Sunday, August 18, 2:45-3:30 p.m., Arlington County Fair. Thrilling rides, fried food, cute animals, and free music - it's all there at the Arlington County Fair.  And this edition of the Fair has some new twists, including a Butterfly Encounter with live butterflies, and Goat Yoga (yes, with live goats).And of course, free music, including a set by yours truly Silver City.  

Sunday September 1, 2-5 p.m.,  Waredaca Brewing Company. Enjoy craft beer and country music in the rustic splendor of this micro-brewery at a converted horse farm.  Some snacks available, and you can also bring your own food and enjoy it on the lawn or picnic tables. Kid and dog friendly.  4017 Damascus Rd., Laytsonville, MD.