Jan. 10, Thursday
— Chestertown Christian Academy open house — 2-6 p.m., 401 Morgnec Road, Chestertown. Learn more about the school and its offerings.
— The Curate Shakespeare ‘As You Like It’ — 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m., Sundays; Garfield Center for the Arts; 210 High St., Chestertown. Written by Don Nigro and directed by Earl Lewin. Comedy about the trials and pitfalls of an itinerant band of down-and-out amateur thespians, led by a dotty cleric, in their attempt to present Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Info: boxof[email protected]center.org or 410-810-2060.
— Football pageant — 4 p.m., Mt. Olive AME Life Center, 24840 Lambs Meadow Road, Worton. Come dressed in your favorite team apparel and talk about your team. Enjoy chicken wings, hot dogs, French fries, potato chips and sodas. Donation is $10. Sponsored by the Men of Mt. Olive.
Jan. 11-20 Jan. 12, Saturday Jan.
— Spring Showcase — 4 p.m., Hotchkiss Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College campus. Instructors with Washington College-Academy of Lifelong Learning will give brief presentations about their courses, followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. Info: washcoll.edu.
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast — 7-8 a.m., breakfast with program to follow; Rock Hall firehall, 21500 Rock Hall Ave., Rock Hall. With speaker William W. Davis Jr., Cecil County Circuit Court Judge. Music by the Kent County High School Jazz Ensemble and local musical groups. Tickets are $15 at the door or from any Chester Valley Ministers’ Association member. Sponsored by CVMA and supported by the Kent County Arts Council.
Jan. 21, Monday Jan. 15, Art & Music 2-27 Tuesday
— RiverArts Members’ Show — 5-8 p.m., RiverArts, 315 High St. in the breezeway, Chestertown. The annual RiverArts Members’ Show aims to highlight the quality and diversity of the arts community. This exhibit includes photography, painting and pastels, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and fiber arts. The show will run from Jan. 2 through Jan.
27. The exhibit will be in both the Main and Studio Galleries. Open Reception: Friday, Jan.
4. Artists’ and Curators’ Talk: Thursday, Jan. 10.
Jan. 10, Thursday
— Gallery Talk — 5:30-7 p.m., RiverArts, 315 High St., Chestertown. RiverArts’ Members Show.
Jan. 13, Sunday
— Timmons Family —1 p.m., Marydel fire hall, 110 Firehouse lane, Marydel, Del. Admission is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Refreshments sold by the Marydel Ladies Auxiliary. Info: 410-648-5366 or 609-4724288.
Jan. 13, Sunday
— Resonance chamber music concert — 3 p.m., St. Paul’s Kent, 7579 Sandy Bottom Road, Chestertown. The National Music Festival presents Kassia Music in an intimate, fireside concert of “new music with a traditional twist” featuring a string quartet with piano and clarinet. Light refreshments at intermission. $20 adults; $5 students with ID and children under 14. nationalmusic.us or 443-480-8291 for tickets or more information. Program: Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew themes and string quartet no. 2; Sam Post: clarinet quintet; Bernard Vallandingham: Tarantella for Violin, viola, clarinet and piano and sextet for clarinet, strings and piano.
Mondays beginning Jan. 14
— Chester River Chorale — 6 p.m., Wesley Hall, Heron Point, Chestertown. Ages range from college student to octogenarian. Voices range from soprano to bass. No auditions required. Dues are $50 with students free as we begin to practice for the annual midApril spring program. Chorale members can also sign up to sing Beethoven’s Mass in C with the National Musical Festival orchestra in June. Visit, chesterriverchorale.org for more information.
— Eastern Shore Wind Ensemble — 7-8:30 p.m., band room (no. 116), Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College. The ESWE is the all-ages community concert band based in Chestertown. Members range from school students to retirees. The band always welcomes new members, without audition, fee, or section limits. The last concert of the season will be May 19. Info: 410-778-2829; 410-8101834 or facebook.com/EasternShoreWindEnsemble. ESWEe[email protected]hoo.com.
— Life Drawing — 5-8 p.m., RiverArts Education Center, 200A High St., Chestertown. Cost: $15 per session in advance, block of five tickets $75, $20 drop in. Info: www.chester townriverarts.net.
Mondays Mondays Mondays
— Chester River Chorale — 7 p.m., Heron Point, Chestertown. Ninety-plus member chorale. No auditions required. Dues are $50 with students free. Info: chesterriverchorale.org or 410-928-5566.
— Harmony on the Bay — 7 p.m., Ruthsburg Community Hall, 105 Damsontown Road, Queen Anne. All-women Sweet Adeline’s Int’l. chorus singing four-part harmonies. New members welcome from all area counties. Info: Claudia at 410-9240013 or Dale at 301-512-3288.
— RiverArts KidSPOT Creativity Center — 9 a.m.-noon, KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Variety of free arts activities for ages 2-12.
Tuesdays Saturdays Church
Jan. 13, Sunday — Annual SOA NFL Sunday Fellowship — 1 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 237 N. College Ave., Chestertown. The Patriots play at 1:05 p.m. The Saints play at 4:40 p.m. It is to be decided who the opposing teams will be. Wear your favorite
4-H clubs: Archery
— First and third Sundays, 2 p.m., Cypress Creek Archery, Millington.
Bits & Bridles Horse Club
— Third Saturdays, 1 p.m., Running W Kennel, Worton.
Kent 4-H Triple Shots Shooting Sports-Shotgun
— Second and fourth Sundays, 2 p.m., alternating between the Kent County Gun Club and Sudlersville Skeet Club.
Fuzzy Tales and Shiny Scales (small animal club)
— Fourth Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Chestertown.
Junior Dairy Associates
— Third Fridays, 7 p.m., Kennedyville United Methodist Church.
Junior Rifle Club
— Second and fourth Sundays, 2-4
For information about events offered by the Kent County Public Library, call 410-778-3636