Kent County Events Calendar - June 2015


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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.
  • Youth Fishing Derby
  • Saturday, June 6   |  9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Turner's Creek Park, Turner's Creek Rd, Kennedyville
  • Contact: Stacey Clough
  • Phone: 410-778-1948
  • Email: info@KentParksAndRec.org
  • URL: www.kentparksandrec.org
  • Join together with area businesses, organizations, and volunteers to teach children how to fish-not just for the sport of it, but for the family values it can instill. This special event includes prizes for casting, biggest fish of the day, biggest fish in a species and biggest fish in each age division. Free lunch and goodie bag to all registered children. Rod and reel give-away to first 75 to pre-register and arrive by 10am the day of event. Bait will be provided. Rain or Shine, $7/child if registered by 4:30pm May 22, $9/child if registered after​. Registration begins May 1.
  • 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.
  • Bay to Bay Ride
  • Sunday, June 28   |  6:30-9am
  • Location: Betterton Fire Department, 2 Howell Point Rd, Betterton
  • Contact: Chestertown Lions Club
  • Phone: 410-778-4881
  • Email: president@chestertownlions.org
  • URL: www.chestertownlionsclub.org
  • The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to this summer's bicycling challenge, the Bay to Bay ride. The tour consists of four routes between 27 and 104 miles in length. The flat loop routes take in scenery of the heartland of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. The 27 mile ride goes through historic Downtown Chestertown for those who want a less challenging ride. Registration starts at 6:30am and ride begins at 7am. For more information visit www.chestertownlionsclub.org or call Jim at 410-778-4881, or register online at www.active.com.
    Cost: $25.00 until May 15, 2014
    $30.00 June 21, 2014
    $35.00 Day of ride
  • 48th Annual Wheelmen Meet
  • Tuesday, June 30
  • This event runs July 2015
  • Location: Washington College, Chestertown
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 443-553-1755
  • Email: kschmidt.1969@hotmail.com
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  • The Wheelmen is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to keeping alive the heritage of American cycling, promoting the restoration and riding of early cycles manufactured prior to 1918, and encouraging cycling as part of modern living. This organization follows bicycle development with such types as the Draissine, Velocipede, Boneshaker, Ordinary (also known as a High Wheeler or Penny Farthing), Tricycle, High Wheel Safety, Hard Tired Safety, Cushion Tire Safety and Pneumatic Safety (including Tandems and Chainless models).