Thousands of fans will be rocking out at Merriweather Post Pavilion during Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday. But if Vampire Weekend and Robin Thicke aren't really on your "must-see" list, here are some other events going on in Howard County this weekend.
When: Saturday, Sept 21, 9:30 a.m.
What: The annual fundraising event for HCC features horse jumping, other equestrian and a classic car show this year.
Where: Marama Farm, 5610 Chamblis Drive, Clarksville
Cost: Lawn Seating - $10 adults, free for children 10 and under; Grandstand Seating - $15 adults, $8 for children 10 and under
What: The free self-paced ride begins at Lake Elkhorn and takes residents on a 10-mile ride through sections of Owen Brown and Kings Contrivance via Columbia's network of pathways
Where: The ride begins at Lake Elkhorn
When: Riders tour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21
When: Sunday, Sept. 22, 12-3 p.m.
Where: Patapsco Female Institute, 3655 Church Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m.
Where: Elkridge VFD, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge, MD 21075
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 a.m.
Where: 5585 Levering Avenue, Elkridge Maryland 21075
Cost: $7 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Mount Hebron High School
Cost: $5 in advance, $6 at door
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 1 p.m.
Cost: $3 per child, advance registration required.
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: The Ascend One Building, Howard County Public School Conference Center, 8930 Stanford Blvd. Columbia, MD 21045
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 3 p.m.
Where: Howard County fairgrounds
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m.
Where: Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia, MD 21045
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: The Enclave at Ellicott Station, at the corner of Rt. 99 and Old Mill Road
When: Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. - 3p.m.
Where: Medical Pavilion at Howard County, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia, MD
When: Sunday, Sept. 22