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…

Spring is Blooming :: Chestertown, Maryland Events

Just as the daffodils start blooming, the list of outdoor Chestertown, Maryland events starts to grow longer.  The third week of April is chock full of interesting things to do here in Kent County. The 6th annual Paint the Town event, sponsored by Chestertown RiverArts,  features 50 artists (50!!) from all over the east coast…

Chili Cook-off event to Benefit Kent County Humane Society

We like our turkey and vegetarian chili here at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast, and if you’ve ever visited us in the winter you may have ordered our chili picnic for one of those nights when you just wanted to stay in by the fire.  Who doesn’t love chili anyway?  If you consider yourself a…

More Opportunities to Shop Local in Chestertown!

If you’ve made it through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday and you STILL have holiday shopping to do, fear not:  there are endless options for that perfect gift, and we have some great places for you to shop local in Chestertown. This Friday, December 5th, is the most festive First Friday of the…

Shop Locally, Eat Locally: New Spots in Chestertown!

Saturday, November 29 is Small Business Saturday: a day we’re all encouraged to shop at locally owned small businesses.  There is certainly no shortage of great shops in Chestertown; in fact, this past year has seen the arrival of even more. Just about a mile from the inn, on High Street, there is a cluster of new…

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…