Friday, February 24, 2017

Foggy Morning Photos in Frederick

All this warm weather in February can create early morning fog. Here are a few shots from a foggy  Frederick MD.

Market Street, Frederick MD

Market Street, Frederick MD

Carroll Creek, Frederick MD
Baker Park, Frederick MD
Carroll Creek, Frederick MD

Baker Park, Maryland

Culler Lake, Baker Park, Frederick, MD

Culler Lake, Baker Park, Frederick MD


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Bicycles in Frederick Maryland - Trails, Tours, Events, Organizations

If you were wondering where to ride your bicycle in Frederick Maryland, wonder no more. Find out about trails, history tours, clubs, events.  See resources below.  Please add your comments if you know of other resources...share the fun!


The Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

Tour De Frederick


Frederick Pedlars:

Frederick Bicyle Coalition:

Frederick County Biking Group FaceBook Page: site shows classes in the area:

Within Frederick city, check out the Frederick History Bicycle Loop website and pdf of city streets with historical significance.

Western Maryland Rail Trail:

Bike Maryland website: 

Frederick County Heritage  Bike Tours:

MapMyRide allows you to search for Bicycle trails in Frederick MD. It describes the miles, elevation and shows the route.  Check it out!


Monday, February 13, 2017

How to Find out About Events and Activities in Frederick, Maryland

If you have some free time and are wondering what to do in Frederick Maryland, you have at least four good places to check for events and activities. These are the same places I use to report events for the TalkAboutFrederick monthly newsletter:

1) Tourism - The most extensive list of events in Frederick can be found online at Tourism:   If you haven't gone yet, stop in at the Visitor's Center and wonder through the great resources there.  Their website is  Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.  151 S.East St. Frederick, MD 21701 800-999-3613,
2) The Frederick News Post publishes a "Things to Do In Frederick" page that is searchable.  Find it at 

3) The Downtown Partnership calendar of events:

4) Celebrate Frederick has a number of very popular events each year.


Saturday, February 4, 2017

Upcoming Frederick Events February 2017

Here are just of few of the many events in Frederick in February. For more details about the upcoming events go to the websites for the Downtown Partnership, Celebrate Frederick, or the Tourism calendar.\

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  • Winter Whiskey Market – Feb 4, McClintock Distillery, 35 S. Carroll St. Frederick, MD 21701. 240-815-5259
  • Frederick Coin & Currency Show   Feb 4-5 @ 5:30 pm. Sat, 9am-6pm; Sun, 9am-4pm.  Frederick Elks Club
    289 Willowdale Dr. , Frederick, MD 21702
  • Carillon Recitals – Feb 2 &  21; March 6 & 20. Twice monthly concerts  Sunday 12:30-1pm Baker Park Carillon.
  • Burns Nite SupperCelebration of Robert Burns.  Feb 27, 5:45-10:00pm. Urbana Volunteer Fire Department, 3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704 240-818-8283
  • In Their Own Voices – Feb 22, Living history and heritage food event commemorating Black History Month. 11am.   12607-12625 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788 443-463-6437
  • March 4th, First Saturday, Hidden Spaces and Cool Places,  @ 3:00pm – 9:00 pm downtown Frederick. 
  •  February 4th, First Saturday, Fire In Ice,  @ 3:00pm – 9:00 pm downtown Frederick