If you’re looking to treat your date to something great in Southern Maryland this weekend, check out these fun tasting and dinner events! They’re all happening this weekend, Feb. 23-25, 2018.
Try Local Wines and Learn About Saving Local Land
Do you want to learn more about land conservation in Southern Maryland?
The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust will host a Wine Meet & Greet on Friday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Port of Leonardtown Winery, 23190 Newtowne Neck Road in Leonardtown.
The event is the perfect opportunity to socialize, drink local wines, and learn more about saving land. Conservation professionals and PTLT staff and board members will be on hand to talk with you about the benefits of area land conservation. Find out whether your property might benefit from a conservation easement.
New board member David Moulton will lead a short discussion about the critical connections between land conservation and the variety of birds still present in St. Mary’s County, particularly open grassland species. Moulton, an avid birder, is the field trip coordinator for the Southern Maryland Audubon Society and also serves on the board of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Sample the Spirits of Southern Maryland at the Pax Museum
Where does the “right stuff” meet the “strong stuff”? At the second annual Spirits of Maryland: Southern Maryland!
The tasting event will take place Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. It is hosted by the Maryland Distillers Guide, the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce, and the St. Mary’s County Department of Tourism.
At least 13 distilleries will be participating from all over the state. They will offer tastings and the opportunity to purchase their craft spirits. Cost is $55 for VIP admission and $45 for general admission. Your ticket includes full access to the museum, live entertainment, light appetizers, and more.
Four sessions are available. For tickets and more information, visit https://marylandspirits.org/.
Pair Wines and Chocolates for a Good Cause
Which wines and chocolates go best together?
Find out on Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Wine Tasting and Chocolate Pairing. The event will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. at Neeld Estates Clubhouse, 5120 Shore Dr. in Huntingtown.
The afternoon features wine tasting by Traveling Vineyard paired with delicious chocolate treats. Wine will also be available to order and various local vendors will be on hand for shopping. There will also be a 50-50 raffle.
Cost is $15 per person. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Calvert County and Heather Heath’s run fort Mardi Gras Queen 2018. Space is limited.
Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wine-tasting-and-chocolate-pairing-tickets-42696879516?aff=efbeventtix to purchase tickets.
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