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“Just by taking this tour you have become a Barnstormer.” – Birch Hotz, 2007

- See EVENT PAGE for 2022 Tour information! -

Enjoy a self-guided tour of nine local barns and observe plein-air painters in north eastern Frederick County.

After the tour, join us the Gough Family Farm for food, music and art sale.

Date & Hours:   Saturday, June 8, 2019

                           Tour (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

                           Art Show & Sale (4:00 – 6:00 pm)


Location:   Nine host barn locations in Thurmont, Rocky Ridge, Creagerstown, Keymar

                   region of Frederick County. Locations noted on tour ticket & program. 


Admission Fee:   Advanced sales through June 7 = $15 per person (ages 12 & under are free)

                              Day of Tour = $20 per person


Food/Beverage:   Coffee, breads, cookies, and special Moravian sugar cake available for

                              purchase at the Moravian Church from 8:30-11 am and from a variety of

                              vendors at the host barn from 4-6 pm.


Special:   Tours of the 261-year-old Moravian Church and cemetery June 8 from 8:30-11am.

Art Show & Sale:   Plein-air artists will display and sell their works created during the tour.  

Demonstrations:   A variety of demonstrations will connect the past with present at various barn locations.


Entertainment:   In keeping with tradition, The Main Line Gravy Soppers will entertain attendees at the art show and sale.

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Extend Your Visit: Make a day or weekend visit to Historic Frederick. We recommend checking out Visit Frederick’s website where you can obtain information on lodging, dining, and other attractions to see and enjoy before or after attending Barnstormers.

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Advance Ticket Sales Locations:

  • Schifferstadt Architectural Museum (Sat & Sun, 1 – 4 pm)

      1110 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701

      (301) 663-3885


  • Frederick Visitor Center (Mon – Sun, 9 am – 5:00 pm)

      151 S East St, Frederick, MD 21701

      (301) 600-4047

Day of Tour Ticket Sales:

  • Moravian Church (Sales begin at 9:30 am) Cash or Charge

       8231 Rocky Ridge Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788

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