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Summer is here! Now is the time for a refreshing getaway under our sunny skies! Easton is the perfect location to relax and recharge or to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golfing on one of four golf courses; skeet shooting; a visit to nearby refuges to watch eagles soar or catch a glimpse of other local wildlife, cycle the Tred Avon Circle, or explore the local flora and fauna of our gardens. Come to Easton and unwind and indulge yourself and forget about the workday stress. 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. 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. Extend your visit and 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 2011-2017

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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June 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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 First Thursday Dog Walks - 9-10 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.

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 - 5 - 9 PM. Featuring art exhibits, refreshments and discussion at downtown galleries. 410-820-8822.

First Saturday Learn to Row - 9 AM. Learn to row with the Eastern Shore Community Rowers. The first Saturday of each month through December. Evergreen, 770 Port Street, Easton. 410-819-3395.

Adkins Arboretum First Saturday Walks - 10 - 11 AM. Join a docent naturalist to discover the Arboretum's rich and unique native plant habitats. Explore mature and young native forests, meadow, a wetland, rain and pollinator gardens, the Native Plant Nursery, and the children's teaching garden. Tours begin at the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

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 - 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM April 15-December 16.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. "A marketplace for farmers and vendors to sustain their local operations, while at the same time offering consumers a venue that fills their whole plate with local produce. From local produce growers to watermen and seafood distributors, from bakers to ranchers and local artisans, the Easton Farmers Market provides an entire meal and home decor in a friendly and festive environment. "100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

St. Michaels Farmers Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM April 15 - October 7. Cooking demonstrations, local produce, and much more. 204 S. Talbot Street, in the parking lot behind Pemberton Pharmacy, St. Michaels.

St. Michaels Museum 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. 410-745-0530. 

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.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Sail on the Skipjack Nathan - 1-3 PM. Take a two-hour sail on a traditional oystering boat. Admission charge $30 adults; children ages 6 - 12 years of age $10; under 6 years of age free. Long Wharf Dock, Cambridge.

Jun 21: Provence on the Eastern Shore - 3 - 5 PM. Experience the bounty of Calico Fields Farm - where lavender, honey-producing bees, aronia berries, and hops are all on display. Enjoy a picnic inspired by Provence, created on the Eastern Shore. Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, 114 S. Washington Street, #101, Easton. Admission charge $100. 410-690-4603.

Jun 22: Summer Concert Series Featuring Three Penny Opera  - Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jun 22: "Validating the Afterlife, Sharing Messages of Hope & Love" 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Roland Comtois Spiritual Medium Brings Remarkable Purple Papers to Eastern Shore. People who attend Roland's events leave his presentation with a lighter heart and much needed comfort from grief and loss, and some may leave with a priceless Purple Paper.  Roland will also be signing copies of his books. Evergreen, 770 Port Street, Eason. Admission $45 per person available online at www.rolandcomtois.net. 610-209-5409.

Jun 23: Talbot Chamber Rockfish Tournament - 6 AM. Pier Street Marina, Oxford. A half-day fishing, lunch, refreshments and an award ceremony. Fee $125. 410-822-4653. E-mail: info@talbotchamber.org

Jun 23: Karen Jonas - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Jun 24: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring US Navy Band Sea Chanters - Pre concert activities at 6 PM; performance at 7 PM. Ensemble performs a musical variety ranging from traditional choral music including sea chanteys and patriotic fare to opera, Broadway, and contemporary music. Sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation in partnership with the Avalon Foundation. Harrison Street in front of the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Jun 24: Dinner & "Validating the Afterlife, Sharing Messages of Hope & Love" Presentation - Dinner 5:30 - 7 PM. Presentation 7 - 9 PM. Roland Comtois Spiritual Medium Brings Remarkable Purple Papers to Eastern Shore. People who attend Roland's events leave his presentation with a lighter heart and much needed comfort from grief and loss, and some may leave with a priceless Purple Paper. Benefit Evergreen.  Roland will also be signing copies of his books. Scossa Restaurant & Lounge, 8 N. Washington Street, Eason. Dinner billed separately night of event plus admission $45 per person, with pre-registration required which can be made online at www.rolandcomtois.net. 610-209-5409.

Jun 24: Rachel B - 9 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Stolz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Jun 24: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring US Navy Band Sea Chanters - Pre concert activities at 6 PM; performance at 7 PM. Ensemble performs a musical variety ranging from traditional choral music including sea chanteys and patriotic fare to opera, Broadway, and contemporary music. Sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation in partnership with the Avalon Foundation. Harrison Street in front of the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Jun 25: Pig Roast - 4 - 7 PM. Catered by BBQ & Beyond. Live music from Butler & Jamison, performing a nice mix of songs, modern and popular tunes from the 60s to today. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. Pre-registration & advanced ticket purchase required. $25 per person includes entertainment and pig roast with sides. 410-228-1205. EVENT CANCELLED.

Jun 25: Summer Solstice Concert Featuring Anne Watts & Boister with the Lena Seikaly Jazz Trio - 5 PM. St. Michaels High School, Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels.

Jun 28 - Jul 3: Easton Carnival - 6 - 10 PM. Carnival nights include the rides, games, & food vendors. St. Michaels Road & Waterside Drive, (behind Target).

Jun 29: Summer Concert Series Featuring Flatland Drive - Boot-scootin' Bluegrass. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jun 29: Deana Carter - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $30. 410-822-7299.

Jun 30: Rivers and Rhodes - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

July 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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 First Thursday Dog Walks - 9-10 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.

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 artist.

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 - 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.

Adkins Arboretum First Saturday Walks - 10 - 11 AM. Join a docent naturalist to discover the Arboretum's rich and unique native plant habitats. Explore mature and young native forests, meadow, a wetland, rain and pollinator gardens, the Native Plant Nursery, and the children's teaching garden. Tours begin at the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Easton Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM April 15-December 16.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. "A marketplace for farmers and vendors to sustain their local operations, while at the same time offering consumers a venue that fills their whole plate with local produce. From local produce growers to watermen and seafood distributors, from bakers to ranchers and local artisans, the Easton Farmers Market provides an entire meal and home decor in a friendly and festive environment. "100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

St. Michaels Farmers Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM April 15 - October 7. Cooking demonstrations, local produce, and much more. 204 S. Talbot Street, in the parking lot behind Pemberton Pharmacy, St. Michaels.

St. Michaels Museum 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. 410-745-0530. 

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.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Jul 1: Big Band Night - Independence Day celebration featuring The Shades of Blue Orchestra with two vocalists. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, Tolchester Beach Bandstand, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jul 1 - 3: Easton Carnival - 6 - 10 PM. Carnival nights include the rides, games, & food vendors. St. Michaels Road & Waterside Drive, (behind Target).

Jul 3: Chesapeake Classic Car Club Cruise-Ins - 5 PM. Cruise-ins will take place at Waterside Village, (off the Easton Bypass and Marlboro Avenue), between the Chick-Fil-A and the AT&T store. Benefits Veterans Appreciation Easton.

Jul 4: Easton Carnival & 4th of July Celebration - 4 - 10 PM. Carnival nights include the rides, games, & food vendors. Independence Day program, "Club Phred" on stage, & amazing fireworks display at dusk! St. Michaels Road & Waterside Drive, (behind Target).

Jul 6: Lunch-time Concert Series Featuring The Show Stoppers - 12:15 - 1:15 PM. 45 seniors from the South County Senior Center in Edgewater presents a variety show that includes tap dancers, line dancers, belly dancers, group acts, rappers, singers, musicians and comedy. Their motto: "We Aspire to Inspire Before We Expire!" Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Free admission. 410-822-2869.

Jul 6: Visiting Tall Ships Hudson River Sloop Clearwater - Deck tours Noon - 5 PM. Recognized as America's Environmental Flagship, named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jul 6: Summer Concert Series Featuring Blues Deville - Good ol' Rock & Roll. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jul 6 -9: 44th Annual Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show - Fun for the entire family. 70 acres full of vintage tractors, trucks, autos, steam engines, gas engines, construction equipment, 4 amazing museums, working horses, earth moving, wheat threshing, kid activities, huge flea market, crafts, demonstrations, machinery parade at 5 PM, and so much more. Live country and bluegrass music. Jones Boys Friday Night. Tractor Pull Saturday night. The MUST VISIT event on the Shore. Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show Fairgrounds, 11472 Ocean Gateway, (Route 50), Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-9868.

Jul 7: Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - 5 - 9 PM. Featuring art exhibits, refreshments and discussion at downtown galleries. 410-820-8822.

Jul 7: 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 on day of the event only. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205.

Jul 8: Visiting Tall Ships Maryland Dove - Public access 5 - 8 PM. A replica 17th Century trading ship, built in a shipyard near Cambridge in 1978 and owned by the State of Maryland. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jul 8: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring XPD's  - Pre concert activities at 6 PM; performance at 7 PM. Wide range of musical styles: jazz- R&B, Motown, rock, country, swing and everything in between. Sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation in partnership with the Avalon Foundation. Harrison Street in front of the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Jul 8: Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off and Festival - Cambridge Town Center.

Jul 8: Firefly Magic - 7 - 8:30 PM. Stay up late to enjoy a magical summer evening with the Arboretum's fireflies. Learn about the lives of fireflies with an Arboretum naturalist, make a shimmering firefly craft, and take a guided walk through the meadow to enjoy a firefly light display. Please bring a flashlight. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee members $5/$7 non-members (ages 2 and under are free). 410-634-2847.

Jul 10: Chautauqua 2017 Featuring W.E.B.Dubois - 7 - 9 PM. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry in the the Great War as three World War 1 era figures come to life. Bill Grimmette will portray W.E.B.DuBois, an African-American activist. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, Navy Point, St. Michaels. Presented by Maryland Humanities.  Please bring a lawn chair, rain location Steamboat Building auditorium.  Free Admission. 410-745-2916.

Jul 11: Lunch-time Concert Series Featuring The Jones Boys - Noon- 1 PM. Traditional Country Music. Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Free admission. 410-822-2869.

Jul 11: Chautauqua 2017 Featuring General John Pershing - 7 - 9 PM. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry in the the Great War as three World War 1 era figures come to life. Doug Mishler will portray General John Pershing, commander on the Western Front. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, Navy Point, St. Michaels. Presented by Maryland Humanities.  Please bring a lawn chair, rain location Steamboat Building auditorium.  Free Admission. 410-745-2916.

Jul 13: Summer Concert Series Featuring Delmarva Big Band - Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jul 15: Concert in the Country with Front Page News - 6 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets to spend a comfortable evening the in country listening to songs that people enjoy as well as songs that simply suit our own taste, to make ya wanna dance! Food available for purchase. Food and non alcoholic drinks may be brought to the winery but no other alcohol is allowed on the property per Maryland Law. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 21 years and over $7 per person in advance, $10 at the door. Under 21 years of age & Gold Leaf Members Free. 410-228-1205.

Jul 17-23: 13th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival - The Plein Air–Easton! Competition & Arts Festival celebrates its eighth 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, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297. 

Jul 20: Summer Concert Series Featuring Bay Jazz Project - Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jul 22: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring Girls Guns & Glory - 7 PM. Harrison Street between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Sponsored by The Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Jul 23: Wine and Unwind - 1 - 4 PM. Sip wine and enjoy live music with Whiskey Reduction. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. Free admission. 410-228-1205

Jul 27: Summer Concert Series Featuring TBA - Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Jul 28: Members' Reception and Judge's Awards - 5:30 - 7 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Jul 29: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring Delmarva Big Band - 7 PM. Harrison Street between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Sponsored by The Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Jul 29 - Sep 4: Annual Members' Exhibition - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

August 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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 First Thursday Dog Walks - 9-10 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.

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 artist.

Adkins Arboretum First Saturday Walks - 10 - 11 AM. Join a docent naturalist to discover the Arboretum's rich and unique native plant habitats. Explore mature and young native forests, meadow, a wetland, rain and pollinator gardens, the Native Plant Nursery, and the children's teaching garden. Tours begin at the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

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 - 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM April 15-December 16.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. "A marketplace for farmers and vendors to sustain their local operations, while at the same time offering consumers a venue that fills their whole plate with local produce. From local produce growers to watermen and seafood distributors, from bakers to ranchers and local artisans, the Easton Farmers Market provides an entire meal and home decor in a friendly and festive environment. "100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

St. Michaels Farmers Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM April 15 - October 7. Cooking demonstrations, local produce, and much more. 204 S. Talbot Street, in the parking lot behind Pemberton Pharmacy, St. Michaels.

St. Michaels Museum 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. 410-745-0530. 

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.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Aug 2: Whiskerman - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 3: Summer Concert Series Featuring High and Wides - Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Aug 4 - 6: Chesapeake Bay Balloon and Wine Festival - Fri & Sat 9 AM - 9 PM; Sun 9 AM - 6 PM. Featuring up to 15 Hot Air Balloons. Triple Creek Winery, 11138 Three Bridge Branch Road, Cordova. Cordova Road across the road from the winery. Public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Hot air balloon rides $235 per person, limited availability. Food, music & craft vendors daily. Daily Admission $20 Adults; children under 15 years of age free. 

Aug 7: Chesapeake Classic Car Club Cruise-Ins - 5 PM. Cruise-ins will take place at Waterside Village, (off the Easton Bypass and Marlboro Avenue), between the Chick-Fil-A and the AT&T store. Benefits Food Bank. Easton.

Aug 10: Summer Concert Series Featuring Soon To Be Famous - Collection of young artists. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Aug 10: Tred Avon Players Present "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon (Thrifty Thursday 2 for 1 at door - 7:30 PM Directed by Ed Langrell. Come and share a night with your old friends, sloppy laidback Oscar, and uptight neat freak Felix, and prepare to roar with laughter as this classic comedy of two mismatched roommates unfolds before you. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $20/students $10. 410-226-0061.

Aug 11 & 12: Tred Avon Players Present "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon - 7:30 PM Directed by Ed Langrell. Come and share a night with your old friends, sloppy laidback Oscar, and uptight neat freak Felix, and prepare to roar with laughter as this classic comedy of two mismatched roommates unfolds before you. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $20/students $10. 410-226-0061.

Aug 11 - 13: Visiting Tall Ships Pride of Baltimore II - Deck tours daily 9 AM - 5 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Aug 12: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring TBA - 7 PM. Harrison Street between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Sponsored by The Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Aug 12: Campfire Fun - 7-8:30 PM. Take a guided walk along the Arboretum's woodland paths to a roaring bonfire, where we'll make s'mores and sing campfire songs with guitar accompaniment. Classic summer games like fire keeper and flashlight tag will entertain the young and young at heart. Listen for nocturnal animals and look fore fireflies on the return walk. Please bring a water bottle and a flashlight. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee members $5/non-members $7, (ages 2 and under are free). 410-634-2847.

Aug 13: Tred Avon Players Present "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon - 2 PM Directed by Ed Langrell. Come and share a night with your old friends, sloppy laidback Oscar, and uptight neat freak Felix, and prepare to roar with laughter as this classic comedy of two mismatched roommates unfolds before you. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $20/students $10. 410-226-0061.

Aug 15: Lunch-time Concert Series Featuring David DeBoy & da Hons - 12:15 - 1:15 PM. Songs and comedy routines are wild, hilarious, touching and full of fun. Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Free admission. 410-822-2869.

Aug 17: Summer Concert Series Featuring Wheelhouse - Classic Rock & Jazz. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Aug 17-20: Tred Avon Players Present "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon - 7:30 PM Directed by Ed Langrell. Come and share a night with your old friends, sloppy laidback Oscar, and uptight neat freak Felix, and prepare to roar with laughter as this classic comedy of two mismatched roommates unfolds before you. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $20/students $10. 410-226-0061.

Aug 18: John McCutcheon - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 19: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring US Navy Band Commodores - 7 PM. Harrison Street between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Sponsored by The Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Aug 19: Nature Bingo! - 6 8 PM. Join Arboretum Youth Program Director Jenny Houghton for a rousing hour of nature Bingo followed by a unique opportunity to explore the grounds at dusk, when many creatures are out and about. Nature-inspired prizes from the gift shop and healthy snacks will be provided. All ages are welcome to share the fun. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee for members $5/ admission fee for non-members $7. 410-634-2847.

Aug 20: Tred Avon Players Present "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon - 2 PM Directed by Ed Langrell. Come and share a night with your old friends, sloppy laidback Oscar, and uptight neat freak Felix, and prepare to roar with laughter as this classic comedy of two mismatched roommates unfolds before you. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $20/students $10. 410-226-0061.

Aug 21: Mysteries of the Eclipse - 9 AM - 3 PM. Do you miss summer nature camp at the Arboretum? Return for a whole day of fun to experience the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades. While the Arboretum is not located in what's known as "the path of totality" of the eclipse, we'll still be able to observe a partial eclipse by making pinhole cameras and watching shadows cast by trees. Games, a nature hike, and a special snack baked in a hand-crafted solar oven will round out the day. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee members $40/$50 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Aug 24: Summer Concert Series Featuring TBA -  Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

Aug 26: Outdoor Concert Series Featuring Mule Train - 7 PM. Harrison Street between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Sponsored by The Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! Free admission.

Aug 31: Summer Concert Series Featuring The Covenant Churches - End of season finale! Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. Bring a lawn chair.

September 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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 First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

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 - 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM April 15-December 16.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. "A marketplace for farmers and vendors to sustain their local operations, while at the same time offering consumers a venue that fills their whole plate with local produce. From local produce growers to watermen and seafood distributors, from bakers to ranchers and local artisans, the Easton Farmers Market provides an entire meal and home decor in a friendly and festive environment. "100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

St. Michaels Farmers Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM April 15 - October 7. Cooking demonstrations, local produce, and much more. 204 S. Talbot Street, in the parking lot behind Pemberton Pharmacy, St. Michaels.

St. Michaels Museum 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. 410-745-0530. 

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.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Sep 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 on day of the event only. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205.

Sep 1 - 3: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Purchase tickets at www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 1: 8th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival Bria, Shaking Up the Jazz World - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Admission Charge $55 reserved, $30 balcony. Purchase tickets at www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 2: 8th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival United States Navy Band Commodores - 11 AM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. FREE Admission. www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 2: 8th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival Without Compromise, From Miles to Wynton to Sean Jones  - 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Admission charge $45 reserved, $25 balcony. Purchase tickets at www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 2: 8th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival A Remarkable Experience as Rene' Marie Electrifies  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Admission charge $60 reserved, $30 balcony. Purchase tickets at www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 2: Charity Boat Auction - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916.

Sep 3: 8th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival Monty Alexander, Soul and Artisry Equals Joy   - 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Admission charge all seats unreserved $30. Purchase tickets at www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/ 410-819-0380.

Sep 3: 80's Party - 4 - 7 PM. Can't wait to rock that big, crimped hair, AC/DC t-shirt and stone washed jeans?! Journey back to the 80's with local band, Shots Fired, for an afternoon 80's hair band tunes. Bring a lawn chair, blanket or your favorite high top sneakers. Food available for purchase. Food and non alcoholic drinks may be brought to the winery but no other alcohol is allowed on the property per Maryland Law. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 21 years and over $15 per person in advance. 410-228-1205.

Sep 4: Chesapeake Classic Car Club Cruise-Ins - 5 PM. Cruise-ins will take place at Waterside Village, (off the Easton Bypass and Marlboro Avenue), between the Chick-Fil-A and the AT&T store. Benefits Food Bank. Easton.

Sep 8: Fall Open House & Native Plant Sale - 2 - 7 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Sep 9: Fall Open House & Native Plant Sale - 10 AM - 4 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Sep 9: Bird Migration Walks - 8 - 10 AM. Join Wayne Bell to look for birds in the Arboretum's forest and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Sep 9: Boating Party Fundraising Gala - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Sep 10: Fall Open House & Native Plant Sale - Noon - 4 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Sep 16 & 17: Native American Festival - Vienna, MD. www.visitdorchester.org

Sep 23: 8th Annual Harvest Festival - 11 AM - 6 PM. A day long celebration of the end of our Harvest season. Plenty of things to do for the adults and kids alike. Food and craft vendors, hayrides, agricultural demonstrations, grape stomping, moon bounce, and much, much more! Vineyard Dash 5k at 10 AM, (registration fee); Kids Paint Event, (additional fee); Adult Paint Event, (additional fee) and live concert with Justin Ryan Band 3 - 6 PM. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 21 years and over $7 per person in advance, 21 years and over $10 per person at door. Under 21 years of age & Gold Leaf Members Free. 410-228-1205.

Sep 23: Another Kind of Magic - 5 - 8 PM. Celebrate the Arboretum with a magical evening of food, friends, and entertainment! Following a signature cocktail on the wetland bridge, tour the grounds by foot or tram. Savor hors d'oeuvres while admiring a meadow sunset, and bid on exciting auction items over coffee and dessert. Proceeds from this event support the Arboretum's mission of environmental conservation, education, and the preservation of the Chesapeake Bay region's native landscapes. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee $125 per person. 410-634-2847.

Sep 24: St. Michaels Concours d'Elegance - A day of casual elegance, Senior Award winning Automobiles, food, refreshment, and celebration. Foggs Cove Landing waterfront portion of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum campus adjacent to the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michaels. Benefit the new Classic Motor Museum of St. Michaels. Information and advanced tickets www.smcde.org

October 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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 First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

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 - 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM April 15-December 16.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. "A marketplace for farmers and vendors to sustain their local operations, while at the same time offering consumers a venue that fills their whole plate with local produce. From local produce growers to watermen and seafood distributors, from bakers to ranchers and local artisans, the Easton Farmers Market provides an entire meal and home decor in a friendly and festive environment. "100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

St. Michaels Farmers Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM April 15 - October 7. Cooking demonstrations, local produce, and much more. 204 S. Talbot Street, in the parking lot behind Pemberton Pharmacy, St. Michaels.

St. Michaels Museum 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. 410-745-0530. 

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.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Oct 5: Chesapeake Classic Car Club Cruise-Ins - 5 PM. Cruise-ins will take place at Waterside Village, (off the Easton Bypass and Marlboro Avenue), between the Chick-Fil-A and the AT&T store. Benefits Easton Police Department Toy Drive. Easton.

Oct 6: 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 on day of the event only. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. 410-228-1205.

Oct 7 & 8: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and Maritime Model Expo - 10 AM - 5 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Oct 7: Ironman MD - Athletes from across the United States of America and around the World will be coming to Cambridge to compete in this event. Cambridge, MD

Oct 14: Fairy Festival - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Oct 20: Toast & Toasted - 6:30 - 9:30 PM. S'mores and wine pairing with live music, a food truck and a bonfire. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. Patrons 21 years of age and over ONLY. Admission $7 per person in advance, $10 per person at door. Gold Leaf Members will have VIP area and will be able to pick up the October shipment. 410-228-1205.

Oct 20 - 22: 20th Annual Academy Art Museum Craft Show - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-2787.

Oct 21: Beckwith Apple Festival - 9 AM - 1 PM. Annual large flea market event with many delicious apple delights included. Arrive early for the best pick. Hosted by the Beckwith UMC. Be sure to stop by the SPOCOTT WINDMILL, which will be in-action that day. Neck District Volunteer Fire Company, 954 Cooks Point Road, Cambridge, MD. 410-228-7725.

Oct 21: Tilghman Island Day - Local Seafood, Watermen's Demonstrations, Live Music, Silent Auction. Benefit Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company. Tilghman Island.

Oct 28: OysterFest - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Oct 28: New York Botanical Garden: Chihuly Experience Trip - 10 AM - Midnight. For the first time in more than ten years, the artwork of world-renowned sculptor Dale Chihuly will be featured in a major exhibition in New York. CHIHULY will be a new experience with monumental installations within and around the most celebrated sites in the New York Botanical Garden's landscape. The exhibit also features display of Chihuly's drawings. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Fee for members $150/$205 fee for non-members. Pre-registration required by September 29th. 410-634-2847.

Oct 29: Wine and Unwind - 1 - 4 PM. Sip wine and enjoy live music. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna. Free admission. 410-228-1205

November 2017

Nov 4: Fall Celebrating Natives' Garden Tour - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Nov 10 - 12: 47th Annual Waterfowl Festival - various locations throughout Easton. 410-822-4567.

 

December 2017

Dec 2: Holiday Open House & Wreath/Greens Sale - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Dec 9: Candlelit Caroling Celebration - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Dec 18: A Longwood Christmas Trip - Noon - 9 PM. We're headed back to Longwood Gardens for organ sing-alongs, strolling carolers, and performances that fill the landscape with festive cheer. Delight in the holiday horticulture showcasing more than 6,000 seasonal plants. Outside, the sounds of oohs and ahhs fill the air as illuminated stars twinkle above, colorful fountains dance to holiday music, and a half-million lights brighten the night. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Fee for members $75/$100 fee for non-members. Pre-registration required by December 1st. 410-634-2847.

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