News and Articles

  • Blue Crabs and the Bay at Phillips Wharf Feb. 22
    Blue crabs and the Bay will be the topic for the Sat., Feb. 22 Sip & Socialize speaker event at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center on Tilghman Island. Phillips Wharf’s newest staff member and marine estuarine scientist Dr. Kristen Lycett will lead the discussion on the reasons for the blue crab’s population fluctuations over the years, along with the crab’s life cycle and the impact of disease. Read more
    On Wednesday, March 11, nationally recognized musician Ken Medema and actor Ted Swartz will visit Easton, Md., as part of their spring tour, “Can We Talk? Conversations for Change through Story and Song.” They have both performed frequently at church and secular events nationwide, but this is the first time they have done a joint tour. Read more
  • Hubcaps concert, dance is Mar. 7 in St. Michaels
    The St. Michaels Community Center is hosting The Fabulous Hubcaps on Sat., Mar. 7 for a fundraising concert and dance at the St. Michaels Inn. The Fabulous 50’s Flashback event includes snacks and a cash bar, along with awards presented to the winners of the best 1950’s costume and dance-off competitions. Read more
  • Free Watercolor Instructional Video Series at St. Michaels Library
    The St. Michaels Art League and the St. Michaels Branch of the Talbot County Free Library are pleased to present a free instructional video series by the popular, award winning watercolorist Eric Wiegardt. Read more
  • ShoreRivers and Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth Present 5th Annual Cambridge Film Festival on Valentine’s Day
    ShoreRivers and Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth are pleased to host the fifth Cambridge Film Festival on February 14, 2020. This annual festival presents ten short environmental and adventure films that illustrate the beauty of the Earth and the work that communities are doing to protect our increasingly threatened planet. Read more
  • Mid-Shore Non-Profits Invited to Honor a Woman Who “Leads the March”
    The Women Who Make a Difference luncheon, which celebrates local women who have made special contributions to a non-profit organization, will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Miles River Yacht Club. Easton AAUW (the American Association of University Women) invites all Mid-Shore non-profit groups to nominate a woman who has made a special contribution to their organization for recognition. The event honors the accomplishments of many exceptional women and gives all who attend an opportunity to learn about the countless ways that their dedication enriches our civic life. Read more
  • Local High School Students Selected for Maryland General Assembly Page Program
    Two Easton High School students have been chosen to represent Talbot County in the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program this year. Dillon Prochnicki will serve as Page and Trevor Andrew will be the alternate. Read more
  • Inspiring A Love Of Reading ~ By Terry Callahan
    Children of all ages enjoy books. Laura Powell, Senior Youth Services Librarian at the Talbot County Free Library, Easton, says, “I’ve seen babies grow into toddlers able to follow along with every finger rhyme, whether or not they can speak it yet. It’s always the right time to introduce children to books! Babies and toddlers love to have a story read to them. When a child has a person read a book to him or her, they are all in! The child may help turn the pages, anticipate what happens next, repeat the ending rhyming words, and watch eagerly as the story comes to a wonderful conclusion. It’s a page-turning adventure. Their minds are growing with imagination, empathy, language tools and vocabulary and they feel included and a sense of belonging, whether they are enjoying the story with one parent or caregiver, or in a group and all are enjoying the book together.” Story Time engages children with stories and books on a regular basis. The children’s section has a wide selection of books for its readers, including a large collection of board books perfect for babies and toddlers. Read more
  • Children to Mix Art with Science at CBMM this February
    On four Saturdays this February, young mariners ages 4– 9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Read more
  • Discover Easton and Anne Arundel Medical Center to Bring Outdoor Ice Skating to Downtown Easton, Maryland
    Discover Easton is excited to announce the inclusion of an outdoor ice skating rink, sponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), during the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival February 14-16 in downtown Easton. Read more
  • 4-H Easter/Spring Bingo Event Set for March 8th
    The Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Board will host their annual Easter/Spring Bingo event on Sunday, March 8th at the Caroline County 4-H Park, 8230 Detour Road, Denton. Doors will open at 12pm and games will begin at 2pm. The bingo will feature Designer Purses. Pampered Chef and Thirty-One products. Items in the game lineup include Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors Purses; Pampered Chef Baking, Entertaining, Cooking and Stoneware bundles; and Thirty-One Home, Purse, Thermal and Utility sets. Read more
  • Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival Returns to CBMM in 2020
    The 9th annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival in St. Michaels, Md. will return to the waterfront location on the campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Saturday, April 4, 2020 and Sunday, April 5, 2020. Read more