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Wow! Spring Is Here But Summer is Near

Now is the time to enjoy the Spring sunshine with a refreshing getaway. Easton is the perfect location to relax and recharge, and offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf; skeet shooting; 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 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. 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. 

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June 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.

Kent Island Farmer's Market - Every Thursday 3:30 - 6:30 PM. Indoor market open year round. Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville, MD 21666.

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.

Music in the Park Free Outdoor Concert - 6:30 PM - 8 PM. Thursdays, (Jun 13 - Aug 29), over the summer are for music in the park, featuring local artists from all across the Bay Hundred Area. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Community Center. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends, family, neighbors and picnic baskets. Free.

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 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.

The Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester invites you to sail on the beautiful Choptank River departing from Long Wharf located at the end of High Street, Cambridge, MD. Public Sail hours of operation most Saturdays, May to October, 1 - 3 PM. Advanced reservation recommended. Limit 20 passengers per trip. Sunset/special cruises and private charters are also available. 410-228-7141. E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org

Jun 1 - Jul 14: Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955 Exhibit - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton.

Jun 1 - Sep 25: Honoring WWII Veterans of Talbot County Exhibit - This exhibit honors the men and women who served in the military both in this country and overseas with special tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in WWII. Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden, Neall House Galleries, 29 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Jun 4 - 15: Chamber Music Festival - Easton, Oxford and Cambridge. 410-819-0380.

Jun 14 & 15: 32nd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival & the Arts at Navy Point - Fri 11 AM - 5 PM; Sat 10 AM - 5 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge.$18 Adults; $15 Seniors 65+ & students with ID; $6 children ages 6-17; children ages 5 and under are free & CBMM members ages 17 and under are free. $5 per person for Adult ages 18+ for CBMM members, (CBMM members at the Family & Friends level and above receive the $5 discounted admission for up to two adult guests).  410-745-2916.

Jun 14: Clap Hands: Bovine Social Club Performs the Poetry and Song of Tom Waits! - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 15: Drink Maryland - Noon - 5 PM. The event celebrates all things Maryland-Made and their makers. Join us for an afternoon full of food, live music, friends, and all of your favorite local beverages. Featuring local Maryland wine, craft beer, spirits and cider, there is sure to be a drink for everybody! Open-air market style event will take place in historic downtown Centreville along Queen Anne's County Courthouse Square on Lawyers Row and Broadway. Centreville, MD 21617. Admission $20 - $25. 410-252-WINE.

Jun 15: Smokey Cat Lavender Farm Lavender Festival - 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring vendors, Food Truck, Lavender Tour, Demonstrations & U-Pick. Make a Lavender Flower Crown, Wand or Lavender Bunch. 5090 Long Swamp Road, Federalsburg. Admission charge. 410-829-9253.

Jun 15: Medieval Forest Faire - 11 AM - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Jun 15: Pierce Edens - 8:30 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 15: US Navy Band Commodores (Clean Water Concert Series) - 6 PM Activities including vendors serving up tantalizing international foods. 7 PM Performance. Clean Water Concert Series. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299.

Jun 20: Talbot Hospice Presents "Death is But a Dream" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 21: Michelle Walker Jazz Vocalist - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 22: 8th Annual Juneteenth Celebration - The Celebration will commemorate Emancipation Day, celebrate the significant contributions of African Americans in our country. Sponsored by  the Academy Art Museum, and the Frederick Douglass Honor Society. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton.

Jun 22: 31st Annual Cardboard Boat Races - The event is held along The Strand in shallow water so all contestants can push their sunken sodden creations around the course. Oxford.

Jun 22: Roland Comtois-Spiritual Medium - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 23: Local Farm Tours - Schoolhouse Farmhouse - 1 - 3 PM. Join Master Naturalist Lauren Giordano and her partner, George Burroughs, at their farm for a guided tour highlighting the sustainable and regenerative growing practices they follow for vegetables, flowers, and pastured chickens. Complete the visit with a walk through the meadow and create a handprinted tea towel inspired by your surroundings. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jun 28 - Jul 4: Easton Carnival and 4th of July Celebration - A week long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, food and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Fireworks at dusk. Location: Easton Bypass and St. Michaels Road, Waterside Plaza near Target.

Jun 28: Vivian Sessoms - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 29: Gridline - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 30: Local Farm Tours - Sweetbay Design Cutting Garden - 1 - 3 PM. Tour the organic cutting garden of floral designer and longtime Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty, then create and take home a tiny tussie-mussie made of various types of greenery and mostly native plants. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

July 2019

Jul 1 - 4: Easton Carnival and 4th of July Celebration - A week long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, food and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Fireworks at dusk. Location: Easton Bypass and St. Michaels Road, Waterside Plaza near Target.

Jul 1 - 14: Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955 Exhibit - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton.

Jul 1 - Sep 25: Honoring WWII Veterans of Talbot County Exhibit - This exhibit honors the men and women who served in the military both in this country and overseas with special tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in WWII. Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden, Neall House Galleries, 29 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Jul 3: Fireworks in Oxford - 9 - 10 PM. Fireworks celebrating the 4th of July in Oxford along the Strand. Fireworks will start at dusk usually between 9 - 9:30 PM. Sponsored by the Tred Avon Yacht Club. Bring your lawn chair and get a spot early.

Jul 4: Easton Carnival and 4th of July Fireworks Celebration - A week long opportunity for the community to enjoy the rides, food and the fun of a summer carnival culminating on the 4th of July with fireworks and live music. Fireworks at dusk. Location: Easton Bypass and St. Michaels Road, Waterside Plaza near Target.

Jul 5: Easton's First Friday - 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.

Jul 6: St. Luke's UMC Annual Peach Festival - 10 AM - 4 PM. This year peaches will be featured in delicious, home-made peach pies and many other baked goods. The lawn will be adorned with beautiful craft items and plenty of great food available! St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Talbot Street, St. Michaels.

Jul 6: XPD's (Clean Water Concert Series) - 6 PM Activities including vendors serving up tantalizing international foods. 7 PM Performance. Clean Water Concert Series. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299.

Jul 6: Big Band Night & Fireworks - In celebration of Independence Day, the CBMM welcomes The Shades of Blue Orchestra for a live performance at its Big Band Night. Two vocalists will join the 18-piece Shades of Blue Orchestra as they perform from the historic Tolchester Beach Bandstand, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. (Rain date July 7th). 410-745-2916.

Jul 7: Local Farm Tours - Calico Fields Lavender Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Surround yourself with the soothing scent of lavender when you join Master Naturalist Jay Falstad and his wife and co-owner, Christa, for a tour of their Calico Fields Lavender Farm. Cut your own lavender bunches and experience the Falstads' conservation efforts aimed at promoting native bee species and their project work with monarch butterflies. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jul 8 - 10: Workshop with Qiang Huang - the First Place Winner of 2018 Plein Air Easton Quick Draw. Workshop to include demonstrations, presentations and individual assistance to the attendees, and is open to all skill levels. the workshop will focus on creating dramatic composition; simplifying and editing; using bold and loose strokes; and creating energetic paintings through the use of color, values, edges and brushwork. Workshop Fee. Pre-registration Studio B Art Gallery 443-988-1818. E-mail: betty@studioBartgallery.com.

Jul 11 -14: 46th Annual Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show - Featuring Antique Gas tractors, Domestic engines, Orchard and Hi Crop Tractors, Wheel Horse Garden Tractors, and many more. Operating daily: Steam traction engines, steam stationary engines, antique gas engines, antique gas tractors, horse drawn equipment, antique cars and trucks, line shaft driven machine shop, live steam model trains. Consignment auction Saturday morning, Home arts and Colonial craft demonstrations, Flea Markets and crafts, music and entertainment. Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show Fairgrounds, Ocean Gateway Highway, Easton. Admission Adult $6/children under 12 free. 410-822-9868.

Jul 13: Tilghman Island Crab Fest - 11 AM - 6 PM. Live music at Noon, Crab Race, Queen Contest and Fireman's Parade, Nautical Artisans and delicious crabs! The Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Department & Kronsburg Park on Main Street, Tilghman Island. Admission charge.

Jul 14 - 21: 15th Plein Air Easton - The art event of the summer when scores of painters, collectors, and art enthusiasts descend on Easton to celebrate art created in the open air. Artists from all over the US and beyond apply to this competition and those who are selected paint throughout Talbot County during the Festival week. Numerous events and locations throughout the town and county. 410-822-7279.

Jul 18: Portrait Sculpture Demonstration In Clay - 5 - 7 PM. Demonstration in clay by Maryland Artist Rick Casali, who is internationally known for his fine portraits in oils and bronze. All are welcome, arriving early is suggested as space is limited. Studio B Gallery, 7B Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: betty@studiobartgallery.com FREE 443-988-1818.

Jul 18: Science Bytes Learn, Sip & Taste - 6 - 7:30 PM. The Horn Point Laboratory invites you to join them for Science Bytes a witty, interactive event where one can learn, sip, and taste. Savor wine, beer, and antipasto from Italy. Get to know the scientist behind the science important to our environment, and mingle with old friends and new acquaintances in this casual, local setting. Piazza Italian Market, 218 N. Washington Street, TalbotTown Shopping Center, Easton. Admission $25 per person, advanced registration. E-mail: cstarr@umces.edu 410-221-8408.

Jul 18: Behind The Scenes at the MET with President and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jul 19: Oil Painting Demonstration with Master Jove Wang - 9 AM - Noon. Master Jove Wang is a highly sought after World-renowned Artist, Award-winning Plein Air Painter, Professor and Author. His career spans more than three decades. Sponsored by Plein Air Easton and Studio B Art Gallery. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jul 19 - 21: Local Color Art Show & Sale - Annual art show and sale sponsored by Working Artists Forum, held during Easton Plein Air Art Competition and Art Festival. Featuring paintings of two dimensional art in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel. Tidewater Inn, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton. 410-733-5651.

Jul 20: Reception for Master Jove Wang - 6:30 - 8 PM. Meet and talk with this celebrated Master Artist, and view his work. Refreshments will be served. Studio B Gallery, 7B Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: betty@studiobartgallery.com FREE 443-988-1818.

Jul 20: Legendry Artist Raoul Middeman Discusses Film "Middleman" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jul 26: Jesse Terry & Craig Bickhardt - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

August 2019

Aug 1 - Sep 25: Honoring WWII Veterans of Talbot County Exhibit - This exhibit honors the men and women who served in the military both in this country and overseas with special tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in WWII. Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden, Neall House Galleries, 29 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Aug 2 - 4: Chesapeake Bay Balloon and Wine Festival - Over 15 Hot Air Balloons! There will be tethered balloon rides and flights available, or just come to view these beautiful craft in a picturesque country setting. Each day of the festival will close with a balloon glow where 12 or more balloons will light up the evening sky. Triple Creek Winery, 11138 Three Bridge Branch Road, Cordova.

Aug 3: Boilermaker Jazz Band (Tidewater Inn Concert Series) - 7 PM Performance. The hot sounds of the jazz age come alive with the Boilermaker Jazz Band! Led by Paul Cosentino on clarinet, this acclaimed group serves up swinging renditions of jazz classics and rarities through superb instrumentals and heartfelt vocals. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Tidewater Inn. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299.

Aug 3: Frances Luke Accord - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 4: Native Plant Landscape Series - Building Diversity in the Garden - 1 - 2:30 PM. One of the key principles in creating a Bay-friendly garden is to increase the variety of plants. Join Barbara W. Ellis, author of Chesapeake Gardening & Landscaping, to learn about the value of diversity in the garden and the fun of cramming as many plants as possible into every corner of your yard. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Aug 8: National Reserve - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 9: Stephen Kellogg & Tyrone Wells - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 10: The Kennedys - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 10: US Navy Band Sea Chanters (Tidewater Inn Concert Series) - 7 PM Performance. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Tidewater Inn. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299.

Aug 10: Seafood Feast-i-Val - Cambridge

Aug 11: Watermen's Appreciation Day - Watermen's Appreciation Day celebrates Chesapeake watermen and their heritage. The event includes a "Watermen's rodeo" boat docking contest and live music. Steamed crabs, beer, and other foods and beverages will be available for purchase. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Aug 16: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 17: Delmarva Big Band (Tidewater Inn Concert) - 7 PM Performance. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Tidewater Inn. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299..

Aug 23: Robert Cray Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 24: Mule Train (Tidewater Inn Concert Series) - 7 PM Performance. Harrison Street, Easton. Bring a lawn chair for sitting. Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation in partnership with the Tidewater Inn. FREE family entertainment. 410-822-7299.

Aug 26: Josh Ritter - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 31 - Sep 1: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Easton

September 2019

Sep 1: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Easton

Sep 1 - 25: Honoring WWII Veterans of Talbot County Exhibit - This exhibit honors the men and women who served in the military both in this country and overseas with special tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in WWII. Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden, Neall House Galleries, 29 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Sep 5: Adam Ezra Group - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 6 - 8: Adkins Arboretum Fall Open House & Native Plant Sale - Shop the region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses. Guided walks, discount for members. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 7: Bird Migration Walks - 8 - 10 AM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 12 - 14: Chestertown Jazz Festival - Chestertown

Sep 14 - 21: Plein Air Painting Workshop in Tuscany with Sara Linda Poly - Overseas trip staying in a lively private villa with the experience of painting under the tutelage of Sara in the Tuscan countryside! Studio B Gallery, 7B Goldsborough Street, Easton. Admission Charge. E-mail: betty@studiobartgallery.com  443-988-1818.

Sep 14: Dweezil Zappa "Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 14 & 15: Native American Festival - Vienna

Sep 19: Songs From the Road Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 20: Gina Chavez Duo - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 21: Easton Airport Day - 10 AM - 2 PM. Fun-filled annual event offering the whole family an opportunity to visit the local airport and see what flying is all about with many activities planned for the day. Easton Airport, Easton. Free admission.

Sep 21: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race - Cambridge

Sep 21: GrooveFest: Blues, Brews & BBQs - Cambridge

Sep 22: North Sea Gas - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 26: Wynona Judd & The Big Noise - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 28: Beer Garden - 4 - 6 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 28: Ironman Maryland - Cambridge

Sep 29: Concours d'Elegance - Celebrating the 13th anniversary of St. Michaels Concours d'Elegance. Grand Classic Motor Cars, antique wooden speed boats, fashion, and casual elegance on Maryland's Easter Shore. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Fogg Cove Landing Waterfront Campus & the picturesque waterfront lawn of Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michaels.

October 2019

Oct 3 - 6: Chesapeake Film Festival - An interesting and diverse selection of films. An exclusive opening night party at 5 PM, at the Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton with a premier film and serving up appetizers and desserts by seven area restaurants.

Oct 4 & 5: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVI - Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders, model boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks and canoes. Watch many of these one of a kid vessels race along the Miles River. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Oct 5: Easton Beer Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Featuring 43 plus Breweries pouring 100+ craft beers from the Mid-Atlantic area, music entertainment, food, vendors, raffles and games of chance available. Must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter. Easton. Admission charge.

Oct 12: Fairyfest 11 AM - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Oct 11 - 13: 22nd Annual Academy Art Museum Craft Show - Indoor, juried craft show featuring approximately 70 artists from across the United States. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton.

Oct 19: Tilghman Island Day - 10 AM - 5 PM. Live music, fresh seafood, boat docking contest and races. Fun for the entire family! Tilghman Island.

Oct 19 & 20: Fall Into St. Michaels - Residents, businesses and visitors enjoy the beauty of the foliage color change in historic St. Michaels. Special events include the pumpkin carving contest. St. Michaels.

Oct 26: OysterFest - Get ready to sip, slurp, and savor at the Chesapeake Bay's favorite fall festival! The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children's activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and Chesapeake-related documentary screening. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

November 2019

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.

December 2019

Dec 7: Wreath Sale & Holiday Open House - 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 13 - 15: Christmas in St. Michaels - St. Michaels

Dec 31: First Night Talbot - Easton

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.

 

 

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