Eastern Shore Wedding: Behind the Scenes

It’s no secret how much planning a wedding takes over the daily lives of a couple. We know from family stories and pop-culture about the stressful moments, the tears, and the hair-pulling frustration over the little details that seem as though they will never be figured out. Choosing a venue is half the battle for a couple and … Read More

Chestertown MD Events Happening on May 22-25

Thinking of a visit to lovely Chestertown, MD this weekend? You’ve certainly picked a great weekend to join us, as there are two big draws! First, we have the Chestertown Tea Party Festival: a local tradition steeped in history and mixed with a street-fair vibe. Second, this weekend kicks off the Schooner SULTANA Public Sails … Read More

May & June 2015 Events: National Music Festival

Monteverdi, Haydn, Bernstein, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert… you’ll hear works from all these composers and more between May 31, 2015 and June 13, 2015 when Chestertown’s Washington College hosts the 2015 National Music Festival. The National Music Festival was founded by Conductor and Artistic Director Richard Rosenburg and Executive Director … Read More

Join Us for 2015 Washington College Commencement

Get ready: Washington College’s 232nd Commencement is imminent, and graduates are ready to make their marks on the world! Yes, after four (or five, or six… or more) hard years, both undergraduate and post-graduate students receive their well-earned degrees on May 16, 2015.  We encourage proud parents & families to reserve their room(s) early for … Read More

Chestertown First Fridays Deliver Art & Entertainment

Are you planning your bed and breakfast getaway at Great Oak Manor over a first-weekend-of-the-month? Then you’re in for a treat! No matter what time of year it is, the town of Chestertown, its shopkeepers and its residents celebrate First Friday each month! And what is a “First Friday”? It is an occasion that welcomes … Read More

Art and Artists in MD at Chestertown Paint the Town

Last week we told you about the great opportunity to taste our area’s regional flavors at Taste of the Town at Town Square. However this is not the only activity happening downtown on April 23, 24, 25 and 26, 2015: Chestertown RiverArts also plays host to the Sixth Annual Paint the Town event on these dates. And … Read More

Local Flavors at Chestertown Taste of the Town

Once a year, Chestertown celebrates its own in the way of culinary genius. For one day, residents and guests can spend a few hours teasing their taste buds with samplings from some of the area’s best restaurants, chefs, brewers and vintners. Come to Fountain Park in downtown Chestertown (at the corner of High Street and … Read More

Chestertown Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market: Local Flavor

Since the early 1980’s, local farmers and craftsmen have been assembling in Downtown Chestertown’s Fountain Park on Saturday mornings to offer goods to locals and visitors alike. Originally, the gathering was a farmers’ market only, but in later years the event has evolved to include local artisans and vintners, making up the Chestertown Farmers’ & … Read More