Kent County Arts and Entertainment Events- November 2021


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  • MassoniArt presents MARC CASTELLI / Querencia

  • Monday,
  • This event runs October 29 to November 28
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street
  • Contact: MassoniArt
  • Phone: 410-778-7330
  • Email: info@massoniart.com
  • URL:  https://massoniart.com/
  • MARC CASTELLI / Querencia
    October 29 – November 28

    Gallery Hours: Thursday 11-2, Friday 11-4, Saturday 10-5

    Marc Castelli’s annual show at MassoniArt has become a Downrigging tradition. Expect to see unmatched renderings of watermen, workboats, and log canoes from a painter recognized as one of the finest marine artists in the country.


  • Phragmites australis Eco Art Workshop

  • Thursday,   |  12-2pm
  • Location: Center for Environment and Society at WC - 485 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, 21620
  • Contact: Tara Gladden
  • Phone: 3477684930
  • Email: tgladden2@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phragmites-australis-eco-art-workshop-tickets-190722334637
  • Join environmental artist, Stephanie Garon and Director of the River and Field Campus, Michael Hardesty for this participatory, informative experience. In this 2-hour OUTDOOR workshop, you will be introduced to the artist's creative process, the Phragmites australis plant, and you will actively participate in the removal of this invasive species from the Chester Riverbank. The plants extracted during the workshop will be used in the artist's upcoming exhibit, PRY opening late January 2022 in Chestertown. Free and open to the public.

  • The Artists' Gallery Features Barbara Zuehlke in "Coastal Visions"

  • Friday,   |  Tuesday-Saturday (10-5) and Sunday (12:30-4:30)
  • This event runs November 5 to November 30
  • Location: The Artists' Gallery - 239 High Street
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • Email: eviebaskin@gmail.com
  • URL:  www.theartistsgalleryctown.com
  • On First Friday, November 5th, The Artists' Gallery will present "Coastal Visions" by Barbara Zuehlke with an opening reception to meet the artist from 5-8 pm. Barbara is a partner with The Artists' Gallery and an award winning artist who brings to life the magic of the Eastern Shore, capturing the waterfowl, reflections of boats and clouds, along with the striking colors of the farm fields. Painting in watercolor, wet on wet, Barbara is a triad painter, working with three colors on her palette- one red, one blue and one yellow. All colors and values are mixed from these three pigments.

  • November 5: Indigo in the Afternoon

  • Friday,   |  2:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - 200 High St
  • Contact: Chestertown River Arts
  • Phone: 4107786300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/program/indigo-afternoon
  • Friday, November 5, 2:30 to 4:30 pm

    Cost: $30 per participant

    Material Fee - $10, instructor will collect material fee at class.

    Adults and teens welcome!

    Learn to indigo dye during the “blue” hours! We will learn about indigo and explore various Shibori resist methods while creating some great gifts. When you’re ready to dye you will see the wonder of indigo as your creation emerges from the dye bath colored green and turns blue before your eyes. We will be using a synthetic indigo vat to dye 1 pairs of bamboo socks and a cotton bandana (27” x 27”).

  • November 5: Indigo at Night

  • Friday,   |  6:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - 204 High St
  • Contact: Chestertown River Arts
  • Phone: 4107786300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/program/indigo-at-night
  • Friday, November 5, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

    Cost: $30 per participant

    Material Fee - $10, instructor will collect material fee at class.

    Adults and teens welcome!

    Learn to indigo dye during the “blue” hours! We will learn about indigo and explore various Shibori resist methods while creating some great gifts. When you’re ready to dye you will see the wonder of indigo as your creation emerges from the dye bath colored green and turns blue before your eyes. We will be using a synthetic indigo vat to dye 1 pairs of bamboo socks and a cotton bandana (27” x 27”).

  • Karen Somerville

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St. - The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 4106399133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  http://www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Vocalist Karen Somerville of Chestertown has used her deep roots in Kent County to launch a music career as a singer-songwriter and producer of solo and group performances in gospel, blues, jazz, and folk music, while never forgetting to shine a light on her faith.

  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Dick Durham

  • Monday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 4106399133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • Come out for one of the last "Mainstay Mondays with Joe Holt." Joe has special guest Dick Durham with him tonight! Should be a great evening of jazz.

  • The Washington College Concert Series - Eric Plewinski (percussion)

  • Monday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • Contact: Washington College Concert Series
  • Phone: 410-778-7839
  • Email: concertseries@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  https://www.washcoll.edu/calendar/index.php?eID=724
  • The Washington College Concert Series presents percussionist Eric Plewinski who will showcase the colorful array of repertoire in the solo percussion genre. Join Eric on a rhythmic journey exploring many instruments, timbres, and moods spoken through the voice of the unique instrumentation of the percussion family. Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors 65 and over). Youth 18 and under are free.

  • RiverArts Salon: The American Impressionists: An Online Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

  • Tuesday,   |  5 - 6 pm
  • Location: online
  • Contact: Chestertown River Arts
  • Phone: 4107786300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/program/smithsonian-tour
  • A RiverArts Salon is a (virtual) place to learn something new, share ideas, explore interesting topics, see and be seen, and have fun.

    In this virtual tour, we will look more closely at just what constitutes Impressionism and then meet several American Impressionists and their work from the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

    https://americanart.si.edu/

    https://www.si.edu/newsdesk/factsheets/smithsonian-american-art-museum

  • Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 4106399133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • Frank Vignola is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna and more. Still in his 20s, Raniolo has already performed alongside Tommy Emmanuel, Tony Trishka, Bucky Pizzarelli and David Grisman. Vignola and Raniolo have been touring together as a guitar duo for nearly four years, and have played hundreds of shows together.

  • Annual RiverArts Holiday Show & Sale

  • Thursday,
  • This event runs November 18 to December 31
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106 - Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • Contact: Chestertown RiverArts
  • Phone: 4107786300
  • Email: info@chestertownriverarts.org
  • Annual RiverArts Holiday Show & Sale

    Something for every pocketbook!
    These unique & beautifully crafted handmade gifts created by our member artisans include everything from clothing to fashion accessories, jewelry, home and holiday décor, stocking stuffers, holiday cards and ornaments, original paintings and more!
    Holiday Show Hours:
    Thursdays & Fridays: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sundays: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Sue Mathews and Robert Redds, "American Songbook Series"

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 4106399133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  http://www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Sue Matthews and Robert Redd will be returning to the Mainstay with their new "Songbook Series" show, the Life and Lyrics of Sammy Cahn. This will be the 10th in their "Songbook Series", which celebrates the artists and their music from our Great American Songbook. All have been debuted with great success, at The Mainstay. Joining them on bass will be Tommy Cecil, and on cornet, Randy Reinhart.

  • RESONANCE CONCERT SERIES: Pianist David Brooks

  • Sunday,   |  3 p.m.
  • Location: St. Paul's Parish, Kent - 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd.
  • Contact: National Music Festival
  • Phone: 443-480-0221
  • Email: info@nationalmusic.us
  • URL:  https://nationalmusic.us/events-and-tickets/resonance/
  • National Music Festival piano mentor David Brooks will perform a varied program of works by Bach and Rachmaninoff, together with his own compositions and piano transcriptions, including music based on Disney’s “Aladdin” and Brooks’ own completion of an unfinished work by Robert Schumann.

    A winner of several national and international competitions, he now performs a repertoire spanning the avant-garde and the neglected romantics, as well as the established greats.

  • November 21 One Day Clay Workshop: Holiday Luminaries with Wanda Brumwell

  • Sunday,   |  2-4 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • Contact: Chestertown RiverArts
  • Phone: 4107786300
  • Email: chrisneiman@chestertownriverarts.org
  • URL:  https://community.chestertownriverarts.org/program/november-21-one-day-clay-workshop-holiday-luminaries
  • No experience necessary! Open to all ages (children under 14 will need adult assistance). Clay will be provided as well as many items to imprint texture. Please feel free to bring anything of special interest (cookie cutters, imprint items) that could be used to personalize your holiday luminary! What's your style? You are limited only by your imagination. You may also trace around items, hand carve textures or personalize with your own writing. In approximately 3 weeks, your luminary will be ready for pick up at the High Street Clay Studio!

  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and special guests Barbara Parker and Bob Taylor

  • Monday,   |  7:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 4106399133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  http://www.mainstayrockhall.org
  • Barbara Parker is a singer/songwriter whose wide ranging musical influences create a canvas of many textures and colors on which her heartfelt lyrics are delivered. Barbara's musical gallery brings images of old time country, blues, jazz, folk, rock ballad and Great American Songbook into one exhibit; an eclectic evening of compelling songs and engaging music. Bob Taylor crosses many lanes of musical styles. He has recorded 4 albums with Angel Band & toured extensively with David Bromberg, from the Fillmore to Philadelphia Folk Festival, Canada to the Caribbean. He is also bassist for the PA based indie-art-rock band Llama Dalis.