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The Black Diamond Disaster Event, an American Civil War Commemoration, to be Held at St. Clement’s Island Museum to Remember the Forgotten Tragedy on the Potomac during the Hunt for John Wilkes Booth

The Black Diamond Disaster Event, an American Civil War Commemoration, to be Held at St. Clement’s Island Museum to Remember the Forgotten Tragedy on the Potomac during the Hunt for John Wilkes Booth

On the April 21, 2024, St. Mary’s County Government’s 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. Activities will take place at St. Clement’s Island Museum from 10 a.m. to...
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Boyz II Men and Cole Swindell Coming to Calvert Marine Museum This Summer for Waterside Music Series

Boyz II Men and Cole Swindell Coming to Calvert Marine Museum This Summer for Waterside Music Series

Get ready for an electrifying summer of music at the Motto Mortgage Preferred and RE/MAX One Waterside Pavilion at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM). Our upcoming concerts promise to be unforgettable experiences that you won’t want to miss. Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting announcements in the coming weeks. For the most up-to-date information,...
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Comedy Invasion for Project Graduation & Silent Auction

Comedy Invasion for Project Graduation & Silent Auction

The Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CAASA) announces an invasion of comedy featuring comedians, Michael Palascak, Haywood Turnipseed, Jr., and Eddie Morrison. Michael Palascak has performed on both The Late Late Show with James Corden and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He’s also appeared on A Little Late with Lilly Singh, The...
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CSM Hosts 19th Annual Jazz Festival April 5th and 6th, 2024

CSM Hosts 19th Annual Jazz Festival April 5th and 6th, 2024

The College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 19th Annual Jazz Festival, April 5-6, will give area public school jazz bands a chance to sharpen their skills—and area music lovers a chance to hear some of the finest local jazz artists from our region and beyond. Jazz band students from area middle and high schools will...
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Historic Sotterley Regrets to Announce AeroPark Farmer’s Market Will Not Be Hosted Until End of 2024

Historic Sotterley Regrets to Announce AeroPark Farmer’s Market Will Not Be Hosted Until End of 2024

Historic Sotterley has taken great pride in sponsoring the AeroPark Farmer’s Market for the past several years. Regrettably, we are unable to continue to host the market every month in 2024. However, we are pleased to announce that our traditional end-of-year markets will take place in November and December, ensuring our community continues to...
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Drayden African American Schoolhouse Offers Free Public Open Houses

Drayden African American Schoolhouse Offers Free Public Open Houses

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC), will be offering free Open Houses for visitors and the community at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden, one Saturday a month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open House dates include: April 6, May 4, June...
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4th Annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival in Partnership with St. Mary’s County Wineries on Saturday, April 13, 2024

4th Annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival in Partnership with St. Mary’s County Wineries on Saturday, April 13, 2024

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Clement’s Island Museum will host all three St. Mary’s County wineries, as well as local crafters and artisans for the 4th annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival. For the fourth year, community members and visitors are invited to enjoy this full...
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St. Mary’s County Native Rachel LaBatt Returning as Finalist for Miss Maryland USA 2024 as Miss St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Native Rachel LaBatt Returning as Finalist for Miss Maryland USA 2024 as Miss St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County native, Rachel LaBatt is excited to announce she is returning as a finalist for Miss Maryland USA 2024, as Miss St Mary’s County USA 2024. Former Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel 2022 announced last year that the organization will no longer restrict contestants based on their age or marriage status. The competition...
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Celebrating Maryland Day – March 25th, 2024

Celebrating Maryland Day – March 25th, 2024

What is Maryland Day? On March 25, 1634, the Ark and the Dove, carrying 150 European settlers, landed on St. Clements Island. In 1916, the General Assembly passed legislation officially making Maryland Day a state holiday. Maryland Day commemorates the first landing of English colonists on St. Clement’s Island on March 25, 1634 –...
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Rebels & Redcoats: A Southern Maryland Revolutionary War Family Event Kicks Off Multi-Year 250th Anniversary at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Rebels & Redcoats: A Southern Maryland Revolutionary War Family Event Kicks Off Multi-Year 250th Anniversary at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in coordination with the Southern Maryland 250th Committee, Southern Maryland National Heritage Area, and numerous Southern Maryland civic organizations, is proud to present Rebels & Redcoats: A Southern Maryland Revolutionary War Family Event, on Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Piney Point Lighthouse...
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United by Hockey Mobile Museum Returns to D.C. Region with Visit to Anne Arundel County This Weekend!

United by Hockey Mobile Museum Returns to D.C. Region with Visit to Anne Arundel County This Weekend!

The Washington Capitals and Piney Orchard Ice Arena will host the National Hockey League’s United by Hockey Mobile Museum at Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton, Md., March 22-23. The United by Hockey Mobile Museum is a free fan experience that celebrates hockey’s trailblazers, changemakers and business leaders spanning various demographics. The traveling museum,...
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St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival in Leonardtown on Saturday March 23, 2024

St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival in Leonardtown on Saturday March 23, 2024

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks host the 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. This rain or shine event will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is open to the entire community. The Easter Egg Festival has become...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Observes Maryland Day March 23, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City Observes Maryland Day March 23, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) invites the community to celebrate Maryland Day by offering free admission to the outdoor exhibits on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Living history sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Plan to visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet and learn about the people and culture that were here...
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Rita’s Celebrates the First Day of Spring with Free Italian Ice and New Flavor: SOUR PATCH KIDS® Watermelon Ice

Rita’s Celebrates the First Day of Spring with Free Italian Ice and New Flavor: SOUR PATCH KIDS® Watermelon Ice

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard, the iconic frozen treats destination and, for many, the brand that is synonymous with the first day of spring, invites guests to celebrate the arrival of the new season with a FREE Rita’s Italian Ice giveaway on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Guests who visit a Rita’s location on the first...
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Southern Maryland Produce Announce New Location, Opening April 3, 2024

Southern Maryland Produce Announce New Location, Opening April 3, 2024

It is very bittersweet for us to announce that at the end of March, the Farmers Market where our stand is currently located will be shut down and we will be moving our stand! Beginning Wednesday, April 3rd, our stand will be located directly across the highway from where it currently is, to in...
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April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Spring is in full bloom at the Calvert Marine Museum! Join us as we celebrate the season with guided bird walks, an exclusive Jewelry Trunk Show, live music, and more! Visit us at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for all your springtime fun! Monday, April 1 – Guided Bird Walks With fields, woodlots, thickets, a saltmarsh, and Back...
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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum STEAM Day on Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum STEAM Day on Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Get ready for a fun-filled day at the museum on Saturday March 9th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics! We will have many exhibitors with interactive, hands on activities for all ages to enjoy! Kids get...
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Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Announced; Join Us at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival to Celebrate!

Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Announced; Join Us at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival to Celebrate!

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks is pleased to announce that the annual Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on April 6, 2024, from 12 – 4 p.m. at Lexington Manor Passive Park (LMPP) at 21675 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park. This FREE community event offers fun for the whole...
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Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

On Monday, March 25, 2024, “Maryland Day” the public is encouraged to celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace, St. Clement’s Island. St. Clement’s Island Museum will offer a full day of fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including free museum admission, kids’ activities, free water taxi rides (10 a.m. –...
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St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is pleased to announce the annual Women’s History Month Brunch & Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road, Bldg. 3 in California, Maryland (doors open at 10:30 a.m.). This annual...
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Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with local First Landing Wine Trail wineries, are seeking arts and craft vendors who are located or sell in St. Mary’s County, to participate in the First Landing Wine & Arts Festival at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to...
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March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Trot into springtime activities at the museum with spring break programming, the museum’s inaugural Otter Trot 5K, OtterMania, and a family-favorite – the fossil egg hunt! Visit calvertmarinemuseum.com for all the details! Friday, March 1 – First Fossil Friday! 1 – 4:30 p.m.  Fossil hunters, bring your fossil finds from the Calvert Cliffs or other...
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Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s signature, award-winning jazz events, will be held July 12 – 14, 2024, in St. Mary’s County. Featuring music from nationally renowned jazz artists and delicious local seafood, this three-day event includes a variety of activities for jazz enthusiasts along the beautiful Potomac River at...
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SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated SMB Music Conference Concert, set to take place at The State Theater of Havre de Grace on February 23 and 24, 2024. This two-day extravaganza promises to be a celebration of Maryland’s rich music culture, featuring top-tier artists and industry experts. Attendees will have...
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New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

Become a member for the day at an exclusive golf resort while helping a not-for-profit with a 45-year history of caring for your neighbors. Hospice of the Chesapeake is excited to introduce a new golf tournament to be held Thursday, April 18, at The Cannon Club in Lothian, Maryland. Registration will begin at 9...
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