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Chestertown Events Calendar- November 2014

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Date: Saturday the 1st
October 31 to November 2
Time: Various
Event: Sultana Projects Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festival
Location: Chestertown, MD

Contact: Sultana Projects
PH: 410-778-5954
Email: dmcmullen@sultanaprojects.org
URL: www.sultanaprojects.org

Visit historic Chestertown for the Mid-Atlantic's largest annual gathering of Tall Ships, schooners, and historic wooden boats. Sultana Projects' Downrigging Weekend features concerts, lectures, forums, fireworks, and opportunities to tour and sail on a fleet of historic ships representing over 400 years of maritime history.


Date: Saturday the 1st
Ongoing monthly
Time:
Event: Garden Puppet Theatre Mini-Museum Exhibit
Location: Kent County Visitor Center, 122 N Cross St, Chestertown

Contact: Patsy Hornaday
PH: 410-778-5841
Email: tph203@verizon.net
URL:

Ongoing exhibit throughout the year. Promoting the arts of puppetry and gardening in Kent County and the Martha Washington garden at the Visitor Center located in Chestertown at Cross & Maple Streets.


Date: Saturday the 1st
Time:
Event: Downrigging Weekend Public Sails
Location: The foot of Cannon Street

Contact: Liza Brocker
PH: 410-778-5954
Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
URL: www.sultanaeducation.org

Two-Hour Sails on the Schooner SULTANA $40/$20 for adults/$15 under 12 free for Captain’s Table Members Sorry, no children under 5 Reserve online or by calling 410-778-5954 (M-F) Sat. Nov 1, 10:00 am-12:30 pm Sat. Nov 1, 2:00-4:30 pm Sun. Nov 2, 11:00 am-1:30 pm


Date: Saturday the 1st
November 1 – November 2, 2014
Time:
Event: Downrigging Weekend Public Sails
Location: The foot of Cannon Street

Contact: Liza Brocker
PH: 410-778-5954
Email: lbrocker@sultanaeducation.org
URL: www.sultanaeducation.org

Two-Hour Sails on the Schooner SULTANA $40/$20 for adults/$15 under 12 free for Captain’s Table Members Sorry, no children under 5 Reserve online or by calling 410-778-5954 (M-F) Sat. Nov 1, 10:00 am-12:30 pm Sat. Nov 1, 2:00-4:30 pm Sun. Nov 2, 11:00 am-1:30 pm


Date: Saturday the 1st
November 1- December 31st
Time: 10am-5pm daily
Event: Barbara Snyder Art Show
Location: Administration Gallery, Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave, Chestertown

Contact: Barbara Finneson
PH: 410-778-3224
Email: finneon@verizon.net
URL:

Barbara Snyder is a local artist who lives in Chestertown and paints the landscape of Kent and Queen Annes County. Her technique done in Pastel and Oils is unique and very beautiful. She captures the essence and vibrance of the area with striking simplicity. Don't miss this show.


Date: Saturday the 1st
Time: 10am
Event: Lions Club of Chestertown, Halloween Parade
Location: Stating at Dixon Valve, High Street, Chestertown

Contact: Bob Knapp
PH:
Email: rknapper19@verizon.net
URL: chestertownlions.org

This parade is co-sponsored by the Chestertown Lions Club and Washington College SGA. It is open to any/all who wish to participate. Cash prizes will only be awarded to the following (6) categories: PreSchool, Elementary, Middle, High School/Adult, Groups and Floats. Rain date—Sunday Nov.3rd - 3pm. For weather updates and the most current info. on this event, please reference the Chestertown Lions internet site listed above.


Date: Saturday the 1st
Time: 4pm
Event: Maryland Emancipation Day Celebration
Location: Janes Church

Contact: Karen Emerson
PH: 410-778-3499
Email: director@kentcountyhistory.org
URL: www.kentcountyhistory.org

Proclamation, Poetry, Prayer, and Music to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Maryland Emancipation Day. Program will feature presentations by children of our community, poetry by Robert Earl Price, music by our talented musicians and tributes to local historical figures, including Henry Highland Garnet. All are welcome


Date: Saturday the 1st
Time: 10am–4pm
Event: Maryland Emancipation Day Exhibits
Location: Charles Sumner Post #25 – Chestertown

Contact: Leslie Prince Raimond
PH: 410-778-1149
Email: kentcountyartscouncil@verizon.net
URL: www.kentcountyartscouncil.org

Charles Sumner Post #25, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Exhibits and presentations celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maryland Emancipation Day. Even though Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation issued on January 1, 1863 proclaimed freedom to slaves in the 10 states in rebellion, it did not apply to Maryland as one of four slave states which had not rebelled. In April 1864, delegates drafted Maryland’s 3rd Constitution containing its own Emancipation Proclamation, which passed by 400 votes and was ratified October 13, 1864. It took effect November 1, 1864.


Date: Saturday the 1st
Time: 530p, 8pm
Event: Downrigging Concert: Songs of the Sea and Water
Location: Robert Ortiz Studios

Contact: Bob Ortiz
PH: 410-810-1400
Email: ortizstudios@verizon.net
URL: www.pamortizmusic.com/performances/

The Pam Ortiz Band known for their fine musicianship and performance of songs written by Pam Ortiz will present an evening of songs of sailing, water, and ships. The concert will take place at the Robert Ortiz Studio a woodworking shop filled with works in progress, industrial machinery, and eclectic objects.


Date: Saturday the 1st
November 1 – 2
Time: 10am–5pm
Event: RiverArts 15th Annual Studio Tour
Location: Across Kent County

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email:
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/events/studio-tour/

Visitors have the options of walking through the 18th-Century village of Chestertown and visiting the studios “downtown.” Or tour the countryside around Chestertown and Rock Hall and visit the studios in the outlying areas of Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties, a ride made more beautiful by the fall colors. Many studios overlook the Chester River, numerous creeks or the Chesapeake Bay. And visit Arts At Still Pond Station where Chestertown RiverArts has its Clay Studio, the only one of its kind on the Upper Shore.


Date: Sunday the 2nd
Time: 4pm
Event: Free Band Concert: Mysterious Musical Moments
Location: Emmanuel Church, Chestertown

Contact:
PH: 410-778-2829
Email:
URL:

In keeping with the Halloween season, the Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble will present a program of music with themes of suspense, mysteriousness, and horror. Directed by Dr. Keith Wharton, the ESWE is the all-ages community concert band based in Chestertown. It gives four concerts during its Sept.-May season and welcomes new members at any time, without audition or fee. The next concert will be a holiday concert on Dec. 14. The band is partially supported by the Kent Co. Arts Council.


Date: Sunday the 2nd
Time: 7pm
Event: The Mainstay Comes to Downrigging: Banjo Man & Bill with Tom Anthony
Location: Music Life Music Store – High Street

Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org

In Chestertown for Downrigging, Mainstay founder Tom McHugh (banjo, blues harmonica and vocals), Bill Matthews (guitar and vocals) and Tom Anthony (bass) will sing “Songs of the River, Songs of the Seas.” Expect a blend of classic old jazz, obscure blues, a sprinkling of folk classics and some of Tom McHugh’s great Chesapeake songs. Call the Mainstay for reservations. Admission is $15. Call the Mainstay for reservations.


Date: Monday the 3rd
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Live Playwrights' Society
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre 210 High St, Chestertown

Contact: Lucia Foster
PH: 410-810-2060
Email: lfoster@garfieldcenter.org
URL: www.garfieldcenter.org

The Live Playwrights' Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30pm and is open to all ages. (Free!) New plays are read and critiqued each month!


Date: Monday the 3rd
November 3 – 24
Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Event: Clay Handbuilding
Location: RiverArts Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/classes/handbuilding/

There are so many functional and non-functional things you can do with a slab of clay, come explore the possibilities. Learn what you need to set up your own home studio for handbuilding – it can be a scavenger hunt of found objects. Each week you will make something different and start to develop your artistic style.


Date: Tuesday the 4th
Time: 4:30pm
Event: Literary House Series: Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay — An Evening with An
Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House – Washington College

Contact: Owen Bailey
PH: 410-810-5768
Email: obailey2@washcoll.edu
URL: www.washcoll.edu/centers/lithouse/

Ander Monson is the author of a number of paraphernalia including a website, a decoder wheel, several chapbooks, as well as five books, most recently Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir (Graywolf Press, 2010). His work has appeared in The New York Times and the Best American Essays series twice, as well as in many magazines and journals.


Date: Wednesday the 5th
Time: 7pm
Event: Informational Meeting: Making Solar Energy Work for YOU!
Location: Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River

Contact: Jane Hardy
PH: 410-639-7811
Email: janewhardy@gmail.com
URL:

The Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River will host an informational evening on the status of residential solar energy. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 5, at 7 PM at UUCR, 914 Gateway Dr., Chestertown. Guest speakers Mike Arms and Ben Fetrow will describe why solar energy is becoming so popular, what it means to an individual user, and how a home owner can make it happen for little or no money. Mike has recently had a solar system installed at his home and is willing to share the economic advantages he foresees as well as the installation procedure that he has experienced. Ben is an executive with Solar City and will describe how and why solar is ‘taking off’ in parts of the US and what Solar City can offer residential customers. This is strictly an informational meeting to acquaint people with residential solar options. It is free and open to the public. Come join us to better understand the options and both advantages and disadvantages of residential solar energy production.


Date: Wednesday the 5th
Time: 4–7pm
Event: Life Drawing
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/

Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.


Date: Thursday the 6th
Time: 5–8pm
Event: The Art of Stewardship Preview Reception
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: Diane Landskroener
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org

The first annual Art of Stewardship Exhibition is sponsored by Chestertown RiverArts and the Chester River Association in collaboration with Massoni Art and the Art of Stewardship Project. The exhibition, in the RiverArts Galleries, will feature works that express and exemplify the importance of being good stewards of the Earth. Marcy Ramsey, president of the Chester River Association is curator and juror for this show. Judges, Greg Mort, an internationally renowned artist whose Stewardship series of paintings have been exhibited to much acclaim and Rebecca Hoffberger, founder and director of the American Visionary Museum, will present the awards


Date: Thursday the 6th
Time: 10am
Event: Coffee & Conversation with ANDREW O'SHAUGHNESSY, author of "The Men who Los
Location: 207 Calvert Street

Contact:
PH: 410-778-3636
Email:
URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/

Winner of the 2014 George Washington Book Prize, Andrew O'Shaughnessy has unearthed little known stories of the British soldiers and politicians on the losing side of the American Revolution.


Date: Friday the 7th
Time: 5-8pm
Event: Chestertown's 1st Fridays
Location: Downtown Chestertown

Contact:
PH:
Email:
URL: www.kentcounty.com/artsentertainment

Meander the red-brick, tree-lined sidewalks of Historic Chestertown, while enjoying extended shop hours and arts and entertainment throughout Downtown. For a list of activities, please check this calendar for specific listings.


Date: Friday the 7th
Nov. 7-23, 2014 (weekends)
Time: Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sun. 2pm
Event: Blood Brothers: A musical: Book, Music, and Lyrics by Willy Russell
Location: Church Hill Theatre, 103 Walnut St, Church Hill

Contact: Church Hill Theatre Office
PH: 410-758-1331
Email: office@churchhilltheatre.org
URL: churchhilltheatre.org

Twins, separated at birth, grow up in vastly different economic circumstances. As if by fate, they meet and become best friendsóuntil they fall in love with the same girl. An international hit, this musical ran for over 10,000 performances in London. With exceptional contemporary music, intelligent lyrics and a compelling story, it is fast becoming an American favorite as well.
$20 adults, $17 members, $10 students


Date: Friday the 7th
November 7 - December 28
Time: First Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 Reception 5-8pm
Event: Divergence
Location: The Artists' Gallery, 239 High St, Chestertown

Contact: Linda Hall
PH: 410-778-2425/410-348-2343
Email: lindahall@atlanticbb.net
URL:

Linda works in watercolor as well as oils and pastel. This show will be primarily watercolor using different papers, such as YUPO paper and watercolor canvas. They will diverge from realism to semiabstract.


Date: Friday the 7th
Time: 12pm
Event: 12@Hotchkiss - Jonathan Scales Fourchestra
Location: Gibson Center for the Arts–Washington College

Contact: Ken Schweitzer
PH: 410-778-7836
Email: kschweitzer2@washcoll.edu
URL: concertseries.washcoll.edu

12@Hotchkiss is a noon-hour concert series featuring acclaimed artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. Held on the first Fridays of Sep, Oct, Nov, Feb, & Apr, admission is FREE. Concerts are sponsored by the Department of Music of Washington College. Steel pannist and founder Jonathan Scales’s compositional skill mixes with tasteful, avant-garde improvisations to form a totally unique approach to an instrument often associated with cruise ships and tropical music.


Date: Friday the 7th
Time: 5–8pm
Event: The Art of Stewardship Opening Reception
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: Stephanie Somers
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org

The first annual Art of Stewardship Exhibition is sponsored by Chestertown RiverArts and the Chester River Association in collaboration with Massoni Art and the Art of Stewardship Project. The exhibition, in the RiverArts Galleries, will feature works that express and exemplify the importance of being good stewards of the Earth.


Date: Friday the 7th
Time: 5–8pm
Event: The Library's Art exhibit featuring the photography of Kate Livie & Matthew
Location: Kent County Public Library, Chestertown

Contact:
PH: 410-778-3636
Email:
URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/

Visit the Library on First Friday and meet the photographers; local residents KATE LIVIE and MATTHEW LANE. The photography exhibit will be shown in the Library for the entire month. light refreshments.


Date: Friday the 7th
November 7 – 22
Time: Gallery Hours
Event: Exhibition: The Five Turners, Woodworking
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibitions/

Gene Adcock, Chuck Engstrom, Margaret Lospinuso, Lou Rudinski, and Tim Moore all work largely with wood discarded from unstable trees, road and building projects, and even the occasional firewood pile. Many of their objects are indeed useful as bowls, platters, and the like – but they are all objects of beauty and craftsmanship intended to highlight the natural beauty of the wood and the embellishments of their individual imaginations.


Date: Friday the 7th
November 7 – 29
Time: Gallery Hours
Event: Exhibition: Art of Stewardship - Judged Show
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibitions/art-of-st

The exhibition, in the RiverArts Galleries, will feature works that express and exemplify the importance of being good stewards. Juror: Marcy Ramsey Judges: Greg Mort, Rebecca Hoffberger


Date: Friday the 7th
Time: 5–8pm
Event: First Friday Gallery Reception for Alice Pickett-Lewis
Location: Tree of Life Gallery, 312 Cannon St

Contact: Marilee Schumann
PH: 410-708-0312
Email: marileeschumann@gmail.com
URL:

Alice Pickett-Lewis, a fiber-artist who is well known locally and nationally, is the featured artist this month at The Tree of Life Gallery of American Craft, in Chestertown. The Tree of Life Gallery, located on historic Cannon Street, specializes in fine craft. The Tree of Life Gallery will host a special reception on First Friday, November 7, to celebrate the opening of her show. Please join us at 312 Cannon Street, from 5-8.


Date: Saturday the 8th
Time: 9:30am–12:30pm
Event: Mental Health Town Meeting & Resource Fair
Location: Presbyterian Church of Chestertown

Contact: Lainie Surette
PH: 410-639-7492
Email: Lainie312@gmail.com
URL:

Join us to learn about local health services, get useful information and hear from nationally recognized speaker, Dr. Mark Komrad on "Getting Help for Someone with a Mental Health Issue". Dr. Komrad is a psychiatrist on the clinical and teaching staff at Sheppard Pratt Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Date: Saturday the 8th
Time: 9:30a–1:30pm
Event: Children's Creativity Center
Location: KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/

Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.


Date: Saturday the 8th
Time: 2–3pm
Event: Parent-Child Humane Education Workshop
Location: KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery

Contact: Carolyn Thompson
PH: 410-778-3648
Email: cthompson@kenthumane.org
URL: www.kenthumane.org

As a part of Chestertown's Earth Stewardship Days, The Humane Society of Kent County will be offering a parent-child workshop for children ages 6-10 titled "Animals Make the World a Kinder Place: How to be Nice to Them". Children will learn how to care for animals during the holiday season and throughout the year, and participants are asked to bring a photo of their pet(s) with them. Parents are encouraged to become involved. The workshop is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Children will leave with a booklet and a badge of participation. Advance registration not required.


Date: Saturday the 8th
Time: 7pm
Event: Film: No Impact Man part of Earth Stewardship Days
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts

Contact:
PH: 410-810-2060
Email:
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/events/earth-stewards

Film: No Impact Man Admission: $5 Part of Earth Stewardship Days - visit the RiverArts website for a complete schedule and more info.


Date: Tuesday the 11th
Time: 5–6pm
Event: The Creative Process with Bob Ortiz
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: Stephanie Somers
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/creative-live

A conversation with award-winning, self-taught furniture maker and woodworker Bob Ortiz about art and craft as process, not as product. In Bob's words: “Whenever I’m asked how long it took me to make a piece I always give two answers, one of them being 'my entire life.' I do believe that my work is a product of all my experiences and the different roads that I have walked." Bob will share some of those fascinating "roads." Members: $20; Non-members: $25


Date: Wednesday the 12th
Time: 12–2pm
Event: Learn at Lunch: Abigail Robson: A Woman at Sea: Earning a Place in a Man’s
Location: Hynson Lounge – Washington College

Contact:
PH: 410-778-7221
Email: wc_all@washcoll.edu
URL: www.washcoll.edu/offices/wc-all/

Kent County native, Abigail Robson, sails as Second Mate aboard a tanker trading in Alaska and along the US West Coast. Hear about current technology and specific operations of today’s tanker ship industry – the inherent dangers of both transporting oil and shipping across an ocean, precautions taken and technology used to mitigate those risks. Reservations required for Washington College's Academy of Lifelong Learning Learn at Lunch. Reservations required. Members - $15, Non members - $20.


Date: Wednesday the 12th
Time: 4–7pm
Event: Life Drawing
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/

Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.


Date: Thursday the 13th
Time: 4:30pm
Event: Literary House Series: Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay — An Evening with Li
Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House – Washington College

Contact: Owen Bailey
PH: 410-810-5768
Email: obailey2@washcoll.edu
URL: www.washcoll.edu/centers/lithouse/

Lia Purpura is the author of seven collections of essays, poems, and translations—most recently, Rough Likeness (Sarabande Books, 2011) and King Baby (Alice James Books, 2008). Her honors include a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, National Endowment for the Arts and Fulbright Fellowships, three Pushcart prizes, the Associated Writing Programs Award in Nonfiction, as well as the Beatrice Hawley, and Ohio State University Press awards in poetry.


Date: Saturday the 15th
November 15 – 16
Time: 8pm
Event: Red Devil Moon
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts

Contact: Box Office
PH: 410-810-2060
Email: pamortizmusic@verizon.net
URL: www.garfieldcenter.org

RED DEVIL MOON is an original musical with book by Robert Earl Price and music composed by Pam Ortiz. This performance is a Theatrical Concert showcasing many of the songs written for the production sung by the Gospel Trio Sombarkin and The Pam Ortiz Band. Playwright Robert Earl Price will narrate. The Musical is inspired by the novel CANE by Jean Toomer, written in 1923 and considered the first "modernist" novel.


Date: Saturday the 15th
Time: 9:30am–1:30pm
Event: Children's Creativity Center
Location: KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/

Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.


Date: Saturday the 15th
Time: 5–7pm
Event: Clay Studio Grand Opening
Location: 204 High Street – Chestertown

Contact: Diane Landskroener
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts.ddl@gmail.com
URL: chestertownriverarts.org

Clay Studio Grand Opening


Date: Sunday the 16th
Time: 1–6pm
Event: Painted Furniture Workshop
Location: KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery

Contact: Stephanie Somers
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/painted-furni

Instructor Brenda Foehrkolb brings her decorative painting background, sharp eye and design flair to this furniture painting workshop. She will guide you in transforming a small piece of furniture from "trash to treasure" with little to no prep or sanding required (using RECLAIM.) See RiverArts website for more details. Registration Deadline: November 7, 2014. Members: $170; Non-members: $210


Date: Wednesday the 19th
Time: 4:30pm
Event: Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: In Bed With Ulysses — A Documentary Film Screen
Location: Norman James Theatre – Washington College

Contact: Owen Bailey
PH: 410-810-5768
Email: obailey2@washcoll.edu
URL: www.washcoll.edu/departments/english/

In Bed With Ulysses chronicles the making of one of modern fiction's most brilliant masterpieces—James Joyce's Ulysses—and the toll it took on the Joyce family.


Date: Wednesday the 19th
Time: 4–7pm
Event: Life Drawing
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/

Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.


Date: Thursday the 20th
Time: 7–10pm
Event: Two Spirits Documentary Film
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts

Contact:
PH: 410-810-2060
Email:
URL: www.www.garfieldcenter.org/event/two-spirits-docum

In Honor of the Transgender Day of Remembrance The Garfield Center for the Arts presents: Two Spirits - Film 7:30 pm* General Admission: $10 Students (with valid ID): $5 Two Spirits tells compelling stories about traditions that were once widespread among the indigenous cultures of North America. The film explores the contemporary lives and history of Native two-spirit people —who combine the traits of both men and women with qualities that are also unique to individuals who express multiple genders. *Film will be preceded by Vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance at 7pm and followed by a discussion.


Date: Saturday the 22nd
November 22, 2014
Time: 8:30am-2pm
Event: Christmas Bazaar
Location: Emmanuel Church, 101 N Cross St, Chestertown

Contact:
PH: 410-778-3477
Email:
URL: emmanuelchesterparish.org

Emmanuel Church, Chestertown, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday November 22, 2014 from 8:30AM to 2:00 PM. Lunch will be offered from 11:00 to 1:30. The bazaar features one-of-a-kind Christmas figures; homemade baked goods, chutneys and jellies; gift quality treasures; hand knitted items and much more. Admission on Saturday is free but there is also a preview party on Friday, November 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 with $15.00 admission. The church is located on Cross Street at Fountain Park in downtown Chestertown. Phone: 410 778-3477 for more details. Web site is http://emmanuelchesterparish.org/


Date: Saturday the 22nd
Time: 1pm
Event: WW II: The Rescue of Europe's Plundered Wealth
Location: Kent County Public Library, Chestertown

Contact:
PH: 410-778-3636
Email:
URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/

The story of the Monuments Men is only part of a much larger story. In 2013, at the urging of a historian, Baltimore resident Susan Fisher Sullam uncovered hundreds of pages of top secret & classified files that had belonged to her late father detailing the final, harrowing months of WW II. As a member of General Eisenhower's staff, Joel Fisher had kept the memos & papers detailing one of the greatest treasure hunts in history.His documents chronicle how Americans located & secured billions of dollars' worth of gold, silver and currency plundered by the Nazis from the treasuries of occupied Europe. It was a story he never shared with his daughter & one that she discovered in her basement 16 years after his death.


Date: Saturday the 22nd
Time: 9:30am–1:30pm
Event: Children's Creativity Center
Location: KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/kidspot/

Open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, grandparents, or other adult, KidSPOT provides an opportunity for children ages 2-12 to expand creative expression and creative problem-solving — two skills that will benefit them in academic studies as well as in their journey through life.


Date: Wednesday the 26th
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Open Mic Night
Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at Prince Theatre 210 High St, Chestertown

Contact: Box Office
PH: 410-810-2060
Email: info@garfieldcenter.org
URL: www.garfieldcenter.org

Come out and join us for food, drink and some great local music - The last Wednesday of the month! Open Mic Night is hosted by Ford Schumann, is open to all ages and performance styles. To sign up for a time slot, or to request information, email Ford at fordo1@aol.com.


Date: Wednesday the 26th
Time: 4–7pm
Event: Life Drawing
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownRiverArts.org/classes/life-drawing/

Cost: $10 per session (w/ purchase of ticket book); $15 at the door. Featuring professional models of both genders, the sessions are valuable to fine and commercial artists, both professional and amateur, who want to improve their sense of proportion, line quality, understanding of anatomy and overall drawing skill.


Date: Friday the 28th
Nov. 28-30
Time: Fri. 4-7pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-3pm
Event: 51st Annual Chestertown Antiques Show and Sale
Location: Washington College Lifetime Fitness Center

Contact: Marilyn Klompus
PH: 410-810-4743
Email: mklompus@gmail.com
URL:

40+ quality exhibitors offering furniture, decorative accessories, art, jewelry, folk art, lighting, porcelain and ceramics, ranging from country to modern. Presented by and benefiting the Kent Association of Riding Therapy. Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-3pm. Washington College Lifetime Fitness Center, Route 213, Chestertown. For more information call 410-810-4743 or email mklompus@gmail.com.


Date: Friday the 28th
November 28-29, 2014
Time: Various
Event: Home for the Holidays
Location: Downtown Chestertown

Contact: Andy Goddard
PH: 443-480-1987
Email: andysctown@atlanticbb.net
URL:

The official lighting of Downtown for the holidays, the arrival of Santa (Friday eve, a parade on Saturday featuring the Kent County Marching Band,and caroling in Fountain Park. Downtown stores have extended hours. throughout the weekend.


Date: Friday the 28th
Time: 10am–5pm
Event: Exhibition: Holiday Show & Sale
Location: RiverArts Studio Gallery

Contact: RiverArts
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts@verizon.net
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org/exhibitions/calls-for

RiverArts known for their selection of locally handmade gifts will continue in that tradition. Artists can bring 30 small pieces and 3 large ones. As things sell, artists are encouraged to bring in more items. The artist fee is $10 for those who are not already in the Gift Shop.


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