Things to Do in March in Frederick Md 2014

It’s Vegas Night in Frederick during First Saturday, coming up March 1st.  First Saturday events are a great time to get out and explore the Historic District, or downtown Frederick.

First Saturday in the Historic District

The theme for March’s First Saturday is “Vegas Night”, with a progressive game of 21. With each purchase, shoppers get a card at all the participating merchants. At the end of the night there is a chance to win prizes. There will be merchant-hosted games as well. Lasts from 4 to 9 pm.Frederick Md business

Some of the fun events:

  • Games of chance and discounts at various shops
  • Celebrity impersonators.
  • Dancers
  • Live Music in several locations
  • Trolley Rides
  • Gallery exhibit openings and more…
  • More info at Downtown Frederick Partnership

Did you know you can participate in the downtown social media sphere on Twitter and Instagram? use @DwntwnFrederick  and   #FredFirstSat

March Events in Frederick

For Homeowners:

The Arts in Frederick:

  • Weinberg Performances for March, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild, Snarky Puppy, Comedy and Magic Spectacular,  Rosanne Cash with John Levanthal… and The Great American Festival – 2 days 5 bands.
  • March at Maryland Ensemble Theatre  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, The Comedy Pigs, The Commedia Princess and the Pea, RetroProm.
  • Way off Broadway Dinner Theater  The Sound of Music, and Tilly the Trickster.
  • The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center has several exhibits and workshops in March.
  • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society “Feast At the Furnace” – March 29, 6:30 PM, Auburn House, Thurmont, Md.
  • Phyllis and Ardine Gorden String Concert @ Hood College, Mar. 2. 3 pm.
  • An Afternoon With Jennifer Waters, Soprano, March 23, 3 pm. Grace United Church of Christ, 25 E. 2nd St., Frederick with Maryland Concert Opera
  • Frederick Symphony Orchestra, Forces of Destiny, and  Sense and Sensability, March 8, 8 pm, Frederick Community College
  • Mount Vernon Brass Quintet, Mar. 9, Frederick Community College.
  • A Triple Treat, March 15, Frederick Community College

For the Kids

  • Tot Swap Children’s Consignment Sale, Frederick Fair Grounds, March 19-23rd.
  • Breakfast with the Princesses, Sat. Mar. 8, 8 am – 10 am, Adventure Park USA
  • History Hour First and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Historical Society of Frederick County, 24 E. Church St. Read-aloud and crafts for pre-schoolers.
  • Frederick County Public Libraries have many events for children. Check out their events calendar.
  • 44th Annual Maple Syrup Demonstrations – March 8 ,9, & 15, 16 at The William Houck area at Cunningham Falls State Park. (301) 271-7574. (informative and fun, games, stories and crafts, pancake and sausage breakfast from 9:30 to 2 pm) Friends of Cunningham Falls State Park & Gambrill State Park
  • Ausherman Planetarium – “Two Small Pieces of Glass”, Mar. 6, “A Planet for Goldilocks”, Mar. 11, 20, 25
  • Civil War Life: A Children’s Program, Urbana Regional Library, March 16.

History Buffs

  • Treasured Heirloom Event – Sat. Mar. 15, 9 am to 3 pm, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Fundraising Event
  • There are ongoing history lectures from the Historical Society of Frederick County. Learn more on their website.

Frederick Non-Profits

  • Breakaway 5K Run. March 8, 2012 in Baker Park. Proceeds to Hartly House.
  • 80’s Retro 5K Run. March 1, 10 am. Eventplex at Frederick Fair Gounds, 797 E. Patrick St. Proceeds to Special Olympics.
  • The 15th Annual Catoctin Affair to support the Mental Health Association of Frederick County, April 12, 6:30 – 11:30, Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom.
  • From One to Another Restyle Consignment Sale March 6-9, Frederick Fair Grounds
  • Clutch the Future – Benefit for the Women to Women Mentoring Program and FCC Scholarships, April 5th,
  • Road Race Runner 2014 5K Events throughout Maryland
  • Trees 4 Children Fundraising Event/Open House, supporting a program for the Nyumbani Village in Kenya, March 8, Fox Haven Farm.
  • Urbana High School Art Show & Reception, Frederick Business Factory, 801 N. East St., Suite 6A, March 29, 4 pm to 7 pm.
  • Frederick Rescue Mission 3rd Annual Dan Ryan Builders 10 Miler, Sunday, March 30, 2 pm.

For the Foodies in Frederick:

  • Frederick Restaurant Week – Monday through Sunday, March 3 – 9 is Frederick Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants are offering special meals at special prices; its a great time to try out that new restaurant you’ve been wondering about, or visit your favorite. See the website for details.
  • Pot of Gold St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl @ Downtown Frederick Pubs, March 17, 1 to 7 pm.
  • Leprechaun Luau – March 8th, 4-8, Frederick Fairgrounds

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Women Fly It Forward @ Frederick Airport,

March 8. This event is for women and girls who are curious about flying. Call for more information, 301-600-2201Or see the website.

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Business in Frederick

Start-Up Day @ Cowork Frederick – This monthly series will launch on March 19, 2014. from 3 pm to 6 pm. Education, consultation and networking opportunities aimed at providing support to new and existing business owners. Visit Cowork Frederick website for details.

Feel Free to add any events in the comments!

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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