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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- February 2020


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February 1

  • MassoniArt presents Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs January 12 to February 9
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • January 12 – February 9th
    Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition
    February First Friday Reception – February 7, 5-7:30 pm

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Intimate Generations Exhibit
  • Intimate Generations Exhibit

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs January 28 to February 29
  • Location: Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Intimate Generations features contemporary artists working broadly around themes of family connection. Artists chanan delivuk, Roxana Alger Geffen, Aimee Gilmore, Khánh H. Lê, Kalen Na&rs...

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Life After the Book Deal: Publishing & Marketing Your Book
  • Life After the Book Deal: Publishing & Marketing Your Book

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • What happens after you win that fancy book prize and sign your publishing contract? Poet and editor Lindsay Lusby will be talking about the wildly fulfilling (but thoroughly exhausting) proc...

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February 4

Two for Tuesday
  • Two for Tuesday

  • Tuesday,   |  4 to 8
  • Location: Kitty Knight - 14028 Augustine Herman Highway, Georgetown MD
  • Every Tuesday at the Kitty Knight, enjoy our Two for Tuesday specials!

    Buy One Entree, Get One Free!

    Call 410-648-5200 for dinner reservations....

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February 5

Kids Valentine's Day Crafts
  • Kids Valentine's Day Crafts

  • Wednesday,   |  3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Feeling the love? Come make a special project to brighten someone's day. Ages 5+

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Handmade Valentines - Creative Time for Grown-Ups
  • Handmade Valentines - Creative Time for Grown-Ups

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - - 408 High Street
  • Whether your aesthetic is sophisticated, silly, or sweet, this is your opportunity to create truly unique one-of-a-kind valentines for the special people in your life.

    Happiness Hour is a time for ...

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February 6

Writers as Editors Series Presents Kate Bernheimer
  • Writers as Editors Series Presents Kate Bernheimer

  • Thursday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Kate Bernheimer is the author of two story collections, including How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, as well as three novels, and editor of My Mother She Killed Me,...

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February 7

Come meet our new Executive Director Steve Arnold
  • Come meet our new Executive Director Steve Arnold

  • Friday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • The Garfield Board invites you to a “Meet & Greet” from 5-7pm on February 7 during Chestertown’s First Friday to introduce Steven Arnold and highlight volunteer opportunities at ...

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  • "Amazing People"

  • Friday,   |  5:00-8:00pm
  • This event runs February 7 to March 1
  • Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106
  • Join RiverArts' First Friday opening reception for "Amazing People" , an oral history exhibition curated by Gordon Wallace and Lani Seikaly. The show features stories of the challenges ...

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  • "Seeing Red"

  • Friday,   |  5:00-8:00pm
  • This event runs February 7 to March 1
  • Location: RiverArts Main Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106
  • Join RiverArts for its First Friday opening reception for its February exhibit. The theme is "Seeing Red". See art and craft that capture images and emotions associated with the color red s...

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February 8

Sparky and Rhonda in Concert
  • Sparky and Rhonda in Concert

  • Saturday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • SPARKY AND RHONDA RUCKER perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. They are internationally recognized as leading musicians, ...

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February 9

  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Sunday,   |  4 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - Cross Street
  • The Christiana Hundred Choir, Delaware, sings each Sunday during the program year and performs at many other services at the historic parish church.

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February 10

Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt featuring Pres Harding
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt featuring Pres Harding

  • Monday,   |  7 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, our featured guest tonight is Pres Harding. Pres is a long standing musical fixture in Kent County, having performed just about everywhere you can imagine thr...

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February 13

  • "Seeing Red" - Gallery Talk

  • Thursday,   |  6:00pm
  • Location: RiverArts Main Gallery - 315 High St, Suite 106
  • The theme for RiverArts' February exhibit is "Seeing Red." Hear artists and artisans talk about the images and emotions they associate with this color....

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February 14

Reds for Love - Valentine's Happy Hour
  • Reds for Love - Valentine's Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm - 6pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Join us for a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Happy Hour! Impress your sweetheart with tickets to enjoy tastings of Barbera 5-ways and paired with light hors d'oeuvres. Featured Crow wines for the...

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The Garfield Center presents Greater Tuna
  • The Garfield Center presents Greater Tuna

  • Friday,
  • This event runs February 14 to February 23
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • TWO WEEKENDS:
    Feb 14 - Feb 23

    By Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears
    Directed by Steven Arnold

    Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm
    Sundays @ 2pm

    $20 General Admission
    $15 Senior/Military
    ...

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February 15

Sixth Annual Garden Seed Swap
  • Sixth Annual Garden Seed Swap

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch, Main Meeting Room - 408 High Street
  • Presented in partnership with University of Maryland Extension, Kent County, and facilitated by local Master Gardeners, the Seed Swap is a celebration of gardening and growing flowers and vegetables.
    ...

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  • Intimate Generations II at Massoniart

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs February 15 to March 8
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • February 15 – March 8, 2020

    Intimate Generations II at Massoniart
    a collaboration with Kohl Gallery / Washington College
    Art Crawl and Gallery Receptions – Saturday, February 22, 10-5...

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League of Women Voters 100th Birthday Celebration
  • League of Women Voters 100th Birthday Celebration

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 - 1:30
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 Queen Street
  • The League of Women Voters of Kent County and Sumner Hall will sponsor a celebration of the centennial of U.S. women's suffrage and the 100th birthday of the League of Women Voters. The party wil...

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February 16

Wine & Chocolate Pairing
  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • Sunday,   |  12pm - 4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a fun Valentine’s themed pairing of 4 Crow award-winning wines and 4 chocolates crafted by Sweet Cheeks Delightful Treats. We will walk you through why each wine pairs with each trea...

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RESONANCE Concert: Cleveland Wind Trio
  • RESONANCE Concert: Cleveland Wind Trio

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: St Paul’s Church 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd
  • The Cleveland Wind Trio is a reed ensemble consisting of bassoon, clarinet, and oboe, formed at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2018. They will perform works by Mozart, Canteloube & Villa-Lobo...

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Hamiltunes
  • Hamiltunes

  • Sunday,   |  4 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Join RiverArts and The Mainstay in a warm and welcoming community singalong to the score of the sensational Broadway musical Hamilton! Singers and listeners of all ages and skills are welcome. Requ...

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February 17

Communications and Media Studies Lecture: Race and Urban Communication Infrastructure
  • Communications and Media Studies Lecture: Race and Urban Communication Infrastructure

  • Monday,   |  4:30 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The city operates as a complicated confluence of uneven political, economic, cultural, and environmental interests. Critical geographers and sociologists have documented how the inequitable power dyna...

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Mainstay Monday with Scott Silbert, Amy Shook & Steve Abshire
  • Mainstay Monday with Scott Silbert, Amy Shook & Steve Abshire

  • Monday,   |  7 pm
  • Location: 5753 N. Main St.
  • Hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, our featured guests tonight are Scott Silbert, Amy Shook and Steve Abshire. Together, they form a quartet, paying tribute to the collaboration of Stan Getz an...

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February 18

Kent County's 2020 African American Read-In
  • Kent County's 2020 African American Read-In

  • Tuesday,   |  5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street
  • This interactive, multigenerational program will celebrate black authors, literacy, reading, and diversity in literature.  You can come just to listen or take part as a reader.

    5-5:45pm
    Stori...

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WC-ALL Learn at Lunch with John Gillespie on Irish Traditional Music
  • WC-ALL Learn at Lunch with John Gillespie on Irish Traditional Music

  • Tuesday,   |  Buffet lunch at 12 noon
  • Location: Hynson Lounge in Hodson Hall - Washington College
  • Can't tell a jig from a reel? Think all Irish music sounds the same? Or perhaps you love or are curious about Irish music. If so, be sure to join us for his enlightening and entertaining talk. Jo...

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Intimate Generations Reception
  • Intimate Generations Reception

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30-6:30pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • The exhibition Intimate Generations features works by artists chanan delivuk, Roxana Alger Geffen, Aimee Gilmore, Khánh H. Lê, Kalen Na’il Roach, and Aaron Wax. All are contemporary...

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February 19

Kent County Chamber of Commerce - MEET & MINGLE
  • Kent County Chamber of Commerce - MEET & MINGLE

  • Wednesday,   |  5 - 7 pm
  • Location: Kent County Public Library, Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Connect and network with local businesses, while learning about the many services and exciting happenings at Kent County Public Library.

    Free for members of the Kent County Chamber of Commerce; $5...

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February 21

Party Gras at the Kitty
  • Party Gras at the Kitty

  • Friday,   |  4 to 9 pm
  • Location: Kitty Knight - 14028 Augustine Herman Highway , Georgetown MD
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Kitty! New Orleans Dinner & Drink specials! Music by Philip Dutton & the Alligators! Favors & Fun! Dinner is served from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.

    Call for dinner...

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February 22

7th Annual Chester Gras
  • 7th Annual Chester Gras

  • Saturday,   |  11:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Location: Spring Avenue
  • Chester Gras is a fun family event hosted by The Peoples Bank that includes an authentic Mardi Gras parade, kids' activities, live music, great food, a silent auction, and more! All proceeds bene...

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  • Washington College's George Washington Birthday Ball

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Location: Johnson Fitness Center Fieldhouse - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Tickets can be purchased here: https://cvent.me/lVE2ym

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The Great Guitars with Gene Bertoncini, Steve Abshire, and Steve Herberman
  • The Great Guitars with Gene Bertoncini, Steve Abshire, and Steve Herberman

  • Saturday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Perennial Mainstay favorite and national treasure jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini and his musical cohorts Steve Abshire and Steve Herberman will recreate the sounds of the original "Great Guitars&...

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February 23

S I Kent & QA Co Designer Purse Bingo
  • S I Kent & QA Co Designer Purse Bingo

  • Sunday,   |  Doors open 11:30am, games begin at 1 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Elks Lodge, 8631 Bell Rose Ln.
  • To reserve tickets email: weasie100@yahoo.com or call 410-708-5301 Louise. $25 at the door. Vendors, Door Prizes, and raffles. Food for purchase. All proceeds benefit Grants for Women and Girls....

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US Naval Academy Reed Quintet and Brass Quintet
  • US Naval Academy Reed Quintet and Brass Quintet

  • Sunday,   |  4:00 pm
  • Location: Washington College - Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The United States Naval Academy Band Reed Quintet and Brass Quintet will present a joint concert of cutting-edge and modern chamber music in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts at Washi...

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  • Hedgelawn Classical Series Presents the Ann Street Trio

  • Sunday,   |  4 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The Baltimore-based Ann Street Trio is devoted to performing chamber music from the classical era to the 21st century. Comprised of several of Baltimore’s finest musicians, the Ann Street Trio b...

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February 24

Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt featuring Dave Robinson
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt featuring Dave Robinson

  • Monday,   |  7 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Join us for Mainstay Monday, where eclectic evenings happen every Monday night, hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano. Our featured guest tonight is Dave Robinson, a recognized and respected author...

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February 25

Writers as Editors Series Presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  • Writers as Editors Series Presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic, Lucky Fish, At the Drive-In Volcano, and Miracle Fruit. Her collection of na...

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February 26

The Who's Tommy
  • The Who's Tommy

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30 pm
  • This event runs February 26 to February 29
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumph...

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February 27

The Zach Lambert Quartet
  • The Zach Lambert Quartet

  • Thursday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The Mainstay welcomes back inaugural scholarship winner Zach Lambert and his quartet for an exciting evening of jazz! He began performing professionally in 2017, and since then has played hundreds of...

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February 28

Memorial Concert for Neal Tilghman-Vince Lewis, Tommy Cecil & Steve Abshire
  • Memorial Concert for Neal Tilghman-Vince Lewis, Tommy Cecil & Steve Abshire

  • Friday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Neal Tilghman, who was lost to us late last year, had a special relationship with The Mainstay and with Tom McHugh, founding executive director of The Mainstay. Neal had exquisite taste and a special...

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