Downtown Frederick is where history meets martini bars, where shop owners really do know your name, where high tech mingles with old school and where you can always find the perfect plate to satisfy your hunger. Home to more than 800 businesses, Downtown Frederick is a great place to live, work, stay and play.
The “Sailing Through the Winter Solstice” flotilla launches on Saturday, November 17, beginning at 10 AM…. rain, snow or shine! The boats will remain on the creek through the first weekend of February, when Downtown Frederick Partnership hosts February First Saturday, “Fire in Ice.” Learn more about this special project at www.coloronthecreek.com
Sailing Through the Winter Solstice
New work by Robert Strasser in clay, cards and prints, and paintings by Paul Tooley and Craig Cavin will be on view. Live music as possible, bring your own instrument and play. Also available by appointment. Call: 240-285-8188
Earth Expressions 2018 Holiday Open Studio Sale
A gift, made by you, for a loved one. What could be better? Sharing in the holiday spirit as a community, donating to a wonderful non-profit, SHIP, and having the support you need to make a special gift. Reserve your space or group and come to the studio anytime within the time frame defined, pay $12 and stay for as little or as long as you like. Perfect for groups of friends looking for an activity before/after dinner or drinks, parent/child making something special for the holidays or just a gift to yourself. Space limited to 8 to allow for fair assistance among participants. Reserving your space is recommended. Find more info here. What’s included in the $12: Use of tools Gift wrap Instruction, resources and finisher of projects 10% Donation to SHIP Project Price List (pay per project): Necklace $15 Earrings $15 Bracelet w/ Clasp $10 Bracelet w/o Clasp $5 This, like the other classes, is for a wide range of skill levels and ages. Want to bring your child in to make something special for someone this holiday season? Ages 6 and up. Want to reserve your spot with some friends before or after dinner/drinks? Perfect festive evening (wine […]
Holiday Gift Making Workshop : Jewelry
Woven together through historical accounts and true documented stories of the paranormal, this tour takes you where no other tour dares to go! A nighttime excursion through “MARYLAND’S MOST HAUNTED CITY!” Hear about gruesome acts of revenge, horrific deeds, spiteful exploits, blood-thirsty mobs, grave robbing, embalming the dead, and so much more! Uncover politically savvy and defiant citizens, patriots from the Revolutionary War, beckoning soldiers from the Civil War, the infamous, the unknown, and the unexplained. Tours are 90-minutes in length. Reservations required. Learn more at www.marylandghosttours.com. Private Group Tours available on “Non-Scheduled” nights year-round.
Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick
Enjoy the annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship this holiday season in Downtown Frederick. This special open house celebrates Frederick’s tradition of religious diversity, local history, and the holiday season on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 4:00-9:00pm. This is Frederick’s most popular church tour and is a great opportunity to step inside some of its most beautiful buildings. As the sun begins to set, visitors can tour many of Frederick’s famous clustered spires and other historic houses of worship by candlelight. Guests will be welcomed with special programs, angelic choirs, and nativity scenes. Stop by the Information Center at 19 E Church Street to pick up a printed map of participating sites and other information about Frederick including dining, shopping, and lodging guides. Parking garages are indicated on the map, which you can view online at visitfrederick.org. There is a fee of $1 per hour at garages. Meters in Downtown Frederick are free after 5pm. Vehicles with disability placard can park for free in metered spots for double the time. Visit www.parkfrederick.org for additional information.
Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship
The Frederick Flute Choir is pleased to announce their 30th Season concertizing in the in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Choir has given more than 180 performances in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. Highlights include performances at the Kennedy Center, White House, National Flute Associations National Convention and dozens of venues in and around Frederick County since 1989. The Frederick Flute Choir will be performing in Downtown Frederick on December 26, during the Frederick Church Tour at Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Founder and Music Director is Jennings A. Glenn. The Choir is a 501c3 Non-Profit organization. Additional information on the Choir can be found at www.FrederickFluteChoir.com or on Facebook.
Frederick Flute Choir
Downtown Frederick’s Newest Venue Opens MLK Weekend 2019 As the performing arts scene in Frederick continues to grow, so does the need for a venue to showcase talent. Many local performing artists dream of having a space to call home. The arts community needs a space that can transform to accommodate a variety of acts and performances. Starting on Saturday, January 19th, those dreams will become a reality. Be the first to experience Stages by joining us for our Grand Opening! January 19, 2019 @ 7:30pm, followed by a VIP reception with the artists January 20, 2019 @ 7:30pm January 21, 2019 @ 3:00pm We can’t wait to unveil Frederick’s first flexible use theatre, Stages, over the course of our Grand Opening weekend. This new community space will open with a roster of international and local artists and acts. Stages is located at 15 W Patrick Street, across from the Weinberg Center for the Arts. NYLE DIMARCO New Spire Arts welcomes actor, model, dancer, Deaf activist, and Maryland School for the Deaf alumni Nyle DiMarco, who gained national recognition after becoming the first Deaf winner of America’s Next Top Model and going on to win Dancing with the Stars in 2016. In addition to Nyle DiMarco, New Spire Arts is pleased […]