Event Date: Wednesday, 05/23/2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Lexington Park Library. Job seekers can stop by to get job counseling and resume help, search for jobs, and get registered with the Maryland Workforce Exchange. 240-925-4806
Event Date: Monday, 05/28/2018
All three branches of the St. Mary's County Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Event Date: Tuesday, 05/29/2018
3 p.m. - 5 p.m., Lexington Park Library. The Department of Aging and Human Services will be in the foyer to talk about services and upcoming programs for seniors. 301-863-8188
Event Date: Saturday, 06/02/2018
On Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the St. Mary’s County Museum Division will celebrate the 13th Annual St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day. This event invites the public to enjoy free boat rides to St. Clement’s Island State Park and experience a day of history, wildlife, and art. Decoy carver, Tom Deagle, will give carving demonstrations. An exhibit of his work will be open for viewing inside the museum. Historic St. Mary’s City will present the Native American Woodland Indians with a hands-on exhibit. Re-enactor Mike Barbour will portray colonial land owner Dr. Thomas Gerard. Friends of the Newtowne Manor House will talk about the restoration of Newtowne Manor House, across St. Clement’s Bay. St. Clement’s Hundred volunteers will have the reconstructed Blackistone Lighthouse open for tours. Members of the St. Mary’s County Master Gardeners Bay Wise program and the Watershed Restoration Program will show how you can help keep the Chesapeake Bay healthy with gardening techniques and watershed activities. There will be an area for the public to play traditional games, make crafts and eat free watermelon. Enjoy music by local guitarist, Joe Norris, from 12 to 2 p.m. On the mainland, the National Park Service’s Chesapeake Roving Ranger van will be on the museum grounds to talk about the benefits of local wildlife. Bring a picnic lunch, camera, binoculars, and plenty of water. Wear comfortable walking shoes, sun screen, and bug spray. The St. Clement’s Island Museum is located at 38370 Point Breeze Rd. in Colton’s Point, MD. The museum and grounds are handicap accessible but the water taxi and island are not. The last boat ride to the island will leave the museum pier at 2 p.m. and the last boat back to the mainland, from the island, will be at 3 p.m. In the event of rain or high wind boat service will be cancelled and exhibitors will be moved inside the museum. For more information please call the St. Mary’s County Museum Division at 301-769-2222.
Event Date: Sunday, 06/03/2018
Poker Run, register 10:00 am HVFD, rides starts at 11:00, 3 stops, then meet at Mechanicsville Moose for Chicken Dinner, raffles, prizes
Event Date: Saturday, 06/23/2018
Sample craft beers at the site of one of the first breweries in the state! Food, music, and other activities included. Designated Driver tickets available. For additional information visit http://www.stmaryscitybeerfest.org.
Event Date: Saturday, 07/14/2018
The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival has long been considered the most unique and intimate jazz experience in Southern Maryland. This riverside event is presented by the Friends of the St. Clement"s Island and Piney Point Museums and the St. Mary’s County Museum Division and takes place on the lawn of the St. Clement"s Island Museum overlooking the Potomac River and historic St. Clement"s Island, birthplace of Maryland. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefit museum programs and projects. This year’s Jazz artists are Nick Colionne at 3:00 p.m., Jackiem Joyner at 5:00 p.m., and Tracy Hamlin at 7:00 p.m. The Gates open at Noon; food and beverages are available for sale on site - no food or beverages may be carried in. Tickets are $65 for the general public, $60 for Friends of the Museum, and are on sale now. Only 800 tickets are available. No sales at the gate. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. No rain date. Ticket price includes free parking, admission to the museum and an optional boat cruise around St. Clement’s Island State Park. Tickets can be purchased online at www.facebook.com/PotomacJazzAndSeafoodFestival or by calling the St. Clement’s Island Museum at 301-769-2222. The St. Clement’s Island Museum is located at 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD. The museum and grounds are handicap accessible.Phone Number: 3017693235
Event Date: Sunday, 08/05/2018
Would you like to earn some extra dough boosting your products and obtain new clients?! Well then sign-up to participate in our first ever Vendor Show on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, Hollywood, MD. If you are interested, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to apply for a space. **Free Admission, Free Parking and refreshments for purchase will be available** Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department
Event Date: Thursday, 08/09/2018
30th Anniversary L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival, August 9, 10, 11, 2018. Goddard Farm, 21810 Clay Hill Road, Leonardtown, MD. Featuring: Dave Peterson & 1946 (Fri), Larry Stephenson Band (Sat), Farm Hands (Fri), David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition (Sat), Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers (Sat), Mickey Galyean & Cullen’s Bridge (Sat), Williamson Branch (Fri), Cousin’s In Harmony (Sat), Joey Tippett & the California Ramblers (Fri), 15 Strings (Thurs), Feinberg Brothers (Thurs), and Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys (Thurs). Tickets: 3 Day advance-$55 each, 3 Day gate-$65 each, Thurs gate-$25 each, Friday gate-$30 each, Saturday gate-$35 each (Weekend advance price until July 14, 2018). Time: Thursday 3 - 10 pm, Friday 1 - 10 pm, Saturday 11 am - 10 pm. Order by mail to: L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass, P.O. Box 741, California, MD (include a self-address stamped envelope) Order by credit card: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3192724 . Camping: Electric & Water (30amp)-$30 per day, Rough Camping-$20 weekend. Call 301-475-8191 to reserve. Hotel accommodations, visit: LaQuinta Inns & Suites, 22769 Three Notch Rd, California, MD, 301-862-4100, or go to www.laquintalexingtonpatuxent.com. Gates open at 9 am Wednesday August 8. Food, ice, beverages, and ice cream available for sale. NON-FOOD (Craft) Vendor spaces available, call 301-737-3004. More information, call 301-737-3004 or www.lilmargaretsbluegrass.com
Event Date: Saturday, 10/27/2018
Noon to 8 pm, gates open at 11 am. Flat Iron Farm, Highway to Heaven Ln, Great Mills, MD. Featuring: Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass, the Traveling Highlanders, Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition, the Dixie Ramblers, 15 Strings, Joey Tippett & California Ramblers. Tickets: $25 advance, $30 gate. Craft vendor spaces available. More info: 301-737-3004 or www.bluegrassforhospice.com