Why We Love Chester River Wine & Cheese Company

Chester River Wine & Cheese Company: A Cheese Lover’s Paradise Quite simply, if you are a cheese lover, the Chester River Wine & Cheese Company should be your first and last stop while visiting Chestertown. A specialty food shop that offers both international and domestic wines, charcuterie and pate, as well as cut-to-order cheese, it’s … Read More

Turkey Point Lighthouse: A Sight To See On The Chesapeake Bay

Turkey Point Lighthouse: Local Seafare History Turkey Point Lighthouse was built in 1833 as a navigational instrument. It gave ships time to safely navigate into the mouth of the newly constructed C & D Canal. Three brass oil lamps were cleaned and filled every day. Although the lighthouse only required one lamp, an additional lamp … Read More

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