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Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Maryland Tourism Continues Strong Recovery, Reports Show Increase in Visitors and Visitor Spending

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, according to an economic impact report released by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the state’s tourism industry is continuing a strong recovery, recapturing nearly 90% of pre-pandemic visitor spending. In addition, the state reported increases over pre-pandemic levels in the key sectors of lodging and restaurants. The state continues to...
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Art Shows, Theater Performances, Poetry Readings, Concerts And Giving Tuesday are Just a Few of the Events Filling November’s Calendar at CSM

Art Shows, Theater Performances, Poetry Readings, Concerts And Giving Tuesday are Just a Few of the Events Filling November’s Calendar at CSM

“Margaret Dowell: Selected Works.” Oct. 28 – Dec. 2. La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery. The paintings on display as part of this show are inspired by artist Margaret Dowell’s ancestral home in Calvert County, Dowell Farm. Many of her farm-related works contain snippets of the universe because...
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St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

2022 St. Mary’s County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! Calvert events can be found here, along with Charles County events here! Sweet Blue Smoke Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 28, from 4:30 p.m., till dusk, located at 21030 Point Lookout Road, Suite 102 in Callaway – Vendors, raffle, games, Koz’s creamery,...
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Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events

Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events

2022 Calvert County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! St. Mary’s County events can be found here, along with Charles County events here! 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat presented by Prince Frederick Chrysler Jeep Dodge on Friday, October 28, from 5:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., located at 265 Solomons Island Road S in...
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Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaway Events – 2022

2022 Charles County Trunk or Treat and Safe Candy Giveaways! St. Mary’s County events can be found here, along with Calvert County events here! Connect Church Trunk or Treat with Maryland State Police as Guests on Friday, October 28, from 6:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m., located at 19 Irongate Drive in Waldorf – This...
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November 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

November 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

As we embark on a new season, we welcome guests to visit the museum for fall related fun, while also reflecting on the past with special events surrounding Veterans Day. With the holidays just around the corner, we invite you visit the Museum Store for a special event with extra savings. For more information...
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Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule

Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 in observance of Columbus Day. In addition: The Appeal Solid Waste Facility, which includes the landfill and transfer station, and all county customer convenience centers will be open with normal hours of operation. The Solomons Septage Receiving...
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FREE CONCERT – Saturday, October 8, 2022: Benny C. Morgan Concert Series Features CSM Faculty Trio

FREE CONCERT – Saturday, October 8, 2022: Benny C. Morgan Concert Series Features CSM Faculty Trio

The public is invited to enjoy the stylings of Violinist Paul Bagley, Cellist Emily Doveala and Pianist Stephen Johnson as part of the Benny C. Morgan Concert Series presented at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Leonardtown Campus October, 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. Paul Bagley Dr. Paul Bagley is a...
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Charles County Government October 2022 Holiday Schedule

Charles County Government October 2022 Holiday Schedule

The County Administrator wishes to remind residents of changes to operating schedules for the month of October: Saturday, Oct. 8 (Scrap Tire Drop-off Day) The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center (12305 Billingsley Road, Waldorf) will close at 2 p.m. to accept only scrap tires. The Piney Church Mulch Facility (5370 Piney Church Road,...
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Prince of La Plata Daryl Thompson Receives Third ALPB Pitcher of The Year Award

Prince of La Plata Daryl Thompson Receives Third ALPB Pitcher of The Year Award

(October 5th, 2022, Waldorf, MD) The Atlantic League’s highest pitching honor comes home to none other than the Prince of LaPlata himself, Daryl Thompson. This is Thompson’s third POTY award, the most of any pitcher in ALPB history! Thompson began his professional career when he was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 8th...
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Leonardtown Halloween Movie Fest at Port of Leonardtown Park on October 22, 2022

Leonardtown Halloween Movie Fest at Port of Leonardtown Park on October 22, 2022

Calling all ghosts and ghouls, ninjas and ballerinas, join us for an exciting evening of Halloween fun at the Port of Leonardtown Park (23190 Newtowne Neck Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650) when the Town of Leonardtown and Port of Leonardtown Winery Presents The Leonardtown Halloween Movie Festival in the Park on Saturday, October 22nd from...
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Historic Sotterley Growing for Good Event Set for October 1st and 2nd is CANCELLED Due to Weather, Pumpkin Painting is Still a Go!

Historic Sotterley Growing for Good Event Set for October 1st and 2nd is CANCELLED Due to Weather, Pumpkin Painting is Still a Go!

Historic Sotterley is sad to announce that we need to cancel our volunteer Growing for Good event this weekend.  We were excited to have volunteers join us to sort, box, and distribute food to our food pantries, but our wonderful partners in the food pantries have let us know that many need to close...
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Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to the potential severe weather, we have made the decision to cancel Rocktoberfest 2022, scheduled for October 1st. The steady rain and winds predicted over the next few days would impact the event set up and could ultimately cause damage to our tents along with our stage and music equipment. The safety of...
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54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

UPDATE 9/29/2022: The club leadership had a long meeting this evening regarding the Blessing of the Fleet. Cancelling this event is not something we take lightly since it is our biggest fundraiser of the year. It is very hard, almost impossible to post a rain date for the Blessing. We start planning this event...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Fair Traffic Plan for 135th Annual Calvert County Fair Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Announces Fair Traffic Plan for 135th Annual Calvert County Fair Starting Wednesday, September 28, 2022

For safety purposes, a special traffic plan will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022 (Youth Day), Saturday, October 1st, and Sunday, October 2nd. No vehicles will be allowed to turn left off of Rt. 231 into the fairgrounds during those hours. An alternate route would be...
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Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates 44th Year of Patuxent River Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Admission is FREE!

Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates 44th Year of Patuxent River Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Admission is FREE!

Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 44th year on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Calvert Marine Museum. All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Museum admission is FREE all day. This year’s event will feature a weekend’s-worth...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting New Walking Tours – Nightmare on Sotterley Lane on October 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th!

Historic Sotterley Hosting New Walking Tours – Nightmare on Sotterley Lane on October 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th!

Sotterley is hosting a new event based on some of our favorite haunted and ghostly happenings from the past. Come and join us for Nightmare on Sotterley Lane! Go on a walking tour of some of our favorite creepy spaces and places and be prepared to encounter both the earthly inhabitants and the unexplainable...
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St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival on October 22, 2022 in Hollywood

St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival on October 22, 2022 in Hollywood

St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church’s 1st Annual “Blessing of the Beer” Festival is scheduled for October 22, 2022 from 12-6 pm on the St. John’s grounds in Hollywood, MD. All proceeds will benefit St. John’s School. In keeping with the Southern Maryland tradition of the Blessing of the Fleet, and in celebrating the...
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Non-Specific Threats Under Investigation By The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Non-Specific Threats Under Investigation By The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating non-specific and generalized threats of violence regarding the St. Mary’s County Fair and public high school football games and other school activities. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office wants to assure the public our agency has numerous uniformed deputies and staff monitoring and working the...
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Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022!

Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022!

The Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland will begin at 9 a.m. at Texas Roadhouse in La Plata on Friday, September 23, 2022. (located at 103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646) We will assemble for our annual group photo at 8:45 a.m. No registration is required, just wear this...
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75th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair is Back in Town! From September 22 – 25

75th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair is Back in Town! From September 22 – 25

It’s that time again! Load the family in the car and head over to the 2022 St. Mary’s County Fair for four days of excitement with rides, food, vendors, and so much more! Take in the sounds and sights of livestock readying for judging, the enjoyment of dance troupes, the aroma of carnival food,...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 20, 2022

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 20, 2022

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, with the invocation and pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners recognized Constitution Week, International Underground Railroad Month and National Senior Activity Center Month with Proclamations. John Richards, President of the St....
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October 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

October 2022 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Let the festivities begin! Come join us in celebrating the Patuxent River during PRAD and help teach future generations of its importance. To commemorate CMM’s 50th Anniversary, we invite you to attend the glamourous Bugeye Ball on October 15th. For information on these events and more visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com  Wednesday through Friday, the month of...
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Local Nonprofit Hopes Upcoming Fundraiser Will Break Records for Cancer Patients – Event Held Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Local Nonprofit Hopes Upcoming Fundraiser Will Break Records for Cancer Patients – Event Held Wednesday, October 12, 2022

After a record-breaking fundraiser last year raising over $17,911 in donations, A Message of HOPE Cancer Fund is looking to raise the bar once again on donations. A Message of HOPE Cancer Fund, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Southern Maryland, will be hosting their 8th Annual “Bras and Drawers for the Cause” on...
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Town of Upper Marlboro Invites Public to Re-Create Historic 1922 Crain Highway Monument Photo on Saturday, October 1, 2022

Town of Upper Marlboro Invites Public to Re-Create Historic 1922 Crain Highway Monument Photo on Saturday, October 1, 2022

You’re Invited! Crain Monument Centennial Celebration on Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. “We are excited and proud to bring people together to re-create the photo that was taken 100 years ago,” said Upper Marlboro Town Clerk John Hoatson, who is organizing the Oct. 1 festivities. “We hope everyone who attends will feel...
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