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Fun Events in St. Mary's for you and your Valentine
Here are a few things around St. Mary's that are sure to make your Valentine smile. Take your sweetheart to a decadent Chocolate, Truffle and Wine Tasting at Port of Leonardtown Winery. Then, show your creative side for a fun Pop Art Date Night - Valentine's Special Edition at St. Mary's County Wine and Design in downtown Leonardtown. Have an "Enchanted Evening" at Cecil's Country Store, which will have an open house featuring special collections and a chance to meet artists and designers. Treat your love to 360 degree waterfront views while you dine on a special gourmet Valentine's Day dinner at Ruddy Duck Seafood & Alehouse on stunning St. George Island. Add a show to your date night by seeing the Newtowne Players in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at Three Notch Theater. Finally, see a fun Murder Mystery Dinner at the beautiful Victorian Candle Bed & Breakfast or try local wines paired with dinner courses at Port of Leonardtown's Winter Wine & Dine. If you want to get away from it all, check out the "Love is in the Air" package from Home2 Suites, the "Romance Package" from TownePlace Suites, or the "Winter Valentine's Day Getaway" package from Hampton Inn! Of course, the many fine local restaurants & shops will have other specials  for Valentine's Day, so be sure to check them out! Learn More About Things to Do in St. Mary's!

The Great Big Home And Remodeling Show
March 12th 10am - 6pm
March 13th 10am - 5pm
Capital Clubhouse, Waldorf, MD
301-638-SHOW

Free Food Tasting!
Come sample the best selling dishes from local restaurants, Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 4 pm. Receive coupons, discounts, and win door prizes from your favorite eateries.

Don't miss this Spring event! A Great Big opportunity to talk to the experts and save thousand$ on your next home project. Over 100 exhibitors will be demonstrating their latest products and offering unbeatable show pricing under one roof. Click here to view our flyer!

EXHIBITORS call 301-638-SHOW or visit our website at http://greatbighomeshow.com for information!

Traffic Cams for Southern Maryland
What's the holdup??
Check out our all new live traffic camera feeds and see activity and current road conditions for locations all throughout southern Maryland, including the Harry Nice bridge for you Dahlgren folks.

Free Tax Preparation: St. Mary's Co.
Beginning in February, IRS/AARP certified tax counselors will provide free tax preparation and electronic filing for low-to moderate-income taxpayers of any age in St Mary's County. Taxpayers do not need to be a member of AARP. Taxpayers must have birth dates, social security cards and picture IDs for everyone listed on this year's tax return; a copy of last year's tax return (2014); healthcare benefits/insurance information; and all other income and tax related information. Additional information, including walk-in site hours, is available at: www.smctaxaide.org.

Tips For Buying Firewood
The Maryland DNR has compiled an article with tips on how to buy firewood, what kind you should get and what to do if you have a problem with a firewood dealer. They've also included a table of various firewoods and their burning/splitting properties. Visit the DNR website for a complete guide.

Fun Things To Do In Southern Maryland
Relay For Life Open House
Saturday, February 20th

Relay Rally is a celebration of the commitment our community continues to show in the fight against cancer. Come hang out and learn more about the Relay For Life event, and how you can be part of an amazing group of people who get to have fun while supporting a great cause! Click for more information.

Wedding and Engagement Announcements
Our wedding announcements section has been updated to include better photos and a more streamlined interface. Please post your wedding or engagement announcement and share your happy news! Friends and family can also leave a message of congratulations. Click to view the announcements or add your own!

Dining in St. Mary's
St. Mary’s County has lots of great places to eat from seafood dives to sidewalk cafes to white table cloth establishments. Our local hang-outs are authentically local and our waterfront eateries offer some amazing views. Click to see a sampling!

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