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Enjoy our fabulous outdoor weather. Easton offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf on one of five golf courses; skeet shooting; visit nearby refuges and watch eagles soar and catch a glimpse of other local wildlife, cycle the Tred Avon Circle, or explore the local flora and fauna of our gardens. Easton is the perfect location to relax and recharge. 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. Evening entertainment is diverse and includes theatrical performances; music venues; Easton’s Cinema; bowling; and pub crawling. Indulge in a cozy stay in one of our gracious Victorian Bed and Breakfasts, enjoying a leisurely morning breakfast before exploring the 8th Best Small Town in America.

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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; numerous 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 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 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 Hours are Monday & Friday 10 AM - 4 PM;  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Admission $3 for non-members. 106 South Street, Easton. 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 open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

Centreville Farmers Market - Wednesday 3 - 7 PM & Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM. Over two dozen vendors with a wide array of offerings from vegetables and fruits to baked goods, meat, fresh eggs and free-range chicken, crafts, jewelry, handmade pretzels, and egg braids, flowers, herbs, wine, and Italian ice, handcrafted birdhouses, gluten-free baked goods, and Maryland Blue Crabs. Lawyer's Row and Commerce Street, Centreville.

Oxford Farmers Market - Opening Day May 7th. Wednesday 4 to 6 PM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford.

Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market - Thursday 3 - 6 PM. Long Wharf Park, Cambridge. 

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.

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Every Friday Night - Approximately 90 minute walk throughout the towns of Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Salisbury, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin, and  Ocean City. Easton on the 1st Friday of the month; St. Michaels on the 2nd Friday of the month, (8 PM beginning at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum); and Cambridge on the 4th Friday. Advanced registration required. Charge $15 Adults & $9 for children. 443-735-0771.

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Easton's Farmers' Market - Saturday - Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday, (April 12th through December), 8 AM - 1 PM. Live music from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. Farmers' Market contact Jenn Wagner/Avalon 410-822-0345.

St. Michaels FreshFarm Saturday Market - 8:30 to 11:30 AM. (through Oct. 11). The market features grass-fed pork and beef, free-range chicken, seasonal fruits, herbs, vegetables, cow's milk cheeses, cut flowers, eggs, honey and handmade soap. Cooking demonstrations by a variety of the area's chefs and home cooks are planned for the "Chef in Market" feature. Fremont Street, St. Michaels.

Saturday Historic Walking Tours of St. Michaels - 10 AM. "Historic St. Michaels: Its People, Places and Happenings" is offered on the first three Saturdays of each month, (through October), and on the fourth Saturday, "Frederick Douglass, a slave in St. Michaels 1833-1836" tour. The docent led walking tours are approximately 90 minutes leaving from the St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square. Charge is $10 for adults and $5 for youth 6 to 17 years of age. Advance reservation suggested. 410-745-0530. E-mail: stmichaelsmuseum@atlanticbb.net

First Saturday - Ballroom & Latin Dance Parties - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance Lessons. 8 - 10 PM Dance. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. Music by DJ. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-482-6169.

Tuesday & Thursdays - Dancing On The Shore  - Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Country Western Dance Group Classes - 7 & 8 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

6th Annual Oxford Picket Fence Tour - Local artists have created masterpieces on 22 fences located at various businesses around Oxford. Maps with information about each fence is also available throughout town. A special exhibit, ("Pickets to Eternity"), is on display in the lobby of the Robert Morris Inn. Raffled tickets are available for these unique artworks. Drawing will take place on October 11th at the annual Auction of the Picket Fences. Oxford.

Sept 1 - 26: Fran Skiles Exhibit at Adkins Arboretum - Earth Matters Mixed media/collage works on paper and fabric. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 5: Opening Reception "Color at Play" Exhibit Louis Escobedo Solo Show - 5 - 8 PM. New paintings by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Sep 5: Opening Reception for the Exhibit "A Table for Two" - 5 - 8 PM. A Pairing of Paintings and Sculpture Nancy Tankersley and Jan Kirsh. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-770-8350.

Sep 5 - Oct 24: Exhibit "A Table for Two"- A Pairing of Paintings and Sculpture Nancy Tankersley and Jan Kirsh. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-770-8350.

Sep 5: Opening Reception Camille Przewodek - 5 - 8 PM. New colorist works by Camillie Przewodek, as well as her new book, "Mondays with Camille". A selection of these works, along with more enchanting new works by owner/artist, Betty Huang. Studio B Gallery, 7 B Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours: Fri & Sat 11 AM - 5 PM; Sun 11 AM - 3 PM, otherwise by appointment or chance. E-mail: bettyartist@gmail.com 443-988-1818.

Sep 5: Opening Reception Trippe-Hilderbrandt Gallery - 5 - 8 PM. Featuring the works of award winning artists Nanny Trippe, fine art photography, Don Hilderbrant, watercolors, Jill Basham, Roberta Seger, Lee D'Zmura, Joe Mayer, Ann Sharp, John C. North, and Pam Foss. Trippe-Hilderbrandt Gallery, 23 N. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-310-8727.

Sep 5: Seth Glier - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Sep 6 & 7: Chesapeake Challenge Walk MS - A 30 mile walk MS event in Talbot County. For additional information go to web site: bikemdm.nationalmssociety.org

Sep 6 - Nov 11: "Color at Play" Exhibit Louis Escobedo Solo Show - Featuring 30 new works by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Sep 6: The Golden Road - Celebrating the Music of the Grateful Dead - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Dance Floor Open! Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Sept 7: 10th Annual Tour de Talbot - Ride the beautiful back roads of Talbot County. All riders are supported with food and drink at rest shops which is included in registration fee. The event includes a 100 mile, 62 mile, and a 20 mile distance. Benefit Midshore Riverkeeper Conservance and Chesapeake Bay Foundation for clean water. Starting and finishing located at Calhoon MEBA Engineering School, St. Michaels Road, (Route 33), Easton. Registration Fee. 

Sep 12: Tool Gypsies  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Sep 13 & 14: Adkins Arboretum Native Plant Nursery Fall Plant Sale Weekend - This event offers the opportunity to tour the Nursery, learn about propagation and rain barrels, and visit the Nursery's native gardens and purchase plants from the Native Plant Nursery featuring the region's largest selection of native plants. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847. Open house for members on Friday, Sept. 12th.

Sep 13: Adkins Arboretum Living in the Trees, Speaking of the Times - A celebration of art and music. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 14: Petar Meric  - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. FREE.  410-822-7299.

Sep 17: Haas Kowert Tice - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 19: Champagne Tasting at the Inn at 202 Dover (Fundraiser for the Academy Art Museum) - 6:30 PM. At least 15 different champagnes will be poured and will be accompanied by appropriately selected hors d'oeuvres. Inn at 202 Dover, 202 Dover Street, Easton. Benefit Academy Art Museum. Admission charge $100/$75 for AAM members. (Admission includes $25 credit toward first 2 bottles of champagne). Advance reservation required. 410-819-8007.

Sep 19: Reading of Glass Menagerie - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $15. 410-822-7299.

Sep 19 - 21: 7th Annual Chesapeake Film Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, and Talbot County Free Library, Dover and West Streets, Easton. 410-822-3500.

Sept 20: "Women in Film" Chesapeake Film Festival Fundraiser - 2 PM Luncheon. Features female filmmakers and invited industry women. Scossa Restaurant & Lounge, 8 N. Washington Street, Easton. Limited to 40 attendees, advanced reservation required. E-mail: info@chesapeakefilmfetival.com 410-822-3500.

Sep 20: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 20: 7th Annual Summer Send-Off: Blues, Brews & BBQ - 5 - 10 PM. Enjoy the end of the summer season with great food; wash it down with a variety of brews. Listen to great live music and entertainment, and browse the sidewalk sales. This event features the wacky and fun Main Street Mile, beginning at 6 PM, which has teams doing a relay race on tricycles, wearing snorkel flippers, etc. Downtown Cambridge, 400 block Race Street, (Race & Gay Sts.), Cambridge. Free admission, additional charge for food & beverages.

Sep 20: Music on the Waterfront The Winstons: "The World's Greatest Motown & Soul Review"- 4 - 7 PM. Waterfront Park, Water Street, Vienna. Walk down memory lane and bring your dancing shoes! Food available provided by Vienna Volunteer Fire Company. Free admission. Boat docking is free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Sponsored by the Vienna Arts and Music Council. 443-239-0813. www.facebook.com/musiconthenanticoke

Sep 20: Naked Blue and Bryan Russo -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Sep 25: Patricia Murray Comedy and Variety Show Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 26: XPD's (Frederick Douglass Honor Society Fundraiser)  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Benefit the Frederick Douglass Scholarship Fund. Admission Charge $35. 410-822-7299.

Sep 27: 6th Annual Easton Airport Day - Redstar Pilots Air Show, (a group that flies 1950s-era Czechoslovakian military planes), jet pulling, tour of vintage planes, rides in aircraft, rubber chicken target practice, and a 5k race, (to benefit Talbot Mentors). Easton Airport/Newnam Field, Easton. Free admission & parking. 410-770-8055.

Sep 27: Frederick Douglass Day - Celebration of Frederick Douglass' life and legacy featuring a parade with bands, a key-note address by a renowned Douglass scholar, musical performances, (Kentavius Jones and his band, the Bay Country Chorus, Gene Edwards and the Society for the Preservation of African-American Singers),  children's activities, food and retail vendors, a tour of The Hill, a historically oriented scavenger hunt, oral history interviews, knowledge village, and a free screening of "12 Years a Slave,"  (Easton Premier Cinemas 6:30 PM). The day's activities will begin with a parade at 10:45 AM forming on Glenwood Avenue and ending at the Frederick Douglass statue at the Talbot County Courthouse lawn +- 11:15 AM. Various locations throughout Town Center, Dover & West Streets, Talbot County Free Library. Sponsored by the Town of Easton and the Frederick Douglass Honor Society. Free Admission, public welcomed. E-mail: ericlowery@atlanticbb.net. 410-375-78979 or 410-463-5789.

Sep 27: Adkins Arboretum Museum Day - Native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 27: Adkins Arboretum Magic in the Meadow Benefit - 6 - 9 PM. Browse the unique auction items; Savor delicious food by Magnolia Caterers, jazz standards and original music by The Unified Jazz Ensemble; and enjoy a delightful evening under the stars. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Evening casual attire. Advance reservation 410-634-2847, ext. 23. Admission $150 per person.

Sep 27: Crabtoberfest - 5 - 10 PM. Dancing, music, German beer, German and American food are all port of this festival. Proudly serving Paulaner beer, Sam Adams Oktoberfes, Blue Moon Harvest, Moon Pumpkin Ale, and Coors Light. Musical entertainment by Enzian Wolkstanzgruppel Liab' and Schneid, from German. Downtown Cambridge. Admission is $5.

Sep 27: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race - 10 AM - Noon. The race takes place on the Choptank River, with the staring and finish lines near the entrance to Cambridge Creek. Long Wharf or Great Marsh Park, Cambridge. Food vendors, and a radio-controlled skipjack demonstration for those who like their skipjacks on a smaller scale. Cannons on either side of the creek entrance will start and finish the race with a cannon salute. After the race, Snapper's Waterfront Cafe, (112 Commerce Street), treats the crews to lunch and is the site of the trophy presentation to the winner.

Sep 27: Mike Elzey's Guitar Studio Students - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. 410-822-7299.

Sep 28: 4th Annual Adkins Arboretum 2014 Tent Symposium - Immerse yourself for a full day at this symposium - tour the grounds and exhibits, enjoy lunch, followed by insightful and inspiring presentations on resilience with Dr. Sylvan Kaufman, Holly H. Shimizu and Larissa Johnson, moderated by David Harp and Tom Horton. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847 X 0.

Sep 28: 38th Annual Dorchester Center for The Arts Showcase - Noon - 5 PM. Stroll down historic High Street and enjoy this 38th annual outdoor arts and craft festival. Fine art, handmade crafts, live music, Eastern Shore cuisine, antique boats, children's activities, and more. High Street, Cambridge.

Sep 28: St. Michaels Concours D'Elegance - 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring rare pre-war grand classics with European Coachwork; American & European Sports and Racing automobiles circa 1948-1964; wood bodied cars & fashion & classic wooden speedboats. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge. Benefit the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Tickets $35 per person or VIP $100 per person. 410-820-8366.

October 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 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 Hours are Monday & Friday 10 AM - 4 PM;  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Admission $3 for non-members. 106 South Street, Easton. 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 open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

Centreville Farmers Market - Wednesday 3 - 7 PM & Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM. Over two dozen vendors with a wide array of offerings from vegetables and fruits to baked goods, meat, fresh eggs and free-range chicken, crafts, jewelry, handmade pretzels, and egg braids, flowers, herbs, wine, and Italian ice, handcrafted birdhouses, gluten-free baked goods, and Maryland Blue Crabs. Lawyer's Row and Commerce Street, Centreville.

Oxford Farmers Market - Opening Day May 7th. Wednesday 4 to 6 PM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford.

Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market - Thursday 3 - 6 PM. Long Wharf Park, Cambridge. 

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.

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Every Friday Night - Approximately 90 minute walk throughout the towns of Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Salisbury, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin, and  Ocean City. Easton on the 1st Friday of the month; St. Michaels on the 2nd Friday of the month, (8 PM beginning at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum); and Cambridge on the 4th Friday. Advanced registration required. Charge $15 Adults & $9 for children. 443-735-0771.

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Easton's Farmers' Market - Saturday - Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday, (April 12th through December), 8 AM - 1 PM. Live music from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. Farmers' Market contact Jenn Wagner/Avalon 410-822-0345.

St. Michaels FreshFarm Saturday Market - 8:30 to 11:30 AM. (through Oct. 11). The market features grass-fed pork and beef, free-range chicken, seasonal fruits, herbs, vegetables, cow's milk cheeses, cut flowers, eggs, honey and handmade soap. Cooking demonstrations by a variety of the area's chefs and home cooks are planned for the "Chef in Market" feature. Fremont Street, St. Michaels.

Saturday Historic Walking Tours of St. Michaels - 10 AM. "Historic St. Michaels: Its People, Places and Happenings" is offered on the first three Saturdays of each month, (through October), and on the fourth Saturday, "Frederick Douglass, a slave in St. Michaels 1833-1836" tour. The docent led walking tours are approximately 90 minutes leaving from the St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square. Charge is $10 for adults and $5 for youth 6 to 17 years of age. Advance reservation suggested. 410-745-0530. E-mail: stmichaelsmuseum@atlanticbb.net

First Saturday - Ballroom & Latin Dance Parties - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance Lessons. 8 - 10 PM Dance. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. Music by DJ. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-482-6169.

Tuesday & Thursdays - Dancing On The Shore  - Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Country Western Dance Group Classes - 7 & 8 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

6th Annual Oxford Picket Fence Tour - Local artists have created masterpieces on 22 fences located at various businesses around Oxford. Maps with information about each fence is also available throughout town. A special exhibit, ("Pickets to Eternity"), is on display in the lobby of the Robert Morris Inn. Raffled tickets are available for these unique artworks. Drawing will take place on October 11th at the annual Auction of the Picket Fences. Oxford.

Oct 1 - 24: Exhibit "A Table for Two"- A Pairing of Paintings and Sculpture Nancy Tankersley and Jan Kirsh. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-770-8350.

Oct 1 - Nov 11: "Color at Play" Exhibit Louis Escobedo Solo Show - Featuring 30 new works by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Oct 3 - Nov 4: Troika Gallery's "Classic Realism" Exhibit with Featured Artist Matt Zoll - Extraordinary realism characterized by remarkable color and vibrancy. Meet the artist during an opening reception on Friday, October 3rd, 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

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

Oct 4 & 5: 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival - 10 AM - 5 PM. One of the nation's premier small craft events! Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks, and canoes. Take part in demonstrations and workshops, or simply chat with the owners and watch these one-of-a kind vessels race. Live music on Saturday Noon to 4 PM, featuring the Royal Oak Musicians at Tolchester Beach. Scenic river cruises, food and beverages will be available to round out the festival. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free for Museum members and children under 6 years of age. Non-member admission $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students with ID, and $6 for ages 6 to 17. 410-745-2916.

Oct 4: Cabret - Fundraiser for the Oxford Community Center - An evening of cocktails and appetizers, a sumptuous sit down dinner catered by The Robert Morris Inn, a fantastic live auction, dancing, and entertainment by Bryan Clark singing Sinatra 2 Soul. Benefit Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $125 per person. 410-226-5904.

Oct 10: Experience Talbot History in Celebration of the Society's 60th Birthday - Talbot Historical Society, 30 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Oct 10: Bruce in the USA -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: Macbeth (Verdi) -  MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: Clones of Funk -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: 4th Annual Nanticoke River Jamboree at Handsell: "400 Years on the River" - 10 AM - 5 PM. Held at Handsell to celebrate the natural and historic resources of the Nanticoke River watershed area. Exhibits and demonstrations by regional environmental and historic groups, a variety of living history performers and Daniel Firehawk Abbott's "Origins" program. Music, food and activities for the whole family including kayaking and biking opportunities provided by Adrenaline High, a local outfitter. Donation $4 per person/$10 per family. Benefits the restoration of Handsell. Handsell, 4835 Indiantown Road, (north of Vienna), off Route 50, (Ocean Gateway Highway),  Route 331 North Exit. Indiantown, MD. 410-228-7458.

Oct 12: Mavis Staples - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 16: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 7 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 17: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show Preview Party & Raffle - 6 - 9 PM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $100 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 17: Steve Poltz - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 17 & 18: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 17: Season Opening of the Mid-Shore Symphony Society presentation of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - 8 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills. Pre-concert lecture at 7 PM. 410-827-5867.

Oct 18: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show - 10 AM - 5 PM. Artist Lectures at 9 AM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $10 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 18: 5th Annual Bark in the Park - 9 AM - 2 PM. Dog Show, 5K run, family festival, Guinness World Record Dog Parade, (10 AM - 2 PM), Easton Police Department K9 demos, agility training and trick demos, kids' activities, delicious food, music, games, raffles, vendors, and displays. Idlewild Park, Aurora & Washington Sts., Easton. Benefit Talbot Humane Society. Free Admission. 410-822-0107.

Oct 18: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Oct 18: Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 18: DuPont Brothers - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Oct 19: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show - 10 AM - 4 PM. Artist Lectures at 9 AM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $10 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 19: Long Time-Courting - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Oct 19: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 24: Roadhouse Clams - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $15. 410-822-7299.

Oct 24: The Righteous Brothers' Bill Medley -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 24 & 25: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 25: OysterFest - 10 AM - 4 PM. In celebration of the Chesapeake oyster. Event features live music, oysters, and other local fare, children's activities, boat rides, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays, retriever demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, document films, and an oyster stew competition among regional chefs. Food and boat rides are an additional charge. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free for Museum members and children 5 years of age and under. Non-member admission $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for ages 6 to 17. 410-745-2916.

Oct 25: Vienna Boys Choir - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $45/$30 student. 410-822-7299.

Oct 25: 37th Season Easton Choral Arts "In the Mood: Sounds of the Big Band Era" - 7:30 PM. The chorus and an 18-piece big band performing hits including Glenn Miller, and a visit from modern day Andrews sisters. Featuring the Swing from the Great Depression & the second World War. St. Michaels High School Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels. General admission charge $20/students $5. 410-200-0498.

Oct 26: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon.Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 26: 37th Season Easton Choral Arts "In the Mood: Sounds of the Big Band Era" - 4:00 PM. The chorus and an 18-piece big band performing hits including Glenn Miller, and a visit from modern day Andrews sisters. Featuring the Swing from the Great Depression & the second World War. St. Michaels High School Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels. General admission charge $20/students $5. 410-200-0498.

Oct 28: Los Lobos -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $55. 410-822-7299.

Oct 30: Yarn -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 31: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

November 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 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 Hours are Monday & Friday 10 AM - 4 PM;  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Admission $3 for non-members. 106 South Street, Easton. 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 open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor;  Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

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.

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Easton's Farmers' Market - Saturday - Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday, (April 12th through December), 8 AM - 1 PM. Live music from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. Farmers' Market contact Jenn Wagner/Avalon 410-822-0345.

First Saturday - Ballroom & Latin Dance Parties - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance Lessons. 8 - 10 PM Dance. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. Music by DJ. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-482-6169.

Tuesday & Thursdays - Dancing On The Shore  - Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Country Western Dance Group Classes - 7 & 8 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

Nov 1: 51st Harvest and Holiday Bazaar Old Wye Parish Hall and Grounds - 9 AM - 2 PM. Beautiful handmade gifts, harvest and holiday decorations, and homemade food items - jams, jellies and relishes - created by the women of the Parish. The Wye Choral Scholars, directed by Bonnie Forgacs, and the Wye Youth Chorale, directed by Erin Grier, will present "Madrigals, Mirth and Merriment." Sales of baked goods, books and jewelry, a silent auction, homemade Eastern Shore lunch, and a cider press providing fresh cider complete this special experience. Old Wye Parish, Wye Oaks, MD. Free admission. 410-827-8484.

Nov 1: Carmen (Bizet) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 1: Robbin Thompson Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 1: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Nov 2: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Nov 14: Session Americana (Two Shows Early & Late) Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 14-16: 44th Annual Waterfowl Festival - Wildlife paintings, sculpture, carvings, decoys, photography and crafts in 18 exhibit sites throughout colonial town. Also retriever, shooting and fly-fishing demonstrations, Goose and Duck Calling Contests, seminars, masterclasses, decoy auction. Fri & Sat 10 AM-6PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM. Phone 410-822-4567. E-mail: facts@waterfowlfestival.org. Admission charge.

Nov 14 - Dec 31: Troika Gallery's Gala 17th Anniversary Group Show - Popular Anniversary Group Show features new works by all of the 34 artists. Gala Champagne Opening Receipt on Friday, November 14th, 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Nov 15: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Nov 15: Callaghan - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Nov 15: Model Boat Show - 10 AM - 4 PM. A family event, where regional boat modelers from Chestertown to Smith Island display their historic and contemporary works. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Free Admission. 410-226-5904.

Nov 21: "Small Treasures" Exhibit  - Featuring 6 X 6 and 8 X 8 paintings by  Louis Escobedo and Chris Wilke for the Holiday Season. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Nov 21: An Evening of Jazz featuring Chuck Redd & Ken Peplowski - 8 PM. Jazz vibraphonist and drummer Chuck Redd will present a concert featuring his good friend and special guest, world renowned clarinetist and saxophonist, Ken Pewplowski and the vocal talents of the dynamic Sharon Clark. Rounding out the ensemble will be Chuck's brother Robert Redd on piano and bassist Tommy Cecil. The program will highlight music of the Great American Songbook, Bossa Nova and Jazz. Co-sponsored by Jazz on the Chesapeake and the Academy Art Museum. Admission charge $45 per person.  www.jazzonthechesapeake.org

Nov 22: IL Barbiere di Sivigilia (Rossini) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 22: That's Entertainment! A Variety Show Spectacular - 8 PM. Broadway songs, Vaudeville comedic skits, and the premiere presentation of this year's "Carlton E. Spitzer's Excellence in Writing" Contest winning play, "Waiting for Joanie" by Shirley King, a published playwright from California. Sponsored by Jug Gregory Gallagher Theatre, For All Seasons, Inc. and Mental Health Association. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $12. www.motivationaltheatre.com 

Nov 22: Amy Black Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 23: That's Entertainment! A Variety Show Spectacular - 2 PM. Broadway songs, Vaudeville comedic skits, and the premiere presentation of this year's "Carlton E. Spitzer's Excellence in Writing" Contest winning play, "Waiting for Joanie" by Shirley King, a published playwright from California. Sponsored by Jug Gregory Gallagher Theatre, For All Seasons, Inc. and Mental Health Association. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $12. www.motivationaltheatre.com 

Nov 28: Upright Citizen's Brigade Touring Co. -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20/$25/$30.  410-822-7299.

Nov 28-Dec 2: Festival of Trees "My Christmas Wish" - Decorated trees, dancing, shopping, carolers, and even a walk/run. Benefit Talbot County Hospice Foundation.

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