Honor Veterans and Find Family Fun this Weekend in Southern Maryland, Nov. 10-12, 2017

Kimberly Bean
Kimberly Bean
Published on November 6, 2017

It’s sure to be a fun fall weekend in Southern Maryland this weekend! With Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, many schools and government offices are closed on Friday. Honor the nation’s veterans or have fun with the family at these events this weekend, Nov. 10-12, 2017.

Ceremony and Parade Mark Veterans Day

Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor and express gratitude to those who have served in the nation’s armed forces, is Saturday, and there are events throughout Southern Maryland. In Leonardtown, a Veterans Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. on the town square. The parade features marching bands, military unites, bagpipers, dancers, horses, scouts, antique cars, and a wreath-laying ceremony.

In Chesapeake Beach, the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 1 p.m. at Veterans Park, which is located at the intersection of Routes 250 and 261 in Chesapeake Beach. After the ceremony, the legion will be open for an open house until 4 p.m. The legion is located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East in Chesapeake Beach. For more information, call 410-257-9878 or visit http://www.alpost206.org/.

There are also spaghetti dinners and library events planned for Veterans Day. See more events at KimberlyBean.com.

Marine Museum Joins the Maryland STEM Festival

Friday is STEM Festival Friday at the Calvert Marine Museum!

The festival is taking place from Oct. 31 to Nov. 12 across Maryland as museums and schools spread the word about STEM: science, technology, engineering, and math. The marine museum will host its STEM Festival Friday on Friday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The day will feature STEM activities with a Southern Maryland twist! Ongoing learning sessions that day include exploring simple machines to make work on a boat easier, the aerodynamics of sailing, and explorations of buoyancy. The festival events are free with museum admission.

For more information, visit http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/. To learn more about the Maryland STEM Festival, visit https://marylandstemfestival.org/.

(Image via Calvert Marine Museum on Facebook.)

Start Your Holiday Shopping at the Unique Boutique

The holidays will be here before you know it – have you started shopping yet?

This weekend is a great time to start! The 44th Annual Unique Boutique will take place Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at Calvert High School in Prince Frederick.

Unique Boutique brings together the works of the region’s most talented artisans showcasing their one-of-a-kind handmade creations. Admission and parking is free, and door prizes will be given away every hour.

To learn more, visit www.uniqueboutiquesomd.com.

(Image via Unique Boutique on Facebook.)

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