Kent County Events Calendar -  This Weekend


  • Trout Fishing in America
  • Friday, April 24   |  8:00 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Mark your calendars, make your reservations for the folk-pop mayhem of Trout Fishing in America! They play what they describe as “music for people who take their fun seriously,” folk/pop enriched by the diverse influences of reggae, Latin, blues, jazz and classical music and laced with humor and impeccable comedic timing. Best known as performers for children and families, this TFA concert is geared more towards adults. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
  • Betterton Beach Clean-up
  • Saturday, April 25   |  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Betterton Beach
  • Contact: Stacey Clough
  • Phone: 410-778-1948
  • Email: info@kentparksandrec.org
  • URL: www.kentparksandrec.org
  • Help clean Betterton Beach in preparation for the up-coming summer season. There will be food and beverages provided for participants following the clean-up. Free t-shirt to volunteers registered by April 11th. Registration begins April 1st each year. Rain Date April 26, 2015. Free event.
  • Wet Paint Show and Sale
  • Saturday, April 25
  • Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery
  • Contact: Diane Landskroener
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: riverarts@verizon.net
  • URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org
  • The Wet Paint Show and Sale on Saturday, April 25 is the culmination of the first three days of Paint The Town the Kent County area. A reception opens at 5:30 and is free of charge to the public. However, patrons who have paid $25 will be invited to the Patron’s Preview reception at 5:00, giving them first choice of the paintings, and a chance to meet the artists in a smaller gathering.
  • Children's Creativity Center
  • Saturday, April 25   |  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.
  • Kent Co. Community Marching Band Annual Cocktail Party
  • Saturday, April 25   |  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Chesapeake Bank & Trust - High St.
  • Contact: Patsy Whiteley
  • Phone: 410-708-1198
  • Email: whiteley@championrealty.com
  • URL:
  • Annual Cocktail Party Fundraiser. Proceeds to benefit Community Band Operating Fund.
  • Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run Ride
  • Sunday, April 26   |  8:30am
  • Location: Betterton Vol. Fire Department, 2 Howell Point Rd, Betterton
  • Contact: Jim Gent
  • Phone: 410-778-4881
  • Email: president@chestertownlions.org
  • URL: www.chestertownlions.org
  • What is a bicycle poker run? Cyclists ride on a marked route throughout Kent County Maryland, drawing a playing card at each of five drawing stations. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the 36.8 or 60 mile ride. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top ten poker hands.
    Ride starts at 8:30am. Card draw stations close at 12pm. All score cards are to be returned by 1pm. The ride starts and ends at Betterton Volunteer Fire Company, Betterton, Maryland.
    Cost:
    $20/rider until March 31
    $25/rider until April 26
    $30/rider day of ride
    Visit website for registration form, rules and up-to-date information.
    Register online at www.active.com
  • 8th Annual Taste of the Town (& County)
  • Sunday, April 26   |  12–3pm
  • Location: Fountain Park
  • Contact: Andy Goddard
  • Phone: 443-480-1987
  • Email: andysctown@Atlanticbb.net
  • URL: www.downtownchestertown.org/events/
  • Spend an afternoon sampling signature dishes from Chestertown & Kent County's finest restaurants and caterers. Featured dishes range from nouvelle gourmet to regional classics such as Maryland Crab Soup. Diners will want to come early to view the Paint the Town artwork exhibited in Fountain Park.
  • Quartet Vector 218: The Peabody Classical Guitar Quartet
  • Sunday, April 26   |  4:00 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay, 5753 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email:
  • URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • The members of this classical guitar quartet under the direction of Julian Gray include two recipients of the Charlie Byrd Memorial Endowed Scholarship for classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University as well as a doctoral candidate and a masters student. The quartet program includes Gershwin Preludes, selections from Bizet's Carmen as well as solo works by Giuliani, Brouwer, Ponce and more. Admission is $15. Call for reservations.