Friday, July 29, 2016

Things to Do This Weekend

Friday |July 29
Little Family Yoga Series | 11:00 AM- 11:40 AM | Dancing Bear Toys & Gifts  
Begin the weekend on a relaxing note with yoga at the Bear! Sol Yoga’s Little Family Yoga is a class that gives children and their caregiver the opportunity to explore the youthful side of yoga through poses, songs, stories, and games. For more information, and to register, click here.
Friday Game Night | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM | Dancing Bear Toys & Gifts
Spend some quality time with family and friends with a good, old fashioned board game– old favorites, or learn a new one! Come to our cafe-style Game Night (up to 6 players per table). Plus, all participants will receive a 10% discount on purchases made that night. More information available here.
MET Lab Reading Series: 11 Days of Bloody, Bloody Carnage | 8:30 PM-10:00 PM | Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Escape the heat and catch the MET’s staged reading series! A surrealist dark comedy, about the power of art, the influence of government, and the plague of censorship, “11 days…” is about a Writer who is given an ultimatum; create a piece of pro-government art in the next couple days, or face the consequences.
Saturday |July 30
Taste Frederick- Around Market Food Tour | Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM | Market St
Take a bite out of Frederick’s food scene with a Taste Frederick Food Tour! The Market Street Food Tour takes you through some of Frederick’s historic and cultural gems by way of six delicious tastings from local restaurants and specialty food shops. You’ll taste local favorites including Mediterranean-inspired artisan chocolates, a unique spin on crab macaroni and cheese, and locally brewed beer inspired by colonial Maryland to name a few. You’ll also learn how these local establishments came to be, who owns them and a few fun and interesting stories along the way! For more information, and to purchase tickets, click here.
MET Lab Reading Series: Reason for Return | 8:30 PM- 10:00 PM |
Check out the final reading of the MET’s staged reading of “Reason for Return”! Gail’s dress shop falls on hard times after a tragedy in the community. She and her daughter Abby try to deal with the repercussions but things spiral downward and come to a head when Gail discovers that Abby may have unwittingly caused it all. For more information, click here.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child- Parts 1 &2 Midnight Release Party | 11:30 PM- 1:00 AM| Curious Iguana
Come dressed in your best wizarding gear and enjoy fun and games, photo opps, and prizes (including best costume awards, presented at 11:45 pm and 12:15 am). Doors open at 11:30 pm. As soon as the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, July 31, we'll begin selling copies of the much-anticipated eighth story in the Harry Potter series (while supplies last, limit two copies per customer).
Sunday |July 31
2016 Summer Concert Series- Brickyard Roadl | 7:00 PM- 8:30 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. Brickyard Road is a talented group of musicians, centered near the Mason-Dixon Line, which aims to hit a home run every time they come together for yet another recreation of the 1970’s Lynyrd Skynyrd experience. They always give their performances nothing short of 100 percent. 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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