Community Notes


Howard County Notes

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Jan 17, The LP's, 150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

LIVE MUSIC AT MAIN STAGE GRILLE Tale Gunner, Fri, January 17, 7-11pm Main Stage Grille, 10795 Birmingham Way, Woodstock, MD.

CURED 18th & 21st PRESENTS JOHN SCHREINER January 17, 8:30pm-11:00pm, 10980 Grantchester Way, Suite 110, Columbia, MD.

SH2OWER TO SH2ORE A Celebration of Water with the Silver Spring-based Six Degree Singers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020, historic 1889 St. Louis Chapel. Limited seating; paid ticket required. www.stlconcertseries.org or call 410-531-6040 for tickets or more information.

LIVE MUSIC AT MAIN STAGE GRILLE January 18, 7pm, Ben Sherman, 7-11pm Main Stage Grille, 10795 Birmingham Way, Woodstock, MD.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS THE CRAWDADDIES Jan 18, 6:30pm/show 8pm, The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

CURED 18th & 21st PRESENTS DOUG DAY January 18th, 8:30pm-11:00pm, 10980 Grantchester Way, Suite 110, Columbia, MD.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH: CHARM CITY JUNCTION Jan 19, doors: 6:30pm/show: 7:30pm. The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Jan 24 Charm City Riffs, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

CURED 18th & 21st PRESENTS LUKE SCHAFFER January 24th, 8:30pm-11:00pm, 10980 Grantchester Way, Suite 110, Columbia, MD.

LISBON PRE-KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE January 25th 9am-noon. Come check us out. Meet the teachers, tour our facility, and speak with current LPK families. Registration for fall 2020 available. Or contact Gail Reinking to schedule a visit. www.lisbonprek.org gailmreinking@verizon.net or 410.489.7422"

CURED 18th & 21st PRESENTS CRAIG CUMMINGS January 25th, 8:30pm-11:00pm, 10980 Grantchester Way, Suite 110, Columbia, MD.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Jan 31, 4 On The Floor With Overdrive, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS AN EVENING CHAISE LOUNGE Fri Jan 31, Doors: 6:30pm/ Show: 8pm, The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

CURED 18th & 21st PRESENTS BARRETT JOHNSTON January 31st, 8:30pm-11:00pm, 10980 Grantchester Way, Suite 110, Columbia, MD.

LIVE MUSIC AT MAIN STAGE GRILLE Rob Fahey & The Pieces, Feb 1, 7-11pm, Main Stage Grille, 10795 Birmingham Way, Woodstock, MD.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS SOUL CRACKERS Feb 1, Doors: 6:30pm/Show: 8pm, The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Feb 7, Fast Lane Band, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Feb 8, Appaloosa, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS Bob Marley's Birthday Bash featuring Jah Works with Strykers Posse, Feb 8, Doors: 6:30pm/Show: 8pm, The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

"GETTING YOUR GARDEN READY FOR SPRING" Please join us at Savage Library on February 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. when Master Gardener Paul Beares presents "Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring". This session provides guidance for both beginning and casual home gardeners who can benefit from tips on what gardening tasks to do in the Spring, how best to do each task, and when during the season to do them. It also presents sustainable gardening best practices for the Spring season. A full range of gardening types - vegetable, perennial, and native plant gardens - is discussed, along with design and on-going care recommendations. Registration for the presentation is through the Savage Library on-line at http://www.hclibrary.org or with the Library Staff on 410-313-0760. The Savage Library is located at 9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, MD 20723.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Feb 15, Rich and Infamous, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Feb 21, The Magnetics, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

DUELING PIANOS: LAUFFER-ADELSBERGER FAMILY AFFAIR, Feb 22, 2020, 7:30pm, St. Louis Church, Clarksville, MD. For more information visit www.stlconcertseries.org or call 410-531-6040 for tickets or more information.

THE SOUNDRY PRESENTS RUTHIE & THE WRANGLERS Jan 24, doors: 6:30pm/show 8pm, The Soundry 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD. https://www.thesoundry.com.

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE every Thursday 3-8pm at Bethany United Methodist Church, 2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City, MD. 443-518-8874 for more information.

LIVE MUSIC AT BARE BONES GRILL & BREWERY Feb 29, Whiskey Train, 6150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

SPRING AT ST. LOUIS: SOUND OF THE AMERICAN WEST March 22, 4pm, St. Louis Church, Clarksville, MD. Free. For more information visit www.stlconcertseries.org or call 410-531-6040 for tickets or more information.

GENTLE YOGA Fridays at 10:30am, Columbia Jazzercise, 9221 Rumsey Rd, Ste 5, Columbia, Maryland. Open enrollment.


Montgomery County Notes

BROOKSIDE GARDENS WINTER TOUR January 28, 1-2:20pm, Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD. Winter's advent brings on a whole new dimension to the gardens usually overlooked by visitors. Enjoy this walking tour with Phil Normandy where you'll see what makes up the "bones of the garden" without the distraction of leaves or flowers. You'll appreciate the architectural elements of evergreens and woody plants in addition to how hardscapes shape the gardens. Ages 18+. FOBG: $6. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

STAR PARTY February 1, 7-10PM, Meadowside Nature Center | 5100 Meadowside Lane | Rockville, MD. The Milky Way is more than just a candy bar! Come check it out and more celestial bodies at Meadowside's star party! Join a naturalist and a friend from NASA to learn all about the stars and planets in your "backyard". We will have telescopes set up for viewing and hot chocolate to warm up! Please bring flashlights or headlamps with a red filter and remember to dress warm. This program will be held at the Agricultural History Farm; please meet at the farm. This program is weather dependent and may be cancelled in inclement weather. All ages welcome. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

ART IN THE PARK: DIY NATURE February 1, 11:30am-2:30pm. Black Hill Nature, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, MD. For this special edition of DIY Nature, stop by the Visitor Center Information Desk to borrow supplies to help you explore and create Art in the Park. Let your imagination and curiosity lead you! Supplies are limited, and loaned out on a first-come, first-served basis. All ages. No registration required. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

GROUNDHOG DAY TEA February 2, 11am-12:30pm, Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD. You're invited to an English tea party with our woodland friends! We'll learn about the tradition of using hibernating animals to predict the weather from a live special guest. Each registration is for a child and their adult. Snacks and tea provided for all participants. Please contact the Nature Center at least one week prior to the program with any dietary concerns. Ages 4+. $15. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

GNOMES & FAIRIES TEA PARTIES February 8, 2-4 pm, Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD. Parent and child enjoy a sit-down tea, a brief history of tea, delectable treats, and afterwards a fun hands-on craft planting a mini Gnome or Fairy garden in your teacup! Please register each participant (adult and child). Ages 6+. $22. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

S'MORES & MORE Feb 8, 12-2pm, Burtonsville Local Park, 15700 Oursler Road, Burtonsville, MD.Gather around our cozy bonfire with friends, neighbors, and our delicious s'mores. We will be accepting donations for nonperishable food items for Manna Food Center to help our neighbors this winter. All ages. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: FAMILY DAY February 8, 12-3 pm. Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD. Bring the entire family out to celebrate African American Culture. The event will feature presentations and hands-on activities for children. The event is a family-friendly and takes place inside Woodlawn Manor. Limited tickets sold day of program at the Visitor Center, so online registration is recommended. All ages. $5 children, $7 adults. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

WE SPEAK WEDDINGS - BROOKSIDE GARDENS February 9, 10am-12pm, Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD. Kick start your wedding planning this winter with Montgomery Parks! Let the experts from our three award-winning Event Centers help you plan your big day. From creating your budget to selecting the right vendors, we'll guide you through this fun and exciting process with helpful tips and tricks gathered from our years of experience hosting unique and beautiful weddings. Registration includes a continental breakfast and packet of information to take home. Ages 18+. $25. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

FULL MOON HIKE February 9, 8-9pm, Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD. Leave your flashlights at home! Let's use the light of the full moon to guide us on a hike through the woods of Brookside as we explore the sights and sounds that surround us. Please dress warmly. Age 5+. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

S'MORES & MORE February 15,12-2pm, Battery Lane Urban Park, 4690 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD. Gather around our cozy bonfire with friends, neighbors, and our delicious s'mores. We will be accepting donations for nonperishable food items for Manna Food Center to help our neighbors this winter. All ages. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

WINE AND WATERFOWL EVENT February 15, 5-7pm, Black Hill Nature, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, MD. Join us for an evening of wine and waterfowl art at the Visitor Center. View the winners of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, decoys, and other local arts that highlight our feathered friends. As the sun sets, watch our resident waterfowl land on the lake for the night. Admission includes one glass of local wine from Rockland Farms and snacks. Additional items and wine available for purchase. Age 21+. $5. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

WE SPEAK WEDDINGS - ROCKWOOD MANOR February 16, 10am-12pm, Rockwood Manor, 11001 MacArthur Boulevard, Potomac, MD. Kick start your wedding planning this winter with Montgomery Parks! Let the experts from our three award-winning Event Centers help you plan your big day. From creating your budget to selecting the right vendors, we'll guide you through this fun and exciting process with helpful tips and tricks gathered from our years of experience hosting unique and beautiful weddings. Registration includes a continental breakfast and packet of information to take home. Ages 18+. $25. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

FAMILY DAY AT BLACK HILL NATURE February 17, 1-4pm, Black Hill Nature, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, MD. School's out today, so bring the kids to the Visitor Center for an afternoon of nature fun! The Friends of Black Hill Nature Programs will be on hand to help you explore nature topics like birds, bats, and bears. Also, volunteer naturalists will lead short nature walks with hands-on activities and games. Drop in anytime from 1-4pm for the fun! This program is free, but please register so we'll have enough materials and help for all. All age. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

GREEN MATTERS: ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES February 21, 8am-4pm, Brookside Gardens, 800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD Registration includes light breakfast, coffee/tea, and box lunch. This symposium will offer practical solutions to help shift the focus of gardening and landscape design away from merely aesthetics and towards creating and managing sustainable landscapes. Industry experts will explore how native plants can be incorporated into our landscapes while realizing the ecological benefits through plant community-based design strategies. Attendees will learn ecological gardening and maintenance practices that lead to a "greener" and more resilient garden. Case studies will shed light on how to minimize the environmental impact of human-made landscapes ranging from home gardens to commercial projects. Visit www.brooksidegreen.org for more details including speaker bios. $95-110. Age 18+.

S'MORES & MORE February 22, 12-2pm, Warner Circle Park, 10231 Carroll Place, Kensington, MD. Gather around our cozy bonfire with friends, neighbors, and our delicious s'mores. We will be accepting donations for nonperishable food items for Manna Food Center to help our neighbors this winter. All ages. Free. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: LYRICAL RHYTHMS: THE SOUNDS OF FREEDOM February 22, 5-7 pm, Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD. Continue to celebrate Black History Month through reflection, expression and art. Create and share your own "sounds of freedom" in the form or original poetry, or step to the stage and share poetry or songs that inspire thoughts of freedom. Light refreshments will be served. The event is an adult program and will take place in the Woodlawn Manor. Age 16+. $8. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.

MAPLE SUGARING DAYS Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays in the month of February, Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD. February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Saturday and Sunday you'll have an opportunity to experience an American tradition. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new at this family-friendly program! Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged. $7. Visit https://www.montgomeryparks.org for more information.


Carroll County Notes

CENTRAL MARYLAND FARM & TOY SHOW Jan 18, 9am-7pm. Central Maryland Farm & Toy Show @ Carroll County Ag Center | Westminster | Maryland | United States. Since 1987, exhibitors display antique and collectible toys, tractors, trains, dolls, pressed steel, diecast, cast iron pedal cars, tin toys, games, models, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Carroll County 4-H Fair Board. 9 am - 3:00 pm Show. 5:30 pm - Auction. For further information please call: 410-848-2735. Sponsored by Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair

UNION BRIDGE FIRE COMPANY BINGO BANQUET Jan 25, Union Bridge Fire Co, 8 W. Locust Street, Union Bridge, MD. Doors open at 4pm, dinner at 5pm, early birds at 6pm, bingo start at 6:30pm. Tickets $35 incls meal & 25 games/9 cards each . Bring nonexpired can food items to be entered into a raffle. Benefiting a local food bank. One ticket per item donated. Call or text Melvin Smith 443-789-3823 by Jan 20th. Few seats available at the door.

ESSAY CONTEST This year, the South Carroll Lioness Lions Club and the Lions Clubs of District 22-W are sponsoring the American Heritage, Preservation and Patriotism essay contest focusing on history and creative writing. The South Carroll Lioness Lions Club is sponsoring this contest for students, adults and for Lions and Lioness club members in the Sykesville and Eldersburg communities. Home schooled students are also encouraged to participate in this contest. The American Heritage, Preservation and Patriotism essay topics for 2019-2020 are as follows: Elementary Grades: If I had ridden with Paul Revere; Middle School: Why I'm Proud to be an American; High School: How did the American home front support the war effort during WWII? Adult: It's 1917, the US has entered WWI and the first Lions Club has started. How did each change the world? Each entry must comply with the following program rules for participation: Use 8 " by 11" white paper, Essay must be either typed or computer generated and double spaced. Handwritten copies will not be accepted. Minimum of 300 words, maximum of 500 words. Attach a separate cover sheet which includes the following information: entrant's name, entrant's home address including street, city, state and zip code, entrant's home phone number, name of school or "home schooled" (except for Adults), name of sponsoring club. Email rockycpa@yahoo.com (please put Essay Contest in the subject line) for program rules for participation and compliance guidelines. Completed essays should be mailed by Wednesday, January 29, 2020 to South Carroll Lioness Lions Club, c/o Rochelle Schneiderman, 6567 Kali Drive, Eldersburg, MD 21784. For more information, contact Rochelle at 410-812-2539.

VALENTINE DANCE Feb 8, 7-11pm, Winfield Fire Hall, 1320 West Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD. Music by the Dixie Wind Band, hor'derves, raffles/door prizes, BYOB set ups, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 410-795-1333 x341 for more information or tickets. Sponsored by Winfield Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPPER Prospect United Methodist Church will be having an All You Can Eat Pancake Supper on Tuesday February 25th from 4:00pm to 7:30pm at the church hall located at 5923 Woodville Road, Mt. Airy. Adults $7, Children 6 - 12 $5, Children under 6 free. Regular and Buckwheat pancakes, sausage and drinks included. There will also be Bake Table.

JOIN WHITE ROCKCHURCH FOR A PERFORMANCE OF "QUEEN ESTHER March 21, 2020. Cost: $152. Price includes: Motorcoach transportation, ticket, meal, snacks and gratuity. Itinerary: 7:00 am Departure from White Rock Church; 9:15-10:00 Bird in Hand Farmers Market; 11:00-1:45 pm Sight & Sound show; 2:15 - 4:30 Miller's Smorgasboard shopping and meal; 6:30 Return to White Rock Church. To Reserve your seat now! Payment in full due by February 7, 2020. Payment plan option available. For more information call 410.627.0310 or email rj-hudson@hotmail.com. White Rock Independent Methodist Episcopal Church, 6300 White Rock Rd., Sykesville, MD.

WINFIELD FIRE CO LADIES AUXILIARY SPORTSMAN DINNER March 28, 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD. Doors open at 5pm.$35/per person, 1 admission per ticket. Food, beer, drinks, raffles, Lucky Loser, cash giveaway! For tickets and info call Mike 443-789-6901. Firearms supplied by Stateline Gun Exchange.

SYNERGY HANDBELL CONCERT April 18, 2020, Mt Airy Middle School, 102 W Watersville Rd, Mt Airy, MD. Free. Contact Debbie Henning, 410-848-5482.

CHURCH TO HOLD FOOD PANTRY Ebenezer United Methodist Church will hold the "Rock of Help" Food Pantry for anyone in the community in need of food from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the new food pantry building, behind the church and its new addition, 4901 Woodbine Road, near Winfield. Non-perishable foods, assorted frozen foods, plus a non-food household item, and children's shoes, are available. Those coming to the food pantry are asked to fill out a short information sheet, then the church gives them a list of available foods. The food pantry will be held Saturdays Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 19, 2020. The church is one-half mile south of Liberty Road on Woodbine Road. Information: Church office at 410-795-6136 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; e-mail eumcwinfield@gmail.com; or go to www.ebenezerumchurch.org.


Frederick County Notes

DOGMAN: THE MUSICAL January 18, 2pm, The Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701. 301-600-2828. $15 Adult, $12 senior, $10 children.

DONUT HOLE BEER OR WINE PAIRING January 18, 12pm-6pm, Springfield Manor for Events, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788.

NAVY SPIRITS TASTING - FEATURING "USS CONSTELLATION RUM" from Tobacco Barn Distillery, January 18, 6-7pm, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, 21701. 301-695-1864. $20 for Museum members/$25 for general public.

SNOWMAN GOURD PAINTING January 18, 12-2pm, Sprinfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD.

CIVIL WAR NAVAL AND MARINE WEEKEND Jan 18-19, 10am-4pm, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701. 301-695-1864. Included with admission; NMCWM Members. Free.

HOT CHOCOLATE COCKTAIL FLIGHT Jan 18-19, 6-9pm, Springfield Manor for Events, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788.

BOTTLE CAP CRAB January 19, 12:30-2:30pm, Springfield Manor for Events, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD.

CIVIL WAR NAVAL AND MARINE WEEKEND Jan 18-19, 10am-4pm, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. 301-695-1864. Included with admission; NMCWM Members - Free.

MINDFUL EATING COMMUNITY DINNER January 21, 6-8pm, Fox Haven Farm & Retreat Center, 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson, MD. 240-490-5484. Donation $10-$25.

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE: DAVID BOWIE - ZIGGY STARDUST January 24, 8pm, The Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD. 301-600-2828. $38, $33, $30.

80's DANCE PARTY January 24, 7-10pm, Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mt. Airy, MD. 301-831-5889. $10 per person.

CUPCAKE & BEER OR WINE PAIRING January 25, 12-5:30pm, Springfield Manor for Events, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD.

MULTI-GENERATIONAL YOGA AND DRUMMING January 25, 1-3pm, Fox Haven Farm & Retreat Center, 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson, MD. 240-490-5484. $20.

PRIVATE CONFEDERACIES: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers, January 25, 2:30-3:30pm, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. 301-695-1864. Included with admission; NMCWM Members - Free.

WINTER SNOWMAN DECOR January 25, 7-9pm, Springfield Manor for Events, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD.

HOMEMADE SOUP & SANDWICH SALE to benefit the Libertytown Vol Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary. Homemade bean soup and homemade vegetable soup, $6 per quart. Country ham sandwich, $4 each. Advance orders only by Jan 26. Pick up Feb 1, 10am-1pm at Libertytown Fire Hall, 12027 South St. Libertytown, MD. To place order: call Marge 301-898-7989 or Rosie 301-898-7385 by Jan 25.

WEDDING SHOW AT LINGANORE WINECELLAR January 26, 12:30-2pm, $15.13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt. Airy, Maryland.

LINGANORE WINECELLARS PRESENTS "MUSIC AT THE WINERY" Saturdays 4-7pm at our Red Shedman Farm Brewery, and on Sundays 1-4pm at the winery. Come out to relax, enjoy the atmosphere, and sounds from our featured artists each weekend. 'Music at the Winery' is FREE, no tickets required. Food Trucks are also available on Saturdays! 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mt. Airy, Maryland.

MODEL RAILROAD OPEN HOUSE Sundays thru Feb 2, 2020, 1-4pm, presented By Frederick County Society of Model Engineers, 423 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Free.

SAILING INTO THE WINTER SOLSTICE thru Feb 8, 2020, Carroll Creek Park, Frederick, MD.

DAYS OF WINE & ROSES February 8th-9th & 14th-16th. Seatings are at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique wine pairing for two! Bring your sweetheart to Linganore Winecellars to enjoy a specialty tasting paired with a selection of assorted cheeses and artisan chocolates, courtesy of Zoe's Chocolates. Each couple will also receive the gift of a long-stemmed rose. This unique experience puts you and your Valentine in the heart of the winery. The Days of Wine & Roses wine, cheese, and chocolate pairing takes place in our barrel room so be sure to dress warmly. $35 per couple.

LITTLE WOMEN - THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Fri & Sat 6pm, Sun 1:30pm, 1/17/2020, 1/18/2020, 1/19/2020, 1/24/2020, 1/25/2020, 1/31/2020, 2/1/2020, 2/2/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/8/2020, 2/14/2020, 2/15/2020, 2/16/2020, 2/21/2020, 2/22/2020, Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children's Theatre, 5 Willowdale Dr., Frederick, MD 21702. 301-662-6600. Friday evenings & Sunday matinees: $47 for Dinner & Show Saturday evenings: $50 for Dinner & Show.

BARREL TASTINGS February 23, 12-3:30pm, After a year hiatus to let our delicate 2018 red wines rest, we are excited to share a preview of the exciting 2019 vintage! This winemaker-led tour will showcase our 2019 red and white wines that are currently aging in barrel. Tour includes tasting, intimate conversation, and an antipasto reception. Tour the winemaking facility. Taste new vintages from our tank & barrel rooms. Enjoy conversation, wine, and an antipasto reception. The whole experience led by our winemakers (Anthony Aellen, Ray Mitcham, and Melissa Aellen). This is an exclusive and intimate experience with only 20 people per session. Tickets required. $25/person. $20/person for Wine Club members.

DISTRICT ARTS PRESENTS "TRANSITIONS" thru January 26 12-5pm, recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. DISTRICT Arts, 15 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. 301-695-4050. Free.

FREDERICK RESTAURANT WEEK March 2-8, 2020. This year's Frederick Restaurant Week features unique and fine dining options available in Downtown Frederick and the surrounding area. Participating restaurants will offer diners multi-course meals at appetizing prices. Visit an old favorite or try something new, Frederick is full of delicious dining options! Visit https://www.visitfrederick.org/restaurant-week/restaurants/ for more information.

WINTER SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR ADULTS 1/18/2020, 2/22/2020, 3/21/2020, 1-3pm, Fox Haven Farm & Retreat Center, 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson, MD. $22. 240-490-5484.

SURVIVOR SATURDAY NIGHT Saturdays thru June 27, 2020, 8pm-midnight, Shadowland Laser Adventures, 5500 Buckeytown Pike, Frederick, MD. $8.50 per adventure. Call 301-696-5555 for more information.

BOOZE & BITES TOUR Saturdays January 4 - June 27, 2020, 2-4:30pm, Taste Frederick Food Tours, Market Space, Frederick, MD. 240-415-8356. $65

FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE CLASS AND PARTY! Fridays thru July 10, 2020, 7-8:30pm, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 5103 Pegasus Ct, Suite A, Frederick, MD. $10. Call 240-232-2329.

OPEN MUSEUM DAYS Sundays thru Sept 6, 2020, 12:30pm-3:30pm, Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, 12607 Catoctin Furnace Rd, Thurmont, MD. Free. Call 443-463-6437.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER 1/18/2020, 2/22/2020, 3/28/2020, 9/26/2020, 10/24/2020, 6-9pm, Dutch's Daughter Restaurant, 581 Himes Ave., Frederick, MD. 410-549-2722. $75/person.

SAILING INTO THE WINTER SOLSTICE thru February 8, 2020, Caroll Creek Park. Carroll Creek is all lit up thanks to the helping hands of Color on the Creek and area businesses that sponsored the floating light installation, "Sailing through the Winter Solstice.


General Notes

TRUCKS 'N TUNES January 18, 1-5pm, Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Maryland. Join us in the Boordy Barn for music by local musicians and gourmet food truck fare. Come enjoy an afternoon in the country and try a Winetasting or Tour with our knowledgeable staff. Admission: Free Go to Boordy's Facebook or Instagram for up-to-date Winter weather cancellations.

TRUCKS 'N TUNES January 25, 1-5pm, Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Maryland. Join us in the Boordy Barn for music by local musicians and gourmet food truck fare. Come enjoy an afternoon in the country and try a Winetasting or Tour with our knowledgeable staff. Admission: Free Go to Boordy's Facebook or Instagram for up-to-date Winter weather cancellations.

TRUCKS 'N TUNES January 26, 1-5pm, Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, Maryland. Join us in the Boordy Barn for music by local musicians and gourmet food truck fare. Come enjoy an afternoon in the country and try a Winetasting or Tour with our knowledgeable staff. Admission: Free Go to Boordy's Facebook or Instagram for up-to-date Winter weather cancellations.