Music

The Spirit of Innovation and Freedom at the Pax River Naval Air Museum to be held on January 30, 2020

Oscar Falco, the new mascot for the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, “spreads his wings” in front of the iconic hangar-style museum building that was opened this past spring. Pax Museum photo by Amy Davis.

Internationally recognized musician Dominic Fragman and NAVAIR engineer Anthony Malatesta will lead a community discussion of innovation in art and science in “A Quantum Case for Innovation in Art & Technology,” at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. The Spirit of Innovation and Freedom (SIF) Ensemble, featuring master drummer...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Artist Reception for Pop-Up Art Show on February 1, 2020

The public is invited to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a reception to meet local artists Harriet Gossett, Jeanne Huett, Trish Clark and Angela M. Wathen during a Pop-Up Art Show featuring their artwork at the museum Feb. 1, 2020, from 1 p.m., to 4 p.m. Meet and mingle with the artists while enjoying...
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Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

CMA Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, August 21 as part of their “We Are Old Dominion” summer tour. Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest bands out of Nashville, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound with...
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American Legion Bluegrass features North Carolina Bluegrass with Carolina Blue on Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Hughesville!

American Legion Bluegrass features North Carolina Bluegrass with Carolina Blue on Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Hughesville!

The 15th year of the Bluegrass concerts at the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD, will kick off 2020 with Carolina Blue on Sunday January 19th. Host and promoter, Jay Armsworthy has put together a series of some of the top names in Bluegrass music. Partnering with the Sons of the American Legion,...
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Latrice Carr to Open the Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival in July 2020

Latrice Carr to Open the Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival in July 2020

The 20th Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, recently honored as the only event in Maryland to win one of four statewide tourism awards for 2019, recently announced popular local artist and St. Mary’s County resident Latrice Carr to open for nationally-known jazz acts at the 2020 event weekend, slated for July 10-12, 2020. Ms....
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Calvert Marine Museum Announces Events in January, 2020

Calvert Marine Museum Announces Events in January, 2020

Thursday, January 2 & January 9 – Sea Squirts – 10:15 a.m., to 10:45 a.m.,  FREE drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers. This month’s theme is Wacky Weather. Space is limited. Thursday, January 9 – Maryland in the Age of Sail Lecture Series: European Expansionism, 1095-1500 –...
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Calvert County Hospice Announces “A Night in Margaritaville” at the Calvert County Fairgrounds on January 24, 2020

Calvert County Hospice Announces “A Night in Margaritaville” at the Calvert County Fairgrounds on January 24, 2020

Are you ready to feel the summer heat in the middle of winter? Join us for A Night in Margaritaville on January 24, 2020 from 6:00 p.m., to 10:00 p.m., at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Prince Frederick! Enjoy a fun evening of dance music with NightLife and tasty fare with a Key West...
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The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Offers Public Exclusive Holiday Hotel Weekend Package for Summer 2020 Event

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Offers Public Exclusive Holiday Hotel Weekend Package for Summer 2020 Event

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums, the nonprofit organization that supports the historic sites overseen by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division and operates the popular Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival on the grounds of St. Clement’s Island Museum (and as of 2019 also in the Town of Leonardtown) each...
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Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

CSM Chorale and Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM Chorale and Chamber Choir with the Southern Mix Barbershop Chorus will perform. $10 adults, $8 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school...
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American Legion Bluegrass Features Return of The Larry Stephenson Band!

American Legion Bluegrass Features Return of The Larry Stephenson Band!

The 15th year of the Bluegrass concerts at the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD, continue on Sunday December 1 with The Larry Stephenson Band. Host and promoter, Jay Armsworthy has put together a series of some of the top names in Bluegrass music. Partnering with the Sons of the American Legion, the...
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Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Offers a Series of Four Free Concerts at St Mary’s College

Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Offers a Series of Four Free Concerts at St Mary’s College

Brian Ganz will offer a series of four recitals over the next few weeks for classical music lovers in the St. Mary’s College of MD community.. Musician-in-Residence Ganz resumes his popular noon concert series with two PianoTalk offerings, the first on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, and the second on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. He...
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St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museum Receive $3,400 Grant from Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium for 2020 Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend

St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museum Receive $3,400 Grant from Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium for 2020 Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums, the nonprofit organization that supports the historic sites overseen by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, was recently awarded a $3,400 matching Seed Grant for the Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend event that occurs in April each year. This event, now in its third...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

The Historic St. Mary’s City invites you to welcome the holiday season with feasting, firelight, and beautiful music in the lavishly decorated reconstructed State House of 1676 with their annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners are to be held on the first two Friday, and Saturdays in December, on December 6, and 7, and December...
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La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

It’s not often that a string quartet or vocalist performance opens a formal business meeting. On November 6, 2019, the La Plata Business Association’s (LPBA) monthly meeting began with student performers from La Plata High School showcasing the talents of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students. For the past six years, the LPBA has...
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Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Grab your guitar, nonperishable food and get down to Island Music Company in La Plata, MD on November 16, 2019 for their Annual Holiday String Giveaway. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., The day is filled with complimentary restringing of most stringed instruments, including guitar, bass, violin, violas, ukulele,...
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Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

Leonardtown to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Monday, November 11, 2019

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the Commissioners of Leonardtown invite the public to a commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony in the square in Leonardtown Monday, November 11, 2019, immediately following the annual Veterans Day Parade. This ceremony will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II with...
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Holiday Event List for St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

Holiday Event List for St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House – 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD 20626., on Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m. Info: Facebook.com/SCIMuseum or 301-769-2222 Enjoy children’s activities, music and more family fun at the opening of the holiday exhibit inside the museum. Get a jump on your holiday...
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Annmarie Gardens Hosting 20th Annual Trick-or-Treating Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Annmarie Gardens Hosting 20th Annual Trick-or-Treating Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, will host their 20th annual trick-or-treating festival, Halloween in the Garden, on Saturday, October 26, 10:00am-4:00pm; admission is $2 per person and benefits charity. New this year, the event will feature a DJ Dance Party for families and a brand-new event layout to allow free-range...
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College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

CSM Hawk Feeder Food Drive. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will hold a Hawk Feeder Food Drive during the month of October. Donation boxes to collect non-perishable food items to assist students who lack reliable access to sufficient quantities of food will be set up at three of the CSM campuses. Items being...
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Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Cozzens Construction Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 for Calvert Hospice

Four years ago, Jerry and Joy Cozzens of Cozzens Construction held a small fundraising event for Calvert Hospice featuring an Eagles tribute band, the Long Run, at their home. Each year, the event grew in popularity and in proceeds. In 2018 the event outgrew their home and took place at Running Hare Vineyard, yielding...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Joins The Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City Joins The Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Historic St. Mary’s City will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday, September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums. Museum...
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Fourth Annual DuckFest to be held on Sunday, September 29th in Calvert County

Fourth Annual DuckFest to be held on Sunday, September 29th in Calvert County

The Ruddy Duck Brewery and Grill is proud to announce our Fourth Annual DuckFest on Sunday, September 29th from 1pm to 6pm. DuckFest is a fundraising event based on the German celebration of Oktoberfest, complete with live music, craft beer from various Calvert County breweries, authentic scratch made German cuisine and a variety of...
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42nd Patuxent River Appreciation Day Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12, 2019

42nd Patuxent River Appreciation Day Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, October 12, 2019

Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 42nd year on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Calvert Marine Museum. All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Museum admission is FREE all day. This year’s event will feature a weekend’s-worth...
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Local Non-Profit ACLT and Native Musician Unite to Preserve the Chesapeake

Local Non-Profit ACLT and Native Musician Unite to Preserve the Chesapeake

As you read this, the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon Rainforest, is burning away at about one and a half soccer fields per minute. Deforestation is an ever-growing problem everywhere you look these days. However, there is a very passionate battle going on all around the world to preserve and protect the...
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Artsfest ’19 Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22 at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

Artsfest ’19 Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22 at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

On September 21 & 22, from 10am to 5pm both days. Set amidst the spectacular backdrop of Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Artsfest is truly a unique arts experience with more than 165 artist booths, 35 performers on four stages, creative fun for kids, artist demos, and great food and drink.  Admission is...
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