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Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day at St. Mary’s County Museums

Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day at St. Mary’s County Museums

On Father’s Day, June 16, 2024, St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, will offer free museum admission for dads during normal operating hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note regular admission prices apply to others in the party: St. Clement’s Island Museum: $3 for...
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Hope in Harmony Hosting Inaugural Concerts in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties June 2024

Hope in Harmony Hosting Inaugural Concerts in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties June 2024

Get inspired! Hope in Harmony’s inaugural choir concerts are coming this June to Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties. Directed by TC O’Brien and accompanied by Erin Tennyson, these concerts are free and fully open to the public. Hope in Harmony has scheduled three concerts for the second weekend in June. Each concert features...
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June 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

June 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Summer is in full swing at the museum! From lighthouse tours and cruises on the river to animals and a special celebration at Lore Oyster House, you will have many great events to choose from this month. Also, our first Waterside Music Series concert of the season kicks off June 28 with Boyz II...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum & Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offering Free Admission to Military Members from May to September

St. Clement’s Island Museum & Piney Point Lighthouse Museum Offering Free Admission to Military Members from May to September

Through the Blue Stars Museum Program, the St. Mary’s County Museum Division will offer free admission to museums and historic sites for actively serving members of the armed forces, as well as up to 5 family members, from Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 18, 2024) until Labor Day (Monday, September 2, 2024). Participating sites...
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Parks & Recreation to Host Community Appreciation Day at Hallowing Point Park on Sunday, June 2nd

Parks & Recreation to Host Community Appreciation Day at Hallowing Point Park on Sunday, June 2nd

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) is excited to announce its Community Appreciation Day event, set to take place at Hallowing Point Park on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to people of all ages. Community Appreciation Day aims to foster...
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Celebrate the Start of Summer at the Great Mills Splash Bash Pool Party!

Celebrate the Start of Summer at the Great Mills Splash Bash Pool Party!

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks (R&P) has the announced the upcoming temporary closure of the Great Mills Swimming Pool in preparation for summer, outdoor operations. The Great Mills Swimming Pool will be closed from Thursday, May 16, 2024, through Friday, May 24, 2024, for removal of the dome bubble and...
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Historic St. Mary’s City: May 2024 Events

Historic St. Mary’s City: May 2024 Events

May 8.  Little Explorers – From Seed to Sunflower 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Ages 3 – 5 (with accompanying adult) HSMC Visitor Center, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City, Md Spring is in full bloom at HSMC! Be prepared to put your hands to the dirt as Little Explorers learn about planting sunflowers...
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Solomons Maritime Festival – Saturday, May 4th, 2024

Solomons Maritime Festival – Saturday, May 4th, 2024

Celebrate Southern Maryland traditions on Saturday, May 4 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s 18th annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and marine engines, cooking demonstrations, traditional music, toy boat building, a kid-friendly obstacle course, and boat rides offer something for every member of the family. Free 30 – minute cruises on the Wm. B....
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77th Annual Southern Maryland Convention Parade Called Off – Event Now Held at Blue Crabs Stadium in Waldorf, Sunday April 28th, 2024

77th Annual Southern Maryland Convention Parade Called Off – Event Now Held at Blue Crabs Stadium in Waldorf, Sunday April 28th, 2024

Unfortunately the Southern Maryland Convention Parade this year has been called off due to Charles County Officials not signing off on the permits for parade routes presented, due to the area being too busy. Instead, the 77th Annual Convention will be Sunday, April 28, 2024, 12:00 p.m., located at the Bluecrabs Stadium, 11765 St...
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May 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

May 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Experience the rich maritime history of the Chesapeake Bay at the Solomons Maritime Festival! Be sure to check out Wm. B. Tennison cruises, educational programs, special events, and the first month of openings for Cove Point Lighthouse and Lore Oyster House this season! For more information, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Wednesday, May 1 – Lore...
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Boyz II Men and Cole Swindell Coming to Calvert Marine Museum This Summer for Waterside Music Series

Boyz II Men and Cole Swindell Coming to Calvert Marine Museum This Summer for Waterside Music Series

Get ready for an electrifying summer of music at the Motto Mortgage Preferred and RE/MAX One Waterside Pavilion at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM). Our upcoming concerts promise to be unforgettable experiences that you won’t want to miss. Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting announcements in the coming weeks. For the most up-to-date information,...
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CSM Hosts 19th Annual Jazz Festival April 5th and 6th, 2024

CSM Hosts 19th Annual Jazz Festival April 5th and 6th, 2024

The College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 19th Annual Jazz Festival, April 5-6, will give area public school jazz bands a chance to sharpen their skills—and area music lovers a chance to hear some of the finest local jazz artists from our region and beyond. Jazz band students from area middle and high schools will...
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4th Annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival in Partnership with St. Mary’s County Wineries on Saturday, April 13, 2024

4th Annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival in Partnership with St. Mary’s County Wineries on Saturday, April 13, 2024

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Clement’s Island Museum will host all three St. Mary’s County wineries, as well as local crafters and artisans for the 4th annual First Landing Wine & Arts Festival. For the fourth year, community members and visitors are invited to enjoy this full...
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Celebrating Maryland Day – March 25th, 2024

Celebrating Maryland Day – March 25th, 2024

What is Maryland Day? On March 25, 1634, the Ark and the Dove, carrying 150 European settlers, landed on St. Clements Island. In 1916, the General Assembly passed legislation officially making Maryland Day a state holiday. Maryland Day commemorates the first landing of English colonists on St. Clement’s Island on March 25, 1634 –...
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St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival in Leonardtown on Saturday March 23, 2024

St. Mary’s County 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival in Leonardtown on Saturday March 23, 2024

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks host the 41st Annual Easter Egg Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. This rain or shine event will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is open to the entire community. The Easter Egg Festival has become...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Observes Maryland Day March 23, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City Observes Maryland Day March 23, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) invites the community to celebrate Maryland Day by offering free admission to the outdoor exhibits on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Living history sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Plan to visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet and learn about the people and culture that were here...
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April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Spring is in full bloom at the Calvert Marine Museum! Join us as we celebrate the season with guided bird walks, an exclusive Jewelry Trunk Show, live music, and more! Visit us at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for all your springtime fun! Monday, April 1 – Guided Bird Walks With fields, woodlots, thickets, a saltmarsh, and Back...
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Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

Celebrate Maryland Day at the State’s Birthplace on Monday, March 25, 2024

On Monday, March 25, 2024, “Maryland Day” the public is encouraged to celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace, St. Clement’s Island. St. Clement’s Island Museum will offer a full day of fun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including free museum admission, kids’ activities, free water taxi rides (10 a.m. –...
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Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with local First Landing Wine Trail wineries, are seeking arts and craft vendors who are located or sell in St. Mary’s County, to participate in the First Landing Wine & Arts Festival at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to...
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March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

March 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Trot into springtime activities at the museum with spring break programming, the museum’s inaugural Otter Trot 5K, OtterMania, and a family-favorite – the fossil egg hunt! Visit calvertmarinemuseum.com for all the details! Friday, March 1 – First Fossil Friday! 1 – 4:30 p.m.  Fossil hunters, bring your fossil finds from the Calvert Cliffs or other...
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Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced for 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s signature, award-winning jazz events, will be held July 12 – 14, 2024, in St. Mary’s County. Featuring music from nationally renowned jazz artists and delicious local seafood, this three-day event includes a variety of activities for jazz enthusiasts along the beautiful Potomac River at...
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SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group Presents: The Ultimate Music Experience at The State Theater of Havre de Grace February 23 & 24, 2024

SMB Music Group is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated SMB Music Conference Concert, set to take place at The State Theater of Havre de Grace on February 23 and 24, 2024. This two-day extravaganza promises to be a celebration of Maryland’s rich music culture, featuring top-tier artists and industry experts. Attendees will have...
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Calvert County to Host a Day of Support and Services at Community Resource Fair

Calvert County to Host a Day of Support and Services at Community Resource Fair

Calvert County will host a Community Resource Fair for community members who need supportive services to connect with multiple services and resources in one day, at one place. The event will be held Friday, March 1, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, located at...
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Maryland International Raceway Announces 2024 Season Schedule

Maryland International Raceway Announces 2024 Season Schedule

Maryland International Raceway ™ (MIR) proudly announces the release of the 2024 schedule. The 2024 racing season will include a new event to MIR, Holden Extavaganza held on May 11, 2024. The Florida based event makes the trek north for the first time as the largest Holden gathering in the US will make an...
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February 2024 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

February 2024 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

It’s a lovely month to visit the museum! A new creature program, maritime winter course, fossilized poop celebration, and bird count will have your February calendar booked. Plus, you’re in for another treat, as THE BURNETT SISTERS BAND performs this month! For more information about museum happenings, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Thursdays, Feb. 1 &...
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