Month: December 2019
Thank You Very Much!
Main Street Chestertown is grateful to the community and to all the event volunteers for creating a festive, welcoming weekend during our third annual Dickens of a Christmas festival, December 6-8.
Two women we cannot thank enough:
Event Chair Kathleen King
(also the event’s graphic designer)
Co-Chair Ellen Hurst
(her hard work and good taste enhanced everything)
And kudos to their hard-working committee chairs:
House Tour: Nancy & Zane Carter
House Tour Wreaths: The Chestertown Garden Club and All Seasons Garden Club
Costuming: Nancy Carter and Pam Rhodes
Streetscape Design: Samantha Arrow
Storefront Design: Kristin Hickman
Afternoon Tea: Marjorie Adams and Ellen Hurst
Victorian Fashion Brunch: Marjorie Adams and Ellen Hurst
Gift Vendors: Chris Tilghman
Food Vendors: Barbara Esmonde
Dickens Merchandise: Barbara Slocum
Beers & Bonfires: Liddy Campbell
“Run Like the Dickens” 5K: Renee Bench
Musicians: Nevin Dawson
Children’s Games: John Mann
Operations & Logistics: Bill MacIntosh and Zane Carter
Mulled Wine: Bruce Hartwig
Treasurer: Jeff Weber
Publicity: Jodi Bortz
Sponsorships: Bill MacIntosh and Kelly Reed
Volunteers: Scott Gornall
Welcome Center: Scott Gornall and Mary Valenti
We could not produce these large-scale events without the cooperation of the Chestertown Police Department (especially Sgt. Steve Lozar), the Chestertown Street Department, and the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company.
First Friday is always a great time in Chestertown! If you’re looking for all of the Dickens of a Christmas happenings, click here.
Many of our shops and businesses will be open late downtown, with special promotions and events planned. You’ll find that info here.
Don’t see your business listed? Send your information to email@example.com and we’ll get you added ASAP.
315 High St., Suite 106
Visit RiverArts’ gallery to see see the annual Holiday Show and Sale. Refreshments will be served.
KidSPOT will feature student artwork from The Kent School
RiverArts Clay Studio (204 High Street) Bottomless Mugs – Fill a handmade mug with your beverage of choice for $20 (5-8 Friday, and 10-4 Saturday)
RiverArts ArtsAlive! (200A High Street) – Victorian Crafts – Make a simple, beautiful Victorian fan (donations welcome) 5-7PM
FIRST FRIDAY SHOPPING - OPEN LATE
Lots of Chestertown’s shops and non-profits stay open late. Make sure to stop in to browse and find the unique pieces that you can only find when you shop local!
THE RETRIEVER BAR & DECOY ROOM BOTTLE SHOP
THE KITCHEN AT THE IMPERIAL - OPEN UNTIL 9 PM
BAD ALFREDS - OPEN UNTIL 8:30
ANGELA'S COTTAGE - OPEN UNTIL 8PM
Mimi's Closet - Open until 8 PM
CHESTER RIVER WINE & CHEESE - OPEN UNTIL 8 PM
CHESTERTOWN ELECTRIC - OPEN UNTIL 6 PM
WELCOME HOME - OPEN UNTIL 8 PM
HOUSTON'S DOCKSIDE EMPORIUM - OPEN UNTIL 8
More info coming soon on the following locations: