CHESTERTOWN DOWNRIGGING WEEKEND
October 27-29, 2017
Visit Chestertown, one of America’s best preserved historic seaports, for Downrigging Weekend - one of the largest annual Tall Ship and Wooden Boat Festivals on the East Coast. In it's 17th year, the festival is organized by Sultana Education Foundation, a non-profit that first formed around the construction of the Sultana. Today, Sultana is a school ship, carrying thousands of children and other passengers on educational trips throughout the year.
One of the main events is the Fireworks and Ship Illumination on Friday night when all the visiting ships are illuminated. Over the weekend, enjoy performances by world-class musicians; lectures by nationally recognized authors and filmmaker or…