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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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August 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. 

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.

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. 410-253-9151.

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, bolero, tango, East Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Cha-Cha, Latin variety, Rumba and Samba Classes - 7 & 8 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

Thursdays Summer Concerts In Muskrat Park - 6:30 - 8 PM. Live music every Thursday evening through September 4th. Bring lawn chairs, blanket, picnic dinner, non-alcoholic beverages. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-6073.

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.

Aug 1 & 2: 3rd Annual Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival - Aug 1 at 5 PM preparing for launch. Featuring 15 hot air balloons, skydivers, balloon rides tethered to the ground will be offered at $20 adults, $10 children for 12 years and under, and a giant walk-through hot air balloon for children and adults. Aug 2 Presentation of Colors will take place at 6 AM, with a massive ascension. Limited number of boarding passes to ride in the launch are available for $200 each. Food and beverages will be available for purchase during the events. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. Mistletoe Drive, off Glebe Road, Easton. Fundraiser for Talbot Paramedic Foundation.

Aug 15: Jerry Douglas - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 15 & 16: Caroline Summerfest - Friday 5 - 10 PM & Saturday Noon to 9 PM. Mega-block party with fun for the whole family and includes a parade, fireworks display, free children's events and live music on three stages. Downtown Denton. 410-479-8120. 

Aug 15 & 16: "Curtains" - By Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander. Directed by Joe Tyler. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Think Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street! The creators of Cabaret and Chicago craft a comedy mystery with show stopping razzmatazz, hilarious one-liners and best-of-Broadway songs. A funny musical-within-a-musical where everyone is a murder suspect. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Aug 16 & 17: Bountiful's 10th Annual Once In A Blue Moon Sale - 9 AM - 4 PM. Two giant tents in front of the store. 50% Off Everything! Bountiful, 218 N. Washington Street, TalbotTown Shopping Center, Easton. 410-822-2622.

Aug 16: Opening Reception for Fran Skiles Exhibit at Adkins Arboretum - 3 - 5 PM. Earth Matters Mixed media/collage works on paper and fabric. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Aug 16: Outdoor Summer Concert Series US Navy Band Cruisers  - 7 PM. Harrison Street, between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Avalon Foundation in partnership with the historic Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! FREE. 410-822-7299.

Aug 17: "Curtains" - By Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander. Directed by Joe Tyler. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Think Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street! The creators of Cabaret and Chicago craft a comedy mystery with show stopping razzmatazz, hilarious one-liners and best-of-Broadway songs. A funny musical-within-a-musical where everyone is a murder suspect. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Aug 22 & 23: "Curtains" - By Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander. Directed by Joe Tyler. 8 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Think Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street! The creators of Cabaret and Chicago craft a comedy mystery with show stopping razzmatazz, hilarious one-liners and best-of-Broadway songs. A funny musical-within-a-musical where everyone is a murder suspect. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Aug 22: Pam Ortiz Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room located on 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Aug 23: Outdoor Summer Concert Series Mule Train - 7 PM. Harrison Street, between Dover and Goldsborough Street, Easton. Avalon Foundation in partnership with the historic Tidewater Inn. Bring a lawn chair! FREE. 410-822-7299.

Aug 23: The Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival & Wars - 10 AM - 5 PM. Celebrate the tomato and more during this all-day family friendly festival on the banks of the Nanticoke River. Heritage demonstrators, canning industry memorabilia, vendors, tomato games, entertainment, food, and messy Tomato Wars. Sponsored by the Dorchester County Historical Society. Nanticoke River Waterfront in Vienna. E-mail: dchs@verizon.net 410-228-7953.

Aug 24: "Curtains" - By Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander. Directed by Joe Tyler. 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Think Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street! The creators of Cabaret and Chicago craft a comedy mystery with show stopping razzmatazz, hilarious one-liners and best-of-Broadway songs. A funny musical-within-a-musical where everyone is a murder suspect. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge. 410-226-0061.

Aug 25: Steve Fidyk Parlour Project Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Aug 28 - 31: 5th Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Presented by Chesapeake Chamber Music's Jazz on the Chesapeake. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-819-0308.

September 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. 

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.

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. 410-253-9151.

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.

Sept 1 - 26: Fran Skiles Exhibit at Adkins Arboretum - Earth Matters Mixed media/collage works on paper and fabric. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 5: Opening Reception for Solo Show by Louis Escobedo Exhibit - 5 - 8 PM. New paintings 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 

Sep 5: Seth Glier - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 6 & 7: Chesapeake Challenge Walk MS - A 30 mile walk MS event in Talbot County. For additional information go to web site: bikemdm.nationalmssociety.org

Sep 6 - Oct 8: Solo Show by Louis Escobedo - New paintings 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 

Sep 6: The Golden Road - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sept 7: 10th Annual Tour de Talbot - Ride the beautiful back roads of Talbot County. All riders are supported with food and drink at rest shops which is included in registration fee. The event includes a 100 mile, 62 mile, and a 20 mile distance. Benefit Midshore Riverkeeper Conservance and Chesapeake Bay Foundation for clean water. Starting and finishing located at Calhoon MEBA Engineering School, St. Michaels Road, (Route 33), Easton. Registration Fee. 

Sep 12: Tool Gypsies  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 13 & 14: Adkins Arboretum Native Plant Nursery Fall Plant Sale Weekend - This event offers the opportunity to tour the Nursery, learn about propagation and rain barrels, and visit the Nursery's native gardens and purchase plants from the Native Plant Nursery featuring the region's largest selection of native plants. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847. Open house for members on Friday, Sept. 12th.

Sep 13: Adkins Arboretum Living in the Trees, Speaking of the Times - A celebration of art and music. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 19: Reading of Glass Menagerie - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 20: Adkins Arboretum Soup 'n Walk - Enjoy walks through native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 20: 7th Annual Summer Send-Off: Blues, Brews & BBQ - 5 - 10 PM. Enjoy the end of the summer season with great food; wash it down with a variety of brews. Listen to great live music and entertainment, and browse the sidewalk sales. This event features the wacky and fun Main Street Mile, beginning at 6 PM, which has teams doing a relay race on tricycles, wearing snorkel flippers, etc. Downtown Cambridge, 400 block Race Street, (Race & Gay Sts.), Cambridge. Free admission, additional charge for food & beverages.

Sep 20: Music on the Waterfront The Winstons: "The World's Greatest Motown & Soul Review"- 4 - 7 PM. Waterfront Park, Water Street, Vienna. Walk down memory lane and bring your dancing shoes! Food available provided by Vienna Volunteer Fire Company. Free admission. Boat docking is free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Sponsored by the Vienna Arts and Music Council. 443-239-0813. www.facebook.com/musiconthenanticoke

Sep 20: Naked Blue and Bryan Russo Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Sep 27: Adkins Arboretum Museum Day - Native woodlands and meadows. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 27: Adkins Arboretum Magic in the Meadow Benefit - 6 - 9 PM. Browse the unique auction items; Savor delicious food by Magnolia Caterers, jazz standards and original music by The United Jazz Ensemble; and enjoy a delightful evening under the stars. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Evening casual attire. Advance reservation 410-634-2847, ext. 23. Admission $150 per person.

Sep 27: Crabtoberfest - 5 - 10 PM. Dancing, music, German beer, German and American food are all port of this festival. Proudly serving Paulaner beer, Sam Adams Oktoberfes, Blue Moon Harvest, Moon Pumpkin Ale, and Coors Light. Musical entertainment by Enzian Wolkstanzgruppel Liab' and Schneid, from German. Downtown Cambridge. Admission is $5.

Sep 27: Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race - 10 AM - Noon. The race takes place on the Choptank River, with the staring and finish lines near the entrance to Cambridge Creek. Long Wharf or Great Marsh Park, Cambridge. Food vendors, and a radio-controlled skipjack demonstration for those who like their skipjacks on a smaller scale. Cannons on either side of the creek entrance will start and finish the race with a cannon salute. After the race, Snapper's Waterfront Cafe, (112 Commerce Street), treats the crews to lunch and is the site of the trophy presentation to the winner.

Sep 28: 38th Annual Dorchester Center for The Arts Showcase - Noon - 5 PM. Stroll down historic High Street and enjoy this 38th annual outdoor arts and craft festival. Fine art, handmade crafts, live music, Eastern Shore cuisine, antique boats, children's activities, and more. High Street, Cambridge.

Sep 28: St. Michaels Concours D'Elegance - 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring rare pre-war grand classics with European Coachwork; American & European Sports and Racing automobiles circa 1948-1964; wood bodied cars & fashion & classic wooden speedboats. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge. Benefit the Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Tickets $35 per person or VIP $100 per person. 410-820-8366.

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. 

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.

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. 410-253-9151.

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 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 $13 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $6 for ages 6 to 17. 410-745-2916.

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 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 - 19: Academy Art Museum's Annual Craft Show - Featuring over 60 exhibitors. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-482-6169.

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 18: 5th Annual Bark in the Park - 8 AM - 3 PM. Dog Show, 5K run, family festival, Guinness World Record Dog Parade, (10 AM - 2 PM). Food, vendors, and displays. Idlewild Park, Aurora & Washington Sts., Easton. Benefit Talbot Humane Society.

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: DuPont Brothers Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Oct 19: Long Time-Courting Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 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 Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

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. 410-822-7299.

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 28: Los Lobos -  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.

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.

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. 410-253-9151.

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

Nov 28: Upright Citizen's Brigade -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 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.

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