Kent County Events Calendar - November 2014


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  • Sultana Projects Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival
  • Saturday, November 1   |  Various
  • This event runs October 31 to November 2
  • Location: Chestertown, MD
  • Contact: Sultana Projects
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: dmcmullen@sultanaprojects.org
  • URL: www.sultanaprojects.org
  • Visit historic Chestertown for the Mid-Atlantic's largest annual gathering of Tall Ships, schooners, and historic wooden boats. Sultana Projects' Downrigging Weekend features concerts, lectures, forums, fireworks, and opportunities to tour and sail on a fleet of historic ships representing over 400 years of maritime history.
  • Garden Puppet Theatre Mini-Museum Exhibit
  • Saturday, November 1
  • 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
  • URL:
  • 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.
  • Downrigging Weekend Public Sails
  • Saturday, November 1
  • Location: The foot of Cannon Street
  • Contact: Liza Brocker
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL: www.sultanaeducation.org
  • Two-Hour Sails on the Schooner SULTANA $40/$20 for adults/$15 under 12 free for Captain’s Table Members Sorry, no children under 5 Reserve online or by calling 410-778-5954 (M-F) Sat. Nov 1, 10:00 am-12:30 pm Sat. Nov 1, 2:00-4:30 pm Sun. Nov 2, 11:00 am-1:30 pm
  • Downrigging Weekend Public Sails
  • Saturday, November 1
  • This event runs November 1 – November 2, 2014
  • Location: The foot of Cannon Street
  • Contact: Liza Brocker
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL: www.sultanaeducation.org
  • Two-Hour Sails on the Schooner SULTANA $40/$20 for adults/$15 under 12 free for Captain’s Table Members Sorry, no children under 5 Reserve online or by calling 410-778-5954 (M-F) Sat. Nov 1, 10:00 am-12:30 pm Sat. Nov 1, 2:00-4:30 pm Sun. Nov 2, 11:00 am-1:30 pm
  • Barbara Snyder Art Show
  • Saturday, November 1   |  10am-5pm daily
  • This event runs November 1- December 31st
  • Location: Administration Gallery, Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave, Chestertown
  • Contact: Barbara Finneson
  • Phone: 410-778-3224
  • Email: finneon@verizon.net
  • URL:
  • Barbara Snyder is a local artist who lives in Chestertown and paints the landscape of Kent and Queen Annes County. Her technique done in Pastel and Oils is unique and very beautiful. She captures the essence and vibrance of the area with striking simplicity. Don't miss this show.
  • RiverArts 15th Annual Studio Tour
  • Saturday, November 1   |  10am-5pm
  • This event runs November 1-2, 2014
  • Location: Picturesque Kent and Queen Anne's Counties
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org
  • For a great weekend adventure take RiverArts' free annual studio tour through Chestertown and picturesque Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. You'll meet some 60 artists and artisans in their studios, learn about their techniques and treat yourself to great original art at studio prices. Stop by the RiverArts Gallery to help plan your itinerary and preview examples of each artist's work.
  • Lions Club of Chestertown, Halloween Parade
  • Saturday, November 1   |  10am
  • Location: Stating at Dixon Valve, High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Bob Knapp
  • Phone:
  • Email: rknapper19@verizon.net
  • URL: chestertownlions.org
  • This parade is co-sponsored by the Chestertown Lions Club and Washington College SGA. It is open to any/all who wish to participate. Cash prizes will only be awarded to the following (6) categories: PreSchool, Elementary, Middle, High School/Adult, Groups and Floats. Rain date—Sunday Nov.3rd - 3pm. For weather updates and the most current info. on this event, please reference the Chestertown Lions internet site listed above.
  • Live Playwrights' Society
  • Monday, November 3   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre 210 High St, Chestertown
  • Contact: Lucia Foster
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: lfoster@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org
  • 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!
  • Chestertown's 1st Fridays
  • Friday, November 7   |  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.
  • Blood Brothers: A musical: Book, Music, and Lyrics by Willy Russell
  • Friday, November 7   |  Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sun. 2pm
  • This event runs Nov. 7-23, 2014 (weekends)
  • Location: Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St, Church Hill
  • Contact: Church Hill Theatre Office
  • Phone: 410-758-1331
  • Email: office@churchhilltheatre.org
  • URL: churchhilltheatre.org
  • Twins, separated at birth, grow up in vastly different economic circumstances. As if by fate, they meet and become best friendsóuntil they fall in love with the same girl. An international hit, this musical ran for over 10,000 performances in London. With exceptional contemporary music, intelligent lyrics and a compelling story, it is fast becoming an American favorite as well.
    $20 adults, $17 members, $10 students
  • Divergence
  • Friday, November 7   |  First Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 Reception 5-8pm
  • This event runs November 7 - December 28
  • Location: The Artists' Gallery, 239 High St, Chestertown
  • Contact: Linda Hall
  • Phone: 410-778-2425/410-348-2343
  • Email: lindahall@atlanticbb.net
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  • Linda works in watercolor as well as oils and pastel. This show will be primarily watercolor using different papers, such as YUPO paper and watercolor canvas. They will diverge from realism to semiabstract.
  • Christmas Bazaar
  • Saturday, November 22   |  8:30am-2pm
  • This event runs November 22, 2014
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 101 N Cross St, Chestertown
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 410-778-3477
  • Email:
  • URL: emmanuelchesterparish.org
  • Emmanuel Church, Chestertown, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday November 22, 2014 from 8:30AM to 2:00 PM. Lunch will be offered from 11:00 to 1:30. The bazaar features one-of-a-kind Christmas figures; homemade baked goods, chutneys and jellies; gift quality treasures; hand knitted items and much more. Admission on Saturday is free but there is also a preview party on Friday, November 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 with $15.00 admission. The church is located on Cross Street at Fountain Park in downtown Chestertown. Phone: 410 778-3477 for more details. Web site is http://emmanuelchesterparish.org/
  • Open Mic Night
  • Wednesday, November 26   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at Prince Theatre 210 High St, Chestertown
  • Contact: Box Office
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: info@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL: www.garfieldcenter.org
  • 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 fordo1@aol.com.
  • 51st Annual Chestertown Antiques Show and Sale
  • Friday, November 28   |  Fri. 4-7pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-3pm
  • This event runs Nov. 28-30
  • Location: Washington College Lifetime Fitness Center
  • Contact: Marilyn Klompus
  • Phone: 410-810-4743
  • Email: mklompus@gmail.com
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  • 40+ quality exhibitors offering furniture, decorative accessories, art, jewelry, folk art, lighting, porcelain and ceramics, ranging from country to modern. Presented by and benefiting the Kent Association of Riding Therapy. Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-3pm. Washington College Lifetime Fitness Center, Route 213, Chestertown. For more information call 410-810-4743 or email mklompus@gmail.com.
  • Home for the Holidays
  • Friday, November 28   |  Various
  • This event runs November 28-29, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • Contact: Andy Goddard
  • Phone: 443-480-1987
  • Email: andysctown@atlanticbb.net
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  • The official lighting of Downtown for the holidays, the arrival of Santa (Friday eve, a parade on Saturday featuring the Kent County Marching Band,and caroling in Fountain Park. Downtown stores have extended hours. throughout the weekend.
  • Country Crafts Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Show
  • Saturday, November 29   |  10am-4pm
  • This event runs November 28 - 29, 2014
  • Location: Rock Hall Fire House, 21500 Rock Hall Ave, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kathy Redman
  • Phone: 410-778-1432
  • Email: predman@atlanticbb.net
  • URL: countrycraftsguild.com
  • Unique handmade arts & crafts including: fresh green, wreaths, plants, miniatures, house plaques, wood crafts, photography, paintings, American Girl doll clothes, pottery, knitting, crochet, machine embroidery, santas, snowmen, Christmas decorations & ornaments, candy, cheese, honey, soaps, lotions, potpourri, teas, herbs, stuffed animals, bulletin boards, weaving, bead, glass and silver jewelry, quilts, wall hangings, placemats, folk art. etc. Lunch served.