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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- December 2016


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December 1

  • RiverArts' Holiday Gift Sale

  • Thursday,   |  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • This event runs November 20 to December 31
  • Location: 315 High St., Suite 106
  • Members of RiverArts will sell their art/crafts during the Holiday Gift Show & Sale.

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"Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces, and Other Stories of Possibility" A talk by
  • "Radical Presence: Black Faces, White Spaces, and Other Stories of Possibility" A talk by

  • Thursday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Litrenta Hall, John S. Toll Science Center, Washington College
  • This lecture is part of the McLain Lecture Series. It is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the talk.

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  • Heron Point Resident's Art Show

  • Thursday,   |  10am - 5pm Daily
  • This event runs December 1 to December 31
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • This show will feature the Studio Art Classes work.

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December 2

  • Feauring our Artisans, wooden works, pottery, knitting, jewelry, etc. as well as our exhibitor, Shir

  • Friday,   |  Opening reception 5-8pm
  • This event runs December 2 to December 31
  • Location: 239 High St
  • Featuring our Exhibitor Shirley Hunt who will have New oils to display. Also featuring our Artisans, Jewlers, pottery, knitting, woodworks,etc.

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  • Winterfest Weekend

  • Friday,
  • This event runs December 2 to December 4
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • A weekend filled with holiday shopping, performances, tastings, open houses and crafts for kids and adults.

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  • First Friday in Downtown Chestertown

  • Friday,   |  5pm - 8pm
  • Location: Downtown
  • Explore Chestertown's 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 exhib...

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  • Soroptimist Festival of Trees

  • Friday,   |  Begins Friday afternoon at 12pm
  • This event runs December 2 to December 4
  • Location: Chestertown Firehouse
  • Display of Christmas trees decorated by local businesses, organizations, clubs and individuals. A beautiful way to start the holiday season. No Admission, come one come all!...

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A Chester River Holiday
  • A Chester River Holiday

  • Friday,
  • This event runs December 2 to December 3
  • Location: Presbyterian Church of Chestertown
  • When the Chorale sings, the Mid-Shore Holidays begin. Hear your community chorus sing in Christmas and Hanukkah as the Chester River Chorale presents its 18th annual Holiday Concert at the Presbyteria...

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The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Friday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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  • Spa Angels 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Party

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: 306 Park Row Chestertown, Md 21620
  • Please join Spa Angels Skin Care Studio for our 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Party with twisted holiday music, a hot cocoa bar, egg-noggin hot tea, cookies, ugly sweater contest and prizes....

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4th Annual Toy Train & Model Railroad Exhibit
  • 4th Annual Toy Train & Model Railroad Exhibit

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 - 7pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 high Street
  • Kent County Public Library hosts its 4th Annual Toy Train & Model Railroad Exhibit, featuring tinplate trains from the 1920s & 1930s and magnificent operating layouts in O and Standard Gauge. ...

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December 3

The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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Buck Buck Moose
  • Buck Buck Moose

  • Saturday,   |  3pm
  • Location: 300 Washington Av. - Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center
  • Help us welcome back cookbook author Hank Shaw for an afternoon learning about wild game!
    Hank is on a road trip across the country to promote his newest book, "Buck, Buck, Moose" and makin...

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The Chris Bergson Band
  • The Chris Bergson Band

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • New York guitarist/singer Chris Bergson draws intuitively and seamlessly from blues, country, folk, funk, soul and jazz, He has the kind of voice that can be sepia-tinted, whiskey soaked or nicotine s...

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  • Cathy Bitter - Photographs on Canvas

  • Saturday,   |  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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December 4

Glad Tidings to All: Free Holiday Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble
  • Glad Tidings to All: Free Holiday Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 Cross St. (near High St.)
  • Under the direction of Dr. Keith A. Wharton, the all-ages community concert band will present a free hour-long program of both traditional, familiar holiday music and recent interpretations of others....

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The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • MIX A HITCHCOCK MASTERPIECE
    WITH A JUICY SPY NOVEL
    ADD A DASH OF MONTY PYTHON
    AND YOU HAVE…

    THE 39 STEPS

    The Garfield Center for the Arts invites you to enjoy the light-hearted fun of ...

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December 5

Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with Holly Lane, vocals and Mike McShane, drums
  • Mainstay Monday: Joe Holt with Holly Lane, vocals and Mike McShane, 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 guests for this evening are Holly Lane on vocals with drummer Mike McShane. Holly lived in Paris from 1979-1...

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  • M.C.: Friend and Presence in My Life: Sharing Poems, Stories and Connecting

  • Monday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery, Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Please join us in Kohl Gallery to hear Rosaly Roffman discuss the life and work of M.C. Richards.
    Rosaly DeMaios Roffman, taught creative writing, Classical Literature, World Mythology and founded a...

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December 6

An American Songbook Holiday Performance
  • An American Songbook Holiday Performance

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Daniel Z. Gibson Center for the Arts
  • Dena Underwood is a vocalist, pianist, and jazz artist who will interpret classic works from the “American Songbook,” the canon of 1920s-1950s musical theatre and popular culture. She will...

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  • Nutcracker in a Nutshell

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Ballet with Becky presents The Nutcracker (in a Nutshell)
    Tchaikovsky's classic nutcracker as performed by Becky Pfarrer's ballet students!
    FREE event (Donations encouraged)...

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  • A Brandywine Christmas-- Coach trip to Chadds Ford, PA

  • Tuesday,   |  8am - 4:30pm
  • Location: Bus leaves from Redner parking lot in Chestertown
  • WC-ALL invites the community to join WC-ALL members on a holiday coach trip to Chadds Ford, PA and a visit to the Brandywine River Museum. "A Brandywine Christmas" features a docent-led mus...

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December 7

  • Past-Life Regression: Diana's Story of Healing

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Clinical psychologist Walter Roemer and his patient Diana share her story of spiritual transformation in the face of living with chronic pain. Through hypnotic visualization therapy and past-life reg...

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December 9

The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Friday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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December 10

The Swag Toy Drive Concert
  • The Swag Toy Drive Concert

  • Saturday,   |  7 - 11pm
  • Location: Kent County High School
  • Home-grown Internet hip-hop dance sensation Yvng Swag, in partnership with Shoe City, hosts a holiday dance party to collect toys for needy families in Kent County. Come to the high school gym to part...

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  • 2014 Sparkling Release

  • Saturday,   |  1 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • The Winner of the Governor’s Cup Gold Medal is ready for its debut! We will be celebrating the release with a party including Orchard Point Oysters. Meet Scott Budden, owner of Orchard Point O...

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The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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Magical Woodland Creatures & How to Care for Them
  • Magical Woodland Creatures & How to Care for Them

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12pm
  • Location: Knocks Folly, 13761 Turners Creek Road, Kennedyville
  • "Deep within the upland forest
    Through dale, hollow and countryside
    You can find a magic place
    Where elves and fairies do reside..."

    Fuel imaginations with SEEC as we wander through th...

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  • Making Gingerbread houses

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 10am - 12pm
  • Location: 5585 Main Street
  • REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Space is limited.
    FREE family program. All ages welcome. Looking for some fun family time to get ready for the holidays? Why not build a gingerbread house and fill your home ...

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Create-a-Card: Crafting for All Ages
  • Create-a-Card: Crafting for All Ages

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: 111-1B N. Main Street, Galena MD
  • Whether you want to say "Thank you!" or "Happy Birthday!" or "Huzzah for the New Year!" stop by KCPL's North County branch on Second Saturday, December 10th to make ...

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December 11

  • Christmas Basket Extravaganza

  • Sunday,   |  12 - 4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery
  • Visitors will create a special gift box, basket or tote and fill it with featured local vendors' products that complement the wines and beef from Crow Farm and Vineyard....

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  • Christmas Basket Extravaganza

  • Sunday,   |  12 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville
  • Visitors will create a special gift box, basket or tote and fill it with featured local vendors’ products that complement the wines and beef from the Crow Farm and Vineyard. Appetizers will be ...

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The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • MIX A HITCHCOCK MASTERPIECE
    WITH A JUICY SPY NOVEL
    ADD A DASH OF MONTY PYTHON
    AND YOU HAVE…

    THE 39 STEPS

    The Garfield Center for the Arts invites you to enjoy the light-hearted fun of ...

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The Frank Vignola Duo
  • The Frank Vignola Duo

  • Sunday,   |  4pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Virtuoso guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are Mainstay favorites. Drawing on more than 300 years of classic songs, they create a breathtaking whirlwind tour of musical history mixing Bach an...

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December 14

  • Christmas Film Screening of "Scrooge"

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • FREE event (Suggested $5 donations)

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Making Gingerbread Houses
  • Making Gingerbread Houses

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:30pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Space is limited.
    FREE Family program. All ages welcome. Looking for some fun family time to get ready for the holidays? Why not build a gingerbread house and fill your home ...

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Planning for Our Energy Future
  • Planning for Our Energy Future

  • Wednesday,   |  6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall 206 South Queen Street Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Join Preservation Maryland and Kent Conservation & Preservation Alliance for an important open town hall-style meeting to learn about the past, present, and future of clean energy in Kent County. ...

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December 16

The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Friday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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December 17

The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Closing the 2016 season, director Mark Sullivan will bring “The 39 Steps” to the Garfield stage Dec. 2 to 18. Written by Patrick Barlow, adapted from the novel by John Buchan, this comedic...

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  • Making Gingerbread Houses

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 11am- 1pm
  • Location: 111-B1 Main Street, Galena
  • REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Space is limited.
    FREE family program. All ages welcome. Looking for some fun family time to get ready for the holidays? Why not build a gingerbread house and fill your home w...

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December 18

The 39 Steps
  • The 39 Steps

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • MIX A HITCHCOCK MASTERPIECE
    WITH A JUICY SPY NOVEL
    ADD A DASH OF MONTY PYTHON
    AND YOU HAVE…

    THE 39 STEPS

    The Garfield Center for the Arts invites you to enjoy the light-hearted fun of ...

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A Christmas Concert:  Karen Somerville & Sombarkin"
  • A Christmas Concert: Karen Somerville & Sombarkin"

  • Sunday,   |  9am & 10:45am
  • Location: 892 Washington Avenue
  • Hope Fellowship presents A Christmas Concert with Karen Somerville & Sombarkin' on Sunday, December 18th; two opportunities to attend: 9:00 AM and at 10:45 AM.
    Vocalist: Karen Somerville,...

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December 22

  • Kids Holiday Bazaar

  • Thursday,   |  5 - 9pm
  • Location: Kent County Community Center
  • Children will enjoy fun-filled activities such as crafts, group games, a movie (rated G) and a special visit from Santa! Kids, don’t forget to bring your piggy banks and gift list to do some hol...

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December 23

Christmas Services
  • Christmas Services

  • Friday,   |  6pm & 7:30pm
  • Location: 892 Washington Avenue
  • Christmas Day, December 25th falls on a Sunday this year. At Hope Fellowship we continue to value time with family; so we will honor our volunteers and their families by leaving this special day to s...

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