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6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser New Venue: Our Lady Star of the Sea, Solomons, MD Thanks to the wonderful support of local artists and donors in our community, Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is showcasing the 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction, the event will take place on April 26, 2014 at Our Lady...
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CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

Area high school jazz bands will show off their chops when they kick off the College of Southern Maryland’s 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4, 8 pm, at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center. World renowned and multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter Bobby Shew will rehearse with each band and critique their performances...
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Grace Christian Academy Presents The Sound of Music

Grace Christian Academy Presents The Sound of Music

Thursday-Saturday March 20, 21, 22, at 7:00 pm Tickets are $7 Adults; $6 Students and Seniors Grace Christian Academy is located at 13000 Zekiah Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601 For more information about the production or the school, call 301-645-0409 or click visit their website: http://www.graceknights.org/
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CSM Hosts Latin Music Festival

CSM Hosts Latin Music Festival

Concert at 8 pm, April 11, 12, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché, directed by Dr. Stephen Johnson, specializes in salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, merengue, Latin jazz and other musical styles of Latin America. The annual festival will feature concerts by Ritmo Cache, a...
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Chesapeake Choral Arts Society Presents Music of the Great War

Chesapeake Choral Arts Society Presents Music of the Great War

Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 pm  Sunday, March 30, at 3:30 pm College of Southern Maryland La Plata Fine Arts Center Tickets are $15 Adults; $12 Seniors, Military and Youth This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the “War to End All Wars” – World War The Chesapeake Choral Arts Society...
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Annmarie Garden Hosts A Garden of Delights at the 2014 Mardi Gras

Annmarie Garden Hosts A Garden of Delights at the 2014 Mardi Gras

On the eve of March 1, United Way of Calvert County’s Mardi Gras gala blazed a new trail at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center. Just a few days shy of the Fat Tuesday holiday, Mardi Gras “In the Garden” attracted 340 attendees and resulted in resounding applause from longtime revelers. Fantasy World Entertainment...
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Win Two Free Pit Seats to Rascal Flats at Calvert Marine Museum

Win Two Free Pit Seats to Rascal Flats at Calvert Marine Museum

Join and become a member of the Calvert Marine Museum by March 24 and be entered into a drawing to win two free pit seats to Rascal Flatts on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Membership benefits include free admission year-round, a 10% discount on purchases in our Museum Store, insider invitations to exhibit openings and...
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CSM Ward Virts Series Events at All Campuses

CSM Ward Virts Series Events at All Campuses

Calvert County CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Bernard Vallandingham, Violin. 3 p.m., April 6, College of Southern Maryland, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Ward Virts Concert Series presents violinist Bernard Vallandingham. His unusual versatility as a violist and a violinist has led to invitations to many chamber music festivals...
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Presenters Announced for the 2014 Speaker Series at Sotterley

Presenters Announced for the 2014 Speaker Series at Sotterley

Sotterley Plantation is pleased to announce the presenters for the 2014 Speaker Series at Sotterley. An important community outreach, this series is yet another way that this National Historic Landmark fulfills its mission of preserving, researching, and interpreting Sotterley Plantation’s diverse cultures and environments and to serve the world as an educational, cultural, and...
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St. Mary’s Ryken Presents the Disney Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

St. Mary’s Ryken Presents the Disney Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

It’s “a tale as old as time.” Your favorite Disney characters from movie will be on stage in the musical version of “Beauty and the Beast” to be performed by St. Mary’s Ryken students on Thursday, March 6; Friday, March 7; and Saturday, March 8. Shows begin at 7 pm on Thursday, Friday and...
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Anthony’s Bar and Grill Restaurant Review

Anthony’s Bar and Grill Restaurant Review

It is Restaurant Week in Calvert County, so I looked over the list of 30 some restaurants and picked Anthony’s Bar and Grill in Dunkirk, as I had never been there. Since it was listed as being on Route 4, I thought it would be easy to find. Not so! After traveling through a...
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Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock in Concert at SMCM

Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock in Concert at SMCM

Ganz Continues “Extreme Chopin Quest” With Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. A free preview of pianist Brian Ganz’s next concert of his “Extreme Chopin” quest to play all the works of Chopin will take place on Thursday, February 27 at 8 pm. Classical pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock will join in a performance...
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Rascal Flatts to Perform at Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion

Rascal Flatts to Perform at Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion

The award-winning country group Rascal Flatts will perform live Thursday, May 29 on the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion! Rascal Flatts debuted in 2000 and have since sold over 22.5 million albums with 14 number one singles. Those lucky enough to get tickets to this amazing show will enjoy hits such as “Bless...
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United Way’s Mardi Gras Takes You to the Garden

United Way’s Mardi Gras Takes You to the Garden

For the past 14 years United Way of Calvert County has created an eclectic red carpet event that brings the sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans to Southern Maryland – they call it Mardi Gras. Volunteers have transformed banquet rooms, arena floors and hallways into a spectacle of art. Stiltwalkers, bellydancers, and sword...
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“Doves and Daggers” – Murder Mystery by Alumni Players

“Doves and Daggers” – Murder Mystery by Alumni Players

A dinner theater play by the Alumni Players at Our Lady Star of the Sea School at Solomons, took place January 24, 25, and 31 and will take place on February 1, 2014. So you still have time to make plans to attend Friday or Saturday. Doves & Daggers is a murder-mystery comedy show...
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Stone and Moore United Way’s Mardi Gras King & Queen

Stone and Moore United Way’s Mardi Gras King & Queen

With Honorary King Chris Moore and Honorary Queen Jeannie Stone at the helm, United Way of Calvert County’s Mardi Gras is marching to a new drum. Rather than multiple candidates competing to earn the title of Mardi Gras King and Queen, for its 15th annual celebration, set for March 1 at Annmarie Garden Arts...
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Taste of Maryland Agriculture Event Set for February 6

The Maryland Agriculture Council will host its annual Taste of Maryland Agriculture Dinner Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Michael’s Eighth Avenue, 7220 Grayburn Drive in Glen Burnie, Maryland. The event features a bounty of Maryland agricultural products that will be served throughout the evening and is designed to educate lawmakers about the importance of...
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Dinner Theater at Our Lady Star of the Sea

Dinner Theater at Our Lady Star of the Sea

A dinner theater play by the Alumni Players at Our Lady Star of the Sea will take place January 24, 25, 31 and February 1, 2014. The doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 6:30 pm. Doves & Daggers is a murder-mystery comedy show by Bob Crawford. It is the wedding...
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CSM Hosts Art, Theater and Music Events

CSM Hosts Art, Theater and Music Events

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Dystopias (Curated by Yikui Gu). January 17- March 14, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Featuring the artwork of Yikui Gu (painter), Colleen Rudolf (sculptor and installation artist) and Pete Zebley (mixed-media). Gallery talk with Colleen Rudolph...
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CMH Foundation Ball Draws Record-setting Turnout

CMH Foundation Ball Draws Record-setting Turnout

The 2013 Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation Harvest Ball celebrated its 25th anniversary with unprecedented success thanks to the 600 attendees, enthusiastic bidding and extraordinary support from corporate, community and individual sponsors that raised $130,000 to help establish an interactive patient education system at the Prince Frederick facility. The new technology is part of a...
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CSM Presents U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants

CSM Presents U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants

La Plata Campus Fine Arts Center Saturday, January 25, at 8:00 pm The Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, is one of the world’s most versatile and traveled choral organizations. Originally formed in 1945 from the ranks of the United States Army Air Force Band, the chorus has a long...
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Humor Me! at Annmarie Garden After Hours

Exhibit open 6 pm – 9 pm If laughter is the best medicine, then this exhibit might be just what the doctor ordered. This exhibit will make you chuckle, snort, guffaw, and laugh out loud – and decrease stress and boost your immune system! Contributing Artist(s): Alice Abrams, Robert Adams, Jack Azar, Joe Boddy,...
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Annmarie Garden a World-Class Arts Space

Annmarie Garden a World-Class Arts Space

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center Is a World-Class Arts Space Francis and Ann Marie Koenig first came to Calvert County in 1955 seeking a retreat from the pace of life in Washington, DC. They quickly fell in love with the area and in 1956 built a home in Long Beach overlooking the Chesapeake...
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Getting Cabin Fever in Calvert?

Getting Cabin Fever in Calvert?

Don’t get stuck with cabin fever in January. There is plenty to see and do in Calvert County to get your family out of the house this month. Wednesday, January 1 (1 p.m.) Polar Bear Plunge The Town of North Beach 9032 Bay Ave., North Beach 301-855-6681 • www.northbeachmd.org Plungers will take a quick...
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Life Journeys Writers Club Fourth Annual Holiday Gala

Life Journeys Writers Club Fourth Annual Holiday Gala

Saturday, December 21 7:00 – 11:00 pm Waldorf Jaycees Hall 3090 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601 The LJWC, a nonprofit organization, celebrates the holidays as it heads into its seventh year of mentoring, informing and uplifting the literary arts with guest speakers, performances, dinner and dancing, live music, raffles and more! The theme is “It’s Never Too...
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