Spring Marches in to Frederick Md
We can always hope!! There are lots of events in store for Frederick Folks in March.
First Saturday in the Historic District
The theme for March’s First Saturday is “Shop Small”. Lasts from 3 to 9 pm.
Some of the fun events:
- 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 Frederick Homeowners:
- Frederick County Builder’s Association 40th Annual Home Show – March 19 – 20, Great Frederick Fairgrounds
Frederick Restaurant Week:
- March 6 – 12. Fixed price meals, lunch and dinner. This is a great way to try out a new restaurant. See participating restaurants on the website. #FredRestWK
The Arts in Frederick:
- Weinberg Performances for March, Celtic Storm Irish Dance Company, The Lion King Jr., Joan Baez, Henry Winkler and Marlee Matlin for the Frederick Speaker Series, The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, Americana Music Festival, The New Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Imago Theatre’s ZooZoo, and more.
- March at Maryland Ensemble Theatre Coming: Cinderella, and Oedipus Rox.
- Way off Broadway Dinner Theater Noises Off, and Junie B. Jones the Musical.
- The Performing Arts Factory, Coming: Mystery and Mayhem
- 2016 Celtic Concert, Mount St. Mary’s University, March 22.
- The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center has several exhibits and workshops in March. Drop-in art session First Saturday. Art Carnival, Mar. 19, 1 – 4 pm.
- The Persistence of Eden Art Exhibit @ Hood College, March. 2016 Carhart Guest Pianist – Antonio Pompa-Baldi, March 29. 7:30.
- Goodloe Byron – Varieties of Expression, Paul F. Wilson – Realistic Paintings, Frederick Symphony Orchestra, Pictures at an Exhibition, March 5, Frederick Community College
For the Kids & Family
- Tot Swap Children’s Consignment Sale, Frederick Fair Grounds, March 22-28.
- Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt, Sat. Mar. 26, 8 am – 10 am, Adventure Park USA
- Walkersville Southern Railroad, Bunny Train, Mar. 19, 20 and 26.
- Westview Promenade Egg-Citment Easter Event, March 26.
- 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.
- Frederick County Spelling Bee, JBK Theater at FCC, March 12. 1:30
- 46th Annual Maple Syrup Demonstrations – March 12-13, 19-20 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 – “Teddy Bear Night”, Perfect Little Planets, The Most Epic Pi Day Ever! Enchanted Reef, Wonders of the Universe
- Crumland Farms Spring Fling, March 28-29, April 4, 11, 12.
- Frederick County Marble Collector Show & Festival, Sat. April 2, 10 am to 4 pm, Frederick Fairgrounds. Free.
- There are ongoing history lectures from the Historical Society of Frederick County. Learn more on their website.
- Historical Interpreters Workshop, March 5, for those interested in Living History. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 301-695-1864
- Mason-Dixon Antique Gas Engine Show, March 12, Frederick Fairgrounds
- 17th Treasured Heirloom Event – Sat. Mar. 26, 9 am to 3 pm, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Fundraising Event
- Leprechaun Luau, by the Rotary Club of Frederick, Saturday, March 5th, 4 – 8 pm. Frederick Community College
- Scrabble® Mania! March 6th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center (40 S. Carroll Street, Frederick). The Literacy Council will hold its first event to bring awareness to the problem of illiteracy in Frederick County and to the need for more tutors.
- Breakaway 5K Run. March 19, in Baker Park. Proceeds to Heartly House.
- Shamruck Run. March 19, 10 am. Eventplex at Frederick Fair Grounds, 797 E. Patrick St. Proceeds to Veterans suffering from PTSD.
- The 18th Annual Catoctin Affair to support the Mental Health Association of Frederick County, April 9, 6:30 – 11:30.
- Clutch the Future – Benefit for the Women to Women Mentoring Program and FCC Scholarships, Mar. 19
- Road Race Runner 2014 5K Events throughout Maryland
For the Foodies in Frederick:
- Frederick Restaurant Week – Monday through Sunday, March 6 – 12 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.
- Black Ankle Vineyards
- Linganore Winecellars – Barrel Tasting Event, March
- Elk Run – Barrel and Vertical Tasting
Feel Free to add any events in the comments!