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April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Spring is in full bloom at the Calvert Marine Museum! Join us as we celebrate the season with guided bird walks, an exclusive Jewelry Trunk Show, live music, and more! Visit us at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for all your springtime fun! Monday, April 1 – Guided Bird Walks With fields, woodlots, thickets, a saltmarsh, and Back...
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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum STEAM Day on Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum STEAM Day on Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Get ready for a fun-filled day at the museum on Saturday March 9th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics! We will have many exhibitors with interactive, hands on activities for all ages to enjoy! Kids get...
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Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Announced; Join Us at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival to Celebrate!

Community Garden Ribbon Cutting Announced; Join Us at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival to Celebrate!

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks is pleased to announce that the annual Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on April 6, 2024, from 12 – 4 p.m. at Lexington Manor Passive Park (LMPP) at 21675 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park. This FREE community event offers fun for the whole...
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Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

On Monday, March 25, 2024, “Maryland Day” the public is encouraged to celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace, St. Clement’s Island. St. Clement’s Island Museum will offer a full day of fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including free museum admission, kids’ activities, free water taxi rides (10 a.m. –...
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St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is pleased to announce the annual Women’s History Month Brunch & Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road, Bldg. 3 in California, Maryland (doors open at 10:30 a.m.). This annual...
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Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with local First Landing Wine Trail wineries, are seeking arts and craft vendors who are located or sell in St. Mary’s County, to participate in the First Landing Wine & Arts Festival at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to...
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March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Trot into springtime activities at the museum with spring break programming, the museum’s inaugural Otter Trot 5K, OtterMania, and a family-favorite – the fossil egg hunt! Visit calvertmarinemuseum.com for all the details! Friday, March 1 – First Fossil Friday! 1 – 4:30 p.m.  Fossil hunters, bring your fossil finds from the Calvert Cliffs or other...
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Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s signature, award-winning jazz events, will be held July 12 – 14, 2024, in St. Mary’s County. Featuring music from nationally renowned jazz artists and delicious local seafood, this three-day event includes a variety of activities for jazz enthusiasts along the beautiful Potomac River at...
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SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated SMB Music Conference Concert, set to take place at The State Theater of Havre de Grace on February 23 and 24, 2024. This two-day extravaganza promises to be a celebration of Maryland’s rich music culture, featuring top-tier artists and industry experts. Attendees will have...
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New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

Become a member for the day at an exclusive golf resort while helping a not-for-profit with a 45-year history of caring for your neighbors. Hospice of the Chesapeake is excited to introduce a new golf tournament to be held Thursday, April 18, at The Cannon Club in Lothian, Maryland. Registration will begin at 9...
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Calvert County to Host a Day of Support and Services at Community Resource Fair

Calvert County to Host a Day of Support and Services at Community Resource Fair

Calvert County will host a Community Resource Fair for community members who need supportive services to connect with multiple services and resources in one day, at one place. The event will be held Friday, March 1, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, located at...
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St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival Announced

St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival Announced

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks (R&P) will host the 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. This rain or shine event will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is open to the entire community! Don’t miss this Southern...
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Maryland International Raceway Announces 2024 Season Schedule

Maryland International Raceway Announces 2024 Season Schedule

Maryland International Raceway ™ (MIR) proudly announces the release of the 2024 schedule. The 2024 racing season will include a new event to MIR, Holden Extavaganza held on May 11, 2024. The Florida based event makes the trek north for the first time as the largest Holden gathering in the US will make an...
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Arts Park Plan Announced for Lexington Manor Passive Park

Arts Park Plan Announced for Lexington Manor Passive Park

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks has partnered with the St. Mary’s County Arts Council (SMCAC) in the development of an Arts Park Plan which will enrich Lexington Manor Passive Park (LMPP). The concept of an Arts Park Plan arose from the 2019 Master Plan, which quantified public support for introducing...
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February 2024 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

February 2024 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

It’s a lovely month to visit the museum! A new creature program, maritime winter course, fossilized poop celebration, and bird count will have your February calendar booked. Plus, you’re in for another treat, as THE BURNETT SISTERS BAND performs this month! For more information about museum happenings, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Thursdays, Feb. 1 &...
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The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums Receive $10,000 from Maryland Humanities, Hatza Memorial SHINE Grant Program

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums Receive $10,000 from Maryland Humanities, Hatza Memorial SHINE Grant Program

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums, the non-profit organization that supports the historic sites overseen by St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, was recently awarded $10,000 from Maryland Humanities through the Hatza Memorial SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) Grant Program for general operating funds. “We are...
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20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This year’s theme is Living the Dream: Hope, Courage & Unity. The program begins at 8 a.m. in the Campus Center Great Room. An optional...
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January 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

January 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Kick off the new year with tickets to the first Maritime Performance Series concert of the season! In addition, check out a new art workshop and events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. For more information about museum happenings, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Monday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day The Calvert Marine Museum and Museum...
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Famous Lonesome River Band Comes to Prince Frederick Elks Lodge on Sunday, January 14, 2024

Famous Lonesome River Band Comes to Prince Frederick Elks Lodge on Sunday, January 14, 2024

The Southern Maryland Bluegrass at the Elks series will host the Lonesome River Band on Sunday January 14, 2024, at the Calvert Elks Lodge #2620 in Prince Frederick, MD.  The doors will open at Noon and “LRB” will start their performance at 2:00 PM. They are a band that are sure to please and...
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14th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert

14th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert

Friday, Jan. 19 – DICK HENSOLD and PATSY O’BRIEN – Dick Hensold is one of the leading Northumbrian smallpipers in North America, and Patsy O’Brien is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from County Cork in Ireland. Music born from the age-old traditions of Ireland, Scotland, England, and Cape Breton is given new life in the...
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Kids Countdown to Noon: A New Year’s Eve Family Event Debuts at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Kids Countdown to Noon: A New Year’s Eve Family Event Debuts at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division is excited to present “Kids Countdown to Noon at Piney Point: A New Year’s Eve Family Event” on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park. Bring your kids to Piney Point on December 31 so they can...
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Lexington Park Ford and Chevrolet Dealership Hosting Holiday Extravaganza This Tuesday! December 19th, 2023

Lexington Park Ford and Chevrolet Dealership Hosting Holiday Extravaganza This Tuesday! December 19th, 2023

Lexington Park Ford Lincoln is bringing you some holiday cheer for our first ever HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!! Hours of festive fun, Tuesday, December 19, 2023, from 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.! Get your pictures with Santa and/or the Grinch, take a wagon ride with Suttler Post Clydesdales, check out STAR 98.3 T-Bone & Heather and maybe...
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See the Budweiser Clydesdales in North Beach on Monday, December 18, 2023

See the Budweiser Clydesdales in North Beach on Monday, December 18, 2023

NEW DATE & TIME DUE TO RAIN FORECAST: Join us Monday, December 18, 2023 for a spectacular showcase of the Budweiser Clydesdales as they parade around the Town of North Beach starting at 5 pm. You will have an opportunity to see the Clydesdales Team as they park on Bay Avenue in front of...
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Kids Countdown to Noon: A New Year’s Eve Family Event Debuts at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Kids Countdown to Noon: A New Year’s Eve Family Event Debuts at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division is excited to present “Kids Countdown to Noon at Piney Point: A New Year’s Eve Family Event” on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park. Bring your kids to Piney Point on December 31 so they can...
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There’s No Place Like “Home for the Holidays” in Calvert County

There’s No Place Like “Home for the Holidays” in Calvert County

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the return of Home for Holidays on Dec. 9, 2023, in downtown Prince Frederick, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The following activities are planned: Christmas Parade: Welcome the return of the Christmas Parade at 10:30 a.m., hosted by the Calvert County Fair Board...
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