Frederick Town Fife and Drum at Schifferstadt's Bell and History Day



Bell & History Day!

Location: Schifferstadt Architectural Museum​

Schifferstadt opens its doors for the season with this celebration. Bell & History Day is a day when many local museums and historic houses open to the public after being closed during the winter. Come learn about the Brunners and other aspects of Frederick history. 

FREE   12pm - 4pm

Oil painting by Lissa Abrams



14th Annual Barnstormers Tour and Plein Air Paint Out

​Location: Burkittsville Area

The 14th annual Barnstormers Tour and Paint Out will feature eight unique barns on farms in and around the historic village of Burkittsville. Barn docents will greet ticket holders at each barn location to share information and answer questions. During this time, artists and crafters will be creating at the barns. Antique farm equipment will be on display. See a working dairy farm, a sheep farm, red beef cattle, donkeys, and other critters. Afterwards, tour-goers are invited to an art show and sale at the Burkittsville Ruritan Club. Old-time music will be provided by The Main Line Gravy Soppers. Food trucks will be at the Ruritan Club, beginning at noon, with delicious BBQ, soft ice cream, and drinks.  Rain or shine!

Times:  Tour -- 10am - 3pm

               Art Show & Sale -- 3:30 - 5:50pm @ Burkittsville Ruritan Club, 500 East Main Street

To purchase tickets:

Also available at the Frederick Visitor Center or Schifferstadt when office/museum is open. Phone 301-668-6088 to check hours.

$15 before June 13 (Ages 11 & under are free). Online price is $16.

$20 day of event (beginning at 9:30am): Burkittsville Ruritan Club, 500 East Main Street

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2020 Historic Preservation Awards Celebration

Location: TBD   *Please check back for the nomination period*

The 2nd Annual Historic Preservation Awards event! With the support of the City of Frederick and Frederick County, we will recognize and celebrate the people who contribute their time, capital, and skills to the preservation of historic sites throughout the county. Please plan to join us for food, music, and spirits, and thank the people who help to maintain the rich cultural heritage of Frederick County.

Time: TBD



17 & 18

Location: Schifferstadt Architectural Museum​

Rain or shine! Join us for our most popular event, an important fundraiser for the operation of our organization and upkeep of Schifferstadt. Come enjoy great food and drink, lively German music, historic demonstrators, and hand-made products from many arts & crafts vendors. Tours of the museum are available ($4 donation requested) but reserve your time early as we have limited space and our tours sell out quickly. Donations to FCLF are appreciated! We are rounding up volunteers now - call 301-668-6088 or email

FREE     Saturday: 11am - 6pm,  Sunday: 12pm-5pm




Annual Meeting and Guest Speaker Presentation

Location: TBD

Public welcome! Enjoy a special presentation and an update on the accomplishments of 2020 and plans for 2021. Light refreshments and door prizes. Come meet our Board and volunteers, hear highlights of our past year, and enjoy the company of like-minded supporters of historic buildings and their preservation. Please check back later in the year for guest speaker info.

FREE    6-8 pm

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Museums by Candlelight

Location: Schifferstadt Architectural Museum​

Enjoy a fun and traditional way to celebrate the holidays at Schifferstadt. Activities include children's crafts, singing carols, hearth-cooking demonstrations, tours, and more! Visit our Gift Shop for unique holiday items, including scherenschnitte, ornaments, pottery, beeswax candles, and toys.

FREE    12-6 pm

Frederick County Landmarks Foundation

1110 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, Maryland 21701

Office: 301-668-6088    Schifferstadt Museum: 301-663-3885


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