Kent County Arts and Entertianment Events- November 2018


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  • The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • This event runs November 1 to November 4
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Arts Council
  • Phone: 410-778-3700
  • Email: john@kentcountyartscouncil.org
  • URL:  www.kentcountyartscouncil.org
  • Based on the Jacob Lawrence Migration Series panels, five playwrights created five new short plays for the Philips Collection's 2015 exhibit of the full panel series. Produce by visiting artist Jacqueline Lawton, (Chair, Theater Department, UNC Chapel Hill) and Directed by Washington College Theater Dept Chair, Michele Volansky, the five plays will be presented in staged readings, followed by a revival performance of Kent County's own Migration story - RED DEVIL MOON

  • The Artists' Gallery Features Sally Clark

  • Friday,   |  First Friday Reception, November 2, 2018, 5-8 pm
  • Location: 239 High Street
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • URL:  www.theartistsgalleryctown.com
  • On First Friday, Sally Clark will be the featured artist for The Artists' Gallery. Sally, recently retired from teaching art, currently enjoys painting whimsical images on furniture and murals. Watercolors are her true passion. Her subject matter is without boundaries. Clark received a BA from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and an art education degree from the University of Memphis. She is a member of The Working Artists Forum, Kent Island Federation of Art, Queen Anne's County Arts Council, and a partner with The Artists' Gallery.

  • Emmanuel Church (Chester Parish) Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Church on Fountain Square
  • Contact: Emmanuel Church Concert Committee
  • Phone: 410-778-3477
  • Email: emmanuelchestertown@gmail.com
  • URL:  www.emmanuelchesterparish.org
  • This will be a wonderful event for the entire family.

  • An Alumni Journalism Panel

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • How is rhetoric used in journalism, politics, and public relations in this day and age? Panelists from each of those fields will illuminate how rhetoric or “spin” has shaped American culture in the last two years, with some discussion of relaying information and facts in a “Post-Truth” society.


  • Rahim AlHaj - Arabic Oud with String/Percussion Septet

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - - Washington College
  • Contact: Washington College Concert Series
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concert_series@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  washcoll.edu/live/events/20706-rahim-alhaj-arabic-oud-with-stringpercussion
  • As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Rahim AlHaj playing the Arabic Oud accompanied by a string and percussion septet.

    Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors over age 65 / WC faculty & staff). WC students and youth 18 and under are free. Individual tickets can be purchased online with a credit card via EventBrite (eventbrite.com/o/washington-college-concert-series-8250223111, or with cash or check at the door. Season tickets can be purchased on the Concert Series website. Inquires and ticket holds can be sent to concertseries@washcoll.edu or 410-778-7839 (Debbie Reed).

  • Maryland State Boys Choir

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - across from the Fountain Square - Emmanuel Episcopal Church - across fro
  • Contact: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chester Parish
  • Phone: 410-778-3477
  • Email: emmanuelchestertown@gmail.com
  • The Boys Choir of the State of Maryland will present a concert of choral music. The specific program is yet to be determined.

  • Thanksgiving Wine Tasting

  • Saturday,   |  6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Location: 117 S. Cross St.
  • Contact: Chester River Wine & Cheese Co.
  • Phone: 443.282.0220
  • Email: info@chesterrivergourmet.com
  • URL:  chesterrivergourmet.com
  • The perfect pairing food and wine is a balance of smell, taste, and visual presentation. Thanksgiving Dinner is a celebration - and we know you want everything to be just right.

    Join us for an after-hours wine tasting event. We've selected a group of wines designed to complement the flavors of the season; perfect for your Thanksgiving table and beyond. Our selections include sparkling, rose, white, red, and dessert wines.

    During this period we’re also offering a 10% half-case discount on our featured wines.

  • Literary House Series: A Reading by Erika L. Sánchez

  • Monday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, and is a poet, novelist, essayist, and the author of a collection of poems, Lessons on Expulsion (Graywolf, 2017) as well as the young adult novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2017), which was a New York Times Bestseller and a National Book Awards finalist. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in many prestigious literary journals, including Pleiades, Copper Nickel, Vinyl Poetry, Guernica, Boston Review, ESPN.com, the Paris Review, Gulf Coast, and POETRY Magazine.


  • Country Crafts Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Show

  • Friday,   |  10 am to 4 pm
  • This event runs November 23 to November 24
  • Location: Rock Hall Fire House
  • Contact: Kathy Redman President, Country Crafts Guild
  • Phone: 4107781432
  • Email: predman@atlanticbb.net
  • Unique handmade crafts by juried craft guild members including: jewelry, Christmas decorations and ornaments, folk art, wood boxes, furniture, trivets, plant stands, acrylic paintings, photography, notecards, needlework, knitting, crochet, shell crafts, soaps, lotions, local wildflower honey, potpourri, teas and herbs, glass bottle art, etched glass, wreaths, swags, trees, fishing lures, fish carvings, decoys, wood bowls, cutting boards, pens, quilts, wall hangings, placemats, machine embroidery clothing,
    tote bags and linens, etc.

  • Washington College Student Honors Recital

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • This event runs November 28 to November 27
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • Contact: Washington College Music Department
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concert_series@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  https://www.washcoll.edu/live/events/20683-student-honors-recital
  • The Department of Music presents the Student Honors Recital. Student soloist and chamber ensembles are selected for this concert via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public.

  • First-Year Reading

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • Come hear Washington College first-year writers read from their original work!


  • Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol (Opening Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs November 30 to December 2
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • Director Bonnie Hill brings to the GCA stage the classic story of A Christmas Carol as presented from the perspective of Tiny Tim!