Friday, July 18, 2014

Leonardtown is feeling a little Beachy!

Kick Off Your Shoes and
 Stay A While For ...

Join the Leonardtown Business Association 
as we help Kick Off 
Beach Party Weekend!

Miles from Clever heatin' things up 
with some cool tunes.  
Bring your blanket or chair and kick back!

5pm to 8pm all around Leonardtown

Highlights around town for 
August 1st, First Friday:


GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOOD COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
Feeling good! Flip Flop FF features Millstone Cellar's hard cider and mead, plus A.J. Ramsey of Bacchus will be on site to answer your questions.  Join us for handcrafted, Maryland-made libations with artisanal, seasonal blends.

CAFE des ARTISTES41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500
Enjoy our Sidewalk Seating at sunset and enjoy the live music on the Square.

Special menu:  Sautéed Soft Shells, Grilled Duck Breast with Peach Sauce, and Dessert -- Fry Wrap with Banana and Caramel Cheese Cake!

Entertainment by Nathaniel Ssilberschlag, 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.
KEVIN'S CORNER KAFE- 41565 Park Avenue, 301-997-1260
All you can eat crab legs $38.99  Happy Steamers:  1/2 doz male crabs, 1lb snow crab legs, 1lb steamed shrimp with a side for $43.99  Family friendly ... kids menu.  Enjoy homemade desserts.  Stuffed ham, steamed oysters, stuffed rockfish are regular features.   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. 

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. 

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. $5 tasting fee includes up to 6 wines and souvenir glass. 

Live Music on the Patio with Harmony Grit.   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 
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.

QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Wine Tasting. $5 wine tasting fee, per person.  Stop by before you enjoy the Jam on the Square!

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. 
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. 

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! July 4th Special Hours: noon to 8 pm

NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
August's heat  brings the dog days of summer, and the NEG bring you one of our favorite shows, "Canine Daze/Feline Nights."  This exhibit covers both the heat that bedraggles us and the pets that uplift our spirits.  Opening reception with light refreshments.  This show run through August 31st.

"Calico Rest" by Karen Russell

WINE AND DESIGN  -- 41610 Fenwick Street, 240-925-7464
Moms and Teens Sunflower Workshop @ 6:30pm.  Registration required to create unique sunflower paintings.  $60 per pair. 

41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859

Jennifer Foxworthy book signing Tomorrow My Sunshine Will Come: Memoirs of Women Who Survived Domestic Violence

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Look for us just off The Square. Opening reception on Flip Flop First Friday.  Follow us on Facebook.  New Gallery hours  Wed - Sat from 11AM to 5PM.

Farmer Finch's Produce Stand -- at Jeannie's Park next to Fuzzy Farmers.
Open late for fresh produce.  Stop by!

The CRAFT GUILD SHOP- 26005 Point Lookout Road, 301-997-1644
Stop in and check out our new items! Registration ongoing for summer classes.

 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  
CAUGHT MY EYE -- 22760 Washington Street, Unit #1, 301-475-6805
The early bird catches the worm ... or beach gift!  First 5 shoppers spending $20 or more will receive a special beach themed surprise!

S-KAPE SALON and SPA -- 41675 Fenwick Street, 301-475-5113
Mystic Melissa joins the Flip Flop fun from 2PM to 8PM offering 15 and 30 minute intuitive readings for $25 and $39.  Enjoy refreshments, product sales and giveaways from 5PM to 8PM. Don't forget we offer manicures and pedicures on a regular basis, in addition to other spa services.

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

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

DRAGONFLY DESIGNS -  41629 Courthouse Drive,  240-434-5495
Large assortment of hand-painted jewelry, mixed media paintings, and unique gifts for all occasions. 

WALTERS ART GALLERY -- 41630 Courthouse Drive

BELLA MUSIC SCHOOL -- 41665 Fenwick Street, 301-247-2602
Visit with music instructors and learn about Bella's various classes and programs.
This enthusiast group of film lovers bring film and theatrical events to Leonardtown.
SALSA'S MEXICAN CAFE - 25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-997-0442

GUENTHER'S BISTRO AND FINE WINE -- 25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-475-8989
TRUE VALUE HARDWARE--  25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-475-5800