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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Lenten Fish Fry

April 03, 2020 at 12:00 PM | Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Southern Stars #36, Pythian Sisters

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:30 PM

Dinners are available by pickup, or by delivery within 10 miles of Waldorf. Dinner menu includes Fish Dinner for $10, Crab Cake Dinner for $13, and a Combo Dinner for $16 (includes two sides - Green Beans, Potato Salad, Mac and Cheese, and Sweet Potato Pudding), or Sandwiches Only - Fish Sandwich for $7 or Crab Cake Sandwich for $8. Exact change will be required, or you can use the Cash app with $southernstars36. No checks, please.

Contact Info:
Chrisna Boyd
Tel: 240-299-9771
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Cancellations - Annmarie Gardens

April 03, 2020 at 12:00 PM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

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

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events at Annmarie Gardens have been cancelled.

  • April 3 - Fairy After Hours
  • May 2-3 - Antique and Flea Faire (postponed indefinitely)
  • June 6 - Green Life Festival
  • June 21 - Mud Day

Contact Info:
Crystal Seay
Tel: 410-326-4640
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Drayden African American Schoolhouse Open House - CANCELLED

April 04, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Drayden African American Schoolhouse
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

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

Contact Info:
April Havens
Tel: 301-994-1471
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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - CANCELLED

April 05, 2020 at 9:00 AM | Mechanicsville Firehouse Social Hall
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Info:
Elizabeth Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
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Community Easter Egg Hunt

April 05, 2020 at 12:00 PM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville , Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Community Easter Egg Hunt with Easter Story, pictures with the Easter bunny, crafts, face painting, and lunch for purchase. Special section of eggs for children with food allergies. Egg hunt will take place at 12:30, and each child will get an egg carton to use for the hunt.

Contact Info:
Church Office
Tel: 301-884-4132
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American Legion Bluegrass - CANCELLED

April 05, 2020 at 2:00 PM | American Legion Post 238, Routes 381 and 231, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Sons of the American Legion

Start Time: 2:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Contact Info:
Jay Armsworthy
Tel: 301-737-3004
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Spring Craft Show - CANCELLED

April 05, 2020 at 10:00 AM | Hollywood Firehouse Social Hall
Sponsored By: The Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

Contact Info:
Leone Gatton
Tel: 301-373-2221
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Art Kids (SCIMAK) - CANCELLED

April 08, 2020 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
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5th Annual "For the Love of Summerseat Animals" Celebration

April 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Summerseat Farm, 26655 Three Notch Rd, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Summerseat Farm

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Featured will be crafts for the kids, Manor house tours, animal feeding stations, hay rides, and face painting. Sign up for a family photo at the fountain, and experience a canine demonstration and even participate with your dog. End the event with a blessing over the farm. There is no charge but all donations benefit the care and feeding of the animals.

Contact Info:
Dawn Fowler
Tel: 301-373-6607
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La Plata United Methodist Church Silent Auction

April 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM | La Plata United Methodist Church, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: La Plata United Methodist Church

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

Silent Auction with light refreshments. Tickets are $12 at the door or $10 if bought in advance at the church.

Contact Info:
Church office or Sylvia Mudd
Tel: 301-934-2288
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Designer Bag Bingo

April 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM | Mechanicsville Firehouse Social Hall
Sponsored By: Charlotte Hall and Leonardtown Rotary Clubs

Start Time: 1:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., early bird games start at 1 p.m., and regular games start at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $35 for 20 regular games, $5 for extra game packets, $5 for early birds, and five specials for $1 each. Advance tickets are $30.

Contact Info:
Shirley Mattingly
Tel: 240-298-3885
Event Details

20th Annual Earth Day on the Square - CANCELLED

April 19, 2020 at 12:30 PM | Historic Downtown Leonardtown
Sponsored By: Commissioners of Leonardtown

Start Time: 12:30 PM    |    End Time: 4:30 PM

Contact Info:
Brandy Blackstone
Tel: 301-475-9791
Event Details

The Black Diamond Disaster Weekend - CANCELLED

April 25, 2020 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

Contact Info:
Karen Stone
Tel: 301-769-2222
Event Details

Rock the Ruby, United Way of Calvert County's 40th Anniversary Celebration

April 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Rod 'N' Reel Restaurant, Chesapeake Beach, Md.
Sponsored By: United Way of Calvert County

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

Enjoy an 1980s-themed celebration with food, drinks, games, art, and live music. Tickets are $125 per person or $240 for two.

Contact Info:
Tel: 410-535-2000
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Silent and Live Auction

April 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM | St. John's School, Hollywood, Md.
Sponsored By: St. John's School

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

Food by Bailey's and live entertainment by Spectrum. Featured will be door prizes, games, raffles, and live and silent auctions. E-mail to donate your skills or items for auction. Tickets are $45 each or $80 per couple (must be at least 21 years old to attend); purchase tickets at the website below.

Contact Info:
Tracy McCalmont
Tel: 301-373-2142
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 2:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Contact Info:
Christina Barbour
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Drive-Thru Ham and Fried Chicken Dinner

May 02, 2020 at 12:00 PM | Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

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

Dinner includes Ham and Fried Chicken, Parsley Potatoes, Green Beans, Pickled Beets, Cole Slaw, Applesauce, and Roll, packaged to go. You are invited to dine at picnic tables or in Fellowship Hall. Girl Scouts will offer a bake sale with homemade goodies.

Contact Info:
Church Office
Tel: 301-884-4132
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Parish Seafood Dinner/Festival

May 03, 2020 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

Dinners are available eat-in, carry-out, and drive thru. Included are crab balls, steamed spiced shrimp, ham, fried chicken, parsley potatoes, coleslaw, pickled beets, green beans, garden salad, applesauce and beverages. Cost is $27 for adults, carryouts, and drive-thru dinners, $10 for children age 6 to 12 (dine-in only), and free for children age 5 and younger (dine-in only). Featured will be a Big Raffle, White Elephant Table, Bake Table, and Bingo. Credit/debit cards accepted.

Contact Info:
Steve Morgan
Tel: 301-884-3123 or 301-904-0796
Event Details

Golf Tournament

May 06, 2020 at 9:00 AM | Swan Point Golf Course
Sponsored By: Charles County Chamber of Commerce

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

Shotgun start is at 9 a.m.

Contact Info:
Bonnie Grady
Tel: 301-932-6500
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13th Annual Calvert Arts Festival

May 09, 2020 at 10:00 AM | All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Sunderland, Md.
Sponsored By: All Saints’ Episcopal Church

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

Sample Southern Maryland wines and craft beers. Shop from local juried artisans and food stalls inside and outside. Live entertainment, food, children’s crafts, and a silent auction. Tour the 1692 church and labyrinth. Rain or shine. No admission fee. Proceeds benefit community projects. Free parking. Tasting glass for wine or beer plus required age-verification band for $15. Age verified by picture ID at festival. Reserve your wine or beer glass.

Contact Info:
Patrick Herlihy
Tel: 202-603-3273
Event Details

Hollywood Rescue Squad Bluegrass Fundraiser - CANCELLED

May 09, 2020 at 12:00 PM | St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad

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

Contact Info:
Jay Armsworthy
Tel: 301-737-3004
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Golf Tournament

May 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Breton Bay Golf and Country Club, 21935 Society Hill Rd, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: St. John's School

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 12:00 PM

8 a.m. check-in/practice/putting contest; 9 a.m. shotgun start. $125 per person or $500 per foursome; food and beverages included. Sponsorship opportunities from $100 to $1,000. Visit the website below register, sponsor, or donate.

Contact Info:
Sara McAloon
Tel: 717-491-4044
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Art in the Park 5K Fun-Run

May 16, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Smallwood State Park, 2759 Sweden Point Road, Marbury, Md.
Sponsored By: Mattawoman Creek Art Center

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

The majority of the course will be on paved surfaces and may include a long foot bridge crossing the wetlands. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Participants are welcome to visit the art gallery and gift shop. Adult entry fee is $25 on or before April 18, and $30 afterward. Children 10 and younger can enter for $15 on or before April 18 and $20 afterward.

Contact Info:
Janet Pflaum
Tel: 301-743-5159
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Bad Art Night

May 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

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

Cost is $6 per person. You must be age 21 or older to attend. Reservations not required. The event is an adults-only evening of bad art inspired by the garden's botanical art exhibit. Prizes will be awarded for the "baddest" art. Featured will be music, junk food, and a cash bar.

Contact Info:
Jaimie Jeffrey
Tel: 410-326-4640
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Warrior 5K Fun Run/Walk

May 30, 2020 at 8:30 AM | Solomons Island Gazebo/Pavillion
Sponsored By: Patuxent Habitat for Humanity

Start Time: 8:30 AM    |    End Time: 12:00 PM

The event will support Patuxent Habitat for Humanity and its Veteran Repair Program. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tickets are $30, with a discount code available at the website below.

Contact Info:
Laurie Walker
Tel: 301-863-6227
Event Details

St. Clement's Island Heritage Day

June 06, 2020 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

Celebrate the history and heritage of St. Clement’s Island with free activities and programs for the whole family on the island. Experience a day of history, wildlife and art, and take part in activities that include, games, lighthouse tours, and traditional music. 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: 301-761-2222
Event Details

Spring Craft Show

June 07, 2020 at 10:00 AM | 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, Md.
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

More than 130 vendors displaying a wide variety of homemade items. Bake Sale and 50/50 raffle. The Ladies Auxiliary will be selling a variety of lunch items. Free admission and parking. Donations of non perishable food items will be accepted for Helping Hands Food Pantry.



Contact Info:
Leone Gatton
Tel: 301-373-3511
Event Details

Summerseat Farm Artisan and Vendor Market

June 06, 2020 at 9:00 AM | Summerseat Farm, 26655 Three Notch Rd, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Summerseat Farm

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

Featured will be local artisans and vendors. Interested vendors can find the application at the website below. The next vendor market will be November 7.

Contact Info:
Sylvia Welch
Tel: 240-925-6156
Event Details

Fairy House Festival

June 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

The event will be held rain or shine. This is a smoke-free event; no pets. Cost is $7, with Members and kids age 2 and younger admitted free. Featured will be creative play, games, unicorn rides, a petting zoo, face painting, and crafts. Meet characters like the Chesapeake Mermaid, a Fairy Godmother, Green Man of the Forest, and Gus the Gnome. Music, food, and drinkswill be available.

Contact Info:
Crystal Seay
Tel: 410-326-4640
Event Details

Annmarie After Hours

June 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:00 PM

The event is a casual adult evening of great art, wine and beer, light hors d'oeuvres, and live music. No reservations required. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Contact Info:
Crystal Seay
Tel: 410-326-4640
Event Details

Juneteenth Celebration 2020 - St. Mary's County - CANCELLED

June 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM | John G. Lancaster Park, 21550 Willows Road, Lexington Park, Md.
Sponsored By: Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC)

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

Contact Info:
Mike Brown
Tel: 301-481-6647

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