It’s finally here! Tonight, 7/21/15 is the Veg Evening in Frederick, featuring “Breakfast for Dinner” at Glory Doughnuts and a Book-signing at The Curious Iguana book store by Farm Sanctuary legend, Gene Baur. Everything kicks off at 7pm, but please, please, please, do NOT line-up before 6pm. There are other businesses and private homes around both of these locations, and we cannot block them.

 Glory Doughnuts,
Marylands only all-vegan doughnut shop, is at 244 East
Church Street, Frederick. Though
typically open only early in the day, owners Alissa and Keirsten will
welcome dinner patrons for doughnuts, tofu-fried-egg sandwiches and
vegan BBQ sammies. Yes folks, it is really vegan breakfast for dinner. Vegan-owned indie bookstore Curious Iguana, 12 North
Market Street in Downtown Frederick, from 7 ‘til 9 pm to meet Gene Baur, the
cofounder and president of Farm Sanctuary and NYT best-selling author of “Living the Farm
Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and
Feeling Better Every Day.” In this definitive vegan and lifestyle guide,  Baur explores the transformative experience
of visiting the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization and the
basic tenets of Farm Sanctuary life. The book teaches readers how to
incorporate Farm Sanctuary principles into their lives and also how to cook and
eat the Farm Sanctuary way, with 100 delicious recipes. All books sold that night will benefit Farm Sanctuary’s animals directly!

But
WAIT – there’s MORE! Yes, MORE! Get a MAP online or when you arrive at
Glory Doughnuts/Curious Iguana to check all the participating businesses…. If you’re
still hungry or want to shop, we’ve got you! Check out this array of
vegan awesomeness!!!

More than 200 attendees are expected to crowd downtown Frederick
for this event.  PLEASE RSVP on our Facebook page.

VINI
CULTURE, 3pm to 10pm; A self-serve, high-tech dispensing system is at
the heart of this casual, urban bar and café where carefully selected
wines are  purchased by the taste, half, or full glass. Bottles are also
available to go. Options include:  Variety of Dips served with veggies –
Hummus – Roasted Tomato Hummus – Tapenade – Black Bean – Vini’s Veggie
Flatbread – Side Salad – Veggie Sandwich – Monster Vegan Sandwich

SWEETIES, noon to 8pm;  Indulge in bright vegan sorbets or go healthy with a sorbet, fruit and juice-based smoothie!

SUBWAY, 8am to 9pm,  Offering the all vegan Black Bean and Malibu Garden sandwiches.

VINYL
ACRES – 11am to 9pm, special day-of event hours;  Records, live music,
great stories from music history. And free beer! No joke.

DANCING
BEAR TOYS & GIFTS, 10am to 9pm, special day-of event hours; At the
Dancing Bear, creativity comes first – this is a battery-free toy store!
Vegan owned since 2000, the Dancing Bear emphasizes not only toy
safety, but also includes fair working conditions and fair pay,
earth-friendly materials and packaging, and long-term play value. Stop
by and put some play in your day!

AYSE MEZE LOUNGE &
RESTAURANT, 11:30am to 11pm;  Bringing the best of Greek, Turkish and
Lebanese Cuisine in small dishes. Rated in the top 100 restaurants in
Washingtonian Magazine. Options include: Hummus – Babaganoush – Mahmarra
– Raw Veg – Falafel – Dolmades – Mantar – Dev Fasulye – Enginar –
Bruksel Lahanasi – Yesil Nohut – Havuc Koftesi – Misir Makarna – Sebze
Kebab – Greek Salad – Mercimek Corbasi – Pancar – Coban Tabbouleh –
Various Olives – Wilted Spinach – Rice Pilaf

THAT HUMMUS PLACE,
10:30am to 9pm, special day-of event hours;  Offering a variety of
vegetarian & vegan-friendly dining options. Stop in for a delicious
and affordable lunch or dinner! Options Include: Falafel Sandwich –
Hummus & Eggplant Sandwich – Just Salad Sandwich – Garden Salad
w/Falafel –  Baba Ghannouj w/Pita – Hummus w/Pita – Eggplant Salsa Dip –
Rice – Pita Bread

CARROLL CREEK LINEAR PARK, along Carroll Creek
from South East Street through S. Market Street; Ampitheater offering
free  concert with Danny and the Red Pants Band, 7pm to 8:30pm
(children’s music by former bassist for They Might Be Giants)

SAVAGE
SOAPS, 10:30am to 9pm, special day-of event hours;  Savage Soaps are
olive oil-based, wildly natural with an edgy ancient appeal, using
essential oils and the purest ingredients  from our natural earth. All
vegan, no animal-testing, 100% cruelty-free, woman-owned.

PRETZEL
& PIZZA CREATIONS – 8am to 11pm;  Fun food featuring soft pretzels,
pretzel sandwiches and pizzas with beer, wine and a full coffee bar.
Options include: Soft Pretzels (order w/o butter) – Stuffed Pretzels
with cashews, raisins, almonds, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, pistachios,
pecans or walnuts –  Gazpacho – Garden Salad (order w/o cheese) – Vegan
Pretzel Sandwich – Garden Veggie Pretzel Sandwich (order w/o cheese) –
Fresh Veggie Calzone  (order w/o cheese/butter) – Pretzel Pizza with
choice of Fresh Veggies (order w/o cheese)

SUMITTRA THAI CUISINE
– 4:30pm to 9:30pm;  Tradtitional Thai Restaurant. Be sure to specify
vegan/no fish sauce/no egg when ordering your meal. Options include:
Veggie Garden Roll – Crispy Tofu – Edamame- veggie Curry Puffs – Green
Salad – Seaweed Salad – Various Stir Fry with Tofu or Vegetables –
Various Curries with Tofu of Vegetables – Spciy Fried Rice with Tofu or
Vegetables

EAST CHURCH STREET GARAGE,  $2 flat rate after 5pm , open 24 hours a day; On -Street Parking, free after 5pm.

See you there!