News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach


October 2-9 – CANCELLED.  Due to a family emergency of the Captain, the EDNA E. LOCKWOOD heritage tour scheduled from October 2-9 has been forced to cancel for Chesapeake Beach. We certainly hope to reschedule this for a future date, but at this time we have no further information.  For more information, click here.

October 27th – 2-4 pm: Halloween Family Fun Night: The Town of Chesapeake Beach and the Calvert County Parks & Recreation invite you to HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN NIGHT.  For more information (revised location), click here.

ATTENTION Chesapeake Beach Residents! It is that time again, please send your pictures of the beauty of Chesapeake Beach and its’ citizens enjoying that beauty! Will your submission be our 2020 Calendar cover this year? Please send as attachments to email, not embedded to

2020 CENSUS – For more information about Census preparations, click here.


?North Beach VFD Auxiliary’s Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm 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.

October 4 –  RIBBIES DINNER.  The American Legion’s World-Famous RIBBIES with all the trimmings and Salad, Roll, and Beverage for only $12.  Join us for this informal event from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Lower Level Dining Hall at the Chesapeake Beach American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, on Route 260.  Public warmly welcomed.  For more information, call 410-257-9878.  http://www.MD-Post

October  4 – 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 charge.  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  http://www.MD-Post206.Org

October 5- 10 am-12 pm — The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Animal Control Division, and the Calvert County Health Department are sponsoring a rabies clinic to offer free rabies vaccinations for pets. The event will be held at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.  For more information, click here.

October 5- 8 am-9 pm — Make a Splash During Parks & Recreation FREE Community Day: The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation will host a free community day at the Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center. Citizens are invited to take a swim, participate in fitness activities and win prizes. Residents are encouraged to visit the hall located at 130 Auto Drive in Prince Frederick during normal operating hours of 8 am-9 pm with the children’s pool opening at noon.

October 11 through November 22, 1-3 pm — “Stepping On”: The Calvert County Office on Aging is excited to bring citizens “Stepping On”, a seven-week falls prevention program for Calvert County seniors.  The free program brings in experts from the community to teach strength and balance exercises along with other strategies to prevent falls. Class sessions will be held on Fridays, October 11 through November 22, from 1-3 pm at Calvert Pines Senior Center in Prince Frederick. Seating is limited, please call (410) 535-4606, ext. 121, to sign up.

October 11 – CHICKEN CORDON BLEU DINNER – The Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 will present their popular CHICKEN dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  The cost of $12 includes salad, sides, roll, and beverage.  Dinner will be served in the Lower Level Dining Room located in the Post located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road, East on Route 260.  Questions should be directed to 410-257-9878.  Public warmly welcomed. http://www.MD-Post

October 12-13 — Town of North Beach  “Big Sit Weekend” at Wetlands Overlook Park.  For more information, click here.

October 12- COUNTRY DANCE.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance at the American Legion.  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 Stallings Williams Post 206, at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East, on Route 260, in the upper-level Ballroom in Chesapeake Beach..  Public warmly welcomed.   For information call 410-257-9878.   Reservations: LBloyer@Verizon.Net.

October 13– ALL-U-CARE TO-EAT BREAKFAST.  Fortify yourself this Fall day before the Games, with a yummy breakfast featuring Hot Cakes, Sausage, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fruit, and Chip Beef.   Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper-level Dining Room in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Public Welcome.    Adults $10; kids 6-12 $5; kids under 6 free.  Bloody Marys will be available for a nominal charge.  For information call 410-257-9878

October 13, 14, & 15 – REVIVAL from 5:00 to 7:00 the Interdenominational Union Church.  Pastor David and Guest Pastor Roberto will conduct a series of meetings to answer the questions “who we are?”, why are we?”, and “where we go from here?” in a serious search for God’s Will. The Church is located next to the North Beach Town Hall at 8912 Chesapeake Avenue.    While all are most cordially invited to attend, those who may not know Jesus will gain the most benefit. Questions may be directed to (410)257-3555.

October 17- 11 AM — CENSUS PRESENTATION at Calvert County Senior Center series will be at North Beach Senior Center 9010 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach.

October 19 — 2:00 pm – 11 pm OKTOBERFEST at American Legion Post 206 — Chesapeake Beach. Music by Mike Surratt and the Continentals.

October 21 — The Knights of Columbus Calvert Council 7870 is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Anthony’s Church Padua Hall from 1:00-7:00 pm.  Recommend registering for an appointment at (Sponsor: St Anthony’s Church, 8816 Chesapeake Ave, North Beach).

October 21 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm – Small Business Marketing Strategies Workshop in North Beach Town Hall.  For more information and to register, click here.

October 23 – 31 is Red Ribbon Week — Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. It began as a tribute to fallen DEA special agent Enrique Camerena in 1985.

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.

November 9 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.  8th Annual Holiday Extravaganza, sponsored by the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s Auxiliary (8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach MD 20732). There will be Crafters and Vendors at this event.  Please come out and join us for this wonderful event and show your support for the Auxiliary, the Crafters and the Vendors!  For more information:  Contact Caty Mistichelli at 443-433-8550. Baked goods will be available for purchase. For more information, 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.

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...