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Summerseat Farm --- Volunteers Wanted for Animal Care

December 01, 2018 at 8:00 AM | Summerseat Farm - 26655 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Summerseat Farm

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Summerseat Farm has immediate openings for barn and animal care volunteers. The farm has a variety of farm animals as well as buffalo. Volunteer tour and information meetings will be held for new volunteers. If you love animals and would like to help, please call or e-mail.

Contact Info:
Jean Campbell
Tel: 240-298-6072
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Madrigal Dinners

December 07, 2018 at 6:00 PM | Historic St. Mary's City, Reconstructed State House of 1676, 47418 Old State House Road, St. Mary's City, Md.
Sponsored By: Historic St. Mary's City

Start Time: 6:00 PM    |    End Time: 10:00 PM

Featured will be feasting, firelight, and music in the lavishly decorated Reconstructed State House of 1676. Wassail and appetizers above stairs will be followed by the meal in the first floor Great Hall. Dates are December 7, 8, 14, and 15. Reservations are required - call or e-mail for reservations. Cost is $95 per person ($90 for Friends members).

Contact Info:
Mary Bohanan
Tel: 240-895-4991
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Annual SOMD Jeopardy Tournament

January 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM | Great Mills High School Auditorium, 21130 Great Mills Road, Great Mills, Md.
Sponsored By: Great Mills High School Engineering Club

Start Time: 6:30 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

The evening begins with a student tournament followed by an adult tournament. Admission is $5 to be part of the studio audience. Companies interested in sponsoring a contestant should contact Allen Skinner by e-mail. All proceeds benefit the GMHS Engineering Club, which gives interested students the opportunity to participate in national and international engineering competitions.

Contact Info:
Allen Skinner
Tel: 240-925-4241
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The Spirit of Innovation and Freedom

January 12, 2019 at 5:30 PM | Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, Md.
Sponsored By: The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

Start Time: 5:30 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum will partner with The Spirit of Jazz and Democracy to present an event that connects the art of improvisational jazz and the innovation aviation research and engineering.

Contact Info:
Amy Davis
Tel: 301-863-1900
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Appraiser Fair at St. Clement’s Island Museum

January 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum
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 prized possessions at St. Clement’s Island Museum. Appraisers for furniture, glassware, pottery, artwork, dolls, music boxes and coins 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. The Appraiser’s Fair provides an opportunity for the public to learn the value of their heirlooms and how to properly care for them. Free admission, various costs for item appraisals.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Annual Community Seed Swap

January 12, 2019 at 5:30 PM | Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Sponsored By: Calvert Master Gardeners

Start Time: 5:30 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

Network with other gardeners, try something new, learn new gardening tips and tricks and share and gather seeds with others, and get garden/cook books, seed catalogs, and door prizes. Bring your native, vegetable, herb, annual and perennial seeds. Admission is free. Registration for the event starts at 9:30 a.m. that morning.

Contact Info:
Mimi Miller
Tel: 410-257-9051
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Antique Show and Sale

February 09, 2019 at 9:00 AM | La Plata High School
Sponsored By: La Plata High School Bands and Orchestra

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Featured will be antique vendors from across the Mid-Atlantic region. Admission is $6 for adults ($5 with a copy of the ad) and free for children age 12 and younger. Included will be concessions, a bake sale, and door prizes. Antique vendors can call or e-mail for space reservations. The show will be held February 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and February 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Info:
Mimi Miller
Tel: 301-259-2411
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Annual Sweetheart Dinner

February 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Start Time: 6:00 PM    |    End Time: 10:00 PM

Reservations are required and must be made by February 10. The menu includes Prime Rib and Turkey Tenderloin, Garlic Red Roasted Potatoes, Maple Glazed Carrots, Parmesan Crusted Creamed Spinach, Dinner Rolls and Butter, Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, and Dessert. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Featured will be entertainment by Jim Goddard, The Rockin’ Elvis.

Contact Info:
Tom Keller
Tel: 301-481-6388
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Celebration Gala

March 23, 2019 at 8:00 PM | Swan Point Yacht and Country Club
Sponsored By: Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation

Start Time: 8:00 PM    |    End Time: 11:59 PM

This year’s Gala includes three levels of reservations: Gala VIP Dinner guests will enjoy an exclusive dinner at 6 p.m. with a chef inspired menu. For guests who want only a reservation for the Gala at 8 p.m. they can do so and will enjoy an array of diverse heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar and a unique interactive dessert station. And again this year, a “Late Night” reservation will be offered for guests wanting to arrive at the Gala starting at 9:30 p.m. and help turn the event up a few notches. The Foundation will posthumously honor local cardiologist and member of the CRMC Medical Staff, Dr. Amitabh Rastogi, as the 2019 Healthcare Champion.

Contact Info:
Kay Messick
Tel: 301-609-4132

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