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Annmarie Garden In Lights

December 12, 2017 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

The garden’s light sculptures depict sea creatures, wintry wonderlands, enchanted gardens, wild animals, outer space, airplanes, pirates, princesses, superheroes, and more. After your walk through the woods, warm up in the Arts Building where you will find nightly entertainment, beautiful exhibits, great shopping, and a holiday cafe. The lights will be available from 6 to 9 p.m. nightly, except for December 24 and 25. Visit the website below for a detailed schedule. Admission is $6 for adults and children age 4 and older and free for children age 3 and younger. December 31 will be Family Game Night with a variety of family-friendly games. The last day of the event, January 1, will be Pet Night, and pet-related vendors and businesses will be attending. All pets must be on a leash up to 6 feet long.

Contact Info:
Crystal Seay
Tel: 410-326-4640
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Madrigal Dinner

December 08, 2017 at 6:00 PM | Historic St. Mary’s City, Reconstructed State House of 1676, 47418 Old State House Road, St. Mary’s City, Md.
Sponsored By: Historic St. Mary’s City

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

Welcome the holiday season with feasting, firelight, and music in the lavishly decorated Reconstructed State House of 1676. Reservations required and accepted starting in mid-October. Dinner dates are December 8, 9, 15, and 16. Cost is $95 per person ($90 for Friends members).

Contact Info:
Porzia
Tel: 240-895-4960
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Christmas Memories

December 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM | St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Route 4 south, California, Md.
Sponsored By: The Sanford Concert Series

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

Two Rivers Harmony and the members of The Washington Opera will perform songs of the season and carols of Christmas. Tickets are $25 for adults ($20 prepaid) and $15 for students ($10 prepaid).

Contact Info:
Lyn Schramm
Tel: 301-863-2315
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Holiday Maker's Market (indoor)

December 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Sponsored By: Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

The market features vendors offering a variety of gifts. Admission is free.

Contact Info:
Crystal Seay
Tel: 410-326-4640
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Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Square

December 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM | Leonardtown Square
Sponsored By: Commissioners of Leonardtown

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 1:00 PM

Bring your wish list and your camera.

Contact Info:
Maria Fleming
Tel: 301-475-9791
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2018 Seed Swap

January 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM | Prince Frederick Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, Md.
Sponsored By: Garden Smarter - Calvert County Master Gardeners

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 11:45 AM

January is a good time to think about gardening and this event is one way to get seeds, books, and gardening information. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and doors open for window shopping at 9:45. Seeds from two seed companies and seeds gathered from plants grown in the area will be available to swap. Bring your unused seeds, catalogs, and garden books to this free event.

Contact Info:
Liz Laher
Tel: 410-535-3362
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Silent Auction with Reception

January 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM | 4535 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Piney Parish

Start Time: 7:00 PM    |    End Time: 10:30 PM

Silent Auction items will be presented during four rounds, allowing 20 minutes per round for bids to be placed. Food and drinks will be available throughout the evening. Approximately 200 baskets, antique items, furniture, jewelry, art, sports tickets, and other items will be offered.

Contact Info:
Jane Fruh
Tel: 301-645-5536
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26th Annual Antique Show and Sale at La Plata High School

February 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM | 6035 Radio Station Road, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: La Plata High School Band and Orchestra Boosters

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Antiques dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region will attend. Featured will be door prizes and refreshments. Free parking. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children age 12 and younger. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Contact Info:
Karen Andreas
Tel: 301-259-2411
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Singing Valentines

February 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM | Throughout Calvert County
Sponsored By: Calvert Meals on Wheels

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

The Fathers and Sons quartet will serenade unsuspecting sweethearts at work, school, restaurants, homes, and elsewhere to benefit Calvert Meals on Wheels. You can send that someone special a rose, some candy, and 2 songs sung by the quartet. For a donation of $50, you can make it happen.

Contact Info:
David Reyno
Tel: 410-257-7814

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