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Downrigging Pop Up Gallery

ArtsAlive! Education Center - 200 High Street

Come help us celebrate a successful season of painting the Eastern Shore! Barbara Snyder, B.K. Slocum, Paul E. Santori, Jean Marie Rodier, Martha Pileggi, Penny McCrea, Holly Geddes, and Julia Brown of the RiverArts Plein Air and Life Drawing groups will display their artistry at the Downrigging Pop-up show. Works will includes studio, plein air,… Continue Reading Downrigging Pop Up Gallery

Friends of the Library Book Sale

KCPL, Chestertown Branch, 408 High Street

Nov 14th, Thursday - Members Preview 5:30 - 7:00 pm Nov 15th, Friday, 10-8 pm Nov 16th, Saturday, 10-3 pm Nov 17th, Sunday, 10-3 pm Sunday is box day! Fill up your box of books for $5.00. Specials will be half price.

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

MassoniArt – MassoniArt, 203 High Street

King’s Tide – Annual Exhibition October 25 – November 27, 2019 also featuring Chesapeake Boat Models by Ken Castelli Opening of the Exhibition & Reception Friday, October 25, 5-7:30pm Collector’s Preview – October 21-24 – by appointment November First Friday Celebration November 1, 5 -7:30 pm Marc Castelli – Gallery Talk Saturday, November 2 –… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

Annie: The Musical (Nov 22 – Dec 8)

The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre – 210 High Street

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

MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition

MassoniArt – MassoniArt, 203 High Street

December 2019 – January 2020 Opening Reception – December First Friday – December 6, 5-7:30 pm New work by Gallery Artists and special guests. Featuring Susan Goldman, Carol Rowan, Kathryn O’Grady, Deborah T. Colter, Deborah Weiss, Zemma Mastin White, Kenneth Schiano, Celia Pearson, Blake Conroy, Nicole Fall, Heidi Fowler, Katherine Cox, Michael Kahn, James Tatum,… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition

Open auditions for The Fantasticks at the Garfield

Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street

Auditions for the upcoming production of The Fantasticks will be held on Tuesday, January 21st and Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm as well as Saturday, January 25th at 11am at the Garfield Center for the Arts. The well-loved, timeless musical by Tom Jones, book and lyrics, and Harvey Schmidt, music will be brought to life… Continue Reading Open auditions for The Fantasticks at the Garfield

MassoniArt presents Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition

MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

January 12 – February 9th Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition February First Friday Reception – February 7, 5-7:30 pm Gallery hours* are subject to change based on our exhibition schedule. When we are installing a new exhibit the gallery will be dark. Otherwise our hours are Thursday thru Friday 11-4pm, Saturday 10-5 pm, Sunday 11-2 pm.… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition

The Garfield Center presents Greater Tuna

Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street

TWO WEEKENDS:Feb 14 - Feb 23 By Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears Directed by Steven Arnold Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm Sundays @ 2pm $20 General Admission $15 Senior/Military $10 Students* *Some adult language. May not be appropriate for children under 13.

Intimate Generations Exhibit

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

Intimate Generations features contemporary artists working broadly around themes of family connection. Artists chanan delivuk, Roxana Alger Geffen, Aimee Gilmore, Khánh H. Lê, Kalen Na’il Roach, and Aaron Wax reimagine family narratives, illuminating and re-envisioning lives and identities. Selected works communicate an array of contradictory emotions, demonstrating how each person’s relationship with their family is… Continue Reading Intimate Generations Exhibit

The Who’s Tommy

Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumphs over his adversities has inspired, amazed and puzzled audiences for more than 40 years. This five-time Tony Award-winning musical was translated… Continue Reading The Who’s Tommy

KCPS Theatre presents Oliver!

Kent County High School 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton

KCPS Theatre proudly presents the delightful favorite musical, "Oliver!" Join us as our large ensemble cast of Kent County High School and Middle School students bring to life some of the most memorable characters ever to cross the stage. Consider yourself one of us, consider yourself part of the family! Tickets sales at the door… Continue Reading KCPS Theatre presents Oliver!

Intimate Generations, Too at MassoniArt

MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Intimate Generations, Too February 15 – March 15, 2020 Chestertown Art Crawl - February 22, 10 am-5 pm March First Friday Reception – March 6, 5-7:30 pm Chestertown’s art community extends a welcome to Tara Gladden, the new Gallery Director and Curator for the Kohl Gallery at Washington College. Tara reached out to those of… Continue Reading Intimate Generations, Too at MassoniArt

Kent County Econ Dev Strategic Plan Feedback Session

Kent County Government Office 400 High Street, Chestertown

From Kent County Economic Development - WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK! We are seeking public assistance and feedback as part of the update to our Economic Development Strategic Plan. Please join us Wednesday February 26th from 2-3:30pm or Wednesday March 11th from 6-7:30pm at 400 High Street, Chestertown, MD to provide your feedback.

Dick Durham

The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.

Mainstay favorite and virtuoso pianist Dick Durham returns with some of his favorite musical compatriots in tow. Whatever the surprises this musical magician pulls out of his hat, this will be a wonderful evening of jazz, from solos to ensemble numbers played with virtuosity, emotion and humor. These wonderful musicians will provide an evening of… Continue Reading Dick Durham

Dick Durham

The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.

Mainstay favorite and virtuoso pianist Dick Durham returns with some of his favorite musical compatriots in tow. Whatever the surprises this musical magician pulls out of his hat, this will be a wonderful evening of jazz, from solos to ensemble numbers played with virtuosity, emotion and humor. These wonderful musicians will provide an evening of… Continue Reading Dick Durham

Washington College’s 237th Commencement and Alumni Weekend

Washington College - 300 Washington Avenue

Please visit the college website for more details. Registration for events will open on April 1st. Washington College’s 237th Commencement Exercises will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Kent County Public Library, Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Etsy Success – Professional Development for Artists – Virtual Class

Arts Alive! - Zoom

Do you love shopping on Etsy and wonder about setting up your own shop to sell your art? Do you already have an Etsy shop but aren’t moving much merchandise? Do you wonder what Etsy is?! Whether you are a beginner or experienced Etsy user, let Jodi Bortz teach you about knowing your customer, presenting… Continue Reading Etsy Success – Professional Development for Artists – Virtual Class

Prayer Walk

Chestertown

On Friday, June 5th at 7pm a group of pastors will lead a prayer walk from Fountain Park to Calvert Heights for the community to join together for change in the wake of George Floyd's murder. All are welcome.

Coalition For Justice For Anton Black

Fountain Park Chestertown

On Sunday, June 7th at 11am the Coalition For Justice For Anton Black are leading a peaceful protest to "Change the Narrative" in Fountain park. All are welcome.

Youth March

Fountain Park High Street, Chestertown

STAR - Students Talking About Race invite the community to a youth-organized youth-led YOUTH MARCH! This Friday in Chestertown.

RiverArts Salon with John Queen

Your home - Participate via Zoom

A RiverArts Salon, is a (virtual) place to learn something new, share ideas, explore interesting topics, see and be seen, and have fun. All are welcome, but space is limited: email DailyDose@chestertownriverarts.org by noon on Tuesday, June 16 to reserve your spot. Please join us as we welcome week's special guest, John Queen, for a… Continue Reading RiverArts Salon with John Queen

Juneteenth Rally!

Fountain Park High Street, Chestertown

We as a community are making a call to action. Let the Town of Chestertown be the place where we as a community make an agreement to STAND! WE STAND against oppression, WE STAND against injustice and WE STAND against racism. WE STAND as a community TOGETHER! Facebook event link - https://www.facebook.com/events/1641715499312487/ Organized By: the… Continue Reading Juneteenth Rally!

It’s Time for Change Rally and Tapestry For Change

Fountain Park High Street, Chestertown

We mourned together. We prayed together. We stood together. We marched together. NOW IT IS TIME FOR CHANGE! On June 20th at 10am in Fountain Park the Social Action Committee for Racial Justice and the Kent Cultural Alliance are sponsoring "It is Time For Change" a Rally with a community-created Tapestry For Change. Celebrating Juneteenth… Continue Reading It’s Time for Change Rally and Tapestry For Change

4th Annual Community Baby Shower…ONLINE!

4th Annual Community Baby Shower...ONLINE! - Online

We are excited to host our 4th Annual Community Baby Shower, and for the first time, we'll be celebrating online! Participants can expect to enjoy all the usual baby shower offerings of games, prizes, and fun, along with scores of local resources. Any new or expectant parents are welcome to register and participate (regardless of… Continue Reading 4th Annual Community Baby Shower…ONLINE!

Chestertown Al Fresco is back!

The Kitchen at the Imperial - 208 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Enjoy open-air dining in the 300 block of High Street this Saturday, June 27. The Kitchen at the Imperial will host hungry diners from 6-10 p.m. For reservations, call 410-778-5001. The Town of Chestertown will close High Street between Court and Queen Streets from 3 to 11 p.m. to allow The Kitchen restaurant to expand… Continue Reading Chestertown Al Fresco is back!

Virtual Life Drawing (5 Weeks)

Arts Alive! - Zoom - Arts Alive! - Zoom

Mondays in June (June 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29) This class will be conducted online by RiverArts member Paul E. Santori. Classes will be conducted from his studio and he will provide the model for the course and any props. Once you sign up, you will receive a link to the online meeting platform.… Continue Reading Virtual Life Drawing (5 Weeks)

Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Kent County Public Library, Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on the Board of Trustees page of Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Local Fireworks Schedule

Chestertown

From our friends at Tidewater Trader Fireworks schedule for 2020… Updated - Fireworks in Middletown, DE returning in 2021. Updated - Fireworks in Rock Hall postponed until later in the year.

KCPS Pre-K & K Registration

HH Garnet Elementary School 320 Calvert Street, Chestertown

Kent County Public Schools Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration HH Garnet Elementary July 6th & 7th Call 410-778-6890 Ask for Maureen Ranville Galena Elementary July 9th & 13th Call 410-810-2510 Ask for Camy Gerstung Rock Hall Elementary July 13th & 16th Call 410-810-2622 Ask for Wendy Zottarelli KCPS boundary map - https://www.infofinderi.com/ifi/?cid=KCP5MR3H8IEN Enter your street address… Continue Reading KCPS Pre-K & K Registration

Vaccination Clinic

Kent County Health Department 125 South Lynch Street, 1st Floor, Chestertown

Vaccination Clinic Due to the pandemic, many children are behind on their immunizations. KCPS has been working with the health department to schedule dates for vaccinations to take place. This can cause issues in the fall if students are not up to date. APPT REQUIRED - Call 410-778-2857

Chestertown Al Fresco is back!

The Kitchen at the Imperial - 208 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Make your reservations now for open-air dining with The Kitchen in the 200 block of High Street. Live jazz music from the balcony will begin at 6:30. For reservations call 410-778-5000.

GCTV presents: Talk Hamilton

GCTV: The Garfield Streams the Arts Chestertown

The Garfield Center for the Arts and Chestertown RiverArts partner to present a discussion on historical, racial, and theatrical context to the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton", now streaming online. Featuring Maria Wood, Natalie Lane, Ann Farley and Steven Arnold.

Crazy Days!

Downtown Chestertown - Downtown Chestertown

Crazy Days Returns July 23, 24 & 25 Mark your Calendars! Crazy Days is coming to Downtown Chestertown on July 23, 24, and 25! This annual tradition is a great opportunity to get outside and do some socially distanced shopping. The event will feature live music on Friday.  Free popcorn will be available, and bargains… Continue Reading Crazy Days!

Run the Vineyards – Crow 5K

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

Run for Wine at at the Amazing Crow Vineyard! NEW IN 2020 -- Summer Evening Race featuring Post- Race Barbecue! Race and Post Race Features Include: Chip-Timed 5K Run with instant results Flat Cross Country style course through the 365 acre farm and 12 acre vineyard Post Run Wine (1 complimentary glass of wine included… Continue Reading Run the Vineyards – Crow 5K

GCTV presents!

Garfield Center for the Arts 210 High Street, Chestertown

Watch a new LIVE performance each week on the Garfield Center for the Arts Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/garfieldcenterforthearts/ Don’t Facebook? Don’t worry! All content live streamed will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and shared on our website https://www.garfieldcenter.org/!

Special Mayor and Council Meeting

Chestertown Town Hall 118 N Cross Street, Chestertown

LINK TO LIVE FEED Mayor Cerino apologizes for the technical difficulties during tonight's (8/3) scheduled Town Council Meeting. Due to live streaming technical issues, the Mayor and Council meeting will be continued on Monday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. with Ward reports and the Black Lives Matter murals application. If you would like to participate/comment… Continue Reading Special Mayor and Council Meeting

Kent Cultural Alliance Poetry Reading

ZOOM - Virtual Event

Join Us for A Virtual Poetry Reading. Free but participants must register Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkcuiurz4tH9IUGfXf9RPyh0Lj-mGNT5P1 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual!

Sumner Hall 206 South Queen Street, Chestertown

Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual! August 15 was the date selected for Legacy Day 2020 when we had planned to honor Kent County’s Outstanding African American Athletes of the 20th Century with a special exhibition, parade, a genealogy workshop, Gospel concert, food and craft vendors and dancing in the street. However, essential social distancing requirements… Continue Reading Legacy Day 2020 Goes Virtual!

Legacy Day Conversation: Legacies of Education and the Black Experience at Washington College and in Kent County

Legacy Day - ZOOM

This important conversation, titled Legacies of Education and the Black Experience at Washington College and in Kent County is organized as part of this year’s virtual Legacy Day and offered as special programming associated with Chesapeake Heartland Fellowship Project and upcoming Kohl Gallery fall exhibition, Jason Patterson: On the Black History of Washington College and… Continue Reading Legacy Day Conversation: Legacies of Education and the Black Experience at Washington College and in Kent County

Virtual Women's Circle

Online - - online

This event is a virtual gathering of women for women. It is an opportunity to bring women together in a place to share and listen, in a non-judgemental space, while connecting deeper with oneself and supporting the women around you. This event is FREE and open to all women. To get the link to the… Continue Reading Virtual Women's Circle

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles REVISED DATES

various locations

REVISED DATES! SUMMER PADDLING SCHEDULE Pick from plenty of locations! (Meet at location at 9am to gear up, finish at 11:30am) **If you previously registered for a paddle, you will need to re-register now using the link below. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Ages 12+ / $30 per / 2.5 Hours Quaker Neck August 13 /… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles REVISED DATES

MassoniArt presents Elemental

MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Gallery Hours:  Friday 11-2, Saturday 10-3 – by appointment only. ELEMENTAL Heidi Fowler, Blake Conroy, Elizabeth DaCosta Ahern, Simma Liebman, Michael Kahn, Grace Mitchell, Claire McArdle, Lisa Lebofsky, Kenneth Schiano, Katherine Cox, Takashi Ichihara, James Tatum, Zemma Mastin White, Elizabeth Casqueiro, Celia Pearson, Cathrine Kernan, Emily Kalwaitis, Eve Stockton, Deborah Weiss, Shelley Robzen, and Kathryn… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Elemental

First Fridays in Chestertown

Chestertown

Kick off Labor Day weekend with First Friday in Chestertown. Many downtown shops will be open until 7:00 p.m. so there will be lots to see. Or you can grab a bite to eat at one of our many dining establishments. The weather forecast is sunny, so come out and enjoy!

Rubber Duck Race

Safe Harbor Great Oak Landing Marina - The Beach at Safe Harbor Great Oak Landing Marina 22170 Great Oak Landing Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620

Come to the beach at Great Oak Marina to purchase a duck and watch it race through the cut!Purchase your duck for $10 starting at 11 am on the beach. The duck race will start at 1 pm. Come enjoy food, kids games, and fun! Bring cash for the 50/50 raffle! You will be able… Continue Reading Rubber Duck Race

Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show

Galena Volunteer Fire Co. - Galena,Maryland

The second annual Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show will be held at the Galena Vol. Fire Co. in Galena Md. All attendees will be required to wear Masks, there will be social distancing, maximum attendees inside is limited to 166, everyone will need to sign in with a phone number for contact tracing purposes only,… Continue Reading Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show

Chestertown Jazz Fest – Jazz On Wheels Drive-In

Broken Spoke Winery 942 Glebe Road, Earlville

Jazz fans will enjoy movies under the stars at the lovely eastern shore winery – Broken Spoke Winery in Earleville, Maryland. Click for directions Double Feature – Two Great Jazz Films “Jazz on a Summer’s Day” & “International Sweethearts of Rhythm” Parking occupancy is limited to 80 cars. Ticket sales will be cut off when… Continue Reading Chestertown Jazz Fest – Jazz On Wheels Drive-In

Virtual WC-ALL Learn at Lunch – "Send None But the Finest Quality" a Talk by Alexandra Kirtley

Virtual Event - Zoom Link to be posted on the WC-ALL Website!

This presentation will tell the story of the Edward Lloyd family, who settled and farmed extensively in Wye (Mills) and patronized the finest artists, silversmiths and furniture makers. The Lloyds fashioned extraordinary landscapes around their homes, and they typify the social experience of the late 1700s. Mrs. Kirtley has her master's degree from the University… Continue Reading Virtual WC-ALL Learn at Lunch – "Send None But the Finest Quality" a Talk by Alexandra Kirtley

Back to School Vaccination Clinic

Kent County Health Department 125 South Lynch Street, 1st Floor, Chestertown

Back to School Vaccination Clinic - FREE APPT REQUIRED - Call 410-778-2857

2020 Explore America Presentations

Virtual Event - Virtual Event!

Join us this Thursday and Friday to hear our 2020 Explore America interns discuss their summer internships. Amidst a life-changing pandemic, our students worked remotely for leading cultural institutions such as the Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art, Hagley Museum, and the Library of Congress. Come and listen to the stories of how they maximized this… Continue Reading 2020 Explore America Presentations

Juried Photography Exhibit 2020

Chestertown RiverArts - Virtual Online Event - Chestertown RiverArts - Virtual Online Event

Photography is a broad documentary and artistic discipline. Photographic images inform, teach, and inspire the viewer. The images that are produced, including for journalism, documentation of street life, sports photography, close up macro photography, wide angle shots of landscapes, examination of the beauty of nature, model and fashion and portraiture and of course wedding photography… Continue Reading Juried Photography Exhibit 2020

The Garfield presents Short Attention Span Theatre Online!

Online only! Chestertown

Sept 18 - Oct 4, 2020 Due to popular demand the Garfield Center is extending the viewing to October 4th! Don't miss it! Haven't got your ticket yet? Don't worry! Ticket sales are open until October 4! Buy your ticket today and enjoy SAST 2020 Online instantly! For tickets go to https://www.garfieldcenter.org/sast2020/ Why did the… Continue Reading The Garfield presents Short Attention Span Theatre Online!

Baseball as Medidtaed Latinidad: Race, Masculinity, Nationalism, and Performance of Identity: A Talk by Jennifer Domino Rudolph

Washington College - Virtual Event!

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs and the Department of World Languages and Cultures invite you to a talk on Major League Baseball and Latino Identity. To attend the event, register to access the Zoom link https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqceCsrzstGNwG2WGclYQvBkQQKsfhQgvv

The Sophie Kerr Program Presents: A Conversation with Casey Cep and Elaine Weiss

Washington College - Virtual Event! - Washington College - Virtual Event!

Washington College concludes its celebration of the centennial of women's suffrage with a conversation between New Yorker staff writer Casey Cep and Elaine Weiss author of The Women's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Visit the Washington College calendar page to register!

CANCELED – Chestertown HP Festival

Downtown – Chestertown

Terrible news friends! We have just received a proclamation from the minister’s office that all festivities scheduled for the 2020 Chestertown HP Festival Weekend have been hereby canceled! All wizards and wizarding friends are encouraged to subscribe to the Chestertown HP Festival mailing list to receive any notices as they become available. Fear not! The… Continue Reading CANCELED – Chestertown HP Festival

Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

Holt Education Center

Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Most paddles take place on Maryland’s upper Eastern Shore, and each paddle features a unique theme. During a typical voyage, participants paddle through scenic, underdeveloped portions of one of the Bay’s tributaries while learning about regional flora and… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

Chestertown Challenge – cancelled

Wilmer Park Chestertown

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Event benefits Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc which provides horseback riding and equine activities for the special needs community. Both courses are USAFT certified. This is a TriState Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event. Awards and refreshments provided and Tech Shirts guaranteed to each participant. Police controlled roads.

The Joy of Visual Journaling in Nature with Kate Livie

River and Field Campus at Washington College - 833 McGinnes Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620

Sat. Sept 26,10 AM- 12 PM and Sun. Sept 27, 10 AM-12 PM Sat. Oct 3, 10 AM-12 PM and Sun. Oct 4, 10 AM-12 PM In case of class cancellation or inclement weather: Rain dates Oct 10/11, 10 AM- 12 PM Description: Classes will be held in-person and socially distanced, with masks required. Love… Continue Reading The Joy of Visual Journaling in Nature with Kate Livie

Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas: A Talk by Robert Lovato

Washington College - Virtual Event!

In support of Latinx Heritage Month, the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs presents Roberto Lovato, author of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas. Lovato will discuss his new book in a webinar that is open to the public but registration is required. Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bNNrnexpTqOEGD3fr99iUQ… Continue Reading Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas: A Talk by Robert Lovato

Juried Photography Virtual Artists’ Talk & Awards Announcement

Chestertown RiverArts - Virtual Online Event - Chestertown RiverArts - Virtual Online Event

All are welcome to come and listen to our curator, William Trainor and the participating photographers talk about the inspirations behind their work. Linda Roy Walls, this year's judge, will announce the award winners and comment on her selections. Please join us for an always fascinating, educational and inspiring evening.

Doodle, Write, & Play with Beth Williams

Arts Alive! - 200 High St. - Arts Alive! - 200 High St.

Bring a favorite quote, poem, song lyric, or short story and let's explore doodling with it! Using your handwriting as an element in doodling can be a powerful way of telling a story and finding a voice for your art. Learn some ways of letting go of perfection in art making by playing with different… Continue Reading Doodle, Write, & Play with Beth Williams

MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey | High Water

MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

MARCY DUNN RAMSEY | High Water September – October 2020 also featuring work by Michael Kahn, Rick Bisgyer and Marilee Schumann Gallery hours: Gallery open by Appointment Only. Please email or call 410-778-7330 to schedule. Masks are required.

Voter Registration Deadline

Chestertown

Check if you are registered to vote - https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/VoterSearch You can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) or submit a voter registration application to your local board of elections or the State Board of Elections at any time. However, an application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline in order to vote in… Continue Reading Voter Registration Deadline

Intro to Smartphone Photography with Kris Kelley

Arts Alive! - 200 High St.

Today, photography is more accessible than ever. Through incredible advances in technology, cameras have gone from weighing hundreds of pounds and requiring hours to develop a single photo, to being as small as a pinhead and capturing dozens of photos in an instant. Thanks to smartphones with built-in cameras, everyone has the opportunity to be… Continue Reading Intro to Smartphone Photography with Kris Kelley

Taking Stock of the 2020 Election: How Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Will Shape the Presidential Race

Washington College - Virtual Event!

A panel discussion with Drs. Melissa Deckman, Flavio Hickel, and Eric McDaniel. Melissa Deckman is the Louis L. Goldstein Chair of Political Science at Washington College. Flavio Hickel is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Washington College. Eric L. McDaniel is an associate professor in the Department of Government and a fellow of both the… Continue Reading Taking Stock of the 2020 Election: How Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Will Shape the Presidential Race

Washington College's 237th Commencement Exercises

Virtual Event!

Washington College is honored and thrilled to celebrate the Class of 2020! Please visit the Washington College 2020 Commencement website for more details. https://www.washcoll.edu/calendar/commencement/2020commencement.php

4th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

Back Creek Golf Club - Middletown, DE

Now in its 4th year, the KART Klassic Golf Tournament supports Kent Association of Riding Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic riding to children and adults with special needs. Come join us for a fun afternoon of golf, in scramble format, followed by a post party at Back Creek Golf Club! Interested in participating… Continue Reading 4th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

PUBLIC HEARING – ESTABLISHING A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Chestertown

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 07-2020 ESTABLISHING A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION The Mayor and Council of Chestertown will hold a public hearing on ORDINANCE 07-2020 (renumbered from 06-2020 due to a duplication of ordinance numbering) ESTABLISHING A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2020 via Zoom. The full text of the… Continue Reading PUBLIC HEARING – ESTABLISHING A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Jason Patterson Virtual Artist Talk and Online Exhibit Launch

Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Kohl Gallery on ZOOM - Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Kohl Gallery on ZOOM

Virtual exhibit launch and artist talk presented by Starr Center Frederick Douglass Visiting Fellow and Kohl Gallery exhibiting artist, Jason Patterson. This important exhibition titled, On the Black History of Kent County and Washington College, by Jason Patterson is the culmination of 2 years of work Patterson has completed during his Frederick Douglass Fellowship, and… Continue Reading Jason Patterson Virtual Artist Talk and Online Exhibit Launch

Downrigging 2020 – canceled

Chestertown

Dear Friends of Sultana, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the Sultana Education Foundation’s 2020 Downrigging Weekend Festival.   Since the success of last year’s event, Sultana’s Downrigging Committee – as well as our partner Tall Ships, vendors and musicians – have been hard at work planning for this year’s… Continue Reading Downrigging 2020 – canceled

Annual Halloween Parade – canceled

Chestertown

The annual Chestertown Lions Club Halloween parade in Chestertown is not happening this year. The decision was due to the continued impact of COVID-19 and for the safety consideration of local families.

al Fresco Restaurant Dining Downtown

Chestertown

"Al Fresco" Nights Continue Into Fall The two restaurants will be alternating Saturdays into fall, so mark your calendars for the remaining street dining evenings. Weather permitting, they will happen … At the Kitchen at the Imperial August 22 September 5 September 19 October 3 October 17 October 31 And at Casa Carmen August  29 September… Continue Reading al Fresco Restaurant Dining Downtown

Early Voting

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

Early voting will be available from Monday, October 26 through Monday, November 2 (including Saturday and Sunday) from 7 am to 8 pm at Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620. For more info visit the Kent County Board of Elections website https://www.kentcountyelections.org/page6.html

Presidential General Election

Chestertown

Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620 Millington Fire House, 185 Sassafras Street, Millington, MD 21651 Rock Hall Fire Company, 21500 Rock Hall Avenue Rock Hall, MD 21661    

Día de los Muertos Concert

Washington College - Virtual Event!

featuring Freddy Granillo and Sergio Cilla This program is free and open to the public sponsored by The William James Forum and the World Languages and Cultures Department. Advanced registration is required to view on Zoom: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYufuyhrjMjGdXjRm6lLDCSekKKLn0rqqyp The event will also be streamed to the department's YouTube account here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7z5M2dfjL8&feature=youtu.be

Harvest Festival at Lockbriar Farms

Lockbriar Farms 10051 Worton Road, , Worton

Every weekend starting mid-September through October at Lockbriar! Lockbriar is officially gearing up for Harvest Festival 2020 with our annual U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, Fall Celebration Ice Cream Flavors, Indian Corn, Wheat Bundles, Mix-a-Six Apple and Pear packs, Season Debut Apple Butter and Cider Sauce, fall bounty veggies, Fresh Cider Slushies, a… Continue Reading Harvest Festival at Lockbriar Farms

Emmanuel Church Christmas Bazaar – canceled

Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street

This popular event cannot be held this year due to Corona Virus mandates regarding events that involves crowds. Please mark your calendars for Nov. 20 2021.

TOWN GOVERNMENT MEETING SCHEDULE

  • Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Utilities Commission Meetings: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Planning Commission Meetings: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Historic District Commission Meetings: 1st Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m.

TOWN TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICES

The Town will be divided into two collection areas, both of which will be serviced twice each week. Collection of garbage and trash will be conducted in one area on Monday and Thursday evenings, and the other on Sunday and Wednesday evenings; except no collection will be made on New Years’ Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, but will be made on the next regular collection day after the holiday. Recycling: Paper, aluminum, household plastics picked up each Friday call 410-928-3333 (Infinity Recycling).

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