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Kameelah Janan Rasheed Exhibition: SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator

Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts Washington College

January 30 - March 7 Kohl Gallery and the Rose O’Neill Literary House present the solo exhibition "SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator: the eternal outlays ennoble and rekindle an unlikely savior," featuring the work of artist and writer Kameelah Janan Rasheed. Rasheed presents photographs, videos, drawings, and prints on various substrates. Together, these works create an evolving ecosystem… Continue Reading Kameelah Janan Rasheed Exhibition: SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator

Into the Ice, a Screening of an Environmental Documentary, Presented by WC's Center for Environment & Society

Washington College - Norman James Theatre

Join CES for a free, exclusive screening of a thrilling environmental documentary, following three scientists during their research adventures on the Greenland ice sheet. This film screening is a precursor to the second exciting guest in WC's Polar Expedition Speaker Series, Arctic Climatologist and Glaciologist, Dr. Jason Box, who stars in this film. Watch the… Continue Reading Into the Ice, a Screening of an Environmental Documentary, Presented by WC's Center for Environment & Society

Picture Book Valentines

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

We've turned some of our favorite stories into crafts full of love! Share your love of picture books and create a unique Valentine for someone special. All ages welcome.

MassoniArt – Winter Special Our gift to you!

Chestertown, MD

January 14 - February 25 MassoniArt is pleased to offer 15%-20% off all of our current gallery artwork. Some exclusions do apply – but now is the time to buy!! All work on the walls and in the flat files in BOTH galleries are included in this once-a-year offer. Escape the dreary winter and find… Continue Reading MassoniArt – Winter Special Our gift to you!

Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2 - 4:30 pm on Thursdays, running from January 19th through February 23rd. (6 weeks) This course introduces the fundamentals of handbuilding to students of any experience level. Students will learn the process of handbuilding through pinching, coiling and slab building clay, and glaze their… Continue Reading Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman

Merging Perspectives – Artists' Talk

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. suite 106

In celebration of Black History Month the February exhibit, “Merging Perspectives” will feature both local and regional black artists who work in a broad range of media. To complement the exhibit there will be two additional chances to hear from special artists. On Saturday, February 4, at 1pm Kyle Hackett will present “Circular Narratives.” Kyle… Continue Reading Merging Perspectives – Artists' Talk

Beginners Wheel with Marilee Schumann

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from January 26th through March 2nd. (6 weeks) This course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginning students with a focus on throwing bowl and cylinder forms. Students will be shown the step-by-step process of wedging, centering, throwing,… Continue Reading Beginners Wheel with Marilee Schumann

Kameron Fields: "What's the Tea, Cis?"

Washington College - Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall Commons

Kameron Fields is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader for the Core Technology Division at W.L Gore & Associates. He believes diversity and inclusion are essential to innovation, and he is passionate about engagement and support of underrepresented minorities in STEM. Overall, we'll discuss the intersections of race, sexual orientation, gender, homophobia, and transphobia within… Continue Reading Kameron Fields: "What's the Tea, Cis?"

Couples Cheesemaking Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

What a perfect way to spend Valentine’s Weekend with the one you love – making mozz and drinking wine! During this hands-on Friday evening class, each couple will have a bottle of wine of their choice to enjoy as Bill walks them through the art of cheesemaking and breaks it down so each couple can… Continue Reading Couples Cheesemaking Class

The Garfield Center presents Psycho Beach Party

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

Directed by Michael Moore February 10 - 26, 2023 Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm Sundays @ 2pm For Tickets: https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/psycho-beach-party/all/ Charles Busch is the ultimate in off-beat playwrights. He is the author and star of over twenty-five plays including “The Divine Sister,” “The Lady in Question,” “Red Scare on Sunset,” “The Tribute Artist,” “The Confession… Continue Reading The Garfield Center presents Psycho Beach Party

Recycle Britta filters, batteries, plastic bottlecaps, and more

Farmer's Market

The Chestertown Environmental Committee Booth is collecting the following items for recycling during the Farmer's Market: • Plastic bottle caps • Britta filters • Alkaline batteries A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, lithium button batteries • CFL lightbulbs • Razors and blades • Deodorant containers • Empty toothpaste tubes • Plastic floss containers • Plastic… Continue Reading Recycle Britta filters, batteries, plastic bottlecaps, and more

Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Fudge!

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Let's make fudge! Join us for a special chocolatey treat at the library. Ages 13-17 Space is limited. Please register! Pizza and Make a Thing is a program series for teens where we eat pizza and make a thing.

CINDY KING speaks about "“TAKING CARE OF AN OLDER GARDEN”

SACRED HEART PARISH HALL - 510 HIGH STREET

Cindy King, Certified Professional Horticulturist at The Mill in Kingstown, MD will speak on the topic "TAKING CARE OF AN OLDER GARDEN." Cindy's talk will be proceeded by a 1:00 PM business meeting whose single agenda item will be the May 2023 ALL SEASONS GARDEN CLUB FLOWER SHOW.

African-American Read-In: Community Celebration of African-American Authors

Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street, Chestertown

Join us at Sumner Hall for a community celebration of African-American authors! The National African-American Read-In is the nation’s oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. This interactive, multigenerational program that will celebrate black authors, literacy, reading, and diversity in literature through readings from a wide variety of authors shared by members of the community.… Continue Reading African-American Read-In: Community Celebration of African-American Authors

Recurring Event Public Arts Committee

Public Arts Committee

Chestertown, MD

The PAC meets, as needed, on the second Tuesday of the month.  While COVID-19 precautions require meetings by video conference.  To attend a meeting, contact the A&E District Manager (chestertownae@gmail.com) at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to receive log-in information. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Recurring Event ARPA Task Force

ARPA Task Force

Chestertown, MD

After receiving the first installment of the promised $4.4 million in ARPA funds, the Mayor and Council formed an ARPA Advisory Committee on December 6, 2021, to assist in reaching out to the community, evaluating proposals, and making recommendations for the best use of some of those funds. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday… Continue Reading ARPA Task Force

Washington College Film Series: Before the Flood

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In February, we'll be watching Before the Flood (2016). This documentary film, narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, looks closely at the devastating effects of climate change around the globe. This month's event is co-sponsored by the Center for… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: Before the Flood

Lori Kesner (flute) & Maria José Parker (piano)

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Washington College Concert Series presents Lori Kesner (flute) and Maria José Parker (piano). Daydreams of the Flute takes the audience on a musical journey of the flute fantasia repertoire. The program includes a broad range of styles in this free-form genre, including the Baroque Fantasies of Telemann, the gypsy-inspired Airs Valaques, the dance-themed Fantasía… Continue Reading Lori Kesner (flute) & Maria José Parker (piano)

4-day Intensive Cooking Class to Learn to Eat Like a Human

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

February 17 - 20 You have been asking for an intensive cooking class where you can commit to learning how to eat like a human over a few days with like-minded community members focused on nutrition. This 4-day, 7-class intensive workshop will teach you everything you need to know to nourish your family with the… Continue Reading 4-day Intensive Cooking Class to Learn to Eat Like a Human

Snack Around the World Club: Try snacks from around the globe!

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Have you ever wondered what kids around the world snack on? Join us to find out – and to try a variety of snacks! At this global snacking showdown we'll explore treats, share fun facts, and bring the rest of the world closer to home one tasty bite at a time. Please note: Due to… Continue Reading Snack Around the World Club: Try snacks from around the globe!

Kent Attainable Housing Open House

Kent Attainable Housing Office - 114 S. Lynchburg St Suite D

Kent Attainable Housing, Inc. (KAH) invites you to join them for an OpenHouse and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to commemorate the opening of their new office location in downtown Chestertown. This event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be available.

Early Birds & Ducks in Water: An Intro to Birding & Avian Research

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Maren Gimpel, Field Ecologist and Outreach Coordinator at Foreman's Branch Bird Observatory, shares the basics of backyard birding and answers your bird-related questions! You'll leave this program ready to explore your own backyard (just in time for the Great Backyard Bird Count, which takes place Feb 17-20) and with lots of new information, including FBBO's… Continue Reading Early Birds & Ducks in Water: An Intro to Birding & Avian Research

DINNER AT CRCC AND STAGED READING OF A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAN – A NEW PLAY BY EARL LEWIN

Chester River Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road - Chester River Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road

BC Productions proudly announces the premiere of the staged reading of A Brief History of Man, the latest script by Chestertown playwright Earl Lewin. Chester River Country Club offers this one night only opportunity for dinner and show to experience the premiere of Lewin’s latest script. On Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 4pm dinner is… Continue Reading DINNER AT CRCC AND STAGED READING OF A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAN – A NEW PLAY BY EARL LEWIN

Recurring Event Mayor and Council Meeting

Mayor and Council Meeting

Chestertown Town Hall 118 N Cross Street, Chestertown, MD

Town meetings are in Town Hall and are open to the public.  Meetings will still be available to watch in real time at https://townhallstreams.com/towns/chestertown_md.  We are working to improve our equipment to incorporate remote participation and hope that this will be a viable option in the near future. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from February 28th through April 4th. (6 weeks) This course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginning students with a focus on throwing bowl and cylinder forms. Students will be shown the step-by-step process of wedging, centering, throwing,… Continue Reading Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

"Arctic Climate & Greenland Ice," a Talk with Arctic Climatologist and Glaciologist Dr. Jason Box

Garfield Center for the Arts - Prince Theatre

He has appeared in three films (one produced by Leonardo DiCaprio), was dubbed "The Ice Maverick" by Rolling Stone Magazine, made 30 separate expeditions to Greenland, camped on the ice for over a year, and was even arrested in front of the White House while protesting a pipeline project. After learning all of this, one… Continue Reading "Arctic Climate & Greenland Ice," a Talk with Arctic Climatologist and Glaciologist Dr. Jason Box

Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Wednesdays, running from March 1st through April 5th. (6 weeks) This 6 week course is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners. Students will expand and refine their skillset through skills instruction and weekly project assignment. It is… Continue Reading Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

RiverArts Photography Club

RiverArts Education Center - 200 High St

1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month. 7 pm. Via Zoom. Contact Steve Kane at srkane@gmail.com to participate. Participation in the club is free and all are welcome, from advanced photographers to beginners coming for the first time.

Recurring Event Spring Musical

Spring Musical

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Tawes Theater

The Department of Music Presents Washington College's Spring Musical: Once Upon a Mattress (Director Ernest Green). (Once Upon a Mattress subject to change based on licensing availability)

The Art of Sourdough Mother

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

Learn how to start, maintain, feed, and cook with sourdough mother. Our mother is the backbone of our Rise line of sourdough products and allows us to cook everything from bread to crackers to waffles. This class will specifically focus on the sourdough mother process so participants will learn the science behind the: - fermentation… Continue Reading The Art of Sourdough Mother

March 4: Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating with Coreen Weilminster

RiverArts Education Center - 200 High St.

At RiverArts Education Center -- 200 High St (Door B) in downtown Chestertown, MD (next to the Clay Studio & across from Evergrain Bakery). Considered by many to be a "sacred magical art", the creation of a talisman with specific intentions written into the life-giving egg, the Pysanky is an ancient means to celebrate the… Continue Reading March 4: Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating with Coreen Weilminster

Mayor and Council Meeting

Chestertown Town Hall 118 N Cross Street, Chestertown, MD

Town meetings are in Town Hall and are open to the public.  Meetings will still be available to watch in real time at https://townhallstreams.com/towns/chestertown_md.  We are working to improve our equipment to incorporate remote participation and hope that this will be a viable option in the near future. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Live Playwrights’ Society

Garfield Center for the Arts 210 High Street, Chestertown, MD

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 7pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org/  Until further notice, you need to be vaccinated and wear a mask to… Continue Reading Live Playwrights’ Society

Uncorked Creations at Casa Carmen

Casa Carmen Wines - 312 Cannon St.

LOCATION: Casa Carmen Wines, 312 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620 FEE: Must be 21 years of age with ID. $25 for Washington College students and RiverArts Members, $35 for all other registrants Join RiverArts and Casa Carmen Wines for a night of crafting and wine! All supplies are included! Enjoy Casa's premium selection of wine… Continue Reading Uncorked Creations at Casa Carmen

Washington College Film Series: Do the Right Thing

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In March, we'll be watching Spike Lee's classic 1989 film Do The Right Thing. This film explores the complex racial politics of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on a single hot summer day. This month's event is… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: Do the Right Thing

Charcuterie Board Class with Wine Tasting

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

This class is not your typical charcuterie board class. Charcuterie boards and tables are all the rage right now. Instead of learning how to arrange things purchased from the store on a board to make it look nice, you will learn how to actually make the different foods that would go on a charcuterie board… Continue Reading Charcuterie Board Class with Wine Tasting

Recurring Event A&E District Committee

A&E District Committee

Chestertown, MD

The A&E District committee meets every other month via Zoom on the First Wednesday of the month.  While COVID-19 precautions require meetings by video conference.  To attend a meeting, contact the A&E District Manager (chestertownae@gmail.com) at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to receive log-in information. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2 - 4:30 pm on Thursdays, running from March 16th through April 20th. (6 weeks) This course is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners whom have completed introductory Ceramic Handbuilding class. Students will expand and refine their skillset through skills instruction and… Continue Reading Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman

Beginner Plus! Wheel with Marilee Schumann

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from March 16th through April 20th. (6 weeks) This 6 week course is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners. Students will expand and refine their skillset through technique instruction and weekly project assignments. This is… Continue Reading Beginner Plus! Wheel with Marilee Schumann

Sourdough Bread Making Class

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler for a start to finish approach to baking hand-built, real, traditional long-fermented sourdough bread. Long, slow fermentation that utilizes wild bacteria and yeasts transforms difficult, and dangerous to digest grains into nutrient dense, bioavailable, delicious bread. Dr. Bill will discuss harnessing hyper-local bacteria and yeast to start your mother culture all… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Making Class

Indigo at Night

RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.

Adults and teens welcome! Learn to indigo dye during the “blue” hours! We will learn about indigo and explore various Shibori resist methods while creating some great gifts. When you’re ready to dye you will see the wonder of indigo as your creation emerges from the dye bath colored green and turns blue before your… Continue Reading Indigo at Night

Eucalyptus Magic in the Morning

RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.

Sunday, March 19: 9 - 11:00 am (and return from 12:00 to finish) Cost: $50 per participant for RiverArts members (non-member price is $60) Material fee: $20 for a silk scarf, cotton bandana and eucalyptus, instructor will collect material fee at class. Adults and teens welcome! Join us to naturally dye a one-of-a-kind scarf. We’ll… Continue Reading Eucalyptus Magic in the Morning

There's Gold in Those Petals

RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.

Learn to natural dye with dried Marigolds. Students will use Shibori resists to create a large cotton scarf dyed golden. You’ll learn how to mordant cotton, prepare the dye and care for your naturally dyed textile. While the scarves are dyeing, we’ll explore the magic of indigo and dye a cotton bandana blue. Adults and… Continue Reading There's Gold in Those Petals

Josh Mlodzianowski (saxophone)

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Washington College Concert Series presents Josh Mlodzianowski (saxophone). Josh will premiere recently commissioned works that blend elements of hip-hop and concert music as well as performing staples of the saxophone repertoire from the 20th century.To learn more about Josh, visit www.joshonthatsax.com To learn more, visit washcoll.edu/concert CONTACT: concertseries@washcoll.edu Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and… Continue Reading Josh Mlodzianowski (saxophone)

Washington College Film Series: My Life as a Zucchini

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In March, we'll be watching My Life as a Zucchini (2016). This Oscar-nominated animated film follows an orphaned boy, nicknamed Zucchini, as he navigates his new life in a group foster home. The Communication and Media Studies… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: My Life as a Zucchini

KCA Raimond Center – Opening Gala

Raimond Center - 101 Spring Avenue

Gala Reception - TIcketed Event Dinner and tour of the new KCA Raimond Center Art show and performance

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Organ Series

Emmanuel Church - 101 North Cross Street by the Fountain Park - Emmanuel Church - 101 North Cross Street by the Fountain Park

Katherine Johnson is an organ performance student at the Oberlin Conservatory, where she studies with Christa Rakich.

Grand Opening – Raimond Center

Vincent & Leslie Prince Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue

Grand Opening Weekend for the new Vincent & Leslie Prince Raimond Cultural Center. Friday Night - invited dinner & tour Saturday - open house, art exhibit and concert

Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2 - 4:30 pm on Thursdays, running from March 30th through May 4th. (6 weeks) This course is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners whom have completed introductory Ceramic Handbuilding class. Students will expand and refine their skillset through skills instruction and… Continue Reading Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman

Recurring Event Grendel

Grendel

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Tawes Theater

Directed by Prof. LaRonika Thomas |  A Playwrighting SCE by Sophia Rooks ‘23 Literature's first monster takes to the stage in a play adaption of the book, Grendel! This is a playwriting SCE that is about the antagonist of the classic book, Beowulf; in a prequel that gives insight into the character of Grendel. This adaptation will be focusing on the… Continue Reading Grendel

Croissants & Such

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

You’ve seen the croissant evolution at the MSAK and you have been asking for this class!Making 100% wild, long fermented sourdough croissants transforms an already delicious treat into its most delicious and nourishing form. And, making them in your home kitchen is easier than you think! Join us to learn all the steps in making… Continue Reading Croissants & Such

Kent County Poetry Festival

The 14th Annual Kent County Poetry Festival, a partnership with The Bookplate and The Rose O'Neill Literary House, will be on Saturday April 1, 2023. The Main Event is Saturday evening, April 1 at 7 pm and will feature Poet Vievee Francis, in conversation with Maureen Corrigan from NPR's FreshAir.

Uncorked Creations at Casa Carmen

Casa Carmen Wines - 312 Cannon St.

LOCATION: Casa Carmen Wines, 312 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620 FEE: Must be 21 years of age with ID. $25 for Washington College students and RiverArts Members, $35 for all other registrants Join RiverArts and Casa Carmen Wines for a night of crafting and wine! All supplies are included! Enjoy Casa's premium selection of wine… Continue Reading Uncorked Creations at Casa Carmen

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Organ Series

Emmanuel Church - 101 North Cross Street by the Fountain Park

Jeremy Burns is the Director of Music and organist at Epiphany Episcopal Church, Winchester, MA. Formerly, he served as associate organist at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, NYC, and Church of the Advent, Boston, MA.

Fermented Dairy: Butter, Kefir, & Yogurt Cooking Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab | 2nd Floor | 236 Cannon Street

You can make fresh fermented butter, yogurt, and kefir for your family. Not only will it taste delicious but you will save a ton of money.For thousands of years, milk has been transformed through fermentation into a multitude of foods including butter and buttermilk, kefir, yogurt, and cheese. These processes increased nutrient density and bioavailability,… Continue Reading Fermented Dairy: Butter, Kefir, & Yogurt Cooking Class

Chestertown A&E Spring Art Walk

Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown

Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District’s ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and around town. Live music will also be happening throughout town.For information email hester@kentculture.org or call the Kent Cultural Alliance at 410-778-3700

Rhythm & Brews

Foot of High Street - High Street & Water Street

Join the Kent County Chamber of Commerce as we host the our 4th annual beer fest, Rhythm & Brews, in Historic Downtown Chestertown, MD on Saturday, April 15th (rain date Sunday, April 16th). Enjoy craft beer from DelMarVa and beyond | Live Music | Food Trucks | and More Featured Breweries Include: Blue Earl Brewing… Continue Reading Rhythm & Brews

Fanya Lin (piano)

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Washington College Concert Series presents Fanya Lin (piano). Described as a “striking interpreter” who gives a “committed and heartfelt performance” by Musical America and The New York Times, pianist Fanya Lin has captivated audiences worldwide with her charismatic and gripping performances. For more information about Fanya Lin, please visit fanyalin.com. To learn more, visit… Continue Reading Fanya Lin (piano)

Music Department Student Showcase

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Washington College Music Department presents our Music Department Student Showcase.

Washington College Film Series: Just Eat It

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In April, we'll be watching Just Eat It (2014). This documentary explores food rescue and the enormous consequences of systematic food waste. This month's event is co-sponsored by the Campus Garden and Composting Club. The Communication and… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: Just Eat It

Recurring Event On the Verge

On the Verge

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Tawes Theater

Directed by Katie Peacock ‘19 A Set Design SCE from Rose Hull ‘23 "On the Verge" by Eric Overmyer follows the misadventures of three Victorian explorers through the vast reaches of time and space. Pro- feminist lighted comedy that explores the philosophy behind the movement of time.

Paint the Town: Wet Paint Show & Sale

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. suite 106

"Paint the Town" is very popular with plein air artists from all over the mid-Atlantic region because of the natural beauty of our area, with its many waterways, scenic farms, historic buildings and wonderful gardens This is a great opportunity for artists to get out of their studios and paint outdoors while enjoying Maryland's beautiful… Continue Reading Paint the Town: Wet Paint Show & Sale

Paint the Town: Quick Draw

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. suite 106

Chestertown RiverArts Paint the Town: April 20-23 IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: * PAINT THE TOWN DATES: April 20-23, 2022 * "WET PAINT SHOW & SALE": Saturday, April 22, 2022; 6:00-8:00 p.m. * "QUICK DRAW": Sunday, April 23, 2022 * PICK UP of ART: (extended exhibit): Sunday, April 29, 1:00-3:00 p.m. or Monday, April 30, 10:00… Continue Reading Paint the Town: Quick Draw

Seminar 3: Grape to Glass

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Great wines begin in the vineyard and end in the winery. Participants will spend time in the vineyard with a guided presentation of techniques for premium grape growing on the Eastern Shore. Then they will be off to the winery to explore winemaking techniques and how they are used to express terroir. The presentation will… Continue Reading Seminar 3: Grape to Glass

Orchestra & Band Concert

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Department of Music Presents Washington College's Orchestra and Band (Directors Prof. McCollum and Dr. McCollum).

Chorus/Jazz Vocals Concert

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

The Department of Music Presents Washington College's Chorus and Jazz Combo (Directors Ernest Green and Ken Schweitzer). Come out and support the Chorus and Jazz Combo as they perform a number of different selections.

Opening Reception – CROSSROADS: Smithsonian On Main

Raimond Center - 101 Spring Avenue

The Opening Reception for CROSSROADS: Change in Rural Communities - a Smithsonian on Main traveling exhibition, sponsored by Stories of the Chesapeake. Exhibit will Run April 22, 2023 through May 31, 2023 at the Kent Cultural Alliance's new home - The Vincent and Leslie Prince Raimond Cultural Center

Musicians' Union Showcase

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Decker Theater

The Department of Music presents The Musicians' Union Showcase. Please join the student club, The Musicians’ Union, for their Spring Showcase concert at 7:30 PM in Decker Theater. Students will present solo and ensemble performances they have been developing this semester during club meetings. We hope to see you there!

The Magic of Maize

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

Taco night will never be the same after this class! The powerful ancient process of Nixtamilization is the only way to unlock the maximum amount of nutrients from maize for our bodies. At the end of the class, you’ll be able to make 4 types of nixtamilized food products in your home kitchen: -Grits -Corn… Continue Reading The Magic of Maize

Punchlines & Wine

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Join us for a night of laughs with TV personality, award-winning sommelier and comedian Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach. Enjoy a tasting of wines paired with local foods and products. After the show stay for a farm to table dinner* and a booking signing of Laurie’s book “The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine”.… Continue Reading Punchlines & Wine

Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band Concert

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Decker Theater

The Department of Music Presents Washington College's Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band (Directors Eric Plewinski and Dr. John Leupold). We invite everyone to join us as the Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band (Steel Revolution) present a joint Fall concert on Monday, May 1st at 7:30 in Decker Theater. You will hear solo and ensemble works… Continue Reading Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band Concert

Washington College Film Series: Hairspray

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In May, we'll be watching Hairspray (1988). This film, written and directed by Maryland's own John Waters and set in 1960s Baltimore, follows Tracy Turnblad as she earns fame on the stage of the Corny Collins Dance… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: Hairspray

Taking Care of your Mother Weekend!

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

What better gift for Mother’s Day than a “Taking Care of Your Mother” weekend! Friday May 12: Arrive at 5:00 and enjoy wood fired pizza and the Sourdough Mother Class (see description on website). The class should wrap up around 8:00 Saturday May 13th: Arrive at 9:30 for breakfast at the Modern Stone Age Kitchen… Continue Reading Taking Care of your Mother Weekend!

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Organ Series

Emmanuel Church - 101 North Cross Street by the Fountain Park

Ken Cowan, one of the nation's most admired and respected concert organist, is returning for his 26th. performance on the concert series. Ken is Associate Professor of Organ at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music in Houston,

Foraging Fun around Chestertown

Eastern Shore Food Lab | 2nd Floor | 236 Cannon Street

You will never look at your lawn the same way after taking this class!Chestertown’s lawns, parks and sidewalks are full of good things to eat, if you know how and where to look. You will spend a few hours walking with Dr. Bill as he takes you around the streets of Chestertown to find “hidden… Continue Reading Foraging Fun around Chestertown

Seminar 4: the Art & Science of Tasting Wines

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd - Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Take a sensory trip through Crow wines and learn the art of smelling, swirling, and sipping. Learn tasting techniques to identify aromas and flavors. What is tannin versus acidity? Is there really butter in this wine? This seminar will enhance your wine enjoyment and break down what exactly is happening inside and outside of the… Continue Reading Seminar 4: the Art & Science of Tasting Wines

29th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Chester River Yacht & County Club - Chester River Yacht & Country Club

Proceeds will help construct a pad for a vital, mobile MRI unit. More info to come!

Fun with Fermentation Cooking Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab | 2nd Floor | 236 Cannon Street

Lacto-fermentation is one of the most important food processing technologies our ancestors ever created! Sourcing high-quality ingredients and essential fermentation equipment for your kitchen, The basics of lacto-fermented vegetables, Recipe development and execution, Prepping vegetables, scaling ingredients, initiating and controlling fermentation, Fermenting whole vegetables (such as carrots which are perfect for school lunches), and cut… Continue Reading Fun with Fermentation Cooking Class

Nose-to-Tail 2-Day Butchering Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street

Two days of animal heaven! Might be the perfect Father’s Day Gift?? Friday: Enjoy sourdough pizza and discuss all aspects of home butchering and then break down a pig into its primal cuts. Saturday: Begin with breakfast at the MSAK then turn the primals into: - ham, - bacon, - fresh sausage, and - pork… Continue Reading Nose-to-Tail 2-Day Butchering Class

The Garfield Center presents Short Attention Span Theatre

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

Our annual 10-minute play festival! June 23 - July 9, 2023 Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm Sundays @ 2pm https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/sast-4/all/ More info coming soon!

Chestertown A&E Fall Art Walk

Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown

Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District’s ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and around town. Live music will also be happening throughout town.For information email hester@kentculture.org or call the Kent Cultural Alliance at 410-778-3700

The Garfield Center presents The Addams Family

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Sept 22 - Oct 8, 2023 Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm Sundays @ 2pm https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/addams-family/all/ More info coming soon!

3rd Annual Kent County Touch A Truck/ Ag Fest

Kent County Ag Center - 21349 Tolchester Beach Road

A hands on, family-friendly event where you can explore different vehicles and machines, meet community helpers, games, activities, demonstrations, and more! Food will be available for purchase. If you are interested in displaying a vehicle or becoming a vendor, please email kenttouchatruckagfest@gmail.com

Sultana Education Foundation’s Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Bluegrass Festival

Chestertown Marina

Sultana’s Downrigging Weekend and Bluegrass Festival has evolved into one of the largest annual Tall Ship gatherings on the East Coast and is combined with 3 days of live bluegrass music and entertainment. Visitors to the festival can expect to see a waterfront packed with ships, schooners, and wooden boats; performances by world-class musicians; lectures… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation’s Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Bluegrass Festival

Chestertown A&E Holiday Art Walk

Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown

Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District’s ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and around town. Live music will also be happening throughout town.For information email hester@kentculture.org or call the Kent Cultural Alliance at 410-778-3700

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