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MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Paralian

MassoniArt - 203 High Street - MassoniArt - 203 High Street

October 22 – November 27 Marc’s annual exhibition has become synonymous with Sultana’s Downrigging Festival. Now in its 22nd year, the Sultana Education Foundation’s Downrigging Weekend Festival is one of the largest annual tall ship gatherings in North America. https://downrigging.org 11-4 Thursday & Friday 10-5 Saturday 12-3 Sunday - Cross Street All CDC guidelines will… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli – Paralian

Recurring Event Radiant Material Exhibition

Radiant Material Exhibition

KOHL GALLERY - Washington College/GIBSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Radiant Material is an illuminated exhibition featuring the work of 5 regional contemporary artists working with light: Roxana Azar, Tommy Bobo, Daniel Conrad, David Gladden, and Lindsay Packer. Exhibition themes include light as subject and material, the perceptual experience of color and light in space and time, custom designed experimental systems and processes, unconventional material… Continue Reading Radiant Material Exhibition

Artist Professional Development: Teaching for Artists w/Kris Kelley

online - Zoom

Are you an artist that would like to teach art? Are you an established teaching artist, but want to refine your class? This webinar, hosted by artist and experienced teacher, Kris Kelley, will review how to create a class to share your expertise with interested students. This will include creating a class structure, identifying learning… Continue Reading Artist Professional Development: Teaching for Artists w/Kris Kelley

First-Year Reading

Washington College - Rose O'Neill Literary House - Washington College - Rose O'Neill Literary House

Come hear Washington College first-year writers read from their original work!  Readings take place in a narrow space where social distancing is nearly impossible. Please consider the safety and health of others, including our visiting authors, and bring a mask with you.

Music Department Student Showcase

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss

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

MassoniArt 2022 Holiday Exhibit

MassoniArt - 203 High Street - MassoniArt - 203 High Street

More info coming soon

Recurring Event 2022 Holiday Show & Sale

2022 Holiday Show & Sale

315 High St, Suite 106

November 18 - December 31 RiverArts Annual Holiday Show is a great place to find wonderful handmade gifts crafted by our talented artisans. With price points to fit every budget, come by the gallery to find the perfect gift and support both the arts and artists in our community.

Recurring Event RiverArts Photography Club

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 Festival of Trees Weekend

Festival of Trees Weekend – Dec. 2-3, 2022

1st Um Church, 105 N. Mill St.

This is a community event that allows the community for all ages to visit a display of trees decorated by businesses, organizations as well as families. This is our way of saying thank you to the community for helping Soroptimist with the betterment of women and girls. Our Christmas Tree display is free and open… Continue Reading Festival of Trees Weekend – Dec. 2-3, 2022

Recurring Event Dickens of a Christmas 2022

Dickens of a Christmas Weekend – Dec. 2-3, 2022

Chestertown Historic District - 200 block High Street

The 5th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is back on December 2-3, 2022! Join us for even more Victorian events and fun as popular favorites return after a Covid hiatus and new events debut. “Dickens of a Christmas” is a festival inspired by Charles Dickens’s beloved novella A Christmas Carol. Set in the Historic District,… Continue Reading Dickens of a Christmas Weekend – Dec. 2-3, 2022

The Garfield Center presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” by Tim Rice (Lyrics) and Andrew LLoyd Webber (Music) Directed by Jen Friedman Produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, Inc. December 2-18, 2022 (Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm, Sundays @ 2pm) https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/joseph-dreamcoat/all/ “Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One… Continue Reading The Garfield Center presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Recurring Event Chestertown Farmers Market

Chestertown Farmers Market

Fountain Park

Visit www.chestertownfarmersmarket.org for more information. Social distancing and mask wearing will remain in effect at the downtown location. On Saturday mornings from 8 am to noon beginning about the third Saturday in March and ending about the last Saturday in December, located in beautiful Fountain Park in the heart of downtown Chestertown, on Maryland’s Eastern… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

A Victorian Dining Experience

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Grab your knickers and kick off your holiday season in true Dickens fashion as you savor an authentic Victorian Dining experience at the Modern Stone Age Kitchen. Like a virtual time machine, you'll explore the history, culture and atmosphere of the Victorian era through a lavish, multi-course Christmas dinner as it would have been prepared… Continue Reading A Victorian Dining Experience

Recurring Event Live Playwrights’ Society

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

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, December 5th at 7:30 in Decker Theater. You will hear solo and ensemble works from… Continue Reading Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band Concert

Rock Concert

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Decker Theater

The Department of Music Presents Washington College's Rock Ensemble (Director Ken Schweitzer). Come out and rock out with WC's Rock Ensemble Wednesday, December 7th at 7:30 pm in Decker Theater.

Washington College Film Series: Clueless

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 December, we'll be watching Clueless (1995) starring Alicia Silverstone. This film follows wealthy and popular Cher Horowitz as she navigates high school -- a loose adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma that simultaneously serves as a time… Continue Reading Washington College Film Series: Clueless

Santa's Workshop

Kent County Community Center - Worton,

Children and families will love to participate in this FREE season's gathering featuring Santa! Come enjoy crafts, games, stocking decorating, wreath-making, hot drinks, and much more! Bring your camera or phone to take a photo with Santa. Santa's workshop is recommended for ages 12 and under.This event is sponsored by The Kent County Health Department.

"A Chester River Holiday" Concert – Dec 9 & 10

Presbyterian Church of Chestertown - 905 Gateway Dr.

Resuming a beloved local holiday tradition, the Chester River Chorale is thrilled to once again present "A Chester River Holiday". Join us for classics old and new as we bring warmth to your winter! We are not selling advance tickets but we will gratefully accept your donation at the door. Friday, December 9th, 2022 at… Continue Reading "A Chester River Holiday" Concert – Dec 9 & 10

Chestertown 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

Sourdough Bread Making Class

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler on 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… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Making Class

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

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

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 most nutrient dense and… Continue Reading 4-day Intensive Cooking Class to Learn to Eat Like a Human

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

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)

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)

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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

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,

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!

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!

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

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