Eastern Shore of Maryland Real Estate Blog

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

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Eastern shore home is just a block from the Chester River and a walk away from historic Chestertown’s river walk, shops, dining and Washington College. Recently remodeled home offers updated kitchen, whole house generator, and guest suite. The separate studio in the backyard is a fun getaway decorated with original paintings and slogans. An inviting sun porch overlooks the private backyard with lovely perennial gardens. Located in Queen Anne’s County near marinas and kayak launch.  View more info and photos.  Offered at: $425,000.

 

 

 

 

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Chesapeake Bay Balloon and Wine Festival

August 4-5, 2017

Triple Creek Winery, Cordova Maryland

The festival will feature 19 Hot Air Balloons offering passenger flights, tethered balloon rides and a Junior Balloonist Camp for kids.  There will be vendors for crafts and food and a Roaming Railroad will provide rides for kids and adults.  More information can be found on their website  Chesapeake Bay Balloon & Wine Festival

 

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Beautiful Eastern Shore Farm near historic Chestertown 

Eastern shore farmhouse, c.1890 offers beautiful 54-acre rural setting with large stocked pond. Updated in 2004, the vinyl clad home with first floor master suites has original wood detail creating a warm and inviting ambiance with pastoral views. Property is ideal for hunting with 28-acres tillable and 10-acres of woods. Just 15-minutes from historic Chestertown with river walk, shops and dining. Offered at $840,000.  More Photos & Info 

 

 

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Plein Air Easton Art Festival
Easton, Maryland

July 17-23, 2017

The Plein Air Easton Art Festival is the largest and most prestigious juried plein air painting competition in the United States. The week of July 17-23, 2017 there will be 58 competing artists painting throughout Talbot County, Maryland and approximately 6,000-8,000 people participating in the festival throughout the week. 

Contact Info: Plein Air Easton Festival Link   Telephone: 410-822-7297 

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Chestertown's free outdoor concerts will run every other Saturday evening beginning June 24, 2017, from 7-8:30 pm. Chestertown’s “Music in the Park” concert series presents the best in local & regional music – including big band, bluegrass, folk, jazz, rock, and more!

Bring a chair and join the fun in Fountain Park, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Chestertown. The rain location will be Emmanuel Episcopal Church, located directly across the street from the park.  Music in the Park info

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SOLD - Eastern Shore home built in 2007 is a block from the Chester River in the Chestertown historic district. Fine craftsmanship and interior detail evoke a simple, casual elegance in the two-story great room, gourmet kitchen with skylight, dining room and 1st floor master suite. Highlights include enchanting perennial gardens, koi pond with bridge, off-street parking, greenhouse and porch river views.  Offered at $787,000.  Photos and Info

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7th Annual National Music Festival
June 4-17, 2017

Washington College
Chestertown, Maryland

The National Music Festival at Washington College brings together world-class mentors and gifted apprentice musicians on the cusp of their professional careers. More than 150 musicians from all over the U.S. and 11 foreign countries will attend. All apprentices receive full scholarships.For two weeks each June, these musicians live and work together, presenting concerts — ranging from solo recitals to large symphony orchestra performances with chorus — and free open rehearsals for music lovers from all over the world.  

Back by popular demand will be the Festival’s “Instrumental Petting Zoo,” a chance for curious music fans of all ages to see, touch and try

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CHESTERTOWN TEA PARTY FESTIVAL
May 26-28, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland Eastern Shore Event - Set along the banks of the Chester River, the Annual ChestertownTea Party Festival  is a fun event giving a glimpse into Chestertown's colonial past. The main events are held on Saturday with street performances, artisans and crafts vendors, colonial parade, musicians, activities for kids and the main event - the Tea Toss Reenactment on the Chester River. Enjoy great local food, beer and wine. A new addition this year to the food offerings are Orchard Point Oysters - farm raised by our son, Scott Budden.  The 18th century tall ship, Sultana, will be offering public sails on the Chester River, while on land - there are docent-led walking tours of the

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Quaker Neck main photoQuintessential Eastern Shore Waterfront Farm is set on 42-acres with 690 ft. of water frontage and long views of Langford Creek. Inviting tree-lined drive leads to the lovely, well-maintained home, c.1800. Property features rip-rap shoreline, 33-tillable acres, outbuildings and garage. Enjoy the local wildlife, hunting or water activities. Adjacent 11-acre private waterfront lot is also available.  Property is offered at:$1,975,000.  Link to more Quaker Neck info

 

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