Around Town Community Calendar

Check here often for area events sponsored by our community’s non-profit organizations. Events are listed below by date.

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Grocery Auction

October 23, 2021 at 4:00 PM | 15245 Prince Frederick Road, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad

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

Bring your coolers. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the auction starts at 5 p.m.

Contact Info:
Thomas Hoffman
Tel: 301-643-7798
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Purse and Bags Bingo

October 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Doors open at noon and games start at 1 p.m. Cost is $30 for a book for regular games, $5 for an extra book, and $1 for a special. Call for reservations. Face masks are highly recommended. VISA, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. Proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Sherry Lawyer
Tel: 240-249-5808
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A Celebration of Justice and Equity: Benjamin Hance Historic Marker Unveiling

November 01, 2021 at 4:00 PM | Old Jail Museum, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 6:00 PM

The public is invited to a special celebration of equity and justice for the unveiling of the historic marker commemorating Benjamin Hance, a young Black man from Leonardtown who is the only documented lynching victim in St. Mary's County in 1887. All Are welcome. The commemoration will be highlighted by state and local dignitaries and special guests recounting Hance's story as well as vocal, dance and other artistic presentations from area high school students in recognition of justice and equity for all.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Craft Bazaar

November 06, 2021 at 8:00 AM | 13025 Good Samaritan Drive, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Good Samaritan Presbyterian Church

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

Handmade crafts, bake table (breads, pies, cakes, cookies), white elephant room, and hot dogs and drinks.

Contact Info:
Alicia Barefoot
Tel: 301-643-5022
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Vet to Vet Volunteer Training

November 09, 2021 at 5:00 PM | Zoom
Sponsored By: Calvert Hospice

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

Calvert Hospice is looking for veterans who would like to help staffers honor their veteran patients with final salute ceremonies. This training will be held virtually via the Zoom platform. Please call or e-mail to sign up.

Contact Info:
Amanda Peterson
Tel: 410-535-0892
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34th Annual Craft Fair

November 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church of Laurel Grove

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Shop local crafts, vendors and more. Food and bake sale. Door prizes. For table reservations, contact Vickie Frederick at 301-904-0097 or Nancy Cardinale at 301-848-2425 or send e-mail. All proceeds support the church and local missions. Sponsored by Circle of Friends/United Methodist Women.

Contact Info:
Vickie Frederick
Tel: 301-904-0097
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Unique Boutique Fine Arts and Crafts Show

November 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
Sponsored By: St. Mary’s County Hospice

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

The show features local artisans and supports St Mary’s County Hospice. Free admission and parking.

Contact Info:
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Virtual Festival of Wreaths

November 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Historic Linden in Prince Frederick
Sponsored By: Calvert Hospice

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

The auction will feature handmade wreaths to raise money for Calvert Hospice. Wreaths will be displayed at historic Linden in Prince Frederick, home to the Calvert County Historical Society. View wreaths at Linden on November 18, 19, and 20 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Bidding starts on November 20 at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. The event will offer a spree wreath raffle along with fresh boxwood wreaths, fresh centerpieces, and holiday gift sets for sale. All bidding and purchases will be done online. View the wreaths in person on the preview days, or participate in the auction from home.

Contact Info:
Claire Piason
Tel: 410-535-0892
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Christmas Holiday Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse - Open House

November 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary’s County Museum Division

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

Enjoy a holiday exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse. The exhibit will debut with an open house on November 28 from noon to 4 p.m.

Contact Info:
April Havens
Tel: 301-994-1471
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Festival of Trees

December 04, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Virtual
Sponsored By: Hospice of St. Mary’s

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

This year you can enjoy the virtual event from the comfort of your home. Bid online on December 4 to win a fully decorated tree or wreath for your home or office. To view the photos or become a sponsor, visit the website below.

Contact Info:
Michelle Connolly
Tel: 240-230-7010
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit - Open House

December 05, 2021 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement’s Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary’s County Museum Division

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

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl, and more), classic trains and other retro toys. ?The exhibit opens on Wednesday, December 1, at noon, and the museum will hold an open house on Sunday, December 5, from noon to 4 p.m. with take-home kids activities, music, and take-home refreshments.

Contact Info:
April Havens
Tel: 301-994-1471
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16th Annual Christmas Market

December 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM | 100 Lower Marlboro Road, Sunderland, Md.
Sponsored By: All Saints Episcopal Church

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

Craftspersons with 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:
Lissi Mojica
Tel: 443-362-0479

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