Entertainment

Award-Winning Reggae Band, I&I Riddim, Performing Free Concert on July 14th

Award-Winning Reggae Band, I&I Riddim, Performing Free Concert on July 14th

The St. Charles Companies is pleased to welcome three-time DC Reggae Award winner, I&I Riddim, to the free St. Charles Sunset Concert Series on Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 PM. I&I Riddim thrills audiences with an arsenal of your favorite reggae standards, the best modern reggae (Busy Signal, Jah Cure), and reggae-style pop-rock and...
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UPDATE: Solomons Reschedules Annual Independence Day Fireworks Display to Friday, July 8

UPDATE: Solomons Reschedules Annual Independence Day Fireworks Display to Friday, July 8

Due to weather forecasts for Independence Day and the day after, the Solomons Business Association has rescheduled its annual tradition of fireworks to Friday, July 8 with a rain date of Saturday, July 9. SBA President Lauren Simpson of Holiday Inn Solomons explained the date change is due to the inability for the SBA...
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Solomons Island Fireworks Rescheduled for Friday, July 8th

Solomons Island Fireworks Rescheduled for Friday, July 8th

The Solomons Business Association has made the following announcement: With the forecast calling for 80% rain Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th, our scheduled rain date, we have decided to push the show until Friday the 8th, with the 9th as a last chance rain date. While we understand the inconvenience this may...
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UPDATED Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2016

UPDATED Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2016

 Calvert County Chesapeake Beach Fireworks UPDATE – The fireworks in Chesapeake Beach over the bay have been postponed until Sunday, July 3rd. Location: Chesapeake Beach Waterfront Date: Friday, July 1 Time: 7-10 p.m.The Town’s Fireworks Over the Bay will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 with a rain date of Sunday, July 3, 2016....
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Cruisin’ Southern Maryland Car Show Raises $20,000 for Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Cruisin’ Southern Maryland Car Show Raises $20,000 for Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

On June 14, 2016, members of Cruisin’ Southern Maryland for Veterans met at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home to present the proceeds raised during their annual cruise and car show, held Memorial Day weekend. Through the year-long effort of local car clubs, organizations, and sponsoring businesses, Cruisin’ Southern Maryland was able to donate an unprecedented...
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The Cow & The Fish Restaurant Review

The Cow & The Fish Restaurant Review

In April, we tried out a brand new restaurant…The Cow & The Fish. Located in Hollywood. MD (on the northbound side, north of the fire department), the restaurant opened at the end of October, 2015. Chef Michael and his wife, Silvia, own and operate this new venture. They specialize in steaks and seafood with...
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Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

  Summer is here and Annmarie Garden announces an exciting community art project entitled, Inflatable – Images & Inspirations. The project will continue throughout the summer and will be led by artist-in-residence, Hannah Jeremiah. Visitors are invited to participate in something bigger than themselves with the creation of this work of art that will...
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Sharkfest Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

Sharkfest Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

SHARKFEST returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 9. Join us from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for one of the museum’s most popular events. Regular museum admission applies; CMM members are free. Sharks are one of the world’s most fascinating creatures and SHARKFEST is a chance to learn more about them....
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New Southern Maryland Winemaker’s First Maryland Wine Release.

New Southern Maryland Winemaker’s First Maryland Wine Release.

June 17, 18 & 19, 2016 Port of Leonardtown Winery (POL) and the Southern Maryland Wine Grower’s Cooperative (SMWGC), announce the release of 2015 Vidalacato, Southern Maryland’s newest Winemaker, Lauren Y. Zimmerman’s, first New Release! Lauren’s knowledge regarding the ins and outs of making wine began in a small wine region in Prince Edward...
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Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Eight-time Grammy nominee, Train, will appear live at the PNC Waterside Pavilion in Solomons, Maryland on Friday, August 19. Opening up the show is platinum-selling recording artist, Andy Grammer. Tickets are $56 for reserved seats and $68 for premium seats (additional fees apply) and go on sale to museum members on Tuesday, June 21...
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R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

The St. Charles Companies welcomes R&B classic soul singer, Marguerite, along with NexXzit at a free lakefront concert on Thursday evening, June 23rd at 7 PM. Meaningful lyrics and heartfelt vocals have made DC native, Marguerite, a favorite with her fans. She has lent her powerful voice to numerous bands as a featured vocalist...
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Maryland Casinos Set New Revenue Record of $104.4 Million in May

Maryland Casinos Set New Revenue Record of $104.4 Million in May

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that monthly combined revenues for the state’s casinos reached a new high of $104,351,219 in May 2016. The total surpassed the previous best month, April 2016, which saw casinos generate $103.9 million. Maryland’s first casino opened in September 2010, and there are now five casinos operating in the...
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Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Celebrate International Mud Day at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Come Get Muddy!

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell (Solomons), Maryland, is hosting its second annual Mud Day on Sunday, June 26 from Noon to 4pm. International Mud Day celebrates the joy of childhood, nature, and our deep connection to the earth. Join us for this family-friendly event where families are encouraged to stomp, splash...
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Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

Upcoming Summer Events at Annmarie Garden!

  FOR KIDS! Yoga in the Garden – June 11, Ages 3-5; 10:00-10:30 am; Ages 6 and up from 10:45-11:45am Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, Maryland. Let’s get outside and enjoy the benefits of yoga! This class is filled with yoga postures, partner poses, yoga games, breath and relaxation techniques, and lots...
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Bucket List Band Brings Classic Rock to FREE St. Charles Concert on Thursday, June 9th

Bucket List Band Brings Classic Rock to FREE St. Charles Concert on Thursday, June 9th

Local, classic rock band, Bucket List, will take the St. Charles waterfront stage Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 PM. Bucket List is a 4-member classic and modern rock band featuring lead electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass and drums. The band covers popular artists including the Eagles, Beatles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Clapton, Guns & Roses,...
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Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players to Hold Auditions for Fall Production of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Newtowne Players will hold auditions for its fall production of Anita Loos’ “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” on Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19. Both will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Three Notch Theatre, 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park (near the Post Office). Age ranges for both male and female parts are from 15...
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Caning Creek Catering – Food Review

Caning Creek Catering – Food Review

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Pepper Beer Bash at Mully’s Brewery in Calvert County. While there, I had really delicious Pulled Pork Nachos from Caney Creek Catering. Caney Creek brought along their newest food trailer to serve their food to attendees. Yesterday, I went back from more. This time I had...
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Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Blues musician, Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark, returns to the St. Charles waterfront stage on Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM. Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts. He started out playing the drums at the age of five, and...
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Official Opening set for new, Iconic Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Official Opening set for new, Iconic Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

After much anticipation, the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum will officially open its doors to the public during a celebration this Memorial Day weekend. Beginning at 10:00am on Saturday, May 28, the museum complex will open to all ages interested in discovering the heritage of naval aviation’s research, development, test and evaluation at Patuxent...
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Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics Coming to Calvert Marine Museum

Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics Coming to Calvert Marine Museum

Grammy Award-winning singer and creator of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, Rick Springfield will appear with Night Ranger and The Romantics on the PNC Waterside Pavilion Saturday, July 30. Springfield has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the...
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8th Annual Touch-A-Truck Event to be Held

8th Annual Touch-A-Truck Event to be Held

The Center for Children, in conjunction with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, is gearing up for its 8th Annual Touch-A-Truck to be held at Regency Furniture Stadium on May 21st, 2016 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Admission is: Adults $7, Children $3 and Children younger than 1 are free. The Center for Children...
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Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

Auditions set for New Direction’s Production of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite”

New Direction Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall production of Neil Simon’s smash Broadway hit comedy “Plaza Suite” in all three sections of Calvert County. Auditions will be held Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-noon at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane in Lusby Monday, June 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Fairview...
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Jimmy John’s Opens in St. Mary’s County

Jimmy John’s Opens in St. Mary’s County

A new Jimmy John’s located at 46320 Lexington Village Way is now open and ready to serve freaky fast, freaky fresh sandwiches to the Lexington Park community. Andrew and Cathy Moore own the new location, which is their second Jimmy John’s store in Maryland. Your go-to delivery option, Jimmy John’s will deliver fresh sandwiches...
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Fast Easy way to Check Your Internet Speed

Fast Easy way to Check Your Internet Speed

Netflix has just launched what is probably the simplest speed test on the Web. It’s called Fast.com It’s incredibly minimal, and loads pretty much immediately, probably because there are no ads. It only measures your internet service provider’s (ISP) download speed, which it will present in huge digits after a few seconds of testing....
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Waldorf Scratch-Off Fan Shocks Himself with $100,000 Win

Waldorf Scratch-Off Fan Shocks Himself with $100,000 Win

Friday the 13th turned out to be a $100,000 day for Dimas Montoya, a Waldorf resident and frequent Maryland Lottery player. Picking up a Crossword Deluxe scratch-off from White Plains Wine & Spirits on the way to work put the game’s top prize in the shocked restaurant employee’s hands. Dimas enjoys playing all Lottery...
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