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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- November 2018


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November 1

KCAC Presents "Migration: An Exploration in Art, Words, and Music inspired by Jacob Lawrence
  • KCAC Presents "Migration: An Exploration in Art, Words, and Music inspired by Jacob Lawrence

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • This event runs November 1 to November 4
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Based on the Jacob Lawrence Migration Series panels, five playwrights created five new short plays for the Philips Collection's 2015 exhibit of the full panel series. Produce by visiting artist ...

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MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words and Music, Inspired by Jacob Lawrence
  • MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words and Music, Inspired by Jacob Lawrence

  • Thursday,   |  7 p.m.
  • This event runs November 1 to November 4
  • Location: Chestertown River Arts and Garfield Center for the Arts - Multiple: RiverArts Gallery and Garfield C
  • MIGRATION is a multi faceted program of the KCAC. Partnering with Kent County Public Schools, Chestertown RiverArts and The Garfield Center for the Arts. Nov 1-4, the program culminates with an exhi...

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November 2

History Happy Hour
  • History Happy Hour

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: 301 High Street
  • Come listen to an informative history lecture while enjoying a glass of wine!

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The Artists' Gallery Features Sally Clark
  • The Artists' Gallery Features Sally Clark

  • Friday,   |  First Friday Reception, November 2, 2018, 5-8 pm
  • Location: 239 High Street
  • On First Friday, Sally Clark will be the featured artist for The Artists' Gallery. Sally, recently retired from teaching art, currently enjoys painting whimsical images on furniture and murals. ...

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  • Chestertown First Friday

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8pm
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District
  • Join us for our monthly progressive open house! Our businesses keep their doors open later so you can enjoy gallery exhibits, unique shopping, special performances, kids' activities and a variety...

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  • Emmanuel Church (Chester Parish) Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Church on Fountain Square
  • This will be a wonderful event for the entire family.

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  • An Alumni Journalism Panel

  • Friday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • How is rhetoric used in journalism, politics, and public relations in this day and age? Panelists from each of those fields will illuminate how rhetoric or “spin” has shaped American cultu...

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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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The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music
  • The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music

  • Friday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Based on the Jacob Lawrence Migration Series panels, five playwrights created five new short plays for the Philips Collection's 2015 exhibit of the full panel series. Produce by visiting artist ...

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November 3

301 Devil's Playground
  • 301 Devil's Playground

  • Saturday,   |  7 - 12am
  • Location: 13335 Alexander Rd. Galena, Md 21635
  • 301 Devil's Playground is Maryland newest Haunted Attraction!! It has 2 Terrifying haunts that include The House of Hell , The Barn of Torture . Come ride The Zombie Paintball Ride and shoot live...

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The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music
  • The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music

  • Saturday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Based on the Jacob Lawrence Migration Series panels, five playwrights created five new short plays for the Philips Collection's 2015 exhibit of the full panel series. Produce by visiting artist ...

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November 4

The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music
  • The Great Migration: A journey in Art, Words, and Music

  • Sunday,   |  3 pm
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - 210 High Street
  • Based on the Jacob Lawrence Migration Series panels, five playwrights created five new short plays for the Philips Collection's 2015 exhibit of the full panel series. Produce by visiting artist ...

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November 5

Conor Maloney, Electronic Music and Voice Senior Recital
  • Conor Maloney, Electronic Music and Voice Senior Recital

  • Monday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Washington College Department of Music presents a Senior Recital of electronic music and voice featuring Conor Maloney. This event is FREE and open to the public....

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November 8

Rahim AlHaj - Arabic Oud with String/Percussion Septet
  • Rahim AlHaj - Arabic Oud with String/Percussion Septet

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - - Washington College
  • As part of its 2018-2019 Premier Artists lineup, the Washington College Concert Series presents Rahim AlHaj playing the Arabic Oud accompanied by a string and percussion septet.

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November 9

  • Maryland State Boys Choir

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - across from the Fountain Square - Emmanuel Episcopal Church - across fro
  • The Boys Choir of the State of Maryland will present a concert of choral music. The specific program is yet to be determined.

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November 10

Kent Center's 12th Annual Goosebump Jump!
  • Kent Center's 12th Annual Goosebump Jump!

  • Saturday,   |  9:30-12:30pm
  • Location: Betterton Beach and Betterton Volunteer Fire Company - Betterton, MD
  • Since 1970, Kent Center has ensured the safety and well-being of people with diverse abilities through personalized supports, essential training, open communication, and community partnerships. With r...

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Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
  • Thanksgiving Wine Tasting

  • Saturday,   |  6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Location: 117 S. Cross St.
  • The perfect pairing food and wine is a balance of smell, taste, and visual presentation. Thanksgiving Dinner is a celebration - and we know you want everything to be just right.

    Join us for an aft...

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November 12

Literary House Series: A Reading by Erika L. Sánchez
  • Literary House Series: A Reading by Erika L. Sánchez

  • Monday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, and is a poet, novelist, essayist, and the author of a collection of poems, Lessons on Expulsion (Graywolf, 2017) as well as the young ad...

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November 14

World Music Concert
  • World Music Concert

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • The Washington College Department of Music presents a World Music Concert, featuring Steel Pan, Afro-Cuban, & Indian Music Ensembles. This concert is free and open to the public....

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November 16

Anna Mayes, Soprano, Senior Recital
  • Anna Mayes, Soprano, Senior Recital

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Washington College Department of Music presents a vocal Senior Recital featuring Anna Mayes, soprano. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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November 17

  • Emmanuel Church Annual Christmas Bazaar

  • Saturday,   |  8:30am
  • Location: 101 N. Cross St.
  • Entrance is free. Silent auction, Elegant elephants, Collectibles, Hand knitted items, Pre-owned jewelry, Plants, Christmas and Thanksgiving decorations, Gourmet goodies. Lunch 11:00 to 2:00. Preview...

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November 19

Chamber Music
  • Chamber Music

  • Monday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • The Washington College Department of Music presents Chamber Music featuring Percussion, Saxophones and the Brass Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public....

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November 23

55th Annual Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale
  • 55th Annual Chestertown Antiques Show & Sale

  • Friday,   |  Fri 4pm-7pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sund 11am-3pm
  • This event runs November 23 to November 25
  • Location: Washington College Johnson Lifetime Fitness Center
  • Antique dealers, with a variety of specialties, are in town to support Kent Association of Riding Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding to those with special needs....

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  • Santa's Arrival & Lighting of the Town

  • Friday,   |  6:30 - 8pm
  • Location: Fountain Park
  • Members of the Kent County Community Marching Band herald the arrival of Santa Claus to Chestertown! Classic holiday characters join the fun and dance with the crowd....

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  • Country Crafts Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Show

  • Friday,   |  10 am to 4 pm
  • This event runs November 23 to November 24
  • Location: Rock Hall Fire House
  • Unique handmade crafts by juried craft guild members including: jewelry, Christmas decorations and ornaments, folk art, wood boxes, furniture, trivets, plant stands, acrylic paintings, photography, no...

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November 24

  • Kent County Christmas Parade

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: High Street
  • Fire trucks, classic cars, marching bands, floats and...SANTA! This is a holiday tradition that should not be missed.

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  • Small Business Saturday

  • Saturday,   |  10am-5pm
  • Location: Chestertown Historic District
  • Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Downtown Chestertown! Following the Kent County Christmas Parade, pick up a Shopping Passport. Local retailers are offering special Small Business Saturday discoun...

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November 28

  • First-Year Reading

  • Wednesday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • Come hear Washington College first-year writers read from their original work!

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November 29

Washington College String Orchestra and Chorus
  • Washington College String Orchestra and Chorus

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts - Gibson Center for the Arts, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
  • The Department of Music presents the Washington College Chorus & String Orchestra. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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November 30

Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol (Opening Weekend)
  • Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol (Opening Weekend)

  • Friday,   |  Friday and Saturday 8pm. Sunday 3pm.
  • This event runs November 30 to December 2
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Director Bonnie Hill brings to the GCA stage the classic story of A Christmas Carol as presented from the perspective of Tiny Tim!

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  • Dancescape

  • Friday,   |  7:30 PM
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College, 300 Washington Avenue
  • The WC Department of Theatre and Dance presents Dancescape. This performance is free and open to the public. Please see the college website for more details....

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