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Bluegrass for Hospice raises over $250,000 in 10 years

Bluegrass for Hospice raises over $250,000 in 10 years

On Saturday October 27, 2018, Bluegrass for Hospice took place once again. It was held at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills. In spite of the early morning rain, the later of the day turned out a fun crowd of about 400.  We made $27,873.85 for the Hospice of St. Mary’s, Hospice House. Bluegrass...
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St. Mary’s College Presents a Spooky Halloween Eve Concert

St. Mary’s College Presents a Spooky Halloween Eve Concert

The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Music Department will present The Clazzical Project in a Halloween Eve concert featuring spooky classical themes and jazz renditions on Tuesday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Highlighting music by Saint-Saens, Mozart, and others, the concert is free of charge and...
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Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

On Saturday morning, October 20th 2018, Foundation 4 Heroes will host their inaugural “RACE 4 HEROES” event for the community on Solomons Island. Participants can register on www.Active.com. If you sign up before September 30th the cost is $25. After that it is $30. Participants will receive a Race 4 Heroes moisture-wicking, bullet stopping,...
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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 10/6/2018: Sponge Bob is dressed up in his skeleton costume for Halloween. UPDATE 10/16/2017: SpongeBob is all dressed up for Halloween, he’s dressed as Nintendo character Mario. He has a Piranha Plant and a mushroom person out there with him. Stop by and see him soon, who knows how long it will take until...
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Fall Foliage and Festival Report for September 30

Fall Foliage and Festival Report for September 30

Welcome to the Fall Foliage and Festival Report for the first full weekend of fall, Sept. 29 and 30, 2018, brought to you by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. As September comes to a close, it appears the rain will diminish and we’ll have some partly cloudy to sunny days to look forward to...
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Lady Baltimore Ball to be Hosted at Historic St. Mary’s City

Lady Baltimore Ball to be Hosted at Historic St. Mary’s City

On October 27, 2018, the Historic St. Mary’s City Foundation will host an evening of food, drink, and dancing at the Haunted 1676 State House. Tickets are $125 per person and include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres, as well as a photo booth to commemorate your evening fun.  Festivities will feature music...
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Celebrate Halloween at ST. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest

Celebrate Halloween at ST. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest

Local families are invited to celebrate Halloween at St. Charles Towne Center’s Mall-O-Ween & Boo-Fest.  Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy four hours of family fun! Upon arrival, grab your entry bracelet and candy bag at the event entrance located on the lower level near the former Ruby Tuesday space (between...
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Concert Pianist Brian Ganz Performs The Exotic Chopin “A Feast of Strange and Beautiful Miniatures”

Concert Pianist Brian Ganz Performs The Exotic Chopin “A Feast of Strange and Beautiful Miniatures”

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will resume his popular “PianoTalk” series on Tuesday, September 25 at noon in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall on the College campus. The program, entitled “The Exotic Chopin” and the first part of a two-part series called “Chopin: Spirit of Poland,” will explore Frédéric Chopin’s deep connection to his...
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Fall Foliage and Festival Report: Sept. 24, 2018

Fall Foliage and Festival Report: Sept. 24, 2018

Welcome to the Fall Foliage and Festival Report for Sept. 24, brought to you by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Soon the landscape will explode with vibrant colors of orange, red and yellow. Kids will be jumping into leaf piles you just raked and we’ll all “fall” back, setting clocks back an hour...
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Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series

Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series

Pork Donut is a five piece band made up of local police officers.  They play classic rock and country hits.  Pork Donut has been rocking Southern Maryland’s acoustic scene for 10 years and has been a full band for two years.  Concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting. Coolers...
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Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Friday, September 21st (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Saturday, September 22nd (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Sunday, September 23rd (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) – St Marys County Fair at the St Mary’s County Fairgrounds – The annual fair features carnival rides, games, animal exhibits, a farm museum, horse pulls, shows, food and more. Leonardtown Town Council Members...
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The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The County Fair is underway in St. Mary’s County.
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Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) and the St. Mary’s County Fair Association are proud to announce that for the first time, Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair, held on Friday September 21st, will be entirely smoke and vape free. “This is the first phase of our eventual plans for the fairgrounds to become completely smoke and vape free,” said John Richards, President of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association....
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St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Jenna Gregory ’19 (art history) was the fifth St. Mary’s College recipient for an internship scholarship created by alumnus and SMCM Board of Trustees member John Bell ’95 that provides funds for students to intern with the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco, California. Elisabeth Cornu, museum adviser for GLBTHS, remarked...
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Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer will speak on “Tyrannosaurus rex Under the Microscope” on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:30 in the Harms Gallery at the Calvert Marine Museum. Soft tissues, like connective tissue and muscle, are exceedingly rare in the fossil record. This presentation is about finding soft tissues preserved in Tyrannosaurus rex fossils. FREE and open to the public. Dr. Schweitzer...
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Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

The Friends of Point Lookout are hosting a U.S. Civil War weekend Sept. 29-30 at Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County. Programs run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The program features artillery demonstrations and other programming. Tours of Fort #3 and the prison pen site will...
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Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery in St. Mary’s County Maryland won Best-in-Show for their 2015 Barbera Reserve at the 30th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition. This competition highlights Maryland-grown grape, fruit, and honey wines and meads. In addition to taking home the Governor’s Cup, Port of Leonardtown Winery won two Best-in-Class awards, seven gold medals,...
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Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, will present their annual juried art and music festival, Artsfest ’18, on September 15 & 16, from 10am to 5pm both days. The beautiful sculpture park provides a unique setting for this weekend extravaganza of the arts with more than 180 artist booths, more than 35...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department wanted to update everyone on the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration. The celebration is Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 11:00 until 4:00. Parade starts at 11:00 am Celebration events start after the parade The celebration is open to the public and FREE to attend. We will start the day off...
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Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Give your family a fun and memorable ending to the summer with this weekend’s Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds! Buy your tickets now and you’ll be entered to win a Family 4-Pack of Jump Passes to Sky Zone Waldorf! For every 10 parking passes sold, we will be giving away...
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Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is home to the 29th Annual Budds Creek National – Round 11 of the prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. Nestled one hour south of our Nation’s capital, Washington D.C., the Budds Creek National is the best way to get outside and enjoy the sun, friends...
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Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

The last day to eat at Smokey Joe’s Restaurant on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park will be Friday, August 17, 2018. According to a Smokey Joe’s Facebook post “This will be the last week we will be open in Lexington Park! We’re closing the store at close of business on Friday. We appreciate...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub in a La Plata, which has been a landmark in the area since 1980, will be closing August 4, 2018. It will be replaced by a new restaurant from Washington D.C. restaurant group EatWell DC. The new restaurant will be named The Charles — Farm Table & Public House...
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Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Readies to Welcome Big Name Artists

Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Readies to Welcome Big Name Artists

The grounds of the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s point, Maryland will come alive with the sweet sound of jazz at the 2018 Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival. The 19th annual event is set for Saturday, July 14 and will feature Jackiem Joyner, Tracy Hamlin and Nick Colionne. Museum grounds open at noon....
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