Skip into Fall in Southern Maryland This Weekend, Oct. 12-14, 2018

Kimberly Bean
Published on October 5, 2018

Skip into Fall in Southern Maryland This Weekend, Oct. 12-14, 2018

Kick up your heels and enjoy the best the season has to offer in Southern Maryland! There’s lots going on in the region, including these three events happening this weekend, Oct. 12-14, 2018.

St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds Hosts Barn Party

Kick off fall with a good, old fashioned barn party!

The event will take place Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. Tickets are $8 (suggested donation) and must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Tap your feet to live country music by True Blue Country, twirl your partner around the dance floor, and enjoy a catered pulled pork meal. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, photo booth, and door prizes!

Tickets are available for purchase at all St. Mary’s County senior activity centers, while supplies last.

For more information, call 301-475-4200, ext. 1050.

Sample Local Food at Harvest Taste of Solomons

Discover something new in historic Solomons!

The annual Harvest Taste of Solomons will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout Solomons’ town center. Local restaurants will showcase their food and beverage with tastings throughout the day.

Tickets are $5 per tasting and may be purchased at any of the participating businesses. Proceeds benefit the Solomons Business Association’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display.

For more information and a list of participating restaurants and businesses, visit

(Image via Solomons Business Association website.)

Visit the Dark Side of Maryland’s First Capital City

Are you brave enough to tour Historic St. Mary’s City – after dark?

The living history museum will host a series of evening tours titled “Adults Only Tour of Town Center: Murder, Magic, and Mayhem.” The one-hour tour dramatizes the darker side of the colony. You’ll find superstition and suspicion!

The tours will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tours begin at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Meet at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary to begin the tour.

The tour is designed for patrons age 18 and older. ID is required.

Cost is $20 per person and $15 for Friends members. Register in advance at; space is limited.

For more information, call (240) 895-4990, email [email protected] , or visit

(Image via Historic St. Mary’s City on Facebook.)

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