Arts

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 [email protected] 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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Commissioners of Leonardtown Announce Cancellation of Leonardtown Square Annual Beach Party

Commissioners of Leonardtown Announce Cancellation of Leonardtown Square Annual Beach Party

It’s with heavy hearts that we relay the Commissioners of Leonardtown have made the difficult decision to cancel the Annual Beach Party on the Square event that was scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2020. This beloved annual event draws thousands of people to the Town Square each year to play in 40 tons of...
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2020 St. Mary’s County Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 St. Mary’s County Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Board of Directors of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 County Fair. After months of monitoring the COVID requirements for physical distancing, the limitations on the number of people in a social gathering, and most importantly, the significant risks to the safety and health of...
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Come Support Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department and Our Local Businesses on July 3, 2020, at the Hollywood Firehouse!

Come Support Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department and Our Local Businesses on July 3, 2020, at the Hollywood Firehouse!

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our first of many to come “Food Truck Fridays”. This will serve as a fundraising opportunity for your local fire department along with a chance for small businesses to showcase their food. Please come support them on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 4:00 p.m., to...
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Leonardtown Arts and Entertainment Online Now Hosting New Classes and Shows

Leonardtown Arts and Entertainment Online Now Hosting New Classes and Shows

Leonardtown’s NEW virtual programming platform, Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment Online, launched dually at www.VisitLeonardtownMD.com, and the “Town of Leonardtown” Facebook page on Sunday, April 26th. Classes and workshops on a variety of subjects such as cooking, fitness, knitting and dancing and original shows were featured and also included the Leonardtown Virtual Artist Showcase and...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Food Drive Collects Over 4,100 Food Items

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Food Drive Collects Over 4,100 Food Items

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced the final tally of food items from their Food Drive hosted at Regency Furniture Stadium on Friday, May 8th. The Blue Crabs Food Drive collected 4,106 food items, many monetary donations, and non-food donations such as toilet paper. The Blue Crabs teamed up with The Arnold House, Lifestyles...
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The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2020 Fan Fest on Saturday, April 18th, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2020 Fan Fest on Saturday, April 18th, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs will hold their 2020 Fan Fest at Regency Furniture Stadium on April 18th from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Fan Fest is a free event with fun for all ages. It is our fans’ first opportunity to meet the Blue Crabs players, pick up their ticket packages, take part...
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2020 Calvert Egg Drop to be Held on Saturday, April 4th at Patuxent High School in Lusby

2020 Calvert Egg Drop to be Held on Saturday, April 4th at Patuxent High School in Lusby

SouthPoint Church – Lusby Campus has announced the 2020 Calvert Egg Drop. The event is held at Patuxent High School, 12485 Southern Connector Blvd, Lusby, MD 20657 on Saturday, April 4th, 2020. Calvert Egg Drop is a FREE, Family Event including: 30,000 candy and toy filled Easter eggs raining down from a helicopter! Five...
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Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artist Lineup for 2020 Event Weekend

Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artist Lineup for 2020 Event Weekend

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the mid-Atlantic’s signature jazz events held along the shores of the beautiful Potomac River in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, and in the charming Town of Leonardtown, will feature a fantastic lineup of jazz artists during the three day jazz weekend in 2020. This popular, annual festival,...
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