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Calendar of Events

           Below are links that will show you what is happening in and around Easton,

         (and what you've missed in the past!)

       May 2019    June 2019  

       July 2019    August 2019    September 2019

       October 2019    November 2019    December 2019

May 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. 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, 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 central 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.

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

May 1 - 31: St. Michaels Art League Members Show - Original artwork in various mediums includes landscapes, figurative and architectural subjects, from abstract to realistic. Judged with awards given. St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont Street, St. Michaels. Exhibit during normal library hours. Free.

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

May 1: Wesley Stace - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 2: Classic Albums Live: The Beatles-Abbey Road - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $40. 410-822-7299.

May 2: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 7:30 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. Half Price Preview Night. 410-226-0061.

May 3: Sulphur Springs - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 3: Open House Reception Studio B Art Gallery - 5 - 8 PM. Stop by and enjoy exceptional art, hors d'oeuvres, and a warm welcome. Studio B represents award winning artists to include painters Betty Huang, Hiu Lai Chong, Ken Dewaard, Qiang Huang and sculpture Rick Casali. Studio B Art Gallery, 7 B Goldsborough St., Easton. E-mail: betty@studioBartgallery.com 443-988-1818.

May 3 & 4: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 7:30 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. 410-226-0061.

May 4: 20th Annual Multicultural Festival - 10 AM - 2 PM. Explore, learn, and appreciate the delightful diversity of cultures within our area by just a visit to this community tradition. Native foods, dress, music, games and traditions are all part of the enjoyment of this "adventure". Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation. Idlewild Park, Aurora & Washington Streets, Easton. Free. 410-822-0345.

May 4: Bird Migration Walks - 8 - 10 AM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

May 4: Saved by Zero - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 5: Native Plant Landscape Series - Native Plants: Planting and Care - 1 - 2:30 PM. You've brought home your plants - now what? There are holes to dig, beds to decide on, grass to kill, mulching, watering... and questions to answer! Chris Pax has been helping clients with these issues for many years. She will share state-of-the-art techniques to make you natives easier to maintain and enjoy. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

May 5: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. 410-226-0061.

May 5: Nature Sketchers - 1 - 3 PM. Led by fine artist and Maryland Master Naturalist Diane DuBois Mullaly, this monthly nature walk along the Arboretum trails allows stops for sketching in graphite, ink, or watercolor. Each walk will focus on what's in bloom, budding, or of interest along the paths. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

May 7: Chris Noyes - 12:15 - 1 PM. Renowned for her glorious voice, her guitar and ukulele playing, and her years of music teaching on the Shore, Chris will fete Mother's Day and the month of May! Sponsored by Carpe Diem Arts. Brookletts Place Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Free.

May 9: Blue Water Highway - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 9 & 10: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 7:30 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. 410-226-0061.

May 10: Spring Concert "A Light Shines in the Darkness" - 8 PM. by Michael John Trotta & presented by the Tidewater Singers. Christ Church, 103 Willow St., St. Michaels. Admission $15 at door/$12 in advance, student free. 888-752-0023.

May 10: Driftwood - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 10 & 11: Environmental Concern's Native Plant Sale & Monarch Festival -9 AM - 4 PM. Environmental Concern, 201 Boundary Lane, St. Michaels. 410-745-9620.

May 11: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 7:30 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. 410-226-0061.

May 11: Spring Concert "A Light Shines in the Darkness" - 7:30 PM. by Michael John Trotta & presented by the Tidewater Singers. Trinity Cathedral, 315 Goldsborough St., Easton. Admission $15 at door/$12 in advance, student free. 888-752-0023.

May 11: 5th Annual BAAM Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Musical entertainment by The Exclusives. Informational booths, giveaways and door prizes, face painting, a clown show, juggling show, dance contest, basketball tournament, and free food and refreshments. Idlewild Park, Aurora & Washington Streets, Easton. Free.

May 12: Laughing Stock by Charles Morey - 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players directed by Zack Schlag. A hilarious backstage farce and genuinely affectionate look into the world of theater. Watch the well-intentioned but over-matched company from outrageous auditions and ego driven rehearsal thru opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well told, and finally to the end of the nostalgic season's close. Admission $22/$11 student. 410-226-0061.

May 16 - 19: 29th Annual Cruisin Ocean City - Get ready for one of the hottest hot rod shows on the East Coast. New event will be Cruisin Car Corral inside the OC Convention Center. Ocean City.

May 16: NRBQ - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 17: Piazza Italian Market Pizza Party - 6:30 PM. Fundraiser for Talbot Mentors. Wood-fired pizzas and a mix of antipasti (veggies & salumi), followed by light dessert all the while accompanied by excellent wines and local beer. Admission $65 per person, includes a $10 donation to Talbot Mentors. Piazza Italian Market, 218 N. Washington Street, Talbottown Shopping Center, Easton. Admission charge. 410-820-8281.

May 17: Preview Gala Reception 35th Annual Fine Arts @ Oxford Exhibits & Sales - 6 PM. Take the opportunity to appreciate the richness of this Oxford experience - meet the artists, enjoy demos, excellent local food, including the traditional Strawberry Shortcake. 45 artists are juried in, with many local favorites coming back each year. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $80. 410-226-5904.

May 17: Exhibit Opening On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld Collection - Selected images to reveal the social and historical context of women over the better part of the 20th century. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free with general admission. 410-745-2916.

May 17: Willy Porter - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 18: May Wine Pairing - All Rose! - A special tasting features three (dry) rose wines! Wine expert Tom Kiszka, will guide you through these rosatos from Italy, paired with foods made by chef Chris from the Piazza kitchen. Learn more about how rose wines are made and how this changes the way the grapes taste! Piazza Italian Market, 218 N. Washington Street, Talbottown Shopping Center, Easton. Admission charge. 410-820-8281.

May 18: Marc Berger - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 18: CASA Fundraiser CASAblanca - Featuring the culinary creativity and talent of Gourmet by the Bay with thematic food and beverages, including French and Moroccan appetizers and gin-based specialty cocktails. Auction, Blackjack, Roulette, and Craps. Attendees are recommended to dress in era or movie-theme outfits. Benefit CASA of the Mid-Shore. Easton Airport's Trident Aircraft Hangar, Easton. Advanced reservation $150 per person. 410-822-2866 ext 3.

May 18: Harvest Roast - 5 - 8 PM. Featuring farm-to-table local fare, wine and beer and live music by Wyse Guys. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $30. 410-226-5904.

May 18 & 19: 35th Annual Fine Arts @ Oxford Exhibits & Sales - 10 AM - 5 PM. Take the opportunity to appreciate the richness of this Oxford experience - meet the artists, enjoy demos, excellent local food, including the traditional Strawberry Shortcake. 45 artists are juried in, with many local favorites coming back each year. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $7. 410-226-5904.

May 18 & 19: 13th Maritime Model Expo - 10 AM - 4 PM. Small boats and big fun are in store for guests of all ages as the Model Guild of CBMM & Washington Ship Model Society host this expo offering pond demonstrations, model races, special exhibits, family activities, food and more. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free with general admission/free admission on Sunday. 410-745-2916.

May 19: Local Farm Tours - Cottingham Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Learn about food farming and the infrastructure required for crops, chickens, and pigs from Cleo Braver. Cover crops, greenhouses, the processing room, and freezers will all be explored. Ned Gerber will follow with information about the planted buffer strips and created wetland. After the tours, we will cut garlic scapes and make garlic scape pesto. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

May 20: Classic Albums Live Presents The Beatles, Abbey Road - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 23: Sam Grow Band "Love & Whiskey" Tour and Music Video Shoot - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 24: Black Rhinoceros - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 25: The Wailers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 25: Sammy Miller and The Congregation - 8 - 10 PM. Joyful jazz. Sponsored by Jazz On The Chesapeake. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $50. 410-819-0380.

May 26: The Broadway Jukebox Revolution by Brown Box Theatre - 8 PM. Musical theatre cabaret event. With almost 30 Broadway songs to choose from, each performance is unique - based on the selection of that evening's audience! Brown Box curates the show on the spot - an interactive, family friendly evening. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $25. 410-226-5904.

May 26: Carpe Diem Tapestry Gallery Series: Duo Blanco Y Negro de Cuba - 5 PM. One hour concert & reception with artists. Afro-Caribbean rhythms of son, salsa, cha-cha, rumba and vocal harmonies of Yenobis Delgado and Reimy Perez Bauta. Contemporary Tapestry Galley, 5592 Poplar Lane, Royal Oak, (near Oxford Ferry's landing in Bellevue). Admission $25/$15 student. Tickets available online at www.brownpapertickets.com

May 30: 7th Annual Chesapeake Champion Celebration - 5 - 7 PM. Celebrate Heroes of Conservation with the Horn Point Laboratory. Imbibe! Savor delicious hors d'oeuvres, sip a Chesapeake Champion cocktail with old friends and new acquaintances while you explore inspired demonstrations by HPL graduate students and celebrate the Hutchinson Brothers, this year's Chesapeake Champion. Waterfowl Building, 40 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Admission $50 per person. 410-221-8408. E-mail: cstarr@umces.edu

May 30: Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 31: The Smoking Flowers  -  8:30 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 31 - Jun 2: 42nd Street Young Performers' Edition - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 31 - Jun 2: Shore Shakespeare Company Presents "The Merchant Of Venice" - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission Fee.  410-634-2847.

June 2019

Jun 1: LatinX Night! Clean Water Concert Series - Free

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

Jun 1: St. Michaels BrewFest - Noon. Local/Regional & National Beers, Live Music All Day Long. Three locations throughout St. Michaels, samples of over 100 beers from the local to from far away continents. Tickets available online.

Jun 2: Local Farm Tours - Honeybee Flower Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Join Carrie Jennings for a guided tour of her field-grown specialty flowers for cutting and discover why her resident honeybees are happy to call Honeybee Flower Farm home. Bring your own vase or mason jar to make a cut flower arrangement to bring home. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

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

Jun 7: Andrew Collins Trio  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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

Jun 9: Native Plant Landscape Series - Native Alternatives to Invasives - 1 - 2:30 PM. If you are irritated by ivy and piqued by privets, join Sylvan Kaufman, the Arboretum's science advisor, to learn about native alternatives to these and other ornamental invasive plants. Our often-overlooked local flora can provide beauty and diversity in your garden for years to come. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jun 12: The Talbott Brothers - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 13: Forest Music - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

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, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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) - Free

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

Jul 6: XPD's (Clean Water Concert Series) - Free.

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. 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: Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show - Easton

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. Numerous events and locations throughout the town and county. 410-822-7279.

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

Jul 19: Oil Painting Demonstration with Master Jove Wang - 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.

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

August 2019

Aug 2 - 4: Chesapeake Bay Balloon and Wine Festival - Cordova

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 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 23: Robert Cray Band - 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 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: 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 21: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race - Cambridge

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

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 - St. Michaels

Sep 29: Easton Airport Day - Easton

October 2019

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

Oct 11 - 13: Academy Art Museum Craft Show - Easton

Oct 19: Tilghman Island Day - Tilghman Island

Oct 19 & 20: Fall Into St. Michaels - 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 - 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

 

      
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