10 Things to do When You’re "Over" the Holidays

Just because the holidays are over, it doesn't mean the fun has to end.  In no particular order, here are 10 things to do in Frederick County when you're "over" the holidays. Flying Dog Movie Series - Rocky

  1. Discover Frederick's Historic Houses of Worship
    Downtown Frederick's Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship may have been cancelled on December 26 due to severe weather, but you can still learn about Frederick's hertiage of religious diversity.  Anytime during the year, you can take the self-guided walking tour of Downtown Frederick, where you can learn about many of the historic sites in Frederick, including many of the historic houses of worship.

  2. Screening of the film, “Rocky” Presented by Flying Dog Brewery
    The Italian Stallion goes the distance. Dec. 26, 7:30pm. Weinberg Center for the Arts. 301-600-2828 Ticket Information. Learn more about the Flying Dog Movie Series throughout the year.

  3. "Downtown Wine Down" After the Holidays
    Wind down from the crush of the holiday season in Downtown Frederick during First Saturday. Enjoy wine tastings, holistic relaxation stations, live entertainment, and more. Jan. 5, 5-9pm More Information. Learn more about First Saturday in Downtown Frederick.
  4. Civil War Exhibit: "Charity Afire"
    Offers compelling insights about the casualties and compassion from the hearts of sister nurses who were angels of the battlefield. Tue-Sun, 10am-4:30pm. National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. 301-447-6606 More Information

  5. Monocacy National Battlefield
    See how a small force bravely fought off a multi-pronged assault.  Open daily 8:30am-5pm. 301-662-3515 More Information

  6. View Two Special Exhibits at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine
    View “Bringing the Story of War to Our Doorsteps: Rediscovering Alexander Gardner’s Antietam Photographs” and “The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman-The Yellow Wall-Paper," two special exhibits at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Closed first week of January, but otherwise open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm. 301-695-1864 More Information

  7. Roads and Rails Museum
    One of the largest model railroads in the world.  Mon, Thur–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 12–5pm.  301-624-5524 More Information
  8. FCSME Model Train Open House
    The operation of a large HO and H0n3 scale model railroad built inside a real Chesapeake & Ohio horse/baggage car with an outdoor G-Scale model railroad.  Sundays Jan. through Feb. 3, 1-4pm. Frederick County Society of Model Railroad Engineers. 240-731-0844 More Information

  9. Brunswick Railroad Museum
    Hands on activity room, children’s interactive tour of Railroad Social History and huge HO scale model. Fri 10am-2pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm. 301-834-7100 More Information

  10. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
    Visit this 30,000 square foot flagship center for visual arts in Frederick. Over 50 exhibits are offered each year in six galleries of various sizes. Gallery talks and Master Artist Workshops round out the educational experience. Open Monday through Saturday, 9 am—5 pm, Sunday, 11am—5 pm. Visit the website for holiday hours in effect December 24-January 1. More Information

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