Raiders & Invaders War of 1812 Weekend of Family Fun (June 6-8)
Friday Evening in Leonardtown (June 6)
Raiders and Invaders Weekend kicks off with Raiders & Invaders First Friday which builds upon the town's established First Friday tradition. Highlights include 1812: Tide of War, a collaboration between musician and historian. Shops, restaurants and the Port of Leonardtown Winery participate in the celebration with a variety of 1812-themed activities.
Saturday Afternoon in Leonardtown (June 7)
Enjoy a range of music from sea chanteys to rock on two stages. The courthouse steps serve as the backdrop for story-telling and traditional circus arts by Old Bay Circus. Find street theater, arts activities and demonstrations, plus 1812-related exhibits and lectures throughout the upper town. Along Leonardtown's waterfront see Chesapeake Bay-built work boats and climb aboard for an invasion route excursion. Don't forget there will be tons to eat and drink as well!
Saturday Evening in Leonardtown (June 7)
Dig the music at the free waterside evening concert at the site of the 1814 British invasion. The British Invasion Tribute performs songs by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, Donovan, The Troggs, Cream, The Spencer Davis Group and more.
Sunday Throughout St. Mary's County (June 8)
Stay over Saturday in St. Mary's County and in the morning, prepare to see all that the St. Mary's Peninsula has to offer. Visit participating historic sites and get your Raiders & Invaders passport stamped-you could win $1,000! Munch on brunch, enjoy wine tastings, browse the local shops and explore the lovely countryside.
Event ContactAndrew Ponti
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