This weekend downtown, you’ll be able to participate in a true outdoor summer bash with beer, music, and food trucks, as well as find ice cream, both in a dish and on the walls! We’re focused on self-care with both yoga and art therapy, ready to play beer bingo, and even enjoy music from a chamber orchestra totally devoted to playing only, wait for it…video game music!
Downtown Frederick always has something fun happening. Check out our events calendar for even more fun things to do this weekend!
Rockwell Brewery Summer Brew Bash
Saturday, July 30, 12pm-7pm, $5 pre-sale through 7/29, $10 at the door
Carroll Creek Amphitheater
Rockwell Brewery is hosting its first annual Rockwell Summer Brew Bash at Carroll Creek Linear Park Amphitheater on July 30th from 12-7 PM! It’ll be slam packed with fun summer vibes from the brews to the music to the food!
Wear your favorite summer outfit or flashiest Hawaiian shirt with pride! Bring your lawn chairs, get a cold beer, and enjoy the music all day long! Rockwell will be pouring ice cold beers on tap to keep you cool, refreshed, and movin’ and groovin’ to the music! Stroker’s BBQ, Jerk N Jive Caribbean Kitchen, and Mayta’s Peruvian Kitchen will be serving up the best food and keepin’ your bellies happy!
Featured music acts are the East 3rd Band, DJ Genius, and Mark and Da Shark (a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band!). You can expect fun, summery hits that’ll get your toes tappin’ and your hips shakin’! Plus, there will be a selection of local vendors for you to get your shop on! It’s gonna be a ROCKin’ good time!
The Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra – “Chambers and Consoles”
Saturday, July 30, 7pm-8:30pm, Standard $20, Student $17
Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W Patrick St
The soundtracks of popular and indie video games arrive on the Weinberg Center stage this July with “Chambers & Consoles,” Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra’s chamber music series. This annual summer favorite showcases WMGSO’s small ensembles performing original arrangements of video game music that give the audience a taste of everything from classical wind quintets to big band jazz and swing.
WMGSO is a 120-musician strong community orchestra and choir whose mission is to share and celebrate video game music with a wide audience, primarily by putting on affordable, accessible concerts in the D.C. area.
Learn more about the WMGSO at wmgso.org
To protect the health and safety of our members and community, WMGSO requires that all of our attendees provide proof of vaccination for entry and wear masks during the performance. If you are medically exempt from being vaccinated, we can accept a doctor’s note and a negative test in lieu of a vaccination card. If you have any questions about our COVID policies, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Still Peerless” Art Exhibition and Ice Cream Social @ TAG/The Artist’s Gallery
Saturday, July 30, 1pm-4pm, Free admission
501 N Market St
For much of its history, the building that houses TAG’s current gallery was a site for Peerless, an ice cream manufacturer and retail store. Get the sweet scoop on TAG’s history and view works by TAG artists (many with an ice cream theme) and enjoy a scoop of the sweet stuff while you’re here!
Self Care Saturday @ Frederick Social
Saturday, July 30, 9am-11am, Yoga donation-based, Art Therapy Workshop $20
50 Citizen’s Way
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Anne Lament
We all deserve to take a proper pause and breathe. Join us for two hours of movement and art therapy! Jenuine Yogi will lead you through 60 minutes of All-Levels Flow Yoga, followed by a 60-minute Beer Ring Art Therapy Workshop led by Unicorn Nature. Take one or both sessions! Stay for a beverage and brunch @ Frederick Social.
Beer Bingo @ Smoketown Creekside
Sunday, July 31, 12pm-5pm
400 Sagner Ave, Suite 100
Beer Bingo and beermosas time! Beer Bingo starts when we open and goes until 5 p.m. When you purchase a beer, you get a bingo card to play, games are every hour, and there are prizes for the winners every game!