News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach


It’s Finally Here, the 3rd Annual Taste the Beaches event! ? Please join us on Saturday, September 14th from 12-5 pm at Kellam’s Field complex. Free Admission with over 80 vendors offering food, dessert, craft beer, wine, non-profits, community organizations, pop-up engagement stations for residents to provide feedback, Fish Mobile, Chesapeake Mermaid, Raptors Eye, Fish Mobile, Kids Activities & the Chesapeake Beach Water Park Characters.  

Plan your visit to the event with the 2019 Event Schedule:

  • 1:00           MAYOR’S WELCOMING REMARKS
  • 2:30           JOHN LUSKEY PERFORMANCE
  • 4:15           JOHN LUSKEY PERFORMANCE

October 2-9 the EDNA E. LOCKWOOD heritage tour. See the last sailing bugeye oyster boat at the Rod  ‘N’ Reel Marina. Up to 1-hour tours to learn about ship restoration and early oyster harvesting. Great photo opportunity for the whole family.  For more information, click here.


?Mark your calendars to join the Town of North Beach during their “Big Sit Weekend” at Wetlands Overlook Park on October 12 – 13, 2019. For more information, click here.

The September issue of Tidings, Calvert County’s tourism newsletter, is now available. To view the issue, click here.  Highlighted in this issue are Taste the Beaches in Chesapeake Beach, the ever more popular 26th Annual Artsfest, family-fun festivities and more.  Click “Join” in this issue and register to receive Tidings monthly. Be Open For It.

North Beach VFD Auxiliary’s Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on every 2nd Saturday of the month from April to October. Please contact Diana after 5:00 pm, at 410/231-1775 to reserve a table.

September 13 –RIBS & CRAB DINNER – The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will serve their popular ribs & crab dinner from 5:50 to 7:00 p.m. on September 13.  The cost of $15 includes salad, sides, roll, and beverage.  Dinner will be served in the Dining Room at the Post located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road, East on Route 260 Questions should be directed to (410)257-9878. Public warmly welcomed.  www.MD-Post

September 14 – COUNTRY DANCE.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206.  If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give instructions.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m.  The modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies.  Hosted by the American Legion 206 in the upper-level Ballroom in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Public warmly welcomed.  Reservations: For information call (410)257-9878.

September 17– STEAK DINNER. Picky about your steak?    When you order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master you get what you ordered.  The $15.00 price tag includes all the trimmings and a beverage.  From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room.  Public welcome.  For more information, call (410)257-9878.

September 19 from 5-7 PM Free Dinner and movie night for caregivers of adults in Calvert County’s aging community.  Hosted by The Calvert County Office of Aging at the Calvert Pines Senior Center: 450 W. Dares Beach Rd. Prince Frederick. For more information and to register, click here.

September 20 –TEX-MEX  with all the trimmings.   Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Stallings-Williams Post 206 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this is a meal you won’t soon forget. Come to the lower-level dining room.  Cost is $12 including sides and beverage.  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.  Public warmly invited.

September 20 – KARAOKE AT THE LEGION.  Join us for a good time from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.  at the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level Lounge. No cover charges.  The Post is located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Public welcome. Questions may be directed to 410-257-9878

September 21 – The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, is hosting a free paper shredding event for county residents Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to noon, at Appeal Landfill located at 401 Sweetwater Road in Lusby. The shred event, held rain or shine, can help prevent identity theft by destroying confidential or sensitive documents. All paper must be removed from plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Paper clips and staples are acceptable. Binders and binder clips are not acceptable. There is no limit per resident and proof of residency is required. Certificates of destruction will be provided if requested. Businesses are prohibited from this event.  For information about this event, call the Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, at 410-326-0210 or click here.

October 25th- CLASSIC ROCK CONCERT at American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach, MD featuring “Out of Order & Friends”.  For an event flyer, click here.

2020 Census Preparation – As a normal part of the 2020 Census preparation and data collection process you will notice census takers in the neighborhood. Census field representatives are currently doing address canvassing for Calvert County and across the United States. The representatives also continue to collect information for the American Community Survey (ACS) and other ongoing surveys. For more information regarding Census Takers in the neighborhood, click here.

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email.

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...