Chester Gras celebration returns
CHESTERTOWN — The spirit Now in its fourth year, who live with food insecurity of New Orleans is headed Chester Gras will include are given nutritious meals to town with Chester Gras, music, kids activities, food, a and snacks on Fridays to Chestertown’s Mini Mardi silent auction, dance contest, take home for the weekend, Gras celebration. costume contest and more. when school breakfasts and
Chester Gras will run from New additions to this year’s lunches are not available. 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday in a event include a photo booth, Chester Gras is sponsored heated tent on High Street live auction, dance lessons by the Town of Chestertown, between Spring Avenue and and contest. Kent County Arts Council, A Mill Streets. This year’s pa- All proceeds benefit the Plus Sanitation, Kent School, rade around Monument and Kent County and Sudlersville Baldwin Electric, Todd’s Fountain Parks will begin at backpack programs. Body Shop, Inc., Rasin and 1 p.m. In the program, students Wotton & Hurd, LLC.