Arts

Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand reopening of the Calvert Marine Museum serves up Southern Maryland Traditions at the Solomons Maritime Festival. Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 3 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s Ninth Annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and motors, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for...
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Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold ArtsFest 2014 on Saturday, June 7, from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm, at the La Plata Town Hall! This annual countywide outdoor event celebrates ALL the arts in Charles County: music, visual art, drama, dance and literature. Now in its 22nd year, it is the largest...
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An Afternoon of Fairies, Gnomes, and Magicalicious Games and Activities!

An Afternoon of Fairies, Gnomes, and Magicalicious Games and Activities!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) in Solomons, Maryland, will host the 4th Annual Fairy & Gnome Home Festival on Sunday, April 27, noon to 4:00 pm. The festival activities will be scattered along the lovely Wooded Path of Annmarie Garden creating a charming journey of discovery for young guests. The first...
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Mattawoman Creek Art Center Workshop on Botanicals

Mattawoman Creek Art Center Workshop on Botanicals

Botanicals & Monotype on Saturdays, April 26 & May 3 from 1 – 4 pm for participants of all levels (Fee: $70 MCAC members / $80 nonmembers). On the first Saturday, starting at the ArtCenter, take a nature walk with naturalist Marc Imlay to collect and identify botanicals including invasive species.  Return to the...
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Month of the Young Child Honored at BOCC Meeting

Month of the Young Child Honored at BOCC  Meeting

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the Calvert Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) proclaimed April as Month of the Young Child. The Interagency Council for Families and Children, the Success by 6 initiative of the United Way of Calvert, the Calvert Early Childhood Advisory Council and other local organizations, in conjunction with the National Association...
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Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 on the Square & Wharf

Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 on the Square & Wharf

Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 is on Sunday, April 13 from 12:30 pm until 4:30 pm in the historic Leonardtown Square and at Leonardtown Wharf Park. Talk to experts in soil and water conservation, animal rescue, solar energy, gardening, and recycling. See beekeeping and yarn spinning demonstrations and visit live animal exhibits. Head to the Wharf...
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CSM Dance Performance: Metamorphosis

CSM Dance Performance: Metamorphosis

Dance Performance  7:30 pm, April 28, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM Dance students will perform a variety of pieces to appeal to all lovers of dance including a Balanchine ballet, breaking, locking and popping and more. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. For tickets: bxoffc@csmd.edu,...
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CCAA is Now Accepting Submissions for the Summer Art Show

CCAA is Now Accepting Submissions for the Summer Art Show

Theme is “Up, Up and Away!” The Charles County Arts Alliance is now accepting submissions for the Summer Art Show, a multi-media public exhibit, to be held at the Waldorf West Library, from June 30 to September 30, 2014. The Library consists of four separate gallery spaces on two floors. Local artists are invited...
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Lackey High School Presents “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Lackey High School Presents “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Henry E. Lackey High School Masqued Chargers Present The Drowsy Chaperone Friday – Saturday, April 4 – 5, 6:30 pm  Sunday, April 6, 2:00 pm Tickets are $8 Adults; $7 Seniors (60+), Military, Students with ID; $6 Thespians Based on the 2006 Tony Award winning musical comedy about a man remembering a 1928 musical comedy,...
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McDonough High Presents The Sound of Music

McDonough High Presents The Sound of Music

Maurice J. McDonough High School Performing Arts Department Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music Thursday-Friday, April 3 – 4 6:30 pm  Saturday, April 5, 2:00 and 6:30 pm  Sunday, April 6, 2:00 pm Tickets are $10 Adults; $8 Seniors/Students; and $7 Children. The Sound of Music is a story about a girl...
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Thomas Stone’s Imagination Playhouse Presents “The Wiz”

Thomas Stone’s Imagination Playhouse Presents “The Wiz”

Thomas Stone High School’s Imagination Playhouse Presents The Wiz Thursday – Saturday April 3 – 5 at 7:00 pm Tickets are $7 Adults $5 Seniors/Military/Students Musical based on the book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call 301-645-2601. Thomas Stone High School is located...
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North Point High Presents Spamalot

North Point High Presents Spamalot

North Point High School’s Theatre Department Presents Monty Python’s Spamalot Thursday – Friday, April 3 – 4, 7:00 pm Saturday, April 5, 1:00 and 7:00 pm Tickets: $8 General Admission $5 Seniors/Students A musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Tickets are available at the door or order in...
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CSM to Hold Renaissance Festival

CSM  to Hold Renaissance Festival

10 am to 7 pm, April 25, 26, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts (FA) Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Music, demonstrations, the play Lysistrata and more. The CSM Theatre Company will present repeat performances of the Greek classic Lysistrata, by Aristophanes, throughout the day in the theater. Originally performed in classical Athens...
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Calvert Library Showing “Gravity”

Calvert Library Showing “Gravity”

On Wednesday, May 7, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick for an Academy Award winning film that defies gravity. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this critically-acclaimed science fiction thriller. When things go awry during an astronaut’s final spacewalk, she is left struggling to survive without any contact with Earth. Winner of seven academy...
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“The Civil War of 1812: Canada and the Chesapeake”

“The Civil War of 1812: Canada and the Chesapeake”

at the Speaker Series at Sotterley Sotterley Plantation is proud to partner with The Boeing Company in announcing the upcoming 2014 Speaker Series presentation entitled “The Civil War of 1812: Canada and the Chesapeake” by Alan Taylor, Ph.D. Alan Taylor, Ph.D. “The Civil War of 1812: Canada and the Chesapeake” Wednesday, May 7 | 7:00...
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6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser New Venue: Our Lady Star of the Sea, Solomons, MD Thanks to the wonderful support of local artists and donors in our community, Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is showcasing the 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction, the event will take place on April 26, 2014 at Our Lady...
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Exhibitor Opportunities Available for Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day

Exhibitor Opportunities Available for Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day

The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco will host the Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day event on Saturday, May 3 from 9 am – 2 pm at the historic Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Rd, Port Tobacco). Vendor setup is available Friday, May 2 from 3 pm– 7 pm and Saturday, May...
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St. Mary’s County Raiders & Invaders Weekend June 6-8

St. Mary’s County Raiders & Invaders Weekend June 6-8

St. Mary’s County Division of Tourism and the Town of Leonardtown announce a full roster of family activities set for Raiders & Invaders weekend, a 3-day, multi-component experience for all ages taking place in Leonardtown and throughout St. Mary’s County June 6-8, 2014. Activities include performances, music, hands-on activities and contests. The event begins...
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Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City

Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City

The 2014 edition of Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City will kick off on April 2. Pre-schoolers and an adult companion are invited to consider various themes inspired by history or the environment every other Wednesday morning through the spring and fall. Activities may include story-telling, crafts, songs, and outdoor exploration.  The series...
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Authors to Discuss War, Marriage, PTSD, March 28 at CSM

Authors to Discuss War, Marriage, PTSD, March 28 at CSM

Robert and Patience Mason Visit CSM for Connections Series As part of the College of Southern Maryland’s Spring Connections Series and its year-long commemoration of the anniversary of the Vietnam War, authors and spouses Robert and Patience Mason will discuss their books, Robert’s experiences in the war and combating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...
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Local Teens Win Awards for Ads against Tobacco Use

Local Teens Win Awards for Ads against Tobacco Use

According to the Maryland Youth Tobacco Survey, about one out of four high school youth in Calvert use tobacco products. Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable deaths in the United States so with funding from the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund, Calvert Library and Calvert County Health Department hosted a contest for...
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Sailor Made: Return of the Woolies at Annmarie Garden

Sailor Made: Return of the Woolies at Annmarie Garden

In celebration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, beautiful maritime art collection to be on exhibit May 23, 2014 – January 25, 2015 in the Mezzanine Gallery A spectacular collection of sailor’s folk art, called “woolies” will be exhibited at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center from May 23, 2014 to January...
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CCAA 2014 Scholarship Program is Now Open!

CCAA 2014 Scholarship Program is Now Open!

Each year the Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) awards $1,000 scholarships to one outstanding graduating senior from each high school in Charles County and one graduating student from the College of Southern Maryland, who plan to continue studying the arts (performing, visual or literary) at a four-year college or university. The completed application and...
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Port Tobacco Players Present “The Wedding Singer”

Port Tobacco Players Present “The Wedding Singer”

March 21 – April 6  Tickets are $17 Adults; $14 Seniors (60+), Youth (Up to 18), and Military It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding...
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Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

REGISTER FOR ARTSFEST 2014! Saturday, June 7 (Rain Date Sunday, June 8) 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm La Plata Town Hall Second Early-Bird Discount Registration for Artists and Exhibitors  Ends April 15! The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold ArtsFest 2014 on Saturday, June 7, from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm, at the La Plata Town...
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