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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- January 2019


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January 3

Tech Savvy Librarians Are Here to Help!
  • Tech Savvy Librarians Are Here to Help!

  • Thursday,   |  Thursday, 3 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Did you know that librarians are available to help you with questions about technology? Whether you received a new device as a gift and aren’t sure how to get started or you want to learn how t...

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January 4

Milk and Cookies Reading Club!
  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

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RiverArts Members’ Show
  • RiverArts Members’ Show

  • Friday,   |  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • This event runs January 4 to January 27
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • The annual RiverArts Members’ Show highlights the quality and diversity of our arts community. This popular exhibit includes photography, painting and pastels, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, scul...

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January 5

Tech Savvy Librarians Are Here to Help!
  • Tech Savvy Librarians Are Here to Help!

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 10 am
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Did you know that librarians are available to help you with questions about technology? Whether you received a new device as a gift and aren’t sure how to get started or you want to learn how t...

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January 6

Soroptimist Quarter Auction
  • Soroptimist Quarter Auction

  • Sunday,   |  Doors Open: 1 p.m. Auction Begins: 2 p.m.
  • Location: Chestertown Elks Lodge - 8631 Bell Rose Ln.
  • Quarter Auction featuring Thirty-One, Tastefully Simple, Longaberger, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef, Lilla Rose, Avon and Mann Made Creations by Melissa and Soroptimist Charity Baskets. Doors open at 1 ...

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January 7

Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest John Thomas
  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest John Thomas

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • oin us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, partnering with a special guest. Each week is a unique, one of a ...

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January 9

The Newseum Presents: E.S.C.A.P.E. Fake News
  • The Newseum Presents: E.S.C.A.P.E. Fake News

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Registration is required!

    Tackle buzzwords, bots, and more under the expert guidance of Newseum Ed!

    This 90-minute hands-on program will give you clear definitions of current media terms, pract...

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January 11

Milk and Cookies Reading Club!
  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We ...

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Cozy Book Social Hosted by The Page Turners Book Group
  • Cozy Book Social Hosted by The Page Turners Book Group

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 1 - 2 pm
  • Location: 5585 Main Street
  • The Page Turners are starting 2019 with a very special get-together!

    Drink hot cocoa, enjoy lively Book Talks given by a special guest librarian, and
    discuss the eternal question, “What shou...

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January 12

  • Regular Museum Hours at Sumner Hall

  • Saturday,   |  11 A.M. - 2 P.M.
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street
  • Don't miss the Kwanzaa exhibit, up throughout the month of January 2019!

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January 14

Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest Shannon Whitaker
  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest Shannon Whitaker

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Join us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, partnering with a special guest. Each week is a unique, one of a...

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January 15

WC-ALL Spring Showcase
  • WC-ALL Spring Showcase

  • Tuesday,   |  4:00 PM
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Join the Academy of Lifelong Learning for their Spring 2019 Showcase.

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WC-ALL Showcase of Spring 2019 Courses
  • WC-ALL Showcase of Spring 2019 Courses

  • Tuesday,   |  4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall in Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College
  • Come hear about the 31 courses being offered during the Spring 2019 semester, as well as some exciting special events. Meet the instructors and enjoy conversation and refreshments with new and old fri...

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January 17

DCKC Planny Meeting & Community Forum
  • DCKC Planny Meeting & Community Forum

  • Thursday,   |  5:30 pm
  • Location: Bad Alfred's - 323 High Street
  • Come join old friends and make new ones at Bad Alfred’s located at 323 High Street in Chestertown Thursday evening, January 17th.

    The Democratic Club of Kent County extends an invitation to a...

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January 18

Milk and Cookies Reading Club!
  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We ...

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Valliant Wealth Strategies Coffee Club
  • Valliant Wealth Strategies Coffee Club

  • Friday,   |  8:30am
  • Location: Valliant Wealth Strategies downtown Chestertown office - 110 S. Queen Street, Chestertown MD 21620
  • All are invited to join us for the monthly
    Valliant Wealth Strategies Coffee Club!

    Third Friday of every month | 8:30am
    110 S. Queen Street, Chestertown MD 21620

    We discuss current events, th...

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January 19

Farm to Table Pizza Night
  • Farm to Table Pizza Night

  • Saturday,   |  5pm-8pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas made using fresh ingredients paired with Crow Vineyard wine. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.

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January 20

Wine & Chocolate Pairing
  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • Sunday,   |  12pm-4pm
  • Location: Crow Wine Cellars - 439 Outlet Center Drive
  • Join us for a pairing of award winning Crow wines and fine chocolates. Nolia Chocolates specializes in small batch, intensely flavored confections.

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RESONANCE: Formerly Kent Chamber Music
  • RESONANCE: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

  • Sunday,   |  3:00 pm
  • Location: The National Music Festival - St Paul’s Church, 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd
  • THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED FROM JAN 13 TO JAN 20 DUE TO SNOW.
    The National Music Festival presents Kassia Music in an intimate, fireside chamber concert of “new music with a traditional tw...

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  • "Daughters or the Dust": a River Arts Film Society showing

  • Sunday,   |  4:30 - 6:30
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street
  • A film by African American film maker, Julie Dash. Following the film is a talk-back session facilitated by Robert Earl Price and Leslie Raimond. Doors open at 4 P.M....

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Film: Daughters of the Dust
  • Film: Daughters of the Dust

  • Sunday,
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S Queen St
  • Directed by Julie Dash, 1991
    The first feature film directed by an African-American woman to be distributed theatrically in the United States, Daughters of the Dust is a timeless film that lyrically ...

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January 21

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

  • Monday,   |  7:00 am to 9:30 om
  • Location: Rock Hall Fire Hall - 21500 Rock Hall Avenue, Rock Hall, MD 21661
  • Celebrate the life and legend of Dr. King at this annual Breakfast. Music by Kent County High School Jazz Ensemble, Chester River Chorale Chamber Singers, and the Gospel Shepherds. Poetry by Robert Ea...

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Martin Luther King Day Celebration featuring the M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio
  • Martin Luther King Day Celebration featuring the M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio

  • Monday,   |  5:30 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience welcomes the M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio for a special Martin Luther King Day concert. An M.S.G. concert is not just a performance, but an even...

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Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest Sylvia Frazier
  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and guest Sylvia Frazier

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Join us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, partnering with a special guest. Each week is a unique, one of a...

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January 23

Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Adults & Teens
  • Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Adults & Teens

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 - 8 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Modern board games run the gamut from collaborative storytelling to intense scheming to remembering (or wildly guessing) historical facts. In short, there’s something for everyone.

    Join us to...

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WC-ALL Learn @ Lunch A Presentation by Sherwin Markman, “The Resiliency of Our American Democracy”
  • WC-ALL Learn @ Lunch A Presentation by Sherwin Markman, “The Resiliency of Our American Democracy”

  • Wednesday,   |  12:00 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Reservation deadline is Thursday, January 17. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Please contact the WC ALL Office with questions.

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WC-ALL Learn at Lunch: Sherwin Markman on "The Resiliency of Democracy"
  • WC-ALL Learn at Lunch: Sherwin Markman on "The Resiliency of Democracy"

  • Wednesday,   |  Buffet lunch at 12 noon
  • Location: Hynson Lounge in Hodson Hall - Washington College
  • Back by popular demand, our presenter Sherwin Markman believes that we as Americans are stronger than we think. He will reveal truths learned from a long life of observation and participation in our n...

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January 25

Milk and Cookies Reading Club!
  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We ...

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January 26

  • Regular Museum Hours at Sumner Hall

  • Saturday,   |  11 A.M. - 2 P.M.
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Don't miss the last day for the Kwanzaa exhibit!

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January 27

The Hedgelawn Series presents the Bergamot String Quartet
  • The Hedgelawn Series presents the Bergamot String Quartet

  • Sunday,   |  4:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Come join us for the Hedgelawn Classical Series, where The Mainstay presents some of the most exciting young talent at the Peabody Conservatory.

    Founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 2016, the Bergam...

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January 28

Mainstay monday featuring Joe Holt and guests the High and Wides
  • Mainstay monday featuring Joe Holt and guests the High and Wides

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Join us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, partnering with a special guest. Each week is a unique, one of a...

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January 29

Washington College String Orchestra and Chorus
  • Washington College String Orchestra and Chorus

  • Tuesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus, under the direction of Ernie Green and String Orchestra, under the direction of Kimberly McCollum. This event is FREE and open to the pu...

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January 31

Raissa Katona Bennett, Vocalist
  • Raissa Katona Bennett, Vocalist

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College
  • As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Vocalist Raissa Katona Bennett.

    Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students ...

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