Sat, April 11th 8am - Guided Birding Tour at Blackwater NWR Visitor Center, 2145 Key Wallace Dr., Cambridge; Highlights migratory species & returning spring nesters; Free, 2-3 hour walk led by Terry Allen; Binoculars & field guides recommended; Call 410-228-2677; www.fws.gov/refuge/blackwater.
Sat, April 11th 8pm - The Dirty Grass Players at The Mainstay, 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; $20/online, $25/door; Presented by The Hedgelawn Bluegrass Series; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org.
Sun, April 12th 7am-11am - All You Can Eat Easter Breakfast at Goldsboro Vol. Fire Co., 700 Old Line Rd.; $8/adult, $4/ages 6-12, ages 5 & under free; Call 410-253-6114; www.goldsboro700.com.
Tues, April 14th 4:30pm - Creative Nonfiction Reading with Kathryn Nuernberger at Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College, Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-810-5768; www.washcoll.edu.
Wed, April 15th 4:30pm - A Craft Talk with Kathryn Nuernberger at Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College, Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-810-5768; www.washcoll.edu.
Thurs, April 16th 7:30pm - Mikala Herlihy on piano at Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown; Call 410-778-7839; www.washcoll.edu.
Thurs-Thurs, April 16th-23rd - Early Voting for Primary Election at Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Maryland Primary Election April 28th; Call 410-778-0038, 410-758-0832, 410-996-5310 or 410-770-8099; www.kentcountyelections.org.
Thurs, April 16th 6pm-8pm - Taking Care: Celebrating the Earth Poetry Reading at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High St., Chestertown; Judged show with visual arts and poetry; Call 410-778-6300; www.chestertownriverarts.org.
Sat, April 18th 10am-12pm - Free Shredding Day hosted by Chesapeake Investment Advisors, 106 Spring Ave., Chestertown; Shredding by Shred Instead; Certificates of destruction available; Call 410-810-0735.
Sat, April 18th 12pm-5pm - Pour Up The Shore Ale & Artisan Festival at Sudlersville Vol. Fire Co., 203 N. Church St.; Craft beverages, food trucks, live music, fire truck rides, bounce house area for kids, cornhole tournament & more; Family friendly, dog friendly; Sponsor & vendor opportunities available; For tickets & info call 443-370-7926; www.pouruptheshore.com.
Sat, April 18th 12pm- Bluegrass Block Party in downtown Chestertown, 200 block of High St.; Dirty Grass Players, BBQ by Phat Daddy and more; Free concert, bring a chair; For info, follow on Facebook.
Sat, April 18th - Queen Anne’s Chorale Concert “From Stage and Screen”; Details to come; www.qachorale.org.
Sat, April 18th 9am-1pm - 10th Annual Earth Day Festival on Memorial Row, downtown Chestertown; Free; Call 443-480-1987.