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2024 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-coming soon!

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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Club organized events are in bold. Please check our website often for the most current information on events.

January 6, 2024 (Saturday) MLMDC HOLIDAY GATHERING, Noon-4pm. CONFIRMED 

DATE CHANGED TO SUNDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2024. Same time and location.

Location: At the home of Mark and Marcy Eades, 1025 Bradford Lane, Mt Airy, MD 21771Bring a dish and your holiday cheer. Contact: Claire Lacey, 410 660 6447,

January 20, 2024 (Saturday), 1pm-4pm. CONFIRMED MLMDC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.

RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 27th due to inclement weather. Same time and location.

Location Maryland Horse Library and Education Center, 321 Main Street, Reisterstown MD 21136. Parking lot next to building. Nominations and election of officers. The facility requests beverages only, no food. Contact the club,

​​February 29-March 3, 2024 (Thursday – Sunday) — CONFIRMED ADS Booth at Horse World Expo, PA. Pennsylvania Farm Show complex, 2300 N Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA 17110 Volunteers needed- contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447 or

March 9, 2024 (Saturday), MLMDC MEMBER MEETING. Location TBA

March 23 and 24, 2024 (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.  Volunteers needed! Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447,

April 6, 2023 (Saturday), 10am – 4pm —  CONFIRMED. SPRING DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Discount rate  $10 for mail in registrations received by April 3rd; day of event pay $20. Special Activity: TBA. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774. 

​April 19, 2024 (Friday), TBC MARTIN'S CARRIAGE AUCTION.  Location: Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.  www.martinauctioneers.comMLMDC MEET UP Lunchtime at the Auction!

April 28, 2024 (Saturday), 1pm - MLMDC MEMBER MEETING. CONFIRMED Location:Forever Spring Farm, Eldersburg. Contact the club, Claire Lacey 410-660-6447

May 11, 2024 (Saturday) MLMDC Ground Driving Clinic. 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 the club, Claire Lacey 410-660-6447​

May 18-19, 2024 James Shaull Wagon Train

​​May 31, 2024 (Friday) Elk Creek ADS Recognized Combined Test (CT). Location: Fair Hill International, 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921. See ADS Omnibus 

June 1-2, 2024 (Saturday & Sunday), ELK CREEK HDT (Horse Driving Trial) ADS Recognized. Location: Fair Hill International, 378 Fair Hill Drive, Elkton, MD 21921. See ADS Omnibus. Volunteers are always welcome!


June 9, 2024 (Sunday), 10am – 3pm — SUMMER DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Bring your own lunch, drinks and chair.  Special Activity: TBA 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  Registration Form on Clinics/Events Page.

​​June 27-28,2024 (Thursday/ Friday), Bird in Hand Carriage & General Auction

July 27, 2024 (Saturday), 1pm MLMDC Ice Cream Social & Member Meeting. location: Donna Patterson, Manchester, MD. Bring your own chair and picnic. Ice cream will be provided! Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

​August 7, 2024 (Wednesday). Howard County Fair. MLMDC static display with horses and driving equipment. Meet and greet at the Equine Exhibit display stand.

​​September 26-29, 2024 (Thursday-Sunday), ADS MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL DRIVE (MARD). Location: Off Ranger Skinner Road, Fair Hill NRMA, Elkton, MD. Information at in the ADS Omnibus Contact Secretary Heidi Ferguson Phone (302) 632 8024 Email MLMDC Member Meetup TBD.

October 3-6, 2024, ADS 50th Anniversary and Annual Member Meeting, Big Sky Farm, 175 Tremont Place, Southern Pines, NC 28387-6900

October 5, 2024 (Saturday), MLMDC General Member Meeting (tentative 1pm). Location: MHLEC TBC. Contact Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

October 5, 2024 (Saturday) TBC MLMDC Members Driving Demonstration at "Celebration of the Horse" at Tuckahoe Equestrian Center Claire Lacey 410 660 6447

​​October 16, 2024 (Wednesday) 7pm ZOOM MLMDC Member Planning Meeting.

October 18, 2024 (Friday), TBC Martin's Fall Carriage Auction. Bidding in person and online. MLMDC member meetup at lunchtime! Location Lebanon Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.

October 19, 2024 (Saturday) Old Tyme Carriage Day and Picnic. TBC  Location Baltimore County Agricultural Center, 1114 Shawan Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Contact Sue Fair,

October 26, 2024 (Saturday), 10am – 3pm. MLMDC FALL DAY IN THE PARK. Members and non-members welcome. Join us for a Pot Luck Lunch and some Fall Fun! Lessons available.  Use the REGISTRATION FORM on the Clinic/Events Page. Contact Lisa Sipes, 443-878-7774,

November 23, 2024 (Saturday), General Member Meeting (1pm) Location tba Contact Claire Lacey, 410-660-6447,​

December 7, 2024 (Saturday), TBC Noon The Great Lisbon "Farmers Feed the Hungry" Christmas Parade.


In the works

To be continued... Check back often for updates and additional events.

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