Published on December 7th, 2016 | by SOMDParents0
December Events and Activities
There are always fun events going on in southern Maryland for the holidays! Check them out below!
Annmarie Garden in Lights
Date: December 2-January 1. Closed December 5-7, 12, 13, 24 and 25.
Place: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD
Price: $6 for ages 5 and over, free for kids younger than 5.
Information: Walk through the wooded path and enjoy lighted vignettes of famous people, places and works of art. Look for hidden treasures in the trees and green shamrocks in each vignette. 6 pm -9 pm.
Christmas Dolls and Trains Exhibit at St. Clements
Date: December 1-January 2. 12 pm
Place: St. Clements Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Road, Coltons Point, MD
Information: Enjoy antique and collectible dolls, trains and toys in festive holiday displays. https://www.visitstmarysmd.com/events-entertainment/cal-listing-detail/christmas-doll-train-exhibit
Flat Iron Farm Christmas Village and Light Display
Date & Times:
Christmas Village, Shops, Indoor Displays, etc.:
- November 24 – December 17: Friday – Saturday, 6PM – 9PM
- December 18 – December 23: Daily, 6PM – 9PM
Outdoor Light Display:
- November 24 – December 31: Nightly, 5PM – 9PM
Location: Flat Iron Farm, Great Mills, MD
Information:Every night from Thanksgiving to New Years Eve, visitors can come by the farm, tune radios to 88.7, and watch the lights dance to the music. See Santa, pony rides, and much more!
Kris Kringle Christmas Market
Date: December 9, 4 pm –8 pm, December 10, 9 am – 8pm
Place: La Plata Fairgrounds, La Plata, MD
Price: $1 or free with canned good donation
Information: Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this fourth annual two day event offers a lights display, hand made crafts, children’s activities, music and more. The official tree lighting and arrival of Santa will be on December 9th at 5PM. http://www.charlescountyfair.com/kriskringle.html
Holiday Horse Photo Op
Date:Saturday, December 10, 9:00 am
Location:25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636
Information:Join the Greenwell Foundation for some holiday fun. Pony rides, take photos with the horses and in the decorated carriage. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and cookies.
Family Plantation Christmas
Date: Saturday, December 10, 10 am – 4 pm
Place: Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, MD
Information: This is a holiday favorite! Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen! Visit St. Nick and Mrs. Claus! Horse-drawn carriage rides! Live Seasonal Music! Craft Vendors & Petting Zoo! Fun Crafts & Activities for Children! Garden Greens from the Sotterley Garden Guild! Carol Sing! John Deere Toy Display! http://www.sotterley.org
Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Square
Date:Saturday, December 10, 2:00pm
Location: Leonardtown Square, Leonardtown, MD
Information:Bring your camera and wish list for a special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in historic Downtown Leonardtown
Date: Friday, December 16, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Southern Community Center, Lusby, MD
Enjoy a visit with Santa, desserts, craft making, gift wrapping, balloon art, face painting and a holiday magic show sure to delight the entire family. A photographer will be taking pictures with Santa (available for purchase online), but you may still bring your camera and take your own. This is a free event.
Christmas Pet Portraits with Santa
Date: Saturday, December 17, 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: Dang Dirty Dog Pet Spa, 25741 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD
Information: Have your precious pooch photographed with Santa! For the second year in a row, Santa is coming to Dang Dirty Dog Pet Spa to meet your pets and take pictures! Lawanda King Photography will take the adorable pictures; you’ll get a 5×7 print in a Christmas folder frame.Cost is $20 per photo, and proceeds from this event benefit Rescue Angels of Southern Maryland! Book now by calling 301-769-2363.
Date: Saturday, December 17, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: St. Michael’s School, 16560 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD
Information: Come join in the fun for St. Michael’s first ever Winter Wonderland!.
There will be a Winter Wonderland tours, SMS Polar Express train rides, adopt a stuffed puppy, brown bag auction, crafts, hot chocolate, cookies, and so much more!
Cost is $5 a person with a $20 max for families.
Breakfast with Santa
Date: Saturday, December 17, 8:00am-11:00am
Location: Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, Prince Frederick, MD
Information:The Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad invites you all to bring your family and enjoy a home cooked breakfast. We are serving bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes, waffles, hash browns, juices, milk, and coffee.
Bring your camera and get a picture with Santa! Admission by donation.
Check back for more events added daily!