The 65th Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. Friday at 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg.
Starting Saturday, it runs from 10 a.m. to midnight through Aug. 17. Animal exhibits open Sunday. Carnival rides and games are open daily from noon to midnight.
The theme of this year’s fair is “Plenty to See from A to Z.”
Admission is $10; children under 11 are free.
On-site parking is $10, cash only. Free parking is available at Lakeforest mall, Lost Knife Road and Odenhal Avenue in Gaithersburg, with shuttle buses operating Friday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, and thereafter daily from 8 a.m. to midnight.
The fair offers a number of special days such as Family Day, Senior Citizen Day and Military Day with free or discounted admission and rides discounts. Visit www.mcagfair.com for more information.
— Peggy McEwan