Festival Schedule

This is a preliminary schedule.  New events are being added regularly.

Click on the event links for additional information

Friday, October 27, 2017

Open-House on the Tall Ships (select ships only)
12:00-2:00pm / The Chestertown waterfront – free

Pub Fare on the River Packet
12:00-5:00pm / Onboard the River Packet at the Foot of High Street

Public Sail on the Tall Ships (select ships only)
3:00-5:00pm / Departing from the waterfront

The Tall Ships Parade Home
4:30-5:00pm / Visible from the Waterfront

Food & Drink on the Waterfront
5:00-9:00pm / Festival Tent Behind the Fish Whistle Restaurant

Exhibit:  Marc Castelli – Swinging the Lantern / Oyster Bar
5:00-7:30pm / Massoni Art

Exhibit Opening:  Building Sultana – A Selection of Marc Castelli Paintings
5:00-7:00pm / Havemeyer Hall / Sultana Education Center / 200 South Cross Street

Open House at Sultana’s Education Center
5:00-7:70pm / Sultana Education Center / 200 South Cross Street

River Packet Fireworks Cruise and Dinner
6:00-8:00pm / Boarding at the Foot of High Street / $60

Tall Ships Illuminated
6:30-9:00pm / The Chestertown waterfront

Illuminated Boat Parade on High Street
6:45pm / Visible along High Street

Fireworks
7:30pm / The Chestertown Waterfront

Lecture: The Street of Ships – The recovery and rebirth of New York’s South Street Seaport Museum with Johnathan Boulware, Executive Director
8:00pm / The Garfield Center for the Arts / 210 High Street

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Dock Dogs
8:00am – 5:00pm / Kingstown Farm, Home and Garden / 7119 Church Hill Road, Chestertown

Open-House on the Tall Ships 
9:00am-10:00am / Chestertown waterfront – free

Classic Cars and Boats – Ferrari Day
9:00am-5:00pm / Foot of High Street

Exhibit:  Building Sultana – A Selection of Marc Castelli Paintings
10:00am-4:00pm / Havemeyer Hall / Sultana Education Center / 200 South Cross Street

Children’s Activities at Sultana’s Education Center
10:00am-4:00pm / Sultana Education Center /  200 South Cross Street

Exhibit: Marc Castelli – Swinging the Lantern
10:00am-7:00pm / Massoni Art / 203 High Street

Public Sail on the Tall Ships 
10:30am-1:00pm / Departing from the waterfront

Ferrari Parade Down High Street With the Ferrari Club of America
11:00am (aprox) / Visible Along Hight Street

Food & Drink on the Waterfront
11:00am-5:00pm / Festival Tent behind the Fish Whistle Restaurant

Book Talk: Jay Fleming on “Working the Water”
11:00am / The Book Plate / 112 S. Cross St.

Fish Fry & Drinks on the River Packet
11:00am-4:00pm / Onboard the River Packet at the foot of High Street

Crab Skiff Rumble
11:30am / The Chestertown waterfront

The Tall Ships Parade Home
12:30-1:00pm / Visible from the Waterfront

Public Sail on the Tall Ships
2:30-5:00pm /Departing from the waterfront

Crab Skiff Rumble
3:30pm / The Chestertown waterfront

The Tall Ships Parade Home
4:30-5:00pm / Visible from the Waterfront

Book Release:  Marc Castelli, “Building Sultana”
6:00pm / Sultana Education Center / 200 South Cross Street

Tall Ships Illuminated
Dusk-9:00pm / The Chestertown waterfront

Cruise & Dinner on the River Packet
7:00-9:00pm / Departing from the Foot of High St. / $40

Concert: Pam Ortiz Band
8:00pm / The Garfield Center for the Arts / 210 High Street

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Dock Dogs
8:30am – 2:30pm / Kingstown Farm, Home and Garden / 7119 Church Hill Road, Chestertown

Chester River Challenge 5k & Half Marathon
8:00am registration / 9:00am start/ Wilmer Park

Classic Cars and Boats
10:00am-4:00pm / Foot of High Street

Sunday Brunch Cruise on the River Packet
10:00am-Noon / Departing from the foot of High St. / $30

Open-House on the Tall Ships
10:00am-Noon / The Chestertown waterfront – free

Exhibit: Marc Castelli – Swinging the Lantern
11:00am-3:00pm / Massoni Art

Exhibit:  Building Sultana – A Selection of Marc Castelli Paintings
11:00am-4:00pm / Havemeyer Hall / Sultana Education Center / 200 South Cross Street

John Smith’s Chesapeake: An Interactive Voyage
11:00am/ Sultana Education Center / 200 S. Cross Street

Public Sail on the Tall Ships
1:00-3:30pm / Departing from the waterfront

John Smith’s Chesapeake: An Interactive Voyage
2:00pm/ Sultana Education Center / 200 S. Cross Street

The Tall Ships Parade Home
3:00-3:30pm / Visible from the Chestertown Waterfront

Cruise & Dinner on the River Packet
4:00-6:00pm / Departing from the foot of High St. / $30

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This schedule is subject to change. Please visit regularly for updates and additional details.