Arts

2011 Solomons Christmas Walk

2011 Solomons Christmas Walk

Begin your holiday celebrations with the annual Solomons Christmas Walk on Friday and Saturday, December 2 – 3, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. In addition to all of the attractions on the island, from the Garden in Lights to the lighted boat parade, the museum is serving up its own smorgasbord of holiday...
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December FUN at CMM

December FUN at CMM

December is packed full of activities for visitors of all  ages at the Calvert Marine Museum. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com  for a complete schedule. The Museum Store is open daily with gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Remember that members enjoy 10% off in the store everyday and 20% off on the...
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This Christmas, Give the Gift of Membership

This Christmas, Give the Gift of Membership

This year, why not consider giving friends and family the gift of membership to the Calvert Marine Museum. A Museum membership offers opportunities for friends and loved ones to discover the remarkable world where fresh and saltwater meet to form the largest estuary in North America. Membership is a gift that will offer lasting...
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All Invited to Hospice of St. Mary’s Festival of Trees

All Invited to Hospice of St. Mary’s Festival of Trees

On Saturday, Dec. 3 at the James A, Forrest Tech Center in Leonardtown, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hospice of St. Mary’s presents its fourth annual Festival of Trees. The Tech Center is located a 24005 Point Lookout Rd in Leonardtown between Leonardtown High School and Leonardtown Middle School across from the St....
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Christmas Doll, Train Exhibit Celebrates 26th Year

The St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, MD will present its 26th annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit beginning December 1. The museum will come alive with antique and collectible dolls, toys, and working miniature trains in a holiday setting sure to delight children from one to 101. Started in 1985 by former...
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Annmarie Gardens Hosts 4th Annual Ornament Show

Annmarie Gardens Hosts 4th Annual Ornament Show

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will be hosting its Fourth Annual Ornament Show & Sale.  The Ornament Show will open on November 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Showcasing over 23 artists and craftspeople working in mediums such as paper, wood, shells, glass, copper, and ceramic, the ornaments will be displayed on...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offers Holiday Exhibit

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offers Holiday Exhibit

The Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park in Piney Point will present a holiday exhibit in the lighthouse keeper’s quarters, a historic building not normally open to the public.  The exhibit theme is “Reading Lights the Way” and each room of the keeper’s quarters will highlight a favorite holiday storybook. Museum staff and...
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Angel Tree Book Drive

Angel Tree Book Drive

The Angel Tree Book Drive is accepting donations from now until Wednesday, December 7 at receptacle locations throughout Calvert County, including: all Calvert Library branches, Calvert County Senior Centers, St. Paul United Methodist Preschool, Calvert Marine Museum, Calvert County Courthouse Main Lobby, Prime Time Children’s Center, Mt. Hope Community Center, SMECO, the Tidewater School...
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December Cinema at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, December 7, 2011, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a classic screwball comedy starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Based on Dashiell Hammett’s novel The Thin Man, the film follows the capers of detective duo Nick and Nora Charles. Lights go down at 6:00 pm and the film will be...
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Bowen Presents ‘Growing up on a Tobacco Farm’

In one generation, Calvert’s money crop has all but disappeared. Greg Bowen grew up on a tobacco farm in Calvert County when tobacco was king. He recalls the hard work and life lessons from raising the ‘sot weed,’ some of which he utilized in his work as a county planner. Tobacco barns remain as...
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Local School Choir to Perform at Kennedy Center

Local School Choir to Perform at Kennedy Center

The McDonough High School Madrigal Lords and Ladies choir has been selected to perform with the Washington Chorus for “A Candlelight Christmas” at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Dec. 20 and Dec. 22. The concerts feature Yuletide classics, sing-a-longs and a glorious candlelight processional. The Madrigal Lords and Ladies Chamber Choir will perform...
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More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum Part 2

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum Part 2

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum – A Conversation with Doug Alves, Part 2 The following is another article in Southern Maryland News Net’s Monday morning conversation series. This week we conclude our conversation with the Calvert Marine Museum Director,  C. Douglass Alves, Jr. SMNN: Visitors routinely see the facilities as...
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Deale Elks Lodge Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 26

The Deale Elks Lodge will hold its annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Over 25 unique crafters and artists from all over the region. A great place to do some holiday shopping for everyone on your list while helping a good cause. Proceeds from the event will...
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Discover Chesapeake Bay Stories

Discover Chesapeake Bay Stories

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors who have written about topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Raymond McAlwee will present “Chesapeake Bay Stories” on Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. A wonderful holiday purchase that can be signed and...
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St. Mary’s Ryken presents “The Diary of Anne Frank”

St. Mary’s Ryken presents “The Diary of Anne Frank”

The life a teenager can be filled with happiness one moment, uncertainty the next, frustration in another, and every emotion in between. Thirteen-year-old Anne Frank turned to her diary to record all of them. Based on her writings, the Pulitzer Prize winning play “The Diary of Anne Frank” will be performed by St. Mary’s...
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Newtown Players Announce Auditions for Upcoming Production

Newtown Players Announce Auditions for Upcoming Production

The Newtowne Players announce open auditions for the upcoming production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, by Bertolt Brecht. There are 15 parts for men and women, ranging in age from teens to 80s. People interested in helping with the technical and support crew are also welcome. The show runs March 16 to April 1,...
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Caitlin Merie Hurrey Fund Comes Home

Caitlin Merie Hurrey Fund Comes Home

Sixteen years after her tragic death in a senseless car accident in Huntingtown, the Fund to honor Caitlin Merie Hurrey and to promote arts and music education came home on Wednesday, November 2. Earl Hurrey, Caitlin’s father and fund founder, announced that the entire 501(c)3s Scholarship Fund was moving from its previous home at...
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Zumba FUN-draiser for The Crib- Nov. 12

Zumba is the fastest growing dance-exercise program in the world. On Saturday, November 12 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the House of Dance, Hollywood (24620 Three Notch Road, Hollywood) local Zumba enthusiasts will have a chance to shake their bodies while helping a good cause at the same time. The Crib, a...
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Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is on the verge of its “Coming of Age.” Over forty years of growth and nearly two million visitors later, the public demand for activities and programs has increased beyond the capacity of the existing building. To meet the overwhelming needs of the community, the museum has launched a...
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Celebrating November in Calvert County

Celebrating November in Calvert County

Gather your friends and family and give thanks for all there is to do in Calvert County this month… Thursday, November 3, 10 & 17 (4 – 8 p.m.) Calvert County Farmers Market – Solomons Solomons Riverwalk North of Solomons Pavilion 410-535-4583 • www.calvertag.org Seasonal delights from local farms including vegetables, fruit, cut flowers,...
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NTP Present The Man Who Came to Dinner: Nov. 4 – 20

In ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’, celebrated critic and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside slips on the icy doorstep of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, a small-town Ohio family living a totally conventional life. During his six weeks of recovery, Whiteside turns their lives inside-out with his continual demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of...
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McDonough Hosts Theatre Camp for Children

The Maurice J. McDonough High School drama club is holding a theatre camp for children ages five to 12 in the fall and spring. The fall camp will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the spring camp will be held March 17. The camp is filled with...
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Newtowne Players Present “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Nov. 4-20

Newtowne Players Present “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Nov. 4-20

In The Man Who Came to Dinner, celebrated critic and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside slips on the icy doorstep of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, a small-town Ohio family living a totally conventional life. During his six weeks of recovery, Whiteside turns their lives inside-out with his continual demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of...
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What’s Happening at Annmarie?

What’s Happening at Annmarie?

Upcoming events and classes at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center November Special Events: • The 4th Annual Ornament Show (Nov 22).  A popular Southern Maryland tradition, shoppers can browse through the many trees/ornament displays and purchase ornaments on-site.  The Ornament Show will run from November 22nd to January 1, 2012. Open most days-please see schedule...
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November FUN at Calvert Marine Museum

November FUN at Calvert Marine Museum

Events and programs are happening all month long at the Calvert Marine Museum. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete schedule.  Thursday, November 3 and 10 – Sea Squirts Shark Secrets! Free drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday, November...
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