P.O. Box 189


Substation: 11430 Little Cove Point Road; 410-326-2102

13320 Dowell Road, Dowell

8:30 a.m.-dusk mid-March to mid-November

Features basketball courts, multipurpose sports fields, picnic shelter and restrooms and/or portable facilities

13200 Dowell Road, Dowell


4-10 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, noon-10 p.m. Thursday, noon-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday

13480 Dowell Road, Dowell


14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons


Fax: 410-326-6691

10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; store hours — 10:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. daily; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s

Features “First Free Friday” of every month 5-8 p.m., family programs and events, cruises aboard Chesapeake Bay wooden workboats the Wm. B. Tennison and the Dee of St. Mary’s, and the Waterside Concert Series with popular performers

14440 Solomons Island Road

1-4 p.m. weekends May and September; 1-4 p.m. daily June-August

Designated National Historic Landmark

Located at Calvert Marine Museum


14195 Solomons Island Road


Features comfort stations April 1-Nov. 1, tack and bait shop and fishing and crabbing pier (license required)

13920 H.G. Trueman Road

P.O. Box 559, Solomons


Patti McConnell, branch manager: pmcconnell@somd.lib.md.us

9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday

Located in library parking lot


4-8 p.m. Thursdays, May-November

200 Farren Ave., Solomons


• Martin Luther King Days: January community art at Annmarie Garden

• Fairy & Gnome Home Festival: noon-4 p.m. April 23 at Annmarie Garden

• OtterMania: March 31 at Calvert Marine Museum

• Taste of Solomons/Harvest of Solomons: One-day food festival showcasing local dining, sponsored by Solomons Business Association; www.solomonsmaryland.com/events/signature-events/a-taste-of-solomons

• Solomons Maritime Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 6 at Calvert Marine Museum, with antique boat and marine engine show, toy boat building, oyster shucking, music and more

• Antique Show & Flea Faire: May 6-7 at Annmarie Garden

• Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly: June 10 at Annmarie Garden

• Fourth of July Boat Parade & Fireworks: Boat parade begins at noon, fireworks start after dusk July 4 and can be viewed from the Riverwalk; www.solomonsmaryland.com/events/signature-events/solomons-business-association-4th-of-july-2015/

• Sharkfest: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8 at Calvert Marine Museum

• Screwpile Lighthouse Challenge: Regatta on the bay, July 14-16, www.screwpile.net

• Solomons Plein Air Festival: Watch artists paint in open air on the Riverwalk Sept. 18-24, hosted by carmen’s gallery; also features Paint the Town for a Cause charity event; www.solomonspleinair.com

• Artsfest: Sept. 16-17 at Annmarie Garden

• Calvert Watermen’s Festival: held at Watermen’s Wharf at the end of Solomons Island; www.calvertwatermen.org

• Patuxent River Appreciation Days: Oct. 7-8 at Calvert Marine Museum, with Sunday parade, music, boat rides and more

• Halloween in the Garden: Oct. 28 at Annmarie Garden

• Solomons Christmas Walk & Lighted Boat Parade: held annually first weekend in December www.solomonsmaryland.com/events/signature-events/solomons-christmas-walk; features home and business decorating contest, craft bazaar, breakfast with Santa and more

• Garden in Lights: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 1-31 at Annmarie Garden