Trying to make the most of Labor Day weekend before school starts? Here are some great happenings in Maryland that you can check out!

1. Maryland Renaissance Festival
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Weekends Aug. 26-Oct. 22, 2017
Apple dumplings, crab dip, fresh seafood, steak on a stake, ribs, turkey legs… besides the great food, Renfest has archery, a glass blower, juggling school, jousting, costumes for rent, theatrical performances, and much more! Don’t miss the 41st annual Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville near Annapolis. It’s in the same county as several Koch Homes communities: Anne Arundel County!

2. National Hard Crab Derby & Fair – Crisfield
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August 31-September 3, 2017
Crab races, crab cooking and picking contests, carnival rides, arts and crafts, vendors, live entertainment, beauty pageants, a parade, fireworks and more! This is an event for true Marylanders. Even better- most events are free and besides a $3 admission fee on Saturday, admission is free for the other days. Stop on by for some hearty Maryland fun!

3. Maryland State Fair
August 24-September 4, 2017
Different rides for everyone, livestock, thoroughbred races, snack stands, music performances and more. Adult admission $8, Senior admission (62 & over) $6, Children (6 to 11) $3, Children 5 and under are admitted FREE. Make sure to get to the Maryland state fair for some good ol’ fashioned fun!

4. Western Maryland Street Rod Roundup
September 1-3, 2017
This event will give you a day packed with car fun, dancing, and food for the whole crew! Don’t miss your chance to check out these hot rods!

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Especially on a day meant to give workers a well-deserved break, take advantage of all Maryland has to offer that you can’t quite find in other states! Happy Labor Day, everyone!