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Historic St. Mary’s City BeerFest is Back! Coming Saturday, June 24, 2023

Historic St. Mary’s City BeerFest is Back! Coming Saturday, June 24, 2023

Join us Saturday, June 24, 2023, from noon to 6 p.m. for live music, food samples from local cuisine, a variety of regional craft brews, and craft vendors. This is a fun, family-friendly event. Enjoy a beer while supporting further education and research at Historic St. Mary’s City. The festivities and live music start...
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February 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

February 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Let the fun begin! Coprolites, skipjack tours, programs for kids and more museum fun will keep the winter blues away. Stay for a night of great music with a performance by Ash and Eric as a part of our Maritime Performance Series. For more information, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Thursdays, Feb. 2 & 9 –...
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13th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert Marine Museum in 2023

13th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert Marine Museum in 2023

Tickets are available now for the 13th Annual Maritime Performance Series at the Calvert Marine Museum. Guests will delight in the harmonious talent each of these groups bring to the stage. Performances are in the museum’s Harms Gallery starting at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine for sale. Tickets...
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Charles County Youth Orchestra Annual Winter Concert – Sunday January 15, 2023 in Waldorf

Charles County Youth Orchestra Annual Winter Concert – Sunday January 15, 2023 in Waldorf

CCYO’s annual Winter Concert on Sunday January 15, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be held at Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Rd, Waldorf, MD. This concert is free and open to the public. Conducted by, Dennis Murphy, Prelude Strings; Teri Lazar, Encore Strings; Takako Mato, Encore Band, and Osman Kivrak, Charles...
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January 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

January 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Kick off the new year with tickets to the first Maritime Performance Series concert of the season! Plus, check out a new education fossil program and events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. For more information about museum happenings please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Sunday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day – The Calvert Marine Museum and...
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The End of an Era – The Last Harvest Ball Gala Kicks Off Cancer Care Initiatives at CalvertHealth

The End of an Era – The Last Harvest Ball Gala Kicks Off Cancer Care Initiatives at CalvertHealth

The CalvertHealth Foundation Gala was held at MGM National Harbor on Saturday, November 12, 2022. The event was a huge success thanks to extraordinary support from corporate, community and individual sponsors which raised nearly $450,000 toward enhancing cancer care for our community. Special thanks to Presenting Sponsors DeCesaris/Prout Cancer Foundation and Curtis Investment Group....
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UPDATE: 1st Annual Holly Days Set to Light Up St. Mary’s Square on Saturday, December 17, 2022

UPDATE: 1st Annual Holly Days Set to Light Up St. Mary’s Square on Saturday, December 17, 2022

UPDATE 12/13/2022: The Lexington Park Business Association is excited to announce Lexington Park Holly Days on Saturday, December 17, 2022, in St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park. After the original date was postponed due to inclement weather, the weather this time around looks perfect. The organizers of Lexington Park Holly Days would like to...
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Project Restore: Governor Hogan Announces Awards for 376 Businesses in 23 Counties to Revitalize Downtowns and Main Streets

Project Restore: Governor Hogan Announces Awards for 376 Businesses in 23 Counties to Revitalize Downtowns and Main Streets

Governor Larry Hogan announced awards for 376 businesses through Project Restore, an economic recovery initiative that provides financial incentives for small businesses to revitalize vacant retail and commercial spaces. A total of 376 businesses in all 23 counties and Baltimore City will receive $24.5 million through the initiative—including $8.8 million in property assistance grants and $15.7 million in business operations grants. View the full list...
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Taylor Guitars Find Your Fit Event Returns to Southern Maryland on Saturday, December 10, 2022

Taylor Guitars Find Your Fit Event Returns to Southern Maryland on Saturday, December 10, 2022

Attention acoustic guitar fans in the Mid-Atlantic!  If you’ve been dreaming of purchasing a Taylor Guitar to put under the tree this holiday season, now is the PERFECT time.  Island Music Company in La Plata, MD is bringing Taylor Guitar’s District Sales Manager, Don Rodrigues, to the shop on Saturday, December 10th from 11...
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Rocktoberfest Donates $30,000 to Charles County Board of Education’s Fine and Performing Arts!

Rocktoberfest Donates $30,000 to Charles County Board of Education’s Fine and Performing Arts!

Rocktoberfest was founded in 2013 as a non-profit annual street festival with outdoor family fun, live music and vendors held in downtown La Plata, MD the first weekend of every October. After taking a couple years off due to pandemic restrictions, Rocktoberfest committee members and fans were more than excited to bring back this...
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North Beach Pat Carpenter Holiday Parade, Santa on The Beach and Christmas Market Cancelled Due to Weather

North Beach Pat Carpenter Holiday Parade, Santa on The Beach and Christmas Market Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to inclement weather conditions predicted for tomorrow, December 3, 2022, the Pat Carpenter Holiday Parade has been canceled. The National Weather Service predicts rain and wind gusts that could reach 31 mph. Although the parade coordinators and the Town of North Beach staff have worked hard to prepare for this holiday tradition, the...
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December 2022 Events: CSM Celebrates the Season with Concerts, Reflection, and Giving Back

December 2022 Events: CSM Celebrates the Season with Concerts, Reflection, and Giving Back

Connections Literary Magazine Publication Reading. Dec. 2. 7 – 9 p.m. La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101 and Online via Zoom. Contributors to the Fall 2022 Connections Literary Magazine will read and discuss their published works. Connections Literary Magazine is a regional literary journal published twice a year that features poems, stories,...
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Enjoy a “Southern Mix” of Voices at CSM’s Barbershop Concert, December 3, 2022 in La Plata

Enjoy a “Southern Mix” of Voices at CSM’s Barbershop Concert, December 3, 2022 in La Plata

If you’re finding yourself in need of some harmony in your life, let the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) barbershop chorus, Southern Mix, show you how it’s done. Southern Mix will perform a barbershop concert on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater in the Fine Arts Center...
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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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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Run Schedule 2022

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Run Schedule 2022

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 2 to December 17. Santa will be riding on a big red firetruck sleigh! An Ambulance will occasionally lead, playing Christmas songs on their PA system. Santa Runs will begin between 5:30 –...
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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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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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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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