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Welcome To Easton - Easton, MD 21601

Winter is Near!

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, or cycle the Tred Avon Circle. 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. 

 

  

Maryland State Park Passports and Trail Guides available online at http://shopdnr.com from The Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

 

 

 

 

Be prepared for Late Summer/Fall travel and Bay Bridge conditions.

 

 

Do not use mobile devices while driving.

 

 

Do not tailgate. Leave 3 seconds between you and the car in front of you.

 

 

Avoid distractions and sightseeing when crossing the bridge.

 

 

Follow overhead lane signals and obey speed limits.

 

 

Make sure headlights, taillights, brake lights and blinkers
are all properly functioning.

 

 

Plan ahead – call 1.877.BAYSPAN for real-time traffic conditions.

 

 

Visit baybridge.com for live traffic cams.

 

 

Make sure your E-ZPass Maryland account is up-to-date by visiting
ezpassmd.com.

 

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December 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.

Dec 1: 29th Annual Festival of Trees "My Christmas Wish" - 10 AM - 8 PM. Decorated trees, dancing, shopping, carolers, and even a walk/run. Tidewater Inn, Gold Ballroom, Dover and Harrison Sts., Easton. Benefit Talbot County Hospice Foundation. Admission charge. 410-819-3378.

Dec 2: 29th Annual Festival of Trees "My Christmas Wish" - 10 AM - 6 PM. Decorated trees, dancing, shopping, carolers, and even a walk/run. Tidewater Inn, Gold Ballroom, Dover and Harrison Sts., Easton. Benefit Talbot County Hospice Foundation. Admission charge. 410-819-3378.

Dec 4: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Presents "Holiday Joy" Concert - 7:30 PM. Under Music Director, Julien Benichou the MSO will ring in the holiday season. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 4: Fox Twin Trilogy - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, 2nd Floor Stoltz Listening Room, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 5 & 6: 14th Annual Handmade from the Heart - An Art and Fine Art Exhibit and Sale. Featuring the talent and creativity of 17 local artisans. Evergreen Cove, 770 Port Street, Easton. 410-819-3395.

Dec 5: Mike Finazzo (Comedy) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 5: Susan Werner - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 6: Olde Tyme Holiday Parade - 6 PM Tree lighting with Santa, Thompson Park, Easton. 6:30 PM Community Parade with Santa. Thompson Park, Dover & Washington Sts., Easton. Sponsored by Easton Business Alliance.

Dec 6: Mistletoe with Maureen - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 6: Adkins Arboretum Holiday Wreath Sale - 10 AM - 4 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Dec 6: Easton's Choral Arts Society Presents "A Christmas to Remember" - 7:30 PM. Usher in the season with joyful and majestic Holiday music from around the world. Under the direction of artistic director, Wes Lockfaw, the Easton's Choral Arts Society will bring you a musical celebration of carols, choruses and classic Christmas favorites. Easton High School, 723 Mecklenberg Avenue, Easton. Admission $20 adults/$5 students. 410-200-0498.

Dec 7: Easton's Choral Arts Society Presents "A Christmas to Remember" - 4 PM. Usher in the season with joyful and majestic Holiday music from around the world. Under the direction of artistic director, Wes Lockfaw, the Easton's Choral Arts Society will bring you a musical celebration of carols, choruses and classic Christmas favorites. Easton High School, 723 Mecklenberg Avenue, Easton. Admission $20 adults/$5 students. 410-200-0498.

Dec 11: Glenn Miller Orchestra Holiday Show - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 12 - 14: Christmas in St. Michaels - Holiday magic throughout St. Michaels. Marketplace, Gingerbread House Display, Model Train and Christmas Village Display, Breakfast with Santa, Christmas Bazaar, Street Parade, Tour of Homes and Concert. Admission charge. 410-745-0745.

Dec 12: Mark Wills Holidays and Hits  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Wagner) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13: Adkins Arboretum Candlelight Caroling - 6 - 9 PM. A special evening of holiday music and lights. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $20 members/$25 non-members. Advance registration required. 410-634-2847.

Dec 14: Frank Vignola & Vinnie Raniolo  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 19 - 22: Miracle on 34th Street - Presented by the community theater. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 27 & 29: Miracle on 34th Street - Presented by the community theater. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 31: First Night Talbot 2015 - 6 PM - midnight. Family-friendly, alcohol & drug-free performances and activities at various locations throughout Easton's Town Center. Admission charge. 410-770-8000.

January 2015

Jan 9: Arty Hill - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 10: Ken and Brad Kolodner - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 16: Stephane Wremble - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 17: The Merry Widow (Lehar) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 17: Jim Fodrie and Abby Cureton - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 23: Toby Walker - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 24: Sarah Borges with Girls, Guns, and Glory - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 27: "The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging" with Sheila Advanti - 1:30 PM. Advanti will explain Ikebana and demonstrate the Japanese art of flower arranging that emphasizes form and balance. She will also give a demonstration on Sogetsu, one of the many schools or style of Ikebana in Japan. Advanti exhibits and demonstrates extensively in the Washington DC area and has led demonstrations and exhibited internationally. Talbot Country Free Library, 100 West Dover Street, Easton. Sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club. Free and open to public.

Jan 31: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

February 2015

Feb 6: Comedian Rahmein Mostafavi - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 7: Roadhouse Clams - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 13: Marc Cohn - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 14: Valentine's Day Jazz Concert - Presented by Chesapeake Chamber Music's Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0308.

Feb 14: Iolanta (Tchaikovsky) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 14: Katelynn Cherry Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 21: David Trio Winner of the 2006 CCM Competition - Presented by Chesapeake Chamber Music's Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0308.

Feb 24: "Bringing Nature Home to US' with Douglas Tallamy - 1:30 PM. Tallamy will speak about the necessity of attracting diverse insects back into our gardens. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and is the author of the book "Bringing Nature Home to US." Talbot Country Free Library, 100 West Dover Street, Easton. Sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club. Free and open to public.

Feb 27: Annalivia Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

March 2015

Mar 13: Jeff Miller - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 14: La Donna del Lago (Rossini) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 15 & 16: Bluesman Keb' Mo' - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 27: Jim Brickman - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 28: Chesapeake Chamber Music Gala - Presented by Chesapeake Chamber Music's Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0308.

 

April 2015

Apr 11: Grand Slambovians - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 14: "A Bloomin' Affair" - Talbot County Garden Club presents an all-day Spring symposium featuring three guest speakers, lunch and opportunities to purchase gifts from local merchants. Admission charge $90. Tickets available in early 2015.

Apr 18: Kim Richey - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 25: Cavelleria Rusticana (Mascagni) Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

 

May 2015

May 8: Dan Navarro Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 16: CASA's Fundraiser "Off to the Races" - Preakness party at Hemmersley Farm, gourmet food, specialty cocktails, fun contest and great entertainment. View the 140th Preakness Stakes on jumbo television screens situated throughout the elegant tent at the water's edge. Advance reservation required. Admission charge. 410-822-2866, ext 6. E-mail: jc@casamidshore.org

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