This Saturday, the town of Chestertown will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the special concert “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement.” The event, which is free and open to the public, features local talent including Sombarkin, Pilgrim Travelers, New Goseplites, Bob and Pam Ortiz, the Mt. Olive Gospel Choir, and many more. Ample parking is available on the Washington College campus and along Campus Avenue in Chestertown. This songfest is one of two events honoring the legacy of Dr. King. It’s followed by the annual MLK Breakfast on Monday at 7 a.m. at the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Starts at 4:00 PM
Location: Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620