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Easter Egg Roll

February 16 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm

Bring a basket with grass and enjoy Easter Bunny, games, face painting, inflatables, animals, pony & hay rides, egg rolls, and more. Food available for purchase. Ages 2 and up. Advance registration suggested – 301-600-2936 or visit www.recreater.com.

New Gallery Exhibit Explores Historical Clothing from Era of Baltimore’s Famed Cone Sisters

February 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2018

A new exhibit of historical women’s clothing from the era of Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters is on display at Howard Community College’s Rouse Company Foundation Gallery. Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived unassuming lives in Baltimore at the turn of the century, but instead they traveled the world, amassing one of the world’s greatest Modern art collections. The exhibit was developed in connection with the Rep Stage world premiere of “All She Must…

“All She Must Possess” to Premiere at Rep Stage This February

February 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Playwright Susan McCully’s original production about Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters, “All She Must Possess,” will premiere at Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC). Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived tranquil, appropriate lives as respected Victorian ladies. Instead, the iconic duo voraciously collected art and curios from around the world. The unassuming Etta, often overshadowed by her sister, sat demurely among art and literary geniuses of the…

Black History Month Lecture

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The C&O Canal Trust and the C&O Canal National Historical Park will host a lecture by historian Dr. Josh Howard about two African American Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps that existed along the C&O Canal from 1938-1942. Located near Cabin John and Carderock, Maryland, the camps were established as a part of the New Deal program and are a unique lens to examine the African American experience in the CCC, as most of the CCC's history has been based on…

Howard Community College to Host Diversity Film Festival

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Howard Community College will host a Diversity Film Festival February 26–March 2, 2018. The collection of films, which span the past 30 years, honors the diversity within the college and the broader community. Free and open to the public, the festival features daily showings in the college’s Monteabaro Recital Hall, located in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md. Monday, February 26, 2018 Showings at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. “A Better Life” (2011):…

Howard Community College to Host Diversity Film Festival

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Howard Community College will host a Diversity Film Festival February 26–March 2, 2018. The collection of films, which span the past 30 years, honors the diversity within the college and the broader community. Free and open to the public, the festival features daily showings in the college’s Monteabaro Recital Hall, located in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md. Monday, February 26, 2018 Showings at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. “A Better Life” (2011):…

Public Art in Frederick Community Workshop

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Frederick Arts Council is sponsoring a Community Workshop on Tuesday, February 27th, from 6-9:00 p.m. at New Spire Spaces, 115 E. Church Street, for anyone and everyone who is interested in the powerful role of public art to strengthen our community. Hands-on activities at the event will help participants learn together about what is possible for public art in Frederick. The workshop is free and all are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

New Gallery Exhibit Explores Historical Clothing from Era of Baltimore’s Famed Cone Sisters

March 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2018

A new exhibit of historical women’s clothing from the era of Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters is on display at Howard Community College’s Rouse Company Foundation Gallery. Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived unassuming lives in Baltimore at the turn of the century, but instead they traveled the world, amassing one of the world’s greatest Modern art collections. The exhibit was developed in connection with the Rep Stage world premiere of “All She Must…

Cherish the Ladies in Concert

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

All-Ireland flute and whistle champion Joanie Madden, named by The Irish Voice Newspaper as one of the Top 25 most influential Irish Americans of the past quarter century, and these ladies create an evening that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing. Their continued success as one of the top Celtic groups in the world is due to the ensembles ability to take the best of Irish traditional music and dance…

Eastern European Egg Painting

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the art of "pysanky" or wax-resist egg decoration! Traditionally involving the application of hot wax with a stylus, pysanky often feature folk designs in geometric, plant, animal, and symbolic motifs. Instructor Joanna Lohr will lead students through the egg waxing and dyeing process, emphasizing proper technique and encouraging individual design. Tuition includes supplies. No experience necessary. Geared for ages 12 and older. Students should bring an empty egg carton to transport their completed eggs, and wear a smock with…

Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show

March 6 @ 7:45 am - 6:15 pm

This year’s theme is “Wonders of Water.” Who knows what kind of arrangements it will bring, but we do know that it will be wonderful! With the bustling city right outside of the Convention Center, there are endless amounts of things to explore.

New Gallery Exhibit Explores Historical Clothing from Era of Baltimore’s Famed Cone Sisters

March 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2018

A new exhibit of historical women’s clothing from the era of Baltimore’s famed Cone sisters is on display at Howard Community College’s Rouse Company Foundation Gallery. Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, daughters of German-Jewish immigrants, could have lived unassuming lives in Baltimore at the turn of the century, but instead they traveled the world, amassing one of the world’s greatest Modern art collections. The exhibit was developed in connection with the Rep Stage world premiere of “All She Must…

PETER MULVEY in Concert

March 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets call: 410-795-1041 Immersed in language, art and music Mulvey's playing ranges from tender acoustic picking to rootsy blues & jazz. "His voice feels like fine old leather, and his guitar sounds like it's on steroids . . . a superb technician . . . " The Boston Globe. Peter Mulvey is an American folk singer-songwriter based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Starting his musical career in Milwaukee, while at Marquette University, he honed his performing skills traveling in Dublin, Ireland. Since…

Calvary Community Concert Series – Chad Bowles, pianist

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Calvary United Methodist Church, located in downtown Frederick, presents Chad Bowles, pianist, as part of its 2017-18 Community Concert Series. A rising star in the piano world, Chad is achieving recognition for his innate musicianship and virtuosity, and has recorded Haydn, Strauss, Chopin, Beethoven, and more. He loves bringing classical music to new audiences and his interactive style has made him a popular performer. The event is free and open to the public.

Amazing Grace: Music of Saints and Sinners

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until March 18, 2018

Wrap up your St. Patrick's weekend with the Frederick Chorale! With our thanks for 40 years of community support, the Frederick Chorale invites you to a free concert featuring past Chorale favorites, a sing-a-long with “Amazing Grace,” and a new blue-grass Te Deum, “Mortals and Angels” with guests the High and Wides and Frederick Children’s Chorus. Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us!

JOHN GORKA in Concert

March 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets call: 410-795-1041 John Gorka is an honored icon of folk tradition. Energetic acoustic music that is not a trend, not a fad, but an expression of everyday life, is his trademark. John’s rich baritone voice and unique songcraft weave a magical spell that can only be described as ‘Gorka.’ Rising from a milieu of lovelorn singer/songwriters, John Gorka illuminates instead with his trademark wordplay, twisting, turning and typing words and phrases in the way a balloon artist creates complex…

Spring at Longwood Gardens

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Watch as the landscape awakens and the splendor of spring emerges at one of the premier horticultural display gardens. Enjoy time in Kennett Square before heading to see all the colors and wonder presented at Longwood Gardens. Lunch is included at a local restaurant in Kennett Square and a tour is included at Longwood Gardens. Pick up and drop off is near the movie theater in Frederick.

Macbeth at the American Shakespeare Center

April 28 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Start your experience with high tea before heading to the American Shakespeare Center for a performance of Macbeth. The theatre makes the experience unique as the actors perform under original staging conditions (on a simple stage, without elaborate sets, and with the same lighting as the audience). Top off the visit with free time in quaint town of Staunton. High tea and Macbeth tickets are included. Pick up and drop off are near the movie theater in Frederick.

Spring Festival

April 28 @ 10:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Exhibits, hayrides, animals, food, crafts, children’s hands-on crafts, games, & family activities Sat. morning tractor pull. Carriage museum. Free; fees for food, hayrides, crafts, games, and manor house. Info: 301-600-1650, http://recreater.com/31/Events.

Calvary Community Concert Series – Maire O’Brien, soprano

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Calvary United Methodist Church, located in downtown Frederick, presents Maire O'Brien, soprano, as part of its 2017-18 Community Concert Series. From Dublin, Ireland, Maire has appeared nationally and internationally as a concert artist. Her program will include pieces by Strauss, Marx, Debussy, and more, as well as some songs based on Irish poetry settings and parlor songs from the turn of the century. Maire is accompanied by Mark Riggleman. The event is free and open to the public.

Chat with an Author

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All are welcome to join us for Chat with an Author, featuring Colleen Duggan, who has written the book "Good Enough is Good Enough: Confessions of an Imperfect Catholic Mom". Colleen will be at the Shrine to talk about her book, respond to questions and comments, and will also sign books. The chat takes place in the theater that's inside the Visitor Center. It's sure to be an engaging and interactive conversation! Light refreshments will be provided.

Civil War Tour

May 26
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Tours given on Saturdays by appointment only

This informative and engaging tour designed for groups of 15 or more highlights the impact of the Sisters of Emmitsburg during the Battle of Gettysburg. Tours are by appointment only. Please see our website for more details.

18th Annual Mid-Maryland Celtic Festival

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

New date, same great festival! Experience Scotland and the Celtic nations without the travel! Family-oriented. Honors veterans and wounded warriors. Highland games; Celtic rock and traditional music; bagpipes; dog friendly (leash required). Sample the finest Celtic foods and drinks (whisky, beer, mead). Shop and find those unique Celtic items. Sing or dance to Celtic music. Handicapped accessible and parking RAIN OR SHINE!!!

Maryland Wind Festival @ Frederick Presbyterian Church

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Maryland Wind Festival as they open their 4th annual festival with a concert dedicated to “Lyricism” at Frederick Presbyterian Church. This year, MWF will present works spanning the classical masters to a 2018 Commission Project Premiere by composer Cassie Wieland. The Maryland Wind Festival is a chamber music project based in the communities of Frederick and Hagerstown. We seek to enrich our community through high-quality performances of wind chamber music, educational programs, and commissioning projects. Frederick serves as…

Civil War Tour

June 26
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Tours given on Saturdays by appointment only

This informative and engaging tour designed for groups of 15 or more highlights the impact of the Sisters of Emmitsburg during the Battle of Gettysburg. Tours are by appointment only. Please see our website for more details.

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