We are excited to kick off the first of four straight First Saturday Weekends in December! Discover unique gifts, indulge in delicious dining experiences, and create lasting memories right here in our community. And parking is free every weekend through New Years!
Here are 5 great events you need to check out:
1️⃣ The Weinberg Center hosts a Motown Christmas on Friday combining Motown’s greatest hits with everyone’s favorite holiday classics.
2️⃣ McClintock Distilling is celebrating their 7 year anniversary with a special bottled in bond rye whiskey release and party.
3️⃣ Get crafty at the Craft Party & Kit Sale at Give Rise Studio with card making or bring your own project.
4️⃣ Rockwell Brewery is teaming up with Showroom to bring you the East Street Holiday Market featuring local vendors and great food and drinks.
5️⃣ Continue shopping on Sunday with the Holiday Speakeasy Market at Tenth Ward Distilling with themed music, local vendors, and specialty cocktails.
Full details right here:
A Motown Christmas
Friday, December 1, 8pm – 10pm
Weinberg Center – 20 W Patrick St
A Motown Christmas is a powerful family-oriented show combining Motown’s greatest hits with everyone’s favorite holiday classics. Assembled from past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups…Ali Woodson’s Temptations, The Miracles and The Contours. The vocalists are backed by a talented 6-piece band. Smooth harmonies, dazzling choreography, and seldom-heard anecdotes round out the family-friendly show, just in time for the holidays.
McClintock’s Seven Year Anniversary Party
Saturday, December 2, 12pm – 9pm
McClintock Distilling – 35 S Carroll St
Join us in celebrating seven years of McClintock Distilling in Downtown Frederick with Frederick’s first Bottled in Bond Rye, Old Etzler. We will have tastings of this five-year Rye Whiskey all day and the first 100 people to come pick up a bottle also get a numbered and engraved stave from the barrel! We will also have bottle engraving and Old Etzler limited edition merch available on-site as well as cocktail specials, music and food!
Craft Party and Craft Kit Sale
Saturday, December 2, 2pm – 4pm
Give Rise Studio – 125 S Carroll St Suite 101
You can’t go wrong with crafts and creativity. Even better? Crafting with community. There are a few different ways to enjoy our time together. Free Card making, purchase craft kits as gifts or make them during the event, gift wrapping available, bring your own projects, or add to our community paint project. All ages are encouraged to attend!
East Street Holiday Market w/ Rockwell Brewery and Showroom Cocktails
Saturday, December 2, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Rockwell Brewery – 880 N East St
Join Rockwell and Showroom for a day of shopping, great food, Rockwell Beer and Showroom Cocktails! They are teaming up to bring you the East Street Holiday Market again this year, and hope you can make it out! They’ll have the fire pits out so you can sip you drinks by the fire with friends, when taking a break from shopping the vendors in the open air market. They’ve got a great lineup of vendors with items perfect for everyone on your shopping list! Free to attend!
Holiday Speakeasy Market
Sunday, December 3, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tenth Ward Distilling – 55 E Patrick St
Ready to party like it’s 1933? Tenth Ward is celebrating the Repeal of Prohibition (a few days early) along with The Frederick News-Post’s Uncapped Podcas at The X with a Holiday Speakeasy Market! Join them for music from The Dapper DJs, speakeasy-themed shopping from local vendors, and of course spirit tastings and festive, specialty cocktails.