Three of our favorite things…

The song says these are the “lazy days of summer”, but to my eye, there is always something going on when it’s summertime:  pool parties, barbecues, family reunions.  Stuff happens.  Sales happen.  Concerts happen.  Corn happens! Here are a few of our favorite Chestertown, MD events coming up soon this July: 1.  Nothing says summer more…

Less than 3 months until Jazz Fest…

With all due respect to spontaneity (which is great), planning ahead also has its perks.  An early phone call will normally get you that special cottage that’s “yours”,  the romantic table in the window of your favorite restaurant, or an early discount on tickets for events. About three months ago we suggested that you save the…

Short Attention Span Theater Returns to Chestertown

If you’re going to be in the Chestertown area either of the next two weekends, be sure to head to the Garfield Center for the Performing Arts for one of the Short Attention Span Theater performances.  These are just what the name implies, and, as their tag line says: “Just. Long. Enough.”   An evening…

Maryland Wine Week

Ah, June…the official month of summer,  Dads and grads, weddings, and  perhaps our favorite…vacation planning!! Sure, not everyone vacations in the summer, but certainly a lot of folks do. What’s that?  Not planning any big trips any time soon?  Are we making you feel bad? Please don’t despair!  We’ve got just the thing for you……

Join Us This Weekend for the Chestertown Tea Party!

It’s that time of year again…the last full weekend in May is time for dressing up in 18th century clothes, sailing on a reproduction of an 18th century schooner, and of course, playing chess with Benjamin Franklin…   Image from Wikimedia Commons Yes, friends, it’s the Chestertown Tea Party Festival this weekend. Print this out…

Maryland Kayaking :: Paddling In and Around Chestertown

As I write this, it’s a little damp and drizzly outside, but I just know that warm, beautiful springtime weather is right around the corner. A fun thing to do when the sun is out is to get on the water. Obviously, the Eastern Shore is famous for the Chesapeake Bay and the many rivers,…

2 Fun Maryland Events in April!!

Each April we see the start of the “weekend festival season” at our bed and breakfast in Maryland. The warmer weather is always an enticement to spend time outdoors, and it’s especially nice if there’s an event to attend. Earth Day is on April 22nd this year and on the 20th (Saturday) Chestertown will throw…

Chestertown Jazz Festival 2013

If you enjoy live music, good food and art, then you’ll want to come to the Eastern Shore the weekend of September 7, 2013 for the next Chestertown Jazz Festival and Art in the Park.   By the  banks of the Chester River in Wilmer Park, you will enjoy river breezes and jazz riffs. The…