News Release, Leonardtown Business Association

Leonardtown, MD- Bring your family and friends out for a special evening on First Friday! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, this will be a perfect opportunity to find fabulous gifts while enjoying a fun night out. There will be one-day-only specials offered at participating shops and restaurants, Open Studios & Workshops at the art studios, Opening Reception at the galleries, and much more.

Who will be our lucky winner? Come take a picture at our selfie stop and it may be you! Post it to your social media and tag with “loveltown” and your name will be entered into a random drawing for a fabulous gift card from a local restaurant, no purchase required.  Our “Selfie Stop” is Downtown at the former Bank of America building on the corner of Fenwick and Washington Streets.

Also featured will be the audience participation Drum Circle in full swing from 7-8 PM indoors at the Town Hall at 22660 Washington St. Come feel the beat, all ages and skill levels are welcome for this free event, doors open at 6:30 PM. Hosted by the SoMar Drummers and St. Mary’s County Arts Council.

Shepherd’s Old Field Market will be open offering a variety of shopping opportunities from over 50 different stores and services, there will be live music at the Port of Leonardtown Winery, an Opening Reception at the North End Gallery for their “Annual Invitational Show” plus “Little Works of Love”, and other featured activities, too many to list here!  Shops and restaurants will be open late for dining, desserts, and dancing at some locations!

Check the “Leonardtown First Fridays” Facebook page for details about specific events in Downtown and beyond, we look forward to seeing you on February 7th! Contact info: email Jen Stotler at or call (301) 247-7611. #LeonardtownFF

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...