Arts

From Trash to Sea Glass Treasure

From Trash to Sea Glass Treasure

Back by popular demand, Richard LaMotte, recognized sea glass expert and author of “Pure Sea Glass,” returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Sunday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m.  Bring your own sea glass for identification and learn everything you ever wanted to know about these treasures. Jewelry artists will be on hand with...
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Calvert Library to Host FREE Guitar Workshop

Calvert Library to Host FREE Guitar Workshop

Calvert Library continues to offer great opportunities for lifelong learning.  The library is teaming up with Garrett Music Academy to offer a guitar workshop called “Beyond the Major Scale:  Workshop for Intermediate/Advanced Guitar Players” on Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 3:00-4:30pm at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Registration is free and can be accomplished online at...
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NHS Photography Exhibit on Display at CMM

NHS Photography Exhibit on Display at CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum is pleased to be hosting a photography exhibit by local art students from Northern High School. Under the guidance of art instructor, Laura Rozengota, and visiting artist, Bob Tinari, the Advanced Photography and AP Studio Art students were able to get a new perspective by visiting the grounds of the...
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Sotterley Announces Something New for 2012!

Sotterley Announces Something New for 2012!

Sotterley Plantation is pleased to announce the beginning of something new in 2012 – the 2nd Saturday Series. The first four months of the year, the public will have the opportunity to experience four distinct aspects of this plantation’s past, present, and plans for the future. “Backstairs/Upstairs” Saturday, January 14, 2012 |  1:00 p.m....
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Celebrating the New Year at CMM

Celebrating the New Year at CMM

Start the year off with a bang and visit the Calvert Marine Museum all month long! Programs are sure to delight visitors of all ages. Visit www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing. Friday, January 6 – First FREE Friday The museum is open and free to the public from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with...
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PEM Talks Continue in 2012

PEM Talks Continue in 2012

Enjoy PEM Talks at the Calvert Marine Museum with thoughtful discourse on Paleontology, the Environment, and Maritime History, the three themes covered by the museum’s exhibits. The 2011-2012 PEM Talks focus on Lost Landmarks, the ‘bones’ of the past that lie hidden all around us. Learn to look with new eyes at the places...
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Humane Society, CLC Serve Up Treats All Around

Humane Society, CLC Serve Up Treats All Around

Stacy Cage, director of humane education at the Charles County Humane Society, and students at the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center gather for a photo with “Deuce,” a dog new to the Humane Society and looking for her permanent home. The St. Charles Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at the College of Southern Maryland has...
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Letter of Appreciation: Holiday Candlelight Tours 2011

Letter of Appreciation: Holiday Candlelight Tours 2011

Letter of Appreciation from Jeanne Pirtle, Education Director and Writer of the Holiday Candlelight Tours 2011 Script To Director, Cast, Crew, Volunteers, and Sotterley Staff of Holiday Candlelight Tours 2011, I have heard nothing but rave reviews from members and visitors who attended Candlelight this season. I wanted to give special thanks to Linda...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Christmas Open House

Piney Point Lighthouse Christmas Open House

Enjoy a free day of admission to the Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum & Historic Park on Sunday, December 11 from 12 noon to 4 pm.  Come and see the holiday exhibit inside the lighthouse keeper’s quarters where each room is filled with a different holiday storybook theme! This nautically-themed museum will offer their version...
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Weekend Holiday Happenings

Weekend Holiday Happenings

Looking for some holiday cheer or festive fun? Southern Maryland has the perfect lineup! Check out SM News Net’s Holiday Weekend Calendar of Events: St. Mary’s County Holiday Candlelight Tours Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec 10 6 p.m. Location: Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, MD New Script every year! Historical dramatization unfolds within the 1703 Plantation House. Complimentary...
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Artwalk Prince Frederick Dec.10

Artwalk Prince Frederick Dec.10

Join the second annual Artwalk Prince Frederick on Saturday, December 10th, from noon to 5:00 p.m. This event showcases businesses in Prince Frederick from Church Street to Main Street, on Duke Street and in the Prince Frederick Shopping Center. Artwalk includes live music, art receptions, artists present showcasing their work, and open houses at...
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Holiday Double Header at Calvert Library

Holiday Double Header at Calvert Library

The kids get out of school early on Thursday, December 22 and your shopping will be done, so head over to Calvert Library Prince Frederick for a holiday double header beginning at 3 p.m. The first film will be the classic 1966 Dr. Seuss cartoon featuring the villain everyone loves to hate, the Grinch! ...
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St. Clement’s Island Christmas Open House

St. Clement’s Island Christmas Open House

Our gift to you!  All are invited to attend the Christmas Open House at the St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, December 10 with free admission!  Fees will be waived so visitors can enjoy the 26th Annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit, holiday refreshments, and a program of fun and festivity! Santa and Mrs....
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St. Mary’s Hospice Festival of Trees Filled with Delightful Sights and Sounds

St. Mary’s Hospice Festival of Trees Filled with Delightful Sights and Sounds

On Saturday, Dec. 3 starting at 9 a.m., the doors were opened for the Fourth Annual Festival of Trees held at the James A. Forrest Technology Center in Leonardtown. Patrons entered to a lobby filled with beautifully decorated trees, lavish with the sights of Christmas and decorated in honor of lost loved ones. Hospice...
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Annmarie’s Garden in Lights Schedule for the Week of Dec. 5-11

Annmarie’s Garden in Lights Schedule for the Week of Dec. 5-11

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center has announced their weekly schedule for the award-winning Garden in Lights: Showcasing several hundred handmade light sculptures throughout the 30-acre park, visitors will be surrounded by a holiday light show that won Maryland Life Magazine’s Best Holiday Tradition award in 2011.  Garden in Lights attendees will be able...
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Calvert County History DVD to Premiere at Calvert Library

Calvert County History DVD to Premiere at Calvert Library

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, Calvert Library Prince Frederick will be hosting “Changing Landscapes in Southern Maryland,” the first in a four-part series of local history events. The evening will begin with a presentation on the book Changing Landscapes in Southern Maryland, produced and edited by the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association.   The first...
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Weekend Holiday Happenings

Weekend Holiday Happenings

Looking for something festive to do this weekend? Southern Maryland has an array of holiday happenings for the weekend of Dec. 2 – Dec.4. Check out SM News Net’s Holiday Calendar of Events: ST. MARY’S COUNTY First Friday in Leonardotwn Friday, Dec. 2 Time: 5 PM – 8 PM On the first Friday evening of...
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Celebrating December in Calvert County

Celebrating December in Calvert County

The holidays are upon us and festivities abound in Calvert County. Through January 14, 2012 (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Holiday Train Garden Tan’s Cycles, 9032A Chesapeake Avenue, North Beach 301-855-8337 • 410-257-6619 Visit this wonderful holiday display of trains. The train garden is on a 20’...
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Maker’s Market Set for Dec. 3

Maker’s Market Set for Dec. 3

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center announced recently that the next Maker’s Market will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Featuring 57 vendors selling homegrown, homemade and handmade items from Maryland, guests of the Annmarie Maker’s Market will find fantastic shopping opportunities such as a wonderful mix of jewelry,...
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Swing Dance Champions come to Hollywood, MD

Swing Dance Champions come to Hollywood, MD

National Champions will teach workshop during Holiday Swing Dance in Hollywood, MD The House of Dance is pleased to announce a unique opportunity to learn Swing Dance from  US Open Swing Dance Champions, Kevin Fitzhugh and Tammy Brown during their Holiday Dance Party to be held on Saturday, December 10th. Kevin and Tammy formed...
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Holiday Shopping Galore

Holiday Shopping Galore

On December 4, 2011 there will be a Holiday Vendor/Craft Show at the Wildewood Community Center, 22961 Wildewood Drive, California, MD (just behind the pool on Wildewood Parkway and Wildewood Drive) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 20 vendors will be available offering gift ideas such as kitchen ware, handmade crafts, dolls, jewelry,...
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Shop Small Business Saturday Destination Guide

Shop Small Business Saturday Destination Guide

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday.  On Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 comes Small Business Saturday(SM), a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country.  Small Business Saturday is a national movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. Small businesses...
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Must See & Shop: 231 Farm, Home & Pet Center

Must See & Shop: 231 Farm, Home & Pet Center

After the whirlwind that is Black Friday, join the growing number of supporters who are planning to frequent small businesses this Saturday, Nov. 26 and shop small. What may be even more fun is to enhance the shopping experience by heading off the beaten path; away from the hustle bustle and busy roads and...
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Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting

Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting

Ring in the holiday season! The Town of Leonardtown is hosting its annual “Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting” event in Historic downtown Leonardtown on Friday, November 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy holiday entertainment, music, sleigh rides, train rides, fire truck rides, hay rides, horse & carriage rides, a petting...
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Award Winning Garden in Lights to Commence Dec. 2

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center recenly announced that the award-winning Garden in Lights will commence December 2, 2011 at 6:00pm. Showcasing several hundred handmade light sculptures throughout the 30-acre park, visitors will be surrounded by a holiday light show that won Maryland Life Magazine’s Best Holiday Tradition award in 2011.  Garden in Lights attendees...
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