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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Fairy House Celebration - all summer long

June 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

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

Annmarie’s popular Fairy Festival has been converted to a daily experience. Dress in your fairy best and search for over 50 fairy homes along the trail. Find QR codes along the way and unlock glimpses of virtual fairyland characters on your cell phone. Fun, safe activities such as crafting nature wands, building natural fairy houses, trying the wild rumpus relay, and grabbing an “ArtLAB to go” kit to take home. Pack a picnic lunch and blanket, grab your bug spray, and come out to the garden.

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

Drive Thru Shrimp Dinner

July 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

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

Dinner will consist of eight butterfly shrimp, potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, and a roll. Cost is $14 per dinner. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
Event Details

Community Forum on Environmental Justice

July 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM | Virtual Event
Sponsored By: Southern Maryland Sierra Club

Start Time: 7:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:30 PM

The event will be discussion of environmental justice, and the links between environmentalism and equity. Panelists will explore environmental and climate justice issues affecting the Southern Maryland region and their impacts. Panelists include Stacie Hartwell, Environmental and Climate Justice Committee Chair of the NAACP MD State Conference; Valarie Proctor, Climate and Justice Activist and member of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe; and Rosa Hance, Chair of the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club. Visit Zoom to sign up for the vent.

Contact Info:
Benjamin Hance
Tel: 410-610-7487
Event Details

Yard Sale

July 18, 2020 at 7:00 AM | Hollywood Firehouse Parking Lot
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

Tables or spaces can be rented for $20. For rental or information, call 301-373-5322 or 301-373-9762.

Contact Info:
Robyn Smith
Tel: 3013739762
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Drive Thru Crab Cake Dinner - Orders Due July 19

July 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

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

This is an advance-order event only. Dinner will include crab cakes, potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, and a brownie. Cost is $18 per dinner. To order, call before 6 p.m. on July 19. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Cindy Turner
Tel: 301-997-5722
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Drive Thru Steamed Shrimp Dinner

July 24, 2020 at 4:00 PM | Hollywood Firehouse - Main Entrance
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Menu includes a pound of steamed shrimp, french fries, coleslaw, roll, and dessert. Cost is $15. Cash or check. Call for information.

Contact Info:
Elaine Quade
Tel: 301-373-2695
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Run For The Arts Virtual 5K

August 15, 2020 at 12:00 AM | Choice of participant
Sponsored By: Mattawoman Creek Art Center

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

You pick the date, you pick the location, take your kids or your dog, walk, run, or bike. Registration includes custom shirt, medal, and bib. Results and pictures posted online. Cost is $30 for adults and $20 for children age 10 and younger. Racing packets will be mailed to participants. All proceeds go to support the Mattawoman Creek Art Center in Smallwood State Park. Visit the website below to register.

Contact Info:
Janet Pflaum
Tel: 301-743-5159
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13th Annual Calvert Arts Festival - NEW DATE

October 10, 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
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Concert - Rochelle Rice

September 18, 2020 at 7:30 PM | St. George's Episcopal Church, 19167 Poplar Hill Lane, Valley Lee, Md.
Sponsored By: Music from Poplar Hill

Start Time: 7:30 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

Award-winning singer Rochelle Rice will perform her trademark fusion of jazz, pop, and soul/R&B.

Contact Info:
Eliza Garth
Tel: 301-481-9929
Event Details

SMECO 75 Bike Ride

October 17, 2020 at 7:00 AM | 15065 Burnt Store Road, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: SMECO

Start Time: 7:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:30 AM

This year's event will benefit organizations in Southern Maryland working to end the opioid crisis. Take the 29-, 47-, or 75-mile ride through Southern Maryland along portions of the scenic Three Notch Trail. Cross the finish line and come enjoy a sub sandwich, cold beverage and a sweet treat. Register online at Active.com. Pre-registration and packet pick-up will be available on October 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at SMECO. Visit the website below for more information.

Contact Info:
SMECO
Tel: 1-888-440-3311
Event Details

Warrior 5K Fun Run/Walk - RESCHEDULED

October 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Solomons Island Gazebo/Pavillion
Sponsored By: Patuxent Habitat for Humanity

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

The event will support Patuxent Habitat for Humanity. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 before October 10 (use the promo code RUN4ACAUSE) and $30 after October 10.

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

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