Studio Tour and Guitar Festival in Chestertown

One  of the most popular events of the year and a brand new music festival are the highlights for this coming weekend. RiverArts 16th Annual Studio Tour is a self guided tour of more than 50 artists in their studios throughout Kent and Queen Anne counties.   A fabulous opportunity to see works in progress, learn…

Arts & Entertainment District :: Chestertown, MD Events

We often talk about how lucky we are to live in an area that is so rich in culture: music festivals and movie theaters, art galleries and artists’ studios, book fairs and boat festivals, live theater and lecture series, sailing lessons and story telling. . . It’s almost as if someone said, here’s a town…

Let the Fall Festival Season Begin!

Welcome to October, folks, and a month jam packed with special events, activities and fun! First Fridays always seem more fun in the fall for some reason:  That crisp air just adds something special to strolling the streets, sampling the free eats and drinks, meeting up with friends, and checking out the shopkeepers’ wares. This…

Enjoy the Chestertown Tea Party Festival: on land or on water!

As Memorial Day approaches, the entire town gears up for its biggest party of the year:   The Chestertown Tea Party Festival, May 22-25, 2014. NOT a radical political movement, this weekend event has everything from a parade to a 10K run, art and food vendors, music, wine and beer tasting garden, a raft race. You name it,…

Downrigging Weekend and Boat Festival

For the third week in a row, we have a great weekend event to tell you about.  We are approaching the 13th annual Downrigging Weekend: Sultana Projects Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival.  This is one of the biggest weekends of the year for Chestertown with many  different activities going on including a concert at…

3rd Annual Locavore Festival

As spring comes around again, our thoughts turn to flower buds and new growth in the garden.  We anxiously watch the new asparagus patch to see the baby spears emerging from the ground.  Rhubarb will make its way into the muffins for breakfast and the early lettuces might show up in sandwiches at tea time.…