It’s the First Saturday of the new year! Whether you make resolutions or not, there are plenty of activities happening this First Saturday Weekend to get a jump-start on your new year goals.
Here’s 5 ideas to get you started:
1️⃣ Dance into the new year with January Fit Fridays at The Center • Sound • Mind • Body. These dance fitness classes use Latin Afro Peruvian rhythms that will awaken the soul.
2️⃣ Embark on a Seasonal Mini Retreat on Saturday at Give Rise Studio to focus inward through yoga and crafting – brunch included!
3️⃣ Tap into your creativity at The Delaplaine Arts Center on Saturday through a variety of family-friendly, hands-on art activities – open to all ages!
4️⃣ Get inspired by regional ceramic artists/potters at the opening reception for “a forever devotion” at NOMA Gallery this Saturday.
5️⃣ No joke, laughter is a great form of stress relief! Secure your seats for a Sunday evening of dinner and comedy at Cellar Door right in the heart of Downtown Frederick.
January Fit Fridays at The Center • Sound • Mind • Body
Friday, January 5, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
The Center • Sound • Mind • Body – 28 E 6th St
Start your new year with dance fitness classes. Angela offers Festejo Peruano using Latin Afro Peruvian rhythms each Friday in January.
Seasonal Mini Retreat – Movement, Brunch & Book Binding
Saturday, January 6, 9am – 1pm
Give Rise Studio – 125 S Carroll St
Start a fun adventure in movement and creativity. Each four-hour retreat can be enjoyed on its own or as a full series throughout the year. Each retreat follows the same outline but is themed based on the Chinese elements of water, wood, fire, earth, and metal that correspond with the seasons. Guidance will be light and fun.
Creative Outlet at The Delaplaine Arts Center
Saturday, January 6, 3pm – 5pm
The Delaplaine Arts Center – 40 S Carroll St
Artist, neuroscientist, and author of Baby Senses, Dr. Jaya Viswanathan will lead in scientific illustration exercises in this special Creative Outlet event open to all ages.
Ceramic Invitational Exhibition: a forever devotion
Saturday, January 6, 5pm-8pm
NOMA Gallery – 437 N Market St
NOMA Gallery has invited six regional ceramic artists/potters to be included in this exciting exhibition. Each has advanced their chosen ceramic aesthetic and elevated the ceramic landscape.
Sunday Comedy Dinner at Cellar Door
Sunday, January 7, 7pm-10pm
Cellar Door – 5 E Church St
Wrecked Em’ Comedy has been hosting Comedy Shows at Cellar Door for over 10 years! Stop by for dinner and a great show in the heart of Downtown Frederick featuring Dan Frigolette. He has been seen on HBO, NBC, Fox, and much more.