Here is your list of important meetings and events taking place this week:

Monday: St. Mary’s County Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Leonardtown. The commission will hold a public hearing on Section 5 of the Woods at Myrtle Point subdivision. Agenda:

Tuesday: Commissioners of St. Mary’s County business meeting begins at 9 a.m. in their meeting room in Leonardtown. The commissioners will also hold a public hearing on the proposed ordinance on Commercial Dock Use at 6:30 p.m. Full agenda:

Saturday: Sotterley Farmers Market. Purchase the best quality local home-grown vegetables, fruit, and plants, as well as unique, hand-crafted items. After buying wonderful local produce, stay to take advantage of the site’s beauty, nature trails, and history. Visitors need only to check in at the Visitor Center, then they can enjoy themselves hiking and touring the site – and remember that Sotterley members get in free! Leashed dogs are welcome on the nature trails. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sotterley Plantation in Hollywood. Info:

Open Barn at Greenwell State Park. Meet with Greenwell’s horses, watch riding lessons, and learn about the Greenwell Foundation’s equestrian programs. 9 a.m. – noon. 25420 Rosedale Manor Lane, Hollywood, Info:

Park Rock Festival. 2018 marks the 16th year for Park Rock Festival! This year will feature an exciting lineup of local, regional, and national bands. PRF2018 brings together the Power Jam Music Alliance bands in one huge outdoor community event. The PJMA members are musicians who share their musical talent to better the community welfare. The band member base extends across the US and Canada. St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. Event info and tickets:

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