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The Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators (M.A.C.H.E.)
The 2016 Maryland State Home School Curriculum Fair

(Frederick County Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD)

April 22nd , 4 P.M. to 9 P.M.
April 23rd , 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.

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How do I get to the Frederick County Fairgrounds?

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The Frederick County Fairgrounds are located on Patrick Street, just minutes from Interstate I-70, in historic Frederick, Maryland.

From the Washington area and points South: Take I- 270 Northwest to Frederick. There is a new exit from 270 to I-70 East. You will pass the exit for Rt. 85. Watch for signs and exit onto I-70 just north of the Rt. 85 exit. Once on I-70 exit at the South Street exit and follow the signs to the fairgrounds.

From the Baltimore area and other points East:
Take I-70 West to Frederick. In Frederick, take the Patrick Street Exit and follow the signs to the fairgrounds.

From Western Maryland:
Take I-70 East to Frederick. In Frederick, take the South Street exit and follow the signs to the fairgrounds.

From Points North:
Take Rt. 15 South to Frederick. In Frederick, take the I-70 East exit. From I-70 take the South Street exit (just a short distance) and follow the signs to the fairgrounds.

From Northern Virginia:
Take Rt. 15 North to Frederick. In Frederick, follow the signs to I-70 East to Baltimore. Travel a short distance to the South Street exit. Follow the signs to the fairground.

What about parking?

Free parking will be available at the Fairgrounds.

What about lunch?

There will be a concessions stand at the Fair, where you can buy sandwiches and soft drinks. There are several fast-food restaurants within 1 mile of the Fairgrounds. There will be accommodations at the Fair for you to sit and enjoy your lunch with your family and friends. Bag lunches and drink coolers are welcome at the Fair.

What about small children?

Small children are welcome at the Fair. However, there will not be any special programs to entertain your children at the Curriculum Fair. If you bring your children, please be aware of their presence at the Fairgrounds. The vendors are glad to demonstrate their products to your children, but they appreciate it when Mom or Dad are nearby.

There will be a "HELP booth" available for people who need answers to home schooling questions.

The cost to attend the MACHE Curriculum Fair is as follows:

MACHE MembersFREE !!

Non-members:  $5.00 per person, $10.00 per family

Free parking will be available at the Fairgrounds.

For more information on MACHE's Annual Curriculum Fair, contact the MACHE office by e-mail, or call us on 301-607-4284.

Payment is not due until the day of the fair ... and, you don't need to pre-register to attend the fair.  Just bring your payment when you come.

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Abeka Academy

A Beka Books

Academy of St. Cecilia Youth Orchestra

Alleghany Boys Camp

Alpha Omega Publications

Annapolis Area Christian School Marching Band

Answers in Genesis

Baltimore Homeschool Community Ctr.

Bible Living Resources

Biblio Plan for Families

BK Educational Services

Bob Jones University Press

Bows by Lisa Luann

Calvert Education

Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding

Christiana Homeschool Academy

Christian History Institute

Christian Light Education

Classical Academic Press

Classical Conversations

Conquered by Love

Crown Financial Ministries

Curriculum Express

Dannerís Country Kitchen

Demme Learning/Math-U-See

DNA Depot


*Educatorís Exchange*

Elim Bible Institute

Essentials in Writing


Everyday Education

Explorerís Bible Study

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Frederick Christian Academy

Frederick Christian Eagles

Frederick Force

Frederick Warriors

Fun-Da-Mentals of Bright Minds

Glimpse of His Splendor

Home School Help & Information Desk

Great Commission Families

Highlands School

Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)

Institute for Excellence in Writing

Institute on the Constitution

Jack Demma Microscopes

Knights Book Knook

Landmarkís Freedom Baptist

*Laurelwood Books*

Liberty Tutorials

Light of Life Family Resources

Loving Truth Books & Gifts

MACHE - Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators

Madame Tussandís Wax Museum

Makerios Enterprises

March Forth Family

Maryland Christian Youth Band and Orchestra

Minds in Focus

Modern Woodmen of America

Math U See

Nancy Larson Science

Nest Family Entertainment


Patrick Henry College

Pensacola Christian College

Positive Action Bible Curriculum

Rainbow Resources

Regent University

RightStart Mathematics

Rod & Staff by Gospel Gems

Sandy Cove Ministries Family Camp

Save U Money

Schoolhouse Publishing

Seton Testing Service

Shiller Math

Simply Fun

Solomonís Secrets

Teaching Textbooks

Total Language Plus

Tuxedo Publications - add

Usborne Books

Virginia Soaps & Scents

Walkersville Christian Family School

White Oak Christian Academy - Add

Wisp Resort

Write At Home

(More to come!)

* buys and / or sells used books

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2015 Exhibit Hall Maps

Vendor Map of Building 9

Vendor Map of Building 12

Vendor Map of Building 13

Vendor Map of Building 14

Building Locator Map

Vendor Locator List


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Maryland Association of Christian Home Educators
P.O. Box 417 Clarksburg, MD 20871