Chestertown Tea Party Festival–Come Join Us!

It’s the Annual Chestertown Tea Party Celebration Chestertown is celebrating British resistance with the annual Chestertown Tea Party  on May 27, 2017. The annual street party will be held on Friday, May 26th. Of course, our “resolves” for the celebration are quite different from the resolves that Chestertown citizens set forth in May 1774. Angry about … Read More

The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Comes To Chestertown

Washington College and Sumner Hall Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition                          photo courtesy of garpost25.org   Why do we work? It’s an intriguing question that the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition explores in depth with “The Way We Worked.” Adapted from the original National Archives exhibition, it … Read More

Museums to Visit in Kent County

“Must See” Museums to Visit in Kent County History on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is rich and diverse. That’s why we thought we’d list a few of the unusual museums you can visit while you’re here.   The Massey Air Museum–What were rural airports like? What was aviation like in its early days? Now you can … Read More

Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters

Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters Sunset Cruise The Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters has one of the most spectacular sunset cruises you can imagine! Located in Rock Hall, known as the Pearl of the Chesapeake, this waterfront town is less than 2 hours away from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. A quaint fishing town, you can also … Read More

Chestertown Taste of the Town

Chestertown’s Taste of the Town Coming In May Chestertown Taste of the Town will be back for its 11th year on Sunday, May 7, 2017. It’s a cornucopia of earthly restaurant delights, and you don’t want to miss it! Restaurants from Kent County’s finest dining establishments feature a sampling of their signature dishes. From classic … Read More

Celebrating Art and Conservation in Chestertown

With Spring as the advent, April is the month of renewal and re-birth. So it’s fitting that April is the time Chestertown’s RiverArts celebrates each April by hosting the The Art of Stewardship Exhibition. Artists and poets are invited to submit work that was inspired by nature through inspiration or reflection with the theme “Convergence … Read More

Romantic Eastern Shore Weddings Start Here

Romantic Eastern Shore Weddings at Great Oak Manor For a once in a lifetime event, you need a once in a lifetime venue. Here on the eastern shore of Maryland, Kent County is the idyllic area spot to celebrate a monumental day in both of your lives–your wedding! Waterfront views and stunning countryside are an … Read More

Birding in Kent County, Maryland

Bird lovers, unite and come to the Eastern Shore! Birding in Kent County is plentiful! From Snow Geese, Canadian Geese, 24 species of ducks, sparrows, blackbirds, terns, Great Blue Herons, and eagles, you’ll have more than 300+ species to enjoy! We invite you to start your day with us here at Great Oak Manor before … Read More