Monday: St. Mary’s County Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Leonardtown. A public hearing will be held on a concept site plan for Southpoint Church. Agenda: (Meeting subject to cancellation due to winter weather)

Tuesday: Commissioners of St. Mary’s County begin the day with a joint meeting with the St. Mary’s County Board of Education at their offices on Moakley Street in Leonardtown. The commissioners will then hold their regular business meeting in their Leonardtown meeting room at 11 a.m. The commissioners wrap up their day by hosting a joint meeting with the St. Mary’s County delegation at 6 p.m. Complete agenda:

Wednesday: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Board meets at 7 p.m. Agenda:

Thursday: St. Mary’s County Alcohol Beverage Board meets at 1 p.m. in Leonardtown. Agenda:

St. Mary’s County Board of Appeals will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Agenda: 

Friday: Holiday Madrigal Dinners at Historic St. Mary’s City. Herald the holiday season with feasting, firelight, friends and beautiful music in the lavishly decorated Reconstructed State House of 1676. Reservations Required. Historic St. Mary’s City Visitor Center, St. Mary’s City. 6 – 10 p.m. (4 dates through December 15). Info:

Saturday: Third Saturday at the Craft Guild Shop. Come join the Craft Guild Shop for the final third Saturday event of 2018. The Craft Guild will have fresh baked goods and locally-made items for sale, as well as local artists on-site to talk about and answer any questions about their craft ware. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 26005 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown. Info:

Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Square. Bring your camera and wish list for a special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in historic Downtown Leonardtown. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Leonardtown Square. Info:

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...