Entertainment

St. Mary’s Women in Business

In the August 2011 issue of “Taste of the Bay” Magazine, two St. Mary’s County women business owners are included in their list of 20 women to watch. They are Karleen Jaffres of Café des Artistes and Dana Rebarchick of D.B. McMillan’s Pub and Grill, see http://tasteofthebay.com/. Did you know that Maryland ranks the...
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Sotterley Plantation Reopens Following Effects of Irene

Sotterley Plantation Reopens Following Effects of Irene

Hurricane Irene’s impact on Sotterley Plantation caused devastating effects including losing over 100 trees and sustaining damage to a number of the site’s historic structures.  Despite the necessity of closing for almost three weeks, Sotterley reopened for business on Thursday, September 15. Plans to host the upcoming Speaker Series finale, the Riverside WineFest at...
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Don’t Miss 10th Annual Calvert County Waterman’s Festival Sept. 18

Don’t Miss 10th Annual Calvert County Waterman’s Festival Sept. 18

Don’t miss the 10th Annual Calvert County Watermen’s Festival 2011 on September 18, 2011 starting at noon at Watermen’s Wharf at the end of Solomons Island. The Festival is perhaps best known for the Boat Docking Contest, during which work boats and charter boats compete within their divisions for cash, prizes and trophies. Never a...
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Weekend Nightlife Sept. 15 -18

Weekend Nightlife Sept. 15 -18

If you are looking forward to a night on the town in Southern Maryland, whether its watching a live local band or attending a little black dress party, we’ve got just what you’re looking for! Check out this weekend’s SM Nightlife schedule of events: Thursday, September 15, 2011 Calvert County: Ruddy Duck –Hydra Fx (acoustic)  6...
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Sunday Conversations with Chesapeake Authors

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors who have written about topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay.  All of the featured books will be available in the Museum Store and make wonderful holiday purchases that can be signed and personalized by the author on...
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Fall ‘Fishin’ Buddies’ Derby Coming to Gilbert Run Park

Fall ‘Fishin’ Buddies’ Derby Coming to Gilbert Run Park

The Charles County Department of Public Works, Parks Division, will sponsor the 2011 annual Fall “Fishin’ Buddies” fishing derby at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville, on Saturday, October 8, from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Anglers will compete by teams, which must include one adult at least 21 years of age and one child...
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Don’t Miss Ultimate Outlaws this Saturday at MIR!

Don’t Miss Ultimate Outlaws this Saturday at MIR!

On Friday, Sept. 16, MIR will host a Test & Tune. This event is open to all Streetcars, racecars, street bikes, drag bikes, and junior dragsters. This will be a full night of time runs, grudge racing, and testing with no gambler eliminations.  The test & tune will be from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. Admission...
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Annmarie Gardens to Host 18th Annual Artsfest Sept. 17, 18

Annmarie Gardens to Host 18th Annual Artsfest Sept. 17, 18

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center announced that they will be hosting the 18th annual Artsfest on September 17th and 18th. WHAT:  Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will be hosting its annual Artsfest this weekend – September 17th and 18th – one of Maryland’s largest fine arts festivals. Artsfest will offer more than...
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Folksinger Gordon Bok Appearing LIVE at CMM Oct. 21

Folksinger Gordon Bok Appearing LIVE at CMM Oct. 21

See American folksinger/songwriter Gordon Bok appearing live at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. A leader in preserving, collecting, and creating rich and intense songs of the land and sea, Time Magazine deemed Bok as the “poet laureate of those who go down to the sea in ships.” Tickets...
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Don’t Miss the 2011 Taste of St. Mary’s this Weekend

Don’t Miss ‘A Taste of St. Mary’s’ this weekend Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 from noon until 5 p.m. on the square in Historic Leonardtown. This family fun event has something for everyone! * Activities for the kids * Free entertainment * Samples of restaurant specialties will be available for purchase. Admission and parking (in designated...
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All Invited to Patuxent Habitat for Humanity ReStore 4th Anniversary Sale

All are invited to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Patuxent Habitat for Humanity’s Lexington Park Restore on Thursday, September 15th from 10 AM — 5 PM.  The Lexington Park ReStore, located at 21768 S. Coral Drive will feature 25% off all ReStore items, except flooring. Habitat’s ReStore sells reusable and surplus building materials to...
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Beenz Nation Out in Force for the Danny Ryce Benefit at Bowles Farm

Beenz Nation Out in Force for the Danny Ryce Benefit at Bowles Farm

Beenz Nation was out in force for the Danny Ryce Benefit at Bowles Farm on Sunday, September, 11 amidst 9/11 ceremonies across the region, popular local band, No Green Jelly Beenz headlined a concert benefit for stricken popular musician Danny Ryce. The benefit  to assist the Ryce family stems from Ryce’s diagnosis with Diabetes...
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Silver Hill Lions Club Demo Derby Cancelled for Saturday, Sept. 10

The Silver Hill Lions Club officials have decided it is in the best interest of their drivers, crews and fans to cancel the derby scheduled for Saturday, Sept 10, 2011. Keeping everyone safe is our main goal. The weather this week in the MD and VA area’s  have caused many road closures, flooding, and...
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Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend

Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend

On Friday, Sept. 9, MIR will host a Test & Tune. This event is open to all Streetcars, racecars, street bikes, drag bikes, and junior dragsters. This will be a full night of time runs, grudge racing, and testing with no gambler eliminations.  The test & tune will be from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30...
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Rumble on the River: Bike, Truck and Car Show

Rumble on the River: Bike, Truck and Car Show

Rumble on the River: Bike, Truck and Car Show to Benefit the Law Enforcement Officer’s Torch Run for Special Olympics  Hosted By – East Coast Pro Street  September 17, 2011-Noon to5 p.m.  St. Mary’s Marina & Campground at 46555 Dennis Point WayDrayden, Md.
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Maryland’s 2011 STA-BIL Turf Battle at Bowles Farm

Maryland’s 2011 STA-BIL Turf Battle at Bowles Farm

After a record-breaking heat wave the previous weekend, Southern Maryland enjoyed a break in the weather during the August 5-6 weekend, with temperatures in the mower 90s a welcome respite from the 100+-degree days the week before. The USLMRA / STA-BIL team arrived on Thursday, with USLMRA VP / Director of Timing & Scoring...
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Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Holds 4 Year Anniversary Sale

All are invited to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Patuxent Habitat for Humanity’s Lexington Park Restore on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. -5 p.m..  The Lexington Park ReStore, located at 21768 S. Coral Drive will feature 25% off all ReStore items, except flooring.   Habitat’s ReStore sells reusable and surplus building materials to the...
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The Willows Restaurant Review – CLOSED

The Willows Restaurant Review – CLOSED

Two visits to this charming out of town restaurant proved to be worthwhile. Under new owners, they were still awaiting liquor deliveries and glassware. The interior was freshly painted and clean. There is a waiting area separate from the dining space with a bar at the back near the kitchen. The service was quick...
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