The Frederick Speaker Series

FREDERICK, MD, July 25, 2019 – Entering its eighth year, The Frederick Speaker Series has developed a reputation for bringing world-class speakers to the Frederick community. The 2020 line-up includes; Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin,  first woman of color in space, scientist and physician, Dr. Mae Jemison, best-selling author and leading political satirist, P.J. O’Rourke and best-selling author and sustainable food advocate, Michael Pollan.  All series events are held at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Tickets for all four speakers will go on sale to Weinberg Center members on Thursday, August 8 at 10:00 AM and to the general public on Thursday, August 15 at 10:00 AM. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling the Weinberg Center Box Office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 W. Patrick Street in Frederick, Maryland.  For more information about becoming a Weinberg Center member and gaining early access to tickets, please visit

A separately ticketed meet-and-greet reception will take place immediately following each presentation. These exclusive events provide a chance for fans to meet the speakers, take pictures, and obtain autographs. All proceeds from the meet-and-greet receptions will benefit children’s programs at Frederick County Public Libraries.


May 9, 2020 8:00 PM


May 9, 2020 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets


Ticket prices may vary

Event Venue


20 W Patrick St