What’s Happening: Downtown!

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Kent County’s Live Stream Events: What’s Happening

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Kent County is always bursting with festivals, events, and other activities and we love a parade. Want to plan your calendar? Check out our always-updating feed for what might bring you to town again and again.

  • Summer Exhibiton – Group Show at MassoniArt

    Summer Exhibition – Group ShowJune 28 – August 25, 2019 July 5, First Friday Reception – 5-7:30 August 2, August First Friday Reception – 5-7:30Summer at MASSONIART – new work coming into the gallery every week.Gallery favorites – a few surprises – and the chance to cool down, be inspired and  dazzle the eye.ART is always the ANSWER and provides just the respite needed during the “canicular days” of summer. &nbs […]

  • Photography and Wood Exhibit

    The Judged Photography and Wood showcase is a highly popular annual exhibit with historically wide-ranging participation from regional photographers and woodworkers.The beauty of the wood objects enhance the concurrent Photography Exhibit in the Main Gallery, comprising 2-D art which also emphasizes beauty in shape, line, and space. Gallery Hours: Tues – Fri: 11- 5:30 Sat: 10-5:30 Sun: 11-3 First Fridays: 11-8 Mon: Closed […]

  • Summer Exhibiton – Group Show at MassoniArt

    Summer Exhibition – Group ShowJune 28 – August 25, 2019 July 5, First Friday Reception – 5-7:30 August 2, August First Friday Reception – 5-7:30Summer at MASSONIART – new work coming into the gallery every week.Gallery favorites – a few surprises – and the chance to cool down, be inspired and  dazzle the eye.ART is always the ANSWER and provides just the respite needed during the “canicular days” of summer. &nbs […]

  • Calm Headaches – Part 2 of The Benefits of Therapeutic Touch Series

    Kiley Shipp, LMT, SET, presents a 3-part series exploring how massage and body work techniques can help you address common body aches and pains. Attend all three sessions or choose the topics that interest you. Please register. Wednesday, July 31 – Calm Headaches Explore how mobilizing the cranial bones and soft tissue in the head and neck can minimize headaches and discuss simple lifestyle changes, such as adjusting desk height or modulating the brightness of screens, can play a role in alleviating pain. […]

  • Hedgelawn Summer Performance series

    July 17th @ 2 p.m. – Chicago Improv Productions – The Make ‘Em Up July 24th @ 2 p.m. – Curtis Blues: Up-Cycling: Turning Junk Into Musical Instruments from Africa to America July 31st @ 2 p.m. – Box Out Bullying FREE to Playmakers $5 general admission to the public Sponsored by the Hedgelawn Foundation […]

  • OPEN AUDITIONS for ANNIE

    ANNIE Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Performance Dates: November 22 – December 8 AUDITION DATES: Orphans (children): Sun, July 28 @ 2pm | Mon & Tues, July 29 & 30 @ 5pm Adults: Sun, Aug 4 @ 2pm | Tues & Thurs, Aug 6 & 8 @ 7pm CASTING INFO: all additional info available at: OPEN AUDITIONS – ANNIE […]

  • Community Music Night

    Join us for our monthly open mic night. This month we're encouraging performances of jazz and blues, but as always, all ages, skill levels and styles are welcome. […]

  • OPEN AUDITIONS for ANNIE

    ANNIE Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Performance Dates: November 22 – December 8 AUDITION DATES: Orphans (children): Sun, July 28 @ 2pm | Mon & Tues, July 29 & 30 @ 5pm Adults: Sun, Aug 4 @ 2pm | Tues & Thurs, Aug 6 & 8 @ 7pm CASTING INFO: all additional info available at: OPEN AUDITIONS – ANNIE […]

  • OPEN AUDITIONS for ANNIE

    ANNIE Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Performance Dates: November 22 – December 8 AUDITION DATES: Orphans (children): Sun, July 28 @ 2pm | Mon & Tues, July 29 & 30 @ 5pm Adults: Sun, Aug 4 @ 2pm | Tues & Thurs, Aug 6 & 8 @ 7pm CASTING INFO: all additional info available at: OPEN AUDITIONS – ANNIE […]

  • Wood Fired Weekend – Farm to Table Dinner

    Join us for award-winning Crow Wine and a dinner fully prepared by Chef Paul McCormick’s new wood-fire oven. 1 Glass of the featured wine is included in the ticket price. All other wine will be available for purchase by glass or bottle. […]

  • Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale

    July 25,26,27….CRAZY DAYS SIDEWALK SALES in Chestertown!! 3 days of food, fun and fabulous SALES throughout our historic downtown! We'll have food and ice cream for the entire family and amazing deals in stores throughout downtown Chestertown! […]

  • Summer Exhibiton – Group Show at MassoniArt

    Summer Exhibition – Group ShowJune 28 – August 25, 2019 July 5, First Friday Reception – 5-7:30 August 2, August First Friday Reception – 5-7:30Summer at MASSONIART – new work coming into the gallery every week.Gallery favorites – a few surprises – and the chance to cool down, be inspired and  dazzle the eye.ART is always the ANSWER and provides just the respite needed during the “canicular days” of summer. &nbs […]

  • Hebe’s Garden

    Hebe’s Garden schedules FREE children’s programming during the summer months of the Chestertown Farmers’ Market. Join us under the magnolia tree in Fountain Park. 2019 Hebe’s Garden Schedule 1 Jun Kidspot Children’s Creativity Center 8 Jun Chestertown Ukulele (Jamie Hurley) 15 Jun Kaleidoscope Art Studio 22 Jun Kent School, Inc.   6 Jul Kent County Public Schools 13 Jul Sultana Education Foundation 20 Jul TBD 27 Jul Bobbledy Books   3 Aug Girl Scout Troop #112 (Erin Anderson) 10 Aug ShoreRivers 17 Aug Zydeco sounds with Philip Dutton 24 Aug Friendship Montessori Schooll 31 Aug Herbal Alchemy   Thank you to all of the organizations participating this summer! &nbs […]

  • Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

    KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music, science and technology. KidSPOT also serves as a venue for special creativity events, RiverARTSCamp and workshops for kids. […]

  • Chestertown Farmers Market

    On Saturday mornings from 8 am to noon beginning about the third Saturday in March and ending about the last Saturday in December, located in beautiful Fountain Park in the heart of downtown Chestertown, on Maryland’s Eastern shore you’ll find wonderful fresh home grown produce, herbs, breads, soaps, plants and cut flowers as well as the hand-crafted works of local artisans. A reduced vendor participation Winter Market remains open throughout the winter, weather permitting. Click here to visit the Chestertown Farmers Market website.  Visit the Chestertown Farmers Market Facebook page. […]

  • Summer Exhibiton – Group Show at MassoniArt

    Summer Exhibition – Group ShowJune 28 – August 25, 2019 July 5, First Friday Reception – 5-7:30 August 2, August First Friday Reception – 5-7:30Summer at MASSONIART – new work coming into the gallery every week.Gallery favorites – a few surprises – and the chance to cool down, be inspired and  dazzle the eye.ART is always the ANSWER and provides just the respite needed during the “canicular days” of summer. &nbs […]

  • Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale

    July 25,26,27….CRAZY DAYS SIDEWALK SALES in Chestertown!! 3 days of food, fun and fabulous SALES throughout our historic downtown! We’ll have food and ice cream for the entire family and amazing deals in stores throughout downtown Chestertown! […]

  • Summer Exhibiton – Group Show at MassoniArt

    Summer Exhibition – Group ShowJune 28 – August 25, 2019 July 5, First Friday Reception – 5-7:30 August 2, August First Friday Reception – 5-7:30Summer at MASSONIART – new work coming into the gallery every week.Gallery favorites – a few surprises – and the chance to cool down, be inspired and  dazzle the eye.ART is always the ANSWER and provides just the respite needed during the “canicular days” of summer. &nbs […]

  • Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale

    SAVE THESE DATES….July 25,26,27….CRAZY DAYS SIDEWALK SALES in Chestertown!! 3 days of food, fun and fabulous SALES throughout our historic downtown! Join us Friday for shopping during the day and late night hours Friday evening. We'll have food and ice cream for the entire family and amazing deals in stores throughout downtown Chestertown! […]

  • Hedgelawn Summer Performance series

    July 17th @ 2 p.m. – Chicago Improv Productions – The Make ‘Em Up July 24th @ 2 p.m. – Curtis Blues: Up-Cycling: Turning Junk Into Musical Instruments from Africa to America July 31st @ 2 p.m. – Box Out Bullying FREE to Playmakers $5 general admission to the public Sponsored by the Hedgelawn Foundation […]

Chestertown’s Farmers Market Is Back In Business

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Chestertown’s Farmers Market is both a destination market that draws folks from all over and also a very community-spirited occasion. Totally focused on “local,” you can buy seasonal goods ranging from fruits, vegetables and meats to fresh flowers, soaps, and artfully created artisan works. See you next Saturday? Click here for additional info!

Calling All Cars: Come on Down to Cars on High

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Every third Thursday, from April through October, 6 to 8 pm, weather permitting. The schedule for 2019 includes April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, and October 17.

Auto enthusiasts meet to share their classic, antique, and exotic wheels with the public.  Click here for additional info!

Calendar: Downrigging Weekend November 1 – 3

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The 19th Annual Downrigging Weekend will take place November 1 – 3. Organized by Chestertown’s own Sultana Education Foundation, this tall ship and wood boat festival is a cherished experience. Events include tall ship tours and sailing expeditions, enrichment lectures, musical concerts, 5K races and fireworks.

Click here for additional info!

Calendar: Chestertown Tea Party Festival May 24 – 26

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Can you believe this year marks the 44th annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival? The weekend, chock full of events surrounds the main event: A re-enactment of tossing tea overboard to support the Boston Tea Party. As well, don’t miss the parade, juried crafts stands, food trucks, music and more!

Click here for additional info!