COMMUNITY EVENTS  

Every Thurs 3:30pm-5:30pm - Kent Island Farmer’s Market at Cult Classic Brewery, 1169 Shopping Center Rd., Stevensville; Variety of foods, herbs and much more; Call 410-643-3283.

 

Every Sat 8am-1pm - Easton Farmer’s Market at 100 N. Harrison St., municipal parking lot, Easton; Rain or shine; www.avalonfoundation.org.

 

Every Sat 8am-12pm - Chestertown Farmer’s Market on High St. in downtown Chestertown; Fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, herbs, breads, soaps, plants, flowers, dog treats, beef, pork, chicken, lamb, seafood, cheese, wine, butter, baked goods, berries, jam, alpaca & wool products, artisans, crafters, and more; www.chestertownfarmersmarket.org.

 

Through Sept. 30th - Accepting applications for the Kent County Disparities Grant; Grant awards up to $15,000 for organizations to assist in reaching Kent County residents; Eligible uses include healthcare, social services, transportation, and housing; Apply at www.kenthd.org.

 

Through Oct. 1st - Summer Clearance Red Line Sale at the Nearly New Shop, 320 High St. (corner of High & Spring Sts.), Chestertown; 50% Off all summer clothing; Donations accepted Tuesdays 10am-2pm; Volunteers needed; Mon/Wed/Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 9am-1pm; Benefits UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown; Call 410-778-1781.

 

Through Oct. 31st - Enter the ShoreRivers Photo Contest; Looking for images that reflect protecting & restoring Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration & education; Particularly people interacting with land & water; Winners announced Dec. 1st by social media & photo contest webpage; For rules & how to enter, visit https://www.shorerivers.org/photo-contest.

 

Through Nov. 1st - Accepting Applications for Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education & Training Award for Women; Visit www.soroptimist.org/our-work/live-your-dream-awards/apply-for-the-live-your-dream-awards.html; Women who are Head of Household, support a child & enrolled or accepted in education or training program; Cash award to help make a better life; Call 410-708-2328; bramble.wendy@gmail.com.

 

Through Dec. 10th - Striped bass season; Anglers may keep one striped bass per person, per day, with a minimum size of 19 in.; Details and regulations at www.eregulations.com/maryland/fishing/striped-bass.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st 8pm - Free Outdoor Movie “Jaws” at The Mainstay, 5753 N. Main St., Rock Hall; Ages 12 and older; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - 7 Questions with KCPL’s Executive Director at Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Sept. 22nd Lego Time; Sept. 26th KCPL Board of Trustees Meeting; Sept. 28th Solar Oven S’mores Take & Make Kit; Every Wed. Dial-A-Story 1-888-964-2686; Every Tues. Storytime; Call 410-778-3636; www.kentcountylibrary.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st 5:30pm-6:30pm - Healthy For Life online nutrition and well-being program with Jeanette Jeffrey and University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown; Runs every Wed. through Nov. 9th; Register at https://bit.ly/Healthy4LifeUMMS.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - Floraging and Birding for Beginners at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely; Sept. 22nd Arboretum Inhabitants; Sept. 23rd Rooted Wisdom Walking Tour, Intro to Watercolor; Sept. 24th Tree Care; Sept. 27th Nature Preschool, Homeschool Program; Sept. 28th Birding for Beginners; Sept. 29th Trip to Longwood Gardens, Arboretum Inhabitants; Sept. 30th Botanical Drawing II, Intro to Watercolor; Call 410-634-2847; www.adkinsarboretum.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - The Artist’s Way and Beginners Wheel at Chestertown RiverArts, 315 High St., Chestertown; Sept. 22nd Acrylics Class, Plein Air Painting; Sept. 29th Plein Air Painting, Acrylics Class; Wed’s through Oct. 5th The Artist’s Way; Wed-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-3pm; Call 410-778-6300; www.chestertownriverarts.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - Read to Rover, Story Time, and Bouncing Babies at QAC Free Library, 121 S. Commerce St., Centreville and 200 Liberty Circle, Stevensville; Sept. 22nd Outdoor Yoga, Book Club, Fun with Crayon Art; Sept. 24th Crime and a Cuppa; Sept. 26th Beginner Chess; Sept. 27th Mother Goose on the Loose, Story Time; Sept. 28th Bouncing Babies, Story Time; Sept. 29th Book Club, Stained Glass Tea Light Holder; Sept. 30th Finger Paint Friday; Call 410-758-0980 or 410-643-8161; www.qaclibrary.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st 5pm-7pm - Kent County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee presents “Rethinking Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: How to Enhance the Foundational Strengths of the ADHD Brain” with Frank J. Kros at Kent County Middle School, Campus Ave., Chestertown; Free; Register at fsupport@kent.k12.md.us or call 410-778-5708.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - Watercolor at Academy Art Museum, 114 N. Washington St., Easton; Sept. 24th Plein Air, Pastel Pencils; Sept. 30th Traveling with Gouache, Paper Collage; Homeschool Mini Sessions; Piano, Guitar, & Voice Lessons; Call 410-822-2787; www.academyartmuseum.org.

 

Wed, Sept. 21st - Paddling with the President at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels; Sept. 26th-28th Boater’s Safety Course; Sept. 27th Model Skipjack Race; Sept. 28th Homeschool Day; Sept. 30th-Oct. 2nd Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival; Through Dec 31st Dove Tails Exhibition; Rising Tide Program for grades 6-9; Call 410-745-4941; www.cbmm.org.

 

Thurs, Sept. 22nd 5:30pm-6:30pm - Rebuilding Together Volunteer Event at Presbyterian Church, 905 Gateway Dr., Chestertown; Recruiting for many volunteer roles of all skill levels; Call 410-708-9936; www.rtkc.org/volunteer.

 

Fri, Sept. 23rd-Oct. 28th 9:30am-12pm - UM Shore Regional Health Chronic Disease Self-Management Program virtually via WebEx; Six sessions; Free; Must register; Limited to 12 participants; Register at https://bit.ly/cdsm_umms.

 

Fri-Sun, Sept. 23rd-25th - “Clybourne Park” at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Show times Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; $20/adults, $15/members, $10/students; COVID proof of vaccination and masks required; For reservations, call 410-556-6003; www.churchhilltheatre.org.

 

Fri-Sun, Sept. 23rd-25th - Used Book Sale at Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Members only preview night Thurs, Sept. 22nd 5:30pm-7:30pm; Open to the public Fri. 10am-8pm, Sat. & Sun. 10am-3pm; Sun. is $5 a box day, bring your own box and load it up; Benefits the library; www.friendsofthekcpl.org.

 

Fri, Sept. 23rd 3:15pm-4:15pm - Mural Unveiling Party at Rock Hall Elementary School, 21203 W. Sharp St., Rock Hall; Three-panel mural completed by Kayti Didriksen; Call 410-810-2622; www.kent.k12.md.us.

 

Fri-Sun, Sept. 23rd-Oct. 2nd - “The Good Doctor” at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; $18 admission, $10 student; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org.

 

Fri, Sept. 23rd - Haven Ministries Invitational Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf; Greens fees $250, foursome $800; Check in begins 7:30am with continental breakfast, bloody mary bar, 50/50 raffle, Haven swag bag, Bark BBQ Cafe, beverage carts, awards ceremony; Hosted by Construction Services & Supply; Benefits Haven Ministries; Call 410-758-0129; fundraiser@haven-ministries.com.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 10am - Chesapeake Wildlife Heritage hosts a Magnificent Monarchs Workshop at Barnstable Hill Farm, Chester; Free; Space is limited; Must be fully vaccinated; To register call 410-822-5100; www.cheswildlife.org.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 4pm-7pm - All You Can Eat Fall Wings at Galena Vol. Fire Co., 90 E. Cross St., Chestertown; Dine in $25/pp, $10/ages 3-12, under age 3 free; Carryout wings $15/dozen; Cash bar; 50/50 raffle; Benefits GVFC; To order call 410-648-5050.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 11am-??? - Drive-Thru Pit Beef & Turkey Sandwich Sale at American Legion Post 228, 21423 E. Sharp St., Rock Hall; $9/ea.; Benefits Sons of American Legion; Call 410-639-7081.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 12pm-4pm - Ducks Unlimited Gun Bash at Citizens’ Hose Company, 103 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, DE; $60 includes event entry, 2 gun drawing entries, food and drink; $30 for gun raffle only or 4 for $100; Cash bar; Live and silent auctions; Games and more; 25 items to be raffled off; Sponsorship packages available $400/$800; Call 302-270-1218, 302-245-4780 or 302-222-2744; www.delawaregunbash.com.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 2pm-5pm - Fall FunFest and Local Business Fair on High St., Chestertown; Presented by Kent County Chamber of Commerce; Games, prizes, food, drinks, giveaways, networking; Call 410-810-2968; director@kentchamber.org; www.kentchamber.org.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 1pm-5pm - Harvest Highlights, a National Garden Club Standard Flower Show, at Chesapeake College, Health Professions and Athletics Center, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills; Free; Public welcome; Exhibits, programs, demos, marketplace, food trucks, vendors; Hosted by QAC Garden Club; Call 410-556-6241; cmacglashan@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 8am-12pm - Free Citizen Scrap Tire Drop-Off Day at Nicholson Drop-Off Center, 23750 Larney Nick Rd., Chestertown; Kent County residents only, proof required; Up to 10 tires per resident and vehicle; You unload; No commercial or business tires; Call 410-778-2600.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 7am-12:30pm - Maryland Swim for Life at Rolph’s Wharf Marina, 1008 Rolphs Wharf Rd., Chestertown; www.shorerivers.org.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 12pm-3pm - Mid-Shore Going Purple Together at Long Wharf Park, Cambridge; Free; Poster contest, Covid vaccination mobile van, bbq lunch, interactive exhibit highlighting recovery stories, live music, bounce house, substance abuse resources, and more; www.midshorebehavioralhealth.org.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 12pm-4pm - 3rd Annual Car & Truck Show at Elks Lodge 2474, 8631 Bell Rose Lane, off Rt. 20, Chestertown; $20 entrance fee; Food available; Silent auction; 50/50 raffle; Trophies awarded; Presented by East Coast Street Cars Automotive VanSant’s Performance Center in loving memory of Dwayne VanSant and Steve Meekins; Benefits Kent and Queen Anne’s County High School Scholarships.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 7pm-10pm - “The Ramblers” at Millington VFW Post #652, 30922 River Rd.; All are welcome; Find us on Facebook; Call 410-928-3234 or 410-438-3709; vfwpost652@gmail.com.

 

Sat & Sun, Sept. 24th & 25th 8:30am-5pm - Talbot Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Shows for pre-entered AKC registered dogs at the Kent Building, Delaware State Fairgrounds,  Harrington, DE; Spectators are welcome with no charge; Call 410-745-5796; elflane@goeaston.net.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 11am-2pm - Intro to Needle Felting with Monika Karousman at Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore, 7 N. 4th St., Denton; $40/member, $50/other plus $35 kit; To register call 443-995-1096 or 443-448-4611; info@fiberartscenter.com.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 10am-1pm - Mozzarella Cheesemaking Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sat, Sept. 24th 9am-12pm - Join The Republicans of Kent, a club promoting conservative causes; Kent Republican Headquarters, 302 Park Row, Chestertown; Volunteers welcome; Stop by or call 302-367-9439; www.gopofkent.com.

 

Mon, Sept. 26th 6pm - Town of Galena Planning & Zoning Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Tues, Sept. 27th 5:30pm-6:30pm - Harbor Fun Bocce League meets at the Civic Center, Main St., Rock Hall; Meets every Tues. through Oct. 25th; Registration forms available at Rock Hall businesses, Rock Hall Life, or email cef611@gmail.com.

 

Tues, Sept. 27th 7pm-8:30pm - Race, Politics, and Latinx Identity In The US with Dr. Flavio Hickel at Toll Science Center, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; cwade2@washcoll.edu.

 

Tues, Sept. 27th 5pm-8pm - Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic at Kent County Health Dept., 125 S. Lynchburg St., Chestertown; $10/animal; Cash (exact change) or check; All dogs must be on a leash; All cats must be in a carrier; Rain date Sept. 28th; Register online at www.kenthd.org or call 410-778-1361.

 

Tues, Sept. 27th 10am-2pm - MVA On Wheels & Online at 848 High St., Chestertown; By Appointment Only; For an appointment, a list of Motor Vehicle Administration services offered on the bus or to verify the bus schedule call 410-768-7000; www.mva.maryland.gov.

 

Wed, Sept. 28th 5:30pm - Chestertown Open Mic at The Custom House Lawn, end of High Street; Participants and spectators wanted; Bring a blanket or chair; To participate contact Ford Schumann at Fordo1@aol.com.

 

Wed, Sept. 28th 6pm - Comprehensive Rezoning and Update Task Force Meeting at County Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 400 High St., Chestertown, via Teams video, by phone or on YouTube channel; Must register; www.kentcounty.com/compzone; compzone@kentgov.org or call 410-778-7423.

 

Thurs, Sept. 29th 5pm-7:30pm - Free Prostate Cancer Screening at UM Shore Medical, 126 Philosophers Terrace, Chestertown; Offered free of charge to eligible men through UM Shore Medical Group and the Kent County Health Dept.; To register call Andrea at 410-778-7970.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 7am-2pm - Chestertown Lions Club Chicken BBQ at Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenwood & Washington Avenues, Chestertown; $13/ea.; Tickets available from any Chestertown Lions Club member; Eye glass donations accepted.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 10am-4pm - Artoberfest in historic Stevensville; Handmade art and craft vendors, live music and performers, local brews and spirits, food trucks, kids art activities and games, root beer float garden, historic site tours and more; For vendor details call 410-604-2100; www.stevensvilleartsandentertainment.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 8pm - A Special 80th Birthday Concert with Jazz Pianist Dick Durham at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; Ticket $20/advance, $25/night of; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 10am-3pm - The Galena Open-Air Market at the Community Parking Lot, 209 Virginia Ave., Galena; Lots of vendors, food, shopping, free to attend and park; Call 302-423-7532; peacelovejoye@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 10am-1pm - Fun With Fermentation Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sat, Oct. 1st 2pm-6pm - 3rd Annual Chestertown Car Show on High St.; Custom hotrods to classic & antique beauties; Rain date Oct. 2nd; Category prizes; Free, family friendly; Registration $20/online, $25/at the door on day of show; Hosted by Main Street Chestertown; Call 410-778-2991; To register visit www.chestertowncarshow.com.

 

Sun, Oct. 2nd 3pm - Walk With Me & 5K Fun Run Delmarva at Baywood Greens, 32267 Clubhouse Way, Long Neck, DE; Fun activities, food & entertainment; Register at www.de.easterseals.com/walkwithme; For info contact mbaker@esdel.org.

 

Sun, Oct. 2nd 9am - Chestertown Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk to benefit Kent Assoc. of Riding Therapy; TriSports Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event; Both races USATF certified; Register at www.trisportsevents.com; Call 410-870-5596; kentridingtherapy@gmail.org; www.kentridingtherapy.org.

 

Sun, Oct. 2nd 4pm - Solo Harpist Karen Stern at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; Ticket $15/advance, $25/night of; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Mon, Oct. 3rd 7pm - Town of Galena Mayor & Council Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Mon, Oct. 3rd 7pm - Live Playwrights’ Society at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org.

 

Mon, Oct. 3rd 6pm - Dr. Joseph Osmundson reading zoom meeting with Washington College Lit House; https://bucknell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrce2hqDIiGd18FsNGOxbcU-ErQdchOTHD; Call 410-778-7899; www.josephosmundson.com.

 

Wed, Oct. 5th 7:30pm - Mid-Atlantic Symphony Quintet at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; For tickets call 410-778-7839; concertseries@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, Oct. 6th 4pm-5pm - Angelisa Gillyard professional artist series at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; www.washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, Oct. 6th 4:30pm-6pm - Rabies Clinic in the parking lot of Queen Anne’s Co. Health Dept., 206 N. Commerce St., Centreville; $5/animal; Cash (exact change) or check along with previous vaccination record; Animals must be at least 3 months old; Details at www.qahealth.org.

 

Fri, Oct. 7th 5pm-7pm - First Friday Celebration in Downtown Chestertown; Extended shopping hours and specials; www.downtownchestertown.org.

 

Fri, Oct. 7th 8pm - First Friday with Joe Holt at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; Ticket $20/advance, $25/night of; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 5pm-9pm - Bull & Oyster Roast at Mount Harmon Plantation, 600 Mount Harmon Rd., Earleville; $85/pp or $600/reserved table for 8; Call 410-275-8819; www.mountharmon.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 6pm-9pm - 10th Anniversary Founders Harvest Moon Ball at 172 Blue Ribbon Lane, Grasonville; Volunteer for committee or event day; Call 443-239-9400; www.talismantherapeuticriding.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 10am-2pm - Touch A Truck Ag Fest at Kent County Ag Center, 21349 Tolchester Beach Rd., Chestertown; Explore emergency vehicles, construction and farm equipment, trucks and more; Fun family event with games, activities, animals and more; Donations welcome; To display a vehicle call 443-534-7518 or 443-786-5210; www.facebook.com/kenttouchatruckagfest.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 4pm - NAACP Kent Branch Annual Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet at The Potter’s House Ministries, 8814 Fairlee Rd., Chestertown; Ticket $40/adult, $15/under age 15; Guest speaker Rev. Cordell Hunter; Benefits student scholarship fund; Tickets available in advance only, no tickets sold at the door; kentnaacp7021@yahoo.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 10am-4pm - 25th Annual FallFest in Rock Hall; Celebrating family, community and the mighty oyster; Enjoy music, food, crafts, vendors, kids kourt, oysters and much more; Call 443-465-0681; www.rockhallfallfest.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 9am - FallFest Run For Character 5K Run/Walk at Waterman’s Crab House & Dock Bar, 21055 E. Sharp St., Rock Hall; Rain or shine; Free Kiddie K Run starts 8:50am; Registration starts 8am; Register online at www.runsignup.com/runforcharacter; $25 until Sept. 30th, $30 after; Donations accepted; Benefits Rock Hall Elementary School; info@tcreventmanagement.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th - 13th Annual Easton Airport Day at Easton Airport, 29137 Newnam Rd., Easton; Explore your local airport; Free, family fun; Displays & activities; For info or to become a sponsor, visit www.eastonairportday.com; Follow Easton Airport on Facebook @EastonAirport for full schedule & event updates.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 3pm-6pm - Chicken & Dumpling Dinner at Millington Vol. Fire Co.; Carry out only; $15/dinner, $6/pint of chicken salad; Line up for ticket sales at former Millington Elementary School, 172 Sassafras St. and proceed to curbside pickup at Firehouse, 185 Sassafras St.; Benefits MVFC; Call 410-708-3745.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 11am-2pm - Chicken BBQ Dinner at Ingleside Community Center, 2731 Roberts Station Rd., Ingleside; $13/ea.; 9am-2pm Fall Clean Out with local vendors, yard sale items, baked goods, pumpkins and more; To rent table call 410-438-6000.

 

Sat, Oct. 8th 2pm-5pm - All You Can Eat Crab Feast at Elks Lodge #2474, 8631 Bell Rose Lane, Chestertown; $50/pp, $30/under age 12; #1 steamed crabs, hot dogs, hamburgers, draft beer, soda.

 

Sun, Oct. 9th 7:30am-10:30am - All You Can Eat Breakfast at Crumpton Vol. Fire Dept., 300 Third St., Crumpton; Held 2nd Sunday of each month; $10/adult, $5/ages 6-12, ages 5 & under free; Call 410-778-6100.

 

Mon, Oct. 10th 1:30pm - Succelents A Primer Making A Mounded Succulent Centerpiece at Sacred Heart Parish, 510 High St., Chestertown; All Seasons Garden Club and Jane Ferguson; Call 410-778-4830.

 

Wed, Oct. 12th 7pm - Open Mic Series at The Mainstay, 5753 N. Main St., Rock Hall; Admission is free; For tickets and info visit www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Fri, Oct. 14th 10am-2pm - Baltimore Country Cousin Applique Quilt Class with Kay Butler at Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore, 7 N. 4th St., Denton; $60/member, $75/other; Additional dates are Nov. 11th, Dec. 16th; To register call 410-829-5136; mrs.kay.butler@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 15th 5pm-??? - Breeze The Freeze Classic Car Show at The Freeze, 717 Washington Ave., Chestertown.

 

Sat & Sun, Oct. 15th & 16th - Talbot Kennel Club Scent Work Trials; 405 W. Bell St., Unit 6, Ridgely; Call 410-820-1229; www.talbotkennelclub.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 15th 10am - Alzheimer’s Walk at Kent Co. High School, 25301 Lambs Meadow Rd., Worton; Hosted by PEAK Healthcare; Please wear purple and comfortable shoes; For more information, visit the PEAK Healthcare Facebook page.

 

Sat, Oct. 15th 10am-3pm - FallFest at Kent Farm Museum, 13689 Turners Creek Rd., Kennedyville; Homemade apple cider demonstration; kentmuseuminc@yahoo.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 15th 10am-2pm - Galena Appreciation Day at Galena Community Park, 105 Sycamore Lane, Galena; Vendors, live music, artisans, nonprofits, businesses, food, cornhole tournament, and more; Call 302-423-7532; peacelovejoye@gmail.com.

 

Mon, Oct. 17th 6pm - Town of Galena Park & Tree Committee Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Mon, Oct. 17th 11am - Compass Closet Annual Fashion Show to benefit Compass Regional Hospice; Event held at Prospect Bay Country Club, 311A Prospect Bay Drive West, Grasonville; Seated lunch, cash bar, upscale boutique, silent and live auctions; Ticket $50/pp; Limited seating; Must register; Call 443-262-4106.

 

Tues, Oct. 18th 6pm - Corvette Enthusiasts meet at Procolino’s, Kent Plaza, Chestertown; Meetings third Tues of every month; m.waal@atlanticbb.net.

 

Tues, Oct. 18th 6pm-8:30pm - 206 Tuesdays at Six Open Mic at QAC Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville; Free; All welcome; Acoustic musicians, writers, poets, etc.; RSVP to 410-758-2520; www.queenannescountyarts.com.

 

Tues, Oct. 18th - Deadline to register to vote or update registration information for the General Election; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th 6pm-8pm - Cars on High at 300 block of High Street by Fountain Park, downtown Chestertown; Automobile enthusiasts bring their classic, antique, or custom cars; Call 410-778-2991; www.facebook.com/carsonhighstreet.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th - Deadline for write-in candidates to file a Certificate of Candidacy; Only filed write-in candidates will have their votes reported on the official canvass; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov/com.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th 8am-1pm - HomePorts Health & Wellness Expo at Kent County Family YMCA, 200 Scheeler Rd., Chestertown; Free health screenings, refreshments, flu shots, over 60 exhibitors; Call 443-480-0940; www.homeports.org.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th 7:30pm - “Duchamp Won’t Die” play at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown;  https://www.eventbrite.com/o/washington-college-department-of-theatre-and-dance-8344600158.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th 7:30pm - Jazz Combo Concert directed by Ken Schweitzer at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, Oct. 20th - Deadline to submit artwork to the Maryland Judiciary Resolution Day Bookmark Art Contest; Students create bookmarks with the theme of resolving or preventing conflicts; Prizes awarded in three age groups; Winning ceremony is Dec. 5th; Complete details at https://mdcourts.gov/macro/eventsconflictresolutionday2022.

 

Fri, Oct. 21st 7:30pm - Gabriel Benton Organ Series at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 N. Cross St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-3477; gdb20024@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 22nd 9am - Chester River Crab Chase 5K Walk & Run at Wilmer Park, Cross St., Chestertown; Benefits Chester River Health Foundation’s renovation of the hospital’s courtyard; Check-in 8am; Call 410-810-5660; www.umcrhf.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 22nd 12pm-3pm - 5th Annual Chestertown Rotary Club Soup & Sip at The Kitchen at the Imperial, 208 High St., Chestertown; Judge Kent County’s best crab soup; Bring $ bills to vote at each booth; $25 includes a wine glass, 10 tastings, and raffle ticket; Benefits KCPS “One School, One Book” at Galena Elementary School; Call 410-810-2168; kentecondev@gmail.com.

 

Sat’s & Sun’s, Oct. 22nd, 23rd, 29th & 30th 10am-5pm - Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour; Includes more than 50 working studios throughout Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties; Self-guided, free tour; Start at RiverArts, 315 High Street, Chestertown; Call 410-778-6300; www.chestertownriverarts.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 22nd 8am-2pm -  Indoor Craft & Yard Sale at Caroline Co. 4-H Park, 8230 Detour Road, Denton; Benefits Caroline Co. 4-H Program; All vendors welcome; Crafters, direct sale consultants, household items, furniture, jewelry, antiques, horse tack, tools, pet items and more; $15/table, payment must be received to reserve table, early deadline for ensured table space is Oct. 7th; Set up Fri 6pm-8pm or Sat 6am-7am; Call 410-479-0565.

 

Sat, Oct. 22nd 7:30pm - Calidore String Quartet at Ebenezer Theater, 17 S. Washington St., Easton; For complete details & to purchase tickets, visit www.chesapeakemusic.org.

 

Thurs, Oct. 27th - Early Voting for the General Election begins; Early voting continues through Nov. 3rd; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov.

 

Thurs, Oct. 27th 7am-9am - Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at Tidewater Inn, 101 E Dover St,. Easton; Tickets can be purchased at Easton Town Office and the Dairy Queen beginning Oct. 1st; $20/pp, seating limited; No tickets sold at door, must be purchased in advance; Call 410-822-2525.

 

Fri-Sun, Oct. 28th-30th - Talbot Kennel Club Barn Hunt in Centreville; 405 W. Bell St., Unit 6, Ridgely; Call 410-820-1229; www.talbotkennelclub.org.

 

Fri-Sun, Oct. 28th-30th - Witches of Rock Hall Weekend on Main St., Rock Hall; Oct. 28th Witches paddle; Oct, 29th Dancing, games, shopping, food, bling your broom, costume contest and more; Oct. 30th Witches Who Brunch; Witches attire is encouraged but not mandatory; Warlocks welcome; diva81767@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 29th 1pm - Chestertown Halloween Parade in downtown Chestertown; Sign up 11:30am-12:45pm; Floats, bands and cars line up at Dixon Drive; Costumed walkers line up at Sacred Heart Church, 508 High St.; Rain date Oct. 30th 3pm, rain date sign ups 1:30pm-2:45pm; www.chestertownlions.org.

 

Sat, Oct. 29th 10am-4pm - Outdoor Tack Swap at Tuckahoe Equestrian Center, 619 Crouse Mill Rd., Queen Anne; Equine vendors invited to attend, $10/space, must supply own set up; Call 410-310-8934; www.tuckahoeequestriancenter.com.

 

Sat, Oct. 29th 5pm-8:30pm - Rock the Reef Bash at CBEC, 600 Discover Lane, Grasonville; Formerly Wet & Wild Auction; Silent/live auctions, raffles, food and beverage tastings; Wear a wildlife themed outfit; $100/pp; Sponsorships available; Call 410-827-6694; www.bayrestoration.org.

 

Sun, Oct. 30th 5pm - Galena’s Old Time Halloween Parade & Costume Contest; Presented by Twinny’s & Twinny’s with a Twist; Rain date Oct. 31st; Fun for all ages.

 

Mon, Oct. 31st 6pm-9pm - Trunk or Treat at Calvary-Asbury UM Church, 103 N. Church St., Sudlersville; Free treats; Call 410-438-3816; www.sudlersvilleumc.org.

 

Tues, Nov. 1st - Deadline for a registered voter to request a mailed or faxed mail-in ballot; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov/com.

 

Tues, Nov. 1st 5pm-9pm - Day of the Dead Celebration at The Egg, Hodson Hall, Washington College, Washington Ave., Chestertown; Making of the alter, Mexican cuisine, Latin American music; edeanda2@washcoll.edu.

 

Through Nov. 3rd - Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest Open; Sponsored by Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources; Submit up to three entries, $15/1 entry, $20/2 entries, $30/3 entries; Winners announced at the Easton Waterfowl Festival on Nov. 12th at 2pm; Entry forms at www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Pages/Stamp-Design-Contest.aspx; Call 877-620-8367.

 

Fri-Sun, Nov. 4th-6th - Talbot Kennel Club Agility Trials i Frederica, DE; 405 W. Bell St., Unit 6, Ridgely; Call 410-820-1229; www.talbotkennelclub.org.

 

Fri, Nov. 4th 7:30pm - Fall Muscial “A Grand Night for Singing” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri’s-Sun’s, Nov. 4th-20th - “The Outgoing Tide” at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Show times Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; $20/adults, $15/members, $10/students; COVID proof of vaccination and masks required; For reservations, call 410-556-6003; www.churchhilltheatre.org.

 

Fri, Nov. 4th - Deadline for a registered voter to request an electronic mail-in ballot; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov/com.

 

Sat, Nov. 5th 2pm-5:30pm - Riverboat Rendezfous aboard the Choptank Riverboat Company’s 80 ft. turn-of-the-century paddle wheelers, at 6304 Suicide Bridge Rd., Hurlock; www.shorerivers.org.

 

Sat & Sun, Nov. 5th & 6th - 40th Annual Gun Show at Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton; Open Sat. 9am-5pm and Sun. 9am-3pm; $8 admission; eastongunshow@gmail.com.

 

Sat, Nov. 5th 3pm-6pm - Chicken & Dumpling Dinner at Millington Vol. Fire Co.; Carry out only; $15/dinner, $6/pint of chicken salad; Line up for ticket sales at former Millington Elementary School, 172 Sassafras St. and proceed to curbside pickup at Firehouse, 185 Sassafras St.; Benefits MVFC; Call 410-708-3745.

 

Sat, Nov. 5th 10am-2pm - 7th Classic Car & Truck Show in historic Stevensville; $20 classic car entry fee, free public entry; Trophies, dash plaques, free tours of historic sites, food, music, kids activities, 50/50; Fife, drum and musket demo; Wear Colonial garb for prizes; Call 410-739-6883.

 

Tues, Nov. 8th - Gubernatorial General Election Day; Details for every county in Maryland are available online at www.elections.maryland.gov.

 

Thurs-Sat, Nov. 10th-12th - Eat Like A Human Intensive Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; 5-class package of fermented vegetables, sourdough mother, sourdough bread, fermented dairy, and cheesemaking; $375/pp; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Fri, Nov. 11th 7:30pm - “Jane Eyre” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; theatredance@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat, Nov. 12th 6pm - Dance with the Stars coming to Brittland Manor, Chestertown; Great music, delicious food & fabulous dancing; held in a tent overlooking the water; For sponsor info, call 410-778-9903; Details to come; www.horizonskentqueenannes.org.

 

Sat, Nov. 12th 5pm - Festival Grand Opening of the Kent Cultural Alliance’s new home, the Vincent and Leslie Prince Raimond Cultural Center, 101 Spring Ave., Chestertown; Music, art, food trucks and celebration; Call 410-778-3700; www.kentculture.org.

 

Sun, Nov. 13th 10am-1pm - Paper Chase at Mount Harmon Plantation, 600 Mount Harmon Rd., Earleville; $30/advance, $35/day of, $10/guests; Call 410-275-8819; www.mountharmon.org.

 

Sun, Nov. 13th 7am-2pm - Bay Bridge Run/Walk at Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Bay Bridge Marina, 357 Pier 1 Rd., Stevensville; 10K course across the eastbound span of the bridge from Anne Arundel Co. to Kent Island in QA Co.; Post-race party; Parking with shuttles available from both counties; For info, www.thebaybridgerun.com.

 

Mon, Nov. 14th 7:30pm - “Signals From A Shattered Planet” concert at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; concertseries@washcoll.edu.

 

Mon, Nov. 14th 6pm - A Reading by Manuel Munoz at at Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7899; lit_house@washcoll.edu.

 

Wed, Nov. 16th 7:30pm - Chorus/Jazz Vocals Concert at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri, Nov. 18th 7:30pm - Musicians’ Union Showcase at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Sun, Nov. 20th 7:30pm - Orchestra & Symphonic Band at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri & Sat, Nov. 25th & 26th - Hometown Holiday & Shop Local Day in downtown Chestertown; Santa arrives by fire truck Friday night; Saturday the Kent County Holiday parade fills High Street with marching bands, floats, and costumed characters; Bring your gift list and shop local all day throughout downtown; Co-hosted by Main Street Chestertown & DCA; Call 410-778-2991; www.mainstreetchestertown.org.

 

Sat, Nov. 26th - Welcome Santa to Chestertown at Fountain Park! Santa takes pictures with children at his holiday house; Cohosted by Main Street Chestertown and DCA; Call 410-778-2991; www.mainstreetchestertown.org.