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IT’S ALWAYS TIME FOR TACOS

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I can only speak for myself, but did this summer fly or what? A quick blink and we’ve gone from hot summer nights to cool, misty mornings. I’m not complaining. I love autumn, I just wasn’t expecting it quite so soon. But, that means it’s time to don those cozy sweaters, plan crock pot meals, and get ready to enjoy the upcoming holiday season! Visitors to Frederick County, as well as residents, are always treated to magical mountain vistas, a plethora of festivals and special events, as well as great theater and award-winning restaurants. But, during the holiday season, it all gets kicked up a notch or two. While we all debate the “Time is Speeding Up” phenomenon, and “hectic” becomes the word of the day...let’s not forget to steal a little extra time to enjoy each moment with those for whom we care most.

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FiND iT Frederick is a free quarterly publication of Pulse Publishing, LLC. Customer inquiries should be directed to Pulse Publishing, LLC, 12 S. Market Street, Suite 101, Frederick, MD 21701. All contents of this publication are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part for any reason without prior consent of the publisher. For information about advertising in an upcoming issue of FiND iT Frederick, please contact Donna Elbert at 301-662-6050, ext. 11, email donna@pulsepublishing.net or visit FindItFrederick.com. If you have questions or comments regarding FiND iT Frederick, you may contact the editor, Melissa Howes-Vitek, at 301-662-6050, ext. 17 or melissa@pulsepublishing.net. Many thanks to the numerous individuals and businesses that provided information and their time for our articles­ and features. We wish to thank our advertisers for their continued support. DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed here are the views of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of FiND iT Frederick or Pulse Publishing, LLC

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TY UNGLEBOWER is a freelance writer, fiction author, sometime stage actor and unabashed introvert. He lives in Knoxville, Md. You can follow him on Twitter @TyUnglebower, or read his blog at TyUnglebower.com.

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SHUAN BUTCHER An Army veteran, Shuan has spent most of his life working in the nonprofit sector on issues such as arts and culture, heritage tourism, civic engagement, and community development. He is a member of the National Press Club. He published “Inspiration to Serve: 101 Quotes about Kindness, Caring, and Giving,” co-authored “Making Change for the Better: The Importance of Youth Giving,” and contributes to a variety of local, regional, and national publications.

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HIT ME WITH

YOUR BEST

(TEA)POT I know I’m not the only one to notice the boun-tea of tea-related

businesses on the scene lately. Tea shops are all over, from Voila and The Spice & Tea Exchange with their numerous tins of oolongthis and herbal-that to any of the sit-down tearooms we have in and around Frederick County.

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SAVOR

Now,

I thought that a tearoom,

Before we get into the nitty-gritty of the formal

and the concept of getting

world of going for tea, I’ll explain a little bit on how

Afternoon Tea, with finger

it works just in case you need some guidance.

sandwiches, petits fours and pots of freshly

Pick someone you really like; an Afternoon Tea

brewed tea was for...well...older people. Oh boy, I

typically lasts 3-4 hours and that will seem like

don’t think I could have been more wrong on that.

an eternity with the wrong person. Once you’ve

Afternoon Tea may actually be the best thing ever

secured someone (or multiple people) who you

invented for LOTS of reasons—I don’t think I have

can stand for 4 hours, make reservations. Most

enough space in this magazine to tell you all of

places will try to accommodate walk-ins if you

them. I will say, though, that it’s delicious, relaxing,

have a small party and they aren’t busy, but due

and downright adorable. It makes a perfect day

to the nature of the brew, they may not be able to

date with a significant other or a day out with your

take you. Once you make your reservation, you’re

mom or friends. In an effort to bring you the most

in good company and you’ve arrived safely, you’ll

accurate anecdotal recount of true Afternoon Teas,

pick teas from their menu (or not, depending on

I subjected myself to a brutal regimen of multiple

how many teas they offer). Then you’ll get three

teas in a week. I humbled myself in front of four tea

or four courses, with freshly made scones, finger

professionals in and around Frederick: the nobili-tea

sandwiches and petits fours, aka teeny desserts

at Cafe Anglais British Cafe, Blue Dreams USA, Sweet

that taste like heaven. If you’re following etiquette

Simplici-Tea and Serenity Tearoom and Fine Dining.

rules precisely, take your time! Get a pot of tea,

(Okay, I get it, enough with tea puns!)

talk, get another pot of tea, and enjoy your time!

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SAVOR

Okay, now that you know what taking Afternoon Tea consists of, let’s put our pinky fingers up in the air and get down to it. First stop is Cafe Anglais , on North Market Street in Downtown Frederick. My husband and I went together for a day date, and because we hadn’t gone for Afternoon Tea before, we committed the ultimate faux pas by just sort of showing up and asking for an Afternoon Tea. We were lucky that they weren’t busy and they were able to take us, the owner was most gracious. They only serve British tea, as they are an English cafe, and they brought us the fanciest pot of tea with cream and sugar. I seriously drank like 10 cups, it was so good! My husband, who I have never actually seen drink tea before, had multiple cups as well. They brought us scones, which were absolutely delicious with clotted cream and jam. (We ate an embarrassing amount of the clotted cream, they even brought us more!) Typically, they have little sandwiches already prepared for you and your party when you arrive, but since we didn’t forewarn them of our arrival, we had to wait for our little cucumber and cream cheese, chicken salad, and tomato salad sandwiches. (The tomato salad was actually a little improv sandwich by the owner, he said he usually does egg-salad. Nevertheless, we nightshade-avoiders absolutely loved these things!) Then the little desserts: a lovely selection of British snacks like Joffa cakes and Flapjacks accompanied by miniature eclairs and little lemon tarts. Afterward, we toured their garden in the back, and it is so cozy! After about 4 hours, I think you’d forget that you were right on Market Street.

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SAVOR

Second stop is

Blue Dreams USA near

Linganore High School on Old Annapolis Road. We stopped by on a Saturday, unfortunately, since we (again!) broke the cardinal rule of reservations, we were unable to have an Afternoon Tea, but the owners were overjoyed that we were there. They have a gorgeous gift shop that is stuffed to the brim with hand blown glass, custom teapots, adorable little matching cups and greeting cards! Everything your eye can see, the owner, Imelda, designed and has a friend that makes it for her. We saw their property, where they grow tea and a number of fruit-bearing plants like apple, pear, and peach trees and tomato plants and rows and rows of herbs. This property is like a painting– everything is perfectly in its place. We sampled some tea on their veranda: lavender tea and a blend they call “Nutty” which is a tropical fruit blend with coconut; both were highly enjoyable, we couldn’t believe they grew everything on the property itself.

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SAVOR

Third stop is Sweet Simplici-Tea in Sykesville. We finally remembered to make reservations before we trekked all the way there. My mother and I walked in and were greeted by the smell of freshly baked cookies and cakes, as they are also a bakery; like they had cloned the quintessential “Grammy’s house” smell. The inside has charmingly mismatched decor with a mixture of wooden and ceramic tables, vintage dresses, hat boxes and adorable knick-knacks on the walls: it really feels like you’ve been invited to a whimsical tea party. They have a large selection of teas — from black to green to oolong to white blends; we decided to try their house blend and their “Royal Wedding” blend which were both superb. They use plain white teapots with adorable little pot warmers, like a blanket for your tea! My mother and I got four delicious courses; a salad, a cinnamon raisin scone (of course with clotted cream and jam), three tea sandwiches, with our elusive egg salad sandwich, and desserts with a chocolate truffle that knocked my socks off. We had an exceptional afternoon basically goofing off together in the back of the teashop. The staff were incredibly friendly and we chatted for a long time, in true Afternoon Tea fashion. 23


SAVOR

The fourth and final stop is Serenity Tearoom

& Fine Dining on Patrick Street in Frederick. My experience there was a large party for a Bridal

Shower, so obviously, we had made a reservation for that. Everyone got to choose their own tea flavor from their expansive tea selection (some blends have chocolate in them...just saying) and scone flavor, as they have a scone of the month in addition to their traditional English Raisin. They also make a variety of season jams and curds. When the group was told that one of the seasonal curd flavors available that day was passionfruit, I have never heard so many ladies say, “Yum,” in unison. They had savories and sweets, all of which were delicious and adorably presented. They even made chocolate covered strawberries to match the wedding colors–so adorable! So, what are your plans this weekend? I suggest making a reservation for a relaxing Afternoon Tea at any one of these quirky, unique, yet traditional tearooms. Word of caution: this experience is extremely habit-forming and you may find yourself needing a spot of Afternoon Tea as often as humanly possible. Words by Hailey Ploski-Sarno 24


SAVOR

Cafe Anglais 228 N. Market St. Frederick 301.698.1223

Blue Dreams USA 117700 Old Annapolis Rd. Frederick 301.882.4747

Sweet Simplici-Tea 7540 Main St. Sykesville 410.549.7676

Serenity Tearoom & Fine Dining 162 W. Patrick St. Frederick 301.695.8327

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Tucked into the back of a small shopping center, down at the end of Frederick’s “Golden Mile,” is a new restaurant, packed with character and tons of authentic Mexican flavor.

Taco Bar opened a location in Frederick in June – its second restaurant – following 15 years of success in Gaithersburg. 30


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The family-owned business serves delicious fast food similar to what you’d get from street vendors in Mexico City, where the owners once lived. Tacos come heaping with piles of meat and two corn tortillas, to contain the deliciousness. Choose from beef, steak, beef tongue, chicken, chorizo, or our favorite, pastor – pork with chunks of pineapple. A small bar offers a variety of spicy or mild salsas, limes, cilantro and other good stuff to pile on top. Or try one of their massive sandwiches, or tortas. The Especial comes with sliced ham, hot dogs, chicken and cheese, and is topped with fresh tomatoes, avocados, and onion! No matter what you order, you’ll get a tasty feast for a great price.

Taco Bar 1450 W. Patrick St., Frederick (in the West Pointe Shopping Center off Mount Phillip Road) 301-732-5716 tacobar1.com

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An overweight cat. A sibling civil war for control of the family living room. A schnauzer particularly proud of his beard. A toilet that has run away...

Yes, a toilet that has run away.

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P remier Tea Shop

Discover Healthful, Delicious & Refreshing Tea!

Specializing in over 350 varieties of loose leaf teas & tea brewing accessories 10 North Market Street Frederick, Maryland 21701 | 301-663-0704

Located in Historic Downtown Middletown, Maryland made-to-order casual gourmet fare tantalizing salads • homemade soups crab cakes • and evening plated fare that can all be complimented with cocktails from our full bar

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P remier Tea Shop

Knives · Kitchen Cutlery Darts & Supplies Sharpening

10-B N. East Street • Frederick, MD 21701 301-624-4030 • imadethispottery.com

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JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR! Monday–Friday, 3:30–6:30pm

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Does the upcoming holiday season have you primed to find the most creative and unusual gifts for those on your giving list? Frederick is embarrassingly rich with shops full of treasures, but this year, Steampunk Frederick’s Doc Stone and New Spire Arts are teaming up to host a Fantastical Winterfest Market. Steampunk vendors will present their handcrafted wares during a day of all things steampunk. With a level of craftsmanship that is bar none, Winterfest Market is the perfect chance to add a new pair of goggles to your accessory collection. We have our sights set on one of Doc Stone’s impeccably hand crafted leather bags. Functional art at its very best!

Winterfest Market 10 a.m.-7p.m., Dec. 2 15 North Market St. • Frederick www.steampunkfrederick.com

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GIFT Have you spent all year looking high and low for that perfect gift for that perfect pal? Neither have we! We all better get a move on and here are some great suggestions on where to get started!

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GIFT A rotating stock of over 200 cheeses, ranging from traditional favorites to hand-made artisan creations; perfect for your next holiday party!

MON-THURS: 11:30am-8:30pm FRI-SAT: 11:30AM-10PM | SUN: 12-8PM

CrisafullisCheeseShop.com

9 E. Patrick st., Frederick, MD 21701 301-663-1036 www.sabordecubarestaurant.com

Few gifts are more memorable than fine art. Our talented artists will help you find the perfect painting, drawing, or sculture. 322 N. Market St Gallery-322.com

This holiday season, visit Firestone’s Market for custom gift baskets and gift cards. Offering a wide selection of local and specialty foods, affordable wine and craft beer. 113 North Market St 301-696-8586 FirestonesMarket.com

Traditional Afternoon Tea, Lunch & Dinner Featuring Upscale Southern Classics Give the gift of tea this season! | SerenityTearoom.com 162 W. PATRICK STREET FREDERICK, MARYL AND 21701 301- 695 -TE AS (8327)

ROADS & RAILS MUSEUM

NOW OPEN

Café Roma

12166 Darnestown Road | Gaithersburg, MD 20878 301-977-4600 | www.caferomarestaurant.com

Discover the finest handmade American pottery, jewelry, and art from over 150 local and national artists. 117 North East St LittlePotteryShop.com

Roads and Rails has one of the world’s largest model train layouts and is Frederick’s largest works of art. We host birthday parties and special events! Check us out! RoadsNRails.com 2 N E AST S T • 301 - 62 4 - 5 5 2 4

200 S. Market Street Frederick, MD 21701 301.620.7480

245 Muddy Branch Road Gaithersburg, MD 20878

301.590.0735

IlPortoRestaurant.com GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE


GIFT Give the Gift of Art

Organic, fair trade and handmade gifts that benefit communities locally and around the world.

Encouraging and investing in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County.

Terressentials.com

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103 S. Carroll St 240-815-6458

A local craft distillery using organic grains to produce highquality spirits. The perfect gift for those with impeccable taste. McClintockDistilling.com

A fully immersive entertainment experience. Search for clues, solve puzzles, and work together to crack the code before time runs out! ClueIQ.com

twindles candle company GREAT FOR GIFTS!

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Yoga Customized Just for You!

GIFT

Special Offer:

3 one-hour sessions for $100 For further details or to schedule an appointment: 240-601-4504

Build strength, flexibility, and balance in your own home, office, or my studio at a time and pace right for you.

Our shop houses talented tattoo artists, great piercers, beautiful jewelry, and cool curiosities! 26 South Market St TimeBombTattoos.com

Email at: Catherine.a.Randazzo@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/yogaforyou2

RYT 200 Member Yoga Alliance

Art Sparks Art Sparks Pretty Chic of Frederick Consignment New Vintageof

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Holiday Market

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Chelsea *Sparks* Weiss rt Featuring Local Artists: Rachel Stewa an Beckm Jane Chelsea *Sparks* Weiss Chelsea *Sparks* Weiss Chelsea *Sparks* Weiss Rachel Stewart Brody Bette Rachel Stewart Rachel Stewart Jane Beckman ter Jane Carpen Beckman Becky Bette Brody BetteSilberm Jane Brend Beckman an a Brody Becky Carpenter Susan Brown

437 North Market St

NOMA is an artist-owned gallery representing fine work in contemporary jewelry, fiber art, painting, mixed media, photography, and ceramics for you to fall in love with. NOMAGalleryFrederick.com

Gift cards available! We offer rare, vintage, and newly released sneakers, jerseys, Starter jackets, vintage sportswear, BAPE, and SUPREME street wear clothing. We buy/sell/trade clothing. 125 South Carroll St. Suite 175 PeakSneaks.com

A consignment shop specializing in fabulous finds in clothing, shoes, vintage clothing, furniture, handmade carpets, home, and personal accessories. We believe in providing our customers unique statement pieces that leave lingering impressions. 52 South Market St PrettyChicDC.com

Pretty Chic Frederick

Shop our Holiday Wonderland! You’ll love our unique selection of decorations for your home and our amazing trimmings for your tree. Our gifts, both big and small, are sure to please! 102 East Patrick St DreamHouseStyle.com

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Artwork, Art Bags, Clothing, Funky Jewelry, Photography & more! All December long! @ ArtistAngle Gallery 124 South Carroll St www.ChelseaSparks.com

First of its kind lavender, roses and tea farm boutique offering organic teas for tea lovers, and lots of unique creative artisan gifts you won’t find anywhere else. Thoughtful gifts inspired by nature. GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK Your purchase sustains the work we do in maintaining the agricultural nature of our farm.

SAVE DURING OUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING DAYS: Black Friday, Small Business Day, Nov. 24-25, 2017

Blue Dreams USA

www.bluedreamsusa.com www.facebook.com/BlueDreamsUSA 11700 Old Annapolis Road Frederick, Maryland 21701


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We recently ventured out on a Sunday morning hoping to break free from our usual brunch rut. Arriving as the first diners of the day, the staff at Ragin’ Reef jumped into action and we were not disappointed. Sweet/savory hushpuppies, Lobster dripped in queso, a heaping bowl of Jambalaya, with a side of eclectic classic rock on the sound system made this a meal we won’t soon forget! While Ragin’ Reef is considered a casual seafood restaurant, the decor is slightly elevated from the typical crab shack type decor. The food is fresh and chef prepared with a creative spin. A full bar with a nice selection of crafts beer make this newest seafood addition to the Frederick food scene a must try. raginreef.com 506 East Church St., Frederick 240.815.5438

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HALLOWEEN EVENT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 • 11AM–2PM Daytime Trick-or-Treating (Ages 12 & Under in Costume) Free Candy, Games, Prizes, Costumed Characters, Crafts Station

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING EVENT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 • 3–6PM

Live Holiday Music, “Iceless” Skating Rinks, Dancers, Costumed Characters, Free Games & Prizes

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FANTASTIC EATS

Starbucks • Chipotle • Matsutake Steakhouse • TGI Friday’s • Macaroni Grill Oil & Vinegar • Noodles & Company • IHOP • Panda Express Mediterranean Grill • Jerry’s Subs & Pizza • WildBerries Bakery & Juice Bar McDonald’s • Mom’s Organic Market • Marble Slab Creamery MOD Pizza • Champion Billiards & Sports Café

CURRENT FASHION

Chico’s • Soma Intimates LOFT • Jos. A. Bank • J.Jill Francesca’s • Charming Charlie Comfort One Shoes White House | Black Market

SERVICES & MISC.

Regal Cinemas • Lenscrafters Nail Trix • Medifast • Gymboree NUVO Salon & Spa • PNC Bank The UPS Store • Plow & Hearth Verizon Wireless

Located at Buckeystown Pike (Rt. 85) & Crestwood Blvd. Exit 31B off I-270 • www.ShopWestview.com


OPEN DAILY

10 am - 6 pm THROUGH November 5 CHRISTMAS SEASON

November 24 - December 23: 9 am - 5 pm daily

Fall Fun Festival, Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Farm Market and farm fresh food

Fall Fun Festival includes corn maze, farm animals, mini mazes, jumping pillow, pedal karts, giant slides, corn activities, games and more. Farm Market includes pumpkins, gourds, squash, apples, cider, fall and home decor.

GaverFarm.com 301-865-3515


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Tour sponsored by Celebrate Frederick. This self-guided, ticketed event allows visitors an inside peek at several private homes that have been elaborately adorned with holiday décor while tour guides provide special insights into the unique architecture, decorations and history of these beautiful residences. My wife and I have served as one of these tour guides at various houses in town over the past several years. Last year, we had the pleasure of volunteering at the home of Michael Smith and Brian Ward. The Baker Park area home was finely decorated with a modern chic style by the homeowners in collaboration with Steve Corbeille and his team at Yardstick Interiors. Unlike some homes you will see from time to time on the tours, all of the decorations belonged to Michael and Brian and not just loaned to them for the weekend. The highlight for many guests was their Bubble Gum Tree located in the Family Room. The tree featured colorful pastel hand-blown glass bulbs by designer Jim Marvin.  Marvin has decorated the White House for Christmas the past 20 years.The three stockings on the fireplace (one for Brian, one for Michael, and one for their dog Shadow) were hand-sewn by Melanie Hansen, the designer from Yardstick Interiors that consulted with them

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leading up to the tour. Melanie also made the matching tree skirt. Melanie was also responsible for putting the gingerbread houses together that served as a centerpiece for the dining table in the breakfast nook as well as the double magnolia wreath that hung over the kitchen island.

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of the decorations have special meaning to Michael and Brian. For example, solid wood statues of the Three Wisemen were purchased approximately 30 years by Michael when he first ventured out on his own. A couple of Santas were also given to him by his mother because of his love for Christmas.  In addition, Michael loves angels and they can be found scattered throughout the house. The house was nicely appointed with live floral arrangements, including over 50 live poinsettias that they purchased at Costco. They also featured the traditional garland and other greenery throughout the home. The Christmas decorations fit in very well with the furniture, art, and other pieces that remain in the home year-round. For example, I had to ask if a couple of their light fixtures were permanent or seasonal. They were indeed permanent but amazingly looked like they were installed to accent the holiday themes being conveyed. Decorations weren’t limited to the inside of the home. The exterior featured two life-size Nutcrackers that greeted guests from the front porch. These five feet tall toy soldiers, which came from Frontgate, have LED lights, play music, and are animated. This years line-up includes 8 beautifully appointed homes, all festooned with gorgeous holiday decor. The ambiance creates a wonderfully festive experience. Even standing in line with fellow visitors while waiting to enter each home is a delightful experience. Spirits are light and hearts are warm. During the event, the William R. Talley Recreation Center will serve as the Hospitality Center. Equally as charming as many of the homes on the tour, this is where you can grab a snack and some hot cocoa or cider. The Talley Center will also be home to the Holiday Shoppe where you can purchase ornaments and limited edition prints.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHUAN BUTCHER

The 2017 Candlelight House Tour is scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd from 5-9 p.m. and Sunday, December 3rd from 12-4 p.m. Ticket proceeds benefit Celebrate Frederick, which puts on a number of free events in the city throughout the year. For more information, visit www.celebratefrederick.com/

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Downtown Frederick merchants are prepped and ready to help you be the best gift giver ever. With the holidays fast approaching, why not plan a stroll downtown and enjoy the festive decorations, while collection treasures to create custom, creative, and thoughtful gifts. Whether you’ve gathered a few restaurant gift cards for the foodie in your life, or curated a collection of hand crafted soaps, candles and lotions for your favorite home body, Frederick is bursting with gift options for all types and budgets. We’ve done a little leg work to help you get inspired!

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CONVENIENTLY LOCATED CLOSE TO RT.15 ON ROSEMONT AVENUE


MARYLAND GOLF

at its finest

With a county population of 300,000 and 13 golf courses, Clustered Spires has earned “Best of Frederick Golf Course” for the 3rd straight year and our 17th time out of 20 years! Golf Digest awards Clustered Spires a HHHH rating. Clustered Spires reputation is a great conditioned golf course with wonderful greens and considered the best value golf course in central Maryland.

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Monday–Thursday ......... $43 Friday ............................. $47 Saturday & Sunday ........ $61

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HILLSIDE TURKEY FARM

…IN YOUR MAILBOX! FiND iT Frederick magazine is still complimentary. However, if you prefer to have the first look at each issue, $12 a year will get it delivered right to you.

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…IN YOUR MAILBOX!

THE BIGGEST HOLIDAY ARTISTS’ MARKET IN DOWNTOWN!

Name Artists and artisans from around the region will be showcasing a diverse selection of pottery, paintings, textiles, woodwork, jewelry, and more. You’ll find unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list! Admission is free.

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STRETCH YOURSELF IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE.

When you join the Y, you’re committing to more than simply becoming healthier. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen your community. At the Y, children learn what they can achieve, families spend quality time together, and we all build relationships that deepen our sense of belonging.

For more than a workout. For a better us.

YMCA OF FREDERICK COUNTY DOWNTOWN Y 1000 North Market Street Frederick • 301-663-5131

GREEN VALLEY Y 11791 Fingerboard Road Monrovia • 301-607-6900

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Join us...over the edge!

Every now and again, you just need a little get away. So we are excited to start bringing you fun, interesting, and sometimes weird people, places and things that exsist past our county’s edges. If it’s with in a 2 hour drive from Frederick, it’s fair game.


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What has a long neck, large round eyes, pointy ears, fluffy fleece, and a cute personality? No, it’s not a llama, it’s an alpaca!

In Celebration of the Alpaca By Molly Fellin Spence

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mohair, and angora rabbit, and all

in the 1980s and raised mainly for their super fiber, which most nonalpaca breeders would call fur. Alpaca fiber is similar to sheep’s wool, but is warmer and not itchy. It doesn’t have any lanolin, like sheep’s wool, and so it is more hypoallergenic and can be processed without harsh chemicals. According to enthusiasts, alpaca is a specialty fiber that has been described as stronger than mohair, finer than cashmere, smoother than silk, softer than cotton, warmer than goose down and better-breathing than thermal knits.

blends in between for sale at the festival. Workshops on wheel spinning, felting and weaving are also available throughout the weekend. And alpaca breeders and owners will be on-site to answer questions and do demonstrations. Vendors from across the state will be bringing their animals and their products for sale, including Frederick County’s own Whispering Meadows Alpaca Breeders of Mount Airy. So whether you’re a knitter looking for some unique yarn to start a new winter project, or you need

So, where can you get your hands on some of this

some warm alpaca-fiber socks to get you through

special fiber? Well, you’re in luck, because the

the cold months, or you just want to spend some

Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival is just around

time with a bunch of cute, furry animals, head over

the corner – on the calendar, and on the map.

to Howard County for the annual fiber festival. marylandalpacas.org

Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival • Nov. 11 & 12 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Howard County Fairgrounds • 2210 Fairground Road, West Friendship, Md. Open to the public, free admission

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