Out & About

Sol Yoga: Good Cause Class
Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
This free yoga class is offered by Sol Yoga’s Good Cause Division. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Donations accepted.

VOU Light the Night
Nov. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Villages of Urbana, 9023 Harris St.
Brighten the night with music, cocoa and cookies. Free.

Countryside Artisans Fall Gallery & Studio Tour
Nov. 30-Dec. 2; Dec. 7-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Take a free, self-guided driving tour of 15 artist studios/galleries through scenic countryside in Montgomery, Frederick and Howard counties. Brochure, map and information can be found at www.countrysideartisans.com.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 1, 9-11:30 a.m. • Bush Creek Church of the Brethren, 4821A Green Valley Road
The whole family can enjoy the Nativity story, games, crafts, cookie decorating, Santa’s Workshop and more. Each child will receive a gift from Santa, and breakfast is served all morning. Free. Please RSVP to office@bushcreekchurch.org.

6th Annual Christkindlmarkt
Dec. 1, noon-8 p.m. • Grace United Church of Christ, 25 E. 2nd St.
Enjoy a German dessert cafe, Glühwein, craft vendors and a visit from St Nicholas. Free admission.

It’s a Wonderful Walk
Dec. 1, 7 p.m. screening & Downtown Frederick walk • Weinberg Center for the Arts
Enjoy a screening of the holiday classic—“It’s a Wonderful Life” and then join WTOP film critic Jason Fraley on “It’s a Wonderful Walk” along Patrick and Market streets, ending at Bushwaller’s Pub for food, drinks, music and more. Free.

Monthly Swing Dance
Dec. 1, 7-9:30 p.m. • Evangelical Reformed Chapel, 10 W. Church St.
Come for a beginner lesson at 7 p.m. with Mark and Danae, and a social dance from 8 to 9:30 p.m. $5 per person.

Hello Holidays: Winter Wonderland Carnival
Dec. 2, 1-4 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Young ones ages birth to 5 are invited to celebrate the holidays with carnival fun, games and activities, including a special
story time at 1:05 p.m. Free.

Christmas Market
Dec. 2, 4-7 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library parking lot
Visit with Santa and then shop more than 18 local artisans.

Live Nativity
Dec. 2, 6, 7 & 8 p.m. • Urbana Fire Hall
Relive the story of Christ’s birth. Three shows at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. all incorporate live animals, including a camel. An interpreter
for the deaf will be at all three shows. Free admission, parking and refreshments. Call 301.663.4956 in case of inclement weather.

“The Nutcracker Ballet”
Dec. 7, 2 & 7 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
The stunning artistry of Maryland Regional Ballet and the beloved Tchaikovsky score combine to transport audiences to the
Kingdom of Sweets. This holiday ballet is under the direction of Joyce Morrison and features guest artists from the New York
City Ballet and students from the Frederick School of Classic Ballet. Tickets are $16-$30.

December Cash Bingo at St. Ignatius
Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. early bird; 7 p.m. regular • St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church
Jackpot game and door prizes, food available for purchase. $25 entrance fee covers a 9 up bingo card of 16 regular games, 5 specials and cash door prizes.

Santa’s Farm Fest
Dec. 8 & 9, 1-5 p.m. • Green Meadows Petting Farm
Visit with Santa and take your photo with him, see all of the animals in the Animal Barn, shop the holiday bazaar in the heated
stables and enjoy a wagon ride around the farm. You can also warm up around the fire ring while enjoying refreshments from
food vendors. Admission is $7 for those ages 2 and older.

Hello Holidays – Relief Print A Holiday Greeting Card
Dec. 8, 1-2:30 p.m. • Frederick Arts Council Pop Up Space, 11 W Patrick St.
The Frederick Book Arts Center offers this class in designing and printing unique holiday cards. Suggested donation of $20.
Pre-registration is required at contact@frederickbookarts.org.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 9, 7:30-11 a.m. • Urbana Fire Hall
Bring your camera and take photos with Santa. You can enjoy a full breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, potatoes, biscuits,
scrapple, pudding, hot apples, orange juice, hot chocolate and coffee. $8 for adults, $5 for children (ages 3-12), free for 2 and under.

Open Memory Lab
Dec. 9, 2-4 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library, Small Conference Room
Use the library’s equipment to convert your photos and analog home videos to digital formats you can share and enjoy today. Lab volunteers will be available to help. Formats accepted: mini DV tapes, VHS tapes, VHS-C tapes, photos, slides, and negatives. Free.

UHS Show Choir Gala
Dec. 12, 7 p.m. • Urbana High School Auditorium
In addition to great Show Choir numbers, this UHS music program tour de force will feature adjudication music, choir student
solos and a holiday-themed set.

‘The Princess and the Pea’ Ballet Storytime with Urbana Dance and Performing Arts Studio
Dec. 13, 11-11:30 a.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Perfect for little ones 5 and under, “The Princess and the Pea” comes to life with props, music and ballet education. Free.

“A Christmas Carol” Presented by Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s Fun Company
Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 16, 2 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the Christmas spirits arrive on the Weinberg stage in a traditional retelling of the Charles
Dickens classic. Tickets are $12-$24.

Hello Holidays: Create Your Own Holiday Cards
Dec. 14, 3-4 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Elementary school-age kids are invited to make and take their own recycled holiday cards to give away this holiday season. Free.

Breakfast with Santa & Friends
Dec. 15, 8-10 a.m. • Adventure Park USA
Santa & Friends are coming to visit Adventure Park USA. One child age 2 and under is admitted free with each paying
adult for breakfast and meet-n-greet with Santa. $15 breakfast only; $20 breakfast combo pass.

Stitches in Time
Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-noon • Thomas House, Monocacy National Battlefield
Work on your own project or something that may be donated to a local charity. Limited knitting/crocheting supplies will
be available to borrow on a first-come first-served basis. Free.

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper
Dec. 15, noon-5 p.m. • The Artist Angle, 124 S. Carroll St.
This drop-in workshop will be led by members of the Frederick Book Arts Center, accomplished artists in printmaking,
letterpress, bookbinding and photography. Free.

NMVFC Santa Run
Dec. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. • Windsor Knolls community
The New Market District Volunteer Fire Company plans its Santa Run through the Windsor Knolls neighborhood on Tuesday,
Dec. 18. Check www.nmvfc15.org for updates. (NMVFC may be called into service before or during the Santa Run.)

‘The Messiah Sing-Along’ Presented by The Frederick Children’s Chorus
Dec. 18, 8 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
Artistic Director Judith DuBose will conduct a 40-voiced chorus, 20-piece orchestra, and four soloists through select choruses and arias of “Messiah” by G. F. Handel. Tickets are $10-$20.

Friends’ Game Night
Dec. 20, 7-8 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Teens and young adults with special needs are invited to play board games with the library’s Teen Advisory Board. Snacks and
board games provided. Free.

Phil Vassar & Lonestar Not So Silent Night Tour
Dec. 22, 7 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
Artists perform all of their hits, along with holiday songs and a new Christmas song co-written and performed together. Tickets
are $41.75-$76.75.

Cherish the Ladies Celtic Christmas
Dec. 23, 3 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish the Ladies has shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for more than 30 years. Tickets are $25-$35.

School’s Out! Movie Matinee
Dec. 26, 2:30-4:30 p.m. • Urbana Regional Library
Kids in kindergarten through grade 6 are invited to watch a movie and make a craft. Free.

Flying Dog Series – ‘Wayne’s World’ (PG-13)
Dec. 26, 6:30 p.m. happy hour, 7:30 p.m. screening
Lighten up with this classic, big screen spin-off of the “Saturday Night Live” skit. Tickets are $5 for children, students and seniors; $7 for adults.

Silent Film Series – ‘The General’ (1926)
Dec. 29, 7 p.m. • Weinberg Center for the Arts
Starring Buster Keaton, this comedy was inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase of the Civil War. Tickets are $5.75-$8.75.


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