A Chestertown Learning Vacation: Workshop with a Local Artist

A Unique Maryland Getaway As we’ve mentioned before, Chestertown is home to quite a few artists and artisans who are lucky to be able to make a living with their craft:  a lifestyle that many would like to emulate, but few are able to realize. Taking a year off to apprentice under a master is…

Surround your Valentine with Orchids at Longwood Gardens!

Roses may be the traditionally given flower for Valentine’s Day,  but not everyone always wants to be traditional.  Roses are lovely of course, but what if instead of flowers that will be gone in a few days anyway, you wanted to give the gift of an experience that you can share… and one that just…

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…

RiverFest in Chestertown, MD :: Celebrating Art & History

Leave it to the inventive folks of Chestertown, MD to create an event that celebrates the arts, the environment, and local history all at the same time.  RiverFest 2015 is a brand new festival that takes place in Wilmer Park, beautifully situated along the banks of our magnificent Chester River. Tons of activities are packed…

Chestertown Jazz Festival Weekend 2015

We’re very excited because this year the Chestertown Jazz Festival is an entire weekend instead of one Saturday afternoon … giving us more opportunities to hear some great music by world class performers, check out the vendors, and bask in the warm September sun by the river. Starting on Friday, September 10, enjoy an evening…

July 4th Celebration – Chestertown Tradition

This is only the second year that we’ve had the fire-pit here at the Brampton, and it’s already become part of a tradition:  4th of July hot dogs and burgers by the fire and then a “private showing” of Chestertown’s fireworks display.  They can be seen from the property after all, so it’s kind of…

Music in Kent County :: National Music Festival

Brampton Inn may be located in one of the most rural areas of Maryland, but that doesn’t mean we are lacking in culture.  Not by a long shot. Indeed, music lovers have an awful LOT to keep them busy in and around Chestertown: The Garfield Center for the Arts hosts theatrical and musical events all year…