Kent County Arts and Entertianment Events- September 2018


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  • MassoniArt presents KEN SCHIANO

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs August 3 to September 30
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Contact: MASSONIART
  • Phone: 410.778.7330
  • Email: info@massoniart.com
  • URL:  http://massoniart.com/
  • NEW WORK

    August 3 – September 30
    August First Friday Reception – August 3, 5-8 pm
    September First Friday Reception – September 7, 5-8 pm

    During August and September, Ken Schiano will be our featured artist. Our Fall Exhibition will also feature work by special guest and gallery artists.

  • A Tea & Talk with Dr. Kimberly Quiogue Andrews and Lindsay Lusby

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • This tea and talk features a reading by two poets who have recently published chapbooks, followed by a Q&A and a book sale and signing.

    Lindsay Lusby is the author of two chapbooks, Blackbird Whitetail Redhand (Porkbelly Press, 2018) and Imago (dancing girl press, 2014). She is the Assistant Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House.

    Kimberly Quiogue Andrews is a poet, literary critic, and author of the chapbook BETWEEN. She is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at Washington College.

  • The Artists' Gallery Features Barbara Zuehlke

  • Friday,   |  First Friday Reception, September 7, 2018, 5-8 pm
  • Location: 239 High Street
  • Contact: The Artists' Gallery
  • Phone: 410-778-2425
  • URL:  www.theartistsgalleryctown.com
  • On First Friday, September 7, 2018, The Artists' Gallery will present the work of Barbara Zuehlke. Barbara is an award winning Eastern Shore artist working in serigraph, oil and watercolor. Using wet pigment on wet paper (wet on wet), Barbara creates a softness and flow that is exctiing when combined with the sharp, clean edges of dry paper. Barbara is an active member of The Working Artists Forum and a partner in The Artists' Gallery. She teaches watercolor classes at Dorchester Arts Center and operates an art studio and quality frame shop out of her Eastern Shore home.


  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks.

  • Come Sing with the Chester River Chorale

  • Monday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Heron Point's Wesley Hall - 501 East Campus Avenue
  • Contact: Chester River Chorale
  • URL:  chesterriverchorale.org
  • If you love to sing, the Chester River Chorale wants you! Come join us at 6 p.m. Monday, September 10, in Wesley Hall at Chestertown’s Heron Point as we begin our 21st season. Our ages range from college student to octogenarian. Our voices range from soprano to bass. No auditions required. Dues are $50 with students free as we begin to practice for our annual Chester River Holiday concert. See our website at www.chesterriverchorale.org for more information.

  • Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: Horrible History, Terrible Tale: Chaucer and Jephthah’s Daughter A Reading by David Wallace

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary Hou
  • Contact: Julie Armstrong
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: jarmstrong2@washcoll.edu
  • David Wallace has been Judith Rodin Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania since 1996. He is a Fellow of the English Association, currently President of the Medieval Academy of America, and the author or editor of ten books, including Chaucerian Polity (Stanford, 1999), The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature (Cambridge, 2002), Strong Women (Oxford, 2011), and Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Introduction (Oxford, 2017). In 2016 Oxford University Press published Europe: A Literary History 1348-1418, a revolutionary literary history that breaks with older nationalist models.

  • Animal Crackers (Opening Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs September 14 to September 16
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • Jennifer Kafka Smith's debut in directing at the Garfield Center for the Arts!


  • Sultana Education Foundation's Annual Gala

  • Saturday,   |  6-10pm
  • Location: The Reward
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-5954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  www.sultanaeducation.org
  • September 15, 2018 6-10pm...Join the Sultana Education Foundation at the hottest event in town. Great food, open bar and entertainment featuring an all Illusion show with the most talented Magicians, Illusionists, and Mentalists as well as DJs and dancing. Sultana’s Annual Gala raises funds to support the Foundation’s award-winning programs in Environmental Science and American History that serve more than 12,000 K-12 students each year.

  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks.

  • Animal Crackers

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs September 21 to September 23
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • Jennifer Kafka Smith's directorial debut here at the Garfield Center!

  • Fall Wine Tasting

  • Saturday,   |  6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Location: 117 S. Cross St.
  • Contact: Chester River Wine & Cheese Co.
  • Phone: 4432820220
  • Email: info@chesterrivergourmet.com
  • URL:  chesterrivergourmet.com
  • Celebrate fall with us! The air is crisp, our clothing warmer, our food richer, and our wine bolder. During the tasting we will introduce new wines for fall. Our tastings are social events and all friends of legal sipping age are welcome to attend. The cheese counter is closed during the tasting but you'll find plenty on hand for you to enjoy. No ticket required, this event is free to attend.

  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Contact: Sultana Education Foundation
  • Phone: 410-778-6954
  • Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
  • URL:  http://sultanaeducation.org/public-programs/sultana-public-sails/
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the Chester River onboard a traditional schooner. Passengers are encouraged to help raise the sails, steer using Sultana’s seven-foot long tiller, and explore the authentically reproduced crew’s quarters below-decks.

  • Animal Crackers (Closing Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs September 28 to September 30
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 410-810-2060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • Jennifer Kafka Smith's directorial debut at the Garfield Center!