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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- July 2021


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July 1

Sand Art Terrariums - Teen Event
  • Sand Art Terrariums - Teen Event

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Create a colorful sand art terrarium to house your very own succulent plant!

    Teens. Space is limited and registration required.

    Please call 410-778-3636 or visit https://kent-md.libcal.com/eve...

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  • Scales & Tales with Department of Natural Resources

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Get up close and personal with live wildlife! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will share tales of how these animals came into their care and promote stewardship of wildlife and other natu...

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  • Fabled Beasts Trivia

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Test your knowledge of fabled beasts at this fast-paced trivia night. Play on your own or with a team! Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 places.

    Adults. Registration required. To register, cal...

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July 2

"Inspirations on the Shore"
  • "Inspirations on the Shore"

  • Friday,   |  5-8 pm 7/2 - First Friday
  • This event runs July 2 to July 31
  • Location: The Artists' Gallery - 239 High Street
  • Throughout July, The Artists' Gallery will feature Evie Baskin's new series- "Inspirations on the Shore." With limited access to others during the pandemic, the artist began to no...

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MassoniArt presents Finding Light .2
  • MassoniArt presents Finding Light .2

  • Friday,
  • This event runs July 2 to August 15
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street - MassoniArt - 203 High Street
  • Finding Light continues featuring Gallery Artists.

    MassoniArt will be open Friday - Saturday 11-3 and Sunday 11-2 without appointments and masks at your discretion. Please schedule appointments if ...

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July 8

July 8: Fancy Lettering with Brenda Foehrkolb (via Zoom)
  • July 8: Fancy Lettering with Brenda Foehrkolb (via Zoom)

  • Thursday,   |  12 - 1 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • Learn something new & enjoy the camaraderie of creating with others in this casual lunchtime class. We will be creating a beautiful and simple kind of illuminated letters, using materials you alre...

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July 12

MAINSTAY MONDAY FEATURING JOE HOLT WITH GUEST STEVE HERBERMAN
  • MAINSTAY MONDAY FEATURING JOE HOLT WITH GUEST STEVE HERBERMAN

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Mainstay Monday returns as Joe Holt welcomes guest artist Steve Herberman!
    Steve is one of the most respected names in the world of jazz guitar. Steve has toured across the US and Europe playing and ...

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July 13

July 13 RiverArts Salon: "How does research inform or inspire your fiction?" with writer Jennifer Shannon
  • July 13 RiverArts Salon: "How does research inform or inspire your fiction?" with writer Jennifer Shannon

  • Tuesday,   |  5 - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • Calling all writers! An article about a fugitive slave who murdered or attempted to murder her children when she was captured inspired Toni Morrison's classic novel Beloved. This week's gues...

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  • Nursery Rhyme Concert with Mr. Sam

  • Tuesday,   |  10am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Mr. Sam returns with all your favorite hits! Rock out with your ABCs and 1-2-3s as we start the morning with a concert for preschoolers.

    Ages 0-5

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July 14

  • Protect, Care, and Conserve with Sassafras Environmental Education Center

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Sassafras Environmental Education Center - 13761 Turners Creek Rd., Kennedyville
  • Meet Kent County Public Library at Turner’s Creek to visit the Sassafras Environmental Education Center and learn about how you can help SEEC care for our natural world.

    Learn about the work ...

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  • Bayview Butterfly Trail Nature Walk at Eastern Neck Island National Wildlife Refuge

  • Wednesday,   |  11am
  • Location: Eastern Neck Island National Wildlife Refuge - 1730 Eastern Neck Rd, Rock Hall
  • Join Kent County Public Library to look for butterflies and other wildlife on the Bayview Butterfly Trail, a universally accessible trail that extends through restored grasslands to a deck overlooking...

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July 15

  • Echoes of Nature - Animal Olympics

  • Thursday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Echoes of Nature is hosting its very own Animal Olympics show to celebrate the Summer 2021 Olympics. Of their animal ambassadors, who has the record for the high jump, speed or agility? Participants w...

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  • Echoes of Nature - Animal Olympics

  • Thursday,   |  1pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Echoes of Nature is hosting its very own Animal Olympics show to celebrate the Summer 2021 Olympics. Of their animal ambassadors, who has the record for the high jump, speed or agility? Participants w...

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  • Echoes of Nature Animal Olympics

  • Thursday,   |  10am
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd., Rock Hall
  • Echoes of Nature is hosting its very own Animal Olympics show to celebrate the Summer 2021 Olympics. Of their animal ambassadors, who has the record for the high jump, speed or agility? Participants w...

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Summer 2021 Intermediate Wheel with Marilee Schumann
  • Summer 2021 Intermediate Wheel with Marilee Schumann

  • Thursday,   |  6 - 8:30 pm
  • This event runs July 15 to August 19
  • 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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Kent County Fair
  • Kent County Fair

  • Thursday,   |  9:00 am - 11:00 pm Daily
  • This event runs July 15 to July 17
  • Location: Kent Agriculture Center - 21349 Tolchester Beach Road (Tolchester)
  • The Kent County Fair is a traditional small county fair featuring great food, 4-H and community exhibits, animals, tractors, games and entertainment. The focus of the fair is agricultural education fo...

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Cars on High
  • 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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July 21

  • Reading with Dogs

  • Wednesday,   |  11am
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - Civic Center Rd., Rock Hall
  • Did you know dogs love to read? Meet a therapy dog, learn how they are trained to listen, and share a story!

    Ages 5-12

    Please note this program will take place at the Rock Hall Civic Center.
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  • Reading with Dogs

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Did you know dogs love to read? Meet a therapy dog, learn how they are trained to listen, and share a story!

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July 22

  • Paint a Pet Portrait - Evening Out for Adults

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Get ready for an animal-inspired artistic adventure! Learn basic painting techniques as you create a portrait of your pet or a favorite animal with Sarah Focht.

    Ages 18+

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  • Reading with Dogs

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Did you know dogs love to read? Meet a therapy dog, learn how they are trained to listen, and share a story!

    Ages 5-12

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  • Paint a Pet Portrait - Teen Event

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Get ready for an animal-inspired artistic adventure! Learn basic painting techniques as you create a portrait of your pet or a favorite animal with Sarah Focht

    Ages 13-17...

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FESTIVAL FORUM from the National Music Festival
  • FESTIVAL FORUM from the National Music Festival

  • Thursday,   |  7:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Live Stream Virtual Event - Virtual Event - To register click: www.nationalmusic.us
  • NMF is celebrating its 10th anniversary. To mark the occasion, a series of delightful live discussions recalling the decade is being held via Zoom on 4th Thursdays, April - August.

    August 26, 7-8 ...

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July 23

The Garfield Center presents Short Attention Span Theatre
  • The Garfield Center presents Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Friday,
  • This event runs July 23 to August 8
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Our annual 10-minute play festival returns!

    Three weekends!
    July 23 – Aug 8
    Fridays/Saturdays @ 8PM
    Sundays @ 2PM

    The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre is pleased and e...

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the 3D Jazz Trio
  • the 3D Jazz Trio

  • Friday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Fiercely swinging on purpose, with purpose this powerhouse trio plays original, traditional and contemporary standards from all genres of music. Their unique style and innovative arrangements are alwa...

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July 24

GCA presents Clue: On Stage - OPEN AUDITIONS
  • GCA presents Clue: On Stage - OPEN AUDITIONS

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs July 24 to July 29
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • The Garfield Center for the Arts is pleased to announce audition dates for the fall comedy Clue On Stage by Lynn, Foster, Price, and Rustin. Auditions will be held inside the theatre, at 210 High Stre...

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July 25

Meditation With Horses/ PEMF Demo
  • Meditation With Horses/ PEMF Demo

  • Sunday,   |  1:00-3:00pm
  • Location: Airy Hill Stables - 7886 Airy Hill Rd
  • Come experience PEMF therapy for humans and horses alike. We utilize world renowned FDA approved BEMER technology. Supporting the parasympathetic nervous system is the basis for all health and wellnes...

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July 26

  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and the WAC Jazz Trio

  • Monday,   |  7:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The Mainstay's Joe Holt hosts the Washington Collge Jazz Trio, celebrating the talents of local college grads.

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July 27

  • July 27 - RiverArts Salon: Visit the Rock Hall Yarnbombing with Laurie Walters

  • Tuesday,   |  5 pm - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - Sharp Street
  • Did you see the cool sea-themed yarn creations in Rock Hall last summer? The town creatives are at it again, this time with a pirate-themed yarnbombing display! Organized by Laurie Walters, this fun p...

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July 28

  • Pet Rocks: Paint It, Name It, Set It Free

  • Wednesday,   |  11am
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - Rock Hall Civic Center
  • Bring creativity and a sense of fun! We'll be turning rocks into creatures with paint and imagination! Once your creation is complete, choose its perfect habitat – take it home or release i...

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  • Habitats & Homes: Making Bird Nests with Maryland Extension 4-H

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: KCPL North County Branch - 111-B1 Main Street, Galena
  • Join Maryland Extension's 4-H educator Beth Hill to create a spectacular bird nest for your yard!

    Ages 5-12. Registration required.

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July 29

  • Habitats & Homes: Making Bird Nests with Maryland Extension 4-H

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Join Maryland Extension's 4-H educator Beth Hill to create a spectacular bird nest for your yard!

    Ages 5-12. Registration required.

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  • Pet Rocks: Paint It, Name It, Set It Free - Teen Event

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Bring creativity and a sense of fun! We'll be turning rocks into creatures with paint and imagination! Once your creation is complete, choose its perfect habitat – take it home or release i...

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  • Cat Castles with the Cat Colloquium

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Create the most amazing cardboard castle for your feline royalty! The Cat Colloquium will be on hand to share info about their organization and how it serves the community.

    Ages 18+ Registration ...

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July 30

Heart To Heart With Horses
  • Heart To Heart With Horses

  • Friday,   |  2:00 - 4:30pm
  • Location: Airy Hill Stables - 7886 Airy Hill Stables
  • Spend a peaceful afternoon with our herd of horses at the beautiful Airy Hill Stables.
    Together we’ll enjoy the sounds of nature, horses, dogs, birds and some singing bowls!
    You’ll have ...

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July 31

  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer presented by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies w...

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Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Meredith Davies-Hadaway
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Meredith Davies-Hadaway

  • Saturday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Mainstay Mondays are BACK with Joe Holt!

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The High and Wides
  • The High and Wides

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The High & Wides project a big, driving sound—mountain musical traditions re-imagined for a new century. Formed on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 2015 and with roots in both urban Baltimor...

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  • 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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Run the Vineyards - Crow 5k
  • Run the Vineyards - Crow 5k

  • Saturday,   |  6pm - 8pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21678
  • Run for Wine at the Amazing Crow Vineyard! NEW IN 2021 — Summer Evening Race featuring Post Race Barbecue!
    Race and Post Race Features Include:
    Chip-Timed 5K Run with instant results
    Flat Cro...

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  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer presented by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd, Rock Hall
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies w...

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  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer with Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies w...

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