Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Merry Go Round Leonardtown. May First Friday!

Lions and Tigers and Bears!  Oh My!
Stroll Around Town and Enjoy the 
Carousel Creatures on Display

The LBA is proud to host the Southern Maryland Carousel Group, featuring 15+ hand carved, hand painted one-of-a-kind carousel creatures!  Pick up a Merry-Go-Round map at participating merchants and view these incredibly artistic creations. 

On display First Friday through May 15th.

Enjoy Live Music on The Square
with Ritmo Cache'
The Premiere Latin Jazz Ensemble from
The College of Southern Maryland

What's on the schedule for 
May 2nd First Friday:

NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
Stop by for our First Friday reception beginning at 5PM for "T to Tea"!  Gallery artists will look at artworks that focus on all things that begin with the letter "T"!  

Following First Friday, on Sunday May 4th,  join us for an afternoon tea at 3PM. Enjoy art and refreshments and a brief tea related program.  Seating is limited, call 301-475-3130 for reservations.

"Tea for Three"  by Ann Crain

LIGHTFOOT MASSAGE -- 22530 Washington Street at The Wharf, 757-718-3626
Excite the senses by creating your own signature scent during our First Friday program,  Exclusive Aromatherapy Workshop, Creating Your Own Perfume.  To register
Click Here.  Each participant will take home one crystal perfume bottle and some incense sticks.    Yiang yiang, Jasmine, and vanilla infused jojoba available as perfume base.  Fee based.

Learn more about special events and "Like" Lightfoot on Facebook.

off Route 5 at 23190 Newtowne Neck Road , 301-690-2192

The Winery is open from Noon to 9PM on First Fridays for wine tastings of award winning wines and for viewing local art. $5 tasting fee includes up to 6 wines and souvenir glass. 

May's live music:  On the patio from 5:30PM to 8:30PM.
For more information and instant updates, see our website or like us on Facebook.  

CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805 
Caught My Eye celebrates birthdays for two of the artists at the store.  Caught My Eye will feature their handmade art and or antique and vintage finds.

Beverly Adams will set up outside the store with her one of a kind creations.  Part of the proceeds from her sales outdoors will go to her favorite charity (TBD).

Tas McWilliams will donate 10% of her vintage and antique furniture marked "CME" towards text book funds for student(s) at College of Southern Maryland.

YELLOW DOOR ART STUDIO --  22795 Washington Street  240-925-1888
Celebrate spring with us!  Stop by Yellow Door and get creative!  Now registering summer camp programs.

CAFE des ARTISTES41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
First Friday's Dinner Special:  

Randy Richie on Piano!

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.

FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS and MUSIC 41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859- 

Welcome author Dawna Diaz, who sign copies of her book Veil Stories from 5- 7 PM!

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET – 22696 Washington Street, 301-475-3899

Indulge with goat’s milk soap, unique jewelry, handmade items and luxurious scarves and shawls.  Fill your home with hand painted accents as well as fabulous textiles and pottery.  You'll see how we upcycle discarded objects into fabulous and fun bags, jewelry and more.  Visit us to find out what our cooperative of local women artists and farmers are dreaming up and creating next! 

41675 Park Ave, 301-475-1630 
Wynne from Forever Eden will be sharing her passion for pure skincare products at The Good Earth on First Friday, May 2nd, from 5pm-8pm. The Forever Eden Collection is hand crafted in Southern Maryland from 100% Certified Organic ingredients and features skincare and specialty products for men, women, children, and the home. 

Come by the Good Earth to meet Wynne and try the Forever Eden skincare line. Stock up on your favorite Forever Eden products or try something new – all Forever Eden products will be 20% off from 5pm-8pm. 

KEVIN'S CORNER KAFE- 41565 Park Avenue, 301-997-1260
Enjoy Kevin's seafood specials on First Friday.  All you can eat crab legs for $34.99 per person.   Brand New Salad Bar! 
Festive and fun patio seating!

Family friendly ... kids menu.  Enjoy homemade desserts.  Stuffed ham, steamed oysters, stuffed rockfish are regular features.   Party platters available.

OPAL FINE ART -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Enjoy our invitational show  "Poetic License"; show runs through April 26th. 

Look for us just off The Square.  For more information on our other holiday events, call 301-438-1629 or email, and follow us on Facebook.  Extended Gallery hours are Tues and Wed  -- Noon to 6PM,  Thurs thru Sat --11AM to 5PM, Sunday -- Noon to 4PM.

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. 

Click here to view today's specials.

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. 

QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Stop in on First Friday for a wonderful tasting of 4 hand-picked wines for your enjoyment, 5:30 to 8 pm. $5 fee. NEW - we have recently added AK Chocolates into our store. These are a superior quality, European style chocolate perfect for any occasion.

BTB COFFEE BAR and SPEAKEASY --  41658 Fenwick Street, 301-475-2400
Do you know the password?  Always something fun in store at BTB Coffee Bar and Speakeasy.  Stop by an enjoy the fire pit and make your own s'mores.  We have all the fixin's on hand!

BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860 
Eat, Drink, and make it a Super Spring!  Enjoy a Hershey's Premium Gold Ice Cream treat on First Friday as you stroll around Merry Go Round Leonardtown!

CRAZY FOR EWE 22715 Washington Street, 301-475-2744
We've got a great new project for First Friday  ... details TBD.

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!  

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 Stop by and see decorated carousel horse on display and pick up $1 off coupon for wine tasting at Winery on Saturday, May 3.

WALTERS ART GALLERY -- 41630 Courthouse Drive
Gallery Hours on First Friday are from Noon to 8PM.

Please visit these other LBA members websites for specials and participation:

BELLA MUSIC SCHOOL -- 41665 Fenwick Street, 301-247-2602
Visit with music instructors and learn about Bella's various classes and programs.

LEONARDTOWN ARTS CENTER- 22660 Washington Street, Second Floor
Like the L.A.C. on Facebook!  The LAC is located across from Winegardner Automotive.  Look for the building with the Green awning ... we're upstairs!

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS -  41629 Courthouse Drive,  240-434-5495
This enthusiast group of film lovers bring film and theatrical events to Leonardtown.

LEONARDTOWN NUTRITION -- Rt 5 (next to Food Lion)  240-309-4005
Like us on Facebook.  Be sure to visit and subscribe!  

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. 

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

SALSA'S MEXICAN CAFE - 25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-997-0442

TRUE VALUE HARDWARE--  25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-475-5800

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.