Thursday, May 21, 2015

June Scavenger hunt and First Friday specials


Come to the Square for a fun, family friendly Scavenger Hunt!  Check in at The Yellow Door Art Studio to receive your list of clues.  Follow the clues to find the various sites around town and take a selfie with each one.  When you've found all the sites , check into the Yellow Door and be entered into a drawing for two half-day kayak or paddle board rentals from  Dave at Patuxent Adventure Center!

Live Music too!
While you're hunting, enjoy live music from local band Pond Scum! This upbeat group of fiddle, button box, whistle, guitar, and percussion has more than 500 Irish, Scottish & French Canadian melodies in their repertoire. It's so much fun, you'll might just break into a jig!



THE YELLOW DOOR ART STUDIO -- 22795 Washington St. (240) 925-1888
Lots of fun at The Yellow Door this month! In addition to being the starting and ending spot for scavenger hunt, we will also have sketch artist Megan Krizovensky doing sketches at the studio. We'll also have a Make-your-Own-Hoola-Hoop-Workshop and a performance outside in our parking log with High School Band: Moon People inthe Bug Zone. Stop inside to see local artist Karen Szachnitowski's work in our Community Art Gallery and the opening reception 5-8 pm

GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
 Alysha's back at The Good Earth to celebrate June First Friday with us! Come sample and learn about Nordic Naturals products on Friday, June 5th from 5-8pm. You won't want to miss this chance to find out more about the #1-selling fish oil in the United States!

CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Cafe des Artistes will feature Wisconsin Farmed Emu Steaks with creamy black peppercorn sauce (a healthy RED meat!)  Enjoy the music of Randy Richie on Piano!

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
Stop by First Friday to enjoy the music of from Bella Music students outside on the lawn.  You'll receive 10% off on all regularly priced furniture during First Friday.

Please also support Project Linus of Calvert and St. Mary's County by purchasing a raffle ticket for this lovely Dresden Plate Quilt.  Project Linus is a national, non-profit organization for children providing security through blankets.



FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS AND MUSIC-- 41655A Fenwick Street 301-475-2859.

Vesta Clark will be signing copies of Megarid from 5:00 to 7:00 PM

The House of Kadmos, a prestigious royal family, has been plagued with misfortune since its founding. An attempt to sacrifice one member, the non-essential princess Megara, backfires as the girl returns with a vengeance as a witch. Now the fate of the family is in peril, and not even the mighty champion Herakles can stop the trajectory of all these doomed souls. Such is the wrath of the witch.

BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860
Come visit Big Larry's this First Friday, and enjoy a single scoop for just $1.00 - or take $1 off any of our delicious ice cream treats.  Try our new menu with burgers, subs, sandwiches and crisp green salads!  Eat, Drink, and be Super!

PORT OF LEONARDTOWN WINERY -- off Rt. 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192
Enjoy the music of the Groove Span Duo performing on the patio from 5:30-8:30pm.

Also, we will also have a Meet the Artist for our new artist, Bill Conway.

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS JEWELRY -- 41620 Courthouse Drive
Artist Sharon Weiner welcomes in June with 10 % off entire inventory, in addition to many Special Sale items. Enjoy low prices on a large variety of jewelry, including sterling, costume, and our Southwest Collection. Also, see our Art Gallery with many beautiful works of art for sale.

CRAZY FOR EWE -- 22715 Washington Street, 301-475-2744
Come get started with us on Cherry Twist, a little tee worked with beautiful new Tandem from Tahki Stacy Charles. Pattern is free with purchase of yarn for the tee through First Friday.  Come choose your color and get started with us First Friday.

We'll also have our Modern Cotton Trunk Show from Berroco - don't miss this fun evening




BLACK MARKET INTERIORS  -- 41665 Fenwick Street, (240) 309-4074

Black Market Interiors will be hosting local Southern Maryland Photographer, Debra McIntosh of McIntosh Images.

She will be showing her works on mixed media, including Aluminum, Glass, Canvas and PhotoPaper. See her on Facebook


Monday, April 13, 2015

May First Friday Specials - Leonardtown then and now



GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
 Staff members Maria and Danielle will be available to talk about the history of our store. Plus, we will have Cynthia from VA Beach formerly with Heritage Store now with Nutraceutical in our store to demo Heritage Products. Come experience massage oils, learn about castor oil therapy and more; Cynthia is a wealth of knowledge. Mention this advertisement and you will qualify for a 20% discount on any Heritage items during our May First Friday event.

CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Cafe des Artistes will feature Turtle Gumbo and Braised Beef Short Ribs with Honey Bourbon Glaze.
Enjoy the music of Randy Richie on Piano!

ST MARY'S COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- 41680 Tudor Place, 301-475-2467
As home to the St. Mary’s County Historical Society, Tudor Hall will be open and selling books and archive issues of The Chronicles of St. Mary’s, a periodical dedicated to the history, people and stories of St. Mary’s County. Members will be on hand to answer questions, and they will also be showing a 15-minutes movie about the history of Tudor Hall. Just follow the signs through the Square to Courthouse Drive and around the corner to Tudor Place

CRAZY FOR EWE -- 22715 Washington Street, 301-475-2744
Dr. William Boyd, the St. Mary's County Coroner and Leonardtown doctor for many years will be on hand with stories and reminiscences of old Leonardtown.  Join us for a visit.  While you're here, see the Berroco Mixer trunk show and get started on a terrific spring crocheted topper featuring beautiful Modern Cotton.  Come get started with us from 5 - 8 p.m. First Friday.

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
Receive a free photo card of a historic site in Leonardtown with any purchase. Choose from Old Jail, Tudor Hall, Wharf, Wesley Chapel/Old Town Hall, Court House, Moll Dyer site.

COASTAL ARTS MARKET -- 23190 Newtowne Neck Road in the park by the Winery
Presented by the Coastal Arts Partnership , the Arts Market is an out door monthly market held the Third Saturday of every month 9:00 to 3:00.  The Market is now open First Fridays too!  The Arts Market features handmade, affordable art from local and regional artists and artisans. Styles of art include Painting, Photography, Ceramics, Glass, Jewelry, Wood, plus handmade quilts, clothing, soap, furniture and other delights.

FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS AND MUSIC-- 41655A Fenwick Street 301-475-2859. Tom Gross will be signing copies of his book The Touch from 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Where to find "Leonardtown - Then and Now" memorabilia





Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Spring into Leonardtown - April 3rd First Friday Specials



GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
 On Friday, April 3rd, from 5 pm until 8 pm, Amanda of Amazing Grass will be at The Good Earth. Come by to sample her products and to see how easy it is to have your daily greens. Learn more by visiting www.amazinggrass.com and Spring forth with Green!

PORT OF LEONARDTOWN WINERY-- off Rt. 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192
The winery will feature the live music of Mary & David Flood from 5:30-8:30pm. We will also have art from the students of Leonardtown High School showcased in the tasting room for the next 3 months.

BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860
Come visit Big Larry's this First Friday, April 3rd, and bring in the Spring Showers with our delicious and healthy 100% fruit smoothies, on sale for $1 off! Our Smoothies are prescribed by Dr. Smoothie with such fantastic flavors as Strawberry or Strawberry Banana, Mango Tropics, Apple Orchards, the Four Berry Blend, and even more! Eat, Drink, and be Super!

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
April First Friday - Receive a pair of handmade earrings Free with any purchase (while supplies last). This offer is good from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. only, so be sure to come First Friday!

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts

41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Join us for our 2nd Annual Poetic License€ Art Invitational Opening Reception Friday, April 3 from 5-8 pm.  Meet special guest Mary Ann Schindler.  Feast Your Eyes and Find
Your Inner Poet!   €œPoetic License is an exhibit of visual art that relates both directly and indirectly to poetic inspiration.


FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS AND MUSIC -- 41655A Fenwick St., (301) 475-2859
We welcome the return of Christine Trent, who will be signing copies of her new books,  A VIRTUOUS DEATH (Queen Victoria, still mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has found solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles in the occult and keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot card readings) , and THE MOURNING BELLS (releases March 31).  5:00- 7:00 PM

CRAZY FOR EWE -- 22715 Washington Street, 301-475-2744

Join us for a fun project featuring beautiful new Arona yarn. This fun and funky infinity scarf takes just one skein.  The hardest part is choosing from all the great colors.  Pattern is complimentary with purchase of Arona on First Friday.

A great way to brighten up your wardrobe for spring.  Knits up fast on size 8 circular needles.  Join us to get started on your own from 5 - 8 p.m. First Friday.


YE OLDE TOWNE CAFE -- 22685 Washington Street, (301) 475-5151
Seafood for the season, Seafood Specials.  Live Music to Spring into your Easter Celebration

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET --22696 Washington Street Spring into Leonardtown and visit the Fuzzy Farmers to see our spring collection! We have lovely quilted table runners ready to dress up your feast, little girls’ dresses that are perfect for an Easter Parade, and beautiful spring shawls and scarves just right for cool days now and air conditioned spaces later. And grab a bag of sheep’s wool to put out for nesting material. The birds will love it!

CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500

Cafe des Artistes will feature Sauteed Rockfish topped with Lump Crab and served with our Lemon & Caper Beurre Blanc.

Enjoy the music of Randy Richie on Piano!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Art around Town!


Come celebrate art all over Leonardtown as we kick off our new concept Gallery Spaces!  Now in addition to enjoying art at Opal, North End, and Leonardtown Arts Center galleries, you can see art in Gallery Spaces at your favorite businesses around town.  We're very excited about Gallery Spaces because...
  • It helps more Leonardtown Business Association members participate in First Friday and the Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment District
  • It helps more artists display their work
  • It brings more art to YOU, all over Leonardtown

Art in the Gallery Spaces will change quarterly, so be sure to stop and see this quarter's displays at these businesses
  • Office of Helen Dorsey
  • Good Earth Natural Foods Company
  • Behind the Bar Coffee Bar and Speakeasy
  • Caught my Eye Gifts
  • Ye Olde Towne Cafe
  • W. M. Davis
  • Big Larry's Comicbook Cafe
  • Hamilton Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Center
  • Crazy for Ewe Yarns
  • Dragonfly Jewelry
  • Fenwick Street Books and Music
  • The Rex
  • Flooring Max

Sunday, February 22, 2015

March First Friday Specials

GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
On Friday, March 6th, from 5 pm until 8 pm, Amanda of Amazing Grass will be at The Good Earth. Come by to sample products to see how easy it is to have your daily greens. Learn more by visiting www.amazinggrass.com.

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
Introductory discount on Chalk Country Paint that will surely catch your eye! This is new at our store. We have 8 oz sample jars and quarts available for 20% off !!! Happy painting:). Sign up for any of our March classes on First Friday and get $5 off. Discounts are good only on First Friday.

 PORT OF LEONARDTOWN WINERY- off Rt. 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192
Port of Leonardtown Winery will feature live jazz from Diane Daly from 5:30-8:30 pm. We will also have art from the students of Leonardtown High School showcased in the tasting room for the next 3 months.

FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS & MUSIC- 41655A Fenwick Street --  5:00- 7:00 PM

CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Café des Artistes is Leonardtown's original neighborhood bistro with French Country Charm, a casual and friendly atmosphere, fine food and excellent service.  Creative, comforting dishes are Classic French with an American flair and pair perfectly with the great variety of wines, from Leonardtown to France.  Alfresco dining available on our sidewalk.

Braised Pork cheeks served with an apple mushroom sauce! (This dish is a melt in your mouth, get up and dance, and smack yourself in the head for not having eaten this earlier type of food!) with Randy Richie on Piano

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS -  41629 Courthouse Drive,  240-434-5495
Everything in the shop will be discounted 20%on entire purchase at Dragonfly Designs in the Weiner building.

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET --22696 Washington Street, 301-475-FUZZ
We are getting ready for Spring, with Carrie Lee Gissiner as our fiber artist for March. Carrie Lee sews and knits lovely products for children and adults. Come by to meet Carrie Lee and see her beautiful little girl’s dresses, knitting bags and accessories, purses, totes, and wallets, and so much more.

QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Featuring a Wine Tasting of 5 great wines from around the world! $5 fee. Swing by and sample some of our gourmet food items and pick up a class schedule. 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

OPAL FINE ART -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
“March On” March 6th, 2015 Opal Gallery Fine Art & Gifts will be exhibiting the work of both regional and nationally prominent artists and artisans. Among several artists whose work will be on exhibit are Charlie Hewitt, Sue Chappelear, Mary Ann Schindler, Martin Hughes, and Larry Chappelear. Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 6th from 5-8 pm.

Monday, January 12, 2015

February 2015 - Creative Hearts

The wonderful collaboration between St. Mary's Arts Council and Leonardtown Arts Center is providing our February theme - Creative HeARTs, a community art show.  Members of the wider community are invited to submit art for display at the Arts Center.  Doesn't that sound great!  Check here for more information

Highlights around town for February

ART, SHOPPING and FUN

GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOODS COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
Start your February First Friday at The Good Earth where there is plenty of parking. Lori of Natural Factors will be offering samples of the only vegan protein with PGX, an award winner, between 5 pm and 8 pm on the 6th. Go to www.naturalfactors.com for a coupon and come in to redeem it during our event!

LEONARDTOWN ARTS CENTER -- 22660Washington Street, upstairs
Creative HeARTs, A Community Art Show
Opening Reception on First Friday from 5PM to 8PM
A variety of artworks passionately created by local artists and inspired by the month of Love! 
Want to participate?  Register here!

NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
North End Gallery - 28th Annual Holiday Show   "Holiday Dreaming "

In February the North End Gallery will be holding their annual Invitational show which will run from February 3 until March 1, 2015. This year the theme is "Artists Inspirations". In addition to all of the regular North End Member Artists displaying their work there will also be work from over 30 invited artists. If you enjoy art this is a show you should not miss. Join us on February 6 for the First Friday Reception which is open to all. This First Friday celebration will be from 5 until 8 PM at the Gallery

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET --22696 Washington Street, 301-475-FUZZ
If you're looking for Something Special for Someone Special, then Fuzzy Farmers Market is the place to shop.  You'll find a wide array of handmade items ready for gift giving.  We offer luxurious scarves and shawls, jewelry, and quilts as well as goat's milk soap, textiles, and pottery.  Visit us to see what our cooperative of local woman artists and farmers are dreaming up and creating next!

CRAZY FOR EWE YARNS -- 22715 Washington St., 301-475-2744
Join us for a special First Friday Heart project from 5-8 p.m. Pink refreshments served, as always.  Share your favorite Crazy for Ewe yarns/patterns/projects on our facebook page all month - one lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive a $25 gift certificate.  Why? Because we're Crazy for Ewe!
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FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS & MUSIC- 41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859
5:00- 7:00 PM- Meet author D. R. Dobbins, who will be signing copies of Andros- The Infamous Exploits of John Gideon. "When a night of smuggling goes awry, there is only one man that can clean up the mess, John Gideon. Under the guise of a fishing trip, John and his clients, Mack Stevens and Tim Elliot, speed from Nassau’s bustling harbor. Their destination is a remote area to recover 40 bales of marijuana tossed from a small airplane a week prior. The site lies on the southeastern end of the largest Island in the Bahamian Archipelago, Andros. What seems a low risk venture becomes a struggle for survival."

ST. MARY'S MACARONI KID -- In the Leonardtown Arts Center
Stop by The Gallery in The Leonardtown Arts Center!

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Join us at Opal Art Gallery & Gifts on First Friday!  Opening Reception 5-8 pm,
Look for us just off The Square. Follow us on Facebook.  New Gallery hours  Wed - Sat from 11AM to 5PM.

THE HAIR COMPANY -- 22740 Washington Street, 301-475-5225

ST. MARY'S HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- On the Square
Stop by their Book Sale to purchase duplicate copies of books from their Research Center collection and back issues of the Chronicles of St. Mary's. books for sale.

THE CRAFT GUILD SHOP- 26005 Point Lookout Road, 301-997-1644
The Shop always showcases a variety of unique, handmade items of all kinds, as well a Maryland souvenirs and year-round Christmas displays -- made by dedicated local artisans.  The CGS is a co-op of diverse and dedicated local artisans and hand-crafters.  Visit them online at www.craftguildshop.com.

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
10% of your February purchasea go to Southern Maryland Community Resources!
Fine art, art for your home, recycled and repurposed furnishings and accessories ... always something new!  Great gift ideas.

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS -  41629 Courthouse Drive,  240-434-5495

LOLA BELLE CO -- 26288 Route 5, North  301-997-1797

TRUE VALUE HARDWARE--  25470 Point Lookout Rd, 301-475-5800  McKay's Shopping Center on Rt 5

S-KAPE SALON AND SPA -- 41675 Fenwick Street, 301-475-5113

WINE AND DESIGN  -- 41610 Fenwick Street, 240-925-7464

LIBATIONS AND DINING:


PORT OF LEONARDTOWN WINERY- off Rt. 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192
Kick off your February fun with the live music of Richard Wagner performing at the winery from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Stock up on your favorite wines while you are here because nothing warms the soul like a great MD award winning wine. Cost: Admission is free. $5 for wine tasting up to 6 wines and a souvenir glass. The Winery is open from Noon to 9PM on First Fridays for wine tastings of award winning wines. $5 tasting fee includes up to 6 wines and souvenir glass.  For more information and instant updates, see our website or like us on Facebook

BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860
Stop by Big Larry's on First Friday, February 6th, for one of our 12" signature subs -- such as our Steak & Cheese, Homemade Meatball, Italian Cold Cut, or the Chicken, Bacon, & Ranch! -- and receive a FREE COMBO, which comes with a drink, chips, and pickle on the side!

Dining inside with Big Larry's full menu including subs, burgers, 100% fruit smoothies, and Hershey's Premium Gold Ice Cream and more!


CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Café des Artistes is Leonardtown's original neighborhood bistro with French Country Charm, a casual and friendly atmosphere, fine food and excellent service.  Creative, comforting dishes are Classic French with an American flair and pair perfectly with the great variety of wines, from Leonardtown to France.  Alfresco dining available on our sidewalk.

YE OLDE TOWNE CAFE-  22865 Washington Street, 301-475-5151
Enjoy Home Cooking with a freshly made dessert at a reasonable price.  Family friendly every day!  Visit them on Facebook.

QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Come and enjoy our Wine Tasting - 4 great wines chosen each month to help you build on your wine knowledge while sampling some great values. $5 fee. Buy 4 and get FREE reusable Quality Street Wine Tote!

KEVIN'S CORNER KAFE- 41565 Park Avenue, 301-997-1260
First Friday seafood specials, salad bar, and homemade desserts.  Stuffed ham, steamed oysters, stuffed rockfish are regular features.  Kids Menu.   Party platters available.

THE FRONT PORCH - 22770 Washington Street, 301-997-1009
First Friday features seasonal delicious Front Porch dinner specials.  Cozy up with friends in the Back Room for your favorite bottle of wine, stop by for a delicious meal or homemade dessert.

Set within the Sterling House, we offer creative American Cuisine in a casual dining and cozy atmosphere.  The menu includes a broad selection of starters, soups, sandwiches, salads, and entrees.  We offer daily specials, feature seasonal ingredients, local produce, and boast an ever changing dessert menu.  The "back room" at The Front Porch showcases over 40 varieties of wine, while our bar presents Specialty Drinks, Boutique Beer, along with traditional cocktails.

BTB COFFEE BAR and SPEAKEASY --  41658 Fenwick Street, 301-475-2400
Always something fun in store at BTB Coffee Bar and Speakeasy.  Call in the "password" and enjoy a cocktail and delicious appetizers Behind the Bookcase.

THE REX -- 22695 Washington Street, 301-475-1512
Stop in this treasured Town landmark, newly renovated and open for business!  Enjoy your favorite libation at the bar, or try a delicious appetizer or light bite.

OGA'S ASIAN CUISINE -- 22745 Washington Street, 301-475-0188
Always open and serving up delicious First Friday meals!  Oga's offers a premium sake and sushi menu, lunch buffet, upscale seated dinner featuring popular and traditional Chinese and Japanese menu items, and carry-out.  CLICK HERE for valuable coupons!

OLDE TOWN PUB- Washington Street
Good times on First Fridays.  Relax after work, meet with friends, or come watch the big game on our giant 60-inch plasma TV.   Enjoy 14 beers on tap, your favorite mixed drinks using only premium spirits, and popular wines.  We have tasty appetizers and great meals for the entire family. Our traditional décor offers a welcoming atmosphere whether you’re celebrating a big event or winding down after a day at work. We look forward to serving you at the most popular nightspot in Southern Maryland.
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Friday, November 21, 2014

December First Friday


Highlights around town for December

ART, SHOPPING and FUN

GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOOD COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
Stop by The Good Earth on Friday, December 5th, from 5 pm until 8 pm for our First Friday event.  Our guest, A.J. will be sampling wine made from pesticide-free grapes.  Please take advantage of A.J.'s presence not only to taste the featured wines but to also learn about food and wine pairings for your festive meals throughout the year.  Start off your First Friday night with us first!  Happy Holidays!

LEONARDTOWN ARTS CENTER -- 22660Washington Street, upstairs
The Arts Center is open on First Friday for visitors from Noon to 8PM.  The Leonardtown Arts Center hosts a special Holiday Wrap with studio Julia Duncan.  Bring by your gifts to be wrapped for a nominal fee.  All proceeds benefit Hospice of St. Mary's.  Kids will enjoy FREE card making and creating a holiday hands-on project with St. Mary's Macaroni Kid.

ST. MARY'S MACARONI KID -- In the Leonardtown Arts Center
Stop by The Gallery in The Leonardtown Arts Center and create something fun for the holidays!

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET --22696 Washington Street, 301-475-FUZZ
It's time for the Bayly Alathea Design trunk show!  Come by and see the complete line of beautiful jewelry creations, and meet the maker, Jennifer Elmore.  If that isn't enough, Sue Sloan, our talented weaver and knitter extraordinaire and our fiber artist of the month, will be here to meet you.

If you're looking for Something Special for Someone Special, then Fuzzy Farmers Market is the place to shop.  You'll find a wide array of handmade items ready for gift giving.  We offer luxurious scarves and shawls, jewelry, and quilts as well as goat's milk soap, textiles, and pottery.  Visit us to see what our cooperative of local woman artists and farmers are dreaming up and creating next!

FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS & MUSIC- 41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859 Meet author Jonathan Nordstrom who will be signing copies of his children's books Sometimes Sleep and Shimmer from 5- 7 PM!

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Join us at Opal Art Gallery & Gifts for our Holiday Gift Show on First Friday!  Opening Reception 5-8 pm, December 5th at 41625 Park Avenue, Downtown Leonardtown.  Shop our gallery for limited edition and one-of-a-kind works of art sure to please those on your list during our Holiday Show, December 5th through January 3rd.

Look for us just off The Square. Follow us on Facebook.  New Gallery hours  Wed - Sat from 11AM to 5PM.

CRAZY FOR EWE YARNS -- 22715 Washington St., 301-475-2744
Join us for a special trunk show and yarn sampling of gorgeous Berroco Folio, a gorgeous superfine alpaca as soft and luxurious as cashmere.  We'll have beautiful garments worked in Folio for you to see and try on.

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NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
North End Gallery - 28th Annual Holiday Show   "Holiday Dreaming "

The holidays are almost here and our thoughts turn to family , friends and celebrations of the season. This year the North End Gallery will very proudly be presenting their 28th Annual Holiday Show which is titled  "Holiday Dreaming ". Join us as all of our Member Artists will be showing art work for you to enjoy.

We have gifts large and small and you may choose just the right gift for that special person.
The show will open on November 26th ( Just before Thanksgiving. ) and will run through the Holidays. The First Friday celebration will be from

5 until 8 PM on December 5th at the Gallery in Leonardtown.

THE HAIR COMPANY -- 22740 Washington Street, 301-475-5225

ST. MARY'S HISTORICAL SOCIETY -- On the Square
Stop by their Book Sale to purchase duplicate copies of books from their Research Center collection and back issues of the Chronicles of St. Mary's. books for sale.

THE CRAFT GUILD SHOP- 26005 Point Lookout Road, 301-997-1644
The Shop always showcases a variety of unique, handmade items of all kinds, as well a Maryland souvenirs and year-round Christmas displays -- made by dedicated local artisans.  The CGS is a co-op of diverse and dedicated local artisans and hand-crafters.  Visit them online at www.craftguildshop.com.

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
Fine art, art for your home, recycled and repurposed furnishings and accessories ... always something new!  Great gift ideas.

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS -  41629 Courthouse Drive,  240-434-5495

LOLA BELLE CO -- 26288 Route 5, North  301-997-1797

TRUE VALUE HARDWARE--  25470 Point Lookout Rd, 301-475-5800  McKay's Shopping Center on Rt 5

S-KAPE SALON AND SPA -- 41675 Fenwick Street, 301-475-5113

WINE AND DESIGN  -- 41610 Fenwick Street, 240-925-7464

LIBATIONS AND DINING:

CAFE des ARTISTES -- 41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Enjoy the sounds of Randy Richie on Piano
First Friday menu special is 'Cassoulet Toulousain"

Café des Artistes is Leonardtown's original neighborhood bistro with French Country Charm, a casual and friendly atmosphere, fine food and excellent service.  Creative, comforting dishes are Classic French with an American flair and pair perfectly with the great variety of wines, from Leonardtown to France.  Alfresco dining available on our sidewalk.

BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860 Dining inside with Big Larry's full menu including subs, burgers, 100% fruit smoothies, and Hershey's Premium Gold Ice Cream and more!

YE OLDE TOWNE CAFE-  22865 Washington Street, 301-475-5151
Enjoy Home Cooking with a freshly made dessert at a reasonable price.  Family friendly every day!  Visit them on Facebook.

PORT OF LEONARDTOWN WINERY- off Rt. 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192
Groove Span Duo will be performing at Port of Leonardtown Winery from 5:30-8:30pm.  Our featured artist in December is Christina Allen.

The Winery is open from Noon to 9PM on First Fridays for wine tastings of award winning wines. $5 tasting fee includes up to 6 wines and souvenir glass.  For more information and instant updates, see our website or like us on Facebook

QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Quality Street Kitchen - Stop by to sample some of our new food items, try before you buy. Holiday chocolates will be on display! Also don't miss out on our December Wine Tasting - 4 great wines, perfect around the holidays. $5 fee.

Come and enjoy our Wine Tasting - 4 great wines chosen each month to help you build on your wine knowledge while sampling some great values. $5 fee. Buy 4 and get FREE reusable Quality Street Wine Tote!

KEVIN'S CORNER KAFE- 41565 Park Avenue, 301-997-1260
First Friday seafood specials, salad bar, and homemade desserts.  Stuffed ham, steamed oysters, stuffed rockfish are regular features.  Kids Menu.   Party platters available.

THE FRONT PORCH - 22770 Washington Street, 301-997-1009
First Friday features seasonal delicious Front Porch dinner specials.  Cozy up with friends in the Back Room for your favorite bottle of wine, stop by for a delicious meal or homemade dessert.

Set within the Sterling House, we offer creative American Cuisine in a casual dining and cozy atmosphere.  The menu includes a broad selection of starters, soups, sandwiches, salads, and entrees.  We offer daily specials, feature seasonal ingredients, local produce, and boast an ever changing dessert menu.  The "back room" at The Front Porch showcases over 40 varieties of wine, while our bar presents Specialty Drinks, Boutique Beer, along with traditional cocktails.

BTB COFFEE BAR and SPEAKEASY --  41658 Fenwick Street, 301-475-2400
Always something fun in store at BTB Coffee Bar and Speakeasy.  Call in the "password" and enjoy a cocktail and delicious appetizers Behind the Bookcase.

THE REX -- 22695 Washington Street, 301-475-1512
Stop in this treasured Town landmark, newly renovated and open for business!  Enjoy your favorite pink libation at the bar, or try a delicious appetizer or light bite.

OGA'S ASIAN CUISINE -- 22745 Washington Street, 301-475-0188
Always open and serving up delicious First Friday meals!  Oga's offers a premium sake and sushi menu, lunch buffet, upscale seated dinner featuring popular and traditional Chinese and Japanese menu items, and carry-out.  CLICK HERE for valuable coupons!

OLDE TOWN PUB- Washington Street
Good times on First Fridays.  Relax after work, meet with friends, or come watch the big game on our giant 60-inch plasma TV.   Enjoy 14 beers on tap, your favorite mixed drinks using only premium spirits, and popular wines.  We have tasty appetizers and great meals for the entire family. Our traditional décor offers a welcoming atmosphere whether you’re celebrating a big event or winding down after a day at work. We look forward to serving you at the most popular nightspot in Southern Maryland.
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