Calendar

Historic St. Mary’s City,
Southern Maryland Calendar of Events

Looking for fun things to do in Southern Maryland?

You’ve come to the right place. Historic St. Mary’s City has something for everyone.  You’ll find a world of fun, family and even romance here.  Let Historic St. Mary’s City be that adventure the family is still talking about years from now!

Oct
16
Tue
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 16 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
17
Wed
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 17 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Little Explorers: We Are Going on a Bear Hunt
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Visitor Center.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult. $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free. Full-day admission included.

Oct
18
Thu
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 18 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
19
Fri
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 19 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
20
Sat
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 20 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Lost City
Oct 20 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at this free, family-friendly event filled with face painting, games, crafts, and…candy!  Monetary donations are appreciated.

Park in the State House parking lot.

Oct
23
Tue
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 23 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
24
Wed
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 24 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
25
Thu
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 25 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
26
Fri
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 26 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Oct
27
Sat
Hide Tanning Workshop
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

This workshop takes place at the Woodland Indian Hamlet.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

Hunting season is upon us!  Are you wondering what to do with those deer hides?  Historic St. Mary’s City is offering a workshop in the traditional approach to hide tanning.  Join the Woodland Indian Hamlet staff and learn the native art of taking a deer hide and turning it into soft buckskin.  This program, designed for beginners, takes you through the steps required to do natural brain-tanning.  Space is limited.

Designed for ages 14+.

$20 per person ($15 Friends members).  Payment in full is required at time of registration.  No refunds will be given for a cancellation made after October 19th.

 

PING in Concert
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm

Join St. Mary’s College of Maryland Music Department’s vocal ensemble, PING, as they perform a short program of a cappella musical selections, under the direction of Professor Larry Vote.

Park at the Visitor Center.

Lady Baltimore Ball
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join Historic St. Mary’s City Foundation members for an evening of food, drink, and dancing at the “haunted” State House of 1676!

Tickets are $125 per person, and include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres, as well as a photo booth to commemorate your evening fun.  Festivities will feature music from DJ Marc Shubrooks, a silent auction, and entertainment from a fortune-teller and a juggler.

Evening attire requested, and costumes encouraged for this special event

Proceeds benefit Historic St. Mary’s City museum’s research and educational programs.  For additional information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Porzia Purves at PorziaP@DigsHistory.org, or (240) 895-4960.

Oct
30
Tue
Site Closure: Maryland Dove
Oct 30 all-day

The Waterfront will be closed beginning Sunday, September 30th, due to ongoing construction.

For the remainder of the year, the Maryland Dove will only be open on the following dates:

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Saturday, October 27th
  • Saturday, November 3rd

Additionally, the Maryland Dove will be on exhibit at St. Clement’s Island on Saturday October 6th, during the annual Blessing of the Fleet.