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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- November 2019


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November 1

301 Devil's Playground
  • 301 Devil's Playground

  • Friday,   |  7 - 12am
  • This event runs October 11 to November 2
  • Location: 13335 Alexander Rd. Galena, Md 21635
  • 301 Devil's Playground is Maryland newest Haunted Attraction!! It has 2 Terrifying haunts that include The House of Hell , The Barn of Torture ,and come see our all new 3D Phobia.A 3d black light...

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MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit
  • MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

  • Friday,
  • This event runs October 26 to November 30
  • Location: MassoniArt - MassoniArt, 203 High Street
  • Marc Castelli | King’s Tide
    October 25 – November 30, 2019
    Collectors Reception Friday, October 25, 6-7:30pm

    Sultana Downrigging 2019 – Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival
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November First Friday
  • November First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, & Cannon Street
  • First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown's downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. This event is ...

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Kent County Student Art  Exhibit 2019 Opening Reception
  • Kent County Student Art Exhibit 2019 Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • This two week show will feature artwork by Kent County School students – elementary through high school grades. Teachers from all of the county schools will select a wide variety of work from t...

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Downrigging Pop Up Gallery
  • Downrigging Pop Up Gallery

  • Friday,   |  Firday 5 - 8pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 3pm
  • This event runs November 1 to November 3
  • Location: ArtsAlive! Education Center - 200 High Street
  • Come help us celebrate a successful season of painting the Eastern Shore!

    Barbara Snyder, B.K. Slocum, Paul E. Santori, Jean Marie Rodier, Martha Pileggi, Penny McCrea, Holly Geddes, and Julia Brow...

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November 2

Run for Clean Rivers
  • Run for Clean Rivers

  • Saturday,   |  8:00am
  • Location: Wilmer Park - 413 South Cross Street, Chestertown
  • 5K Run/Walk: $35 before 10/26 then $40 through race day
    10 Mile Run: $60 before 10/26 then $65 through race day

    To be guaranteed a T-shirt in your size, please register online by October 4, 2019! ...

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November 3

Red, White, and Blue: A Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble
  • Red, White, and Blue: A Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 N. Cross St. (at High St.)
  • The first of four concerts in the ESWE's 2019-2020 season, entitled "Red, White, and Blue," features American music that celebrates the American spirit and patriotism. Among the pieces ...

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Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting
  • Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

  • Sunday,   |  3:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd. Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us in celebrating Fall with a glass of sparkling wine, hayride tour of the vineyard and a tasting of our award-winning wines. A tour of the winery follows the tasting, and a bonfire will be waiti...

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Galena Lions Club Car Show
  • Galena Lions Club Car Show

  • Sunday,   |  10 AM to 2 PM
  • Location: Massey Aerodrome - 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650
  • Galena Lions Club Car Show Sunday November 3rd, 10 AM to 2 PM {Rain Date Sunday Nov. 10} General Public is invited to attend. Registration: 10 AM to 12 Noon with Judging from 12 to 1:30...

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November 4

Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Paula Johns
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Paula Johns

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • 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. Our featured guest tonight is Pa...

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  • Science and the Art of Astro-Activism

  • Monday,   |  6:30 PM
  • Location: Litrenta Lecture Hall, John S. Toll Science Center - Washington College
  • Tyler Nordgren—an astronomer, artist, and Night Sky Ambassador to America’s National Parks, will speak at Washington College.

    This program is free and open to the public, sponsored by T...

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November 6

Sophie Kerr Series: Sophie Kerr 2019 Writer-in-Residence—A Craft Talk by Jason Fagone
  • Sophie Kerr Series: Sophie Kerr 2019 Writer-in-Residence—A Craft Talk by Jason Fagone

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Jason Fagone is a journalist at the San Francisco Chronicle who has also covered technology, sports, and culture for the Huffington Post and other places. Fagone is the author of three books, the most...

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STEMworks (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Festival
  • STEMworks (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Festival

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Join us, Maryland Extension & 4-H, Sultana Education Foundation, Washington College, Kidspot, the Judy Center, and other community partners for another STEMWorks hands-on science night at the libr...

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November 7

The Liberal Arts do GIS Too!
  • The Liberal Arts do GIS Too!

  • Thursday,   |  3:00-6:00
  • Location: Washington College - 210 S. Cross St, Suite #101
  • A geospatial perspective provides a unique way of looking at the world by introducing satellites, drones, and the kind of technology that looks for the curve of the world. At the Washington College Ge...

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STEM Festival 2019
  • STEM Festival 2019

  • Thursday,   |  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Washington College GIS Program (New Location!) - 210 S. Cross St, #101 Chestertown, MD 21620
  • A geospatial perspective provides a unique way of looking at the world by introducing satellites, drones, and the kind of technology that looks for the curve of the world.

    At the Washington College...

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November 8

  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street - Fountain Square
  • Nicole Simental, organist more information to follow was the date become closer

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  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - Cross Street
  • Nicole Simental is Assistant Director of Music and Principal Organist at Saint Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio.

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Empty Bowls
  • Empty Bowls

  • Friday,   |  6:00 pm
  • Location: Kent School - 6788 Wilkins Lane
  • Take part in art that comes from the heart. Enjoy a variety of soups and take home a student's handmade ceramic bowl of your choice as a reminder of all the empty bowls throughout our community. ...

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November 9

Goose Bump Jump!
  • Goose Bump Jump!

  • Saturday,   |  Registration- 9:30am Jump - 11am
  • Location: Betterton Beach - Betterton
  • Welcome to GooseBump Jump! We are excited to celebrate the 13th year of this fantastic event and fundraiser on Saturday November 9th at Betterton Beach, with proceeds going directly to Kent Center Inc...

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Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting
  • Fall Hayride Tour & Tasting

  • Saturday,   |  3:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Rd. Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us in celebrating Fall with a glass of sparkling wine, hayride tour of the vineyard and a tasting of our award-winning wines. A tour of the winery follows the tasting, and a bonfire will be waiti...

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Chuck Redd and The Youngbloods
  • Chuck Redd and The Youngbloods

  • Saturday,   |  8 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Chuck Redd and The Youngbloods

    Mainstay favorite vibist Chuck Redd presents a concert featuring some of the most exciting young jazz talent in the music today.  Ranging in age from high school...

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US Naval Academy Superintendent's Combo
  • US Naval Academy Superintendent's Combo

  • Saturday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Veteran’s Day Celebration
    The Naval Academy Band’s Superintendent’s Combo will present an evening of jazz at Washington College on Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. Under the direct...

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The Trauma of Racism: What the Eyes Don't See
  • The Trauma of Racism: What the Eyes Don't See

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch (Yellow Building in back) - 803 High Street
  • Doncella Wilson, LMSW, Systems of Care Coordinator at the Kent County Local Management Board, and psychotherapist Barbie Glenn explore intersections of the history of racism, effects of trauma, and ad...

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November 11

Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Matt Folker
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Matt Folker

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • 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. 

    Our featured guest tonig...

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November 12

Benjamin C. Tilghman Talk
  • Benjamin C. Tilghman Talk

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • in conjunction with current Kohl Gallery exhibition \\\Sign Systems///, Washington College Assistant Professor of Art + Art History, Dr. Benjamin C. Tilghman gives a talk, "Shape, Symbol, & I...

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November 13

Literary House Series: A Reading by Monica Ferrell
  • Literary House Series: A Reading by Monica Ferrell

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Monica Ferrell is the author of three books of fiction and poetry, most recently the poetry collection You Darling Thing. Her novel The Answer Is Always Yes was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten D...

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November 14

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale

  • Thursday,   |  5:30pm
  • This event runs November 14 to November 17
  • Location: KCPL, Chestertown Branch, 408 High Street
  • Thursday Members Preview 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    Friday 10am - 8pm
    Saturday 10am - 3pm
    Sunday 10am - 3pm*

    Sunday is box day! Fill up your box of books for $5.00. Specials will be half price....

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November 15

The Garfield @ The Mainstay
  • The Garfield @ The Mainstay

  • Friday,   |  7 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • The Garfield at The Mainstay - The cast of Annie sings Broadway Favorites
    The cast of ANNIE with Director, Jennifer Kafka Smith, and Musical Director, Julie Lawrence, brings an evening of Broadway mu...

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November 16

A Mainstay Tribute to Hank Mobley and Kenny Dorham featuring The John Thomas Quintet
  • A Mainstay Tribute to Hank Mobley and Kenny Dorham featuring The John Thomas Quintet

  • Saturday,   |  8 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • The Mainstay presents a tribute to hard bop greats tenor saxophone player Hank Mobley and trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring the John Thomas Quintet.  Thomas will be joined by an all star group con...

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The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band Plays Louis Armstrong
  • The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band Plays Louis Armstrong

  • Saturday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 South Queen Street
  • The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band is the third edition to this year's concert series. This group encompasses a diverse collection of artists who together have performed all over the United State...

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November 17

RESONANCE Concert: Omer String Quartet
  • RESONANCE Concert: Omer String Quartet

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: St Paul’s Church 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd
  • Distinctive among today’s young string quartets, the Omer Quartet won First Prize in the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and holds the Helen F. Whitaker Chamber Music Chair o...

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November 18

Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and Steve Beskrone
  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and Steve Beskrone

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Mainstay Monday featuring Joe Holt and Steve Beskrone
    Join us for another Mainstay Monday! These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano. partnerin...

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Washington College Students Honors Recital
  • Washington College Students Honors Recital

  • Monday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Music presents the Student Honors Recital. Student soloist and chamber ensembles are selected for this concert via competitive audition. This event is FREE and open to the public....

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November 20

Community Archeology
  • Community Archeology

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00-7:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • This past summer, students in Dr. Julie Markin’s Archaeology Field School worked alongside Lost Towns Project staff and community volunteers to look at the effects of climate change on ancient s...

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WC ALL Learn @ Lunch
  • WC ALL Learn @ Lunch

  • Wednesday,   |  12:00 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Registration is required, please see the URL for registration details or contact the WC-ALL Office.

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November 21

2019 Holiday Show/Gift Sale Opening Reception
  • 2019 Holiday Show/Gift Sale Opening Reception

  • Thursday,   |  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • The Annual RiverArts Holiday Show features gifts for every pocketbook. These unique gifts created by our members include everything from children’s clothing to jewelry, fashion accessories, home...

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November 22

  • Annie: The Musical

  • Friday,   |  7 PM Friday and Saturday 2 PM Sunday
  • This event runs November 22 to December 8
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith
    With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determi...

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Dancescape
  • Dancescape

  • Friday,   |  7:30 PM
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce this year's departmental concert, Dancescape November 22nd at 7:30pm and November 23rd at 2:00pm in Decker Theatre of the Gibson Center ...

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Family Trivia Night
  • Family Trivia Night

  • Friday,   |  5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Does your family have a geek, jock, bookworm, and/or cinephile? Family trivia night is a visual, audio, and mental competition that is fun for all. Not your average trivia challenge. Gift certificates...

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Oksana's Fermentation Workshop
  • Oksana's Fermentation Workshop

  • Friday,   |  6pm-9pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Would you like to learn why fermented foods are key to good health, and how to create your own fermented vegetables at home? Join us for a fun, hands-on lacto-fermentation workshop with Oksana Bocharo...

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November 23

  • Emmanuel Church Christmas Bazaar

  • Saturday,   |  8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar - 101 N. Cross St.
  • A variety of holiday items for sale, including Elegant Elephants, Botanical Delights, Gourmet goodies, Holiday ornaments, Jewelry, and more. All proceeds go to local charities.
    Lunch served from 1...

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Dancescape
  • Dancescape

  • Saturday,   |  2:00 PM
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce this year's departmental concert, Dancescape November 22nd at 7:30pm and November 23rd at 2:00pm in Decker Theatre of the Gibson Center ...

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November 24

The Hedgelawn Series presents Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet
  • The Hedgelawn Series presents Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet

  • Sunday,   |  4 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • The Hedgelawn Series presents Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet

    The Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet formed in 2012.  The musicians in the ensemble are passionate about performing the gre...

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November 25

Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt & Lea McGowan
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt & Lea McGowan

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • 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.

    Our featured guest tonight is ...

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

  • Monday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus, under the direction of Ernie Green & String Orchestra, under the direction of Kimberly McCollum. This event is FREE and open to the ...

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November 29

Opt Outside on Black Friday with the River Packet!
  • Opt Outside on Black Friday with the River Packet!

  • Friday,   |  1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Location: River Packet - High Street Town Dock
  • Take a break from holiday shopping and join the "Opt Outside on Black Friday" cruise with the River Packet! Lunch and gorgeous river views included. Reserve your tickets today!...

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November 30

Annual Holiday Parade
  • Annual Holiday Parade

  • Saturday,   |  10 a.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - High Street
  • Crowds line High Street to enjoy an old fashioned holiday parade with floats, marching bands, and favorite characters. The Jolly Old Elf himself brings up the rear....

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Small Business Saturday in Chestertown
  • Small Business Saturday in Chestertown

  • Saturday,   |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - High St., Park Row, Cross St., & Cannon St. - Downtown Chestertown - High
  • Kickstart the holiday shopping season by shopping small and shopping local with your Chestertown independent merchants.

    As you shop, grab a ticket to win fantastic prizes donated by your local neig...

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Blues Keepers Band
  • Blues Keepers Band

  • Saturday,   |  8 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Join us for a post-Thanksgiving Blues Party at The Mainstay! $18 advance/online
    and $22 door/phone/
    Formed in 2007, each member brings with them a history with all types of bands; but it is their d...

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Toy Train and Model Railroad Exhibit
  • Toy Train and Model Railroad Exhibit

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • If you’re nostalgic for toy trains or mesmerized by model railroads, be sure to mark your calendar for Kent County Public Library’s 7th Annual Toy Train & Model Railroad Expo!

    Bob a...

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