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Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Who wants to make Mozz? Come join us at the Modern Stone Age Kitchen at 7:00pm on Friday February 25th and we’ll transform milk from Nice Creamery into delicious mozzarella cheese! You'll be amazed at how simple it is to make something so delicious and wholesome.Each student will enjoy freshly made mozzarella plus bring some… Continue Reading Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class

Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Who wants to make Mozz?Join us at the Modern Stone Age Kitchen at 11:00am on Saturday February 26th and then we'll walk down to the Chestertown Farmer's Market and pick up fresh milk from Nice Farms and have a chance to chat with Farmer Bob about what makes their milk so good. We'll bring back… Continue Reading Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class

KCPL Board of Trustees

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620

Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome at attend. Please join us to learn more about KCPL's current direction and ongoing priorities for serving the community. We welcome your input and engagement! In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be available to the public at… Continue Reading KCPL Board of Trustees

Read Across America Day – Evening Storytime

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620

Join us for a special evening storytime dedicated to Read Across America Day! NEA’s Read Across America features inclusive books that students can see themselves reflected in, as well as books that allow readers to see a world or a character that might be different than them. Storytime will be followed by a delightful craft.… Continue Reading Read Across America Day – Evening Storytime

Sunrise Heart Paint Night (via Zoom)

online - Zoom

Celebrate Valentine's Day, Galentine's, and a season of love &beautiful sunrises. This paint night kit with sweet inspirational heart design makes the perfect gift for a loved one (or for yourself!). How to participate: 1. Visit the RiverArts Gallery to purchase this kit for only $20. 2. Then you may choose to create your masterpiece… Continue Reading Sunrise Heart Paint Night (via Zoom)

WC-ALL Lunch Time Learning

Hynson Lounge - Washington College - Hynson Lounge - Washington College

On March 3 at noon the Washington College Academy of LifeLong Learning guest speaker will be Dr. Mike Sosulski, President of Washington College. As Dr. Sosulski begins his second semester, we have invited him to reflect on what he has learned about the Washington College community as well as share the good news from the… Continue Reading WC-ALL Lunch Time Learning

March 2022: Take Another Look opening reception

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

Call For Artists: Take Another Look See more information at: https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibit/takeanotherlook EXHIBITION DATES: March 4th through March 27th OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday, March 4th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm GALLERY ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, March 10th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, please join us DROP OFF: Sunday, February 27, 1:00 – 3:00 pm and Monday, February 28th,… Continue Reading March 2022: Take Another Look opening reception

The Artists' Gallery welcomes Sandy Alanko

The Artists' Gallery - 239 High Street - The Artists' Gallery - 239 High Street

Throughout the month of March, The Artists' Gallery will feature the work of their newest exhibitor, Sandy Alanko. Sandy's inspiration comes from the endless beauty of the salt marshes, woods and harbors that surround her Tilghman Island home. As March coincides with the migration of birds on the Eastern Shore, Sandy has also included paintings… Continue Reading The Artists' Gallery welcomes Sandy Alanko

KCPL Cares Giveaway – Personal Safety Emergency Pack

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620

The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety of ways. This month, our giveaway features a Personal Safety Emergency Pack. Care packs are available during normal hours of operation.… Continue Reading KCPL Cares Giveaway – Personal Safety Emergency Pack

Winter Birding and Refuge Walks

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge - Eastern Neck Island

How to register:https://bit.ly/2XfvGcb For Questions email: easternneckwalks@gmail.com or call Melissa Baile at 410-639-7160. Enrollment for walks is limited to 25, first-served, with children 12-and-up permitted but no pets. Walks are FREE. Dress warmly, wear boots, bring binoculars and a camera.

One Day Techniques: Mono-printing Surface Decoration for Ceramics with Marlayn King

Clay Studio - 204 High St

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 10 am - 2 pm (1 hour lunch break) on Saturday, March 5th. This class will introduce the fundamentals of mono-printing on clay to students of any experience level. Students will learn the process of transferring their hand-drawn designs to the surface of clay slabs.… Continue Reading One Day Techniques: Mono-printing Surface Decoration for Ceramics with Marlayn King

KCPL Cares Giveaway – Personal Safety Emergency Pack

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620

The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety of ways. This month, our giveaway features a Personal Safety Emergency Pack. Care packs are available during normal hours of operation.… Continue Reading KCPL Cares Giveaway – Personal Safety Emergency Pack

Makin' Bacon

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

We all love bacon, but bacon is so misunderstood. We think bacon is unhealthy and consider it a “cheat” food. True, most of the bacon in the grocery store is a product of the modern meat industry, is loaded with nitrates and preservatives, and is full of water to so that it weighs more and… Continue Reading Makin' Bacon

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KCPS Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland

Kent County High School 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD

2 Nights Only! March 4 & 5 7pm Come join us as Alice heads down the rabbit hole for fun-filled adventures in Wonderland. General Admission - $10 KCPS Student - $5 Kent County High School, 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD 21678

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The Garfield Center presents The Play That Goes Wrong

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

NEW DATES! - Feb 18 - March 6, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm Sundays @ 2pm By Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields Directed by Steven Arnold A smash hit farce and worldwide phenomenon, welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, “The Murder at Haversham Manor,” where things… Continue Reading The Garfield Center presents The Play That Goes Wrong

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JOYful Watercolor with Deena Ball (via Zoom)

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Thursday, February 10, 1 - 3 pm Thursday, February 24, 1 - 3 pm Thursday, March 10, 1 - 3 pm For more information, please see: https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/program/joyful-watercolor

March 2022: Take Another Look gallery artists' talk

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

Call For Artists: Take Another Look See more information at: https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibit/takeanotherlook EXHIBITION DATES: March 4th through March 27th OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday, March 4th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm GALLERY ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, March 10th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, please join us DROP OFF: Sunday, February 27, 1:00 – 3:00 pm and Monday, February 28th,… Continue Reading March 2022: Take Another Look gallery artists' talk

Emmanuel Church, Chester Parish Concert Series

Emmanuel Church. Chestertown - across from Fountain Square, Chestertown

Bruce Barber trained as a choral and orchestral conductor, an organist, and cellist, and holds a bachelor of arts degree from Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, and a master of music degree from the Yale School of Music and the Institute of Sacred Music. His primary teachers include Alexander Anderson (Rollins), Robert S. Baker, and… Continue Reading Emmanuel Church, Chester Parish Concert Series

Making Soda Bread: A Pizza & Make a Thing Event

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown, MD 21620

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a recipe for mini soda breads at the library! Mix, bake and enjoy this festive treat. 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! Pizza and Make a… Continue Reading Making Soda Bread: A Pizza & Make a Thing Event

Wine Seminar: Food & Wine Pairing

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645

Crow wines are excellent paired with a variety of foods and we pride ourselves in pairing with local cuisine. Learn the art of wine and food pairing through guided tastings and presentation. This intimate event requires proof of vaccination. *Non-refundable*

Resonance Concert: THE EKSTASIS DUO

St. Paul's Church, Kent, Parish Hall - 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd.

Cellist Natasha Farny and pianist Eliran Avni will perform music by Henriette Bosmans, Lili Boulanger, Alexander Zemlinsky, and Alma Mahler. The musicians met as students at Juilliard several years ago. After some exciting performances in New York City and upstate NY, the two embarked on a new mission: to create compelling programming celebrating masterpieces alongside… Continue Reading Resonance Concert: THE EKSTASIS DUO

“GROWING A GARDEN FOR FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS”

Sacred Heart Parish Hall - 510 High Street

"Growing a Garden For Floral Arrangements" will be presented by Susie Middleton from Dorchester Garden Club, and 1st Vice President of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. The presentation will be preceded by a Business Meeting at 1:00 PM and will be followed by Refreshments. Covid-19 Protocols will be in effect and masks required.

KCA/Chesapeake Heartland Artist Fellowship Exhibit

Emmanuel Church, Chester Parish - 101 N. Cross Street

The Kent Cultural Alliance (KCA) is delighted to announce the opening of our latest exhibit, in partnership with the Chesapeake Heartland African American Humanities Project. Five Kent County artists (selected in the summer of 2021 by a committee representing the Board of the KCA and the Leadership Committee for Chesapeake Heartland) have created works of… Continue Reading KCA/Chesapeake Heartland Artist Fellowship Exhibit

Pretzel Makin' Class

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Learn how to make the most delicious and nutritious pretzels possible in our sourdough pretzel class. We will begin with just 4 simple ingredients: flour, butter, water and transform them through wild sourdough fermentation, shape them into pretzels, and prepare them with a traditional lye bath just before baking. You will leave a with all… Continue Reading Pretzel Makin' Class

Emmanuel Church Concert – Simon Johnson, Organist

Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

Friday, March 18, 2022 7:30 p.m. Simon Johnson was recently appointed Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, London, where he will play, conduct, and direct the choir school. He has been organist at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, since 2008 and is an active recitalist, composer, and orchestral conductor throughout the U.S., U.K, and Europe. www.simonjohnsonmusician.com… Continue Reading Emmanuel Church Concert – Simon Johnson, Organist

The High & Wides Chestertown release show w/ Letitia VanSant & Laura Wortman

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

Friday, March 18 7:30pm doors open 8:00pm start time $20 General Admission $10 with student ID Masks encouraged for guests while not actively eating & drinking. The High & Wides celebrate the release of their 3rd album, Blood – an album of family harmony classics. They are extremely excited to welcome Letitia VanSant with Laura… Continue Reading The High & Wides Chestertown release show w/ Letitia VanSant & Laura Wortman

Myrtle's 10th Birthday

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansant Corner Rd - Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansant Corner Rd

Celebrate Myrtle’s 10th birthday with us! Join us to celebrate our dog's birthday as you enjoy a complimentary wine tasting of (3) pre-selected wines and samples of Crow Grass-fed Angus beef. Please bring a suggested donation of $15 to benefit The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County. We will accept cash donations or items from… Continue Reading Myrtle's 10th Birthday

2nd Annual Community Resource Fair

Kent County Middle School 402 E. Campus Avenue, Chestertown

This Wednesday, March 23rd from 5PM-7PM, there will be a Community Resource Fair in the Kent County Middle School Cafeteria. Join us to learn about many local resources, including the Kinera Foundation, LCT, LMB, NAMI, KCHD (Healthy Families, Development Disabilities, Wellness, Family planning), DSS, DORS, Camp Fairlee, KCPL, Eastern Shore Mobile Crisis, Serenity Discovery Counseling,… Continue Reading 2nd Annual Community Resource Fair

WC-All Learn at Lunch

Hynson Lounge - Hodson Hall, Washington College

On March 24 the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning will present a Learn at Lunch Presentation by James B. Steele Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist “Discussing America: What Went Wrong? The Crisis Deepens,." James B. Steele is one of most honored and acclaimed journalists in America. He has won virtually every major national reporting award including… Continue Reading WC-All Learn at Lunch

Five Score Later: Civil Rights and Historical Memory in Gettysburg 03/24/2022

Zoom - Online

The role Gettysburg played in the American Civil War has been studied exhaustively. But what about the role the town played in the American Civil Rights movement, 100 years later? Join Starr Center Director Adam Goodheart for a Zoom conversation with Author and Historian Jill Ogline Titus, as they discuss her new book Gettysburg 1963… Continue Reading Five Score Later: Civil Rights and Historical Memory in Gettysburg 03/24/2022

90.5 WKHS 48 Year Anniversary!

wkhs 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD

Tune in on Friday, March 25 at 9AM as we begin the 48 hour On Air Marathon in observance of our 48th Anniversary. All weekend long hear student and community volunteer hosts-- ALL DAY and ALL NIGHT for 48 hours straight! Then- on Monday, March 28th, tune in from 8AM until 2PM for our LIVE… Continue Reading 90.5 WKHS 48 Year Anniversary!

The SHOLBERTSHIRE Swingtet

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

Friday, March 25 6:30 P.M.- Doors 7 P.M.-Curtain General Admission: $20 The SHOLBERTSHIRE Swingtet Amy Shook – acoustic bass Joe Holt – piano Scott Silbert – tenor sax Steve Abshire – guitar Four of the mid-Atlantic’s favorite voices in jazz have joined forces to celebrate the music of the Great American Songbook, and in their… Continue Reading The SHOLBERTSHIRE Swingtet

Tim Kern Memorial Clay Shoot

Hopkins Game Farm - Kennedyville, MD - Hopkins Game Farm - Kennedyville, MD

This year marks the 16th Annual Timothy Kern Memorial Clay Shoot. Rain or Shine.

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MassoniArt Winter in the Gallery

MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Winter in the Gallery February – March 2022 New work by Gallery Artists and special guests. *Announcing Reduced Hours: Thursday & Friday 11-3, Saturday 10-4, Sunday open on Cross Street 12-2 and by appointment on High Street. Private appointments may be scheduled at any time by contacting Carla Massoni – 410-708-4512. Masks are required.

Diabetes Remission: Fact or Fiction, is your food making you sicker?

Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street - Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street

Come join Dr. Mark Cucuzzella and Family Nurse Practitioner Chrissy van Hilst as they share their experiences at the West Virginia University Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health. This work has sparked change in hospital menus and removal of sugary beverages from their hospital, the first hospital in our state to implement this practice. Our… Continue Reading Diabetes Remission: Fact or Fiction, is your food making you sicker?

Vietnam Veterans Day Recognition

Memorial Park - High Street

AMERICAN LEGION POST 36 INVITES YOU TO A SPECIAL CELEBRATION HONORING THOSE WHO SERVED. IF YOU WERE ON ACTIVE DUTY BETWEEN NOVEMBER FIRST OF 1955, AND MAY FIFTEENTH OF 1975 (ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD) WE WOULD LIKE TO RECOGNIZE YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

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Eat Like a Human Journey

Virtual Via Zoom - Virtual Via Zoom

Join Dr. Bill Schindler on Tuesday evenings from 6 - 8 this Feb & March as he unpacks each chapter of his new book, Eat Like a Human: Nourishing Foods and Ancient Ways of Cooking to Revolutionize Your Health, in a LIVE virtual course. Each week, we will spend 2 hours together diving into a… Continue Reading Eat Like a Human Journey

My PET Projects at NIH

Litrenta Lecture Hall of John Toll Science Center - Campus Avenue

Talk by John L. Musachio, '87, Ph.D. of the Positron Tomography Department of the National Institutes of Health. This is the second talk in a series of three by Chemistry Department Alumni who have distinguished themselves in careers at the interface of Chemistry and the Health Sciences. This, and the third on April 7, 2022,… Continue Reading My PET Projects at NIH

Trustees of the Earth opening reception

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

A RiverArts Judged Show, April 2022 See more information at: https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibit/trustees-of-the-earth-exhibit EXHIBITION DATES: April 1-23, 2022 OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday, April 1, 2022; 5:00-7:00 p.m. EXHIBITING ARTISTS’ TALK & JUDGE’S AWARDS: Thursday, April 7, 2022; 5:00-6:30 p.m. DROP-OFF: Sunday, March 27, 2022, 1:00-3:00 p.m. and Monday, March 28, 2022, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. PICK-UP: Sunday, April… Continue Reading Trustees of the Earth opening reception

Seed Swap

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Do you need seeds for your garden? Do you have seeds you could share? Join us for a Seed Swap in celebration of gardening and growing things. If you didn't save seeds last year, you are still welcome to attend. You do not have to bring seeds in order to receive seeds. If you do… Continue Reading Seed Swap

One Day Clay Workshop: Colorful Clay Flowers with Lolli Sherry

Clay Studio - 204 High St

No experience necessary! Open to all ages (children under 14 will need adult assistance). Clay will be provided as well as many items to imprint texture. You will make two lovely blossoms, a large Poppy and a Cala Lily, 3 to 6-inches in diameter on stems, to enhance your flower pots indoors or out. You… Continue Reading One Day Clay Workshop: Colorful Clay Flowers with Lolli Sherry

Global Art Peace Project Talk

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Join Chestertown RiverArts volunteer Marianne Sade to learn about the Global Art Peace Project. Marianne will speak about the project's history and answer questions against the backdrop of our community's 2022 contribution to this UNESCO Prize-nominated international art exchange for peace. The artwork will be displayed in a special exhibit at Kent County Public Library's… Continue Reading Global Art Peace Project Talk

Wine Seminar: Grapes to Glass

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645

Great wines begin in the vineyard and end in the winery. Spend time in the vineyard with a guided presentation of the techniques for premium grape growing on the Eastern Shore. Then off to the winery to explore winemaking techniques and how they are used to express terroir. This intimate event requires proof of vaccination.… Continue Reading Wine Seminar: Grapes to Glass

KCPL 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Launch Party!

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Sign up for KCPL's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten and track your child's progress in reading prior to entering school. Prizes will be earned along the way and a special grand completion prize will be awarded to all children that read 1,000 books. Join us for a special launch party featuring books, songs, toys, creativity, snacks… Continue Reading KCPL 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Launch Party!

The Intersection Between Civil Rights and Women's Rights

Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street

The League of Women Voters of Kent County will sponsor The Intersection Between Civil Rights and Women’s Rights, A Conversation between Dr. Martha Jones and Dr. Mia Bay, at Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen Street, Chestertown, April 6, at 7 p.m. Dr. Jones is the author of How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote,… Continue Reading The Intersection Between Civil Rights and Women's Rights

Trustees of the Earth gallery artists' talk

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

A RiverArts Judged Show, April 2022 See more information at: https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibit/trustees-of-the-earth-exhibit EXHIBITION DATES: April 1-23, 2022 OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday, April 1, 2022; 5:00-7:00 p.m. EXHIBITING ARTISTS’ TALK & JUDGE’S AWARDS: Thursday, April 7, 2022; 5:00-6:30 p.m. DROP-OFF: Sunday, March 27, 2022, 1:00-3:00 p.m. and Monday, March 28, 2022, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. PICK-UP: Sunday, April… Continue Reading Trustees of the Earth gallery artists' talk

“NOVEL APPROACHES TO ENGAGE TARGETS PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED INACCESSIBLE AND UNDRUGGABLE”

Litrenta Lecture Hall - John S. Toll Science Center: Washington College

Talk by Matthew Streeter '13, Ph.D. of ENTRADA THERAPEUTICS.This is the third of three talks by Washington College Department of Chemistry alumni who have distinguished themselves in careers at the interface of Chemistry and the Health Sciences. The focus of this talk will be in the field of Neuroscience to recognize the newly approved inter-departmental… Continue Reading “NOVEL APPROACHES TO ENGAGE TARGETS PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED INACCESSIBLE AND UNDRUGGABLE”

Emmanuel Church Concert – Christa Rakich, organist

Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

Friday, April 8, 2022 7:30 p.m. Christa Rakich has performed widely throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. She is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and Oberlin College Conservatory, where she is currently Visiting Professor of Organ. She specializes in bringing works to audiences by less well-known composers, especially women composers. www.christarakich.com

Kent County Public Schools Job Fair

Kent County High School 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD

Join a career with Kent County Public Schools! It's a very rewarding experience filled with the best friendships and instant gratification from students and families. This rewarding work environment offers you the opportunity to make a difference every day! KCPS will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, April 9th, 2022, from 9 AM-12 PM.… Continue Reading Kent County Public Schools Job Fair

Kent Ag Center Spring Auction

Kent County Fairgrounds - 21349 Tolchester Beach Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620

Come support the Kent Ag Center at our annual auction. We will have a WIDE variety of items from local businesses including but not limited to flowers, trees/shrubs, agriculture items, household items, tools, local meats and cheese, gift cards, experiences and more! The silent auction starts on April 9th at 10am and closes at 11am.… Continue Reading Kent Ag Center Spring Auction

Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating with Coreen Weilminster

Chestertown RiverArts - Chestertown RiverArts

Considered by many to be a "sacred magical art", the creation of a talisman with specific intentions written into the life-giving egg, the Pysanky is an ancient means to celebrate the cycles and events in nature and in life. Created using motifs rooted in nature and the cycles of life, designs are made with simple… Continue Reading Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating with Coreen Weilminster

Kent County Poetry Festival

Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street

The Kent County Poetry Festival will feature multiple events over April 8, 9 and 10 The Main Event is Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Garfield. Celebrated Poet and Theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama (Poetry Unbound, OnBeing) will read and be in conversation with Literary Critic Maureen Corrigan (Fresh Air, The Washington Post). Check… Continue Reading Kent County Poetry Festival

Public Lecture: "Oaks: An Evolutionary Success Story Now in Jeopardy”

Litrenta Lecture Hall - Washington College

The Washington College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa cordially invites you to join us for Dr. Victoria Sork's public lecture, "Oaks: An Evolutionary Success Story Now in Jeopardy," to be given at 4:30 p.m. in Litrenta Lecture Hall next Monday, April 11. We hope to see you there!

Chestertown Art Walk

Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown

Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District’s ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and around town. Live music will also be happening throughout town.For information email hester@kentculture.org or call the Kent Cultural Alliance at 410-778-3700

Easter Eggs-travaganza!

Washington College - Green 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD

Our Community  Easter event, which is on Saturday, April 16th, 2022, in partnership with Washington College. This event will rival the Bayside H.O.Y.A.S., Inc Easter events of the past with NEW and EXCITING ways that the whole family will enjoy! Along with the egg hunt, the event will also include games, music, arts and craft, food, and a MAGICIAN! This event will honor Kent County, MD, and CDC’s guidelines.  … Continue Reading Easter Eggs-travaganza!

Easter Cruise on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock - River Packet - High Street Town Dock

Gather your family and friends for a brunch cruise on the River Packet! Easter Sunday sail from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Reservations are required ahead of the cruise date. Click the link for additional information and to reserve your tickets today!

Bookmark Making Extravaganza!

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Bring your creativity and create your own unique bookmark in celebration of libraries and reading! Ages 5+

RiverArts Salon: Finding Your Voice with Marlon Saunders

online - Zoom

Come hear Chestertown's own singer, actor, songwriter and record producer discuss his artistic journey. You won't want to miss this! Learn more about Marlon Saunders at: TheSeamlessVoice.com Follow him on Instagram @marlonsaunders -- check out his series of posts highlighting local Black history ISAAC by Marlon Saunders, based on the Autobiography of Isaac Mason --… Continue Reading RiverArts Salon: Finding Your Voice with Marlon Saunders

WC-ALL Learn at Lunch

Hynson Lounge - Hodson Hall Washington College Campus - Hynson Lounge - Hodson Hall Washington College Campus

Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning presents Meredith Hadaway, an award winning poet for a Learn at Lunch talk at noon on Wednesday, April 20 at the Hynson Lounge on the Washington College campus. She will talk about “Six Poems that Can Save the World” by showing how powerful messages of connection, hope and resilience… Continue Reading WC-ALL Learn at Lunch

Cars on High

Downtown Chestertown - 300 block of High Street by Fountain Park

Every third Thursday evening, 6 to 8 p.m., April through October, automobile enthusiasts bring their classic, antique, or custom cars downtown to share with other car-heads and the general public. All Cars on High events are held weather-permitting. The series is organized by Jon and Barbara Slocum and Main Street Chestertown

Girls' Night Out Cruise on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock

Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Grab your friends/sisters 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!

Annual Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition

Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts Washington College

Kohl Gallery in conjunction with the Art + Art History Department at Washington College is pleased to present, "nothing to do but be with ourselves", the 2022 Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition, on view from April 22 - May 13. An opening reception featuring short artist talks presented by each artist will be held on… Continue Reading Annual Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition

12th Annual Chestertown Earth Day Festival

Park Row & Fountain Park Downtown Chestertown

This family friendly event features a Community Trash Walk, electric vehicle car display, free paper shredding, free recycling of batteries, #5 plastics, fluorescent bulbs, a guess the bale weight contest, and educational information booths promoting stewardship.

Spring into Watercolor with Steve Bleinberger

Chestertown RiverArts - Chestertown RiverArts

Paint in the great outdoors! Say bye-bye cold and drab and hello to warm and bright spring landscapes in watercolor along with award winning watercolorist and popular RA instructor Steve Bleinberger. Enjoy spring blooms & green landscapes as you learn earn tips and techniques for creating striking colors, shades, and washes. All levels welcome! Bring… Continue Reading Spring into Watercolor with Steve Bleinberger

The Washington College Concert Series – Caroline Oltmanns (piano)

Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss Recital Hall

The Washington College Concert Series presents Carolin Oltmanns, featuring the piano music of Couperin, Janacek, Beethover, Wilding, Debussy, Griffes, Sinding, and Liszt. Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors 65 and over). Youth 18 and under are free.

Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Ride

Ride starts/ends Betterton Volunteer Fire Company - 2 Howell Point Rd Betterton, MD 21610

The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to Draw For Sight Bicycle Poker Ride. The tour consists of a 36 or 60 mile rolling to flat course. The route takes in the scenery of the heartland of Upper Kent County in Maryland including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The ride goes… Continue Reading Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Ride

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Museums of Kent Driving Tour

Museums of Kent - Countywide - Museums of Kent - Countywide

Celebrate the history and diversity of Kent County's museums on the Museums of Kent Driving Tour. Each museum will have an activity in celebration of Earth Day while showcasing its unique heritage and artifacts. Be sure to document your journey on social media using the hashtag #TourMOK. Pick up a Museum Pass at your first… Continue Reading Museums of Kent Driving Tour

Resonance Concert Series: Violinist Emily Daggett Smith

Saint Paul's Parish, Kent - 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd.

Virtuoso violinist Emily Daggett Smith will give a solo performance violin classics, tango, and a the Maryland debut of a work written expressly for her: "Amid a place of stone." Her program will include works by Telemann, Heinrich Biber and Piazzolla. Smith has appeared on many of the world’s greatest stages including Carnegie Hall, The… Continue Reading Resonance Concert Series: Violinist Emily Daggett Smith

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KCPS Fine Arts Showcase

Kent County High School 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, MD

Public Viewing - Wednesday, April 27 @ 6:30pm-8pm On exhibit will be artwork from KCPS students. Musical Performances - Thursday, April 28 @ 6pm -  join us at Kent County High School to see KCPS students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase. Students from all three elementary schools, KCMS and KCHS have been working… Continue Reading KCPS Fine Arts Showcase

WASHINGTON COLLEGE ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION

Martha Washington Square; Miller Library Terrace; - Virginia Gent Decker Arboretum on Washington College Campus

A DAY-LONG CELEBRATION:*11:30 AM: Planting of Tulip Poplar tree, descendent of one planted at Mt. Vernon Estate by George Washington and gifted to the College by Mt. Vernon. LOCATION-Martha Washington Square. *12:00 Noon: Unveiling of new sign and rededication of Virginia Gent Decker Arboretum. LOCATION: Miller Library Terrace. *12:30 PM: Educational, fun-filled, award bearing ARBOR… Continue Reading WASHINGTON COLLEGE ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION

6th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

Back Creek Golf Club - Middletown, DE

Now in its 6th year, the KART Klassic Golf Tournament supports Kent Association of Riding Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding to the special needs community. Join us for an afternoon of golf, in scramble format, followed by a post party at Back Creek Golf Club! Team, individual, & door prizes.Interested in… Continue Reading 6th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

Emmanuel Church Concert – Ken Cowan, Organist

Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

April 29, 2022 7:30 p.m. Internationally renowned organist Ken Cowan is Associate Professor of Organ at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, Texas. Ken is making his Twenty-fifth appearance on the Emmanuel Concert Series. Ticket Required - $20 at the door

Hooked on the River – GRAND OPENING

Hooked on the River 903 Washington Ave, Unit 5, Chestertown, MD

We open at 6 AM Saturday! Be here for our GRAND OPENING!!! Food, sales, and representatives from the different brands we sell. See you there!! For more info visit our website - https://www.hookedontheriver.com/ or Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057465488401

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Shore Love Quilts! Show and Market

The Presbyterian Church of Chestertown - 905 Gateway Drive

The Guild members have created more than 80 quilts through a variety of styles and techniques which will be on display at the show. Several of the quilts have won honors at the Kent County and Maryland State Fairs and at other quilt shows. The show’s market will be a great place for shopping, offering… Continue Reading Shore Love Quilts! Show and Market

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Paint the Town – April 28-May 1, 2022 "Quick Draw" competition

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

"Paint the Town" is a 4-day event and artists have the opportunity to lose themselves while exploring the beautiful countryside and capturing it in their paintings. After 3 days of painting, artists gather back together on Saturday afternoon to frame & hang their finished work in RiverArts' gallery in preparation for the "Wet Paint Show… Continue Reading Paint the Town – April 28-May 1, 2022 "Quick Draw" competition

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MassoniArt presents WATER / WAYS 2022 Thinking Downstream

MassoniArt 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD

Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium.  There is no life without water. -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi April 1 - May 4 Featuring Eve Stockton, Simma Liebman, Grace Mitchell, Lisa Lebofsky, Wendy Prellwitz, Catherine Kernan, Katherine Cox, Kathryn O’Grady, Blake Conroy, Jonathan Mort, Deborah Weiss, Heidi Fowler, Leslie Grisby, and Emily Kalwaitis. Last October, MassoniArt… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents WATER / WAYS 2022 Thinking Downstream

Wine Seminar: The Art & Science of Blending

Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd Kenndyville, MD 21645 - Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd Kenndyville, MD 21645

Work side by side with the winemaker and owners to create a red blend. You will tasting of wines to be used for blending and actually blending in small groups to create a red blend that will be bottled as Crow Club Select. This seminar is designed to build on the previously offered seminars. Seminar… Continue Reading Wine Seminar: The Art & Science of Blending

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Paint the Town- "Wet Paint Show & Sale" Reception

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

"Paint the Town" is a 4-day event and artists have the opportunity to lose themselves while exploring the beautiful countryside and capturing it in their paintings. After 3 days of painting, artists gather back together on Saturday afternoon to frame & hang their finished work in RiverArts' gallery in preparation for the "Wet Paint Show… Continue Reading Paint the Town- "Wet Paint Show & Sale" Reception

Art is Elemental, Kent County Student Art Show

Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106

Exhibit curator: Elizabeth Healy RiverArts is excited to once again host an art show for Kent County's preschool-12th grade students this spring. The show will be entitled ART IS ELEMENTAL. We believe that making and viewing Art plays a crucial role in encouraging community members of all ages to process and interpret their life experiences.… Continue Reading Art is Elemental, Kent County Student Art Show

Community School Resource Fair

HH Garnet Elementary School 320 Calvert Street, Chestertown, MD

Stop by HHGES on First Friday - May 6th! We are hosting a Community School Resource Fair! HHGES is now a Community School - Come find out all about what this means and Come Paint the Bus with Robbi & Matthew!

KCPL Cares Giveaway – Stress Relief Giveaway

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 monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety of ways. This month, in recognition of Mental Health Month, we're giving away something for stress relief: fidget poppers for kids… Continue Reading KCPL Cares Giveaway – Stress Relief Giveaway

Mother's Day Brunch on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock

Gather your family and friends to celebrate Mother's Day with a brunch cruise aboard the River Packet! Reservations are required ahead of the sail - click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets!

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The Laramie Project

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre MD

“The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project Directed by Michael Moore Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Performance Dates: April 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, May 1, 6, 7, 8, 2022 SUMMARY: In October 1998, twenty-one-year-old University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten,… Continue Reading The Laramie Project

JUSTICE DAY

Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

JUSTICE DAY in pursuit of Racial Equity in Chestertown Saturday, May 14, 2022 1 pm – 3 pm Park Row / Fountain Park Chestertown, Maryland Location change: Due to the very high probability of rain, we will hold the program in the hall of Emmanuel Episcopal Church (101 North Cross Street). Thank you, Emmanuel parish… Continue Reading JUSTICE DAY

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SAST Open Auditions

Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street

Audition Dates - REVISED!: Monday, May 9th at 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 PM Saturday, May 14 at 2:00 PM At the Garfield Center for the Arts, playwrights, directors and actors who delight in the art of the 10-minute play are at it again! "Short Attention Span Theatre" (SAST) offers an evening of… Continue Reading SAST Open Auditions

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The Road Home: Chester River Chorale Spring Concert

Presbyterian Church of Chestertown - 905 Gateway Dr, Chestertown, MD 21620

Two performance dates: Friday, May 13 @ 7pm and Saturday, May 14 @ 4pm As the Chester River Chorale joyously returns to group singing, we are thrilled to present The Road Home. Please join us for a program of “choral candy” to reignite our flame for singing and welcome our audiences home once again. We… Continue Reading The Road Home: Chester River Chorale Spring Concert

Sultana Education Foundation Annual Gala

Sultana Education Foundation - Clovelly Farm

Sultana’s Gala is a party with a mission – raising $100,000+ each year to support the Foundation’s work. You can look forward to world-class entertainment, a crowd of 400+, fantastic food/drink, and an unparalleled waterfront venue.

7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown

Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers! You'll leave this information-packed hour knowing what KCPL is planning for the summer (hint: there will be prizes, events, and more for all ages babies through adults!) and with a better understanding of the library's role in the… Continue Reading 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

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April 12: Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

Clay Studio - 204 High St

The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from April 12th through May 17th. (6 weeks) This 6-week course is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginners. Students will expand and refine their skillset through skills instruction and weekly project assignments. This class is… Continue Reading April 12: Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

Cars on High

Main Street Historic Chestertown, Inc. - Fountain Park

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

Girls' Night Out on the River Packet

River Packet - High Street Town Dock

Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Gather your friends/sisters 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!

Kent County Housing Conference

Chestertown Town Hall - 118 North Cross St.

Kent County Housing Conference Thursday May 19th at 7pm Chestertown Town Hall

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