A FREE HOLIDAY PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES. Once a year, Frederick County’s numerous historic sites and museums provide visitors with a living reminder of this area’s splendid past. During Museums by Candlelight, special programming and hands-on fun will delight visitors of all ages, and special children’s activities are featured at most locations. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
This is a self-guided event. Visit many locations, or just a few, in any order. Enjoy period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, tours, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight as night falls.
Downtown Frederick museums include:
- Delaplaine Arts Center
- C. Burr Artz Public Library
- National Museum of Civil War Medicine
- Museum of Frederick County History
- Evangelical Lutheran Church