomas
Strasburg, PA. All aboard Thomas the Tank Engine, a full-sized operating steam locomotive. Meet Sir Topham Hatt, stop by the Imagination Station, and enjoy many other exciting Thomas-themed activities. September 14-22, and November 22-24. $19 for ages 2 and up. www.StrasburgRailRoad.com.

Fall Consignment Sale MOMS Club of Odenton
Huge Fall/Winter Children’s & Maternity Consignment Sale from 8:00 am to noon at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company. Items for sale include fall/winter new and gently used children’s and maternity clothing, toys, books, equipment and all other children and maternity items. An entry fee of $1 or a new baby pantry item will be collected at the door. No strollers permitted in facility.

A Century of Women in Aerospace
Hear about the historic women who have inspired today’s role models. National Air and Spacer Museum, Washington DC. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For families. Free. www.airandspace.si.edu.

Charles County Fair
Old-fashioned county fair with farm animals, a carnival, displays of all kinds, demonstrations, and plenty of food. Over 790 exhibitors entered over 6,800 exhibits in 2011. Age 11 and over: $5.00 Age 10 and under: Free 4 Day Passes: $12.00. www.charlescountyfair.com.