Restaurant Spotlight: Ruddy Duck Seafood & Alehouse

This "Restaurant Spotlight" features a Southern Maryland favorite, Ruddy Duck Seafood & Alehouse on beautiful St. George Island. read more

Local Shop Spotlight: Heritage Chocolates

This "Local Shop Spotlight" features Heritage Chocolates, a new local chocolate shop located right on Historic Leonardtown's charming square. read more

“Spirits of Maryland - Southern MD”, a Maryland Distillers Showcase

Join the Maryland Distillers Guild at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum & Visitors Center Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 3PM - 6PM for an afternoon of Southern Maryland heritage and tasting of great Maryland-made spirits. read more

Maryland Wine Month Fun in St. Mary’s County

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Restaurant Spotlight: The Rex

The Rex: A Leonardtown Favorite The Rex, a trendy restaurant and bar housed in an old historic theater along charming Leonardtown's bricked square, is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Featuring high-quality, fresh seasonal fare named after Leonardtown streets and sites, this spot is not-to-be-missed when visiting Leonardtown.  Learn More about The Rex read more

Art Gallery Spotlight: North End Gallery

North End Gallery: Oldest Art Gallery in St. Mary's County North End Gallery, located in Historic Leonardtown's Arts & Entertainment District (Southern Maryland's only Arts & Entertainment District!) just off the square on Fenwick Street, offers a diverse collection of original … read more

Make merry in St. Mary's!

Holiday Fun

Catch the glow! St. Mary's is filled with warmth and holiday cheer. Make merry at festivals and feasts throughout the season. read more

History Buff Holidays

St. Mary's County has some great things to do during the holiday season for history enthusiasts. Check out holiday displays at Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum & Historic Park, St. Clement's Island Museum, and festive events at Historic St. Mary's City, Sotterley Plantation, and more. read more

Amish Quilt Auction

St. Mary's County is known for its Amish heritage, farm markets, and other agricultural traditions. Be part of that tradition and attend the annual quilt auction of the Amish Community on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Mechanicsville from 9AM - 5PM.   read more

50th Annual U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County, MD

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of one of the oldest and most popular oyster festivals in the country, the U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary's County. The U.S. Oyster Festival is home to the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championship and National Oyster Cook-off. read more