Exhibits

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Lawrence Preserve Exploration

Lawrence Preserve Exploration Daily During the Festival | Dawn to DuskLawrence Wetlands Preserve | 301 South Mill Street The Sultana Education Foundation’s recently completed Lawrence Wetlands Preserve will be open for public visitation daily from dawn to dusk during Downrigging Weekend.  This 8.5-acre property features a 0.4-mile trail winding through meadows, woods, and wetlands.  The […]

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Book Talk: Phillip Reid, “A Boston Schooner in the Royal Navy”

Book Talk: Phillip Reid, “A Boston Schooner in the Royal Navy” October 28, 2023 | 4:00 PMHarwood Center At the Lawrence Preserve | 301 South Mill Street  Author and historian Phillip Reid will talk about his newly released book, “A Boston Schooner in the Royal Navy, 1768-1772 -Commerce and Conflict in Maritime British America,” which takes […]

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Traditional Small Craft Association

Traditional Small Craft Association November 2, 2024 | 9:00am – 5:00pmNovember 3, 2024 | 10:00am – 3:00pmChestertown Marina – 207 S. Water St. The Sultana Education Foundation is again proud to partner with the Traditional Small Craft Association for an in-water exhibit of a selection of their member vessels during Downrigging Weekend. The Traditional Small […]

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Children’s Music: Dan & Claudia Zanes

Children’s Music: Dan & Claudia Zanes October 29, 2022 / 11:30am-1:30pmDavis Parking Terrace at Sultana’s Holt Education Center, 200 S. Cross St. A kid’s concert the likes of which Chestertown has never seen! Join Grammy and Parents Choice Award winner and NPR darlings  Dan & Claudia Zanes as they bring their high energy, educational and rocking […]

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Book Talk: Peter A. Jay

Book Talk: Peter A. Jay Timepieces October 29, 2022 | 2:00pm – 3:00pmThe Retriever Bar | 337 1/2 High St.  As Peter Jay’s Timepieces makes clear, occasional blog posts are no substitute for the collected newspaper columns of an astute observer whose sustained curiosity, distinctive perspective and dry humor can be crafted into such a […]

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Book Talk: Greg Melville

Book Talk – Greg Melville Over My Dead Body October 29, 2022 | 11:00am-12:00pmThe Retriever Bar | 337 1/2 High St.  Melville’s Over My Dead Body is a lively (pun intended) and wide-ranging history of cemeteries, places that have mirrored the passing eras in history but also have shaped it. Cemeteries have given birth to […]

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On the Water – Story Time at Sumner Hall

On the Water – Story Time at Sumner Hall October 28, 2023 | 11:30am – 12:30pmSumner Hall | 206 South Queen Street Interactive activities of call and response pave the way for a book presented by Master Reader Michele Towson.

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Book Talk: Phillip Greene- CANCELLED

Book Talk: Phillip Greene To Have & Have Another CANCELLED October 28, 2022 | 5:30-6:30pmThe Retriever Bar | 337 1/2 High Street Philip Greene, cocktail historian, spirits consultant, and cofounder of the Museum of the American Cocktail, offers us a view of Papa through the lens he preferred—the bottom of a glass. Greene will deliver […]

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Marc Castelli Exhibit | Merroir

Marc Castelli Exhibit | Merroir November 1, 2024 | 5:00-7:30pm November 2, 2024 | 10:00am-5:00pm November 3, 2024 | 11:00am-3:00pm Massoni Art Cross Street Gallery | 113 South Cross Street Marc Castelli’s annual show at Massoni Art has become a Downrigging tradition. Expect to see exquisite and informed renderings of watermen, workboats, and log canoes […]

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In-Water Exhibit Vessels

In-Water Exhibit Vessels At the Chestertown Marina All Weekend Docks Open from Dawn to Dusk Joining the Tall Ships visiting Chestertown for Sultana Downrigging will be a handful of privately owned wooden boats, including “buy boats,” historic yachts, and sailing craft both large and small. The festival welcomes application from boat owners interested in exhibiting […]

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