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  1. The Shaping of America: A Painter's Perspective

    September 27, 2019 - October 26, 2019 @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    The Shaping of America: a painter's perspective September 27 - October 26, 2019. Main Gallery Join us for an art exhibition featuring the paintings of ten women artists who see and experience the genre of landscape painting in uniquely different ways. Inspired by the written word of American geographer D.W. Meinig, the exhibition highlights how each painting embodies the idea of "landscape" as experienced through the hand of the artist and the eye of the viewer. Your idea of what "American Landscape" is will twist and turn with each layer of painted material. Contributing Artist(s): Carrie Patterson, Ying Li, Cecily Kahn, Kayla Mohammadi, Rebecca Rutstein, Kendra Wadsworth, Pamela Cardwell, Janis Goodman, Jennifer Anderson

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  2. CalvART Gallery Presents: Jefferson Patterson Park

    October 9, 2019, 11:00 AM - November 3, 2019, 5:00 PM @ CalvART Gallery

    CalvART is a cooperative gallery located in Prince Frederick, MD, and affiliated with the Arts Council of Calvert County. calvART is a showcase for artists from Southern Maryland and highlights work from a wide range of styles and media. Our artists excel in paintings, pottery, jewerly, sculpture, woodturning and photography. calvART highlights artwork by the Southern Maryland community and partners with community groups and organizations for its shows. You are always welcome to browse, and spend a part of the day looking at our artwork and meeting the artists. Consider joining us at our monthly receptions and special events. Reception: October 12th 5 -8 pm.

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  3. When Darkness Falls: Night Explorations

    October 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 26, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    With the setting of the sun, the transition from day to night stirs within us a sense of mystery. What secrets does the night hold? What dreams and mysteries can be uncovered? When Darkness Falls will exhibit imagery that depicts night as the setting of the work. Artwork will reflect on why we are drawn to the darkness, and the unknown. Work will dramatize darkness, examine the juxtaposition of illumination in darkness, explore symbolism related to darkness such as gloom and superstition and reveal the mystery cloaked in wonder of the night.

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  4. Run The Vineyards - Running Hare Fall 5K

    October 20, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Join us as we head back to Running Hare Vineyard for a beautiful fall run on the 300 plus acre Property. Walkers welcome to participate in this event (must be registered). Enjoy the scenic 5K course through the vineyard. This is a chip timed race with instant results. Complimentary glass of wine or beer after your race. You will receive a Tech Shirt (Guaranteed Custom Race Tech shirt if registered by Oct. 10th, alternate stock tech shirt if register after 10/10/19. Souvenir wineglass, live music, on-site food vendors and awards for Top Overall and Age Group Winners

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  5. Corks and Crafts at No Thyme to Cook - SOLD OUT

    October 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ No Thyme to Cook

    Join us as we enjoy an afternoon of glass blowing and wine tasting! Tim McFadden of McFadden Art Glass will be joining us to teach and help you make your very own custom stemless wine glass! Following the glass blowing we will enjoy four different types of wine on our covered back deck. We will be sampling red, white, rose, and sparkling wines! *** Wine glasses must be picked up the following Sunday so the glass artist can ensure that they cool properly and are safe for normal use. ***

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  6. Live Music Sunday with Patty Ann Reese

    October 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Taste our award winning wine today! A Running Hare Vineyard wine tasting is $10. Bring a picnic or enjoy a rockin' pizza from Pizza di Vigna's brick ovens, or enjoy the fare from the Hungry Hare - tacos and pulled pork! From 1-5 sway to the bluesy, soul sounds of Patty Ann Reese! Performing around the D.C. area it's a real treat to have her here in Southern Maryland. ***We card 100% of the time, so don’t leave home without your ID. We cannot serve alcoholic beverages to anyone without a valid photo ID***

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  7. Patio Party

    October 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill

    Outdoor Patio Party with live music, local guest bartenders, great food and Ruddy Duck craft beer! Our outdoor patio is dog-friendly and shaded. If it is raining the party will be held indoors. Live Music 1:30-3:30pm

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  8. Dee of St. Mary's Public Sail

    October 20, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    The museum offers 2-hour public sails aboard the historic vessel Dee of St. Mary’s. This is a great way to experience the Patuxent River aboard an iconic Chesapeake Bay Skipjack. Learn about watermen, workboats, and what they caught. Help raise and lower the sail. Sails depart from the Calvert Marine Museum. Advance reservations are required by noon the Friday prior to the sail.

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  9. "Music on the Porch at Linden!"

    October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Calvert County Historical Society Linden House

    The Calvert County Historical Society presents a FREE Outdoor Concert featuring Local Bluegrass/Country Bank "Riverside South". Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and coolers. Overflow parking will be at Trinity Methodist Church parking lot. If inclement weather, concert will be cancelled.

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  10. Animal Care Training

    October 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

    We are always looking for an extra hand to take care of the nature center's live animals. As you accompany staff, you will learn how to clean cages, feed the animals and handle some of them. Naturalist in charge: Shannon Steele

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  11. Leaf Crafts: Session A

    October 22, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Flag Ponds Nature Park

    3-5 years old, Adult participation required Enjoy a short autumn stroll to explore common leaf types and why leaves fall. We will collect freshly fallen leaves and use them to create a variety of easy craft projects. All materials will be provided. Registration is required.

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  12. Soul Food: Yoga, Dinner and a Drink

    October 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ No Thyme To Cook

    Join certified instructor Jonna Jones for an engaging hour of all-levels yoga class where we will coordinate the breath and the body to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Yoga benefits both mind and body, helping to release the old and emboldening you to rise in confidence. It will be followed by a light meal and a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or iced tea.

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  13. Little Minnows: Messy Day!! Science & Art

    October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    For preschoolers ages 3 – 5, with an adult. This program focuses on one of the museum's three themes and usually includes a story and craft activity.

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  14. MAC LAB Tour

    October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) is a state-of-the-art archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility located at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, the State Museum of Archaeology, in southern Maryland. The MAC Lab serves as a clearinghouse for archaeological collections recovered from land-based and underwater projects conducted by State and Federal agencies throughout Maryland. The MAC Lab also houses a number of major collections acquired through private donation to the Maryland Historical Trust. All of these collections are available for research, education, and exhibit purposes to students, scholars, museum curators, and educators. Free MAC Lab tours are offered every Thursday at 11 AM and 1 PM by our docents. Please take some time and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to view the MAC Lab and learn more about the research, conservation and curation that is done there.

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  15. Ladies Night at Running Hare Vineyard

    October 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Ladies come out and enjoy half off on your wine tasting or 10% off your favorite bottle! ***We card 100% of the time, so don’t leave home without your ID. We cannot serve alcoholic beverages to anyone without a valid photo ID***

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  16. CCNPP Trunk-or-Treat and Community Info Night

    October 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Office Facility

    Free family-friendly event to learn more about the carbon free generation of nuclear energy and day-to-day operations of the plant. Station employees will be on hand to educate visitors on safety and security, environmental stewardship, emergency planning and more! Partnering with local emergency responders, businesses and food vendors to provide kid-friendly activities including Trunk-or-Treat with lots of food allergy friendly treats, simulator demonstrations, kids activities and much more!

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  17. Moovie Night at Spider Hall Farm "Hocus Pocus"

    October 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Spider Hall Farm

    Come to our Annual Showing of Hocus Pocus! This is a FREE event! The Parking lot opens at 6:30 pm, the movie starts at dark. Chairs and blankets we recommend you bringing, the viewing area will be in the field behind the farm stand. Outside food and drinks are allowed, NO alcohol. We do allow smoking, but in designated areas. Pets are NOT allowed during this event. Parking will be in our field across from the farm stand. The ice cream shop will be open before , during and after the movie. We will have the inflatables up until 15 before the movie will begin. We are looking forward to having you all.

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  18. Maritime Performance Series: HANNEKE CASSEL BAND

    October 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    Presented by the Southern Maryland Celtic Society and the Calvert Marine Museum: The Hanneke Cassel Band features Tristan Clarridge on cello and Keith Murphy on guitar/vocals. Effervescent and engaging, Boston-based fiddler Hanneke Cassel is a performer, teacher, and composer whose style is a blend of the contemporary and traditional. Multi-instrumentalist, 5-time Grand National Fiddle Champion, and pioneering cellist, Tristan Clarridge creatively synthesizes traditional folk influences with elements of jazz, rock and pop music, and is leading a revolution among young cellists throughout the USA. Newfoundland-born guitarist Keith Murphy is a proficient multi-instrumentalist. He applies considerable energy to the rhythmic side of music, becoming a valued band member and highly sought-after sideman on guitar, mandolin and foot percussion. This performance is sponsored in part by the Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill, Solomons.

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  19. Costume & Candy Crawl

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Shoppes at Apple Greene

    The Shoppes at Apple Greene's Halloween Costume & Candy Crawl is back! Dress in your Halloween best and Trick-or-Treat at The Shoppes at Apple Greene! We'll have a costume contest, face painters, and balloon artists. We will also provide trick-or-treat bags to take along the route by Five Guys, or you may bring your own. This is a FREE event. Open to kids 12 and under, with adult supervision. We are excited to see you there!

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  20. Halloween in the Garden

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    Looking for something SPOOKtackular to do for Halloween? Annmarie Garden will host the 20th Annual Halloween in the Garden on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. More than 70 community organizations and businesses will decorate booths, don costumes, and hand out candy and treats to all the children. Some free activities will be provided and devilishly delicious food vendors will be present. Admission of $2.00 per person will benefit local charities including the Holiday Food Basket Program and the Annmarie Scholarship Fund. Parking is free and will be located in the field adjacent to the garden—follow signs. Dress the whole family and enjoy a day of trick-or-treating, art activities, lunch and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera--- there are always unique photo opportunities with the boo-tiful decorations!

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  21. Hiking Tour of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

    October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    We will be starting at the Visitor Center: Nearly 70 archaeological sites document a remarkable and varied history that goes back thousands of years at JPPM. Through this special guided hike, visitors can learn about the 9,000 years of human history uncovered by the archaeology carried out on the park and visit an active archaeology site to witness the process first hand. *Please note this is an approximately 2-hour, 2.5-mile hike on various surfaces/elevations, and can be strenuous for new hikers. Dress comfortably and bring plenty of water, as there are no fountains along hike. The hike will end at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab, located on the park. Participants should pack a lunch to enjoy after the hike since there are no food amenities on the park. Following lunch, a guided tour of the lab will be offered.

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  22. Halloween Party and Live Music with Angie Miller

    October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Join us for a spooky afternoon of fun live music, wine and beer.  Compete in our Costume Contest in various categories for fun prizes and get your four-legged friends in on the action with our pet costume contest as well! Taste our award winning wine today! A Running Hare Vineyard wine tasting is $10. Bring a picnic or enjoy a rockin' pizza from Pizza di Vigna's brick ovens, or enjoy the fare from the Hungry Hare - tacos and pulled pork! From 1-5 sit back and enjoy the versatile and talented Angie Miller as she gets you groovin' to her pop and jazz selections. You won't want to miss this! ***We card 100% of the time, so don’t leave home without your ID. We cannot serve alcoholic beverages to anyone without a valid photo ID***

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  23. Hound of the Town

    October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Town of North Beach

    A costume parade just for dogs and dog lovers? This dog costume parade takes place on the boardwalk along the Chesapeake Bay the Saturday before Halloween. Owners walk their furry friends along the parade route where they are introduced and judged by the panel of judges. Prizes are awarded at the conclusion of the parade. ONLY DOGS CAN BE ENTERED IN THE DOG PARADE.

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  24. Live Music Saturday with Angie Miller

    October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Taste our award winning wine today! A Running Hare Vineyard wine tasting is $10. Bring a picnic or enjoy a rockin' pizza from Pizza di Vigna's brick ovens, or enjoy the fare from the Hungry Hare - tacos and pulled pork! From 1-5 sit back and enjoy the versatile and talented Angie Miller as she gets you groovin' to her pop and jazz selections. You won't want to miss this! ***We card 100% of the time, so don’t leave home without your ID. We cannot serve alcoholic beverages to anyone without a valid photo ID***

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  25. Guided Canoe Trip

    October 26, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ American Chestnut Land Trust

    Join ACLT’s experts and Master Naturalists for a great morning on Parkers Creek at a time when our wildlife is most active! You’ll be guided along the beautiful, windy creek, through its variety of ecosystems in the most pristine watershed on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. $15/person program fee. Please note canoe trips are physically strenuous and challenging. Not recommended for children 7 and under. Trip details will be included in a confirmation email sent after registration. Canoe trips launch in Port Republic, MD.

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  26. Boo Bash

    October 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ North Beach Business Loop and Town of North Beach

    The North Beach Business Loop and the Town of North Beach presents the Annual Halloween Boo Bash! Register for the children's costume contest from 2:15 to 3:00 pm on the pavilion. The parade and judging will follow. After the costume parade and judging, feel free to trick-or-treat at the local businesses.

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  27. Awww...Shucks Oyster Social

    October 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    Under the Drum Point Lighthouse, in the boat basin: Gather some friends and join us for the Aww… Shucks Oyster Social, the museum’s annual fundraiser for the skipjack, Dee of St. Mary’s. Indulge in the fattest and saltiest oysters on the half shell, enjoy heavy hors d’ oeuvres, beer and wine, and live music. Tickets are $75 each and will be available online. Proceeds from this year’s event supported the endowment for the Dee of St. Mary’s.

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  28. Live Music Sunday with Jeremy and Dana

    October 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Taste our award winning wine today! A Running Hare Vineyard wine tasting is $10. Bring a picnic or enjoy a rockin' pizza from Pizza di Vigna's brick ovens, or enjoy the fare from the Hungry Hare - tacos and pulled pork! Relax with your favorite wines and local duo Dana & Jeremy who will be playing a great mix of adult contemporary pop on our Outdoor Stage from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. This will definitely put you in a great mood! ***We card 100% of the time, so don’t leave home without your ID. We cannot serve alcoholic beverages to anyone without a valid photo ID***

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  29. Patio Party

    October 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill

    Outdoor Patio Party with live music, local guest bartenders, great food and Ruddy Duck craft beer! Our outdoor patio is dog-friendly and shaded. If it is raining the party will be held indoors. Live Music 1:30-3:30pm

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  30. 9th Annual Kid's Halloween Party

    October 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill

    Every year we are amazed by the creative, funny, and scary costumes the kid's in our community come up with. Kids will receive one free craft to take to their dining table to complete. We have crafts for all ages. Costume Contest at 3pm. All kids and costumes are welcome! Everyone gets a goodie to take home (candy or candy-free, your choice Mom!!)

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  31. The Great Fall Find!!

    October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

    3-5 years old, Adult participation required. What will the fall give us today? Will we find colorful leaves or nuts? Come celebrate fall - we will enjoy playing with whatever we find! Registration is required.

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  32. MAC LAB Tour

    October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab) is a state-of-the-art archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility located at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, the State Museum of Archaeology, in southern Maryland. The MAC Lab serves as a clearinghouse for archaeological collections recovered from land-based and underwater projects conducted by State and Federal agencies throughout Maryland. The MAC Lab also houses a number of major collections acquired through private donation to the Maryland Historical Trust. All of these collections are available for research, education, and exhibit purposes to students, scholars, museum curators, and educators. Free MAC Lab tours are offered every Thursday at 11 AM and 1 PM by our docents. Please take some time and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to view the MAC Lab and learn more about the research, conservation and curation that is done there.

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  33. Boos and Booze Halloween Party at the Brewery

    October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Scorpion Brewing Company

    Join us for a fun Boos and Booze Halloween Party at Scorpion Brewing Co. Come in costume and/or bring your pet in their favorite costume and maybe one of you will win a fun prize! BricknFire Pizza Company Mobile Food Truck will be here and we will have a special Limited Edition Spooky Beer Release that night as well. Free entry to all, drop-ins welcome!

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