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Maryland Relay: Everything You Need to Stay Connected

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

Maryland Relay is "changing the lives of Marylanders who have difficulty using a standard telephone." Join us for an informational session about this free public service and discover all the ways that you, and others in your life, can use Maryland Relay to stay connected. This program will cover a variety of Maryland Relay calling… Continue Reading Maryland Relay: Everything You Need to Stay Connected

Beginner Wheel

Clay Studio 200 High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio on Wednesdays at 6:00 - 8:30 pm, running from February 21-March 27, 2024 (6 weeks). This course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginning students with a focus on throwing bowl and cylinder forms. Students will be shown the step-by-step process of wedging, centering, throwing, trimming,… Continue Reading Beginner Wheel

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

Chestertown IT Study Group Meeting

The Chestertown IT Study Group is a newly formed. Meeting Location: 118 North Cross Street, Chestertown (directions) Virtual Meeting Information: Teams Link CLICK FOR TOWN AGENDAS & MINUTES

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

Kent School Saturday Series for Children: Gym Time Tumble and Climb

Kent School M.V. "Mike" Williams Gymnasium - 6788 Wilkins Lane

On February 24, Director of Athletics and Facilities Erin Kent will lead “Gym Time Tumble and Climb” for children ages 6 and under, a session that will get kids moving through age-appropriate obstacle courses and exercise activities. “Sometimes it’s hard for any of us to keep moving in the cold winter months. We will guide… Continue Reading Kent School Saturday Series for Children: Gym Time Tumble and Climb

Sourdough Bread Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler at the Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd floor of Modern Stone Age Kitchen) for a start to finish approach to baking hand-built, real, traditional long-fermented sourdough bread. This class will walk you through the long, slow fermentation that utilizes wild bacteria and yeasts transforms difficult, and dangerous to digest grains into… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Class

Event Series Lucky Stiff

Lucky Stiff

Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street , United States

February 9 to February 25 Kicking off the 2024 season is the over-the-top, hilarious musical comedy “LUCKY STIFF.” With Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Music by Stephen Flaherty, the show is based on the novel “The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo,” by Michael Butterworth. This was the first professionally-produced musical… Continue Reading Lucky Stiff

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

Cheesemaking Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street

Who wants to make Mozz?Come join Dr. Bill where he’ll walk you step-by-step through the process of making stretched curd cheeses (mozzarella & ricotta). The class will transform milk into fresh mozzarella cheese. You’ll be amazed at how simple it is to make something so delicious and wholesome. The class will cover everything from sourcing… Continue Reading Cheesemaking Class

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!

Board Game & Puzzle Swap

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

Tired of your old puzzles and board games and ready for some new-to-you ones to ramp up your winter days? Then let's swap! Bring complete board games and puzzles to the library to pass along and leave with new-to-you ones. Board games and puzzles should be new or gently used and contain all pieces. Swap… Continue Reading Board Game & Puzzle Swap

Kent School Hosts Author Phyllis Fagell

Kent School Library - 6788 Wilkins Lane

Join us for a presentation by and conversation with bestselling author of Middle School Superpowers: Raising Resilient Teens in Turbulent Times, Phyllis Fagell. Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC is a nationally board certified school counselor, a therapist who works with kids and families in private practice. Contact us at 410-778-4100 ext. 110 for more information or… Continue Reading Kent School Hosts Author Phyllis Fagell

Opening of Grounded Exhibit

RiverArts 315 High Street - RiverArts 315 High Street

You won’t want to miss our March exhibit “Grounded”, a celebration of ceramic art and artists of the Chesapeake. 14 accomplished artists will showcase a wide variety of styles in a setting that describes and explains their influences and the personal insights they bring to their work. From Baltimore are Yoshi Fujii and Matt Hyleck.… Continue Reading Opening of Grounded Exhibit

First Friday Story Hour

Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

Presented by the expert literacy teachers at Radcliffe Creek School. Join us for a story and related craft on First Friday! Children under five and their families are welcome.

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

Kent School Saturday Series: Stories and Songs

Kent School Library - 6788 Wilkins Lane

On March 2, Kent School Librarian, Mary Dulin will team up with Little School teachers, Genie Larrimore and Little School Interim Director Kelly Smith to present “Stories and Songs” for children 5 and under. Stories and Songs starts in our Library and continues into the Little School for a craft activity. This session will run… Continue Reading Kent School Saturday Series: Stories and Songs

KCPS Substitute Job Fair

Kent County Middle School 402 E. Campus Avenue, Chestertown, United States

Those interested in working with children are invited to Kent County Public Schools' upcoming job fair for substitutes. The school system is looking for classroom substitutes who can step in when a teacher is out. The job fair is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2 at Kent County Middle School, 402… Continue Reading KCPS Substitute Job Fair

Sourdough Bread Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler at the Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd floor of Modern Stone Age Kitchen) for a start to finish approach to baking hand-built, real, traditional long-fermented sourdough bread. This class will walk you through the long, slow fermentation that utilizes wild bacteria and yeasts transforms difficult, and dangerous to digest grains into… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Class

Event Series True West

True West

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Tawes Theater

The Washington College Department of Theatre and Dance presents True West by Sam Shepard; directed by Professor Dale Daigle. True West follows the sibling rivalry between recently reconnected estranged brothers, Austin and Lee.

Claire Parker, Local Environmental Artist

Heron Point Art Gallery - 501 E. Campus Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620

March 3 to April 28 Our local artist, Claire Parker, will have a multi-media exhibit entitled "Taming Our Environment's Inequities". Claire Parker has produced a significant number of powerful artistic renderings that express her profound beliefs in our environment.

KCHS Students present "Fame" – March 1, 2 & 3

Kent County High School - 25301 Lambs Meadow Road, Worton, MD

The curtain goes up on the Kent County High School production at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3.An adaptation of the 1980 film "Fame," the play was conceived by David De Silva. It was adapted by Christopher Sergel from Christopher Gore's original screenplay. "Fame" is… Continue Reading KCHS Students present "Fame" – March 1, 2 & 3

Concert Series: Davy DeArmond and Marcus Flores (trumpet)

Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss Recital Hall

CANCELLED: will be postponed to a later date The Washington College Concert Series presents Marcus Flores and Dr. Davy DeArmond who will give a recital of modern trumpet works, including solo and duet works by Kevin McKee, Erik Morales, David Sampson, and more. To learn more, visit washcoll.edu/concert. Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15… Continue Reading Concert Series: Davy DeArmond and Marcus Flores (trumpet)

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  

The Bookplate features Author Richard LaMotte

The Kitchen at the Imperial - 208 High Street , United States

Richard LaMotte will be reading from his debut novel "Follow His Lead." This story about a scout dog handler in Vietnam has already won four awards. Readers are encouraged to bring questions for discussion.

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.

WC Film Series/ Sound of Metal

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

Please join us for this month's feature in the WC Film Series, Sound of Metal (2019). Each month, we'll feature a film on the theme of self-discovery. Films will come from a variety of time periods, genres, and cover a wide range of topics. The events are free and open to the public. We encourage… Continue Reading WC Film Series/ Sound of Metal

Seminar 2: Wine Pairing with Tapas & Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Robbie Jester

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd - Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Learn the art of wine and food pairing with a guided tapas and wine tasting. Winemaker, Michael Zollo, will lead a discussion around the wines selected for the event. Chef Robbie Jester will prepare tapas and will offer a cooking demonstration that promises to be a highlight of the evening. $85.00

Past Life Regression (2 Dates Options)

Elevate - 300 S Cross Street

March 7 or March 8 Join Jessica Turners, who you might recognize as our local jeweler 'JRocks111' in a soul searching group past life regression workshop. Each participant will be cleansed, hypnotized, and guided into another time. Find out how experiences of the past shape your now, and how you can use this information to… Continue Reading Past Life Regression (2 Dates Options)

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

Recycle bottlecaps, batteries, toothbrushes, and more

Chestertown Environmental Committee Booth located at the East end of the Farmer's Market

The Chestertown Environmental Committee is collecting the following items for recycling at the Farmer’s Market: • Plastic bottle caps and flip tops * electric hair appliances (blow dryers, curling and flat irons, etc.) • Britta filters • Alkaline batteries A, AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, button batteries • CFL - Spiral shaped lightbulbs (no standard,… Continue Reading Recycle bottlecaps, batteries, toothbrushes, and more

Pottery Classes

203 Truslow Rd

Potter's Wheel refresher class with Paul Aspell

Story Time at the Creek

Radcliffe Creek School - 201 Talbot Blvd - Radcliffe Creek School - 201 Talbot Blvd

Join us for Story Time at The Creek! We're excited to bring you a fun-filled event where kids can immerse themselves in a readaloud and create their own project. Located at Radcliffe Creek School, this in-person event promises to captivate young minds and ignite their imaginations. This event is open to children 5 and under.

MassoniArt presents Ken Schiano

MassoniArt - High Street - 203 High Street

February 2 – March 10, 2024 What are the bounds between discipline and surrender? February First Friday Reception – February 2, 5-7 pm – High Street March First Friday Reception – March 1, 5-7pm – High Street Join us for an informal conversation with Ken Saturday, March 2, 12-2pm in the High Street Gallery Winter… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Ken Schiano

MassoniArt presents Art + Architecture.2

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

February 10 – March 10, 2024 at Cross Street Featuring work by Jon Mort, Elizabeth Casqueiro, Eve Stockton, and Mike Pugh Saturday, February 10 - 12 - 2 pm - Open House at Cross Street Saturday, February 10 - 3 pm - Special Event Artists Talk / Chestertown Spy Interview at the Raimond Cultural Center… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Art + Architecture.2

KCPL Cares Giveaway: Fitness Trackers

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

The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a quarterly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety of ways. This giveaway features Fitness Trackers. Funding for this giveaway provided by the Kent County Health Department's Health Disparity Grant.… Continue Reading KCPL Cares Giveaway: Fitness Trackers

Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Soda Bread

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

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by mixing, baking and enjoying mini soda breads. Irish Soda Bread was first created in the late 1830s, when the first iteration of baking soda—or bicarbonate soda—was introduced to the U.K.. Ages 13-17 Space is limited. Please register!

KC Veterans Community Global Art Project for Peace

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

Creating art together in the name of peace can be powerful, rewarding, and at the same time lots of fun. All veterans of Kent County, Maryland are invited to participate in a free,special art event on March 9, 1:30 - 4 p.m., at Sumner Hall, Chestertown. Participants will create a personalized interpretation of peace, using… Continue Reading KC Veterans Community Global Art Project for Peace

Brenda & Elks Paint Party

Chestertown Elks Lodge #2474 - 8631 Bell Rose Ln, Chestertown, MD 21620

No skill needed! Join us in creating your masterpiece as Guest Artist Brenda Foehrkolb from the Brenda Star Studios guides you every step of the way. Reservations required and space is limited. $40.00 Includes painting instructions and all of the supplies you will need to create your masterpiece. For All Information Contact BJ Young 302-265-7756… Continue Reading Brenda & Elks Paint Party

Pottery Classes

203 Truslow Rd

Refresher Pottery Class with Paul Aspell.

“Taming our Environment’s Inequities” Reception at the Heron Point Art Gallery

Heron Point Art Gallery - 501 E. Campus Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620

Claire Parker, a local artist passionate about the environment, will have a multimedia exhibit entitled “Taming our Environment’s Inequities” at the Heron Point Art Gallery in Chestertown. “Taming our Environment’s Inequities” will be open to the public until April 28 daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parker will be honored at a reception on… Continue Reading “Taming our Environment’s Inequities” Reception at the Heron Point Art Gallery

Art Reception, Meet the Artist, Claire Parker

Heron Point - Heron Point Art Gallery

Claire Parker, the artist, will be honored at a reception on March 10th from 1pm to 4pm. Refreshments will be served and Ms. Parker will speak about her creative process. Taming our Environment's Inequities will be available for viewing and purchase until April 28, 2024.

Rock~N~Reiki

Zoom - Online, with local product pick-up option

Need a good dusting off? Enjoy the soothing, cleansing and nurturing benefits of a reiki session right from the comfort of your home (or anywhere you might be!). This guided experience will be charged and lead by Fletcher Johnson, Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Master. What's even more fun?! When conducting distance Reiki crystals are used… Continue Reading Rock~N~Reiki

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

Learn@Lunch – Incarcerated Women: Serving Life Sentences in Ohio

Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall Commons - Washington College

Emily Steinmetz is an anthropologist who specializes in cultural anthropology, anthropology of the U.S., and inequalities in U.S. life. She has two areas of focus in her research: the carceral state and women's imprisonment, and U.S. health inequalities. ** Space is limited — please register online to reserve your seat **

Tech Basics: Setting up Email

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

Tech Basics is a 3-part series to help you feel more comfortable using technology. Sign up for one, two, or all three workshops based on what you'd like to learn. If you are taking more than one workshop, you will need to register for each individually. March 14 – Setting up Email April 4 –… Continue Reading Tech Basics: Setting up Email

Nose-to-Tail 2-Day Butchering Class

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

Two days of animal heaven! Friday: Enjoy sourdough pizza and discuss all aspects of home butchering and then break down a pig into its primal cuts. Saturday: Begin with breakfast at the MSAK then turn the primals into: - ham, - bacon, - fresh sausage, and - pork rinds. All participants will leave with the… Continue Reading Nose-to-Tail 2-Day Butchering Class

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

Pottery Classes

203 Truslow Rd

Potter's wheel refresher class with Paul Aspell

How to Write Your Artist Bio

RiverArts 315 High Street

Location: 315 High Street, Chestertown You know your art and the achievements you’re most proud of, but how do you describe yourself as an artist? From your website portfolio to applications for grants & residencies, the ability to write a strong artist bio is an essential part of your professional toolkit. It can often feel… Continue Reading How to Write Your Artist Bio

Resonance Concert: Beo String Quartet

St. Paul's, Kent (Parish Hall) - 7579 Sandy Bottom Road - St. Paul's, Kent (Parish Hall) - 7579 Sandy Bottom Road

The Beo String Quartet will present a delightful and varied program: * Bach, Contrapunctus No.9 from The Art of Fugue * Neukom. El Balcón *Shostakovich, Quartet No. 8 in c, opus 110 * Beethoven Quartet No. 15 in a, opus 132 Tickets are $22 for adults; $5 for students and children. Tickets can be purchased… Continue Reading Resonance Concert: Beo String Quartet

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

Spring Equinox and Sock Burning

Unitarian church's woodland garden - 914 Gateway Drive, Crest View neighborhood

A fun and non-denominational celebration will be held welcoming Spring. Part of the program will give everyone a chance to continue a Chesapeake tradition and add their old, natural fabric winter socks to the flames in a fire pit.

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

Pottery Classes

Potter's wheel refresher class with Paul Aspell

Fermented Dairy: Butter, Kefir, & Yogurt Cooking Class

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

You can make fresh fermented butter, yogurt, and kefir for your family. Not only will it taste delicious but you will save a ton of money.For thousands of years, milk has been transformed through fermentation into a multitude of foods including butter and buttermilk, kefir, yogurt, and cheese. These processes increased nutrient density and bioavailability,… Continue Reading Fermented Dairy: Butter, Kefir, & Yogurt Cooking Class

Seminar 3: Blending Seminar

Crow Vineyard - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd

Work side by side with the Winemaker and owners to create a unique red blend. Working in small groups tasting wines and creating a red blend that will be bottled as our Crow Club Select. $35.00

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

Poetry Reading by Michael Dumanis

Rose O'Neill Literary House - 407 Washington Avenue

Acclaimed poet Michael Dumanis will read from his new book, Creature, just out from Four Way Books.Dumanis teaches at Bennington College, where he edits Bennington Review. Dumanis emigrated to the United States when he was 6 years old from the former Soviet Union and his poetry is worldly, heartfelt, and inventive.

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

Pottery Classes

Gallery 203 - 203 Truslow Rd

Potter's wheel refresher class with Paul aspell.

Sourdough Bread Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler at the Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd floor of Modern Stone Age Kitchen) for a start to finish approach to baking hand-built, real, traditional long-fermented sourdough bread. This class will walk you through the long, slow fermentation that utilizes wild bacteria and yeasts transforms difficult, and dangerous to digest grains into… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Class

Explore Eclipses

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

Explore the universe at your library by learning about eclipses and doing an out-of-this-world craft. We will also be giving away free pairs of solar glasses that you can use to watch the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8th! Space is limited and registration is required. Ages 5-17

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  

Soap making and Loofah gourd workshop

The Eastern Shore Permaculture Institute - 212 phelps ave galena md 21635 - The Eastern Shore Permaculture Institute - 212 phelps ave galena md 21635

Join us for our third iteration of our 101 course on Soap Making and processing/preparing Loofah Sponges. We'll go out to the garden for harvesting and preparing loofah gourds for sponges and then go over the process of making your own soap, pitfalls to avoid, and then we'll be mixing and pouring our soaps into… Continue Reading Soap making and Loofah gourd workshop

Tech Basics: Best Practices for Being Safe Online

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

Tech Basics is a 3-part series to help you feel more comfortable using technology. Sign up for one, two, or all three workshops based on what you'd like to learn. If you are taking more than one workshop, you will need to register for each individually. - March 14 – Setting up Email - April… Continue Reading Tech Basics: Best Practices for Being Safe Online

Carol Mangano and Tamara Hutchinson – Featured Artists

Tish Fine Arts Plus - 343 High Street

April 4 to April 28 Regular visitors to Tish will already be familiar with the delightful work of Carol Mangano, one of the galleries inaugural artists, well known for her unique interpretations of the Eastern Shore. She is joined this month by fellow artist Tamara Hutchinson whose delightful landscapes and floral creations prove a perfect… Continue Reading Carol Mangano and Tamara Hutchinson – Featured Artists

Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Marilee Schumann

Chestertown RiverArts - 200B High Street

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6:00 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, April 4 - May 9. Students will be introduced to wheel techniques and informational context while learning to create hand-made pottery. This class is deliberately paced with time devoted to the artistic process. The encouraged Open Studio practice time… Continue Reading Intro to the Potter's Wheel with Marilee Schumann

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.

WC Film Series/ Moonlight

Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall

Please join us for this month's feature in the WC Film Series, Moonlight (2016). Each month, we'll feature a film on the theme of self-discovery. Films will come from a variety of time periods, genres, and cover a wide range of topics. The events are free and open to the public. We encourage members of… Continue Reading WC Film Series/ Moonlight

Meet the Resident Artists

Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue

Join us to meet and learn about the Inaugural class of SFW Residency Artists at the Kent Cultural Alliance! An Artist talk from 7 - 8 pm with reception to follow. Raimond Cultural Center, Chestertown. Free.

Explore with Your Senses!

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

Come take a walk through the library as we use our senses to explore multiple activity stations geared toward fun and learning! Best suited for kids ages 2+

Historical Society 2024 Spring Re-opening

Bordley Historical Center - 301 High Street

The Historical Society reopens for 2024 with a new exhibit featuring the architectural work of Walter Pippin. Regular hours: Thursdays 11 am - 2 pm Fridays* 11 am - 2 pm Saturdays 10 am - 1 pm *Also open 5 pm - 7 pm First Fridays

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

KC Veterans Community Global Art Project for Peace Opening Reception

RiverArts Gallery on High - 200B High Street

This community exhibit features the art from the KC Veterans Community Global Art Project for Peace and its artists, running April 3 through 14, with an opening reception April 5, 5 - 7 p.m. The event is made possible by a Creativity Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) awarded to artist, Marianne Laino… Continue Reading KC Veterans Community Global Art Project for Peace Opening Reception

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

Pottery Classes

Gallery 203 - 203 Truslow Rd

Potter's wheel refresher class with Paul Aspell.

Story Time at the Creek

Radcliffe Creek School - 201 Talbot Blvd

Join us for Story Time at The Creek! We're excited to bring you a fun-filled event where kids can immerse themselves in a read aloud and create their own project. Located at Radcliffe Creek School, this in-person event promises to captivate young minds and ignite their imaginations. This event is open to children 5 and… Continue Reading Story Time at the Creek

Breakfast Meats: Bacon, Sausage & Scrapple Class

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

Learn how to make our favorite breakfast meats, entirely from scratch, in the most nourishing way possible!Throughout the course of the class you will learn, - step-by-step how to turn a pork belly into bacon including skinning, curing, smoking and slicing; - pork fat and meat into breakfast sausage including prepping, seasoning, grinding, and stuffing… Continue Reading Breakfast Meats: Bacon, Sausage & Scrapple Class

Sourdough Bread Class

Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - Modern Stone Age Kitchen- 236 Cannon Street

Join Dr. Bill Schindler at the Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd floor of Modern Stone Age Kitchen) for a start to finish approach to baking hand-built, real, traditional long-fermented sourdough bread. This class will walk you through the long, slow fermentation that utilizes wild bacteria and yeasts transforms difficult, and dangerous to digest grains into… Continue Reading Sourdough Bread Class

Kent County Poetry Festival – April 5 to April 7

Garfield Theater - 210 High Street , United States

April 5 to April 7 The 15th Annual Kent County Poetry Festival feature the 2019-2021 Poetry Foundation's "Young People's Poet", Naomi Shihab Nye! A Guggenheim Fellow, a Library of Congress Fellow and winner of the NSK Neustadt Award for Children’s Literature. Main Event - Saturday April 6 at 7 pm at the Garfield theater with… Continue Reading Kent County Poetry Festival – April 5 to April 7

Kent County Poetry Festival — OPEN MIC

Ortiz Studio, 207 South Cross St

The 15th Annual Kent County Poetry Festival feature the 2019-2021 Poetry Foundation's "Young People's Poet", Naomi Shihab Nye! A Guggenheim Fellow, a Library of Congress Fellow and winner of the NSK Neustadt Award for Children’s Literature. Main Event - Saturday April 6 at 7 pm at the Garfield theater with NPR's Maureen Corrigan.

Learn@Lunch – Practical Magic: Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall Commons - Washington College

“Words are the most powerful drug known to mankind.”— Rudyard Kipling. Your happiness is less dependent upon circumstances than it is upon the story you tell yourself about those circumstances. And that’s something you can control. Join us for Practical Magic: Change Your Story, Change Your Life. Beginning with the placebo effect, Laura Oliver will… Continue Reading Learn@Lunch – Practical Magic: Change Your Story, Change Your Life

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

Watercolor for Beginners

Chestertown RiverArts Classroom - 315 High Street

April 10 to April 11 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 control water with… Continue Reading Watercolor for Beginners

Snack Around the World Club

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

Have you ever wondered what kids around the world snack on? Join us to find out – and to try a variety of snacks! At this global snacking showdown we'll explore treats, share fun facts, and bring the rest of the world closer to home one tasty bite at a time. Ages 5+ Space is… Continue Reading Snack Around the World Club

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