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  • 35th Antique & Classic Boat Festival and Coastal Artisans Fair
    Chris-Craft, Lyman, Gar Wood, Trumpy, Egg Harbor! These are just a few of the great classic boats to be featured at the 35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival and Coastal Artisans Fair to take place June 16-18 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels. Read more
  • The Makers Market Opens in St. Michaels
    Bayside Friends, operating under the umbrella of The Foundation For Community Developement, a 501 3 (c), announces it's Second Season opening of The Makers Market opened on April 22nd, 2023 on the front lawn of our host The St. Michaels Inn in St. Michaels, MD from 9am - 2pm. Read more
  • Strawberry Chase
    Wear your red, white, and blue to honor our Veteran’s Service at the 11th Annual Strawberry Chase 5K on Sunday, May 28, 2023. There will be costume prizes for the best theme dressed. Water stops and refreshments provided. The course is a flat loop including the town’s rail trail and scenic farmland west of Ridgely. Read more
  • SMAL Announces Winners of 2023 Original “Celebrate St. Michaels” Banner Art
    The St. Michaels Art League is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Banner Artwork Show. This is the artwork used to create the banners displayed on the town’s utility poles beginning each year in April, through November. Read more
  • Talbot Community Connections Hosts “Maltreatment Across the Lifespan” Symposium
    Talbot Community Connections is hosting a Symposium, “Maltreatment Across the Lifespan,” on Thursday, May 18, 2023, from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Talbot County Community Center on Route 50 in Easton, Maryland. The Symposium, hosted by Talbot Community Connections, Inc. and Talbot County Department of Social Services, is open to community members and professionals wishing to learn more about the maltreatment of children and vulnerable adults, as well as to gain information on prevention and healing from trauma. Read more
  • SMAL Supports Aspiring High School Artists
    The St. Michaels Art League (SMAL) is sponsoring an exhibit “Excellence in High School Art” during the month of May at the St. Michaels Library. Sixteen pieces chosen by the SMMHS Art Teachers, four from each class, will be exhibited. Awards will be presented by SMAL on May 11th from 5:30-6pm at the library. Read more
  • Mid-Atlantic Symphony Brings Jazz Septet Concerts to the Avalon Theater and Epworth United Methodist Church
    The Mid-Atlantic Symphony is pleased to announce its upcoming Jazz Septet concerts, scheduled for May 11th at the Avalon Theater in Easton, and May 12th at Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Read more
  • Neavitt Flea Market Set for June 10th
    It’s time for the Neavitt Flea Market. The scenic waterfront town of Neavitt, near St. Michaels, is once again hosting a village-wide flea market. Set for Saturday, June 10, from 8 am to noon (rain date Sunday, June 11 at 1pm), the community flea market will have numerous tables offering bargains galore! Unusual collectibles, tools, boat gear, antiques, books, furniture, sports equipment, pottery, dishes, and housewares will be up for grabs in the Neavitt county park. For kids, the adjacent playground has swings and slides. Read more
  • Chesapeake Music Brings Jazz to the Eastern Shore
    Chesapeake Music is thrilled to present the exuberant jazz sounds of composer, arranger, and saxophonist Stephen Philip Harvey and his octet, SPH8, on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The concert begins at 8pm at the Ebenezer Theatre in downtown Easton, Maryland. Read more
  • Announcing a “Taste of Oxford” at the Oxford Fine Arts Gala
    The Oxford Community Center is pleased to announce the Oxford restaurants will showcase their culinary talents for the 39th Annual Oxford Fine Arts Gala Preview Party Friday, May 19th 6-8pm. The Robert Morris Inn, Oxford Inn/ Pope’s Tavern, Doc’s Sunset Grille and Capsize are designing elegant appetizers for this evening of art and culture. The Oxford Garden Club is creating centerpieces to reflect the beautiful featured image by artist Susan Shauer Johns as well. The Steinway comes alive with the musical stylings of the Julie Parsons Project to add that final touch of entertainment for the evening. Read more
  • TIS Lip Sync Battle Goes Live Once Again in its 7th Year
    During the year-end holiday season, one might walk into a store or turn on the radio and hear various singers proclaiming, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” The staff and supporters of Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS), however, have that refrain stuck in their heads throughout what they affectionately refer to as ‘Lip Sync Season’ – the weeks leading up to and including TIS’ highly-anticipated annual Lip Sync Battle fundraiser. Read more
  • Blackwater NWR Announces Summer Youth Jobs
    Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is offering Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) positions for young people ages 15 to 18 during the summer months in 2023. This year’s YCC program will last 8 weeks, starting on Tuesday, June 20 and continuing until Friday, August 11. YCC recruits work 40 hours a week, 7:00am until 3:30pm each day, and are paid minimum wage, currently $13.25 per hour. They must be a permanent resident of the United States, its territories or possessions, and be able to provide their own transportation to work. The refuge plans to hire up to four (4) young people for this program. Read more