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Welcome To Easton - Easton, MD 21601 

 Fall is Here!

Come and enjoy our fabulous outdoor weather. Easton offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf; skeet shooting; kayaking; sailing; a visit to nearby refuges; cycling the Tred Avon Circle; or a lazy stroll down our tree lined streets to explore the local flora and fauna of our gardens. Visit our unique antique shops,  eclectic art galleries, Art Museum, and dine in our visitor friendly coffee shops and renowned restaurants. 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. 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; 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. 

© Bishop's House Bed and Breakfast 2011-2019

  

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

 

 

 

 

Be prepared for Fall/Winter 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
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November 2019

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.  410-822-0773.  

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

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

Easton Market Square Saturday 8 AM - 1 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Smokehouse Restaurant. Merchants featured include: Arbec Orchids;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; "Bob's Sharpening Service"; & Medura Originals, creative wood working and functional art.

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.

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 centrally located on Talbot Street.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Soup 'n Walk - Third Saturday of the month, February through November, 11AM - 1:30 PM. Nature, Nurture, Nutrition. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $30 for non-members, $25 for members. 410-634-2847.

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Easton - 1.5 - 2 hour tours. Haunted capital – Easton was the eastern capital of MD. It has a haunted courthouse, jail and secret passage known as Magazine alley, plus 2 healing trees. Hear about the ghost or ghosts that ride the elevators in several buildings near the courthouse. Chesapeake Ghosts. Advanced reservation required. Tickets & schedule available online. 443-735-0771.

Dog Walks - First Thursdays & Second Saturdays of the month. 10 - 11 AM. Join Arboretum staff and/or volunteers for a stroll along the best paths for exploring with your furry friend. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Free for members/$5 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - April - December. Easton galleries extend their hours, open new exhibits and serve lite bites and refreshments, to invite visitors on a tour of artistic adventure. Many downtown retailers are also open later into evening. Make a dinner reservation and spend the entire evening in Town Center. 410-690-3040.

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 - Mid November). Produce only. 204 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: stmichaelsmarket@gmail.com

St. Michaels Museum Docent Walking Tours - May to October on 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.

Nov 1 - Dec 2: Working Artist Forum Juried Exhibit & Sale - During normal hours. Talbot County Free Library, Easton Branch, 100 W Dover Street, Easton. 410-822-1626.

Nov 1: Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - April - December. Easton galleries extend their hours, open new exhibits and serve lite bites and refreshments, to invite visitors on a tour of artistic adventure. Many downtown retailers are also open later into evening. Make a dinner reservation and spend the entire evening in Town Center. 410-690-3040.

Nov 1: First Friday Gallery Walk Reception - Meet Hiu Lai Chong, and internationally known oil painter who has received numerous awards, including the Grand Prize and other outstanding recognition at Plein Air. Come meet Hiu Lai, view and purchase her outstanding art. Studio B Art Gallery, 7 B Goldsborough Street, Easton.

Nov 2: Holiday Arts, Crafts & Gifts Fair - 10 AM - 3 PM. Looking for the perfect gift? You're sure to find it at our Holiday Arts, Crafts, & Gife show. over 25 hand craft vendors. Emily's Produce, 2214 Church Creek Road, Cambridge. 443-521-0789.

Nov 2: Swamp Donkey Newgrass  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 7 - 10: Working Artist Forum Exhibit - WAF will be part of the Waterfowl Exhibits with members showcasing their art for sale. Talbot Country Free Library, 100 W. Dover Street, Easton. Open to the public through the month of November. 410-822-1626.

Nov 8 & 9: Session Americana (Three Shows!) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 8 - 10: 49th Annual Waterfowl Festival - 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, carvers and photographers, and see their work in galleries spread across historic downtown Easton. Easton. 410-822-4567.

Nov 9: Dominick Farinacci - 8 PM. Presented by Jazz on the Chesapeake. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison St., Easton. General admission $45. 410-819-0380.

Nov 12: Oshima Brothers and The End of America - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 15: Hogslop String Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 16: Mark Wade Trio - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 22: Classic Albums Live: The Doors "LA Woman" - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 23: Robbie Schaefer Solo - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 30: XPD's Dance Party - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

December 2019

Dec 5: Chris Botti - 7 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 7: Holiday Open House & Wreath Sale -  10 AM - 4 PM. Ring in the season with local greenery for a beautiful Eastern Shore holiday! Shop for handmade evergreen wreaths crafted from the bounty of the Arboretum's forest and gardens. Find the perfect gift in the gift shop. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Dec 7: Holiday Greens Workshop -  10 AM - Noon. Join floral designer and Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty to created an elegant centerpiece to grace your holiday table. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $40 members/$50 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 7: David Bromberg Quintet - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 8: Eric Byrd Trio's Charlie Brown Christmas - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 8: Peppino D'Agostino - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13 - 15: Christmas in St. Michaels - St. Michaels

Dec 13 & 14: ELF The Musical - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 15: ELF The Musical - 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 16: Adkins Arboretum A Longwood Christmas Bus Tour - Noon - 9 PM. Join us in the Conservatory for organ singalongs, strolling carolers, performances, and holiday horticulture that showcases more than 6,000 seasonal plants. Outside, illuminated stars, colorful fountains, and a half-million lights fill the landscape with festive cheer. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $75 members/$95 non-members. Pre-registration required by December 1st. 410-634-2847.

Dec 20 & 21: ELF The Musical - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 21 & 22: ELF The Musical - 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 29: Yarn - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 31: First Night Talbot - Easton

January 2020

Jan 3: Justin Trawick and the Common Good - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 4: Cold Chocolate - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 10: Dan Navarro - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 11: Grayson Moon - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 19: Richard Thompson - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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

Jan 25: Classic Albums Live: David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

February 2020

Feb 1: Ken & Brad Kolodner - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

March 2020

Mar 6: Judy Collins - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 7: High Voltage - AC/DC Tribute - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

April 2020

Apr 4 & 5: 9th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival - 10 AM - 5 PM. Waterfront location at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels.

Apr 30: Classic Albums Live: Tome Petty's Damn the Torpedoes - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

 

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