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Garfield Center Events During Sultana’s Downrigging Weekend in Chestertown

Written on:October 16, 2017
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Garfield Center for the Arts
Chestertown, MD – October 16, 2017

Celebrate the tall ships coming to Chestertown with a full schedule of events at the Garfield Center for the Arts. Captain Jonathan Boulware lectures on the recovery and rebirth of New York’s South Street Seaport Museum on Friday October 27th, and The Pam Ortiz Band plans to pack the Garfield for an 8pm concert on Saturday, October 28th 2017.

Capt. Jonathan Boulware, Executive Director of the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City - Promotional Photo

Capt. Jonathan Boulware, Executive Director of the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City – Promotional Photo

On Friday October 27th, Capt. Jonathan Boulware, Executive Director of the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City will provide an entertaining, historical, celebratory tour through the history of the port of New York; the Museum that aims to interpret that history; and an overview of the recent, multiple-award-winning restoration of the mighty 1885 iron sailing ship WAVERTREE. Join the Captain for an hour of history, hyperbole, and a photo journey through New York’s port. This event is FREE and begins at 8pm.

Then join us on October 28th for an evening of songs of the sea, water and ships. It promises to be a fun night of new songs, old and new friends. The Pam Ortiz band has performed sold out Downrigging shows for the past five years. Join the celebration on Saturday night at the Garfield Center for the Arts. The band will perform a set celebrating songs of water, sea and sailing and a set of original tunes and stories written by songwriter Pam Ortiz. Tickets are $15.

Photo by SG Atkinson: Pam Ortiz Band

Pam Ortiz Band – Photo: SG Atkinson

Tickets for the Pam Ortiz Band concert can be purchased at the Garfield Box Office, online at www.garfieldcenter.org or by calling 410-810-2060. The Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre is located at 210 High Street, Chestertown, MD, 21620.

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