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Community Events & Happenings

Date Event Description Time / Location

The Frederick Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Catoctin Breeze Winery Third Concert

On Saturday, September 20th, the Frederick Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with Catoctin Breeze Winery, will hold the third and final concert of the Frederick Symphony Chamber Concert SEries with an outstanding performance by the Fredericktowne String Quartet. 

The Fredericktown String Quartet is a performing ensemble composed of Frederick-area residence who have been performing in the area since 1999.  The quartet is made up of Suzanne Buxbaum and Alyssa Boxhill on violin, Richard Kamakaris on viola and J. Thomas Mitchell on cello.  On September 20th, the Fredericktowne String Quartet will perform selections from Mozart, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky and Schubert. 


Located in picturesque Frederick County, Catoctin Breeze Winery is the ideal settin gfor a summer concert series.  Catoctin Breeze is an award-winning winery seated along the rolling hills of Eastern Appalachia's Catoctin Mountains.  With stunning views and gentle breezes, the winery is the perfect backdrop for an evening of music under the summer stars.


Tickets are $30 for adults including a glass of wine.  The event will cost $25 for minors or a designated driver.  To purchase tickets or to find out more information about this event and other FSO ocassions please visit online at  or call 301-685-3585

INFO 7pm, Catoctin Breeze Winery

Car Free Day

Participate in Car Free Day on Monday, September 22nd, 2014. Transit is offering free rides on all connector buses and shuttles! Take the pledge to bike, walk, use transit, work form home, or go car- lite and carpool at You could win a Kindle Fire or other great prizes for registering! Need more information, go to Join us and uncar for a day!

INFO All Day!, Transit Services of Frederick County

2014 Basketball Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Walkersville  basketball coaches Ryan Burkey and Mike Mathis invite you to participate in the Scramble Golf Tournament to benefit Walkersville High School boys and girls basketball programs!

This event takes place on Thursday September 25th with a shotgun start begining at 9:00 am.  

To participate in this event it is $85 per player or $340 per team.  

This includes 18 holes og golf with a golf cart, 2 mulligans per player, range balls, lunch as well as prizes.  

All proceeds will be used to upgrade the basketball team's training facilities and equipment. 

Contest that will take place include: Closest to the pin

                                                                 Longest Drive

                                                                Par 3 Challenge

Check in time the day of the tournament will begin at 8 am. 

Please make checks payable to Walkersville Athlectics Boosters.  Cash/cards will be accepted the day of the tournament. 

For more information please contact Ryan Burkey at 301-641-2165,

or Mike Mathis at 301-639-1165,



INFO 9:00 am, Glade Valley Golf Course

Lucky Stiff

Come out and see Lucky Stiff on September 26, 27 and October 3, 4 at 8pm and October 5 at 2pm 2014 at the Jack B. Kussmaul Theatre in Frederick, MD. This fun event is a hilarious musical farce with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair. The story is an english shoeman salesman is forced to take the body of his recently murdered uncle on a vacation to Monte Carlo. If he passes his uncle off as alive Harry will inherit $6,000,000. If not, the money goes to a dog home in Brooklyn, or his uncle's gun- toting EX! For tickets to this exciting show call: 240-315-3855 or order tickets online at Hope to see you there!

INFO 8pm and 2pm, Jack B. Kussmaul Theatre Frederick, MD

20th Annual German Dinner

On Saturday, September 27th, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its 20th Annual German Dinner!! 

 Come out and enjoy the "All- You-Can-Eat Buffet!" There will be good food including a bakesale.  There will also be live German music and a craft and gift table!! 

Adults: $16

Children ages 5-12: $6

Children under the age of 5: FREE

Carry- out is availabe for $1 extra

 The menue will inclued an assortment of German food and beverages include coffee, icetea.  (German beer and wine will be available at an extra cost).

For more information, call Russ & Amy Mildenstein at (301) 646-3304.


INFO 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Walkersville, MD.

'Jam For The Cause'

Come out to 'Jam For The Cause' music festival/ fundraiser on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 6pm- midnight at the Faux School in Frederick, MD. This event will include live bands featuring Adrienne Smith, Domenic Cicala & Thensome, Joint Effort, The Lushpockets and Fuzzy Match. Also, food and other fun activities. The money raised will be contributed to help fund and support pediatric art therapy programs, and establish holistic pediatric oncology treatment and support programs. The cost is $20 for one ticket and $15 for two and more. You must be 21 years old to join and you must present a valid ID upon entry. For tickets go to

Hope to see you there!

INFO 6pm- 12am, Faux School in Frederick, MD

An Evening on the Riviera

On October 3, 2014 at 7pm your company has been requested at the 17th annual Evening on the Riviera. Indulge in the kaleidoscope of tastes, sights, sounds, and aromas of this truly memorable evening to benefit the services Heartly House provides to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and YMCA's Campaign for Kids. Tickets are $100 per person and $110 at the door. This includes sumptuous food provided by 24 of the Region's Best Restaurants and Caterers, Fine Wine from Local Wineries and Purveyors, Artisanal and Local Craft Beers, Imaginative Distilled Spirits, A Souvenir Wine Glass, Surprise Amusements and Entertainment, Exciting Raffle with Multiple Prizes, Frederick's Best Silent Auction, Dancing to Howard Burn's 24 Piece Orchestra & Cloud 9, and of course Memories that Last a Lifetime. Tickets are available at or call 240-397-9643.

INFO 7pm, Null Building I E-ventplex 797 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD

Frederick County Parks and Recreation 5k and 1 Mile Run Walk

Join Frederick County Parks and Recreation for their 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run Walk taking place at Rose Hill Manor Park. 

 The 5k is a part trail/part paved run the Historic Rose HIll Manor Park. This run is presented by Docs in the Park. Event  T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 people registered.

More information and get registered:

INFO 8:30am, Rose Hill Manor


Come out to Oktober fest on Saturday, October 4th form 11am- 5pm located at the Valley Baptist Church. It is free for all children of all ages! Free admission- Free rides- Free games- Free prizes- Free music and other activities like face painting, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, pony rides, dunk tank, velcro wall, moon bounce and of course Free food! Hope to see you there to participate in all the fun!

INFO 11am to 5pm, Valley Baptist Church, 5678 Holter Road, Jefferson, MD 21755

Frederick's Farmers Market Festival

Frederick City Parks and Recreation will be hosting Frederick's Farmers Market Festival on October 4, 2014 from noon to 6pm along Carroll Creek in downtown Frederick. Featuring a beer and wine garden with local brews and winieries. As well as music from great local performers! Contact Catherine Effland at 301-600-3850. Hope to see you there!

INFO 12pm- 6pm, Carroll Creek

18th Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Summers Farm

This fall, bring the whole family to the Maryland Pumpkin Festival held this October 11-12 at Summers Farm in Frederick, Maryland. The weekend features our themed corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides, jumping pillows, homemade pumpkin and apple cider donuts, as well as live entertainment, pie eating contests, free face painting, and more! The Maryland Pumpkin Festival is part of the annual fall harvest festival at Summers Farm.

Visit or call 301-620-9316 for more information.


INFO 10am to 5pm, Summers Farm (5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, Maryland 21703)

Sophie & Madigan's Playground Pirate and Princess 5K Run

Come join the Halloween fun on Saturday October 18th.  The Sophie & Madigan's Playground Pirate and Princess 5k Run is happening!!

$25 in advance for the 5K run. $30 at registration and Fun Run $10. 

For more information visit and follow the event on Facebook.


INFO 9 am - 11 am, Baker Park, Frederick, MD

6th Annual Headless Horseman 5k Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run

Come out and join the Frederick High School Girls Cross Country team for their 6th Annual Headless Horseman 5k Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run kicking off at Frederick High School stadium. Come dressed in your best Halloween Costume! (optional)

Check in at 12p at the Frederick High School Track.

1k Run starts at 1:30p.......5k start 2p

Awards will be given out for the best scary, most creative, best combo costume for the 5k  and  for the1k the cutest, most creative, best parent/child combo costume.

Register and get more details at


INFO 12p, Frederick High School