Our March event will showcase a very special presentation and exhibit at the Leonardtown Arts Center in the heart of Southern Maryland’s Art & Entertainment District. Come meet the talented students from Chopticon High School’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) Capstone program; they will be presenting on First Friday, March 1st from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at the Art Share Series hosted by St. Mary’s County Arts Council. There will be exclusive opportunities to meet and greet the artists, learn about their inspirations and goals for the future, and view their multi-media artwork. Select pieces will be available for purchase. Gallery address is: 22660 Washington St. (across from the Winegardner Motor Company), contact info: info@smcart.org. The all-ages all-skill level audience participation Drum Circle with the SoMar Drummers will follow at the same location from 7-8 PM.

Participating shops, restaurants, bookstores, and galleries/ art studios will be open late throughout the Downtown area and beyond, many offering one-night-only specials. Check the First Friday Facebook page for details about specific events and specials, we look forward to seeing you on March 1st from 5-8 PM!