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           Below are links that will show you what is happening in and around Easton,

         (and what you've missed in the past!)

   •   December 2016

   •  January 2017 •  February 2017 •  March 2017 •  April 2017 •  May 2017

   •  June 2017 •  July 2017

December 2016

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

Academy Art Museum - Permanent Collection contains more than 1,000 pieces including core holdings of European and American works on paper. Academy Art Museum Main Galleries will be closed Oct 10 - Nov 18; 2nd Floor Gallery closed Oct 10 - 15th & Nov 27 - Dec 2nd. Back Galleries closed Oct. 10 - 22nd; Nov 28 - Dec 9th. Hours are Monday & Friday 10 AM - 4 PM;  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Admission $3 for non-members. 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Amish Country Farmers Market Every Thursday through Saturday - Indoor market offering fresh produce, meats, dairy products, furniture, handcrafted items, and indoor and take away dinning and more! Thurs 9 AM - 6 PM; Fri 9 AM - 7 PM & Sat 9 AM - 3 PM. Easton Plaza, 101 Marlboro Avenue, Easton, MD 21601. Phone 410-822-8989.

Easton Market Square open Wednesday through Friday 10 AM - 6 PM & Saturday 8 AM - 4 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Merchants featured include: Against The Grain, artisan breads & pastries; Arbec Orchids; Brasserie Brightwell, simple French Kitchen; Cottingham Farm, certified organic vegetables and herbs; Chez Gourmet, crepes, paninis, Belgian sugar waffles; Gourmet By The Bay, gourmet dinners, artisan cheeses and catering;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; Seaberry Farm & Market, fresh cut flowers, orchids, local foods; TS Smith, farm fresh produce & fancy foods & The Bean, coffee for a cause.

Adkins Arboretum Thursday Dog Walks - 10 - 11 AM. Join Arboretum staff and/or volunteers for a stroll along the best paths for exploring with your furry friend. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

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

Bingo Every Friday Night - Doors open at 6:30 PM; games start at 7:30 PM. Food provided by the Easton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, Creamery Lane, 315 Aurora Street, Easton. 410-822-4848.

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

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

Easton Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM beginning April 16th - December 17. 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

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.

Dec 1: "Top Gun" Movie Night - 6:30 PM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission FREE. 410-226-0061.
 
Dec 1: Bountiful's Holiday Floral Arrangements with Samantha McCall - 5:30 - 7 PM. Bountiful, 218 North Washington Street, Talbottown, Easton. 

Dec 1: 'Small Treasures' Opening Reception - 5 - 8 PM. Small paintings perfect for home decorating accents or gift-giving. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Dec 1 - Jan 31: 'Small Treasures' - Small paintings perfect for home decorating accents or gift-giving. 717 Gallery, 717 Goldsborough Street, Easton. E-mail: gallery717@yahoo.com 410-241-7020.

Dec 2: First Friday Easton Gallery Walk - Galleries are open later in the evening. Stop in for some refreshments and to view the work of talented artists. Easton.

Dec 2: Handmade from the Heart -  5 -8 PM. 16th annual Sale of Fine Crafts by Local Artists benefits Evergreen. Refreshments and live music by local band Mule Train. Evergreen, 770 Port Street, Easton. Free admission & open to public. E-mail: office@evergreeneaston.org

Dec 2: Easton's Moonlight Madness Shopping Event - 4 - 9 PM. Raffle drawing tickets are available at participating retailers beginning Nov. 11, and participating restaurants and hotels Dec 1 & 2. Drawings will be held in front of the Tidewater Inn at 9 PM. Must be present to win! Sponsored by the Easton Business Alliance.

Dec 2: Easton Choral Arts Society John Rutter's "Magnificat" - 7:30 PM. A bright and joyful canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Joining the chorus will be soprano Katherine Sanford and chamber orchestra. Rutter has stated that his intention was to write a Magnificat reminiscent of Mediterranean sunshine and celebration, evoking the spirit of the many exuberant festivals held throughout Europe in honor of the Virgin Mary. The chorus will end the performance singing seasonal favorites. Directed by Wes Lockfaw. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge $25 in advance/$30 at Door, Students free with reservations required. 410-200-0498. E-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com

Dec 2: Amy Black (Two Shows) -  7 & 9:30 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Dec 2 - 4: Christmas on the Creek Activities - Activities all around Oxford all weekend, including: Spiritual Community Caroling; Christmas Bazaar; Library Open House & Gift Book Sale; Oxford Market Wine & Cheese Tasting; TreeLighting with Santa Claus; Homemade Soup Supper and Wreath, Tree & Craft Sale; Firehouse Breakfast with Santa; Special Christmas Tea: Treasure Chest sales & Oxford Museum window decorations! Sponsored by the Oxford Business Association, Oxford, MD

Dec 3: Handmade from the Heart -  10 AM - 4 PM. 16th annual Sale of Fine Crafts by Local Artists benefits Evergreen. Evergreen, 770 Port Street, Easton. Free admission & open to public. E-mail: office@evergreeneaston.org

Dec 3: Holy Trinity of Oxford Christmas Bazaar - 9 AM - Noon. Creative crafts will be featured, including mini decorated trees, ceramic ornaments, needlepoint, jewelry, felted mittens and more. Cookies, candies, jams, frozen soups, appetizers and more will be available for purchase. Decorated wreaths and Christmas flowers, Incredible raffle baskets will be offered, as well as, beeswax candles blessed by Fr. Kevin. Holy Trinity of Oxford, Parish Hall, 502 S. Morris Street, Oxford, MD 410-226-5134.

Dec 3: First Saturday "Art Fest" Event - Our artisans may have already made a great gift item for the lucky person on your list. Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment. Le Hatchery Galleria, 125 Kemp Lane, Easton. 410-310-5070.

Dec 3: First Saturday Walks - 10 AM. Join a docent naturalist to discover the Arboretum's rich and unique native plant habitats. Explore mature and young native forests, meadows, a wetland, rain and pollinator gardens. The Native Plant Nursery, and the children's teaching garden. Tours begin at the Visitor's Center and last approximately one hour. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 3: Holiday Greens Workshop - 10 AM - Noon. Craft an elegant holiday centerpiece in this popular program led by floral designer and Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Fee for members $35/$45 for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 3: Adkins Arboretum Wreath Sale and Open House - 10 AM - 2 PM. Shop for handmade one-of-a-kind evergreen wreaths, fresh-cut greens, and stunning holiday centerpieces. Chef Steve Konopelski of Turnbridge Point B&B will take orders beginning at 11 AM for boxed assorted cookies for pick-up throughout the holiday season. A limited number of boxes will be available for purchase that day. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. 410-634-2847.

Dec 3: A Very Slambovian Christmas -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Dec 3 & 4: Holiday Sale on All Paintings - 11 AM - 4 PM. The Painting Room, 4156 Main Street, Trappe, MD. 410-829-2297.

Dec 4: Adkins Arboretum Winter Wonderland - 1-2:30 PM. Stroll through the Arboretum with master naturalist Margan Glover to admire the newly revealed "bones" of the wood lands, meadow, and wetlands. All ages are welcome along the best paths for exploring. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission free for members/$5 admission for non-members. 410-634-2847.

Dec 4: Easton Choral Arts Society John Rutter's "Magnificat" - 4 PM. A bright and joyful canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Joining the chorus will be soprano Katherine Sanford and chamber orchestra. Rutter has stated that his intention was to write a Magnificat reminiscent of Mediterranean sunshine and celebration, evoking the spirit of the many exuberant festivals held throughout Europe in honor of the Virgin Mary. The chorus will end the performance singing seasonal favorites. Directed by Wes Lockfaw. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge $25 in advance/$30 at Door, Students free with reservations required. 410-200-0498. E-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com

Dec 4: A Charlie Brown Christmas with the Eric Byrd Trio -  3 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $20 Adult/$10 Child. 410-822-7299.
 
Dec 4: Mid-Shore Community Band Holiday Concert - 6:30 PM. St. Marks United Methodist Church, 101 Peachblossom Road, Easton. Admission free. 410-822-0001.

Dec 5 - 29: Martha Hudson Watercolor Show - Martha was well known for her landscapes, wildlife, and marine watercolors. This event showcases watercolor artists of the St. Michaels Art League. Talbot County Free Library, 106 Fremont Street, St. Michaels. Exhibit is free and open to public.

Dec 8: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Holiday Joy Concert - 7 PM. Under the direction of Maestro Julien Benichou will present baritone Ron Loyd and acclaimed soprano Colleen Daly as the featured soloists. Traditional seasonal favorites. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $45. 1-888-846-8600.

Dec 9: "a cappella Christmas Favorites 2016" - 7:30 PM. Seasonal concert, directed by William Thomas, will feature encores of the Tidewater Singer's well-received Giorecki's Totus Tuus, Willan's Hodie Christus natus est, and others. The a cappella concert is rounded out with music by Hert Howells, Moses Hogan, and Dave Brubeck! Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $15 at door. 1-888-752-0023.

Dec 9 - 11: Christmas in St. Michaels - Events planned throughout the town of St. Michaels.  Welcome Santa, the Christmas spirit and the joy of giving. Breakfast with Santa, Tour of Homes, Holiday Gala, and largest Holiday Parade on the Eastern Shore. 410-745-0745.

Dec 9 - 11: St. Michaels Art League "Christmas in St. Michaels" Art Show and Sale - Fri 10 AM - 4:30 PM; Sat 10 AM - 7 PM; Sun 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM. A unique opportunity for people to enjoy and potentially own original artwork and prints from the multi-talented member artists. Clark Gallery of Fine Art, 308 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. 410-822-3017 or 410-745-3922.

Dec 10: Gemstone & Sea Glass Jewelry Designs Lapidary Demonstration by Joe Masslofsky of Flaherty House Specialties - 5 - 7 PM. One of a kind gemstone and sea glass jewelry designs, made from treasures mined in North Carolina and found on the Chesapeake Bay. AM Gravely Gallery , 408 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: amgart@aol.com 410-745-5059.

Dec 10: Second Saturday AM Gravely Gallery Reception - 5 - 7 PM. Exhibit of area artists and artisans. AM Gravely Gallery , 408 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: amgart@aol.com 410-745-5059.

Dec 10: "a cappella Christmas Favorites 2016" - 7:30 PM. Seasonal concert, directed by William Thomas, will feature encores of the Tidewater Singer's well-received Giorecki's Totus Tuus, Willan's Hodie Christus natus est, and others. The a cappella concert is rounded out with music by Hert Howells, Moses Hogan, and Dave Brubeck! Trinity Cathedral, 316 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission $15 at door. 1-888-752-0023.

Dec 10: Adkins Arboretum Candlelit Caroling Celebration - 5 - 8 PM. Ring in the holiday season with an evening of music, light, and merriment. Enjoy live music by Neven Dawsand and Dovetial in the gallery, hors d'oeuvres, a cash wine bar, and docent-let candlelit walks along the Blockston Branch. Sing carols and sip hot cider by a raring bonfire, view the winter sky with Delmarva Stargazers, and top off the evening with a winter hayride around the meadows and a stop at the Funshine Garden for hot chocolate, cookies and tree decorating.   Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD. Admission charge $25 members; $30 non-members; $10 children ages 3 - 18 years; ages 2 and under free. Registration required by December 5. 410-634-2847.

Dec 10: Girls Guns & Glory - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Dec 10 & 11: Holiday Sale on All Paintings - 11 AM - 4 PM. The Painting Room, 4156 Main Street, Trappe, MD. 410-829-2297.

Dec 11: Bountiful's Pirates & Princesses Children's Tea Party - 2 - 3 PM. Bountiful, 218 North Washington Street, Talbottown, Easton. 

Dec 11: Seaford Library Concert Series - 2 PM. Featuring four local teenagers including Guitarist Dorothy McCormick, Violinist Gil Hoffman, Pianist Dominic Anthony and Vocalist Lauren Moneymaker. Refreshments falling the performance. Seaford District Library, Woodruff Room, 600 N. Market Street., Ext., Seaford, Delaware. 302-629-2524.

Dec 11: "a cappella Christmas Favorites 2016" - 4 PM. Seasonal concert, directed by William Thomas, will feature encores of the Tidewater Singer's well-received Giorecki's Totus Tuus, Willan's Hodie Christus natus est, and others. The a cappella concert is rounded out with music by Hert Howells, Moses Hogan, and Dave Brubeck! Christ Episcopal Church, Church & High Streets, Cambridge.  Admission $10 at door. 1-888-752-0023.

Dec 16: Christmas with The American Boychoir - 7:30 PM. Under the direction of Fernando Malvar-Ruiz. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison St., Easton. Freewill offering: suggested donation $15. 410-822-2677.

Dec 16 & 17: "The Nutcracker: A New Musical" - 7 PM. A 2007 release, based upon the original story by ETA Hoffman. In this fantasy story featuring interactive sets, music and dance and over 40 actors, Clara and The Nutcracker, (along with some very special come-to-life friends), struggle against The Rate King and its minions to save Christmas before it is too late! Benefit the Avalon Foundation, Inc. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20/$10 student. 410-822-7299. 

Dec 17: Holiday Sip and Shop - 1 - 4 PM. Join us for an afternoon of choosing gifts, and sipping mulled red wine! Schram Studios will have some beautiful hand painted glassware for you to choose from. Emily Merenda will be offering her beautiful jewelry designs for you or for gift giving. Great holiday specials on Clovelly wines. Clovelly Vineyards, 301 Clovelly Lane, Chestertown, MD

Dec 17: Ocean Orchestra, Chris Noyes & Tinsmith - 3 PM. St. Michaels High School, Auditorium, 200 Seymour Avenue, St. Michaels. Sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Dock Street Foundation, and Carpe Diem Art Outreach Fund. Admission charge $10 - $25. Children & students Free.

Dec 18: "For the Love of Music Concert Series" Vivaldi's Gloria - 4 PM. Grace Lutheran Church Choir, joined by chamber orchestra and soloists. Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission free will offering. 410-822-2904.

Dec 18: "The Nutcracker: A New Musical" - 2 PM Matinee. A 2007 release, based upon the original story by ETA Hoffman. In this fantasy story featuring interactive sets, music and dance and over 40 actors, Clara and The Nutcracker, (along with some very special come-to-life friends), struggle against The Rate King and its minions to save Christmas before it is too late! Benefit the Avalon Foundation, Inc. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20/$10 student. 410-822-7299. 

Dec 20: Celebration of the Season - Maggie Sansone & Andrea Hoag - 12:15 - 1 PM. Celebrate the many moods of the holiday season with a unique blend of Celtic & American roots music. Sponsored by Carpe Diem Arts. Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission Free. 301-466-0183.

Dec 21: "The Nutcracker: A New Musical" Dinner Theater - 6 PM Dinner Theater. A 2007 release, based upon the original story by ETA Hoffman. In this fantasy story featuring interactive sets, music and dance and over 40 actors, Clara and The Nutcracker, (along with some very special come-to-life friends), struggle against The Rate King and its minions to save Christmas before it is too late! Benefit the Avalon Foundation, Inc. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $100.00 per person. 410-822-7299. 

Dec 22 & 23: "The Nutcracker: A New Musical" - 7 PM. A 2007 release, based upon the original story by ETA Hoffman. In this fantasy story featuring interactive sets, music and dance and over 40 actors, Clara and The Nutcracker, (along with some very special come-to-life friends), struggle against The Rate King and its minions to save Christmas before it is too late! Benefit the Avalon Foundation, Inc. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20/$10 student. 410-822-7299. 

Dec 29: Deanna Bogart Band - 8 PM.  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Dec 31: 23rd First Night Talbot 2017 - 6 PM - midnight. Celebration of the Arts featuring local and regional performers, during a long evening filled with entertaining and meaningful performances in five indoor venues, as well as, on South Harrison Street for 2 Maryland Crab Drops, (9 PM 'Midnight in the Mid-Atlantic' & at midnight the 'Traditional Countdown'). Performances will include gospel music, dance, juggling, clown comedy, a photo booth, face painting, young performers on piano and guitar, craft tables, and several bands playing excitingly diverse music. Admission by Collector-quality Crab Button $10 Adult/$5 students through college & Free for children under the age of 5. Tickets available at the Talbot County Visitors' Center, 14 South Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-8000.

Dec 31: "First Night with the MSO" - 7 PM. Under the baton of Maestro Julien Benechon, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra will feature Spanish tenor Israel Lazano performing music by Puccini, Gounod, Strauss, and Verdi. The program will also include Viennese waltzes, Spanish and Neapolitan songs, opera arias and instrumental selections with violinist Amos Fayette as soloist. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge $85 Premium Seating/$60 General Admission. 1-888-846-8600.

January 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.

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.

Jan 7: Darius Christian -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Jan 11: "Watercolor Basics Video Instructional Series - 10 AM - Noon. The Free Video Instructional Series will be presented each week on using a step-by-step approach to painting, focusing on value studies, negative painting techniques, how to save white area of paper to establish light, and paint wet on wet to create mood and expression in watercolor.  Showcasing the work of Sterling Edwards who has developed a unique style of painting that personifies his intuitive and creative sense of design and color. This series takes place over four weeks on Wednesday beginning Jan 11, 18, 25, & 31. St. Michaels Library Meeting Room, 106 Fremont Street, St. Michaels. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Art League. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration required. 410-253-3262 or E-mail: cwoodbury@tilmac.com

Jan 13: Whitney Akridge - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Jan 17: Let Freedom Ring: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Sparky & Rhonda Rucker - 12:15 - 1 PM. Folk music. Sponsored by Carpe Diem Arts. Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission Free. 301-466-0183.

Jan 20: Aztee Two-Step - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $40. 410-822-7299.

Jan 21: Brad & Ken Kolodner - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Jan 24: "Successful Gardening in Deer Country" - 1 PM. Local author, Ruth Rogers Clausen 50 Beautiful Deer Resistant Plants, will share how choosing plants carefully can help ward off the hungry deer in your garden. Easton Library, West & Dover Streets, Easton. Free admission and open to the public. 410-226-5184.

Jan 29: Gordon Turk, Concert Organist - 4 PM. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison St., Easton. Freewill offering: suggested donation $15. 410-822-2677.

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.

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: "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.

Feb 7: "Landscapes in Pastels" Video Instructional Series - 2:30 - 4:30 PM. The Free Video Instructional Series will be presented each week on techniques/topics related to landscape pastel painting. Showcasing the work of nationally recognized, award winning pastel artist, author and instructor, Liz Haywood-Sullivan. This series takes place over four weeks on Tuesday beginning Feb. 7, 21, 28, and March 7. St. Michaels Library Meeting Room, 106 Fremont Street, St. Michaels. Sponsored by the St. Michaels Art League. Free and open to the public.

Feb 11: Jazz On The Chesapeake - 8 PM. Annual Valentine celebration. Featuring 4 time-Male Vocalist of the Year Award Winner, Allan Harris....a jazz singer, guitarist and songwriter from Harlem. He is a baritone, known by his "husky edges and deep resonate low notes". Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Purchase tickets at www.jazzonthechesapeake.org

Feb 12: "For the Love of Music Concert Series" Astral Harp Productions  - 4 PM. A multimedia event combining amazing astro-photography with stellar harp playing! Kevin Witman, planetarium operator, and Janet Witman, harpist performance professionals, are guaranteed to educate and entertain their audience. Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission free will offering. 410-822-2904.

Feb 14: Valentine's Day Celebration - Gerdan: Soul of Ukraine - 12:15 - 1 PM. Exotic flutes and violin & vocals explore the rich classical and folk music traditions of Eastern Europe. Sponsored by Carpe Diem Arts. Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton. Admission Free. 301-466-0183.

Feb 16: 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 17 & 18: 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 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, 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 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.

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.

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 20: Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies  - 8 PM. 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

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 15: The Wight 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 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

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.

June  2017

July 2017

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. 

 

 

  

      
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