Kent County Arts and Entertainment Events - August 2012

Kent County has been recognized by the Maryland State Arts Council as one of the significant arts communities in the state. With this in mind, we have designed the Arts & Entertainment site to provide you with information on what the county has to offer in relation to its arts, entertainment, and cultural heritage. Hopefully, this will help you plan a fun-filled stay, enabling you to take full advantage of places to go and people to see. For more information, call the Kent County Tourism Development Office at 410-778-0416 or email tourism@kentcounty.com.

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  • Kent Photo Club Exhibit
  • Wednesday, August 1   |  10am-5pm daily
  • This event runs July 1 to Aug. 31
  • Location: Heron Point of Chestertown
  • Contact: Dick Lance
  • Phone: 410-810-2868
  • Email: dlance2@verizon.net
  • URL:
  • The Kent County Photo Group is an ensemble of enthusiastic amateur photographers from Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. The photos you will see are mostly taken during the group's outdoor shoots.
  • Rob Glebe and Friends
  • Friday, August 3   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Artworks, 306 Park Row, Chestertown
  • Contact: Artworks
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: artworkschestertown@verizon.net
  • URL: www.artworkschestertown.org
  • Known for his own striking work in metals, Rob Glebe returns to Artworks in August bringing with him other uniquely talented artists. Each year brings a new concept, new artists, and exciting new work you won't want to miss. Wed- Sat, thru August 25, 2012
  • Tales from the Comic Strip
  • Friday, August 10   |  7pm on 10th. 3pm on 11th.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact: Garfield Center
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@princetheatre.org
  • URL:
  • Original full length production, created by Playmakers 2012. Free! Donations welcome!
  • Sam Clemens & the Real Mark Twain
  • Saturday, August 18   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Originally inspired by Hal Holbrookís TV portrayal of Mark Twain, actor Cliff Jewell became fascinated by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the colorful man who was Twain, creating this one man theatre piece focusing on events from Clemens life - his childhood on the Mississippi, his adventures out West and his courtship and marriage to Olivia Langdon - the episodes that form the basis for Twain's unique literary voice and vision.
    Admission is $15. Call for reservations.
  • Mike Aiken
  • Saturday, August 25   |  7pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • A free outdoor concert. Country roots rock with a Caribbean flair. Mike Aiken, who lives on his boat in Norfolk, VA when he's not touring, writes songs of life, love and wanderlust with a breezy tropical feel. Outdoors on the Mainstay's back deck. Bring a comfortable chair. In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will move indoors to the air-conditioned Mainstay.
  • Open Mic Night
  • Wednesday, August 29   |  Open Mic Night
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact: Ford Schumann
  • Phone:
  • Email: ford01@aol.com
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/event/open-mic-night-15/
  • Our monthly Open Mic Night is PRICELESS! Contact Ford for more information or to sign up.