Arts

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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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Hosting RetroFest on the Potomac and Book Signing by Local Author of Haunted Southern Maryland

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Hosting RetroFest on the Potomac and Book Signing by Local Author of Haunted Southern Maryland

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum is pleased to host a book signing of Haunted Southern Maryland by local author David W. Thompson on Saturday, September 28, 2019, during RetroFest on the Potomac. Thompson’s latest book was recently released by History Press and is available at the Museum Stores at both St. Clement’s Island Museum and...
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Classical Pianist Brian Ganz and Actor Michael Tolaydo Performing at St. Mary’s College on September, 24, 2019

Classical Pianist Brian Ganz and Actor Michael Tolaydo Performing at St. Mary’s College on September, 24, 2019

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Musician in Residence Brian Ganz will be joined by former Director of the college Theater Program, Michael Tolaydo, for a dramatic presentation merging music, theater, art and poetry. Ganz and Tolaydo will present “Whistler’s Lecture: James Whistler, Claude Debussy and the Lecture That Changed Art.” The performance will take...
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Forrest Center Hosting Scrapbooking Crop on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Leonardtown

Forrest Center Hosting Scrapbooking Crop on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Leonardtown

The Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center is hosting a Scrapbooking Crop on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the school site across from the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. It takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the school’s Dorhman Room. This event benefits the school’s SkillsUSA chapter but...
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Fourth Annual DuckFest to be held on Sunday, September 29th in Calvert County

Fourth Annual DuckFest to be held on Sunday, September 29th in Calvert County

The Ruddy Duck Brewery and Grill is proud to announce our Fourth Annual DuckFest on Sunday, September 29th from 1pm to 6pm. DuckFest is a fundraising event based on the German celebration of Oktoberfest, complete with live music, craft beer from various Calvert County breweries, authentic scratch made German cuisine and a variety of...
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Annual Harvest Taste of Solomons on Saturday, October 12th, 2019, Restaurants Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages

Annual Harvest Taste of Solomons on Saturday, October 12th, 2019, Restaurants Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages

New tastes abound in the historic Solomons Town Center as restaurants showcase selected food and beverages during the one-day food festival, The Harvest Taste of Solomons 2019 from 11:00 a.m., to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12th, 2019. The event is one of the yearly signature events designed and sponsored by the Solomons Business Association,...
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42nd Patuxent River Appreciation Day Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12, 2019

42nd Patuxent River Appreciation Day Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12, 2019

Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 42nd year on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Calvert Marine Museum. All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Museum admission is FREE all day. This year’s event will feature a weekend’s-worth...
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Artsfest ’19 Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22 at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

Artsfest ’19 Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22 at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

On September 21 & 22, from 10am to 5pm both days. Set amidst the spectacular backdrop of Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Artsfest is truly a unique arts experience with more than 165 artist booths, 35 performers on four stages, creative fun for kids, artist demos, and great food and drink.  Admission is...
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Little Explorers Fall Opening at Historic St. Mary’s City on Wednesday, September 4

Little Explorers Fall Opening at Historic St. Mary’s City on Wednesday, September 4

On Wednesday, September 4 at 10:00 am will see the a-peeling fall return of Little Explorers to Historic St. Mary’s City, with the days topic focusing on apples! The morning program will be meeting at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary, and will then walk the museum grounds to learn all about apples, right down...
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Calvert Marine Museum Event Calendar for September 2019

Calvert Marine Museum Event Calendar for September 2019

Friday, September 6 – First FREE Friday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Museum is open and FREE to the public. Entertainment provided by the United States Navy Band Country Current, at 6 p.m. at the PNC Waterside Pavilion. FREE 30-minute Wm. B. Tennison cruises will be offered, weather permitting. The Drum Point Lighthouse and...
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Calvert Library Board of Library Trustees Votes in Fine Free Permanently

Calvert Library Board of Library Trustees Votes in Fine Free Permanently

Calvert Library’s Board of Library Trustees (BOLT) announced at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, August 20 that they have voted to adopt the “fine free” policy that they have piloted since early March of this year. Board President Carolyn McHugh said, “We wanted to be sure that the practice had more...
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Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in September and October 2019

Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in September and October 2019

Brüdergarten at Shepherd’s Old Field Market is Southern Maryland‘s newest favorite hangout! Located just a block off the square in friendly Leonardtown, you’re sure to enjoy the fun, friendly atmosphere! Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a frosty beverage with your best bud or a place to hold your team function, “The...
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Calvert Marine Museum Seeking Vendors for the Patuxent River Appreciation Day on October 12, 2019

Calvert Marine Museum Seeking Vendors for the Patuxent River Appreciation Day on October 12, 2019

Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 42nd year on October 12, 2019 at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM). All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Museum admission is FREE. Although PRAD will now take place on one day,...
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