Kent County Arts and Entertainment Events- May 2020


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  • The Garfield Center presents The Fantasticks

  • Friday,
  • This event runs April 17 to May 3
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 4108102060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL:  https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/the-fantasticks/all/
  • The Fantasticks
    April 17 – May 3
    Written by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt
    Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith

    Thank you to our sponsors: Andrew & Leslie Price and Chesapeake Bank & Trust

  • Judged Fine Art and Craft Show

  • Friday,   |  5:00-8:00pm
  • This event runs April 29 to May 31
  • Location: RiverArts Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  www.chestertownriverrarts.org/exhibits
  • Join RiverArts for its First Friday opening reception for its "Judged Fine Art and Craft" Show. This annual exhibition showcases the region;s finest art and craft. Works include painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and fine craft including metal wood, fiber, ceramics, glass, and jewelry. This exhibit will continue through May 31.

  • Judged Fine Art and Craft Show - Curator and Artists' Talk

  • Thursday,   |  5:30
  • Location: RiverArts Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106 - RiverArts Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106
  • Contact: RiverArts
  • Phone: 410-778-6300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  www.chestertownriverrarts.org/exhibits
  • Artists and artisans as well as the curator of this judged exhibit will discuss their work which includes painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and fine craft including metal, wood, fiber, ceramics, glass and jewelry.

  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - Cross Street
  • Contact: Emmanuel Episcopal Church
  • Phone: 410-778-3477
  • Email: emmanuelchestertown@gmail.com
  • Andrew Sheranian is Organist and Master of Choristers at All Saints Episcopal Church, Ashmont, in Boston. He is a New England Conservatory of Music and the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music. This is his third performance on the Concert Series.

  • The Hedgelawn Classical Series presents Duo Sorolla

  • Sunday,   |  4 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=74658C18-CBBE-98C9-9EF1ED46B0C048BC
  • The Hedgelawn Classical Series presents the return of Duo Sorolla, comprised of cellist Ismar Gomes and pianist Wan-Chi Su. Mr. Gomes and Ms. Su have a collaborative relationship that evolved into Duo Sorolla, which celebrates its tenth season this year. The Duo has performed a wide range of music including most of the standard repertoire for cello and piano, as well as lesser known music. Duo Sorolla has commissioned and premiered works from William Weigel and Aaron Malone. They have also championed the works of Lera Auerbach, George Walker, and Aaron Jay Kernis, and other living composers

  • Dick Durham

  • Saturday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=74658C18-CBBE-98C9-9EF1ED46B0C048BC
  • Mainstay favorite and virtuoso pianist Dick Durham returns with some of his favorite musical compatriots in tow. Whatever the surprises this musical magician pulls out of his hat, this will be a wonderful evening of jazz, from solos to ensemble numbers played with virtuosity, emotion and humor.
    These wonderful musicians will provide an evening of exquisite instrumental jazz, full of the beauty of the American Song Book. Dick will be joined by Amy Shook on bass, Jaron Davis on drums, and Blake Cramer on the vibraphone

  • MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey | High Water

  • Friday,
  • This event runs May 22 to June 20
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: MassoniArt
  • Phone: 410-778-7330
  • Email: info@massoniart.com
  • URL:  https://massoniart.com/exhibition/marcy-dunn-ramsey-high-water/
  • MARCY DUNN RAMSEY | High Water
    May 22 – June 22, 2020
    also featuring work by Michael Kahn, Marilee Schumann, and more

  • The Hedgelawn Bluegrass Series- Allison DeGroot & Tatiana Hargreaves

  • Friday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.event&eventID=FBD1155E-AB69-E754-9B7B3D17A208A97A
  • Allison Degroot and Tatiana Hargreaves’s impressive musicianship is a reflection on voices we seek to hear as we explore the expansive, diverse canon of American roots music. Allison de Groot combines love for old-time music, technical skill and a creative approach to the banjo forming her own sound – unique and full of personality. Tatiana Hargreaves has been on the forefront of an up and coming generation of old time, bluegrass and new acoustic musicians. They show a musical fluency that flows between old time and bluegrass worlds with ease.