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Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Larry Hogan invites chefs using local Maryland ingredients to submit original recipes for the Governor’s Buy Local Cookout, which will be held at Government House in Annapolis on July 20. Recipes must be submitted by May 19, and include products from at least one Maryland farmer, waterman, or other producer. Chefs are encouraged...
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Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

The Solomons Business Association hosts the annual Taste of Solomons event usually from 11 am to 4 pm., this year the event will be held on March 25th, 2017. Restaurants and Shops Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages New tastes abound in the historic Solomons Town Center as restaurants showcase selected food and beverages during...
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Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Multi-Platinum country artist Thomas Rhett will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Rhett’s high energy show will be packed with hits, including chart toppers, “T-Shirt,” “Die A Happy Man,” and “Crash And Burn.” Tickets are $44 – $75 (additional fees apply) and go...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $128.7 Million in Revenue During February

Maryland Casinos Generate $128.7 Million in Revenue During February

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced February 2017 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County, and MGM National Harbor in Prince...
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Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest now through Aug. 31, 2017. Photographers – from novice to professional – can  enter online or by mail for the chance to win cash and other prizes. Winning entries will be posted online and featured in an issue of the quarterly Maryland Natural Resource magazine and adorn the...
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Foundation 4 Heroes Raises Spirits as Johns Hopkins’ Radiothon Raises Over $1 Million

Foundation 4 Heroes Raises Spirits as Johns Hopkins’ Radiothon Raises Over $1 Million

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is one of the premier hospitals in the country and has been able to raise over $20 million since their first Radiothon in 1989. At the helm again was The Mix 106.5. With volunteers answering phones, they broadcasted from the lobby, appealing to the airwaves for help and the community...
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CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

When College of Southern Maryland Associate Professor Krista Keyes heard Sunil Yapa present at a conference in 2016, she knew the author would be the perfect addition to CSM’s Connections Literary Reading Series. The annual series highlights artists who exemplify the purpose of Connections – to bring art and literature to life for the...
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Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Calvert County’s eclectic restaurants will showcase their creative cookery and offer delicious and budget-friendly deals during the fifth annual Restaurant Week Feb. 17-26. Coordinated by the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert County Restaurant Week will feature restaurants that draw on the region’s bounty to offer unique dining experiences. Whether your favorite fare...
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2017 Visitors Guide Showcases Why Calvert County Is a Favorite Destination

2017 Visitors Guide Showcases Why Calvert County Is a Favorite Destination

The 2017 Calvert County Visitors Guide is now available. Use the Visitors Guide to find information on shopping, restaurants and visitor attractions like Calvert Cliffs State Park, Breezy Point Beach & Campground, Calvert Marine Museum, Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, the Patuxent Wine Trail and many other fun and fascinating attractions. The guide also...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $126.2 Million in Revenue During January

Maryland Casinos Generate $126.2 Million in Revenue During January

MGM National Harbor brings in $48.8 million in its first full calendar month In its first full calendar month of operation, MGM National Harbor generated $48,828,135 million from slot machines and table games in January, leading the way as the state’s six casinos totaled $126,212,756 in revenue during the first month of 2017 –...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,706 million in statewide gaming revenue. December surpassed the previous revenue record set in May 2016, when five casinos totaled $104,351,219 million. MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which held its grand opening...
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Daily Fantasy Sports Now Regulated in Md. to Ensure Fairness, Protect Consumers

Daily Fantasy Sports Now Regulated in Md. to Ensure Fairness, Protect Consumers

With daily fantasy sports games drawing in hundreds of thousands of Marylanders, regulations took effect Monday, January 2, to help ensure the games are fair and that winners pay appropriate Maryland taxes. “Daily online fantasy sports games have a significant presence in Maryland,” Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said. “It is entirely appropriate that we...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December

Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December

Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,706 million in statewide gaming revenue. December surpassed the previous revenue record set in May 2016, when five casinos totaled $104,351,219 million. MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which held its grand opening...
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TRACK SANTA – LIVE

TRACK SANTA For 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight. The tradition began in 1955 after a Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement misprinted the telephone number for children to call Santa. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Attends Grand Opening of MGM National Harbor

Governor Larry Hogan Attends Grand Opening of MGM National Harbor

Governor Larry Hogan today joined MGM National Harbor President Lorenzo Creighton, as well as top MGM officials and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, to celebrate the grand opening of MGM National Harbor, a new destination resort located in the National Harbor waterfront development in Prince George’s County. “It is exciting to see a...
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Holmes for the Holidays Now Playing at Newtowne Players

Holmes for the Holidays Now Playing at Newtowne Players

Hold onto your deerstalker hats—a holiday whodunit has hit the Newtowne Players’ stage! Penned by Broadway funnyman Ken Ludwig, “Holmes for the Holidays or The Game’s Afoot” is a festive romp guaranteed to tingle your spine and leave you in stitches. The curtain rises on a play-within-a-play as William Gillette (played by Kerry Jones)...
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St. Charles Towne Center to host Pet Photos with Santa, Sunday, December 11

St. Charles Towne Center to host Pet Photos with Santa, Sunday, December 11

St. Charles Towne Center invites local families to bring their furry friends to have a special holiday photo taken with Santa on Sunday, December 11. From 6:30 – 8 p.m., all four-legged family members can pose with Saint Nick for paws-itively purrfect photos. Pets must be brought in a carrier or on a leash...
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Kick Off the Holidays at the Tiny Elves & Santa’s Workshop

Kick Off the Holidays at the Tiny Elves & Santa’s Workshop

With the holiday season fast approaching thoughts of sugarplums will be dancing in the heads of children all around St. Mary’s County. What better way to prepare them for the holidays than with the annual Tiny Elves & Santa’s Workshop? Children, ages 14 and younger, are welcome to enjoy the Tiny Elves and Santa’s...
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UPDATE: The History of Dyson’s SpongeBob in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: The History of Dyson’s SpongeBob in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 12/1/2016: SpongeBob has his Santa Claus Suit on, stop by with the kids and have their picture take with him. Upload it to our Facebook page. 10/26/2016: Traveling home one evening in the fall of 1999, J.C. Dyson, President of Dyson Building Center, saw a Halloween decoration of a large spider in someone’s...
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La Plata Marching Band Wins National Championship

La Plata Marching Band Wins National Championship

After earning seven first-place awards in seven competitions, the La Plata High School Warrior Marching Band competed at the USBands A Class National Championships in Allentown, Pa., on Nov. 5, 2016. The ensemble — under the direction of Susan Eckerle and led by drum major Brian Eckerle — earned fourth place in its division...
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Colonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary’s City

Colonial Christmas at Historic St. Mary’s City

On December 3, 2016 discover the spirit of Christmas past, specifically in the 17th- century. Guests are invited to follow the journey of a recently freed servant as he desperately searches for love (or at the least some domestic help). The people met along on his journey offer insight on how best to win...
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Parking and Shuttle Information for Christmas on the Square and Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Parking and Shuttle Information for Christmas on the Square and Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Town of Leonardtown will ring in the holiday season this Friday, November 25, from 5 – 9 p.m. with its traditional “Christmas on the Square” and “Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony” in the Leonardtown Square. The event begins at 5 p.m. and will include holiday entertainment, rides, a petting zoo, live nativity, face painting,...
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Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop will be Hosting Eagle Pines Falconry and Raptor Rescue

On Saturday, November 19, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Eagle Pines Falconry and Raptor Rescue will be visiting the Wild Birds Unlimited of St. Mary’s County store. They will be bringing several of their raptors which have been rehabilitated, but are not able to be released into the wild. They will...
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MPT Series Maryland Farm & Harvest Features St. Mary’s County Farm

MPT Series Maryland Farm & Harvest Features St. Mary’s County Farm

A St. Mary’s County farm is featured in an episode of the new season of the Maryland Public Television (MPT) series Maryland Farm & Harvest airing this month. Featured on the program on Tuesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. is Briar Branch Alpaca Farm in Clements. The segment focuses on the emergence of more...
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Halloween in the Garden – a Daytime Trick-or-Treating Parade!

Halloween in the Garden – a Daytime Trick-or-Treating Parade!

Looking for something SPOOKtackular to do TODAY? Annmarie Garden will host the 17th Annual Halloween in the Garden on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. More than 70 community organizations and businesses will decorate booths, don costumes, and hand out candy and treats to all the children. Some free activities...
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