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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- May 2022


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May 1

Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman
  • Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman

  • Sunday,   |  2:00-4:30 pm
  • This event runs March 31 to May 5
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2 - 4:30 pm on Thursdays, running from March 31st through May 5th. (6 weeks)

    This course introduces the fundamentals of handbuilding to students of an...

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April 12: Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • April 12: Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Sunday,   |  6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • This event runs April 12 to May 17
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from April 12th through May 17th. (6 weeks)

    This 6-week course is intended to be a "next step" for returnin...

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Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Sunday,   |  6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • This event runs April 14 to May 19
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from April 14th through May 19th. (6 weeks)

    This 6 week course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginnin...

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The Garfield Center presents The Laramie Project
  • The Garfield Center presents The Laramie Project

  • Sunday,
  • This event runs April 22 to May 8
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • In October 1998 21year-old University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bru...

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  • Paint the Town - April 28-May 1, 2022 "Quick Draw" competition

  • Sunday,   |  9 am - 3 pm
  • This event runs April 28 to May 1
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106
  • "Paint the Town" is a 4-day event and artists have the opportunity to lose themselves while exploring the beautiful countryside and capturing it in their paintings. After 3 days of painting,...

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  • Paint the Town- "Wet Paint Show & Sale" Reception

  • Sunday,   |  5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • This event runs April 28 to May 1
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106
  • "Paint the Town" is a 4-day event and artists have the opportunity to lose themselves while exploring the beautiful countryside and capturing it in their paintings. After 3 days of painting,...

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  • Wine Seminar: The Art & Science of Blending

  • Sunday,   |  1pm-3pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd Kenndyville, MD 21645 - Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd Kenndyville, MD 21645
  • Work side by side with the winemaker and owners to create a red blend. You will tasting of wines to be used for blending and actually blending in small groups to create a red blend that will be bottle...

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May 3

Community Flock Walk
  • Community Flock Walk

  • Tuesday,   |  5:30-6:30pm
  • This event runs May 3 to June 30
  • Location: Wilmer Park and Rails & Trails - 413 S Cross St
  • Join us each Tuesday and Thursday (weather permitting) for a Free Community Walk! Come meet fellow community members, while walking the Chestertown Rails and Trails.
    We meet at 5:30pm at Wilmer Pa...

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May 5

Hope Community Alliance
  • Hope Community Alliance

  • Thursday,   |  4 pm - 7 pm
  • Location: HCA - 6528 Rock Hall Road
  • Hope Community Alliance is having a free food and clothing event every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Come out to get something for your self or pick up for people in your community that may need...

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May 6

  • Art is Elemental, Kent County Student Art Show

  • Friday,   |  5:00 PM -7:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St suite 106
  • Exhibit curator: Elizabeth Healy

    RiverArts is excited to once again host an art show for Kent County's preschool-12th grade students this spring. The show will be entitled ART IS ELEMENTAL. We...

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KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway

  • Friday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety...

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First Friday with Joe Holt -- Sharon Sable, Beth McDonald
  • First Friday with Joe Holt -- Sharon Sable, Beth McDonald

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Join us for our next First Friday event as our piano impresario Joe Holt welcomes two of the Mainstay's favorite vocalists -- Beth McDonald and Sharon Sable. The evening promises a warm and fun t...

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First Friday with Joe Holt -- Sharon Sable, Beth McDonald
  • First Friday with Joe Holt -- Sharon Sable, Beth McDonald

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Join us for our next First Friday event as our piano impresario Joe Holt welcomes two of the Mainstay's favorite vocalists -- Beth McDonald and Sharon Sable. The evening promises a warm and fun t...

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May 7

  • Garden Club of Rock Hall's Annual Plant Sale

  • Saturday,   |  8am-2pm
  • Location: Grassy area off Main Street, adjacent to the Villages of Rock Hall
  • Garden Club members provide plants and flowers for sale to the public. We strive to offer native species that flourish in our climate. Proceeds benefit the Club's activities that beautify our t...

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KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway

  • Saturday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety...

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May 8

Mother's Day Brunch on the River Packet
  • Mother's Day Brunch on the River Packet

  • Sunday,   |  12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Location: River Packet - High Street Town Dock
  • Gather your family and friends to celebrate Mother's Day with a brunch cruise aboard the River Packet! Reservations are required ahead of the sail - click the link for more information and to res...

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May 9

KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Stress Relief Giveaway

  • Monday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety...

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May 11

Flower Power Paint Party
  • Flower Power Paint Party

  • Wednesday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Pick up a brush and paint a flower for our Rock Hall community bouquet!

    Let your creativity nurture and support making Main Street beautiful. All canvases created during this event will be displaye...

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Open Mic Night at the Mainstay
  • Open Mic Night at the Mainstay

  • Wednesday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Open Mic night hosted on stage at The Mainstay. Admission is free. Open to musicians, poets, comedians, singers, playwrites, etc.

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May 13

The Road Home: Chester River Chorale Spring Concert
  • The Road Home: Chester River Chorale Spring Concert

  • Friday,   |  7pm Friday; 4pm Saturday
  • This event runs May 13 to May 14
  • Location: Presbyterian Church of Chestertown - 905 Gateway Dr, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • As the Chester River Chorale joyously returns to group singing, we are thrilled to present The Road Home. Please join us for a program of “choral candy” to reignite our flame for singing a...

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May 14

Sultana Education Foundation Annual Gala
  • Sultana Education Foundation Annual Gala

  • Saturday,   |  6pm-10pm
  • Location: Sultana Education Foundation - Clovelly Farm
  • Sultana’s Gala is a party with a mission – raising $100,000+ each year to support the Foundation’s work. You can look forward to world-class entertainment, a crowd of 400+, fantastic...

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Dogwood Festival
  • Dogwood Festival

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 AM
  • Location: Main Street Galena, MD
  • The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is a fun, family-friendly event bringing together craft and food vendors from around the region to celebrate the start of the Upper Eastern Shore’s gorgeous sp...

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Chili Fiesta Fly-In at  Massey Aerodrome
  • Chili Fiesta Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Massey Aerodrome - 33541 Maryland Line Rd. (Rt. 313), Massey, MD 21650
  • The General Public are Welcome! Fly-In or Drive in. Good weather brings over 100 general aviation aircraft, many taildraggers, biplanes, antique & classics to enjoy Grassroots Aviation. Aviation c...

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May 16

7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Monday,   |  1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour knowing what KCPL is planning for the ...

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May 17

7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Tuesday,   |  10:00am - 11:00am
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour knowing what KCPL is planning for the ...

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May 18

7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Wednesday,   |  11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour knowing what KCPL is planning for the ...

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May 19

Cars on High
  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6pm-8pm
  • Location: Main Street Historic Chestertown, Inc. - Fountain Park
  • Come on out to Cars On High St. in Chestertown, MD to show off your Exotic, Classic or Vintage car on the 3rd Thursday of the month, April thru October....

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Girls' Night Out on the River Packet
  • Girls' Night Out on the River Packet

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Location: River Packet - High Street Town Dock
  • Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Gather your friends/sisters for a fun evening with food and drinks aboard the River Packet. Reservations are required - click the link for more information and...

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  • Hope Community Alliance

  • Thursday,   |  4 pm - 7 pm
  • Location: HCA - 6528 Rock Hall Road - HCA - 6528 Rock Hall Road
  • Come out to our free clothing and food event on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Come and get something for your self or for somebody in the community that may need some things. Hope to see you...

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Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman
  • Handbuilding Plus! with Marcey Sherman

  • Thursday,   |  2:00 -4:30 PM
  • This event runs May 19 to June 23
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2:00 - 4:30 PM on Thursdays, running from May 19th through June 23rd. (6 weeks)

    This course is intended to be a "next step" for returning be...

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May 20

Sinatra: The Musical
  • Sinatra: The Musical

  • Friday,   |  Dinner at 5pm; Musical at 7pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Yacht Club - 22759 McKinleyville Road
  • Sinatra! - The Musical. A multimedia tribute to Frank Sinatra hosted by Tony Sands. This is a "must-see" show for any Sinatra fan. The show will feature stunning graphics and entice you from...

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May 21

  • The Garfield Gala: Broadway on High Street

  • Saturday,   |  6:30 - 10:00pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Please join us for a dazzling evening celebrating the Garfield Center for the Arts.

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The Garfield Gala: Broadway on High Street
  • The Garfield Gala: Broadway on High Street

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • The Garfield Center for the Arts is proud to announce the 2022 Garfield Gala – Broadway on High Street. The Garfield Gala returns May 21, 2022 with a special evening of Broadway music featuring ...

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Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Stephane Wrembel and his Trio
  • Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Stephane Wrembel and his Trio

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The New York Times has called Stephane Wrembel "Perhaps the most creative improviser in Gypsy jazz today.” Wrembel is one of the most highly regarded guitarists in the world specializing i...

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May 26

Ceramic Handbuilding with Marilee Schumann
  • Ceramic Handbuilding with Marilee Schumann

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6:00-8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from May 26th through June 30th. (6 weeks)

    This course introduces the fundamentals of handbuilding to students of a...

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MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli - Working Portraits/watermen.1
  • MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli - Working Portraits/watermen.1

  • Thursday,
  • This event runs May 26 to June 12
  • Location: MassoniArt - Cross Street Gallery - 113 South Cross Street
  • May 26 – June 12, 2022
    In the MassoniArt Cross Street Gallery @ 113 South Cross Street, Chestertown, Maryland

    May 27 - 29
    Join the festivities on Memorial Day Weekend for the Chestertown Te...

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May 27

Chestertown Tea Party Festival - Street Party
  • Chestertown Tea Party Festival - Street Party

  • Friday,   |  5 pm - 9 pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown, Foot of High Street
  • Join us for the Chestertown Tea Party Festival kick off event - Friday, May 27 with a Street Party at the foot of High Street from 5 to 9 pm. The party, hosted by Main Street Chestertown and featurin...

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Bluegrass Headliners Della Mae
  • Bluegrass Headliners Della Mae

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Della Mae is a 5-piece, all-women bluegrass group that frequently headlines major festivals. They are a former nominee for a Grammy in the Best Bluegrass Album category, and have shared the stage with...

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May 29

Chestertown Tea Party Festival - Beer Fest & Raft Race
  • Chestertown Tea Party Festival - Beer Fest & Raft Race

  • Sunday,   |  noon to 4 pm
  • Location: Wilmer Park - Wilmer Park
  • The fun continues on Sunday, May 29 at Wilmer Park, along the Chester, beginning at noon. The Chestertown Tea party Beerfest, features 8 + local craft brewers and live music with The Dirty Grass Playe...

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May 30

Memorial Day Lunch Cruise on the River Packet
  • Memorial Day Lunch Cruise on the River Packet

  • Monday,   |  12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Location: River Packet - High Street Town Dock
  • Gather your family and friends on Memorial Day for a lunch cruise on the Chester River! Reservations are required - click the link for more information and to reserve your tickets!...

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