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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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Little Explorers Fall Opening at Historic St. Mary’s City on Wednesday, September 4

Little Explorers Fall Opening at Historic St. Mary’s City on Wednesday, September 4

On Wednesday, September 4 at 10:00 am will see the a-peeling fall return of Little Explorers to Historic St. Mary’s City, with the days topic focusing on apples! The morning program will be meeting at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary, and will then walk the museum grounds to learn all about apples, right down...
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Calvert Marine Museum Event Calendar for September 2019

Calvert Marine Museum Event Calendar for September 2019

Friday, September 6 – First FREE Friday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Museum is open and FREE to the public. Entertainment provided by the United States Navy Band Country Current, at 6 p.m. at the PNC Waterside Pavilion. FREE 30-minute Wm. B. Tennison cruises will be offered, weather permitting. The Drum Point Lighthouse and...
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Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in September and October 2019

Shepherd’s Old Field Market Upcoming Events in September and October 2019

Brüdergarten at Shepherd’s Old Field Market is Southern Maryland‘s newest favorite hangout! Located just a block off the square in friendly Leonardtown, you’re sure to enjoy the fun, friendly atmosphere! Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a frosty beverage with your best bud or a place to hold your team function, “The...
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7th District Optimist Club Presents the 52nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet at the St. Clements Island Museum on October 5, and 6, 2019

7th District Optimist Club Presents the 52nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet at the St. Clements Island Museum on October 5, and 6, 2019

The 7th District Optimist Club is proud to present the 52nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet, Saturday and Sunday, October 5-6, 2019, at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Coltons Point, MD. Held the first weekend of October for more than 50 years, the Blessing of the Fleet has become one of the most...
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Wesley Spangler Returns to Leonardtown Square On Saturday, August 17th

Wesley Spangler Returns to Leonardtown Square On Saturday, August 17th

On Saturday, August 17th, Wesley Spangler will return to Leonardtown Square, performing popular country music and some of his own original songs. Wesley Spangler has extensive recording and touring experience throughout the east coast and in Nashville. He also has played with several well known and famous country artists in his music career. Wesley...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Hosting Children’s Day on August 17

St. Clement’s Island Museum Hosting Children’s Day on August 17

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, enjoy a free day of family fun in the sun on the beautiful waterside lawn at the annual Children’s Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Families can enjoy lots of activities including...
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Calvert Marine Museum Event Listings for August, 2019

Calvert Marine Museum Event Listings for August, 2019

Summer is only getting hotter, so why not cool down at the Calvert Marine Museum!  Visit special exhibits like the new Megalodon jaws or Working the Water: Photography by Jay Fleming.  On the weekends, cruise around the boat basin in a row or pedal boat, or go beyond the basin on the historic Wm....
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17th Annual Beach Party to be Held on the Leonardtown Square, August 3

17th Annual Beach Party to be Held on the Leonardtown Square, August 3

The popular annual event for all ages returns to Leonardtown Square on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Splash into fun at the 17th Annual Leonardtown Beach Party on the Square. No need for tickets; all event-sponsored activities are FREE – Visit with real-life super heroes – Transformers Optimus Prime...
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