December 7, 2023

Start Off the Holidays in Piney Point

Retro Christmas

The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum hosted an open house November 26. The museum kicked off the holiday season with family activities, refreshments, and more. The holiday exhibit will continue daily until January 1.

County Govt. Schedule for Thanksgiving


St. Mary’s County government Thanksgiving operations — what’s open and what’s not.

County Museums’ Winter Hours of Operation


The St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, the Old Jail Museum & Visitor Center in Leonardtown, and the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point will continue to be open daily from 10am to 5pm, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day when they are closed.

The Haunting at Piney Point Oct. 27-28


“The Haunting at Piney Point: A Family Friendly Halloween Experience” will be presented October 27 and 28 from 5 to 9pm at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park.

Closings for Labor Day Holiday

Labor Day

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 4, 2023, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Offices will resume normal operating schedules Tuesday, September 5.

Save the Date: RetroFest on the Potomac


Save the Date: RetroFest on the Potomac will be held from 10am to 4pm September 16, 2023, at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum.

Visit Piney Point for National Lighthouse Weekend


St. Mary’s County Museum Division welcomes community members to join in celebrating National Lighthouse Weekend on Saturday, August 5, and Sunday, August 6, 2023, at both the Piney Point Lighthouse in Piney Point, MD, and Blackistone Lighthouse on St. Clement’s Island, near Colton’s Point, MD.

Four-Day STEAM Program @ Piney Point

STEAM program Lighthouse

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum will hold a four-day outdoor science STEAM program for kids July 18-21, 2023.

Drayden Schoolhouse Open House July 1

Drayden Schoolhouse

Free open houses are offered at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden one Saturday a month from 11am to 2pm. Open house dates: July 1, August 5, September 2, and October 7.

Local Events Set for Armed Forces Day

Some local museums will offer free admission for military members on Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 20, 2023. Leonardtown will host a free US Navy Band Country Current concert.