Mid-October is glorious time of year here in Downtown Frederick, and this weekend will be no exception. Kick-off your weekend with a historic ghost tour right in the heart of downtown (be sure to get those tickets early!), then choose your favorite live music option from one of our venues, restaurants or breweries. You can take in Hocus Pocus at Carroll Creek Amphitheater and snag a beer (included with your ticket) or participate in karaoke while raising money for a great cause. No matter what your plans, there’s always something fun happening in Downtown Frederick!
Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick
Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 7:30pm-9pm, $15 (advance purchase required)
Meets at Brewer’s Alley, 124 N Market St
Take a Remarkable Journey through Frederick’s Gruesome and Bloody Past. Nearly 300 Years of War, Executions and Revenge. True Documented Stories of the “Paranormal” with “Maryland’s Oldest Operating Ghost Tour. “Uncover Politically Savvy and Defiant Citizens, Patriots from the Revolutionary War, Beckoning Soldiers from the Civil War, and so much more! Historic Frederick – Where The Dead Come Out To Play!
Tours are 90-Minutes in Length and Leisurely Cover 1.2 miles. Advance ticket purchase required.
Not Recommended for Younger Children.
Oleta Adams @ Weinberg Center for the Arts
Friday, October 14, 8pm-10pm, $30-$40
20 W Patrick St
Celebrating nine albums and 45 years in the music industry, Oleta Adams is no stranger to the spotlight and delivering a captivating performance full of soul. The gospel singer has inspired a growing legion of fans worldwide from her roots that cross into R&B, urban and popular music. The velvety-voiced songstress toured with Tears for Fears, Phil Collins, Michael Bolton and Luther Van Dross before becoming a legend in her own right with four Grammy nominations and over two and a half million records sold. Join us for a one-night only concert.
Movie on the Big “Scream” Hocus Pocus @ Carroll Creek Amphitheater
Saturday, October 15, 6pm-10pm, $10
Carroll Creek Amphitheater
CHATHAM RABBITS at New Spire Arts
Saturday, October 15, 8pm-9:30pm, $20-$25
15 W Patrick St
As one of North Carolina’s most beloved roots music outfits, Chatham Rabbits has swiftly emerged from the Americana scene. The husband-and-wife duo of Sarah and Austin McCombie favors rustic, minimalist acoustic arrangements—mainly clawhammer-style banjo and guitar that showcase deftness and maturity with their songwriting. The duo has a way of connecting with their audiences that is warm and universal.
A Tribute to Blaine Hoffman Karaoke Brunch @ Bushwaller’s Pub
Sunday, October 16, 11am-3pm
209 N Market St
Mark your calendar for a very special Karaoke Brunch on October 16 from 11am-3pm to celebrate the life and legacy of Blaine Hoffmann. We’ve teamed up with @heartlyhouse and DJ Brian Mo to make this a stellar event for all, in true Blaine fashion.