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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, 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; several 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 2019

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 opened on Saturdays, (10 AM - 4 PM), 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, 106 South Street, Easton. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM; First Fridays 10 AM - 7 PM. 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 Saturday 8 AM - 1 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Smokehouse Restaurant. Merchants featured include: Arbec Orchids;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; "Bob's Sharpening Service"; & 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.

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 Walks - First Saturday of month, January through November, 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 a the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 10 PM. Early Bird Dance lesson 7:15 - 8 PM. 8 - 10 PM Dances are a mix of Latin, Ballroom and much more with music by a DJ. Singles, couples and dancers of all levels and ages welcome. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 200 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $15/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members. E-mail: eastondance6099@gmail.com

Dancing on the Shore - Tuesday & Thursday - 7 PM & 8 PM. Ballroom, Latin Dance Group Classes. Choose between 2 classes on Tues or Thurs; classes run in a 4 week session. Two dances taught in each class; great for beginners, and open to couples and singles. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Pre-registration required: 302-377-3088. E-mail: infodancingontheshore@gmail.com

Classic Motor Museum - Every weekend Fri & Sat 11 AM - 5 PM & Sun 11 AM - 4 PM. 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels 410-745-8979.

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

Tai Chi - Every Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $10 per class.

Steady & Strong Exercise - Every Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $8 per class.

Cambridge Historic Walking Tour - Every Saturday 11 AM. Hear the fascinating stories: Napoleon's involvement in Cambridge, the prominent woman who returned from the dead, the house that was cut in two and more. Tours begin at Long Wharf Park, (near High and Water Streets). Admission $10 per person, advanced reservation requested. 410-901-1000. Self-guided walking tours available at the Dorchester Visitor Center, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge.

Easton Walking Tours departing from the Tidewater Inn or from your location in downtown Easton. Tours are led by a local historian with ten years of experience in Talbot County history. Tours can be designed with consideration to personal/special interests. Available by reservation only. Admission charge $20 per person.  https://walkingtourstalbot.wordpress.com

Soup 'n Walk - Third Saturday of the month, February through November, 11AM - 1:30 PM. Nature, Nurture, Nutrition. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $30 for non-members, $25 for members. 410-634-2847.

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Easton - 1.5 - 2 hour tours. Haunted capital – Easton was the eastern capital of MD. It has a haunted courthouse, jail and secret passage known as Magazine alley, plus 2 healing trees. Hear about the ghost or ghosts that ride the elevators in several buildings near the courthouse. Chesapeake Ghosts. Advanced reservation required. Tickets & schedule available online. 443-735-0771.

Dog Walks - First Thursdays of the month. 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. Free for members/$5 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Feb 1 - 24: Winter 2019 Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions - One of the largest and most prestigious student art exhibition on the Eastern Shore. Highlights K-12 students from the region featuring a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and printmaking. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Feb 1 - March 31: Dressed Kill in Love and War: Splendor in the Ancient World - This exhibition features Roman, Greek and Hellenistic jewelry, helmets, vessels and other nearly 2000-year old and more recent objects. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Feb 9 - Mar 20: Working Artist Forum Accepting Applications for Local Color Art Show - Local Color Show and Sale is a juried show being held during the Easton Plein Air Festival in July, 2019. The selected art work will be on display in the Crystal Ballroom of the Tidewater Inn, Easton. Visit https://www.workingartistsforum.com/local-color.html Deadline for submission is March 20, 2019.

Feb 21-23: Four Weddings and an Elvis by Nancy Frick - 7:30 PM. In this hilarious romp you'll witness 4 of the funniest: 2 who are getting married - by the King himself - as revenge on their exes; 2 arrogant aging stars who are tying the knot as a publicity ploy; a gentle postal worker and a tough ex-con trying to get married before the police arrive! However, the final wedding is the funniest of all! Directed by John Norton. Presented by the Tred Avon Players, Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $22 adult/$11 students. 410-226-0061.

Feb 21: GigerCats - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 22: Joy On Fire - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 23: Ben Rosenblum Trio - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 24: Chesapeake Ghost Trail of Sorrows Bus Tour - Tour Haunted Corners of Caroline County by Bus with Mindie Burgoyne. This Ghost and Graveyard bus tour covers over 2 sites including 2 graveyards. Called the "Trail of Sorrows" because it recounts the tale of so many lost souls including poor Annie Belle Carter, a 19 years old who fell to her death and was impaled on a tree.. and hear about the spirits of the Underground Railroad and stand at their final crossing at the haunted Linchester Mill. Found out about the Small Pox epidemic in Woodland and see the mansion that was built by Jesse Cannon for a lover who left him at the altar. Hear about poor poor Maggie Bloxom who was decapitated when her horse went off "Maggie's Bridge" in a storm. So many sorrowful tales. Chesapeake Ghosts. Advanced reservation required. Tickets $35 per person, available online, ($5 discount if booked by Feb. 20th). 443-735-0771.

Feb 24: Four Weddings and an Elvis by Nancy Frick - 2 PM. In this hilarious romp you'll witness 4 of the funniest: 2 who are getting married - by the King himself - as revenge on their exes; 2 arrogant aging stars who are tying the knot as a publicity ploy; a gentle postal worker and a tough ex-con trying to get married before the police arrive! However, the final wedding is the funniest of all! Directed by John Norton. Presented by the Tred Avon Players, Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. Admission $22 adult/$11 students. 410-226-0061.

Feb 24: Talbot County Empty Bowls - Seatings at 5 PM & 6:30 PM. Help to fill local food pantry shelves and to expand ripples of awareness about food insecurity in Talbot County. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7215 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. Tickets $20 per person. Advanced registration required. 410-820-8175

Feb 27: Chatham County Line - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Feb 28: Ellis Paul - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

March 2019

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 opened on Saturdays, (10 AM - 4 PM), 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, 106 South Street, Easton. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM; Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM; First Fridays 10 AM - 7 PM. 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 Saturday 8 AM - 1 PM. 137 N. Harrison Street, Easton. Smokehouse Restaurant. Merchants featured include: Arbec Orchids;  Harrison's Wine & Liquor, beer, wine, liquor; "Bob's Sharpening Service"; & 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.

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 Walks - First Saturday of month, January through November, 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 a the Visitor's Center. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

First Saturday of the Month Ballroom & Latin Dance Party Sponsored by USA Dance Easton, Chapter 6099 - 7:15 - 10 PM. Early Bird Dance lesson 7:15 - 8 PM. 8 - 10 PM Dances are a mix of Latin, Ballroom and much more with music by a DJ. Singles, couples and dancers of all levels and ages welcome. The venue is smoke and alcohol free; dress is casual, no spike heels are permitted. YMCA, 200 Peach Blossom Road, Easton. Admission $15/$10 USA Dance & YMCA members.

Dancing on the Shore - Tuesday & Thursday - 7 PM & 8 PM. Ballroom, Latin, Swing & Country Western Dance Group Classes. Choose between 2 classes on Tues or Thurs; classes run in a 4 week session. Two dances taught in each class; great for beginners, and open to couples and singles. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. Pre-registration required: 302-377-3088. E-mail: infodancingontheshore@gmail.com

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.

Classic Motor Museum - Every weekend Fri & Sat 11 AM - 5 PM & Sun 11 AM - 4 PM. 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels 410-745-8979.

Cars and Coffee at the Classic Motor Museum - 9 AM - 11 AM Every Saturday beginning March 31st.  Meet collectors who will bring their classic cars for show and tell. Bring your own pre or post-war classic car. 102 E. Marengo Street, St. Michaels. Free. 410-745-9303.

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

Tai Chi - Every Tuesday and Thursdays at 9 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $10 per class.

Steady & Strong Exercise - Every Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford. 410-226-5904. $8 per class.

Cambridge Historic Walking Tour - Every Saturday 11 AM. Hear the fascinating stories: Napoleon's involvement in Cambridge, the prominent woman who returned from the dead, the house that was cut in two and more. Tours begin at Long Wharf Park, (near High and Water Streets). Admission $10 per person, advanced reservation requested. 410-901-1000. Self-guided walking tours available at the Dorchester Visitor Center, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge.

Easton Walking Tours departing from the Tidewater Inn or from your location in downtown Easton. Tours are led by a local historian with ten years of experience in Talbot County history. Tours can be designed with consideration to personal/special interests. Available by reservation only. Admission charge $20 per person.  https://walkingtourstalbot.wordpress.com

Soup 'n Walk - Third Saturday of the month, February through November, 11AM - 1:30 PM. Nature, Nurture, Nutrition. Following a guided walk with a docent naturalist, return to the Visitor's Center for a delicious and nutritious lunch along with a brief talk about nutrition. Copies of recipes are provided. All gift shop purchases are 20% off on Soup 'n Walk days. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Fee $30 for non-members, $25 for members. 410-634-2847.

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

Chesapeake Ghost Walks Easton - 1.5 - 2 hour tours. Haunted capital – Easton was the eastern capital of MD. It has a haunted courthouse, jail and secret passage known as Magazine alley, plus 2 healing trees. Hear about the ghost or ghosts that ride the elevators in several buildings near the courthouse. Chesapeake Ghosts. Advanced reservation required. Tickets & schedule available online. 443-735-0771.

Dog Walks - First Thursdays of the month. 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. Free for members/$5 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Mar 1 - 3: St. Michaels ChocolateFest 2019 - 11 AM. Who doesn't love the idea of a Chocolate Crawl through St. Michaels? It will be fun for the entire family, guys or girls getaway or couples looking to do something different and fun! /A Chocolate Crawl on Saturday which will allow participating Chocoholics to stroll throughout the Town of St. Michaels to sample thousands of chocolate concoctions, including gourmet candies, desserts, drinks and more! Other events will be bake-off cake walks at the St. Michaels Community Center and the Library will host Wily Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 1221 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels.

Mar 1 - 31: Dressed Kill in Love and War: Splendor in the Ancient World - This exhibition features Roman, Greek and Hellenistic jewelry, helmets, vessels and other nearly 2000-year old and more recent objects. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

Mar 1: Aztec Two Step - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 2: Charlie Mars (2 Shows) - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 7: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra A Sense of the Tragic, An Exciting Debut! - 7:30 PM. Easton Church of God, 1009 North Washington Street, Easton. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Mar 7: The Honey Dewdrops - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 8: Prasanna - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 9: High Voltage - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 10: An Intimate Evening of Songs with Music Legend Graham Nash - 7 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 13: Kristin Andreassen - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 14: Yarn - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 15: Van Hunt - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 16: Dan Haas & The Feathermakers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 17: Mari Black Celtic Band - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 20: Richard Shindellk - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 21: Ball in the House - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 22: Kerri Powers - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 24: David Mayfield Presents Cave Twins - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 29: Medium Debbie Wojciechowski - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 30: Mike Elzey's Guitar Showcase - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Mar 30 & 31: Daffodil Festival  - 10 AM. A Celebration of over 50,000 daffodils throughout the town! Fabulous festivities are designed to encourage visitors and to benefit residents and businesses alike. Parade on Saturday at 10 AM. St. Michaels.

April 2019

Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, 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.

St. Michaels Farmers' Market - Every Saturday 8:30 - 11:30 AM (April - Mid November). Produce only. 204 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. E-mail: stmichaelsmarket@gmail.com

Apr 6 & 7: 8th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival - Sat 10 AM - 5 PM; Sun 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring more than 70 artisans from all over the Mid-Atlantic area, who will exhibit and sell coastal and sea-glass related jewelry, home decor, art and more. The festival includes educational lectures about sea glass and its history along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Miles River cruises aboard the CBMM's 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle will be offered throughout the two-days. Boat rides, food and beverages will be available for purchase, including beer, wine and cocktails. The admission ticket will include two-day festival entrance, educations lectures and documentaries, live music and all the exhibitions and historic structures on the campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and retired military, $6 for children 6 to 17 years of age; $5 for CBMM members, member's children 6 - 17 years of age and active military, (ID required). Advance admission tickets available online at www.cbmm.org/seaglassfestival.com 410-745-2916. An opening reception and preview of the sea glass exhibit will be hosted by the Sea Glass Center, based in Maine, on Friday, April 5th, from 6 - 8 PM, in the CBMM Van Lennep Auditorium.

Apr 5: Diana Chittester - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 7: Native Plant Landscape Series - Designing with Natives - 1 - 2:30 PM. Introducing native plants in your landscape can land you in new and challenging design territory. Let veteran landscape designer Chris Pax make it easier by sharing some powerful design tips and techniques that work particularly well with natives. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Apr 7: Easton Airport "Cruise In" 2019 - Noon - 4 PM. the Chesapeake Classic Car Club and Easton Airport are hosting a "Cruise In" for automobile enthusiasts and aviation lovers! Join us for a day of classic cars, cool airplanes, and lots of fun!

Apr 12: Brooks Williams - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 13: Opening Day Easton Farmers Market - Every Saturday  8 AM - 1 PM Mid-April -Mid- December.  Live music 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM.  Over 20+ vendors offering a variety of fresh fruits, organic vegetables, mushrooms, 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 19: The Dirty Grass Players - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 20: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 20: Jenn Grinels - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 26: Count Basie Orchestra - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Apr 26: Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Ode to Humankind, to Country and to Joy! - 7 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Route 50 & Route 213, Wye Mills. Admission charge. 888-846-8600.

Apr 26 - 28: Adkins Arboretum Spring Plant Sale and Open House - Fri & Sat 10 AM - 4 PM; Sun Noon - 4 PM. Shop the region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses for spring planting. Guided walks, discount for members. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

May 2019

St. Michaels Museum Docent Walking Tours - May to October on 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. A Walking Tour of Historic St. Michaels Map is also available for individual touring. 410-745-9561.

The Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester invites you to sail on the beautiful Choptank River departing from Long Wharf located at the end of High Street, Cambridge, MD. Public Sail hours of operation most Saturdays, May to October, 1 - 3 PM. Advanced reservation recommended. Limit 20 passengers per trip. Sunset/special cruises and private charters are also available. 410-228-7141. E-mail: info@skipjack-nathan.org

May 2: Classic Albums Live: The Beatles-Abbey Road - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 4: Bird Migration Walks - 8 - 10 AM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

May 5: Native Plant Landscape Series - Native Plants: Planting and Care - 1 - 2:30 PM. You've brought home your plants - now what? There are holes to dig, beds to decide on, grass to kill, mulching, watering... and questions to answer! Chris Pax has been helping clients with these issues for many years. She will share state-of-the-art techniques to make you natives easier to maintain and enjoy. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

May 5: Nature Sketchers - 1 - 3 PM. Led by fine artist and Maryland Master Naturalist Diane DuBois Mullaly, this monthly nature walk along the Arboretum trails allows stops for sketching in graphite, ink, or watercolor. Each walk will focus on what's in bloom, budding, or of interest along the paths. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission charge $5 for non-members, Free for members. 410-634-2847.

May 16 - 19: 29th Annual Cruisin Ocean City - Get ready for one of the hottest hot rod shows on the East Coast. New event will be Cruisin Car Corral inside the OC Convention Center. Ocean City.

May 19: Local Farm Tours - Cottingham Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Learn about food farming and the infrastructure required for crops, chickens, and pigs from Cleo Braver. Cover crops, greenhouses, the processing room, and freezers will all be explored. Ned Gerber will follow with information about the planted buffer strips and created wetland. After the tours, we will cut garlic scapes and make garlic scape pesto. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

May 20: Classic Albums Live Presents The Beatles, Abbey Road - Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

May 31 - Jun 2: Shore Shakespeare Company Presents "The Merchant Of Venice" - Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission Fee.  410-634-2847.

June 2019

Jun 1: St. Michaels BrewFest - Noon. Local/Regional & National Beers, Live Music All Day Long. Three locations throughout St. Michaels, samples of over 100 beers from the local to from far away continents. Tickets available online.

Jun 2: Local Farm Tours - Honeybee Flower Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Join Carrie Jennings for a guided tour of her field-grown specialty flowers for cutting and discover why her resident honeybees are happy to call Honeybee Flower Farm home. Bring your own vase or mason jar to make a cut flower arrangement to bring home. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jun 8: Subdudes - 8 PM. Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Stoltz Listening Room, 2nd floor, Easton. Admission Charge. 410-822-7299.

Jun 9: Native Plant Landscape Series - Native Alternatives to Invasives - 1 - 2:30 PM. If you are irritated by ivy and piqued by privets, join Sylvan Kaufman, the Arboretum's science advisor, to learn about native alternatives to these and other ornamental invasive plants. Our often-overlooked local flora can provide beauty and diversity in your garden for years to come. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jun 13: Forest Music - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Jun 14 & 15: 32nd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival & the Arts at Navy Point - Fri 11 AM - 5 PM; Sat 10 AM - 5 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge.$18 Adults; $15 Seniors 65+ & students with ID; $6 children ages 6-17; children ages 5 and under are free & CBMM members ages 17 and under are free. $5 per person for Adult ages 18+ for CBMM members, (CBMM members at the Family & Friends level and above receive the $5 discounted admission for up to two adult guests).  410-745-2916.

Jun 15: Smokey Cat Lavender Farm Lavender Festival - 10 AM - 4 PM. Featuring vendors, Food Truck, Lavender Tour, Demonstrations & U-Pick. Make a Lavender Flower Crown, Wand or Lavender Bunch. 5090 Long Swamp Road, Federalsburg. Admission charge. 410-829-9253.

Jun 15: Medieval Forest Faire - 11 AM - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Jun 23: Local Farm Tours - Schoolhouse Farmhouse - 1 - 3 PM. Join Master Naturalist Lauren Giordano and her partner, George Burroughs, at their farm for a guided tour highlighting the sustainable and regenerative growing practices they follow for vegetables, flowers, and pastured chickens. Complete the visit with a walk through the meadow and create a handprinted tea towel inspired by your surroundings. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jun 30: Local Farm Tours - Sweetbay Design Cutting Garden - 1 - 3 PM. Tour the organic cutting garden of floral designer and longtime Arboretum docent Nancy Beatty, then create and take home a tiny tussie-mussie made of various types of greenery and mostly native plants. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

July 2019

Jul 6: Big Band Night & Fireworks - In celebration of Independence Day, the CBMM welcomes The Shades of Blue Orchestra for a live performance at its Big Band Night. Two vocalists will join the 18-piece Shades of Blue Orchestra as they perform from the historic Tolchester Beach Bandstand, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Jul 7: Local Farm Tours - Calico Fields Lavender Farm - 1 - 3 PM. Surround yourself with the soothing scent of lavender when you join Master Naturalist Jay Falstad and his wife and co-owner, Christa, for a tour of their Calico Fields Lavender Farm. Cut your own lavender bunches and experience the Falstads' conservation efforts aimed at promoting native bee species and their project work with monarch butterflies. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Tour Fee $35 members/$40 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Jul 19 - 21: 15th Plein Air Easton -

August 2019

Aug 4: Native Plant Landscape Series - Building Diversity in the Garden - 1 - 2:30 PM. One of the key principles in creating a Bay-friendly garden is to increase the variety of plants. Join Barbara W. Ellis, author of Chesapeake Gardening & Landscaping, to learn about the value of diversity in the garden and the fun of cramming as many plants as possible into every corner of your yard. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $15 members/$20 non-members. 410-634-2847.

Aug 11: Watermen's Appreciation Day - Watermen's Appreciation Day celebrates Chesapeake watermen and their heritage. The event includes a "Watermen's rodeo" boat docking contest and live music. Steamed crabs, beer, and other foods and beverages will be available for purchase. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

September 2019

Sep 6 - 8: Adkins Arboretum Fall Open House & Native Plant Sale - Shop the region's largest selection of landscape-ready native trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses. Guided walks, discount for members. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 7: Bird Migration Walks - 8 - 10 AM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Sep 28: Beer Garden - 4 - 6 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

October 2019

Oct 4 & 5: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXVI - Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders, model boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks and canoes. Watch many of these one of a kid vessels race along the Miles River. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

Oct 12: Fairyfest 11 AM - 3 PM. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

Oct 26: OysterFest - Get ready to sip, slurp, and savor at the Chesapeake Bay's favorite fall festival! The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children's activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and Chesapeake-related documentary screening. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels. Admission charge. 410-745-2916.

November 2019

Nov 8 - 10: 49th Annual Waterfowl Festival - Easton. 410-822-4567.

December 2019

Dec 7: Wreath Sale & Holiday Open House - Ring in the season with local greenery for a beautiful Eastern Shore holiday! Shop for handmade evergreen wreaths crafted from the bounty of the Arboretum's forest and gardens. Find the perfect gift in the gift shop. Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. 410-634-2847.

 

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