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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.

6th Annual Oxford Picket Fence Tour - Local artists have created masterpieces on 22 fences located at various businesses around Oxford. Maps with information about each fence is also available throughout town. A special exhibit, ("Pickets to Eternity"), is on display in the lobby of the Robert Morris Inn. Raffled tickets are available for these unique artworks. Drawing will take place on October 11th at the annual Auction of the Picket Fences. Oxford.

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 2: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra "A Glorious Journey: Viennese Heroes" - 7:30 PM. Easton Church of God, 1009 N. Washington St., Easton. Admission charge adult $38/student under 18 Free with reservation. 1-888-846-8600.

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 4: Carrie Rodriguez  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 4 & 5: 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival - 10 AM - 5 PM. One of the nation's premier small craft events! Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks, and canoes. Take part in demonstrations and workshops, or simply chat with the owners and watch these one-of-a kind vessels race. Live music on Saturday Noon to 4 PM, featuring the Royal Oak Musicians at Tolchester Beach. Scenic river cruises, food and beverages will be available to round out the festival. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Navy Point, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Free for Museum members and children under 6 years of age. Non-member admission $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students with ID, and $6 for ages 6 to 17. 410-745-2916.

Oct 4: Cabret - Fundraiser for the Oxford Community Center - An evening of cocktails and appetizers, a sumptuous sit down dinner catered by The Robert Morris Inn, a fantastic live auction, dancing, and entertainment by Bryan Clark singing Sinatra 2 Soul. Benefit Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $125 per person. 410-226-5904.

Oct 4: "Music & Kegs - on the Patio, Barlett Pear Inn - 1 - 3 PM. Kenny Haddaway & Jon Bland. Barlett Pear Inn, 28 South Harrison Street, Easton. 410-822-5732.

Oct 5: Christ Church Concert Series "The Capital Reeds" - 4 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2677.

Oct 10: Experience Talbot History in Celebration of the Society's 60th Birthday - Talbot Historical Society, 30 S. Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-0773.

Oct 10: Bruce in the USA -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: Macbeth (Verdi) -  MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: Clones of Funk -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 11: 4th Annual Nanticoke River Jamboree at Handsell: "400 Years on the River" - 10 AM - 5 PM. Held at Handsell to celebrate the natural and historic resources of the Nanticoke River watershed area. Exhibits and demonstrations by regional environmental and historic groups, a variety of living history performers and Daniel Firehawk Abbott's "Origins" program. Music, food and activities for the whole family including kayaking and biking opportunities provided by Adrenaline High, a local outfitter. Donation $4 per person/$10 per family. Benefits the restoration of Handsell. Handsell, 4835 Indiantown Road, (north of Vienna), off Route 50, (Ocean Gateway Highway),  Route 331 North Exit. Indiantown, MD. 410-228-7458.

Oct 12: Mavis Staples - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 16: "Chapter 2" - By Neil Simon. Directed by Ed Langrell. 7 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 17: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show Preview Party & Raffle - 6 - 9 PM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $100 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 17: Steve Poltz - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 17 & 18: "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 17: Season Opening of the Mid-Shore Symphony Society presentation of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - 8 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills. Pre-concert lecture at 7 PM. 410-827-5867.

Oct 17: 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 18: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show - 10 AM - 5 PM. Artist Lectures at 9 AM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $10 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 18: 5th Annual Bark in the Park - 9 AM - 2 PM. Dog Show, 5K run, family festival, Guinness World Record Dog Parade, (10 AM - 2 PM), Easton Police Department K9 demos, agility training and trick demos, kids' activities, delicious food, music, games, raffles, vendors, and displays. Idlewild Park, Aurora & Washington Sts., Easton. Benefit Talbot Humane Society. Free Admission. 410-822-0107.

Oct 18: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Oct 18: Tilghman Island Day - 10 AM - 5 PM. Come enjoy the fun with the "locals" and watch watermen and boat docking contests. Fill yourself with wonderful seafood, listen to live music, and check out the antique shops, auction and craft tables. Kronsberg Park, Tilghman Island. Sponsored by and for the benefit of the Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Company. 410-886-2677. Admission charge/children under 12 free.

Oct 18: Fall Into St. Michaels - 10 AM - 7 PM. Historic St. Michaels Docent Led Walking Tour, Kids Activities, Pumpkin Pie Competition, (open to p0rofessionals, home bakers and children to register 410-745-6073), Kid's Costume Contest & Parade, Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest with judging at 1 PM. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Business Association. St Michaels.

Oct 18: 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 18: Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) - MET Opera: Live in HD. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 18: DuPont Brothers - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Oct 19: Academy Art Museum's 17th Annual Craft Show - 10 AM - 4 PM. Artist Lectures at 9 AM. Featuring over 60 juried artists/exhibitors. New this year will be featured exhibitors, including a tree sculptor, members of the Shore Woodworking Guild, a tapestry artist, and ManneqART displays. There will also be something for the littlest crafters. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $10 per person. 410-482-6169.

Oct 19: Harvest Festival - 11 AM - 5 PM. Pit Beef, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fresh Cut Fries, Local Craftsman, Silent Auction, Entertainment/Jousting, Pro Sup0er Stock Tractors by East Coast Pullers, Exotic Animals/Pony Rides, Old Time Harvest Theme Demos, Hayride & Carnival Games/Rifle Range, Events for Children-check website for details, (talbotagcenter.org),  Farmers Market. Rain or Shine. Talbot Ag & Education Center, 10659 Hiners Lane, Easton. Admission $1 per car parking. Sponsored by The Star Democrat. Benefit the Talbot Ag Center.

Oct 19: Fall Into St. Michaels Jack Russell Races - 11 AM. Registration 9 AM. Inn at Perry Cabin. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Business Association. St Michaels.

Oct 19: Linkwood-Salem VFC Fried Chicken & Oyster Fritter Dinner - 11:30 AM - 3 PM. Variety of vegetables, homemade biscuits & coffee, baked goods available for purchase. Dinner served Family Style. Linkwood-Salem VFC, Route 50, (Ocean Gateway Highway), Linkwood, MD. Admission: adults $18; children ages 6 - 12 years of age $5, children under 6 years of age free, Seniors (62 years & over) $16, Carryout $18. 410-221-0169.

Oct 19: Annual Organ Recital with organist Dr. Bill Wharton - 3 PM. St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 100 Peachblossom Road, Easton. Free - love offering will be received. 410-822-001 ext. 306.

Oct 19: Long Time-Courting - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Oct 19: "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 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.

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.

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: 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.

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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 19: Leyla McCalla 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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