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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – 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 carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

Local Museums Offer Free Family 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 events and exhibits during the holiday season at each historic site. St. Clement’s Island Museum will host its annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit daily, Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 3, 2021,...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, has partnered with a local model ship aficionado and builder to install a temporary exhibit at the Old Jail Museum about the HMS Albion, the flagship of the flotilla of British ships that raided Leonardtown and St. Mary’s County during the War of 1812 Chesapeake Campaign in 1814....
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CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 31st annual Benefit Golf Classic at The Cannon Club in Lothian on October 19. More than 125 participants including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped raise $70,000 to support our community’s increasing need for mental health services. Proceeds from this year’s Benefit Golf Classic will provide support for the $5.2...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Historic Sotterley is proud to host the next installment of the Airport Farmer’s Market in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport (also known as Captain Walter Francis Duke Regional Airport). This market will take place on Sunday, November 22nd from 9:00 am—1:00 pm. The Farmer’s...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, MD, will reopen its galleries, including a variety of brand-new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets, November 13, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. after being closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns. Due to COVID-19 protocols, any interested guests to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum must...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 6, 2020, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy the opening of the St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit 2020 inside the museum with take-home kids activities, music, take-home refreshments and much more. Get a jump on your holiday shopping with a...
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Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

As it is not possible to gather in Leonardtown Square for Christmas on the Square and the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony or any of the Santa events this year due to the COVID-19 precautions, the Commissioners of Leonardtown would like to extend an invitation to you and your families to tune in for two...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum and the Old Jail Museum to Change Over to Winter Hours of Operation

St. Clement’s Island Museum and the Old Jail Museum to Change Over to Winter Hours of Operation

Starting Sunday, November 1, 2020, museums operated by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division – St. Clement’s Island Museum in Coltons Point and the Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown – will switch hours of operation over to Winter Hours. Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point will begin winter hours on...
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Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

“Calvert Gives Thanks” will be held virtually Sunday, November 15th, at 4 p.m. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calvert-gives-thanks-tickets-124620945603 or for more information, email calvertinterfaith@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Calvert Interfaith Council (CIC) and the Daughters of Abraham, this year’s interfaith celebration of strength, courage, and healing will feature Calvert County choirs and inspiration from community faith traditions....
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

October 22, 2020 – As colder weather approaches, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) offers activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum continues to operate at a limited capacity with...
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Safe Candy Giveaway Events Hosted by Fire and Rescue Departments in Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert County

Safe Candy Giveaway Events Hosted by Fire and Rescue Departments in Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert County

Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department will be hosting trunk or treating on Saturday, October 31st 7:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m., located at the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department/Rescue Squad at 12245 Rock Point Road in Newburg. Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting a safe Halloween candy giveaway at their station located...
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Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

I am writing on behalf of Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth.  There is a great need for a permanent community center in Prince Frederick to ensure that residents have recreational, community building, learning and outdoor activities that come with having a robust community.  This need has been documented over the years by Calvert...
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Optimist Club of Calvert Hosting First Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Optimist Club of Calvert Hosting First Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

The Optimist Club of Calvert is excited to host their first ever Virtual Halloween Costume Contest! The contest is open to Calvert County residents thirteen years of age and under. The winner in each age category will win a $25 Walmart gift card. Contest categories are: 18 months and under, 19 months – 3...
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Running Hare Vineyard Hosting Drive-In Movie on Friday, October 23, 2020

Running Hare Vineyard Hosting Drive-In Movie on Friday, October 23, 2020

On Friday, October 23, 2020, from 5:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m., the Running Hare Vineyard and Southern Maryland Biergarten will be hosting a drive-in movie night showing The Nightmare Before Christmas! Tickets can be found here for $25 per vehicle. Gates Open at 5:30 pm – Movie Begins after sundown around 7:00 p.m. Audio...
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October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

OCTOBER EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM   SOLOMONS, MD – September 24, 2020 – This October, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Join us for a variety of activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley is holding the Riverside Community Marketplace & Fall Farm Day on October 3rd and 4th to celebrate and support our local businesses during these challenging times while also providing a range of family-friendly activities and demos. Two full days of fun and experiences will showcase much of what makes Southern Maryland special. ...
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Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced a Halloween event scheduled for Saturday, October 24th from 1PM through 5PM at Regency Furniture Stadium. The event will follow social distancing guidelines and will feature trick or treating, Disney’s Coco, as well as a Pumpkin Patch and pumpkin painting. Tickets are $10 each, and can be purchased...
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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Hosting 4th Annual Wheels and Wings Car Show on Saturday, October 10, 2020

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Hosting 4th Annual Wheels and Wings Car Show on Saturday, October 10, 2020

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum will be hosting their 4th Annual Wheels and Wings Car Show on Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 10:00 a.m., to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy parking directly next to your favorite USN Aircraft. Registered car attendees get museum access for themselves and a passenger for the day of the show....
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Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

“Leonardtown is excited to invite everyone back to Town. Our local businesses are opening their doors and are happy to safely welcome you back again!”, says Leonardtown Mayor, Daniel Burris. The Town of Leonardtown launches a Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign, a collaborative effort from the Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Leonardtown Business Association, St. Mary’s...
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Local Artist Donates Painting to St. Clement’s Island Museum

Local Artist Donates Painting to St. Clement’s Island Museum

The St. Clement’s Island Museum is honored to have been presented a donation of an exceptional oil on canvas painting entitled “Water Taxi” by award-winning artist, Nicole Stewart. Professionally framed and measuring 30” x 24,” the painting depicts the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi with Captain Jack Russell at the helm. This piece is...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual carnival. We know this is a staple in our area and our supporters look forward to attending every year. This was not an easy decision, but in light of the current health crisis, we feel your safety is the number...
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2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

For 54 years, the Rotary Club of Lexington Park has sponsored the popular National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County. As a caring organization, the Club has an abundance of concern for the well-being of Festival goers and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the Club reluctantly concluded that the Oyster Festival...
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Blue Crabs Announce First Annual Daryl Thompson Invitational Youth Baseball Tournament in September, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce First Annual Daryl Thompson Invitational Youth Baseball Tournament in September, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced the first ever Daryl Thompson Invitation Youth Baseball Tournament, hosting ages 8U-18U over the course of two weekends. In an effort to continue to give back to the community, the Blue Crabs have decided to host a Youth Baseball Tournament. The 8U-12U athletes will play on the weekend...
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Historic Sotterley Reopens for 2020 Guided Tour Season

Historic Sotterley Reopens for 2020 Guided Tour Season

While the grounds of Historic Sotterley remained open during the pandemic for our community to enjoy, we are thrilled to now open our Visitor Center and Exhibits for the 2020 Guided Tour Season.  We look forward to sharing the site, its stories, and its history with you! Please note our new days of operation...
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