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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