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.…

Puzzles and Games

The weather wasn’t perfect for outdoorsy activities this past weekend but that didn’t stop our guests from having a good time during their Maryland vacation reconnecting over puzzles and games. When is the last time you did a puzzle start to finish in one or two sittings? You can’t remember right? Many of our guests…

Christmas Bird Count and Bird & Nature Tour Events in Dec. in Maryland

We want to share with you two excellent birding opportunities coming up soon in Maryland. #1 Birding Event this weekend: Saturday, December 8, 2012, Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge in Rock Hall, Maryland is holding its annual Open House. There are guided tours of several areas of the park, some of which are normally closed to…

Andrea Wulf and Adam Goodheart Open the Chestertown Book Festival!

November is running a close second with October in terms of things to do in Chestertown MD. Perhaps with Thanksgiving thrown in the mix, it might even be busier than October, and that’s saying a lot! This weekend alone we have the Chestertown Book Festival, Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour, and First Friday! Whew! 1. A…

Chestertown goes Wild…a good reason to visit the Eastern Shore!

We’ve said before that October is a busy month… something is going on every weekend. Always a good reason to visit the Eastern Shore and stay at our Chestertown bed and breakfast! This weekend marks the 33rd Annual Chestertown Wildlife Exhibition and Sale:  “A celebration of Eastern Shore Art, Wildlife, Environment and Heritage.” This festival…

The Historical Society Sponsors Chestertown House Tour

This coming Saturday, October 6th, there will be a lot of extra foot traffic downtown: The Historical Society of Kent County’s Chestertown House Tour brings scores of people to our little town to tour some of the most spectacular historic houses around. Even our very own Brampton Inn, a Chestertown bed and breakfast, has been…

Chestertown MD September Jazz and Film Festivals and Water Play!

  There is a lot to do in September 2012 in and around Chestertown Md: First, the Festivals: Saturday, September 15,  11am to 6:30pm, marks the return of the Chestertown Jazz Festival.  An all day music festival at Wilmer Park, with the incredible harmonicist Frederic Yonnet headlining. Our Chestertown Md inn wrote about Yonnet last fall,…

On the Eastern Shore: Top 5 Places to Watch the Sunset

We are very lucky here on the Eastern Shore to have some of the best sunsets around. As there’s nothing more romantic than watching a sunset together (except maybe watching the sunrise, but that’s a different story). These are, in no particular order, the 5 top places we can think of to say adieu to…