News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach


October 13th – Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum Annual Fall Family Fun Day at Northeast Community Center 4075 Gordon Stinnett Drive Chesapeake Beach. Activities include crafts, bingo, prizes, refreshments, moon bounce, face painting, and family-friendly entertainment. Free event, open to the public, drop-ins welcome.

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 


Seasonal Offerings Calvert County Agriculture: Don’t forget to check out one of Calvert County’s local agricultural attractions for fun fall activities! Be sure to grab decorative pumpkins and mums!  For more information, 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 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 15 – STEAK DINNER.  Order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master.  The $17.00 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.

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 18 – ACOUSTIC MUSIC – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear music from Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. with the compliments of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public welcome.  For more information, call 410-257-9878.

October 18 – CHICKEN ‘N DUMPLINGS DINNER – The American Legion Auxiliary 206 Chef will present her Famous  Dinner with all the trimmings..   Join us from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., in the lower-level dining room.  The Post is located on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Public warmly welcomed.   The cost is $12.  Call 410-257-9878 for more information.

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

October 20 – 2:00 – 3:00 pm  Free lecture by noted author Don Shomette at North Beach Town Hall. For more information, click here 

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 from 6 pm to 9 pm THE MORE YOU KNOW – Dinner and a Show! Family-friendly educational event by Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee.  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.

November 30 – Small Business Saturday through Calvert County Department of Economic Development “Calvert Shop Local” campaign. 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.

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...