It’s Happening Downtown!

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Calling All Cars!

Every third Thursday, from April through October, 6 to 8 pm, weather permitting.

(April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18)

Auto enthusiasts meet to share their classic, antique, and exotic wheels with the public. The season opening April 19 features the blues/bluegrass music of The High & Wides.   For more info: https://www.facebook.com/CarsOnHighStreet/

Party Like It’s 1776!

Tea Party Festival returns May 25-27, 2018

A boisterous celebration of Colonial resistance to British rule, the town’s longest-running festival includes re-enactments, food vendors, crafts, music, talks, a raft race, and more!

http://chestertownteaparty.org/

First Fridays in Chestertown

 

Now Showing at
The Garfield Center for the Arts

  • Gather ‘Round

    December 15 @ 3PM FREE! Donations welcome! Holiday stories for all ages! […]

4th of July

 

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Kwanzaa Celebration!

    KWANZAA!!! More details to be announced. […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • 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. […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • 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. […]

  • Holiday Plate Paint Night

    Looking for that perfect last minute gift in the form of a heartfelt keepsake? Look no further, join us at Kent Center for another fun-filled Paint Night hosted by Arthur Lee. The price is $25 which includes: one plate with stand, one complimentary drink, light fare, step by step instruction by local artist Arthur Lee, paints and materials. To add an additional Holiday touch for $5 you can also paint a matching mug as well. All proceeds support our friends and neighbors with diverse abilities through Kent Center. Please reserve your spot today at 410-778-7303 ext. 25 or alee@kentcenter.org. […]

  • Festive Fridays In Chestertown

    Shop small with your local neighbor merchants, artists, galleries, and restaurants this holiday season. Your downtown Chestertown merchants are staying open late this holiday season to bring you Festive Friday nights filled with cheer. You'll find creative gifts, abundant cheer, and smiles behind every door. […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • Annual Holiday Show

    The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook – from stocking stuffers to hostess gifts, home decor to a child’s sweater.Preview Party: Thursday, November 15, 5 – 8 pm Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 5pm-8pm. Holiday Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat (10am-5:30pm) Sundays (11am-3pm) […]

  • A Winter's Eve: Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

    The ESWE, the all-ages community concert band directed by Charles Thai and based in Chestertown, will present an hour-long program of holiday music, followed by refreshments in the parish hall. Founded in 2001, the band welcomes new members at any time, without audition, fee, or limits on section size. The band rehearses from 7:00 to 8:30 on Monday evenings in Room 116 of the Gibson Center for the Arts at Washington College, with rehearsals resuming in January. The next concert will be on Sunday, March 17, 2019. The band is supported by the Kent County Arts Council and community donations. […]