On the Friday I popped into Sweet Dreams Candy Shoppe in St. Leonard, it was difficult to tell that it was less than two weeks until Christmas. There was no hustle and bustle of people frantically trying to get their shopping done. In fact, there were few cars at all in the center of town.
Every year in November, Jefferson Patterson Park hosts an American Indian Heritage Day in the Indian Village and, like the other events they sponsor, it’s hands-on, educational, and fun. I took my parents and girls this year and learned that, depending on your interest, this festival can keep you entertained for 40 minutes or 4
All year I’ve been stopping by local produce stands and visiting farms, learning about them while filling my table with local foods. So these places weren’t new for me, but the Calvert County Farm Festival was and a driving tour through farm country sounded like a great outing. Held rain or shine, I picked the
Until living in Maryland, historical reenactment were events I’d only seen on television. In all honesty, they looked boring, but then I moved to historically rich Calvert County and attended my first battle reenactment at Jefferson Patterson Park. It’s anything but boring. The reenactments happen in a large field during certain times of day, so
I first discovered Jefferson Patterson Park on a winter day when all the museums were closed and the archaeologists weren’t digging. It was quiet, but the gates were open, so we parked in the empty parking lot and walked around exploring the path to the Indian Village and down along the water’s edge. It was