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Charles County Commissioners Adopt Fiscal 2023 Budget of $494 Million

Charles County Commissioners Adopt Fiscal 2023 Budget of $494 Million

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Board of County Commissioners adopted a balanced General Fund budget of $494,446,200, an increase of 9.8 percent over last year. The adopted budget provides historic funding for Charles County Public Schools, makes critical investments in core programs and services, record-level investments in public safety, and does not increase...
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Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museums to Offer Free Admission to Members of the Military Through Blue Star Museums Program

Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museums to Offer Free Admission to Members of the Military Through Blue Star Museums Program

Through the Blue Stars Museum Program, the museums and historic sites of the Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museum Division will offer free admission for active members of the armed forces, as well as up to 5 family members, from Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 21, 2022) until Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 5, 2022)....
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Charles County Public Library Celebrates 100 Years with Parties and Music – May 16 to May 20, 2022

Charles County Public Library Celebrates 100 Years with Parties and Music – May 16 to May 20, 2022

Charles County Public Library (CCPL) continues the celebration for its 100th anniversary of serving Charles County. Started in a single room on the second floor of the county jail on Washington Avenue in La Plata in 1922, the library was made possible by the County Homemakers Club and County Extension Agent P.D. Brown. This...
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FREE EVENT! St. Mary’s College of Maryland Jazzed for Mulberry Music Festival on Friday, June 17

FREE EVENT! St. Mary’s College of Maryland Jazzed for Mulberry Music Festival on Friday, June 17

The St. Mary’s College of Maryland presents the Mulberry Music Festival: Jazz, featuring Joseph Brotherton, the Kelly Bell Band, Carly Harvey, and headlined by Sharón Clark on Friday, June 17, beginning at 6 p.m. on the College’s Townhouse Green. The event is free of charge and open to the public. It will be simultaneously...
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The Port of Leonardtown Winery Claims Maryland Comptroller’s Cup for their 2021 Vintner’s Select White

The Port of Leonardtown Winery Claims Maryland Comptroller’s Cup for their 2021 Vintner’s Select White

05/05/2022 Written/published by MarylandWine Jim Bauckman (ANNAPOLIS, MD) – The Port of Leonardtown Winery (POL Winery) claimed the Maryland Comptroller’s Cup for their 2021 Vintner’s Select White at the 2022 Winemasters Choice Competition held in late April at Linganore Winecellars in Mt. Airy. The Vintner’s Select White earned double gold by unanimous decision from...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Shutout the Barnstormers in Their 10th Straight Win

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Shutout the Barnstormers in Their 10th Straight Win

The Blue Crabs’ pitchers allowed five total hits in tonight’s shutout victory, as Southern Maryland won 3-0.  With tonight’s win, the Blue Crabs extend their franchise-record win streak to ten games. The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs’ starter, Denson Hull (W, 1-0), pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and one walk.  This was...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Half-Price Mother’s Day Tours on Sunday, May 8, 2022

Historic Sotterley Hosting Half-Price Mother’s Day Tours on Sunday, May 8, 2022

Give the mothers and grandmothers in your life a unique treat by bringing them to Historic Sotterley for a guided tours. On Sunday, May 8th, all guided and self-guided tours will be half-priced for moms! While on site, you can also visit the exhibits, stroll the gorgeous Colonial Revival Garden and grounds, browse and...
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Waldorf Wendy’s Offering Free Food for a Year to the First 100 Customers for Grand Re-Opening on April 30, 2022

Waldorf Wendy’s Offering Free Food for a Year to the First 100 Customers for Grand Re-Opening on April 30, 2022

In celebration of its grand reopening in Charles County this Saturday, Wendy’s of Waldorf, MD (Grand Opening Tentative Date 4/30) is awarding the first 100 customers with free food for a year*! Wend American Group, a subsidiary of Flynn Restaurant Group, has wrapped up these remodels, which display a fresh, enhanced look and feel,...
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FREE EVENT! 2022 Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Kickoff Concert on Saturday, April 30

FREE EVENT! 2022 Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Kickoff Concert on Saturday, April 30

St. Mary’s County Arts Council are proud to announce the return of the Leonardtown Summer Music Festival! Leonardtown will host a summer of FREE, live outdoor concerts featuring an exciting lineup of artists including the Robbie Boothe Band, the Latrice Carr Band, Leonardo Garcia Y Son Horizonte, Blazin Keys, Reagan Years and more throughout...
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Calvert County Farmers Markets are Back with Local Food and Products

Calvert County Farmers Markets are Back with Local Food and Products

Buying local is made easy with an abundance of fresh food from Calvert County’s farmers, agri-businesses and watermen. Patrons can find local produce, meat, bedding plants (vegetables and herbs) and a bounty of other spring offerings with more to come as the weather continues to heat up. Markets will be held on the following...
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Two Leonardtown Square Businesses Donating Portions of Proceeds for Town Administrators Fight Against Parkinson’s

Two Leonardtown Square Businesses Donating Portions of Proceeds for Town Administrators Fight Against Parkinson’s

Social Coffeehouse shared the following – “As some of you may know, our town administrator, Laschelle Mckay, has been a huge fighter for the businesses of the town, especially Social. But, Laschelle is currently in a fight of her own against Parkinson’s. To help join her battle, Social and our friends at the Rex...
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FREE EVENT: The 7th Annual Women’s Health Expo Returns on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

FREE EVENT: The 7th Annual Women’s Health Expo Returns on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Calvert County Commission for Women, Calvert County Health Department and CalvertHealth Medical Center are teaming up for the 7th Annual Women’s Health Expo, to be held on the medical center campus on May 10 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Many women have put off or delayed annual screenings and wellness exams due to the pandemic. According...
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The Beach Boys to Bring “Sixty Years of the Sounds of Summer” to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, August 20, 2022

The Beach Boys to Bring “Sixty Years of the Sounds of Summer” to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, August 20, 2022

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history.  The Beach Boys – who have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and an American icon to fans around the world — will bring their “Sixty Years...
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Black Diamond Disaster Event, an American Civil War Commemoration Weekend, to be Held at St. Clement’s Island Museum

Black Diamond Disaster Event, an American Civil War Commemoration Weekend, to be Held at St. Clement’s Island Museum

On the weekend of April 23-24, the St. Mary’s County Museum Division will remember the 87 lives lost in a tragedy during the American Civil War on the Potomac near St. Clement’s Island during the hunt for presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth. Weekend activities will happen on both days at St. Clement’s Island Museum...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Expands “Dinner & a Cruise” Series Begins April 24, 2022

St. Clement’s Island Museum Expands “Dinner & a Cruise” Series Begins April 24, 2022

Beginning April 24, 2022, visitors can enjoy a fun evening of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, dessert reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum, and delicious seafood dinner at waterside Morris Point Restaurant during a series of themed events throughout the season. The run of five cruises kicks off April 24, 2022,...
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Neighborhood Creative Arts Center NatureFest 2022 on Saturday, April 30, 2022

Neighborhood Creative Arts Center NatureFest 2022 on Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Neighborhood Creative Arts Center (NCAC) announces its second annual NatureFest on Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10 AM – 2 PM at Tilghman Lake Park in La Plata.  This free family event explores nature and art through hands on activities and demonstrations. Learn about growing vegetables and flowers as well as composting with...
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Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation Invites Citizens to Breezy Point Blast-Off Event on Saturday, May 21, 2022

Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation Invites Citizens to Breezy Point Blast-Off Event on Saturday, May 21, 2022

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites the public to celebrate the opening of Breezy Point Beach & Campground for the 2022 season at the annual Breezy Point Beach Blast-Off event. The all-ages event will be held Saturday, May 21 from 5-9 p.m. Admission will be free and preregistration is not required....
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Island Music Company Partners with Martin’s Service Station to Present “The Martin Guitar Experience” on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Island Music Company Partners with Martin’s Service Station to Present “The Martin Guitar Experience” on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Calling all guitar enthusiasts! Mark your calendars NOW and make sure to attend the MARTIN GUITAR EXPERIENCE, brought to you by Island Music Company in La, Plata, MD on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 from 2:00 p.m., to 6:00 p.m. For one day only, Island Music Company will have sales representative Brenden Hackett from Martin...
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CSM Blossoms in April with Educational Showcases, Free Concerts, a Job Fair, Homeschooler Day and Multiple Info Series

CSM Blossoms in April with Educational Showcases, Free Concerts, a Job Fair, Homeschooler Day and Multiple Info Series

CSM Blossoms in April with Educational Showcases, Free Concerts, a Job Fair, Homeschooler Day and Multiple Info Series”>Educational Showcase: Prince Frederick Campus. April 3. 2 – 4 p.m. Prince Frederick Campus, Building B. Discover the immersive and interactive educational opportunities the College of Southern Maryland has to offer. Learn how to weld with our...
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Ribbon Cutting Planned for New North County Farmers Market Opening in St. Mary’s County

Ribbon Cutting Planned for New North County Farmers Market Opening in St. Mary’s County

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will host a Ribbon Cutting Event at the new North County Farmers Market located at 29133 Thompson Corner Road, Mechanicsville, at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The new complex located on 15 acres along Thompson’s Corner Road includes a 5,100-sq-ft Seasonal Market building with 14 vendor...
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April 2022 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

April 2022 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

March 25, 2022 – Enjoy museum events and activities in a variety of ways during the month of April. Guests will find some of their favorite annual events, as well as programming for students on Spring Break! There’s something for everyone this month at the Calvert Marine Museum. For a complete listing of programs...
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“Mad About Leonardtown” Two Day A&E Extravaganza on May 6, and May 7, 2022

“Mad About Leonardtown” Two Day A&E Extravaganza on May 6, and May 7, 2022

Come to Leonardtown for First Friday Event Weekend in May to join in a unique experience that will both thrill and delight! In honor of the completion of Leonardtown’s latest, most unique mural titled “Alice in Leonardtown”, the Town will throw a two-day spectacular from Friday, May 6th – Saturday, May 7th! The weekend...
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Calvert Marine Museum Announces 2022 Waterside Music Series

Calvert Marine Museum Announces 2022 Waterside Music Series

The sounds of summer in Solomons will return this year with the 2022 Waterside Music Series at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM). CMM is excited to finally welcome back musicians to perform live at the PNC Waterside Pavilion this summer! To kick off concert season, GRAMMY nominated Nashville band Old Dominion will perform at the...
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Celebrate Maryland’s Birth at the First Landing on Maryland Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum

Celebrate Maryland’s Birth at the First Landing on Maryland Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum

On Friday, March 25, 2022, the public is encouraged to celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace at St. Clement’s Island Museum with a day full of fun from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including free museum admission and water taxi rides from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., food truck, special exhibits,...
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Calvert Marine Museum Welcomes New Employees

Calvert Marine Museum Welcomes New Employees

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is delighted to welcome Bonnie Barrett as the new Director of Development and Jenny Liese as Events and Facilities Coordinator. Both positions are key components in sustaining the mission of the Calvert Marine Museum Society and the museum. Bonnie Barrett joined CMM as the new Director of Development on...
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