Arts

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

CSM Chorale and Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM Chorale and Chamber Choir with the Southern Mix Barbershop Chorus will perform. $10 adults, $8 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school...
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Charles County Arts Alliance Awards Over $76,000 in Grants

Charles County Arts Alliance Awards Over $76,000 in Grants

On Saturday, November 16, the Charles County Arts Alliance held its Annual Gala to award $71,334 to 21 area schools and 18 nonprofit organizations to enhance their programs in the fields of visual, performance and literary arts. The funds will be used to present a myriad of cultural programs and events in Charles County,...
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Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Offers a Series of Four Free Concerts at St Mary’s College

Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Offers a Series of Four Free Concerts at St Mary’s College

Brian Ganz will offer a series of four recitals over the next few weeks for classical music lovers in the St. Mary’s College of MD community.. Musician-in-Residence Ganz resumes his popular noon concert series with two PianoTalk offerings, the first on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, and the second on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He...
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St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museum Receive $3,400 Grant from Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium for 2020 Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend

St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museum Receive $3,400 Grant from Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium for 2020 Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums, the nonprofit organization that supports the historic sites overseen by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, was recently awarded a $3,400 matching Seed Grant for the Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend event that occurs in April each year. This event, now in its third...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Holiday Workshops Starting Saturday, December 7, and Saturday, December 14

Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Holiday Workshops Starting Saturday, December 7, and Saturday, December 14

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) has opened registration for two different holiday workshops, each focusing on natural crafts. The first invites guests to bundle up, celebrate the season, and join HSMC December 7, from 12:30 p.m., to 2:30 p.m., for the Holiday Craft workshop, featuring crafts from the past. Attendees will be able to...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

The Historic St. Mary’s City invites you to welcome the holiday season with feasting, firelight, and beautiful music in the lavishly decorated reconstructed State House of 1676 with their annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners are to be held on the first two Friday, and Saturdays in December, on December 6, and 7, and December...
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La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

It’s not often that a string quartet or vocalist performance opens a formal business meeting. On November 6, 2019, the La Plata Business Association’s (LPBA) monthly meeting began with student performers from La Plata High School showcasing the talents of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students. For the past six years, the LPBA has...
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Forrest Center Hosting Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019

Forrest Center Hosting Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019

Join the students and staff of the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center for their annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the school site across from the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. Santa will make his grand entrance at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a...
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David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

Plan to attend an informative program on the conservation work of Audubon-MD-DC, Friday, November 22. The event hosted by Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Division of Natural Resources will be held at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown from 6-9 p.m. Audubon Maryland-DC is the region’s leading voice for the conservation and protection...
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Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Grab your guitar, nonperishable food and get down to Island Music Company in La Plata, MD on November 16, 2019 for their Annual Holiday String Giveaway. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., The day is filled with complimentary restringing of most stringed instruments, including guitar, bass, violin, violas, ukulele,...
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Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the Commissioners of Leonardtown invite the public to a commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony in the square in Leonardtown Monday, November 11, 2019, immediately following the annual Veterans Day Parade. This ceremony will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II with...
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Holiday Event List for St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Holiday Event List for St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House – 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD 20626., on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m. Info: Facebook.com/SCIMuseum or 301-769-2222 Enjoy children’s activities, music and more family fun at the opening of the holiday exhibit inside the museum. Get a jump on your holiday...
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Annmarie Gardens Hosting 20th Annual Trick-or-Treating Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Annmarie Gardens Hosting 20th Annual Trick-or-Treating Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, will host their 20th annual trick-or-treating festival, Halloween in the Garden, on Saturday, October 26, 10:00am-4:00pm; admission is $2 per person and benefits charity. New this year, the event will feature a DJ Dance Party for families and a brand-new event layout to allow free-range...
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College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

CSM Hawk Feeder Food Drive. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will hold a Hawk Feeder Food Drive during the month of October. Donation boxes to collect non-perishable food items to assist students who lack reliable access to sufficient quantities of food will be set up at three of the CSM campuses. Items being...
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Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Lost City, a Free Trick-or-Treating Event on October 19, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Lost City, a Free Trick-or-Treating Event on October 19, 2019

On October 19, 2019 from 5:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., Historic St. Mary’s City will host its popular free trick-or-treating event, Lost City. Spreading out over the museum grounds, the event will be spooktacular! Families are invited to meet “lost “sailors, go trick-or-treating, play games, or enjoy stories. Maryland Dove will be open and...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Reception for Local Artist During 2019 Blessing of the Fleet

St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Reception for Local Artist During 2019 Blessing of the Fleet

St. Clement’s Island Museum will host a reception for local artist, Spencer Riddile, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, during the first day of Blessing of the Fleet. The reception will center around his current exhibit at the museum called “My Connection to Southern Maryland.” Riddile’s artwork captures the beauty...
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St. Mary’s County Public Safety Open House Day on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Public Safety Open House Day on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Leonardtown

The public is invited to join the Department of Emergency Services, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police for a Public Safety Open House Day, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each agency will offer fun and educational activities at their facility and have representatives on...
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Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City Wednesday, October 2, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2 at 10:00 am, join Historic St. Mary’s City Little Explorers to wander “On The Farm!” Youngsters will be able to meet the animals, learn about different farm jobs, and hear the many sounds “on the farm.” The Little Explorers will be meeting at the Godiah Spray Plantation, located at 47621...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Hide Tanning Workshop on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Hide Tanning Workshop on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Registration has opened for a hide tanning workshop scheduled on October 26, 2019. Hunting season is upon us, and Historic St. Mary’s City is offering a workshop to help learn the native art of taking a deer hide and turning it into soft buckskin. This program, designed for beginners, takes the participant through the...
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Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Four years ago, Jerry and Joy Cozzens of Cozzens Construction held a small fundraising event for Calvert Hospice featuring an Eagles tribute band, the Long Run, at their home. Each year, the event grew in popularity and in proceeds. In 2018 the event outgrew their home and took place at Running Hare Vineyard, yielding...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Invites Public to Attend Southern Maryland Fireman’s Association Apparatus Muster on Sunday, October 13, 2019

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Invites Public to Attend Southern Maryland Fireman’s Association Apparatus Muster on Sunday, October 13, 2019

On Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., to 4:00 p.m., the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association will be hosting an antique fire apparatus muster at MFRI’s Southern Maryland Regional Training Academy at 10375 Audie Lane in La Plata. Visitors will be able to view new and old apparatus side by side to see...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Now Has New Openings for Natural Plant Dyeing Workshop

Historic St. Mary’s City Now Has New Openings for Natural Plant Dyeing Workshop

Historic St. Mary’s City announces openings for their newest workshop that will allow guests to color with natural materials. Using natural dyes is an ancient craft, rich in history and traditions, dating back centuries. Join Historic St. Mary’s City for an informative and fun hands-on workshop that will be full of surprises. Participants will...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Hosting Homeschool Day on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City Hosting Homeschool Day on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City will host their fall Homeschool Day on Wednesday, September 25 2019, from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. The homeschool day themed Food in the Modern World, invites visitors to learn about early Maryland’s custom creations. Hands-on demonstrations and activities centered around the topic may include: corn grinding; a discussion of sailor’s diet...
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Annmarie Garden and The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Announce New Access Program for Low-Income Families

Annmarie Garden and The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Announce New Access Program for Low-Income Families

Two popular Southern Maryland attractions, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center and The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum have joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM). Museums for All encourages people of all backgrounds to visit...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Joins The Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City Joins The Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday, September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums. Museum...
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