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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- October 2018


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October 3

Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: That’s the Humor of It: Good Tickle Brain and the Silly Side of Shakespeare A Talk by Mya Gosling
  • Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: That’s the Humor of It: Good Tickle Brain and the Silly Side of Shakespeare A Talk by Mya Gosling

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College
  • Mya Lixian Gosling is the artist and author of Good Tickle Brain, the world's foremost (and possibly only) Shakespeare stick figure webcomic, which has been posted twice-weekly online at goodtick...

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October 5

Chestertown HP Festival
  • Chestertown HP Festival

  • Friday,   |  All Day
  • This event runs October 5 to October 6
  • Location: 210 High Street
  • Chestertown's annual Harry Potter inspired town-wide festival!

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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 Fred Sprock
  • The Artists Gallery Features Fred Sprock

  • Friday,   |  First Friday Reception, October 5, 2018, 5-8 pm
  • Location: 239 High Street
  • Fred Sprock is an oil painter of landscapes and still life and has lived in Snow Hill since 2012. A native of North Carolina, Fred retired from a career in advertising to become a full-time painter, ...

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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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Studio Tour Artists' Show
  • Studio Tour Artists' Show

  • Friday,   |  11am-4pm
  • Location: 315 High St. Suite 106
  • The RiverArts Main and Studio Galleries will be filled with work representing the 50 + artists on the 19th Annual Studio Tour, which runs two weekends, October 20 & 21, and October 27 & 28.
    P...

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  • Emmanuel Church (Chester Parish) Concert Series

  • Friday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Chestertown
  • Bruce Barber, organist and choir master of Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Delaware) will open the 2018-2019 Emmanuel Concert Series.

    The second concert of the series will be presented by the Mar...

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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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October 6

Historic Ghost Walk
  • Historic Ghost Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6 pm-9pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • There is more to history than meets the eye! Guides lead ticket holders through the darkened streets of Chestertown by candlelight, sharing strange accounts collected from historic district home and b...

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Historic House Tour
  • Historic House Tour

  • Saturday,   |  1pm - 5pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Come spend a day in historic Chestertown! The doors to a selection of National Landmark Historic District Homes will be open to you for the 48th Annual Historic House Tour....

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  • Sultana Public Paddle - Millpond Expedition

  • Saturday,   |  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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October 12

The New Vintage Gala to Benefit Saint Martin's
  • The New Vintage Gala to Benefit Saint Martin's

  • Friday,   |  6-10 pm
  • Location: The Inn at Huntingfield Creek - 4928 Eastern Neck Road
  • The New Vintage Gala will be an elegant evening of wine tastings from three local wineries: Crow Farm, Chateau Bu-De, and Broken Spoke, and will feature delicious food, collectible art, a cigar empori...

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October 13

Rock Hall Fallfest
  • Rock Hall Fallfest

  • Saturday,   |  10am - 4pm
  • Location: Main St, Rock Hall
  • Rock Hall's 21st annual Fallfest celebration!. Family fun with music, free kids kourt, and OYSTERS!

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Historic Ghost Walk
  • Historic Ghost Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6 pm-9pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • There is more to history than meets the eye! Guides lead ticket holders through the darkened streets of Chestertown by candlelight, sharing strange accounts collected from historic district home and b...

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October 14

  • Sultana Public Paddle - Waterfowl Paddle

  • Sunday,   |  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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October 18

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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October 19

  • Halloween Fest Auction

  • Friday,   |  Doors open at 6pm Auction starts at 7pm
  • Location: C. Henry Price II Unit 246 - 6th Ave In Betterton
  • Halloween Fest
    Live Auction
    October 19
    Doors open at 6pm, auction starts at 7pm
    Free all are welcome
    light refreshments
    Benifits ALA Scholarchip fund

    At C. Henry Price II, Post 246
    6th Av...

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October 20

  • RiverArts Studio Tour

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs October 20 to October 28
  • Location: 315 High Street Suite 106
  • The RiverArts Main and Studio Galleries will be filled with work representing the 50 + artists on the 18th Annual Studio Tour featuring Painting, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, fiber art, sculpture, g...

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Historic Ghost Walk
  • Historic Ghost Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6 pm-9pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • There is more to history than meets the eye! Guides lead ticket holders through the darkened streets of Chestertown by candlelight, sharing strange accounts collected from historic district home and b...

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  • Sultana Public Paddle - Waterfowl and Foliage Paddle

  • Saturday,   |  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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  • Halloween Fest Dance

  • Saturday,   |  8pm to 12pm
  • Location: C. Henry Price II Unit 246 - 6th Ave In Betterton
  • Halloween Fest
    Costume Dance
    October 20
    8pm to 12 pm
    Live Music- EAST ROC
    $18 per person, $30 couple
    Beer, finger foods, cash prizes included
    Must Be 21
    Cash Bar
    At: C. Henry Price II, post...

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October 21

Farm to Table Sunday Brunch
  • Farm to Table Sunday Brunch

  • Sunday,   |  10am
  • Location: Crow Vineyard & Winery - 12441 Vansants Corner Road, Kenndyville, MD
  • Enjoy a buffet style brunch, featuring award winning Crow Wines, prepared by Chefs Martha and Zack of Happy Chicken Bakery. Tickets are $27 each and available on our website....

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Tanya Anisimova, cello and Matt Palmer, guitar
  • Tanya Anisimova, cello and Matt Palmer, guitar

  • Sunday,   |  6:00 pm
  • Location: Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts - Washington College - Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for
  • As part of its Premier Artists series, the Washington College Concert Series presents the Anisimova/Palmer Duo.

    Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors over a...

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October 27

Historic Ghost Walk
  • Historic Ghost Walk

  • Saturday,   |  6 pm-9pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • There is more to history than meets the eye! Guides lead ticket holders through the darkened streets of Chestertown by candlelight, sharing strange accounts collected from historic district home and b...

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October 29

Kevin Jin, Saxophone - Senior SCE Recital
  • Kevin Jin, Saxophone - Senior SCE 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 featuring Kevin Jin on saxophone. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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