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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- September 2021


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September 1

RENEW: Exhibition by Monica Jahan Bose
  • RENEW: Exhibition by Monica Jahan Bose

  • Wednesday,   |  open by appointment
  • This event runs September 1 to October 1
  • Location: Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts Washington College
  • Monica Jahan Bose's paintings, works on paper, performances, workshops, and installations are symbolic narratives that address issues that include climate change, women's issues, and racial ...

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September 2

  • The Washington College Concert Series - Broadway Artist, Bernard Dotson with Tracy Stark, Piano

  • Thursday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Washington College Concert Series presents the extraordinary voice of Broadway artist Bernard Dotson with Tracy Stark on piano. Bernard has been seen on Broadway in Finian's Rainbow, Chicago,...

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September 3

Stephen Phillip Harvey Big Band
  • Stephen Phillip Harvey Big Band

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Passionate about both jazz and pop culture, composer Stephen Philip Harvey never shies away from blending both into his writing. In his current large ensemble project, Harvey uses contemporary big ban...

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September 4

Free Online Concert Featuring Brazilian Guitarist Camilo Carrara
  • Free Online Concert Featuring Brazilian Guitarist Camilo Carrara

  • Saturday,   |  3 p.m.
  • Location: Streaming Event - - Virtual
  • National Music Festival audience favorite and acclaimed guitarist Camilo Carrara will perform a special free online Zoom concert live from Brazil on Saturday, Sept. 4, at 3 p.m.

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Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class
  • Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class

  • Saturday,   |  11:00am
  • Location: Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street
  • Who wants to make Mozz?
    Join us at the Modern Stone Age Kitchen at 11:00am on Saturday September 4th and then we'll walk down to the Chestertown Farmer's Market and pick up fresh milk from ...

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September 7

4 Tuesdays in September: Vibrant Acrylic Painting with Christine O'Neill (in person at ArtsAlive!)
  • 4 Tuesdays in September: Vibrant Acrylic Painting with Christine O'Neill (in person at ArtsAlive!)

  • Tuesday,   |  10 am - 12:30 pm
  • This event runs September 7 to September 28
  • Location: Arts Alive! - 200 High St.
  • 4 Tuesdays, September 7, 14, 21, & 28

    Each day from 10 am to 12:30 pm

    Cost: $160 per participant

    Student level: Beginners welcome!

    4 sessions of fun! Learn how to handle ACRYLICS in tr...

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OPEN AUDITIONS for Shrek: The Musical at the Garfield
  • OPEN AUDITIONS for Shrek: The Musical at the Garfield

  • Tuesday,   |  6:30 PM
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Nearly everyone in the cast will play multiple roles – only the identified principles will play just one part. You will also note that several roles are listed as “Youth/Adult” which...

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September 9

25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival
  • 25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival

  • Thursday,   |  7 to 9:30 pm
  • Location: Mainstay
  • Join us for 3 days of fabulous jazz featuring national and regional artists.

    The 25th Annual Festival begins Thursday, September 9 at the celebrated venue The Mainstay in Rock Hall with Chuck Red...

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Charlie Byrd Tribute with Chuck Redd
  • Charlie Byrd Tribute with Chuck Redd

  • Thursday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The Chuck Redd Quartet performs its annual tribute to Charlie Byrd. Special guests to be announced...don't miss it!

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September 10

25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival
  • 25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival

  • Friday,   |  6 to 9:30 pm
  • Location: Wilmer Park - Wilmer Park
  • Join Us for a Gala Cocktail Party & Concert under the Festival Tent in WIlmer Park, in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The Chestertown Jazz Festival.

    Enjoy cocktails & heavy hors d...

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September 11

MassoniArt presents MARCY DUNN RAMSEY Geometries
  • MassoniArt presents MARCY DUNN RAMSEY Geometries

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs September 11 to October 11
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street - MassoniArt - 203 High Street
  • Opening Reception
    Saturday, September 11th, 11 am - 2 pm
    Artist Talk – Saturday, September 11th, 12 noon
    Collectors' Preview – September 4th-8th, by appointment
    October First Frid...

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Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show
  • Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show

  • Saturday,   |  900 am - 300 pm
  • Location: Galena Volunteer Fire Co. - Galena,Maryland
  • The Third annual Charlie Joiner Memorial Decoy Show will be held at the Galena Vol. Fire Co. in Galena Md. on September 11,2021. All attendees possibly will have to wear Masks depending on Health Dept...

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25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival
  • 25th Annual Chestertown Jazz Festival

  • Saturday,   |  noon to 6 pm
  • Location: Wilmer Park - Wilmer Park
  • An Afternoon in Wilmer Park of Fabulous Jazz featuring

    Christian McBride’s New Jawn
    Chestertown Jazz Festival Revue
    Sue Matthews, Uptown Jazz Vocal Quartet, Lena Seikaly, Dick Durham, Stef ...

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  • Sultana Public Paddle - Tuckahoe

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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  • A PRAYER SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

  • Saturday,   |  8:46 am
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chester Parish - Across from the Town's Fountain Square - Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chester Parish - Across from the Town's Fountain Square
  • A PRAYER SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

    Please plan to join us at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Saturday, September 11, 2021, 8:45-9:30 AM for a Prayer Service of Remembrance...

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Chestertown A&E District - Fall ART WALK
  • Chestertown A&E District - Fall ART WALK

  • Saturday,   |  10 am. to 2 pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - Multiple Galleries, Stores, Restaurants, The Bank, and The Garfield.
  • Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District's FALL ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and two pop- up venues at t...

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Chestertown A&E Fall Art Walk
  • Chestertown A&E Fall Art Walk

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
  • Location: Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown
  • Join us for Chestertown A&E District's FALL ART WALK. Artists, Arts Organizations, Galleries and Businesses will be open and featuring local and regional artist with work for sale. Come on ...

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  • Kent County Volunteer Fair

  • Saturday,   |  9:00 - noon
  • Location: Chestertown Farmers Market - Chestert - Chestertown Farmers Market - Chestert
  • An opportunity to learn about volunteering opportunities here and the panoply of organizations that serve the County (religious and political organizations excluded). An extension of the Farmers Marke...

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September 12

5K Color Fun Run/Walk
  • 5K Color Fun Run/Walk

  • Sunday,   |  7:30 am - 10 am
  • Location: Wilmer Park
  • Online Registration $10 for 13 Year Olds & Over Until Sept 11th. Free for Kids 12 and Under! Onsite Registration $20 per person.

    Commemorative T-Shirt and Color Pack for the First 250 Registran...

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September 14

Fun with Fermentation
  • Fun with Fermentation

  • Tuesday,   |  7:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Via Zoom - Online
  • Lacto-fermentation is one of the most important food processing technologies our ancestors ever created!

    This VIRTUAL class will cover the basics of lacto-fermentation including:
    - Sourcing high-...

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September 15

  • Learn at Lunch—Washington College Academy of Life Long Learning

  • Wednesday,   |  Noon
  • Location: Chester River Yacht and Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Former Federal Communications Commission Chair Al Sikes joins us to discuss today’s political climate within the framework of his book, Current Leads Leaders Follow. Al’s column for The Ch...

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September 16

  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - 300 block of High Street, by Fountain Park
  • This series of gatherings takes place in downtown Chestertown every third Thursday of the month, April through October, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., weather permitting. The Town closes the 300 block of Hig...

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  • Free Food and Clothing Give Away at Hope House

  • Thursday,   |  4 pm to 7pm
  • Location: Hope House in Rock Hall - 6528 Rock Hall Rd
  • Hope House will be open on Sept 16th for our free giveaway of food and clothing. If you or anyone you know need food or clothing please stop by and we would be happy to help. All are welcome and nobod...

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September 17

  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chester Parish - Across from the Town's Fountain Square
  • Parker Ramsay is an internationally known recitalist and recording artist, both as an organist and a harpist. He holds degrees from King's College, Cambridge, where he served as Organ Scholar, th...

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September 18

  • Show Your Wheels at RHYC

  • Saturday,   |  11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
  • Location: Rock Hall Yacht Club - 22759 McKinleyville Road - Rock Hall Yacht Club - 22759 McKinleyville Road
  • Join us for a fun-filled day at Rock Hall Yacht Club at cars, food and vendors on our grounds. $10 to park

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  • Sultana Education Foundation's Annual Gala

  • Saturday,   |  6-10pm
  • Location: Clovelly Farm
  • September 18, 2021 6-10pm...Cross your fingers and join the Sultana Education Foundation at the hottest event in town. Great food, open bar and entertainment featuring live music, dancing and maybe ev...

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September 18 Advanced Techniques: Glaze Camp
  • September 18 Advanced Techniques: Glaze Camp

  • Saturday,   |  10:30 am - 1 pm
  • This event runs September 18 to October 2
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 10:30 - 1:00 pm on Saturdays, running from September 18th through to October 2nd.

    This pottery course offers students a 3-week workshop exploring inte...

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Makin' Bacon
  • Makin' Bacon

  • Saturday,   |  11:00am
  • Location: Modern Stone Age Kitchen - 236 Cannon Street
  • We all love bacon, but bacon is so misunderstood. We think bacon is unhealthy and consider it a “cheat” food. True, most of the bacon in the grocery store is a product of the modern meat...

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Ellen Cherry
  • Ellen Cherry

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Emmy-nominated ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is an award winning song and story alchemist, musician and performer, based in Baltimore, MD. Mixing equal parts of pathos and humor throug...

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September 20

September 20 Intermediate Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • September 20 Intermediate Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Monday,   |  6 - 8:30 pm
  • This event runs September 20 to October 25
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • This pottery course offers students a 6-week intensive workshop for intermediate level wheel throwing with a focus on form and design. Each week you will address new throwing techniques and finishing ...

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September 21

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Full Moon Paddle

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00 - 8:30pm
  • 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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September 24

The Garfield Center presents Clue: On Stage
  • The Garfield Center presents Clue: On Stage

  • Friday,
  • This event runs September 24 to October 10
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Written by Jonathan Lynn, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, Sandy Rustin
    Directed by Brad Chaires

    It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of...

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September 25

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Ghost Fleet

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass
  • Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Deeply rooted in tradition but looking to the future with enthusiasm and anticipation. Powerful, unadorned and intense traditional bluegrass is on the menu tonight!...

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September 26

September 26 One Day Clay Workshop: Leaf Platters with Wanda Brumwell
  • September 26 One Day Clay Workshop: Leaf Platters with Wanda Brumwell

  • Sunday,   |  2 - 4 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St
  • No experience necessary! Open to all ages (children under 14 will need adult assistance) You will be hand building an oval or rectangular serving plate approximately 14" x 8". A slab of cl...

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September 30

  • MEMBERS NIGHT - Friends of the Kent County Public Library Book Sale

  • Thursday,   |  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Location: Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street
  • Used Books, Games, DVDs and More!

    Thursday is members night. Not a member? Join that night for $10!

    The sale continues through the weekend:

    Friday -- 10:00-8:00
    Saturday -- 10:00-3:00
    Sunda...

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