Planes, Trains, and a Corn Maze in Prince George's County This Weekend

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Trains and Planes

  • Where: 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740
  • When: Saturday, September 1 – Monday, September 3, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Description: Moving miniature trains, villages, tunnels, and depots help to depict different events in history.
  • Pricing: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $2/ages 2-18, free/children under 2

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival

  • Where: 101 Centerway, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 
  • When: Friday, August 31 – Saturday, September, 1, 2012 
  • Description: A weekend-long celebration which includes: amusement rides, carnival games, live music, art exhibits and more.
  • Pricing: Free

Abbey Road on the River Festival

  • Where: 137 National Plaza, National Harbor, Maryland 20745 
  • When: Friday, August 31 – Monday, September 3, 2012
  • Description:  Abbey Road on the River celebrates the music and legend of The Beatles. Live music performances and much more.
  • Pricing: $12.00-$199.00. For ticket information click here.

John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tour

  • Where: Surratt House Museum, 9118 Brandywine Rd, Clinton, Maryland 20735 
  • When: Saturday, September 1, 2012, 7:30 a.m.
  • Description: Narrated bus tour on the trail of President Lincoln's assassin; advance reservations required.
  • Pricing: $75.00

  • Where: 1720 North Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro, MD 
  • When: Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Description: 10 acres of corn maze that can be explored by day with 3D glasses or by night with flashlights.  Entrance also includes hay rides, petting zoo, pig races and more.
  • Pricing: Free (*Additional fees are charged for moon bounce, pumpkin chuckin, barrel train and scarecrow making.)

TNA Impact Basebrawl: Superstars of Wrestling

  • Where: Prince George's Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Hwy., Bowie, MD 20716
  • When: Saturday, September 1, 2012, 7:30 p.m. 
  • Description: The superstars of TNA Impact Wrestling, as seen weekly on SPIKE TV come to Bowie, MD.
  • Pricing: $12.00 - $52.00

Sunday Sunset Concerts at Allen Pond: The Electric Company (80’s Music)

  • Where: Allen Pond Park, 3330 Northview Dr., Bowie, MD 20716
  • When: Sunday, September 2, 2012, 7:00 p.m. 
  • Description: Each Sunday evening from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend, there is a concert at the Robert V. Setera Amphitheater.
  • Pricing: Free

Grand Prix of Baltimore

  • Where: Inner Harbor, Light Street and Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201
  • When: August 31 – September 2
  • Description: Downtown Baltimore is transformed into a high-speed raceway for Indy-style cars. The three-day event will feature the Indy 500 and IZOD IndyCar Series, as well as the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron.
  • Pricing: $5-$895

Maryland State Fair

  • Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD, 21093
  • When: Daily thru Monday, September 3, 2012 (view the full schedule here)
  • Why to go: Check out the LAST WEEKEND of the 2012 Maryland State Fair.
  • Pricing: Adult admission $8, Senior admission (62 & over) $6, Children (6 to 11) $3, children 5 and under are admitted FREE (Rides are not included).
  • Labor Day ride special: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 from 10 a.m. to Close. Fairgoers pay $22 to ride an unlimited number of rides from 10AM to Close.

Renaissance Festival

  • Where: 1821 Crownsville Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • When: September 1, 2, 3, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Description: The 36th Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival celebrates the Renaissance era with period costumes, actors, games, food and more.
  • Pricing: $7.00 - $17.00


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