Kent County Events Calendar - August 2012


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  • Kent Photo Club Exhibit
  • Wednesday, August 1   |  10am-5pm daily
  • This event runs July 1 to Aug. 31
  • Location: Heron Point of Chestertown
  • Contact: Dick Lance
  • Phone: 410-810-2868
  • Email: dlance2@verizon.net
  • URL:
  • The Kent County Photo Group is an ensemble of enthusiastic amateur photographers from Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. The photos you will see are mostly taken during the group's outdoor shoots.
  • Rob Glebe and Friends
  • Friday, August 3   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Artworks, 306 Park Row, Chestertown
  • Contact: Artworks
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: artworkschestertown@verizon.net
  • URL: www.artworkschestertown.org
  • Known for his own striking work in metals, Rob Glebe returns to Artworks in August bringing with him other uniquely talented artists. Each year brings a new concept, new artists, and exciting new work you won't want to miss. Wed- Sat, thru August 25, 2012
  • Tales from the Comic Strip
  • Friday, August 10   |  7pm on 10th. 3pm on 11th.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact: Garfield Center
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@princetheatre.org
  • URL:
  • Original full length production, created by Playmakers 2012. Free! Donations welcome!
  • All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet
  • Sunday, August 12   |  7:30–11am
  • Location: Galena Fire Co. Hall
  • Contact: Ann Dwyer
  • Phone: 410-648-5104
  • Email: ahdwyer@verizon.net
  • URL:
  • Buffet Menu: eggs, sausage, scrapple, bacon, French toast, chipped beef, biscuits, home fries, fruit, coffee, tea & milk.
  • PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
  • Wednesday, August 15   |  7pm
  • Location: 914 Gateway Drive, Chestertown MD 21620
  • Contact:
  • Phone:
  • Email: pflagchestertown@gmail.com
  • URL: pflagchestertown.org
  • Monthly meeting for support, education and information sharing...open to all, walk ins welcome. Enjoy our expanding library of reference materials.
  • Rock Hall Cruise Night
  • Friday, August 17   |  5–8pm
  • Location: Main Street Rock Hall
  • Contact: Smilin' Jake's
  • Phone: 410-639-7280
  • Email: smilinjake@verizon.net
  • URL: www./rockhallcruisenightsbysmilinjakes.blogspot.co
  • August cruise night 2012. The season is flying by so...clean up that rod and cruise on down. Don't have one then just come and join in the fun and check out the cars, music, and relive the 60's.
  • Sam Clemens & the Real Mark Twain
  • Saturday, August 18   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Originally inspired by Hal Holbrookís TV portrayal of Mark Twain, actor Cliff Jewell became fascinated by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the colorful man who was Twain, creating this one man theatre piece focusing on events from Clemens life - his childhood on the Mississippi, his adventures out West and his courtship and marriage to Olivia Langdon - the episodes that form the basis for Twain's unique literary voice and vision.
    Admission is $15. Call for reservations.
  • The Sacred Heart Parish, Picnic and Bull Roast
  • Sunday, August 19   |  1-5pm
  • Location: St. John's Church, Main St & Catholic Ave, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Jesse Taggart
  • Phone: 410-639-2186
  • Email:
  • URL: www.sjbr.org
  • All you can eat traditional pit beef, slow cooked on an open fire, sweet corn-on-the-cob, sliced tomatoes, assorted homemade salads & deserts, Italian sausage sandwiches with peppers & onions, BBQ chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, French fries, soda, iced tea & beer. In addition there will be live entertainment, kid's games at an all inclusive price.
  • Wesley Chapel Annual Ol' Time Fish Fry
  • Friday, August 24   |  3-7pm
  • Location: Wesley Chapel, Rock Hall, Maryland
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 410-639-2272
  • Email:
  • URL:
  • For many years, Wesley Chapel has been satisfying cravings for a traditional Eastern Shore Fish Fry. Old fashion fish fry cooked on open fire. Serving pan-fried fish, a crab cake, Dutch Oven Bread, molasses, fried potatoes, sliced tomatoes, applesauce, pickled beets, ice tea & dessert. 3-7pm. 6065 Rock Hall Road, Rock Hall, on your left, just before you get into town. For more information call 410-639-2272 or 410-639-2144
  • Schooner Sultana Two Hour Public Sail
  • Friday, August 24   |  5-7pm
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Sultana Projects, Inc.
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: sburritt@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: www.sultanaprojects.org
  • Music Sail with the Lions of Bluegrass- Departing and returning from Sultana's home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), Sultana's two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana's seven-foot long tiller and explore the authentically reproduced crew's quarters below-decks.
    $30 Adult /$15 under 12, no children under 5.
  • Schooner Sultana Two Hour Public Sail
  • Saturday, August 25   |  11–1pm and 2–4pm
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Sultana Projects, Inc.
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: sburritt@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: www.sultanaprojects.org
  • Departing and returning from Sultana's home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), Sultana's two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana's seven-foot long tiller and explore the authentically reproduced crew's quarters below-decks.
    $30 Adult /$15 under 12, no children under 5.
  • Mike Aiken
  • Saturday, August 25   |  7pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • A free outdoor concert. Country roots rock with a Caribbean flair. Mike Aiken, who lives on his boat in Norfolk, VA when he's not touring, writes songs of life, love and wanderlust with a breezy tropical feel. Outdoors on the Mainstay's back deck. Bring a comfortable chair. In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will move indoors to the air-conditioned Mainstay.
  • Open Mic Night
  • Wednesday, August 29   |  Open Mic Night
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact: Ford Schumann
  • Phone:
  • Email: ford01@aol.com
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/event/open-mic-night-15/
  • Our monthly Open Mic Night is PRICELESS! Contact Ford for more information or to sign up.