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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- January 2017


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January 1

  • Cathy Bitter - Photographs on Canvas

  • Sunday,   |  Daily 10am - 5pm
  • This event runs December 3 to January 2
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • Cathy Bitter, photographer, has lived in Kent County all her life. She has photographed the landscapes and wild life around her home on Still Pond Creek since the age of 9 and continues until the pre...

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January 3

  • Resident's Art Show

  • Tuesday,   |  10am - 5pm Daily
  • This event runs January 3 to January 31
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • This event will feature residents and staffs art work. The theme will be "Favorite Artwork"

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January 6

RiverArts Members' Show
  • RiverArts Members' Show

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs January 6 to January 28
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • Exhibition open to all media. Members Only. Will be held in both the main and studio galleries. Curator: Nora Carey.

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  • Friday Film- "A Prairie Home Companion"

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • A Prairie Home Companion
    PG-13 2006 ‧ Drama film/Musical ‧ 1h 46m
    A private investigator (Kevin Kline) keeps tabs on the proceedings as guests, cast and crew (Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan...

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January 12

  • WC-ALL Showcase of Spring Courses

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Washington College Campus
  • This is an opportunity to hear about all 19 courses to be held during WC-ALL's Spring Semester. Meet the instructors during the informal refreshment hour following the presentations and mingle w...

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January 13

  • 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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  • Friday Film-"Fargo"

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Fargo
    R 1996 ‧ Crime film/Drama film ‧ 1h 38m
    "Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapol...

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John Jorgenson Quintet
  • John Jorgenson Quintet

  • Friday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • John Jorgenson (Desert Rose Band, the Hellecasters, Elton John's band) is a dazzling world-class guitarist. His quintet fuses Gypsy Jazz, the string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and ...

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January 14

  • Lift Up Our Voices in Song: MLK Memorial Concert

  • Saturday,   |  5pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • The Garfield Center for the Arts and The Kent County Arts Council present
    The 6th Annual Commemoration Concert for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Featuring Music, Dance, Poetry, and Spoken Word.

    A...

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January 15

  • Resonance: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Sacred Heart Church
  • Ensemble Collina

    Leah Peroutka, violin
    Michael Kris, sackbut
    Brent Wissick, gamba and violoncello
    Elaine Funero, keyboard
    ~
    Andreas Oswald, Sonata in F major
    Giovanni Riccio, Canzona &aacu...

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January 16

Join the Chorale and Sing for the Joy of It!
  • Join the Chorale and Sing for the Joy of It!

  • Monday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Heron Point's Wesley Hall
  • Calling all singers! The Chester River Chorale welcomes new and current members to the first rehearsal of its spring season at 6 p.m. Monday, January 16, in the Wesley Room of Chestertown’s Hero...

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Mainstay Monday with guest host Sam Guthridge
  • Mainstay Monday with guest host Sam Guthridge

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • The first Mainstay Monday of the New Year will feature guest host Sam Guthridge (Chester River Runoff, The High and Wides) on banjo and vocals. Sam’s guest will be Ian Trusheim, a bass player, c...

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Come Sing with the Chester River Youth Choir
  • Come Sing with the Chester River Youth Choir

  • Monday,   |  4:15pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • The Chester River Youth Choir welcomes new and returning singers from age 7 to 17 to the first rehearsal at 4:15 p.m. Monday, January 16th at the Garfield Center in Chestertown. The treble voiced boys...

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January 18

  • WC-All Learn at Lunch: Luncheon and Lecture by Pamela Cardullo, Ortiz, Esq. -- "Access to Just

  • Wednesday,   |  Noon - 2pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • WC-ALL luncheon and presentation: Pamela Cardulllo Ortiz, Esq. will speak on "Access to Justice: Critical Tools for a Civic Society."
    The buffet lunch is served at noon in Hynson Lounge, ...

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  • Brown Bag at the Bordley

  • Wednesday,
  • 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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Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-ups
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-ups

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time to explore your powers of creativity! Supplies will be provided for coloring and crafting. You are also welcome to bring your own creative projects (knitting, drawing, embroi...

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January 20

  • Sassafras Sips

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: The Granary Restaurant
  • A monthly Happy Hour in support of a healthy river. Join us to learn more and make new friends! Proceeds benefit SRA's mission to protect and restore the Sassafras River. Have dinner with this co...

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  • Friday Film- "The Truman Show"

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • The Truman Show
    PG 1998 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 1h 43m
    He doesn't know it, but everything in Truman Burbank's (Jim Carrey) life is part of a massive TV set. Executive ...

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January 21

Susquehanna University Choir & Chamber Choir Concert
  • Susquehanna University Choir & Chamber Choir Concert

  • Saturday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: 905 Gateway Drive
  • Susquehanna University Concert Choir Concert
    Chestertown Presbyterian Church Concert
    Saturday January 21, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

    In addition to the University Choir, the SU Chamber Singers will perform...

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January 22

The Maryland Poetry Circuit with Robert Earl Price and Meredith Davies Hadaway
  • The Maryland Poetry Circuit with Robert Earl Price and Meredith Davies Hadaway

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Kent County Arts Council launches the Maryland Poetry Circuit with a reading by the circuit’s first touring poets, Meredith Davies Hadaway and Robert Earl Price. Both award-winning poets and tea...

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January 23

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Chuck Redd on vibes and drums
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes Chuck Redd on vibes and drums

  • 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 Chuck Redd, a Mainstay favorite, on vibes and drums. There will be casual seating,...

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January 26

  • "What's Next?" exhibition opening

  • Thursday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery, Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Please join us for a reception celebrating the opening of "What's Next?", featuring Larry Cook, Ben Marcin, Carolina Mayorga, Christie Neptune, and Rachel Schmidt. "What's Nex...

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January 27

  • Friday Film- "The Love Punch"

  • Friday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • The Love Punch
    2013 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 35m
    Divorcees (Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson) enlist the aid of a married couple to get their stolen retirement money back from a corrupt French busines...

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January 28

Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys
  • Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017
    Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys

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

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

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 11am
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time to explore your powers of creativity! Supplies will be provided for coloring and crafting. You are also welcome to bring your own creative projects (knitting, drawing, embroi...

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Mainstay Monday on a Saturday with Joe Holt and guests
  • Mainstay Monday on a Saturday with Joe Holt and guests

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Joe Holt on piano welcomes some of the guests who have made his Mainstay Mondays series so popular. This will be a swinging evening of jazz to heat up a January night, a bigger and badder version of M...

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January 29

  • Wine Seminar Series - Session I: The Basics of Wine Tasting and Palate Training

  • Sunday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Would you like to take your palate to a professional level? Join our on-site seminar, led by Crow Vineyard’s Winemaker, on training your palate to identify and articulate tasting flavors like a ...

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Zumba for Horizons
  • Zumba for Horizons

  • Sunday,   |  1:00 - 2:30pm
  • Location: Washington College Johnson Fitness Center
  • Join local instructors for 90 minutes of Zumba Fitness to help raise funds for Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne's!
    Location: Washington College JFC Dance Studio
    Date: Sunday, January 29
    Time: 1...

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January 30

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes The Washington College Jazz Combo
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt on piano welcomes The Washington College Jazz Combo

  • Monday,   |  7 - 8:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • A very special Mainstay Monday as host Joe Holt at the piano welcomes The Washington College Jazz Combo, under the direction of Grammy Award winning Latin Jazz bandleader and drummer Joe McCarthy. Th...

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