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July, 2014
July 1, 2014

ST. MICHAELS....
Selina II's season will be through mid October, sailing from the St. Michaels Harbour Inn & Marina.

Enjoy a day or sunset sail on a beautiful vintage cat boat on the Chesapeake Bay. Selina II is docked in St. Michaels, Maryland, a quaint Eastern Shore town known for its' wonderful seafood and quaint small town feel. You will be treated to an unforgettable sailing trip with Captain Iris Clarke, the owner of the sailing yacht. We also offer overnight sails and honeymoon getaways for those who want to spend more time on the water.

Designed after the classic New England Crosby cat Designed boats, The Selina II was built in 1926 at Sweets Shipyard in Greenport, NY. At 41'6" overall length and 16' beam. She is the largest of the surviving vintage catboats. She is gaffed rigged, with a 48' mast and a 35' boom.

On a normal sailing day we carry about 1000 sq. ft. of canvas and our guests are treated to an old fashioned sailing experience. In the fall of 1980, an extensive restoration was begun to keep the Selina II in sailing condition. Fifty-five new white oak ribs had to be fashioned, bent and installed. Additional flooring timbers were required, and then a replacement of the cockpit and cabin interior which had been removed to reveal the ribs. Except for some changes in the galley and storage areas, as well as accommodations for navigational and safety aids, the Selina II has been kept as nearly possible true to her original design, including a full 6'2" headroom in the open saloon. In 1976, Selina II was among 90 US ships invited to participate in the Parade of Operation Sail in New York Harbor on the July 4th Bicentennial celebration. Since then she has been in the New York Harbor Festival in 1977, Boston's 350th anniversary in 1980, Norfolk, VA's Portfest in 1983, the Parade Of Ships in celebration of the Constitution's 200th anniversary in 1986, Albany's Portfest in 1989, Columbus's famous voyage parades in 1992, and OP Sail 2000 in New York and Boston.

Her ship's compliment has included children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of her original owners. After seventy-five years of plying the waters of Long Island, the Selina II came to her new home on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. She sails in and around the St. Michaels area of the Eastern Shore. Raised on and around the Selina II, her current Coast Guard Licensed Captain, Iris Clarke is a grand daughter of her original owners.
  • The Selina II limits her passengers to just 6 guests for an intimate taste of the history of sail.

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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND....Sails every Friday, May - September.
    Embark on a voyage aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND, on excurisons that take you back through the history of the Chesapeake Bay and its lighthouses. Captain Mike Richards hosts your trip. He has 31 years of experience of the Chesapeake Bay and provides an exciting history and a close up look at two of its lighthouses.
  • Great photo op and your return during sunset will be an extra bonus!
  • BYO drinks and snacks.
  • Call 800-690-5080 for your reservations.

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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND....also available for private charter.
    Embark on a voyage aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND and view two lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay.

    Captain Mike Richards is your host, whose 31 years of experience on the Chesapeake Bay provides you with a unique perspective of this beautiful body of water and its history. You will depart 2 hours before sunset and complimentary champagne is served.
  • All trips depart from historic Tilghman Island.

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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND....Sails every Wednesday & Saturday.
    Embark on a voyage of discovery aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND, on excursions that take you back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its lighthouses. Your trip is hosted by Captain Mike Richards whose 31 years on the Chesapeake Bay gives him a unique perspective to share with the passengers.

    He provides an exciting view of some of the finest lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay. Traveling by FML (fast motor launch) their full day trips provide an opportunity to view up close 10 lighthouses with great photo ops at each one. Their half-day trips give a close up view of five major lighthouses.

  • Lunch at Tolchester Marina Restaurant, on own , or you may pack a lunch and use their picnic area
  • Reservations are required, and in advance if possible, 800-690-5080.


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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND....Climb aboard history. Sailing into her 3rd century, REBECCA welcomes you to sail back in time. She is one of 17 newly designated National Historic Landmarks, and is the oldest working skipjack of a vanishing fleet that is declared one of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

    Sail with 5-th generation Tilghman Island skipper Capt. Wade Murphy, Jr., for a hands-on sailing experience while hearing stories of Chesapeake ecology, maritime history, nautical anecdotes, and even dredge for oysters. USCG certified for 49 passengers.

    In the late 1890s hundreds of skipjacks plied the Chesapeake Bay to dredge for oysters. Today only a dozen working boats remain. Now, 116 years since the planks were cut for REBECCA, she carries passengers to bring alive maritime history and waterman culture, and to portray the present ecology of the Chesapeake.

    Walk ons, buses, families, weddings, and beautiful sunsets. BYOB or catering available.

    Sails....Sunday thru Friday, 11am to 1pm / 5pm to 7pm.
    Saturdays, 11am to 1pm / 1pm to 3pm / 3pm to 5pm / 5pm to 7pm.

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    July 1, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....Sail on an authentic working Skipjack. One of the newer vessels to be built for the rigors of Maryland's wintertime commercial oyster dredging fishery. She was launched in 1966 in Harry Hogan, Virginia, by the Krentz Shipyard for Captian David Lewis of Wingate, MD.

    The H.M. Krentz is 49 feet in length on her deck, 70 feet overall in length, a 15.5 feet beam, draws 4 feet/ 10 inches with the centerboard up and carries amost 2000 square feet of sail.

    The open deck, so necessary for oyster dredging under sail, creates a very stable ride. It is a perfect setting for social gatherings or business meetings and makes a great outdoor classroom for educational groups of all ages.

    The H.M. Krentz is U.S.Coast Guard certified to carry 32 passengers. Private charters are perfect for "Corporate" groups, cocktail parties, birthday and family outings, weddings and anniversary parties, and any occasion.
  • Daily 2 hour sailing schedule....10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. ; 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. and evening to sunset.
  • Departure is from the Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels. $

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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND....Embark on a voyage of discovery aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND, on excursions that take you back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its lighthouses. Your trip is hosted by Captain Mike Richards whose 31 years on the Chesapeake Bay gives him a unique perspective to share with the passengers.

    Passengers on this 2 day trip will see 13 mid and southern bay lighthouses and structures. First day lunch is in historic Reedville, Virginia at the Crazy Crab Restaurant. Following lunch we head East passing through Tangier Island. We overnight in the quaint town of Onancock, VA which has a number of fine restaurants and B & B’s, a hotel and a country inn. The second day we pass North through Tangier Sound and have a box lunch aboard the Sharps Island. All of the lights we visit can only be seen by boat. This trip is a mid to high level adventure experience. It has been described as the “Best Lighthouse experience on the Chesapeake Bay” by seasoned lighthouse visitors.

  • BYO drinks and snacks
  • Lodging list and phone #’s provided
  • Box lunches for day two; minimal fee & choice of
  • Advance reservations requested, please call 800-690-5080
  • 10% discount on rooms at Lazyjack Inn for tour guests, Friday & Sunday
  • We look forward to talking to you!

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    July 1, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS.... Offering our DAILY cruises
    11am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm & 4pm

    Contact 410-745-3100 or chesapeakebaycruises@verizon.net for further information about chartering the PATRIOT for your special event.

    See our website at: www.patriotcruises.com

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    July 1, 2014

    TILGHMAN ISLAND.... Embark on a voyage of discovery aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND, on excursions that take you back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its lighthouses. Your trip is hosted by Captain Mike Richards whose 31 years on the Chesapeake Bay gives him a unique perspective to share with the passengers.

    Visit 5 historic famous Chesapeake Bay Lighthouses. These lights can be seen in detail ONLY by boat. We provide close up photo ops and a comprehensive narrative history of every light. This trip also passes under the Bay Bridge, an interesting experience in itself. Departs from Tilghman Island at the Bay Hundred Restaurant.

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    July 1, 2014

    EASTON....
    May 2 - July 25
    717 Gallery presents National Artists Invitational Exhibition featuring nationally recognized artists Carolyn Anderson, Garin Baker, D. Eleinne Basa, Marcia Burtt, John Michael Carter, Romel de la Torre, Louis Escobedo, Max Ginsburg, Peggi Kroll-Roberts, Robert Lemler, Jennifer McChristian, Ned Mueller, Ray Roberts, and William Wray.

    The gallery will host an opening reception on May 2 from 5-8pm during Easton’s First Friday Gallery Walk. 717 Gallery is located at 717 Goldsborough Street (across from the Country School) in Easton. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30am to 5:00pm, or by appointment.
  • More information is online at www.717gallery.com. Contact by email at info@717gallery.com, or phone 410.241.7020.

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    July 1, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    This June, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is launching its Explore the Chesapeake Series, an adult education program featuring half-day excursions of the Eastern Shore that include hands-on, behind-the-scenes experiences, historic tours, and on-the-water adventures that runs through September. The series begins on June 26 with CBMM and the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy taking participants to the Miles River’s Rauss Island—a private haven for box turtles, osprey, nesting heron, and other Chesapeake wildlife—and continues June 27, August 8, and September 4.

  • Advanced registration is needed for all programs, as participation is limited.
  • For more information, call 410-745-4941 or visit www.cbmm.org

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    July 22, 2014

    St. Michaels Firemen's Carnival from 6 pm - 11 pm in the St. Michaels Middle School parking lot.
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    July 23, 2014

    OXFORD....
    The Oxford Farmer's Market is back!
    Every Wednesday, 4:00pm - 6:00 pm.
    Buy local!

    Come on out and visit with community members and be sure to look for your favorite vendors to return: Harris Farm with locally grown veggies and plants, Butter Pot Organic Farm with organic lettuces and veggies, Baked Goods Jams and Handmade Crafts from The Oxford Ladies Auxiliary, Knife Sharpening Services from Bob's Knife Sharpening, Handmade Jewelry and wire art from Joan's Gems, and Fresh Breads, Pies and croissants from The Oxford Market. New this year will be Chapel's Country Creamery with artisanal cheeses, Dorchester Crab Co. with fresh-picked crab meat and Bay Mushroom Company with a variety of locally grown mushrooms (in season). Hope to see you there!

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    July 24, 2014

    Local favorites who can rock the house! 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    July 24, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    CBMM is hosting a guided kayaking trip along the Miles River on Thursday, July 24 and Thursday, September 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Departing from the museum’s St. Michaels waterfront campus and led by Sultana Education Foundation’s Vice President Chris Cerino, paddlers will explore 400 years of St. Michaels’ history. Kayaks will be provided, or participants can bring their own. The cost is $35 per person, with children ages 12 and up welcome to participate with an adult in a personal tandem kayak.
  • Space is limited with pre-registration needed by contacting Sultana Education Foundation at 410-778-5954, or by visiting www.sultanaeducation.org.
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    July 25, 2014

    EASTON....Easton Volunteer Fire Department, 315 Aurora Street / 410-822-4848

    Easton Vol. Fire Department presents BINGO, Every FRIDAY!!!!

    - Doors open at 6:30 P.M.
    - Games start at 7:30 P.M.
    - Intermission at 8:30 P.M.
    - Food provided by the EVFD Auxiliary

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    July 26, 2014

    Downtown Easton, Harrison Street Join us for this FREE show as a part of our Outdoor Concert Series. Bring a chair! 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    July 26, 2014

    EASTON....
  • Good News! The opening date of the market will be Saturday, April 12 and will continue through the Saturday before Christmas. The Wednesday market will begin the Wednesday before the 4th of July.
  • (Open Saturdays, April through December)
    Open every Saturday, 8am – 1pm

    The Market is located on the Town parking lot on N. Harrison St., with ample free parking available across the street. Many familiar faces return – farmers with fresh local produce and farm products, as well as a wide variety of talented crafters with unique handmade items. Meet the folks who grew it, created it, and can tell you about it.
    Support your local Shore economy!

  • Live music 10:30am-12:30pm

    Easton Farmers Market is the work of the Avalon Foundation.
    www.theavalonfoundation.com
    Contact Carolyn 410-253-9151

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    July 26, 2014

    TRAPPE....Celebrating its 10th consecutive year, Trappe United Methodist Church hosts a Country Church Breakfast on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month from 7 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

    The down home, all-you-can-eat menu includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, warm syrup, grits, home-fried potatoes, sausage (nitrate free and fresh ground by Simmons Center Market in Cambridge), scrapple, sausage gravy, biscuits, strawberry preserves, coffee, tea, orange juice, and tomato juice.

    TUMC is also the home of the "Martha's Closet" Yard Sale and Community Outreach Store, which is always open during the breakfast and also every Wednesday from 8:30 until noon.

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    July 26, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, Cultures of Crabbing brings the Chesapeake’s crabbing traditions and industry to life at the waterfront Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD. During the program, visitors will see crab-picking and harvesting demonstrations, with information shared on crab biology, packing house operations, and the growing Hispanic population’s importance to the local crab industry.

    The event is free for CBMM members or with general, two-day museum admission. The program is part of CBMM’s summer-long Chesapeake People program, which gives visitors the experience of meeting local, maritime tradition-bearers and skill demonstrators every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 410-745-2916 or visit www.cbmm.org.

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    July 26, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is offering the opportunity to view Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe races along the Miles River while aboard its 1920 buy boat, Winnie Estelle. During the cruise, CBMM's Assistant Curator of Watercraft Richard Scofield will share his experiences building, racing and growing up with log canoes.
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    July 26, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    Season: April to October 2012

    Saturdays, 8:30 am to 11:30 am

    Muskrat Park on the St. Michaels Harbor, at Willow and Green Streets, one block from Talbot Street

    Located in historic town of St. Michaels, MD, on the Eastern Shore, this FRESHFARM Market is directly on the harbor, one of the loveliest market settings in the country. The market is a Saturday destination for locals, weekenders and boaters. Farmers offer fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, cut flowers, potted plants, breads and pastries, cow's milk cheeses, orchids, eggs and honey. We also host events and activities throughout the season, including our Chef at Market events and a community cook-off.

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    July 28, 2014

    EASTON....Bay Country Chorus invites you to visit its rehearsals....singers and visitors welcome. Looking for prospective members.
  • We are always looking for men of any age to join us in our hobby. We meet every Monday evening at 7:00 PM at the Talbot County Senior Center, Brookletts Avenue, Easton.
  • Be prepared for an evening of singing, fun, and fellowship in the "Barbershop Style of Music."

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    July 31, 2014

    Beautiful harmonies, Classic Favorites. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    August, 2014
    August 1, 2014

    The event will kick off with the third annual “Scossa Balloon Burner Bake Off Cooking Contest,” to be held on Washington Street in front of the Court House with four chefs from Easton restaurants Thursday, July 31st from 5 to 6 p.m. The event on Friday will feature at least 15 hot air balloons, skydivers, balloon rides, and a giant walk-through hot air balloon for children and adults. Saturday morning, August 2nd, a Presentation of Colors will take place at 6 a.m.
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    August 1, 2014

    Browse an abundance of art galleries, antique and specialty shops. Dine at award winning restaurants, 5-8 p.m. On Saturday, we have started a new and exciting concept, “Sidewalk Saturday.” Local merchants feature items on their respective sidewalks – items that tie into the monthly theme. If you are still in town after 3pm you may even be invited into the businesses for some light snacks and drink.
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    August 6, 2014

    Horse Show starts at 9:00 a.m. Country Ham and Barbecued Chicken Dinner starts at 11:30 a.m. Tickets: Adult - $15.00, Children under 12 - $7.00. Jousting starts at 1:15 p.m. Gate charge is $1.00 per Adult. Chances are on sale 1st Prize is a Homemade Quilt, 2nd Prize is a Wooden Rocking Horse, 3rd Prize is $200.00 and 4th Prize is $100.00.
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    August 7, 2014

    Beautiful musicianship, a treat for the ears! 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    August 7, 2014

    Held at Cordova Firehouse. Little Miss Cordova Contest August 7. Miss Cordova Contest August 8. Parade August 9 at 6:00 PM
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    August 8, 2014

    Think Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street! The creators of Cabaret and Chicago craft a comedy mystery with show stopping razzmatazz, hilarious one-liners and best-of-Broadway songs. A funny musical within a musical where everyone is a murder suspect. Friday and Saturday August 8, 9, 15, 16,22, 23 at 8 pm. Sunday August 10, 17, 24 at 2 pm.
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    August 9, 2014

    Welcome to Tred Avon Yacht Club's largest annual regatta. The event includes racing for PHRF, Log Canoes, Stars, Comets, Snipes, Penguins, Optis, Lasers and Club 420's. On Sunday afternoon, please join us a Harleigh for the awards ceremony. Coat and tie are required for men. A la Carte meals, cash bar and music will be available all weekend. On Saturday night, dance to Transfusion 8 from 8:00 - midnight.
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    August 9, 2014

    Downtown Easton, Harrison Street O’Malley’s March, Governor Martin O’Malley’s Celtic rock band, will give a free concert on Saturday, August 9, at 7 p.m. on Harrison Street, as part of the Tidewater Inn Concert Series.
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    August 9, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    On Saturday, August 9, the Pride of Baltimore II will be dockside at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels for a Star-Spangled Celebration. The tall ship will transport the Maryland Historical Society’s replica Star-Spangled Banner, shown here, with boarding opportunities available. The event features activities and family-friendly programs from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is free for CBMM members or with general museum admission.
  • For more information, call 410-745-2916

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    August 10, 2014

    Celebrate Chesapeake watermen and their heritage at the 4th Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day. Festival-goers will enjoy hot crabs, cold beer, celebrity appearances, a boat docking contest, and live music beginning at noon with Bird Dog and the Road Kings.
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    August 11, 2014

    Baione is a vibrant vibraphonist and hailed as a consummate jazz musician. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    August 13, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels is offering five boater safety courses, beginning in April and continuing through August. The courses will be held from 6 to 10 pm each day on CBMM’s campus and runs April 16-17, May 14-15, June 18-19, July 16-17, and August 13-14. The cost is $25 per two-evening session, with space limited and pre-registration required.

    Any Maryland boater born after July 1, 1972, is required to have a Certificate of Boating Safety Education in order to operate a vessel. The course is also recommended for anyone looking to become a safer, more experienced boater.

    The certificate is obtained by passing a Department of Natural Resources approved boating safety course, and is valid for life. Participants completing the course and passing the test will receive this Certificate.

  • Early registration is recommended as classes fill fast. Contact Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941.

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    August 15, 2014

    EASTON....
    A Cabaret Spectacular! benefiting Talbot Mentors, 6 – 9:30 p.m. The Milestone, Easton. Variety entertainment by Free and Eazy Band, Shore Strings, and Christine Noyes. Dinner and cocktails. Tickets $75.
  • Reserve by August 15. For information, call 410-770-5999.

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    August 15, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD is offering visitors the opportunity to get out on the water on select Fridays and Saturdays through September. Traditional small craft built through the museum’s Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program are perfect for one to two people. The program runs Fridays and Saturdays on June 20/21, July 18/19, August 15/16, and September 19/20, with two-hour sessions offered at select times. The cost to participate is $10 plus museum admission, with reservations encouraged and drop-ins welcome, with availability.
  • For more information, call 410-745-4980 or email afad@cbmm.org.

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    August 16, 2014

    Downtown Easton, Harrison Street Join us for this FREE concert as a part of our Outdoor Concert Series. Bring a chair!
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    August 18, 2014

    An exciting combination of masterful voices from area churches. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    August 23, 2014

    Downtown Easton, Harrison Street MuleTrain, one of the Mid-Shore’s most popular local bands, will conclude the Tidewater Inn Concert Series with a free show on Saturday, August 23, at 7 p.m. on Harrison Street.

    “Fans of Wilco, The Avett Brothers and good old-fashioned, laid-back Americana music will enjoy the variety of classic favorites and original tunes that MuleTrain plays,” said Jenn Wagner, events manager with the Avalon Foundation, which sponsors the concert series. “Bring a lawn chair and come prepared to enjoy the show with your family and friends. Children are welcome, and dancing is encouraged.”

    The Tidewater Inn Concert is part of the Avalon Foundation’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series, which provides free music in the streets of downtown Easton throughout the summer on Saturday evenings.
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    August 23, 2014

    Tred Avon Yacht Club will host the Myers Heritage Regatta.
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    August 28, 2014

    EASTON....The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary in Easton on Labor Day weekend from August 28 -31, 2014. The extraordinary energy and virtuosity of Artistic Director Monty Alexander have vaulted the Festival into a four-day event showcasing new talent, as well as jazz greats.
    August 28 at 8 p.m. and will feature Frank Vignola in an intimate night club-style concert at Easton’s Academy Art Museum. Trumpeter Etienne Charles will headline the Monty Alexander Jazz Festival’s Friday night opening at the Avalon Theatre on August 29 at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 30 will begin in Thompson Park with New Orleans jazz. The band will then lead a second line parade to the Tidewater Inn where a lunch will precede the afternoon showcase. The Festival will continue with a concert at 2 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre celebrating Dave Brubeck with Bobby Militello, Brubeck’s alto saxophonist who succeeded Paul Desmond, leading the salute. The Saturday night concert at 8 p.m. will feature the incomparable Monty Alexander and his trio, along with Frank Vignola. Wrapping up the weekend on Sunday afternoon, August 31, is returning jazz and gospel virtuoso, Dee Daniels, who will be joined by a local choral group led by Jana Leslie.
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    August 28, 2014

    Good 'ol, foot-stompin bluegrass magic! 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission Free. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    August 30, 2014

    Boating experts and novices alike have the same opportunity to bid on the boat of their dreams! Offering everything from wooden rowing skiffs to classic sailboats and modern power cruisers.
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    September, 2014
    September 4, 2014

    You're the Star!!! 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Admission free! Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner, beverages (non-alcoholic), bug spray, dancing shoes and friends.
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    September 7, 2014

    Ride the beautiful back roads of Talbot County in support of clean water for our Midshore rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. Register now and save the date to experience the spectacular scenery and rich history of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Tour de Talbot features a century ride (100 miles), a metric (62 mile ride), and a 20 mile ride. All rides are supported, with food and drink at rest stops included in registration. The century and metric will kickoff at 7:30 am and the family ride will follow at 10:30 am. All rides will start and finish at the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School on the Miles River, culminating in an outdoor barbeque celebration. All donations benefit the Midshore RIVERKEEPER Conservancy and Chesapeake Bay Foundation. You can make general donations or fundraise by sponsoring a rider or by sponsoring a team! We thank you for your generosity and support!
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    September 13, 2014

    Be a part of the Museum’s fall gala fundraiser which includes cocktails, dinner, and dancing on Navy Point.
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    September 27, 2014

    Airport Day at Easton Airport.
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    September 27, 2014

    EASTON....
    Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 27, 2014 in celebration of Talbot County native Frederick Douglass, one of the nation’s most prominent figures in African-American and United States history. An abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman, women’s suffragist, and reformer, Douglass was firm believer in equality for all people and was fond of saying, “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong”.

    The celebration will be held in historic downtown Easton, Maryland from 11 am until 4 pm featuring educational opportunities, lectures by special guests, live music, exhibitors, vendors and a food court. A walking tour of “The Hill”, believed to be the oldest African-American community in the entire country, and news and findings from the 2014 summer’s archaeological dig are among the days’ highlights.

    A Pre-event concert will be held at the Avalon Theatre on Friday, September 26 at the Avalon Theatre featuring ever-popular XPDs. Admission $35 per person. Concert will benefit the Frederick Douglass Honor Society’s scholarship fund.

    The Frederick Douglass Day is presented by the Frederick Douglass Honor Society and Town of Easton.

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    October, 2014
    October 3, 2014

    One of the nation’s premier small craft events! Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their skiffs, kayaks, and canoes. Take part in demonstrations and workshops, or simply chat with the owners and watch these one-of-a-kind vessels race.
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    October 18, 2014

    Dog Show, 5K run, Family Festival, Guinness World Record Dog Parade 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    October 25, 2014

    Come celebrate the Bay oyster with live music, great food, family activities, skipjack and buyboat rides, oyster aquaculture and restoration demonstrations, oyster tonging, and cooking demonstrations.
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    November, 2014
    November 14, 2014

    EASTON....
    Waterfowl Festival - A Wildlife Art & Sportsman’s Expo!
    The ultimate weekend for the sophisticated sportsman or art lover. Venues throughout Easton feature world-class wildlife paintings, sculpture, carvings and photos. Collectible decoys, sporting gear and adventures to delight every outdoorsman. A wine tasting pavilion not to be missed. Also scheduled are World Championship Calling Contests, decoy auctions, shooting, retriever and fly-fishing demonstrations, a sporting clays tournament, kid’s activities and evening concerts. 18,000 visitors mingle with 400 of the nation’s finest wildlife artists, craftsmen and vendors. A festive atmosphere topped by great food and music make this event a must each November. Free parking and shuttle service.
  • www.waterfowlfestival.org

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    November 28, 2014

    EASTON....
    The Festival kicks off our holiday season with something for everyone. Decorated trees, dancing, shopping, carolers, and even a walk/run the day after Thanksgiving.

    This year we start the festivities in September with a fall fashion show. And we all look forward to the holiday activities at the end of November. A perfect way to start your holiday season. More information TBA.

  • www.festival-of-trees.org

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    December, 2014
    December 12, 2014

    ST. MICHAELS....
    This year, Christmas in St. Michaels will take place on Dec. 12, 13 and 14.
  • More info TBA.

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    December 31, 2014

    EASTON....
    FIRST NIGHT TALBOT 2015
    ENTERTAINMENT in DOWNTOWN EASTON
    New Year's Eve 2012
    6 pm through Midnight
    www.easternshore.com/firstnighttalbot

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