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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.

Download: The Leonardtown Earth Week Itinerary















































Volunteers Cleaning Park

Earth Day Cleanup Challenge

Town of Leonardtown & Social Coffeehouse

April 16th - April 23rd
Throughout Leonardtown

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.). 

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LHJNA Spring Vendor Fair

Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy

April 22nd
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! 

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The Earth Day Opening Ceremony


April 22nd

11 a.m.
oin 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

April 22nd

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.

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FREE Clothing Swap

Marie & Nash Gift Shop

April 22nd

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

         April 22nd

      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).

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Farmers Market and Vendor Event

Town Market LLC

April 22nd
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. 
Town Market

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Earth Day at Dreamy Days Beauty

Dreamy Days Beauty

April 22nd

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.

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Earth Day at SOF Market

Shepherd's Old Field Market

April 22nd

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.

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FREE Kayak Demos

Patuxent Adventure Center

April 22nd

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

April 22nd

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:
Leonardtown Trolley.

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Earth Day
After Party 

Viking Axe Throwing

April 22nd

   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

April 22nd
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!

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Special Earth Day Savings & Offerings

The Good Earth Natural Foods Company

April 22nd
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

Heritage Chocolates

April 22nd
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

Organic Vegetables

The Power of Nutrition

Dr. Roxie Becker

April 22nd
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 Garden

Community Gardening Project 

Cedar Lane Senior
Living Community

April 22nd

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:


Barre & Bloom Event

SPICE Studio

April 23rd

  10 a.m.

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.
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Earth Day for Pet Parents

Earthwise Pet Store

April 22nd
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! 

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FREE Community Class - Yoga at the Wharf

SPICE Studio

April 22nd
10:15 a.m.

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:

The SPICE Studio Event Page

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Earth Day at the Arts Council

St. Mary's County Arts Council

April 22nd
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.

Kids Gardening

FREE Planting/
Potting Class

SOMD Vegan Events at
the Brudergarten

April 22nd

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. 
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Plein Air at the Wharf, FREE, Family-Friendly Event

Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment District

Rescheduled to
April 29th

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).

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Or Contact: Brandy Blackstone at:

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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.
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 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:

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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:

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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:

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Certified Tai Chi Instructor, Yoko Gray, leads a restorative Tai Chi Class at the Wharf. View the Class Here:



Yoga Class

Join Ann Hunt from Evolve Yoga in a energy boosting yoga class. View the Class Here:

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Jen & Cathy of root, SUP & Fitness share helpful exercise tips & techniques. View the Video Here:

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Jen & Cathy of root, SUP & Fitness share a healthy, delicious Guacamole recipe. View the Video Here:



Vegan Dining

Alissa Kircher of SOMD Vegan Events shares tips and ideas for living a Vegan lifestyle. View the Class Here:

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Music Performance

Joe Parsons performs popular rock and pop hits at at Leonardtown Wharf. View his performance here:



Music Performance

The Bushmill Band perform at Leonardtown Wharf. View their performance here:

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Music Performance

Joe Norris filmed performing original music at Leonardtown Wharf. View his performance here:

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Music Performance

Enjoy the music stylings of Deb and Greg. The singer/songwriter duo of Folk Salad. View their performance here:

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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:
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