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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!)

       February 2018   March 2018   April 2018   May 2018   June 2018

February 2018

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. New Exhibit The Working Boats of Talbot County, in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM, beginning October 21, through December 16, 2017 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, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission $3 for non-members.  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; & Medura Originals, creative wood working and functional art.

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.

St. Michaels Museum Walking Tours - Saturday 10 AM. "Historic St. Michaels: its People, Places and Happenings or Frederick Douglass, a Slave, in St. Michaels 1833-1836. Admission $10 per person. 410-745-0530. 

Tilghman Watermen's Museum - Every Saturday & Sundays through November. 10 AM - 3PM. Exhibit featuring photographs of the Tilghman Packing Company from the Hollyday collection, of Eastern Shore people and places from the land, water, and air; the collection includes over 200 images of Tilghman Island and the Packing Company. Lee House, 6031 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman Island, MD.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday. Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

Kent Island Farmer's Market - Every Thursday 3:30 - 6:30 PM. Open year round. 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville, MD 21666.

Feb 1 - 25: The Caprichos Goya and Lombardo - The Caprichos by Emily Lombardo is a series of etchings which are in direct conversation and homage to Francisco Goya's Los Caprichos, 1799. Both explore and present a satirical critique of contemporary culture and the forces that influence society along economic, racial, political, religious, and gender lines. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission $3 for non-members.  410-822-2787.

Feb 1 - Mar 11: The Soothsayers: 3D works on Paper by Emily Lombardo - The Soothsayers is an installation of sculptural prints, which represent excavated hearts from Magic 8 Ball toys that are positioned as divine relics of cultural nostalgia. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission $3 for non-members.  410-822-2787.

Feb 1 - 4: Beth Van Hoesen: Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection - Born in Boise, ID, Beth Van Hoesen was an American artist who earned her BA from Stanford and then continued her studies at the Ecole des Beaux Arts de Fontainebleu, the Academie Julian , and the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere. Through her career, she distinguished herself as a draftsman and printmaker. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission $3 for non-members.  410-822-2787.

Feb 2: High & Wides - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 3: Tom Principato Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 8: 20th Anniversary MASO Season A Roaring Movies Valentine (Silent Movies)  - 7:30 PM. Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Julian Benichou. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge 1-888-846-8600.

Feb 9: Eric Sommer -  8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 10: Victoria Vox with Jack Maher - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge $20. 410-822-7299.

Feb 11: The American Boychoir - 4 PM. Under the direction of Fernando Malvar-Ruiz. Christ Church, 111 S. Harrison Street, Easton. Freewill offering. 410-822-2677.

Feb 11: Disappearing Island: A Cultrue at Risk - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 14: Valentine's Day Jazz with Joe Alterman & Hannah Gill - 8 PM. Jazz pianist and composer Joe Alterman returns with his charming renditions of jazz classic. Being joined by singer-songwriter Hannah Gill with her powerful soulful and sultry voice. Presented by Jazz on the Chesapeake/Chesapeake Music. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $45 per person. 410-819-0380.

Feb 16: Driftwood - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge.  410-822-7299.

Feb 17: Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio  - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge.  410-822-7299.

Feb 17: An Evening with Frederick Douglass Driftwood - 7 PM.  Acclaimed for his portrayal of Frederick Douglass, Fred Morsell will present a 90 minute one-man stage performance. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Free Admission.  410-822-7299.

Feb 17 - 19: 7th Annual First Ladies Day Sale - 10 AM - 5 PM. Every item in stock in store will be 50% off! Bountiful Interiors, Talbottown Shopping Center, 218 N. Washington Street, #58, Easton. 410-763-8500.

Feb 22: Duke Robillard Band - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $30. 410-822-7299.

Feb 23: Against Germany: The Restitution of Nazi-looted Art Lecture - Wesley A. Fisher, Director of Research for the Conference on Jewish Material Claim. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission charge $29 non-member, $24 member. 410-822-2787.

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

Feb 24: James Maddock - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge $25. 410-822-7299.

Feb 24: Easton Wine Festival - 1 - 5 PM. The Inaugural Festival featuring Wineries from the Mid-Atlantic region, music, food, vendors, raffles and games of chance available. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Park Drive, Easton. General Admission $30 includes tasting glass and all you can sample. Designated Driver $15. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID to enter venue.

Feb 25: The All Children's Chorus of Annapolis & the Bates Performing Arts Chorus - 3 PM. Under the direction of Lauren Walker, is a community chorus that strives for vocal excellence, diversity in membership, and making a difference in the lives of children. The Performing Arts Chorus, directed by Penelope Renoll, is the premiere chorus of the Anne Arundel Country Performing & Visual Arts Magnet Schools. St. Marks United Methodist Church, 101 Peachblossom Road, Easton. Free admission. 410-822-0001.

March 2018

Mar 1 - 11: The Soothsayers: 3D works on Paper by Emily Lombardo - The Soothsayers is an installation of sculptural prints, which represent excavated hearts from Magic 8 Ball toys that are positioned as divine relics of cultural nostalgia. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Admission $3 for non-members.  410-822-2787.

Mar 1: Danielia Cotton  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 2: Michael Clem - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 3: Easton Choral Arts High School Choral Competition - 1 - 6 PM. Inaugural ECAS High School Choral Competition. Eight finalist choral ensembles, compete for three prizes. The competition, under the leadership of Artistic Director Wes Lockfaw, will be adjudicated by Dr. William M. Folger of Salisbury University, Dr. Devonna B. Rowe of University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Dr. James Wilson of Wesley College, Dover. Easton High School, 723 Mecklenburg Avenue, Easton. Admission $10 at door or online. Students admitted free. E-Mail: ECASChoralCOMPAdm@gmail.com

Mar 3: Cherish the Ladies  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 5: Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show 'Wonders of Water'  - Enjoy a day exploring tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands, and arid landscapes, all created by America's leading floral and garden designers to highlight the astounding plants that thrive in each environment, leaving the driving to us. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Early registration recommended. Charge $95 for members/$120 for non-members. E-mail: info@adkinsarboretum.org  410-634-2847.

Mar 10: John Rimel & Tom Proutt - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 14: FY5 Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 15: Kristin Hersh & Grant-Lee Phillips - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 16: Jamie McClean Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 17: St. Patrick's Day Parade - St. Patrick's Day Parade, bands, businesses and local organizations get together to celebrate the town's Irish roots. Easton.

Mar 17: Mike Elzey's Student Showcase  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge.  410-822-7299.

Mar 18: Kid's Easter Bingo - 1 PM Doors Open; Bingo at 2 PM. Prizes will be filled Easter filled baskets. Benefit Mid-Shore Challengers, a non-profit organization that provides recreational activities, (baseball, bowling, horseback riding), for children with special needs. Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Park Drive, Easton. Admission $10 (10 regular games & door prizes); 3 Special games, Chinese Auction, food, drinks, and baked goods also available for purchase. 410-924-3376.

Mar 18: Kerri Powers  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 19 - 25: Talbot Restaurant Week - Annual event, sponsored by the Talbot County Office of Tourism and Talbot County Tourism Board, with local restaurants offering specially items & priced meals during the week.

Mar 23: Tom Rush - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 24: 'More Than Enough' Community Event - 8 AM - 3 PM. Target Audience Teens & 20s, all women welcome. Girls just want to have fun!!! Have fun and be inspired with upbeat and exciting music, activities and more to help you realize your overwhelming capacity to be 'More Than Enough'. Talbot Bible Church, 9114 Chapel Road, Easton. Fee $5 includes lunch. Register on Facebook at: More Than Enough@EastonGirlsofGod.

Mar 24: Todd Bauchspies - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 27: Shovels and Rope  - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 29: Pressing Strings Residency - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge.  410-822-7299.

Mar 31: Mandy Barnett as Patsy Cline - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

April 2018

Easton Farmers Market  - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April 15 -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, pork, eggs, sauces, cheese, baked goods, pies, tarts, cheesecake, flowers, plants, dog treats, local crab meat, rum, kombucha and handcrafted gift items. 100 Block North Harrison Street Parking Lot, (adjacent to Easton Market Square), Easton. 410-822-0345. Market Master E-mail: marie@avalonfoundation.org Visit the web site: avalonfoundation.org/ under the tab "Community" for more information.

Apr 6: Brooks Williams -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 7: 23rd Annual Chesapeake Spring Home and Craft Show - 9 AM - 5 PM. Talbot Country Community Center, Ocean Gateway Highway, (Route 50), Easton. E-mail: bsilverstein@chespub.com 410-200-6469.

Apr 7: 13th Annual Arbor Day Run - 5K race, a 10K race, a One-Mile Fun Run/Walk, and a Healthy Kids' 100-Yard Dash. Benfit the Arboretum goat herd, used for targeted grazing of non-native invasive plants on grounds. Early bird registration by March 25th and receive an early-bird discount and an Arbor Day Run T-shirt. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Registration fee for the 5K and 10K Race. E-mail: info@adkinsarboretum.org  410-634-2847.

Apr 7 & 8: Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM and Sun 10 AM - 3 PM. Ophiuroidea, 609 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Advance ticket purchase available on-line. Admission charge $5. 410-745-8057.

Apr 8: 23rd Annual Chesapeake Spring Home and Craft Show - 11 AM - 4 PM. Talbot Country Community Center, Ocean Gateway Highway, (Route 50), Easton. E-mail: bsilverstein@chespub.com 410-200-6469.

Apr 8: David Bromberg Quintet -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 12: Eric Taylor -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 13: Comedian Max Rosenblum - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd Floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 14: Wil Maring & Robert Bowdin -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 19: Classic Albums LIVE - Pink Floyd "The Wall" - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street,  Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 27: Easton Choral Arts "German Requiem" by Johannes Brahms -  7:30 PM A selection of sacred texts from the Lutheran Bible, arranged in such a way as to provide comfort for the living. Accompanied by orchestra and soprano Yulia Petrachuck and baritone Javier Arrey.  Easton Choral Arts under the direction of Wes Lockfaw. Christ Church, 111 Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge $25 in advance; $30 at door. Students admitted free with reservation. e-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com 410-200-0498.

Apr 27: Janis Ian -  Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 27 - 29: Spring Open House & Native Plant Sale - The region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns and grasses for spring planting. Special Friday-evening gathering. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. E-mail: info@adkinsarboretum.org  410-634-2847.

Apr 28: 24th Annual Oxford Day - A family oriented celebration of life in a small town. Parade, dog show, food, music, & much more! Oxford.

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

Apr 28 & 29: 9th Annual WineFest At St. Michaels - Premiere wine event, featuring nearly 400 wines from around the globe. Experience hundreds of highly-rated International, U.S. and Maryland wines at tasting venues. Various locations throughout St. Michaels. E-mail: winefeststmichaels@gmail.com

Apr 29: Easton Choral Arts "German Requiem" by Johannes Brahms -  4 PM A selection of sacred texts from the Lutheran Bible, arranged in such a way as to provide comfort for the living. Accompanied by orchestra and soprano Yulia Petrachuck and baritone Javier Arrey.  Easton Choral Arts under the direction of Wes Lockfaw. Christ Church, 111 Harrison Street, Easton. Admission charge $25 in advance; $30 at door. Students admitted free with reservation. e-mail: eastonchoralarts@gmail.com 410-200-0498.

May 2018

May 19: Forest Fair (with a Medieval Flair) - Revel in a day of forest fun! Embark on a forest quest, visit Robin Hood's hideout, and join in medieval games. Entertainment will include falconry and beekeeping demonstrations, ballads, juggling, and performances by Shore Shakespeare. Archery and swordplay will add to the fun. The truly stout-hearted may visit the apothecary for a lesson on natural remedies or forage with a local peasant. Costumes are encouraged. Advanced registration is recommended. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge. E-mail: info@adkinsarboretum.org  410-634-2847.

June 2018

Jun 2: St. Michaels Brew Fest - Noon - 4 PM. Featuring over 100 beers including one-off's, seasonal's collaborations and casks from local, regional & national breweries.

Jun 18 - 22: Vacation Bible School "Passport to Peru" - Dinner 5:30 PM free for children. Bible School 6 - 8:30 PM. Climb Machu Picchu, savor exotic flavors of the Amazonian River Basin, experience the life of Peruvian kids, and discover Gold's good gifts for us all! Experience another culture and expand your horizons to know God gives us comfort, patience, peace, love and joy. Talbot Bible Church, 9114 Chapel Road, Easton. Pre-registration appreciated. 410-822-1110.

July 2018

Jul 15 - 22: Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival Plein Air-Easton! Collectors' Preview Party at the Academy Art Museum - FOR MORE SEE WEB SITE. www.pleinaireaston.com Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297. 

Jul 21: Tilghman Island Seafood Festival - 11 AM - 6 PM. Annual Summer Seafood Festival. Food to be served includes steamed crabs, crab cakes, soft crabs, clams, steamed shrimp, barbecue chicken, hot dogs, corn on the cob, hamburgers, and French Fries. Ice-cold beer, children's activities, games, nautical artisans, craft vendors,  a flea market and 50/50 raffle. Benefit Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Department. Tilghman Island Fired Department, and adjacent Kronsburg Park, Main Street, Tilghman Island. Admission free; food items priced separately.

 

      
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