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…

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…