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12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin

September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair: those who show and those who are spectators.  During the week of the 13th, students all around Fred...

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

by Grace Gaydosh and Peyton Johnson

September 27, 2018

On September 14 - 23, 2018, the Great Frederick Fair hosted the annual agricultural contest for the 4-H/FFA. Students in the FFA showed animals such as swine, horses, and cattle. The Great Frederick Fair showcases success and has over 1,800 exhibits. It has a long history in Frederick County and celebrated its 156th fair this year. ...

Brett Young rocks the stage at the Frederick County fair: Photo of the Day 9/17/18

Brett Young rocks the stage at the Frederick County fair: Photo of the Day 9/17/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

September 17, 2018

On September 16, The Great Frederick Fair held country artists Brett Young and Riley Green. The show started at 7:30, while ecstatic fans were already waiting outside the gates at 6 pm. The Great Frederick Fair started on September 14 and will continue until September 22. Diana Bryan, a member of the class of 2021...

Land of the free — Home of the brave

Land of the free — Home of the brave

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 23, 2017

Human instinct, for many, is to run away from danger. Every day, police officers, military personnel and firefighters run towards danger, for us. They risk their lives for strangers every day. Country singer, Lee Brice, at his concert on September 22, 2017 at The Great Frederick Fair, stopped all music and said, "It can be very ea...

The 155th Great Frederick Fair week ends: Photo of the Day 9/25/17

The 155th Great Frederick Fair week ends: Photo of the Day 9/25/17

by Lauren Hall, Reporter

September 25, 2017

The annual Great Frederick Fair lasts for one week, normally the third week in September. These seven days are packed with activities to experience and exhibits to visit. From the Kenley T. Hubble, LLC. Birthing Center to Carnival Midway rides, there's something for everyone to enjoy. One exhibit...

Frederick Fair Day provides plenty of hands-on learning: Photo of the Day 9/21/17

Frederick Fair Day provides plenty of hands-on learning: Photo of the Day 9/21/17

by Grace Brooks, Editor

September 21, 2017

There has been a tradition in Frederick County Public Schools that students are given the Thursday during fair week off school. The Fair runs for a week, but students get in free on this day. Although there was a Board of Education discussion about cutting the day this year because of pushing back school...

Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

March 24, 2017

Farming is not just a hobby. It is a way of life. Being born into a family of farmers means that you are naturally going to have an appreciation for the one thing that makes the world "grow" around -- agriculture. FFA members, sisters and fifth generation farmers, Rayann and Rachel Eaves, show their love...

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

by Victoria Rock, Reporter

September 26, 2016

The Great Frederick Fair welcomed students to explore agriculture and teach the youth about the industry agriculture. The students were given a questionnaire that helps them develop an understanding of the important role that agriculture plays in Frederick County. Not only did they learn from the...

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