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Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer will speak on “Tyrannosaurus rex Under the Microscope” on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:30 in the Harms Gallery at the Calvert Marine Museum. Soft tissues, like connective tissue and muscle, are exceedingly rare in the fossil record. This presentation is about finding soft tissues preserved in Tyrannosaurus rex fossils. FREE and open to the public. Dr. Schweitzer...
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Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

The Friends of Point Lookout are hosting a U.S. Civil War weekend Sept. 29-30 at Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County. Programs run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The program features artillery demonstrations and other programming. Tours of Fort #3 and the prison pen site will...
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Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery in St. Mary’s County Maryland won Best-in-Show for their 2015 Barbera Reserve at the 30th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition. This competition highlights Maryland-grown grape, fruit, and honey wines and meads. In addition to taking home the Governor’s Cup, Port of Leonardtown Winery won two Best-in-Class awards, seven gold medals,...
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Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, will present their annual juried art and music festival, Artsfest ’18, on September 15 & 16, from 10am to 5pm both days. The beautiful sculpture park provides a unique setting for this weekend extravaganza of the arts with more than 180 artist booths, more than 35...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department wanted to update everyone on the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration. The celebration is Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 11:00 until 4:00. Parade starts at 11:00 am Celebration events start after the parade The celebration is open to the public and FREE to attend. We will start the day off...
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Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Give your family a fun and memorable ending to the summer with this weekend’s Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds! Buy your tickets now and you’ll be entered to win a Family 4-Pack of Jump Passes to Sky Zone Waldorf! For every 10 parking passes sold, we will be giving away...
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Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is Home to the Prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Weekend

Budds Creek Raceway is home to the 29th Annual Budds Creek National – Round 11 of the prestigious Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. Nestled one hour south of our Nation’s capital, Washington D.C., the Budds Creek National is the best way to get outside and enjoy the sun, friends...
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Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

Smokey Joe’s Restaurant Closes Their Doors in Lexington Park, and Reopens in Leonardtown

The last day to eat at Smokey Joe’s Restaurant on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park will be Friday, August 17, 2018. According to a Smokey Joe’s Facebook post “This will be the last week we will be open in Lexington Park! We’re closing the store at close of business on Friday. We appreciate...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub to Close

Casey Jones Restaurant and Pub in a La Plata, which has been a landmark in the area since 1980, will be closing August 4, 2018. It will be replaced by a new restaurant from Washington D.C. restaurant group EatWell DC. The new restaurant will be named The Charles — Farm Table & Public House...
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Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Readies to Welcome Big Name Artists

Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Readies to Welcome Big Name Artists

The grounds of the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s point, Maryland will come alive with the sweet sound of jazz at the 2018 Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival. The 19th annual event is set for Saturday, July 14 and will feature Jackiem Joyner, Tracy Hamlin and Nick Colionne. Museum grounds open at noon....
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Limited Traffic Movements on Route 235 in Hollywood

Limited Traffic Movements on Route 235 in Hollywood

Motorists should expect traffic congestion in the Hollywood area near the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 3 to 11 p.m. for the Independence Day Celebration. Traffic movements in the area will be limited during that time. Eastbound traffic coming from Hollywood Road will only be allowed to turn right...
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Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2018

Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2018

Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2018
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Cruisin’ SOMD Car Show Raises Money for the at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Cruisin’ SOMD Car Show Raises Money for the at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Cruisin SOMD held The 7th Annual Cruisin’ SOMD Car show on May 26, 2018, at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home . The 100 mile cruise had over 170 cars, & trucks registered which ended at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Over the years Cruisin’ SOMD has raised $82,000.00 for our Veterans at Charlotte Hall....
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that May 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos set a new single-month record of $156,555,593, an increase of 14.7% compared to the May 2017 total of $136,464,277. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne...
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Point Lookout State Park Looks Back on the War Between the States at Annual Blue and Gray Days

Point Lookout State Park Looks Back on the War Between the States at Annual Blue and Gray Days

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources welcomes the public to Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County as they look back on the War Between the States and the historic sites within the park that were impacted in the conflicted that divided North and South. The annual Blue and Gray Days living history program will take place...
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Two New Lottery Claiming Locations Arrive as Lanham Office Closes

Two New Lottery Claiming Locations Arrive as Lanham Office Closes

Maryland Lottery players will have two new claiming locations with substantially expanded hours beginning Monday, April 30. The Lottery’s Lanham Claims Center will close permanently at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 27. But starting on the following Monday, April 30, Lottery players with winning tickets valued up to $25,000 can claim prizes by visiting...
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Solomons Maritime Festival Scheduled for May 5

Solomons Maritime Festival Scheduled for May 5

Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 5 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s 13th annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and marine engines, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for every member of the family from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission to the festival and...
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Maryland DogFest returns to Charles County Fairgrounds April 28-29

Maryland DogFest returns to Charles County Fairgrounds April 28-29

From entertainment to dog adoptions to quality, dog-related exhibitors, the 7th annual Maryland DogFest offers something for dog lovers of all ages. The two-day, family-friendly event will be held April 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata. All leashed dogs are invited to attend with their...
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New Cruise Company to Service Chesapeake Bay Area

New Cruise Company to Service Chesapeake Bay Area

Chesapeake Windsail Cruises Corporation (CWC) will set sail out of Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa in the town of Chesapeake Beach, April 17. CWC is the first cruise company of this type to depart from the historic bayside town. CWC will offer four, 2 ½-hour cruises Tuesday through Sunday aboard a 42-foot limited edition...
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Nicole Zuraitis Quartet to Perform Live at Calvert Marine Museum

Nicole Zuraitis Quartet to Perform Live at Calvert Marine Museum

The Maritime Performance Series presents the Nicole Zuraitis Quartet on Friday, March 16 at the Calvert Marine Museum. Enjoy an evening of enchantment with the seismic talent of inspired vocalist, keyboard player, and songwriter Nicole Zuraitis. Her effervescent presence and dazzling vocals have thrilled audiences throughout Manhattan and across the world. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at...
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15th Annual Asbury Mardi Gras Raises Funds for Calvert Hospice

15th Annual Asbury Mardi Gras Raises Funds for Calvert Hospice

Asbury Solomons held its 15th annual Mardi Gras fundraiser in support of Calvert Hospice on February 10. The event raised $4,900 to support Calvert Hospice. According to Pat and Barbara O’Neal, the event’s organizers for the last five years, over 70 Asbury residents attended along with their guests. Representatives from Calvert Hospice were also...
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Dine Out During Calvert County’s Sixth Annual Restaurant Week

Dine Out During Calvert County’s Sixth Annual Restaurant Week

Calvert County’s eclectic restaurants will showcase their creative cuisine and offer delicious deals during Calvert County’s sixth annual Restaurant Week Feb. 16 – 25, 2018. Coordinated by the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert County Restaurant Week will feature restaurants that draw on the region’s bounty to offer unique dining experiences. Whether your...
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Cogeco Communications Inc. Announces the Completion of Atlantic Broadband’s Acquisition of all of the MetroCast Cable Systems

Cogeco Communications Inc. Announces the Completion of Atlantic Broadband’s Acquisition of all of the MetroCast Cable Systems

Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) announced on Thursday, January 4, 2018, that its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband has completed the acquisition of cable systems owned by Harron Communications, L.P. and operating under the MetroCast brand name (“MetroCast”). Atlantic Broadband raised US$1.85 billion of secured debt through a combination of term loan B and revolving credit...
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Starbucks and Panda Express Coming to St. Mary’s Marketplace in California

Starbucks and Panda Express Coming to St. Mary’s Marketplace in California

Baltimore-based developer Klein Enterprises announced today that national chains Starbucks, Batteries Plus and Panda Express have signed leases at St. Mary’s Marketplace in California, MD. The anchor tenant, Harris Teeter, is set to open this month on January 24th. Klein previously announced that Bay Country Liquors, Café Rio, Great Clips, Mod Pizza and Nail...
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