Entertainment

Weekend Nightlife October 7- 9

Weekend Nightlife October 7- 9

Looking for a night out on the town? Check out SM Net’s Nightlife ‘Hot Spot’ Schedule: Friday, October 7, 2011 Calvert County Vera’s Beach Club – Backstage Pass Anthony’s Bar & Grill – Face Down Ruddy Duck – The Piranhas Charles County Murphy’s Pub – Naked! St. Mary’s County Toots Bar: DJ Charlie Thompson...
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In the Dead of the Night…Ghosts of Sotterley Tours

In the Dead of the Night…Ghosts of Sotterley Tours

Into the woods … in the dead of night! “1878: After the Storm” Ghosts of Sotterley Tours 2011 October 13, 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2011 Tours run every ten minutes, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Reservations Required – No Walk-ins After being greeted by their creepy guide, visitors of this year’s Ghosts of Sotterley...
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Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend!

Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend!

On Friday, Oct. 7, 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 After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center recently announced that they will be hosting the Annmarie After Hours event, Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m in conjunction with the opening of two new exhibits – Toys: Re-Invent, Re-Imagine, Re-Discover and Imagine a World… Annmarie After Hours offers adults an evening full of art,...
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A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

 Sotterley Plantation’s ninth annual Winefest was held this past weekend on the beautiful historic landscape along the Patuxent River in Hollywood, Md.  The event featured some fantastic live music performances by Uncle Jack, Jazz Caravan, Pax Rats and Gary Rue and the Dane Hall Ghosts. Local Ambassador of Rock John Hunt was broadcasting live...
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PRAD Celebrates 33 Years Oct. 8,9 in Solomons: Family Fun for Everyone

PRAD Celebrates 33 Years Oct. 8,9 in Solomons: Family Fun for Everyone

Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD) is celebrating 33 years on October 8 and 9 at the Calvert Marine Museum. The longest running festival in Southern Maryland promises two days of free family fun for all ages from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On Saturday the “Green Village” features scores of non-profit groups that celebrate...
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SoMd Piano Competition Expands its Awards for High School Pianists

Expanded opportunities for high school pianists to be recognized for their talents will be available during the fourth annual Southern Maryland Piano Competition to be held April 28 and 29, 2012 at the College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus. The high-level juried competition is open to any high school student within the region...
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Chief’s Restaurant Review

Chief’s Restaurant Review

 Going back to a place in time, actually 1927, is Chief’s, Your Neighborhood Bar. Located in Tall Timbers, Md., one should not be fooled by the curb appeal. It’s a local grocery store, butcher shop, tavern and restaurant. One step inside shows the character of the building with its old uneven wood floors and...
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Calvert County Fair Celebrates 125 Years

Calvert County Fair Celebrates 125 Years

 The 125th Annual Calvert County Fair celebrates Calvert County’s long agricultural heritage and history. The five day family fun event featured, carnival rides, live animals, a variety of entertainment, food and fun activities for all ages. Kids especially enjoyed the opportunity to see all kinds of farm animals up close including prize winning goats,...
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Celebrating October in Calvert County

Celebrating October in Calvert County

The frost may soon be on the pumpkin but the fun doesn’t end in Calvert County, Md. Why not take some time from your busy day to enjoy a family-friendly event on Maryland’s western shore?  Saturday, October 1 (9 a.m.-noon) Maker’s Market Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road, Solomons 410-326-4640 • www.annmariegarden.org...
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Blessing of the Fleet OPEN AS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED for Sun. Oct 2nd

Blessing of the Fleet OPEN AS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED for Sun. Oct 2nd

44th Annual Blessing of the Fleet Oct. 2 The 44th Annual Blessing of the Fleet celebration presented by the 7th District Optimist Club at Colton’s Point and St Clements’ Island will be held on  Sunday, October 2. FREE entertainment each day and FREE water taxis to St Clements’ Island, the Birthplace of Maryland, with...
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Cherry Cove Hospitality, LLC New Management Company for Island Inn & Suites

Cherry Cove Hospitality, LLC is the new management company for the Island Inn & Suites and the Island Bar & Grill (also known as “The Old Evans Restaurant”) on St. George Island. The endeavor is a result of the ownership of the property by Old Line Bank, and the need for an experienced management...
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Loffler Center’s Grand Re-Opening

Loffler Center’s Grand Re-Opening

 After more than a year and a half, the Loffler Senior Activity Center has been repaired, reopened for business following a ribbon cutting attended by local dignitaries, commissioners and citizens of St. Mary’s County on Thursday, Sept. 29. The Center is located at 21905 Chancellor’s Run Road, at the Chancellor’s Run Regional Park in...
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Veteran’s Day Parade Entries Now Being Accepted

Salute America’s Veterans!  Registration is now open for marching units, individuals and organizations wishing to participate in the annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown!  Parade entries can include marching units, floats, bands, schools, scouts, clubs, cheerleaders, bikes, vintage cars, horses or other entries! The parade will begin at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 11...
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Child Safety, Wellness Fair Oct. 8

Child Safety, Wellness Fair Oct. 8

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Civista Health will be sponsoring a Child Safety & Wellness Fair at the St. Charles Town Center in Waldorf on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The event offers car seat inspections, bicycle & helmet safety checks, K-9 demonstrations, radar speedball pitching, fire truck and...
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Enjoy A Triple-Play of Fun at Calvert’s 2011 Farm Tour

Enjoy A Triple-Play of Fun at Calvert’s 2011 Farm Tour

Get to know Calvert County’s rural community by spending the day on three working farms. The 14th annual Farm Tour takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. It promises to be a great family outing with special activities and educational opportunities at these local...
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Lusby Change the World CROP Hunger Walk to be held Oct. 15

Looking to make a difference in these trying times, the Lusby Change the World CROP Hunger Walk will be held on Saturday, October 15 beginning at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 8:00 a.m. and walk about a mile. While short, the walk is a journey into learning about the ravages of hunger in our community...
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Don’t Miss Sotterley WineFest Oct. 1, 2

Don’t Miss Sotterley WineFest Oct. 1, 2

Sotterley Plantation will celebrate the best of Maryland in the breathtaking setting of this National Historic Landmark at Riverside WineFest at Sotterley 2011 on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 & 2, noon until 6:00 p.m. both days. For two days, guests will have the chance to taste the offerings from over two dozen Maryland...
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Bozick Distributors Donates Dream Seats

Bozick Distributors Donates Dream Seats

Bozick Distributors, Inc., a Calvert Marine Museum supporter for over 16 years, donated and raffled four front row seats to each of the museum’s 2012 concerts. “These four seats are the best in the house and we were happy to again sponsor the raffle to help the museum raise money needed to continue preserving...
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HVFD Open House Oct. 9

HVFD Open House Oct. 9

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite the public to an Open House to be held at the station on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. The firehouse is located at 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. This year’s theme is “Protect Your...
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Spiggy & Friends to Host 18th Annual Children’s Charity Benefit Oct. 2

Spiggy & Friends to Host 18th Annual Children’s Charity Benefit Oct. 2

 For the 18th year in a row, Dave Spigler, aka, Spiggy Hogette, will be holding his annual “Spiggy & Friends” Children’s Charity Benefit here in Southern Maryland on Sunday, October 2, to raise needed funds for our sick children and their families. This popular party held each year at the American Legion Post 274...
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Fit & Healthy St. Mary’s Photo Contest

From now until October 15, Fit & Healthy St. Mary’s invites you to “Show Us Your Moves.”  Take a photo of your family, friends or yourself enjoying a hike amongst the sight and sounds of nature, or at a calming Yoga class and you will have a chance to win one of six great...
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Growing Grapes for Wine Program: 2012 Grant Announced

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) is once again offering grants to farms in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties to aid in the purchase of wine grape vines. These funds are being made available as a continuation of SMADC’s Growing Grapes for Wine Program which was established to...
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Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

The Navy baseball team will meet service-academy rival Air Force in an exhibition game on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6:15 p.m presented by CACI. The teams will play two seven inning exhibition games. The games will be played at Regency Furniture Stadium, home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Waldorf, Maryland. Tickets for...
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Cinema Cafe Presents a Classic Horror at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, October 2, 2011, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a classic horror/thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on Daphne duMaurier’s novelette, The Birds, it is a tale of nature gone awry, as the melodious sounds of birds turn to screams of horror when a small town is beset by violent...
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