St. Mary's County Division of Tourism, Leonardtown, (800) 327-9023.
Visitor Information Center, St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce, 28290 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, (301) 884-5555.
Historic St. Mary's City, (800) 762-1634. Hundreds of acres of Maryland's first capital have been preserved as an outdoor museum. Stop by the visitors center for a guided tour.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, Route 235 and Shangri-La Drive, Lexington Park, (301) 863-7418, www.patmuseum.com. America's only museum devoted to naval aviation includes 1,300 airplane models, early radar equipment, and, outside, 17 aircraft.
St. Clement's Island, routes 5 and 242, Colton's Point, (301) 769-2222. The Potomac River Museum and the adjoining Schoolhouse Children's Museum are a couple of the things to see on St. Clement's Island, where Maryland colonists first landed and Roman Catholics first held mass in the New World.
Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival, July 13, St. Clement's Island, routes 5 and 242, Colton's Point, (301) 769-2222. All the jazz and all the seafood that can be squeezed into a July day.
Tidewater Archaeology Dig, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27-28, St. Marys City, (800) 762-1634. Help dig up the past--there should be plenty of it in Maryland's first capital.
SPORTS & RECREATION
AMA Pro National Motocross , 1 p.m. June 16, Budds Creek Motocross Park, Budds Creek, (301) 994-9555, www.buddscreek.com. Hey bud--get yourself to Budds Creek Motocross Park today for this annual AMA 125/250 Pro National Competition.