October in Frederick MD – Time for Spooky Fun

Welcome Fall! It’s the favorite month for kids of all ages… October in Frederick includes lots of fun things to do: Trick or Treat, Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and many super fun events.

First Saturday in the Historic District

The theme for October’s First Saturday:  The Harvest. There will be events for the whole family throughout downtown Frederick to celebrate the coming of Fall. Oct. 1st, 3 to 9 pm.

  • For the Kids, Pumpkin painting & Arts & Crafts
  • Farmers Market Festival
  • Live Music several places downtown.
  • Spiced Cider
  • Gallery Openings, Artists painting
  • Trolley rides.

Sky Stage is open in Downtown Frederick, 59 S. Carroll Street. There will be live music, open mic nights, Literature Reading, Dance Parties, and more. Read the story on the Sky Stage Website.Welcome Fall!

Fitness Friday’s on the Creek – Free Fitness and Exercise Classes, Lectures, and more. See the Downtown Frederick Partnership website for more information.

Movie Night on the Creek – Halloween Double Feature: Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice. Fri. Oct. 21, 6 pm to 10 pm.

Theater in Frederick

  • The Maryland Ensemble Theatre:  Bad Jews, Bunnicula, Comedy Pigs, Rocky Horror Show
  • The Weinberg Center for The Arts:  72-Hour Film Fest, Taps Alive, Girls Guns & Glory,  Shatner’s World – We Just Live In It, Click Clack Moo, Sweet Plantain, David Sedaris, Odd Squad Live, Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Pump, Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon, Rapunzel, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  •  Way Off Broadway,  Into the Woods, Disney’s 101 Dalmations.
  • Fredericktowne Players:  Babes in Arms

The Arts in Frederick

Frederick Great Outdoors

Frederick Non-Profits

  • The Birthing Circle is pleased to announce that its annual Birth & Babies Fair will be taking place on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 12pm-5pm at the Carroll Creek Park in downtown Frederick. This FREE event brings together more than 60+ local pregnancy, birth, & family providers for parents to get the support they need during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.
  • Benefit Concert for Kathryn Snider, Westview Shopping Center, October 15 at 1:00pm
  • Convoy of Hope –  Oct. 22, 8 am to 3 pm. See Facebook page, for news of free screenings and checkups, and services! This FREE annual event brings medical service providers, local businesses, organizations, and the people of the community together for a day of free medical services and consultations.
  • Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Oct. 9, Baker Park.
  • Pink Ribbon 5K Run/Walk, Oct. 1, Baker Park
  • Pink Ribbon Events, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Mud Dog Run – Zombie Edition 2016, Oct. 29, Crumland Farms 5K – Raising funds for Veterans suffering from PTSD, => 22 Needs A Face.
  • Frederick Rescue Mission –  Souper Sunday is October 16, 1 – 3 pm. Ayse Meze Lounge. An Empty Bowls Banquet to support the Frederick Rescue Mission.
  • Third Annual Faith House Fundraising Dinner, Wednesday, October 26, 7 p.m. at Dutch’s Daughter. Making All Things New.
  • Mission of Mercy Moonlight GalaFriday, Oct. 28, at the Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery, in Thurmont, Md. More information and tickets on the Mission of Mercy Website.

Career Fair – Wednesday, October 5, 11 am – 2 pm. at the Frederick Indoor Sports Center, 1845 Brookfield Ct. Frederick, 21701. For more information: WorkFrederick.com

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Autumn Pumpkins & Corn Mazes

Halloween Fun

♥ Enjoy October Fun in Frederick!

Karen Highland

I'm a real estate agent, real estate blogger, communications director, a wife, mom (empty nest - yay!), dog-lover, and wine-lover. Frederick Md is a great place to live, work and brag about! The Highland Group. 301-401-5119 Google

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