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Welcome To Easton - Easton, MD 21601

 Fabulous Fall!

Come to Easton on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore. The fabulous fall weather, warm sunny days and crisp evening temperatures, make the area a popular destination for enjoying a wide variety of outdoor activities: sailing on the Chesapeake or one of our rivers; playing golf on one of our seven golf courses; testing your aim with sporting clays; welcoming the return of the Canadian Geese; watching eagles soar or catching a glimpse of other migratory wildlife in nearby refuges; cycling the Tred Avon Circle; or just take it easy and explore the local flora, fauna and changing colors of the leaves and water grasses. Our evening diversions are just as enjoyable as our daytime activities. Easton has live theater, live music, movies, and a range of restaurants to please any palate and fit any price range; bowling; and pub crawling. 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. Come to Easton and unwind and indulge yourself and forget about the workday stress. 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.

Bishop's House Bed and Breakfast 2011-2016

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. 

Bishop's House Bed and Breakfast 2011-2016


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October 2016

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 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 Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. 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.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 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, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square - Permanent Collection consists of 3 restored local buildings from the 19th Century displaying period artifacts. Open May through October Fri 1 -4 PM; Sat 10  AM - 4 PM & Sun 1 - 4 PM. Admission charge $3 Adults & $1 Youth. Walking Tours Available $10 Adults & $5 Youth. St. Michaels Museum, St. Mary's Square, St. Michaels. 410-745-0561.

Chesapeake Ghost Walk  1.5 mile walks throughout the towns, providing a good history of the town as well as a little about the mystery that exists there. Advanced reservation required, on-line or by phone. Admission $15 Adults/$9 children 8 - 12 years of age. 443-735-0771. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.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.

Talbot Cinema Society movies are shown on the 1st Sunday of each month,  3:30 PM. Except in Sept. (11); Jan (8); & Feb (12), to avoid conflicts with holidays and Super Bowl Sunday. Movies are preceded with introductions. More information on each film is available at the Internet Movie Database, (imdb.com). Easton Premier Cinemas, Tred Avon Plaza, Marlboro Road, Easton. Season admission $45 per person.

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.

Easton's Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Harrison Street Parking Lot, Easton.
St. Michaels FreshFarm Market  - Every Saturday 8:30- 11:30 AM beginning April 16th - October 8th. Fremont Street., St. Michaels.
Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester welcomes you to sail, (May through October), on the beautiful Choptank River from historic Cambridge for a two-hour Saturday Sails, (1 - 3 PM), departing from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. Admission $30 Adults/$10 children 6 - 12 years of age. Reserve online www.skipjack-nathan.org 410-228-7141 E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org
Oct 1 - Nov 25: "Water Water Everywhere!" Exhibition - Picturesque depictions of the Chesapeake Bay's unique landscapes, waterways, and marine scenes by Escobedo, with his striking use of color and composition, and eye for capturing the uncommon. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.
Oct 3 - 31: St. Michaels Art League "Just Desserts" - Mon & Thurs 9 AM - 8 PM; Tues & Wed 9 AM - 6 PM; Fri & Sat 9 AM - 5 PM. Exhibit is open to the public and will feature works of art by the members of St. Michaels Art League created for the theme of desserts! Art work will be available for purchase. Talbot County Library, St. Michaels Branch, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels. Show will be judged by nationally known artist, Nancy Tankersley.
Oct 7 - Nov 4: ARTobers A Celebration of the Arts on the Eastern Shore - Classes, Lectures, Workshops & Demonstrations in the Visual & Performing Arts. Month-long celebration will feature such topics as book arts, needle felting, Zentangle, storytelling, and even yoga for creativity lessons and Flamenco performance and dance lessons. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.
Oct 7 - Nov 8: Matt Zoll Nationally Acclaimed Still Life Artist Opening Reception -  5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Oct 7 - Nov 25: Marine Scenes by Louis Escobedo - 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Oct 8 - 31: New Works by Nancy Tankersley - South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. E-mail: info@southstreetartgallery.com 410-770-8350.

Oct 15 - Nov 27: Tidewater Camera Club: "Flight" - Now in its 53rd year, the Club has long been a mainstay of the art community on the Eastern Shore. This is a biennial event for the Museum. The exhibition juror is Celia Pearson. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

Oct 27 & 28: Women's One-Act Play Festival Presented by The Peake Players - Featuring plays by Lucille Fletcher, Deborah Pryor, and Milcha Sanchez-Scott. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills. Admission charge $10/$5 student. 410-827-5867.
Oct 27 - 30: Chesapeake Film Festival - Featuring an interesting and diverse selection of films. An exclusive opening night party, panel discussions and the screenings of award-winning films. The savvy programmers of the festival gather the best-of-the-best independent and foreign films, many of which have subsequently been nominated for Oscars. Various venues in Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-3500.
Oct 27: Liz Longley Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Oct 28: Renowned Organist & Recording Artist Tedde Gibson - 7 PM. A unique opportunity to see one of the most innovative, improvisational organists and recording artists today. Gibson will play an eclectic concert of jazz, gospel, silent movie , and traditional church music on the Vissler Roland Tracker pipe organ. Holy Trinity Church in Oxford, Oxford. Seating is limited, arrive early! Free admission with a free will offering for local charities after the performance. 301-502-2667.



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