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Visit St. Mary's Farm & Amish Stands, Markets & Wineries this Fall!
Whether you like fresh and local produce or award winning wines from local vines, St. Mary's has you covered. Find fun things to do on a farm, pick through the bounty of seasonal produce and local foods at a market, or sample some really fine wine from Port of Leonardtown Winery or Slack Winery. Also, don't forget our local seafood markets and restaurants where the catch of the day is always fresh! Click Here to Learn More!

Fall Back
Don't forget that Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday, November 2 at 2am. Set your clocks back 1 hour before you go to bed Saturday night!

Election Day 2014
Tuesday, November 4, is General Election Day so don't forget to get out there and vote! A number of seats are up for grabs in state and local races, and there will be two state ballot questions as well. If you need to find out where you should vote, visit the Polling Place Search or click here for an absentee ballot.

Southern MD Higher Ed Center Open House
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
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SMHEC offers: over 90 Academic Programs, 13 B.S. Completion Degrees, 52 Master's Degrees, 5 Doctorates, plus numerous Graduate Certificates & Education Certification Programs. Founded in 1994 as a State Institution of Higher Education, The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center offers graduate and upper-division professional degree programs to the professional workforce of the three-county region. Over 2,000 degrees have been awarded to SMHEC graduates! SMHEC also offers facilities for your special events or corporate meetings.

Community Mediation Maryland of St. Mary's County
Are you having a dispute in your personal or professional life that is in need of resolution? Is a loved one currently incarcerated or soon to be released from the St. Mary's County Adult Dentition Center and a difficult subject needs to be addressed? These issues and many more can be resolved by way of Mediation. This is a FREE service. Click for more information.

Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Local donation opportunities are coming up on several dates in November for Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary's counties. Click here for more information.

Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show
The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary's annual fall craft and vendor show will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown, Maryland. Amazing crafts and numerous vendors will be displaying their goods. The show will be inside fairground buildings. Free admission and parking with an on-site ATM. The auxiliary will provide rides to and from the parking lot for people with walking limitations. Food and refreshments will be available. Check out their website at:

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