Upcoming events in Southern Maryland

Thursday, Dec. 22

Flat Iron Farm Christmas Village
45840 Hwy to Heaven Lane, Great Mills
Dec. 22, beginning at 5 p.m.

Details: Candy Cane House, Petting Zoo, Manger Scene, Train and Tree Display and Christmas Country Stores. Handmade crafts, unique gifts, and gifts are available for purchase. Stop by the Large Brick Building to see a collection of John Deere Items and large working train display. Visit the Workshop and see Santa every Friday and Saturday night. Bring some marshmallows with you to roast over one of the fire pits. Every night from Thanksgiving to New Years, visitors…FOR MORE INFORMATION 


Ruddy Duck
Dowell, MD

Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.

Details: “The Lass” is a song about a little girl who grows up penniless and hungry in a poor town in Ireland. She has a beautiful singing voice that eventually lets her tour the world and live her dream of one day returning and restoring her …FOR MORE INFORMATION


Saturday, Dec. 31

Sober New Year’s Eve Party
Beacon of Hope Recovery & Wellness Center of Walden

Dec 31, at 7:30 p.m.

Details: Join us at this free, family-friendly sober party to welcome 2017 and celebrate the best of 2016. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.- Buffet; 8:30 to 10:45 p.m.- Games and prizes; DJ and dancing- 11 p.m. All Recovery Circle and 11:55 p.m.to midnight Count…FOR MORE INFORMATION

New Year’s Eve at Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
Chesapeake Beach

Dec. 31, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Details: Ring in 2017 with the Bamboo Chicken Band and Pandora’s Box Band…FOR MORE INFORMATION

Sunday, Jan. 1

5K Resolution Race

SMCN, Prince Frederick Blvd.
Jan. 1, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Details: Annual 5K Resolution Race to benefit Southern Maryland Community Network’s community mental health programs.  Race is on New Year’s Day, register on active.com or the day of beginning at 8 a.m. ….FOR MORE INFORMATION 

Tuesday, Jan. 3


Art Classes by Jamie Nalua
Loffler Senior Center
Starting Jan. 3 to Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Details: Art classes will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. How about taking up art in the New Year?  Jamie’s classes are suitable for beginners as well as intermediate level students. She teaches drawing… FOR MORE INFORMATION 


Friday, Jan. 6



Basketball for ages 50+
Margaret Brent Recreation Center Margaret Brent Recreation Center

Starting Jan. 6 to Feb. 24, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Details: Pick-up basketball games will be held in Margaret Brent Recreation Center during this eight-week session, Jan. 6-Feb. 24, 10-11 a.m. Games are open to both males and females. Advance registration is required. Registration is $16 per player. Players may register… FOR MORE INFORMATION