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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Drayden African American Schoolhouse Open House

April 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM | Drayden African American Schoolhouse, 18287 Cherryfield Road, Drayden, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Visit one of the nation's best-preserved one-room African American schoolhouses one Saturday of each month. Check out the renovated schoolhouse and learn about its rich history and importance to education in St. Mary's County. Staff will be available at the school during this time to answer any questions and provide information. Dates are April 10, May 1, June 5, June 19, June 20, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2.

Contact Info:
April Havens
Tel: 301-994-1471
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Indoor Yard Sale

April 10, 2021 at 7:00 AM | Mechanicsville Firehouse, 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 7:00 AM    |    End Time: 11:00 AM

Social distancing and masks are required. Tables can be rented for $10 per table or 8 feet of space - call by April 8 to reserve a table.

Contact Info:
Crystal Coberly
Tel: 301-904-9303
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First Landing Wine and Arts Festival

April 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Experience a full day of fun at St. Clement's Island Museum with St. Mary’s County wineries on the First Landing Wine Trail, as well as local artisans and crafters. Enjoy food from Chief's, sweets from Intoxi-CAKE-tion, free wine tastings of locally grown wine from Port of Leonardtown Winery, Generations Vineyard and Xella Winery and Vineyard, browsing local crafted items, and more on the scenic shores of the Potomac River.

Contact Info:
St. Clement's Island Museum
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Food Truck Night

April 15, 2021 at 5:00 PM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

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

Food trucks include Deutsch-Mex, Linda's On The Go, and Sweet Tooth Funnel Cakes. Outdoor Seating. Bring your lawn chairs and do some tailgating. Rain date is April 22.

Contact Info:
Ide Hill
Tel: 301-884-9539
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Hughesville VFD Food Truck Fair

April 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM | 15245 Prince Frederick Road, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Hughesville VFD`

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Featured will be New Orleans by Myra, Sweet Tooth Funnel Cakes, OTP Wing Wagon, Smokers Delight BBQ, Deutsch-Mex, and Nicoletti's Pizza.

Contact Info:
Thomas Hoffman
Tel: 301-643-7798
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St. Mary's County Fair Food Festival

April 23, 2021 at 4:00 PM | St. Mary's County Fairgrounds Front Parking Lot, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Fair Association

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

Vendors include Lenny's Ethnic Sausages, Goertze's Dairy Kone, Lenny's Funnel Cake, Mrs. Moo's Corner, Minute Man Kettle Corn, Asian Grille, Olde Town Pub Wing Wagon, Pizza Hotline, Calvert Crabs, WJ Dent and Sons/Chief's Bar, Dan D's Catering and Concessions, Jillian's Fare, and Ruddy Duck. Guests must practice social distancing and wear masks. All food is "to-go," no seating or lingering onsite.

Contact Info:
John Richards, President St. Mary's County Fair Association
Tel: 301-475-2256
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Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls Community Yard Sale

April 24, 2021 at 7:00 AM | Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls neighborhoods
Sponsored By: Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls Civic Association

Start Time: 7:00 AM    |    End Time: 12:00 PM

Various items: books, cookbooks, kitchen items, china, appliances, games, toys, videos, exercise equipment, and garden items. Maps available at the Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls entrance sign and at the website below.

Contact Info:
Sherry Antosh
Tel: 301-643-5471
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The Black Diamond Disaster Weekend - An American Civil War Event

April 24, 2021 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: 5:00 PM

A weekend of activities commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the Civil War - the Black Diamond Disaster. On April 23, 1865, eighty-seven (87) lives were lost when the Black Diamond and the steamer Massachusetts collided in the Potomac River near St. Clement’s Island during the hunt for John Wilkes Booth.

Contact Info:
Karen Stone
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Dinner and a Cruise: The Civil War and St. Clement’s Island

April 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum, Colton's Point, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 2:00 PM    |    End Time: 6:00 PM

The water tour will include a guided presentation about St. Clement’s Island’s role during the American Civil War. APRIL 25 CRUISE ONLY: Ticket-holders will park at St. Clement’s Island Museum (not Morris Point), attend the Black Diamond ceremony at 2 p.m., attend the cocktail hour reception at 3 p.m., then board the boat for a guided Civil War themed tour on the way to Morris Point Restaurant for dinner. Following dinner, guests will re-board the boat for another speaking tour on the way back to their cars at the Museum.

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Parish Dinner

May 02, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Immaculate Conception Church Parish Center, 28297 Old Village Avenue, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Immaculate Conception Church

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

A pre-order, pre-pay, drive-thru event only. The cost is $20 each and the menu is fried chicken, steamed shrimp, and baked ham with parsley potatoes, country-style green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, and a dinner roll. When you place your order, payment is required at that time. You will receive a stub showing how many dinners you paid for and what time you chose to pick them up. If you order/pay online, your order/payment stub will be emailed to you. Please print that stub out – you will need it to pick up your dinner. Please visit the website below to place and pay for your order now. The deadline to order and pay for your dinner is Wednesday, April 21.

Contact Info:
Rectory office
Tel: 301-884-3123
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Golf Tournament

May 06, 2021 at 8:00 AM | 21935 Society Hill Road, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: St. John's School

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

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Scramble tournament. $125 per individual or $500 per foursome. $30 cheat packages (mulligans, throw, and string). Food and beverages included. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Contact Info:
Sara McAloon
Tel: 717-491-4044
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Dinner and a Cruise: Meet Dr. Thomas Gerard

May 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum, Colton's Point, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

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

Your water tour guide will portray a colonist, Dr. Thomas Gerard, who once owned St. Clement’s Island. The event will begin and end at Morris Point Restaurant, where the Water Taxi will pick everyone up and take them to the St. Clement’s Island Museum for a cocktail reception. Diners will then re-board the boat and experience a narrated tour around St. Clement’s Island before returning to Morris Point Restaurant for dinner.

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

June 05, 2021 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

Celebrate the history and heritage of St. Clement’s Island with tons of fun and free activities and programs for the family. Experience a day of history, wildlife and art, and take part in activities that include games, lighthouse tours, and traditional music. Lots of related vendors will be on hand. Visitors will be able to take free water taxi rides out to the island for all the festivities.

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
Event Details

Dinner and a Cruise: Maryland’s Beautiful Swimmers

June 13, 2021 at 4:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum, Colton's Point, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

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

Your water tour guide will talk about the Chesapeake blue crabs. The event will begin and end at Morris Point Restaurant, where the Water Taxi will pick everyone up and take them to the St. Clement’s Island Museum for a cocktail reception. Diners will then re-board the boat and experience a narrated tour around St. Clement’s Island before returning to Morris Point Restaurant for dinner.

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222

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