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Greenwell Hosts 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Festival

Greenwell Hosts 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Festival

The Festival features the 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Cook-Off featuring restaurants from the greater Maryland area. Taste and vote for the People’s Choice Award! Enjoy Rockfish tastings and other seasonal culinary delights, beer and local wine; music; tours of historic Rosedale Manor; awards ceremony for Monster Rockfish Tournament (held the day prior on Sat.,...
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In the Mood for an Extraordinary Culinary Experience?

In the Mood for an Extraordinary Culinary Experience?

Diners at Chef’s American Bistro always enjoy the freshest local ingredients while being treated to some interesting and delightful flavor combinations a step above the rest. Consider one such evening of dining enjoyment when Chef Ahmed Koroma prepared a delightful seafood three course meal. To start the evening’s enjoyment, Koroma prepared a tasty beginning...
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‎45th Annual St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival

‎45th Annual St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival

 Shuck and slurp your way down to the Saint Mary’s County Fairgrounds for the Annual Bivalve Bash October 15th & 16th. It’s that time of year once again. When, for oyster lovers, the St. Mary’s County fairgrounds near Leonardtown transform to nirvana. Oysters served up raw, scalded, grilled on the barbie, on bread, on…...
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Mamma Lucia Restaurant Review

Mamma Lucia Restaurant Review

 Located in Prince Frederick behind the Wawa, Mamma Lucia features southern Italian cooking. This type of cooking uses olive oil and fresh tomatoes and is a lighter fare that distinguishes it from northern Italian which features a lot of butter and cream and hearty dishes. The owners, Sal and Maria Lubrano, are local so look...
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Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

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. Ralph Eshelman will present “A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake” on Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. The...
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St. Mary’s Hospital’s Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar on Oct. 28

The St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to once again host its holiday bazaar.  This year’s annual event will be held on Friday, Oct. 28.  The public is invited and all proceeds benefit the hospital. The popular event features a host of items to fulfill your holiday gift list, including beautiful handmade items such...
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Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

  Solomons Island was blessed with beautiful blue skies and warm tempertures to help celebrate the 33rd anniversary of P.R.A.D. Patuxent River Appreciation Days began back in 1978 as a festival to help create awareness, recognition, and promotion of the economic, social, recreational, cultural and historical impact of the tributaries and environs of the Patuxent River and...
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Thomas & Son Transport Expanding Services to Make SoMd a Safer Place

Thomas & Son Transport Expanding Services to Make SoMd a Safer Place

After 41 years safely delivering St. Mary’s County School children to and from schools, Thomas & Son Transport decided that delivering children was not enough. “Our goal is to make the roads a safer place for everyone,” said Vernon Thomas. “We are expanding to include bus and transport services to people who enjoy a...
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Hughesville Baptist Church Trunk or Treat

All children 12 and under are invited to take a walk through the Hughesville Baptist Church parking lot located at 8505 Old Leonardtown Road Hughesville, on Monday, October 31 to receive treats (no tricks) from the members of Hughesville Baptist Church. The trunk or treat celebration will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Prizes...
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Largest, Competitive Marching Band Circuit Comes to Chopticon HS

Largest, Competitive Marching Band Circuit Comes to Chopticon HS

Youth Education in the Arts is the parent company of United States Scholastic Band Association. USSBA is sponsoring the Chopticon Marching Band Show on Saturday, Oct. 8. The show is the first USSBA sponsored competition event to be held in Southern Maryland. Saturday’s competition is part of the largest competitive marching band circuit in...
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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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