Kent County Events Calendar - June 2012


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  • New Works in oil by Bonnie Howell
  • Friday, June 1   |  Opening reception, 5-8pm
  • Location: The Artists' Gallery - 239 High St. Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • Email:
  • URL:
  • Bonnie paints large works in oil of her surroundings, whether it be visions captured by canoe on her pond or the beautiful Eastern Shore countryside.
  • Beyond the Windows: Everything Glass
  • Friday, June 1   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Artworks, 306 Park Row, Chestertown
  • Contact: Artworks
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: artworkschestertown@verizon.net
  • URL: www.artworkschestertown.org
  • Whether it ís blown or sculpted, pieced together in a stained glass or mosaic, or rescued from the sea and transformed into images and sculpture, Artworks' Gallery showcases the rich, fluid, colorful side of glass and the creativity of the artists behind it. Thru June 30, 2012
  • Annual Judged Photography Show
  • Friday, June 1   |  5-8pm
  • This event runs June 1 to July 1
  • Location: Chestertown Arts League
  • Contact: Chestertown Arts League
  • Phone: 410-78-5789
  • Email: artsleague@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownartsleague.org
  • A Chestertown Arts League Annual Judged Photography Show opens on First Friday, June 1 with an opening reception from 5 to 8 pm.
  • Working Artists Forum Annual Show
  • Friday, June 1   |  10am–5pm
  • This event runs June 1–30
  • Location: Heron Point
  • Contact: Barbara Finneson
  • Phone: 410-778-3224
  • Email: finneson@verizon.net
  • URL:
  • The Working Artists Forum is an active group of professional artists founded in 1979. They meet in Easton MD. This annual judged show will be shown in both galleries of Heron Point.
  • Featuring our new artist: Jim Rehak
  • Friday, June 1   |  Opening Reception; 5-8pm
  • Location: The Artists' Gallery at 239 High Street Chestertown
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • Email:
  • URL:
  • Jim is from Delaware. He paints realistic oil landscapes of his surroundings as well as being a court sketcher. He will be doing profile sketches of guests who wish them on opening night. His show will hang through June 30, 2012
  • Preeya Nair, Artist in Residence
  • Friday, June 1   |  5-8pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theater
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email:
  • URL: www.dcenter.org/event/
  • First Friday - Bollywood comes to Chestertown We'll be featuring Indian/British film, food and culture - plus meet this year's Artist in Residence, Indian filmmaker Preeya Nair!
  • A Tribute to Pete Seeger with Betty & the Baby Boomers
  • Friday, June 1   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Pete Seeger's long time associates and collaborators pay tribute to him. The Boomers' sound is inspired by the harmonies of groups like Peter, Paul & Mary and the Weavers. They sing and play traditional folk music, songs from contemporary writers and classic folk writers like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Phil Ochs. Their distinctive arrangements feature rich three and four part harmonies, strong instrumentals and occasional acapella voices. Call for reservations. Admission is $15.
  • National Trails Day Hikes
  • Saturday, June 2   |  9am-3pm
  • Location: 1730 Eastern Neck Road Rock Hall, MD 21661
  • Contact: Colby Hawkinson, Visitor Services Specialist
  • Phone: 410-639-7056
  • Email: colby_hawkinson@fws.gov
  • URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/easternneck/
  • Come celebrate National Trails Day at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge! Refuge staff will conduct guided walks on refuge trails as well as guided hikes in behind the scenes' areas usually closed to public access. All walks and hikes meet at the Refuge Office/Visitor Contact Station. Wear sturdy shoes. Bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent and snack.
  • Sultana Projects Bald Eagle Kayak Paddle
  • Saturday, June 2   |  10am-12:30pm
  • Location: Sassafras River
  • Contact: Sultana Projects, Inc.
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: sburritt@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: www.sultanaprojects.org
  • Join Sultana Projects' staff naturalists for one (or more!) of eight unique kayak paddles on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack and your binoculars! $25 per person / no children under 12.
  • National Trails Day Hikes
  • Saturday, June 2   |  9-11am and 1-3pm
  • Location: Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, 1730 Eastern Neck Road, Rock Hall, M
  • Contact: Colby Hawkinson
  • Phone: 410-639-7056
  • Email: r5w_ennwr@fws.gov
  • URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/easternneck/
  • Come to Eastern Neck NWR to celebrate National Trails Day! Refuge staff will lead two special nature walks that will explore 'behind the signs' areas usually closed to public access.Meet at the refuge office/visitor contact center. Wear sturdy shoes. Bring water, sunscreen, bug repellant and snack.
  • Discussion: Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
  • Saturday, June 2   |  1pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • A discussion of Pete Seeger's music and activism with Tom McHugh and some of Pete's colleagues and associates including Steve Stanne, Judy Kohl and John Mylod who all have associations with the Hudson River sloop Clearwater. Free.
  • Tom Paxton
  • Saturday, June 2   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Tom Paxton has been writing witty, incisive topical songs since the 60s. A voice for multiple generations, he addresses issues of injustice and inhumanity, laying bare the absurdities of modern culture, and celebrating the tenderest bonds of family, friends, and community. Pete Seeger has said: 'Tom's songs have a way of sneaking up on you. Like the songs of Woody Guthrie, they're becoming part of America.' Reservations are a must. Please call. Admission is $20.
  • The Jam Band (Annapolis Jazz)
  • Saturday, June 2   |  7-8:30pm
  • Location: Fountain Park, Chestertown
  • Contact:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • URL: www.chestertown.ccom/events/musicpark
  • Classic and Contemporary Jazz Combo.
    Bring something to sit on as available seating is limited.
    Rain location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
  • Sing-along: The Power of Song
  • Sunday, June 3   |  1pm
  • Location: The Pavilion Rte 20 & Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Join in as the Mainstay pays tribute to the music of Pete Seeger with a sing-along. Bring an instrument or just your voice.
    Free.
  • Golf Tournament Fundraiser
  • Monday, June 4   |  8am and 1pm tee times
  • Location: Chester River Yacht & Country Club
  • Contact: Maryann Ruehrmund
  • Phone: 410-810-5660
  • Email: mruehrmund@chesterriverhealth.org
  • URL: www.chesterriverhealth.org
  • The Chester River Health Foundation's premiere fund raising event to support the patients served by the Chester River Hospital Center! Two Captain's Choice shotgun starts, lunch, prizes and cocktail party. Location to be determined. For information on custom sponsorship opportunities and foursome registration, contact Maryann Ruehrmund.
    Help us attack an incidence of breast cancer that is more than 25% higher in Kent County than the national average! Procceds from this year's event will help purchase a $400,000 state-of-the-art 3-D digital Mammography System for Chester River Hospital; the equipment will be the first 3-D system on the Delmarva Penninsula! $200 per golfer.
  • "The Sound of Music" A Musical By Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • Friday, June 8   |  Fri. & Sat. 8pm; Sun. 2pm
  • This event runs Jun. 8–10, 15–17, 22–24
  • Location: Church Hill Theatre
  • Contact: Joyce Benton
  • Phone: 410-758-1331
  • Email: office@churchhilltheatre.org
  • URL: www.churchhilltheatre.org
  • The Sound of Music is a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic which tells the story of the famous Von Trapp Family singers. It begins with the love story of Maria and Capt. Von Trapp and follows the family through their escape from Nazi occupied Austria.
  • Film, Food, & Family in India
  • Friday, June 8   |  Dinner 6:30pm; Film 8pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theater
  • Contact: Lucia Foster
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: foster@princetheatre.org
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org
  • An evening of films and conversation with renowned documentary filmmaker, Preeya Nair. Ticket price includes Indian cuisine and conversations on Indian culture and film. $25 dinner and film $10 desert and film ($5 for students with id)
  • Challenge Walk MS: Chesapeake Challenge
  • Saturday, June 9   |  All Day
  • This event runs June 9-10, 2012
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Samantha Flottemesch
  • Phone: 443-641-1209
  • Email: Samantha.flottemesch@nmss.org
  • URL: www.challengewalkMSmaryland.org
  • Accept the challenge and join us for this 2-day, 30 mile (50K) journey along Maryland’s scenic Eastern shore. Walkers will embrace a personal challenge while experiencing the beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay! Saturday’s route takes you on trails through Queen Anne’s County and Sunday’s route offers walkers a tour through downtown Chestertown. Along each route, participants will enjoy fully stocked rest stops to help you stay energized throughout your journey. Individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome.
  • Annual Youth Fishing Day
  • Saturday, June 9   |  9am-1pm
  • Location: 1730 Eastern Neck Road Rock Hall, MD 21661
  • Contact: Colby Hawkinson, Visitor Services Specialist
  • Phone: 410-639-7056
  • Email: colby_hawkinson@fws.gov
  • URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/easternneck/
  • The annual Youth Fishing Day at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge is a free event for kids 15 and under. A parent or adult must accompany all participants. Food, drinks, prizes and bait are provided. Kids are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear but a limited number of rods and reels will also be available for kids to borrow. Event is held at Headquarters Pond, located on the road to the Bayview Butterfly Trail.
  • Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge
  • Saturday, June 9   |  All Day
  • This event runs June 9th and 10th, 2012
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Shelbi Bernstein
  • Phone: 443-641-1228
  • Email: shelbi.bernstein@nmss.org
  • URL: www.bikeMSmaryland.org
  • Pedal along the Chesapeake Bay while enjoying all the beautiful waterfront communities the Eastern Shore has to offer. Start and finish at Washington College. Cyclists have the opportunity to ride 30-150 miles over the weekend. Along each route, participants will enjoy fully stocked rest stops to help you stay energized throughout your journey. Join us as we move closer toward a world free of MS. Cyclists of all experience levels are welcome!
  • Annual Youth Fishing Day
  • Saturday, June 9   |  9am-1pm
  • Location: Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
  • Contact: Colby Hawkinson
  • Phone: 410-639-7056
  • Email: r5w_ennwr@fws.gov
  • URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/easternneck/
  • In partnership with the Friends of Eastern Neck, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and River Rock Outdoor Store, Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge invites kids and their families to the annual Youth Fishing Day.Youths 15 and under may participate in this FREE event. A parent or adult must accompany all participants. Food, drinks, prizes and bait will be provided. Kids are encouraged to bring their own rod and reel but a limited number of rods and reels will also be available for kids to use during the event. The derby will be held at the Headquarters Pond, located on the road to the Bayview Butterfly Trail on Eastern Neck NWR.
  • Guy Davis
  • Saturday, June 9   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Like the best early bluesmen, Guy Davis is, at heart, a storyteller, setting his intimate, richly nuanced tales to stomping acoustic blues backing. A singer and guitarist in the rural mold of Robert Johnson or Mississippi John Hurt, he brings the traditions of acoustic blues to life through the material of the great blues masters, African American stories, and his own original songs, stories and performance pieces. Call for reservations. Admission is $15.
  • Proudly Displayed!
  • Sunday, June 10   |  1-4pm
  • Location: Artworks Clay Studio
  • Contact: Artworks
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: artworkschestertown@verizon.net
  • URL: www.artworkschestertown.org
  • Karen Douglas will teach monthly hand-building workshops. In this class students will learn various slab techniques while making a small casserole. The fee for each class is $35; tools and clay will be supplied. Expect to come back to the studio after each workshop for about one hour for a lesson in glazing your bisqued pieces and then coming back to pick the pieces up after the glaze firing.
  • Rock Hall Cruise Night
  • Friday, June 15   |  5–8pm
  • Location: Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Smilin' Jake's
  • Phone: 410-639-7280
  • Email: smilinjake@verizon.net
  • URL: www.rockhallcruisenightsbysmilinjakes.blogspot.com
  • June cruise night 2012. Weather should be warming up 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.
  • Sultana Projects Osprey Kayak Paddle
  • Saturday, June 16   |  10am-12:30pm
  • Location: Chester River
  • Contact: Sultana Projects, Inc.
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: sburritt@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: www.sultanaprojects.org
  • Join Sultana Projects' staff naturalists for one (or more!) of eight unique kayak paddles on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need to bring is water, a snack, and your binoculars! $25 per person / no children under 12.
  • Red Mountain
  • Saturday, June 16   |  7pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Free outdoor concert. The Alabama string band, Red Mountain plays old-time country music: lively dance tunes and songs from the earliest days of country, when the Carter Family and Delmore Brothers were stars. This is a big, powerful group with fiddle, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, banjo uke, autoharp and bass. 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.
  • 100 Voice Choir / Gospel Shepherds
  • Saturday, June 16   |  7-8:30pm
  • Location: Fountain Park, Chestertown
  • Contact:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • URL: www.chestertown.ccom/events/musicpark
  • Modern and Traditional Gospel.
    Bring something to sit on as there is limited seating available.
    Rain location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
  • All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet
  • Sunday, June 17   |  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. Other 2012 dates: April 29, May 13, 27, July 1, 15, 29, August 12, September 2, 16, 30, October 14, 28, December 9
  • Summer Solstice Kayak
  • Wednesday, June 20   |  6-8pm
  • Location: Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Bogles Wharf
  • Contact: J. Fairchild
  • Phone: 410-778-7295
  • Email: jfairchild2@washcoll.edu
  • URL: www.fws.gov/northeast/easternneck/
  • Join Friends of Eastern Neck and the Center for Environment & Society of Washington College for kayak trip at Eastern Neck NWR. Bring your own kayak, lifejacket & paddle. Group limit is 24 people.
    To register see above.
  • PFLAG Chestertown Meeting (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Ga
  • Wednesday, June 20   |  7pm
  • Location: 914 Gateway Drive Chestertown MD 21678
  • Contact: Linda Dutton, Secretary
  • Phone: 410-810-4751
  • Email: pflagchestertown@gmail.com
  • URL: www.pflagchestertown.org
  • Open monthly meetings include minimal business and planning work. Most programming is educational and supportive. Walk ins welcome. Membership not required, but offered. Leadership group meets one hour prior at 6pm.
  • Bob Seeley & Daryl Davis Boogie Woogie
  • Wednesday, June 20   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Bob Seeley who has been called the world's greatest living boogie woogie piano player. Now in his 80s, he teams up with Daryl Davis. 4 hands, 20 fingers and 176 keys. Seeley is based in Detroit and plays boogie woogie, stride, rags and blues. Daryl Davis is a Mainstay favorite - always exciting and a master of the boogie woogie style himself. Call for reservations. Admission is $20.
  • Riverfront Concert Series - Chester River Runoff (bluegrass)
  • Thursday, June 21   |  6:30pm
  • Location: The Custom House - 101 S Water St, Chestertown
  • Contact: Michael Buckley
  • Phone: 410-810-7156
  • Email: mbuckley3@washcoll.edu
  • URL: www.washingtoncollegenews.blogspot.com/2012/06/che
  • The popular Washington College Riverfront Concert Series, hosted by the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, returns for a third year of free Thursday evening performances on the Custom House lawn. This year's lineup includes three beloved local ensembles 'Chester River Runoff' on June 21 and the Pam Ortiz Band along with the vocal trio Sombarkin on July 5. Then, to cap off the series, the internationally acclaimed Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, with its roots in traditional American dance and music (from Southern Appalachian clogging to the African-American body percussion art of hamboning), will perform on July 19.
  • Short Attention Span Theater VIII
  • Friday, June 22
  • This event runs June 22 - July 1, 2012
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email:
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/event/short-attention-span-
  • June 22, 23, 29 & 30 @ 8pm June 24 & July 1 @ 3pm. Join us for an engaging evening of 10-minute plays, designed to hold your attention for just long enough. The Play Fest will showcase a range of actors, directors and authors - including original works by local playwrights!
    June 22, 23, 29 & 30 @ 8pm June 24 & July 1 @ 3pm.
    Tickets $15 Students $5 with valid ID.
  • Schooner Sultana Two Hour Public Sail
  • Friday, June 22   |  5-7pm
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Sultana Projects, Inc.
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: sburritt@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: sburritt@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.
  • Grand Opening Crow Vineyard & Winery Tasting Room
  • Saturday, June 23   |  12 noon
  • Location: Crow Farm 12441 Vansants Corner Rd., Kennedyville,Md. 21645
  • Contact: Judy Crow
  • Phone: 410-648-5687
  • Email: crowfarmmd@gmail.com
  • URL: www.crowfarmmd.com
  • Kent County's First Winery and Tasting will open to the public. The 3rd generation family farm is transforming from a dairy operation to direct sales for Grass Fed Angus Beef, Wine and a farmstay B&B. Samples of white wine will be available.
  • Schooner Sultana Two Hour Public Sail
  • Saturday, June 23   |  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.
  • Red June
  • Saturday, June 23   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Red June from Asheville, NC, wowed a sold out Mainstay audience last fall with their beautifully distilled Americana. Versatile and original, they fuse bluegrass, roots rock, gospel and traditional country music with powerful harmonies, innovative songwriting and expert musicianship. Will Straughan's powerful vocals, inventive songwriting and tasteful resonator guitar, mesh beautifully with Natalya Weinstein's award-winning fiddling and pure harmonies and John Cloyd Millerís inspired songwriting and strong, old-time vocals. Call for reservations. Admission is $15.
  • Lost Heroes Memorial Motorcycle Ride
  • Sunday, June 24   |  10am
  • Location: VFW Millington, Md
  • Contact: Beverly Fabri
  • Phone: 410-778-1871
  • Email: bfabri@gmail.com
  • URL:
  • Motorcycle ride to lay wreaths at graveside of 3 soldiers and 1 police officer. Benefits Nick Spry Memorial Fund. Lunch and live music at 1pm.
  • Open Mic Night
  • Wednesday, June 27   |  7:30pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theatre
  • Contact: Ford Shumann
  • Phone:
  • Email: ford01@aol.com
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org/event/open-mic-night-14/
  • Join us for Open Mic Night the last Wednesday of every month. Contact Ford Schumann for more information or to be added to the list of performaers. Priceless!!
  • Memorial Garden Dedication
  • Wednesday, June 27   |  11:00am
  • Location: Kitty Knight House
  • Contact: Mary
  • Phone: 410-648-5112
  • Email:
  • URL:
  • Dedication of the Memorial Garden and the unveiling of the War of 1812 interpretive Kiosk. Dedication ceromonies begin at 11am.
  • Byron Stripling with the Chuck Redd Quartet
  • Friday, June 29   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall, MD
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Byron Stripling is a spectacular trumpeter with a wide range, beautiful tone, and the ability to blend together many influences. A fine vocalist, he is artistic director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, leader of his own quartet, and in demand to play with pops orchestras worldwide. His happy vocals and playing recall Louis Armstrong yet are very much his own. He will be joined by the Chuck Redd Quartet. Call for reservations. Admission is $20.
  • Schooner Sultana Two Hour Public Sail
  • Saturday, June 30   |  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.
  • TEDxChesterRiver
  • Saturday, June 30   |  1-6pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts at Washington College
  • Contact: Elise Kolaja
  • Phone:
  • Email: tedxchesterriver@washcoll.edu
  • URL: www.tedxchesterriver.com
  • Have you discovered or been a longtime fan of TED talks? Now the conversation is coming to the Chestertown, with TEDxChesterRiver. Just a few of the twelve live speakers include former congressman Wayne Gilchrest, Paul Reed Smith of PRS guitars, Chesapeake Bay chef and author John Shields, Gabrielle Tayac from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Carol Christian from the Space Telescope Science Institute, professors and leaders from Washington College, and more.
  • Daughters of Eden Women and Girls Conference 2012
  • Saturday, June 30   |  9:30-10am (Registration) Conference 10-3pm
  • Location: Potters House Ministries 8814 Fairlee Road, Chestertown MD
  • Contact: Sister Monique Sorrell
  • Phone: 410-708-0488
  • Email: daughtersofedenPH@gmail.com
  • URL:
  • Women & Girls Conference. Special topics for women...Spiritual Growth, Finances, Mental and Stress Management. Special Teen Workshop: Whose Team Are You On? (Topics- Teen pregnancey, teen suicide, drugs, peer pressure and more. Special New Beginners Workshop Ages 11 and under. No door fee. Free will offering only. Lunch to be served. Dancing, singing, and giveaways.
  • Gipsy Jazz and Seth Kibel & Mary Alouette
  • Saturday, June 30   |  7-8:30pm
  • Location: Fountain Park, Chestertown
  • Contact:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • URL: www.chestertown.com/pdf/musicinThePark.pdfpark
  • Seth Kibel has previously appeared at the summer concert series with the Alexandria Kleztet and the Bay Jazz Project. A virtuouso performer on clarinet, tenor saxophone and flute, Kibel is especially fluent in the jazz idiom of the 1930s and ‘40s, when the likes of Benny Goodman and Lester Young were at their peak.
    He has also backed up performers including Percy Sledge, the Coasters, and Sam and Dave.

    Singer and guitarist Alouette performs in a style influenced by the “gypsy jazz” idiom of Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli, as well as by legendary Parisian chanteuse Edith Piaf. After studying voice at McGill University in Montreal, she continued her studies in opera in Austria and Italy, and electronic music in Berlin. She went on to perform with the Hot Club of DC and the Lower East Side Hot Club in New York. She has also sung the National Anthem at games by the Orioles and Nationals.
    Bring something to sit on as available seating is limited.
    Rain location: Emmanual Episcopal Church.