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Enjoy our fabulous outdoor weather. Easton offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf on one of five golf courses; skeet shooting; visit nearby refuges and watch eagles soar and catch a glimpse of other local wildlife, cycle the Tred Avon Circle, or explore the local flora and fauna of our gardens. Easton is the perfect location to relax and recharge. Take a lazy stroll down our tree lined streets, stop in our unique shops, and art galleries and dine in our visitor friendly coffee shops and renowned restaurants. Evening entertainment is diverse and includes theatrical performances; music venues; Easton’s Cinema; bowling; and pub crawling. Indulge in a cozy stay in one of our gracious Victorian Bed and Breakfasts, enjoying a leisurely morning breakfast before exploring the 8th Best Small Town in America.

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Easton, Maryland, "the 8th Best Small Town in America"  is an arts and cultural center with a population 16,500+ individuals who love living in a small town that offers the best of many worlds: access to large metropolitan areas like Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, and Wilmington; good health care from a strong local hospital and medical community; casual and gourmet dining; shopping for all budgets from collectibles to fine antiques; eclectic art galleries; numerous public golf courses; the splendid Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in their backyard for sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and crabbing; an historic Town Center with Colonial and Victorian architecture; and an active local community that welcomes new ideas and enthusiasm. 

 

  

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October 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

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

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

Easton Market Square open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

Centreville Farmers Market - Wednesday 3 - 7 PM & Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM. Over two dozen vendors with a wide array of offerings from vegetables and fruits to baked goods, meat, fresh eggs and free-range chicken, crafts, jewelry, handmade pretzels, and egg braids, flowers, herbs, wine, and Italian ice, handcrafted birdhouses, gluten-free baked goods, and Maryland Blue Crabs. Lawyer's Row and Commerce Street, Centreville.

Oxford Farmers Market - Opening Day May 7th. Wednesday 4 to 6 PM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford.

Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market - Thursday 3 - 6 PM. Long Wharf Park, Cambridge. 

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

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.

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

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Every Friday Night - Approximately 90 minute walk throughout the towns of Easton, St. Michaels, Denton, Cambridge, Salisbury, Princess Anne, Crisfield, Pocomoke, Snow Hill, Berlin, and  Ocean City. Easton on the 1st Friday of the month; St. Michaels on the 2nd Friday of the month, (8 PM beginning at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum); and Cambridge on the 4th Friday. Advanced registration required. Charge $15 Adults & $9 for children. 443-735-0771.

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Easton's Farmers' Market - Saturday - Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday, (April 12th through December), 8 AM - 1 PM. Live music from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. Farmers' Market contact Jenn Wagner/Avalon 410-822-0345.

St. Michaels FreshFarm Saturday Market - 8:30 to 11:30 AM. (through Oct. 11). The market features grass-fed pork and beef, free-range chicken, seasonal fruits, herbs, vegetables, cow's milk cheeses, cut flowers, eggs, honey and handmade soap. Cooking demonstrations by a variety of the area's chefs and home cooks are planned for the "Chef in Market" feature. Fremont Street, St. Michaels.

Saturday Historic Walking Tours of St. Michaels - 10 AM. "Historic St. Michaels: Its People, Places and Happenings" is offered on the first three Saturdays of each month, (through October), and on the fourth Saturday, "Frederick Douglass, a slave in St. Michaels 1833-1836" tour. The docent led walking tours are approximately 90 minutes leaving from the St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square. Charge is $10 for adults and $5 for youth 6 to 17 years of age. Advance reservation suggested. 410-745-0530. E-mail: stmichaelsmuseum@atlanticbb.net

First Saturday - Ballroom & Latin Dance Parties - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance Lessons. 8 - 10 PM Dance. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. Music by DJ. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-482-6169.

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

Oct 1 - 24: Exhibit "A Table for Two"- A Pairing of Paintings and Sculpture Nancy Tankersley and Jan Kirsh. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-770-8350.

Oct 1 - Nov 11: "Color at Play" Exhibit Louis Escobedo Solo Show - Featuring 30 new works by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Oct 3 - Nov 4: Troika Gallery's "Classic Realism" Exhibit with Featured Artist Matt Zoll - Extraordinary realism characterized by remarkable color and vibrancy. Meet the artist during an opening reception on Friday, October 3rd, 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Oct 24: Roadhouse Clams - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $15. 410-822-7299. POSTPONED!

Oct 24: The Righteous Brothers' Bill Medley -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 24: Bridgetown Schrader's Halloween Haunted Woods - 8 - 10 PM. Rain or Shine. Prepare for a scary night of witches, goblins, and terrifying screams! This haunted ride is Not For The Faint Of Heart. Charge $10 per person; $7 for children over 4 years of age, children 4 years and under are free. Corn Maze: $7 per person, bring a working flashlight. Bridgetown Schrader, 16090 Oakland Road, Henderson, MD. 410-758-1824 or 410-310-7588.

Oct 24 & 25: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 25: OysterFest - 10 AM - 4 PM. In celebration of the Chesapeake oyster. Event features live music, oysters, and other local fare, children's activities, boat rides, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays, retriever demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, document films, and an oyster stew competition among regional chefs. Food and boat rides are an additional charge. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free for Museum members and children 5 years of age and under. Non-member admission $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $6 for ages 6 to 17. 410-745-2916.

Oct 25: Vienna Boys Choir - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $45/$30 student. 410-822-7299. SOLD OUT!

Oct 25: 37th Season Easton Choral Arts "In the Mood: Sounds of the Big Band Era" - 7:30 PM. The chorus and an 18-piece big band performing hits including Glenn Miller, and a visit from modern day Andrews sisters. Featuring the Swing from the Great Depression & the second World War. St. Michaels High School Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels. General admission charge $20/students $5. 410-200-0498.

Oct 25: Bridgetown Schrader's Halloween Haunted Woods - 7 - 10 PM. Rain or Shine. Prepare for a scary night of witches, goblins, and terrifying screams! This haunted ride is Not For The Faint Of Heart. Charge $10 per person; $7 for children over 4 years of age, children 4 years and under are free. Corn Maze: $7 per person, bring a working flashlight. Bridgetown Schrader, 16090 Oakland Road, Henderson, MD. 410-758-1824 or 410-310-7588.

Oct 26: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon.Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 26: 37th Season Easton Choral Arts "In the Mood: Sounds of the Big Band Era" - 4:00 PM. The chorus and an 18-piece big band performing hits including Glenn Miller, and a visit from modern day Andrews sisters. Featuring the Swing from the Great Depression & the second World War. St. Michaels High School Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels. General admission charge $20/students $5. 410-200-0498.

Oct 28: "Backyard Bouquets" with Jennie Love - 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM. Love will present information on how to start a cutting garden, an overview of her farm and business, and what it's like to be a "farmer florist". The lecture will focus on dahlias and perennials good for cutting, and feature a floral demonstration. Talbot Country Free Library, 100 West Dover Street, Easton. Sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club. Free and open to public.

Oct 28: Los Lobos -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $55. 410-822-7299.

Oct 30: Yarn -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 31: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Oct 31 - Nov 2: Tall Ship & Wooden Boat Festival Sultana Downrigging Weekend - Tall ships, schooners, skipjacks, sharpies, buyboats, sloops, skiffs, draketails and more. Musical performances by The Ragbirds, The Eastport Oyster Boys and Chester River Runoff, talks by authors Jeffery Bolster, Steven Ujifusa, Ed Cutts and Kate Livie, art exhibits by Marc Catelli and the RiverArts Stuido Tour; model boat building for children, a 5K and half-marathon, commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Maryland's Emancipation Day, the Chestertown Halloween Parade; and even fireworks over Chesterown's historic harbor. Vist www.sultanaeducation.org for festival schedule. Chestertown, MD. 410-778-5954

November 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

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

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

Easton Market Square open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor;  Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

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

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.

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

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Easton's Farmers' Market - Saturday - Fresh local produce and a farm products and a wide variety of talented crafters, with unique handmade items. Every Saturday, (April 12th through December), 8 AM - 1 PM. Live music from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on N. Harrison St., Easton. Farmers' Market contact Jenn Wagner/Avalon 410-822-0345.

First Saturday - Ballroom & Latin Dance Parties - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance Lessons. 8 - 10 PM Dance. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. Music by DJ. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-482-6169.

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

Nov 1: "Music & Kegs - on the Patio, Barlett Pear Inn - 1 - 3 PM. Abby Cureton & Jim Fodrie. Barlett Pear Inn, 28 South Harrison Street, Easton. 410-822-5732.

Nov 1: 51st Harvest and Holiday Bazaar Old Wye Parish Hall and Grounds - 9 AM - 2 PM. Beautiful handmade gifts, harvest and holiday decorations, and homemade food items - jams, jellies and relishes - created by the women of the Parish. The Wye Choral Scholars, directed by Bonnie Forgacs, and the Wye Youth Chorale, directed by Erin Grier, will present "Madrigals, Mirth and Merriment." Sales of baked goods, books and jewelry, a silent auction, homemade Eastern Shore lunch, and a cider press providing fresh cider complete this special experience. Old Wye Parish, Wye Oaks, MD. Free admission. 410-827-8484.

Nov 1: Carmen (Bizet) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 1: Robbin Thompson Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 1: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Nov 1 & 2: Tall Ship & Wooden Boat Festival Sultana Downrigging Weekend - Tall ships, schooners, skipjacks, sharpies, buyboats, sloops, skiffs, draketails and more. Musical performances by The Ragbirds, The Eastport Oyster Boys and Chester River Runoff, talks by authors Jeffery Bolster, Steven Ujifusa, Ed Cutts and Kate Livie, art exhibits by Marc Catelli and the RiverArts Stuido Tour; model boat building for children, a 5K and half-marathon, commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Maryland's Emancipation Day, the Chestertown Halloween Parade; and even fireworks over Chesterown's historic harbor. Vist www.sultanaeducation.org for festival schedule. Chestertown, MD. 410-778-5954

Nov 2: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Romantic comedy's master mixes witty repartee with heartbreak in this autobiographical tale. The death of a man's beloved wife and a woman's brutal divorce haunt their whirlwind courtship, marriage and disastrous honeymoon. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Nov 7: Drink Till We're Funny Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 7 - Feb 27: "Art Treasures - Winter Show" - Small works by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo and Chris Wilke. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Nov 7: Preview Party The Verdant Gryphon Fourth Annual Yarn Ball -  Preview party registrants will be able to preview and purchase at a discount items that will be available for sale to the general public the following day in addition to specialty products available only at the preview party. A dying demonstration will be presented. The Verdant Gryphon is a Maryland-based retailer of hand-dyed luxury yarns. The Verdant Gryphon studio, 7923 B Industrial Park Road, Easton. 410-770-5557.

Nov 8: Chandler Travis Three-O Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 8: The Verdant Gryphon Fourth Annual Yarn Ball -  9 AM - 4 PM.  The Verdant Gryphon is a Maryland-based retailer of hand-dyed luxury yarns. Music, knitting, special vendors, children's activities and open shopping. A boxed lunch will be available for purchase. All base yarns will be available by the skein, with a total of two to four dozen colors available. The Verdant Gryphon studio, 7923 B Industrial Park Road, Easton. 410-770-5557.

Nov 8: The Verdant Gryphon Fourth Annual Yarn Ball - Tidewater Inn, Easton. Attendees wear their knitted-best or a gown that could even be a prized prom dress from "back in the day," an attendee's wedding dress or one of many bridesmaids gowns that women often have stored in the back of their closets. Door prizes will be available. Advance reservation required. 410-770-5557.

Nov 8: Easton Volunteer Fire Department's 16th Annual Bull Roast & Casino Night - 5 PM - Midnight. Casino Games include Blackjack, Poker, Dice, Big Wheel & more. Beef by Andy Garey, catered by EVFD Associate members & music by Hot Tub Limo. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Park Drive, Easton. Admission $35 at door, ($30 in advance). Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Admission includes all you-can-eat food, beer, and sodas. Cash bar available for mixed drinks.

Nov 9: The Verdant Gryphon Fourth Annual Yarn Ball Knitting Circle - 10 AM - Noon. A knitting circle to share best-knitting practices with one another. Rise Up Coffee, 618 Dover Road, Easton. 410-770-5557.

Nov 9: Christ Church Concert Series "Pictures on Silence" - 4 PM. Harp and saxophone chamber duo explores the diverse musical possibilities of their instrumental combination through compelling  programming and a dedication to excellence in performance. Harpist Jacqueline Pollauf and saxophonist Noah Getz. Christ Church, Christ Church Parish Hall, South Street, Easton. 410-822-2677.

Nov 14: Preview Winter and Holiday Style Fashion Show - 5 PM. Presented by the downtown Easton boutiques. Sponsored by Easton Business Alliance. Dover Street, Easton. Free. 

Nov 14: Opening Reception "Art Treasures - Winter Show" - 5 - 8 PM. Small works by nationally known artist, Louis Escobedo and Chris Wilke. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Nov 14: Troika Gallery's Gala Champagne Opening Reception for 17th Anniversary Group Show - 5 - 8 PM. Popular Anniversary Group Show features new works by all of the 34 artists. Meet may of the artists at this Gala Opening. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Nov 14: Session Americana (Two Shows Early & Late) Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 14-16: 44th Annual Waterfowl Festival - Wildlife paintings, sculpture, carvings, decoys, photography and crafts in 18 exhibit sites throughout colonial town. Also retriever, shooting and fly-fishing demonstrations, Goose and Duck Calling Contests, seminars, masterclasses, decoy auction. Fri & Sat 10 AM-6PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM. Phone 410-822-4567. E-mail: facts@waterfowlfestival.org. Admission charge.

Nov 14 - Dec 31: Troika Gallery's Gala 17th Anniversary Group Show - Popular Anniversary Group Show features new works by all of the 34 artists. Gala Champagne Opening Receipt on Friday, November 14th, 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Nov 15: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Nov 15: Callaghan - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Nov 15: Brew & Oyster Brawl - 3 PM - 7 PM. Featuring Dogfish Head Brewery, House Infused Bacon Vodka Bloody Mary, Open Bar, Freshly shucked oysters; Wild Chesapeake; Chesapeake Gold Hopper's Island; Barren Island Hooper's Island; Sweet Jesus St. Mary's County, passed Hors d'Oeurves, Fried oyster with vermouth aloli and Caviar; Braised short rib sliders with Maytag blue cheese; shrimp salad sliders. Stations include oyster chowder, oyster fritters, mini crab cake & steamship round. Live music and customized oyster knives. Tidewater Inn, Gold Room and Gold Room Garden, Dover & Harrison Streets, Easton. Admission charge $95 per person. Limited availability...tickets may be purchased at The Tidewater Inn Front Desk, Hunters Tavern, or bmilligan@tidewaterinn.com

Nov 15: Ducks Unlimited Waterfowlers' Dinner - 6:30 - 9:30 PM. Celebrate conservation and the conclusion of the 2014 Waterfowl Festival World Championship Goose and Duck Calling Contests. Easton Elks Lodge, Dutchman's Lane, Easton. Admission $35 per person, (included general admission to the 2014 Waterfowl Festival). Benefit the conservation work of Waterfowl Chesapeake.

Nov 15: Model Boat Show - 10 AM - 4 PM. A family event, where regional boat modelers from Chestertown to Smith Island display their historic and contemporary works. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Free Admission. 410-226-5904.

Nov 16: Entertainment Music with pianist Rachel Franklin - 3 PM. Franklin returns to delight listeners with a program of works by Weill, Gershwin, Suesse, and more! St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 100 Peachblossom Road, Easton. Free - love offering will be received. 410-822-001 ext. 306.

Nov 18: "Bees at Risk: Honey Bees and Native Bees" with Michael S. Embry - 1:30 PM. Embry will discuss the problems facing honey bees and native bees in Maryland and what is being done to prevent further loss of these important pollinators. Embry is Program Manager of the Eastern Shore Apiculture Extension in the University of Maryland Department of Entomology and has been consulting internationally sine 2001. He has traveled world wide teaching modern methods of beekeeping, queen rearing, hygienic honey production, bee nutrition and marketing. Talbot Historical Society, 25 South Washington, Easton. Sponsored by the Talbot County Garden Club. Free and open to public. 

Nov 19: Leyla McCalla Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 21: Wild & Scenic Film Festival Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 21: "Small Treasures" Exhibit  - Featuring 6 X 6 and 8 X 8 paintings by  Louis Escobedo and Chris Wilke for the Holiday Season. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery hours are Wed thru Sat 10:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday by appointment. 410-241-7020. E-Mail info@717gallery.com 

Nov 21: An Evening of Jazz featuring Chuck Redd & Ken Peplowski - 8 PM. Jazz vibraphonist and drummer Chuck Redd will present a concert featuring his good friend and special guest, world renowned clarinetist and saxophonist, Ken Pewplowski and the vocal talents of the dynamic Sharon Clark. Rounding out the ensemble will be Chuck's brother Robert Redd on piano and bassist Tommy Cecil. The program will highlight music of the Great American Songbook, Bossa Nova and Jazz. Co-sponsored by Jazz on the Chesapeake and the Academy Art Museum. Admission charge $45 per person.  www.jazzonthechesapeake.org

Nov 22: IL Barbiere di Sivigilia (Rossini) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 22: That's Entertainment! A Variety Show Spectacular - 8 PM. Broadway songs, Vaudeville comedic skits, and the premiere presentation of this year's "Carlton E. Spitzer's Excellence in Writing" Contest winning play, "Waiting for Joanie" by Shirley King, a published playwright from California. Sponsored by Jug Gregory Gallagher Theatre, For All Seasons, Inc. and Mental Health Association. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $12. www.motivationaltheatre.com 

Nov 22: Amy Black Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 23: That's Entertainment! A Variety Show Spectacular - 2 PM. Broadway songs, Vaudeville comedic skits, and the premiere presentation of this year's "Carlton E. Spitzer's Excellence in Writing" Contest winning play, "Waiting for Joanie" by Shirley King, a published playwright from California. Sponsored by Jug Gregory Gallagher Theatre, For All Seasons, Inc. and Mental Health Association. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $12. www.motivationaltheatre.com 

Nov 28: Upright Citizen's Brigade Touring Co. -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20/$25/$30.  410-822-7299.

Nov 28-Dec 2: Festival of Trees "My Christmas Wish" - Decorated trees, dancing, shopping, carolers, and even a walk/run. Benefit Talbot County Hospice Foundation.

Nov 29: Mark Twin Reminiscences Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

December 2014

Talbot Historical Society Museum  & Garden Hours- Federal styled garden opened seven days a week during daylight hours. Visit the museum store. Talbot Historical Society, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

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

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

Easton Market Square open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

Bingo Every Friday Night - Doors open at 6:30 PM; games start at 7:30 PM. Food provided by the Easton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Creamery Lane, 315 Aurora Street, Easton. 410-822-4848.

First Weekend Events beginning with First Friday Gallery Walk enjoying the exhibits at galleries in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-8 PM. Sidewalk Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM & Dine Downtown throughout the weekend via phone or Open Table reservation. First Weekend Events April through December. Easton Town Center. 410-690-4395.

Dec 5: Mike Finazzo (Comedy) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 5: Susan Werner - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 6: Adkins Arboretum Holiday Wreath Sale - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Dec 11: Glenn Miller Orchestra Holiday Show Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 12: Mark Wills Holidays and Hits  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Wagner) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13: Adkins Arboretum Candlelight Caroling - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

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