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Welcome To Easton - Easton, MD 21601

   Spring is Here - But Summer is Near!

Our early summer flowers are all 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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June 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 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; 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; "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. 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 8 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.

Jun 1 - 30: A Brush With Summer Exhibit - Fri & Sat 10 AM - 6 PM; Sun & Mon 10 AM - 3 PM. The Working Artist Forum is exhibiting at A. M. Gravely Gallery, 408 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-5059.

Jun 1: 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. Advance tickets $7; $10 at door. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

Jun 2 - 30: New Spring Exhibit "The Women of Talbot County - Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring Ruth Starr Rose, Grace Brooks, Molly Stewart, Mary Elizabeth Banning and others. The exhibit also includes wedding dresses, parlor crafts, samplers and household items of 18th & 19th century. Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton.

Jun 2: St. Michaels Brew Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Featuring over 100 beers including one-off's, seasonal's collaborations and casks from local, regional & national breweries.

Jun 3: National Cancer Survivor Day Picnic & Fun Run - Noon - 4 PM. Fun Run at Noon and live music from Second Wind from 1 - 4 PM. Team up and honor the survivors in your life. Prizes give for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place & best costumes. 10% of wine sales will also be donated. Proceeds benefit Dorchester Relay for Life.   Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com $30 registered runner/walker. No cover charge for spectators and runner/walker 12 years of age and under. Proceeds benefit Dorchester Relay for Life. 

Jun 5 - 17: Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival - Performances in various locations.

Jun 7: Pressing Strings Residency - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 8: Hannah Gill Early & Late Shows - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 9: Coniece Washington Jazz and Blues Vocalist - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 9: Second Saturday Art Party - Join us for a night of art, live music, drinks and friends. Hopkins Original Art, 310 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels.

Jun 9: Opening Reception "A Brush With Summer" Exhibit - 5 -7 PM. Stop by to meet the artists and enjoy refreshments during the reception. The Working Artist Forum is exhibiting at A. M. Gravely Gallery, 408 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-5059.

Jun 9: Tour, Taste and Taste Fundraiser for Pickering Creek Audubon Center - Tour at Lombardy, Unionville. Cocktail, delicious hors d'ouevres, and light entertainment and auction. Tickets and information available online at www.pcacevents.org Advanced reservation required. 410-822-4903.

Jun 10: Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Triathlon - Cambridge's Great Marsh Park, Somerset Avenue, Cambridge.

Jun 10: A Cappella Extravaganza - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 10: Night Tree - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 14: The Wailers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 15 - 17: Antique & Classic Boat Festival and Arts at Navy Point - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

Jun 16: Danika & The Jeb - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 16: Outdoor Clean Water Concert Series US Navy Band Country Current - 7 PM. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes! Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Tidewater Inn. Free.

Jun 16: Concert in the Country with the Justin Ryan Band - 6 - 9 PM. The Justin Ryan Band will be rocking the vineyard. They are a modern, country, rock band! Food available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Admission $7 in advance; $10 at the door. Under 21 years of age & Gold Leaf Members Free.

Jun 18 - 22: Vacation Bible School "Passport to Peru" - Dinner 5:30 PM free for children. Bible School 6 - 8:30 PM. Climb Machu Picchu, savor exotic flavors of the Amazonian River Basin, experience the life of Peruvian kids, and discover Gold's good gifts for us all! Experience another culture and expand your horizons to know God gives us comfort, patience, peace, love and joy. Talbot Bible Church, 9114 Chapel Road, Easton. Pre-registration appreciated. 410-822-1110.

Jun 19 - Aug 24: Summer Theatre Programs - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. 410-822-7299.

Jun 21: Chris Trapper - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 22: David Mayfield Parade - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 23: Outdoor Sculpture Invitational Reception - 3 - 5 PM. Artists in Dialogue with Landscape. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847, Ext 0.

Jun 23: Dean Rosenthal's 4 Piece Racket - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 23: Outdoor Clean Water Concert Series Cantare - 7 PM. Music from Central & South America. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes! Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Tidewater Inn. Free.

Jun 26: "Sharing Messages of Love & Hope: Validating the Afterlife" Roland Comtois Channeling/Medium Event - 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Evergreen Easton Point, 770 Port Street, Easton. Admission $45. 610-209-5409. Tickets available on line www.rolandcomtois.net

Jun 28 - Jul 3: Easton's Carnival and July 4th Celebration - 6 - 10 PM. Week long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, the food, and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Bring a lawn chair and/or a picnic blanket. Sponsored by The Avalon Foundation. Waterside Mall field located between Easton Bypass & St. Michaels Road. 410-822-7299.

Jun 29: Arty Hill (Two Shows) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 30: Big Band Night & Fireworks Featuring Shades of Blue Orchestra - 7 PM. Two vocalists will join the 18-piece orchestra. Food, ice cream, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase during the event. Bring a lawn chair and picnic blankets for an evening of music, dancing, and fireworks along the Miles River. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission Fee $6 for CBMM members and $10 for non-members, with children ages 5 years and under free. Admission after 8:45 PM is $2 for those watching the fireworks only. 410-745-2916.

July 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 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; 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; "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. 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 8 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.

Jul 1- 4: Easton's Carnival and July 4th Celebration - 6 - 10 PM. Week long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, the food, and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Bring a lawn chair and/or a picnic blanket. Sponsored by The Avalon Foundation. Waterside Mall field located between Easton Bypass & St. Michaels Road. 410-822-7299.

Jul 4: Easton's Carnival and July 4th Celebration - 4 - 11 PM. Enjoy the rides, the food, and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Bring a lawn chair and/or a picnic blanket. Sponsored by The Avalon Foundation. Waterside Mall field located between Easton Bypass & St. Michaels Road. 410-822-7299.

Jul 1 - 30: A Brush With Summer Exhibit - Fri & Sat 10 AM - 6 PM; Sun & Mon 10 AM - 3 PM. The Working Artist Forum is exhibiting at A. M. Gravely Gallery, 408 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-5059.

Jul 1 - 31: Art Hunt Returns to St. Michaels - A summer tradition in St. Michaels, the Art Hunt is a scavenger hunt for artwork "hidden" in various businesses throughout town. Paintings by St. Michaels Art League members are placed in stores, along with cards listing the paintings and the participating merchants. Visitors take the cards to the participating stores and have the merchant mark the card when a painting is spotted. Fine 12 of the 20 paintings listed and present the card at Justine's Ice Cream to receive a free ice cream cone! Fund for the whole family! Painting are also for sale. Justine's, 106 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels.

Jul 5 - 8: 45th Annual Steam Show - Bring the family to an extravaganza of our rural heritage. Discover the entertaining and educating exhibits and displays that have made the Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Show one of the most popular events on the Shore for over 40 years. Explore our 60 acres of train rides, vintage machine museums, rural culture displays including wheat threshing, blacksmithing, operating steam and gas powered sawmills, working horses and more. Vintage autos, trucks, tractors, and engines are on display. Huge Flea Market. Food and beverages available. Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Association Grounds, Ocean Gateway Highway, Easton. Admission $6 under 12 years of age free. Check website for events scheduled www.tuckahoesteam.org 410-822-9868.

Jul 7: Outdoor Clean Water Concert Series XPD's - 7 PM. Motown, R&B, and your favorite pop hits. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes! Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Tidewater Inn. Free.

Jul 14: 13th Annual Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off - 5 - 10 PM. Featuring up to 12 local restaurants competing to wine your vote. Street festival along the 500 block of Poplar Street and the 400 block of Race Street, plus a ticketed tasting of delicious crab dishes prepared by local restaurants. Kid's zone with games, competitions, crafts and vendors. Advance ticket price for ticketed tasting $20 available through May. E-mail: office@downtowncambridge.org 443-477-0843.

Jul 15 - 22: Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival Plein Air-Easton! Collectors' Preview Party at the Academy Art Museum - FOR MORE SEE WEB SITE. www.pleinaireaston.com Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297. 

Jul 20: Local Color Show Exhibit - Noon to 6 PM. Sponsored by the Working Artist Forum (WAF). Artists juried into the show are exclusively from the Delmarva Peninsula and features studio-finished paintings of two dimensional art in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel. Show judged by Joe Gyurcsak, the 2017 Grand Prize winner of Plein Air Easton. Tidewater Inn, Crystal Ballroom, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton.

Jul 21: Local Color Show Exhibit - 10 AM - 8 PM. Sponsored by the Working Artist Forum (WAF). Artists juried into the show are exclusively from the Delmarva Peninsula and features studio-finished paintings of two dimensional art in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel. Show judged by Joe Gyurcsak, the 2017 Grand Prize winner of Plein Air Easton. Tidewater Inn, Crystal Ballroom, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton.

Jul 21 - Aug 19: St. Michaels Art League Exhibit "Reflections" - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM; First Fridays 10 AM - 7 PM. A juried collection of work in various mediums, inspired by the theme of "Reflections". Interpretations vary from literal to figurative and include reflections in nature; on objects, on buildings, and reflections of thought and expression. Academy Art Museum, Selections Gallery, 106 South Street, Easton. Free admission for members/$3 non-members, children 12 years and under admitted free.

Jul 21: Tilghman Island Seafood Festival - 11 AM - 6 PM. Annual Summer Seafood Festival. Food to be served includes steamed crabs, crab cakes, soft crabs, clams, steamed shrimp, barbecue chicken, hot dogs, corn on the cob, hamburgers, and French Fries. Ice-cold beer, children's activities, games, nautical artisans, craft vendors,  a flea market and 50/50 raffle. Benefit Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Department. Tilghman Island Fired Department, and adjacent Kronsburg Park, Main Street, Tilghman Island. Admission free; food items priced separately.

Jul 21: Concert in the Country with Tranzfusion - 6 - 9 PM. The summer month's are for dancing on the lawn! Tranzfusion, the 2009 Entertainer of the Year will be performing class rock jams. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for a comfortable evening in the country listening to local tunes. Food available for purchase. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Admission $7 in advance; $10 at the door. Under 21 years of age free.

Jul 21: 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.

Jul 22: Local Color Show Exhibit - 9 AM - 4 PM. Sponsored by the Working Artist Forum (WAF). Artists juried into the show are exclusively from the Delmarva Peninsula and features studio-finished paintings of two dimensional art in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel. Show judged by Joe Gyurcsak, the 2017 Grand Prize winner of Plein Air Easton. Tidewater Inn, Crystal Ballroom, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton.

Jul 27: Cowboy Junkies - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

August 2018

Aug 3: 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. Advance tickets $7; $10 at door. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com

Aug 11: 39th Annual Rescue Fire Company Seafood Feast-l-Val - 1 - 6 PM. All-You-Can-Eat. Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn Street, Cambridge. 410-228-1211. E-mail: info@seafoodfestival.com

Aug 12: Watermen's Appreciation Day - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

Aug 18: Concert in the Country with Beach Bumz - 6 - 9 PM. The summer month's are for dancing on the lawn with local band, Beach Bumz! Time for "Fun, fun, fun" with beach themed favorites of Jimmy Buffet and the Beach Boys. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Food available for purchase. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com $7 in advance; $10 at the door. Under 21 years of age free.

Aug 31 - Sep 2: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. Jazz on the Chesapeake. 410-819-0380.

September 2018

Sep 1: Charity Boat Auction - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916.

Sep 1 & 2: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. Jazz on the Chesapeake. 410-819-0380.

Sep 2: 80s in the Vines - 5 - 8 PM. Can't wait to rock that big, crimped hair, AD/DC T-shirt and stone washed jeans! We'll be journeying back to the 80's with local band, Gary & The Groove, for an afternoon of 80's hair band tunes. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or your favorite high top sneakers. Prizes for best dressed. Food available for purchase. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com $15 advance tickets.

Sep 7 - 23: Solo Exhibition Steve Rogers - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-598-1666.

Sep 8: Boating Party Fundraising Gala - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

Sep 14 - 16: GrooveFEST: Blues, Brews and BBQs - 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 $15 - $50. 443-477-0843.

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

October 2018

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 6 & 7: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival - 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 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 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 27: OysterFest and Edna Lockwood Relaunch - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. Admission charge.

November 2018

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 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 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 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 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: 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.

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