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DOWNTOWN TUNES IN LEONARDTOWN Location: Leonardtown Town Square County: St. Mary's Date: July 25, 2009 Time: 6 PM to 9 PM Free Event
Celebrated on the 4th Saturday of each month from 6 to 9p.m., join the fun and come to Leonardtown Square for Downtown Tunes. July features Country music by Gary Rue and Dance Hall Ghosts, and Country Memories. Make an evening of it by having dinner at one of the local restaurants, browse through the unique gift shops, and end it with great music on the Square. The event is free, just bring a lawn chair (6 comments)
Join Greenwell's River Riders for a guided kayak trip on the Patuxent River. Reservations required. Visit: Greenwell Foundation or call (3010)-373-9775 for more information. River riders is an accessible and inclusive kayaking program providing instructional and recreational opportunities for everyone in the Southern Maryland area. River Riders offers rentals, lessons, summer camps for kids, and guided trips. River Riders is a program of the Greenwell Foundation.
10TH ANNUAL POTOMAC JAZZ & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL 2009 Date: July 11, 2009, Saturday Time: 4pm to 10pm Location: St. Clement's Island Museum in Colton's Point Address: 38370 Point Breeze Rd., Colton's Point, MD 20626 County: St. Mary's Phone: (301)-769-2222 Enjoy three jazz groups and seafood delicacies in a relaxing riverside setting.
The 10th annual Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival will take place at the St. Clement's Island Museum in Colton's Point, MD and serves as the largest fundraiser of the year for the museum. This riverside event takes place on the mainland and on the museum lawn that overlooks (8 comments)
MARYLAND LIFE - PHOTO CONTEST How do you see Maryland? Do you have a recent photo that captures Maryland through your eyes? If so, submit your photos for Maryland Life's 1st ever Photo Contest to celebrate their 5th anniversary. Categories Nature & Outdoor Towns & Cities Marylanders Places Play Children Under 13 Entries must be received by September 15, 2009. No entry fee. Contest is open to amateur photographers only. Click here for contest rules and entry form. For questions call 800-357-9554 or email: email@example.com
If you are looking to BUY or SELL a home in Southern Maryland, contact (2 comments)
CALVERT COUNTY LIVING: Local Farms & Produce In Calvert County! - 06/26/09 07:51 AM
SOUTHERN MARYLAND - LOCAL FARMS IN CALVERT COUNTY Farms are disappearing in Calvert County, perhaps due to discouraging growing of the traditional cash crop of tobacco. Luckily, some family farms are hanging on and excellent fresh produce is still available at produce stands and the North Beach farmer's market. Mid-County
Just at the turnoff from Route 4 at Broome Island Road, is a popular mid-county produce stand. For 17 years, the Sunderland family has provided corn, tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumbers, water melon, cantalope, onions, peaches grown on their own farm or locally by other southern Maryland farmers. The produce is (4 comments)
KING'S LANDING PARK IN HUNTINGTOWN Along the shore of the Patuxent River, King's Landing Park has a history stretching back to Captain John Smith's exploration and earlier. Once an active farm and later a YMCA camp, the property was acquired by Maryland Department of Natural Resources and is now managed by Calvert County. Kayakers, canoeists, and fishermen enjoy King's Landing's relaxing access to the river, nearby creeks, and marshes. Wayside exhibits, funded by the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network, help visitors learn about the significance of the river and the abundant wildlife that depend on it. Hiking trails are open and (2 comments)
BEAUTIFUL END UNIT TOWNHOUSE Location: Lexington Park County: St. Mary's List Price: $329,900 Great Location, Just minutes from Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Community amenities include boardwalk, beach and jogging paths.
This beautiful end unit townhouse with spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay, offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 half baths with a finished basement and a 1 car garage with 3,346 sq. ft. of living space.
Upgrades include granite countertops, gas stove, all appliances, wood floors, wood burning fireplace, deck and a fully finished basement with a large family room and half bath.
FOSSIL HUNTING IN CALVERT COUNTY During the Miocene age five to 20 million years ago, the ocean covered all of Southern Maryland. Fossil records from that epoch are now routinely found along Calvert County's Chesapeake Bay coast. Take a trip back in time as you explore the beaches and cliffs along the bay.
Begin the day at Breezy Point Beach and Campground in Chesapeake Beach. Fossils are often found along the beach, which is also perfect for swimming and picnicking.
Head south to Flag Ponds Nature Park in Lusby, which features sandy beaches, freshwater ponds and the (4 comments)
PLACES TO VISIT IN CALVERT COUNTY: The Patuxent Wine Trail! - 06/22/09 06:11 PM
THE PATUXENT WINE TRAIL Calvert County is known as the Pleasant Peninsula, and you will soon see why after experiencing the sublime pleasures of the Patuxent Wine Trail. Part of historic Southern Maryland, Calvert County offers stunning water vistas and beautiful rolling farmland that soothes the soul. The region's soil and climate are also a close approximation of the famed Tuscany region of Italy, and local wine makers are creating sumptuous award-winning wines to rival those anywhere. Every aspect of the region's natural wonders is on display at the five wineries on the Patuxent Wine Trail. In Northern Calvert County, Fridays (6 comments)
Rambler style home offers 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths with a 1 car front load garage. Gorgeous view of Cuckold Creek. A few of the features include 2 kitchens, oil heat, central A/C and siutated on a .97 acre lot. There is approximately 200' of waterfrontage on Cuckold Creek with pier with deep water. Convenient to shopping, restaurants, hospital and Patuxent River Naval Air (2 comments)
RIVERFRONT HOME ON OVER 9 ACRES Location: Huntingtown County: Calvert Body of Water: Patuxent River Waterfrontage: 160' Multiple Boat Slip with 3'MLW List Price: $875,000
This beautiful riverfront home located in northern Calvert County is situated on over 9 acres of natural wonders. Beautiful landscaping and scenic waterfrontage surroun this recently remodeled and upgraded two story.
This lovely 2 story home offers 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with a 2 car garage. A few of the many features include natural light oak hardwood floors through most of the home. Granite countertops, cherry cabinets and stainless appliances set (2 comments)
SOUTHERN MARYLAND COMMUNITIES: Welcome To The Chesapeake Ranch Estates In Lusby! - 06/19/09 11:12 AM
WELCOME TO THE CHESAPEAKE RANCH ESTATES!The "Chesapeake Ranch Estates" (CRE) is a private, "water privileged" community in Lusby, Maryland which is situated on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, just north of the mouth of the Patuxent River, in Calvert County. Located approximately 55 miles south of Washington, DC and Annapolis, Maryland. The resort town of Solomons Island is only 4 miles away.There are over 4,000 private homes, on lots ranging from a quarter acre to over one acre, with privately owned and maintained roads. No two homes are alike.....there are weekend retreats&year round living homes on the Chesapeake Bay&Lake Lariat (6 comments)
Celebrate Family, Fun and Fitness! College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus. 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, Maryland. Sunday, June 21, 11 AM - 2 PM. CSM celebrates 375 years with Wellness, Fitness & Recreation. Come dressed to play on Father's Day as you enjoy fitness demos, fun lawn games, and a self-guided walk through historic Leonardtown. Health and fitness demos will include a Tai Chi demo, easy at-home exercises using your own body weight, fitness evaluations, Ask the Nutritionist, Health Connection: Skin Cancer Screenings. Fun family activities include a moonbounce, face painting and tattoos, balloon stomp, kids fitness challenge and family (2 comments)
WHERE TO FIND FIREWORKS CELEBRATIONS IN CHARLES COUNTY ON THE 4TH OF JULY Charles County Independence Day Fireworks DisplayJuly 4th @ 5:00pm - 10pmCharles County Fairgrounds8440 Fairground Rd [ View Map ]La Plata, MD Evening of fun & entertainment for the entire family. Games & activities for kids include pony rides, moon bounce, face painting & more. Bring a picnic supper or purchase food from a variety of vendors. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Fireworks begin at dusk. Free. 301-643-0033 CharlesCountyFair.com
Town of La Plata Independence Day CelebrationJuly 4 @ 11am - 1pmLa Plata Train Station100 Kent Avenue [ View (0 comments)
WHERE TO FIND FIREWORKS CELEBRATIONS IN ST. MARY'S COUNTY ON THE 4TH OF JULY Freedom Fest 2009Saturday, July 4th @ 5pm - 10pmSt. Mary's County Fairgrounds42455 Fairgrounds Rd [ View Map ]Leonardtown, MD 20650 The St. Mary's County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services invite the public to enjoy an evening of family fun and entertainment beginning at 5:00 p.m. and culminating with a fireworks display at dark, on Saturday, July 4 at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, Maryland.Freedom Fest is an alcohol and drug free family 4th of July celebration held (2 comments)
WHERE TO FIND THE FIREWORKS IN CALVERT COUNTY ON THE 4TH OF JULY - SOUTHERN MARYLAND Chesapeake Beach FireworksJuly 3rd @ DuskRight in front of the Rod-n-Reel4160 Mears Ave. [ View Map ]Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 Largest fireworks display on the bay; music, food and games. The fireworks are discharged right in front of the Rod-n-Reel. But, any spot along the water in Chesapeake Beach should give you a good view. People typically start arriving between 5 and 6 p.m. So, get there early in order to find parking and procure a good spot. 410-257-2230.
Celebrate nature by photographing it wherever you are. Then, enter the best of your photos to their 39th annual National Wildlife Photo Contest - is their largest photography competition ever. $25,000 in cash, including two Grand Prizes of $5,000 each, and other prizes will be awarded to the winners in three separate divisions: Professional, Amateur and Youth. Award-winning entries will be published in the 2009 December/January issue of National Wildlife® magazine, and all winners will be featured in the magazine's online PhotoZone. In return for your $15 entry fee, you will receive a one-year membership to National Wildlife Federation, including a subscription to the (11 comments)
SOUTHERN MARYLAND LIVING: Welcome To The Town Of Lusby! - 06/15/09 01:44 AM
THE TOWN OF LUSBY........ is located in Calvert County, which is Maryland's smallest county in land area. The resort town of Solomons Island is only 4 miles away. Lusby is located approximately 55 miles south of Washington, DC and Annapolis, Maryland.
Lusby's business district has been growing rapidly in recent years. Several shopping centers have been built, bringing in new grocery stores, restaurants, post office, & many shops for personal services. One of which is the brand new "Lusby Town Center". Lusby has one public high school, Patuxent High School, which opened in 1998. There are also two public middle schools and two public (4 comments)
REMODELED RAMBLER ON MILL CREEK WITH PIER W/4'+ MLW Location: Lusby County: Calvert List Price: $475,000 Dock has 2 boat lifts and slip for 3rd boat! Rip rap too! Low maintenance landscape. Great for year round living or as a second home.
This completely renovated "Rambler" style home offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths with partially finished basement. A few of the amenities include updated kitchen, rear deck, built-in bookcases for storage and TV, gas wood stove, shades/blinds and all appliances convey including washer & dryer.
The boat dock has 2 lifts and slip for (0 comments)
This beautiful "Contemporary" style home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths with 3,408 sq. ft. of living space. Situated on 3.78 acres in a lovely community in Lusby with access to the beach on the Chesapeake Bay.
Home had been remodeled and has an open & light floor plan. A few of the amenities include gourmet kitchen with 6 burner gas stove, corian counters & stainless steel (2 comments)
Southern Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region, a short drive from Washington, DC. Southern Maryland is comprised of St. Mary's, Calvert & Charles Counties and is also known as Maryland's Western Shore. The area is a peninsula bounded on the west and south by the Potomac River. It offers a tranquil haven for your family & easy suburban access to national landmarks & international culture. From the Chesapeake Bay to the Potomac & Patuxent Rivers, relish the splendor of Southern Maryland's natural treasures and historical landmarks. Spectacular beaches, woods, trails and wildlife (2 comments)
RAMBLER ON THE POTOMAC RIVER WITH SANDY BEACH & DEEP WATER PIER W/BOAT LIFT Location: Leonardtown County: St. Mary's Body of Water: Potomac Waterfrontage: 100' Boat Dock: Pier w/Boat Lift MLW: 6'+ Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 List Price: $675,000
Sandy beach, pier, boat lift and incredible sunsets over the Potomac River! Home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 baths with 2,416 sq. ft. of living space. A few of the many features include greatroom, dining room, ceiling fans, deck, sunroom, hardwood flooring, ceramic flooring & Berber carpet throughout. Lower level could be used as an in-law suite w/living space, bedroom, bath & (2 comments)
CALVERT COUNTY WATERFRONT: Unique & Secluded Waterfront Home For Sale On Protected Rock Creek! - 06/12/09 08:07 PM
UNIQUE & SECLUDED WATERFRONT HOME This wonderful custom built "Contemporary" home is one of a kind with 5 levels, vaulted ceilings & many extras. This great home is equally suited for formal or casual entertaining. Features 5 bedroom, 4 full baths with over 3,000 sq. ft. of living space. Situated on a private & peaceful .63 acre lot with 200' of waterfront on Rock Creek with a 50' pier & some bulkhead. Located on a sheltered cove with excellent crabbing & boating out to the Patuxent River.
4721 Rock Creek Circle, Saint Leonard, Maryland 20685 List Price: $899,900 County: Calvert (10 comments)
If you are looking for year round living on the water or a vacation home, please contact us to help you with your search for a waterfront property in Calvert & St. Mary's Counties. Covering the Solomons, Dowell, Lusby, Broomes Island, Prince Frederick, Leonardtown, Saint Leonard, California, Hollywood, Lexington Park, Huntingtown, Port Republic, Piney Point, North Beach, Chesapeake Beach & surrounding areas.
Whether you are looking for a riverfront, creekfront, bayfront, beachfront or lakefront property, Southern Maryland has it all!
Our local expertise & extensive real estate experience will benefit you (0 comments)
Cecil's Old Mill20853 Indian Bridge RoadGreat Mills MD 20634301-994-1510 www.stmarysart.com Located in one of Maryland's first Industrial Districts, Cecil's Old Mill was originally built in 1812 as a cotton/textile factory, then rebuilt into a grist and saw mill. Today, the mill exhibits artifacts including its working water wheel. Artisans display handmade crafts and original art for sale throughout the mill. The historic district also includes Cecil's Country Store and Post Office. Open March - October, Thursday - Sunday, 10 AM - 5 PM, and daily November - Christmas Eve, 11 AM (0 comments)
SUMMER KICK-OFF CRUISE Summer Kick-Off Cruise on the Wm. B. Tennison will take place on Saturday, June 13. The boat leaves the museum dock at 11:30 a.m. and returns at 1:00 p.m. Come celebrate summer with your family by eating pizza and getting your face painted, while out enjoying a day on the water. The cost is $12 per person. Pre-registration is required; call 410-326-2042 ext. 41. Wm. B. Tennison in Solomons FATHER'S DAY CRUISES Two special Father's Day Cruises on the Wm. B. Tennison on Sunday, June 21. (4 comments)
WELCOME TO: Calvert County in beautiful Southern Maryland! Calvert County is located approximately 30 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. and is surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay on the east and the Patuxent River on the west. Whether you enjoy the river, bay, creeks, protected coves, lakes or the beach......water related activities are found throughout the County. It offers a tranquil haven for your family.......relax, sail, bike, kayak, fish or take a stroll on the beaches or boardwalks.
There are many fun & enjoyable "free" things to do in Calvert County. Spectacular (2 comments)
MARYLAND'S BIRTHDAY BASH Celebrate Maryland's 375th anniversary at the place where it all began! Location: Historic St. Mary's City Date: June 20, 2009 Step onboard a visiting tall ship or take a skipjack ride. Try a make-take activity at a living history site. Try colonial dancing, watch American Indian dancing, and enjoy period entertainment. Shop dozens of purveyors of fine goods, from reproduction items to fine arts. Relax with live music by Calico Jack, David Norris, Ship's Company, and David Hildebrand. Wrap up your day with a special River Concert at St. Mary's College of Maryland and fireworks. All activities free! (2 comments)
RAMBLER ON A .68 ACRE LOT Location: Mechanicsville County: St. Mary's List Price: $ 285,000 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Shed - Used As Workshop
This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is situtated on a lovely .68 acre lot that backs to trees. Located in Mechanicsville. A few of the features include new bathrooms and kitchen, new front porch, rear deck, shed - used as a work shop, ceiling fans, shades/blinds and no HOA fees. Easy commute to Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Calvert County and Waldorf.
For additional information or to schedule a viewing appointment, contact (4 comments)
EAT FRESH, EAT LOCAL AT CALVERT COUNTY FARMER'S MARKETS Eating fresh and eating local will be easier than ever this year at three Calvert County farmers market locations. Offering a host of Southern Maryland produce, the Calvert County markets are now open on the following days: Solomons Thursdays, 4-8 p.m., through November 19 North Beach Fridays, 6-9 p.m., through October 2 Prince Frederick Saturdays, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., through November 28 Late spring markets include bedding plants (vegetable, herbs and flowers), hanging baskets and tasty salad greens, radishes, squash, potatoes and strawberries. Markets will include many of the favorite (2 comments)
Neat & clean Split Foyer style home with a great floor plan offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths with 2,474 sq. ft. of living space. A few of the features include screened in porch, lower level is completely finished with 1/2 bath, family room, den & storage room. Fenced rear yard, deck paved driveway and landscaping.
Wonderful community amenities include 2 beaches on the Chesapeake Bay, Lake Lariat & beach, clubhouse, horse stables, garden, airpark, ballfield, 2 boat ramps, campground and (2 comments)
This great end unit townhouse beats the competition with nearly 1,600 sq. ft. of living space plus a large corner lot! Great floor plan with front living room with 2/bumpouts, spacious eat-in kitchen, familyroom in back! Master bedroom has walk-in closet & nice bath with double sinks. Lots of fresh paint, recent flooring (laminate and Berber carpet), new light fixtures, ceiling fans, shed.
Fenced side/back yard backs to woods for pleasant view. Deck (6 comments)
This beautiful custom built "Contemporary" style Rambler offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths with 2,441 sq. ft. of living space. A few of the many features include great room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, spacious kitchen with breakfast bar & dining area, master bedroom with access to rear deck with water view, walk-in closet, dual vanities & soaking tub, finished basement with wet bar, recreation room & 4th bedroom & office, 2 car garage & much more.
SOUTHERN MARYLAND EVENTS: BOWL For The ANIMALS on June 27, 2009! - 06/04/09 08:46 AM
Bowl for the Animals! On Saturday, June 27th The Humane Society of Charles County (HSCC) would like you to join them as they BOWL FOR THE ANIMALS. This family day is a fundraising event that will help them raise the money to meet the needs of the homeless animals and keep the spay/neuter costs affordable to the community. Everyone is invited to participate - no bowling skills are required! All you need is the willingness and enthusiasm to raise money for the HSCC. Cost is $20.00 per person and will include two games of bowling & shoe rental.
- Sign up using their Bowling Registration (11 comments)
ROCK ON WITH STYX & 38 SPECIAL Big hair is not the only trend remembered from the 80s! Music from Styx & 38 Special is sure to blast you back to the past on Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Calvert Marine Museum. Tickets are $50 for premium seats and $40 for reserved; additional service fees apply. Tickets go on-sale to museum members on Wednesday, May 6, at 10:00 a.m. and to the general public on Tuesday, May 12, at 10:00 a.m. To purchase tickets, please visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 1-800-787-9454.
TOWNHOUSE FOR SALE - SHOWS WELL Location: Solomons County: Calvert List Price: $ 269,900 Living Space: 2,130 Sq. Ft. 1 Car Garage Contemporary with 3 Levels Rear Fenced Yard
This well kept townhouse in Solomons offers 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths with 3 levels of finished living space. A few of the many features include fully finished daylight basement with level walkout, rear fenced yard, walk-in closets, wood floors, soaking tub in master bath, shades/blinds, recently painted interior, cathedral ceilings, all appliances convey including washer & dryer, ceiling fans and a 1 year Home Warranty too! Nothing (6 comments)
Solomons Landing Condo living with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and bonus room. End unit on second floor with wraparound deck & seasonal waterview. Large open floor plan with wet bar in living room. Walk-in closet in master bedroom, fireplace, public water & sewer. Great for year round living or second home. Boat slips are available to purchase! Interior needs some work. Make an offer! Wonderful community amenities include tennis court, outdoor pool, exercise (2 comments)
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