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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- November 2017


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November 1

301 Devil's Playground
  • 301 Devil's Playground

  • Wednesday,   |  7 - 12am
  • This event runs October 7 to November 4
  • Location: 13335 Alexander Rd. Galena, Md 21635
  • 301 Devil's Playground is Maryland newest Haunted Attraction!! It has 3 Terrifying haunts that include The House of Hell , The Barn of Torture and The Zombie Paintball Ride . Come out and Play !!...

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Literary House Series: A Reading by Terrance Hayes
  • Literary House Series: A Reading by Terrance Hayes

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance Hayes is the author of five books of poetry; How to Be Drawn, longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry; Lighthead, winner of...

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  • League of Women Voters of Kent County Ward 1 Candidate Forum

  • Wednesday,   |  7 - 8pm
  • Location: Wesley Hall at Heron Point
  • The League of Women Voters of Kent County will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the Ward 1 Chestertown Council Seat on November 1, 2017 in Wesley Hall at Heron Point from 7:00-8:30 PM. The three candida...

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November 2

Anansi Trio
  • Anansi Trio

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup, The Concert Series presents the Anansi Trio. A fusion of Jazz, Indian, and Afro-Cuban musics, the Anansia Trio features Mark Merella (drums), Matt Belt...

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Literary House Series: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks (with Terrance Hayes)  
  • Literary House Series: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks (with Terrance Hayes)  

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • In this, the 100th year since Gwendolyn Brooks’ birth, we celebrate the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize and to become U.S. Poet Laureate. Brooks wrote twenty books of poet...

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From Feburary to October, 1917: Competing Visions of the Russian Revolution
  • From Feburary to October, 1917: Competing Visions of the Russian Revolution

  • Thursday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Litrenta Hall, John S. Toll Science Center, Washington College
  • A Talk by Ian Thatcher, Professor of History, Ulster University.

    This event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Department of History and the Conrad M. Wingate Memorial Lecture in Hist...

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November 3

  • RiverArts Student Exhibit

  • Friday,   |  5pm-8pm
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • Exhibition will be held in main gallery and will feature works produced by students in RiverArts classes over the past year. Curator: Mike Pugh.

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Annual Children's Show
  • Annual Children's Show

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs November 3 to November 18
  • Location: 315 High St Suite 106
  • Exhibition will be held in the Studio Gallery. Curator: Elizabeth Healy.

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  • Chestertown First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Historic District
  • Enjoy late shopping hours in unique shops, gallery exhibit openings, special tastings and a variety of dining options during Downtown Chestertown's monthly progressive open house....

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  • History Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, Chestertown
    Learn more about Kent County and Maryland history while enjoying a glass of wine and the company of other history lovers. For more information cal...

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WarFront / HomeFront: Through the Eyes of Our Military
  • WarFront / HomeFront: Through the Eyes of Our Military

  • Friday,   |  Opening Friday, November 3, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • This event runs November 3 to December 3
  • Location: 101 Spring Avenue - First Floor Gallery
  • An Exhibition or Veteran and Civilian work as artistic expression of experience of military service and war

    Two Special Events
    POETRY READING - Nov 12, 2 p.m.
    ILLUSTRATED LECTURE - NOV 19 2 p.m.
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  • Empty Bowls

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • 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 communi...

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  • Honoring Veterans and Their Families

  • Friday,   |  5 - 7pm
  • Location: 357 High St.
  • The twin storefront windows at 357 High St. are currently displaying U.S. military uniforms and associated memorabilia on loan from Kent County service personnel and their families. The windows are ...

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  • Fall Vendor Fair

  • Friday,   |  11-2pm and 5-7pm
  • Location: Kent Co Child Support Office 315 High St Ste 208
  • To Support Kent County CARES Foundation

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November 4

A Time to Speak
  • A Time to Speak

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • A Time to Speak is a remarkable story of endurance during the Holocaust. Helen Lewis, a dancer in Prague at the beginning of World War II, was interned in the Terezin ghetto, then deported to Auschwi...

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Basics of Fermentation
  • Basics of Fermentation

  • Saturday,   |  2-4pm
  • Location: TBD
  • This demonstration class will walk participants through procedures for different types of fermentation. Class participants will take home samples of fermented veggies, like the kimchi pictured....

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301 Devil's Playground
  • 301 Devil's Playground

  • Saturday,   |  7 - 12am
  • Location: 13335 Alexander Rd. Galena, Md 21635
  • 301 Devil's Playground is Maryland newest Haunted Attraction!! It has 3 Terrifying haunts that include The House of Hell , The Barn of Torture and The Zombie Paintball Ride . Come out and Play !!...

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BrewFest 2017
  • BrewFest 2017

  • Saturday,   |  Noon to 4pm
  • Location: Wilmer Park
  • Join the Young Professionals of Kent County for the second annual BrewFest on the Chester River! Your ticket buys 12 tasting tickets, live music, a commemorative tasting glass, sponsor giveaways, and ...

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  • Rock Marine Restoration Open House

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • Location: Clam House at 21083 Chesapeake Ave.
  • Crab Soup Cook-off
    Oysters
    Art by Tilly Pelczar and Ken Castelli
    Art by Jim Reynolds of Red Lion Studio
    Raffle tickets for 20 foot bateau built by Harry White and volunteers from Rock Hall Marine ...

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Galena Open Air Market
  • Galena Open Air Market

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 2pm
  • Location: Galena
  • November 4, 2017
    10 ~ 2
    Main Street ~ Galena

    Authentic Filipino Food located at Oh So Sweet Confectionery.
    Vendors & Crafters
    Music
    Sales
    Turkey Dinner Raffle Tickets for sale at
    Nana�...

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November 8

Film Screening: Hmong Identity at the Crossroads followed by a Q & A with Film Director and Prod
  • Film Screening: Hmong Identity at the Crossroads followed by a Q & A with Film Director and Prod

  • Wednesday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Goldstein 100, Washington College
  • Featuring director Dr. Safoi Babana-Hampton

    Award-winning production of Michigan State University in partnership with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Humanities Without Walls Consortium...

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  • An Evening at Kent School with Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Kent School | 6788 Wilkins Lane
  • Internationally recognized clinical psychologist, school consultant and award winning author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age.

    Following her ...

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November 9

WC-ALL Trip to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
  • WC-ALL Trip to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

  • Thursday,   |  Bus departs 7:30am; returns 5pm
  • Location: Bus leaves from Chestertown for Harriet Tubman's Eastern Shore
  • A personal tour guide will bring locations along the Tubman Byway to life by sharing detailed information about Harriet Tubman's strength, courage, and determination as an enslaved child, young w...

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  • Voltage Is Signal: Analog Video Works by Timothy Nohe - Opening Reception

  • Thursday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Kohl Gallery, Washington College
  • Voltage Is Signal: Analog Video Works by Timothy Nohe will be on display from November 9 to December 15. It is free and open to the public.

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November 10

  • Veterans Day Ceremony

  • Friday,   |  9:15am
  • Location: Veterans Memorial in the Galena Cemetery
  • Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served in St. Dennis Church Hall.

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Fire Pit Friday
  • Fire Pit Friday

  • Friday,   |  6 - 9pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Enjoy a beautiful fall evening relaxing by the fire pit with a glass of Crow Vineyard Mulled Wine. We will have chili, BBQ Beef and Cheese & Crow Summer Sausage platters for sale. Enjoy your first...

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November 11

Character Day at Crow Farm: Run. Sip. Stroll. Support.
  • Character Day at Crow Farm: Run. Sip. Stroll. Support.

  • Saturday,   |  9am - 5pm
  • Location: Crow Farm 12441 Vansant's Corner Rd Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • 5K Trail Run/Walk @ 10am followed by wine tastings, a vineyard stroll, live music and home cooked crow farm eats!

    Help us further our mission to encourage a culture of kindness and strong ethical v...

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November 12

Resonance: Formerly Kent Chamber Music
  • Resonance: Formerly Kent Chamber Music

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Annapolis Symphony Woodwind Trio

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Mainstay at the Garfield Presents Cassie & Maggie
  • Mainstay at the Garfield Presents Cassie & Maggie

  • Sunday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Nova Scotian sisters Cassie and Maggie have been lighting up the world with their unique blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic instrumentals and vocals....

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WarFront/HomeFront - POETRY Reading
  • WarFront/HomeFront - POETRY Reading

  • Sunday,   |  2pm
  • Location: 101 Spring Avenue - First Floor Gallery
  • MEDIC AGAINST BOMB, A Doctor’s Poetry of War, Frederick Foote, M.D. (CAPT, MC, USN, ret.) – Sunday, November 12, 2:00 p.m.

    Hear the poetry of Vietnam War Doctor Fred Foote. Dr. Foote ha...

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November 14

Kingstown Farm, Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Plants of year round interest
  • Kingstown Farm, Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Plants of year round interest

  • Tuesday,   |  6 - 7pm
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • We will discuss plants that offer year-round interest, including barks, calyxes, growth patterns and seed pods. Horticulture meetings are held from 6-7 pm at Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden unless o...

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OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince
  • OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince

  • Tuesday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Join director Bryan Betley in this adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story!
    Bryan seeks a team of creative, positive people to bring his favorite story to life at the Garf...

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Straws and Stuff
  • Straws and Stuff

  • Tuesday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Washington College
  • Two short films will be shown. Followed by a community brainstorming session for actions that can help improve waste reduction in Chestertown.

    This event is hosted by the Center for Environment &am...

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November 15

  • Washington College Orchestra and Chorus

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus & Orchestra. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information: washcoll.edu/music...

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  • WC-ALL Learn at Lunch with Sherwin Markman

  • Wednesday,   |  Buffet lunch at 12 noon
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • "Presidents and Our Constitution: Have They Always Honored Their Oath of Office?" Sherwin Markman, presidential analyst, author, and former Assistant to President Johnson, will review and di...

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GIS Day
  • GIS Day

  • Wednesday,   |  10:30am - 3:30pm
  • Location: Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • Visit the booth in Hodson for GIS giveaways and participate in this year's geocache event! Vote on your favorite student map products to enter more chances to win a gift card!...

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Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
  • Thanksgiving Wine Tasting

  • Wednesday,   |  11-5, Daily
  • This event runs November 15 to November 22
  • Location: 117 S. Cross St.
  • The perfect pairing food and wine is a balance of smell, taste, and visual presentation. Join us for a complementary, in-store wine tasting during our normal business hours November 15 - 22.

    We&rs...

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November 16

OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince
  • OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Join director Bryan Betley in this adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story!
    Bryan seeks a team of creative, positive people to bring his favorite story to life at the Garf...

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Ladies Night Out
  • Ladies Night Out

  • Thursday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: 111 N. Main Street ~ Galena
  • Join us for some holiday cheer and refreshments!
    Free Gift Wrapping
    20% off select items.
    Door Prizes!
    Our 6th Anniversary

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  • Friends of the Library Book Sale

  • Thursday,   |  5:30pm
  • This event runs November 16 to November 19
  • Location: KCPL, Chestertown Branch
  • Thursday Members Night
    5:30 - 7:30 pm
    Friday
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Saturday
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Sunday
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Sunday is $5 box day. Specials are 1/2 price on Saturday and Sunday....

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November 17

  • Dancescape

  • Friday,   |  7pm on Friday and 2pm on Saturday
  • This event runs November 17 to November 18
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts
  • a weekend of dance featuring original works by students, faculty, and alumni

    with a special guest performance of Carol Hess’s LightForest by the Baltimore Dance Project, a multimedia event t...

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November 18

Shoot for the Stars - Casino Night!
  • Shoot for the Stars - Casino Night!

  • Saturday,   |  7 - 11pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the ARts
  • Join us for incredibly fun evening as local community "celebrities" serve up tables of Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps and Roulette - all to benefit our community's stellar -- an...

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  • Emmanuel Church Annual Christmas Bazaar

  • Saturday,   |  8:30am
  • Location: P.O. Box 551
  • Entrance is free. Silent auction, Elegant elephants, Collectibles, Hand knitted items, Pre-owned jewelry, Plants, Christmas and Thanksgiving decorations, Gourmet goodies. Lunch 11:00 to 2:00. Preview ...

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Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Animal Appreciation Day & Tack Swap
  • Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden Animal Appreciation Day & Tack Swap

  • Saturday,
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • Join us for our Animal Appreciation Day and Tack Swap where we will have live animals and specials throughout the store. Call ahead to save your tack swap spot!!
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Kent Center's Goosebump Jump!
  • Kent Center's Goosebump Jump!

  • Saturday,   |  9am - 1pm
  • Location: Betterton Beach and Fire Hall
  • Join us as a participant or sponsor for the 2017 Goosebump Jump to benefit the Kent Center family! Proceeds from this event will provide flexible and accessible transportation options to promote commu...

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Missing Maps Mapathon
  • Missing Maps Mapathon

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 2pm
  • Location: Room 100 Goldstein Hall, Washington College
  • Come join the Washington College GIS Program and METS Guild students during our community mapathon event sponsored by Verizon! We’re on a mission to help the Humanitarian Open Street Map Team (H...

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November 19

OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince
  • OPEN AUDITIONS: The Little Prince

  • Sunday,   |  11am
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Join director Bryan Betley in this adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic story!
    Bryan seeks a team of creative, positive people to bring his favorite story to life at the Garf...

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WarFront/Home Front Illustrated Lecture
  • WarFront/Home Front Illustrated Lecture

  • Sunday,   |  2pm
  • Location: 101 Spring Avenue, Chestertown
  • Beyond Stereotypes: War, Warriors, and the Creative Arts, by Tara Tappert, Founder and Principal, The Arts & The Military; and, Michael D. Fay, (CW02, USMC, ret.) Retired Combat Artist, and Founde...

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Wine & Chocolate Pairing
  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • Sunday,   |  12 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a pairing of award winning Crow wines and fine chocolates. Nolia Chocolates specializes in small batch, intensely flavored confections. For more information please email info@crowvineyard....

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November 22

Annual Holiday Show
  • Annual Holiday Show

  • Wednesday,   |  10am - 5pm
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Will be shown in both the Main and Studio Gallery. Curator: TBA

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  • Thanksgiving Happy Hour

  • Wednesday,   |  12 - 7pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving we will have extended hours until 7pm and complimentary appetizers. We will be offering wine and beef specials for the evening....

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November 24

54th Annual Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale
  • 54th Annual Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale

  • Friday,   |  Fri 4pm - 7pm; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 11am - 3pm
  • This event runs November 24 to November 26
  • Location: Washington College Johnson Lifetime Fitness Center 300 Washington Ave
  • Includes long-time favorite dealers as well as new dealers featuring: furniture, trunks, historical prints and papers, art, jewelry, crystal, china, and silver. The show supports Kent Association of R...

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  • Santa's Arrival and Lighting of the Town

  • Friday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Fountain Park
  • The Kent County Community Marching Band will herald the arrival of Santa with classic holiday music, while Chestertown's Historic District comes aglow with twinkling holiday decorations. A family...

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November 25

  • Small Business Saturday

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 5pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • Celebrate Small Business Saturday by kicking off your holiday shopping in Downtown Chestertown! Pick up a Shopping Passport, redeem special offers in stores and be entered to win great prizes!...

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  • Kent County Christmas Parade

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: High Street
  • One of Kent County's favorite holiday traditions! Enjoy marching bands, floats, your favorite holiday characters, and of course, Santa.

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Chestertown Small Business Saturday
  • Chestertown Small Business Saturday

  • Saturday,
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
  • Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and support the local businesses that invest in your community! Grab our shopping passport at retailers throughout town to enjoy discounts, unique gifts, and ...

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Shop Local Special
  • Shop Local Special

  • Saturday,   |  1 - 4pm
  • Location: 12441 Vansants Corner Rd, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us on Shop Local Saturday for a pairing of 3 award winning Crow wines and local food items. We will be featuring Orchard Point Oysters, Crow Beef and Eve’s Cheese. We will also be offering ...

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November 27

  • Senior Vocal Recital: Gloria Guo

  • Monday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Department of Music presents a Senior Recital featuring vocalist, Gloria Guo. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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  • Permission to Speak: Multiracial Identities, Community, and the Public Sphere

  • Monday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Washington College
  • This event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Communication & Media Studies Department and the William James Forum.

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November 28

  • 2017 First-Year Reading

  • Tuesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House, Washington College
  • Come hear Washington College first-year writers read from their original work!

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Washington College Student Honors Recital
  • Washington College Student Honors Recital

  • Tuesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Department of Music presents the Jazz Band. This event is FREE and open to the public.
    For more information: washcoll.edu/music

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November 30

Washington College Jazz Ensemble
  • Washington College Jazz Ensemble

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Department of Music presents the Jazz Ensemble led by John Thomas. This event is FREE and open to the public.
    For more information: washcoll.edu/music...

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