Fun Things to do in November in Frederick

November is 4 days away… you know what that means… 58 DAYS LEFT!! Let the Holiday Festivities begin!

First Saturday in Frederick

This coming Saturday, Nov. 4th, is themed “Holiday Open House”. It features an evening of carriage rides in downtown Frederick, trolley rides, special sales, food & wine tastings, art exhibit openings, guest artists and live entertainment. (see the Downtown Frederick Partnership Website for details)

Frederick Md Christmas Show

The Frederick Maryland Christmas Show will be at the Frederick Fairgrounds on W. Patrick Street, November 17, 18, 19 & November 24, 25 & 26. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Frosty Friday in Downtown Frederick

Nov. 24th, 9 AM to 9 PM, Live entertainment, hot chocolate, and Frosty the Snowman, Scrooge, the Grinch, and Santa appear to liven up Christmas shopping in the Historic District.

Small Business Saturday

November 25th the Downtown Frederick Partnership supports small businesses, join the Shop Small movement in downtown Frederick.

The Arts in Frederick

  • Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center: Drop-In Art Session, First Saturday, 3-5 pm. Also:
  • Holiday Art Competition at Delaplaine. Nov. 29.
  • Christmas with the Frederick Chorale, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Dec 3, and 4.
  •  Way Off Broadway, Christmas Cottage, A Children’s Theatre Christmas Carol, A HOLIDAY WHO DUNNIT? An Interactive Murder Mystery.
  • Maryland Ensemble Theater: A Christmas Story, Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! The Comedy Pigs. Touring: A Christmas Carol.
  • At the Weinberg: An Evening with Dailey & Vincent, The Commonheart, Chamber Talks: Wayne Rivers, The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, The Last Waltz, The Steel Wheels, Simply Three, The MADS: Live movie-riffing with MST3K’s Frank Conniff & Trace Beaulieu, Joe Nichols, Lightwire Theatre: A Very Electric Christmas, and more. Tuba Christmas, and A Weinberg Winterfest on November 25th, Admission is FREE.
  • Frederick Community College: The Night Before Christmas, the Flute Choir, Big Band Jazz Ensemble.
  • Handel’s Messiah,  Nov. 18-19, Coffman Chapel, Hood College. Wind Ensemble Concert, Jazz Ensemble Concert, String Ensemble and Chamber Singers.
  • Performing Arts Factory – Santa’s Christmas Day
  • 34th Annual Valley Craft Network Studio Tour, A tour of 10 Artists Studios, Nov. 18-19. Middletown Valley. 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Joyful Noise Handbells, Nov. 7, Calvary United Methodist Church, 131 W. 2nd St.
  • Emmitsburg Community Chorus, Nov. 26, National Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton.

For Frederick Kids

Frederick Non-Profits

For History Buffs:

Holiday Festivals Around Frederick County

Veterans Day Celebrations

  • The United States Air Force Concert Band, playing at the Weinberg Theater November 11.
  • 85th Annual Brunswick Veterans Parade, Nov. 5, Parade begins at 2 pm, opening ceremony at 1 pm. Square Corner Park, Downtown Brunswick
  • 14th Annual Echo Taps, Nov. 11, Brass musicians line Market and 2nd Streets, each musician playing Taps in turn passing the call from Mt. Olivet to Memorial Park. Market St. and 2nd St. 10:40 pm – 11:00 pm. 301-694-0829

Consult the websites above for more wonderful Frederick events. If I missed anything, be sure to leave word in the comments, I’m happy to post your event. Times and dates are not guaranteed.

Thank you to those who contact us about local events! I’m happy to pass along the news in my posts and on 365 Frederick’s Facebook Page:)

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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