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Event Series Kent County Fair

Kent County Fair

Kent County Agriculture Center - 21349 Tolchester Beach Road

July 17 to July 20 Wednesday 2:00 - 11:00 pm, Thursday - Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm The Kent County Fair, celebrating 42 years at the Kent Ag Center, features agricultural and 4-H exhibits, rides, entertainment, great food, local vendors and so much more. There is something for the whole family at the Kent… Continue Reading Kent County Fair

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Chestertown Farmers Market

Fountain Park , United States

***Farmers Market Announcement*** Happy New Year! As the market returns, the layout is a bit different from what people may be used to during January, February and March. We will be on the 200 Block of High Street for the next 3 months and not the 300 block as has been routine for the past… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom

MuSE: A Community Museum - 210 S Cross Street

The first exhibit in this new community museum for MuSE will be “Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom.” It will showcase the nature and culture of the Chesapeake Bay region through the final projects created by Washington College’s Chesapeake Semester students. Their hand-drawn maps, visual journals, and other writing and visual arts will… Continue Reading Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Kayak Paddles

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail featuring pristine wetlands full of plants, animals and scenic views. Our experienced staff has curated a selection of ideal locations each highlighting a specific organism or historic landmark. All paddles are suitable for the novice kayaker, and kayaks,… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Kayak Paddles

Galena, Gem of North Kent County Exhibit

Bordley History Center - 301 High Street , United States

Join the Historical Society on First Friday for a reception celebrating the opening of our newest exhibit. Developed in partnership with the Town of Galena, the exhibit celebrates the town's history from its founding to the exciting Revolutionary War-era ride through town of Tench Tilghman, aide-de-camp to General Washington, up to the 21st century.

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Crabs on High St.

Foot of High St.

Sink your claws into summer fun at Echo Hill Outdoor School's inaugural Crab Feast! Join us on Saturday, July 20, 2024, from 4-8pm at the foot of High Street for all you can eat crabs, shrimp, and fried chicken set against the scenic backdrop of the Chester River. Don't miss this chance to savor the… Continue Reading Crabs on High St.

Sunday Prix Fixe Dinner

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Enjoy a glass of welcome sparkling wine, and then be served a salad, entrée, and dessert prepared by Celebrity Chef Robbie Jester. $75.00

Event Series A&E District Committee

A&E District Committee

The A&E District Advisory Committee meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm.  To attend, please contact the A&E District Manager at hester@kentculture.org or by calling 410-778-3700 to receive the agenda and exact location of the meeting as it can vary. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Black Light Galaxy Party

Kent County Public Library - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Create a brand new galaxy filled with UV nebulas and splatter stars! Our giant interstellar creation will be out of this world. Please note: This program will involve paint and the formation of quasars! Please wear clothes that can get messy. Ages 13-17 Registration required.

Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Marilee Schumann

RiverArts Clay Studio 200B High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6:00 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, July 23-August 27 (6 weeks). Students will be introduced to wheel techniques and informational context while learning to create hand-made pottery. This class is deliberately paced with time devoted to the artistic process. The encouraged Open Studio practice time… Continue Reading Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Marilee Schumann

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Galena, Gem of North Kent County Exhibit July 25 to July 26

Bordley History Center - 301 High Street , United States

July 25 to July 26 - Join the Historical Society on First Friday for a reception celebrating the opening of our newest exhibit. Developed in partnership with the Town of Galena, the exhibit celebrates the town's history from its founding to the exciting Revolutionary War-era ride through town of Tench Tilghman, aide-de-camp to General Washington,… Continue Reading Galena, Gem of North Kent County Exhibit July 25 to July 26

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Free Teen Learn to Knit

Chestertown RiverArts Classroom - 315 High Street, Suite 106

Unravel your creativity with our free Teen Learn to Knit Program! Join us for a fun and engaging journey into the world of knitting, where you'll discover the joy of transforming colorful yarn into a beautiful scarf. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to sharpen your skills, our program offers expert guidance and hands-on… Continue Reading Free Teen Learn to Knit

Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman

Clay Studio 200 High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio on Thursdays at 2:00 - 4:30 pm, running from July 25-August 29 (6 weeks). For beginning and continuing students. Coils, slabs, and pinch pots. Experience the basic ways people have formed clay throughout the millennia. Learn the techniques and get creative!

Beginner Wheel with Chris Neiman

RiverArts Clay Studio 200B High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio on Thursdays at 6:00 - 8:30 pm, running from July 25-August 29, 2024 (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, trimming,… Continue Reading Beginner Wheel with Chris Neiman

On-Farm Dinner!

Oksana's Produce Farm - 2517 McGinnes Road

Join us for an On-Farm Dinner! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life to enjoy a beautiful picturesque evening on our farm, where we will take care of YOU for a change! We'll be serving a 5-course meal including appetizer, soup, salad, entrée, and dessert! The full menu will be released… Continue Reading On-Farm Dinner!

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Chestertown Farmers Market

Fountain Park , United States

***Farmers Market Announcement*** Happy New Year! As the market returns, the layout is a bit different from what people may be used to during January, February and March. We will be on the 200 Block of High Street for the next 3 months and not the 300 block as has been routine for the past… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom

MuSE: A Community Museum - 210 S Cross Street

The first exhibit in this new community museum for MuSE will be “Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom.” It will showcase the nature and culture of the Chesapeake Bay region through the final projects created by Washington College’s Chesapeake Semester students. Their hand-drawn maps, visual journals, and other writing and visual arts will… Continue Reading Teaching & Transformation: Semester in the Chesapeake Classroom

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Kayak Paddles

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail featuring pristine wetlands full of plants, animals and scenic views. Our experienced staff has curated a selection of ideal locations each highlighting a specific organism or historic landmark. All paddles are suitable for the novice kayaker, and kayaks,… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Kayak Paddles

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

RIVERS Artist Residency: Open Studios

Raimond Cultural Center - - 101 Spring Avenue

Join us at the Raimond Cultural Center for a "behind the scenes" look at the work of our Four summer 2024 resident artists: Will Blake, Langston Allston, Hilary Lorenz, and Ashley Minner Jones. Our theme this session is RIVERS and our work is in partnership with ShoreRivers!

Elegant Afternoon Tea at Brampton Inn

Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd, Chestertown MD 21620

Join us for an exquisite afternoon filled with charm and indulgence at Brampton Inn. Indulge in a delightful selection of finest teas and delectable treats that will transport you to a world of refined elegance. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings and savor every sip and bite. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or… Continue Reading Elegant Afternoon Tea at Brampton Inn

Film Screening: Chestertown and Kent County 1940 – 1995

Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish Hall - 101 North Cross Street - Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish Hall - 101 North Cross Street

Join the Historical Society for a look back at life in Chestertown at two moments in time. Created in 1995 with local luminaries of the day, the film offers a look at life in Chestertown and Kent County at that time and includes a time capsule from an even earlier moment, with footage from a… Continue Reading Film Screening: Chestertown and Kent County 1940 – 1995

Brampton Dining Under the Stars

Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd

Dining Under the Stars offers a captivating night open-air dining experiences set amidst the historic charm of the 35-acre country estate of Brampton 1860. Guest Chefs craft an indulgent multi-course feast that spotlights the best of Eastern Shore cuisine. Each event is inspired by a theme at every level – from cuisine, tablescape, to live… Continue Reading Brampton Dining Under the Stars

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Chestertown Open Mic

Garfield Theater

OPEN MIC at THE GARFIELD! The last Wednesday of each month. PARTICIPANTS and SPECTATORS wanted!! Contact Ford Schumann at Schumannford@gmail.com to participate. Refreshments available for purchase Come get involved with the fun and the music!

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

Free Teen Granny Square Program

Chestertown RiverArts Classroom - 315 High Street, Suite 106

Calling all creative teens! Dive into the colorful world of crochet with our free Teen Granny Square Program. Discover the timeless art of crocheting beautiful granny squares, where you'll learn the fundamental stitches and techniques needed to create stunning, multicolored patterns. Whether you're a complete novice or looking to expand your crochet repertoire, our program… Continue Reading Free Teen Granny Square Program

Exquisite Corpse Paints the Town

Kent County Public Library - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

In this twist on the game Exquisite Corpse, participants will join together to create collaborative paintings! Starting with a visual prompt, each canvas will make its way around the group in a flurry of fast-paced painting rounds. There will be music. There will be laughter. And, at the end, you will take home a modern… Continue Reading Exquisite Corpse Paints the Town

RiverArts Photography Club

RiverArts Education Center - 200 High St , United States

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.

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

RIVERS Artist Residency: Exhibit Opening

Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue - Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue

Join us of the Opening Reception for RIVERS, the second in our series of 2024 Artist Residency sessions, in partnership with ShoreRivers! FIRST FRIDAY reception from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Chestertown Farmers Market

Fountain Park , United States

***Farmers Market Announcement*** Happy New Year! As the market returns, the layout is a bit different from what people may be used to during January, February and March. We will be on the 200 Block of High Street for the next 3 months and not the 300 block as has been routine for the past… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Marc Castelli | Chasing the Silver 40 (or so) Years of Painting Racing Sails June 7 – August 7 at the Cross Street Gallery Opening Reception – June First Friday – June 7, 5-8 pm Artist Talks – Saturday, June 8, 12 noon Sunday, June 9, 12 noon July First Friday – July 5, 5-8… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Chasing the Silver

RIVERS Artist Residency: Artists' Talk

Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue

Join us on Saturday, August 3 at 1 pm for an "Artists' Talk" as our four summer resident artists share their work and their experience in our RIVERS themed artist residency!

Re!magined Runway Gala

Chester River Yacht & Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road

RiverArt’s fabulous, fun and festive annual fundraiser is coming to the Chester River Yacht & Country Club as a Carnavale gala. Come celebrate the arts with a great show, lively crowd, food, drink and music. Peruse our novel silent auction, and then ogle the outfits in our wild runway extravaganza. Better yet, join the show… Continue Reading Re!magined Runway Gala