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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- July 2017


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July 1

The Journey
  • The Journey

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs June 2 to July 1
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • Open to all media. Art that depicts life's many journeys - emotional, sentimental, physical- as well as our means of travel (cars, planes, bikes, boats.) Curator- Larry Schroth...

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  • One Artist's Journey- Sihnja Whiteley

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs June 2 to July 1
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Exhibition being shown in the Studio Gallery.

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Short Attention Span Theatre
  • Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Saturday,   |  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm
  • This event runs June 23 to July 9
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, pla...

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  • Beach Party

  • Saturday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Rock Hall public beach
  • Party on beach, including games, bonfire, dancing, karaoke, and sunset watching.

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July 2

  • Waterman's Day

  • Sunday,   |  12:00 Noon
  • Location: The Bulkhead, on Bayside Avenue
  • Day to celebrate the waterman. Activities including work boat docking, anchor toss, and food, music and antique cars.

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July 3

  • Fireworks

  • Monday,   |  9pm
  • Location: The Bulkhead, on Bayside Avenue
  • One of the best and most highly-acclaimed fireworks displays in Maryland.

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July 4

  • July 4th Parade

  • Tuesday,   |  10am
  • Location: From Main Street by the ballfield to the Civic Center
  • Small-town parade, including marching band, floats, fire trucks from around Kent County, and riders on horseback.

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July 7

Abstract and Woodworking
  • Abstract and Woodworking

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs July 7 to July 29
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Abstract is open to all media. Main and Studio Galleries. Curators: Ronn Akins, Barbara Parker, Chuck Engstrom

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  • Chestertown First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Historic District
  • Enjoy late shopping hours in unique shops, gallery exhibit openings, special tastings and a variety of dining options during Downtown Chestertown's monthly progressive open house....

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  • Festive Friday

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Gazebo at the Village - Main and Rte. 20
  • Musical entertainment

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  • Festive Friday

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: The Gazebo at the Village - Main and Rte. 20
  • Musical entertainment

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July 8

Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)
  • Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • 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 C...

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Sultana Public Sails
  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • 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 C...

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KidSPOT Family Yoga
  • KidSPOT Family Yoga

  • Saturday,   |  1-3 pm
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Fun activities for mind and body the whole family can enjoy.

    Carrie Evans from Joyspring Yoga will lead participants in playful poses, Yoga games, and mindfulness crafts.
    Please bring mats or tow...

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Under The Sea Kids Cupcake Decorating Class
  • Under The Sea Kids Cupcake Decorating Class

  • Saturday,   |  10am OR 1pm
  • Location: 306 Park Row Chestertown, Md 21620
  • July Class Agenda: Each child will receive 3 vanilla & 3 confetti cupcakes to decorate in monthly theme (3 instructor taught sea turtle, Octopus & Crab cupcakes, & 3 of their own under the...

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  • First Saturday Galena Open Air Market

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 5pm
  • Location: 112 Main Street North
  • Come join us on Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Galena, MD for our First Saturday celebration 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. In addition to our fine selection of antique and hand crafted brick and mortar shops we wil...

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July 10

KidSPOT Summer Camp-Ancient Egypt
  • KidSPOT Summer Camp-Ancient Egypt

  • Monday,   |  Mornings 9am-12pm Afternoons 12:30-3:30 pm
  • This event runs July 10 to July 14
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Explore Ancient Egyptian Art in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information check out our website or call 410-778-...

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Kids' Discovery Week at Colchester Farm
  • Kids' Discovery Week at Colchester Farm

  • Monday,   |  half-days or full-days
  • This event runs July 10 to July 14
  • Location: 31285 Cemetery Road, Galena
  • This popular hands-on program is for youngsters entering K through 6th grade. They'll enjoy nature-inspired arts and crafts, tend and taste the treasures grown in our fields, and play games with ...

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July 11

Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Shade Gardening
  • Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Shade Gardening

  • Tuesday,   |  6 - 7pm
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • We will discuss how to plant to create shaded areas in your yard for those plants that need some protection from hot summer sun. Light shade is a virtue! Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at ...

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July 12

Farm Walk at Colchester Farm
  • Farm Walk at Colchester Farm

  • Wednesday,   |  7am
  • Location: 31285 Cemetery Road, Galena
  • See what's growing and learn about Colchester's sustainable farming practices. This is an exclusive opportunity to walk in the shoes of the apprentices learning from the master, farm manager...

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July 14

  • Musicamp Final Production

  • Friday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • MUSICAMP is an intensive one week program for students aged 8-14 that will allow students to experience all parts of being in a musical! Campers will participate in acting, singing, movement, set des...

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  • Festive Friday and Cruise Night

  • Friday,   |  Cruise Night - 5:30pm, Festive Friday - 6pm
  • Location: Festive Friday - The Gazebo at the Village - Main and Rte. 20. Cruise Night - Main Street
  • Festive Friday - musical entertainment; Cruise Night - antique cars displayed along Main Street.

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July 15

TOSS FOR THERAPY - Cornhole Tournament
  • TOSS FOR THERAPY - Cornhole Tournament

  • Saturday,   |  Practice at 11- Bags fly at 12
  • Location: Wilmer Park
  • CORNHOLE FOR CASH benefits Bridges at Worthmore.You dont have to play to support Bridges- Food, Beer, Wine, 50/50- learn the game!
    MINIMUM payouts- competitive 400/200/100 Social 150/100/50
    Come ...

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  • Beef 'n Beer fundraiser for Kent Center's Athletic Club

  • Saturday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 215 Scheeler Road
  • Activities led by Kent Center's Athletic Club benefit the physical, social, and mental health of adults with developmental disabilities in our community. Sports such as swimming, kayaking, runni...

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Cliffs School Museum 2017 Open House Schedule
  • Cliffs School Museum 2017 Open House Schedule

  • Saturday,   |  1 - 4pm
  • Location: 8.5 mi. from Chestertown on Rt. 289 South toward Cliffs City
  • This one room school of seven grades and one teacher served fishing and farming families of rural southern Kent County from 1878 -1939. Furnishings, text books, desks, a potbellied stove and blackbo...

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July 16

Parent Cafe Cookout
  • Parent Cafe Cookout

  • Sunday,   |  3 - 5:30pm
  • Location: Worton Park Pavillion
  • Come and join us for a Parent Café cookout! We hope to see you there!

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July 17

KidSPOT Summer Camp-Printmaking Power
  • KidSPOT Summer Camp-Printmaking Power

  • Monday,   |  Mornings 9am-12:00 pm Afternoons 12:30-3:30 pm
  • This event runs July 17 to July 21
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Explore the process of printmaking and create both monotype and relief prints in this 5 day workshop designed for children ages 6-13.
    Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For...

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July 18

Farm Tour at Colchester Farm
  • Farm Tour at Colchester Farm

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 31285 Cemetery Road, Galena
  • Learn what it takes to get your weekly shares planted, cared for, and harvested. Early-evening tour led by our farm apprentices.

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July 20

  • Kent County Fair

  • Thursday,   |  9am - 11pm
  • This event runs July 20 to July 22
  • Location: 21349 Tolchester Beach Road
  • The Kent County Fair is a traditional county fair featuring agriculture education, 4-H exhibits, great food and so much more. New exhibits, games, attractions and vendors are added each year. There is...

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  • Democratic Club of Kent County's 2017 "Meet the Candidates" Series

  • Thursday,   |  5:30
  • Location: Cassinelli Distillery, 323 High St.,
  • Please join us for the introduction of 2018 local candidates Allison Galbraith, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress District 1, www.AllisonforCongress.com and Michael Welker, Democratic Candidate ...

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July 21

Rock Hall Cruise Night by Smilin' Jake's
  • Rock Hall Cruise Night by Smilin' Jake's

  • Friday,   |  5:30 to 8:30pm
  • Location: Main Street
  • Car Cruise Night Open to Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Classics & Antiques

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  • Festive Friday

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: The Gazebo - The Village at Main and Rte. 20
  • Musical entertainment

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  • Christmas in July

  • Friday,   |  All day
  • This event runs July 21 to July 23
  • Location: Main Street & Bulkhead
  • Main Street decorated with Christmas theme. Boat parade on July 22, followed by Movie Night at the bulkhead at 8:00 PM.

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July 22

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Lotus Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  9am - 11:30am
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need ...

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  • Paddle to the Lily Pads!

  • Saturday,   |  8 - 11am
  • Location: Turners Creek Landing, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Paddle out from Turners Creek Landing to see one of the wonders of the Sassafras River, the blooming American Lotus flowers. Canoes and life jackets are provided. RSVP to Jaime at 410-348-5214 or jbel...

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2017 Bay Fest
  • 2017 Bay Fest

  • Saturday,   |  4 - 9pm
  • Location: Chesapeake College
  • A free, fun and family friendly festival with original comedy skits, games, arts & crafts, live music and more, all to help raise awareness about the state of the Chesapeake Bay within our communi...

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  • Credit & You: The Ins & Outs of Credit Reports and How to Improve Your Credit Score

  • Saturday,   |  10 am
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Presented by Audrey Orr, MD Extension Certified Personal & Family Finance Educator
    This free workshop is an introduction to understanding your credit reports. You will learn how to:
    *obtain &...

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July 24

  • Geospatial Discoveries: METS Guild Day Camp

  • Monday,
  • This event runs July 24 to July 28
  • Location: 151 Dixon Dr. Suite 3
  • Day camp! Unique opportunity to explore the science of satellites and build a Geographic Information System. For details and to register your child please contact Kelsey Newcomb at 410-810-5031 or kne...

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KidSPOT Summer Camp-Multicultural Mix Up
  • KidSPOT Summer Camp-Multicultural Mix Up

  • Monday,   |  Mornings 9:00 am-12:00 pm Afternoons 12:30-3:30 pm
  • This event runs July 24 to July 28
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Learn about various cultures through their artistic traditions in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information chec...

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July 27

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Mount Harmon Lotus Paddle

  • Thursday,   |  9am - 11:30am
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Join Sultana Education Foundation’s staff naturalists for one (or more!) of our unique kayak paddles on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. Kayaks for these trips are provided so all you need ...

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July 31

KidSPOT Summer Camp-Artistic Journeys
  • KidSPOT Summer Camp-Artistic Journeys

  • Monday,   |  Mornings 9:00 am-12:00 pm Afternoons 12:30-3:30 pm
  • This event runs July 31 to August 4
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Explore the painting and drawing techniques of several artists in this workshop designed for children ages 6-13. Children may attend morning or afternoon sessions or all day. For more information chec...

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