First Friday – Nov 1, 2019

First Friday is always a great time in Chestertown! This month, there is even more to do as we celebrate the Downrigging and Bluegrass Festival. Many of our shops and businesses will be open late downtown, with special promotions and events planned.

This is a list of just some of the action going on downtown this Friday.

Don’t see your business listed? Send your information to office@mainstreetchestertown.org and we’ll get you added ASAP.

RIVERARTS GALLERY - KENT COUNTY STUDENT ART 2019

 

RiverArts Gallery
315 High St., Suite 106
5-8 PM

Visit RiverArts’ gallery to see works from talented local young artists. Refreshments will be served.

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RIVERARTS CLAY STUDIO - BOTTOMLESS MUGS

RIVERARTS CLAY STUDIO
202 High St.
5-8 PM

We will be selling hand made mugs provided by our very own studio potters. You will be able to come in and fill your mug with: hot coffee, tea, cider, or chocolate, as much as you want all day long. More info….

KENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - HISTORICAL HAPPY HOUR (Note venue change below)

HISTORICAL HAPPY HOUR
Emmanuel Church
101 N. Cross St.
5-8 PM

Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the program starts at 5:00 p.m. The featured speaker will be Donald Grady Shomette, author of a number of books on the history of the Chesapeake Bay. Shomette will discuss the recent designation of Mallows Bay as a National Marine Sanctuary, the first in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Read more here….

FINISHING TOUCH WELCOMES ARTIST P.B. NEVINS

 

MEET THE ARTIST – P.B. NEVINS
311 High St.
5-7 PM

The Finishing Touch will introduce artist P. B. Nevins during ‘First Friday’ on November 1st, 2019. Nevins will be showcasing his absolutely stunning and mesmerizingly life like #PenAndInk drawings of local wildlife and birds of prey in particular.  Read more here….

MUSIC LIFE - WE WANT TO HEAR YOU SING

WE WANT TO HEAR YOU SING
241 High St.
5-8 PM

Sing a verse or chorus from any song about the sea, ships, sailing, etc. and take home a free gift.

RIVERSIDE UNIQUE

 

10 % OFF IN STORE
227 High St.
5-8 PM

Stop in the shop on First Friday and receive 10% off in-store purchases.

SHE SHE ON HIGH and WALNUT & WOOL

 

 

FIRST FRIDAY
321 High St.
5-8 PM

Come in, have a look around. We will be serving wine & hummus to our guests!

BEE CRAFTY COLLECTIBLES

 

GET AN EARLY START ON CHRISTMAS
335 High St.
5-8 PM

Get an early start on holiday shopping! Bee Crafty will be revealing new Christmas items in the store on First Friday.

SPA ANGELS

CHAIR MASSAGES & MORE
306 Park Row
5-8 PM

Ten-minute chair massages will be offered for just $10 (a $15 value). Enter a drawing to win one of five self-care prizes, and check out our new aromatherapy bracelets.

THE ARTISTS' GALLERY

 

 

FEATURED ARTIST – FRED SPROCK “SCRAPING THE SHORE”
239 High St.
5-8 PM

Stop by the Artists’ Gallery for a reception from 5-8pm. November’s featured artist is Fred Sprock. Enjoy his works as well as those of other local artists on display.

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

339 High St.

THE KITCHEN AT THE IMPERIAL - OPEN UNTIL 9 PM

208 Hight St.

BAD ALFREDS - OPEN UNTIL 8:30

323 High Street

ANGELA'S COTTAGE - OPEN UNTIL 8PM

335 High St.
335 High St.

Mimi's Closet - Open until 8 PM

307 High St.

CHESTER RIVER WINE & CHEESE - OPEN UNTIL 8 PM

117 S. Cross St.

CHESTERTOWN ELECTRIC - OPEN UNTIL 6 PM

324 Cannon St.

WELCOME HOME - OPEN UNTIL 8 PM

107 S. Cross St.

HOUSTON'S DOCKSIDE EMPORIUM - OPEN UNTIL 8

315 High St.

More info coming soon on the following locations:

Bee Crafty
Blackbird Boutique
Music Life