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July 2020

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles REVISED DATES

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

various locations United States

REVISED DATES! SUMMER PADDLING SCHEDULE Pick from plenty of locations! (Meet at location at 9am to gear up, finish at 11:30am) **If you previously registered for a paddle, you will need to re-register now using the link below. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Ages 12+ / $30 per / 2.5 Hours July - August Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Most paddles take place on Maryland’s upper Eastern Shore, and each… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles REVISED DATES

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Planning Commission Meeting

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Town of Chestertown, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Any member of the public wanting to join the Zoom meeting should contact Kees de Mooy at 410-778-0500 or kees@chestertown.com

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GCTV presents!

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2020

Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Watch a new LIVE performance each week on the Garfield Center for the Arts Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/garfieldcenterforthearts/ Don’t Facebook? Don’t worry! All content live streamed will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and shared on our website https://www.garfieldcenter.org/!

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Recreation Commission Meeting

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Chestertown, 21620 United States

We meet on the third Thursday of every month at 6pm at Procolino’s in Chestertown unless otherwise noted.

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MassoniArt presents Elemental

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2020

Gallery Hours:  Friday 11-2, Saturday 10-3 – by appointment only. ELEMENTAL Heidi Fowler, Blake Conroy, Elizabeth DaCosta Ahern, Simma Liebman, Michael Kahn, Grace Mitchell, Claire McArdle, Lisa Lebofsky, Kenneth Schiano, Katherine Cox, Takashi Ichihara, James Tatum, Zemma Mastin White, Elizabeth Casqueiro, Celia Pearson, Cathrine Kernan, Emily Kalwaitis, Eve Stockton, Deborah Weiss, Shelley Robzen, and Kathryn O’Grady The entire exhibit will also be available online and in video format.  The best way to stay in touch and learn of updates is… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Elemental

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Chestertown Farmers Market – return to Fountain Park!

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Fountain Park United States

UPDATE 6/29/2020 - The Chestertown Farmers’ Market will move back to the heart of downtown Chestertown starting Saturday, July 4, from 8 am to noon. Please come out and support the Farm and Artisan vendors. To meet pandemic safety standards, sections of the 200 and 300 blocks of High Street will be closed to traffic, and vendors will be spread out between Spring Avenue and Court Street and along Memorial Plaza as needed. Social distancing and mask wearing will remain… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market – return to Fountain Park!

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SUSPENDED – Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

We’re busy at KidSPOT distributing craft bags to help kids in less affluent parts of our community have access to art materials and projects until we can open again. If you’re interested in supporting this initiative, please visit our website at https://chestertownriverarts.org/kidspot/ and make a donation. Thank you!

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Mayor and Council Meeting

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Chestertown Town Hall, 118 N Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

LINK TO LIVE FEED

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Crazy Days!

July 23 - July 25

Downtown Chestertown’s annual shopping bonanza,! The sidewalk sale begins on Thursday, July 23 and runs through Saturday, July 25, with many stores carrying the specials into Sunday as well. This mid summer tradition is sponsored by the Downtown Chestertown Association. Great deals can be found on everything from men’s and women’s designer fashions, childrens’ toys, jewelry, home décor, wine and cheese accessories, books, art supplies, and even musical instruments

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Virtual Photo Club (Free!)

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Undaunted by social isolation, RiverArts Photography Club facilitator Steve Kane hosted the first meeting of a new online version of the club on Thursday, March 26, using the Zoom platform. The club normally meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the ArtsAlive Education Center from 7 to 9 pm, and provides a forum for discussion and critique. After a successful first virtual meeting, the group plans to change to weekly Thursday meetings via Zoom. This week, April 2 and for… Continue Reading Virtual Photo Club (Free!)

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Run the Vineyards – Crow 5K

Run for Wine at at the Amazing Crow Vineyard! NEW IN 2020 -- Summer Evening Race featuring Post- Race Barbecue! Race and Post Race Features Include: Chip-Timed 5K Run with instant results Flat Cross Country style course through the 365 acre farm and 12 acre vineyard Post Run Wine (1 complimentary glass of wine included for those 21 and older) Live music during Post- Race Festivities Barbecue available following the run...farm-raised fresh angus beef and vegetarian options Lawn games for… Continue Reading Run the Vineyards – Crow 5K

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Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until August 31, 2020

Virtual Event United States

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. For details on joining this virtual meeting, visit https://kent-md.libcal.com/

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August 2020

Utilities Commission Meeting

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

Town of Chesterotwn, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
Free
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Chestertown Environmental Committee Meeting

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Chestertown, 21620 United States

The Chestertown Environmental Committee (CEC) meets every month on the first Thursday (changed 9/12/19) at 7:30PM in the 1st floor conference room in the Town Office.

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Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual!

August 15
Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual! August 15 was the date selected for Legacy Day 2020 when we had planned to honor Kent County’s Outstanding African American Athletes of the 20th Century with a special exhibition, parade, a genealogy workshop, Gospel concert, food and craft vendors and dancing in the street. However, essential social distancing requirements imposed by the coronavirus pandemic have caused the Legacy Day Committee to make the painful decision to postpone these festivities until August 2021 and make… Continue Reading Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual!

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Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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September 2020

MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey | High Water

September 1 - October 15

MARCY DUNN RAMSEY | High Water September – October 2020 also featuring work by Michael Kahn, Marilee Schumann, and more

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2nd Annual Chestertown Car Show

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The second annual Chestertown Car Show lines High Street and circles Fountain Park with award-worthy classic, exotic, antique and custom automobiles. Trophies, trivia and children's activities, plus food and beverage offerings round out the afternoon.

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Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sails

September 19 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 19, 2020 at 5:15 pm

One event on September 26, 2020 at 5:15 pm

One event on August 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Cannon Street pier United States

JUNE/JULY SAILS ARE CANCELLED A trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. Sultana Education Foundation will offer special and full-day sails to organization and groups, prices for these trips may vary. Unless noted otherwise, all sails depart and return to the Chestertown Marina, 207 S. Water Street,… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sails

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Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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October 2020

CANCELLED – Chestertown HP Festival

October 3
Downtown – Chestertown United States

Terrible news friends! We have just received a proclamation from the minister’s office that all festivities scheduled for the 2020 Chestertown HP Festival Weekend have been hereby canceled! All wizards and wizarding friends are encouraged to subscribe to the Chestertown HP Festival mailing list to receive any notices as they become available. Fear not! The Chestertown HP Fest committee is determined to reconvene and bring the festival back in 2021! Go to the official festival website, chestertownhpfest.org, and join our… Continue Reading CANCELLED – Chestertown HP Festival

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Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

October 3 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Holt Education Center United States

Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Most paddles take place on Maryland’s upper Eastern Shore, and each paddle features a unique theme. During a typical voyage, participants paddle through scenic, underdeveloped portions of one of the Bay’s tributaries while learning about regional flora and fauna specific to that location. Paddles are either 2.5 hours long at $30 per person or day long at $55 per person. Day trips will… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

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Chestertown Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event benefits Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc which provides horseback riding and equine activities for the special needs community. Both courses are USAFT certified. This is a TriState Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event. Awards and refreshments provided and Tech Shirts guaranteed to each participant. Police controlled roads. Save with early registration.

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Voter Registration Deadline

October 13
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Check if you are registered to vote - https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/VoterSearch You can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) or submit a voter registration application to your local board of elections or the State Board of Elections at any time. However, an application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline in order to vote in the next scheduled election. If you submit a voter registration application during the period that registration is closed, your application will be held at the… Continue Reading Voter Registration Deadline

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4th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Now in its 4th year, the KART Klassic Golf Tournament supports Kent Association of Riding Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic riding to children and adults with special needs. Come join us for a fun afternoon of golf, in scramble format, followed by a post party at Back Creek Golf Club! Interested in participating as a player, sponsor, or volunteer? Please send an email to kentridingtherapy@gmail.comReady your foursome for this great event, supporting a great program!

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Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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November 2020

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

November 1 - December 31

Marc Castelli | Shouting at the Wind November 2 - December 31, 2020

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Presidential General Election

November 3
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Find your polling location - https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch

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Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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December 2020

CANCELLED – Dickens of a Christmas – Bah, Humbug!

December 4 - December 6

Bah Humbug! Main Street Chestertown Cancels 2020 “Dickens of a Christmas” Dickens of a Christmas is the Eastern Shore's only Dickens themed holiday festival. The fourth annual Dickens of a Christmas weekend kicks off during First Friday festivities throughout the Historic District, bringing carriage rides, hot beverages, fire pits, s’mores stations, and special entertainment to set the mood for a joyous holiday season.

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September 2021

Historic District Commission Meeting

September 2, 2021 @ 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Town of Chestertown, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
Free

Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month.

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February 2022

Trash Collection (S, M, T, Th)

February 20, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

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. Yard Waste and Bulk Trash… Continue Reading Trash Collection (S, M, T, Th)

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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 410-928-3333 (Infinity Recycling).

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