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October 2019

RiverArts Studio Tour

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Chestertown RiverArts Annual Studio Tour allows the visitor a chance to take a sneak peak inside Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties creative spaces. This free, self-guided tour on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Maryland takes place over two Fall weekends rain or shine. Only 90 miles from Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, the tour can be a great day trip. However, with more than 40 studios on the tour, you may… Continue Reading RiverArts Studio Tour

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Yoga & Wine

October 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at Crow Wine Cellars for a scary good time as we celebrate Halloween a little early with Yoga and a wine tasting/Halloween candy pairing. We’ll learn how to properly taste, sample 4 wine/candy combos, play trivia and games and finish up with posing for prizes. Oh, and it wouldn’t be a Halloween party without a costume contest. Come prepared to have fun. No yoga or wine tasting experience needed. $40 includes wine tasting/candy pairing and the yoga class.… Continue Reading Yoga & Wine

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MSG Acoustic Blues Trio The Piedmont Blues

October 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second band to bless the Sumner stage in this year's series is the MSG Acoustic Blues Trio which will be their second time performing at Sumner Hall. They are influenced by the likes of Archie Edwards, Etta Baker, and Cephas & Wiggins. This night will be filled with traditional Piedmont blues. We hope to see you there!

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Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission – An Introduction

October 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In February 2018 Governor Larry Hogan signed into law the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission after it unanimously passed both chambers of the state legislature. Join us at Sumner Hall to learn more about the mission of the Commission from one of its members, Professor Marshall F. Stevenson, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore and from Mr. Will Schwarz, President of Maryland Lynching Memorial Project.

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Flute Duo with Piano

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dr. Lori Kesner is an award-winning musician and scholar, enjoying a distinguished and active career as both a performing flutist and world music lecturer. Dr. Kesner is Lecturer in Music in Flute at Washington College. Gina Eichman performs flute with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the American Federation of Musicians, and is a member of Music Teacher’s National Association. Dr. Tomoko Kanamaru, Associate Professor of Music at the The College of New Jersey, is a versatile recitalist,… Continue Reading Flute Duo with Piano

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RiverArts Studio Tour

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Chestertown RiverArts Annual Studio Tour allows the visitor a chance to take a sneak peak inside Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties creative spaces. This free, self-guided tour on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Maryland takes place over two Fall weekends rain or shine. Only 90 miles from Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, the tour can be a great day trip. However, with more than 40 studios on the tour, you may… Continue Reading RiverArts Studio Tour

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Soup & Sip! Crab Soup Competition & Wine Tasting

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. All proceeds benefit Kent County Public Schools Summer Tech Camps.

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Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

October 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us in celebrating Fall with a glass of sparkling wine, hayride tour of the vineyard and a tasting of our award-winning wines. A tour of the winery follows the tasting, and a bonfire will be waiting for you afterwards to enjoy a glass of wine and bowl of chili next to. Food and wine by glass or bottle will be available for purchase. Cheese and summer sausage platters included with ticket price. Max 12 people. Group price for 6… Continue Reading Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

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A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin Featuring Sylvia Frazier and the Sweetettes Vaughn Bratcher with the Bratcher Project Lester Barrett, Jr.

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Louisiana Shrimp Boil and Fais Do-Do

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Return to Silver Hill Farm for another fabulous party! Shrimp Plus by Germaine’s! Paella & Wine by Casa Carmen! Beer and Soft Drinks from Lewes Market and live music by Philip Dutton & The Alligators! Also, sponsored by The Peoples Bank! Join us at the performance barn at 25050 Learman Road, Quaker Neck in Chestertown. $42 per ticket, available on Eventbrite.

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RESONANCE: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Piazzolla Trio brings the passion of tango-inspired music to the Resonance Series season opener. The trio’s members, Elaine Kwon, piano; Gjilberta Lucaj, cello; and Anat Malkin Almani, violin have performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall in London, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, the United Nations and the Vatican. Kwon is a former violin mentor for the National Music Festival, held annually in Chestertown. The concert kicks off the festival’s 10th anniversary season.

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Harvest Pot Luck Celebration

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come celebrate the harvest season with us and tour the winery with owners, Roy and Judy Crow and winemaker, Michael Zollo. This is a pot luck afternoon with the Crows providing their grass fed Angus beef. Admission for the evening is a dish to feed at least 6 people. Please choose your dish according to your last name: A-G Appetizers, H-K Breads, L-Q Side Dishes and R-Z Dessert.

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November 2019

KCPS Student Art Exhibit 2019 Opening Reception

November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This two week show will feature work by Kent County Public School students – elementary through high school grades. The exhibit is a partnership with the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre and the Kent County Arts Council .Curator: Nancy Bennington Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11:00 am – 5:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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November First Friday

November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown's downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. This event is held the first Friday of every month and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join us. Make it a night with a stay at one of our wonderful Kent County bed and breakfasts. Saturday morning check out the Chestertown Farmer's Market, and our other quaint Kent County towns of Rock Hall,… Continue Reading November First Friday

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Run for Clean Rivers

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

5K Run/Walk: $35 before 10/26 then $40 through race day10 Mile Run: $60 before 10/26 then $65 through race day To be guaranteed a T-shirt in your size, please register online by October 4, 2019! Registration 8am Race Start 9am Spend your Saturday morning of Sultana Downrigging running along our rural roads overlooking the Chester River. After your morning run, enjoy beer, food, and entertainment while the tall ships take sail. Proceeds support vital restoration projects, advocacy efforts, and water… Continue Reading Run for Clean Rivers

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Chestertown Farmers Market

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fountain Park United States

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 shore you’ll find wonderful fresh home grown produce, herbs, breads, soaps, plants and cut flowers as well as the hand-crafted works of local artisans. A reduced vendor participation Winter Market remains open throughout the winter, weather permitting. Click here to visit the Chestertown… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual… Continue Reading Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

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Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

November 3, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us in celebrating Fall with a glass of sparkling wine, hayride tour of the vineyard and a tasting of our award-winning wines. A tour of the winery follows the tasting, and a bonfire will be waiting for you afterwards to enjoy a glass of wine and bowl of chili next to. Food and wine by glass or bottle will be available for purchase. Cheese and summer sausage platters included with ticket price. Max 12 people. Group price for 6… Continue Reading Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

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Red, White, and Blue: A Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

November 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The first of four concerts in the ESWE's 2019-2020 season, entitled "Red, White, and Blue," features American music that celebrates the American spirit and patriotism. Among the pieces to be played are two rousing marches (Karl L. King's "Allied Honor" and John Philip Sousa's "Hands Across the Sea" and several arrangements of popular classics ("Shenandoah" by Frank Ticheli, "America, the Beautiful," and "O'er the Land of the Free," by Johnnie Vinson). Directed by Charles Thai, the ESWE is an all-ages… Continue Reading Red, White, and Blue: A Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

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The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

November 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The 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 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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Sophie Kerr Series: Sophie Kerr 2019 Writer-in-Residence—A Craft Talk by Jason Fagone

November 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Jason Fagone is a journalist at the San Francisco Chronicle who has also covered technology, sports, and culture for the Huffington Post and other places. Fagone is the author of three books, the most recent of which is The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies. His other books include Ingenious and Horsemen of the Esophagus. Fagone’s nonfiction has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Mother Jones, The… Continue Reading Sophie Kerr Series: Sophie Kerr 2019 Writer-in-Residence—A Craft Talk by Jason Fagone

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Empty Bowls

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Take part in art that comes from the heart. Enjoy a variety of soups and take home a student's handmade ceramic bowl of your choice as a reminder of all the empty bowls throughout our community. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kent County Food Pantry. Admission, soup, and bread with the purchase of a $10.00 student bowl. Bamboo bows will also be available for a small donation. If you would like to reserve a specific bowl, please email… Continue Reading Empty Bowls

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Emmanuel Church Concert Series

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Nicole Simental is Assistant Director of Music and Principal Organist at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio.

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Goose Bump Jump!

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Welcome to GooseBump Jump! We are excited to celebrate the 13th year of this fantastic event and fundraiser on Saturday November 9th at Betterton Beach, with proceeds going directly to Kent Center Inc. to help improve the lives of Adults living with Developmental Disabilities. Registration will begin at 9:30am with the Jump taking place at 11am. Activities for the whole family will include face painting, kids crafts and fire truck tours. Prizes are awarded at the Meltdown Party following the… Continue Reading Goose Bump Jump!

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Second Saturdays in Chestertown

Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. Join us in downtown Chestertown for Second Saturdays, sponsored by Bad Alfred's Distilling! This event is held rain or shine. Guests of all ages are welcome to attend. Free public parking is available on High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. There are two public parking lots downtown. One between Cross & Mill Streets on Cannon Street, and two between Cross Street and Queen Street along Cannon Street.

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Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

November 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us in celebrating Fall with a glass of sparkling wine, hayride tour of the vineyard and a tasting of our award-winning wines. A tour of the winery follows the tasting, and a bonfire will be waiting for you afterwards to enjoy a glass of wine and bowl of chili next to. Food and wine by glass or bottle will be available for purchase. Cheese and summer sausage platters included with ticket price. Max 12 people. Group price for 6… Continue Reading Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

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US Naval Academy Superintendent's Combo

November 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Veteran’s Day CelebrationThe Naval Academy Band’s Superintendent’s Combo will present an evening of jazz at Washington College on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Chief Musician Colin Renick on saxophones and clarinet, the Superintendent’s Combo will perform a stroll through jazz history, from Dixieland to bebop, and from swing to fusion and funk. The program will intertwine the history of America’s music – jazz –with the history of the U.S. Navy in the 20th century. This… Continue Reading US Naval Academy Superintendent's Combo

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Garfield Improv Group

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The Garfield Improv Group offers actors, writers, and creative thinkers, the opportunity to develop and grow their individual voice and technique through improvisation. Each week the group will focus on elements such as initiating a scene, how to approach a character, making strong character choices, establishing and recognizing character status, and heightening a scene. There will be many opportunities to perform (or watch) each week and the bar will be open (so remember your ID). The Garfield Improv Group meets every… Continue Reading Garfield Improv Group

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Literary House Series: A Reading by Monica Ferrell

November 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Monica Ferrell is the author of three books of fiction and poetry, most recently the poetry collection You Darling Thing. Her novel The Answer Is Always Yes was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten Debut Novels of the Year. Her first collection of poems, Beasts for the Chase, won the Sarabande Books Kathryn A. Morton Prize. She has taught fiction and poetry for the MFA Program at Columbia University, and is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Purchase College (SUNY).… Continue Reading Literary House Series: A Reading by Monica Ferrell

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The Garfield @ The Mainstay

November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garfield at The Mainstay – The cast of Annie sings Broadway FavoritesThe cast of ANNIE with Director, Jennifer Kafka Smith, and Musical Director, Julie Lawrence, brings an evening of Broadway music to The Mainstay stage. The program will include songs from Garfield musicals past and future, and musical theatre favorites from individuals, duos, and trios in the cast. The evening will be capped off with a small selection of music from ANNIE to help build anticipation for The Garfield's upcoming… Continue Reading The Garfield @ The Mainstay

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The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band Plays Louis Armstrong

November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band is the third edition to this year's concert series. This group encompasses a diverse collection of artists who together have performed all over the United States and in other countries. Performing music from the legendary jazz musician Louis Armstrong this night at Sumner Hall will truly be one to remember.

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Washington College Students Honors Recital

November 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Department of Music presents the Student Honors Recital. Student soloist and chamber ensembles are selected for this concert via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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2019 Holiday Show/Gift Sale Opening Reception

November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook. These unique gifts created by our members include everything from children’s clothing to jewelry, fashion accessories, home decor, stocking stuffers, holiday cards and ornaments, paintings and more.

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Emmanuel Church Christmas Bazaar

November 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

A variety of holiday items for sale, including Elegant Elephants, Botanical Delights, Gourmet goodies, Holiday ornaments, Jewelry, and more. All proceeds go to local charities.Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

King’s Tide – Annual Exhibition October 25 – November 27, 2019 also featuring Chesapeake Boat Models by Ken Castelli Opening of the Exhibition & Reception Friday, October 25, 5-7:30pm Collector’s Preview – October 21-24 – by appointment November First Friday Celebration November 1, 5 -7:30 pm Marc Castelli – Gallery Talk Saturday, November 2 – 10 am In-depth conversation with Marc as he shares the narrative of this year’s collection. CASTELLI & DOWNRIGGING 2019 Now in its 19th year, the… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

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Washington College String Orchestra and Chorus Concert

November 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus, under the direction of Ernie Green & String Orchestra, under the direction of Kimberly McCollum. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield

November 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Chestertown, 21620 United States

Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.

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Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

November 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual… Continue Reading Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

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Annual Holiday Parade

November 30, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

Parade starts at 10am Crowds line High Street to enjoy an old fashioned holiday parade with floats, marching bands, and favorite characters. The Jolly Old Elf himself brings up the rear.

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Small Business Saturday in Chestertown

Kickstart the holiday shopping season by shopping small and shopping local with your Chestertown independent merchants. As you shop, grab a ticket to win fantastic prizes donated by your local neighbor merchants, gallery owners, artists, and restaurants. There will be music, food, wine & spirits, and fabulous shopping all over town.

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December 2019

The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

December 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The 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 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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Percussion Chamber Music

December 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Eric Plewinski, will present a showcase that explores the many different colors, timbres, and diversity of sounds that these instruments are able to produce. This event is free and open to the public.

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Washington College Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble and Saxophone Chamber Music

December 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Department of Music presents the Washington College Symphonic Band (Keith Wharton, Director), Jazz Ensemble (Jon Steele, Director) and Saxophone Ensemble (John Thomas, Director). This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Washington College Music Department Vocal Recital

December 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of Music will present a Vocal Recital featuring students from the studios of Carolene Winter and Bennett Umhau. This concert is free and open to the public.

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Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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 to the public. Our event is a wonderful way to welcome the holiday spirit. We are pleased to partner with 1st UM Church to allow… Continue Reading Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

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Dickens of a Christmas

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The third 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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December First Friday

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown's downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. This event is held the first Friday of every month and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join us. Make it a night with a stay at one of our wonderful Kent County bed and breakfasts. Saturday morning check out the Chestertown Farmer's Market, and our other quaint Kent County towns of Rock Hall,… Continue Reading December First Friday

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WACappella

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 6 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

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Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 to the public. Our event is a wonderful way to welcome the holiday spirit. We are pleased to partner with 1st UM Church to allow… Continue Reading Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

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Dickens Holiday House Tour

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eight of Chestertown's finest historic homes, dressed for the holidays, welcome you with friendly docents and live music. Part of Main Street Chestertown's Dickens of a Christmas weekend, the tour is planned to be easily walkable.

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Dickens of a Christmas

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chestertown's historic downtown fills with Dickensian fun that includes carriage rides, costumed street performers, high tea, live music, fire dancers, a holiday house tour, authentic British-themed food and drink, children's games, expert talks, and vendors selling hand-crafted gifts.

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WACappella

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 7 at 2:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

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WACappella

December 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 7 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert.

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"Run Like the Dickens" 5K Run/Walk

December 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Good spirits prevail and costumes are welcome as participants walk or sprint their way on an in-town course that includes Chestertown's main commercial street, a loop through the beautiful Chester Cemetery, a section of the rail trail and Wilmer Park. Part of the annual Dickens of a Christmas weekend, the run ends with a cup of cheer and an awards ceremony.

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Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

December 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 to the public. Our event is a wonderful way to welcome the holiday spirit. We are pleased to partner with 1st UM Church to allow… Continue Reading Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

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Rivers to Canal

December 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the wineries of the Rivers To Canal Wine Trail; Broken Spoke, Chateau Bu De and Crow Vineyard; for an afternoon of wine tasting coupled with holiday shopping. Your ticket includes tastings at each winery, a souvenir "Rivers to Canal" glass, a holiday shopping experience with local artisans and shuttle bus service between the three locations.

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Annie: The Musical (Nov 22 – Dec 8)

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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November 22 – December 8 Fridays & Saturdays at 7pm, Sundays at 2pm Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes to… Continue Reading Annie: The Musical (Nov 22 – Dec 8)

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Nutcracker in a Nutshell at the Garfield

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic, slightly revised and only 30 minutes in length. Presented by students of Ballet with Becky. Free, Donations suggested.  

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Second Saturdays in Chestertown

Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. Join us in downtown Chestertown for Second Saturdays, sponsored by Bad Alfred's Distilling! This event is held rain or shine. Guests of all ages are welcome to attend. Free public parking is available on High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. There are two public parking lots downtown. One between Cross & Mill Streets on Cannon Street, and two between Cross Street and Queen Street along Cannon Street.

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Movie Night At The Garfield Presents: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

December 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

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January 2020

The Garfield Center Presents: Live Playwrights’ Society

January 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The 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 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org

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MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

December 2019 – January 2020 Opening Reception – December First Friday – December 6, 5-7:30 pm New work by Gallery Artists and special guests. Featuring Susan Goldman, Carol Rowan, Kathryn O’Grady, Deborah T. Colter, Deborah Weiss, Zemma Mastin White, Kenneth Schiano, Celia Pearson, Blake Conroy, Nicole Fall, Heidi Fowler, Katherine Cox, Michael Kahn, James Tatum, Eve Stockton, Susan Hostetler, Grace Mitchell, Vicco von Voss, Claire McArdle, Paula Shalan, Lisa Lebofsky, Stu Cawley, Anne Leighton Massoni, Alessandra Manzotti, Joe Karlik, Rob… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition

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Garfield Improv Group

January 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The Garfield Improv Group offers actors, writers, and creative thinkers, the opportunity to develop and grow their individual voice and technique through improvisation. Each week the group will focus on elements such as initiating a scene, how to approach a character, making strong character choices, establishing and recognizing character status, and heightening a scene. There will be many opportunities to perform (or watch) each week and the bar will be open (so remember your ID). The Garfield Improv Group meets every… Continue Reading Garfield Improv Group

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Chestertown, 21620 United States

Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.

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March 2020

Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Dear KidSPOT Community, Due to the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation, we will not be opening this week for Saturday Morning drop in at KidSPOT. We are taking our lead from the Maryland Health Department which is currently advising individuals to implement social distancing practices where possible. It's a difficult decision, but we want you to be well. KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by… Continue Reading Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

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April 2020

Class of 2020 – Senior Light Up Night!

April 20
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Please show your support for our graduating high school seniors!

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July 2020

GCTV presents!

July 29 @ 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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October 2020

CANCELED – 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 CANCELED – Chestertown HP Festival

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Chestertown Farmers Market – return to Fountain Park!

October 17 @ 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!

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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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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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