‘Ella the Camel’ at the Artists’ Gallery
Sally Clark is the featured artist for November at the Artists’ Gallery in Chestertown, located at 239 High St.
There will be a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. First Friday, Nov. 2. The show will hang through the month.
Clark will be featuring her illustrations from her first children’s book titled “Ella, the Somewhat True Story of a Moroccan Dromedary Camel.”
The author, Mary James, also will be in attendance.
According to a news release, the book is not only whimsical in design but educational for both children and adults.
Clark is recently retired from teaching art. She currently enjoys painting whimsical images on furniture as well as murals, a news release states.
Watercolors are her true passion, the release states. Her subject matter ranges from flower gardens to house portraits to pets.
Clark received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn. and an art education degree from the Uni- versity of Memphis. She continued her instruction by earning a certificate of studies from the Institute of American Studies in Aix en Provence, France.
Clark is a member of the Working Artists Forum in Easton, the Kent Island Federation of Art and the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council. She also is a partner in the Artists’ Gallery in Chestertown where a thorough display of her work can be seen.
‘Murder on the Eastern Shore’
Join the Historical Society of Kent County at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 for “Murder on the Eastern Shore the Case of Orphan Jones.”
The precipitating events and the trial of Euel Lee, alias Orphan Jones, make a compelling story about the stresses and strains of Depression Era Worcester County, a news release states.
Speaker Joseph Moore, author of the 2006 book based on oral history and archival research, provides accurate detail with empathy for all participants in this saga of a senseless murder and the effort of a small, rural community to deal with its prejudice and to see justice served.
The Bordley History Center is located at 301 High St. in Chestertown.
For more information, call the Historical Society of Kent County 410-778-3499 or visit the society’s Facebook page.
Meet the mascot
The Democratic Club of Kent County invites the public visit them from 5 to 7 p.m. First Friday, Nov. 2 at 357 High St. in Chestertown.
Families are invited to meet the party’s mascot, Leonardo the miniature donkey, who will be paying a visit. Light refreshments will be served.
Artwork from book “Ella, the Somewhat True Story of a Moroccan Dromedary Camel” will be on display at the Artists’ Gallery in Chestertown in November. Sally Clark served as the illustrator for the children’s book while Mary James wrote the story.