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June Events in Kent County

June 1 @ 12:00 am - June 30 @ 12:00 am

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 • 9 a.m.-Noon
RiverArts, Chestertown
KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged two to 12 open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by an adult. The center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music, science and technology. Call 410-778-6300 for details.
Reggie Harris Concert
June 1 • 7 p.m.
Sumner Hall, 206 South Queen Street, Chestertown.
This concert is the final one in the African American Legacy and Heritage in Jazz, Blues and Gospel Series produced by Tom McHugh. It is promised to be a crowd-pleaser. Tickets are available through Eventbrite at http://aalhconcertseries.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 443-282-0023 or email info@garpost25.org.
Rock Hall Triathlon
June 1-2 • 8 a.m.
Rock Hall Landing Marina, 5657 South Hawthorne Avenue, Rock Hall
Kinetic Multisports presents these events: The Rock Hall Olympics on June 1 at 8 a.m. and Rock Hall Sprint on June 2 at 9 a.m. Saturday’s event includes a swim and bike ride while Sunday’s sprint includes a swim, bike and run. Visit https://kineticmultisports.com/races/rockhall.
First Friday
June 7 • 5-8 p.m.
Downtown Chestertown
First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown’s downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street. This event is held the first Friday of every month. Call 443-282-0246 for details.
Judged Painting and Contemporary Craft Exhibition
June 7 • 5-8 p.m. Artists’ Reception
June 13 • 5:30 p.m. Gallery Talk
Chestertown RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106, Chestertown
This exhibition will showcase the region’s finest artwork. It opens on June 7 with an artists’ reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and fine craft (including metal, wood, fiber, ceramics, glass and jewelry) will be on display this month. Curators are Marj Morani and Pat Thompson and the Judge is Mary McCoy. The exhibition is open from June 7 through June 30.
24th Annual Rockfish Tournament
June 7 • 7 a.m. to June 8 • 3 p.m.
Rock Hall Bulkhead, Bayside Avenue, Rock Hall
Join in the fun and the competition at the Maryland Waterman’s Association’s 24th Annual Rockfish Tournament. For details, call 410-639-7719 or email mparry2000@verizon.net.
Second Saturdays in Chestertown
June 8 • 3-7 p.m.
Bad Alfred’s Distilling, Cannon Street Parking lot between Cross and Mill streets, Chestertown
Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. This event is held rain or shine.
Guests of all ages are welcome to attend. There is plenty of free public parking. For more information, call 443-282-0246.
Garfield Improv Group
June 11, 25 • 8-10 p.m.
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, Chestertown
The Garfield Improv Group offers actors, writers, and creative thinkers the opportunity to develop and grow their individual voice and technique through improvisation. Each week, the group will focus on elements such as initiating a scene, how to approach a character, making strong character choices, establishing and recognizing character status, and heightening a scene. There will be many opportunities to perform (or watch) each week and the bar will be open. Email improv@garfieldcenter.org or call 410-810-2060.
Short Attention Span Theatre
June 21-22, 28-29 • 8 p.m.
June 23, 30, July 7 • 2 p.m.
The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre – 210 High Street, Chestertown
Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s own 10-minute play festival, opens its 15th year in June. Produced by Mark Sullivan and Diane Landskroener, “SAST” runs weekends from June 21 through July 7. An audience favorite, SAST features the local talents of dozens of directors, writers and actors, and is designed to hold your attention for Just. Long. Enough. For tickets, call 410-810-2060, email events@garfieldcenter.org or visit garfieldcenter.org.
Kent Amateur Radio Society Field Day
June 22 • 8 p.m. – June 23 • 2 p.m.
Fridays and Saturday 8 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m.
Massey Aerodrome, 33541 Maryland Line Road, Massey
The Kent Amateur Radio Society (KARS) will be participating in the annual National Field Day exercise. The public is invited to visit members and see how they support county emergency service entities, as well as have fun talking to people across the country using radio instead of internet, landlines or cell phones. For more information on Field Day, visit arrl.org/field-day. For more information on the Kent Amateur Radio Society, visit www.k3ars.org or call Bobby Kelley Jr. at 410-708-4550.
Bay-to-Bay Ride
June 23 • 7 a.m.
Betterton Volunteer Fire Company, Betterton
The Chestertown Lions Club will hold its annual Bay-to-Bay Ride to raise funds for the Lions Club Leader Dog Program for the Blind. Routes include a 50-, 86-, or 104-mile ride. There is also a 27-mile loop ride to historic Chestertown. Call Fred Sherriff at 410-778-5799 with questions.
Art in Bloom
June 23 • 4-6 p.m.
Chestertown RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106, Chestertown
The Seventh Annual “Art in Bloom,” a celebration of the art of floral design, will be held Sunday, June 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. Floral arrangements inspired by the artwork in the RiverArts June show will fill the galleries. Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite floral arrangement while enjoying champagne, hors d’oeuvres and live music. Proceeds support KidSPOT Summer Camp Scholarships. For details, call 410-778-6300 or email info@chestertownriverarts.org.
Open Mic Night
June 26 • 7:30-10 p.m.
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, Chestertown
Enjoy Open Mic Night on the last Wednesday of the month. Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine; the options are limitless. Email Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information. It’s free to attend, and there’s always a cash bar. Donations are always appreciated.
Waterman’s Day
June 30 • Noon
The Rock Hall Bulkhead, Bayside Avenue, Rock Hall
Join in on the fun for this unique and fun-filled event, sponsored by the Rock Hall Waterman’s Association, featuring Eastern Shore watermen competing in activities, including a boat docking contest, anchor tossing contest, and much more. Also, enjoy food from numerous vendors, and entertainment. For more information, contact 410-639-7719 or mparry2000@verizon.net.


June 1 @ 12:00 am
June 30 @ 12:00 am


Kent County, Maryland
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States + Google Map
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