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  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 410-980-8097; www.kentislandfarmersmarket.net.

 

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 Feb. 15th - 50% Off women’s plus sizes, evening dresses and resort wear and men’s entire department at the Nearly New Shop, 320 High St. (corner of High & Spring Sts.), Chestertown; 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.

 

Wed, Feb. 1st - Tiny Art Showcase Exhibit and Read to Rover at QAC Free Library, 121 S. Commerce St., Centreville and 200 Liberty Circle, Stevensville; Feb. 2nd Paint a Piggy Bank, Book Club, Family Law Clinic; Feb. 3rd Bingo; Feb. 4th Acrylic Keychains; Feb. 6th Beginner Chess, Must Love Books; Feb. 7th Game Board Hangout; Feb. 8th Story Time; Feb. 9th Book Club, Hearts & Crafts; Feb. 10th Bingo; Call 410-758-0980 or 410-643-8161; www.qaclibrary.org.

 

Wed-Tues, Feb. 1st-28th - Huge Gun and Sportsman’s Prize Giveaway with the Queen Anne-Hillboro Vol. Fire Co.; Ticket $30/ea.; Each ticket can win more than once; Links to purchase tickets online through PayPal at www.qahvfc.com; Call 443-786-4532.

 

Wed, Feb. 1st - Beginners Wheel, Beginner Plus Wheel and Ceramic Handbuilding at Chestertown RiverArts, 315 High St., Chestertown; Feb. 3rd Gift Shop Grand Re-Opening, Merging Perspectives Exhibit Runs Through Feb. 25th; Feb. 4th “Circular Narratives” Artist Talk; Feb. 9th Merging Perspectives Artist Talk; Every Thurs. Photography Club via Zoom; Call 410-778-6300; www.chestertownriverarts.org.

 

Wed, Feb. 1st - An Archaeologist’s Perspective on Native Chesapeake Foods at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels; Feb. 4th Steam Team Sink or Float Discovering Density; Feb. 7th Volunteer Interest Meeting; Feb. 8th Homeschool Engineering Workshop; Rising Tide Program for grades 6-9; Call 410-745-4941; www.cbmm.org.

 

Wed, Feb. 1st 6pm-9pm - Understanding Labor Virtual Classes with The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health; To register call 410-822-1000 ext. 5200; www.umshoreregional.org/birthing.

 

Thurs, Feb. 2nd - Building Form with Value and Building Form with Color at Academy Art Museum, 114 N. Washington St., Easton; Feb. 8th Procreate Digital Sketchbook Workshop; Feb. 9th A Book Talk with Jung Yun; Feb. 17th-March 24th Homeschool Classes; Homeschool Mini Sessions; Piano, Guitar, & Voice Lessons; Call 410-822-2787; www.academyartmuseum.org.

 

Thurs, Feb. 2nd - Polar Bear Cool Schools Plunge at Sandy Point State Park, 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis; Great for teachers, coaches, or students looking for a whole school engagement activity; Benefits Special Olympics Maryland; Presented by MD State Police; Virtual option & complete details at www.plungemd.com.

 

Fri-Sun, Feb 3rd-Feb. 5th - “Summertree” at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; $20/adult, $15/member, $10/student; Call 410-556-6003; www.churchhilltheatre.org.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd - Polar Bear Corporate Plunge at Sandy Point State Park, 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis; Team building for coworkers & teams; Benefits Special Olympics Maryland; Presented by MD State Police; Virtual option & complete details at www.plungemd.com.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd 7pm-10pm - Karaoke 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.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd 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.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd - Polar Bear Police Plunge at Sandy Point State Park, 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis; Law enforcement, military, fire/EMS and first responders; Benefits Special Olympics Maryland; Presented by MD State Police; Virtual option & complete details at www.plungemd.com.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd 4pm-6pm - Meet the director welcome reception at Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, 485 S. Cross St., Chestertown; Hosted by the Center for Environment & Society; Music, drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and tours; Free; Rsvp to environment_society@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri, Feb. 3rd 5pm-7pm - First Friday Celebration in Downtown Chestertown; Extended shopping hours and specials; www.downtownchestertown.org.

 

Sat, Feb. 4th - Guided Walk at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd., Ridgely; Feb. 5th Collage; Feb. 7th- March 14th Winter Forest School; Feb. 11th Valentine Partner Forest Bathing; Call 410-634-2847; www.adkinsarboretum.org.

 

Sat, Feb. 4th - Youth, Veteran and Military Waterfowl Hunting Day in Maryland; License and stamps required; For details call 410-260-8540; www.news.maryland.gov/dnr/2022.

 

Sat, Feb. 4th 9am-11am - Gym Time Tumble and Climb for ages 6 and under at Kent School, Wilkins Lane, Chestertown; Free; Parents stay on campus while children participate; Call 410-778-4100; tcammerzell@kentschool.org.

 

Sat, Feb. 4th - Polar Bear Maryland Plunge at Sandy Point State Park, 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis; Largest plunge in the world; Benefits Special Olympics Maryland; Presented by MD State Police; Virtual option & complete details at www.plungemd.com.

 

Sat, Feb. 4th 7pm-10pm - “Jackson Station” 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, Feb. 4th 8am - Winter Bird and Refuge Walk at Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge, 1730 Eastern Neck Rd., Rock Hall; Guides are local refuge and birding experts; Free; Donations requested; To confirm your spot, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-waterfowl-walks-at-eastern-neck-nwr-2022-23-tickets-423264404227.

 

Sun, Feb. 5th 2pm - Chesapeake Chamber Music Concert at Ebenezer Theater, 17 S. Washington St., Easton; Featuring violinist Randall Goosby, violist Natalie Loughran, and pianist Zhu Wang; Tickets at www.chesapeakechambermusic.org.

 

Mon, Feb. 6th 7pm - Town of Galena Mayor & Council Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Mon, Feb. 6th 7pm - Live Playwrights’ Society at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org.

 

Tues, Feb. 7th - Storytime at Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Feb. 14th Storytime; Feb. 20th Closed; Feb. 21st Storytime; Feb. 28th Storytime; Every Mon, Tues & Thurs Teen Drop-In; Every Wed. Dial-A-Story 1-888-964-2686; Every Tues. Storytime; Call 410-778-3636; www.kentcountylibrary.org.

 

Tues, Feb. 7th 7pm - “Into the Ice”, a screening of an environmental documentary at Norman James Theatre, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; mgrosse2@washcoll.edu.

 

Tues, Feb. 7th 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.

 

Tues-Tues, Feb. 7th-March 14th - Annual Small Works 2023 Art Exhibition at QAC Centre of the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville; Call 410-758-2520; qacartscoordinator@gmail.com; Facebook.

 

Wed, Feb. 8th 6:30pm-8:30pm - New Mom, New Baby Virtual Classes with The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health; To register call 410-822-1000 ext. 5200; www.umshoreregional.org/birthing.

 

Wed, Feb. 8th 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, Feb. 10th 8pm - Chuck Redd’s Tribute to Charlie Byrd and Bossa Byrd at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; Ticket $25/advance, $30/door; For tickets call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Fri-Sun, Feb. 10th-26th - “Psycho Beach Party” at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org.

 

Fri, Feb. 10th 5pm-8pm - Couples Cheesemaking Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sat, Feb. 11th 9am-3pm - Tom Cheezum Memorial Toy & Train Show at Preston Vol. Fire Co., 3680 Choptank Rd., Preston; $4/adults, $3/spouse, kids under 12 free with adult; Free parking in rear of firehouse; Breakfast & lunch items for sale all day; Benefits Bethesda UM Church; For info or to rent a table, contact toyshow@prestonbethesdaumc.org or 410-673-7538.

 

Sat, Feb. 11th 12pm-8pm - Frederick Douglass Day of Acknowledgement Celebration in downtown Chestertown; Live music by Dell Foxx Band, speakers, educational programming; Hosted by Bayside H.O.Y.A.S., Inc.; www.baysidehoyas.org/frederick-douglass-day-of-acknowledgement.

 

Sat, Feb. 11th 9am-10:30am - Inspire! Create! for ages 6 and under at Kent School, Wilkins Lane, Chestertown; Free; Parents stay on campus while children participate; Call 410-778-4100; tcammerzell@kentschool.org.

 

Sun, Feb. 12th 12pm-6pm - Super Game Wings To Go at Galena Vol. Fire Co., 90 E. Cross St., Galena; $16-$100, mix and match sauce; French fries $5/order; Homemade mac & cheese $6/1lb. container; Advance orders call 410-708-7074 or 443-480-1749; Day of event call 410-648-5050; www.galenavfc.org.

 

Sun, Feb. 12th 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, Feb. 13th 1:30pm - “Taking Care of an Older Garden” with Cindy King at Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 510 High St., Chestertown; All Seasons Garden Club; Call 410-778-4830; fcreegan2@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, Feb. 16th 6:30pm - Audition for “Matilda, The Musical” at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Additional auditions Feb. 18th & 19th 1:30pm; Performance dates June 9th-25th; Call 410-778-3783; www.churchhilltheatre.org.

 

Thurs, Feb. 16th 7:30pm - Lori Kesner on flute and Maria Jose Parker on piano at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; concertseries@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, Feb. 16th 7pm - Film Series “Before the Flood” at Norman James Theatre, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; mgrosse2@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri-Mon, Feb. 17th-20th - 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; $649/pp; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Thurs-Sun, Feb. 18th-26th - “Time Stands Still” at Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Rd., Oxford; Presented by Tred Avon Players; Passes and individual sales at www.tredavonplayers.org.

 

Sun, Feb. 19th 3pm - National Music Festival Resonance Concert with ARTEK at St. Paul’s Parish, Kent Episcopal Church,  7579 Sandy Bottom Rd., off Rt. 20, Chestertown; Ticket $22; www.nationalmusic.us.

 

Tues, Feb. 21st 7pm - Mardi Gras Celebration with James Day and The Fish Fry at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; For tickets call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Mon, Feb. 21st 6pm - Town of Galena Park & Tree Committee Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Tues, Feb. 21st 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.

 

Sat, Feb. 25th 9am - Explore More for ages 4-7 at Kent School, Wilkins Lane, Chestertown; Free; Parents stay on campus while children participate; Call 410-778-4100; tcammerzell@kentschool.org.

 

Sat, Feb. 25th 8pm - Bluegrass with Ken and Brad Kolodner and Their Group at The Mainstay, N. 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; For tickets call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Mon, Feb. 27th 6pm - Town of Galena Planning & Zoning Meeting at 101 S. Main St., Galena; Call 410-648-5151; www.townofgalena.com.

 

Tues, Feb. 28th 7pm - “Arctic Climate & Greenland Ice” with Dr. Jason Box at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Washington College Center for Environment & Society; Must pre-register; Call 410-810-8405; www.eventbrite.com.

 

Fri & Sat, March 3rd & 4th 7:30pm - Spring Musical “Once Upon a Mattress” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat, March 4th 8am-8pm - Shore Love Little Quilts Exhibit at Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown; Runs through March 31st; Presented by Olde Kent Quilters Guild; Call 443-214-3605.

 

Sat, March 4th 10am-1pm - The Art of Sourdough Mother Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Tues, March 7th - Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show with The Mainstay; $145/pp includes luxury coach, show admission and refreshments on the bus; For reservations call 410-639-9133 or email info@mainstayrockhall.org.

 

Wed, March 8th 6:30pm-8:30pm - Breastfeeding Virtual Classes with The Birthing Center at UM Shore Regional Health; To register call 410-822-1000 ext. 5200; www.umshoreregional.org/birthing.

 

Thurs, March 9th 7pm - Film Series “Do The Right Thing” at Norman James Theatre, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; mgrosse2@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri, March 10th 5pm-8pm - Charcuterie Board Class with Wine Tasting with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sat, March 11th 5pm-10pm - Bull & Oyster Roast Fundraiser at Kent Island Yacht Club, 117 Yacht Club Dr., Chester; Call 410-643-4101; www.kiyc.org.

 

Fri-Sun, March 17th-April 2nd - “Sense & Sensibility” at Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St., Church Hill; Call 410-556-6003; www.churchhilltheatre.org.

 

Fri-Sun, March 17th-19th - Best Girlfriend’s Weekend at the Wylder Hotel, 21551 Chesapeake Acc Dr, Tilghman; Personal and professional coaches, meditation and relaxation classes, meals prepared by the Wylder Hotel; For details, visit www.talbothospice.org/events/best-girlfriends-weekend.

 

Sat, March 18th 5:30pm - 2nd Annual “Spring Fling” at Chester River Yacht & Country Club, 7738 Quaker Neck Rd., Chestertown; Presented by Chestertown Rotary Club; Tickets $65/pp; Reservations for tables of ten available; Contact David White at capndave242@yahoo.com.

 

Sat, March 18th 11am - Sourdough Bread Making Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sun, March 19th 3pm - National Music Festival Resonance Concert with Phil Snedecor at St. Paul’s Parish, Kent Episcopal Church,  7579 Sandy Bottom Rd., off Rt. 20, Chestertown; Ticket $22; www.nationalmusic.us.

 

Wed, March 22nd 7:30pm - Josh Mlodzianowski on saxophone at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; concertseries@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, March 23rd 7pm - Film Series “My Life As A Zucchini” at Norman James Theatre, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; mgrosse2@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri, March 24th 7:30pm - Church Organ Series with Katherine Johnson at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 N. Cross St., Chestertown; Call 410-778-3477; gdb20024@gmail.com.

 

Fri, March 24th 6pm-10pm - KCA Raimond Center Opening Gala at 101 Spring Ave., Chestertown; Dinner, tour of the new center, art show, and performance; Sat. 2pm-10pm Open House; For tickets call 410-778-3700; www.kentculture.org.

 

Sat, March 25th 9am - 17th Annual Tim Kern Memorial Clay Shoot at Hopkins Hunting and Sporting Clays, Kennedyville; Rain or shine; 12pm after party; Food, 50/50, raffles, and more; Benefits scholarship fund; Call 410-778-9008; mkern@chesapeakebenefits.com.

 

Sat, March 25th 2pm-10pm - Kent Cultural Alliance Raimond Center Grand Opening at 101 Spring Ave., Chestertown; Visual art, 3D art, performance, poetry and more; Call 410-778-3700; www.kentculture.org.

 

Fri & Sat, March 31st & April 1st 7:30pm - “Grendel” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; For tickets call 410-778-7839; theatredance@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat, April 1st 7pm - 14th Annual Kent County Poetry Festival at Raimond Cultural Center, 101 Spring Ave., Chestertown; Poet Vievee Francis in conversation with Maureen Corrigan from NPR’s FreshAir; Call 410-778-3700; www.kentculture.org.

 

Sat, April 1st 10am-1pm - Croissants & Such Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Fri, April 7th 7:30pm - “Masculinity Max” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Ccall 410-778-7839; theatredance@washcoll.edu.

 

Fri-Sun, April 14th-30th - “Prescription: Murder A Columbo Mystery” at Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown; Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; Call 410-810-2060; www.garfieldcenter.org.

 

Sat, April 15th 7:30pm - Fanya Lin on piano at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; concertseries@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat, April 15th 10am-3pm - Chestertown A&E Spring Art Walk throughout downtown Chestertown; Artists, artisans, live music, and more; Call 410-778-3700; hester@kentculture.org.

 

Sat, April 15th 10am-1pm - Fermented Dairy: Butter, Kefir, and Yogurt Cooking Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

 

Sat & Sun, April 15th & 16th 12pm-4pm - Rhythm & Brews 4th Annual Beer Fest at the foot of High St., downtown Chestertown; Craft beer, live music, food trucks and more; Presented by Kent County Chamber of Commerce; Call 410-810-2968; www.kentbrewfest.com.

 

Wed, April 19th 7:30pm - Music Department Student Showcase at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, April 20th 7pm - Film Series “Just Eat It” at Norman James Theatre, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; mgrosse2@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs-Sun, April 20th-30th - “Moon Over Buffalo” at Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Rd., Oxford; Presented by Tred Avon Players; Passes and individual sales at www.tredavonplayers.org.

 

Fri, April 21st 7:30pm - “On the Verge” at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; theatredance@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat & Sun, April 22nd & 23rd - Queen Anne’s Chorale Concert “Feel The Spirit” at Centreville UM Church, Rt. 213, Centreville; Call 410-827-8618; www.qachorale.org.

 

Sun, April 23rd 3pm - National Music Festival Resonance Concert with Losey/Feder Duo at St. Paul’s Parish, Kent Episcopal Church,  7579 Sandy Bottom Rd., off Rt. 20, Chestertown; Ticket $22; www.nationalmusic.us.

 

Sun, April 23rd 7:30pm - Orchestra & Band Concert at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Sun, April 23rd 10am-4pm - Museums of Kent Driving Tour throughout Kent County; Each museum will have an activity in celebration of Earth Day; Pick up a museum pass and get it stamped at each location for a chance to win a great prize; Call 410-703-3614; museumsofkent@gmail.com.

 

Wed, April 26th 7:30pm - Chorus/Jazz Vocals Concert at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Thurs, April 27th 10am-2pm - Basic Sewing 101 Class at The Fiber Arts Center, 7 N. 4th St., Denton; $20/members, $25/others; Must come with sewing machine and manual; Contact info@fiberartscenter.com.

 

Fri, April 28th 7:30pm - Music Department Musicians’ Union Showcase at Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; wcmusic@washcoll.edu.

 

Sat, April 29th 10am-1pm - The Magic of Maize Class with Dr. Bill Schindler at Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon St., Chestertown; Register at www.eatlikeahuman.com/classes.

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