Arts

Art Blooms Gala Celebrates Annmarie Garden

Art Blooms Gala Celebrates Annmarie Garden

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Art Blooms Gala at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. This year’s event promises to be an exciting evening of celebration showcasing spectacular floral designs inspired by current gallery exhibits; Escape: Art on Vacation and...
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Southern Maryland Film Festival to Partner with Indian Head Black Box Theater

Southern Maryland Film Festival  to Partner with  Indian Head Black Box Theater

The Steering Committee for the Southern Maryland Film Festival announced its 2017 Charles County Mini-Fest, made possible through a partnership with the Indian Head Center for the Arts and Black Box Theater. The Inaugural partnership is being held Saturday, July 15, 2017, with a family-friendly block from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and a block...
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5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is Back in North Beach

5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is Back in North Beach

The Dragon Boats are BACK in North Beach as Calvert County officially kicks off the summer with the 5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday June 10th from 9AM – 5PM in North Beach MD. That day, over 5,000 spectators will line the Boardwalk in North Beach to watch as 30 plus teams compete...
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First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

April 7th marked the debut appearance of the SoMar Drummers for an evening of family-friendly fun at the local Arts & Entertainment District. The audience participation Drum Circle drew in people from near and far to join together for an exciting evening of music and harmony. Hands-on participation was a highlight of the night...
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Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

The Solomons Business Association hosts the annual Taste of Solomons event usually from 11 am to 4 pm., this year the event will be held on March 25th, 2017. Restaurants and Shops Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages New tastes abound in the historic Solomons Town Center as restaurants showcase selected food and beverages during...
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Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Multi-Platinum country artist Thomas Rhett will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Rhett’s high energy show will be packed with hits, including chart toppers, “T-Shirt,” “Die A Happy Man,” and “Crash And Burn.” Tickets are $44 – $75 (additional fees apply) and go...
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Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest now through Aug. 31, 2017. Photographers – from novice to professional – can  enter online or by mail for the chance to win cash and other prizes. Winning entries will be posted online and featured in an issue of the quarterly Maryland Natural Resource magazine and adorn the...
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CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

When College of Southern Maryland Associate Professor Krista Keyes heard Sunil Yapa present at a conference in 2016, she knew the author would be the perfect addition to CSM’s Connections Literary Reading Series. The annual series highlights artists who exemplify the purpose of Connections – to bring art and literature to life for the...
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Holmes for the Holidays Now Playing at Newtowne Players

Holmes for the Holidays Now Playing at Newtowne Players

Hold onto your deerstalker hats—a holiday whodunit has hit the Newtowne Players’ stage! Penned by Broadway funnyman Ken Ludwig, “Holmes for the Holidays or The Game’s Afoot” is a festive romp guaranteed to tingle your spine and leave you in stitches. The curtain rises on a play-within-a-play as William Gillette (played by Kerry Jones)...
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MPT Series Maryland Farm & Harvest Features St. Mary’s County Farm

MPT Series Maryland Farm & Harvest Features St. Mary’s County Farm

A St. Mary’s County farm is featured in an episode of the new season of the Maryland Public Television (MPT) series Maryland Farm & Harvest airing this month. Featured on the program on Tuesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. is Briar Branch Alpaca Farm in Clements. The segment focuses on the emergence of more...
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Main Stage Theatre Announces Cast for ‘Pinocchio’

Main Stage Theatre Announces Cast for ‘Pinocchio’

The College of Southern Maryland’s Main Stage Theatre has announced the cast for its six performances of “Pinocchio,” the classic tale of the wooden puppet who wanted to be a real boy. This is a world premiere adapted from the original novel by Carlo Collodi. The musical was written by H.K. Hight, as are...
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Fourth Season of MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest Features an Alpaca Farm in St. Mary’s County

Fourth Season of MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest Features an Alpaca Farm in St. Mary’s County

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) original series Maryland Farm & Harvest premieres for its fourth season with new half-hour episodes airing Tuesdays at 7 p.m. beginning November 15. The series puts a human face on Maryland agriculture by telling stories of the people, skills, and technology required to sustain and grow the state’s largest industry....
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Charles County High schools plan fall productions

Charles County High schools plan fall productions

A popular Shakespeare classic with a twist, love stories, a little alien plant fun and more top the list of fall high school productions happening at the seven Charles County Public high schools this month and in November. First up is the fall musical at St. Charles High School on Oct. 28-30. The Spartan...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2016 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Mitch Adolph of Lutherville for his excellent action photo of sparring egrets on Assateague Island. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2017 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription...
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The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, for the first time in Calvert County, the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (Friends of JPPM) will host a Beatles musical event with the nationally known, Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band. The fundraising event known as the Affair at Point Farm, A Hard Day’s Night,...
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Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

  Summer is here and Annmarie Garden announces an exciting community art project entitled, Inflatable – Images & Inspirations. The project will continue throughout the summer and will be led by artist-in-residence, Hannah Jeremiah. Visitors are invited to participate in something bigger than themselves with the creation of this work of art that will...
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Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Eight-time Grammy nominee, Train, will appear live at the PNC Waterside Pavilion in Solomons, Maryland on Friday, August 19. Opening up the show is platinum-selling recording artist, Andy Grammer. Tickets are $56 for reserved seats and $68 for premium seats (additional fees apply) and go on sale to museum members on Tuesday, June 21...
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R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

The St. Charles Companies welcomes R&B classic soul singer, Marguerite, along with NexXzit at a free lakefront concert on Thursday evening, June 23rd at 7 PM. Meaningful lyrics and heartfelt vocals have made DC native, Marguerite, a favorite with her fans. She has lent her powerful voice to numerous bands as a featured vocalist...
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Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell (Solomons), Maryland, is hosting its second annual Mud Day on Sunday, June 26 from Noon to 4pm. International Mud Day celebrates the joy of childhood, nature, and our deep connection to the earth. Join us for this family-friendly event where families are encouraged to stomp, splash...
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Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

  FOR KIDS! Yoga in the Garden – June 11, Ages 3-5; 10:00-10:30 am; Ages 6 and up from 10:45-11:45am Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, Maryland. Let’s get outside and enjoy the benefits of yoga! This class is filled with yoga postures, partner poses, yoga games, breath and relaxation techniques, and lots...
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Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players will hold auditions for its fall production of Anita Loos’ “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” on Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19. Both will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Three Notch Theatre, 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park (near the Post Office). Age ranges for both male and female parts are from 15...
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Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Blues musician, Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark, returns to the St. Charles waterfront stage on Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM. Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts. He started out playing the drums at the age of five, and...
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Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

New Direction Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall production of Neil Simon’s smash Broadway hit comedy “Plaza Suite” in all three sections of Calvert County. Auditions will be held Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-noon at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane in Lusby Monday, June 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Fairview...
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US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

Back by popular demand! Join The US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble live in the Leonardtown Square! Bring a blanket, bring a chair – bring a friend! – and celebrate Armed Services Day listening to big band favorites, jazz classics and swing hits! Weather permitting, the US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble will be...
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ArtsFest 2016 is Coming!

ArtsFest 2016 is Coming!

The Charles County Arts Alliance is pleased to announce our 24th annual ArtsFest, to be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, on the beautiful grounds of the La Plata Town Hall, in La Plata. ArtsFest is the largest arts festival in Charles County, and one of the largest...
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