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206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

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July 2018

Music In the Park at Sumner Hall

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Due to the anticipated storm, "Music in the Park" will be at Sumner Hall today! Please note that parking is available on the street and at public lots near Sumner Hall. However, please do not park directly behind Sumner Hall or behind the homes of our neighbors! The Tred Avon Players will present an evening of music from Broadway musicals at Chestertown's next Music in the Park concert. Directed by Marcia Gilliam, this talented group of local singers and actors…

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WYPR Live Broadcast: Midday

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

WYPR is broadcasting live from Sumner Hall. Local audience members will be invited to be part of this broadcast. Details to follow

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August 2018

“Deeply Rooted” – A Film Presented by the Chestertown Environment Committee

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"Deeply Rooted" is the second selection in the Chestertown Environmental Committee's First Thursday Film Series. These films are offered free of charge to interested members of the public. Doors open at 6:45 pm; the film starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

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Sumner Hall Board of Directors Meeting

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of Sumner Hall. Open to members of the board and their invited guests. Anyone interested in meeting with the board should send a note to info@sumnerhall.org.

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River Arts Film Club: “The Man Who Wasn’t There”

August 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Part of the Coen Brothers film series of movies presented by the RiverArts Film Club. For more information, contact chestertownriverarts.net.

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Legacy Day Planning Meeting

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Regular monthly planning meeting for Legacy Day. New members are always welcomed! Contact Chairperson, Airlee Johnson for more information: airleej@gmail.com.

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Social Action Committee

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Regular monthly meeting of this group formed to address social inequity issues in our community. Areas of interest include eduction, work opportunities and community action. Newcomers are most welcomed. Contact info@sumnerhall.org to learn more.

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Legacy Day: Reception for Honorees

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Legacy Day honors the students and teachers who dealt with the early years of an integrated Kent County School system in the 1970s. Their stories will be featured in an exhibition at the Historical Society of Kent County and several will be recognized at this reception.

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Legacy Day 2018

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

2018 marks the fifth annual Legacy Day festival in Chestertown. Legacy Day started as a celebration of the rich curtail heritage of African Americans in Kent County. Now it is a community-wide party where all residents recognize their shared history and have as good time doing it. Great live music by Soulified Village, favorite food, drink and craft vendors, a parade and dancing in the street with DJ Lonnie Butcher means fun for everyone. Last year Legacy Day saluted the…

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RiverArts Film Club: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Part of the 60's series of movies presented to the RiverArts Film Club. For more information, contact chestertownriverarts.net

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September 2018

“A River of Waste” presented by The Chestertown Environmental Committee

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"A River of Waste" is the third selection in the Chestertown Environmental Committee's Third Annual First Thursday Film Series. These films are offered free of charge to interested members of the public. Doors open at 6:45 pm; the film starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

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Men of USCT Company G – Reception and Talk by Artist

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Meet Artist Shayne Davidson and learn about her work, Men of USCT Company G. Reception and Talk. Details to follow.

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Capital Focus Concert

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Special program associated with the Chestertown Jazz Festival. Details to follow.

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October 2018

“The Hempsters” – a film offered by The Chestertown Environment Committee

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"The Hempsters" is the fourth selection in the Chestertown Environmental Committee's Third Annual First Thursday Film Series. These films are offered free of charge to interested members of the public. Doors open at 6:45 pm; the film starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

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RiverArts Film Club: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

RiverArts Film Club selection - part of the Coen Brothers' film series. For more information, please contact chestertownriverarts.net.

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Louisiana Shrimp Boil & Fai Do-do’ Benefit

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 21. Germaine's and the Alligators are planning a 'Louisiana Shrimp Boil & fais do-do' which will be held at Bob Ingersoll's barn on Quaker Neck. Bob is creating a music and party venue in his barn that is the perfect place for a fais do-do. http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/lfmfaisdodo.html Net proceeds of this event will go to Sumner Hall. Details to follow!

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American Cruise Lines Tour of Sumner Hall

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

American Cruise Lines will stop in Chestertown 6 times between April 27, 2018 and January 1, 2019. One of the tour options is a visit at Sumner Hall. The visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum and a musical program during their hour at Sumner Hall.

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November 2018

“Let Go of the World” – a film presented by The Chestertown Environmental Committee

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"Let Go of the World" is the 5th selection in the Chestertown Environmental Committee's Third Annual First Thursday Film Series. These films are offered free of charge to interested members of the public. Doors open at 6:45 pm; the film starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

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American Cruise Lines Tour of Sumner Hall

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

American Cruise Lines will stop in Chestertown 6 times between April 27, 2018 and January 1, 2019. One of the tour options is a visit at Sumner Hall. The visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum and a musical program during their hour at Sumner Hall.

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December 2018

“Racing to Extinction” presented by The Chestertown Environmental Committee

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"Racing to Extinction" is the sixth selection in the Chestertown Environmental Committee's Third Annual First Thursday Film Series. These films are offered free of charge to interested members of the public. Doors open at 6:45 pm; the film starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

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January 2019

American Cruise Lines Tour of Sumner Hall

January 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

American Cruise Lines will stop in Chestertown 6 times between April 27, 2018 and January 1, 2019. One of the tour options is a visit at Sumner Hall. The visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum and a musical program during their hour at Sumner Hall.

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