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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- May 2021


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May 4

RiverArts Salon: Join Ken Skrzesz for an overview of meaningful arts activities across our great state
  • RiverArts Salon: Join Ken Skrzesz for an overview of meaningful arts activities across our great state

  • Tuesday,   |  5 - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • A RiverArts Salon is a (virtual) place to learn something new, share ideas, explore interesting topics, see and be seen, and have fun.

    Ken has served as the Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Teache...

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May 6

May 6: More Paper Flowers with Pearl Uva (via Zoom)
  • May 6: More Paper Flowers with Pearl Uva (via Zoom)

  • Thursday,   |  6 - 7 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • Back by popular demand! Learn how to make more beautiful paper flowers from book pages & other fun papers you have at your home. Two different styles of flowers will be demonstrated, and you'...

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May 7

  • May Mart Plant & Bake Sale

  • Friday,   |  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Memorial Park Plaza - Next to Fountain Park
  • The Chestertown Garden Club will hold their May Mart on Friday, May 7 from 9 am to 1 pm at Memorial Park Plaza. Local plants, garden supplies, baked goods, and Park Place Boutique treasure will be ava...

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Wine & Yoga Happy Hour
  • Wine & Yoga Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for the 1st of our Wine & Yoga Happy Hour’s taking place in May! Enjoy a 1-hour yoga session, taught by Alyson of Serenity Yoga, while overlooking the vineyard. Afterwards sip and sn...

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May 11

May 11 - RiverArts Salon: This Year's National Music Festival with Richard Rosenberg and Caitlin Patton
  • May 11 - RiverArts Salon: This Year's National Music Festival with Richard Rosenberg and Caitlin Patton

  • Tuesday,   |  5 - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • This summer, the National Music Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary in Chestertown. Learn how NMF has flourished over its first decade, and about plans for this year’s Festival Aug. 1 &ndas...

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May 13

Merlot Vertical Tasting & Pairing
  • Merlot Vertical Tasting & Pairing

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm-6pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a vertical tasting of Merlot: 2015 Merlot, 2016 Merlot and 2019 Merlot Reserve. Crow winemaker, Michael Zollo, and local wine enthusiast Jon Peterson will walk you through tasting each win...

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May 14

Wine & Yoga Happy Hour
  • Wine & Yoga Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for our 2nd Wine & Yoga Happy Hour taking place in May! Enjoy a 1-hour yoga session, taught by Alyson of Serenity Yoga, while overlooking the vineyard. Afterwards sip and snack on Crow win...

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Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine
  • Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine

  • Friday,   |  12-4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645 - Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a glass of award-winning Crow wine and a personal wood-fired pan pizza by Chef Paul McCormick. Ticket includes 1 glass of featured Crow wine, 1 personal pan pizza and a salad. Additional f...

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May 15

  • Justice Day

  • Saturday,   |  3:00 - 4:45
  • Location: Zoom or Facebook Live
  • The James Taylor Justice Coalition of Sumner Hall is celebrating Justice Day on May 15th with a virtual program featuring presentations by Sherrilyn A. Ifill and Savannah Shepherd. Ms. Ifill, Presiden...

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MassoniArt presents Finding Light I
  • MassoniArt presents Finding Light I

  • Saturday,
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street - MassoniArt - 203 High Street
  • Fetauring Greg Mort, Katherine Cox, Claire McArdle, Grace Mitchell, Heidi Fowler, Zemma Mastin White, Catherine Kernan, Elizabeth Casqueiro, Kathryn O’Grady, Kenneth Schiano, Eve Stockton, Carol...

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Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine
  • Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine

  • Saturday,   |  12-4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a glass of award-winning Crow wine and a personal wood-fired pan pizza by Chef Paul McCormick. Ticket includes 1 glass of featured Crow wine, 1 personal pan pizza and a salad. Additional f...

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May 16

Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine
  • Bohemia Wood Fired Pizza & Wine

  • Sunday,   |  12-4pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a glass of award-winning Crow wine and a personal wood-fired pan pizza by Chef Paul McCormick. Ticket includes 1 glass of featured Crow wine, 1 personal pan pizza and a salad. Additional f...

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May 18

May 18 - RiverArts Salon: Artists & Social Change: An Online Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • May 18 - RiverArts Salon: Artists & Social Change: An Online Tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

  • Tuesday,   |  5 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • This 90-minute salon will be longer than our usual session!

    Register to get the Zoom link provided by the Smithsonian, which is unique to this week (& different from our usual weekly Zoom).

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May 20

Merlot Vertical Tasting & Pairing
  • Merlot Vertical Tasting & Pairing

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm - 6pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for a vertical tasting of Merlot: 2015 Merlot, 2016 Merlot and 2019 Merlot Reserve. Crow winemaker, Michael Zollo, and local wine enthusiast Jon Peterson will walk you through tasting each win...

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  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - 300 block of High Street, by Fountain Park
  • This series of gatherings takes place in downtown Chestertown every third Thursday of the month, April through October, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., weather permitting. The Town closes the 300 block of Hig...

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May 21

Connect4Kent School Golf Tournament
  • Connect4Kent School Golf Tournament

  • Friday,   |  1:00 pm
  • Location: Chester River Yacht & Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road - Chester River Yacht & Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road
  • On Friday, May 21st, Kent School will host the Connect4Kent School Golf Tournament at the Chester River Yacht & Country Club. We look forward to the first opportunity our community has to CONNECT ...

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Wine & Yoga Happy Hour
  • Wine & Yoga Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for our 3rd Wine & Yoga Happy Hour taking place in May! Enjoy a 1-hour yoga session, taught by Alyson of Serenity Yoga, while overlooking the vineyard. Afterwards sip and snack on Crow win...

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May 22

Chestertown History Paddle-Sultana Education Foundation
  • Chestertown History Paddle-Sultana Education Foundation

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: Kent County
  • 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 nee...

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Dixie Power Trio
  • Dixie Power Trio

  • Saturday,   |  5:00 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St. - The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main St.
  • Formed in 1992, Zachary Smith & the Dixie Power Trio has developed a reputation as the East Coast’s premier “Louisiana variety band” – capable of playing authentic sounding...

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May 25

  • Sultana Public Paddle--Blackwater

  • Tuesday,   |  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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RiverArts Salon: The Artistic Adventures of Blue Tulip with Posey Boicourt
  • RiverArts Salon: The Artistic Adventures of Blue Tulip with Posey Boicourt

  • Tuesday,   |  5 pm - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - online
  • A RiverArts Salon is a (virtual) place to learn something new, share ideas, explore interesting topics, see and be seen, and have fun.

    Based on her book Blue Tulip: an artistic adventure with paint...

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May 26

May 26: Liberate the Landscape with Paul Santori
  • May 26: Liberate the Landscape with Paul Santori

  • Wednesday,   |  10:30 am - 1 pm
  • Location: Arts Alive! - Tish Gallery (343 High St.)
  • Class will start at Tish Gallery (343 High St.) in downtown Chestertown. There, we will look at different ways artists portray landscapes (impressionist, pointillist, abstract, and traditional art in ...

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May 27

FESTIVAL FORUM from the National Music Festival
  • FESTIVAL FORUM from the National Music Festival

  • Thursday,   |  7:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Live Stream Virtual Event - Virtual Event - To register click: www.nationalmusic.us
  • NMF celebrates its 10th Anniversary Festival, in Chestertown, Aug. 1–14. Leading up to the occasion, a series of delightful live discussions recalling the decade will be held via Zoom on 4th Thu...

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May 28

Wine & Yoga Happy Hour
  • Wine & Yoga Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kennedyville, MD 21645
  • Join us for our final Wine & Yoga Happy Hour taking place in May! Enjoy a 1-hour yoga session, taught by Alyson of Serenity Yoga, while overlooking the vineyard. Afterwards sip and snack on Crow w...

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