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BeerFest at Historic St. Mary's City
June 24, 2017 | 12PM - 6PM

Enjoy Historic St. Mary's City's annual celebration of brews, food, and music on the grounds of the first capital of Maryland. Sample select Maryland craft beers, local cuisine, artisans, demos, activities, live music and much more. Tickets available online or at the gate. LEARN MORE

The Fishing Report with Ken Lamb
Each week during fishing season, read "The Fishing Report" with Ken Lamb and find out where the fish are biting around St. Mary's County. Sign up to receive a notification each time the report goes live, so you never miss one! LEARN MORE

Business For Sale

CHICKEN SCRATCH FEED, SEED, AND BEAD, in its 5th year of business, is for sale! Chicken Scratch provides livestock feed, seed, lawn and garden supplies, bedding plants, trees, shrubs, mulches, fencing, chicken coops, rabbit houses, bird supplies, unique finds, pet food and supplies; a beautiful gift shop, antiques, handbags and jewelry, and more to the local community.

This is an excellent opportunity to step right in and take over the business without starting from “scratch.” We have an excellent customer base; the inventory is in place, and the initial start-up has already occurred.

The owner has a full time job aside from Chicken Scratch and does not have the time needed to grow the business properly. Business is located in Park Hall, MD. $41,999. Call 240-925-2919.

Southern MD Higher Ed Center Open House
Wednesday, June 28, 4-7pm
Southern Maryland Higher Education Campus
44219 Airport Rd., California, MD 20658

Meet Representatives of over 90 graduate and bachelor programs.
Master's degrees at SMHEC include engineering, management, education, social work, and more. Bachelor's completion degrees in engineering, management, business, cybersecurity,  criminal justice and social work, including a new B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Nine Universities - Degrees from a world-class university at SMHEC, such as Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park, and more are available. For more information go to our website at for a complete listing of degrees and details.

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Twin Beach Players presents Little Women
June 16 – June 25
Friday & Saturday 7:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm
9021 Dayton Avenue North Beach, MD 20714

Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy during the civil war. Tickets available at and through ShowTix4u

Visit Your Local Farmers Market
Summer Means Farmers Markets!
Check out where local farmers are offering their fresh produce and home made goodies in our Farmers Marketplace or download the SMADC Market Guide. You'll also find fresh local meat, hand made gifts and decor, and so much more including butter, ice cream, and wine. SoMD is a bountiful agricultural region and consuming farm fresh locally produced food is not only healthier for you, it's healthy for the planet as well and supports our community. AND it's a fun excursion for folks of all ages!

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.

Crime Solvers Cases in St. Mary's
St. Mary's County Crime Solvers is asking for your help with the listed cases. If you have a tip on a crime that has occurred in St. Mary's County, contact Crime Solvers. The Crime Solvers Hot Line is available 24 hours a day at 301-475-3333. You can also text "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).

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Explore Calvert County
Discover amazing adventures and unspoiled beauty in Southern Maryland's Calvert County. With abundant waterways and natural parks, unique shops and museums, excellent restaurants and a calendar filled with interesting events and activities, Calvert County is truly the "Charm of the Chesapeake."

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