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Date:
August 25, 2018
Time:
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Time Details:
Bazaar (including a children's corner) 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Jousting begins at noon, organ concerts in air-conditioned church 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, country supper in air-conditioned hall 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, boxed suppers available from noon to 6:00 PM. Visit a fully functioning 19th century one-room school until 2:30 PM.
Location:
Christ Church
Address:
3100 Broomes Island Road
Port Republic, MD 20676
Contact:
410-586-0565
Email:
Cost:
No admission except dinner: Adults $22 (includes crab), Children (without crab) 6-12 $8,Under 6 Free
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152nd Calvert County Jousting Tournament

Saturday, August 25, 2018

This event features the traditional equestrian sport of ring jousting. This is the spearing of rings while riding on a running horse. The competition is broken down into 4 classes based on skill only. Men and women, as well as adults and children, compete against each other. Ring jousting has been active in Maryland for over a century and a half, ultimately becoming Maryland's official state sport in 1962. You may also visit our 19th century one-room school, shop at a bazaar and cool off in the air-conditioned church while enjoying an organ concert. Stay for a family style dinner which includes deviled crab, baked ham, fried chicken (choice of 2), assorted side dishes, dessert and drinks. Enjoy as a boxed supper or served in an air-conditioned hall. Shop at the bazaar which will also include a children's corner featuring pony rides, a balloon artist and other attractions.