Friday, August 12, 2016

Things to Do this Weekend

Friday |August 12
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.
Monocacy Jazz Trio | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM | VINI CULTURE Wine Bar & Café  
Jazz and wine—the ultimate pairing. Head over to VINI CULTURE for some relaxing tunes and drinks with friends. More information available here.
Gulliver’s Travels in Space: The Musical | Friday & Saturday, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM | Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Gulliver longs to travel the galaxy and see new worlds, but trapped at home with a boring dad and a crazy uncle all Gulliver has been able to do is look to the stars and hope… until now. When Gulliver stows away on his uncle’s spaceship he soon realizes he’s in way over his head and that home sweet home might not have been all that bad.
Don’t miss this annual community collaboration with Frederick Community College and The Ensemble School!
Saturday |August 13
Long & Foster’s Home Buyer Class | 11:00 AM- 11:45 AM | 244 N Market St
Anxious about buying a home? Long and Foster Real Estates is offering a free class to answer all of your questions every Saturday of the month! This class aims to provide valuable information in a very casual atmosphere. For more information, click here.  
Roundtable Discussion: Clara Barton & Her Associates | 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM | National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Join the NMCWM for a discussion based on our recently-published journal covering Clara Barton and some of the people who were instrumental in carrying out her work with the soldiers, both wounded and missing. The authors who contributed articles for the journal will lead a roundtable discussion on Barton and her associates—notably Dorence Atwater, Henry Wilson, Frances Dana Barker Gage, William Hoffman, Sally Barton Vassall, and James Langstaff Dunn.
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.
Best Fest 2016 | 1:00 PM-7:00 PM| 200 E Patrick St
Join the Frederick News Post in celebrating the best of the best in Frederick! There will be live music from the top nominated local bands, food, local vendor booths, a bounce house and face painting for kids, and more. For more information, and to cast your votes, click here.
National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race | 2:00 PM-7:00 PM| 126 N Market St
Come check out the only High Wheel bicycle race right here in downtown Frederick! Races begin at 3pm, but don’t forget to check out the antique bicycle displays, beer garden to benefit the Boys & Girls Club, and much more throughout the day! More information and a full listing of events is available here.
Sunday |August 14
Sunday Science | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM| Dancing Bear Toys & Gifts
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that kids should stop discovering the world around them! Stop by the Bear to explore cells, plants, fish, and how things work. Ages 3 & up. For more information, click here.
2016 Summer Concert Series- 99.9 WFRE Free Country Showcase | 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. Celebrate Frederick is excited to welcome back the 99.9 WFRE Free Country Showcase to the Baker Park Bandshell this August.  Join us for an evening filled with great music and activities from Frederick’s favorite country music station. More information is available 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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