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Chestertown Maryland Calendar of Events- December 2019


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December 1

  • Annie: The Musical

  • Sunday,   |  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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December 2

Percussion Chamber Music
  • Percussion Chamber Music

  • Monday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Eric Plewinski, will present a showcase that explores the many different colors, timbres, and diversity of sounds that these instruments are able to pro...

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December 4

Washington College Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble
  • Washington College Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Music presents the Washington College Symphonic Band (Keith Wharton, Director), and Jazz Ensemble (Jon Steele, Director). This event is FREE and open to the public....

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December 5

Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids
  • Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids

  • Thursday,   |  11 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Mindful Start kids yoga is its own specialized, healthy activity and mind-body movement class, that teaches mindfulness, breathing, sharing, and self-regulation. Mindful Start classes are playful, sil...

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December 6

December First Friday
  • December 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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WACappella
  • WACappella

  • Friday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 6 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert....

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Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend
  • Festival of Trees-Dickens of a Christmas Weekend

  • Friday,   |  5-7pm Friday, 10-5pm Sat., 11-3pm Sun.
  • This event runs December 6 to December 8
  • Location: 1st Um Church, 105 N. Mill St.
  • This is a community event that allows the community for all ages to visit a display of trees decorated by businesses, organizations as well as families. This is our way of saying thank you to the comm...

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Washington College Music Department Vocal Recital
  • Washington College Music Department Vocal Recital

  • Friday,   |  4:00 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Department of Music will present a Vocal Recital featuring students from the studios of Carolene Winter and Bennett Umhau. This concert is free and open to the public....

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Dickens of a Christmas
  • Dickens of a Christmas

  • Friday,   |  5 to 9 p.m.
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District - Downtown Chestertown, 300 block of High Street
  • The third annual Dickens of a Christmas weekend kicks off during First Friday festivities throughout the Historic District, bringing carriage rides, hot beverages, fire pits, s'mores stations, an...

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MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition
  • MassoniArt presents Holiday Exhibition

  • Friday,
  • This event runs December 6 to January 12
  • Location: MassoniArt - MassoniArt, 203 High Street
  • Save the date!

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December 7

WACappella
  • WACappella

  • Saturday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 7 at 7:30 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert....

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WACappella
  • WACappella

  • Saturday,   |  2:00 pm
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • WACappella is Washington College’s Student A cappella group. They will be performing on December 7 at 2:00 pm in Hotchkiss Recital Hall. This is a free concert....

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Dickens of a Christmas
  • Dickens of a Christmas

  • Saturday,   |  Noon to 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: Historic District, Chestertown - Downtown Chestertown
  • Chestertown's historic downtown fills with Dickensian fun that includes carriage rides, costumed street performers, high tea, live music, fire dancers, a holiday house tour, authentic British-the...

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Dickens Holiday House Tour
  • Dickens Holiday House Tour

  • Saturday,   |  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District - Downtown Chestertown
  • Eight of Chestertown's finest historic homes, dressed for the holidays, welcome you with friendly docents and live music. Part of Main Street Chestertown's Dickens of a Christmas weekend, th...

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December 8

"Run Like the Dickens" 5K Run/Walk
  • "Run Like the Dickens" 5K Run/Walk

  • Sunday,   |  8 a.m.
  • Location: Downtown Historic Chestertown - 200 block of High Street
  • Good spirits prevail and costumes are welcome as participants walk or sprint their way on an in-town course that includes Chestertown's main commercial street, a loop through the beautiful Cheste...

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Rivers to Canal
  • Rivers to Canal

  • Sunday,   |  12pm-6pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Join the wineries of the Rivers To Canal Wine Trail; Broken Spoke, Chateau Bu De and Crow Vineyard; for an afternoon of wine tasting coupled with holiday shopping. Your ticket includes tastings at eac...

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December 11

Gingerbread House: Build and Decorate
  • Gingerbread House: Build and Decorate

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Gumdrops, candy canes, and frosting await as we build gingerbread houses at the library.  

    All Ages.

    Registration Required.

    NORTH COUNTY â—† Friday, Dec. 6 â—† 4:30pm
    RO...

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December 12

Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids
  • Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids

  • Thursday,   |  11:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Kids yoga is its own, specialized, healthy activity and mind-body movement class that teaches mindfulness, breathing, sharing, and self-regulation. Mindful Start classes are playful, silly, and active...

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December 15

"Let It Snow!" - Free Band Concert by Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble
  • "Let It Snow!" - Free Band Concert by Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 N. Cross St. (at High St.)
  • In keeping with the theme of the program, snow and ice are the inspiration for several pieces, such as "Winter Rhapsody" and "On a Snowy Winter's Eve." The concert also offers...

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  • Community Sing-Along -- Christmas Carols and Holiday Songs

  • Sunday,   |  3 PM
  • Location: Fountain Park - Fountain Park
  • Let's come together to celebrate the season!
    Community Sing-Along!
    Bring your family, friends, neighbors!
    (and a chair!)
    Inclement weather location:
    First United Methodist Church
    Corner of ...

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December 18

Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Creative New Year's Resolutions
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Creative New Year's Resolutions

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity.  Join us to try your hand at something new and leave a little happier than you arrived!

    Featured Project:  On...

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December 19

Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids
  • Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids

  • Thursday,   |  11:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Kids yoga is its own, specialized, healthy activity and mind-body movement class that teaches mindfulness, breathing, sharing, and self-regulation. Mindful Start classes are playful, silly, and active...

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December 20

Movie Night At The Garfield Presents: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
  • Movie Night At The Garfield Presents: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

  • Friday,   |  7PM
  • Location: The Garfield Center - 210 High St. Chestertown, MD 21620
  • The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

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December 26

Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids
  • Mindful Start - Yoga for Kids

  • Thursday,   |  11:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Kids yoga is its own, specialized, healthy activity and mind-body movement class that teaches mindfulness, breathing, sharing, and self-regulation. Mindful Start classes are playful, silly, and active...

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December 31

Happy NOON Year's Eve!
  • Happy NOON Year's Eve!

  • Tuesday,   |  11:00 am - 12:00 noon
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Excited to ring in the new year, but not sure you can make it to midnight?  Kent County Public Library’s family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve Celebration is the place to be for early birds...

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