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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Monday, November 10, 2014

November First Friday - A Grateful Harvest - Share the Bounty


Join The Leonardtown Business Association on November 7th from 5PM to 8PM for


We will be collecting non-perishable food for local food banks, and you have the opportunity to win a wonderful basket full of gifts from Leonardtown Business Association (LBA) members.  

The LBA is truly grateful for you, our art-loving community

Please join us in supporting the arts in Leonardtown and in helping those less fortunate.  




Highlights around town for
A Grateful Harvest 

ART, SHOPPING and FUN:
   
NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
First Friday reception to celebrate its new exhibit, "Art in Music"  


"Dancing Feet" - Nadine Chicoine 
Art and music often go hand in hand and the artists of the North End Gallery have endeavored to show that unique combination in their November Show.  Titled "Art in Music " they will create works that have been inspired by  a special piece of music.
The show will run from November 4th until November  23rd. The First Friday reception will be on November 7th from 5 until 8 PM at the Gallery.






GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOOD COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
Come by on Friday, November 7, from 5 pm until 8 pm to learn about TheraNeem products, a new product line for The Good Earth.  Cynthia is our guest and she will be here to introduce you to Neem.  Neem has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic applications which have been validated in more than 100 university and research center studies around the world.  To know more about this featured product line, go to www.organixsouth.com for detailed information.  A healthy immune system requires daily preventative action so stop by to learn about possible ways to help yourself at our November First Friday!


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
Suzette Shaw, our artist of the month, has a special talent in decorative painting. Whether it’s her wineglasses, clay flower pots, clothing, or even furniture, Suzette’s lovely and whimsical designs are sure to make you smile.

From finely crafted to fun and funky, Fuzzy Farmers Market offers locally, handmade gifts and products. You’ll find luxurious scarves and shawls, chain-mail jewelry, goat’s milk soap, textiles, pottery, quilts, and baby items.  See how we upcycle discarded objects into fabulous bags, jewelry, garden art, and more. Visit us to find out what our cooperative of local women artists and farmers are dreaming up and creating next!


THE LEONARDTOWN ARTS CENTER -- 22660Washington Street, upstairs
The Arts Center is open on First Friday for visitors from Noon to 8PM.  Stop by in December for The Holiday Wrap with studio Julia Duncan.  All proceeds to benefit Hospice of St. Mary's.   Bring in a gift to be wrapped, prices range from $3 to $7 and includes your choice of paper, ribbon and gift tag.  Kids can create their own holiday gift cards.  Enjoy The Variety Show hanging in The Gallery while you wait!
 


FENWICK STREET USED BOOKS & MUSIC41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859 5:00- 7:00 PMMeet author D. R. Dobbins 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."

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
Join us for an opening reception from 5-8 pm during First Friday, A Grateful Harvest—Share the Bounty on November 7, 2014.  Help us and support our local food banks by donating a non-perishable food item.  For each donation you will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a gift basket filled with items from participating businesses. Donations accepted at the gallery October 31st-November 21st.


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

CRAZY FOR EWE -- 22715 Washington St., 301-475-2744


Noro Cowl
Join us for a fun new project featuring Noro yarn. This cute cowl is knit in chunky Obi and works up quickly.  A perfect gift for someone to whom you are grateful and want to share the bounty of your knitting.  

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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 SHOP26005 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 Road, 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 specials
Butternut Squash Soup
Bison Tenderloin 

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.






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. 

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QUALITY STREET KITCHENS- 41625 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0700
Join us for a Wine Tasting - 4 great wines from all over including some great holiday wines, $5 fee. Special:  In honor of Share the Bounty on First Friday, please bring a non-perishable food item. We will be collecting this for the local food bank and for anyone making a donation, we will discount any wine purchase by $1 per bottle. Please support this very worthy cause!


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. 


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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 PUBWashington 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.