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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- August 2022


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August 1

Summer Gallery Artists Exhibition
  • Summer Gallery Artists Exhibition

  • Monday,
  • This event runs July 1 to August 31
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street
  • In both our High Street and Cross Street Galleries.

    Gallery offerings will change every two weeks. Stop in and see what’s new!

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Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Monday,   |  6:00 PM -8:30 PM
  • This event runs July 5 to August 9
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6:00 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from July 5th through August 9th. (6 weeks)

    This 6-week course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginn...

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  • The Artist's Way

  • Monday,   |  7:00 PM -8:00 PM
  • This event runs July 6 to October 5
  • Location: online - Zoom
  • 14 Wednesdays - July 6 through October 5, 7-8 pm
    On Zoom for 1st thirteen sessions, with an in-person celebratory meet-up for dinner at the end!
    Join Sharon Herz & Ann Farley for this accountabi...

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Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Monday,   |  6:00-8:30 PM
  • This event runs July 7 to August 11
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from July 7th through August 11th. (6 weeks)

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

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August 3

  • Bright Star Children's Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

  • Wednesday,   |  11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd, Rock Hall, MD
  • Hilarious duo Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – provide this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. The story ...

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  • Bright Star Children's Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

  • Wednesday,   |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Town of Millington - Town Office - 402 Cypress Street, Millington, MD
  • Hilarious duo Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – provide this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. The story ...

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  • Bright Star Children's Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

  • Wednesday,   |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Hilarious duo Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – provide this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. The story ...

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August 4

  • Bright Star Children's Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

  • Thursday,   |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Hilarious duo Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – provide this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. The story ...

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  • Bright Star Children's Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

  • Thursday,   |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Hilarious duo Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – provide this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. The story ...

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  • Epic Quest of the Sea

  • Thursday,   |  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • This adventure quest is part scavenger hunt, part interactive story, and treasure awaits any who solve Poseidon’s riddles!

    You and your teammates will travel through the library, putting toge...

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  • Maryland Dove: Tales and Legends

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Spend an evening with Jenifer Dolde, Associate Curator of Collections at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and discover the stories behind the 1970s build of Maryland Dove by Dorchester County&rsquo...

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August 5

Epicure Exhibit First Friday Opening Reception
  • Epicure Exhibit First Friday Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • Image credit: Fig Newtons / Cellophane #2 by Robert Lasus

    Opening Reception: Epicure

    Curator: Andy Goddard

    Epicure: 1. “One with sensitive and discriminating tastes especially in food o...

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First Friday with Joe Holt and the Midiri Brothers
  • First Friday with Joe Holt and the Midiri Brothers

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Twin brothers Joe and Paul Midiri met Joe Holt in 1974, in high school, and formed their first working group, "A Couple of Joe's
    Trio" (modeled after the iconic Benny Goodman trio of t...

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Epicure - August 2022 - Opening Reception
  • Epicure - August 2022 - Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5-7 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Epicure: 1. “One with sensitive and discriminating tastes especially in food or wine.” And 2. archaic : one devoted to sensual pleasure and luxurious living.
    (Merriam-Webster)

    EXHIBITI...

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  • Eastern Shore Food Lab Open House

  • Friday,   |  5:00 - 7:00PM
  • Location: Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street
  • Pop into Chestertown for 1st Friday this week and stop by the 2nd floor of 236 Cannon Street to see our new teaching kitchen. We'll be launching our fall class schedule later this month so come s...

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August 6

MUSIC FOR MARYLAND: KENT COUNTY
  • MUSIC FOR MARYLAND: KENT COUNTY

  • Saturday,   |  7:00 pm
  • Location: Wilmer Park in Chestertown - 413 South Cross Street
  • The BSO makes their final stop on the first leg of the Music for Maryland Tour in Kent County. This family friendly program features American favorites including Jonathan Leshnoff’s Dancing Blue...

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Betterton Appreciation Day
  • Betterton Appreciation Day

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Betterton, MD
  • Join us in welcoming back Betterton Appreciation Day 2022!
    Meet us at the Beach for food, fun, music and MORE! Parade starts at 11am at the Station and runs down Main Street to the Beach! We will hav...

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August 9

Zen Turtle with Brenda Foehrkolb
  • Zen Turtle with Brenda Foehrkolb

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00 PM -7:00 PM
  • Location: ArtsAlive! - 3621 Church Hill Rd, Church Hill, MD
  • Take a peaceful hour for yourself to create this simple yet elegant turtle design. You'll have fun learning techniques to add unique doodles & some special effects. Enjoy the camaraderie of c...

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August 10

  • 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio - Adventures in Rhythm

  • Wednesday,   |  11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd, Rock Hall, MD
  • We've made it to the end of our summer reading adventure! Come celebrate with us and the Steve Cyphers Trio as we explore rhythm and percussion and share the joy of music, from the log drum of A...

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  • 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio - Adventures in Rhythm

  • Wednesday,   |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Town of Millington - Town Office - 402 Cypress Street, Millington, MD
  • We've made it to the end of our summer reading adventure! Come celebrate with us and the Steve Cyphers Trio as we explore rhythm and percussion and share the joy of music, from the log drum of A...

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  • 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio - Adventures in Rhythm

  • Wednesday,   |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • We've made it to the end of our summer reading adventure! Come celebrate with us and the Steve Cyphers Trio as we explore rhythm and percussion and share the joy of music, from the log drum of A...

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August 11

Epicure - August 2022 - Artists' Talk
  • Epicure - August 2022 - Artists' Talk

  • Thursday,   |  5:00-6:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Epicure: 1. “One with sensitive and discriminating tastes especially in food or wine.” And 2. archaic : one devoted to sensual pleasure and luxurious living.
    (Merriam-Webster)

    EXHIBITI...

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  • 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Teen Finale

  • Thursday,   |  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • It's a tie-dye/taste of the pie party! Celebrate the end of summer reading with DIY tie-dye on the patio and a taste of the town pizza competition. Sample cheese pizza perfection from various l...

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August 12

Pirates and Wenches Weekend
  • Pirates and Wenches Weekend

  • Friday,   |  Saturday 10 AM- 10 PM, Sunday 8 AM - 4PM
  • This event runs August 12 to August 14
  • Location: Town-Wide
  • Avast me hearties! Come by land or come by sea to the town of Rock Hall for a town-wide event that you won't forget! Live Entertainment and Pirate Performers, Costume Contests, Kids Activities, M...

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  • Marvelous Mystery Auction: Adults-Only Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Finale

  • Friday,   |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • After a summer of reading and logging your minutes, now is your chance to turn those minutes into fantastic prizes. At this special one-night-only summer finale for adults, the total number of reading...

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  • "High & Wides" Bluegrass Concert in Fountain Park

  • Friday,   |  7:00-8:30 pm
  • Location: Fountain Park in Downtown Chestertown - in Downtown Chestertown at corner of Cross and High Streets-
  • The "High & Wides" play a special blend of bluegrass that weaves in influences from new wave to old time to make music that evokes the era before country, bluegrass, rockabilly, western ...

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August 13

  • Carole King Tapestry Band tribute show

  • Saturday,
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • more info to come....

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  • 2022 Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale with Steve Cyphers Trio - Adventures in Rhythm

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • We've made it to the end of our summer reading adventure! Come celebrate with us and the Steve Cyphers Trio as we explore rhythm and percussion and share the joy of music, from the log drum of A...

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August 18

Cars on High
  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6pm-8pm
  • Location: 300 High Street - 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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August 19

UK Recording Artists -- The Black Feathers
  • UK Recording Artists -- The Black Feathers

  • Friday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • The Mainstay is excited to present the United Kingdom acoustic duo The Black Feathers in one of their only scheduled appearances in the States during their limited Fall tour. Ray Hughes and Sian Chand...

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August 20

Artist Professional Development - Photographing Your Artwork w/Kris Kelley
  • Artist Professional Development - Photographing Your Artwork w/Kris Kelley

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location: ArtsAlive! - 200 High St.
  • Whether you are submitting your artwork for a show, documenting it for your online portfolio, or selling in your online shop, it is crucial to have good photos showcasing your artwork! In this session...

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Aunt Sarah's Playground Dedication
  • Aunt Sarah's Playground Dedication

  • Saturday,   |  2:30 PM
  • Location: Wilmer Park - 413 S. Cross Street
  • Join the Town of Chestertown to dedicate the newly erected playground at Wilmer Park to Aunt Sarah Derry.

    Ms. Derry, also known as Aunt Sarah to many, had no children of her own, but she was a frie...

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August 27

Singer/ Songwriter Barbara Parker -- be prepared to be transported!
  • Singer/ Songwriter Barbara Parker -- be prepared to be transported!

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Why is it usually surprising when a friend, a neighbor, steps in front of a microphone on a local stage, starts to sing, and something spellbinding comes out? Local singer/songwriter Barbara Parker ha...

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