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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- March 2019


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March 1

  • Shore Love Little Quilts!

  • Friday,   |  8 am - 8 pm
  • This event runs February 2 to March 2
  • Location: Heron Point - 501 East Campus Avenue
  • An exhibit of wall quilts, art quilts and other small works by members of the Olde Kent Quilters Guild. Opening reception Saturday, February 9, 1-4 pm. Free and open to the public....

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KCPS Theatre Presents: The Music Man, Jr.
  • KCPS Theatre Presents: The Music Man, Jr.

  • Friday,   |  7:00 PM
  • This event runs February 28 to March 2
  • Location: Kent County High School - 25301 Lambs Meadow Road, Worton, MD 21678
  • There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian in this adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway classic. Presented by KCPS Theatre wi...

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March First Friday
  • March 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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“Godspell,” a musical by Stephen Schwartz & John-Michael Tebelak
  • “Godspell,” a musical by Stephen Schwartz & John-Michael Tebelak

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Directed by Ernie Green, Godspell is a musical composed by Stephen Schwartz with spoken parts by John-Michael Tebelak. Premiered in 1971, it has enjoyed immense popularity including several Broadway r...

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Drawing Exhibit
  • Drawing Exhibit

  • Friday,   |  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • This event runs March 1 to March 31
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • The term drawing is applied to works that vary greatly in technique. It has been understood in different ways at different times and is difficult to define. During the Renaissance the term ‘dise...

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Guy Davis is On the Road with the Blues
  • Guy Davis is On the Road with the Blues

  • Friday,   |  7:00 pm
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street
  • Chase away those winter blues with Guy Davis, "Ambassador of the Blues." As a songwriter, a performer and a teacher, Mr. Davis reveals his reverence for the musicians who paved the way in ev...

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March 2

Farm to Table Pizza Night
  • Farm to Table Pizza Night

  • Saturday,   |  5pm - 8pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas made using fresh ingredients paired with Crow Vineyard wine. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.
    For more information please email info@crowvineya...

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“Godspell,” a musical by Stephen Schwartz & John-Michael Tebelak
  • “Godspell,” a musical by Stephen Schwartz & John-Michael Tebelak

  • Saturday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Directed by Ernie Green, Godspell is a musical composed by Stephen Schwartz with spoken parts by John-Michael Tebelak. Premiered in 1971, it has enjoyed immense popularity including several Broadway r...

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Farm to Table Pizza Night
  • Farm to Table Pizza Night

  • Saturday,   |  5-8 pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas made using fresh ingredients paired with Crow Vineyard wine. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.
    For more information please email info@crowvineya...

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  • Mardi Gras Dance Party with Dixie Power Trio

  • Saturday,   |  7:30 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Chester Gras comes to Rock Hall as the one and only Dixie Power Trio (the Trio of 4!) brings their soulful New Orleans style jazz back to The Mainstay in a dance party that is part of the Chester Gras...

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March 3

Chili Cook-Off
  • Chili Cook-Off

  • Sunday,   |  12pm - 4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Come out to sample and vote for your favorite chili prepared by eight local chefs from Barbara’s on the Bay, Crow Vineyard & Winery, Happy Chicken Bakery, Kitty Knight, Luisa’s, Molly&...

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March 5

Book Talk -  Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism
  • Book Talk - Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

  • Tuesday,   |  6:30 pm
  • Location: The Egg - Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • Dr. Bakan, Professor of Ethnomusicology, at The Florida State University will give a talk on his book, Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism...

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  • Educating for Democracy: The Future of Liberal Education - A Talk by Lynne Pasquerella

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • This talk is free and open to the public, sponsored by Theta of Maryland, Washington College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

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March 6

Discuss Tigerland by Wil Haygood with THE BOOK GROUP
  • Discuss Tigerland by Wil Haygood with THE BOOK GROUP

  • Wednesday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Kent County Public Library - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Join us for a lively discussion of TIGERLAND by Wil Haygood.

    The Book Group brings together community members who are interested in exploring the works of contemporary and classic Black authors.

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March 7

RiverArts hosts a Creative Lives talk
  • RiverArts hosts a Creative Lives talk

  • Thursday,   |  5:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • To accompany our Drawing Exhibit this month, RiverArts will host a Creative Lives talk on Thursday, March 7, by A. T. Moffett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Washington College. This event w...

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  • Animal Care Shelter for Kent County Visits the WC Bookstore

  • Thursday,   |  9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Location: Bookstore, Casey Academic Center - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Come out by to learn more about the Animal Care Shelter (formerly Humane Society of Kent County) and visit with their furry friends who need a new home!...

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“America 2019” A Talk by Jane Coaston
  • “America 2019” A Talk by Jane Coaston

  • Thursday,   |  5pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Washington College’s Holstein Program in Ethics presents this talk featuring journalist and writer Jane Coaston.
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March 8

Wine Seminar Series - What is a Sparkling Wine?
  • Wine Seminar Series - What is a Sparkling Wine?

  • Friday,   |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Crow Wine Cellars - 439 Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658
  • Learn the art and key terms of Sparkling wine production with Michael Zollo, Crow’s Winemaker. Explore the different methods, processes and steps that are taken to transform a still wine into a ...

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March 9

Wine & Oyster Pairing
  • Wine & Oyster Pairing

  • Saturday,   |  1pm - 4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Join us for a local pairing of award-winning Crow wines and oysters from Orchard Point Oysters. The pairing includes a tasting of 3 wines and 3 oysters as well as samples of local Eve's Cheese an...

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Second Saturdays in Chestertown
  • Second Saturdays in Chestertown

  • Saturday,   |  3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location: Bad Alfred's Distilling - Cannon Street Parking Lot (Between Cross & Mill Streets)
  • Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. Join us in downtown Chestertown for Second Saturdays, sponsored by Bad Alfred's Distilling! This event is held rain or shine.

    Guests ...

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  • Sophie Buskin

  • Saturday,
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Sophie Buskin is a Brooklyn based singer songwriter and the daughter of two career musicians. She has been in the studio and on stage her whole life, starting at the age of four as a jingle-singer and...

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March 12

  • Mobile Veterans Center at Washington College

  • Tuesday,   |  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Parking Lot near the stadium
  • The Vet Center Program offers a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to combat veterans, active duty military members and their families.

    All services are free of cost and are...

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March 13

14th Annual Dr. Maria Boria Berna Women Helping Women Concert
  • 14th Annual Dr. Maria Boria Berna Women Helping Women Concert

  • Wednesday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • The all-star performers who have joyfully entertained the community for the last thirteen years invite the public to join in this year’s celebration on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 pm at the Garfie...

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Guitar Pick Art
  • Guitar Pick Art

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: Kent County Public Library - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Create custom guitar pics and turn them in to rockin' jewelry.

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March 15

Wine Dinner at Kitty Knight
  • Wine Dinner at Kitty Knight

  • Friday,   |  6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Location: Kitty Knight House - Kitty Knight, 14028 Augustine Herman Highway, Galena, MD, USA
  • On March 15th 6-9 pm in our ballroom, Kitty Knight hosts a special wine dinner night featuring the wines of Crow Vineyard & Winery. Each course will be paired with a different Crow wine. Wine will...

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March 16

Farm to Table Pizza Night
  • Farm to Table Pizza Night

  • Saturday,   |  5pm - 8pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedville, MD 21645
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas made using fresh ingredients paired with Crow Vineyard wine. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.
    For more information please email info@crowvineya...

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Farm to Table Pizza Night
  • Farm to Table Pizza Night

  • Saturday,   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road
  • Enjoy a variety of handmade artisan pizzas made using fresh ingredients paired with Crow Vineyard wine. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle.
    For more information please email info@crowvineya...

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Happiness Hour: Flower Power!
  • Happiness Hour: Flower Power!

  • Saturday,   |  11am
  • Location: Kent County Public Library - North County Branch - 111-1B N. Main Street, Galena, MD
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity!

    Featured Project: Flower Power!

    Celebrate the start of spring by learning simple techniques for creating multi-color...

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March 17

The Hedgelawn Series presents Saxophonist Tae Ho Hwang
  • The Hedgelawn Series presents Saxophonist Tae Ho Hwang

  • Sunday,   |  4:00 PM
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Peabody at The Mainstay presents some of the most exciting young musicians at the Peabody Conservatory in a friendly interactive setting. The month we host saxophonist Tae Ho Hwang

    A passionate per...

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Journeys & Adventures: Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble
  • Journeys & Adventures: Free Band Concert by the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Children are welcome.
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - 101 N. Cross St. (nr. High St.)
  • Conducted by Music Director Charles Thai, the all-ages community concert band based in Chestertown will present its 3rd concert of 4 this season. Some pieces are about journeying and adventuring in ge...

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March 19

Literary House & Sophie Kerr Series: Living Writers—A Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch
  • Literary House & Sophie Kerr Series: Living Writers—A Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

  • Tuesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of national bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, the novel Dora: A Headcase, and a critical book on war and narrative, Allegories Of Viol...

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March 20

WC-ALL Learn at Lunch: Bill Leary on "Keeping Secrets at the White House"
  • WC-ALL Learn at Lunch: Bill Leary on "Keeping Secrets at the White House"

  • Wednesday,   |  Buffet lunch at 12 noon
  • Location: Hynson Lounge in Hodson Hall - Washington College
  • Bill Leary, former Senior Director of Records and Access Management at the National Security Council, will discuss the federal government's security classification program, including some of its ...

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March 21

  • In the Kingdom of Devils: The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution

  • Thursday,   |  5:00 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The Washington College Department of History presents the Guy F. Goodfellow Memorial Lecture with Katherine Grandjean, Associate Professor of History, Wellesley College

    On paper, the American Revol...

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March 22

Movie Night at the Garifield presents "A Star Is Born"
  • Movie Night at the Garifield presents "A Star Is Born"

  • Friday,   |  7:00 PM
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • A Star is Born (1937)
    A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

    FREE! ($5 suggested ...

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March 23

Beat the Winter Doldrums Dinner Party
  • Beat the Winter Doldrums Dinner Party

  • Saturday,   |  6pm - 9pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for Beat the Winter Doldrums, a dinner party hosted by Crow Vineyard and catered by Magnolia Caterers & Bread Co. Enjoy a 4-course meal and wine by glass or bottle will be available for pu...

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RiverArts Reclaimed Runway
  • RiverArts Reclaimed Runway

  • Saturday,   |  5:00 pm
  • Location: Chesapeake Room, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Dept - 21500 Rock Hall Avenue
  • What is a Reclaimed Runway event? A fashion show featuring one-of-a-kind creations designed by artists of all ages using recycled or re-purposed materials assembled in fabulously creative ways.

    Ove...

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March 25

  • “Open Mic?: Gender, Labor, and Gatekeeping in Stand-up Comedy”

  • Monday,   |  5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Litrenta Hall
  • In this talk, Dr. Brown will discuss the gendered labor of becoming a successful stand-up comic.

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  • Plumbing Sitka Harbor with Eadweard Muybridge, a Talk by Elizabeth Hutchinson, Barnard College/Columbia University

  • Monday,   |  4:00 PM
  • Location: Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Professor Hutchinson will speak about Eadweard Muybridge’s 1868 photographs of Alaska and discuss what they tell us about how Americans made sense of the alien environment of this newly-acquired...

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March 26

Garfield Improv Group
  • Garfield Improv Group

  • Tuesday,   |  8:00 PM
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • The Garfield Improv Group offers actors, writers, and creative thinkers, the opportunity to develop and grow their individual voice and technique through improvisation.

    Each week the group will foc...

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  • The Virtues of Commerce and a Commercial Republic - A Talk by Michael Maibach

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00 PM
  • Location: Litrenta Hall, John S. Toll Science Center - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Michael Maibach is a Senior Consultant from the Heritage Foundation.
    This program is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Institute of Religion Politics and Culture at Washington College....

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March 27

Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Adults & Teens
  • Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Adults & Teens

  • Wednesday,   |  6-8pm
  • Location: Kent County Public Library - Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street
  • Strategy! Hilarity! Meeples! That’s right, it’s another board game night.

    If Monopoly and Scrabble are what come to mind when you think about board games, this program is an excellent ...

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Open Mic Night at the Garfield
  • Open Mic Night at the Garfield

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30 PM
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, Chestertown
  • 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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March 28

Join Joe Trippi, Democratic Campaign Strategist, for a Conversation on Current Politics
  • Join Joe Trippi, Democratic Campaign Strategist, for a Conversation on Current Politics

  • Thursday,   |  4:30 PM
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • Washington College’s Harwood Lecture Series in American Journalism

    Master political strategist and MSNBC commentator Joe Trippi will visit Washington College on Thursday, March 28, 2019 for a...

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March 29

Wine Seminar Series: Local Wine & Local Food
  • Wine Seminar Series: Local Wine & Local Food

  • Friday,   |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Crow Wine Cellars - 439 Outlet Center Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658
  • Crow wines are excellent paired with a variety of foods and we pride ourselves in pairing with local partners and cuisine. Learn the art of wine and food pairing through guided tastings and presentati...

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March 30

MassoniArt presents LIGHT water + stone
  • MassoniArt presents LIGHT water + stone

  • Saturday,
  • Location: MassoniArt - MassoniArt, 203 High Street
  • LIGHT water + stone
    Greg Mort – Shelley Robzen
    March 30 – May 5, 2019

    Opening Reception – Saturday, March 30, 12-3 pm
    April First Friday Reception – Friday, April 5, 5-7:...

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