Fall is Here – but Winter is Near!

Come and enjoy our fabulous outdoor weather. Easton offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a wide variety of outdoor activities: golf; skeet shooting; kayaking; sailing; 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 antique shops, eclectic art galleries, Art Museum, 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.

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.

Maryland State Park Passports and Trail Guides available online at http://shopdnr.com from The Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Be prepared for Fall/Winter travel and Bay Bridge conditions.

  • Do not use mobile devices while driving.
  • Do not tailgate. Leave 3 seconds between you and the car in front of you.
  • Avoid distractions and sightseeing when crossing the bridge.
  • Follow overhead lane signals and obey speed limits.
  • Make sure headlights, taillights, brake lights and blinkers are all properly functioning.
  • Plan ahead – call 1.877.BAYSPAN for real-time traffic conditions.
  • Visit baybridge.com for live traffic cams.
  • Make sure your E-ZPass Maryland account is up-to-date by visiting ezpassmd.com.

Events

December 2019

Dec 5: Chris Botti – 7 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 5: A Candlelight Christmas Presented by the Easton Choral Arts – 7:30 PM. In a lovely candlelight setting, Maestro Lockfaw has chosen Daniel Pinkham’s popular Christmas Cantata accompanied by brass quintet to celebrate the Christmas season. The chorus will also sing a delightful collection of songs celebrating the birth of Christ. Included will be “This Little Babe”, “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” and “In the Bleak Midwinter”. The songs will be accompanied by harp, flute and classical guitar. Christ Church Easton, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Advance Tickets $25, $30 at the door, admission free for students with advance reservation. E-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com 410-200-0498.

Dec 7: Holiday Open House & Wreath Sale –  10 AM – 4 PM. 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 7: Holiday Greens Workshop –  10 AM – Noon. Join floral designer and Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty to created an elegant centerpiece to grace your holiday table. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $40 members/$50 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 7: David Bromberg Quintet – 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 8: A Candlelight Christmas Presented by the Easton Choral Arts – 4 PM. In a lovely candlelight setting, Maestro Lockfaw has chosen Daniel Pinkham’s popular Christmas Cantata accompanied by brass quintet to celebrate the Christmas season. The chorus will also sing a delightful collection of songs celebrating the birth of Christ. Included will be “This Little Babe”, “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” and “In the Bleak Midwinter”. The songs will be accompanied by harp, flute and classical guitar. Christ Church Easton, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Advance Tickets $25, $30 at the door, admission free for students with advance reservation. E-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com 410-200-0498.

Dec 8: Eric Byrd Trio’s Charlie Brown Christmas – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 8: Peppino D’Agostino – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 13 – 15: Christmas in St. Michaels – St. Michaels

Dec 13 & 14: ELF The Musical – 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 15: ELF The Musical – 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 16: Adkins Arboretum A Longwood Christmas Bus Tour – Noon – 9 PM. Join us in the Conservatory for organ singalongs, strolling carolers, performances, and holiday horticulture that showcases more than 6,000 seasonal plants. Outside, illuminated stars, colorful fountains, and a half-million lights fill the landscape with festive cheer. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $75 members/$95 non-members. Pre-registration required by December 1st. 410-634-2847.

Dec 20 & 21: ELF The Musical – 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 21 & 22: ELF The Musical – 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 29: Yarn – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Dec 31: First Night Talbot – Easton

January 2020

Jan 3: Justin Trawick and the Common Good – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 4: Cold Chocolate – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 10: Dan Navarro – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 11: Grayson Moon – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 19: Richard Thompson – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 23: Town Mountain – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jan 25: Classic Albums Live: David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust – 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

February 2020

Feb 1: Ken & Brad Kolodner – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

March 2020

Mar 6: Judy Collins – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 7: High Voltage – AC/DC Tribute – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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.

Apr 30: Classic Albums Live: Tome Petty’s Damn the Torpedoes – Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.