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  1. FOLKSY Cultural Traditions and Outside Visions

    April 27, 2019 - September 22, 2019 @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    Date: Apr 26 2019 - Sep 22 2019 Gallery: Kay Daugherty Gallery Join us as we explore the wide realm of folk art, outsider art, and visionary art - and other artistic expressions that are often situated outside the world of mainstream fine arts. This exhibit will highlight the unconventional, the authentic, and the self-taught artists. What materials and perspectives are artists exploring? How are artists blurring the lines between fine and folk, maintstream and outsider? What cultural traditions, personal histories, or social commentaries inspire their work? What identities and issues are finding a voice? How does this work challenge our ideas and address the human condition? These and other ideas and expressions will find a home in this exciting new exhibit.

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  2. Public Archaeology Program

    May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - June 29, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    Every summer, volunteers are given the opportunity to see what it is like to be an archaeologist and excavate an actual site, through our Public Archaeology Program. You can help us dig and screen for artifacts in the field, or wash, label, and count objects at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab. And if you don’t want to get dirty, you can just watch the work in progress. You can come as often as you want – an hour, a day, the entire season! It’s a fun way for the whole family to learn about the past. Who knows what great discoveries await you?! Field work is Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Lab work is Tuesdays and Thursdays. Public Archaeology is free, open the public and all ages are welcome, but registration is required. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, please contact Ed Chaney at 410-586-8554 or email:

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    May 8, 2019 - June 2, 2019 @ CalvART Gallery

    An expanding and vibrant artists’ community here at the Calvart Gallery. 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, jewelry, sculpture, woodturning and photography. As a 501c3, 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. (RECEPTION: May 11th 5-8 pm) Open Wednesday thru Sunday 11am-5pm Closed on Monday - Tues

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  4. Lighthouse Adventure Cruise: Southern Bay

    May 11, 2019, 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    Join us for a day-long Lighthouse Adventure Cruise aboard a private charter vessel. The cruise departs from the Calvert Marine Museum at 7:45 a.m. and returns approximately 5 p.m. Southern Bay participants will see Point No Point, Point Lookout, Smith Point, Solomons Lump, Hooper Island and Drum Point Lighthouses. Lunch on your own at the Bayside Inn on Smith Island, or you can pack a lunch. Preregistration required. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $5 cancellation fee. No refund if canceled within 5 business days unless canceled by the captain.

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  5. 16th Annual Inspiration Walk 5K

    May 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Calvert Marine Museum

    We're just a few weeks away from our largest fundraiser of the year so please pre-register today and SHARE SHARE SHARE this event with your friends and families. We hope you will join us to support our 16th Annual Inspiration Walk 5K at Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons. MD. Our event is happening on Saturday, May 11th. On-site registration begins at 8am. Runners depart at 8:20; walkers at 8:30. Or, save time and money by registering online at Registration fees thru May 1st are $25 for Adults and $15 for Students. After May 1st, prices will increase by $5. Pre-registration is highly encouraged to ensure a t-shirt in your size at our event. PLEASE pre-register by May 1st!

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  6. ACLT's Earth Day 5k Trail Run

    May 11, 2019, 8:00 AM @ ACLT's North Side Trailhead

    Celebrate Earth Day by running or hiking ACLT’s beautiful Parkers Creek Preserve at our 5K Fun Run! Get out on the trails with beautiful views of Parkers Creek and enjoy the spring weather while helping to raise awareness and support for ACLT. Join us for this beautiful run/hike and help ACLT’s work to protect and care for the land, wildlife and waterways of Calvert County! 8:00am: Sign-In table opens 9:00am: Run begins, hikers follow 10:00am: Medals awarded 10:30am: Raffle Drawings Fees: Includes t-shirt & registration Participants are invited to run or hike

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  7. The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay Guided Tour

    May 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Patuxent Adventure Center

    Come Join us for a scenic tour of the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay. We'll provide kayak w/paddle vest, lunch and a bit of history on the historic ghost fleet. We'll start at 9am from the boat ramp at the park. We'd ask everyone to arrive around (at Mallows Bay parking lot) 8:00 so we can prep boats. $70 for a Single and $100 for a Tandem $40 for anyone bringing their own kayak. For safety reasons, we're not using SUP's for this tour.

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  8. Chesapeake Beach Railway Right-of-Way Hike Heritage Tour

    May 11, 2019, 9:00 AM @ Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

    Join local historians to revisit and explore areas of interest about the Chesapeake Beach Railway and the Town of Chesapeake Beach. Tours may include walking, hiking, or pontooning through the old right of way of the railway and other sites as determined. The tour runs 50-60 minutes.

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  9. Our Lady Star of the Sea 2nd Annual Spring Bazaar

    May 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Our Lady Star of the Sea School

    Join us for the Our Lady Star of the Sea Spring Bazaar to be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9 am - 2 pm, in the Providence Room. There will be approximately 45+ craft and specialty vendors, a silent auction, raffle, fresh baked goods, hot dogs, pizza, sodas, coffee, and more! In the Chesapeake room we will be featuring “Grandma’s Basement.” This will feature gently used, donated items from our Parish/School and they will be priced to sell!

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  10. Barre to Wine Bar at Running Hare Vineyard

    May 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Running Hare Vineyard

    Let’s kick off the 5th season of A Class & A Glass! Enjoy a 60 minute yoga class with yoga instructor Beth Cory-Leonini on the Portico of our Tuscan Events Building followed by a glass of wine or a pint of beer down the hill at our outdoor tasting room. Pack a picnic and stick around after yoga and enjoy live music from 1-5 pm. What to bring: yoga mat, towel, water, and your photo ID. Valid ID is required for ALL alcohol purchases. Rain or shine, we will be practicing! $20 per person

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  11. World Migratory Bird Day-Welcome back Ospreys!!

    May 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sunrise Garden Gazebo

    Families are invited to join us to Welcome Beach Ospreys! Games, giveaway from WMBD and more fun activities. Explore why Orioles, Warblers and more come to Maryland in the spring to nest.

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  12. Live Music Saturday with Josh Airhart

    May 11, 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, take an afternoon journey with Josh Airhart, Southern Maryland-grown artist, as he weaves stories and humor into his performance! Josh is a singer/songwriter passionate about conveying the art form of descriptive storytelling and modern song. Putting on an intimate yet energetic and personalized show Josh aspires to connect to each member of his audience directly and leave a lasting impression. ***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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  13. The One and Only, Mr. Bruce Sudano

    May 11, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tobacco Barn Stage @ Fridays Creek Winery

    Mr. Bruce Sudano will grace the Tobacco Barn Stage and share his life’s stories, songs and more up close and personal. Get tickets early ! Bruce Sudano has had his hand in some of the 20th century’s biggest hits, sung by megatalents from Michael and Jermaine Jackson to Dolly Parton and Donna Summer, his late wife. At this point, he could easily rest on his musical laurels. Instead, he recorded an album about life right here, right now, in this 21st Century World. And he filled it with hard questions, some well-aimed finger pointing and poignant observations about the human experience. He has returned to touring as well. These days you can find him performing alongside an eclectic group of musicians. From the wildly successful band Johnnyswim to the iconic British band The Zombies, or with young rockers Hollis Brown, Sudano is back on the road, on fire and re-engaging with audiences. 21st Century World is out now.

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