Top 10 Events in Frederick: Aug 22 - 28

By Ashley Fisher August 17, 2022

You can check out our full event calendar HERE, but the list below are our Top 10 picks for events and activity ideas happening in and around Frederick County this week. Don't miss out on all the fun, and please be sure to let them know you saw it in Macaroni Kid Frederick!

Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please confirm events prior to attending.

Top 10 of the Week

August 22nd-28th

  1. Watercolor Butterfly Shadow Box with Sakura Paints and Pens - Free Online with Michaels - Whether you're a beginner artist or an experienced crafter, join Michael's Crafts and Sakura as artist Melissa Esplin leads you through the beauty of working in watercolor! In this class, Melissa will demonstrate how to manipulate wet-on-wet techniques for beautiful color mixing in this one-of-a-kind home decor project that's sure to delight your next house guest.
  1. Bedtime Storytime at the Middletown Branch Library - Enjoy stories, music, movement, and rhymes at our bedtime storytime. Come dressed in your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal! 
  1. Movie Night at the Big Red Barn (Fox Haven Farms) - Grab your blankets and lawn chairs to join us for a movie night in the big red barn! 
  1. Barnes and Noble Kids Storytime - Our Weekly Storytime is back on Wednesdays at 11AM in our Children's Department.  Come and join us as we read some awesome books! 
  1. National Banana Split Day - Pop into the Pop Shop on Market for something yummy!  Tell them Macaroni Kid Frederick sent you!
  1. Storytime at the Bog Shack - Enjoy a special outdoor storytime at the Bog Shack.
  1. National Dog Day - Celebrate by buying a new toy or treat for your pooch! Don't have one? Thinking of getting one? Rescue one at Wagsmore.  Tell them Macaroni Kid Frederick sent you?
  1. Fridays at the Fountain - Monocacy Brewing Co. presents Fridays at the Fountain: a FREE music series featuring live bands, great outdoor vibes, and, as always—quality beer. 
  1. Family Apple Days at Gaver Farm - It’s time to pick our favorite early apples- Blondee and Buckeye Galas! Come out with the family to pick your own apples from 8 am – 12 noon.
  1. Twilight’s Last Gleaming at Gathland State Park - Discover the significance of Crampton’s Gap and Brownsville Pass during the Battle of South Mountain and the important role artillery played during the battle. Cannon firing demonstrations are presented on both days (Aug 27th and 28th)  at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.