Maryland State Fair in full swing

By Tom McCarthy Jr.
The Maryland State Fair is in full swing at the fairgrounds in Lutherville-Timonium.  
Fielding a bevy of attractions for 11 days, the fair, according to, aims to fulfill its longstanding mission “to encourage the educational growth of youth (among them 4-H and Future Farmers of America) by providing a venue where they can showcase their skills; and, to educate the general public regarding agriculture, its related fields and its importance to our future.” 
Fairgoers can indulge in numerous traditional concessions, exhibits, rides and games as well as get some hands-on experiences with livestock like cows, poultry and even alpacas.  
Also on-hand daily to answer questions about the Catholic faith are representatives from the Legion of Mary.
For a sampling of the sites and sounds at this year’s fair, watch the video below.
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