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February 2015

February First Friday

February 6, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Friday, February 6 / 5:30pm Warm up for our Mardi Gras dance party with BFD (Ben, Ford and Debbie)

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April 2015

April First Friday – ‘Single Stream’ part of Earth Stewardship Days

April 3, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

April 3 First Friday doors open 530pm part of the Earth Stewardship Days program (visit http://townofchestertown.com/esd for a complete schedule) Two free showings of the film, Single Stream First showing at 6pm, following by a talk back with Ford Schumann, with a second showing at 7 for those who missed the first one. https://vimeo.com/90933973

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May 2015

May First Friday – KCHS Drama Club Spring Cabaret Fundraiser

KCHS Drama Club Spring Cabaret Fundraiser One Night Only!  All Donations Welcome! May 1st - First Friday / 5:30pm

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June 2015

June First Friday – Sneak peek at Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike!

June First Friday Friday, June 5 Join director Bonnie Hill and her talented cast for a sneak peak of our upcoming production Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike! Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this delicious comedy revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged siblings, two of whom live together. An unannounced visit by their sister Masha, with her twentysomething boy toy, Spike, sets up  a lively chain of events.  They discuss their lives and loves,…

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Open Mic for the Playwright

Open Mic for the Playwright Friday, June 5 / 7PM FREE / All Ages Welcome Live Playwrights’ Society presents “Open Mic for the Playwright” on the main stage at the Garfield Center for the Arts on Friday, June 5th at 7pm. Open Mic for the Playwright is a staged reading of short, locally-written scripts. Audience participation is encouraged! We want to hear what you think of these scripts. We want to help these local playwrights improve their scripts and increase…

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July 2015

July First Friday

Mary Martin Peter Pan display in the Kohl Lobby July 3 / 5:30pm The original 1954 Broadway production of Peter Pan, starring Mary Martin as Peter and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook, earned Tony Awards for both stars. It was followed by NBC telecasts of it in 1955, 1956, and 1960 with the same stars, plus several rebroadcasts of the 1960 telecast. In 2014, the musical was broadcast on NBC featuring several new numbers, and starring Allison Williams and Christopher…

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August 2015

First Friday – Music in the Kohl Lobby

August 7, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 / 530PM First Friday Music in the Kohl Lobby featuring ROYAL OAK MUSICIANS

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September 2015

September First Friday

September 4, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 / 530PM  Preview of "Hey, Wait A Minute" One-Minute skits as a part of this year's Short Attention Span Theatre. In the Kohl Lobby.

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November 2015

November First Friday “Inside Uncle Rosy’s White House”

November 6, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

First Friday, November 6 Preview Performances @ 530pm, 6pm & 630pm INSIDE UNCLE ROSY’S WHITE HOUSE: AN EVENING WITH FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT Playwright, Carlton E. Spitzer Produced by the Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre, Inc. This fast-moving play covers FDR’s presidency, 1933-1945, focusing on his personal relationships, dynamic leadership, physical disability, and extraordinary ability to restore confidence among a citizenry devastated by the 1929 stock market crash. His bold initiatives immediately upon taking office bolstered a nation in shock, with revolution in…

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March 2016

March First Friday – WC Dia de Futbol

March 4, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday at 5:30 in the Kohl Lobby, the Dia de Futbol club of Washington College will be holding a fundraiser for this year's Dia de Futbol event. Come meet the students involved with the organization, and learn about how Dia de Futbol helps bring our community together!

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May 2016

May First Friday – Revolutionary Theatre!

Revolutionary Theatre Directed by Bradley Chaires Showing at 5:30pm and again at 6:15pm  

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June 2016

June First Friday – Narnia Cabaret

Youth-focused, volunteer-run open mic in Chestertown, Maryland, with a vision to connect and inspire our community. Bringing together visual artists, beginner to professional musicians, poets, and everything in-between. A project of Kent Massive & Unknowne Landes.

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September 2016

Narnia Cabaret: Youth Open Mic at the Garfield

September 2, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kent Massive presents: the September installment of the local open mic for the Kent County youth! Come by and share your talents musical, poetical, and artistic. This is the pre-Kent Massive Open Mic! Pick up tickets, meet some local talent that have either played, will be playing, or aspire to join Kent Massive’s growing momentum! All genres welcome, just keep in mind: the venue/location is family friendly. Please plan your performance accordingly; if you have any questions email kentmassive@gmail.com You…

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November 2016

November First Friday – Youth Open Mic Night

November 4, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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December 2016

December First Friday – “The 39 Steps” Sneak Peek!

December 2, 2016 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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May 2017

May First Friday – Chester River Youth Choir

CRYC First Friday performance in the lobby

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June 2017

Hey, Wait a Minute!

On June 2nd, director Tia Glomb presents a sneak peek of the 4th annual Hey, Wait A Minute one-minute play festival at 5pm in the Kohl Lobby at the Garfield Center for the Arts. The one-minute plays are showcased each year in conjunction with Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s annual 10-minute play festival. Now in its’ 13th year, Short Attention Span Theatre brings local actors, playwrights and directors together for an evening of theatre designed to hold your attention…

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April 2018

First Friday Showcase of Sweeney Todd

April 6, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

First Friday Showcase of Sweeney Todd music April 6th at 5:30pm

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June 2019

Community Open House

YOU’RE INVITED! Community Open House at the GARFIELD CENTER Friday, June 7th 5-6:30pm Special Performance by The Garfield Improv Group Take our survey and get a free glass of wine! Meet our board! Free snacks from Above the Salt Catering Garfield Center | 210 High Street

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