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Welcome To Easton - Easton, MD 21601

    Summer is Here (But Fall is Near)! 

Our summer flowers are all in bloom with our summer shrubs in bud. Now is the time to take a refreshing getaway and enjoy our fabulous outdoor weather. Easton offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf on one of our many golf courses; skeet shooting; visit nearby refuges and watch eagles soar and catch a glimpse of other local wildlife, take a sailing cruise, cycle the Tred Avon Circle, or explore the local flora and fauna of our gardens.

Take a lazy stroll down our tree lined streets, stop in our unique shops, and art galleries and dine in our visitor friendly coffee shops and renowned restaurants. Indulge in a cozy stay in one of our gracious Victorian Bed and Breakfasts or Historic Inns, enjoying a leisurely morning breakfast before exploring the 8th Best Small Town in America. Our evening diversions include theatrical performances, music venues; Easton's Cinema; bowling; and pub crawling, and a wide variety of restaurants to please any palate and fit any price range.

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Easton, Maryland, "the 8th Best Small Town in America"  is an arts and cultural center with a population 16,500+ individuals who love living in a small town that offers the best of many worlds: access to large metropolitan areas like Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, and Wilmington; good health care from a strong local hospital and medical community; casual and gourmet dining; shopping for all budgets from collectibles to fine antiques; eclectic art galleries; several public golf courses; the splendid Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in their backyard for sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and crabbing; an historic Town Center with Colonial and Victorian architecture; and an active local community that welcomes new ideas and enthusiasm. 

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September 2018

Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden - The Federal styled garden is open seven days a week during daylight hours, (entrance through gate on Glenwood Avenue, behind the Neall House, (the James Neall House, built in 1810, the Joseph Neall House, built in 1795, and a 17th century reconstruction named "Ending of Controversie). Visit the museum Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, (10 AM to 4 PM), in the historic Mary Jenkins House at 30 S. Washington Street, entrance on Glenwood Avenue featuring Talbot County's history. The Galleries at Neall House opened on Saturdays, (10 AM - 4 PM), showcase the society's wonderful collections of portraits, artifacts and furniture. The museum shop, Tharpe Antiques and Decorative Arts is located at 25 S. Washington Street. The shop offers a wonderful array of donated and consigned items for sale. 410-822-0773.  

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM; First Fridays 10 AM - 7 PM. Admission $3 for non-members. 410-822-2787.

Amish Country Farmers Market Every Thursday through Saturday - Indoor market offering fresh produce, meats, dairy products, furniture, handcrafted items, and indoor and take away dinning and more! Thurs 9 AM - 6 PM; Fri 9 AM - 7 PM & Sat 9 AM - 3 PM. Easton Plaza, 101 Marlboro Avenue, Easton, MD 21601. Phone 410-822-8989.

Easton Market Square Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Arbec Orchids;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; The Bean, coffee for a cause; "Bob's Sharpening Service"; & Medura Originals, creative wood working and functional art.

Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, pork, eggs, sauces, cheese, baked goods, pies, tarts, cheesecake, flowers, plants, dog treats, local crab meat, rum, kombucha and handcrafted gift items. 100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. Market Master E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org Visit the web site: avalonfoundation.org/ under the tab "Community" for more information.

St. Michaels Farmers' Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM (April 14 - November 17). Produce only. 204 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: stmichaelsmarket@gmail.com

Bingo Every Friday Night - Doors open at 6:30 PM; games start at 7:30 PM. Food provided by the Easton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Creamery Lane, 315 Aurora Street, Easton. 410-822-4848.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artists.

St. Michaels Second Saturday Art Night Out - Art galleries are alive with special events for the launch of their monthly Second Saturday "Art Night Out" celebrations. Enjoy a walking tour of six fine art galleries, all central located on Talbot Street.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 10 PM. Early Bird Dance lesson 7:15 - 8 PM. 8 - 10 PM Dances are a mix of Latin, Ballroom and much more with music by a DJ. Singles, couples and dancers of all levels and ages welcome. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 200 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $15/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members.

Dancing on the Shore - Tuesday & Thursday - 7 PM & 8 PM. Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Country Western Dance Group Classes. Choose between 2 classes on Tues or Thurs; classes run in a 4 week session. Two dances taught in each class; great for beginners, and open to couples and singles. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Pre-registration required: 302-377-3088. E-mail: infodancingontheshore@gmail.com

St. Michaels Museum Docent Walking Tours - Saturday 10 AM. "Historic St. Michaels: its People, Places and Happenings or Frederick Douglass, a Slave, in St. Michaels 1833-1836. Admission $10 per person. A Walking Tour of Historic St. Michaels Map is also available for individual touring. 410-745-9561.

Tilghman Watermen's Museum - Every Saturday & Sundays through November. 10 AM - 3PM. Exhibit featuring photographs of the Tilghman Packing Company from the Hollyday collection, of Eastern Shore people and places from the land, water, and air; the collection includes over 200 images of Tilghman Island and the Packing Company. Lee House, 6031 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman Island, MD.

Classic Motor Museum - Every weekend Fri & Sat 11 AM - 5 PM & Sun 11 AM - 4 PM. 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels 410-745-8979.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday beginning March 31st.  Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Kent Island Farmer's Market - Every Thursday 3:30 - 6:30 PM. Open year round. Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville, MD 21666.

Frederick Douglass 200th Birthday Celebration - Year long events and activities scheduled see web site www.fd200.org for schedule.

Tai Chi - Every Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $10 per class.

Steady & Strong Exercise - Every Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $8 per class.

The Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester invites you to sail on the beautiful Choptank River departing from Long Wharf located at the end of High Street, Cambridge, MD. Public Sail hours of operation most Saturdays, May to October, 1 - 3 PM. Advanced reservation recommended. Limit 20 passengers per trip. Sunset/special cruises and private charters are also available. 410-228-7141. E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org

Cambridge Historic Walking Tour - Every Saturday 11 AM. Hear the fascinating stories: Napoleon's involvement in Cambridge, the prominent woman who returned from the dead, the house that was cut in two and more. Tours begin at Long Wharf Park, (near High and Water Streets). Admission $10 per person, advanced reservation requested. 410-901-1000. Self-guided walking tours available at the Dorchester Visitor Center, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge.

Exhibit Kent's Carvers and Clubs: Guides, Gunners and Co-Ops - This exhibition shares the stories of Maryland's Kent County carvers and hunting clubs thru a collection of decoys, oral histories, historical photographs, & artifacts. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916.

Easton Walking Tours departing from the Tidewater Inn or from your location in downtown Easton. Tours are led by a local historian with ten years of experience in Talbot County history. Tours can be designed with consideration to personal/special interests. Available by reservation only. Admission charge $20 per person.  https://walkingtourstalbot.wordpress.com

Dog Walks - First Thursdays of month, September through December, 10 - 11 AM. Join Vicki Arion for a stroll on the best paths for exploring the Arboretum with your furry friend. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

First Saturday Walks - First Saturday of month, September through December, 10 AM. Join a docent naturalist to discover the Arboretum's rich and unique native plant habitats. Explore mature and young native forests, meadows, a wetland, rain and pollinator gardens, the Native Plant Nursery, and the children's teaching garden. Tours begin a the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

Sep 15: Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, featuring Kindred Spirits.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, pork, eggs, sauces, cheese, baked goods, pies, tarts, cheesecake, flowers, plants, dog treats, local crab meat, rum, kombucha and handcrafted gift items. 100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345.

Sep 15: GrooveFEST: Blues, Brews and BBQs -  5 - 10 PM. A new approach to the traditional mid-September street festival that combines the "Blues, Brews & BBQs" theme with an updated event name and more powerful vision. The new headline name is inspired by a revival the Groove City Jazz and Blues Festival while also keeping the fun street festival, and earthy vibe of the downtown. 437 Race Street, Cambridge. Admission charge $5 to enter at Gay, High, and Muir Street intersections. 443-477-0843. POSTPONED TO OCT. 21

Sep 15: Downtown Denton's Supper at Sunset - 6 - 9 PM. Downtown Denton Main Street invites folks to dine in the company of friends and neighbors at Supper at Sunset. Enjoy appetizers, an elegant meal, beer and wine, dessert and live music by Wooden Ships. Ages 21 + only. 200 block of Market Street, Denton. Limited seating tickets available at CarolineArts.org/events/ddms-supper-at-sunset-2018 Admission $50 per person/$95 per couple.

Sep 15: 10th Annual Alpaca Festival at Outstanding Dreams Farm - 11 AM - 5 PM. Outstanding Dreams Farm, 24480 Pinetown Road, Preston. POSTPONED TO SEPT 29 & 30

Sep 15: Tuckahoe Modified Truck and Tractor Pull - 6 PM. Classes include Pro Farm Tractors, Mod Turbo Tractor, Modified Tractors, Classic Tractors, Light Limited Turbo Tractors & local gas and diesel pickups. Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Association, 11472 Ocean Gateway, Easton. Admission $10 per adult, children 6 years and under free. 410-822-9868.

Sep 15: Sunny Meadows Soup'n Walks "Nature, Nurture, and Nutrition" -  11 AM - 1:30 PM. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk Days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $25 for non-members, $20 for members. 410-634-2847.

Sep 15: Pete Kilpatrick Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 15: 10th Annual Airport Day - 10 AM - 2 PM. A Family-friendly event that will feature airport rides, opportunities for the kids to make it an enjoyable experience. Easton/Newnam Airport, Easton. Free admission. CANCELED

Sep 15: Music on the Nanticoke Concert - 4 - 7 PM. Enjoy a free waterfront concert in the quaint, historic town of Vienna. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Concessions will be available, or bring a picnic. Waterfront Park, Water Street, Vienna. 443-239-0813. Free admission.

Sep 15: "As You Like It" - 7:30 PM. Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project and directed by Kyler Taustin. Performed outdoors and seating is on lawn. Bring a chair or blanket. Muskrat Park, 207 Willow Green Street, St. Michaels. Free admission.

Sep 15 & 16: Native American Festival - 10 AM. Featuring traditional dancers, singers, drumming, crafts, artists' demonstrations, authentic Native food, a silent auction, and more. The pow-wow is organized by the Nause Waiwash Band of Indians. Vienna Ballfield, 214 Middle Street, Vienna. Admission $5 for adults. 410-228-0216.

Sep 16: Wine & Unwind - 1 - 4 PM. Sip wine and enjoy live music with Anna Burgess! Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com No fee, no reservation required.

Sep 16: Rod Picott - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 16: Denise Nathanson - 4 PM. An afternoon of delightful cello music. Church of the Holy Trinity, 502 South Morris Street, Oxford. 410-226-5134.

Sep 20: Cars on High - 6 - 8 PM. Classic, exotic, antique and customized cars are on display in the 300 block of High Street, Fountain Park, Chestertown. Come admire the rides and chat with the proud owners. 410-778-2991.

Sep 20: Lonely Heartstring Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 21: Street 45's with the Future Thrills - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 21: Harvesting our History - Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music and "Grains of Truth" a commentary on agriculture in Talbot County. Talbot Historical Society, 30 South Washington St., Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-0773.  

Sep 21 - 30: Louis Escobedo Exhibit - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-598-1666. Artist Reception September 21st. 5 -8 PM.

Sept 21-23: 12th Annual St. Michaels Concours d'Elegance - Weekend of casual elegance, featuring classic collector cars to marquee racing greats. Inn at Perry Cabin's waterfront lawn, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 

Sep 22: Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, featuring Souljourners.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, pork, eggs, sauces, cheese, baked goods, pies, tarts, cheesecake, flowers, plants, dog treats, local crab meat, rum, kombucha and handcrafted gift items. 100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345.

Sep 22: Family Friendly Fun Festival - Meet the brothers and see the 1917 Maxwell Model 25 car that was used to recreate their Grandfather's journey from NJ to CA 100 years earlier. Classic Motor Museum, 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels. Admission $15 includes Museum entry, book signing & presentation. 410-745-8979.

Sep 22: Children's Art Day - 9 AM - Noon. Free and open to all children k-8th grade. All material supplied including acrylic paints, panels, brushes, easels, etc. St. Michaels Art League members will be on hand to assist and guide the budding artists. Old clothing is recommended. The Fishmobile, a traveling aquarium from Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, will be on hand providing tours to learn about bay creatures and perhaps inspiration to do paintings of them. St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 304 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: jjcranor@gmail.com

Sep 22: Frederick Douglas Day - 10 AM - 4 PM. West Street between Dover & Glenwood, Easton.

Sep 22: Parade of Boats & Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race - 9 AM. Witness history as this event features the traditional oyster dredging boats that are unique to the Chesapeake Bay. Ten to twelve skipjacks are scheduled to participate in the race with a small Skipjack Festival also being held at Long Wharf Park, with food vendors, and exhibitors. This event is one of only two such events worldwide, attracting regional and maritime historians, boating enthusiasts and professional photographers from all over the country. Long Wharf Park, Cambridge. 410-228-7141.

Sep 22: Magic in the Meadow - Celebrate autumn's arrival and the splendor of nature. As twilight falls, sip a signature cocktail while exploring meadow and woodland paths on foot or by tram. Savor scrumptious hors d'oeuvres, enjoy hoop dance performances and a lesson by Baltimore artists Melissa Newman, (performing as Mina Bear), and peruse a tantalizing array of silent auction items. World-class jazz by the Peter Revell and and a moonrise over golden meadow grasses will set the stage for dancing and add to the allure of an unforgettable equinox. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $75 per person. 410-634-2847.

Sep 22: Antique and Art Festival - 10 AM - 4 PM. Join the fun for a day filled with antiques, history, art, food, music and more. Featuring quality antique and art dealers, live music, food vendors, mill tours and artisan demonstrations. Benefit Caroline Country Historical Society. Linchester Mill, 3390 Linchester Road, Preston. Admission $5 per person. 410-829-3559.

Sep 22: Chesapeake Ghost Walks Denton Ghost Walk - 7:30 PM. Tours depart the Courthouse Green, Market Street, Denton. Advanced reservation required. Admission $20 Adult; $15 for children.

Sep 22: 37th Annual Bay Music Festival - 1 - 9 PM. Featuring 13 acts playing on two stages. In addition to the entertainment, there will be plenty of cold beverages, food trucks with pulled pork, beef, crab cakes, tacos, French fries, hamburgers, hot dogs, & ice cream to satisfy any appetite. Children's activities include a children's music show, exhibits, face painting, balloon art, petting zoo and a Moon bounce, plus craft vendors. A raffle to win an autographed PRS SE Custom 22. Benefit Centreville Lions Club & Wilmer Eye Clinic. A great day of fun in the park! Queen Anne's County 4 H Park, Centreville. Admission charge $10 per person with children 15 years of age and under admitted free. 410-604-2100.

Sep 22: Rebecca Frazier - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 23: CCCC Fall Car Show - 9 AM. Judging by Shamrock. All registered cars get Dash Plaques, open to all years models and makes. Music, Trophies, Vendors, 50/50 raffle, door prizes and food available by Elks Club. Easton Elks #1622, Dutchman's Lane, Easton.

Sep 27: Jamie McLean Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 27: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Eternal Prodigies - 7:30 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Sep 28: "Pull" For The Arc Central Chesapeake Region Clay Shoot Classic - An action-filled fundraising event made possible by the support of local businesses all over the Eastern Shore. The morning begins with fresh coffee and an amazing breakfast provided by The High Spot Gastro Pub of Cambridge. Then on to the 55-acre grounds to enjoy shooting on the picturesque course. After shooting 50 targets, grab some fresh barbeque from Blue Heron Catering. Sample the delicious, local craft rums from Lyon Distilling, (must be 21 years and older), or the fresh oysters from Phillips Wharf. A day full of friendly competition all in efforts to support the people with developmental disabilities in our community. Point, Pintail, Queenstown. Tickets include 50 targets, guns, shells, ear and eye protection, breakfast, and lunch. Team tickets of five for $650; individual ticket $125, Junior Shooters 18 and under (minimum 95 pounds) are $100. 410-268-8085.

Sep 28: Luke Brindley - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 29: Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, featuring Fiddle Oaks.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, pork, eggs, sauces, cheese, baked goods, pies, tarts, cheesecake, flowers, plants, dog treats, local crab meat, rum, kombucha and handcrafted gift items. 100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345.

Sep 29: Ironman Maryland 2018 - 140.6 mile triathlon. Great Marsh Park, Cambridge.

Sep 29 & 30: 10th Annual Alpaca Festival at Outstanding Dreams Farm - 11 AM - 5 PM. Outstanding Dreams Farm, 24480 Pinetown Road, Preston. POSTPONED from Sept 15.

Sep 29: Casino Royale Gala - 7:30 PM. Dinner, Blackjack, Texas Holdem Poker, Roulette Wheel, Photo Booth, Raffle, and Live Auction! Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Advance reservation required. Admission charge $150 per person. 410-226-5904.

Sep 30: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Eternal Prodigies - 3 PM. Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

October 2018

Oct 1 - 31: Photography Show by St. Michaels Art League - The St. Michaels Art League announces its first Photography show occurring during the month of October. The exhibit judged by Ted Mueller, a graduate of New York Institute of photography. Works are available for purchase from the artists. Talbot County Library, St. Michaels Branch, 106 Freemont Street, St. Michaels during normal Library hours. Open to the public. 419-745-6436.

Oct 3: Slocan Ramblers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 3 - 27: Working Artists Forum Exhibit "Inside, Beside, and Otherwise" - Exhibit of art by members of the Working Artists Forum. Kent Island Federation of Arts, 405 Main Street, Stevensville. Artists reception October 11th 5 - 7 PM. E-mail: info@kifa.us 410-643-7424.

Oct 4: Hubby Jenkins - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 5: Pink Party - 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland, (20% of all retail proceeds from the event). Think Pink! Bountiful Interiors, 218 N. Washington Street, Talbottown Center, Easton. 410-819-8666.

Oct 5: Karaoke Happy Hour - 6 - 10 PM. Join us for singing, dancing, and all around good times! Bring your dinner and snacks to complete the night. Wine available at the bar! Table reservations taken by phone on the day of the event. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Advance tickets $7; $10 at door.

Oct 5 - 28: Solo Exhibition Lani Browing - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-598-1666.

Oct 5: Medium Debbie Wojciechowski  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 6 : Celebrating Natives Fall Garden Tour - 9 AM - 4 PM. Experience the fall color palette in gardens that display a range of beautiful and creative native plantings. The first garden tour of its kind on the Eastern Shore, highlights the beauty of native gardens while emphasizing their importance in creating a biodiverse landscape - one that supports all kinds of life, from healthy soil organisms to insects, birds, and mammals. This year's tour focuses on the process of design and the journey of transforming a garden from paper to reality. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Advanced ticket purchase $25/$30 day of tour. 410-634-2847.

Oct 6: 3rd Annual Easton Beer Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Maryland's largest indoor craft beer festival will feature 40 + Breweries pouring 80 + Craft Beers and Ciders from the Mid-Atlantic region, with music by Blackwater. Food, Vendors, Raffles and games of chance will be available. Sponsored by Town & Country Wine & Liquors, 28248 St. Michaels Road, Easton. Benefit Easton Volunteer Fire Department. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Leonard Rieck Drive, Easton. Limit to Ages 21 & over. Admission charge.

Oct 6 & 7: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival - Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks and canoes. Check out the boats on land or watch many of these one of a kind vessels race along the Miles River along CBMM's 18-acre waterfront campus. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

Oct 6: 2018 Crabtoberfest - 3 - 9 PM. Oktoberfest with an Eastern Shore twist! Entertainment, German Beer, some wine, German and American fare, kids activities, and vendors. Governor's Hall, Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn Street, Cambridge.

Oct 7: Nature's Interconnections: Fall Color, Fruits, Buds & Bark - 1 - 2:30 PM. Learn how to identify trees and shrubs by their fall fruits, bark, or buds on a stroll through the Arboretum forest with master naturalist Margan Glover. All ages are welcome. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

Oct 8: St. Michaels Art League Meeting & Presentation - 6 - 8:30 PM. The meeting features a presentation by well-known watercolorist Kurt Plinke. Christ Church Parish Hall, 103 Willow St., St. Michaels. Open to the public.

Oct 9: An Evening with Melissa Etheridge "Yes I Am 25th Anniversary - Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Sponsored by the Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: Callaghan - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11 - 14: Chesapeake Film Festival - An abundance of Maryland premieres, timely environmental films and provocative student films. Films that herald new chefs, exquisite gardeners, environmental heroes,  a Hollywood movie starlet with a secret, teen grief, martin fishing, Smith Island, sea turtles and much more. Screening at a variety of venues on the shore, including the Avalon Theatre and the Academy Art Museum in Easton, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Cambridge Premier Cinema, and the Dorchester Center for the Arts, Cambridge. E-mail: info@chesapeakefilmfestival.com

Oct 12: Newpoli - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 13: Variety for Veterans - 7 - 9 PM. The finest talent in the Tri-State area. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Benefit Mid-Shore Recovering Veterans Group and the Veterans Workforce Development Scholarship Program. Admission $20; students $15. 443-995-5908.

Oct 13: Fairyfest - 11 AM - 3 PM. Bring your wings for a day of magic! Follow a trail of fairy houses along enchanted forest paths, hunt for gnomes in the Funshine Garden, and join in a meadow maypole dance. Natural materials will be on hand for making an array of magical crafts. Live entertainment includes performances by Shore Shakespeare and the Sammati dance troupe of Caroline County. Shimmery face painting, archery, a dragon tram, and magical games are part of the fun. Unicorn rides, fairy accessories, and refreshments - including ice cream from Nice Farms Creamery - will be available for an additional fee. Don't forget your camera for photos with the Fairy Court! Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission fee $10 per person (ages 2 and under free). Advance registration suggested. 410-634-2847.

Oct 13: Comedian Krish Mahan - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 13: 9th Annual Harvest Festival/Winetoberfest - Noon - 7 PM. It will be a day long celebration of the end of our Harvest season! There are plenty things to do for the adults and kids a like. Food vendors, craft vendors, hay rides, pony rides, agricultural demonstrations, grape stomping, moon bounce and so much more. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Advance tickets $7; $10 at door. Under 21 years of age & Gold Leaf Members free.

Oct 19 - 21: 21st Annual Academy Art Museum Craft Show - Indoor, juried craft show featuring approximately 70 artists from across the United States. Featured artists include Ashley Buchanan, Holly Anne Mitchell and Rebecca Myers. Be prepared to be DAZZLED! Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-2787.

Oct 20: Dazzling Fall Color Soup'n Walks "Nature, Nurture, and Nutrition" -  11 AM - 1:30 PM. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk Days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $25 for non-members, $20 for members. 410-634-2847.

Oct 20: Tilghman Island Day - 11 AM - 6 PM. Annual Festival. Food, live entertainment, docking contests, children's activities, games, nautical artisans, craft vendors.  Benefit Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Department. Tilghman Island Fire Department, and adjacent Kronsburg Park, Main Street, Tilghman Island. Admission free; food items priced separately.

Oct 20: Hot Club of Baltimore - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 21: GrooveFEST: Blues, Brews and BBQs -  5 - 10 PM. A new approach to the traditional mid-September street festival that combines the "Blues, Brews & BBQs" theme with an updated event name and more powerful vision. The new headline name is inspired by a revival the Groove City Jazz and Blues Festival while also keeping the fun street festival, and earthy vibe of the downtown. 437 Race Street, Cambridge. Admission charge $5 to enter at Gay, High, and Muir Street intersections. 443-477-0843. POSTPONED from September 15.

Oct 25: Quinn Sullivan - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 27: OysterFest and Edna Lockwood Relaunch - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

Oct 27: Party to Preserve Gala - 4 - 7 PM. Enjoy sunset views over the Bohemia River and groove to the Van Williamson Trio. Chateau Bu-De Vineyard and Winery, Bohemia Manor Farm, 237 Bohemia Manor Farm Lane, Chesapeake City. Benefit Eastern Shore Land Conservancy. Shuttle service available for guests with pickup in Easton and Chestertown. Admission charge. 410-690-4603.

Oct 27: Kathy Mattea - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

November 2018

Nov 1: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Stellar Concertmasters  - 7:30 PM. Easton Church of God, 1009 Washington Street, Easton. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Nov 2: James Hill and Anne Janelle - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 2: Toast & Toasted - 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Smores and wine pairing with live music from Beauty for Ashes! Roast marshmallows over our fire pits. Bring a chair & blanket if it's chilly! Food available for purchase from Ron's Famous Pit Beef, Sorry, no guests under 21 are permitted. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

Nov 2 - 25: Solo Exhibition Nancy Tankersley  - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-598-1666.

Nov 3: Don McLean - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 3: OysterJam - Oysters, craft beer & live music. Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Tilghman Island. Admission charge.

Nov 7: Speaker & Co-Author "Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States" -  1 - 2:30 PM. Join Ginger Woolridge, co-author, for a presentation addressing the attributes of native plants, their importance in the food web, the threats to natives, and a survey of some of her favorites. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $20 for non-members, $15 for members. 410-634-2847.

Nov 9 - 11: 48th Annual Waterfowl Festival - This wildlife art show, sportsman's expo and small-town festival celebrates all things “Eastern Shore” and showcases Easton in its autumn glory. Meet the country's finest wildlife artists: painters, sculptors. Admission charge. 410-822-4567. 

Nov 15: Classic Albums Live Presents Fleetwood Mac Rumours - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 17: Nutritious Berries, Nuts, & Seeds Soup'n Walks "Nature, Nurture, and Nutrition" -  11 AM - 1:30 PM. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk Days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $25 for non-members, $20 for members. 410-634-2847.

Nov 18: Christmas Market - 11 AM - 5 PM. 25+ Vendors, "Stock Up for the Holidays" 40% Off Wine Sale, Christmas Carolers, Food Truck, Wine Tasting. No registration is required. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

December 2018

Dec 1: Wreath Sale & Holiday Open House - 10 AM - 2 PM. Ring in the season with local greenery for a beautiful Eastern Shore holiday! Shop for handmade evergreen wreaths crafted from the bounty of the Arboretum's forest and gardens. Find the perfect gift in the gift shop or in Paul and Irene Aspell's pop-up art and pottery shop. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Dec 1: Motown & More - A Holiday Celebration  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 2: Wine & Design - Cookie Decorating - Noon - 2 PM. Wine and cookies, better than milk and cookies! Enjoy a special holiday cookie decorating event with wine and snacks. Ticket includes instruction on decorating 6 cookies. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. Admission $50 per person. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

Dec 2: Woodland Architecture - 1 - 2:30 PM. Appreciate the shifting seasons with Master Naturalist Margan Glover as we admire the newly revealed "bones" of the woodland, meadows, and wetlands. All ages are welcome. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 6: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Holiday Joy, Angelic Sisters! - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Dec 7: Glenn Miller Orchestra Holiday Show - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 7: Ugly Christmas Sweater Karaoke - 6 - 10 PM. Wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater! Prizes awarded for best ugly sweaters. Plus, a Christmas Carol Karaoke Contest. No registration is required. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

Dec 7 - 30: "Deck the Walls" Small Works Show  - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-598-1666.

Dec 8: Classic Albums Live Presents Bye Bye American Pie with Don McLean - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 8: Wine & Design - Mistletoe & Mimosas - 11 AM - 1 PM. Holiday decorating does not feel complete without the wreath hung on the door! Join us for a morning of wreath making, we are all a little craftier with a mimosa in our hand! Tickets include: bottomless mimosas, Danishes, donuts, coffee, materials and instructions for wreath making. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Admission $75 per person.

Dec 9: An Evening with America! - 7 PM. Take a warm, memory-laden trip down Ventura Highway! Yacht Rock Faves! Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Admission charge. Sponsored by the Avalon Theatre. 410-822-7299.

Dec 14 - 16: Tidewater Singers Christmas Concert - E-mail: tidewatersingers@gmail.com 1-888-752-0023.

Dec 31: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Ethereal Voices, A Toast to the New Year! - 7 PM. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

January 2019

Jan 18: Classic Albums Live Presents Creedence Clearwater Revivial Chronicle Vol 1 - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

February 2019

Feb 15: Maybe April  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

March 2019

Mar 7: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra A Sense of the Tragic, An Exciting Debut! - 7:30 PM. Easton Church of God, 1009 North Washington Street, Easton. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Mar 10: Music Legend Graham Nash - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

April 2019

Apr 26: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Ode to Humankind, to Country and to Joy! - 7 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

May 2019

May 20: Classic Albums Live Presents The Beatles, Abbey Road - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

 

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