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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- July 2018


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July 1

Short Attention Span Theatre
  • Short Attention Span Theatre

  • Sunday,   |  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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  • Waterman's Day

  • Sunday,   |  12:00 Noon
  • Location: The Bulkhead on Bayside Avenue
  • Join in on the fun as Rock Hall honors and celebrates its tradition as a working waterfront. Competitions include an anchor toss and boat docking. Food and drink are available on-site....

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July 2

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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July 3

  • Fireworks - July 4th Weekend

  • Tuesday,   |  9pm
  • Location: Over Harbor
  • Join us July 4th weekend for one of the best and most colorful fireworks displays in the region.

    Rain date July 5th.

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July 4

  • July 4th Parade and Civic Center Event

  • Wednesday,   |  10am
  • Location: Main Street and the Ballfield to the Civic Center
  • Don't miss Rock Hall's iconic July 4th Parade, with floats galore and a marching band.

    Line-up for parade participants is at 9:00 at the ball field on North Main Street....

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  • Flat Five Race

  • Wednesday,   |  8am
  • Location: Municipal Building - 5585 Main Street
  • Flat five-mile loop through the Town of Rock Hall, starting and ending at Municipal Building.
    Pre-registration required. Fee is $15. Download registration forms at: www.rockhallmd.gov....

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  • Breakfast

  • Wednesday,   |  7 - 9:30am
  • Location: Legion Hall - 21423 Sharp Street - Legion Hall - 21423 Sharp Street

  • Opening Ceremonies

  • Wednesday,   |  11:30am
  • Location: Civic Center - Civic Center Drive off of Main Street
  • Opening ceremonies, including welcoming remarks.

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  • Civic Center Festival

  • Wednesday,   |  12:00 noon
  • Location: Civic Center - Civic Center Drive off of Main Street
  • Dedication ceremony for new roof at pavilion.

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  • Concert

  • Wednesday,   |  1 - 4pm
  • Location: Civic Center - Civic Center Drive off of Main Street
  • Free country music concert.

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  • Talent Show

  • Wednesday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Civic Center - Civic Center Drive off of Main Street
  • Talent Show for all ages. Join other community members to share your talents!

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July 6

Short Attention Span Theatre (Closing Weekend)
  • Short Attention Span Theatre (Closing Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs July 6 to July 8
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Final chance to see Short Attention Span Theatre!

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The Artists Gallery Features Karen Merkin
  • The Artists Gallery Features Karen Merkin

  • Friday,   |  First Friday Reception, July 6, 2018, 5-8 pm
  • Location: 239 High Street
  • Karen Merkin joined The Artists' Gallery as a new exhibitor in 2017. She is fascinated with the use of color, and the subtlety of light and shadow on those colors. She paints everday objects wit...

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  • Chestertown Independents' Day First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District
  • Yes, it's a play on words -- your local, independent businesses are helping you celebrate Independence Day! Enjoy gallery exhibits and longer shopping hours at your favorite unique retailers, alo...

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Faces and Spaces on the Eastern Shore
  • Faces and Spaces on the Eastern Shore

  • Friday,   |  11am-4pm
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • Appreciate the beauty of the Eastern Shore surrounding us at the Faces and Spaces on the Eastern Shore exhibit, on display in the Main and Studio Galleries from July 6-28. There will be an opening rec...

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MassoniArt presents ZEMMA MASTIN WHITE
  • MassoniArt presents ZEMMA MASTIN WHITE

  • Friday,
  • This event runs July 6 to August 3
  • Location: 203 High Street
  • July First Friday Reception – July 6, 5-8 pm
    August First Friday Reception – August 3, 5-8 pm

    During July and August, Zemma Mastin White and Eve Stockton will be featured artists. Our...

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First Friday in Chestertown
  • First Friday in Chestertown

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Chestertown A&E District
  • We love a good celebration. The start of a new month is a fantastic excuse to get out and enjoy new art, wonderful shopping, little sips of wine here and there, and dinner out. First Friday is a free ...

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July 7

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 Crow Beef. 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.Ti...

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

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 10 am
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Rebecca Meekins, University of Maryland Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, presents “Eat More Veggies!” returns to KCPL with even more ideas delight your taste buds and moti...

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July 9

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Lotus Paddle

  • Monday,   |  9am - 11:30am
  • 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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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 detail...

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July 10

Turtle Dance Music
  • Turtle Dance Music

  • Tuesday,   |  Tuesday, 10 am
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Join us for a special storytime concert with Turtle Dance Music. Turtle Dance Music is a children’s music company dedicated to furthering child development through arts-integration, music, and ...

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July 12

  • 2018 Washington College Riverfront Concert: Ultrafaux

  • Thursday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Custom House Lawn - 101 S. Water Street
  • Original gypsy jazz inspired by Django Reinhardt, featuring Michael Joseph Harris, with special guest mandolinist Danny Nicely.

    UltraFaux is a gypsy jazz ensemble influenced by jazz Manouche, be-bo...

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July 13

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Mount Harmon Lotus Paddle

  • Friday,   |  9am - 11:30am
  • 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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Musicamp Finale Production!
  • Musicamp Finale Production!

  • Friday,   |  7pm
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • The culminating performance of a week-long musical summer camp directed by Julie Lawrence.

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July 14

  • The Mainstay Gala 'Rendezvous au Cabaret'

  • Saturday,   |  6 - 10pm
  • Location: Hodson Hall Commons, Washington College
  • Annual fundraiser with dinner, open bar, music,
    silent auction.

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CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT - BAG, BEER AND BARBECUE
  • CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT - BAG, BEER AND BARBECUE

  • Saturday,   |  PRACTICE 12:00 BAGS FLY at 1:00!
  • Location: Worthmore Farms - Worthmore Farm in Kennedyville MD
  • BAGS, BBQ and BEER Cornhole tournament benefiting Bridges at Worthmore , a certified Equine assisted therapy program, using all types of equine work for therapy with children, adults and veterans.
    G...

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July 16

Didgeridoo Down Under
  • Didgeridoo Down Under

  • Monday,   |  Monday, 3:30 pm
  • Location: Municipal Building, 5585 Main Street
  • Get ready for a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, storytelling and more! The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Aus...

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Didgeridoo Down Under
  • Didgeridoo Down Under

  • Monday,   |  Monday, 6:30 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Get ready for a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, storytelling and more! The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Aus...

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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 detail...

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July 17

Young Environmental Stewards Conference
  • Young Environmental Stewards Conference

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs July 17 to July 21
  • Location: Washington College - 300 Washington Ave
  • An environmental conference for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Registration required. See website for more information or email Jamie Frees at jfrees2@washcoll.edu...

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July 18

The Magic of the Sea
  • The Magic of the Sea

  • Wednesday,   |  2 - 2:45pm
  • Location: The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street Chestertown, Maryland 21620
  • Arianna Ross creates dynamic, educational programs that weave together dance, theatre, creative writing, music and spoken word. For more than 12 years, Arianna has performed and taught workshops for a...

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Happiness Hour: Essential Oils for Sleep & Relaxation
  • Happiness Hour: Essential Oils for Sleep & Relaxation

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity!

    This make-and-take program will teach you how to harnesses the sensory delight of essential oils! Learn how to use ess...

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July 19

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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  • Kent County Fair

  • Thursday,   |  9am - 11pm
  • This event runs July 19 to July 21
  • Location: 21349 Tolchester Beach Road
  • The Kent County Fair is a traditional county fair featuring agriculture education, 4-H exhibits, great food and so much more. New exhibits, games, attractions and vendors are added each year. There is...

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July 21

Happiness Hour: Sparkling Clean with Essential Oils
  • Happiness Hour: Sparkling Clean with Essential Oils

  • Saturday,   |  Saturday, 11 am
  • Location: Municipal Building, 5585 Main Street
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity!

    This make-and-take program will teach you how to harnesses the sensory delight of essential oils! Learn the benefits o...

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July 26

2018 Washington College Riverfront Concert: The High & Wides
  • 2018 Washington College Riverfront Concert: The High & Wides

  • Thursday,   |  6:30pm
  • Location: Custom House Lawn - 101 S. Water Street
  • Music inspired by days when lines blurred between bluegrass, old-time, country, boogie, blues, rockabilly, and western swing.

    The High and Wides play music inspired by days when lines blurred betwe...

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July 27

Tour the Shore Kayak Series - Turners Creek
  • Tour the Shore Kayak Series - Turners Creek

  • Friday,   |  6 - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Turners Creek - Kennedyville
  • ShoreRivers is taking to the water and we invite you to join us for our annual Tour the Shore series. The theme is serene as we paddle quiet creeks and rivers across the Midshore region. Tour the Shor...

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Chestertown Sidewalk Sale
  • Chestertown Sidewalk Sale

  • Friday,   |  Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • This event runs July 27 to July 28
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - Shops along High, Cross, & Cannon St.
  • Join us in downtown #chestertownmd for two crazy days filled with amazing sales and great shopping deals all over town. This year we're adding to the fun with a night out on the town. Join us on ...

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Chestertown After Dark
  • Chestertown After Dark

  • Friday,   |  5-9 p.m.
  • Location: Chestertown A&E District - High St., Park Row, Cross St., and Cannon St.
  • Join us on Friday, July 27 for a night of crazy shopping deals, Eastern Shore wine and spirits, and live music in the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment district.

    This is a night of amazing shop...

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Sprits Tasting with Lyon Distilling
  • Sprits Tasting with Lyon Distilling

  • Friday,   |  5-8 p.m.
  • Location: Chester River Wine & Cheese Co - 117 S. Cross St.
  • Join us for a special sprits tasting during Chestertown After Dark, an evening of shopping during the Chestertown Sidewalk Sale. We're excited to welcome Lyon Distilling from St. Michael's. ...

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July 28

  • Beef & Beer

  • Saturday,   |  4:30pm to 7 pm
  • Location: C. Henry Price II Post 246 - 6th Ave In Betterton
  • Beef & Beer
    Saturday July 28
    4:30pm - 7pm
    Adults $15, 6-12 $6, 5 and under free
    Sliced beef, Parsley potato, vegetable, salad, rolls, variety of desserts, coffee, tea, & water.
    Must be ...

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July 29

How to Watch a Movie
  • How to Watch a Movie

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Chester River Yacht and Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Rd
  • The RiverArts Film Society will host a public event built around sharing skills on how to watch a movie like film critics do. Following two professional film critic strategies—cultural impact a...

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July 30

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 for all.

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

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