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“On the Water” – Story Time at Sumner Hall

“On the Water” – Story Time at Sumner Hall November 2, 2024 | 9:00AM – 10:00AMSumner Hall | 306 Cannon Street, Chestertown In Partnership with Sumner Hall Visit Sumner Hall where Interactive activities of call and response will pave the way for a presentation about famous Black watermen. Brief interactive introductions to the hand-clapping activity […]

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BookPlate Book Talk: Marc Castelli and Treasure Island

BookPlate Book Talk: Marc Castelli and Treasure Island Saturday, November 3 | 5:00 PM | Sultana’s Holt Education Center | 200 S. Cross St. | FREEA partner event with The BookPlate Embark on a journey through the pages of history with artist Marc Castelli who contributed 50+ custom illustrations for a new edition ofRobert Louis […]

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Children’s Concert with Ryan Kozel

Children’s Concert with Ryan Kozel November 2, 2024 / 10:30 – 11:30 AMSultana’s Holt Education Center | 200 S. Cross St. Join us for a special children’s concert with former SEF staff member Ryan Kozel. A crazy talented guy who is also a wonder with children, Ryan is sure to have both you and the […]

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Make a Sailor’s Hat

Make a Sailor’s Hat November 2, 2024 / 10:00 AM – 3:00 PMSultana’s Holt Education Center | 200 S. Cross St. Get into the spirit of Downrigging by making your own custom sailor’s hat. We provide the hat (one per child please!) and coloring gear. You provide the imagination and artistic skills. If all goes […]

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“Blacks on the Water” Exhibit

“Blacks on the Water” Exhibit October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 3:00pmWashington College Customs House | 101 South Water Street The Chesapeake Heartland Project collaborates with Washington College and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The exhibit’s main theme for Downrigging Weekend is “Blacks on Water.” It will explore how Blacks […]

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Chestertown African American History Walking Tour

Chestertown African American History Walking Tour October 28, 2023 | 10:00am – 12:00pmWashington College Customs House | 101 South Water Street Join Washington College’s Starr Center for a guided walking tour of African American Historic Sites in Downtown Chestertown. This tour will explore the rich history of the Black Community while showcasing materials from the […]

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Kate Milford – Bookmark Making and Book Signing

Kate Milford – Bookmark Making and Book Signing October 28, 2023 | 10:00am – 12:00pmThe Book Plate | 112 S. South Cross Street Kate Milford is the New York Times bestselling author of Greenglass House (winner of the Edgar award for juvenile literature, long-listed for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, and a nominee for the […]

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Chestertown Halloween Parade

Chestertown Halloween Parade Saturday, October 28, 2023 / 1:00 pm Dixon Drive to Downtown Chestertown Free to the Public Come downtown on Saturday morning and enjoy adults and kids in costumes, numerous colorful floats, and several local bands. For more than 20 years the Chestertown Lions Club has sponsored the town’s Halloween Parade, and is […]

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Live Animal Exhibits

Live Animal Exhibits for Children November 2, 2024 / 10:00 AM – 3:00 PMSultana’s Holt Education Center | 200 S. Cross St. Are you or your young ones interested in getting close up with some live critters? If so, then Sultana’s Holt Education Center is the place for you over Downrigging Weekend. The Holt Center […]

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Children’s Buoyancy Challenge

Children’s Buoyancy Challenge November 2, 2024 / 10:00 AM – 3:00 PMSultana’s Holt Education Center | 200 S. Cross St. Children of all ages, come to Sultana’s Holt Center over Downrigging Weekend prepared to put your boatbuilding skills to the test. We provide aluminum foil, popsicle sticks, duct tape, etc. You provide the creativity and […]

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