Plan your holiday season easier with Macaroni Kid!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Plan your holiday season easier with Macaroni Kid!

The Holidays are Finally Here!

The stores have been ready for the holidays since September, but we can officially hang lights and decorate the house! Macaroni Kid has all the local free and cheap events for families happening in and around Charles County. All Santa Sightings, Local Holiday Light locations and a Holiday Event Guide so you can see everything in one spot, easier!

Here are our Top 15 things to do for the holidays around Charles County! See more events and these details on our site at Macaroni Kid!

Top 15 things to do this Holiday season under $10.

  1. Breakfast with Santa “Claws” at Blue Crabs Stadium- 12/3 $7
  2. Lowe’s Build and Grow Holiday Ornament – 12/3 ; Free (register)
  3. Swim with Santa at Lackey Pool only $5 and you get photo- 12/17
  4. Charles County Holiday Trail- December 9-11; fees vary, Maxwell House has crafts and a beautiful opportunity for photos, with decorated rooms and Port Tobacco will have s’mores with a children’s scavenger hunt!
  5. Winter Festival of Lights at Watkins Regional Park (PG County) only $5 per car! (worth the drive)
  6. Create Gingerbread Houses at La Plata & Waldorf West Library. (must register) 12/10 & 12/22
  7. Michaels' Kids Club is creating a Clay Pot Elf- 12/10; $2
  8. See lights at Flat Iron Farms Christmas Village (St. Mary's) Worth the drive, see video in our Holiday Lights Article
  9. Winterfest at James E. Richmond Science Center-12/10; $10
  10. Twas’ the Night Before Christmas Story Time at Stoddert Community Center- 12/21 ; $3
  11. Seasonal Salt Dough Ornaments at PD. Brown Library-12/22
  12. Cupcakes for Christmas Toy Drive at St. Charles Towne Center- All toys donated go to The Arnold House. Bring a toy and get a treat in return! 12/10
  13. Pet Photos with Santa at Petco -12/13, 12/17 & St. Charles Towne Center -12/11
  14. Garden in Lights at Ann Marie Gardens (Calvert) $6, kids under 4 free Macaroni Kid will be a part of the lights this year!
  15. Many opportunities to see Santa! Don’t miss your Fire Truck night-all listed on Charles MD Macaroni Kid once schedule is released! See all the Santa Sightings in one spot!

Macaroni Kid hopes you have a wonderful holiday! We hope you can plan your memories easier with the packed event calendar. New events are being submitted and added every day!


Macaroni Kid is a free resource for families that puts all the local fun in one spot, so you can have fun with your family-easier! Visit to see what is happening around Charles County. The event calendar is full of fun, the weekly newsletter is sent out on Sundays so you can plan your fun for the week! All for Free, subscribe so you don’t miss anything.