Get it Downtown - Frederick

Friday, June 24, 2016

Things to Do This Weekend




Friday, June 24 
·                     Carrie: The Musical | Friday & Saturday, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM | Maryland Ensemble Theatre 
Escape the summer heat and catch the MET’s musical showing based on the novel by Stephen King! The musical of Carrie tells the story of Carrie White, a misfit and outcast who is bullied by the popular crowd at school, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her cruelly overprotective mother. But Carrie's just discovered she's got a special power, and if pushed too far, she's not afraid to use it. For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, June 25
·                     Summer 2016 VW Car Show |9:00 AM- 4:00 PM| Everedy Square and Shab Row 
Mark your calendars and join us for these fantastic car shows at Everedy Square and Shab Row. They have missed a few years, but they are excited to say they are back for the Vintage VW Meet that everyone loves. Some of the classes include Rusty but Trusty, Best of Show, Peoples Choice, and more! For more information, click here.
·                     Frederick Pride 2016 | 11:00 AM-7:00 PM | Carroll Creek Linear Park
Join us for the 5th annual Frederick Pride Festival at The Carroll Creek Amphitheater. This is a free, family and community event—all are welcome. There will be tons of entertainment, dancing, face painting, and more. This year we are anticipating approximately 5,000 people in attendance. You don’t want to miss this amazing celebration! More information is available, here.
·                     The Amazing Interactive Adventure 2| Saturday & Sunday, 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM | The Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Embark on your own adventure this weekend with the MET’s showing of the Fun Company’s original production of the Amazing Interactive Adventure 2! This highly interactive show allows the audience to become playwrights and directors in order to guide Charlie through a magical journey and win the most important game of her life. Tickets are $14 each. You can purchase them online, here.
·                    Singles Wine Tasting | 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM| VINI CULTURE Wine Bar & Cafe 
A chance to enjoy some wine and meet new people? Sign us up! Head over to VINI CULTURE for their monthly singles wine tasting event-- just $5 per person! For more information, click here.
·                     The Comedy Pigs|9:00 PM-10:00 PM| Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Spend your weekend with MET’s resident comedy troupe, the Pigs! Hilarious improv comedy served with a side of craziness. Click here to get your tickets.
Sunday, June 26
·                     Paws in the Park |10:00 AM- 12:00 PM| C. Burr Artz Public Library
Grab a leash, because it’s a beautiful day to cruise the town with man’s best friend! Paws in the Park is a community dog walk series happening the fourth Sunday of each month during the summer of 2016 along Carroll Creek. The group will meet at 10 am in front of C. Burr Artz Library. All well-behaved dogs, and people, are welcome! Email info@k9harmony.us for more information and to register.  
·                     Gelli Plate Print Collage |3:00 PM-5:00 PM| 113 W All Saints St
This class with Margaret Hluch is all about experimentation and play! Using a gelli plate and acrylic paint create numerous textures and pattern papers for the first hour of the class. Then take those papers and piece and stitch it together to create a unified collage! $35+$20 Kit.
·                     2016 Summer Concert Series-Sideways | 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Baker Park Bandshell 
What better way to wind the weekend down than with some outdoor music? Head over to Baker Park to relax and enjoy the summer weather with Celebrate Frederick’s free summer concert series. Sideways is a live classic rock cover band with a distinctive set list featuring great classic rock tunes people love, but don’t get a chance to hear very often. Most cover bands present the same collection of rock standards, but Sideways aims to provide their listeners with a variety of classic rock music selections. For more information, click here.
·                     The Last Hurrah | 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Join Kevin Cole in his weekly comedy show presented by MET-X as he welcomes a panel of comedy writers, actors and special guests to discuss the events of the past week, life and whatever else comes to mind. Admission is free, more information is available, here.


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Monday, June 20, 2016

Alive @ Five - The Colliders - June 23






The Colliders

Thursday, June 23 - 5-8PM




The Colliders are committed to the heart and essence of rock and roll as it was meant to be. This rootsy three-piece band has been performing around Maryland for six years in its current configuration -- Jim Kennedy on guitar, Hank Burnett on drums, Bill Enderlin on bass, all on vocals. Their ever-expanding repertoire includes rockabilly, blues, honky-tonk, and some great originals! 



Be sure to catch The Colliders rock the Creek during the 2016 Alive @ Five summer concert series. Enjoy your happy hour the right way: with a cold beer, great wine and the best live music!

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Things to Do This Weekend in Downtown Frederick



Friday |June 17 |
·                     | Barre Class on the Creek| 8:30 AM- 9:15 AM| Carroll Creek|
Transform your body today with Barre East Fitness Studio.  Join us for a free 45 min barre fitness class along Carroll Creek. Bring your own yoga mat and get ready to work that booty! Barre is a fusion of Ballet, Pilates, Strength Training, Cardio and Core designed to sculpt your body, burn fat and build endurance.  High-energy and dynamic, Barre fitness is fully expandable and adaptable to any client base. The possibilities are endless!
·                     | Movie Night on Carroll Creek: Independence Day | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM| Carroll Creek Amphitheater | 
Grab your popcorn, lawn chairs and blankets, and join us to enjoy some summer evening air and kick off our 2016 Movie Nights on the Creek Season! Gates will open at 8pm, and we will have pre-show entertainment by 72 Film Fest and the winners of the “Alien Invasion” themed 72 second film contest. Beer, wine, and concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
·                     | Superior Donuts | All Weekend | Maryland Ensemble Theatre | 
Escape the heat and catch the MET’s provocative summer “dramedy” by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts (author of Killer Joe). This provocative comedy explores the challenges of embracing the past, facing the future, and the redemptive power of friendship. For more information, click here. Show times this weekend are, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 3:00 PM.
Saturday |June 18 |.
·                     | The Amazing Interactive Adventure 2| 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM & Sunday, 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM | The Maryland Ensemble Theatre| 
Embark on your own adventure this weekend with the MET’s showing of the Fun Company’s original production of the Amazing Interactive Adventure 2! This highly interactive show allows the audience to become playwrights and directors in order to guide Charlie through a magical journey and win the most important game of her life. Tickets are $14 each. You can purchase them online, here.
·                     | Shab Row Third Saturday- Todd Walker| 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Everedy Square & Shab Row| 
Bring a picnic basket, a blanket, and spread out on the grassy hillside behind Shab Row for three hours of live music! Interactive intermission entertainment will be provided by local comedy troupe, the Comedy Pigs. Come out to catch some rays (and some laughs) with us!
Sunday |June 19 |
·                     2016 Summer Concert Series-The Boilermaker Jazz Band | 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Baker Park Bandshell| 
What better way to wrap up Father’s Day than with some live outdoor music? Grab dad and head over to Baker Park to relax and enjoy the summer weather with Celebrate Frederick’s free summer concert series. The Boilermaker Jazz Band is known for making any crowd move. The band also features female singer Jennifer McNulty, who adds a touch of sophistication to the group, with her smooth and sultry vocal stylings. This critically acclaimed band has performed at major venues around the world—including the Lincoln Center and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Summer Dance, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., The Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland, and The Jeju Island Swing festival in Korea. Their music has been featured on radio shows nationwide and recently featured on Fox TV show “So You Think You Can Dance!” for a spectacular Lindy Hop routine. For more information, click here.
·                     | The Last Hurrah| 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Maryland Ensemble Theatre| 
Join Kevin Cole in his weekly comedy show presented by MET-X as he welcomes a panel of comedy writers, actors and special guests to discuss the events of the past week, life and whatever else comes to mind. Each episode is audibly recorded and released as a podcast the following day. Admission is free!


Be sure to capture all of your fun downtown weekend activities and share them with us using our hashtags!
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Alive @ Five - Jeff Fetterman Band - June 16






Jeff Fetterman Band

Thursday, June 16 - 5-8PM




This rocking blues band that has been performing original and cover music for more than a decade. Jeff Fetterman Band has formed a brotherhood of blues and beyond that is undeniable for music lovers of raw, energetic, high intensity shows. No show is ever the same with their spontaneous set changes and off the cuff arrangements of any song they feel they want to play at the moment. They are a spur of the moment band which keeps the shows interest and unique. 



Be sure to catch Jeff Fetterman Band rock the Creek during the 2016 Alive @ Five summer concert series. Enjoy your happy hour the right way: with a cold beer, great wine and the best live music!

Get social with us!
Take plenty of pictures of your Alive @ Five fun
& share with us by using our hashtags!


#DowntownFrederick + #GetItDowntown

Friday, June 10, 2016

Things to Do This Weekend in Downtown Frederick



Friday |June 10 |
·                     | Superior Donuts | All Weekend | Maryland Ensemble Theatre | 
Escape the heat and catch the MET’s provocative summer “dramedy” by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts (author of Killer Joe). This provocative comedy explores the challenges of embracing the past, facing the future, and the redemptive power of friendship. For more information, click here. Show times this weekend are, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 3:00 PM.
·                      | The Comedy Pigs| 10:30 PM- 11:30 PM & Saturday, 10:30 PM- 11:30 PM| Maryland Ensemble Theatre|
Spend your weekend with MET’s resident comedy troupe, the Pigs! Hilarious improv comedy served with a side of craziness. Click here to get your tickets.
Saturday |June 11 |
·                     |Everedy Teddy Bear & Fairy Picnic |12:00 PM- 4:00 PM| Everedy Square and Shab Row|
From fairy houses to bouncy castles, this picnic is sure to be a hit with your little ones. Don’t miss the opportunity to join in the family-fun! More information is available here.
·                     |The Amazing Interactive Adventure 2| 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM & Sunday, 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM | The Maryland Ensemble Theatre| 
Embark on your own adventure this weekend with the MET’s showing of the Fun Company’s original production of the Amazing Interactive Adventure 2! This highly interactive show allows the audience to become playwrights and directors in order to guide Charlie through a magical journey and win the most important game of her life. Tickets are $14 each. You can purchase them online, here.
Sunday |June 12 |
·                     2016 Summer Concert Series-Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band | 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM | Baker Park Bandshell| 
What better way to wind the weekend down than with some outdoor music? Head over to Baker Park to relax and enjoy the summer weather with Celebrate Frederick’s free summer concert series. The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band (EWF Tribute Band) is known for the love and appreciation their group of talented musicians share for the style and musicianship displayed by the original band Earth, Wind & Fire during the 70s, 80s and 90s. Their funky and earthy grooves created by the magical sounds of R&B, funk and Jazz in addition to refined and intricate lyrics revitalize a historical era of music, which inspires contemporary entertainers of today. For more information, click here.

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Alive @ 5 - Mountain Ride - June 9






Mountain Ride

Thursday, June 9 - 5-8PM




Mountain Ride is a Pennsylvania bluegrass band. For these five friends, bluegrass is a necessity. Hailing from the new generation of bluegrassers, they tend to bring a unique flair to the traditional, and a progressive twist to the original. The band is composed of Eric Avey (guitar and vocals), Scott Matlock (fiddle and vocals), Corey Woodcock (banjo), Chance Hurley (mandolin), and Kate Avey (bass and vocals).




Be sure to catch Mountain Ride rock the Creek during the 2016 Alive @ Five summer concert series. Enjoy your happy hour the right way: with a cold beer, great wine and the best live music!

Get social with us!
Take plenty of pictures of your Alive @ Five fun
& share with us by using our hashtags!


#DowntownFrederick + #GetItDowntown

Friday, June 3, 2016

Things to Do This Weekend





Things to Do This Weekend in
Downtown Frederick

Hello, June! Grab a friend and join us in Downtown Frederick this weekend to celebrate some beautiful summer weather! Check out what we have planned—

Friday | June 3, 2016: |
·                     Frederick Festival of the Arts | All Weekend | Carroll Creek Linear Park| 
Attention all discerning art lovers- The Frederick Arts Council presents a high caliber Creekside Celebration, the Frederick Festival of the Arts! The Festival is committed to presenting the finest of juried national artists and continuing their longstanding tradition of serving these invited artist’s immediate needs, while providing a festive and enjoyable outdoor venue for all! The community-supported organization is also committed to presenting the finest national artists in an exceptional arts venue bringing the best of quality fine art, performing opportunities, and providing for education in the arts. This event will run all weekend- Friday from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, and Sunday from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM.
·                     Superior Donuts | All Weekend | Maryland Ensemble Theatre | 
Escape the heat and catch the MET’s provocative summer “dramedy” by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Tracy Letts (author of Killer Joe). This provocative comedy explores the challenges of embracing the past, facing the future, and the redemptive power of friendship. For more information, click here. Show times this weekend are, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, and Sunday at 3:00 PM.

Saturday | June 4, 2016: |
·                     Exotic Lumber Open House | 10:00AM-3:00PM | 329 E 2nd Street |
 Join Exotic Lumber at their free First Saturday Open House Event! For more information and to learn about demos and featured events, click here. You may also call 301-695-1271.
·                     National Park Service Centennial | 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM | C. Burr Artz Community Room |
Engage in a personal, scholarly, sound, and meaningful crash-course on making connections back to African roots, no matter where you fall on the genealogical spectrum. Michael Twitty, noted African-American culinary historian and genealogist, will help you trace your roots in this primer course. Space is limited, so register today!
·                     The Amazing Interactive Adventure 2 | 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM & Sunday 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM | The Maryland Ensemble Theatre | 
Embark on your own adventure this weekend with the MET’s showing of the Fun Company’s original production of the Amazing Interactive Adventure 2! This highly interactive show allows the audience to become playwrights and directors in order to guide Charlie through a magical journey and win the most important game of her life. Tickets are $14 each. You can purchase them online, here.
·                     Frederick’s Mercy Street- First Saturday Walking Tour | 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM| 48 E Patrick Street | 
Join National Museum of Civil War Medicine historian, Jake Wynn, on a journey down Frederick’s own Mercy Street- Church Street. Thousands of sick and wounded Civil War soldiers were treated in makeshift hospitals in churches, schools, and other public buildings along this downtown street. Participants will learn of the incredible transformation of Church Street and tales of compassion and tragedy in the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam. Registration is required for this free event. For more information, click here.
·                     June First Saturday- I Art Downtown Frederick | 3:00 PM- 9:00 PM| Downtown Frederick| 
Downtown Frederick Partnership is ringing in this new month with June’s First Saturday event: I Art Downtown Frederick. Bring your friends and family and seize the opportunity to soak up the sunshine, rock out to some live music, and enjoy a day full of artistic celebrations! To view a full listing of the day’s events, click here.

Be sure to capture all of your fun downtown weekend activities and share them with us using our hashtags!

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