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October 2014

Waterman's Triathlon Festival
Date: Saturday the 4th
Oct 4-5, 2014
Time: Oct 4 at 8am / Oct 5 at 9am
Location: Rock Hall Landing Marina, Rock Hall, MD
Contact: Greg Hawkins
PH:
Email: greg@setupevents.com
URL: www.setupevents.com/mts
The Maryland Triathlon Series is excited to bring another event to Kent County! We've relocated our Waterman's Triathlon, with a Half distance on Sat and a Sprint on Sun. Close out the 2014 tri season with us in Rock Hall!
R/C Laser Championship
Date: Saturday the 4th
Time: 8am
Location: Rock Hall Yacht Club, 22759 McKinleyville Rd, Rock Hall
Contact: YC Manager
PH: 410-639-2182
Email: manager@rockhallyachtclub.org
URL: www.rockhallyachtclub.org
"Old Guys Rule" well turn out to see some small boat racing by the guys with some experience. Brisk winds, cold water and a lot of fun to watch.
Free Community Shred Event
Date: Saturday the 4th
Time: 9–11am
Location: The Peoples Bank – Rock Hall
Contact: Harriet Creighton
PH: 410-639-2233
Email: hcreighton@pbkc.com
URL:
Bring up to two bankers boxes of secure documents to be shredded FREE, and have coffee and donuts.
MainstayBrasil: The Nate Najar Trio
Date: Saturday the 4th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
This concert of Brazilian jazz for classical guitar celebrates of the release of the Nate Najar Trio’s "Aquarela Do Brasil," a collection of much loved Brazilian melodies, Jobim masterpieces and jazz tunes given the samba treatment. Nate Najar one of the few guitarists playing jazz on the classical guitar and was inspired by Charlie Byrd. He will be joined by Alejandro Arenas on bass and Mark Feinman on drums Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
St. Martin's Ministries Arts Dinner and Auction
Date: Friday the 10th
Time: 6-10pm
Location: Chesapeake Room/Rock Hall Fire House 21500 Rock Hall Ave, Rock Hall
Contact: St. Martins Ministries
PH: 410-639-7779
Email: huntingfieldcreek@verizon.net
URL: www.stmartinsministries
8th annual Arts Dinner and Auction to benefit Eastern Shore neediest families. Auction (silent and live) features works of the finest local artists and other interesting, desirable offerings.
Chester River Runoff
Date: Friday the 10th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
The rousing guitar, fiddle, banjo, bass and solid vocals of Kent County’s own Chester River Runoff is the kick-off concert for Rock Hall FallFest. Not just another bluegrass band with big harmonies and tight instrumental work, they bring an originality, edginess and energy to their music. Their polished yet still raw mix of well-crafted original songs and tunes is marked by humor, originality, and great musicianship. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
16th Annual Rock Hall FallFest - Celebrate the Oyster
Date: Saturday the 11th
Time: 10am -5pm
Location: Main Street, Rock Hall
Contact: Jim Rich
PH: 410-639-7779
Email: huntingfieldcreek@verizon.net
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org/fallfest/
In our 16th year of celebrating FallFest in Rock Hall, the time has come to celebrate the great heritage of Rock Hall by paying homage to the mighty oyster. Rock Hall Fallfest will remain true to its roots as a fun family festival with a fantastic kids kourt, craft booths and the best music this side of the Chesapeake Bay.
The Eastport Oyster Boys
Date: Saturday the 11th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
The Eastport Oyster Boys bring their goodtime maritime music and humor to Rock Hall FallFest. They play originals with island rhythms, boogie, Dixie-swing, waltzes and good ol’ rock-and-roll – all based on workboats, oysters, good dogs, blue crabs, and other themes unique to the Chesapeake. Spinsheet Magazine said their “style is fun and easy, while their lyrics sing true to the beauties and realities of living on the Bay.” Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
Celebrating The Banjo
Date: Sunday the 12th
Time: 2pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
The Rock Hall FallFest finale. This will be a lively afternoon celebrating of a variety of musical styles in which the banjo plays a prominent role – old-time Appalachian with Diane Jones with back-up from her Driven Women bandmates, bluegrass with Chester River Runoff’s Sam Guthridge and a mix of traditional music and originals from folk dance musician Bill Quern on tenor banjo with backing by Sarah Gowan. Admission is $15. Call for reservations.
Rock Hall Cruise Night by Smilin' Jake's
Date: Friday the 17th
Oct. 17, Rain date Oct. 24
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Main Street, Rock Hall
Contact: Jack or Linda
PH: 410-639-7280
Email: smilinjakes@gmail.com
URL: www.rockhallcruisenightsbysmilinjakes.blogspot.com
Display of hot rods, classics, street rods and custom cars. Oldies music til' 8:30. No charge to enter or to view. So, dust off that old ride and come on down.
The Dick Durham Trio
Date: Saturday the 18th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
Dick Durham’s Birthday Bash brings the spectacular jazz pianist, arranger and composer Dick Durham along with Max Murray on bass and Frank Russo on drums to the Mainstay. A Dick Durham concert is always magical, filled with surprises, Dick’s upbeat, offbeat humor and his one-of-a-kind, dazzling work at the piano. He’ll have new tunes, new arrangements, new jokes and the brilliant jazz piano for which he is known. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
Bjorke & Fortenbaugh
Date: Sunday the 19th
Time: 4pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
Old Songs and New Directions from Clark and Johnson who have played living room music together one night a week for more than twenty years. They often perform at the open mic at The Garfield and occasionally at other local venues. Clark is the Mainstay’s sound engineer extraordinaire. Part of their “new direction” will be old material, folk, blues and early country much of it written even before Tom McHugh was born[!]. Admission is free.
The Art of the Song: Julian Hipkins, Sue Matthews & Lena Seikaly
Date: Friday the 24th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
Three fabulous and exquisite vocalists: Julian Hipkins, Sue Matthews and Lena Seikaly who are in town for a vocal workshop with high school students at KCHS will weave their vocal magic for the Mainstay audience in the evening. This will be a stunning evening of song – jazz standards and 20th Century American Songbook, with Robert Redd, piano; Max Murray, bass; Randy Reinhart, trumpet and Frank Russo, drums. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
Ronny Cox
Date: Thursday the 30th
Time: 7:30pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
If he looks a little familiar it’s because Ronny’s a Hollywood actor known for playing villains in films like "RoboCop" and "Total Recall" and the guitar player in “Deliverance” but as a singer-songwriter, he is a study in unforced charisma. He charms audiences with his humor, tart insights, and Southwestern folk sound. His music is a smart mix of witty ditties, bluesy swing tunes, heart-on-sleeve romances, and real-life anthems. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.

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