Bridge Closing - MD 213 Over Sassafras River:
Cleaning and painting of the MD 213 drawspan over Sassafras River (at the Kent/Cecil county line) will begin September 19. A public meeting for this project was held on June 11; Visit the SHA website  for the meeting flyer containing project and detour information.


Arts and Entertainment







Kent County Events Calendar - September 2015


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  • Art Show by Jack Fancher

  • Tuesday,   |  10:00 a.m. to 5::00 p.m. daily
  • This event runs This event runs through October 31, 2015
  • Location: Heron Point of Chestertown, Maryland
  • Contact: Barbara Finneson
  • Phone: 410-778-3224
  • Email: finneson@verizon.net
  • Jack Fancher is a local eastern shore oil and watercolor artist. His show will consist of scenes primarily from this region.

  • The Garden Puppet Theatre–Mini-Museum

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs through September 30, 2015
  • Location: Kent County Visitor Center, 122 N Cross St, Chestertown
  • Contact: Patsy Hornaday
  • Phone: 410-778-5841
  • Email: tph203@verizon.net
  • Ongoing exhibit throughout the year. Promoting the arts of puppetry and gardening in Kent County and the Martha Washington garden at the Visitor Center located in Chestertown at Cross & Maple Streets.

  • Life Drawing

  • Wednesday,   |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/
  • Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.

  • Opening Reception of "Book Cover Quilts" by Olde Kent Quilters Creative Bee

  • Wednesday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • The "Book Cover Quilts" exhibit created by the Olde Kent Quilters Creative Bee features quilts that were inspired by books and book covers. The challenge was not to reproduce the cover of the book but to create a unique design inspired by any type of book (children's, fiction, spiritual, reference, etc) while keeping the quilt within a specific size. Also included in this exhibit are pieces from their Birthday Banners project.

  • Featuring artist: Nancy Thomas

  • Friday,   |  5–8pm
  • Location: The Artist Gallery
  • Contact: The Artists Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • Email: lindahall@atlanticbb.net
  • Nancy Thomas is a partner at the Artists' gallery. She paints in oils and Watercolors

  • Chestertown's 1st Fridays

  • Friday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • URL: www.kentcounty.com/artsentertainment
  • Meander the red-brick, tree-lined sidewalks of Historic Chestertown, while enjoying extended shop hours and arts and entertainment throughout Downtown. For a list of activities, please check this calendar for specific listings.

  • Mr Peabody & Sherman

  • Friday,   |  8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Custom House Lawn
  • Contact: Custom House Lawn
  • Phone: 215-431-6671
  • Email: bill@bluestoneroad.com
  • Shows are on the Custom House Lawn at the Foot of High Street at Water Street in Downtown Chestertown, and are FREE to the public. Bring blankets and lawn chairs, (low seated are preferred). Rain date is September 11th.

  • Juried Crafts Exhibition

  • Friday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts Gallery: 315 High St., Suite 106, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibitions/september
  • Chestertown RiverArts will celebrate artful living with our first juried fine arts and crafts show opening First Friday September 4, 2015. The curators seek to present the best of American craft in quality and design. Interested participants are invited to submit new work in ceramics, jewelry, fiber arts, glass and wood, both small scale and large scale that reflects mastery of craft.

  • Friday Film- "The Giver"

  • Friday,   |  2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • The Giver (2014)
    PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
    In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
    Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep
    FREE. Popcorn. All are welcome.

  • First Friday at The Peoples Bank Main Branch

  • Friday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: The People Bank, Main Branch, High Street & Spring Avenue
  • Contact: Karen Willis
  • Phone: 410-778-3500
  • Email: kwillis@pbkc.com
  • Chester River Wine & Cheese Co's. wine and cheese will be highlighted at The Peoples Bank table for First Friday.

  • Kent Massive

  • Friday,   |  7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/kent-massive/
  • Tickets available online at kentmassive.com. The fifth annual Kent Massive festival is coming this Labor Day weekend, with five days of diverse creative expression from Maryland’s eastern shore and beyond. This time there will be more music, more performances, more art, and… and more!

  • Children's Creativity Center

  • Saturday,   |  9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/
  • Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.

  • Live Playwright's Society

  • Monday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/live-playwrights-society/2015-09-07/
  • The Live Playwrights’ Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. For more information visit http://liveplaywrightssociety.org/

  • Life Drawing

  • Wednesday,   |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/
  • Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.

  • Remembering World War II: A Veteran's Call to Share Personal Stories

  • Wednesday,   |  10:00 a.m.
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, veterans and others who were personally impacted by WWII, including spouses and children of those who served, are invited to take part in a discussion of the war and their part in it.

  • "Noises Off" a farce by Michael Frayan

  • Friday,   |  Fri & Sat 8pm,Sun 2pm
  • This event runs September 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 15, 26, 27
  • Location: Church Hill Theatre
  • Contact: Sylvia Maloney
  • Phone: 410-758-1331
  • Email: execdirector@churchhilltheatre.org
  • URL: churchhilltheatre.org
  • This outrageous comedy of a play within a play, is set at Brent's country home in the play "Nothing's On" and the backstage area. It presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearses a flop "Nothing's On". Doors slaming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.

  • Remembrance Day Ceremony

  • Friday,   |  7:10 p.m.
  • Location: Galena Fire Company
  • Contact: Galena Town Office
  • Phone: 410-648-5151
  • The town in conjunction with the Galena Fire Company will hold their Annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at the GVFC. All are welcome to remember the horrendous day where innocent people, Fire Fighters, Police and EMS lost their lives. Please come to remember them and honor them.

  • Chestertown Blues Series Concert

  • Friday,   |  8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Contact: Andy Goddard
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: AGoddard@GarfieldCenter.org
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/eventcategory/chestertown-b
  • Featuring national touring artists. Check the website for more info closer to the event- performer TBD. Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Blues Society.


  • Friday Film- "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"

  • Friday,   |  2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
    PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
    A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
    Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay), Jonathan Safran Foer (novel)
    Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock
    FREE. Popcorn. All are welcome.

  • The Campbell Brothers Trio

  • Friday,   |  8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/blues-at-the-garfield/
  • The Campbell Brothers present Sacred Steel: African-American gospel music with electric steel guitar and vocal. This tradition is just now emerging from the House of God Keith Dominion Church, where for over sixty years it has been an integral part of worship and a vital, if little known, American tradition. As the music moves from sanctuary to concert hall — including the Hollywood Bowl, the Kennedy Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music and Symphony Space — secular audiences are now able to appreciate a performance both devoted and rocking.

  • Scott D. Livie Memorial Blue Crab Grand Master's Lacrosse Tournament

  • Saturday,   |  All day
  • This event runs September 12th and 13th
  • Location: Worton Park
  • Contact: Rick Coffin
  • Phone: 410-778-1948
  • Email: info@KentParksAndRec.org
  • URL: www.kentparksandrec.org
  • Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13, 2015 @Worton Park, Team fee $575, Registration begins August 1.


  • Children's Creativity Center

  • Saturday,   |  9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/
  • Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.

  • Kent County Relay For Life

  • Saturday,   |  3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Location: Kent County High School, 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd, Worton, Md 21678
  • Contact: Louise Skinner
  • Phone: 410-708-5301
  • Email: weasie100@yahoo.com
  • URL: www.relayforlife.org/kentmd
  • The public is invited to celebrate all survivors as well as those that have been lost. Relay For Life is a signature event for the American Cancer Society. All survivors, caregivers and community members are invited to come and celebrate! Survivors start the walk. Luminaria Ceremony as dusk. Don't miss this moving tribute to all who have or are touched by CANCER!

  • 2015 Chestertown Jazz Festival

  • Saturday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: Wilmer Park
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/2015-chestertown-jazz-festival/
  • Join us for a musical weekend in Chestertown. On September 12, 12pm to 6pm at Wilmer Park, come enjoy the talents of Sharón Clark, Frédéric Yonnet, Stef Scaggiari, and the Afro Bop Alliance featuring Joe McCarthy.

  • CrowFest

  • Sunday,   |  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery
  • Contact: Judy Crow
  • Phone: 302-304-0551
  • Email: crowvineyardwines@gmail.com
  • URL: www.crowvineyard.com/wine-events
  • First annual Farm and Vineyard Festival. Come to Crow Farm, Vineyard & Winery to our first CrowFest! Some of the things you will experience will be; music by High & Wide, vendors, food and wine, tours of the farm, vineyard & winery, blacksmith demonstration, grape stomping, and hayrides. Come and spend a day or a few hours at CrowFest. COST: Advance ticket sales: $12* per person includes glass of selected Crow Wine, (you keep the glass), Designated Driver & Children between ages 6-12 years of age $10* Children under 5 are free. Advance ticket purchase only --->VIP TICKET $15*- Includes private tour of winery with winemaker, and guided tastings ------->Register online or call.

  • The Race & Taste of the Sassafras

  • Sunday,   |  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Kitty Knight House
  • Contact: Salvatore Agostino
  • Phone: 410-708-2710
  • Email: sagostino365@gmail.com
  • URL: www.srbcinc.org
  • The Sassafras River Business Council has teamed up with the Sassafras River Association to bring you a full day of fun on the Sassafras River. The days events will start off with a 5k run throughout the marinas, followed by a tasting of our local foods with live music and entertainment throughout the day. Tickets and ticket information will be available on our website starting on May 15th @ www.srbcinc.org The website will be updated with event information as we get closer to the date. Look forward to seeing you there.

  • Gospel Music Ministry

  • Sunday,   |  9:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
  • Location: 892 Washington Avenue
  • Contact: Hope Fellowship Church
  • Phone: 410-778-3577
  • Email: office@ctownhope.com
  • URL: www.ctownhope.com
  • Karen Somerville & Sombarkin in Concert: A cappella and contemporary praise & worship music.

  • Race & Taste of the Sassafras

  • Sunday,   |  9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Kitty Knight House
  • Contact: Salvatore Agostino
  • Phone: 410-708-2710
  • The Race & Taste will include the traditional Taste of the Sassafras which is held under the tent overlooking the Sassafras River at the Kitty Knight House. The Taste gives local restaurants and caterers an opportunity to showcase their businesses while attendees sample offerings and enjoy live music. Prior to the Taste, and new this year: a 5k run/walk winding through Georgetown, live music on the grounds of the Kitty, and other entertainment.

  • Class: Watermedia with Skip Lawrence

  • Monday,
  • Location: G.A.R. Building, 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown
  • Contact: RiverArts Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/classes/finding-your-
  • Skip Lawrence, nationally acclaimed artist, instructor, and author, will be giving a four-day workshop from September 14-17, 2015. Skip says his workshop emphasizes personalizing your art. It assumes you all have the rudimentary skills and materials necessary for taking the step into making your art rather than someone else version of art. Give yourself the opportunity to discover the artist you can be and not an imitation of some other artist.

  • Come Sing with the Chorale

  • Monday,   |  6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Heron Point
  • Contact: Chester River Chorale
  • URL: chesterriverchorale.org
  • The Chester River Chorale begins its new season Monday, September 14, at 6 p.m. at Heron Point’s Wesley Room in Chestertown where regular practices for the December Holiday Concert will be held every Monday evening. New members are encouraged to join us in singing for the joy of it. No audition. Dues $40 with students free. More info at chesterriverchorale.org or Facebook.

  • Class: Adv. Potters' Wheel (nights)

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts Clay Studio: 204 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/classes/clay-studio-c
  • With Marilee Schumann. A class for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects. For more advanced learners, the focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression.

  • Life Drawing

  • Wednesday,   |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/
  • Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.

  • Class: Adv. Potters' Wheel (mornings)

  • Wednesday,
  • Location: RiverArts Clay Studio: 204 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/classes/clay-studio-c
  • With Marilee Schumann. A class for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects. For more advanced learners, the focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression.

  • Seed Saving with Sabine Harvey at Kent County Public Library

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00 p.m.
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • In preparation for the 2nd Annual Seed Swap (coming late winter or early spring 2016), Sabine Harvey, Horticulture Program Assistant with the University of MD Extension, Kent County, will share tips for successfully saving seeds from your favorite plants. Questions welcome.


  • Learn at Lunch: "Arts & Entertainment District: What it Means to Chestertown"

  • Thursday,   |  Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, 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/
  • WC-All Learn at Lunch featuring Lani Hall Seikaly, speaking about how the Town and the Greater Chestertown Initiative plans to leverage the arts to enhance the livability and improve the economy of Chestertown.

  • Class: Continuing Beginners' Pottery Wheel

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts Clay Studio: 204 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • With Marilee Schumann. This class is an extension of the beginner clay classes. Students will continue to hone their skills making functional ceramics on the pottery wheel – including glazing. Focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression.

  • Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Friday,   |  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm
  • This event runs September 18 to September 27
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Contact: Executive Producer Mark Sullivan
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/short-attention-span-theatre-coming-this-fall/2015-09-18/
  • Short Attention Span Theatre moves to the Fall! Join us for an engaging evening of 10-minute plays, designed to hold your attention for just. long. enough. The Play Fest will showcase a range of actors, directors and authors – including original works by local playwrights!

  • Rock Hall Cruise Night by Smilin' Jake's

  • Friday,   |  5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Main Street, Rock Hall MD 21661
  • Contact: Jack Heffner
  • Phone: 443-480-3615
  • Email: smilinjakes@gmail.com
  • URL: www.rockhallcruisenightsbysmilinjakes.blogspot.com
  • Time to turn back the clock, dust off those old rides and cruise on down to Main Street. See street rods, muscle cars, customs, antiques and classics. DJ Prestone will be spinnin’ your favorite oldies and admission is free to spectators and visitors alike. Til’ then “Keep on Cruisin”.


  • Friday Film- "The Devil Wears Prada"

  • Friday,   |  2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
    PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
    Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier
    FREE. Popcorn. All are welcome.

  • Children's Creativity Center

  • Saturday,   |  9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/
  • Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.

  • Cliffs School Museum Open House

  • Saturday,   |  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: 8.5 miles from Chestertown Quaker Neck Rd Rt 289
  • Contact: Carol Cordes
  • Phone: 410-778-9173
  • Email: cbcordes@verizon.net
  • URL: www.kentcounty.com/attractions/museums
  • This restored one-room schoolhouse opened in 1878 to children of farming and watermen's families living in southern Kent Co. See student desks, blackboard lessons for grades 1-7, text books, potbellied stove and more. Closed in 1939 it remains in its original configuration. Private showings on request with advance notice. Free. Donations welcome.

  • Chester River Health Foundation Bed Race

  • Sunday,   |  12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: High Street
  • Contact: Maryann Ruehrmund
  • Phone: 410-810-5660
  • Email: mailto:mruehrmund@chesterriverhealth.org
  • That's right! Bed racing down High Street! This hilarious fundraiser will keep you laughing as decorated beds-on-wheels and costumed teams of five scramble to the finish line. Enter a team, vote for your favorites or just come watch while enjoying lunch. Proceeds will benefit the patients and residents served by UM Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation at Chestertown.

  • Life Drawing

  • Wednesday,   |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/
  • Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.

  • Open House at Kent County Medical Adult Day Care

  • Friday,   |  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Kent County Health Dept., 1st Floor, 125 S. Lynchburg St.
  • Contact: Kent County Medical Adult Day Care
  • Phone: 410-778-5581
  • Email: lynda.hall@maryland.gov
  • Kent County Medical Adult Day Care is celebrating National Adult Day Care month by holding an Open House at the Center. Public is invited to come learn about services for adults needing medical supervision and/or caregiver respite. Light refreshments served. Door prizes. RSVP to 410-778-5581

  • Learn to Sing Gospel Music

  • Friday,   |  6:00 p.m.
  • This event runs September 25 to September 27
  • Location: Mt. Olive AME Church
  • Contact: Mt. Olive AME Church and Chester River Chorale
  • All ages and voices are welcome at the free three-day Gospel Extravaganza workshop starting Friday, Sept. 25 at Mt. Olive AME Church in Worton. Learn the technique of singing gospel from Dr. Robert L. Jefferson, an expert in the gospel art. A free public concert Sunday, sung by you and fellow choristers caps the event sponsored by Mt. Olive AME Church and the Chester River Chorale. Info and registration: 410-639-2149, 302-463-7154, or 302-598-0053. Schedule: Fri. 9/25: Rehearsal 7 to 9 PM. Sat. 9/26: Free public lecture 9-10 AM. Rehearsal 10 AM to 4 PM. Sun. 9/27: 2 PM Free public concert.

  • Friday Film- "Mission Impossible"

  • Friday,   |  2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Mission: Impossible (1996)
    PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
    Director: Brian De Palma
    Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart
    FREE. Popcorn. All are welcome.

  • Chestertown Riverfest

  • Saturday,   |  12:00 p.m. - sunset
  • Location: Wilmer Park and foot of High St.
  • Contact: Jamie Frees
  • Phone: 410-810-7162
  • Email: jfrees2@washcoll.edu
  • URL: www.washcoll.edu/centers/ces/
  • Chestertown RiverArts and Washington College Center for Environment & Society are launching a new event, Chestertown Riverfest, on September 26, 2015 at Wilmer Park and the foot of High Street. The event is open to the whole community and will feature the unveiling of a large, floating, solar-powered sculpture on the river, the 9th annual cardboard boat regatta, kayak and canoe races, a poker run, as well as live music, food, and kids activities. There will be something for everyone at this event, so bring the whole family!

  • Children's Creativity Center

  • Saturday,   |  9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/
  • Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.

  • Life Drawing

  • Wednesday,   |  4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: RiverArts KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/
  • Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.

  • Harry Potter Read-a-Thon & Fan Extravaganza

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Come prepared to read your favorite passage from any Harry Potter book or other Harry Potter related reading material, including fan fiction. Additionally, the library will welcome any fan art to be displayed & shared at the event. All fan fiction and art must be appropriate for all ages. Those interested in reading should register in advance. All reading selections need to be kept under three minutes. For more information about these and other programs or to register, please visit kentcountylibrary.org or call 410-778-3636.

  • Open Mic Night

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Contact: Ford Schuman
  • Email: fordo1@aol.com
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/open-mic-night/2015-09-30/
  • The last Wednesday of each month (except December) @ 7:30pm
    Priceless! Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann now at the Prince! Email Ford at fordo1@aol.com for information and to sign up!