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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- June 2018


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June 1

  • A Cabaret: The Uptown Club at Sumner Hall

  • Friday,   |  7:30 - 9:30pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Come to the Cabaret and enjoy music of the 1950s, 60s & 70s. This event is co-sponsored with RiverArts as part of its celebration of African American tradition-bearers. Details available on the ...

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Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Our Hospital!
  • Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Our Hospital!

  • Friday,   |  10 am Check In; Noon Tee Time
  • Location: Chester River Yacht & Country Club
  • Raising $200,000 to replace 2 sets of 10-12 year old laparoscopic/arthroscopic surgical equipment which are used by all 9 of our surgeons for exploration, diagnosis & treatment. This technology ha...

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History Happy Hour
  • History Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: 301 High Street
  • Come listen to an informative history lecture while enjoying a glass of wine!

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  • Chestertown First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District
  • Join us for our monthly progressive open house! Our businesses keep their doors open later so you can enjoy gallery exhibits, unique shopping, special performances, kids' activities and a variety...

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Juried Painting and Contemporary Craft
  • Juried Painting and Contemporary Craft

  • Friday,   |  11am-4pm
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • The Juried Painting and Contemporary Craft Exhibit will be on display in both galleries from June 1st-June 30th. There will be an opening reception on First Friday, June 1st from 5-8pm.

    Gallery Hou...

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June 2

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Saltmarsh Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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  • Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the C...

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  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 200 S. Cross Street
  • Departing and returning from SULTANA’s home port of historic Chestertown (and occasionally other ports around the Chesapeake), SULTANA’s two-hour public sails are a great way to sail the C...

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Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet
  • Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet returns to The Mainstay! $17 online advance and $20 phone reservations/door.

    The press has declared them "electrifying," "pure fun," "old sch...

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June 3

National Music Festival
  • National Music Festival

  • Sunday,   |  Various times, day and evening.
  • This event runs June 3 to June 16
  • Location: Various locations throughout Kent County, please see website for details.
  • The National Music Festival is a world-class celebration of music, bringing together professional mentors and gifted apprentice musicians on the cusp of their professional careers. The two groups rehe...

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June 4

Monday Movie at the Library
  • Monday Movie at the Library

  • Monday,   |  Monday at 2 PM
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Monday movies at the Kent County Public Library are free and open to all.

    Our public performance license for films restricts us from advertising the name of the movie here, but you can find more de...

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June 5

  • National Music Festival String Quartet Preview Performance

  • Tuesday,   |  12:30 - 1:15pm
  • This event runs June 5 to June 14
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • A special musical experience in an intimate setting by one of the groups that will later play at one of the larger National Music Festival venues. No admission fee. Also June 7....

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June 6

Opening Reception: Chestertown RiverArts Photo Club
  • Opening Reception: Chestertown RiverArts Photo Club

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 5-7 PM
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Join us for a reception celebrating the photography of the members of the Chestertown RiverArts Photo Club!

    These images span many styles and genres of photography. Portraiture, street scenes, city...

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June 7

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Mount Harmon Tour and Paddle

  • Thursday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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  • National Music Festival: Free Lunchtime Concert

  • Thursday,   |  12:30
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Chamber Music

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  • National Music Festival: Open Rehearsal

  • Thursday,   |  3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Violin Sectional

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  • Environmental Film & Discussion Series

  • Thursday,   |  7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.

June 8

Liberty City Radio Theatre
  • Liberty City Radio Theatre

  • Friday,   |  8pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • Liberty City Radio Theatre travels from the Philadelphia to bring it's "new-style old time" radio show home to the Eastern Shore for a one thrilling night extravaganza of comedy, music ...

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  • National Music Festival: Open Rehearsal

  • Friday,   |  2 - 3pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Mozart Horn Quintet

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June 9

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Oysters and Indians

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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Farm to Table Grill Night
  • Farm to Table Grill Night

  • Saturday,   |  6-9pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kenndyville, MD
  • Join us for award winning Crow Wine and dinner. Dinner includes Crow Angus Beef, 2 sides and rolls, ice tea & water and a glass of our featured wine. Wine can be purchased by glass or bottle. Tick...

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47th Antique Airplane Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome
  • 47th Antique Airplane Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome

  • Saturday,   |  10:30am to 2pm
  • Location: Massey Aerodrome - 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650
  • General Public & fans of aviation are invited to the 47th Antique Airplane Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome, conducted by the Potomac Antique Aero Squadron. Good weather will attract over 100 antique &a...

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#SmalltownsBIGARTISTS
  • #SmalltownsBIGARTISTS

  • Saturday,   |  930pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • The event is limited to people 18 years old or older.

    #SmallTownsBigArtists will feature hip-hop, rhythm and blues, and rap music as well as poetry. All twelve performers are Kent County natives, w...

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  • National Music Festival: Open Rehearsal

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 1pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Mozart Horn Quintet

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June 10

Paint Party Soroptimist of Kent & QA Fundraiser
  • Paint Party Soroptimist of Kent & QA Fundraiser

  • Sunday,   |  11am
  • Location: Paint Party Soroptimist of Kent & QA - New Yarmouth Cafe Rock Hall
  • $40.00 per person come enjoy this easy painting while supporting the Soroptimist of Kent & QA. We are a group of women that support women & girls events throughout both counties. Most recently...

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  • National Music Festival: Open Rehearsal

  • Sunday,   |  3:30 - 5:30pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Bassoon Workshop, Group 2

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  • National Music Festival: Open Rehearsal

  • Sunday,   |  7 - 9pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Bassoon Ensemble (20 Bassoons)

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June 11

Monday Movie at the Library
  • Monday Movie at the Library

  • Monday,   |  Monday at 2 PM
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Monday movies at Kent County Public Library are free and open to all.
    Our public performance license for films restricts us from advertising the name of the movie here, but you can find more details ...

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June 12

  • National Music Festival: Free Lunchtime Concert

  • Tuesday,   |  12:30 - 1:45pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Chamber Music

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June 13

Rock Hall Branch Children's Collection Reception: Guest of Honor Betty Weller
  • Rock Hall Branch Children's Collection Reception: Guest of Honor Betty Weller

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 - 7 pm
  • Location: Municipal Building, 5585 Main Street
  • Just in time for summer, the children’s and young adult collections at the Rock Hall Branch are being refreshed, rejuvenated, and filled with brand new books!

    Maryland State Education Associa...

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June 14

  • National Music Festival: Free Lunchtime Concert

  • Thursday,   |  12:30 - 1:40pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Free concert!

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June 16

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Osprey Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • 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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  • RHYC Annual One-Design Regatta

  • Saturday,   |  8 am - 5 pm each day
  • This event runs June 16 to June 17
  • Location: Rock Hall Yacht Club, McKinleyville Rd, Rock Hall, MD
  • The Rock Hall Yacht Club hosts the Annual Summer One-Design Regatta inviting all one design sailboat classes to compete in a two day sailboat regatta in Langford Bay and the Chester River. The Notice ...

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  • Juneteenth Celebration

  • Saturday,   |  7 - 10pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen St.
  • Also called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the United States. This year we present an evening of Jazz, featuring 3 J BLUE, to celebrate African Ame...

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June 17

Farm to Table Sunday Brunch
  • Farm to Table Sunday Brunch

  • Sunday,   |  10am
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kenndyville, MD
  • Celebrate Father’s Day at Crow Vineyard & Winery. Spend the morning enjoying the beauty of the vineyard in the spring and a buffet style brunch prepared by Chefs Martha and Zach of Happy Ch...

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June 21

Cars on High
  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6 - 8pm
  • Location: 300 block of High Street - Downtown by Fountain Park
  • Classic, exotic, antique and customized cars are on display in the 300 block of High Street. Come admire the rides and chat with the proud owners. This season opener features music by the popular High...

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June 22

Short Attention Span (Opening Weekend)
  • Short Attention Span (Opening Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs June 22 to June 24
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Short Attention Span Theatre, our annual ten-minute play festival is BACK!

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June 23

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

  • Saturday,   |  6-10pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kenndyville, MD
  • Crow Vineyard and Ovation Dinner Theatre present "Til Death Do Us Part", a comedy/murder mystery. You are cordiallyinvited to the marriage of Miss Stormy Fairweather and Mr. Jethro P. Gizzar...

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  • Family Fun Carnival

  • Saturday,   |  1 - 4pm
  • Location: In His Arms Christian Fellowship - 12461 Augustine Herman Hwy - In His Arms Christian Fellowship - 1
  • Join us for an amazing fun day!! Popcorn, cotton candy, magic show, moonbounce and more!!
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    If you would like to setup a table to promote your community services please email aboyles5@yahoo.com...

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Grand Ole Ditch
  • Grand Ole Ditch

  • Saturday,   |  8pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • $18 online advance, $20 phone reservations/door

    Grand Ole' Ditch is all about having some new fun with that old Appalachian sound. They began as a home-brewed bluegrass band out of the mountai...

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Eat More Veggies! Delighted Taste Buds & A Healthier You
  • Eat More Veggies! Delighted Taste Buds & A Healthier You

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 10 am
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Rebecca Meekins, University of Maryland Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, presents “Eat More Veggies!” a two-part program designed to delight your taste buds and motivate y...

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  • Meatloaf Buffet Dinner

  • Saturday,   |  4:30 - 7pm
  • Location: C. Henry Price II Unit 246 - 6th Ave In Betterton - C. Henry Price II Unit 246 - 6th Ave In Betterto
  • Buffet Dinner
    Saturday June 23
    4:30-7pm
    Adults $12, 6-12 $6, 5 and under free
    Menu: Meatloaf, baked potato, corn, green beans, apple sauce, rolls, variety of desserts, coffee, tea, lemonade, &am...

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June 24

  • Bay to Bay Bicycle Ride

  • Sunday,   |  6:30am until 4pm
  • Location: Betterton Fire Hall
  • 33rd Annual Bay to Bay Bicycle Ride. Start at Betterton Fire Hall which is on the Chesapeake Bay and ride to the Delaware Bay and back. The Bay to Bay ride is 102 miles. Routes from 26 - 102 miles...

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  • Art in Bloom 2018

  • Sunday,   |  4 - 6pm
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • For the sixth year, Chestertown RiverArts is hosting “Art in Bloom,” a celebration of the art of floral design. Proceeds from Art in Bloom go to support scholarships for our KidSPOT Summe...

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Bay to Bay Bicycle Ride
  • Bay to Bay Bicycle Ride

  • Sunday,   |  Reg 06:30a-09:00a / Ride starts at 07:00a / Ends 6:00pm
  • Location: Begins from Betterton Volunteer Fire Company
  • The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to this summer’s bicycling challenge, the Bay to Bay ride. The tour consists of four routes between 27 and 104 miles in length. The flat loop routes ...

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  • The West Shore Piano Trio

  • Sunday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Decker Concert Hall - Washington College
  • Encore Chorale announces free public concerts as part of the Encore Chorale Summer Choral Institute at Washington College in Chestertown MD. The public is invited to attend these free concerts. No ti...

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  • St. Paul's 325th Year Celebration

  • Sunday,   |  10:30
  • Location: St. Paul's Kent - 7579 Sandy Bottom Road
  • 10:30“In the Beginning” talk about the history leading up to the founding of St. Paul's.
    11:00 Colonial Church Service as it would have been in 1693
    Modern-day Picnic...

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  • St. Paul's Kent 5th Annual Summer Solstice Celebration

  • Sunday,   |  7 PM
  • Location: St. Paul's - 7579 Sandy Bottom Road
  • Tour and Talk: Early History of St. Paul's from its beginnings in New Yarmouth until it’s establishment in 1693.
    Refreshments

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June 26

Organ Recital by David Lang
  • Organ Recital by David Lang

  • Tuesday,   |  7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanual Episcopal Church - 101 North Cross Street
  • Encore Chorale announces free public concerts as part of the Encore Chorale Summer Choral Institute at Washington College in Chestertown MD. The public is invited to attend these free concerts.

    D...

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June 27

Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine
  • Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 10:30 am
  • Location: 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Start your summer right with the magical illusions of Ran'D Shine!

    Ran'D is the face of the new millennium magician. He wowed audiences with his brilliant presentation at the 44th Preside...

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Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine
  • Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 2:30 pm
  • Location: Municipal Building, 5585 Main Street
  • Start your summer right with the magical illusions of Ran'D Shine!

    Ran'D is the face of the new millennium magician. He wowed audiences with his brilliant presentation at the 44th Preside...

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Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine
  • Summer At Your Library Kickoff: Magician Ran'D Shine

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 5:30 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Start your summer right with the magical illusions of Ran'D Shine!

    Ran'D is the face of the new millennium magician. He wowed audiences with his brilliant presentation at the 44th Preside...

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Open Mic Night
  • Open Mic Night

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30 - 10pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street Chestertown, Maryland 21620
  • Open Mic Night with Ford Schumann at the Garfield Center For the Arts at the Prince Theatre!

    Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitles...

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June 28

  • MD State Championship Junior Sailing Regatta

  • Thursday,   |  9 am - 4pm
  • This event runs June 28 to June 29
  • Location: RHYC, McKinleyville Rd
  • The Rock Hall Yacht Club hosts the 2018 Maryland State Championship Junior Sailing Regatta! This is a an annual championship regatta held on the Chesapeake Bay and typically draws 125 to 150+ Optimist...

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2018 Washington College Riverfront Concert Series: Sombarkin'
  • 2018 Washington College Riverfront Concert Series: Sombarkin'

  • Thursday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Custom House Lawn - 101 S. Water Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • The a cappella sound of Sombarkin: Karen Somerville, Lester Barrett, Jr., and Jerome McKinney, a trio of vocalists whose sound is so well jelled it is amazing to discover just who is singing which par...

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The Encore Chorale
  • The Encore Chorale

  • Thursday,   |  2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Decker Concert Hall - Washington College
  • Encore Chorale announces free public concerts as part of the Encore Chorale Summer Choral Institute at Washington College in Chestertown MD. The public is invited to attend these free concerts. No ti...

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June 29

Short Attention Span Theatre
  • Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs June 29 to July 1
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Short Attention Span Theatre, our annual ten-minute play festival is BACK!

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  • Baby Beauty Contest

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company on Route 20
  • Baby beauty contest, with prizes. Join us for this fun community event. Registration from 4:00 to 5:45 PM.

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  • Street Dance

  • Friday,   |  7 - 9pm
  • Location: Main Street
  • Main Street will be closed to traffic for this event, so please join us for "dancin' in the street".

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June 30

  • Beach Party

  • Saturday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Public Beach
  • Join us for games, music, a bonfire, and to enjoy the beautiful Rock Hall sunset. Musical entertainment by Phillip Michael Parsons Band.

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  • MassoniArt presents - SUMMER SHOWCASE

  • Saturday,
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Gallery artists

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American Presidents, North Korean Dictators, and the Elephants in the Room A Fictional Look at Real World Problems with Author Doug Norton
  • American Presidents, North Korean Dictators, and the Elephants in the Room A Fictional Look at Real World Problems with Author Doug Norton

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 11 am
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • As a warship captain during the Cold War, Doug Norton held launch codes for nuclear weapons and was prepared to use them, but he also participated in high-stakes international negotiations to reduce t...

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