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August 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

August 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

Summer is getting hotter, so why not cool down at the Calvert Marine Museum? Visit our new exhibit, Sharks! Sink Your Teeth In! and explore the diversity of the west Atlantic’s cartilaginous fish, past and present. Beat the heat with a scenic river cruise on the Wm. B. Tennison or take an afternoon sail...
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Sotterley Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday, August 28, 2021

Sotterley Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday, August 28, 2021

Historic Sotterley’s Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting returns for Summer 2021! This popular event is back and offers something for everyone: an incredible selection of craft beer, live music from Unfinished Business, artisan vendors, lawn games, and food truck vendors offering everything from nachos to jerk chicken. We even have wine for purchase...
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Calvert County Man Wins $50,000 Top Prize on Deluxe Crossword Scratch-Off

Calvert County Man Wins $50,000 Top Prize on Deluxe Crossword Scratch-Off

A Calvert County master painter who usually beautifies yachts put down his roller and brush recently to visit Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. Wilford Brown is a man of few words but the big winner was all smiles while claiming his $50,000 top prize on a Deluxe Crossword 6th Edition scratch-off. “I began playing...
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5th Annual Solomons Dragon Boat Festival Takes to the Water

5th Annual Solomons Dragon Boat Festival Takes to the Water

The Southern Maryland Community Resources (SMCR) is excited to announce the 5th Annual Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival, presented by Cedar Point Federal Credit Union on Saturday, August 21, 2021 on the Patuxent River along the Solomons Island Riverwalk. The Solomons Dragon Boat Festival is a fun filled event of friendly competition and team building...
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Solomons 4th of July Traffic Plan Announced

Solomons 4th of July Traffic Plan Announced

The traffic operations plan is designed to prohibit pedestrian traffic on MD 4, to designate pedestrian travel areas along Solomons Island Road and to limit issues for the post event traffic control. The State Highway Administration (SHA) and Calvert County Highway Maintenance personnel will be blocking off restricted areas with traffic cones and/or designated...
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NAS Patuxent River Updates Health Protection Condition Alpha, Expands Base Access and Programs

NAS Patuxent River Updates Health Protection Condition Alpha, Expands Base Access and Programs

Naval Air Station announced June 25 that the installation is now in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Alpha. Commanders and public health personnel use HPCON levels to guide specific actions personnel can take in response to a health threat. While it’s always important to prevent the spread of germs, there are additional steps you can...
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Blue Crabs to Host Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Crabs Fireworks Spectacular

Blue Crabs to Host Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Crabs Fireworks Spectacular

Going to Regency Furniture Stadium on the Fourth of July for a Southern Maryland Blue Crabs game is a tradition unlike any other. While the Blue Crabs don’t have a game on the Fourth of July for the first time in years, the party goes on. To purchase tickets, click here. From 6 PM...
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Trossbach Produce Roadside Stand Reopening on Saturday, June 26, 2021

Trossbach Produce Roadside Stand Reopening on Saturday, June 26, 2021

Trossbach Produce announced today that starting Saturday, June 26, 2021, roadside stand located at 12015 Point Lookout Road in Scotland will be for the season!! They will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m., to 6:00 p.m. “We currently have: Peaches Blueberries Onions Beets Green Beans Garlic Red Potatoes Squash Cucumbers Zucchini...
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Tiki Bar Solomons Is Here to Stay!

Tiki Bar Solomons Is Here to Stay!

Murphy Commercial is pleased to announce that one of Southern Maryland’s icons is back for the long haul! Under new ownership and management, the iconic Tiki Bar Solomons is open for business to stay! This famous Maryland institution with its unique Tiki-beach vibe – will continue to bring the tropical fun, with plans to...
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KIX Frontman Steve Whiteman to Release First Solo Album Titled ‘You’re Welcome’

KIX Frontman Steve Whiteman to Release First Solo Album Titled ‘You’re Welcome’

For the first time in his 35+ year history of as the lead singer and front man of KIX, Steve Whiteman will release his first ever solo album, You’re Welcome, on July 2, 2021. The 12-song album was co-produced by Whiteman along with his trusted collaborators Brad Divens, Jimmy Chalfant, and Bob Paré; it...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Orchestra and its Music Director Jeffrey Silberschlag, are proud to announce that the River Concert Series will be held in-person for the 2021 season. A Southern Maryland tradition, this family-friendly music festival, and winner of two Governor’s Awards for Arts, Tourism, and Community Economic Development will...
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Rediscover Leonardtown with Weekend Events!

Rediscover Leonardtown with Weekend Events!

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Why not come discover Leonardtown. This small Southern Maryland Town is big on charm and excitement. If you’re seeking adventure, there’s plenty to find here from water sports to seaplane rides. Are you looking to explore your creative side? As an Arts & Entertainment...
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Olde Breton Inn and Bailey’s Catering Hosting “Eddies Brunch and Car Show” on Sunday, August 1, 2021 to Benefit Hospice St. Mary’s!

Olde Breton Inn and Bailey’s Catering Hosting “Eddies Brunch and Car Show” on Sunday, August 1, 2021 to Benefit Hospice St. Mary’s!

Olde Breton Inn and Bailey’s Catering will be hosting “Eddies Brunch and Car Show” on Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 9:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m., at the Olde Breton Inn located at 21890 Society Hill Road in Leonardtown. Admission includes one brunch, and proceeds go directly to Hospice of Saint Mary’s! This event is...
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Leonardtown First Friday Event on June 4

Leonardtown First Friday Event on June 4

Bring your family and friends for a special day on First Friday, June 4, 2021! There will be one-day only specials offered at participating shops and restaurants, Open Studios & Workshops at the art studios, Opening Receptions at the galleries, and much more. Our “official” First Friday event time has traditionally been from 5...
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Enjoy A Day of Family Friendly Fun at St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day on Saturday, June 5

Enjoy A Day of Family Friendly Fun at St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day on Saturday, June 5

St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day, a family event June 5, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Clement’s Island Museum and on St. Clements Island State Park, encourages the public to visit St. Clement’s Island and become acquainted with the island’s past through activities regarding the history, culture, heritage and ecology tied...
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June 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

June 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

Thursday, June 3 – Lecture Series – Maryland in the Age of Sail – Join CMM Curator of Maritime History Mark Wilkins for the final lecture in this seven-week series: “Development of Chesapeake Bay Watercraft and Fishing”. Lecture begins at 5 p.m. via ZOOM. A link to the lecture will be posted on www.calvertmarinemuseum.com,...
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Charles County Public Schools Partner with Sheriff’s Office to Provide 2021 Summer Camps

Charles County Public Schools Partner with Sheriff’s Office to Provide 2021 Summer Camps

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is partnering with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) to provide summer camp for students. The camps are run by CCPS School Resource Officers, include lunch and are free for students. Space is limited and registration is required. The following are available camps. Space is limited and parents must...
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Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery will be hosting their Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., located at 27227 Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville. Come out the Southern Trail Distillery for their Spring Shine Festival! Enjoy shopping local vendors, order delicious local food, and amazing drinks! Over 35 vendors...
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St. Clements Island Water Taxi Introduces Conversation & A Cruise Series at the St. Clements Island Museum

St. Clements Island Water Taxi Introduces Conversation & A Cruise Series at the St. Clements Island Museum

Enjoy summer breezes on a fun, educational and family-friendly morning of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi during this series of themed cruises throughout the season! **BOOK SOON – THESE WILL SELL OUT! ONLY 15 seats are available per cruise. (301-769-2222)** Saturday, June 12, 2021 | 9:00 a.m., to 10:00 a.m., Conversation...
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Brendan Sailing Receives $20,000 Grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation

Brendan Sailing Receives $20,000 Grant from the Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation

Brendan Sailing is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation.   This grant will support camper scholarships for youth for this summer and beyond who would otherwise not have these opportunities. The cost to provide specially tailored, educational and growth opportunities to LD students continues...
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Greenwell Foundation Unicorns and Goats Spread Joy at May Open Barn

Greenwell Foundation Unicorns and Goats Spread Joy at May Open Barn

It was a beautiful spring day, and Greenwell Foundation welcomed over 100 young and young-at-heart members of our community to our May Open Barn celebrating Unicorns last week. Costumes abounded, many photos were taken, and everyone enjoyed themselves safely, maintaining state and local guidelines as we emerge from the pandemic. Executive Director Jolanda Campbell...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offer Free Admission to Moms on Mother’s Day

St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offer Free Admission to Moms on Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, May 9, 2021, St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point will offer moms free regular admission to each of the museums during normal operating hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Others in the party must pay regular admission prices at both locations. The...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are looking for host families for fully vaccinated professional baseball players for the summer. Become a part of the Blue Crabs family and receive awesome benefits and rewards! We are looking for families to take in our players from May 14, to early October. All that a host family...
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Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artists for 2021 Event Weekend

Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artists for 2021 Event Weekend

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the mid-Atlantic’s signature jazz events held along the shores of the beautiful Potomac River and in the charming Town of Leonardtown in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, will feature fantastic jazz artists during the three day jazz weekend in 2021. This popular, annual festival, which has become...
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St. Mary’s County April 27, 2021 Commissioner Meeting Rollup

St. Mary’s County April 27, 2021 Commissioner Meeting Rollup

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. The Commissioners recognized important milestones and initiatives by presenting Proclamations for Community College Month, National Law Day, National Travel and Tourism Week and National Afterschool Professionals Week. The Commissioners also recognized the opening...
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