afternoon Tea for Two 3 tier stand

Traditional English Tea


Traditional English Tea Service – by reservation only:  

made to order and served in vintage china, silver and fine table linen: Afternoon tea menu for website

  • at least 24 hour Advance Reservations Required  301 869 6610.



  • Sunday Jazz Brunch: Every Sunday from 11am to 2pm.  Fixed price menu $18.  Delicious four-course meal with many selections to choose from.  Excellent live jazz groups:  Jazz Brunch Sample menu 
  • Old Time jamming photo - sepia - by Linda Diammond, NYCOld Time Open Jam with Old Time Frederick, 1st and 3rd Sunday, 3 to 5pm open to all with a fiddle, banjo, mandolin or guitar that wish to join an open group for merry music making.  Great listening pleasure.
  • Bluegrass Open Jam, 2nd and 4th Sunday, from 3pm to 6pm.  Feel free to join the group and enjoy lively home-grown music the way it was meant to be.  Great for listening, too.

Thursdays:  bluegrass jamming 3 July 31 2016

  • Mixed Bag Jazz with Jeff Cosgrove and friends, SECOND Thursday, from 7pm to 9pm.  Immensely talented local jazz performers.   Check our Google calendar below for who’s playing.
  • OPEN MIC hosted by Tomy one ‘M’ Wright, sponsored by SAW and F.A.M.E. Every THIRD Thursday from 7 to 9 pm.  Sign up when you arrive.

Tomy One “M” Wright

Friday and Saturday Evenings:

Live Music varies: quartets, trios, duos or solo singer/songwriters; folk, blues, Jimi Cupino Project on stagebluegrass, country, Irish, traditional, roots, popular, oldies, light rock, originals, 7pm to 9:30pm.  See schedule on Google Events Calendar below.  Please check NEWS on our homepage for very rare last minute substitutions or cancellations.

Saturday Afternoon:

  • Games Club of Maryland, board games and card games 3rd Saturday from 1 to 7pm open to public and novices are welcome.  Club members bring all supplies and are ready to teach you a new hobby.
  • Open Ukulele jam for lovers of the mighty uke, all levels, let’s have fun and take a musical trip to Hawaii and the Islands.  4th Saturday, 2 to 4pm.

Monthly Events

  • Knit Wit Knitting Circle,
    Every Second Tuesday starting at 10 am until whenever.  Stay for lunch!

 Private Events

Beans in the Belfry is available to host private parties, Showers, Receptions, Benefits, Galas, Teen Ice Cream or  Milkshake Socials, Children’s Tea, and Birthday parties.  For more information, please contact us.

Special Events:  Progressive Dinner,  TBA, three courses starting at 6:30pm;   in March: Big St. Patrick’s Day Concert by Craggy Island and the Scanlans, specially prepared Irish lamb stew and Guinness,  in September:  Wine and chocolate tasting during the Wine and Chocolate Walk, enjoy ‘champagne’ one of three ways: Mimosa, Bellini or au naturel.  Jazz Brunch on Mother’s Day is a four-course affair with many selections from 11am to 2pm.  CG Duo provides finest jazz entertainment on keyboard, sax, clarinet, flute and light vocals;  in October:  Railroad Days Brunswick Street Festival first weekend in October;  in December:  Hometown Holidays on second Saturday,  featuring activities for kids and adults 11am to 10pm; 

HAPPY HOUR, Monday to Friday, 3pm to 6pm, $1 off beer and wine