Talbot County Community Events

“July 21-27: 4th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival- Dynamic painting competition and festival that is “”Plein Air-Easton!””. Artists worldwide have begun painting in the Plein Air style, venturing from their studios to paint along roadsides, atop mountains, by the sea, in gardens and in cities to capture landscapes, still life, figures and architecture in their natural, thriving elements. Exciting venues for viewing & purchasing art. Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297.

July 23: On The Farm: Experiences of a Farm Woman – Guest Speaker Chapel’s Country Creamery, Holly Foster. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. 410-822-0773. FREE.

July 24: Luke Brindley And Tim Easton – 8 PM. Admission charge $13.50. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 24: DeVibe And Conga – Light refreshments and snacks available. 6:30 – 8 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, Tolchester Bandstand, St. Michaels. Benefit the St. Michaels Community Center. 410-745-6073. FREE.

July 25: Cinema By Starlight- (Feature Movie “”Gremlins””.). Free outdoor movies shown on a large screen. Movies will be shown at dusk. Location is N. Harrison Street across from the Farmers Market. Bring your own chair. Rain location is the Avalon Theatre.

July 25: Kevin Cordt Quartet – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $25. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 26: Master Painter Raoul Middleman & Kevin Fitzgerald Team Up for Portrait Demo – 3 – 5 PM. These two passionate and dynamic artists come together for one of the hightlights of the 4th Annual Plein Ai-Easton Competition & Arts Festival. Middleman paints a portrait of Fitzgerald. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

July 26: Easton Farmers’ Market – Quality & variety of produce, and crafts. 8 AM – 1 PM. Live music by “”Royal Oak Musicians”” 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on Harrison St., Easton. 410-820-8822.

July 26: Freshfarm Market – Held every Saturday 8:30 AM – Noon. Weekly activities include “”Chef at Market”” cooking demonstrations and presentations by local environmental organizations. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-3457.

July 26: Dirty Sock Funtime Band – For Kids – 2:30 PM. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. Admission $15. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 26: Kentavius Jones and Bittersweet – Historical Society of Talbot County, Auditorium, 17 S. Washington Street, Easton. Admission charge $15. Buy Tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443- 786-2750.

July 26: Chesapeake Folk Festival – 10 AM – 4 PM. Explore and enjoy first-hand Chesapeake traditions, demonstrations, music, and crafts. Get your fill of foods from around the Bay; take a ride on a skipjack; imbibe wines from Maryland vineyards; meet our Chesapeake People, and see how boats are restored in our working boat Yard. St. Michaels.

July 26: Kentavius Jones – 8 PM. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. Admission Charge $15. Buy Tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 26: “”Merry Wives of Windsor”” Shakespeare under the stars – Presented by Plein Air-Easton! Performed by the Maryland Shakespeare Festival, a professional theater company with a mission to make classical theater that matters in the lives of children, neighbors and artists through the state. 8 PM. Location is S. Washington Street, Easton. Bring your own chair. Rain location is the Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. FREE. 410-822-7297.

July 27: Talbot County 2nd Annual Crab Cook-Off – Noon. Watch competing Talbot County Chefs as they vie for the challenge. Each chef will discuss his creation with the Master of Ceremonies while preparing his/her special entry. A panel of distinguished judges will proclaim the winner after being presented with a taste of each dish. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-6073.”

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July 14: Big Screen On The Bay Movie Series – 8 PM. Bring a picnic or refreshments and come and see popular films on the big screen, outside on the water. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. FREE.

July 16: Plant Clinic – University of Maryland Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners, 11 AM – 2 PM. Talbot County Free Library, West & Dover Streets, Easton. Plants available for purchase to benefit community outreach programs. 410-822-1244.

July 17: Agriculture in Talbot County and Roles of Women in Agriculture – Presented by Shannon Dill, Agriculture Educator, Talbot County Cooperative Extension Agriculture is Talbot County’s number one industry contributing to both the economy and scenic beauty. This session will look at the impact of agriculture on the county including crops, statistics and an outlook for the future. We will also discuss women’s roles in agriculture in the past and present and their contribution to the industry. 2 PM & 7 PM. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. 410-822- 0773. FREE.

July 17: David Olney – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $12. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786- 2750.

July 17: Rick Forrest And Friends – Light refreshments and snacks available. 6:30 – 8 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, Tolchester Bandstand, St. Michaels. Benefit the St. Michaels Community Center. 410-745-6073. FREE.

July 18: Anne Watts And Boister – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $15. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 18: Cinema By Starlight- (Feature Movie “”Smokey and the Bandit””.). Free outdoor movies shown on a large screen. Movies will be shown at dusk. Location is N. Harrison Street across from the Farmers Market. Bring your own chair. Rain location is the Avalon Theatre.

July 18 & 19, 20 : 6th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “”Murder in Crab Claw County”” – Join the zany residents of Crab Claw County for an evening of excitement, fun, and mystery. As bodies begin to fall, assist FBI agent Sterling Mannington in uncovering the doers of the dastardly deeds. Buffet dinner & dessert included. Presented by the Peake Players of Chesapeake College. 7 PM. Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, Wye Mills, MD. Reservations required. Admission $30 per person. 410-822-5400 Ext. 278.

July 19: Music At Easton Village – Captain Quint – at Vickers Park, Easton Village 5:30 to 7:30 PM) Free. 410-822-0948.

July 19: Freshfarm Market – Held every Saturday 8:30 AM – Noon. Weekly activities include “”Chef at Market”” cooking demonstrations and presentations by local environmental organizations. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-3457.

July 19: Jenny Owens Youngs – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $12. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 19: Easton Farmers’ Market – Quality & variety of produce, and crafts. 8 AM – 1 PM. Live music by Kenny Haddaway & Jon Bland 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on Harrison St., Easton. 410-820-8822.

July 19: Off the Hook – local group of medical professionals who entertain with a wide variety of music. 7 PM. Goldsborough Street, Easton. Music in the streets of Easton. Bring a lawn chair. Rain location Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. 410-822-7299. FREE.

July 21-Aug 9: Special Exhibit-Camille Przewodek – A rare East Coast Exhibit. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410-770-8350.

July 21-27: 4th Annual Plein Air Competition & Arts Festival- Dynamic painting competition and festival that is “”Plein Air-Easton!””. Artists worldwide have begun painting in the Plein Air style, venturing from their studios to paint along roadsides, atop mountains, by the sea, in gardens and in cities to capture landscapes, still life, figures and architecture in their natural, thriving elements. Exciting venues for viewing & purchasing art. Sponsored by Academy Art Museum, Avalon Foundation and Easton Main Street. 410-822-7297.

July 23: On The Farm: Experiences of a Farm Woman – Guest Speaker Chapel’s Country Creamery, Holly Foster. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. 410-822-0773. FREE.

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July 1-19: The Annual Members’ Exhibition – Exhibition represents the best of the region’s artist and offers everyone a chance to see the creative talents of their friends and neighbors – work in any media, including oils, watercolors, graphics, film, ceramics, metals and wood used in paintings, photographs, jewelry, furniture and sculpture. Works are for sale, and the exhibition judge is Ross Merrill, artist, educator and Chief of Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

July 1 – Aug 30: European and American Prints: The Impressionist Era – Taken from the Museum’s permanent collection, this small but important exhibition serves as a complement to European Tradition, American Vision and the continued loan of American Impressionism in partnership with the National Gallery of Art. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

July 9: Oxford Farmer’s Market – The Oxford Farmer`s Market will run weekly on Wednesdays from 4 to 7pm, until the end of October. Rain or shine – on the front lawn of the Oxford Community Center. Contact 410-770-4699.

July 9: Easton Farmers Market – Located on the Town parking lot on N. Harrison Street, just north of Goldsborough St., with plenty of free parking available just across N. Harrison St., Easton; 410-820- 8822.

July 9 – 12: 25th Annual Talbot County Fair – 4- H /FFA Exhibits, Talbot Agriculture, Livestock Shows, Rabbit Show, Pedal Tractor Pull, Ice Cream Making Contest, Various Entertainment, Livestock Auction, Dinners, Watermelon Eating contest and more! Rides for all ages. Talbot Agricultural Center, 10659 Hiners Lane, Easton.

July 9: Anne McCue Band – 7:30 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $12. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 10: Songbird Erin Dickins And Friends Sing Jazz at Scossa – Erin Dickins, accompanied by David Zipse on piano and Chris Levey on bass, will will entertain in Scossa’s lounge from 8 PM – 10 PM. Scossa, 8 North Washington Street, Easton. 410-822-2202.

July 10: Fools and Horses (Unplugged) – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $15. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786- 2750.

July 10-13: 35th Annual Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show – Show offers a wide variety of things to enjoy…antique steam engines, gas engines, working blacksmiths, horse pull, auction, crafts, refreshments & music. Thurs. Noon-10 PM; Fri-Sun 10 AM-10 PM. Tuckahoe Showgrounds, Ocean Gateway Highway, Easton. 410-822-9868. E-mail: information@tuckahoesteam.org Admission charge.

July 10: Tilghman Fathers & Sons Quartet – June 26: Three Penny Opera – Light refreshments and snacks available. 6:30 – 8 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, Tolchester Bandstand, St. Michaels. Benefit the St. Michaels Community Center. 410-745-6073. FREE.

 

July 11: Cinema By Starlight- (Feature Movie E.T.). Free outdoor movies shown on a large screen. Movies will be shown at dusk. Location is N. Harrison Street across from the Farmers Market. Bring your own chair. Rain location is the Avalon Theatre.

July 11: Hoots and Hellmouth – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $15. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 11: Master Painter Raoul Middleman “”Last American Painter”” Opening Reception with Artist Talk – 5 – 9 PM. Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

July 11 – Aug 20: Exhibit by Master Painter Raoul Middleman “”Last American Painter””- Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

July 12: Easton Farmers’ Market – Quality & variety of produce, and crafts. 8 AM – 1 PM. Live music by “”Rescue Team”” 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on Harrison St., Easton. 410-820-8822.

July 12: Freshfarm Market – Held every Saturday 8:30 AM – Noon. Weekly activities include “”Chef at Market”” cooking demonstrations and presentations by local environmental organizations. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-3457.

July 12 – Aug 9: “”Voices of American Farm Women”” – Nationally touring exhibit showcases the variety of experiences faced by women on our farms. Local farm women will be highlighted in the Talbot County portion of the exhibit. 10 AM – 4 PM, Mon. – Sat. Historical Society of Talbot County, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE.

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July 1-5: Easton Annual Carnival New Location- Rides for all ages, games of chance, and special rates for tickets attract participants to an evening of excitement and entertainment. Waterside Village, Marlboro Road, (behind Target Store), Easton. Sponsored by Easton Main Street. 410-822-0065.

July 1-8: Artist Kevin Fitzgerald – A nationally recognized tonalist whose dedicated collections span the globe. His evocative landscapes and moody seascapes have been described as “”compelling, daunting, peaceable, and complicated.”” Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

July 1-19: The Annual Members’ Exhibition – Exhibition represents the best of the region’s artist and offers everyone a chance to see the creative talents of their friends and neighbors – work in any media, including oils, watercolors, graphics, film, ceramics, metals and wood used in paintings, photographs, jewelry, furniture and sculpture. Works are for sale, and the exhibition judge is Ross Merrill, artist, educator and Chief of Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

July 1 – Aug 30: European and American Prints: The Impressionist Era – Taken from the Museum’s permanent collection, this small but important exhibition serves as a complement to European Tradition, American Vision and the continued loan of American Impressionism in partnership with the National Gallery of Art. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

July 2: Oxford Farmer’s Market – The Oxford Farmer`s Market will run weekly on Wednesdays from 4 to 7pm, until the end of October. Rain or shine – on the front lawn of the Oxford Community Center. Contact 410-770-4699.

July 2: Easton Farmers Market – Located on the Town parking lot on N. Harrison Street, just north of Goldsborough St., with plenty of free parking available just across N. Harrison St., Easton; 410-820- 8822.

July 3: Big Screen On The Bay Movie Series – Bring a picnic or refreshments and come and see popular films on the big screen, outside on the water. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, St. Michaels. 410-745-2916. FREE.

 

July 3: Vintage Base Ball Games Fair Plays – 6:30PM. Back Lot Target Store, St. Michaels Road, Easton. Historical Society of Talbot County. 410-822- 0773.

 

July 3: Blues De Ville – Light refreshments and snacks available. 6:30 – 8 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, Tolchester Bandstand, St. Michaels. Benefit the St. Michaels Community Center. 410-745-6073. FREE.

July 4: Fair Plays vs Amish Market of Easton “”Vintage Base Ball Season”” – VFW Field, Glebe Road, Easton. Historical Society of Talbot County, 410-822-0773.

 

July 4: Independence Festival Fireworks, Music & Easton Annual Carnival New Location- Rides for all ages, games of chance, and special rates for tickets attract participants to an evening of excitement and entertainment. Carnival starts at 4 PM plus local vendors & organizations with food and information. Short program to honor vets and service personnel, and two bands on stage, (The Grandsons & The Joe Martone Band), followed at dusk by the Finest of Fireworks Display (8:30-9 PM). Waterside Village, Marlboro Road, (behind Target Store), Easton. Sponsored by Easton Main Street. 410-822- 0065.

 

July 4: First Friday Gallery Walk – Enjoy the exhibits at galleries, shops and restaurants in downtown Easton during this monthly event. 11 AM – 2 PM. Easton Town Center. 410-820-8822. Note: Troika Gallery will be closed on July 4th, but will be open Friday, July 11th from 5 – 9 PM with an opening exhibit featuring artist Raoul Middleman.

 

July 4: Downtown Merchants Tent Sale – Coincides with First Friday Gallery Walk. 8 AM – 2 PM. Easton Town Center. 410-820-8822.

 

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June 1-4: “”Rob Barber Exhibit”” – Winner at the 3rd Annual Plein Air-Easton Festival in 2007. Known for his fluid, painterly yet realistic paintings, Barber “”savors”” a landscape, focusing on color and the changing light that he captures so successfully. South Street Art Gallery, 5 South Street, Easton. 410- 770-8350. 

June 1-5: Artist Jane Bollman Exhibit – Landscape painting. Church Alley Gallery, 32-34 South Washington Street, Easton. 

June 2: “”MEBA, Indoors and Out”” – Art Show with original paintings, drawings and photographs of the school and grounds, on display at Calhoon MEBA Engineering School, 27050 St. Michaels Road, Easton. Co-sponsored by the Plein Air Painters of the Eastern Shore.

June 6: First Friday Gallery Walk – Enjoy the exhibits at galleries, shops and restaurants in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries and many stores stay open late, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-9 PM. Easton Town Center. 410-820- 8822. 

June 6: “”MEBA, Indoors and Out”” Reception – Art Show with original paintings, drawings and photographs of the school and grounds, on display at Calhoon MEBA Engineering School, 27050 St. Michaels Road, Easton. Co-sponsored by the Plein Air Painters of the Eastern Shore.

June 6: Steve Poltz – Acoustic Rock/Folk – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Admission Charge $13.50. Buy Tickets www.annapol istickets.com or call 443-786-2750. 

June 6-8: 23rd Annual Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival – 410-819- 0380.

June 7: Easton Farmers’ Market – Quality & variety of produce, and crafts. 8 AM – 1 PM. Live music featuring Rick Forrest & Mark Ingino, 10 AM – Noon. Parking Lot on Harrison St., Easton. 410-820-8822. 

June 7: Red Letter Day – Alternative/Folk/Indie – 8 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Admission Charge $12. Buy Tickets www.annapol istickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

June 7: Freshfarm Market – Held every Saturday 8:30 AM – Noon. Weekly activities include “”Chef at Market”” cooking demonstrations and presentations by local environmental organizations. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-3457. 

June 8: Steve Poltz – 8 PM Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Admission Charge $13.50. Buy Tickets www.annapol istickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

June 9: Dinner Dance At The Easton Club – Gourmet South American-style menu created by The Rivers Restaurant, and entertainment by The Funsters. Special Guest Appearance by the legendary Rat Pack. Easton Club, Easton. Presented by C.A.P.A. Advanced reservation required. 410-924-1350. E-mail: info@capaarts.com 

June 12: Songbird Erin Dickens and Friends sing jazz at Scossa< /b>, 8 North Washington Street. Every other Thursday, Erin Dickins, accompanied by David Zipse on piano and Chris Levey on bass, will entertain in Scossa’s lounge from 8 to 10 p.m. She’ll be joined for part of that time by assorted musical friends whom she’s invited to sit in. Call 410-822-2202.

June 13: The Kennedys – 8 PM Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton. Admission charge $12. Buy Tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

 

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