News Release, Leonardtown Business Association
Leonardtown, MD- Bring your family and friends out for a special evening on First Friday! There will be one-day-only specials offered at participating shops and restaurants, Open Studios & Workshops at the art studios, Opening Reception at the galleries, and much. Much more.
Also featured will be the audience participation Drum Circle in full swing from 7-8 PM indoors at the Town Hall at 22660 Washington St. Come feel the beat, all ages and skill levels are welcome for this free event, doors open at 6:30 PM. Hosted by the SoMar Drummers and St. Mary’s County Arts Council. Bring your percussion instrument or borrow one there.
Shepherd’s Old Field Market will be open offering a variety of shopping opportunities from over 50 different stores and services, there will be live music at the Port of Leonardtown Winery, an Opening Reception at the North End Gallery for their new show “Travels In Art” and other featured activities, too many to list here!
North End Gallery will be hosting a special ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 PM in celebration of their newly renovated exterior made possible by the Leonardtown Façade Improvement Grant.
Students from the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) Capstone at Chopticon High School will be featured at a special Art Share Series program from 5:30-6:30 PM at St. Mary’s County Arts Council.
Shops and restaurants will be open late for dining, desserts, and dancing at some locations! Check the “Leonardtown First Fridays” Facebook page for details about specific events in Downtown and beyond, we look forward to seeing you on March 6th! Contact info: email Jen Stotler at [email protected] or call (301) 247-7611. #LeonardtownFF
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