Downrigging is such a social weekend to begin with that it’s hard to pick out particular events that more social than others. Still, here are just a few things going on over the weekend that you might want to pay particular attention to . . .
OPENING NIGHT PARTY AT SULTANA’S NEW EDUCATION CENTER
Sultana Education Center / 200 S. Cross Street / Free
Friday, October 28, 7:00-10:00pm
Join us for a party at the Sultana Education Foundation’s new LEED Platinum Education Center – just a few blocks up from the water. Enjoy food, drink, music and great company as you mingle with visiting crew and captains. Entertainment provided by Pres Harding and his band.
FOOD, DRINKS & MUSIC ON THE WATERFRONT
Festival Tent behind the Fish Whistle Restaurant on the Waterfront
Friday, October 28 / 12:00-9:00pm
Saturday, October 29 / 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, October 30 / 9:00am – 4:00pm
Need to take a rest and refuel? Stop by the Festival Tent behind the Fish Whistle Restaurant for great food, drinks, and music as you cruise the Chestertown waterfront and take in the ships. No doubt about it – this is the social center of the waterfront.
OYSTERS ON THE WATERFRONT
Foot of Cannon Street / Free
Saturday, October 29 / 3:00-4:30pm (or whenever the oysters run out)
Free, fresh local oysters on the half shell shucked by Captain Andrew McCown and the staff at Echo Hill Outdoor School. Free, fresh bivalves, need we say more?
Imagine this man serving you oysters!