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Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland – An online virtual fundraiser for the St. Mary’s Helping Hands Food Pantry

Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland – An online virtual fundraiser for the St. Mary’s Helping Hands Food Pantry

With the confusion to hold indoor events vs outdoor events; then how about an “online-Live-virtual” event. With so many local Bluegrass fans wanting to see some of the local bands performing together again, we have decided to hold a virtual event. The “Bluegrass Comeback to Southern Maryland” will be a fundraiser and food drive...
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Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Finale with The Amish Outlaws on Saturday, October 16, 2021

Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Finale with The Amish Outlaws on Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Summer of Music in Leonardtown comes to an exciting conclusion when the Amish Outlaws perform in Leonardtown Square for the first time on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Concert time is from 3:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m. The Amish Outlaws, a dynamic cover band from Amish country, is one of the most popular bands...
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REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

The 97th Annual Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday, September 16! Please review the traffic pattern, and consider parking at the courthouse and riding the free shuttle to avoid traffic delays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are looking forward to another great year at the fair! All traffic for the fair will move...
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VIDEO: Monster Truckz Extreme Tour Coming to Potomac Speedway October 22 to October 24, 2021!

VIDEO: Monster Truckz Extreme Tour Coming to Potomac Speedway October 22 to October 24, 2021!

RAIN OR SHINE! Official Monster Truckz Extreme Tour announced they are coming to St. Mary’s County! “The Most Insane Show on Earth, prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest and wildest event you will ever witness. This adrenaline filled show features the most massive Monster Truckz destroying cars, flying...
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Maryland International Raceway Superchargers Showdown and Tribute Race for Bunny Burkett on October 1 to October 3, 2021

Maryland International Raceway Superchargers Showdown and Tribute Race for Bunny Burkett on October 1 to October 3, 2021

The 2021 Superchargers Showdown, October 1st through 3rd will go down in history as one of the most unique event during its 36-year tenure. This event will feature the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association, the Warriors Outlaw presented by 1320 Fabrication, Top Sportsman, and the full 1320 Fabrication ET Series. The Eastern Raider and...
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Battle by the Bay Truck and Tractor Pull Returns Back to the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds This Labor Day Weekend!

Battle by the Bay Truck and Tractor Pull Returns Back to the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds This Labor Day Weekend!

Local favorite, Battle by the Bay Truck and Tractor Pull, is set to return to the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD this Labor Day Weekend for a special two-day event. Presented by Great Mills Trading Post, the family-friendly pull will be held Saturday, September 4, and Sunday, September 5. The gates of...
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September Events at the Calvert Marine Museum!

September Events at the Calvert Marine Museum!

Though summer is coming to a close, there’s still plenty to do at the Calvert Marine Museum! Welcome September and visit with the whole family. We’re open on Labor Day, too! For a complete listing of this month’s programs and activities, visit www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Thursdays, September 2, 9, & 16 – Sea Squirts: Sharks! Sessions...
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Starting Oct. 17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, The Anthem, 9:30 Club and the Lincoln Theater Will Only Allow Fully Vaccinated Guests Into Their Events

Starting Oct. 17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, The Anthem, 9:30 Club and the Lincoln Theater Will Only Allow Fully Vaccinated Guests Into Their Events

Starting Oct. 17, all I.M.P. venues, Merriweather Post Pavilion, The Anthem, 9:30 Club and the Lincoln Theatre, will no longer accept negative COVID-19 tests and will only allow fully vaccinated guests into their events. They say expectations will be made for those under 12 and those with qualifying medical conditions preventing them from being...
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August 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

August 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

Summer is getting hotter, so why not cool down at the Calvert Marine Museum? Visit our new exhibit, Sharks! Sink Your Teeth In! and explore the diversity of the west Atlantic’s cartilaginous fish, past and present. Beat the heat with a scenic river cruise on the Wm. B. Tennison or take an afternoon sail...
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Sotterley Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday, August 28, 2021

Sotterley Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday, August 28, 2021

Historic Sotterley’s Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting returns for Summer 2021! This popular event is back and offers something for everyone: an incredible selection of craft beer, live music from Unfinished Business, artisan vendors, lawn games, and food truck vendors offering everything from nachos to jerk chicken. We even have wine for purchase...
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Tiki Bar Solomons Is Here to Stay!

Tiki Bar Solomons Is Here to Stay!

Murphy Commercial is pleased to announce that one of Southern Maryland’s icons is back for the long haul! Under new ownership and management, the iconic Tiki Bar Solomons is open for business to stay! This famous Maryland institution with its unique Tiki-beach vibe – will continue to bring the tropical fun, with plans to...
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KIX Frontman Steve Whiteman to Release First Solo Album Titled ‘You’re Welcome’

KIX Frontman Steve Whiteman to Release First Solo Album Titled ‘You’re Welcome’

For the first time in his 35+ year history of as the lead singer and front man of KIX, Steve Whiteman will release his first ever solo album, You’re Welcome, on July 2, 2021. The 12-song album was co-produced by Whiteman along with his trusted collaborators Brad Divens, Jimmy Chalfant, and Bob Paré; it...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Orchestra and its Music Director Jeffrey Silberschlag, are proud to announce that the River Concert Series will be held in-person for the 2021 season. A Southern Maryland tradition, this family-friendly music festival, and winner of two Governor’s Awards for Arts, Tourism, and Community Economic Development will...
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Rediscover Leonardtown with Weekend Events!

Rediscover Leonardtown with Weekend Events!

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Why not come discover Leonardtown. This small Southern Maryland Town is big on charm and excitement. If you’re seeking adventure, there’s plenty to find here from water sports to seaplane rides. Are you looking to explore your creative side? As an Arts & Entertainment...
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Leonardtown First Friday Event on June 4

Leonardtown First Friday Event on June 4

Bring your family and friends for a special day on First Friday, June 4, 2021! There will be one-day only specials offered at participating shops and restaurants, Open Studios & Workshops at the art studios, Opening Receptions at the galleries, and much more. Our “official” First Friday event time has traditionally been from 5...
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June 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

June 2021 Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

Thursday, June 3 – Lecture Series – Maryland in the Age of Sail – Join CMM Curator of Maritime History Mark Wilkins for the final lecture in this seven-week series: “Development of Chesapeake Bay Watercraft and Fishing”. Lecture begins at 5 p.m. via ZOOM. A link to the lecture will be posted on www.calvertmarinemuseum.com,...
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Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery Hosting Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Southern Trail Distillery will be hosting their Spring Shine Festival on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 11:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., located at 27227 Morganza Turner Road in Mechanicsville. Come out the Southern Trail Distillery for their Spring Shine Festival! Enjoy shopping local vendors, order delicious local food, and amazing drinks! Over 35 vendors...
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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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