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RESCHEDULED: Riverside WineFest at Sotterley Plantation
The Riverside Winefest at Sotterley Plantation has been rescheduled to November 7-8, 2015 due to safety concerns relating to high winds and rains forecasted for this coming weekend. All ticket holders should save their tickets for the rescheduled date. For more information, visit

Fall Fun in St. Mary's
There is lots of fun to be had in St. Mary's as the leaves change and the weather turns cooler! 
Corn Mazes: Forrest Hall Farm Crazy Corn Maze and the Bowles Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm offer fall fun for the whole family, with crazy corn mazes, lots of produce and pumpkins, farm animals, hayrides, food & more.
Antique Tractor Parade: See restored tractors from Southern Maryland's past at the Antique Tractor Parade in downtown Leonardtown. LEARN MORE.
Farm Markets: Eat Local and support local farmers & growers at any of St. Mary’s County farmer’s markets, where you can find a variety of seasonal produce, meats, dairy, baked goods & more. LEARN MORE.
For more fall and seasonal events and happenings around St. Mary's, CLICK HERE.

Joaquin Storm Thread; Info, Warnings, Closings, etc...
Up to date information about Hurricane Joaquin and how it will affect the Southern Maryland area. Be prepared for flooding and power outages.

The Great Big Home And Remodeling Show
Saturday, October 10, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, October 11, 10am - 5pm
Capitol Clubhouse, Waldorf

NEW THIS YEAR: FREE food tasting and samples from local restaurants, including Chick-Fil-A, Famous Dave's, All American Steakhouse, Port Tobacco Restaurant, Dunkin' Donuts, Lefty's BBQ, Silver Diner, and Elena's Deli!
This event is sponsored by Home Depot, who will be offering DIY classes at the show and raffling off door prizes. Each day the first 100 guests will receive a FREE bucket!
Don't miss this event! A great opportunity to take advantage of show specials on thousands of Home and Leisure products and services. Over 100 exhibitors will be demonstrating their latest products and offering unbeatable show pricing under one roof. Don't miss out on this Great Big opportunity to get expert advice and save thousands of dollars on your next purchase for your home!
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Blood Donation Opportunities October 1 - 15
Click for blood drive information in your county and visit the Red Cross for more information about donating blood.

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We Got Games!
Six new games for your time-wasting enjoyment! Build the perfect burger, or save the world from evil - guaranteed to keep you glued to your computer for far too long.

Leave Your Condolences in the Obituaries
By popular demand, each obituary listing now includes a comment feature for condolences and memories of the deceased to help memorialize those who've left us and console their loved ones.

Check Out Our NEW Classifieds!
You asked for it and now it's here! We have upgraded the classifieds to include new features that have been frequently requested by the community. These include:
  • The ability to post multiple ads, including photos and options, and check out one time;
  • Ability to renew ads within a generous time period, including extending ads that haven't yet expired;
  • You will be able to change your contact information in your existing ads;
  • Share your ads on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter;
  • A FREE photo with every ad;
  • And the ability to fund your account for future advertising.
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