This Week in Frederick County

Festival of Trees, December 6-7, 2017

Experience the historic 1820 residence transformed for the season with twinkling lights, wreaths and trees decorated by local individuals, businesses and nonprofits. Vote for your favorite! Located at the Museum of Frederick County History.

To find out more, call (301) 663-1188 or check out the event site here:

Brinton's Brandy: Taste Civil War History, December 7, 2017

Taste Civil War history in this new partnership between the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and Tenth Ward Distillery. Reserve 1 or 2 of only 100 bottles of ‘Brinton’s Brandy’ by purchasing the “Brinton’s Brandy” package and be a part of a series of exclusive events hosted by the two organizations in Frederick, Maryland. Attend the kickoff at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine from 7:00 – 8:15 PM for a tasting, presentation, and discussion about brandy’s importance in America’s bloodiest conflict. It will include the story of Dr. John Brinton who used Cherry Brandy for a variety of purposes.

To find out more, call (301) 695-1864 or head to the official website here:

Holiday Ghost Tours, December 9-23, 2017

Woven through Historical Accounts and True Documented stories of the Paranormal. This tour takes you where no other tour dares to go! A Nighttime Excursion through “MARYLAND’S MOST HAUNTED CITY!” Tours are 90-minutes in length. Reservations recommended.

To find out more, call (301) 668-8922 or check out the official website here: