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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- February 2020


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February 1

  • MassoniArt presents Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs January 12 to February 9
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • January 12 – February 9th
    Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition
    February First Friday Reception – February 7, 5-7:30 pm

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Life After the Book Deal: Publishing & Marketing Your Book
  • Life After the Book Deal: Publishing & Marketing Your Book

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • What happens after you win that fancy book prize and sign your publishing contract? Poet and editor Lindsay Lusby will be talking about the wildly fulfilling (but thoroughly exhausting) proc...

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February 5

Kids Valentine's Day Crafts
  • Kids Valentine's Day Crafts

  • Wednesday,   |  3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Feeling the love? Come make a special project to brighten someone's day. Ages 5+

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Handmade Valentines - Creative Time for Grown-Ups
  • Handmade Valentines - Creative Time for Grown-Ups

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - - 408 High Street
  • Whether your aesthetic is sophisticated, silly, or sweet, this is your opportunity to create truly unique one-of-a-kind valentines for the special people in your life.

    Happiness Hour is a time for ...

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February 6

Writers as Editors Series Presents Kate Bernheimer
  • Writers as Editors Series Presents Kate Bernheimer

  • Thursday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Kate Bernheimer is the author of two story collections, including How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, as well as three novels, and editor of My Mother She Killed Me,...

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February 7

Come meet our new Executive Director Steve Arnold
  • Come meet our new Executive Director Steve Arnold

  • Friday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • The Garfield Board invites you to a “Meet & Greet” from 5-7pm on February 7 during Chestertown’s First Friday to introduce Steven Arnold and highlight volunteer opportunities at ...

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February 9

  • Emmanuel Church Concert Series

  • Sunday,   |  4 p.m.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - Cross Street
  • The Christiana Hundred Choir, Delaware, sings each Sunday during the program year and performs at many other services at the historic parish church.

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February 14

Reds for Love - Valentine's Happy Hour
  • Reds for Love - Valentine's Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm - 6pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Join us for a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Happy Hour! Impress your sweetheart with tickets to enjoy tastings of Barbera 5-ways and paired with light hors d'oeuvres. Featured Crow wines for the...

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February 15

Sixth Annual Garden Seed Swap
  • Sixth Annual Garden Seed Swap

  • Saturday,   |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch, Main Meeting Room - 408 High Street
  • Presented in partnership with University of Maryland Extension, Kent County, and facilitated by local Master Gardeners, the Seed Swap is a celebration of gardening and growing flowers and vegetables.
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  • Intimate Generations II at Massoniart

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs February 15 to March 8
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • February 15 – March 8, 2020

    Intimate Generations II at Massoniart
    a collaboration with Kohl Gallery / Washington College
    Art Crawl and Gallery Receptions – Saturday, February 22, 10-5...

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February 16

Wine & Chocolate Pairing
  • Wine & Chocolate Pairing

  • Sunday,   |  12pm - 4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a fun Valentine’s themed pairing of 4 Crow award-winning wines and 4 chocolates crafted by Sweet Cheeks Delightful Treats. We will walk you through why each wine pairs with each trea...

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RESONANCE Concert: Cleveland Wind Trop
  • RESONANCE Concert: Cleveland Wind Trop

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: St Paul’s Church 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd
  • The Cleveland Wind Trio is a reed ensemble consisting of bassoon, clarinet, and oboe, formed at the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2018.

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February 17

Communications and Media Studies Lecture: Race and Urban Communication Infrastructure
  • Communications and Media Studies Lecture: Race and Urban Communication Infrastructure

  • Monday,   |  4:30 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The city operates as a complicated confluence of uneven political, economic, cultural, and environmental interests. Critical geographers and sociologists have documented how the inequitable power dyna...

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February 18

Kent County's 2020 African American Read-In
  • Kent County's 2020 African American Read-In

  • Tuesday,   |  5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street
  • This interactive, multigenerational program will celebrate black authors, literacy, reading, and diversity in literature.  You can come just to listen or take part as a reader.

    5:00 hour - Sto...

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February 22

7th Annual Chester Gras
  • 7th Annual Chester Gras

  • Saturday,   |  11:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Location: Spring Avenue
  • Chester Gras is a fun family event hosted by The Peoples Bank that includes an authentic Mardi Gras parade, kids' activities, live music, great food, a silent auction, and more! All proceeds bene...

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  • Washington College's George Washington Birthday Ball

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Location: Johnson Fitness Center Fieldhouse - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Tickets can be purchased here: https://cvent.me/lVE2ym

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February 23

S I Kent & QA Co Designer Purse Bingo
  • S I Kent & QA Co Designer Purse Bingo

  • Sunday,   |  Doors open 11:30am, games begin at 1 pm
  • Location: Chestertown Elks Lodge, 8631 Bell Rose Ln.
  • To reserve tickets email: weasie100@yahoo.com or call 410-708-5301 Louise. $25 at the door. Vendors, Door Prizes, and raffles. Food for purchase. All proceeds benefit Grants for Women and Girls....

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US Naval Academy Chamber Winds
  • US Naval Academy Chamber Winds

  • Sunday,   |  4:00 pm
  • Location: Washington College - Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Naval Academy Band has been providing music for the Brigade of Midshipmen and the surrounding community since 1852. Located at the Naval Academy, in Annapolis, this premier military band offers wo...

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February 25

Writers as Editors Series Presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  • Writers as Editors Series Presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic, Lucky Fish, At the Drive-In Volcano, and Miracle Fruit. Her collection of na...

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February 27

The Who's Tommy
  • The Who's Tommy

  • Thursday,   |  7:30 pm
  • This event runs February 27 to February 29
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumph...

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