2018 Schedule

Join Us! 
October 5-6, 2018

Events for 2018:

Friday, October 5
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Chestawizard Potion Jars Workshop Mix magic spells and potions to take home in a handmade pottery spell jar
RiverArts Clay Studio, 204 High Street, Advance Purchase Ticket Event $15

6:00 – 9:00 pm
Festival Kick-Off Party at Garfield Center
Performances, magician, trivia contest, food trucks, costume contest
and more!
Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street, $5/adults; free/12 & under

6:00 – 9:00 pm
Magic Hall of Talking Portraits
Paintings come to life in these magic hallowed halls.*
Tours leave every 15 minutes. *Requires download of HPreveal App to smartphone.
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High Street, $5 pre-register HERE
For more: http://chestertownriverarts.net/riverartsevent/magic-hall-of-talking-portraits/

Saturday, October 6
9:00 am – NOON
Kidditch Session College and club level Quidditch players teach
Kidditch for all ages, Covell Kidditch Pitch, 300 block of Cross Street

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
WandMakers Co-Op
Get measured for a wand and peruse the handicrafts from a variety of wand artisans.
Robert Ortiz Studio, 207 S. Cross Street, #103

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shades of Erised: Different Reflections of Hogwarts
10-2 Exhibit: A Celebration of Diversity In Fan Art
11-12 Diversity in Cosplay: Meet-up and Photo-op
Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Scavenger Hunt
Multi-tiered hunt thru wizard village shops. Collect
your map, complete the hunt, and return it to the Garfield Center, to
win a prize!
Garfield Center for the Arts, 
210 High Street

10:00 am – 4:00pm
Chestawizard Potion Jars Workshop
Mix magic spells and potions to take home in a handmade pottery spell jar
RiverArts Clay Studio, 204 High Street, tickets sold at the door

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Magic Hall of Talking Portraits
Paintings come to life in these magic hallowed halls.*
Tours leave every 15 minutes. *Requires download of HPreveal App to smartphone.
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High Street, $5 pre-register HERE
For more: http://chestertownriverarts.net/riverartsevent/magic-hall-of-talking-portraits/

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Quidditch Tournament
College and club teams from the Delmarva region compete for the prized Chestertown Quidditch Cup.
Wilmer Park

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Goblins & Galleons 
Interactive wizard bank hosted by Kent School.
The Bank, 211 High Street

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Potter In the Park
Crafts, vendors, wizard rock, and more!
Fountain Park

10:00 am – 11:30 am,  12 – 1:30 pm, 2:00  – 3:30 pm
Magical Creature Habitat Workshop
Create and keep your own creature habitat out of natural and recycled materials. Limited to ages 5-13
Kaleidoscope Art Studio, 312 Cannon Street, Advance Purchase Ticket Event $25

10:00 – 4:00 pm
Phoenix Dueling Club
Practice your dueling skills, 200 block of High Street

10:00 am – 11:00 am,  12 – 1:00 pm
2:00 – 3:00 pm, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Potter Paint Party
Come and create your Potter-themed masterpiece!
Zelda’s Speakeasy, 108 S. Cross Street, Advance Purchase Ticket Event $35

10:00 am -4:00 pm
Through the Trapdoor
Get past a three-headed dog and across a giant chessboard on your quest for the sorcerers stone. ($5
donation)
Garfield Center for the Arts, 
210 High Street

10:30 am – NOON & 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Enchanted High Tea
Delectable confections, souvenir teacup and a costume corner.
Bludgers, edible wands, canary creams, cauldron cakes, pasties, a
tasty golden snitch and more! (All ages welcome. Under 13 must be
accompanied by adult)
The Culp House, entrance in alley between 100-102 High Street
Advanced Purchase Ticketed Event: $25

11:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Potions Class
Presented by Radcliffe Creek School, Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street

1:00 pm –  3:45 pm
Magic Hall of Talking Portraits
Tours every 15 minutes. $5 donation
ArtsAlive! Education Center
200 High Street

3:00 pm
Costume Contest 
Categories: teen/adult, 12 and under, group.
Participant lineup at Fountain Park Stage at 2:45 pm
Fountain Park

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Witching Hours
Time to take a breather! Check out our local restaurants and pubs for a delicious meal and magical libations.

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Trapdoor Trivia Party
Dodge the bewitched vines, three-headed dog and the troll in the corner as you test your Harry
Potter knowledge with a trivia contest. Featuring performances by Tino & Ashley, the muggle cover band from Pennsylvania! (13 and under must be accompanied by an adult)
Garfield Center for the Arts, 
210 High Street, Advanced Purchase Ticket $15; $20 at door

 

 

The festival aims to celebrate the spirit and theme of Harry Potter while promoting our local community and its arts.