Chester Gras in Chestertown – February 10 2018

Festivals Kent, MD

For the fifth year in a row, Peoples Bank will put its energy, staff, and finances behind Chester Gras, a family friendly Mardi Gras celebration that benefits our backpack programs. On February 10, 2018 Chester Gras, which will be held in a big heated tent on High Street.

The event will feature a parade, followed by a costume contest, gumbo from area restaurants as well as some Cajun food, a silent auction, children’s activities, lively music by Philip Dutton and The Alligators. Last year over 11,000 raised for the Food Pantry to purchase food for the backpack programs. These volunteer run programs provide weekend food (in the students’ backpacks) for children in our public schools who live with food insecurity.

End the day at the Mainstay in Rock Hall (410-639-9133) for the Mardi Gras Dance Party with The Dixie Power Trio where 100% of the net proceeds will be contributed to the Kent County Food Pantry’s Backpack Program.