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Easton is the perfect location to relax and recharge. The winter weather is crisp temperatures with sunny skies! The Eastern Shore is a popular destination for watching eagles soar, catching a glimpse of migratory wildlife in nearby refuges, or star gazing in the country side. Come to Easton and unwind and indulge yourself and forget about the workday stress. 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. Our evening diversions include theatrical performances; music venues; Easton’s Cinema; bowling; and pub crawling, and a wide variety of restaurants to please any palate and fit any price range. Extend your visit and indulge in a cozy stay in one of our gracious Victorian Bed and Breakfasts or Historic Inns, 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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February 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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.

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.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

St. Michaels Second Saturday Art Night Out - Art galleries are alive with special events for the launch of their monthly Second Saturday "Art Night Out" celebrations. Enjoy a walking tour of six fine art galleries, all central located on Talbot Street.

First Saturday 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.

Talbot Cinema Society movies are shown on the 1st Sunday of each month,  3:30 PM. Except in Sept. (11); Jan (8); & Feb (12), to avoid conflicts with holidays and Super Bowl Sunday. Movies are preceded with introductions. More information on each film is available at the Internet Movie Database, (imdb.com). Easton Premier Cinemas, Tred Avon Plaza, Marlboro Road, Easton. Season admission $45 per person.

Feb 19: Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery Self Defense Workshop - 2-4:30 PM. This special self defense class lead by Trevor Howard of TAP-RA focuses on keeping our community safer. Learn how to effectively reverse a potentially harmful or dangerous situation of self reliance and self protection. End the afternoon enjoying a glass of wine and reflecting on what we learned together. Admission includes 1 glass of wine for participants 21+. Pre-registration required. Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery, 4225 New Bridge Road, Vienna, MD 21869. Admission charge $15 per person.

Feb 19: Eya Ensemble - 4 PM. Award-winning vocal ensemble, specializing in the interpretation of medieval music for women's voices. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison St., Easton. Freewill offering: suggested donation $15. 410-822-2677.

Feb 19: The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell  - 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Three widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. A touching humorous story about the struggles and joys of three best friends. Directed by John Norton. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $15/Student $5. 410-226-0061.

Feb 23: Carsie Blanton - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 23: Chesapeake Ghost Tours "Ghost Stories, Spirits & Chocolate" - Ghost stories of star-crossed Eastern Shore lovers, plus a tasting of delicious "spirits" - vodka, rum, and whiskey with a box of chocolates from Dolle's Candyland. Blackwater Distillery, Stevensville. Advance reservation required. Chesapeake Ghost Tours. Admission charge.

Feb 23, 24  & 25: The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell  - 7:30 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Three widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. A touching humorous story about the struggles and joys of three best friends. Directed by John Norton. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $15/Student $5. 410-226-0061.

Feb 24: Anthony Cannon Project - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 24 & 25: 72nd National Outdoor Show - Doors Open Fri. 5PM; Sat. 10:30 AM. Miss Outdoors Pageant; Little Mr. & Little Miss Pageant; Special Entertainment, World Champion Men's and Women's Muskrat Skinning, Exhibits, Vendors, Silent & Live Auction, Food offerings of Muskrat, Oysters, Crab Cakes, Crab Soup, Soft Crabs & Other Menu Items, Cooking Demo, Children's Craft Corner, Carving Competition, Log Sawing & Pole Skinning, Duck, Goose & Turkey Calling, Photo Contest & much more. South Dorchester K-8 School, Route 335 at Golden Hill. Wristbands available for all shows through Dorchester Chamber of Commerce. Admission charge Adults $7, Children (12 years & under) $3. 410-397-8535.

Feb 25: Chesapeake Ghost Tours "Atlantic Ghost & Graveyard Bus Tour" - 4.5 hours in a luxury motorcoach visiting haunted sites in Ocean City and Berlin. Hear about the haunted Atlantic Hotel, Dunes Manor, the Assateague Indian, Captain's Hill, the Henry Colored Hotel, Trimpers Carousel, and the Rackliffe House - site of a murder, suicide and accidental death, aka :the haunted trifecta". Bring your ghost hunting equipment if you like. Some waling and some stories told on the bus. Advance reservation required. Chesapeake Ghost Tours. Admission charge.

Feb 25: Evidential Medium - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge $45. 410-822-7299.
 
Feb 25: A High Note Event - 6 - 8 PM. Chase the cold weather blues away while savoring delicious appetizers, desserts, and our exclusive cocktail, The High Note, while you mingle to the lively music of the Julie Mack Quartet. Browse through and choose from the outstanding collection of silent auction treasures. Admission ticket includes two complimentary drinks. Benefit Easton Choral Arts programming. Talbot Country Club, 6142 Country Club Dr., Easton. Advance sale tickets $75/$80 at the door. 410-200-0498.

Feb 26: The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell  - 2 PM. Presented by the Tred Avon Players. Three widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. A touching humorous story about the struggles and joys of three best friends. Directed by John Norton. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission charge $15/Student $5. 410-226-0061.

Feb 26: The All Children's Chorus of Annapolis  - 3 PM. St. Marks United Methodist Church, 101 Peachblossom Road, Easton. Admission free. 410-822-0001.

Feb 26: Talbot County 9th Annual Empty Bowls Community Dinner - 5 & 6:30 PM Seatings. Admission ticket includes one handmade bowl, (your choice), laden with homemade soup. Fundraiser for at least 8 Talbot County area food pantries, as well as, CarePacks for school children. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7215 Ocean Gateway, Easton. A local favorite so order tickets early www.mscf.org Admission charge $20 per person.

Feb 28: "A Chickadee's Guide to Gardening" - 1:30 PM. Presentation by Douglas Tallamy, Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. The presentation will include how to observe and appreciate the interactions that occur in a living landscape. Easton Library, West & Dover Streets, Easton. Free admission and open to the public. 410-226-5184.

March 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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.

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.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

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.

Mar 1: Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $90/$70/$50. 410-822-7299.

Mar 3: Ladysmith Black Mambazo - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $45. 410-822-7299.

Mar 4: Victoria Vox - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 8: Garden Club of the Eastern Shore Lecture: Dutch Masters: From Botanical to Bouquet with Anke Van Wagenberg, Ph.D., Senior Curator: 11:15 AM. Lecture presented by the Garden Club of the Eastern Shore, Anke Van Wagenberg will share the captivation story of the painters' passion to capture the natural beauty of floral design. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission Free. Limited Seating. Open to the public. 410-822-2787.

Mar 10: Penny Pistolero, Pony Bones & Swampcandy  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 11: Jim Fodrie  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 12: Chesapeake Ghost Tours "Lower Dorchester Tour" - Biz Lizz, swamp people, Cambridge & Blackwater. Advance reservation required. Chesapeake Ghost Tours. Admission charge.

Mar 14: Tony Furtado  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 15: Matt Nakoa - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Mar 16: Fifty Shades of Men - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.
 
Mar 18: Adam Ezra Group  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 19: Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 23: Rik Ferrell & Chris Sacks - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 24: The Subdudes  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 25: AAUW "Spring Tricky Tray" Fundraising Event - 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Continental breakfast, speaker, 30 tickets for distribution during auction, plus raffle and door prizes. AAUW, (American Association of University Women), has donated various themed gift trays/baskets to be "won" by attendees. Guest speaker will be a representative from Maryland's newest Historical Park, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center at Church Creek, which opens to visitors on March 11th. The fundraising event takes place at Bayleigh Chase, Auditorium, 501 Dutchman's Lane, Easton. Admission $30. Tickets & additional information 410-819-3653.

Mar 25: David Mayfield Parade - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 26: Chesapeake Ghost Tours "Crossroads Tour" - Salisbury, Snow Hill, Pocomoke Forest. Advance reservation required. Chesapeake Ghost Tours. Admission charge.

Mar 30: Western Centuries - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 31: The Kingston Trio - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

April 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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.

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.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

St. Michaels Second Saturday Art Night Out - Art galleries are alive with special events for the launch of their monthly Second Saturday "Art Night Out" celebrations. Enjoy a walking tour of six fine art galleries, all central located on Talbot Street.

First Saturday 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM mid-April (DTBA) - mid-December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

Apr 1: Cuddle Magic  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 5: Richard Shindell - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 7: Comedian Katherine Jessup - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 8: 11th Annual Arbor Day Run - Registration begins at 8 AM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge. 410-634-2847.

Apr 8: Chesapeake Ghost Tours "Talbot Tour" - Easton, St. Michaels, Royal Oak, Oxford, (sneak peek at Harrison Graves on private property).  Advance reservation required. Chesapeake Ghost Tours. Admission charge.

Apr 8 & 9: Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival - Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM Sun. 10 AM - 3 PM.  Showcasing over 30 artisans from all over the East Coast, from Maine to Virginia. Festival attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite sea glass and pottery shards to learn more about their pieces with fellow beachcombers. Ophiuroidea, 609 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge $5 per person, per day, children under 12 free.

Apr 14: The Lonely Heartstring Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 15: The Weight Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 18: Talbot Country Garden Club's "Putting on the Glitz" Spring Symposium - The all day affair features three guest speakers, lunch, vendor/suppliers and a chance to connect with gardeners around the region. Featured speakers scheduled are: Bettie Bearden Pardee, Paige R. Canfield, and Chris H. Olsen, bringing together the elements of style, design and entertaining into the full day affair. Tickets will be made available in early 2017.

Apr 20: Micky Dolenz "Celebrating 51 Years of The Monkees!" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 21: Free Range - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 22: Frances Luke Accord - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 27: Count Basie Orchestra - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 28: Nursery Spring Night Out - 2 - 7 PM. Fun afternoon and evening of light fare, live music, a cash wine and beer bar, a raffle, a silent auction, and shopping in a fun and festive atmosphere. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge. 410-634-2847.

Apr 28: Laura Baron Trio - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 29: Open House at the Nursery - 10 AM - 4 PM. Prepare for spring in the garden! Shop the region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses for spring planting. Guided walks, discount for members. Sale days are crowded; please leave dogs at home. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Apr 29: Willy Porter & Trace Bundy - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 29 & 30: 8th Annual WineFest at St. Michaels  - Noon - 5 PM. Featuring nearly 400 wines from around the globe. Experience hundreds of highly-rated International, U.S. and Maryland wines at tasting venues located throughout the town. Each wine venue will retail its wine at special WineFest discount pricing. Two exclusive ticket VIP tasting venues will be available for tasting premium wines often not available in Maryland. Admission charge. Tickets available online www.winefestatstmichaels.com

Apr 30: Open House at the Nursery - Noon - 4 PM. Prepare for spring in the garden! Shop the region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses for spring planting. Guided walks, discount for members. Sale days are crowded; please leave dogs at home. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Apr 30: "For the Love of Music Concert Series" Bach Cantata Vespers - 4 PM. Grace Lutheran Church Choir with chamber orchestra and soloists will present J.S. Bach's Easter Cantata, "Christ Lay in Death Dark Bands". This will be a vespers service as it would have been performed in Bach's time. Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission free will offering. 410-822-2904.

May 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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.

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.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

St. Michaels Second Saturday Art Night Out - Art galleries are alive with special events for the launch of their monthly Second Saturday "Art Night Out" celebrations. Enjoy a walking tour of six fine art galleries, all central located on Talbot Street.

First Saturday 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM mid-April - mid-December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

May 4: Pepper & Sassafras - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 5: Livingston Taylor - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 6: Apache Trails - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 13: Rachael Sage - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 21: Shannon McNally  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 21: "For the Love of Music Concert Series" Sine Nomine - 4 PM. Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission free will offering. 410-822-2904.

May 26- 27: Chillin' on the Choptank - Relax and enjoy wine, beer, oysters, and more on the banks of the Choptank River. Each event offers a unique experience such as: Small Plates Pairing Dinner; Wine, Beer & Oyster Tasting & Jazz Concert Under the Stars. Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn Street, Cambridge, Md. More information and tickets available online www.chillinonthechoptank.com

May 27: Clones of Funk - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

June 2017

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 Feb 27 - March 9, 2017;  2nd Floor Gallery closed Feb 27 - March 9, 2017. All Galleries closed April 3 - 14th & July 17 - 29, 2017. 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.

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.

Easton First Friday Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artist.

St. Michaels Second Saturday Art Night Out - Art galleries are alive with special events for the launch of their monthly Second Saturday "Art Night Out" celebrations. Enjoy a walking tour of six fine art galleries, all central located on Talbot Street.

First Saturday 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 Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM mid-April - mid-December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org

Jun 11: Ironman 70.3 Eagleman Triathlon - 6:45 AM. Cambridge has become known in the triathlon world for our flat courses and inviting atmosphere. Great Marsh Park, Somerset Avenue, Cambridge.

Jun 16 - 18 29th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival - Wooden classics, vintage race boats, and other antique & Chesapeake Bay-related boats. Event hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, Navy Point, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jun 23: Karen Jonas - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

July 2017

Jul 1: Big Band Night - Independence Day celebration featuring The Shades of Blue Orchestra with two vocalists. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, Tolchester Beach Bandstand, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jul 17-23: 13th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival - The Plein Air–Easton! Competition & Arts Festival celebrates its eighth anniversary by continuing the vibrant dynamic that has made it the nation’s premier plein air festival and one of Easton’s main attractions. Plein Air–Easton! is at the forefront of the modern plein air movement. This weeklong artfest produces some of the best representational artwork in the country, along with events that appeal to a wide variety of art enthusiasts. Most events are free and open to the public. With hundreds of artists and a wealth of artwork to choose from, Plein Air–Easton! is one of the country’s hottest art sales of the year . . . FOR MORE SEE WEB SITE. www.pleinaireaston.com Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297. 

Jul 28: Members' Reception and Judge's Awards - 5:30 - 7 PM. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Jul 29 - Sep 4: Annual Members' Exhibition - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

 

August 2017

Aug 12: 38th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val - 1 - 6 PM. Live music, car show, vendors, Kids Korner, free parking and plenty of seafood. Benefit the Cambridge Rescue Fire Company. Sailwinds, Governor's Hall, 200 Bryn Street, Cambridge, MD. For more information go to the web site www.seafoodfeastival.com or e-mail: info@seafoodfeastival.com Admission charge.

Aug 13: 8th Annual Watermen's Appreciation Day & Crab Feast - 10 AM - 5 PM. To celebrate Chesapeake watermen and their heritage, the festival features a "watermen's rodeo" boat docking contest, live music, celebrity appearances, children's on-the-water activities, scenic river cruises, and a silent auction. Steamed crabs, beer, and other foods and beverages are available for purchase. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

 

September 2017

Sep 1 - 4: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. Sponsored by Chesapeake Music. Purchase tickets at www.jazzonthechesapeake.org

Sep 24: St. Michaels Concours d'Elegance - A day of casual elegance, Senior Award winning Automobiles, food, refreshment, and celebration. Foggs Cove Landing waterfront portion of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum campus adjacent to the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michaels. Benefit the new Classic Motor Museum of St. Michaels. Information and advanced tickets www.smcde.org

October 2017

Oct 7: Ironman MD - Athletes from across the United States of America and around the World will be coming to Cambridge to compete in this event. Cambridge, MD

Oct DTBA: Tilghman Island Day - Local Seafood, Watermen's Demonstrations, Live Music, Silent Auction. Benefit Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company. Tilghman Island.

Oct 20 - 22: 20th Annual Academy Art Museum Craft Show - Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge. 410-822-2787.

Oct 21: Beckwith Apple Festival - 9 AM - 1 PM. Annual large flea market event with many delicious apple delights included. Arrive early for the best pick. Hosted by the Beckwith UMC. Be sure to stop by the SPOCOTT WINDMILL, which will be in-action that day. Neck District Volunteer Fire Company, 954 Cooks Point Road, Cambridge, MD. 410-228-7725.

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