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December 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

SOLOMONS, MD – November 29, 2022 – ‘Tis the season to celebrate the holidays with Santa and the Otter mascot at our annual Solomons Christmas Walk. It’s a magical evening and a fun time to visit the museum after hours. Join us for our educational programs, designed to keep kids engaged while school is...
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Lexington Park 1st Annual Holly Days Set to Light Up St. Mary’s Square on Saturday, December 3, 2022

Lexington Park 1st Annual Holly Days Set to Light Up St. Mary’s Square on Saturday, December 3, 2022

The first annual Lexington Park Holly Days on Saturday, December 3, 2022, in St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park. (21600 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park) Co-hosted by St. Mary’s CDC and Lexington Park Business Association, the Holly Days event is expected to be an afternoon filled with shopping, dancing, singing, and holiday cheer....
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Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Hosting 1st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2, 2022

Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad Hosting 1st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2, 2022

The Second District Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad, Inc will be holding their First Annual First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 6:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m. The free event is welcome for all! Located at the new Second District Firehouse – 19330 Piney Point Road in Valley Lee,...
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Leonardtown Cancels Christmas Tree Light / Christmas on the Square Event Set for Friday, November 25, 2022

Leonardtown Cancels Christmas Tree Light / Christmas on the Square Event Set for Friday, November 25, 2022

Due to the forecasted inclement weather, and in the interest of public safety, the Town of Leonardtown and Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department in coordination with the emergency response team announce the difficult decision to cancel the Friday, November 25, 2022 Christmas on the Square event. However, Santa Claus is still planning to arrive in...
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Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates Museum Store Sunday on November 27th and 28th

Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates Museum Store Sunday on November 27th and 28th

For the sixth consecutive year, more than 1,700 museum stores representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 24 countries, and 5 continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday (Nov. 27). The Museum Store at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is thrilled to participate in this signature annual...
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Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Upcoming New York City Holiday Trip

Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Upcoming New York City Holiday Trip

The Department of Recreation and Parks announces their New York City Holiday Trip is open for registration. The trip will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. With so many unique attractions, world-famous museums, theaters, and skyscrapers there is always plenty to do in New York City. Even with the cold wind blowing (& sometimes...
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Discover None-of-a-Kind Gifts and Delights This Holiday Season in Leonardtown!

Discover None-of-a-Kind Gifts and Delights This Holiday Season in Leonardtown!

Town of Leonardtown invites you to discover the wonders of shopping small, shopping local this holiday season. If you’re looking for that one-of-a-kind, specialty gift to bring joy for the holidays, you’re sure to find it here. Spend the day discovering our local specialty stores. Our unique collection of galleries and shops are ready...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum, Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and the Old Jail Museum Standardize Year-Round Operating Hours

St. Clement’s Island Museum, Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and the Old Jail Museum Standardize Year-Round Operating Hours

As of November 1, 2022, the museums operated by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division – which include St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, the Old Jail Museum & Leonardtown Visitor Center in Leonardtown and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point – will continue operating daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,...
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Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, according to an economic impact report released by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the state’s tourism industry is continuing a strong recovery, recapturing nearly 90% of pre-pandemic visitor spending. In addition, the state reported increases over pre-pandemic levels in the key sectors of lodging and restaurants. The state continues to...
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Art Shows, Theater Performances, Poetry Readings, Concerts And Giving Tuesday are Just a Few of the Events Filling November’s Calendar at CSM

Art Shows, Theater Performances, Poetry Readings, Concerts And Giving Tuesday are Just a Few of the Events Filling November’s Calendar at CSM

“Margaret Dowell: Selected Works.” Oct. 28 – Dec. 2. La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery. The paintings on display as part of this show are inspired by artist Margaret Dowell’s ancestral home in Calvert County, Dowell Farm. Many of her farm-related works contain snippets of the universe because...
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St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

2022 St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! Calvert events can be found here, along with Charles County events here! Sweet Blue Smoke Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 28, from 4:30 p.m., till dusk, located at 21030 Point Lookout Road, Suite 102 in Callaway – Vendors, raffle, games, Koz’s creamery,...
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Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events

Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events

2022 Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! St. Mary’s County events can be found here, along with Charles County events here! 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat presented by Prince Frederick Chrysler Jeep Dodge on Friday, October 28, from 5:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., located at 265 Solomons Island Road S in...
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Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

2022 Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! St. Mary’s County events can be found here, along with Calvert County events here! Connect Church Trunk or Treat with Maryland State Police as Guests on Friday, October 28, from 6:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., located at 19 Irongate Drive in Waldorf – This...
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November 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

November 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

As we embark on a new season, we welcome guests to visit the museum for fall related fun, while also reflecting on the past with special events surrounding Veterans Day. With the holidays just around the corner, we invite you visit the Museum Store for a special event with extra savings. For more information...
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Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule

Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 in observance of Columbus Day. In addition: The Appeal Solid Waste Facility, which includes the landfill and transfer station, and all county customer convenience centers will be open with normal hours of operation. The Solomons Septage Receiving...
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FREE CONCERT – Saturday, October 8, 2022: Benny C. Morgan Concert Series Features CSM Faculty Trio

FREE CONCERT – Saturday, October 8, 2022: Benny C. Morgan Concert Series Features CSM Faculty Trio

The public is invited to enjoy the stylings of Violinist Paul Bagley, Cellist Emily Doveala and Pianist Stephen Johnson as part of the Benny C. Morgan Concert Series presented at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Leonardtown Campus October, 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. Paul Bagley Dr. Paul Bagley is a...
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Prince of La Plata Daryl Thompson Receives Third ALPB Pitcher of The Year Award

Prince of La Plata Daryl Thompson Receives Third ALPB Pitcher of The Year Award

(October 5th, 2022, Waldorf, MD) The Atlantic League’s highest pitching honor comes home to none other than the Prince of LaPlata himself, Daryl Thompson. This is Thompson’s third POTY award, the most of any pitcher in ALPB history! Thompson began his professional career when he was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 8th...
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Leonardtown Halloween Movie Fest at Port of Leonardtown Park on October 22, 2022

Leonardtown Halloween Movie Fest at Port of Leonardtown Park on October 22, 2022

Calling all ghosts and ghouls, ninjas and ballerinas, join us for an exciting evening of Halloween fun at the Port of Leonardtown Park (23190 Newtowne Neck Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650) when the Town of Leonardtown and Port of Leonardtown Winery Presents The Leonardtown Halloween Movie Festival in the Park on Saturday, October 22nd from...
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Historic Sotterley Growing for Good Event Set for October 1st and 2nd is CANCELLED Due to Weather, Pumpkin Painting is Still a Go!

Historic Sotterley Growing for Good Event Set for October 1st and 2nd is CANCELLED Due to Weather, Pumpkin Painting is Still a Go!

Historic Sotterley is sad to announce that we need to cancel our volunteer Growing for Good event this weekend.  We were excited to have volunteers join us to sort, box, and distribute food to our food pantries, but our wonderful partners in the food pantries have let us know that many need to close...
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Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to the potential severe weather, we have made the decision to cancel Rocktoberfest 2022, scheduled for October 1st. The steady rain and winds predicted over the next few days would impact the event set up and could ultimately cause damage to our tents along with our stage and music equipment. The safety of...
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54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

UPDATE 9/29/2022: The club leadership had a long meeting this evening regarding the Blessing of the Fleet. Cancelling this event is not something we take lightly since it is our biggest fundraiser of the year. It is very hard, almost impossible to post a rain date for the Blessing. We start planning this event...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Fair Traffic Plan for 135th Annual Calvert County Fair Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Fair Traffic Plan for 135th Annual Calvert County Fair Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022

For safety purposes, a special traffic plan will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022 (Youth Day), Saturday, October 1st, and Sunday, October 2nd. No vehicles will be allowed to turn left off of Rt. 231 into the fairgrounds during those hours. An alternate route would be...
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Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates 44th Year of Patuxent River Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Admission is FREE!

Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates 44th Year of Patuxent River Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Admission is FREE!

Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 44th year on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Calvert Marine Museum. All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Museum admission is FREE all day. This year’s event will feature a weekend’s-worth...
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St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival on October 22, 2022 in Hollywood

St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival on October 22, 2022 in Hollywood

St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival is scheduled for October 22, 2022 from 12-6 pm on the St. John’s grounds in Hollywood, MD. All proceeds will benefit St. John’s School. In keeping with the Southern Maryland tradition of the Blessing of the Fleet, and in celebrating the...
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Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022!

Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022!

The Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland will begin at 9 a.m. at Texas Roadhouse in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022. (located at 103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646) We will assemble for our annual group photo at 8:45 a.m. No registration is required, just wear this...
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