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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- June 2017


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June 1

  • Working Artists Forum Annual Judged Art Show

  • Thursday,   |  10am - 5pm Daily
  • Location: Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave.
  • This annual show will feature recent works of the group. A reception will be announced at a later date.

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June 2

The Journey
  • The Journey

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs June 2 to July 1
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • Open to all media. Art that depicts life's many journeys - emotional, sentimental, physical- as well as our means of travel (cars, planes, bikes, boats.) Curator- Larry Schroth...

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  • One Artist's Journey- Sihnja Whiteley

  • Friday,   |  11am - 4pm
  • This event runs June 2 to July 1
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Exhibition being shown in the Studio Gallery.

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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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  • Festive Friday

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Gazebo at The Village - Main and Rte. 20
  • Musical entertainment

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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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June 3

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Saltmarsh Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 12:30pm
  • Location: 105 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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Rock Hall International & Sprint Triathlon
  • Rock Hall International & Sprint Triathlon

  • Saturday,   |  8am on Sat and 9am on Sun
  • This event runs June 3 to June 4
  • Location: Rock Hall Harbor
  • The Rock Hall International Triathlon is a swim bike run event consisting of a 1.5k swim, 40k bike, 10k run. this fast fun flat course is a triathlete's dream. Come out to the Rock Hall Harbor ...

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Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)
  • Sultana Public Sails (Ecology)

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: 105 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
  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  2 - 4pm
  • Location: 105 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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June 4

National Music Festival
  • National Music Festival

  • Sunday,
  • This event runs June 4 to June 17
  • Location: Various locations throughout Kent County
  • The 7th season of the National Music Festival at Washington College brings together world-class mentors and gifted apprentice musicians on the cusp of their professional careers. The two groups rehear...

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The Steel Wheels
  • The Steel Wheels

  • Sunday,   |  8pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Friday, June 9, 2017
    The Steel Wheels

    GENERAL ADMISSION $30 / STUDENTS $20
    SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE! SAVE $25!
    $125 Single Subscription / $250 Couple Subscription...

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Family Fun Day at Crow Farm
  • Family Fun Day at Crow Farm

  • Sunday,   |  12 - 3pm
  • Location: Crow Farm and Vinyard, 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21620
  • Friendship Montessori School is hosting their 2nd annual Family Fun Day at Crow Farm on Sunday June 4th, 2017. Children can enjoy hay rides, live music, food, and games while adults try free wine tas...

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June 6

GIS training: Summer Institute
  • GIS training: Summer Institute

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs June 6 to June 7
  • Location: 300 Washington Ave
  • Two professional GIS training opportunities at Washington College. High School age and above:
    June 6: Geospatial mapping introduction and ESRI web tools
    June 7: Data visualization for law enforceme...

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June 8

  • 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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June 9

  • Festive Friday

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Gazebo at The Village - Main and Rte. 20
  • Musical entertainment

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  • Annual Rock Hall Rockfish Tournament

  • Friday,
  • This event runs June 9 to June 11
  • Location: Rock Hall
  • Cash prizes will be awarded for the largest fish checked in each day. Charter and private boats welcomed.

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June 10

  • Youth Fishing Derby In Partnership with Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

  • Saturday,   |  9am - 12:30pm
  • Location: Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
  • Join Kent County Parks and Recreation and Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge to teach children how to fish-not just for the sport of it, but for the family values it can instill. This special event...

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  • 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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16th Annual Mutt Strut
  • 16th Annual Mutt Strut

  • Saturday,   |  10am Registration and 11am Parade Start
  • Location: Chestertown Court House
  • Grab your mutt and come strut with us in our annual parade to raise funds for The Humane Society of Kent County! If you don't have a dog, or if it's best to leave Fido at home, you can still...

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Sultana Public Sails
  • Sultana Public Sails

  • Saturday,   |  11 - 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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  • Mutt Strut 5K Run/Walk to benefit The Humane Society of Kent County, MD

  • Saturday,   |  7:30am Registration & 8:30am Start Time
  • Location: Wilmer Park, Chestertown
  • Join The Humane Society of Kent County & the Chestertown Runners Club for the 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk with proceeds benefiting the Shelter. The race starts and finishes at Wilmer Park. The course...

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KidSPOT Family Yoga
  • KidSPOT Family Yoga

  • Saturday,   |  1-3 pm
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Fun activities for mind and body the whole family can enjoy.

    Carrie Evans from Joyspring Yoga will lead participants in playful poses, Yoga games, and mindfulness crafts.
    Please bring mats or tow...

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June 13

Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Bog and Water Gardening
  • Kingstown Farm Home and Garden Horticulture Meeting: Bog and Water Gardening

  • Tuesday,   |  6 - 7pm
  • Location: Kingstown Farm, Home & Garden
  • With the increase of rainfall amounts, many gardeners have that one moist location. We will discuss bog gardening as well as container and in-ground water gardens. Horticulture meetings are held from ...

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June 15

  • Waterman’s Role in the Chesapeake Environment

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Waterman's Restaurant, 21055 E. Sharp St., Rock Hall, MD 21661
  • Please join us for an interesting evening in a new location -- Waterman's Restaurant, 21055 E. Sharp St., Rock Hall, MD 21661.

    We'll hear from a representative of the Maryland Waterman...

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June 16

  • Down River Race

  • Friday,   |  9am
  • Location: 22759 McKinleyville Rd
  • The Annual Down River Regatta hosted by the Rock Hall Yacht Club. This is a point to point race, open to all dinghy, one design, or day sailing classes. The race will begin near the Chester River Yach...

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  • Festive Friday and Cruise Night

  • Friday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Gazebo at The Village - Main St. and Rte. 20, & Main Street
  • Cruise Night, with antique cars displayed on Main Street, begins at 5:30 PM, and Festive Fridays, with musical entertainment, begins at 6:00 PM.

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FREE Family Fun Fair-4th Annual Backyard Bash
  • FREE Family Fun Fair-4th Annual Backyard Bash

  • Friday,   |  5-8pm
  • Location: 300 Scheeler Rd
  • Come out for a FREE community event sponsored by Recovery In Motion. Face Painting, games, food, inflatables, giveaways, live music. All ages welcome! Bring the whole family!...

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June 17

  • RHYC One Design Regatta

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs June 17 to June 18
  • Location: 22759 McKinleyville Road
  • The Rock Hall Yacht Club hosts the 2017 Summer One-Design Regatta on Saturday and Sunday June 17-18. All one design sailing classes are welcome. The RHYC is situated on the beautiful Chester River whi...

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Open House Cliffs School Museum
  • Open House Cliffs School Museum

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 4pm
  • Location: Chestertown
  • This one room school of seven grades and one teacher, served fishing and farming families of rural southern Kent County from 1878-1939. Furnishings, school books and desks, a pot bellied stove and bla...

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

  • Saturday,   |  10:30am - 3pm
  • Location: 33541 Maryland Line Rd., Massey, MD 21650
  • General Public & fans of aviation are invited to the 46th Antique Airplane Fly-In, now at Massey Aerodrome. Good weather will attract over 100 antique & classic aircraft, many taildraggers and...

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Community Baby Shower
  • Community Baby Shower

  • Saturday,   |  11am - 1pm
  • Location: Kent County Community Center
  • This Community Baby Shower is for parents-to-be and children up to the age of 2! Please join us for games, prizes, guest speakers, demonstrations, and lunch! Transportation is available and registrati...

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June 18

Art In Bloom
  • Art In Bloom

  • Sunday,   |  4-6 pm
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • “Art in Bloom” is a celebration of the art of floral design. The RiverArts Galleries will be full of floral arrangements inspired by the artworks exhibited in the gallery. This 5th annual ...

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  • 4th Annual Solstice Cemetery Celebration

  • Sunday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 7579 Sandy Bottom Road
  • This year's self-directed tour focuses on "Art in Stone" and highlights the artistry found in the 17th century Churchyard and Cemetery. Artistic expression is reflected in the materials...

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June 19

KidSPOT's Little Kids Camp-Under the Sea Fun
  • KidSPOT's Little Kids Camp-Under the Sea Fun

  • Monday,   |  9am - noon
  • This event runs June 19 to June 23
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Explore sea life through a variety of fun art activities! This camp is designed for children ages 4-6

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June 21

  • What in the World is GIS? Geographic Information Systems & Your Place in the World

  • Wednesday,   |  6-7pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Presented by Luis Machado, GIS Project Manager at Washington College,

    Join us and delve into the question,
    "Where are you from?
    We'll explore what it means to be from a particular pla...

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June 23

Short Attention Span Theatre
  • Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Friday,   |  Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm
  • This event runs June 23 to July 9
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • A collection of 10 minute plays for those audiences that don't want to focus on one story line for two hours! Don't miss this years annual 10 minute play festival featuring local actors, pla...

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  • Festive Friday and Carnival Night

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Gazebo at the Village - Main and Rte. 20, and Main Street
  • Musical event at gazebo and carnival games for the family on Main Street

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June 24

  • 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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Amateur Radio Field Day
  • Amateur Radio Field Day

  • Saturday,   |  2pm Saturday to 2pm Sunday
  • This event runs June 24 to June 25
  • Location: Massey Air Museum
  • The Kent Amateur Radio Society will set up and operate the ARRL Field Day event at Massey Air Museum again this year. The public is welcome to visit any time but actual on-air operations begin at 2PM...

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Marc Castelli - Summer 2017 also featuring recent work by Ken Castelli
  • Marc Castelli - Summer 2017 also featuring recent work by Ken Castelli

  • Saturday,
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Open House - Saturday, June 24th - 10-5 pm
    Chestertown July First Friday - July 7th - 5-8pm

    In celebration of the beginning of Summer and the opening of the Chesapeake Log Canoe racing season, we ...

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  • Michael Kahn | Summer 2017

  • Saturday,
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Open House - Saturday, June 24th, 10-5 pm
    Chestertown July First Friday - July 7th, 5-8 pm

    Celebrating the J Class Revival, we will be hosting a three week exhibition of new work by world renowned...

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  • Summer Gallery Artists Exhibition

  • Saturday,
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • Featuring work by Zemma Mastin White, Blake Conroy, Leigh Wen, Eve Stockton, Karen Hubacher, Ken Schiano, Katherine Kerr Allen, Susan Tessem, Deborah Weiss, Douglas Elliott, Grace Mitchell, Lisa Lebof...

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June 25

  • 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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June 26

KidSPOT Little Kids Camp-Rainforest Rally
  • KidSPOT Little Kids Camp-Rainforest Rally

  • Monday,   |  9am - Noon
  • This event runs June 26 to June 30
  • Location: 315 High Street
  • Create a rainforest environment using recycled materials! This camp is for children ages 4-6

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KidSPOT  Workshop at Clay Studio
  • KidSPOT Workshop at Clay Studio

  • Monday,   |  Mornings 9 am-Noon Afternoons 12:30-3:30 pm
  • This event runs June 26 to June 30
  • Location: 204 High Street
  • KidSPOT summer camp spends the week exploring sculpture and pottery in RiverArts Clay Studio located at 204 High Street. This workshop is for ages 8-13. Children can attend a morning session, afternoo...

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June 28

RiverFest
  • RiverFest

  • Wednesday,   |  6 - 9pm
  • Location: Foot of High Street & River Packet
  • The public is invited to joint the RiverArts community in a celebration of art and the Chester River in an unveiling of Sculpture Garden on the waterfront followed by party and excursion down the Ches...

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  • Summer Reading Kickoff: Dancing Warriors Martial Arts Show

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 1 pm
  • Location: 5585 Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Skher began studying Capoeira Angola more than 20 years ago under the tutelage of a renowned master from Salvador, Brazil. This traditional dance-fight art form led him to live in South America, learn...

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  • Summer Reading Kickoff: Dancing Warriors Martial Arts Show

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Skher began studying Capoeira Angola more than 20 years ago under the tutelage of a renowned master from Salvador, Brazil. This traditional dance-fight art form led him to live in South America, learn...

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June 29

  • Build a Better World Button Party!

  • Thursday,   |  Thursday, 4 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Start your summer reading adventure with your very own Summer Reading button. We'll have options available for buttons, magnets, and key chains to add some flair to your summer. Build one of ou...

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June 30

  • Street Dance and Baby Beauty Contest

  • Friday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Street Dance on Main Street, and Baby Beauty Contest and Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company on Route 2
  • Street dance on Main Street. All welcome!
    Baby beauty contest at Fire Company. Details to follow.

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  • Summer Reading Kick-off: Build a Better World Button Party!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 111-B1 N. Main St. Galena
  • It's our summer reading kickoff party! Join us for food and fun.
    Start your summer reading adventure with your very own Summer Reading button! We'll have options available for buttons, mag...

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