Kent County Arts and Entertainment - June 2015

Kent County has been recognized by the Maryland State Arts Council as one of the significant arts communities in the state. With this in mind, we have designed the Arts & Entertainment site to provide you with information on what the county has to offer in relation to its arts, entertainment, and cultural heritage. Hopefully, this will help you plan a fun-filled stay, enabling you to take full advantage of places to go and people to see. For more information, call the Kent County Tourism Development Office at 410-778-0416 or email tourism@kentcounty.com.

For other events throughout the county, please click here.
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  • Garden Puppet Theatre Mini-Museum Exhibit
  • Monday, June 1   |  Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-2pm
  • This event runs Ongoing monthly
  • Location: Kent County Visitor Center, 122 N. Cross St. Chestertown
  • Contact: Patsy Hornaday
  • Phone: 410-778-5841
  • Email: tph203@verizon.net
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  • 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.

  • Working Artists Forum Memorial Art Show
  • Monday, June 1   |  10:00 a.m. to 5::00 p.m. daily
  • This event runs through June 30, 2015
  • Location: Heron Point of Chestertown, Maryland
  • Contact: Barbara Finneson
  • Phone: 410-778-3224
  • Email: finneson@verizon.net
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  • This is an annual judged show of the recent works of the members of the Working Artist Forum. Members are primarily from the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

  • Chestertown's 1st Fridays
  • Friday, June 5   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • Contact:
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  • 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.

  • Friday, June 5   |  Fri & Sat 8pm,Sun 2pm
  • This event runs June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21
  • Location: Church Hill Theatre
  • Contact: Sylvia Maloney
  • Phone: 410-758-1331
  • Email: execdirector@churchhilltheatre.com
  • URL: www.churchhilltheatre.org
  • Set in Maine at the end of the 19th C, swaggering carnival barker,Billy Bigelow, captivates and marries naive millworker, Julie Jordan. Losing his job just as he finds out he's to become a father, he becomes part of a robbery. Facing jail, he takes his own life,and finds himself "up there". He returns to earth to help save his teen-age lonely daughter by instilling dignity and hope, a testament to the power of love.

  • Children's Creativity Center
  • Saturday, June 6   |  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.

  • Chestertown Blues Series Concert
  • Friday, June 12   |  8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Contact: Andy Goddard
  • Phone: 443-480-1987
  • Email: AGoddard@GarfieldCenter.org
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/event/chestertown-jazz-fest
  • Featuring national touring artists. Check the website for more info closer to the event- performer TBD. Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Blues Society.

  • Children's Creativity Center
  • Saturday, June 13   |  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.

  • Summer Overnight Camp
  • Wednesday, June 17   |  Sunday - Friday
  • This event runs August 14, 2015
  • Location: YMCA Camp Tockwogh Worton, MD
  • Contact: Rhonda Poux
  • Phone: 410-348-6000
  • Email: registration@ymcade.org
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  • Located on over 300 acres on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, Camp Tockwogh is a co-ed resident camp for children and youths with summer programs to serve grades K-9 and leadership programs for high school students. We offer sailing and water-skiing along with many other land and water activities. Please visit our website www.ymcacamptockwogh.org for more information.

  • Children's Creativity Center
  • Saturday, June 27   |  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.