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Zen Turtle with Brenda Foehrkolb

ArtsAlive! - 3621 Church Hill Rd, Church Hill, MD

Take a peaceful hour for yourself to create this simple yet elegant turtle design. You'll have fun learning techniques to add unique doodles & some special effects. Enjoy the camaraderie of creating with like-minded souls. The class will meet at Unity Nursery, just south of Chestertown on Rt. 213. The address is 3621 Church Hill… Continue Reading Zen Turtle with Brenda Foehrkolb

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Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

Clay Studio - 204 High St.

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6:00 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from July 5th through August 9th. (6 weeks) This 6-week 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,… Continue Reading Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

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The Artist’s Way

online - Zoom

14 Wednesdays - July 6 through October 5, 7-8 pmOn Zoom for 1st thirteen sessions, with an in-person celebratory meet-up for dinner at the end! Join Sharon Herz & Ann Farley for this accountability & inspiration group as we read & work through this influential book. Sharon & Ann are simply there to guide the… Continue Reading The Artist’s Way

2022 Hurricane Preparedness Meeting

Chestertown Town Hall - 118 North Cross St.

Join the Kent County Office of Emergency Services to discuss preparations you can take to protect your home and family this Hurricane season.

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Summer Gallery Artists Exhibition

MassoniArt - 203 High Street

New work each week during the month of July! In both the High Street Gallery & Cross Street Gallery Gallery hours: Thursday & Friday 11-4, Saturday 10- 5, Sunday 11-2. Appointments may be scheduled at your convenience.

2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Teen Finale

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

It's a tie-dye/taste of the pie party! Celebrate the end of summer reading with DIY tie-dye on the patio and a taste of the town pizza competition. Sample cheese pizza perfection from various locations around town in a blind taste test and find out whose pizza takes the cake! You can bring your own t-shirt… Continue Reading 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Teen Finale

Epicure – August 2022 – Artists' Talk

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. Suite 106

Epicure: 1. “One with sensitive and discriminating tastes especially in food or wine.” And 2. archaic : one devoted to sensual pleasure and luxurious living.(Merriam-Webster) EXHIBITION DATES: August 5th – 28th OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday: August 5, 2022, 5:00 -7:00 pm ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, August 11, 2022, 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. DROP-OFF: Sunday, July 31,… Continue Reading Epicure – August 2022 – Artists' Talk

Marvelous Mystery Auction: Adults-Only Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Finale

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

After a summer of reading and logging your minutes, now is your chance to turn those minutes into fantastic prizes. At this special one-night-only summer finale for adults, the total number of reading minutes you’ve logged this summer will be converted into KCPL Bucks – and the bidding will begin! Enjoy fun, friendly competition, excitement,… Continue Reading Marvelous Mystery Auction: Adults-Only Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Finale

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Chestertown Farmers Market

Fountain Park

Chestertown Farmers' Market 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,… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio – Adventures in Rhythm

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

We've made it to the end of our summer reading adventure! Come celebrate with us and the Steve Cyphers Trio as we explore rhythm and percussion and share the joy of music, from the log drum of Africa to the modern drum kit. We will also be joined by two very special guests, library-loving local… Continue Reading 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio – Adventures in Rhythm

Carole King Tapestry Band tribute show

Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street

Saturday, Aug 13 7:30pm doors open 8:00pm start time $20 General Admission Tickets - https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/the-tapestry-project/ A tribute to the music of Carole King Lisa Rowe – Vocals, Guitar Glenn Workman – Keyboards, Vocals Keith Gibson – Keyboards, Piano Jon Jacobs – Bass Guitar Rick Bailey – Guitar, Vocals Steve Beck – Drums Stanley Rouse –… Continue Reading Carole King Tapestry Band tribute show

Cars on High

300 High Street - Fountain Park

Come on out to Cars On High St. in Chestertown, MD to show off your Exotic, Classic or Vintage car on the 3rd Thursday of the month, April thru October.

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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.

Artist Professional Development – Photographing Your Artwork w/Kris Kelley

ArtsAlive! - 200 High St.

Whether you are submitting your artwork for a show, documenting it for your online portfolio, or selling in your online shop, it is crucial to have good photos showcasing your artwork! In this session, photographer and artist Kris Kelley will teach you how to position, light, and photograph your work to capture every beautiful detail,… Continue Reading Artist Professional Development – Photographing Your Artwork w/Kris Kelley

Aunt Sarah's Playground Dedication

Wilmer Park - 413 S. Cross Street

Join the Town of Chestertown to dedicate the newly erected playground at Wilmer Park to Aunt Sarah Derry. Ms. Derry, also known as Aunt Sarah to many, had no children of her own, but she was a friend to all and mother to many in our community. Aunt Sarah exemplified all we wish our community… Continue Reading Aunt Sarah's Playground Dedication

All That Jazz – September 2022 – Opening Reception

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. Suite 106

EXHIBITION DATES: September 2 to October 2, 2022 OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday: September 2, 2022, 5:00-7:00 p.m. ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. DROP-OFF: Sunday, August 28 , 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00-12:00 pm (note new times) PICK-UP: Sunday, October 2, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday October 3, 2022,… Continue Reading All That Jazz – September 2022 – Opening Reception

Grape Stomp

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road

Join us in celebrating our 2022 harvest with a grape stomp! Sip on a harvest tasting of 3 new wines, learn about the different grape varietals we grow in the vineyard, and tour the winery for a behind the scenes look at how we make award-winning wines. Additional food and wine, by the glass or… Continue Reading Grape Stomp

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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

All That Jazz – September 2022 – Artists' Talk

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. Suite 106

EXHIBITION DATES: September 2 to October 2, 2022 OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday: September 2, 2022, 5:00-7:00 p.m. ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, September 8, 2022, 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. DROP-OFF: Sunday, August 28 , 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00-12:00 pm (note new times) PICK-UP: Sunday, October 2, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday October 3, 2022,… Continue Reading All That Jazz – September 2022 – Artists' Talk

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26th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival

Wilmer Park

Friday 6 - 9 pm, Saturday noon to 6 pm Enjoy a weekend filled with New Orleans style jazz under the big tent in Wilmer Park overlooking the Chester River.Friday evening cocktail party & concert. Saturday fabulous music food & fun noon to 6 pm

Cars on High

300 High Street - Fountain Park

Come on out to Cars On High St. in Chestertown, MD to show off your Exotic, Classic or Vintage car on the 3rd Thursday of the month, April thru October.

Fall into Watercolor with Steve Bleinberger

Chestertown RiverArts - Chestertown

Paint in the great outdoors! Say bye-bye summer and hello to crisp weather & autumnal landscapes in watercolor along with award winning watercolorist and popular RA instructor Steve Bleinberger. Enjoy fall leaves & nature's changing palette as you learn earn tips and techniques for creating striking colors, shades, and washes. All levels welcome! Bring your… Continue Reading Fall into Watercolor with Steve Bleinberger

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

Soroptimist Small Business Bingo

Chestertown Elks Lodge - 8631 Bell Rose Ln

Soroptimist International of Kent & Queen Anne's Counties having Small Business Bingo Fundraiser. Doors open 12 noon and games begin 1 pm. $30 Per game pack. All sales at door (no presales) Refreshments available for sale. No outside beverages allowed as this a private club. All proceeds fund Soroptimist Women and Girl Projects. Check us… Continue Reading Soroptimist Small Business Bingo

Grape Stomp

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road

Join us in celebrating our 2022 harvest with a grape stomp! Sip on a harvest tasting of 3 new wines, learn about the different grape varietals we grow in the vineyard, and tour the winery for a behind the scenes look at how we make award-winning wines. Additional food and wine, by the glass or… Continue Reading Grape Stomp

Chestertown Car Show

Downtown Chestertown - High Street, Chestertown - Downtown Chestertown - High Street, Chestertown

Register your own pride and joy to compete for trophies, or just stroll the street to admire what other auto enthusiasts have brought to display, from custom hotrods to classic and antique beauties. Category prizes and food and beverage offerings contribute to a fun afternoon that welcomes all. Event is free to the public. A… Continue Reading Chestertown Car Show

Chestertown Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Wilmer Park - - Wilmer Park

Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk to benefit KART, providing therapeutic horseback riding and equine activities for the special needs community. Both courses are USAFT certified. This is a TriState Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event. Race day registration will be available! Packet pickup starts at 8 a.m. and races start at 9 a.m. at Wilmer Park,… Continue Reading Chestertown Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Touch A Truck Ag Fest

Kent County Ag Center - 21349 Tolchester Beach Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620

Come out to the Ag Center and explore emergency vehicles, construction and farm equipment, trucks and more! Fun Family Event!

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HP Fest

Downtown Chestertown-Various - 200 Block of High Street

A Weekend of Magic: Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and come for a weekend of magic at the fifth annual Chestertown HP Festival. Explore our colonial river town and join us for spectacular activities and events, for children and adults—wizards and witches alike.

Maryland Gubernatorial General Election – Voter Registration Deadline

Chestertown, MD

Register to Vote To vote in the 2022 Election, you must be registered to vote. To learn more about who can register to vote, click here. The deadline to register to vote or update your voter registration information is June 28, 2022 for the Gubernatorial Primary Election; and October 18, 2022 for the Gubernatorial General… Continue Reading Maryland Gubernatorial General Election – Voter Registration Deadline

Homeports Health & Wellness Expo

Kent County Family YMCA - 200 Scheeler Rd

Join us Thursday, October 20, 2022 for our Health and Wellness Expo at the new Kent County Family YMCA Free health screenings Free Morning Refreshments Flu Shots Over 60 exhibitors Printed program. Transportation available

Cars on High

300 High Street - Fountain Park

Come on out to Cars On High St. in Chestertown, MD to show off your Exotic, Classic or Vintage car on the 3rd Thursday of the month, April thru October.

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Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106

Taking place over the course of two October weekends, the Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour includes more than 50 working studios throughout Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties. Guests will be invited to explore creative studio spaces, watch artists at work, talk with them about their craft and purchase works at studio prices. Participation in the tour… Continue Reading Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour

5th Annual – Chestertown Rotary Soup & Sip

The Kitchen at the Imperial - 208 High Street

Crab Soup Competition & Wine Tasting You be the judge of Kent County's best crab soup! Bring $ bills to vote at each booth. $25 includes a wine glass and raffle ticket. Proceeds this year will benefit Kent County Public Schools, project TBD.

Festival Grand Opening

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

A Festival Grand Opening of the Kent Cultural Alliance's new home, the Vincent and Leslie Prince Raimond Cultural Center. Music, art, food trucks, and celebration More INFO soon. Times shown may change.

Dance with the Stars 2022

Brittland Manor - Chestertown, Maryland

Horizons of Kent & Queen Anne's is a non-profit that focuses on helping children in our community through a six week educational summer program as well as activities throughout the school year. Dance with the Stars supports our program through the generosity of our dance pros and our great community stars. The event is a… Continue Reading Dance with the Stars 2022

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Hometown Holiday & Shop Local Day

300 High Street - Fountain Park

Santa arrives by fire truck Friday night. Saturday the Kent County Holiday Parade fills High Street with marching bands, floats, and costumed characters. Bring your gift list and enjoy SHOP LOCAL DAY throughout downtown.

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Dickens of a Christmas 2022

Chestertown Historic District - 200 block High Street

Chestertown's Dickens-inspired holiday festival returns with more street performers, live music, food and drink, carriage rides, and more! For a full schedule, ticket sales, and more information, visit https://mainstreetchestertown.org/dickens/

Chestertown 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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