Leonardtown Earth Week
The Town of Leonardtown and local Leonardtown Businesses have partnered to bring you the Leonardtown Earth Week Celebration. This week-long event will take place the week of Earth Day (Sunday, April 16th - Sunday, April 23rd), and will include a wide-range of exciting events and activities for all ages including a neighborhood litter cleanup, a clothing swap, free yoga and kayak demos, planting, live music, organic and Vegan food offerings, art and much more! View info about all the exciting events and activities below.
Earth Day Cleanup Challenge
Town of Leonardtown & Social Coffeehouse
April 16th - April 23rd
Gather with your friends and family to cleanup around your neighborhood. Post a photo of you/your group doing your cleanup activity to the Town of Leonardtown Facebook Page with the hashtag
between Sunday, April 16th - Friday, April 21st to be entered in a gift drawing for your chance to win a fabulous Leonardtown gift basket with goodies from local Leonardtown businesses (winners will be announced at the Earth Day Opening Ceremony at the Brudergarten at Shepherd's Old Field Market on Saturday, April 22nd. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m.).
LHJNA Spring Vendor Fair
Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Visit the Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy Spring Fair. The event will feature local vendors, food trucks, face painting, a moon bounce, an obstacle course, an open house and school tours, raffles with a top prize of $1,000, and T-Bone and Heather of 98.3 Star will be broadcasting live at the event. Special Note: The Leonardtown Trolley will make an added stop at Leonard Hall for the day between the hours of 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Park and ride for free!
The Earth Day Opening Ceremony
Join us for the Opening Ceremony for The Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22nd at the Brudergarten at Shepherd's Old Field Market.
The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and features a welcome from Leonardtown Mayor, Dan Burris, live music and the announcement of the Leonardtown Earth Day Challenge Winner!
Earth Day at POL Winery
Port of Leonardtown Winery
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Enjoy live music and a vendor popup event at Port of Leonardtown Winery.
Sample award-winning wine and listen to live music while browsing and shopping local Earth-friendly vendors (JC360 Essential Oils, Chesapeake Alliance Animal Rescue, and Blooming Joy Flower Farm) from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd.
FREE Clothing Swap
Marie & Nash Gift Shop
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Marie & Nash Gift Shop, located on Washington Street, is hosting a FREE Clothing Swap on April 22nd from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Bring clean, gently used clothing to swap for new-to-you clothing to freshen your wardrobe or just donate to the cause (leftover clothing will be donated to a local charity).
While there, browse and shop locally-sourced and curated exotic finds from home décor and accessories to fine art and gifts. Be sure to check out their sustainable/zero waste products.
Sound Bath Event at the Wharf
Reflexology with Ruth
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Due to the forecasted rain, this event will move indoors to the root, SUP & Fitness Studio.
Join in a unique one-hour Sound Experience featuring large crystal singing bowls and the ocean drum. Engage with sound in a full-body-felt sense, a holistic experience for the Earth and our soul. Some yoga mats will be provided. Follow Sound Bath SOMD on Facebook for more offerings. This event takes place at beautiful Leonardtown Wharf, In the event of rain please join us at RootSupFitness located at Shepherds Old Field Market (22725 Duke St Leonardtown).
Farmers Market and Vendor Event
Town Market LLC
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Browse and shop a special Earth Day Farmers Market Vendor Event at Town Market LLC under the covered area beside the old Bell Motor Company Building on Washington Street. Shop fresh local produce at the Market and specialty goods from featured vendor popup shops from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 22nd.
Earth Day at Dreamy Days Beauty
Dreamy Days Beauty
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In collaboration with the Leonardtown's Earth Day Celebration, Dreamy Days Beauty, will be collecting old lash wands and mascara tubes to be recycled properly through the Pact Collective. Bring your used wands to the drop-off station at our shop located at: 22525 Washington Street starting at 10 a.m.
Earth Day at SOF Market
Shepherd's Old Field Market
11 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Come celebrate Earth Day at Shepherd's Old Field Market. The day kicks off with the Official Earth Day Celebration in the Brudergarten at 11 a.m. Enjoy healthy, organic food at Botanic Deli and Café for breakfast, lunch or dinner and bring your own mug to Botanic for free coffee from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (one per person). The Market will be giving away free tree saplings (while supplies last). Learn ways that a vegan, plant-based diet can help improve your health and quality of life in the Power of Nutrition Class with Dr. Roxie from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., and great tips for growing hearty vegetables and beautiful wildflowers with the free planting class hosted by Mark Kircher of SOMD Vegan Events from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. After taking in all the exciting activities around Town, come back to the Market for the Official Earth Day After Party at Viking Axe Throwing from
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
FREE Kayak Demos
Patuxent Adventure Center
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Patuxent Adventure Center is offering FREE Kayaking Demos at the Leonardtown Wharf on April 22nd from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Reconnect with nature and spend the day paddling along beautiful Breton Bay.
Ride the Leonardtown Trolley
FREE Trolley Rides
2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Save on gas and park and ride the Leonardtown Trolley (provided by Patuxent Transportation and sponsored by the Commissioners of Leonardtown) for FREE. To view the schedule, download the route map and to access the Trolley Tracker visit:
Viking Axe Throwing
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
The Earth Day Celebration continues with an after-party at Viking Axe Throwing in the Brudergarten at Shepherd's Old Field Market. Try your hand at axe throwing and/or archery from
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Organic Food and Free Coffee
Botanic Deli & Café
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. for Free Coffee; Organic Food from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bring your own mug and enjoy FREE coffee from Botanic Deli and Café
between the hours of 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (one per person), and stay and dine on fresh organic soups, salads, sandwiches and delicious desserts.
Special Note to Gardiners: Botanic saves its coffee rounds to give to anyone who'd like to have them for their garden compost. Just stop by and speak to Lia!
Special Earth Day Savings & Offerings
The Good Earth Natural Foods Company
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Visit The Good Earth Natural Foods Company on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd to shop special deals and savings throughout the store.
Bloom & Sply PopUp Shop
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Stop by Heritage Chocolates on Saturday, April 22nd to shop a collection of spring plants for your home garden at the Bloom & SPLY PopUp Shop from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. They'll also have a limited edition Earth Day water bottle sticker you won't want to miss!
While there why not treat yourself to some delicious handmade chocolates or other tasty confections created daily at Heritage Chocolates. Learn more about Blossom & Sply
The Power of Nutrition
Dr. Roxie Becker
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dr. Roxie Becker of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine will share how living a vegan, plant-based lifestyle has been proven to help reduce and even eliminate many chronic diseases, aid in weight loss, and improve quality of life.
Learn valuable tips and guidelines on how to begin making healthy lifestyle changes for a better, healthier you.
Community Gardening Project
Cedar Lane Senior
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Members of the community and the St. Mary's County Garden Club join together to help with landscaping and planting projects at the Cedar Lane Senior Living Community. Volunteer to assist the residents with a variety of projects such as adding vegetables, herbs and flowers to planters, sprucing up flower beds, and assisting with landscaping in seating areas. To learn more or to volunteer, please contact: Tonya Tyer at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barre & Bloom Event
3rd Annual Barre & Bloom Event featuring a Barre Class with SPICE Studio, a glass of wine from Xella Winery, a picnic lunch from the Real Food Studio and a packet of seeds from Anchored Roots Farm on Sunday, April 23rd starting at 10 a.m. at Xella Wine & Vineyard.
Earth Day for Pet Parents
Earthwise Pet Store
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Visit the Earthwise Pet Store to shop pet-safe and eco-friendly cleaners, pet and environmentally safe pet preventative medicine, pet nutrition, Earth-friendly products and more!
FREE Community Class - Yoga at the Wharf
SPICE Studio is excited to partner with the Town of Leonardtown for it's 2023 Earth Day Celebration on April 22nd.
Join Therese Anderson at the wharf for an all-levels, flow yoga class.
For more information and to sign up for the class visit:
Earth Day at the Arts Council
St. Mary's County Arts Council
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Enjoy FREE temporary flower tattoos with Holly Dilatush, and popup shops featuring jewelry by local artist, Wednesday Davis, hosted by the St. Mary’s County Arts Council on the lawn outside the Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop on Washington Street on April 22nd from
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SOMD Vegan Events at
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Mark Kircher of SOMD Vegan Events will teach an informative planting and potting class at the Brudergarten at Shepherd's Old Field Market on April 22nd from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Learn how to start and maintain your own container garden, and how to grow hearty vegetables and beautiful wildflowers from seeds.
This class is open to all ages. Learn More
Plein Air at the Wharf, FREE, Family-Friendly Event
Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment District
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
due to forecasted inclement weather The art activities for the Plein Air Painting at the Wharf (Rescheduled to April 29th) have been rescheduled. They will now be included as a part of the On the Water's Edge Concert Featuring Leonardo Garcia Y Son Horizonte on Saturday, April 29th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. So, in addition to great Latin music and dancing, the event will now include the art activities that were planned for later today. Bring your art supplies and join us next Saturday and/or help out with the community mural project led by Adrianna Reloba (sponsored by the St. Mary's County Arts Council). Please note that Carrie Patterson's (The Yellow Line) art class is full, but Carrie plans to have additional tabletop easels available for anyone who wishes to participate (while supplies last). We are sorry to note that the performance from the GrooveSpan Trio and the food trucks (The Real Food Studio and Slim Chickens) have been cancelled for today. Please be sure to mark your calendar for the Fall Plein Air event on September 22nd from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. when GrooveSpan is next scheduled to perform at the Leonardtown Wharf (more on that event will be announced in the coming months).
Or Contact: Brandy Blackstone at:
Fen Holistic Therapies Earth Day Promotion
Fen Holistic Therapies
Entire Month of April
Fen Holistic Therapies is donating a portion of its proceeds for every purchase of products in store to the Rainforest Alliance through the entire month of April.
The 2023 Earth Day Events & Activities
The 2021 Earth Day Virtual Celebration
If you missed the original broadcast, you can view the day's programming below:
THE REPTILE WORLD SHOW
The 50th Anniversary Reptile World Tribute
Thank you to Mr. Michael Schwedick for 50 years delighting children and adults with the Reptile World Show! View the ShowHere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rkx2XLQQ8g
THE BIRDS OF PREY EXHIBIT
Clearwater Nature Center
Our friends at the Clearwater Nature Center bring three beautiful Birds of Prey to share with us for Earth Day. View the ShowHere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRVqKQ5MRw4
THE 2021 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Recording of the Live Stream Event
The 2021 Earth Day Virtual Celebration includes many of the traditional programming you've come to love like the Reptile World show, the Birds of Prey Exhibit, the Waterman Tour with Captain Phil and much more! View the ShowHere: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh79a2mNCrQ