Thursday, April 12, 2012

DISCOVER St. Mary’s The Barnwood and Beach Glass Trail

Uncover many surprising stops throughout St. Mary’s as you traveling along “the long, lazy loop” that makes up the Barnwood & Beach Glass Trail, part of Southern Maryland Trails. Explore the county to find friendly farms (including Southern Comfort Berry Farm), pristine parks and beautiful beaches. Uncover treasures when you stop at boutique and antique shops. Sample local cuisine, including fresh seafood caught in the waters that surround St. Mary’s county - the Potomac, the Patuxent and the Chesapeake Bay. Visit artists’ studios and galleries for original works and country stores for original personalities. Discover “a thousand small delights” along the trail in St. Mary’s Count.

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SAVOR St. Mary’s Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

Pick and eat delicious strawberries ripe off the vine at Southern Comfort Berry Farm in Bushwood. The farm offers strawberries in spring, watermelons in summer and pumpkins in fall. Southern Comfort Berry Farm will be opening to the public early this year. While the strawberry harvest generally isn’t ready until May, the mild winter in Southern Maryland has lead to early berries and an April opening. The farm has already starting supplying strawberries to the Good Earth in Leonardtown and will be opening to the public on April 18. Pick-Your-Own hours are Monday - Friday 10a.m. to 5p.m., Saturday 8a.m. to 5p.m. and Sunday noon to 5p.m. Check the farm’s Facebook page for the latest updates. Savor spring in St. Mary’s as you enjoy strawberries from Southern Comfort Berry Farm.


April 13, 5:30p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Mechanicsville Moose Lodge
For tickets or more information, call (301) 475-4200 ext. 1073

Second Saturday at Sotterley "From the Ground Up"
April 14, 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood
For more information, visit:

Autism Awareness Day
April 14, 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Olde Town Pub, Leonardtown
For more information, call (301) 862-2505 or visit:

Free Comedy Night
April 19, 8:30p.m.
DB McMillan’s, California
For more information, call (301) 866-0777 or visit:

Going Green Expo
April 21, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Forrest Career & Technology Center, Leonardtown
For more information, call (301) 475-4200 Ext.1505

Earth Day Celebration
April 22, 12:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Leonardtown Square
For more information, call (301) 475-9791
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