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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

Still Life Drawing & Painting Classes

Diane Rappisi Fine Arts - 241B High Street (enter from Cannon St)

May 14 to May 28 Still Life drawing and painting classes on Tuesdays, May 14, 21 and 28. Charcoal drawing in the mornings (9:30-12:30) and painting in the afternoons (1-4pm). All levels welcome. Small classes in a professional artist studio; please email diane@rappisiart.com for more information and to register.

Public Arts Committee

Chestertown, MD, United States

The PAC meets, as needed, on the second Tuesday of the month.  While COVID-19 precautions require meetings by video conference.  To attend a meeting, contact the A&E District Manager (chestertownae@gmail.com) at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to receive log-in information. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Planning Commission Meeting

Town of Chestertown 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, 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 CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Walter Pippin Exhibition at the Historical Society

Bordley History Center - 301 High Street , United States

May 16 to May 18 Thursday/Friday 11 - 2, Saturday 10 - 1 An exhibition featuring the architectural work of Chestertown builder Walter T. Pippin

Girls' Night Out on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock , United States

Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Gather your friends for a fun evening with food and drinks aboard the River Packet. Reservations are required - click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets!

Cars on High

300 Block of High Street , United States

Come show off your favorite car or marvel at other people's pride and joy. This event does not require registration and is free and open to the public.

Sophie Kerr Prize Ceremony

Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts

Celebrate the announcement of the Sophie Kerr Prize! Or watch via livestream at: https://youtube.com/live/E_1aNvn4odE?feature=share

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

Women's Ministry

Emmanuel UM Church - 6698 Church Lane

Women of God, Working With A Purpose! Join this dynamic women's group as we provide a caring and loving environment that will embrace our spiritual growth while engaging in activities that will bring joy, laughter, and fun.

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

Foraging Fun around Chestertown

Eastern Shore Food Lab | 2nd Floor | 236 Cannon Street

You will never look at your lawn the same way after taking this class!Chestertown’s lawns, parks and sidewalks are full of good things to eat, if you know how and where to look. You will spend a few hours walking with Dr. Bill as he takes you around the streets of Chestertown to find “hidden… Continue Reading Foraging Fun around Chestertown

An Evening Cruise for KART

Chester River Packet - Foot of High Street

CHESTER RIVER PACKET Light fare and cash bar Lite fare provided by Occasions $75 Per Person Limited number of tickets available All proceeds benefit KART *Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time at the foot of High Street, Chestertown, MD

Watercolor for Beginners with Denise Dersch

RA Classroom 315 High Street

Wednesday, May 22 - Thursday, May 23, 2024 Students will learn choices of watercolor paper, brushes, pigments, importance of values, edges, transparency vs. opacity, and color theory. This class uses a limited palette of primary colors (red, yellow, and blue) and students will learn how pigments can be transparent or opaque, how to use and… Continue Reading Watercolor for Beginners with Denise Dersch

Walter Pippin Exhibition at the Historical Society

Bordley History Center - 301 High Street , United States

May 23 to May 25 Thursday/Friday 11 - 2, Saturday 10 - 1 An exhibition featuring the architectural work of Chestertown builder Walter T. Pippin

Brampton Gourmet Club Dinner Series

Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd, Chestertown MD 21620

The Brampton Gourmet Club is one HOT ticket! Starring Easton-based Guest Chef Jordan Lloyd, from Hambleton House, with historic Brampton Inn, in Chestertown, Maryland, providing a visually spectacular backdrop - prepare to embark on a cinematic and gastronomic journey like never before! Here’s where Lloyd, an award-winning chef and TV personality takes cinephiles, foodies and… Continue Reading Brampton Gourmet Club Dinner Series

Exploration of 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 Thursdays, May 23 - July 18 (not counting July 4). 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… Continue Reading Exploration of the Potter's Wheel with Marilee Schumann

On-Farm Dinner!

Oksana's Produce Farm - 2517 McGinnes Road - 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!

Lands Point Winery Season Opening

Lands Point Winery - 22620 Handy Point Road

Lands Point Winery and Vineyards is thrilled to announce our summer opening for the season. We will be open beginning Friday, May 24th and will be open every Friday and Saturday from noon - 7pm (last call 6pm) through Labor Day weekend. Please visit our website for more information, reservations, and information on booking a… Continue Reading Lands Point Winery Season Opening

ChestertownTea Party Festival – Block Party

Wilmer Park - Wilmer Park , United States

Kick off the Chestertown Tea Party weekend with a good old-fashioned block party. Hosted by Main Street Chestertown, the Block Party features local food trucks, craft beer, a live band, children’s activities, and more. This local favorite brings out everyone to celebrate the start of an amazing weekend in Chestertown by the Chester River.

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

The CTPDCR and Run for Radcliffe

Wilmer Park - 413 S Cross Street

Help us kick off the Chestertown Tea Party Festival on Saturday, May 25th! Hundreds of runners and walkers will race along 5k and 10-mile courses. When you participate in the Run for Radcliffe, you help fund scholarships for students with learning differences who rely on the customized instruction Radcliffe Creek School provides.

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

Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Parade

Downtown Chestertown - Downtown Chestertown , United States

Don't miss the parade! PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE Start planning your float for the 2024 Chestertown Tea Party Festival! We invite all to participate in the Festival’s popular parade on Saturday, May 25, 2024. The Festival commemorates Chestertown’s historical past. When the citizens of Chestertown learned that the British had closed the port of Boston… Continue Reading Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Parade

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sail

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

A two-hour trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River. Passengers are encouraged to help raise sail, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. We may even fire one of SULTANA’s swivel guns!

Music of American Colonies: Anne and Ridley Enslow

Bordley History Center - 301 High Street , United States

11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm Music provides a historical map of time and place. Visit the Bordley History Center during the Tea Party to hear “liberty songs” of the Revolutionary War and other music of the American colonies as shared by Anne and Ridley Enslow.

Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Reenactment

Downtown Chestertown - Downtown Chestertown , United States

In response to British Parliament’s closing of the port of Boston, the citizens of Chestertown, Maryland met in May of 1774 and set forth “Resolves” forbidding importing, selling, or consuming tea in Chestertown. Per local legend, residents gathered at the town center, marched down High Street to the brigantine Geddes anchored in the Chester River,… Continue Reading Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Reenactment

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sail

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

A two-hour trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River. Passengers are encouraged to help raise sail, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. We may even fire one of SULTANA’s swivel guns!

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sail

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

A two-hour trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River. Passengers are encouraged to help raise sail, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. We may even fire one of SULTANA’s swivel guns!

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Sail

Chestertown Marina, Chestertown

A two-hour trip on the 1768 schooner SULTANA is a great way to experience the Chester River. Passengers are encouraged to help raise sail, steer using SULTANA’s seven-foot tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks. We may even fire one of SULTANA’s swivel guns!

Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Raft Race

Wilmer Park/Chester River - Wilmer Park/Chester River

Annually, at 2:30 PM on Sunday of Chestertown’s Tea Party Festival, the Raft Race attracts hundreds of spectators to an unusual event- a race of rafts made of non-nautical materials on the Chester River. Open to the public, this race invites teams of entrants to display feats of engineering and creativity, with rafts ranging from… Continue Reading Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Raft Race

Memorial Day Lunch Cruise on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock , United States

Gather your family and friends on Memorial Day for a lunch cruise on the Chester River! Reservations are required - click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets!

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

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!

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

Talkie Customer Appreciation Day

Wilmer Park - 413 S Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620 , United States

Hey there, fantastic folks! Get ready to dive into a whirlwind of excitement at our very first Customer Appreciation Day! We're flipping the switch to show our love for YOU, the amazing community that supports us! Mark your calendars for June 1st, 2024, 10am-4pm and let's turn Wilmer Park into the ultimate playground for all… Continue Reading Talkie Customer Appreciation Day

BBQ Demo with the Miller-Dunham House

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Join the Miller-Dunham House here at Crow Vineyard & Winery for an amazing collaboration sure to tantalize your taste buds! Enjoy a glass of wine while participating in a BBQ demo by Chef Jeff as he grills some Crow Angus Beef, Langenfelder Pork, and Crow Garden vegetables paired with some delicious salads and desserts presented… Continue Reading BBQ Demo with the Miller-Dunham House

Event Series Mayor and Council Meeting

Mayor and Council Meeting

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

Town meetings are in Town Hall and are open to the public.  Meetings will still be available to watch in real time at https://townhallstreams.com/towns/chestertown_md.  We are working to improve our equipment to incorporate remote participation and hope that this will be a viable option in the near future. Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd… Continue Reading Mayor and Council Meeting

Live Playwrights’ Society

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

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/

Brampton Inn Ship-To-Shore Experience with Chester River Packet Co.

Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd

The Brampton Inn invites visitors to catch the sunset aboard the Chester River Packet, a 1920’s-style, touring yacht. This immersive experience allows guests to mingle and unwind on a serene two-hour cruise enjoying a gourmet charcuterie spread and cash bar, while taking in the beautiful Chester River waterfront and a breath-taking sunset. The evening is… Continue Reading Brampton Inn Ship-To-Shore Experience with Chester River Packet Co.

Kent County Public Notice – FY25 Proposed County Budget

Kent County Commissioners Meeting Room 400 High Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

Notice is hearby given that the Commissioners of Kent County will hold a public hearing for the FY2025 Proposed Budget on June, 4, 2024 at 6pm in the Commissioners' Hearing Room of the R Clayton Mitchell Jr Kent County Government Center, 400 High Street, Chestertown, Maryland. The hearing is open to the public to provide… Continue Reading Kent County Public Notice – FY25 Proposed County Budget

Beginner Plus with Chris Neiman

RiverArts Clay Studio 200B High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio on Tuesdays at 6:00 - 8:30 pm, running from June 4-July 9, 2024 (6 weeks). It is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners, but can easily accommodate new students who like a challenge! Students will expand and refine their skillset through skills instruction… Continue Reading Beginner Plus with Chris Neiman

Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Unitarian Universalists of Chester River - 914 Gateway Dr, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Historic District Commission Meeting

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

9/1/2022 - Meetings will be at 4pm instead of 5pm Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES  

Beginner Wheel with Lauren Burnett

RiverArts Clay Studio 200B High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio on Wednesdays at 6:00 - 8:30 pm, running from June 5- July 10, 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,… Continue Reading Beginner Wheel with Lauren Burnett

Chamber Music III A Concert of Sonatas

Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 N Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Chamber Music III A Concert of Sonatas

Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Sumner Hall - 206 S Queen St, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Brampton Dining Under the Stars

Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd

Guest Chef Kurt Peter from Chesapeake Chef Service will craft an indulgent multi-course feast spotlighting the “cream” of the Chesapeake’s crop.Inspired by a theme at every level – from cuisine to live music, you can always expect an elevated farm-to-table experience, with extraordinary presentations, while staying true to the essence of Chesapeake Bay cuisine. The… Continue Reading Brampton Dining Under the Stars

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.

Chamber Music IV

Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 N Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Chamber Music IV

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

June in Bloom Exhibit

Main Gallery, 315 High Street - 315 High Street

Welcome June, sweet fragrances of roses and showy perennials spread across gardens. The full fanfare of flowers come into bloom, leaf, blade and flowers explode as the gateway to summer brings sunshine and warmth. June, like every other month, has its own unique feeling and symbolism. The name is derived from Juno, a powerful Roman… Continue Reading June in Bloom Exhibit

Pre-Concert Talk: To The Memory of an Angel

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Pre-Concert Talk: To The Memory of an Angel

Festival Symphony Orchestra

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Festival Symphony Orchestra

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

Empty Bowls

Join RiverArts as we fight hunger with our fundraiser benefitting the Kent County Food Pantry! More than 300 bowls are crafted annually by local potters and donated to RiverArts Clay Studio for our Empty Bowls event. When you make a $20 donation to the Kent County Food Pantry, you get much more than your choice… Continue Reading Empty Bowls

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

Chestertown Farmers' Market Music

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers' Market Music

The Art of Sourdough Mother

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

Learn how to start, maintain, feed, and cook with sourdough mother. Our mother is the backbone of our Rise line of sourdough products and allows us to cook everything from bread to crackers to waffles. This class will specifically focus on the sourdough mother process so participants will learn the science behind the: - fermentation… Continue Reading The Art of Sourdough Mother

MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey – Transitions

MassoniArt 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD, United States

May 10 - June 8 at the High Street Gallery Champagne Reception – Friday, May 10, 5-7 pm Open House & Artist Talk – Saturday, May 11, 12-3 pm “This series of paintings explores more deeply the idea of transition from concepts based on the natural world into a world of more abstract thought. The… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey – Transitions

SATURDAY IN THE PARK

Saturday In The Park - Wilmer Park

SATURDAY IN THE PARK is a free, family-fun day at Wilmer Park in Chestertown on June 8, 2024 inspired by the song of the same name. 10-12 Guided Kayak tour of Radcliffe Creek. Bring or rent a kayak onsite. 12-5 Field games, volleyball, corn hole, dunk tank, bocce, food vendors and much more. + FREE… Continue Reading SATURDAY IN THE PARK

Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo

Wilmer Park - 413 S Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620 , United States

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo

Festival Brass Ensemble

Hodson Boathouse, Deck - 475 South Cross Street

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Festival Brass Ensemble

Pre-Concert Talk: A Wee Dram

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Pre-Concert Talk: A Wee Dram

Festival Symphony Orchestra

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Festival Symphony Orchestra

Feline Fun Fest

High Street, Chestertown

A fun, free, family-friendly event featuring musical performances, sing-alongs, art activities, raffle, and more. There will be great raffle prizes for kids and adults. including chances to win a night at the White Swan Inn, a KidSpot Birthday party, and more. Stop into Stam's for amazing ice cream flavors. Visit the High Street art galleries… Continue Reading Feline Fun Fest

Conversations with the Soloists

Pass-holder Event - Pass-holder Event

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Conversations with the Soloists

PianoMania!

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading PianoMania!

Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Sumner Hall - 206 S Queen St, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Public Arts Committee

Chestertown, MD, United States

The PAC meets, as needed, on the second Tuesday of the month.  While COVID-19 precautions require meetings by video conference.  To attend a meeting, contact the A&E District Manager (chestertownae@gmail.com) at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting to receive log-in information. CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

Host & Pass-Holders Reception

Hynson-Ringgold House - 106 S Water St Bldg# HRHAR13, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Host & Pass-Holders Reception

Adventures in Crafting & Snacking

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

We’re putting together a smorgasbord of crafts and snacks for a very chill evening of creative expression and delighted taste buds! Registration required. Ages 18+

Chamber Music V

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Chamber Music V

Lunchtime Chamber Bites: A Musical Evening at the Captain's Cabin

Raimond Cultural Center, Kent Cultural Alliance - 101 Spring Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Lunchtime Chamber Bites: A Musical Evening at the Captain's Cabin

Lunchtime Chamber Bites

Unitarian Universalists of Chester River - 914 Gateway Drive

From Mahler to Mendelssohn to Mussorgsky, don’t miss the magic of Season XII! Great Classical Music Performed by Tomorrow’s Stars! The National Music Festival advances the lives and careers of promising musicians by providing access to world-class education and performance opportunities. All National Music Festival apprentices attend tuition free. For two weeks each June, these… Continue Reading Lunchtime Chamber Bites

SOLD OUT: Girls' Night Out Cruise on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock , United States

Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Grab your friends/family for a fun evening with food and drinks on the River Packet. Reservations are required ahead of the cruise. Click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets!

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

Women's Ministry

Emmanuel United Methodist Church - 6698 Church Lane, Chestertown

Our mission is to provide a caring and loving environment that will enhance our spiritual growth while engaging in activities that will bring joy, laughter, and fun.

Intro to Woodburning

RiverArts 315 High Street - RA Classroom

A beginners class for wood burning skills. Topics to be covered will include: safety, commonly used materials, types of wood burners, common woods and sealants, other materials which can be used to burn images on, common errors, creating patterns, shading (practice), controlling darkness of burn, how to attain depth in landscapes. how to transfer drawings,… Continue Reading Intro to Woodburning

Father's Day Cruise on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock , United States

Gather your family/friends for a Father's Day brunch cruise aboard the River Packet! Reservations are required - click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets.

Father's Day BBQ with Local Wine & Beer

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Chef Robbie will prepare a BBQ lunch that includes Crow Farm products that will pair with Crow wines and local brew. $65.00

Event Series Mayor and Council Meeting

Mayor and Council Meeting

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

Town meetings are in Town Hall and are open to the public.  Meetings will still be available to watch in real time at https://townhallstreams.com/towns/chestertown_md.  We are working to improve our equipment to incorporate remote participation and hope that this will be a viable option in the near future. Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd… Continue Reading Mayor and Council Meeting

Website for Artists

RiverArts 315 High Street

Location: RA Classroom, 315 High Street In our digital age, artists need great websites to showcase their work. Building your own website doesn't have to be hard, and this workshop will help give you the tools you need to create or update your own website: What are artist websites? Key components of artist websites Showcasing… Continue Reading Website for Artists

Watercolor for Beginners with Denise Dersch

RA Classroom 315 High Street

Wednesday, June 19 - Thursday, June 20, 2024 Students will learn choices of watercolor paper, brushes, pigments, importance of values, edges, transparency vs. opacity, and color theory. This class uses a limited palette of primary colors (red, yellow, and blue) and students will learn how pigments can be transparent or opaque, how to use and… Continue Reading Watercolor for Beginners with Denise Dersch

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

Event Series Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission Meeting

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

The June 19th meeting has been moved to June 26th in honor of the Juneteenth Holiday.   Any member of the public wanting to join the Zoom meeting should contact Kees de Mooy at 410-778-0500 or kees@chestertown.com   CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

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