ISO Vendors Call for Vendors 2022 Patuxent River Appreciation Day

SOLOMONS, MD – August 26, 2022 – Patuxent River Appreciation Day (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals since 1978, will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM). All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Museum admission is FREE.

Booth spaces in the event’s Arts and Crafts Show are currently available for $50 for a 15’ x 15’ spot. Vendors’ items should not be mass produced. We are also looking for vendors who sell homegrown veggies, meats, cheese, soaps, etc. New this year we will accept flea market items as well. Do you have nautical items to sell? Even better! All items require approval. All applications must be received no later than Friday, September 16, 2022 for consideration. Placement is assigned as received. Please contact Melissa at

Are you a food vendor? We are seeking seafood, festival foods, ice cream, etc. Food vendor pricing starts at $150. Electric is available for additional fees. Application Deadline is Friday, September 9, 2022. Placement is assigned as received. Please contact Melissa at

Any e-mail correspondence must have PRAD in the subject line.

Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $11.00 for adults; $9.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $6.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at or call 410-326-2042. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.