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 Summer is Here - But Fall is Near!

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, or cycle the Tred Avon Circle. 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. 

© Bishop's House Bed and Breakfast 2011-2016

  

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August 2016

Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden - The Federal styled garden is open seven days a week during daylight hours, (entrance through gate on Glenwood Avenue, behind the Neall House, (the James Neall House, built in 1810, the Joseph Neall House, built in 1795, and a 17th century reconstruction named "Ending of Controversie). Visit the museum Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, (10 AM to 4 PM), in the historic Mary Jenkins House at 30 S. Washington Street, entrance on Glenwood Avenue featuring Talbot County's history. The Galleries at Neall House showcase the society's wonderful collections of portraits, artifacts and furniture.   The museum shop, Tharpe Antiques and Decorative Arts is located at 25 S. Washington Street. The shop offers a wonderful array of donated and consigned items for sale. 410-822-0773.  

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. 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.

Yoga Classes with Vinyasa Flow with Heather Hilton - Wednesday & Fridays 8 - 9 AM. Charge $10 drop-in. The Apothecary at Easton, 10 South Hanson Street, Suite 27, Easton. 443-362-9355.

Hatha Yoga with Cavin Moore - Wednesday 6:30 PM & Friday 4:30 PM. Charge $10 drop-in. The Apothecary at Easton, 10 South Hanson Street, Suite 27, Easton. 443-362-9355.

Zumba with Shaun Skinner - Monday at 5:30 PM. Charge $6 drop-in. The Apothecary at Easton, 10 South Hanson Street, Suite 27, Easton. 443-362-9355.

Booty Boot Camp with Shaun Skinner - Wednesday at 5:30 PM. Charge $6 drop-in. The Apothecary at Easton, 10 South Hanson Street, Suite 27, Easton. 443-362-9355.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 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, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square - Permanent Collection consists of 3 restored local buildings from the 19th Century displaying period artifacts. Open May through October Fri 1 -4 PM; Sat 10  AM - 4 PM & Sun 1 - 4 PM. Admission charge $3 Adults & $1 Youth. Walking Tours Available $10 Adults & $5 Youth. St. Michaels Museum, St. Mary's Square, St. Michaels. 410-745-0561.

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 Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

Chesapeake Ghost Walks/Bus Tours - Featuring Maryland's most haunted streets, building and graveyards. The ghost walk tours are approximately 2 hrs long & bus tours are approximately 4 1/2 hrs and include Historic districts of towns throughout the Eastern Shore. Advance reservation required. Charge $9 - $32 per person.  Tickets & schedule available on line. E-mail: tours@chesapeakeghostwalks.com 443-735-0771.

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

Summer Concert Series Every Thursday Evening - 6:30 - 8 PM.  throughout the summer. Come join us for the music by the harbor. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends, family, neighbors and picnic baskets. Non-alcoholic beverages only. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Community Center. Weather permitting concerts take place in Muskrat Park, Fremont Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-6073.

Easton's Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Harrison Street Parking Lot, Easton.
 
St. Michaels FreshFarm Market  - Every Saturday 8:30- 11:30 AM beginning April 16th - October 8th. Fremont Street., St. Michaels.
 
Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester welcomes you to sail, (May through October), on the beautiful Choptank River from historic Cambridge for a two-hour Saturday Sails, (1 - 3 PM), departing from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. Admission $30 Adults/$10 children 6 - 12 years of age. Reserve online www.skipjack-nathan.org 410-228-7141 E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org
 
Aug 6 - Sep 30: Street Scenes by Louis Escobedo Exhibition - 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.
 
Aug 27: Tidewater Inn Concert Series: Mule Train - 7 PM. Harrison Street, between Goldsborough and Dover Sts., Easton. Sponsored by the Tidewater Inn and the Avalon Foundation. Bring your lawn chair and dancing shoes! FREE. 410-822-7299.

September 2016

Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden - The Federal styled garden is open seven days a week during daylight hours, (entrance through gate on Glenwood Avenue, behind the Neall House, (the James Neall House, built in 1810, the Joseph Neall House, built in 1795, and a 17th century reconstruction named "Ending of Controversie). Visit the museum Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, (10 AM to 4 PM), in the historic Mary Jenkins House at 30 S. Washington Street, entrance on Glenwood Avenue featuring Talbot County's history. The Galleries at Neall House showcase the society's wonderful collections of portraits, artifacts and furniture.   The museum shop, Tharpe Antiques and Decorative Arts is located at 25 S. Washington Street. The shop offers a wonderful array of donated and consigned items for sale. 410-822-0773.  

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. 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.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 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, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square - Permanent Collection consists of 3 restored local buildings from the 19th Century displaying period artifacts. Open May through October Fri 1 -4 PM; Sat 10  AM - 4 PM & Sun 1 - 4 PM. Admission charge $3 Adults & $1 Youth. Walking Tours Available $10 Adults & $5 Youth. St. Michaels Museum, St. Mary's Square, St. Michaels. 410-745-0561.

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 Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

Easton's Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Harrison Street Parking Lot, Easton.
 
St. Michaels FreshFarm Market  - Every Saturday 8:30- 11:30 AM beginning April 16th - October 8th. Fremont Street., St. Michaels.
 
Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester welcomes you to sail, (May through October), on the beautiful Choptank River from historic Cambridge for a two-hour Saturday Sails, (1 - 3 PM), departing from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. Admission $30 Adults/$10 children 6 - 12 years of age. Reserve online www.skipjack-nathan.org 410-228-7141 E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org
 
Sep 1 - 30: Street Scenes by Louis Escobedo Exhibition - 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Gallery will closed September 15 - 17. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.
 
Sep 1: The Brother Brothers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 2: "Boadacious Blossoms: The Beauty of the Bloom" Opening Reception - 5 - 8 PM. Featured florals by selected artist. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.
 
Sep 2 - Oct 4: "Boadacious Blossoms: The Beauty of the Bloom" - Featured florals by selected artist. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.
 
Sep 2: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival The Magic of Gershwin with Ted Rosenthal and Chuck Reed - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake . Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 
Sep 3: First Saturday Walks - 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 at the Visitor's Center and last approximately one hour. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 3: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival United States Army Jazz Ambassadors -  10 AM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 
Sep 3: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival Brunch at the Tidewater Inn  - 11:45-1:30 PM. Tidewater Inn, 101 E. Dover Street, Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake. Advanced Reservation Required 410-822-1300.
 
Sep 3: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival The Musical Universe of Dominick Farinacci -  2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 
Sep 3: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival The Full Monty! -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 
Sep 3: 19th Annual Charity Boat Auction - Gates Open 8 AM; Tag Sale 9 AM; BBQ 10 AM; Beer 10:30 AM; Auction 11 AM. More than 90 boats - ranging in size and performance from sailing dinghies to cabin cruisers will be auctioned off. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge.
 
Sep 3 & 4: St. Michaels Art League's Annual "Under The Tent" Art Show & Sale - Sept. 3rd 10 AM - 5 PM & Sept. 4th 12:30 PM - 5 PM. Demonstrations, (including pottery throwing),  featuring various mediums by art league members: Acrylics; Ceramics; Colored Pencils on Mylar; Oils: Pastels, and Watercolors. St. Luke's United Methodist Church, (under Tent), 304 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free admission. Open to Public. 410-310-8382 or 410-745-2329.
 
Sep 4: 6th Monty Alexander Jazz Festival The Spirit of Cyrus Chestnut - 2 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Jazz on the Chesapeake. Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 
Sep 9: Night Out At The Nursery - 4 - 7 PM. Join us on a sunlit late-summer evening to shop for plants and socialize while listening to live music and noshing on light refreshments. Cash Wine and beer bar. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 10: Native Plant Nursery Open House - 10 AM - 4 PM. Welcome fall with a day at the Native Plant Nursery! A great selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, and more will be available for fall planting. Following the open house, the Nursery will remain open Thurs - Sat through October. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 10: Bird Migration Walks - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 10: St. Luke's Craft Show & Book Sale - 9 AM - 3 PM. "on the lawn" at St. Luke's Church, 304 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels
 
Sep 10: Second Saturday "Art Night Out" - St. Michaels art galleries are alive with special events for their launch of their monthly Second Saturday. Take a walking tour of our six fine art galleries on Talbot Street. Turn and afternoon into a "night out" with dinner at a local restaurant, shopping, and free Shakespeare in the Park.
 
Sep 10: Shakespeare in the Park! 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Brown Box Theater's theatrical feast that defies genre lines "Cymbeline." Open and free to the public. Muskrat Park on the Harbor, St. Michaels. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy theatre on the St. Michaels Waterfront. Rain location St. Michaels Middle/High School Auditorium.
 
Sep 10:  Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery & the Iron Club of Maryland Host The Vineyard Dash 5k - 10 AM. Scenic trail-run through the vineyards. Immediately following the race is the 7th Annual Harvest Festival featuring agricultural arts and crafts, grape stomping, live music and much more. Wine available for tasting and purchase. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna, MD 21869. Register online for the 5k. e-mail: info@laytonschance.com
 
Sep 10: Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery 7th Annual Harvest Festival - 11 AM. Day long celebration of the end of our Harvest season! Plenty to do for adults and kids a like. Food and craft vendors, hayrides, agricultural demonstrations, grape stomping, moon bounce, fishing derby, and so much more! Live concert with Barren Creek playing all favorite oldies and classic rock favorites from 3 - 6 PM. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna, MD 21869. E-mail: info@laytonschance.com Advance tickets sale $7 for 21+ years of age/$10 ad door for 21+ years of age; Gold Leaf Members and under 21 years of age Free.
 
Sep 10: Members' Nursery Fall Open House - One perk of Arboretum membership is advance access to the Nursery's wide and varied selection of plants. Join fellow members, (or join that day).  Significant discount on plants for members. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 10: Comedian Krish Mohan  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 10 & 11: 49th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival "Savor the Bay" - Sat 10 AM - 9 PM; Sun 10 AM - 7 PM. A variety of delicious seafood, exciting demonstrations and competitions, toe tapping musical entertainment, kids activities, loads of shopping options, vendors, exhibits, contests and more. Enjoy the extensive variety of activities, the good food and drink, and a relaxing great time on the beautiful shore of the Chesapeake Bay! Sandy Point State Park, Route 50, West Side of Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Annapolis. Admission Charge, children 12 years and younger free. Tickets available online.
 
Sep 10: Bird Migration Walk - 8 - 10 AM.  Join Wayne Bell on a guided bird walk through the Arboretum's forest and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 11: Jonathan Edwards - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 16: Robbie Schaefer - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 17: Soup n'Walks Sunny Meadows - 11 AM - 1:30 PM. Join a guided walk with a docent naturalist followed by a delicious and nutritious lunch and a brief talk about nutrition. Catch a glimpse of golden brown grasses, yellow and purple flowers, and bluebirds and dragonflies. Plants of interest include milkweed, black-eyed Susan, goldenrod, Indiangrass, big bluestem, and sumac berries. Copies of recipes are provided. All Gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup n'Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission for members $20/$25 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 17: Motown & More - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 17: Children's Art Day - 9 AM - Noon. A St. Michaels Art League fun event is FREE for all children wanting to try painting under the coaching and guidance of League member artists. All materials and supplies are provided for the children to create their own art work, including acrylic paints, brushes, panels and easels. Bring a smock! "on the lawn" at St. Luke's Church, 304 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels.
 
Sep 17: Tri Tilghman - Pre-registration. 5K run, 10-mile bicycle course, and a 3-mile kayak course. Participants need to arrive with kayaks and bicycles in place by 7:30 AM. Pre-race meeting at 7:45 AM at the starting line. Registration fee $20 per segment; $50 for full event. Sponsored by Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, 6129 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman. E-mail: phillipswharfec@gmail.com
 
Sep 22: Talbot Mentors Presents the Second City - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 23: Hannah Gill and The Hours - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Sep 24: Smithsonian Museum Day - Enjoy free admission, a guided walk with docent Margan Glover, music by Nevin Dawson at 2 PM., and shopping at the Native Plant Nursery for the region's largest selection of ornamental natives for fall planting. Hands-on children's activities will be available throughout the day. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission Free. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 24: Magic Weekend - TBA. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge. 410-634-2847.
 
Sep 25: 10th St. Michaels Consours d'Elegance - 10 AM - 4 PM. A day of casual elegance, Senior Award winning Automobiles, food, refreshment, and celebration. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, Foggs Cove Landing adjacent to the Inn at Perry Cabin. Our new Entrants Lounge will be open throughout the day for Automobile Entrants, and VIP ticket holders. Admission charge. Advance registration.
 
Sep 29: Concrete Casting - 10 AM - Noon. Create a succulent planter and/or stepping stones with leaf impressions or embedded trinkets with casting team Sandy and Dick Bemis and Chris Eckert. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Fee charge $45 members/$55 non-members  410-634-2847.
 
Sep 30: Re-Creation of the Cocktail Reception Honoring The Duke & Duchess of Windsor's 1959 Visit to Wye House - 5 - 8 PM. Wye House, the 17th Century Estate of the Lloyd Family of Talbot County. Benefit the Talbot Historical Society
 
Sep 30: Book Sale & Gently Used Costume Jewelry Sale - 10 AM - 5 PM. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women, to support the Education Foundation of the Association. Christ Episcopal Church Parish House, Harrison & South Streets, Easton. 410-819-3653 or 410-476-5961.
 
Sep 30: 21st Annual Wine Fest "Wine on the Beach" - Featuring wineries from the East Coast of the United States. Micro-Brewed Beers, Delmarva Cuisine, Quality Arts and Crafts, and Local & Regional Live Music will be focal points of this year's event. Ocean City, MD.  Admission charge.

October 2016

Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden - The Federal styled garden is open seven days a week during daylight hours, (entrance through gate on Glenwood Avenue, behind the Neall House, (the James Neall House, built in 1810, the Joseph Neall House, built in 1795, and a 17th century reconstruction named "Ending of Controversie). Visit the museum Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, (10 AM to 4 PM), in the historic Mary Jenkins House at 30 S. Washington Street, entrance on Glenwood Avenue featuring Talbot County's history. The Galleries at Neall House showcase the society's wonderful collections of portraits, artifacts and furniture.   The museum shop, Tharpe Antiques and Decorative Arts is located at 25 S. Washington Street. The shop offers a wonderful array of donated and consigned items for sale. 410-822-0773.  

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. 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.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 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, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square - Permanent Collection consists of 3 restored local buildings from the 19th Century displaying period artifacts. Open May through October Fri 1 -4 PM; Sat 10  AM - 4 PM & Sun 1 - 4 PM. Admission charge $3 Adults & $1 Youth. Walking Tours Available $10 Adults & $5 Youth. St. Michaels Museum, St. Mary's Square, St. Michaels. 410-745-0561.

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 Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

Easton's Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Harrison Street Parking Lot, Easton.
 
St. Michaels FreshFarm Market  - Every Saturday 8:30- 11:30 AM beginning April 16th - October 8th. Fremont Street., St. Michaels.
 
Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester welcomes you to sail, (May through October), on the beautiful Choptank River from historic Cambridge for a two-hour Saturday Sails, (1 - 3 PM), departing from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. Admission $30 Adults/$10 children 6 - 12 years of age. Reserve online www.skipjack-nathan.org 410-228-7141 E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org
 
Oct 1: Book Sale & Gently Used Costume Jewelry Sale - 10 AM - 3 PM. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women, to support the Education Foundation of the Association. Christ Episcopal Church Parish House, Harrison & South Streets, Easton. 410-819-3653 or 410-476-5961.
 
Oct 1: First Saturday Walks - 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 at the Visitor's Center and last approximately one hour. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Oct 1: 46th Annual Chestertown Historic House Tour - 1 - 5 PM. The Historical Society of Kent County opens a dozen private homes for ticket holders, ranging from exquisitely preserved and decorated mansions, to contemporary living spaces in historic properties. Advance ticket purchase $25/$30 the day of the event. 410-778-3499. E-mail: admin@kentcountyhistory.org  Tickets may be picked up the day of tour at Bordley History Center, 301 High Street, Chestertown, MD.
 
Oct 1: Sue Matthew and Robert Redd - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Oct 1 & 2: 34th Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival and the 12th Maritime Model Expo - One of the nation's largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft. Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders, model boat builders, and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft, along with a variety of maritime models also on display and underway in a man-made pond. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge.
 
Oct 1 - 4: "Boadacious Blossoms: The Beauty of the Bloom" - Featured florals by selected artist. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.
 
Oct 2: Fall Color, Fruits, Buds, & Bark - 1 - 2:30 PM. Learn how to identify trees an shrubs by their fall fruits, bard, or buds on a stroll through the Arboretum forest with master naturalist Margan Glover. All ages are welcome. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Oct 3 - 31: St. Michaels Art League "Just Desserts" - Mon & Thurs 9 AM - 8 PM; Tues & Wed 9 AM - 6 PM; Fri & Sat 9 AM - 5 PM. Exhibit is open to the public and will feature works of art by the members of St. Michaels Art League created for the theme of desserts! Art work will be available for purchase. Talbot County Library, St. Michaels Branch, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels. Show will be judged by nationally known artist, Nancy Tankersley.
 
Oct 4: Duke Farms Tour - Located on 2,740 acres in Hillsborough, New Jersey, Duke Farms is one of the largest privately owned parcels of undeveloped land in the state. Through the beauty of its natural setting and the scope of its education programming and research, Duke Farms inspires visitors to become informed steward of the land. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge & details of tour TBA. 410-634-2847.
 
Oct 6: Liz Woodward (Two Shows) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Oct 7: Marine Scenes by Louis Escobedo Opening Reception - 5 - 8 PM. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Oct 7: Matt Zoll Nationally Acclaimed Still Life Artist Opening Reception -  5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

 
Oct 7 - Nov 8: Matt Zoll Nationally Acclaimed Still Life Artist Opening Reception -  5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Oct 7 - Nov 25: Marine Scenes by Louis Escobedo - 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Oct 8: Easton Beer Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Featuring four beer distributors representing 30 Craft Brewers with 59 beers from the Mid-Atlantic Region, Food, Music by Blackwater & a raffle for two Yeti Coolers. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Park Drive, Easton. Benefit the EVFD. Advanced Admission $35/$40 at door. Must be at least 21 years of age to enter. Tickets include Tasting Glass & all you can drink beer. Tickets available online missiontix.com  410-822-4848.

Oct 15: Shemekia Copeland - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 15: Tilghman Island Day - 10 AM - 5 PM. Live music, fresh seafood, boat docking contest and races. Fun for the whole family! Tilghman Island.

 
Oct 15 & 16: Autumn Wine Festival - This two day wine festival offers samplings from over 20 Maryland wineries. Delicious food and live entertainment. Pemberton Historical Park, Salisbury, MD. Admission charge.
 
Oct 20: The Capitol Steps - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Oct 22: Adkins Arboretum Fairy Festival - 11 AM - 3 PM.  Bring your wings for a day of magic. Follow a trail of artisan fairy houses along enchanted forest paths, hunt for dragon tracks leading to a golden treasure trove, and join in a meadow maypole dance. Natural materials will be on hand for crafting wands, faerie houses, gnome homes, and toadstools. Live entertainment will take place throughout the day in our woodland theatre. Shimmering fairy face painting, bubbles, archery practice, and magical games are part of the fun. Inspired refreshments will be available for an additional fee. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge $5 per person (2 and under free). 410-634-2847.
 
Oct 27 - 30: Chesapeake Film Festival - Featuring an interesting and diverse selection of films. An exclusive opening night party, panel discussions and the screenings of award-winning films. The savvy programmers of the festival gather the best-of-the-best independent and foreign films, many of which have subsequently been nominated for Oscars. Various venues in Easton.
 
Oct 27: Liz Longley Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Oct 28: Brooks Williams - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Oct 29 Soup n'Walks Dazzling Fall Color - 11 AM - 1:30 PM. Join a guided walk with a docent naturalist followed by a delicious and nutritious lunch and a brief talk about nutrition. Search for fall colors that dazzle the eyes and stimulate the appetite. Listen for migrating birds and woodpeckers while looking for red and orange sweet gum leaves, sassafras, tupelo, sumac, dogwood, yellow paw paw, hickory, beech, and tulip tree. Copies of recipes are provided. All Gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup n'Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission for members $20/$25 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Oct 29: OysterFest - Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge.
 
Oct 30: David Trio - 3 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival. Admission Charge. 410-819-0380.
 

November 2016

Talbot Historical Society Museums  & Garden - The Federal styled garden is open seven days a week during daylight hours, (entrance through gate on Glenwood Avenue, behind the Neall House, (the James Neall House, built in 1810, the Joseph Neall House, built in 1795, and a 17th century reconstruction named "Ending of Controversie). Visit the museum Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, (10 AM to 4 PM), in the historic Mary Jenkins House at 30 S. Washington Street, entrance on Glenwood Avenue featuring Talbot County's history. The Galleries at Neall House showcase the society's wonderful collections of portraits, artifacts and furniture.   The museum shop, Tharpe Antiques and Decorative Arts is located at 25 S. Washington Street. The shop offers a wonderful array of donated and consigned items for sale. 410-822-0773.  

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. 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.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 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, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square - Permanent Collection consists of 3 restored local buildings from the 19th Century displaying period artifacts. Open May through October Fri 1 -4 PM; Sat 10  AM - 4 PM & Sun 1 - 4 PM. Admission charge $3 Adults & $1 Youth. Walking Tours Available $10 Adults & $5 Youth. St. Michaels Museum, St. Mary's Square, St. Michaels. 410-745-0561.

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 Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 8 PM Early Bird Dance lesson; 8 - 10 PM Monthly Ballroom & Latin Dance Party with music by DJ. Beginners and singles are welcomed and encouraged to come. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 202 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $12/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. 410-758-8266.

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

Easton's Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December. Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Harrison Street Parking Lot, Easton.

Nov 1 - 25: Marine Scenes by Louis Escobedo - 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Nov 4: Paintbrush Party Friend and FUNdraiser - 7 - 9 PM. Uncork your inner artist and support Adkins Arboretum! Delight in making your very own masterpiece while enjoying music, refreshments, and good company. Bring your friends for step-by-step instruction by a local artist to complete a painting to take home at the end of the night. No experience is necessary, and all supplies are provided. Queen Anne's County Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce Street, Centreville. Fee $45. 410-634-2847

Nov 5: First Saturday Walks - 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 at the Visitor's Center and last approximately one hour. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Nov 11 - 13: 46th Annual Waterfowl Festival  - On the second full weekend in November, approximately 18,000 people from around the country will flock to this three-day celebration of the arts to view and buy some of the best wildlife art in the world. 450 artists and artisans exhibit wildlife paintings, sculpture, carvings, decoys, photographs and crafts in 18 sites throughout the colonial town. Retriever, shooting and fly-fishing demonstrations, Goose and Duck Calling Contests, seminars, master classes, and a decoy auction are special events that take place throughout the weekend. More than $3.7 million from the show's proceeds has been donated to conservation projects. Free brochure - P.O. Box 929, Easton MD 21601-0929, Phone 410-822-4567 or Fax 410-820-9286. E-mail: facts@waterfowlfestival.org

Nov 12: Session Americana (Two Shows) Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Nov 11 - Dec 31: Gala 19th Anniversary Group Show - New works by all of our artists. Gala Champagne Opening Reception on November 11th 5 - 8 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

Nov 13: Tuckahoe Multi-Use Trail Walk - 9 AM - Noon. Join Master Naturalist Mike Quinlan for a steady 5 - 6 mile walk to explore the new Tuckahoe State Park Trail. We'll follow the trail to the end, double back until we reach park headquarters, and then head west to pick up the Tuckahoe Creek Trail to the Arboretum. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Nov 16: Robert Cray - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Nov 18: Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop - 10 AM - Noon. Create an autumn centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table under the guidance of floral designer and Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission fee for members $35/$45  for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Nov 18: Steve Forbert - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Nov 19: Soup n'Walks Nutritious Berries, Nuts, & Seeds - 11 AM - 1:30 PM. Join a guided walk with a docent naturalist followed by a delicious and nutritious lunch and a brief talk about nutrition. Search for seeds, nuts, and berries that nourish wildlife during winter. Plants of interest include dogwood, hibiscus, partridge berry, oak, loblolly pine, juniper, verbena, ironwood, and strawberry bush. Copies of recipes are provided. All Gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup n'Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission for members $20/$25 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.
 
Nov 19: Garnet Rogers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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