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March 1

Opening Reception: The Illustrative Works of Laurie Cumpston
  • Opening Reception: The Illustrative Works of Laurie Cumpston

  • Wednesday,   |  5pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Illustrator Laurie Cumpston returns to KCPL with an exhibit of her detailed and imaginative works. Light refreshments. All are welcome at this opening reception. The exhibit will remain on display ...

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
  • Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Come one, come all, and join the fun!
    We'll jump, skip, bounce, sing, and run!
    Whether it rains, or "weather" it's sunny,
    We'll have lots of good fun that is funny!

    You ...

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  • Marj Morani and Linda Carls Art Show

  • Wednesday,   |  10am - 5pm Daily
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • Two local painters in Oil and Pastel. The work will be varied from local landscapes to abstract paintings. The talent of these two artists is worth the effort to visit the Administration Hallway Gall...

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  • Made in Kent County Exhibit sponsored by Historical Society of Kent County

  • Wednesday,   |  W-S 10am - 3pm
  • This event runs March 1 to April 30
  • Location: 301 High Street
  • Made In Kent County sponsored by Historical Society as part of Smithsonian Exhibit at Sumner Hall

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March 2

  • Washington College Career Center Career Fair

  • Thursday,   |  11am to 2pm
  • Location: Hodson Hall at Washington College
  • This event is hosted by the Career Development Center at Washington College.

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March 3

Juried Painting, Sculpture, & Contemporary Craft
  • Juried Painting, Sculpture, & Contemporary Craft

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs March 3 to April 1
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • Curators: Mary Pritchard and Rob Glebe

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  • Chestertown First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Historic District
  • Enjoy late shopping hours in unique shops, gallery exhibit openings, special tastings and a variety of dining options during Downtown Chestertown's monthly progressive open house....

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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. For more information cal...

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March 4

Author Event: "Everywhere, Wonder" with Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr
  • Author Event: "Everywhere, Wonder" with Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  11am
  • Location: 112 S. Cross St, 21620
  • Chestertown author/illustrator, husband/wife duo Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr will give a funny, informative, kid-focused presentation on creating their latest children’s picture book, “...

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March 5

  • VInes & Variety

  • Sunday,   |  1 - 3:30pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD
  • Join us at CrowVineyard & Winery to learn about Maryland wine from the winemakers themselves! The Maryland Wineries Association will be hosting a Winemaker Seminar Series consisting of interactive...

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  • Resonance: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: The Mainstay
  • Project Fusion Saxophone Quartet

    Dannel Espinoza, soprano saxophone
    Matthew Amedio, alto saxophone
    Michael Sawzin, tenor saxophone
    Matthew Evans, baritone saxophone
    ~
    Thierry Eschaich, Tango V...

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March 6

  • Woobin Park Duo, piano & cello

  • Monday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • As part of 2016-2017 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes Woobin Park, piano, & Se-Doo Park, cello. Advance Tickets:
    washcoll.edu/concert...

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  • Siri Terejensen, Spirit of Entrepeneuralism

  • Monday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center, Washington College
  • This event is sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture at Washington College and is free and open to the public.

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Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Vince Lardear on sax and Bob Colligan on bass.
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Vince Lardear on sax and Bob Colligan on bass.

  • Monday,   |  7:00 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music at The Mainstay. Joe’s special guests for this evening Vince Lardear, a highly respected alto saxophonist from Wilmington, ...

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March 8

LEGO Day
  • LEGO Day

  • Wednesday,   |  4pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Build, create, and repeat - it's LEGO time at the library! Bring your imagination to this drop-in family program for kids of all ages.

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  • Ron Leibman Book Talk

  • Wednesday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Center for Career Development, Washington College
  • Ron Leibman, former head of International Litigation, Patton Boggs Law Firm, Washington, DC and Saudia Arabia, former federal prosecutor, and author of the recently published novel BIG LAW, published ...

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March 9

Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers
  • Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers seamlessly incorporate New Orleans Swing, Harlem Swing, Parisian Cabaret, and Gut Bucket Blues into one charming performance. Bandleader and vocalist Sweet Megg imbues ea...

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March 10

  • 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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Plant Propagation: How to Multiply your Favorite Plants
  • Plant Propagation: How to Multiply your Favorite Plants

  • Friday,   |  10am
  • Location: Kent County Public Library
  • Vic Priapi, Owner of Priapi Gardens, will share his knowledge about plant propagation. This talk is part of the 18th Annual Kent Horticulture Lecture Series...

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March 11

Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Poultry Expo
  • Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Poultry Expo

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 2pm
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • Come learn about raising poultry! We will have experts on hand to discuss equipment, nutrition, breeds and exhibiting. Pre-order chicks for delivery between April and June; the order form can be found...

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March 13

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Marc Dykeman and Mike Buccino
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Marc Dykeman and Mike Buccino

  • Monday,   |  7:00 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Every Monday night pianist Joe Holt hosts an evening of diverse music at The Mainstay. Joe’s special guests for this evening are Marc Dykeman on guitar and vocals and Mike Buccino on bass. Marc...

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March 14

Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Horticulture Meeting: Our Challenging Climate
  • Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Horticulture Meeting: Our Challenging Climate

  • Tuesday,   |  6 - 7pm
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • We will discuss the impact of extreme weather patterns on our plants. Also, we will talk about what we should plant, and why.

    Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at Kingstown Farm, Home &...

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March 15

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars
  • Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars have risen from the ashes of war to bring songs of hope, faith and joy to the world. Formed in a West African refugee camp, they were the subject of an acclaimed ...

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12th Annual Women Helping Women Concert
  • 12th Annual Women Helping Women Concert

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • The theme for the 12th Annual WHW Concert is SHINE A LIGHT! This concert always sells out! Please purchase tickets EARLY!
    Performers: Lester Barrett, Jr. • Sydney Berna • Maddie Berna &bul...

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Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups

  • Wednesday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time to explore your powers of creativity! This month, our featured project is Bookmark Collages. We'll create tiny collages and turn them into one-of-a-kind bookmarks. Suppli...

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March 17

  • Picnic & Night Hike

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 13761 Turners Creek Road, Kennedyville
  • Celebrate the beginning of spring with a night walk at the Sassafras Environmental Education Center. After snacks, we’ll head out for an evening stroll. The chorus of night sounds will captiva...

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  • Beautiy your Landscape and your Food with Aronia (Purple Chokeberry)

  • Friday,   |  10am
  • Location: Kent County Public Library
  • Roye Mears, owner of Chester River Aronia will show you how to grow this beautiful shrub and what to do with the berries!. This talk is part of the 18th Annual Kent Horticulture Lecture Series...

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March 18

  • Arts Alive! Gala 2017

  • Saturday,   |  5 - 9pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Department
  • River Arts annual gala and fundraiser!

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The Leyla Mcalla Trio
  • The Leyla Mcalla Trio

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017
    The Leyla McCalla Trio

    GENERAL ADMISSION $30 / STUDENTS $20
    SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE! SAVE $25!
    $125 Single Subscription / $250 Couple Subscription...

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  • 4th Annual KCHS Trojan Trample 5K Run/Walk and 1st Annual Trojan Trackster 1/4 mile run for kids 1

  • Saturday,   |  4pm start for Trojan Trackster 1/4 mile run for kids & 4
  • Location: KCHS Trojan Stadium
  • Join us for the 4th Annual Trojan Trample 5K Run/Walk & the new Trojan Trackster 1/4 mile run for kids 10-under on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 4pm. The events are hosted by the KCHS PTSA and the K...

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Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups

  • Saturday,   |  11am
  • Location: 111-1B Main Street, Galena MD
  • Happiness Hour is a time to explore your powers of creativity! This month, our featured project is Bookmark Collages. We'll create tiny collages and turn them into one-of-a-kind bookmarks. Suppli...

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Zoe & Cloyd
  • Zoe & Cloyd

  • Saturday,   |  8:00pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Zoe & Cloyd are long-time veterans of the Asheville, NC music scene with deep roots in American music, and were founding members of the Americana trio Red June. As a duo, Natalya Zoe Weinstein on ...

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March 19

A Musical Journey: Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble
  • A Musical Journey: Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  4 - 5pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 Cross St. (near High St.) - handicapped accessible
  • The all-ages community concert band, directed by Dr. Keith A. Wharton, will take listeners on a musical journey to various parts of the world. Places to be visited include Tunisia (A Night in Tunisia)...

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March 22

  • Al Sikes: The FCC Is American Life: The Struggle for Public Decency, and Principles of Leadership

  • Wednesday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center, Washington College
  • This event is sponsored by The Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture and is free and open to the public.

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March 24

David Kim & Matt Brower, violin and piano
  • David Kim & Matt Brower, violin and piano

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Decker Theatre
  • As part of 2016-2017 Premier Artist lineup, The Washington College Concert Series welcomes David Kim, violin, & Matt Brower, piano.
    Advance Tickets: washcoll.edu/concert...

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Lawn Alternatives
  • Lawn Alternatives

  • Friday,   |  10am
  • Location: Kent County Public Library
  • Wanda MacLachlan, Bay-WIse Program Director and Master Naturalist Coordinator will give some tips and suggestion about how to reduce your lawn and what to plant instead. She will also give a brief his...

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  • Josh Dunn, Faith and the Individual

  • Friday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center, Washington College
  • This event is sponsored by The Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture at Washington College and is free and open to the public.

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An African Land Called 'Down-Up' and Hypermasculinity in Félix María de Sama
  • An African Land Called 'Down-Up' and Hypermasculinity in Félix María de Sama

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Hynson, Lounge Washington College
  • A Lecture by Mehl Allan Penrose, Associate Professor of Spanish at University of Maryland College Park.
    This lecture is sponsored by the Black Studies Program, Gender Studies Program and the Departme...

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10th Anniversary Poetry Festival
  • 10th Anniversary Poetry Festival

  • Friday,   |  4 - 7pm
  • Location: 112 S. Cross St.
  • Come join in an evening of shared poems to celebrate National Poetry Month. Read a favorite poem, share one that you've written, or just show up to listen and enjoy. The Bookplate and the Kent Co...

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  • 100 Proof: Student Art Works Exhibition featured at Washington College's Kohl Gallery

  • Friday,   |  TBD
  • Location: Washington College's Kohl Gallery
  • 100 Proof: Student Art Works Exhibition featured at Washington College's Kohl Gallery in conjunction with Smithsonian Exhibit at Sumner Hall

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  • Spanish Language Film Festival, "The Travel Agent" (Spain-Italy, 2015)

  • Friday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall, 300 Washington Ave
  • From her tiny office overlooking the U.S. Interests Section, 58- year old Lourdes counsels thousands of Cuban seeking a U.S. travel visa. She coaches them on answering tricky questions, fine-tuning th...

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March 25

Mary Ball Washington & the Challenges of Writing Women's History
  • Mary Ball Washington & the Challenges of Writing Women's History

  • Saturday,   |  11am
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Mary Ball Washington, the Mother of Founding Father George Washington, has received considerable historical attention, but little of it accurate and much of it gratuitously hostile.

    In this talk, ...

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Benefit Dinner for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Benefit Dinner for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

  • Saturday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: 215 Scheeler Road
  • You're invited to Kent Center's first annual Developmental Disabilities Month benefit dinner. Join us for appetizers, tours, buffet dinner, and dessert and to learn more about the essential...

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  • Spanish Language Film Festival, "Undertow" (Colombia-Peru, 2010)

  • Saturday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall, 300 Washington Ave
  • Miguel is a young and handsome fisherman who lives with his beautiful pregnant wife in Cabo Blanco, a small traditional fishing village in Northern Peru. What nobody knows is that Miguel is having a p...

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  • Spanish Language Film Festival, "Ixcanul, Volcano" (France-Gutemala, 2015)

  • Saturday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall, 300 Washington Ave
  • Maria, a 17-year old Mayan girl, lives and works with her parents on a coffee planation in the foothills of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her; she's been promised he...

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March 26

  • Wine Seminar Series - Session III: Grapes to Glass

  • Sunday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Great wines begin in the vineyard and end in the winery. It is a marriage between field, flavor, and long-standing traditions. Participants will spend time in the vineyard with a guided presentation o...

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Community Dance Day
  • Community Dance Day

  • Sunday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Johnson Fitness Center, Washington College
  • Presented by the Delta Eta Pi Nation Dance Honors Society at Washington College. Open to children grades K-8. No prior dance experience necessary. Warm up, ballet, jazz/musical theater, and pom dance ...

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Hogwarts Professors Visit Flourish & Blotts
  • Hogwarts Professors Visit Flourish & Blotts

  • Sunday,   |  2:30 to 4pm
  • Location: 112 S. Cross St
  • Prospective Hogwarts students are invited to meet some of their professors Sun, Mar 26, from 2:30-4:00 PM at Flourish & Blotts (Bookplate, 112 S. Cross St, Chestertown). Get a taste of classes lik...

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March 28

Peabody Conservatory of Music Presents: PAPAGENO!
  • Peabody Conservatory of Music Presents: PAPAGENO!

  • Tuesday,   |  10am
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Opera Department of Peabody Conservatory of Music Presents Papageno!
    The children’s adaptation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute

    $5 General Admission...

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March 29

  • SCORE Business Education Workshop

  • Wednesday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Chestertown Public Library
  • Planning Your Business
    Discussion/Information from Mike Thielke, (with ESEC) focused upon elements/contents of business models for launch of a "Lean Start-Up" for a new business. Informatio...

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament

  • Wednesday,   |  3-5pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Are you a fan of Super Smash Bros.? Can you melee with the best of them? Enter the Super Smash Bros. Tournament and show us your moves! Practice time will be available for the first 30 minutes, follo...

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Strengthening Families Parent Cafe
  • Strengthening Families Parent Cafe

  • Wednesday,   |  12 - 2pm
  • Location: Kent Family Center
  • Parents of children birth through age 3, are invited to come and share ideas that can help us take better care of ourselves and our families and raise strong, happy children!
    **Raffle Prizes, Free ...

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  • Hurray to America!: The German Auxiliary Troops in the War for American Independence

  • Wednesday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall, John S. Toll Science Building, Washington College
  • The March 29 Goodfellow Lecture will examine colonial America through the unique perspective of German soldiers who fought for the British.

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  • Spanish Language Film Festival, "The Boss, Anatomy of a Crime" (Argentina- Venezuela, 2014

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall, 300 Washington Ave
  • Based on a true story, "The Boss, Anatomy of a Murder", is a neo-realistic portrait of the inhumane work environment, and the power imbalances existing between worker and employer. The multi...

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March 30

Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—An Evening with Carolyn Forché
  • Literary House Series: The Personal & the Political—An Evening with Carolyn Forché

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • Carolyn Forché’s first volume, Gathering the Tribes, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, was followed by The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Blue Hour. She has...

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March 31

The President's Own U.S. Marine Band Brass
  • The President's Own U.S. Marine Band Brass

  • Friday,   |  noon
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • As part of its free 12@Hotchkiss Series, the Washington College Department of Music presents a noontime concert featuring “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band Brass Quintet on Frid...

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Caterpillars in the Landscape
  • Caterpillars in the Landscape

  • Friday,   |  10am
  • Location: Kent County Public Library
  • Entomologist Elizabeth Hill is going to shine a light on all those beautiful creatures that are hiding in our plants. Which butterflies are attracted to which plants. What do their babies (caterpillar...

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  • Reception at Kohl Gallery for 100 Proof

  • Friday,   |  5 - 7pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery, Washington College
  • Please join us for a reception celebrating the artists of 100 Proof: Art Works.

    This exhibition will be on display from March 24 to April 9.

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  • Spanish Language Film Festival, "The Country of Fear (Spain, 2015)

  • Friday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Norman
  • A festival favorite, "The Country of Fear" is a must see for high school and college level students. The film touches upon one of the most talked about behavioral issues happening on campus ...

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