Southern Maryland Rings in 2017 with Fun Family Events

Kimberly Bean
Published on December 27, 2016

Southern Maryland Rings in 2017 with Fun Family Events

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? Ring in the new year at one of these three fun events happening in Southern Maryland this weekend, Dec. 30, 2016, through Jan. 1, 2017.

122716-2017-01Countdown to Noon Year with the Kids!

Make some noise for the new year!

The Southern Branch of the Calvert County Library will host Countdown to Noon Year on Friday, Dec. 30, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at its branch at 13920 H. G. Trueman Road in Solomons.

Celebrate with stories, crafts, and more fun! The even ends with a noontime countdown and an apple juice toast.

122716-plunge-01Take the Plunge in North Beach

It’s that time of year again: Time for the Annual Polar Bear Plunge in North Beach! Are you brave enough to take a dip in the frigid Chesapeake Bay?

The Polar Bear Plunge will take place Sunday, Jan, 1, 2017, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the North Beach Waterfront. Whether you’ve lost a bet or are looking for a unique way to ring in the new year, you can’t beat this annual plunge!

All plungers will enjoy hot cocoa and marshmallows around the bonfire. Participants will also get a T-shirt and certificate.

For more information and pictures, visit

122716-annmarie-01Garden in Lights Ends Sunday

There are just a few more days to take a magical tour through the woods at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center’s annual Garden in Lights. Unique light displays will be scattered throughout the garden’s grounds. Play the Holiday I Spy Game, enjoy live music, or shop the Ornament Show and Sale.

Garden in Lights takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. most nights through Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Road in Dowell.

Cost is $6 age 5 and up; free for members and children under 4. For more information, visit

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