January is Time to Wind Down in Frederick MD

Happy New Year! Celebrate January in Frederick Md

The holidays in Frederick Md are always magical. Now it’s time to recharge and get ready for  a brand new year.

First Saturday in the Historic District

The theme for January’s First Saturday (Jan. 7) is “Afterglow”, a time to relax after the Holidays. Takes place from 5 pm to 9 pm.

January Events in Frederick

The Arts in Frederick:

  • Weinberg Performances for January, Frederick Speaker Series: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Saturday afternoon Cartoon Fest 2017, 1964: The Tribute, International Kids Film Fest, Kathleen Madigan: Bothering Jesus Tour, Mercy Street Premier Screening, Seussical, Movie Series, and more.
  • January at Maryland Ensemble Theatre:  Nude Coffee Reunion Show, Coming in February: A Tale of Two Trolls, Top Girls
  • Way Off Broadway: Pirates of Penzance, Coming in Feb: Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.
  • Fredericktowne Players: Bells are Ringing
  • Creative Outlet Drop-in art activities at the Delaplaine, Jan. 7.

History In Frederick

For the Kids

New Year’s Celebrations

  • Annual New Year’s Eve Key Drop, Dec. 31st. Midnight @ the Suspension bridge over Carroll Creek
  • Family New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Adventure Park USA, 9 pm to 12:30.
  • Hogmanay, Traditional Scottish New Year: Urbana Fire Department
  • Many restaurants in Frederick have a special New Year’s Eve menu and entertainment.

Non-Profit Events

Frederick Wine Trail Events

  • Linganore Winecellars: WinterfestJan. 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, DJ, dancing, With a focus on handmade crafts and beautiful artwork, tickets are limited.

Flying Dog Brewery’s “Higher Beer Education”: A first-of-its-kind beer education program at Flying Dog Brewery.

Although many Farmers’ Markets close for the winter, The Frederick Fairgrounds Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday!

Here’s Something Cool!

The Intentional Entrepreneur Workshop, a free event from Frederick Community College, Wed. Jan. 25, 8 am – 12 noon. See Details.

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2017 – the Year of the Rooster – The Asian American Center of Frederick, Frederick County Public Libraries: Urbana Regional Library, and A&D STARS Chinese/English Dual Immersion Preschool Program for a family friendly celebration! Join the festivities by exploring Chinese culture throughout the library with traditional Chinese games, stories, crafts, music and a Dragon Parade! FREE and OPEN to ALL AGES! DATE: Sunday, January 29 TIME: 1pm-3pm LOCATION: Urbana Regional Library FREE!


Feel Free to add any events in the comments! Stay warm!

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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