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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, 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. 

 

  

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May 2015

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.

Easton Farmers' Market Every Saturday through December - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

St. Michaels FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

EatingSt.Michaels - Thursdays 1 - 4 PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted St. Michaels' culinary scene. You will taste food from St. Michaels' top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to St. Michaels' food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
EatingEaston - Fridays & Saturdays 11:30 AM - 2:30PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted Easton's culinary scene. You will taste food from Easton's top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to Easton's food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Avalon Threatre. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.

May 22: Samantha Crain - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, 2nd floor Stoltz Listening Room, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 22: St. Michaels Ghost Walk - 7:30 PM. The 1.5 mile walk winds through the historic districts and provides a good history of the town, as well as, a bit about the mystery that exists there. Advance reservation required. Admission charge $15 adults/children $9. 443-735-0771. Email: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com

May 23: Easton Farmers' Market - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday through December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

May 23: FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians. St. Michaels.

May 23: Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years on the Bay - 10 AM - 5 PM. Live music, regional food and drink, boat rides, family activities & more! Celebrating the milestone anniversary with Party on the Point. The festival features the new exhibition opening "A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Museum admission charge. 410-745-2916

May 23: Chestertown Tea Party Festival - 9 AM - 5 PM. Celebrate the history of Colonial Chestertown with a parade and the reenactment of tea being thrown into the Chester River. Throughout the day, enjoy walking tours of the historic district, craft vendors, and demonstrators, children's games and activities, food, music and performances at the local Revolutionary Theatre. Chestertown.

May 23: Easton Ghost Walk - 7:30 PM. The 1.5 mile walk winds through the historic districts and provides a good history of the town, as well as, a bit about the mystery that exists there. Advance reservation required. Admission charge $15 adults/children $9. 443-735-0771. Email: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com

May 23: Bradford Lee Folk - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 28: Laurence Juber - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 29: Session Americana (2 shows early & late) - 7 & 9:30 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 30: Second Annual Oxford Biathlon - Enjoy a 5K in Oxford or stroll a mere 1/2 mile, a river swim and bike ride. Swimmers will swim the 1- mile distance across the Tred Avon River between Bellevue and Oxford as a part of "Sharkfest", then cyclists will ride the 20 mile loop from Oxford to Royal Oak, down to Bellevue and across the river a final leg by ferry. The Free 'n Easy Band will play during lunch, a silent auction will continue with such delights as a 'crab feast," a handmade quilt, a beautiful Salisbury Pewter tray featuring the Chesapeake Bay. Benefit Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. 410-820-0576.

May 30: Easton Farmers' Market - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday through December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

May 30: FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians. St. Michaels.

May 30: St. Michaels Brew Fest - 8 AM - 5 PM. Featuring over 70 beers/ale from over 40 breweries, including one-off's, seasonals collaborations and casks from local, regional & national breweries. Three locations within easy walking distance in the heart of St. Michaels. Great beer, ales, live music and delicious food. Old Mill behind Eastern Shore Brewing Co. Admission charge $30.

May 30: The Kennedys  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 30: Martin Sexton  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 30 & 31: The Comedy of Errors by Shakespeare, Directed by Greg Minahan, Shore Shakespeare - Oxford Community Center, Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge.

May 31: Christ Church Concert Series Presents Hector Olivera: The Premier Concert of the Rogers Infinity 484 Organ - 4 PM. Christ Church Sanctuary, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Free and open to public; an offering will be taken to support the ongoing series. 410-822-2677.

June 2015

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.

Easton Farmers' Market Every Saturday through December - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

St. Michaels FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

EatingSt.Michaels - Thursdays 1 - 4 PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted St. Michaels' culinary scene. You will taste food from St. Michaels' top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to St. Michaels' food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
EatingEaston - Fridays & Saturdays 11:30 AM - 2:30PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted Easton's culinary scene. You will taste food from Easton's top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to Easton's food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Avalon Threatre. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
Chesapeake Ghost Walks - 1.5 mile walks wind through the historic districts and give a good history of the towns, as well as, a little about the mystery that exists there. Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin and Ocean City. Advance Reservation Required. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.
 
Jun: "Artists of the Month" Gallery Show at the Art Barn at the Hatchery - The Art Barn at the Hatchery will host its "Artists of the Month" John Kendz, photographer, and Wende Woodham, Ribbon and Fiber Weaver during the month of June. Art Barn at the Hatchery, 125 Kemp Lane, Easton. E-mail: hatcheryartbarn@gmail.com. E-mail: wmarr.art602@comcast.net Admission free.   
 
Jun 4: Living Life Large - 1:30 - 5:30 PM. Flower show which will feature 60 traditional and creative floral designs in themed settings ad about 500 horticulture specimens, which will be judged by 24 National Garden Club accredited judges. Sponsored by District 1 of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. Show location is the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury. Free admission. 302-235-1462.
 
Jun 4: New Sweden - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 5: Opening Reception 717 Gallery's 2nd Annual National Invitational Show - 5 - 8 PM. Featuring 14 nationally recognized artists. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: info@717gallery.com. 410-241-7020.
 
Jun 5: Opening Reception "Landscapes that Sing Through Time" featuring Kevin Fitzgerald - 5 - 8 PM. Meet the artist during this opening reception, with artist talk and Q & A at 7 PM. Triumphant scenes glorify the divine landscapes of the Mid-Atlantic region. Fields, farms, marshes, and ponds comprise the working vocabulary of this master painter. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com 410-770-9190. 
 
Jun 5 - Jul 7: "Landscapes that Sing Through Time" featuring Kevin Fitzgerald - Triumphant scenes glorify the divine landscapes of the Mid-Atlantic region. Fields, farms, marshes, and ponds comprise the working vocabulary of this master painter. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com 410-770-9190. 
 
Jun 5 - Jul 31: 717 Gallery's 2nd Annual National Invitational Show - Featuring 14 nationally recognized artists. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: info@717gallery.com. 410-241-7020.
 
Jun 5: Comedian Ben Roser - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 5: David Mayfield Parade - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 5: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Dazzling Summer PartyDelicious food, music and a fun-filled evening. Guest will enjoy a spirited, flexible cabaret-style evening, with live music, abundant hors d'oeuvres and spirits, and much more. The Tidewater Inn, Dover and Harrison Sts., Easton. Admission charge. 410-819-0380. Featuring 13 events, including six concerts, five artist recitals and two rehearsal open to the public at no charge. Family concerts. Featuring young artists. Performances held at various locations & dates throughout the Mid-Shore Area & Easton. 410-819-0380.

Jun 5: 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.

Jun 5: Chesapeake Chamber Music 30th Festival Season - Guests will enjoy a spirited, flexible, cabaret-style evening, with live music, abundant hors d' oeuvres and spirits, and much more. Tidewater Inn, Dover & Harrison Sts., Easton. Admission charge. Advanced registration required.

Jun 6: Summer Outdoor Concert Series - 7 PM. Featuring Spark In Da Pan, an Easton-based steel drum band dedicated to spreading the sounds of the islands throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Festivities begin at 6 PM, with musical entertainment beginning at 7 PM. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free.

Jun 6: Shenandoah Run - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 7: The Wailers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 7 - 21: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival - Two full weeks of concerts, Artist Showcases, open rehearsal, and, as our grand finale, the Angels Concert. Showcasing both classical and contemporary chamber music, with innovative programming in a range of venues. Performances held at various locations & dates throughout the Mid-Shore Area & Easton. 410-819-0380.
 
Jun 7: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Artist Showcase I - 5:30 PM. Diane Walsh Piano Trinity Cathedral, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $25.
 
Jun 10: Steve Poltz - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 9: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Artist Showcase II - 5:30 PM. Carmit Zori (violin, Robert McDonald (Piano), Peter Stumpf (Cello), and Diane Walsh (Piano). Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $25.
 
Jun 10: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Open Rehearsal - 10 AM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Free admission charge

Jun 10: Ray Turner: Population Exhibit Curator Tour -  Noon. Turner began painting portraits for the current body of work and traveling museum exhibition call Population in 2007. Still growing in number, the body of work has currently over 500 portraits. This is an installation work, painted on 12 inch squares of sapphire glass, which are then displayed on a color field grid that becomes their background. Exhibit April 25 - July 19.  Curator Tours: May 8th Noon & June 10th Noon. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Jun 11: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Artist Showcase III - 5:30 PM. Robert McDonald (Piano), Daniel Phillips (Violin/Viola), Dimitri Murrah (Viola), Marcy Rosen (Cello). Oxford Community Center, Oxford Road, Oxford. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $25.

Jun 11: Nelly's Echo - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 12: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Concert - 8 PM. Joseph Haydn; Leos Janacek, Ludwig van Beethoven. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $15- $40. 

Jun 13: Baltimore Impro Group - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 13: Waterboyz for Jesus 100 Man Choir - 6:30 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of contemporary Christian music sung by 100 men's voices! Idlewild Park, Aurora and Washington Sts., Easton. Free and Open to the Public. Rain location: First Baptist Church, 115 Idlewild Avenue, Easton.

Jun 13: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Concert - 4 PM. St. Paul's Church, Centreville. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $30.

Jun 14: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Concert/Reception - 4 PM. Talbot Country Club, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $85.

Jun 16: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Artist Showcase IV - 5:30 PM. Trinity Cathedral, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $25.
 
Jun 16: Glenn Campbell "I'll Be Me" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 17: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Open Rehearsal - 10 AM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Free admission charge
 
Jun 18: Jason Saenz - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Jun 18: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Artist Showcase V - 5:30 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $25.
 
Jun 19: 30th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival Concert - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Order tickets on line. Admission charge $15- $40. 

Jun 19-21: 28th Antique and Classic Boat Festival - Annual boat event , the largest of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. Featuring more than 100 antique and classic boats, boat building demonstrations, maritime artists and craftsmen, craft vendors, classic used boats, motors, and nautical flea market, along with live music, food, and more. Fri 11 AM - 5 PM; Sat 11 AM - 5 PM; Sun 10 AM - 2 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society International. Museum admission charge $18. 410-745-2916.

Jun 20: Summer Outdoor Concert Series - 7 PM. Featuring XPD's, playing all styles of music from R&B and Motown to smooth jazz, rock, and country. Festivities begin at 6 PM, with musical entertainment beginning at 7 PM. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free.

Jun 20: Bruit - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 26: Black Dog Alley - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 27: Summer Outdoor Concert Series - 7 PM. Featuring US Navy Band Sea Chanters, performing a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music, including sea chanteys and patriotic fare, to opera, Broadway, and contemporary music. Festivities begin at 6 PM, with musical entertainment beginning at 7 PM. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free.

Jun 27: Tilghman Island Summer Seafood Festival - Spend the day enjoying live music, local seafood, crafts, Little Miss Tilghman contests and the fireman's parade.  Music for your listening and dancing pleasure provided. Benefit the Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company. 10 AM - 4 PM. Kronsberg Park, Tilghman Island. 410-886-2677.

July 2015

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.

Easton Farmers' Market Every Saturday through December - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

St. Michaels FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

EatingSt.Michaels - Thursdays 1 - 4 PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted St. Michaels' culinary scene. You will taste food from St. Michaels' top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to St. Michaels' food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
EatingEaston - Fridays & Saturdays 11:30 AM - 2:30PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted Easton's culinary scene. You will taste food from Easton's top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to Easton's food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Avalon Threatre. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
Chesapeake Ghost Walks - 1.5 mile walks wind through the historic districts and give a good history of the towns, as well as, a little about the mystery that exists there. Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin and Ocean City. Advance Reservation Required. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.
 
Jul 1 - 7: "Landscapes that Sing Through Time" featuring Kevin Fitzgerald - Triumphant scenes glorify the divine landscapes of the Mid-Atlantic region. Fields, farms, marshes, and ponds comprise the working vocabulary of this master painter. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com 410-770-9190. 
 
Jul 1 - 31: 717 Gallery's 2nd Annual National Invitational Show - Featuring 14 nationally recognized artists. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: info@717gallery.com. 410-241-7020.

Jul 3: 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.

Jul 4: Easton Fireworks - at dusk.

Jul 4: St. Michaels Fireworks - at dusk.

Jul 4: Big Band Night - 7-10 PM. Jazzy big band sounds come alive on the Museum's Tolchester Beach Bandstand at this special Independence Day celebration. Stay into the evening to enjoy the St. Michaels fireworks over the Miles River. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge $10/$5 CBMM member. 410-745-2916.

Jul 9 - 12: 42nd Annual Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Association, Inc. -  Three day show in July with operating exhibits of antique agricultural equipment, entertainment, craft demonstrations, great food, sawmills, large stationary engines, train, equipment parade, horses, large flea market, rural life museum, horse pull, auction and much more. Other annual events. 410-822-9868.     

Jul 10: Opening Reception "Concours d'Toika" The Best of the Eastern Shore by Selected Artists - 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com. 410-770-9190.

Jul 10 - Aug 25: "Concours d'Toika" The Best of the Eastern Shore by Selected Artists -Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com. 410-770-9190.

Jul 11 - 19: 11th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival - The Plein Air–Easton! Competition & Arts Festival celebrates its eleventh anniversary by continuing the vibrant dynamic that has made it the nation’s premier plein air festival and one of Easton’s main attractions. Plein Air–Easton! is at the forefront of the modern plein air movement. This weeklong artfest produces some of the best representational artwork in the country, along with events that appeal to a wide variety of art enthusiasts. Most events are free and open to the public. With hundreds of artists and a wealth of artwork to choose from, Plein Air–Easton! is one of the country’s hottest art sales of the year . . . FOR MORE SEE WEB SITE. www.pleinaireaston.com Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, and the Avalon Foundation. 410-822-7297. 

Jul 24: The Accidentals - 8 PM. Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriters, Katie Larson and Savannah Buist have created quite a name for themselves among music lovers of all genres. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $18. 410-822-7299.
 

August 2015

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.

Easton Farmers' Market Every Saturday through December - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

St. Michaels FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

EatingSt.Michaels - Thursdays 1 - 4 PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted St. Michaels' culinary scene. You will taste food from St. Michaels' top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to St. Michaels' food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
EatingEaston - Fridays & Saturdays 11:30 AM - 2:30PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted Easton's culinary scene. You will taste food from Easton's top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to Easton's food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Avalon Threatre. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
Chesapeake Ghost Walks - 1.5 mile walks wind through the historic districts and give a good history of the towns, as well as, a little about the mystery that exists there. Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin and Ocean City. Advance Reservation Required. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.
 
Aug 1 - 25: "Concours d'Toika" The Best of the Eastern Shore by Selected Artists -Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com. 410-770-9190.
 
Aug 7: Comedian Jason Saenz  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Aug 7: Judy Collins - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Aug 8: 36th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val - 1 - 6 PM.  All you can eat menu including seafood and barbeque chicken; live entertainment; exhibits; classic car show; and historic tours. Sailwinds Park, 200 Bryn Street, Cambridge. E-mail: info@seafoodfestival.com Admission charge. 410-228-1211.
 
Aug 9: 6th Annual Watermen's Appreciation Day & Crab Feast - 10 AM - 5 PM. Meet Chesapeake watermen celebrating their heritage. Watch professionals in action at a Boat Docking Contest, or take a change in the silent auction, featuring local artwork. Eat your fill at the crab, or enjoy hot dogs and cold beer while listening to live music. This event is sponsored by the Talbot County Watermen's Association in cooperation with CBMM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. General Admission. Food/beverages available for purchase. 410-745-2916.
 
Aug 14: Kenny Knopp and the Miles River Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Aug 15: Liz Queler and Seth Farber - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 22: Mary Fahl  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 28: Robbin Thompson - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

September 2015

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.

Easton Farmers' Market Every Saturday through December - 8 AM - 1 PM. Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. 410-253-9151.

St. Michaels FarmFresh Every Saturday through October - 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Farmers Market will feature a local chef demonstration weekly. Live music will be provided by local musicians.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

EatingSt.Michaels - Thursdays 1 - 4 PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted St. Michaels' culinary scene. You will taste food from St. Michaels' top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to St. Michaels' food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
EatingEaston - Fridays & Saturdays 11:30 AM - 2:30PM. The Eastern Shore's premier three hour food tour group. Join us on our adventures inside the restaurants that have impacted Easton's culinary scene. You will taste food from Easton's top chefs and learn what inspired them to call this historic town their home. The three hour tour features: a bit and sip at a minimum of four amazing restaurants, behind-the-scenes access to Easton's food culture; specialty alcoholic or non-alcoholic pairings, a visit to a distinctive culinary shop, and educational and delectable experience. Tours begin at the Avalon Threatre. Advanced reservations required. Tickets are $49 per person for all food, beverage, and guidance. E-mail: info@eastingeaston.com or 410-635-4130.
 
Chesapeake Ghost Walks - 1.5 mile walks wind through the historic districts and give a good history of the towns, as well as, a little about the mystery that exists there. Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin and Ocean City. Advance Reservation Required. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.
 
Sep 4: Opening Reception 60 Stellar Paintings under $600! - 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com. 410-770-9190.

Sep 3 - 6: Sixth Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Presented by the Chesapeake Chamber Music's Jazz on the Chesapeake. Tickets available at chesapeakejazz.org. Admission charge. 410-819-0380.

Sep 4 -29: 60 Stellar Paintings under $600! - 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. E-mail: art@troikagallery.com. 410-770-9190.

Sep 11: Robbin Thompson - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 11 - 13: Native Plant Nursery Fall Open House - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 18: Sue Matthews with Robert Red - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 25: The Great Lee Ann Womack  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 26: Laura Baron - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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