2022 Calendar

 

To promote driving and share participation opportunities we have created a regional Calendar

of driving related events and happenings. MLMDC sponsored events are marked in bold on this version

 

For a downloadable listing of just MLMDC Events click on PDF

Many activities and dates are provisional unless confirmed. 

Please check back frequently for updates.

Additional private Member Only events are organized throughout the year by our Members.

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MLMDC 2022
Club Hosted Event Calendar

January 8, 2022 (Saturday), 2pm-4pm CONFIRMED MLMDC Holiday Gathering at the Barn of Club President Claire Lacey. Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447.

 

January 23, 2022 (Sunday), 1pm-4pm.CONFIRMED MLMDC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. Location Baltimore County Agricultural Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030.  Nominations and election of officers. Contact the club, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

January 26-29, 2022, (Wednesday- Saturday). Carriage Association of America, Carriage Symposium. Dulles Hilton. For more information visit https://www.carriageassociationofamerica.com/caa-cmainternational-carriage-symposium/

March 3-6, 2022 (Thursday – Sunday) — CONFIRMED American Driving Society Booth at the PA HORSE WORLD EXPO. Pennsylvania Farm Show complex, 2300 N Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA 17110

March 13, 2022 (Sunday), 1pm — CONFIRMED MLMDC MEMBER MEETING and American Driving Society video showing.  Location: The Patapsco Room, Howard County Library (Miller Branch), 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. Contact Claire Lacey, 410-660-6447, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

March 19-20, 2022 (Saturday/Sunday), 9am-3pm — CONFIRMED INTRODUCTION TO CARRIAGE DRIVING. Designed by the Education Committee for the new or aspiring driver. This is the perfect place to learn how to get started safely and economically. Clinicians: Anne Councill and Dana Bright. Details on our Clinics/Events page.  Contact Anne Councill, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

 

April 2, 2022 (Saturday), 10am – 4pm — CONFIRMED SPRING DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Registrations postmarked by March 21 pay $10; late registrations and day of event pay $20. Special Activity: Cones Clinic. Sign up with attending clinicians for a lesson or drive at will. More info to come on our Clinics/Events page. BYO beverage, picnicware, chair, lunch and/or a potluck dish to share.. Location: Spring Valley Park, Winterstown, PA. Follow directions on registration form, GPS not reliable. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774.

 

April 22, 2022 Friday, MARTIN'S CARRIAGE AUCTION. CONFIRMED. Location: Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.  www.martinauctioneers.comMLMDC MEET UP Lunchtime at the Auction!

 

May 7, 2022 (Saturday) MLMDC Ground Driving Clinic. POSTPONED due to weather! NEW DATE: Sunday, May 22nd. Location: Ellicott City, MD. with Clinician Claire Lacey and her horses. members only. This clinic is designed for drivers interested in starting their own driving horses and drivers interested in learning new training techniques for intermediate horses. Registration Required as limited spaces. All Levels welcome. Contact Claire Lacey 410-660-6447

       

MAY 14, 2022 (Saturday) DELMARVA DRIVING CLUB Annual Pleasure Show, Wicomico Equestrian Center, Salisbury MD

MAY 14, 2022 (Saturday), HARLEQUIN FARM Arena Driving Trial (ADT), 37720 Legard Farm Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. Contact Paula Bliss at Harlequin Farm 540 668 7227

May 22, 2022 (Sunday), Rescheduled MLMDC Ground Driving Clinic. See original date and clinics-events page for details

May 26- June 5, 2022 Devon Country Horse Show, Devon, PA

June 3, 2022 (Friday) Elk Creek ADS Recognized Combined Test (CT). Location: Fair Hill International, 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921. See ADS Omnibus

 

June 4-5, 2022 (Saturday & Sunday), ELK CREEK CDE (Combined Driving Event). Location: Fair Hill International, 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921.

JUNE 18, 2022  (Saturday), 10am – 4pm — SUMMER DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Bring your own lunch, drinks and chair.  Special Activity: Pleasure Show and Reinsmanship Clinic. More info to follow on our Clinics/Events page.  Location: Spring Valley Park, Winterstown, PA. Follow directions on registration form, GPS not reliable. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774  mlmdc2013@gmail.com..  Registration Form on Clinics/Events Page.

June 23, 24, 2022 (Thursday & Friday), Bird in Hand Carriage & General Auction

 

July 30, 2022 (Saturday), 1pm MLMDC Ice Cream Social & Member Meeting location Ellicott City, MD. Bring your own chair and picnic. Ice cream will be provided! Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

 

August 27, 2022, (Saturday) Harlequin Farm Driving Derby. 37720 Legard Farm Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. Contact Paula Bliss at Harlequin Farm 540 668 7227

August 28, 2022 (Sunday) MY LADY'S MANOR DRESSAGE AND COMBINED TEST AT HARLEQUIN FARM  CONFIRMED. 37720 Legard Farm Road, Purcellville, VA 20132. An ADS Recognized Dressage and Combined Test Competition. Suitable for all levels. Complete information and Omnibus listing on the Clinic/Event Page.

September 8-11, 2022 Thursday-Sunday, ADS MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL DRIVE (MARD). Location: Off Ranger Skinner Road, Fair Hill NRMA, Elkton, MD. Information at https://www.americandrivingsociety.org in the ADS Omnibus Contact Secretary Heidi Ferguson Phone (302) 632 8024 Email recreational@americandrivingsociety.org MLMDC Member Meetup TBD.

September 21, 2022 (Wednesday), MLMDC Member Planning Meeting. Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

September 16th, 2022 (Friday) Great Frederick Fair Driving Derby Demonstration. TBC. Late afternoon. Contact Pam Kister by phone or text 717-779-4542

September 23 & 24, 2022 (Friday & Saturday), Great Frederick Fair, Frederick MD. Friday 23rd Draft Day. Saturday 24th Parade of Breeds and Carriages. Contact Melissa Clabaugh.

October 14, 2022 (Friday), Martin's Fall Carriage Auction. DATE TBC. Bidding in person and online. MLMDC member meetup at lunchtime! Location Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.  www.martinauctioneers.com.

October 22, 2022 (Saturday), 10am – 3pm. MLMDC FALL DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Join us for a Poker Drive and Costume Parade for some added Fall Fun! Use the REGISTRATION FORM on the Clinic/Events Page. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.  

November 19, 2022 (Saturday), MLMDC Member Meeting and Turkey Trot Driving Exhibition. Location Baltimore County Agricultural Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Contact Claire Lacey, 410-660-6447, mlmdc2013@gmail.com.

2022 MLMDC Holiday Gathering- TBA