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CHESTERTOWN DOWNRIGGING FESTIVAL - October 29 - 31, 2021

Visit Historic Chestertown, one of America's best preserved historic seaports, for Sultana Education Foundation's Downrigging Weekend Festival. Today, Sultana is a school ship, carrying thousands of children and other passengers on educational trips throughout the year. 

Chestertown's Downrigging Weekend is one of the largest annual Tall Ship and wooden boat festivals on the East Coast. Enjoy performances by world-class musicians; lectures by nationally recognized authors and filmmakers. Go sailing as part of a fleet of historic ships", representing over 400 years of maritime history. For a Schedule of Events and more info visit Chestertown Downrigging Festival

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Dickens of a Christmas in Chestertown, December 6-8, 2019

The third annual Dickens of a Christmas is a fun weekend of Christmas events, folks in period dress and live music. House tours, carriage rides and High Tea are among the festivities, as well as a London Row of vendors selling handcrafted goods. Hot beverages and shops with refreshments add to the holiday merriment. 

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War of 1812
Battle of Caulk's Field Re-enactment
Chestertown, MD

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Activities Throughout Kent County
Sunday, August 31, 2014–The Re-enactment at Caulk's Field Battlefield

The Battle of Caulk’s Field took place in the night of Aug. 30 and early morning hours of Aug. 31, 1814, during the week between the burning of Washington and the attack on Fort McHenry. During that time the British navy had the task of blockading American shipping on the Chesapeake Bay, transporting Royal Marines and sailors to points of attack, and using a fleet of battle-rigged ships of the line to harass and disrupt American military, commerce and regular citizens. Read more Battle of Caulk's Field.

The Battle of Caulk’s Field Bicentennial

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The 3rd Annual Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival will be held:

Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2, 2014

The Easton festival will feature many events including at least 15 balloons and a giant walk-thru balloon for children and adults.  Two hot air balloons, tethered to the ground will offer rides up to 60 feet in the air.  After Sunset there will be a balloon 'glow'.  Premiering this year is a special shape balloon, “Eddie &  Rickenbacker” balloon featuring the history of Army aviation.  Visit this link for additional info More Balloon Festival

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CHESTERTOWN CRAZY DAYS

Thursday July 24 - Saturday, July 26

Chestertown’s annual Crazy Days event is this week!  The main focus is on the downtown shops having their sidewalk sales.  In Fountain Park kids can enjoy free face painting, story telling with local Playmaker's group, and watch a Pie Eating Contest.

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SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION

Saturday, June 21
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Wilmer Park, Chestertown

 

This CRA event is to celebrate the Chester River and the good works of CRA to protect the Chester River.  This year there will be an open bar, buffet dinner by Magnolia Caterers and live music.  A silent and live auction will give guests an opportunity to bid on paintings, sailing adventures, and a cruise aboard the historic schooner Sultana with up to 25 guests.  

For information and tickets visit www.chesterriverassociation.org.

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CHESTERTOWN TEA PARTY FESTIVAL

May 22-25, 2014
Memorial Day Weekend

The Annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival Events include street performances, folks in period dress, colonial crafts, parade, cocktail party, and musicians.  A Wine and Craft Beer Tasting will be held at Wilmer Park from noon to 4 p.m. This event will feature local Maryland wineries and craft brewers.

History of the Chestertown Tea Party...In response to British Parliament’s closing of the port of Boston, the citizens of Chestertown, Maryland met in May of 1774 at the town center, marched down High Street to the brigantine Geddes, anchored in the Chester River and tossed her cargo of tea overboard. and set forth “Resolves” forbidding importing, selling, or consuming tea in

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Cheerful Echoes Home For Sale

Chestertown, MD-Pastoral views compliment this custom home built in 2005.  Wood floors, high ceilings and an abundance of sunlight creates inviting spaces.  A two-story great room with fireplace opens to the large kitchen with breakfast room as well as separate dining room.  Other features include a 1st floor master suite, finished basement, deck, screened porch, attached garage and a detached garage with shop.  Offered at: $520,000.  More photos and Info Link Cheerful Echoes La

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and numerous exhibits and historic buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels.  Link to more info about Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is home to the largest collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft in the world, with an 18-acre waterfront campus featuring 12 exhibit buildings, including the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, a working boatyard, and several interactive exhibits.  A floating fleet of historic boats can be found along the museum’s waterfront, with exhibits,

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Tidewater Colonial is tucked away on 2.45-acres. Rooms with random width pine flooring, crown mouldings and wood fireplaces exude warmth and period charm. Family Room opens onto pool area in restful, private setting.  Offered at:  $409,000

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