— Downrigging Weekend — Downtown Chestertown. Tall Ship tours and sails, concerts, lectures, exhibit of classic cars and speedboats, fireworks, food and more. For more info, visit sultanaeducation.org.
— Fall Fest — 5:30-8 p.m., Galena Elementary School. 8:30 p.m., trick or treating. Cake walk, silent auction, haunted house, games, hay rides and more. Sponsored by GES PTA.
— HallO-Teen Youth Event — 5-9 p.m., Wilmer Park. Watch “Hotel Transylvania,” enjoy popcorn and hot chocolate, music by DJ Preston Jacobs and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for the movie. Info: 410-778-2167.
— Chestertown Halloween Parade — 8:30-9:45 a.m., signups; 10 a.m. parade starts. Starts at Dixon Drive and goes down High Street. Cash prizes. Sponsored by the Chestertown Lions Club and the Washington College SGA. Rain date is Sunday at 3 p.m. Info: chestertownlions.org.
— High Street Hustle — 9:30 a.m., Dixon and High Streets. Run less than a mile from Dixon down High Street to Water Street. Unofficial run times will be self-monitored via clock at the end of Water Street. Participants receive a free daily pass to Kent Athletic and Wellness Center. Register early at Ketn Athletic and Wellness Center. Cash register at 8:30 a.m. day of. $5 for adult; $3 for children and students.
Oct. 28, Friday Oct. 28, Friday Oct. 29, Saturday Oct. 29, Saturday Oct. 29, Saturday
— Open House — 11 a.m.1 p.m., Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company. Activities will include sprinkler demonstration, meet Sparky the fire dog, fire safety trailer, spraying the fire hose, moon bounce and more. Free food and drinks.
— Halloween Parade — 2 p.m., line up at Sassy Market. Walk down to town park for judging and refreshments. Rain date is Sunday.
Oct. 29, Saturday Oct. 29, Saturday
— Rock Hall Monster Dash — 4 p.m., 5K starts on Main Street; 5:30 p.m., costume parade starts on Main Street; 6-8 p.m., activities at Civic Center, Rock Hall. Pre-register for the 5K and save $5. Race coordinator: Dennis Herrmann. Info: herrmann5836@veri zon.net or 410-490-6951. Register by mail: 5836 Haven Court, Rock Hall, MD 21661.
— Run for the River 5K and Half Marathon — Registration at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m., Wilmer Park. All proceeds benefit the Chester River Association’s restoration work. Registration prices increase after Oct. 25. To register, click the link on chester riverassociation.org.
Oct. 30, Sunday Oct. 31, Monday
— Truckor-treat — 5:30-7:30 p.m., Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company. Grab a bag at the front door and stop by each fire truck to fill it up with goodies.
— Brent and Becky’s Bulb Lecture — 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Chester River Yacht and Country Club, Chestertown. Two programs: “Living Flower Arrangements with Layers of Bulbs” and “Lovely Little Bulbs-Minor Bulbs with Major Impact.” Lunch available for purchase by reservation only. Info: 410-778-3818.
— DJ Spooky — Washington College. The multimedia artist, writer, and composer comes to the college as the Frederick Douglass Fellow for a series of performances, film showings and visionary examinations of our world.
Nov. 1, Tuesday Nov 2-4 Nov. 2, Wednesday
— Police Appreciation Event — 7 p.m., Gospel Church of God, 434 Calvert St., Ches-
tertown. Open to the community. Info: 410-778-4216.
— Fall Dinner — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Janes United Methodist Church, 120 S. Cross St., Chestertown. Turkey and oysters and all the trimmings. Donation: $13. Info: 410-778-0633.
— Flower Show — 1:30-4 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 N. Cross Street. Chestertown Garden Club’s small standard flower show with the theme “George Washington Slept Here.” Any amateur gardener is eligible. Info: repremo@ yahoo.com or 410-778-2116.
— Wine and Paint Night — 6:30 p.m., doors open;7 p.m. painting starts, Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department. Choose from a variety of items to paint on and designs to choose from. Price is $25; $15 for children 12 and under. Snack and refreshments provided. Wine and jello-shots available for purchase.
— Rock Hall Wellness Fair — 10 a.m.2 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Rock Hall Fire House. Free screenings, flu shots and information on various wellness topics. Admission is free. Lunch will be provided by Rock Hall Fire Company Auxiliary. Info: Debra Woodruff-Capper djcap email@example.com or Meg Parry firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Inside Uncle Rosy’s White House: an Evening with Franklin Delano Roosevelt — 8 p.m., the Garfield Center. Sponsored by Hugh Gallagher Theatre. $15; $5 for students. Info and tickets: www.garfieldcenter.org or 410-810-2060.
Nov. 4, Friday Nov. 4, Friday Nov. 4, Friday Nov. 5, Saturday Nov. 5, Saturday Nov. 9, Wednesday
— What Happened Last Night? — 1 p.m., Toll Science Center, Washington College. Melissa Deckman, a political science professor at the college will discuss the election. Free event sponsored by the Women’s League of Washington College. Info: www. facebook.com/WLofWC.
Nov. 9, Wednesday
— Harlem Ambassadors vs. Kent County Crabbers — 7 p.m., Kent County High School, Worton. Basket Ball game. All proceeds benefit local literacy and education projects. Also collecting nonperishable food items for the Kent County Food Pantry. Advanced tickets $7 for students; $10 for adults. At the door prices are $10 for students; $12 for adults.
Nov. 10, Thursday
— Parent Education Program — 5:30 p.m., Kent County Middle School media center. “Individualized Eduction” presented by Nancy Martian. Learn how schools provide special education services for students. Info: email@example.com or 410-778-5708.
Nov. 11, Friday
— Learn at Lunch — 12 p.m., Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall, Washington College. Associate professor of anthropology at Washington College, Bill
Schindler. $20 for members; $25 for non-members.
— Vendor Bingo — 6 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. games begin, Crumpton Firehouse. 50/50, raffle and door prizes. Admission is $20. Free refreshments at intermission. Sponsored by the Crumpton VFD Auxiliary.
Nov. 11, Friday Nov. 12, Saturday
— Goose Bump Jump — 9 a.m., Betterton Beach. The Kent Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary of the fundraising event. Participants must raise at least $25 to be an official entry. Dress is casual, bathing suits or wetsuits with costumes preferred. For more info, call San Scott at 410-778-7303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
— All You Can Eat Breakfast — 7:3010:30 a.m., Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department. Menu: sausage, bacon, scrapple, chipped beef gravy, home fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, fruit, biscuits, toast, juice and coffee. Price $9 for adults; $4 kids 6-12; free for kids five and under.
Nov. 13, Sunday
KidSPOT. Camera techniques and basic tips for editing. $100 for members; $125 for nonmembers. Info: www.chester townriverarts.org.
— Life Drawing — 2-5 p.m., KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Advance tickets are $10 each session. Drop-in $15 per session. Info: www.chester townriverarts.org.
Mondays Fourth Thursdays
— Photo Club — 7-9 p.m., KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Info: www.chester townriverarts.org.
— RiverArts KidSPOT Creativity Center — 9 a.m.-noon, KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Variety of free arts activities for ages 2-12.