What's Doing

GREAT FREDERICK FAIR -- Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Agricultural exhibits, children's activities, games and rides; ticketed evening concerts by Brad Paisley, Friday, and by Sawyer Brown, Saturday. Fair admission $5, ages under 10 free; concert tickets additional $16 to $25. Parking is $5. Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. 301-663-5895.

DOG SHOWS -- Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8 to 5 by the Warrenton Kennel Club and Old Dominion Kennel Club. Competitions, clinics, vendor sales. Morven Park International Equestrian Center, Tutt Lane off U. S. 15, north of Leesburg. 336-379-9352.

RUMMAGE SALE -- Friday 9 to 3, Saturday 8 to noon. Mount Vernon Methodist Church, 2006 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria. 703-765-1100.

ST. MARY'S COUNTY FAIR -- Friday and Saturday 9 to 9, Sunday 9 to 6. Agricultural exhibits, games, food vendors. $5, ages 6 to 16 $1, younger free. 301-475-2256,

USED BOOK SALE -- Friday and Saturday 10 to 3. Mount Vernon Unitarian Church, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. 703-765-5950.

BENEFIT FASHION LUNCHEON -- Friday at noon. Sponsored by the Salvation Army for the Toyland and Angel Tree Christmas projects. $75. Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. 703-448-1305.

COUNTRY FOLK ART CRAFT Show, Friday 5 to 9, Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 10 to 4. $4. Discovery Sports Center, 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds. 301-528-1480 or 248-634-4151.

RUMMAGE SALE -- Saturday 7 to 3. Sponsored by the Alexandria Junior Chamber of Commerce at Anthony Lane Elementary School, 7137 Beulah St., Alexandria. 703-866-7171.

KOREAN FESTIVAL -- Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Entertainment, games, food vendors. War Memorial Plaza, Fayette and Gay streets, Baltimore. 410-242-6838.

CRAFTS FAIR -- Saturday 9 to 3, with about 30 exhibitors. King of Kings Lutheran Church, 4025 Kings Way, Fairfax. 703-378-7272.

RUMMAGE SALE -- Saturday 8 to 1. Salvation Army, 518 S. Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-979-3380.

RUMMAGE SALE -- Saturday 9 to 3. National Presbyterian Church, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW. 301-649-1836.

FALL FESTIVAL -- Saturday 9 to 3. Food vendors, games, children's activities. Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church, 17821 Elgin Rd., Poolesville. 301-349-2364.

RUMMAGE SALE -- Saturday 10 to 4, Sunday noon to 4. Christ Lutheran Church, 5101 16th St. NW. 202-829-6727.

OCCOQUAN CRAFTS SHOW -- Saturday and Sunday 10 to 6. Displays by about 350 artists and artisans throughout the streets of downtown Occoquan, entertainment, food vendors. Shuttles from parking areas $3, under 13 free. 703-491-2168.

FALL FESTIVAL -- Saturday 10 to 6:30. Crafts, foods, children's activities. St. Philip's Church, 7500 St. Philip's Ct., Falls Church. 703-573-3808.

MARYLAND RENAISSANCE Festival -- through Oct. 24. Open Saturday and Sunday 10 to 7. Crafts displays, entertainment on multiple stages, food vendors and other activities at a 25-acre re-creation of a 16th-century English village. $17, seniors $15, ages 7 to 15 $8, younger free. On Crownsville Road off Route 450, Crownsville. 800-296-7304 or 410-266-7304.

MIDDLE EASTERN BAZAAR -- Saturday 10 to 7. Lebanese foods, entertainment, children's games, silent auction. Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Church, 7164 Alaska Ave. NW. 202-829-5554.

BROOKLAND COMMUNITY FESTIVAL -- Saturday noon to 5. Entertainment, exhibits, crafts, food vendors, children's activities. Outdoors on 12th Street NE between Monroe and Otis streets. 202-529-8400.

NATIVE PLANT SALE -- Saturday noon to 4, by the Potowmack chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society. Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. 703-642-5173.

UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL -- Saturday and Sunday noon to dusk. Traditional music, foods, crafts. $5, ages 16 and under free. St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 15100 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. 301-657-9719.

OKTOBERFEST -- Saturday 1 to 6, with traditional Alpine music and folk dancing, hayrides, farm animals and German foods. $6, ages 7 and younger free. Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Education Center, 2301 Bryan Point Rd. 301-292-5665.

DAHLIA PLANT SHOW -- Saturday 2 to 5, Sunday 10 to 3, by the National Capital Dahlia Society. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-384-5187.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL -- Saturday 4 to 8. Entertainment, crafts, exhibits, carnival games. Sponsored by the City of Hyattsville in the 3100 block of Hamilton Street, Hyattsville. 301-985-5020.

CRAFTS FAIR -- Sunday noon to 5. Bannockburn Community Club House, 6314 Bannockburn Dr., Bethesda. 301-320-5421.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL -- Sunday noon to 5. Entertainment, crafts, food vendors. Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. 703-883-4686.

BENEFIT WINE TASTING -- Sunday 3 to 6, for Alternative House children's shelter. $50 in advance, $55 at door. Capital One Building, 1680 Capital One Dr., McLean. 703-506-9191.