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Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery will be hosting their Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., located at 27227 Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville. Come out the Southern Trail Distillery for their Spring Shine Festival! Enjoy shopping local vendors, order delicious local food, and amazing drinks! Over 35 vendors...
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St. Clements Island Water Taxi Introduces Conversation & A Cruise Series at the St. Clements Island Museum

St. Clements Island Water Taxi Introduces Conversation & A Cruise Series at the St. Clements Island Museum

Enjoy summer breezes on a fun, educational and family-friendly morning of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi during this series of themed cruises throughout the season! **BOOK SOON – THESE WILL SELL OUT! ONLY 15 seats are available per cruise. (301-769-2222)** Saturday, June 12, 2021 | 9:00 a.m., to 10:00 a.m., Conversation...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are looking for host families for fully vaccinated professional baseball players for the summer. Become a part of the Blue Crabs family and receive awesome benefits and rewards! We are looking for families to take in our players from May 14, to early October. All that a host family...
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Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artists for 2021 Event Weekend

Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artists for 2021 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 and in the charming Town of Leonardtown in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, will feature fantastic jazz artists during the three day jazz weekend in 2021. This popular, annual festival, which has become...
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St. Mary’s County April 27, 2021 Commissioner Meeting Rollup

St. Mary’s County April 27, 2021 Commissioner Meeting Rollup

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. The Commissioners recognized important milestones and initiatives by presenting Proclamations for Community College Month, National Law Day, National Travel and Tourism Week and National Afterschool Professionals Week. The Commissioners also recognized the opening...
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Waldorf Man Charged with Illegal Possession of a Firearm

Waldorf Man Charged with Illegal Possession of a Firearm

On April 21, 2021, members of the Firearms Investigation Unit, with the assistance of the Emergency Services Team from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, served two search warrants related to an on-going firearms investigation. During one of the searches, detectives recovered a loaded firearm and ammunition inside the residence. The subject of the investigation,...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting First 2021 Event on May 1 and May 2, 2021 – Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm

Historic Sotterley Hosting First 2021 Event on May 1 and May 2, 2021 – Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm

Historic Sotterley is holding its first event of 2021 on May 1st & 2nd — Sotterley Market and Day on the Farm. This will be the first of three Market and Day on the Farm events this year, and the theme of the May event is Preservation. We look forward to sharing preservation in...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Presents Free Family Friendly Authentic American Civil War Era Concert Featuring the Federal City Brass Band During Black Diamond Weekend Commemoration

St. Clement’s Island Museum Presents Free Family Friendly Authentic American Civil War Era Concert Featuring the Federal City Brass Band During Black Diamond Weekend Commemoration

Saturday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m., visitors are welcomed to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a free authentic American Civil War era concert on the beautiful waterside lawn of the museum during the weekend commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the Civil War – the Black Diamond Disaster, which happened right in the Potomac River...
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May 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

May 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

April 15, 2021 – Plan to visit the Calvert Marine Museum as we sail into the busy season! Programs and activities are scheduled for all members of the family. 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...
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Calvert County to Provide Additional Financial Relief to Restaurants and Food Service Businesses

Calvert County to Provide Additional Financial Relief to Restaurants and Food Service Businesses

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces additional funding is available through the Maryland Restaurant Relief Fund Grant program to provide financial assistance to locally owned and operated restaurants and food service establishments that have experienced significant economic hardship or unusual expenses because of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The application portal will...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Resumes “Dinner & a Cruise” Series for 2021

St. Clement’s Island Museum Resumes “Dinner & a Cruise” Series for 2021

Beginning April 25, 2021, visitors can enjoy a fun evening of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, cocktail reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum and delicious seafood dinner at waterside Morris Point Restaurant during a series of themed events throughout the season. The run of five cruises kick off April 25, 2021,...
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St. Mary’s County Government Updates Pandemic Road to Recovery Following Governor’s Update

St. Mary’s County Government Updates Pandemic Road to Recovery Following Governor’s Update

Governor Larry Hogan issued orders updating safe capacity limits, the opening of medical adult day care facilities, and lifting quarantine requirements and restrictions on out-of-state travel. The orders are to go into effect at 5 p.m., Friday, March 12, 2021. Statewide face covering mandates and social distancing protocols remain in effect. St. Mary’s County...
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10 Things We Just Love in Leonardtown This Valentine’s Day Weekend, Celebrate with Live, or Virtual Events

10 Things We Just Love in Leonardtown This Valentine’s Day Weekend, Celebrate with Live, or Virtual Events

Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for that someone special or trying to find something romantic, family-friendly or a little out of the ordinary to do this Valentine’s Day Weekend, Leonardtown, Maryland has everything you need to celebrate those special people in your lives with a delicious array of specialty gifts and treats...
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Governor Hogan Announces Restaurants May Resume Service After 10 PM Beginning Monday

Governor Hogan Announces Restaurants May Resume Service After 10 PM Beginning Monday

Governor Larry Hogan today issued an emergency order stating that, as of Monday, February 1, bars and restaurants will no longer be required to close at 10 p.m. In recent weeks, the state has distributed an additional $80 million in economic assistance to Maryland hotels and hospitality businesses, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Today’s actions...
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February 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

February 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

SOLOMONS, MD – January 22, 2021 – Enjoy museum events and activities in a variety of ways during the month of February. Whether you’re joining us for story time in the Harms Gallery or participating in a free public virtual lecture, there’s something for everyone this month at the Calvert Marine Museum. Following the...
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January 2021 Events at The Calvert Marine Museum

January 2021 Events at The Calvert Marine Museum

Come in from the cold for special activities during the month of January. 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 a timed entry system. Before visiting CMM, please...
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Anne Arundel County Executive Pittman Revises Executive Order and Creates Assistance Program for Restaurant Workers

Anne Arundel County Executive Pittman Revises Executive Order and Creates Assistance Program for Restaurant Workers

On December 16, 2020, County Executive Steuart Pittman announced changes to Executive Order #39, which is effective at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 16. The executive order enacts the new COVID-19 restrictions announced on December 10. The revisions announced today permit outdoor dining, provided that no more than 50% of tent sides are down and...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces Holiday Operations

St. Mary’s County Government Announces Holiday Operations

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25 and again Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  Appointments for many departmental services will resume the following Mondays. Landfill and Convenience Centers – The St. Andrews Landfill and the six (6)...
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Calvert Farmers Market Association to Host Holiday Market on December 19 in Prince Frederick

Calvert Farmers Market Association to Host Holiday Market on December 19 in Prince Frederick

Residents looking to shop local this season are encouraged to visit Calvert County’s annual Holiday Markets hosted by the Calvert Farmers Market Association. The Holiday Markets will be open December 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m., to 1:00 p.m., at Cardinal Creek Plant Farm located at 5180 Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Vendors include Breakfast...
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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which oversees St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, presents events and exhibits during the holiday season at each historic site. St. Clement’s Island Museum will host its annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit daily, Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 3, 2021,...
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CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 31st annual Benefit Golf Classic at The Cannon Club in Lothian on October 19. More than 125 participants including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped raise $70,000 to support our community’s increasing need for mental health services. Proceeds from this year’s Benefit Golf Classic will provide support for the $5.2...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Historic Sotterley is proud to host the next installment of the Airport Farmer’s Market in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport (also known as Captain Walter Francis Duke Regional Airport). This market will take place on Sunday, November 22nd from 9:00 am—1:00 pm. The Farmer’s...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, MD, will reopen its galleries, including a variety of brand-new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets, November 13, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. after being closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns. Due to COVID-19 protocols, any interested guests to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum must...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 6, 2020, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy the opening of the St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit 2020 inside the museum with take-home kids activities, music, take-home refreshments and much more. Get a jump on your holiday shopping with a...
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