WEDDING EXPO, Holiday Inn, Solomons. Noon-3 p.m. Feb. 4. Free admission. 410-326-6311; hisolomons.com
FREE CONCERT, Henry E. Lackey High School, 3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Free admission. The band is the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble. It has been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for more than 40 years. Formed in 1969, the 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world. 301-753-1753, ext. 15317; http://www.navyband.navy.mil/commodores.html
TRANSPORTATION CONVERSATION, Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf. 8:30-11:45 a.m. Feb. 8. Sponsored by Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Talk about bridge and road construction, public transit and the Maryland Airport in Pomonkey. Tickets $15. RSVP by Jan. 31. 301-932-6500; charlescountychamber.org $
JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW, Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9-11. The show is presenting a selection of jewelry that highlights both new artists and perennial favorites. Take home a free box of sea salt caramels with a minimum $50 jewelry purchase. Returning this year is special guest, Black Point Chocolatier, on hand with samples of handcrafted chocolates and confections to sample and purchase. Artist Michelle Pressler will showcase her heirloom jewelry and new designs. New this year is the 2018 Spring Collection by Mickey Lynn Jewelry. 410-326-2042; calvertmarinemuseum.org $
INDOOR FARMERS MARKET, St. Mary’s County Regional Airport terminal, 44200 Airport Road, California. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 10. Bread and baked goods, honey, eggs, farm-raised oysters, local distilled spirits and wine, beef and pork, beer jelly and more. 301-737-3001; email firstname.lastname@example.org $
CALVERT HOSPICE PROGRAM, The Space, 96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick. Join Calvert Hospice for an eight-week group that will tackle the stigma of substance abuse and overdose loss. 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 12-April 5. Free. Registration is required. 410-535-0892; calverthospice.org
ARC SOUTHERN MARYLAND OPEN HOUSE, 3601 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf. 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 13. The Arc Southern Maryland invites individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to this open house. Meet other families as well as The Arc’s staff and enjoy free pizza and drinks while learning about benefits from Regina Jones, certified benefits counselor. RSVPs appreciated at email@example.com.
LECTURE SERIES, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Auerbach Auditorium, St. Mary’s City. 4:15-5:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Speaker and White House reporter April Ryan will lecture on “A White House Correspondent’s View in Black & White, Unmasking Oppression.” A book signing will follow the event from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Free of charge; open to the public. smcm.edu
“THE COMEDY INVASION,” Huntingtown High School auditorium, 4125 North Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown. Feb. 23. Benefit fundraiser for Project Graduation. Show features comedians Erin Jackson, Mike Speirs and Martin Amini (a Maryland native). Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with an 8 p.m. show time. Tickets are $35 in advance; $45 at the door; and $25 for CAASA members and students 13-18. To purchase tickets, visit Floral Expressions in Owings), Gentle Family Dentistry in Dunkirk and Lotus Kitchen in Solomons. Only cash or check are accepted. www.co.cal.md.us/CAASA. If you aren’t able to attend the show, consider making a tax-deductible donation to CAASA. Mail donations to P.O. Box 2104, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
WEED WARRIORS AND TRAILS GROUPS, Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust continues to stay involved in trail development and maintenance in Southern Maryland. PTLT President Frank Allen leads a monthly Weed Warriors group on the first Saturday of the winter months to remove invasive vines from Myrtle Point Park and is leading the designation and blazing of trails in Snow Hill Park. 301-862-3421; Patuxent-Tidewater.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
CHARLES REGIONAL GALA, Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Celebration Gala will be held March 24 at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, Issue. This year’s gala, includes three levels of reservations: Gala VIP Dinner guests will enjoy an exclusive dinner with a chef inspired menu. For guests who want only a reservation for the gala, they can do so and will enjoy an array of heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar and a unique interactive dessert station. A “Late Night” reservation will be offered for guests wanting to arrive at the gala starting at 9:30 p.m. The funds raised from this year’s event will support the medical center’s plans to establish a Center for Breast Health. Tickets now on sale. 301-609-4132; charlesregional.org $