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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- October 2019


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October 1

MassoniArt presents TREES
  • MassoniArt presents TREES

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs September 6 to October 13
  • Location: MassoniArt - MassoniArt, 203 High Street
  • Featuring work by Vicco von Voss ,Grace Mitchell, Simma Liebman, Patrick Henry, Joe Dickey, Paula Shalan, Eve Stockton, Katherine Cox, Heidi Fowler, Linda Richards, Stuart Cawley, Mark Gardner, Takas...

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October 3

Bennett Umhau, Baritone
  • Bennett Umhau, Baritone

  • Thursday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Bennett Umhau has taught and performed across the United States and Europe. As an advocate for all styles of singing, Bennett is a National Association of Teachers member, and holds a Level II certif...

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October 4

October First Friday
  • October 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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RiverArts 20th Annual Studio Tour Opening Reception
  • RiverArts 20th Annual Studio Tour Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • The RiverArts Main and Studio Galleries will be filled with work representing the 50 + artists on the 20th Annual Studio Tour, which runs two weekends, October 19 & 20, and October 26 & 27.
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Chestertown HP Festival
  • Chestertown HP Festival

  • Friday,   |  October 4th and 5th
  • This event runs October 4 to October 5
  • Location: Downtown - Chestertown
  • The 2019 Chestertown HP Festival’s Wizarding Weekend invites fans of all ages to convene and enjoy the historic river town’s local arts and activities. Beginning on First Friday, October 4...

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October 5

  • Historic House Tour

  • Saturday,   |  1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center
  • Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of historic houses and buildings in Chestertown. Historic houses will be open to visitors.

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  • Historic Ghost Walks

  • Saturday,   |  Every half hour from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • This event runs October 5 to October 26
  • Location: Bordley History Center - 301 High Street
  • Every Saturday in October tours will begin at 6:30 and run every half hour until 8:30. Times are subject to change according to demand and reservations. Our Ghost Walks share some of the odder tales...

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Historic House Tour
  • Historic House Tour

  • Saturday,   |  1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Location: Bordley History Center - 301 High Street
  • Come spend the day in beautiful, Historic Chestertown! The doors to a selection of Historic District Homes will be open to you for the 49th Annual Historic House Tour. This year's tour focuses ...

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October 11

  • Save the Date for the Saint Martin's Ministries Fall Gala

  • Friday,
  • Location: Little Neck Farm
  • Annual Fall Gala to benefit Saint Martin's Ministries

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October 12

Mamie Minch Trio FallFest Headliner
  • Mamie Minch Trio FallFest Headliner

  • Saturday,   |  8 pm
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N. Main Street
  • Close out Rock Hall FallFest at The Mainstay with Mamie Minch and her Trio! $18 online and $22 door/phone.
    Mamie Minch is one of the youngest old-school blues guitarists and singers you've...

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October 17

Literary House Series: Eric Reads the News: Humor in Current Events Nonfiction—A Talk by Eric Thomas
  • Literary House Series: Eric Reads the News: Humor in Current Events Nonfiction—A Talk by Eric Thomas

  • Thursday,   |  4:30
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House - Rose O'Neill Literary House
  • R. Eric Thomas is a playwright and the host of The Moth in Philadelphia and D.C. He is also a Senior Staff Writer for Elle.com where he writes a daily column. He won the 2016 Barrymore Award for Best ...

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Big Fish, a stage reading
  • Big Fish, a stage reading

  • Thursday,   |  7:30 pm
  • This event runs October 17 to October 18
  • Location: Washington College, Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest…and t...

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October 18

Movie Night At The Garfield Presents: Night of the Living Dead
  • Movie Night At The Garfield Presents: Night of the Living Dead

  • Friday,   |  7PM
  • Location: The Garfield Center - 210 High St. Chestertown, MD 21620
  • A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States....

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October 19

RiverArts Studio Tour
  • RiverArts Studio Tour

  • Saturday,   |  10 am - 5 pm
  • This event runs October 19 to October 20
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Chestertown RiverArts Annual Studio Tour allows the visitor a chance to take a sneak peak inside Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties creat...

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Hendrik Meurkens Quartet
  • Hendrik Meurkens Quartet

  • Saturday,   |  8 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N Main Street
  • $30 online, $35 door/phone. Supported by The Chuck Redd Fund

    World renowned Harmonica and vibraphone virtuoso Hendrik Meurkens brings his jazz quartet to The Mainstay....

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October 24

Flute Duo with Piano
  • Flute Duo with Piano

  • Thursday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Hotchkiss Recital Hall - 300 Washington Avenue
  • Dr. Lori Kesner is an award-winning musician and scholar, enjoying a distinguished and active career as both a performing flutist and world music lecturer. Dr. Kesner is Lecturer in Music in Flute at ...

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October 26

RiverArts Studio Tour
  • RiverArts Studio Tour

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 am - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • This event runs October 26 to October 27
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - - 315 High Street, Suite 106
  • Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Chestertown RiverArts Annual Studio Tour allows the visitor a chance to take a sneak peak inside Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties creat...

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Soup & Sip! Crab Soup Competition & Wine Tasting
  • Soup & Sip! Crab Soup Competition & Wine Tasting

  • Saturday,   |  Noon - 3 PM
  • Location: The Kitchen at the Imperial - 208 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • You be the judge of Kent County's best crab soup!
    Bring $ bills to vote at each booth.

    $25 includes a wine glass and raffle ticket.

    All proceeds benefit Kent County Public Schools Summer T...

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MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit
  • MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

  • Saturday,
  • This event runs October 26 to November 30
  • Location: MassoniArt - MassoniArt, 203 High Street
  • Marc Castelli | King’s Tide
    October 25 – November 30, 2019
    Collectors Reception Friday, October 25, 6-7:30pm

    Sultana Downrigging 2019 – Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival
    Weeke...

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