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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- February 2017


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February 1

Warm-Up Wednesdays
  • Warm-Up Wednesdays

  • Wednesday,   |  5 - 10pm
  • Location: JR's Pub, 337 High Street
  • Warm Up Wednesdays is a series of dining experiences in Chestertown’s Arts & Entertainment District. Ditch the winter doldrums and nourish body and soul with these weekly Wednesday night din...

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Bread Alone: How the Food Environment Can Bring Positive Change to Low-Income, Urban Communities
  • Bread Alone: How the Food Environment Can Bring Positive Change to Low-Income, Urban Communities

  • Wednesday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Litrenta Hall, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • China Boak Terrell will describe efforts to redevelop a derelict industrial property in East Baltimore into the Baltimore Food Hub, a communal center to support community- and small-business food init...

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  • U.S. Naval Academy Brass

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents The United Stated Naval Academy Brass. This FREE concert is a collaboration between members of the US Na...

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Valentine's Day Crafts
  • Valentine's Day Crafts

  • Wednesday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Get crafty at the library and join us for a drop in afternoon of fun Valentine's themed art projects. All ages welcome.

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February 3

Little Demons
  • Little Demons

  • Friday,
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Opening Reception – February First Friday – February 3, 5-7:30 pm
    Closing Reception – March First Friday – March 3, 5-7:30 pm
    Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Friday 11-4, S...

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  • Emerging Artists (Invitational Show)

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs February 3 to February 25
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Main and Studio Galleries. Curator: Raven Bishop

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  • Pizza Night

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas. Wine can be purchased by glass or bottle. RSVP online by visiting CrowVineyardandWinery.com and click on Events tab or email us at info@crowvineyard.com....

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Mister Roberts
  • Mister Roberts

  • Friday,   |  8pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays
  • This event runs February 3 to February 19
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • FEB 3 – 19
    By Thomas Heggen & Joshua Logan
    Directed by Tess Hogans

    Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm.

    $20 General Admission
    $15 Senior/Military
    $10 Student...

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  • History Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, Chestertown
    Learn more about Kent County and Maryland history while enjoying a glass of wine and the company of other history lovers....

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Friday Film
  • Friday Film

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • The Butler
    PG-13 2013 ‧ Drama/Biography ‧ 2h 15m
    After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets ...

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  • Friday Film- " The Butler"

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • The Butler
    PG-13 2013 ‧ Drama/Biography ‧ 2h 15m
    After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) gets ...

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February 4

Horizons' Dance with the  Stars
  • Horizons' Dance with the Stars

  • Saturday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Kent County Community Center, Worton
  • One of the most popular fundraisers in the region pairs local notables with dance pros to perform in a lively take-off on the popular TV show. Dollar votes raise funds for the Horizons summer enrichme...

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  • Quilters of Kent County

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 5pm Daily
  • This event runs February 4 to February 28
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • This show will feature recent work of the group. It is always a gorgeous collection of works by the talented members of Kent County's finest quilters. A reception will be announced at a later d...

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Recycled Valentines at the North County Branch
  • Recycled Valentines at the North County Branch

  • Saturday,   |  11am
  • Location: 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena, MD
  • Registration required. With a little bit of creativity and plenty of glue, you can turn items from the recycling bin into Pinterest-worthy Valentines for your dearest friends and sweethearts. Come pr...

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February 5

  • Resonance: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: St Paul's Parish
  • The Potomac Winds

    Ceylon Mitchell, flute
    Amanda Dusold, oboe
    Joseph Beverly, clarinet
    Avery Pettigrew, horn
    Ronn Hall, bassoon
    ~
    “Straight Flush”
    Ibert, Three Pièces Br&eg...

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February 6

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Amy Shook on bass
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Amy Shook on bass

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Joe’s special guest for this evening is Amy Shook on bass. Amy is one of the most in-demand upright bassists in the Baltim...

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February 7

  • Black Student Union Movie Series: Freedom Writers

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre
  • This event is sponsored by the Black Student Union. It is free and open to the public.

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February 8

"Warm Up Wednesday" Dinner
  • "Warm Up Wednesday" Dinner

  • Wednesday,   |  5 - 10pm
  • Location: The Fish Whistle Restaurant
  • "Warm Up Wednesdays" is a series of four weekly dining experiences in Chestertown’s Arts & Entertainment District, each at a different restaurant in the District. Each week throug...

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3Doodler Art Workshop for Kids & Teens
  • 3Doodler Art Workshop for Kids & Teens

  • Wednesday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • AGES 8+
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
    Interested in drawing in 3D? Sign up to test out our latest addition to the library's STEM lineup with a 3Doodler pen workshop. A 3Doodler pen allows kids to draw...

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February 10

Spa Angels 1st Annual Galentine's Day
  • Spa Angels 1st Annual Galentine's Day

  • Friday,   |  4 - 9pm
  • Location: 306 Park Row Chestertown, Md 21620
  • Spa Angels wants to celebrate Galentine's Day with you! Register for you complimentary facial (cleanse and moisturize) before all the spaces are filled....

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February 11

  • Trip to African American Civil War Museum & National Mall, Washington, DC

  • Saturday,   |  Bus Departs at 8:30am
  • Location: 206 S. Queen Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • This is a trip to Washington, DC to visit the African American Civil War Museum and to spend time at the National Mall. Cost is $30 per person. Lunch is on your own at the National Mall....

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  • Valentine's Dinner

  • Saturday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Five course meal prepared by Chef Sabrina Sexton paired with Crow Vineyard Wine. Dinner is being held in the B&B so registration is limited to 24....

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Drop-In Valentine Day Crafts
  • Drop-In Valentine Day Crafts

  • Saturday,   |  drop-in anytime 11am - 1pm
  • Location: 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena, MD
  • Get crafty at the library and join us for a drop-in morning/afternoon of fun Valentine's themed art projects. All ages welcome.

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Author Event: "In Julia's Kitchen" with Pamela Heyne
  • Author Event: "In Julia's Kitchen" with Pamela Heyne

  • Saturday,   |  3:30pm
  • Location: The Bookplate, 112 S. Cross Street, 21620
  • The only architect ever to interview the famous cook, Pamela Heyne will give a presentation highlighting Julia Child’s ideas about kitchen design and their relevance today, including health repe...

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Valentine Shopping Event
  • Valentine Shopping Event

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • Location: Amy Lynn Ferris Center, 200 Schauber Rd
  • Shop local vendors for you Valentine loves! 4 Lularoe Consultants, Moon & Sea Creations, Keep Collective, Lemongrass Spa, Plexus, Carrie Sue's Cupcakes, Avon, Diplicious, Damsel In Defense, I...

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Winter Woods Walk
  • Winter Woods Walk

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: Knocks Folly Building, 13761 Turners Creek Road, Kennedyville
  • Step out and stroll through the February air on the Sassafras NRMA. The open winter landscape offers views of birds flitting over scrubby fields, deer wandering through old forests, and eagles soaring...

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February 12

  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • Sunday,   |  12 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Join us for a pairing of award winning Crow wines and fine chocolates. Nolia Chocolates specializes in small batch, intensely flavored confections. For more information or to RSVP, email us at info@cr...

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Davy DeArmond & Douglas Lindsey, Trumpet Recital
  • Davy DeArmond & Douglas Lindsey, Trumpet Recital

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • As part of its 2016-2017 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Davy DeArmond & Douglas Lindsey, trumpet recital. This bonus concert is FREE to Concert Series Patro...

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Soroptimist Designer Purse Bingo
  • Soroptimist Designer Purse Bingo

  • Sunday,   |  Doors open 11:30am bingo begins at 1pm
  • Location: Chestertown American Legion
  • Designer Purse Bingo to benefit education and grants for women and girls in the community. $25 Advance Ticket Pack or $30 at the door. Doors open at 11:30 and games start at 1 p.m. Food for purchase,...

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Runa: A Celtic Valentine
  • Runa: A Celtic Valentine

  • Sunday,   |  4pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • The Celtic group RUNA returns to The Mainstay for a Celtic take on Valentine’s Day. The band members hail from Ireland, Canada and the US and draw on their diverse backgrounds in world music, ro...

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February 13

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes vocalist Lena Seikaly
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes vocalist Lena Seikaly

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Joe’s special guest for this evening is the wonderful vocalist Lena Seikaly, a rising star in the DC area who has headline...

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February 14

  • Black Student Union Movie Series: Lee Daniel's The Butler

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre
  • This event is sponsored by the Black Student Union and is free and open to the public.

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February 15

"Warm-Up Wednesday" Dinner
  • "Warm-Up Wednesday" Dinner

  • Wednesday,   |  5 - 10pm
  • Location: The Blue Heron Restaurant
  • "Warm Up Wednesdays" is a series of four weekly dining experiences in Chestertown’s Arts & Entertainment District, each at a different restaurant in the District, and each with an ...

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Bugs: a Gastronomic Adventure with Nordic Food Lab
  • Bugs: a Gastronomic Adventure with Nordic Food Lab

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Washington College, Norman James Theater, William Smith Hall
  • The screening of Bugs: a Gastronomic Adventure with Nordic Food Lab is the first event in the series The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu. Bugs follows a team, from Copenhage...

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  • Kent County Chamber of Commerce- "Business After Hours"

  • Wednesday,   |  5 -7pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • KCPL is pleased to host the Kent County Chamber of Commerce's
    Business After Hours.
    Admission: Members Free, Guests: $5
    Please RSVP to the Chamber at 410-810-2968 or kentchamber@verizon.net
    D...

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  • Brown Bag at the Bordley

  • Wednesday,   |  Noon
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, Chestertown
    Bring your lunch and a thirst for Kent County history. Learn about our local history, books, and archival materials. 12pm For more information, ca...

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The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu
  • The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu

  • Wednesday,
  • This event runs February 15 to February 17
  • Location: Washington College
  • A 3 day series on the sustainability of insects as food and more!
    Insects provide an alternative foodway that conserves energy, reduces waste, and promotes nutrition. And while other cultures have a...

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February 16

  • WC-All Learn at Lunch: "Jazz, From Louis to Now" by Dr. Christopher Oberholtzer

  • Thursday,   |  Noon - 2pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • Noted Jazz authority, Dr. Oberholtzer is Director, Jazz Studies, University of Southern Maine and Musical Director of the Portland (ME) Jazz Orchestra.
    The buffet lunch is served at noon in Hynson Lo...

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Bugs on the Menu - Documentary Screening
  • Bugs on the Menu - Documentary Screening

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Washington College, Norman James Theater, William Smith Hall
  • The screening of Bugs on the Menu is the second event in the series The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu. Bugs on the Menu explores the concept of entomophagy, which has been...

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  • #WACLikeMe

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Hynson Faculty Lounge
  • Open Panel Discussion with Alumni of Color providing students with the opportunity to interact with others to express similar experiences around topics such as identity, inclusion, and culture at Wash...

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  • Mastering Empires: The Anishinaabeg of Great Lakes and the Making of America

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall
  • In 1763, the British formally took possession of French settlements and territorial claims in North America after the fierce international conflict known as the Seven Years’ War. This talk will ...

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February 17

Entomo Farms and The Emerging World of the Incredible Edible Insect
  • Entomo Farms and The Emerging World of the Incredible Edible Insect

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 - 7pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall
  • The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu series will conclude with a talk by Jarrod Goldin about Entomo Farms and the business of growing and marketing insect-based products. His talk, &ldqu...

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Cricket Tacos
  • Cricket Tacos

  • Friday,   |  4:30 - 6:30pm
  • Location: Washington College, Dining Hall, Hodson Hall Commons
  • An opportunity to try a cricket taco on corn tortillas made from scratch by Bill Schindler. The dining hall will be open to the public for those brave enough to come try the cricket tacos. The price i...

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Entomo Farms and The Emerging World of the Incredible Edible Insect
  • Entomo Farms and The Emerging World of the Incredible Edible Insect

  • Friday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall
  • The New Face of Farm to Table: Insects on the Menu series will conclude with a talk by Jarrod Goldin about Entomo Farms and the business of growing and marketing insect-based products. His talk, &ldqu...

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February 18

  • Sammy Sent Me: A Speakeasy to Benefit the Chester River Chorale

  • Saturday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Bad Alred's Distilling, 323 High Street
  • Put on your glad rags Saturday, February18, and sashay over to a Chester River Chorale fundraiser with a roaring ’20s theme where the action begins at 7 p.m. “Sammy Sent Me” is the p...

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  • Black Student Union Movie Series: Motown Night

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall, 206 South Queens Street
  • This event is sponsored by the Black Student Union and is free and open to the public.

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February 19

  • Wine Seminar Series - Session II: Pairing Food & Wine

  • Sunday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Crow wines are excellent paired with a variety of foods and we pride ourselves in pairing with local cuisine. Learn the art of wine and food pairing through guided tastings and presentation....

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February 20

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Guthrie Matthews on guitar
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Guthrie Matthews on guitar

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music. Joe’s special guest for this evening is the incendiary blues/rock guitarist Guthrie Matthews. There will be casual seating...

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February 21

Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—An Evening with Brian Turner
  • Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—An Evening with Brian Turner

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • Brian Turner is a poet and memoirist who served seven years in the U.S. Army. He is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom Noise, and Here, Bullet, which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the...

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  • Black Student Union Movie Series: The Great Debaters

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre
  • This event is sponsored by the Black Student Union and is free and open to the public.

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February 22

Preschool Adventures
  • Preschool Adventures

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30-6:30pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Calling all 2 to 5 year olds and their families.
    Come for a fun filled evening of hands on activities specially designed for preschool fun!
    Let your imagination come alive with art, games, and much ...

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February 24

Mardi Gras Dance Party
  • Mardi Gras Dance Party

  • Friday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Live Music, Dancing, Cash Bar, Free Nibbles, all to celebrate the 2017 Mardi Gras!
    $25 General Admission.

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February 25

3rd Annual Seed Swap
  • 3rd Annual Seed Swap

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Do you need seeds for your garden? Do you have seeds you could share? Join us for our Third Annual Seed Swap! Presented in partnership with University of Maryland Extension, Kent County and facilita...

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Chester Gras
  • Chester Gras

  • Saturday,   |  Noon to 4pm
  • Location: High Street, between Spring Avenue and Mill Street
  • Chester Gras: Chestertown's Mini Mardi Gras celebration is a family friendly event. Mardi Gras style parade at 1:00 with all other events in heated tent starting at noon: silent auction, 50/50...

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Todd Marcus Quintet
  • Todd Marcus Quintet

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Todd Marcus is a Baltimore based composer and arranger who masterfully uses a bass clarinet as the lead horn in this straight-ahead jazz ensemble. The Quintet features Marcus’ rich harmonic appr...

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Gift of Love Clothing Giveaway
  • Gift of Love Clothing Giveaway

  • Saturday,   |  8:30am -12:30pm
  • Location: 115 South Lynchburg St. Suite B
  • Free community clothing giveaway! Clothing of all sizes, some special, larger items. Bring your tote bags and take what you can tote. Updates on donated items up for grabs will be posted throughout th...

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  • Sumner Hall Annual Symposium

  • Saturday,   |  4pm
  • Location: 206 S. Queen Street
  • Symposium on: "Continuing the Legacy" : A discussion with Harriet Tubman's Descendant, Mr. Charles Ross of Dorchester County. Join us for an engaging afternoon with singing by New G...

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February 28

Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—A Faculty Tea & Talk with Professo
  • Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—A Faculty Tea & Talk with Professo

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • Christine J. Wade is the author of many scholarly works dealing with revolutions, post-war violence, and peace building. She is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies and t...

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  • Black Student Union Movie Series: Friday

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre
  • This event is sponsored by the Black Student Union and is free and open to the public.

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