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May 2017

Chestertown Tea Party Festival

May 28 @ 10:00 am

The Tea Party Festival starts on Friday night with a street party at the foot of High Street next to the Chester River. Come for the food, live music and other entertainment. There will be fun for all ages! On Saturday come downtown to commemorate the local merchants' revolt against the British tea tax. Starting with the 5k and 10 mile Distance Run. Enjoy the colonial parade, concessions, children’s activities, crafts, music and entertainment. The highlight of the day is…

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.

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June 2017

Working Artists Forum Annual Judged Art Show

June 1 @ 10:00 am

This annual show will feature recent works of the group. A reception will be announced at a later date.

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Free

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE FILM SERIES – 1st Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2017

Chestertown, 21620 United States + Google Map

April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. -  Seed:  The Untold Story  Location:  Washington College Norman James Theatre, 300 Washington Avenue Follow passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. ________________________________________________________________ May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - The Power of Community Location:  Figg's Ordinary, 101 South Cross Street A documentary about how Cuba survived Peak Oil. ________________________________________________________________ June 1 at 7:00 p.m. - We Feed the World Location:  Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen Street A file about how…

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The Journey

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

June 2 - July 1 Open to all media. Art that depicts life's many journeys - emotional, sentimental, physical- as well as our means of travel (cars, planes, bikes, boats.) Curator- Larry Schroth

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History Happy Hour

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, ChestertownLearn more about Kent County and Maryland history while enjoying a glass of wine and the company of other history lovers. For more information call 410-778-3499.

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First Friday in Downtown Chestertown

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Explore Chestertown's vibrant Arts & Entertainment District and enjoy longer shopping hours every First Friday of the month. Many retailers and galleries are open from 5-8pm and feature special exhibits, entertainment and refreshments. Restaurants entice with happy hour specials and unique culinary creations. Check our Facebook event page monthly for details! https://www.facebook.com/downtownchestertown/  

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Songs for Our Future Concert Series – Pam Ortiz Band

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Robert Ortiz Studios, 207 C South Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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  Date: 06/02/17 Time: 8:00pm Admission: $15.00 Suggested Donation Age restrictions: All Ages Notes: A Special Concert to Support Women’s Reproductive Rights. All proceeds to benefit Planned Parenthood. Special guests to be announced. In the Ortiz household, we have a framed quote from Spanish cellist and composer, Pablo Casals:   Soy hombre primero y artista despues. Como hombre, mi primera obligación es defender la dignidad humana. Como artista, cumpliré esa misión a traves de la musica – unica arma que Dios…

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Sultana Public Paddle – Saltmarsh Paddle

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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Sultana Public Sails

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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National Music Festival

June 4 - June 17

The 7th season of the National Music Festival at Washington College brings together world-class mentors and gifted apprentice musicians on the cusp of their professional careers. The two groups rehearse and perform together at Washington College and throughout Kent County in orchestral and chamber repertoire. All rehearsals are free and open to the public. Some concerts are free; others require a ticket. Visit the National Music Festival website for a complete concert schedule - http://nationalmusic.us/events-and-tickets/concert-schedules/  

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Family Fun Day at Crow Farm

Friendship Montessori School is hosting their 2nd annual Family Fun Day at Crow Farm on Sunday June 4th, 2017. Children can enjoy hay rides, live music, food, and games while adults try free wine tastings. All proceeds will support Friendship Montessori School. 12pm-3pm

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The Steel Wheels

June 4 @ 8:00 pm
210 High Street, United States + Google Map

Friday, June 9, 2017The Steel Wheels GENERAL ADMISSION $30 / STUDENTS $20 SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE! SAVE $25! $125 Single Subscription / $250 Couple Subscription

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The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The Live Playwrights’ Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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GIS training: Summer Institute

June 6 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 4:30 pm

Two professional GIS training opportunities at Washington College. High School age and above: June 6: Geospatial mapping introduction and ESRI web tools June 7: Data visualization for law enforcement and data tools for analysis Copy and paste the link below to register: https://washcoll.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cuhB9hUD0tsgzr

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Sultana Public Paddle – Mount Harmon Tour and Paddle

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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Mutt Strut 5K Run/Walk to benefit The Humane Society of Kent County, MD

June 10 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join The Humane Society of Kent County & the Chestertown Runners Club for the 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk with proceeds benefiting the Shelter. The race starts and finishes at Wilmer Park. The course runs along the Chester River and winds through gentle hills, with paws on pavement. With or without your dog, come enjoy the Kent County countryside while supporting a great cause.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Youth Fishing Derby In Partnership with Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Kent County Parks and Recreation and Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge to teach children how to fish-not just for the sport of it, but for the family values it can instill. This special event consist of fishing, making a fish print, casting practice, instant photo of participant with the fish they catch, door prizes, and free lunch. Rod and reel give-away to the first 40 to register on the day of the event. Bait will be provided.

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Sultana Public Paddle – Osprey Paddle

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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16th Annual Mutt Strut

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grab your mutt and come strut with us in our annual parade to raise funds for The Humane Society of Kent County! If you don't have a dog, or if it's best to leave Fido at home, you can still come out to support the Shelter. There will be food, contests, prizes, raffles, music and vendors so bring the whole family out to enjoy a fun day of animal friendly activities! Some of the contests will be: Best Costume, Best…

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Sultana Public Sails

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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KidSPOT Family Yoga

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Fun activities for mind and body the whole family can enjoy. Carrie Evans from Joyspring Yoga will lead participants in playful poses, Yoga games, and mindfulness crafts. Please bring mats or towels Kids ages 4 – 12 plus parent. (Parents are free) Session begins at 1 pm, and runs for two hours. If you are interested in signing up for all 4 sessions, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, please call RiverArts at 410 778 6300

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Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Bog and Water Gardening

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With the increase of rainfall amounts, many gardeners have that one moist location. We will discuss bog gardening as well as container and in-ground water gardens. Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden unless otherwise noted. Walk and talks, and garden visits will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please call 410-778-1551 to reserve your seat. All classes are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Art In Bloom

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

“Art in Bloom” is a celebration of the art of floral design. The RiverArts Galleries will be full of floral arrangements inspired by the artworks exhibited in the gallery. This 5th annual event is a fundraiser to benefit RiverArts and the Community Mediation Upper Shore. Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite floral arrangement while enjoying champagne, hors d’oeuvres and live music, and perusing the garden – themed raffle items donated by local artists and shops. Date: Sunday, June…

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KidSPOT’s Little Kids Camp-Under the Sea Fun

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

June 19 - June 23 Registration required - http://chestertownriverarts.net/kidspot/summer-camps/ Explore sea life through a variety of fun art activities! This camp is designed for children ages 4-6

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KidSPOT Clay Studio Camp

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
204 High Street, United States + Google Map

Spend the week exploring sculpture and pottery in RiverArts Clay Studio. This workshop is designed for children ages 8-13. It is held in the Clay Studio located at 204 High Street. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or the complete day! For more information call 410-778-6300. June 19 - 23

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Short Attention Span Theatre

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Sultana Public Paddle – Oysters and Indians

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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Amateur Radio Field Day

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - June 25 @ 2:00 pm

The Kent Amateur Radio Society will set up and operate the ARRL Field Day event at Massey Air Museum again this year. The public is welcome to visit any time but actual on-air operations begin at 2PM Saturday and run until 2PM Sunday.

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Short Attention Span Theatre

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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Bay to Bay Bicycle Ride

The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to this summer’s bicycling challenge, the Bay to Bay ride. The tour consists of four routes between 27 and 104 miles in length. The flat loop routes take in the scenery of the heartland of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The 27 mile ride goes through historic Chestertown for those who want a less challenging ride. Spend the day touring…

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Short Attention Span Theatre

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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KidSPOT Little Kids Camp-Rainforest Rally

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Create a rainforest environment using recycled materials! This camp is for children ages 4-6 June 26 - 30

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KidSPOT Workshop at Clay Studio

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
204 High Street, United States + Google Map

KidSPOT summer camp spends the week exploring sculpture and pottery in RiverArts Clay Studio located at 204 High Street. This workshop is for ages 8-13. Children can attend a morning session, afternoon session or all day! For more information call 410-778-6300 June 26 - 30

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RiverFest

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The public is invited to joint the RiverArts community in a celebration of art and the Chester River in an unveiling of Sculpture Garden on the waterfront followed by party and excursion down the Chester on the RIver Packet. More info call RiverArts at 410 778 6300 or visit our website

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.

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Short Attention Span Theatre

June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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July 2017

Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Short Attention Span Theatre

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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Short Attention Span Theatre

July 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

July 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

The Live Playwrights’ Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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Free

4th of July Fireworks

July 4 @ 9:20 pm - 9:40 pm
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Wilmer Park, Chestertown, MD 21620 United States + Google Map

Fireworks begin at dusk. Great viewing spot from Wilmer Park! In Case of Rain... Chestertown’s July 4th Fireworks are launched as soon as possible after dusk, usually between 9 and 9:15 p.m.. There is no rain-date policy. In case of heavy rain and/or lightning at the 9 o’clock start time, the fireworks will be delayed just until there is a break in the evening's weather. Wilmer Park offers great views of the show.

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Free

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE FILM SERIES – 1st Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2017

Chestertown, 21620 United States + Google Map

April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. -  Seed:  The Untold Story  Location:  Washington College Norman James Theatre, 300 Washington Avenue Follow passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. ________________________________________________________________ May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - The Power of Community Location:  Figg's Ordinary, 101 South Cross Street A documentary about how Cuba survived Peak Oil. ________________________________________________________________ June 1 at 7:00 p.m. - We Feed the World Location:  Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen Street A file about how…

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Abstract and Woodworking

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

July 7 - 29 Abstract is open to all media. Main and Studio Galleries. Curators: Ronn Akins, Barbara Parker, Chuck Engstrom

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First Friday in Downtown Chestertown

July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Explore Chestertown's vibrant Arts & Entertainment District and enjoy longer shopping hours every First Friday of the month. Many retailers and galleries are open from 5-8pm and feature special exhibits, entertainment and refreshments. Restaurants entice with happy hour specials and unique culinary creations. Check our Facebook event page monthly for details! https://www.facebook.com/downtownchestertown/  

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Short Attention Span Theatre

July 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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KidSPOT Family Yoga

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Fun activities for mind and body the whole family can enjoy. Carrie Evans from Joyspring Yoga will lead participants in playful poses, Yoga games, and mindfulness crafts. Please bring mats or towels Kids ages 4 – 12 plus parent. (Parents are free) Session begins at 1 pm, and runs for two hours. If you are interested in signing up for all 4 sessions, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, please call RiverArts at 410 778 6300

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Sultana Public Sails

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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Short Attention Span Theatre

July 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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Short Attention Span Theatre

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 9, 2017

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 9, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, playwrights and directors! Ticketing and More info coming soon!

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KidSPOT Summer Camp-Ancient Egypt

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Explore Ancient Egyptian Art in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information check out our website or call 410-778-6300. July 10- 14

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Kids' Discovery Week at Colchester Farm

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This popular hands-on program is for youngsters entering K through 6th grade. They'll enjoy nature-inspired arts and crafts, tend and taste the treasures grown in our fields, and play games with our animal friends on the farm. Morning, afternoon and full-day sessions available.

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Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Shade Gardening

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We will discuss how to plant to create shaded areas in your yard for those plants that need some protection from hot summer sun. Light shade is a virtue! Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden unless otherwise noted. Walk and talks, and garden visits will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please call 410-778-1551 to reserve your seat. All classes are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

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Farm Walk at Colchester Farm

July 12 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

See what's growing and learn about Colchester's sustainable farming practices. This is an exclusive opportunity to walk in the shoes of the apprentices learning from the master, farm manager Theresa Mycek.

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Musicamp Final Production

July 14 @ 7:00 pm
210 High Street, United States + Google Map

MUSICAMP is an intensive one week program for students aged 8-14 that will allow students to experience all parts of being in a musical! Campers will participate in acting, singing, movement, set design, and costume creation. Camp will run Monday through Friday 9a.m. to 3:30p.m. and culminate in a performance on Friday evening . Because of the concentrated form of this week, campers MUST attend every day of the 5-day Camp as well as Friday evening.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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TOSS FOR THERAPY

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wilmer Park, United States + Google Map

COME TO WATCH- COME TO LEARN - COME TO PLAY FOR CASH! CORNHOLE Tournament - JULY 15 at Wilmer Park in Chestertown, MD! CASH PRIZES offered at this cornhole tournament run by Maryland Cornhole Organization (MCO) - who judges the state competition! SOCIAL and COMPETITIVE Levels! Round robin to determine level of play. Starts at 11:00 with bags flying at 12:00. Multiple cash prizes for both Social and Competitive levels! Food, Drinks, Beer, Wine available for purchase. In case of…

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KidSPOT Summer Camp-Printmaking Power

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Explore the process of printmaking and create both monotype and relief prints in this 5 day workshop designed for children ages 6-13.Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information check out our website or call 410-778-6300 July 17 - 21

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Farm Tour at Colchester Farm

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn what it takes to get your weekly shares planted, cared for, and harvested. Early-evening tour led by our farm apprentices.

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Kent County Fair

July 20 @ 9:00 am

The Kent County Fair is a traditional county fair featuring agriculture education, 4-H exhibits, great food and so much more. New exhibits, games, attractions and vendors are added each year. There is something to do for everyone. Highlights include great music each evening, the greased pig contest, the 4-H auctions, corn hole tournament, youth turkey calling contest and animal exhibits.The fairgrounds is a former US Army Nike facility with barracks, guard shack and the base office, which also serves as…

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Kent County Fair

July 21 @ 9:00 am

The Kent County Fair is a traditional county fair featuring agriculture education, 4-H exhibits, great food and so much more. New exhibits, games, attractions and vendors are added each year. There is something to do for everyone. Highlights include great music each evening, the greased pig contest, the 4-H auctions, corn hole tournament, youth turkey calling contest and animal exhibits.The fairgrounds is a former US Army Nike facility with barracks, guard shack and the base office, which also serves as…

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Kent County Fair

July 22 @ 9:00 am

The Kent County Fair is a traditional county fair featuring agriculture education, 4-H exhibits, great food and so much more. New exhibits, games, attractions and vendors are added each year. There is something to do for everyone. Highlights include great music each evening, the greased pig contest, the 4-H auctions, corn hole tournament, youth turkey calling contest and animal exhibits.The fairgrounds is a former US Army Nike facility with barracks, guard shack and the base office, which also serves as…

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Sultana Public Paddle – Lotus Paddle

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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Geospatial Discoveries: METS Guild Day Camp

July 24 @ 8:30 am - July 28 @ 4:30 pm

Day camp! Unique opportunity to explore the science of satellites and build a Geographic Information System. For details and to register your child please contact Kelsey Newcomb at 410-810-5031 or knewcomb2@washcoll.edu

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KidSPOT Summer Camp-Multicultural Mix Up

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Learn about various cultures through their artistic traditions in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information check out our website or call 410-778-6300. July 24 - 28

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.

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Sultana Public Paddle – Mount Harmon Lotus Paddle

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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KidSPOT Summer Camp-Artistic Journeys

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Explore the painting and drawing techniques of several artists in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information check out our website or call 410-778-6300. July 31 - Aug 4

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August 2017

River Arts Photo Club Show

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Aug 1 - 31 Recent works of the local photographers.

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Free

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE FILM SERIES – 1st Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2017

Chestertown, 21620 United States + Google Map

April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. -  Seed:  The Untold Story  Location:  Washington College Norman James Theatre, 300 Washington Avenue Follow passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. ________________________________________________________________ May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - The Power of Community Location:  Figg's Ordinary, 101 South Cross Street A documentary about how Cuba survived Peak Oil. ________________________________________________________________ June 1 at 7:00 p.m. - We Feed the World Location:  Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen Street A file about how…

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Juried Photography Show

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

August 4 - 26 Exhibition will be shown in the Main Gallery. Curator- Steve Kane.

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New York Artists’ Guild

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

August 4 - 26 Exhibition will be held in the Studio Gallery.

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History Happy Hour

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, ChestertownLearn more about Kent County and Maryland history while enjoying a glass of wine and the company of other history lovers. For more information call 410-778-3499.

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First Friday in Downtown Chestertown

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Explore Chestertown's vibrant Arts & Entertainment District and enjoy longer shopping hours every First Friday of the month. Many retailers and galleries are open from 5-8pm and feature special exhibits, entertainment and refreshments. Restaurants entice with happy hour specials and unique culinary creations. Check our Facebook event page monthly for details! https://www.facebook.com/downtownchestertown/  

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Recipe Swap

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Worton Park, United States + Google Map

Lunch in the park. Bring your favorite Colchester Farm CSA veggie recipes to sample and share.

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The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The Live Playwrights’ Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Pruning

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We will discuss pruning plants that flower in the spring. How, when, and how far to prune. Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden unless otherwise noted. Walk and talks, and garden visits will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please call 410-778-1551 to reserve your seat. All classes are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

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Food Preservation Workshop at Colchester Farm

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How can we make the tastes of summer linger all winter long? Learn tips and techniques about how to freeze, can, and pickle vegetables.

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Playmakers Presents: The Princess Bride

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 13, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 13, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

Playmakers Summer Theatre Camp at The Garfield Center For The Arts is provided for children ages 8-15. The summer camp program runs four weeks, culminating in two evening performances and a matinee performance that includes all participants. Children ages 8-10 will make up the chorus and supporting characters, while the 11-15 year old campers will play the lead roles. There will also be three cultural performances for the campers during the four weeks of camp.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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KidSPOT Family Yoga

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
315 High Street, United States + Google Map

Fun activities for mind and body the whole family can enjoy. Carrie Evans from Joyspring Yoga will lead participants in playful poses, Yoga games, and mindfulness crafts. Please bring mats or towels Kids ages 4 – 12 plus parent. (Parents are free) Session begins at 1 pm, and runs for two hours. If you are interested in signing up for all 4 sessions, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, please call RiverArts at 410 778 6300

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Vineyard Walk

August 12 @ 6:00 pm

Harvest season is approaching. Stroll the vineyard to scout for ripe fruit and enjoy and evening of music, and cocktail party format. Winery and farm tours given. Meet the Crow family and the team that makes some amazing Crow wines. Admission to the event and a portion of the proceeds go to a local non-profit.

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Playmakers Presents: The Princess Bride

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 13, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 13, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

Playmakers Summer Theatre Camp at The Garfield Center For The Arts is provided for children ages 8-15. The summer camp program runs four weeks, culminating in two evening performances and a matinee performance that includes all participants. Children ages 8-10 will make up the chorus and supporting characters, while the 11-15 year old campers will play the lead roles. There will also be three cultural performances for the campers during the four weeks of camp.

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Playmakers Presents: The Princess Bride

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 13, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 13, 2017

210 High Street, United States + Google Map

Playmakers Summer Theatre Camp at The Garfield Center For The Arts is provided for children ages 8-15. The summer camp program runs four weeks, culminating in two evening performances and a matinee performance that includes all participants. Children ages 8-10 will make up the chorus and supporting characters, while the 11-15 year old campers will play the lead roles. There will also be three cultural performances for the campers during the four weeks of camp.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Legacy Day

August 19 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

“Music in the Park” joins forces with the Kent County Histrical Society to present Chestertown’s 4th annual “Legacy Day.” Revel with our community in this outdoor multi-cultural celebration. Celebrating the musical heritage of Kent County, Legacy Day will start with a 5pm parade featuring antique cars, motorcycles, marching bands, and more. Live band with dancing in the street from 6-10pm, historical displays, trivia and dance contests, food, beverage, exhibits and craft vendors.

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Sultana Public Sails (Music Sail)

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All of the fun of a regular SULTANA trip with the added treat of hearing great music by local artist.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
+ Google Map

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual…

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Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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Sultana Public Sails

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. – See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/#sthash.wJBLUOOv.dpuf

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TOWN GOVERNMENT MEETING SCHEDULE Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Utilities Commission Meetings: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Planning Commission Meetings: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Historic District Commission Meetings: 1st Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. TOWN TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICES The Town will be divided into two collection areas, both of which will be serviced twice each week. Collection of garbage and trash will be conducted in one area on Monday and Thursday evenings, and the other on Sunday and Wednesday evenings; except no collection will be made on New Years’ Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, but will be made on the next regular collection day after the holiday. Recycling: Paper, aluminum, household plastics picked up each Friday call 410-778-5949 (Infinity Recycling). ——– SUBMIT AN EVENT: GO TO KENT COUNTY EVENTS FORM

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