News Release, Town of Leonardtown

The Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment District,  the Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Leonardtown Business Association and the St. Mary’s County Arts Council is proud to present virtual programming to include various classes, demos, workshops, and original shows.

Three new series, The Leonardtown Virtual Artist Showcase, The Leonardtown Learn and Share Series and Leonardtown A&E Feature Presentations, are set to launch soon and will provide the community with a variety of engaging, online content.

The majority of the online content will be FREE and open to the public with reservations being required for some of the select special group events. The programming launches on Sunday, April 26th with the Leonardtown Artist Showcase at 12:30 p.m. on the Town of Leonardtown Facebook Page and also at Here’s a closer look at the virtual programming that’s being planned:

Leonardtown Earth Day Virtual Event Finale hosted by hometown favorites Robbie Boothe and Donovan Farrell

The Leonardtown Virtual Artist Showcase: This exciting, new series will showcase performances from local musicians, dancers, and performing artists. Each showcase will be 30 to 60 minutes in length and will be available on This online series kicked off with the Leonardtown Earth Day Virtual Event Finale hosted by hometown favorites Robbie Boothe and Donovan Farrell and will feature new and established artists including: Justin MylesJay ArmsworthyWesley Spangler, Dylan Galvin, Joe Parsons, Donna Jordan and more!

The full series will premiere on Sunday, April 26th at 12:30 p.m. opening with an encore of the Earth Day Virtual Event Finale before the airing of the regular series. Artists interested in participating in the Leonardtown Virtual Showcase should contact:

Learning to Tap Dance with Justin Myles

The Leonardtown Learn and Share Series: This virtual series will include classes and demos from local teachers/instructors, businesses and organizations. The classes will be on a wide variety of subjects from exercise and cooking to learning a new skill like knitting or dancing.  

Classes will be available on the website with subjects including: Health & Wellness with root, SUP & Fitness, Learning to Tap Dance with Justin Myles, Knitting with Crazy for Ewe, Carrie Patterson Art, Salsa with Donna Jordan, Zumba Fitness Around Town and much more. Class information will be available soon on the site beginning Monday, April 27th.  

Leonardtown A&E Feature Presentations: The Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment District presents original online programs and special events. Sample shows in development include online make and celebrate parties, child-friendly programming, music variety shows, and more available on the site. The start date for this series is TBA.

The Town of Leonardtown, the only Arts & Entertainment District in Southern Maryland, offers a rich experience in culture including art galleries, shows, art shares with upcoming and prominent artists, one-on-one art classes, instructor-led workshops and much more. For more information about the programming noted above, visit or contact

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