Entertainment

Weekend Nightlife Sept. 23- Sept. 25

Weekend Nightlife Sept. 23- Sept. 25

If you are looking forward to a night on the town in Southern Maryland, check out this weekend’s Nightlife HOT spots! On Tap for Friday, Sept. 23: Calvert  Ruddy Duck – Matt Garrett & Rusty Vera’s – One Louder Charles Gilligans-Full Steam Scotts II  – Ven Detta Murphys- Absinthe Green Turtle – Sam Grow...
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Local Meats Now Available

Calvert County is one of five counties participating in Southern Maryland Meats, a new agricultural program that promotes safe, humane, locally produced meats. Customers have the opportunity to purchase local meats through the Southern Maryland Meats program on three farms and at two farm stores in Calvert County. The county has also received grant...
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Congratulations to Sam Grow Band’s New Single ‘Let’s Make Love’

Congratulations to Sam Grow Band’s New Single ‘Let’s Make Love’

 Local artist, Sam Grow is a musician, singer, and songwriter whose soulful acoustic performances and emotionally crafted songs capture audiences of all ages. Born and raised in Southern Maryland, Grow’s powerful vocals and highly personal lyrics draw the audience into his songs as he tells stories of love, heartbreak, and his views on life in...
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UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE Sept. 23: The 26th Annual Snap-On Tools SuperChargers Showdown has been postponed to Friday and Saturday, October 21-22 due to the weather. With heavy rains expected today and an 80% chance of showers on Saturday, there would not be enough dry track time to get an event this size in. Superchargers Showdown Friday...
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Saphron Restaurant Review

Saphron Restaurant Review

 Saphron is a unique restaurant with a motto of excellence and simple elegance. Saphron recently took residence at the Old Field Inn in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Upon entrance to the historic home, guests are welcomed by an antique sideboard and chandeliers. The four semi-private dining areas are elegant but casual with all the touches of history right down...
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Design Contest

Graphic artists are invited to submit designs to be considered for the cover of the 2012 edition of the Technology Handbook for St. Mary’s County.  The Patuxent Partnership will again sponsor the cover art contest with a $500 prize awarded to the winner. Artists must reside in or be employed by St. Mary’s County....
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Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

 What’s that buzz of excitement? The OPA race boats are coming to Solomons, ready to tear up the Patuxent River waters in search of the checkered flag! The Solomons Business Association is a proud sponsor of the Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, to be held on the Solomons waterfront September 23, 24 and 25. The...
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St. Mary’s County Fair Kicks of Sept. 22

St. Mary’s County Fair Kicks of Sept. 22

 Are you ready for some great fun, good food and fury farm animals? Well, the annual St. Mary’s County Fair kicks into high gear starting Thursday, Sept. 22. Southern Maryland News Net will be there capturing all the fun and excitement! There will be something for everyone…carinival rides, livestock, funnel cakes, tractor pulls, dancing, magic...
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10th annual Watermen’s Festival, Thrills Spectators

10th annual Watermen’s Festival, Thrills Spectators

 On Sunday, Sept. 18, area waterman put on a wet’n’wild show for hundreds of people as they flocked to Waterman’s Wharf on Solomons Island for the 10th Annual Waterman’s Festival. The Festival is perhaps best known for the boat docking contest, during which work boats and charter boats compete within their divisions for cash,...
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ZZ Top Live at Calvert Marine Museum

ZZ Top Live at Calvert Marine Museum

Collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the cultural and natural history of Southern Maryland for the public. We are dedicated to the presentation of our three themes: regional paleontology, estuarine life of the tidal Patuxent River and adjacent Chesapeake Bay, and maritime history of these waters. Collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the cultural and natural...
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Grand Evening at the Demolition Derby

Grand Evening at the Demolition Derby

 On Saturday, Sept. 17, The Silver Hill Lions Club finished out there 2011 season as they hosted the Demolition Derby at Potomac Speedway. For over thirty years the Silver Hill Lions Club has raised substantial funds for charity through its production of the Demolition Derby.  The  SHLC Derby has gained popularity among all ages...
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Mouths Watering at a Taste of St. Mary’s

Mouths Watering at a Taste of St. Mary’s

 On Sunday, Sept. 18, hundreds yearning for some tasty treats visited historic Leonardtown Square for the annual ‘Taste of St. Mary’s’. Several local businesses, neighbors, local government and organizations came together to support area restaurants and food professionals. This family-friendly event provided people with the opportunity to sample a wide variety of the specialties from a number...
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Greenwell Extends Deadline

Greenwell Extends Deadline

The Greenwell Foundation seeks food and commercial vendors, and artists and crafters for the 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Festival scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 30 (11am-5pm) at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood, Md. Greenwell has a few remaining spots to fill so the deadline has been extended until Oct. 1, 2011 The Festival features the...
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Southern Maryland Vocal Talent Shines at Fat Boys Country Store

Southern Maryland Vocal Talent Shines at Fat Boys Country Store

 In the biggest talent competition in Southern Maryland a champion was crowned in the Fat Boys Country Store/THE PHOENIX Karaoke Idol Contest, sponsored by Bully Bling Energy Drink. Montario Hill, a local actor who has been described by Simon Cowell (of American Idol and The X Factor) as “like Ruben Studdard , and just...
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PRAD Parade Float Contest: Prizes Awarded Creativity, Beauty and Charm

PRAD Parade Float Contest: Prizes Awarded Creativity, Beauty and Charm

Join in the fun and start building your float to be entered in the Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD) Parade Float Contest. The parade is Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. on Solomons Island. Celebrated annually for 33 years, PRAD is a two day celebration of the Patuxent River in Solomons, Maryland. Sponsored by...
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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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