fun for
the whole

fun for the whole family

Kids of all ages enjoy make-your-own s'mores stations during winter First Saturday.

we know how to throw a party

we know how to throw a party

Fire performers dazzle onlookers during February's Fire in Ice First Saturday.

volunteer in downtown frederick

volunteer in downtown frederick

Deborah Gilbert, dedicated Alive @ Five volunteer.

take a stroll

take a stroll downtown

Visitors enjoy Downtown Frederick's walkability and diverse shopping scene.

our door is always open

our door is always open

Need a break? Take a peek at one of 150+ unique shops in Downtown Frederick.



Introduction to Woodworking: Box Making Basics

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
40 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701

Box making provides foundational skills that will prepare students for future woodworking endeavors! Students will learn the basic techniques of fine woodworking including milling, glue-up, and finishing. Class will include an investigation of the properties, aesthetic qualities, and uses of North American and exotic hardwoods. Students will create a basic box in this two-day workshop. Proper use of hand tools and shop machinery, as well as safety procedures will be emphasized. Tuition includes all supplies. Geared for ages 16 and older. REQUIRED: Signed studio waiver; closed-toed shoes; long hair must be tied back; no dangling jewelry or clothing. STUDENTS SHOULD BRING THE FOLLOWING: Notebook and pencil; an apron and wear clothing you don't mind getting glue on; a bag lunch (or visit downtown restaurants within waking distance of the Delaplaine.)

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