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.
Linda Walls Photography Show
Thursday, May 1
| 10 am to 5pm daily
This event runs May 1-31st
Location: Administration Gallery, Heron Point of Chestertown, MD
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.
Location: The Artistsí Gallery, 239 High St. Chestertown.
Contact: Shirley Hampton Hunt
Shirley is a noted photographer, especially her recording of the old houses that are vanishing from the Eastern shore Her book by that name, 'The Vanishing Landscape' is for sale at the gallery. She is also a painter in oil and watercolor. Her show will be a combination of mediums.
The Live Playwrights' Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. (Free!) New plays are read and critiqued each month!
Savage Race Mid-Atlantic
Saturday, May 17
Location: 13003 Turners Creek Road Kennedyville, MD 21645
Savage Race is an intense 5-7 mile obstacle run with 25 world class obstacles, mud, fire, and barbed wire. Completion requires teamwork, courage, and the will to push your limits farther than you ever have before. Run individually or create a team!
The 231st Washington College Commencement exercises begin at 10:30 am on the Campus Lawn. The rain location will be the Johnson Fitness Center.
Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble - Band Concert
Sunday, May 18
Location: Emmanuel Church, 101 N. Cross St. Chestertown.
Phone: 410-778-2829 or 410-810-1
This free-admission program, about one hour in duration, will appeal to listeners of all ages. The ESWE is an all-ages community concert band based in Chestertown and is directed by Dr. Keith Wharton. New members are welcome to join at any time, without audition or fee.
8am-6pm, May 24; 9:30am-6pm, May 25
A parade down Main Street USA, demonstrations of colonial life, historic reenactments, 5K & 10K distance runs, arts & crafts vendors, local musicians & food, and a wild & creative raft race are among the reasons this event is one of the great traditions on the Eastern Shore. No admission for the festival; some events require tickets.
Join us for an afternoon of poetry, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life. This Salon will feature poets Carrie Jerrell and Will Schutt. Musical guests will be announced.
Open Mic Night
Wednesday, May 28
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at Prince Theatre
Come out and join us for food, drink and some great local music - The last Wednesday of the month! Open Mic Night is hosted by Ford Schumann, is open to all ages and performance styles. To sign up for a time slot, or to request information, email Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pilgrimage is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of architecturally significant sites in Maryland and has remained constant with this mission since its inception in 1937. It is the only statewide house and garden tour organization and the oldest tour in the state of Maryland. The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage has raised and distributed well over $1 million in its 76-year history to support designated preservation projects in each host community. One of the beneficiaries of the 2014 will be the restoration, preservation, and enhancement of Fountain Park, the historic village green located in Chestertown, the County Seat.
Advance tickets may be purchased online beginning February 1, 2014. Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at the event. Ticket information will be available at that time at the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage website: www.mhgp.org. This is a Rain or Shine event.