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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- August 2016


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  • Festive Fridays on Main

  • Monday,   |  Starting at 5:30pm
  • This event runs May 6 to October 28
  • Location: Rock Hall Main Street
  • Contact: Owen Mccoy
  • Phone: 443-480-1893
  • URL:  http://www.rockhallmd.com/town-hall/news/festive-fridays-main
  • Looking for a fun way to start your weekend? The Town of Rock Hall is launching a new event, to be scheduled at 5:30 PM every Friday during the summer, called "Festive Fridays on Main". This event, featuring live entertainment, will have something of interest for the whole family, including some Main Street merchants keeping their doors open for business.

  • Chestertown's "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series

  • Monday,
  • This event runs June 11 to August 27
  • Location: Fountain Park, corner of High & Cross Streets
  • Contact: Jane Jewell
  • Email: ChestertownMusicPark@yahoo.com
  • URL:  www.kentcounty.com/events
  • Free outdoor concerts! Every other Saturday evening beginning June 11, 2016, from 7-8:30 pm Chestertown’s “Music in the Park” concert series presents the best in local and regional music – including big band, bluegrass, folk, jazz, rock, and more! Bring a chair and join us. Rain location Emmanuel Episcopal Church across from park. Sponsored by Town of Chestertown, Kent County Arts Council, and community contributors like you. Please send donations marked for “Music in the Park” to Town of Chestertown, 118N Cross Street, Chestertown, MD 21620.

  • River Arts Photo Group show at Heron Point

  • Monday,   |  10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
  • This event runs July 1 to August 31
  • Location: 491 Cormorant Court
  • Contact: Barbara Finneson
  • Phone: 410-778-3224
  • Email: finneson@verizon.net
  • The River Arts Photo Group of Chestertown, will show their most recent photographs at Heron Point of Chestertown, 501 E. Campus Ave. Chestertown, MD. 21620

  • summer @ MASSONI ART

  • Monday,   |  Gallery hours: Thursday & Friday 11-4 // Saturday 10-5 /
  • This event runs July 13 to August 31
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Contact: MassoniArt
  • Phone: 410-778-7330
  • Email: info@massoniart.com
  • URL:  http://massoniart.com/index.php?cat=exhibitions
  • Join us for our summer exhibition - an ever-changing array of new work by our gallery artists. Kenneth Schiano, Alessandra Manzotti, Zemma Mastin White,
    Janet Christensen, Blake Conroy, Eve Stockton,
    and many others.

  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with Max Murray, bass

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Every Monday night throughout the summer pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Tonight, Joe’s special guest is Max Murray, a bassist who performs in many settings; in both the jazz and musical theater communities, and is no stranger to Mainstay audiences. There is casual seating, tables so you can bring your own snack or dinner and a cash bar. Admission is $10. Call for reservations.

  • Art Exhibit: The Wonderful World of Children- Watercolors of G. Warren Sears

  • Monday,
  • This event runs August 1 to August 31
  • Location: 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library - North County Branch
  • Phone: 410-648-5380
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Opening Reception, Saturday, August 6, 11 am - 1 pm. Deborah D. Reilly presents an exhibit of the watercolors of G. Warren Sears inspired by the artist's observations of the ways young children experience the world.

  • Nursery Rhyme Rock Concert with Mr Sam!

  • Tuesday,   |  10am
  • Location: 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Mr. Sam is back for another riveting concert of preschool proportions. Join us as we shake, rattle, and roll to some classic children’s songs. A rooster may be involved. Ages 7 and under. Please note that this special event will take the place of our regularly scheduled storytimes for July 7th.

  • Film: Blue Gold

  • Thursday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall, 206 S Queen Street
  • Contact: Chestertown Environmental Committee
  • URL:  www.chestertown.com/environment
  • Wars of the future will be fought over water, not oil, as the source of life takes center stage in the global political arena for control of our dwindling fresh water supply FREE and open to the public.

  • North County Summer Reading Finale

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: 111-B1 N Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library - North County Branch
  • Phone: 410-648-5380
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • We’ve had a blast! Now let’s finish strong with a summer party like no other. Food, crafts, giveaways, and more! All ages welcome.

  • John Gorka

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Rolling Stone called John Gorka “The leading singer/songwriter of the New Folk movement.” And the New York Times says: “Listening to John Gorka sing, one can get goosebumps all over… [due to his] fresh lyrics, a stunning emotional baritone and a twisted sense of humor.” His songs have been recorded by Mary Chapin Carpenter and Nanci Griffith and his live performances inspire with his thoughtful songs, subtle wry humor, expressive guitar and that warm baritone. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.

  • History Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4:00 pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Contact: Historical Society of Kent County
  • Phone: 410-778-3499
  • URL:  www.kentcountyhistory.org
  • Learn more about Kent County and Maryland history while enjoying a glass of wine.

  • Featuring our exhibitors, Fred Sprock and Steve Bleinberger

  • Friday,   |  Opening Reception, 5-8pm
  • This event runs August 5 to August 28
  • Location: 239 High St.
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • Fred Sprock's beautiful oil paintings of the local landscape is done in minimalist, realist technique. Steve Bleinburger is an award winning, marine watercolor artist of the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Judged Photography Show

  • Friday,   |  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • This event runs August 5 to August 27
  • Location: 315 High St., Suite 106
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  chestertownriverarts.org
  • Judged Photography exhibition

  • Joyce Murrin & Sabra Richards Exhibition

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4:00pm
  • This event runs August 5 to August 27
  • Location: 315 High St., Suite 106
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  www.chestertownriverarts.org
  • Fiber.Glass.Steel Exhibition by artists Joyce Murrin and Sabra Richards, internationally recognized and awarded artists whose work is represented in private, public, museum and corporate collections.

  • Fiber.Glass.Steel Exhibit Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5pm to 8pm
  • Location: Suite 106
  • Contact: Chestertown RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  www.chestertownriverarts.org
  • Fiber.Glass.Steel presents the work of two nationally and internationally recognized and awarded artists whose work is represented in private, public, museum and corporate collections. Exhibition features art from the masterful fabrication of kiln formed glass and steel into indoor/outdoor sculptures and tables by Sabra Richards and "New Visions-fused" fiber works by Joyce Murrin.

  • First Friday in Downtown Chestertown

  • Friday,   |  5pm - 8pm
  • Location: Downtown
  • Contact: Downtown Chestertown Association
  • Email: downtownchestertown@gmail.com
  • URL:  www.facebook.com/downtownchestertown
  • Explore Chestertown's vibrant Arts & Entertainment District and enjoy longer shopping hours every First Friday of the month. Many retailers and galleries are open from 5-8pm and feature special exhibits, entertainment and refreshments. Restaurants entice with happy hour specials and unique culinary creations. Check our Facebook event page monthly for details!


  • Nature on the Go: Reptile Show- Summer Reading Finale

  • Friday,   |  10:30am
  • Location: 5585 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library- Rock Hall Branch
  • Phone: 410-639-7162
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Snakes alive! It’s time for another visit from the Nature Center on the Go. Visit with reptiles of all shapes and sizes during our final sprint to this summer’s finish line. All ages welcome. The 2016 Summer Reading Program is made possible in part by a grant from the PNC Foundation.

  • Nature on the Go: Reptile Show - Summer Reading Finale

  • Friday,   |  3pm
  • Location: 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Snakes alive! It’s time for another visit from the Nature Center on the Go. Visit with reptiles of all shapes and sizes during our final sprint to this summer’s finish line. All ages welcome. The 2016 Summer Reading Program is made possible in part by a grant from the PNC Foundation.

  • Betterton Appreciation Day

  • Saturday,   |  10:30 - 5:00pm
  • Location: Betterton Beach
  • Contact: Betterton Volunteer Fire Company
  • Phone: 410-348-5678
  • Email: bettertonday@gmail.com
  • URL:  www.bvfc5.org
  • Follow the parade down Main St. to the fun found at the beach. LIVE music, games, food, crafts, and vendors fill the beach. Take a walk around and check things out with your friends and neighbors or hang out on the beach all day. Family friendly event.

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Lotus Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  9am - 11:30am
  • Location: 105 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf
  • Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! - See more at: http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/public-paddles/#sthash.Yp8lxOvf.dpuf


  • Free Outdoor Concert: Chris Owen and the Knockdown

  • Saturday,   |  7pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • A free outdoor concert on The Mainstay back deck. Chris Owen & The Knockdown write and perform original music with infectious rhythms, warm vocal harmonies and hard-charging percussion. They also present a carefully curated selection of covers from a variety of musical genres. Chris Owen (lead vocals, guitar) and Mat Warrington (bass) are joined by Tim Kerr (drums, vocals) and Tom Fogarty (guitar, vocals). Indoors if it rains. Free!


  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with the Midiri Brothers

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Every Monday night throughout the summer pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Tonight, Joe’s special are the Midiri Brothers. They are favorites in the national trad/swing jazz festival circuit. For this concert, they will revisit their first performing group (formed in the 1970's), modeled after the original Benny Goodman trio. There is casual seating, tables so you can bring your own snack or dinner and a cash bar. Admission is $10. Call for reservations.

  • Martin Taylor

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Acoustic Guitar magazine calls the brilliant British guitarist Martin Taylor ‘THE Acoustic Guitarist of his Generation’. He dazzles audiences with his solo shows, combining virtuosity, emotion, humor, and a strong stage presence. Recognized as the world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz fingerstyle guitar, Pat Metheny said, “Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.

  • Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend

  • Friday,   |  Friday 5 pm - 10 pm; Saturday 10 am - 10 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4
  • This event runs August 12 to August 14
  • Location: Town-Wide
  • Contact: Suzanne Einstein
  • Phone: 410-935-3491
  • Email: firstandonlymate@aol.com
  • URL:  www.rockhallpirates.com
  • Come by land or come by sea to the town of Rock Hall for a town-wide waterfront theme party that you won't forget! Sea Shanty Sing A Long, Rum Tasting, Decorated Dinghy Parade, Caribbean Beach Party, Buccaneer's Ball, 5K Run/Walk, Live Entertainment and Pirate Performers, Costume Contests, Treasure Hunt, Kids Games, Merchants and Much More Mayhem and Fun for the whole family. Costumes arrrr encouraged!


  • Ride to See

  • Saturday,   |  6am
  • Location: Galena Elementary School, Galena, MD
  • Contact: Dawn Smith
  • Phone: 410-708-4796
  • Email: dnlotra50@gmail.com
  • A scenic ride for cyclist of all abilities from 15 to 100 miles. Riders are supported by SAG wagons and cheerful rest stops. T-shirts and post ride refreshments complete the experience. Pre-register online at RidetoSee.org.

  • Chestertown's Music in the Park & 3rd Annual Legacy Day

  • Saturday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Fountain Park, corner of High & Cross Streets
  • Contact: Kent County Historical Society & Chestertown M
  • Email: director@kentcountyhistory.org
  • URL:  www.kentcountyhistory.org
  • On Saturday, Aug 13, 2016, “Music in the Park” joins forces with the Kent County Histrical Society to present Chestertown’s 3rd annual “Legacy Day.” Celebrating the musical heritage of Kent County, Legacy Day will start with a parade at 5:00 pm featuring antique cars, motorcycles, marching bands, etc. Live band with dancing in the street from 6:00-10:00 pm. Also Historical Displays, Trivia & Dance Contests, Food, beverage, craft vendors.

  • Legacy Day

  • Saturday,
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Contact: Historical Society of Kent County
  • Phone: 410-778-3499
  • URL:  www.kentcountyhistory.org
  • Revel with our community in this outdoor multi-cultural celebration. Activities include performances by a local band, a dance contest, parade, food vendors, and exhibits.

  • 5th Annual Vineyard Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD
  • Contact: Crow Vineyard and Winery
  • Phone: 302-304-0551
  • Email: crowfarmmd@gmail.com
  • URL:  crowvineyardandwinery.com
  • Come join Vineyard Manager Brandon Hoy and Winemaker Catrina North as they showcase the Crow Vineyard's vines prior to the harvest season. Tour the winery and the vineyard, taste Crow’s award winning wines and be entertained by strolling musicians.

  • Vineyard Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6pm to 9pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery
  • Contact: Crow Vineyard & Winery with Bridges of Wirthmore
  • Phone: 302-304-0551
  • Email: crowfarmmd@gmail.com
  • URL:  www.crowvineyardandwinery.com
  • Proceeds from this event will be shared with Bridges of Wirthmore. Enjoy wines, appetizers, and carriage rides through the vineyard. to register go to crowvineyardandwinery.com Cost: $25.00 each ticket

  • Tomato Tasting Festival

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: Lockbriar Farms, 10051 Worton Road
  • Contact: Sabine Harvey
  • Phone: 410-778-1661
  • Email: sharvey1@umd.edu
  • URL:  http://extension.umd.edu/kent-county/home-gardening
  • Sample a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes. Tomatoes vary from almost white to almost black. Vote for your favorite variety. In addition, there will be info available about canning, preserving, growing vegetables and flowers. Heirloom tomatoes will be on sale.

  • The Obsoleets

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • The Obsoleets describe their music as “old-timey uke-rock” and themselves as “an American roots string band and show orchestra,” For Pirates and Wenches weekend they’ll combine a wide variety of instruments including vocals, guitar banjo, mandolin, tenor guitar, ukulele, tiple, percussion, bass, accordion and what have you with unusual but entertaining arrangements of American roots and blues classics. Admission is $15. Call for reservations.

  • Discover Your Legacy: Tips & Tools for African American Genealogy Research

  • Saturday,   |  10:30am
  • Location: 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library- Chestertown Branch
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL:  www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • From beginners to advanced researchers, all are welcome at this free program designed to teach techniques for overcoming the challenges of researching African American genealogy. A representative from the Edward H. Nabb Research Center in Salisbury, Maryland, will present tools and tips for the research process and information will be shared about a variety of research materials and collections that can be found at HSKC, KCPL, and other locations. This event is a part of Legacy Day 2016.
    Presented in partnership by the Historical Society of Kent County and Kent County Public Library.

  • Biplane Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome

  • Saturday,   |  11am to 3pm
  • Location: Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21645
  • Contact: Massey Aerodrome
  • Phone: 410-928-5270
  • Email: masseyaero@dmv.com
  • URL:  http://masseyaero.org
  • Biplane Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome: Saturday August 13th, 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm.
    Experience Grassroots Aviation as it once was. See biplanes up close, like “Lead Bottom” from the Disney movie “Planes”. Drive-in spectators are welcome. Tour the DC-3, Museum and hangars starting at 10 am. No Admission or parking fee. Pack a lunch as no food is available on-site (soda machine only).

  • WC-ALL Showcase of Fall Courses

  • Monday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center, Washington College
  • Contact: Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning
  • Phone: 410-778-7221
  • Email: wc_all@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  www.washcoll.edu/offices/wc-all/
  • This event will introduce WC-ALL instructors who will be teaching in the WC-ALL Fall Semester and give guests an overview of WC-ALL as an organization. The first Session of 6 weeks runs from September 6 to October 14; the second Session runs from October 23 to December 9. After the program there will be an informal refreshment time during which guests may ask questions and sign up for classes. Registration begins August 1 and ends August 22. Individuals may register on the Web, by regular mail or in person at SHOWCASE. Call the WC-ALL office for a descriptive catalog of all the courses.


  • Wesley Chapel Fish Fry

  • Saturday,   |  1pm - 6pm
  • Location: Rock Hall, Md
  • Contact: Wesley Chapel Fish Fry
  • Phone: 443-480-3989
  • Email: nancylegg1959@gmail.com
  • Enjoy seeing fish fried and bread baked over wood fires at the Wesley Chapel's 55th annual fish fry.Menu: Pan-fried fish, 1 crab cake, dutch oven bread, molasses, fried potatoes, sliced tomatoes, applesauce, pickled beets, iced tea, dessert. 6065 Rock Hall Rd. , Rock Hall, Md. For more information email nancylegg1959@gmail.com.

  • Free to Public: Annual Clothing Give-Away

  • Saturday,   |  8:30 - 11:30am
  • Location: 892 Wahsington Avenue
  • Contact: Hope Fellowship
  • Phone: 410-778-3577
  • Email: office@ctownhope.com
  • URL:  www.ctownhope.com
  • Annual Clothing Give-Away - Free to public
    Saturday, August 20th: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Hope Fellowship Church, 892 Washington Ave., Chestertown
    410-778-3577

  • Young Eagles Day at Massey Aerodrome

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 3pm
  • Location: Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21645
  • Contact: Massey Aerodrome
  • Phone: 410-928-5270
  • Email: masseyaero@dmv.com
  • URL:  http://masseyaero.org
  • Youngsters 8-17 can FLY for FREE at Massey Aerodrome on Saturday August 20th. The Middletown, DE EAA Chapter #1536 in conjunction with Massey Aerodrome will provide free airplane rides to young people ages 8 to 17 from 10 AM to 3 PM on Saturday August 20, 2016. NOTE: Parents/guardian must be present to provide permission. FREE hot dogs & hamburgers and an opportunity to experience a FREE airplane flight over the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. The flight is free, safe and flown by FAA licensed and experienced volunteer pilots. Come to Massey Aerodrome to be inspired by aviation!

  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with Dick Durham, piano

  • Monday,   |  7:00 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Tonight, Joe’s special guest is the brilliant pianist and composer Dick Durham. There will be two pianos on stage. There is casual seating, tables so you can bring your own snack or dinner and a cash bar. Admission is $10. Call for reservations 410-639-9133


  • Chestertown's "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series & Legacy Day

  • Saturday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Fountain Park, corner of High & Cross Streets
  • Contact: Jane Jewell
  • Email: ChestertownMusicPark@yahoo.com
  • URL:  www.kentcounty.com/events
  • Free outdoor concerts! Every other Saturday evening beginning June 11, 2016, from 7-8:30 pm Chestertown’s “Music in the Park” concert series presents the best in local & regional music – including big band, bluegrass, folk, jazz, rock, and more! Bring a chair and join us. Saturdays - June 11, 15, July 2, 16, 30, Aug 13, 27. Rain location Emmanuel Episcopal Church across from park. Sponsored by Town of Chestertown, Kent County Arts Council, and community contributors like you. Please send donations marked for “Music in the Park” to Town of Chestertown, 118 N Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620

  • PigPen Theatre Co.

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center at the Prince Theatre, 210 High St., Chestertown
  • Contact: Mainstay at The Garfield
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL:  http://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/mainstay-garfield-presents-pigpen-theatre-company/
  • Calling themselves “A Band of Storytellers,” PigPen Theatre Co. blurs the lines between indie folk-rock and ensemble theatre. Their imaginative writing, gorgeous vocals, irreverent humor and their creative theatricality have built them a strong concert following and gained them enormous popularity in the NYC theatre scene. This Mainstay at The Garfield presentation will take place at The Garfield Center for the Arts in Chestertown. Tickets are available at the Garfield Box Office 410-810-2060 or www.garfieldcenter.org. Admission is $15.

  • Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: 105 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks.

  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 105 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks.

  • PigPen Theatre Co.

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street Chestertown, Maryland 21620
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL:  http://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/mainstay-garfield-presents-pigpen-theatre-company/
  • Don’t miss this ONE NIGHT ONLY concert performance! PigPen Theatre Co. began creating their unique brand of theatre, music, and film as freshmen at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 2007. They have since produced their original plays in New York City and toured the country – earning them critic’s picks from The New York Times, Time Out New York, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Boston Globe, and many more, ranking them in the top ten theatrical events of 2011, 2012, and 2013.

  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with Geoff Gallante, trumpet

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Tonight, Joe’s special guest is trumpet prodigy Geoff Gallante. Geoff is only in his teens but has headlined and guested at The Mainstay several times. There is casual seating, tables so you can bring your own snack or dinner and a cash bar. Admission is $10. Call for reservations 410-639-9133.

  • Open Mic Night

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: 210 High Street Chestertown, Maryland 21620
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: fordo1@aol.com
  • URL:  http://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/open-mic-night-2/2016-08-31/
  • 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 there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.