Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- September 2023


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September 1

Eat Like a Human 4-day Intensive
  • Eat Like a Human 4-day Intensive

  • Friday,   |  4 full days
  • This event runs August 31 to September 4
  • Location: Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street - Eastern Shore Food Lab
  • This 4-day, 8-class intensive workshop will teach you everything you need to know to nourish your family with the most nutrient dense and bioavailable foods from sourdough bread and fermented vegetabl...

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United Way of Kent County Campaign Kick Off
  • United Way of Kent County Campaign Kick Off

  • Friday,   |  4-7pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown - High St
  • Join us on High Street in downtown Chestertown from 5-7pm to meet the 24 Partner Agencies that the UWKC supports this year, firsthand. Gain insights into the diverse range of programs that will benefi...

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KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go

  • Friday,   |  10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • This month, our giveaway is Back-to-School Goodies on the Go. Snag a pencil case, pens, sticky notes and more at this back to school giveaway!

    Care packs are available during normal hours of opera...

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Bollywood Bash!
  • Bollywood Bash!

  • Friday,   |  5pm
  • Location: TwoTen - 210 S Cross St
  • You are invited to a Bollywood Bash, First Friday Sept 1st from 5-8pm. Sample traditional Indian cuisine, sweets, and mocktails! Come hungry, and come ready to dance! Classic Indian outfits encouraged...

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Welcome WAC Ice Cream Social
  • Welcome WAC Ice Cream Social

  • Friday,   |  5 pm to 7 pm
  • Location: Fountain Park/Downtown Chestertown
  • Downtown Chestertown welcomes all new and returning Washington College students with an Ice Cream Social in Fountain Park, 5 to 7 pm,

    The 300 block of High Street will be closed to vehicular traf...

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September 2

KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go

  • Saturday,   |  10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • This month, our giveaway is Back-to-School Goodies on the Go. Snag a pencil case, pens, sticky notes and more at this back to school giveaway!

    Care packs are available during normal hours of opera...

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September 3

Recycle bottlecaps, #5 plastics, batteries, toothbrushes, and more
  • Recycle bottlecaps, #5 plastics, batteries, toothbrushes, and more

  • Sunday,   |  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Booth located at the East end of the Farmer's Market
  • The Chestertown Environmental Committee is collecting the following items for recycling during the Farmer's Market:

    • Plastic bottle caps and flip tops
    • Prescription bottles and ca...

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September 5

Brampton Inn Ship-To-Shore Experience with Chester River Packet Co.
  • Brampton Inn Ship-To-Shore Experience with Chester River Packet Co.

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Chester River Packet - High Street Town Dock, Chestertown MD 21620
  • Brampton Inn invites you to catch the sunset on a 2-hour cruise aboard the Chester River Packet. This immersive experience allows guests to mingle and unwind with a refreshing cocktail while enjoying ...

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September 6

HomePorts Monthly Luncheon
  • HomePorts Monthly Luncheon

  • Wednesday,   |  11:30 AM
  • Location: TBD
  • 1st Wednesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Come join fellow HomePorts members and volunteers for a dutch-treat luncheon at a local Kent County, MD eatery.

    Please call or email J...

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KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go
  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Back-to-School Goodies on the Go

  • Wednesday,   |  10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street Rock Hall
  • This month, our giveaway is Back-to-School Goodies on the Go. Snag a pencil case, pens, sticky notes and more at this back to school giveaway!

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September 7

September 7 Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman
  • September 7 Ceramic Handbuilding with Marcey Sherman

  • Thursday,   |  2:00-4:30 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 2 - 4:30 pm on Wednesdays, running from September 7th through October 12th. (6 weeks)

    This course introduces the fundamentals of handbuilding to stude...

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September 7 Introduction to the Potters Wheel with Marilee Schumann
  • September 7 Introduction to the Potters Wheel with Marilee Schumann

  • Thursday,   |  6:00-8:30 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Thursdays, running from September 7th through October 26th. (8 weeks)

    Students will be introduced to basic wheel techniques and informa...

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WC Film Series/ Eighth Grade
  • WC Film Series/ Eighth Grade

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall
  • Please join us for this month's feature in the WC Film Series, Eighth Grade (2018). Each month, we'll feature a film on the theme of self-discovery. Films will come from a variety of time pe...

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September 8

Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana
  • Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

  • Friday,   |  5 - 8 pm
  • Location: Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue
  • The Kent Cultural Alliance is hosting a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in partnership with the Kent County Local Management Board and E(Ñ)E: Alianza para la Cultura & Comunidad Hisa...

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Pizza & Make a Thing: Build a Planner!
  • Pizza & Make a Thing: Build a Planner!

  • Friday,   |  4:00pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Make and take a unique-to-you planner for the new school year!

    Learn ways to manage your time and decrease stress for success with school, work, and life in general.

    Ages 13-17

    Space is limit...

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September 9

2023 Chestertown Jazz Festival
  • 2023 Chestertown Jazz Festival

  • Saturday,   |  12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Wilmer Park - 413 S. Cross Street
  • THURSDAY, September 7
    JAZZ CRUISE
    Featuring: Ronnie Leigh, Jazz Vocalist
    The Mainstay, 8:00 pm
    Rock Hall

    SATURDAY, September 9
    CHESTERTOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL
    Wilmer Park, Noon to 6:00 pm

    FEATUR...

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Sep 9-10: Fluid Acrylics
  • Sep 9-10: Fluid Acrylics

  • Saturday,   |  10 am - 3 pm
  • This event runs September 9 to September 10
  • Location: RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.
  • Time: 10-12am and 1-3 pm
    Location: 200B High Street, Chestertown, MD
    Instructor: Christine O'Neill

    Whether you are a new painter, a watercolor painter, an acrylics painter or an oil painter,...

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Pizza & Make a Thing: Build a Planner!
  • Pizza & Make a Thing: Build a Planner!

  • Saturday,   |  1:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • Make and take a unique-to-you planner for the new school year!

    Learn ways to manage your time and decrease stress for success with school, work, and life in general.

    Ages 13-17

    Space is limit...

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Recycle bottlecaps, #5 plastics, batteries, toothbrushes, and more
  • Recycle bottlecaps, #5 plastics, batteries, toothbrushes, and more

  • Saturday,   |  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Booth located at East end of Farmer's Market
  • The Chestertown Environmental Committee is collecting the following items at the Farmer's Market for recycling:

    • #5 plastics stackable containers
    • Plastic bottle caps and flip top...

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September 10

Kent Goes Purple 5K Color Fun Run/Walk
  • Kent Goes Purple 5K Color Fun Run/Walk

  • Sunday,   |  7:30 am - 10 am
  • Location: Wilmer Park
  • Registration is open for the 2023 5K Color Fun Run/Walk benefiting Kent Goes Purple. Anyone 18 and younger is free; online registration for 19 and up is $20. On-site registration is $30 for adults and...

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Sep 10: Precious Metal Clay Earrings
  • Sep 10: Precious Metal Clay Earrings

  • Sunday,   |  10 am - 2 pm
  • Location: RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.
  • Tuition: $150, Materials fee: $40, paid directly to the instructor

    Did you know that you can make silver earrings out of clay? In this exciting workshop, students discover the fascinating propertie...

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September 11

CALLING ALL SINGERS
  • CALLING ALL SINGERS

  • Monday,   |  6:00 PM
  • Location: Presbyterian Church of Chestertown - Presbyterian Church of Chestertown
  • Looking for an opportunity to make music? Experience the joy of performing with 80-90 singers and a live orchestra singing the most beloved songs from your favorite Christmas movies. No auditions ne...

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September 13

Brampton Inn Feasting Over Fire Dinner Series
  • Brampton Inn Feasting Over Fire Dinner Series

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Brampton Inn - 25227 Chestertown Rd, Chestertown MD 21620
  • Join Brampton Inn for an open-fire cauldron dinner. Chef Kurt Peter from Chesapeake Chef Service is firing up the flame to create an imaginative, robust menu to celebrate the diverse seasonal abundanc...

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Snack Around the World Club
  • Snack Around the World Club

  • Wednesday,   |  3:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • Have you ever wondered what kids around the world snack on?

    Join us to find out – and to try a variety of snacks!

    At this global snacking showdown we'll explore treats, share fun fac...

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September 14

Toddler Sensory Walk
  • Toddler Sensory Walk

  • Thursday,   |  11:00am
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Come take a walk with us as we use our senses to explore multiple stations geared toward fun and learning!

    Ages 0-5 welcome. Best suited for ages 2-4....

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September 15

Shore Shakespeare Company announces the cast for September 2023 tour of Much Ado About Nothing
  • Shore Shakespeare Company announces the cast for September 2023 tour of Much Ado About Nothing

  • Friday,   |  Consult Venue Poster for Times (matinees and evening performances)
  • This event runs September 15 to September 17
  • Location: The Shore Shakespeare Company - Wilmer Park - The Shore Shakespeare Company - Wilmer Park
  • The Shore Shakespeare Company is pleased to announce the September 2023 tour of Much Ado About Nothing. This is the 10th year of the Company that was founded in 2013. Our mission is to bring the works...

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September 16

Chestertown A&E Fall Art Walk
  • Chestertown A&E Fall Art Walk

  • Saturday,   |  10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Location: Chestertown A&E District - Downtown Chestertown
  • Come to the Chestertown Arts & Entertainment District’s ART WALK. Dozens of artists and artisans will be selling works at galleries, storefronts, restaurants and around town. Live music will...

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Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana
  • Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

  • Saturday,   |  10 am - 3pm and 6 - 9 pm
  • Location: Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue
  • The Kent Cultural Alliance is hosting a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in partnership with the Kent County Local Management Board and E(Ñ)E: Alianza para la Cultura & Comunidad Hisa...

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September 18

Bring Us Your Plants!
  • Bring Us Your Plants!

  • Monday,   |  1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • Kent County's Master Gardeners are creating a pollinator-friendly native plant garden on the patio at KCPL's Chestertown Branch!

    After months of work weeding and prepping the soil, they a...

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September 19

September 19 Beginner Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • September 19 Beginner Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00-8:30 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from September 19th through October 25th. (6 weeks)

    This course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginnin...

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September 20

September 20 Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • September 20 Beginner Plus! Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Wednesday,   |  6:00-8:30 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Wednesdays, running from September 20th through October 25th. (6 weeks) It is intended to be a "next step" for returning beginne...

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September 21

Girls' Night Out on the River Packet
  • Girls' Night Out on the River Packet

  • Thursday,   |  6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Location: River Packet - High Street Town Dock
  • Ladies' Night on the Chester River! Gather your friends for a fun evening with food and drinks aboard the River Packet. Reservations are required - click the link for more information and to rese...

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Cars on High
  • Cars on High

  • Thursday,   |  6pm-8pm
  • Location: 300 High Street - 300 Block of High Street
  • Join Main Street Chestertown for Cars on High every third Thursday (April through October). Share your automotive beauty or come drool over someone else's! This event is free and open to the publ...

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MassoniArt presents Grace Mitchell WATERSHED …a retrospective
  • MassoniArt presents Grace Mitchell WATERSHED …a retrospective

  • Thursday,
  • This event runs September 21 to October 19
  • Location: MassoniArt - High Street - 203 High Street
  • September 21 – October 19, 2023
    Open House – Saturday, September 23 – 10 am-5 pm
    October First Friday Reception – October 6, 5-7 pm

    A powerful look at Grace’s perspe...

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September 22

The Garfield presents The Addams Family
  • The Garfield presents The Addams Family

  • Friday,
  • This event runs September 22 to October 8
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith
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  • Emmanuel Episcopal Church Concert Series -30th season

  • Friday,   |  7:30 pm
  • Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church - Facing the fountain park on Cross Street
  • Ms Avis Wheatley, organist
    Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chestertown

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September 23

Sep 23: How to Write Your Artist Bio
  • Sep 23: How to Write Your Artist Bio

  • Saturday,   |  2-4 pm
  • Location: RiverArts Education Center - 200B High St.
  • Time: 2-4pm
    Location: 200B High Street
    Instructor: Lindsay Lusby

    You know your art and the achievements you’re most proud of, but how do you describe yourself as an artist? From your websit...

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September 24

  • HomePorts Fundraiser on the Chester River Packet

  • Sunday,   |  5:00 PM
  • Location: Chester River Packet - Foot of High Street
  • Tickets $60
    All proceeds to benefit HomePorts

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Betterton Vol. Fire Co. 6th Annual Car Show
  • Betterton Vol. Fire Co. 6th Annual Car Show

  • Sunday,   |  10am - 2pm
  • Location: Betterton Vol. Fire Co. - 2 Howell Point Rd.
  • $10 Pre-Registration
    $15 Registration until noon on the day of the event.

    Dash plaques to the first 50 registered cars. Trophies awarded at 2:00pm.

    For questions contact Jackie Luike (443)480...

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September 26

7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Tuesday,   |  10:00am
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour with a better understanding of the lib...

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September 27

Chestertown Open Mic
  • Chestertown Open Mic

  • Wednesday,   |  7:30PM
  • Location: Garfield Theater
  • OPEN MIC at THE GARFIELD! The last Wednesday of each month.

    PARTICIPANTS and SPECTATORS wanted!!
    Contact Ford Schumann at Schumannford@gmail.com to participate.

    Refreshments available for pur...

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Chester River Sunset Paddle Expedition
  • Chester River Sunset Paddle Expedition

  • Wednesday,   |  5:30–7:30pm
  • Location: Shipyard Landing
  • Join Chester Riverkeeper Annie Richards for an evening paddle out of Shipyard Landing and enjoy sunset views and the surrounding forests and farmlands of Kent County.

    This two-hour event is open fo...

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7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Wednesday,   |  11:00am
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street Rock Hall
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour with a better understanding of the lib...

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September 28

Concert Series: Alejandro Brittes Quartet
  • Concert Series: Alejandro Brittes Quartet

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Decker Theatre
  • We open the season with the Alejandro Brittes Quartet, based out of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil. The unique ensemble innovatively explores the traditional, cross-border chamam&e...

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Mil Colores (A Thousand Colors)
  • Mil Colores (A Thousand Colors)

  • Thursday,   |  10:00am
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • A Bilingual Family In-Person Concert

    Colombian-born songwriter and performer, Nathalia, hosts a fun and interactive presentation of her original bilingual music.
    Exploring a variety of imaginativ...

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7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director
  • 7 Questions with KCPL's Executive Director

  • Thursday,   |  1:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street Chestertown
  • Do you have a burning question about Kent County Public Library? Executive Director Arnessa Dowell has answers!

    You'll leave this information-packed hour with a better understanding of the lib...

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September 30

Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana
  • Celebracion Del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

  • Saturday,   |  1 pm and again at 4 pm
  • Location: Raimond Cultural Center - 101 Spring Avenue
  • The Kent Cultural Alliance is hosting a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in partnership with the Kent County Local Management Board and E(Ñ)E: Alianza para la Cultura & Comunidad Hisa...

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