Thursday, October 2, 2014

THINK PINK! First Friday October

Join The Leonardtown Business Association on October 3rd from 5PM to 8PM

 (In the event of rain on Pink Friday, all outdoor components
 to include The Hot Toddies and Uplifiting Designs Bra Art will be relocated into 
The Leonardtown Arts Center, Upstairs at
22660 Washington Street, Across from Winegardner Automotive)

Enjoy live Music on The Square with

Patty Dorsch, vocals and guitar; 
Sheila Mattingly-Wallo, vocals; 
Rosemarie Stanek, vocals and percussion, 
Lissie Deere, vocals and keyboards


Share on the Square with 
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital.

Help us support Breast Cancer Awareness Programs and Cancer Support Programs at
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital


Vote for your favorite Bra Art by making a donation during Pink Friday.  Uplifting Designs will be displayed at Jeannie's Park.


Purchase one of local artist,
Candy Cummings' whimsical Cancer Hats
 to TOP IT OFF for Cancer Support Programs. 
LBA Merchants around town don these creative toppers on First Friday. 

Suggested donation $25, made payable to
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital.


Highlights around town for 
Pink Friday:

NORTH END GALLERY  41652 Fenwick Street, 301-475-3130
First Friday reception to celebrate two new exhibits:
"Epstein's Zoological Exposition," featuring Artist, Linda Epstein; and "Masquerade, Magic or Myth," an All Member Show

Epstein's Zoological Exposition
After an expedition lasting more than a year, exploring the byways of her neighborhood - with a few excursions further afield , Linda M. Epstein is pleased to present an exhibition of small paintings  resulting from her observations of the fauna within a mile of her home, including noted exceptions. The exposition will hang in the middle room of the Gallery.

"The Splendid White Tail Buck,"
Linda M. Epstein

Masquerade - Magic or Myth
This exhibit peeks behind the mysterious world of the hidden unknown. Look into or beyond to see the artists interpretation.Explore mystical secrets behind the mask, Halloween magic , mystery and folklore. This show is a bit of October fun for all.

"His Hearts Delight," Nicole Stewart

GOOD EARTH NATURAL FOOD COMPANY -- 41765 Park Avenue, 301-475-1630
Having a healthy immune system is imperative for overall well being.  Stop by on Pink Friday for a special event to help you in your wellness journey.  Special guest Andy of Barleans talks about healthy fats, and why these fats are essential to every cell in your body.  Learn about this company's commitment to non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) certified foods.  Visit to learn more about this program and their products.

ST. MARY'S MACARONI KID -- on the lawn on the Square
(Fun for Kids)
Stop by our tent and create something perfectly pink!

YELLOW DOOR ART STUDIOS -- 22795 Washington Street, 240-925-1888
(Fun for Kids)
Stop by Yellow Door and create your own Topper!  Participate in the evenings workshop and make a wonderful, whimsical hat to take home!  $10 fee per hat.

FUZZY FARMERS MARKET – 22696 Washington Street, 301-475-3899
TOP IT OFF on display

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! 

THE LEONARDTOWN ARTS CENTER -- 22660Washington Street, upstairs
The Arts Center is open on First Friday for visitors from Noon to 8PM.   
41655A Fenwick Street, 301-475-2859-
Come and meet Ellynne Brice David and Joyce Judd as they sign copies of Halloween Fright on a Chesapeake Night and the Top Tomato Cookbook! 5:00 to 7:00 PM

OPAL FINE ART, Gallery and Gifts -- 41625 Park Avenue, 301-884-2356
TOP IT OFF on display

First Friday Artist Reception and Opening Exhibit, "Waterworks," an collection of art from Maryland Artist, Annie Compton.  Exhibit on display through October 31.

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
Step out of the box and think Pink Streaks!  Fun temporary hair color in a variety of pink shades.  Service only takes 5 minutes, no washing or drying necessary.  1 Streak for $15 or 2 for $25.  Proceeds benefit our Pink Friday Cause!

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
TOP IT OFF on display    
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
TOP IT OFF on display
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
Large assortment of hand-painted jewelry, mixed media paintings, and unique gifts for all occasions.

LOLA BELLE CO -- 26288 Route 5, North  301-997-1797
The Lola Gals celebrate the brand new expansion of this home furnishings and unique accessories and gifts boutique!  

TRUE VALUE HARDWARE--  25470 Point Lookout Road, 301-475-5800  McKay's Shopping Center on Rt 5
Special end of the season sales and items you can stock up on to get your home and gardens fall and winter ready.

CRAZY FOR EWE -- 22715 Washington St., 301-475-2744
TOP IT OFF on display
Join us for a fun new project to support Breast Cancer.  Our exclusive pattern, Flames of Strength Slouch hat, was designed by Ginni Stein.  All proceeds from pattern sales will be donated to the Pink Friday cause.   Hat is worked on US size 6, and 7, 16" circular needles.  

S-KAPE SALON AND SPA -- 41675 Fenwick Street, 301-475-5113
Mystic Melissa will be taking Reading Appointments on Pink Friday from 2PM to 6PM.  Customers can book online at or by calling 301-475-5113.  Performing acoustic music in the Salon from 6PM to 8PM, enjoy Come Back Iris.  Partake in FREE services in exchange for donations to the Pink Friday cause.  Also, 10% of retail sales (including hot tools) will be donated to MedStar St. Mary's Cancer Support Programs.  Think Pink ... Think S-Kape!

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


BIG LARRY'S COMIC BOOK CAFE -- 22745 Washington Street 301-475-1860 
TOP IT OFF on display       (Fun for Kids)

Big Larry's is going all out for Pink Friday.  Stop in and sip a FREE sample of their rich and creaming, Pink Strawberry Milk Shakes.  Be a SuperHero by making a donation to the PInk Friday Cause to receive a personalized Pink Ribbon and help decorate the storefront windows.

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

41655 Fenwick Street, 301-997-0500

Enjoy our Sidewalk Seating and Culinary Creations.

Pink Friday Lunch and Dinner Specials:
Pink Salmon Paupiette - rolled and stuffed with wild mushrooms & served with Pink dill beurre blanc
Pink (White Chocolate) Mousse - topped with creme chantilly, served in a flute glass you can keep!
Slipper Lobster Bites - breaded, fried and served with a pink & tasty remoulade 

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 
TOP IT OFF on display
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

Celebrate the beginning of cooler weather outside on the Patio with live music from 5:30PM to 8PM., featuring  The Craig Gildner Trio.
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
TOP IT OFF on display
Available on Pink Friday, National Breast Cancer Collection Chocolate Bars and Peanut Tins.  Proceeds will benefit this very worthy cause.  First Friday Wine Tastings ... 5 delicious wines from all over, $5 per person.

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. 

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.

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. 





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