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…

Results of Latest Eastern Shore Bird Walk at Brampton Inn . . .

On May 5, 2012, the Kent County Bird Club led a bird walk around our Chestertown, MD, bed and breakfast for the second time. The previous birding in Maryland outing was last October: “Birding at Brampton.“  According to Walter Ellison, the leader of the club, “These weekends would give us a good feel for the birding potential…

Bicycling Vacation at our Historic Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast

We have a saying around here: “If it’s early May, then it must be biker week.”  (Bicyclers, that is.)  Each spring and fall, we have the distinct pleasure of hosting two very fine bicycling vacation groups here at our historic eastern shore bed and breakfast. Based in North Carolina, Carolina Tailwinds has been visiting with us…

2nd Annual “Locavore Literary Festival” at Chestertown’s Washington College

We’ve talked about eating local foods before, and it’s time to do it again. The weekend of March 30, April 1-2, Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society will host their 2nd Locavore Literary Festival with regional and national writers speaking about food, foraging and fermentation. There will be demonstrations and even an opportunity to…