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


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.

  • Open Mic Night at the Garfield

    Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre! Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information! There’s no price to come, and… Continue Reading Open Mic Night at the Garfield

  • SUSPENDED – Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

    RiverArts will suspend in-person group programs and activities in all our locations for 30 days beginning March 13. This includes group classes, KidSPOT sessions, Clay Studio open hours, Life Drawing, Photography Club, and Plein Air groups, RiverArts Film Society screenings, and public events. We believe people need the Arts more than ever during times of… Continue Reading SUSPENDED – Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

  • CLOSED TIL MAY – Chestertown Farmers Market

    Hello All, Last Saturday the support from the community at the Market was incredible and we are so very grateful and thankful for the unwavering and strong support from the community. Despite our best efforts, the Town has made the decision to close down the Market until May 15th. Obviously this is very upsetting news… Continue Reading CLOSED TIL MAY – Chestertown Farmers Market

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 2020 tentatively includes April 16, May 14, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, and October 15.

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

Calendar: Downrigging Weekend October 30 – November 1


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.

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Welcome Spring with an afternoon of music, food and fun in Fountain Park. Following Chestertown’s Earth Day celebration, the fun continues with food by Phat Daddy’s Barbeque, and Music by The Dirty Grass Players. Fun for the whole family!




Calendar: Chestertown Tea Party Festival May 22 – 24

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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!

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