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Calvert County Marine Museum Events – February 2022

Calvert County Marine Museum Events – February 2022

Thursdays, Feb. 3 & 10 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., – Children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, are invited to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 25-40 minutes. Sign up...
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Universal Coprolite Day at the Calvert Marine Museum – February 22, 2022

Universal Coprolite Day at the Calvert Marine Museum – February 22, 2022

Remarkably, when feces fossilize, they are known as coprolites. The term coprolite comes from the Greek words kopros (meaning dung) and lithos (meaning stone). To celebrate the importance of coprolites in the fossil record and in the study of prehistoric life, the Department of Paleontology at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is initiating the...
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in January 2022

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in January 2022

Saturday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day – The Calvert Marine Museum and Museum Store are closed. Thursdays, Jan. 6 & 13 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.: This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join...
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Calvert County Government Announces Holiday Schedules for 2021

Calvert County Government Announces Holiday Schedules for 2021

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 23 and remain closed Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, in observance of the Christmas holiday. County offices will also close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 30 and remain closed Friday, Dec. 31 for New Year’s. In addition: The...
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Restricted and Closed Roads on Friday, November 26, 2021 for Christmas on the Square in Leonardtown

Restricted and Closed Roads on Friday, November 26, 2021 for Christmas on the Square in Leonardtown

The Town of Leonardtown and its community partners start this year’s holiday season on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. with the traditional Christmas on the Square and Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The lighting of the Town Christmas Tree is scheduled for 7 p.m. Closures and Restrictions: Downtown Leonardtown Square –...
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Parking, Road Access and Time Details for Leonardtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas on the Square

Parking, Road Access and Time Details for Leonardtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas on the Square

The Town of Leonardtown is ringing in the holiday season on Friday, November 26th from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM with the traditional Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting. Event activities start at 4:30 PM and include live entertainment, rides, airbrush tattoos, balloon art, a living nativity, food and much more! Come...
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December Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

December Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

Thursdays, Dec. 2 & Dec. 9 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m., This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a take away craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 25-40...
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St. Mary’s County Museums Hold Free Family Holiday Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

St. Mary’s County Museums Hold Free Family Holiday Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which oversees St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, presents the following special holiday events and exhibits. Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, from noon to 4 p.m., Piney Point Lighthouse Museum presents a Retro Holiday Family Open House, which kicks off the opening...
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Leonardtown Holiday Events in November and December 2021

Leonardtown Holiday Events in November and December 2021

The holiday season begins in Leonardtown on Thanksgiving weekend. The festivities kick off with Christmas on the Square on Friday, November 26, 2021. Enjoy live holiday music, entertainment, horse and carriage rides, sleigh rides, train rides, a live nativity, a petting zoo, airbrush tattoos, balloon art, children’s crafts, hot drinks, food and fun activities!...
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Calvert Hospice Announces Grief Workshop for Adults and Children on December 4, and December 8, 2021

Calvert Hospice Announces Grief Workshop for Adults and Children on December 4, and December 8, 2021

Seeking the Light: Beyond the Broken Heart is a holiday grief workshop for adults. It will be held December 4, 2021 from 10 am – 12 pm at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House located at 4559 Sixes Road, Prince Frederick. There is a $20 supply fee, but scholarships are available. Participants will participate in...
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Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Offer Sensational Seasonal Events

Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Offer Sensational Seasonal Events

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation is offering festive events for residents to make the holiday season merry and bright. Join in the Jingle Bell Jamboree on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, from 3-6 p.m. at King Memorial Park, located at 65 Church St. in Prince Frederick. Get in the spirit with fun...
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Local Photographer to Offer Free Wildlife Photography Class at St. Clement’s Island Museum

Local Photographer to Offer Free Wildlife Photography Class at St. Clement’s Island Museum

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 2:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m., professional wildlife photographer J. Sal Icaza with Solomons Island Photography will take students through a two-hour wildlife photography journey focusing on eagles and ospreys. The stunning images that he will share were all taken right here in Southern Maryland. This seminar is for...
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November at CSM Offers a Cornucopia of Events for Job Seekers, Art Lovers and Students Seeking to Learn How CSM Can Help Them Reach Their Goals

November at CSM Offers a Cornucopia of Events for Job Seekers, Art Lovers and Students Seeking to Learn How CSM Can Help Them Reach Their Goals

Employment Fair.  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at La Plata Campus, BI Building, Rooms 113-113E; Nov. 9 at the Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206; Nov. 12 at the Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Rooms 103/104/105. CSM invites students who have recently completed or will soon complete their studies to enjoy free food, enter to win gift cards and learn about local employment opportunities. Free. ...
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Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland – An online virtual fundraiser for the St. Mary’s Helping Hands Food Pantry

Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland – An online virtual fundraiser for the St. Mary’s Helping Hands Food Pantry

With the confusion to hold indoor events vs outdoor events; then how about an “online-Live-virtual” event. With so many local Bluegrass fans wanting to see some of the local bands performing together again, we have decided to hold a virtual event. The “Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland” will be a fundraiser and food drive...
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REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

The 97th Annual Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday, September 16! Please review the traffic pattern, and consider parking at the courthouse and riding the free shuttle to avoid traffic delays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are looking forward to another great year at the fair! All traffic for the fair will move...
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Maryland International Raceway Superchargers Showdown and Tribute Race for Bunny Burkett on October 1 to October 3, 2021

Maryland International Raceway Superchargers Showdown and Tribute Race for Bunny Burkett on October 1 to October 3, 2021

The 2021 Superchargers Showdown, October 1st through 3rd will go down in history as one of the most unique event during its 36-year tenure. This event will feature the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association, the Warriors Outlaw presented by 1320 Fabrication, Top Sportsman, and the full 1320 Fabrication ET Series. The Eastern Raider and...
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September Events at the Calvert Marine Museum!

September Events at the Calvert Marine Museum!

Though summer is coming to a close, there’s still plenty to do at the Calvert Marine Museum! Welcome September and visit with the whole family. We’re open on Labor Day, too! For a complete listing of this month’s programs and activities, visit www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Thursdays, September 2, 9, & 16 – Sea Squirts: Sharks! Sessions...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Children’s Day on Saturday, August 21, 2021!

St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Children’s Day on Saturday, August 21, 2021!

Enjoy a free day of family fun in the sun celebrating the end of summer on the beautiful waterside lawn at the annual Children’s Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum Saturday, August 21, 2021, from 11:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m. Families can enjoy lots of activities including games, crafts, a bike raffle, free snow...
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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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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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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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