Friday, November 18, 2016

Things to do This Weekend 11/18 and Kick off the Holiday Season!

The holidays are right around the corner with Thanksgiving less than a week away, Downtown Frederick is the place to get everything you need right in one place!

Start off your weekend by heading to the Weinberg Center for the Arts to hear your favorite top forty hits through the electrifying string trio, Simply Three. From the classics to today’s hits, be sure to head over at 8 pm for a night of fun and entertainment.

Saturday afternoon head to VINI CULTURE Wine Bar and Café for “Getting to Know You Again.” For $5 Kelly Carbary will be pouring wines that you have always loved but might have forgotten about from 2 pm to 4 pm.

On Sunday, get some local groceries to make your Thanksgiving a little bit fresher at the Frederick City Farmer’s Market! This is the last Sunday of the year to find some local food and artisan goods right in Downtown Frederick. It is open from 9 am to 1 pm.

Get ready to be in the holiday spirit by checking out the Weinberg Center for the Arts to see “Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas” at 2 pm! Head back in time to 1959 where four church basement ladies are called to save the Sunday school Christmas pageant from disaster.

Don’t want to cook Thanksgiving dinner? Brewer’s Alley Restaurant and Brewery will serve you a three-course dinner and buffet for $29 a person from 11 am to 4 pm.

Ready to shop until you drop? First, be sure to get some breakfast at Brewer’s Alley for their Frosty Friday kick-off meal from 8 am to 10:30 am.

Once your belly is full, it’s time to shop at the annual Frost Friday event! All throughout downtown you will find early late shopping hours, horse-drawn carriage rides, free hot cocoa and s’mores, live music and carolers, and so much more! Check out the business open from 9 am to 9 pm on our website!

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Things to do This Weekend 11/11

Already bored of the weekend? Check out these events throughout Downtown Frederick to find some fun plans for your weekend! 

In honor of Veteran’s Day, join the Weinberg Center for the Arts at 7:30 PM for the United States Air Force Concert Band! The free performance features their premier symphonic wind ensemble by 53 active duty Airmen musicians. The music will range from light classics to popular favorites and instrumental features.

Continue a music filled evening at VINI CULUTRE Wine Bar & Café for the Trent Renshaw Trio. This jazz group will perform classics and originals. Be sure to stop by from 8 PM – 11 PM to enjoy some jazz music! 

On Saturday afternoon at 2:30 PM join the National Museum of Civil War Medicine to learn the secret history of Frederick’s Civil War. Local historian Matt Borders will discuss the history in the talk: Spies in Frederick County

For some mostly instrumental music head to Café Nola at 8 PM to hear Time Columns. The band features an unpredictable medley of music ranging from postrock to jazz to create hard hitting and honest music. 

Looking for some comedy this weekend? The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will be stopping by the Weinberg on Saturday at 8 PM. The improv troupe founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh has seen some of the biggest comedy stars. Be sure to see them before their famous for some on-the-spot humor guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles. 

Finish off your weekend with some arts and crafts! Join The Muse at 3 PM for a craft party to make vintage boho macrame wall hangings. Learn how to use simple macrame techniques with Rebekah Miller using a tree branch, cotton cord and beads to make the stylish wall hangings!

From 3:30 PM – 5 PM check out the MET for mimosas, tea, and nibbles while seeing “A Cabaret Today!” These fun performances support The Frank Greene Fund for MET’s original works. 

Don’t forget to share your weekend plans with us by using #DowntownFrederick on Instagram!

Friday, November 4, 2016

Things to do This Weekend 11/4

Afraid of missing something fun this weekend? Check out these events in Downtown Frederick for some weekend fun!

On Friday VINI CULTURE Wine Bar & Café celebrates the new month with the VINI CULTURE November Playlist. They will be featuring acoustic and folk artist Chloe Antulov from 8 PM – 11 PM.

If folk isn’t your style, check out the Weinberg Center for the Arts for the rock stylings of Jim Messina. Starting at 8 PM you can hear a variety of his music from throughout his career with favorite hits to new gems!

It’s a new month, so that means First Saturday is here! This month join us from 3 PM – 9PM for the Holiday Open House. Kick off your holiday season by getting a jump start on your shopping, checking out the window displays, and riding in a free horse-drawn carriage throughout the historic district!

Saturday night be sure to check out the Sky Stage! The newly opened outdoor theater will be hosting The Loose Ends, Luscious Purr and Cyrenic. Be sure to head over from 7 PM – 10 PM to hear a variety of music!

Finally, finish off your weekend on Sunday by stopping by the Frederick City Farmer’s Market. Only a few weeks left to enjoy the freshness of the market right in downtown! Get some grocery shopping done for the week while supporting local business from 9 AM – 1 PM.

Be sure to share anything you do in downtown this weekend with us by using #DowntownFrederick on Instagram!