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Holiday Exhibits - St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

December 01, 2019 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

The museums will feature family-friendly holiday exhibits. St. Clement's Island Museum will feature antique and collectible dolls, trains, and toys.

Contact Info:
St. Mary's County Museum Division
Tel: 301-769-2222 and 301-994-1471
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Holiday Business Networking Event

December 05, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Cobbler's Creations, Sunderland, Md.
Sponsored By: Calvert County Minority Business Alliance

Start Time: 6:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:30 PM

Come network with members of the Minority Business Alliance.

Contact Info:
Dawn L. Tucker
Tel: 443-532-4531
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Southern Maryland Concert Band Annual Winter Holiday Concert

December 07, 2019 at 4:00 PM | Grace Lutheran Church - Family Life Center - 1200 Charles Street, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: Southern Maryland Concert Band

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:30 PM

Free admission. Seasonal songs and sing-along.

Contact Info:
Stacey Strayer
Tel: 443-624-8643
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Festival of Trees

December 07, 2019 at 4:00 PM | Grace Lutheran Church - Family Life Center - 1200 Charles Street, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: Hospice of Saint Mary's

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:30 PM

Free admission. Seasonal songs and sing-along.

Contact Info:
Stacey Strayer
Tel: 443-624-8643
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Christmas Craft/Vendor Fair and Lunch with Santa Too

December 08, 2019 at 10:00 AM | 3245 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Lunch and pictures will be for sale.

Contact Info:
Heather
Tel: 301-751-3872
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Winter Melodies Old and New

December 07, 2019 at 10:00 AM | University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (formerly the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center), California, Md.
Sponsored By: Chesapeake Choral Arts Society

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Enjoy free admission, and stroll through a whimsical world of decorated trees and wreaths with live entertainment, activities for children, and photos with Santa Claus. Bid on your favorite tree or wreath to take home.

Contact Info:
Michelle Connolly
Tel: 301-659-0555
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13th Annual Christmas Market

December 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM | All Saints Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Routes 2 and 4, Sunderland, Md.
Sponsored By: All Saints Episcopal Church

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Craftsmen with sensational gifts for your holiday giving, homemade gourmet cocoa and Glühwein, music and home-baked goods. Bring your red or green boot mug from previous years to buy beverage refills. Rain, snow, or shine. Free admission and parking. Proceeds benefit parish and community projects.

Contact Info:
Sue Pierce
Tel: 410-257-7694
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Spaghetti Dinner

December 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Dinner will be $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 10, and free for ages 5 and younger. The menu consists of spaghetti, salad, and garlic Bread, with no-meat and gluten-free options available upon request. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth M Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
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Holiday Craft Fair

December 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM | Northern High School, 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings, Md.
Sponsored By: Northern High School Band Boosters

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

17th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the newly built, bigger Northern High School. More than 85 crafters and vendors, door prizes, 50/50 Raffle, and Santa's workshop with pictures with Santa. Holiday concert and caroling. Free parking and admission. Donations accepted.

Contact Info:
Kellie Mirasola
Tel: 540-728-3200
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Breakfast with Santa

December 15, 2019 at 9:45 AM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Start Time: 9:45 AM    |    End Time: 10:45 AM

Menu includes pancakes and sausage. Have a picture taken with Santa for $3. Free crafts for children to do. The event is a Youth Group Fund-raiser for its planned retreat. Food and drinks will be available for a free-will offering.

Contact Info:
Church Office
Tel: 301-884-4132
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Non-alcoholic New Year's Eve Ball

December 31, 2019 at 6:30 PM | Immaculate Conception Church Parish Center, 28297 Old Village Avenue, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Immaculate Conception Church

Start Time: 6:30 PM    |    End Time: 12:30 AM

The vent will include dinner from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., a 50/50 Raffle, and music by DJ Mean Gene from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $20. Limited tickets are available, so advance reservations are suggested. For tickets, send e-mail to Tim Steelman.

Contact Info:
John and Rose Krznarich
Tel: 301-884-5526
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New Year's Day 5K Run/Walk with Virtual Option

January 01, 2020 at 8:00 AM | 305 Prince Frederick Boulevard, Prince Frederick, Md.
Sponsored By: Southern Maryland Community Network Inc.

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 1:00 PM

Southern Maryland Community Network is a non-profit mental health agency that provides community-based services to individuals that suffer from severe mental illnesses. Proceeds from this race benefit SMCN’s community mental health programs in the tri-county area. This race is part of the Chesapeake Bay Running Club’s Grand Prix Series. A portion of the proceeds from this race benefits the Erica Weems Scholarship Fund.

Contact Info:
Corey Hilliard
Tel: 410-535-4787
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Appraiser Fair at St. Clement's Island Museum

January 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum, Colton's Point, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Visit with expert appraisers as they determine the value of your possessions at St. Clement’s Island Museum. Appraisers for various types of items will be available at the museum. Only items that can be hand-carried will be appraised. Space is limited and items will be viewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Community Day at St. Clement's Island Museum

February 07, 2020 at 10:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum, Colton's Point, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

St. Clement’s Island Museum is seeking historic documents, photos and other significant objects related to St. Clement’s Island and the Colton’s Point area from the 20th century and earlier. The museum will scan photos and documents, leaving you with the originals, and it can photograph objects and people for potential new exhibits. Call to make an appointment.

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

February 25, 2020 at 5:00 PM | La Plata United Methodist Church, 3 Port Tobacco Road, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: La Plata United Methodist Church

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner marks the beginning of Lent. A buffet-style dinner of pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, and more will be offered. The event is hosted by the Youth of LPUMC and the cost is free, but donations are accepted.

Contact Info:
La Plata UMC
Tel: 301-934-2288

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