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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. 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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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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Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Governor Larry Hogan today introduced the RELIEF Act of 2021, an emergency legislative package that will provide more than $1 billion in direct stimulus and tax relief for Maryland working families, small businesses, and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation builds on the more than $700 million...
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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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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 3 to December 18. 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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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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Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

As it is not possible to gather in Leonardtown Square for Christmas on the Square and the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony or any of the Santa events this year due to the COVID-19 precautions, the Commissioners of Leonardtown would like to extend an invitation to you and your families to tune in for two...
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Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

“Calvert Gives Thanks” will be held virtually Sunday, November 15th, at 4 p.m. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calvert-gives-thanks-tickets-124620945603 or for more information, email calvertinterfaith@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Calvert Interfaith Council (CIC) and the Daughters of Abraham, this year’s interfaith celebration of strength, courage, and healing will feature Calvert County choirs and inspiration from community faith traditions....
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

October 22, 2020 – As colder weather approaches, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) offers activities for all ages throughout the month. 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...
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Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

I am writing on behalf of Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth.  There is a great need for a permanent community center in Prince Frederick to ensure that residents have recreational, community building, learning and outdoor activities that come with having a robust community.  This need has been documented over the years by Calvert...
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October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

OCTOBER EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM   SOLOMONS, MD – September 24, 2020 – This October, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Join us for a variety of activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley is holding the Riverside Community Marketplace & Fall Farm Day on October 3rd and 4th to celebrate and support our local businesses during these challenging times while also providing a range of family-friendly activities and demos. Two full days of fun and experiences will showcase much of what makes Southern Maryland special. ...
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Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced a Halloween event scheduled for Saturday, October 24th from 1PM through 5PM at Regency Furniture Stadium. The event will follow social distancing guidelines and will feature trick or treating, Disney’s Coco, as well as a Pumpkin Patch and pumpkin painting. Tickets are $10 each, and can be purchased...
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Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

“Leonardtown is excited to invite everyone back to Town. Our local businesses are opening their doors and are happy to safely welcome you back again!”, says Leonardtown Mayor, Daniel Burris. The Town of Leonardtown launches a Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign, a collaborative effort from the Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Leonardtown Business Association, St. Mary’s...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual carnival. We know this is a staple in our area and our supporters look forward to attending every year. This was not an easy decision, but in light of the current health crisis, we feel your safety is the number...
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2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

For 54 years, the Rotary Club of Lexington Park has sponsored the popular National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County. As a caring organization, the Club has an abundance of concern for the well-being of Festival goers and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the Club reluctantly concluded that the Oyster Festival...
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