River Run is a fun open 2-mile paddling event for children and adults of all ages (under 18 must be with an adult). Any type of paddle craft is eligible with the best 5 card poker hand winning the top prize. Local businesses have also contributed prizes for other winning
Brush off your dancin’ shoes and get ready to celebrate 60 years of Motown at the 3rd Annual Homecoming Dance hosted by St. Michaels Community Center, 8pm to Midnight. Be sure to wear an outrageous costume to vie for the trophy for Best Dressed. A separate trophy will be awarded
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Monty Alexander Jazz Festival returns to Easton this Labor Day weekend bigger and better than ever! The energetic, ever-swingin’ festival features an exciting lineup, boasting some—if not the—best jazz musicians in the country, including guitarist/vocalist Allan Harris, pianist Matthew Whitaker, pianist Cyrus Chestnut, and the
Aug. 31 – Sept. 1: Labor Day Weekend Show and Sale. Join the St. Michaels Art League for their annual “Under the Tent” Show and Sale at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 304 South Talbot Street in St. Michaels. Hours are 10am-5pm on Saturday and 12:30-5pm on Sunday. The event
27th Annual Native American Festival – the ONLY Native American Festival on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 2019 September 14 & 15, 2019 Gates open at 10 a.m. both days Grand Entry at NOON both days. Event ends at 5 p.m. Saturday & 4 p.m. on Sunday Native Music, Ethnic Food,
Purse Bingo at the Denton Volunteer Fire Co. at 400 South 5th Ave., Denton. Doors open at noon. Games at 2pm. 20 regular games. 4 special games. Raffles, 50/50 drawing, Chinese Auction. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door includes game pack, 1 raffle ticket and 1 door price
The 40th Annual Seafood Feast-I-Val will be held at Sailwinds Park in Cambridge, Maryland, on Saturday, August 10, 2019. There will be craft tables, local business displays, and entertainment for the children. Golden Touch will provide live music throughout the day for your enjoyment.
‘Channel Marker presents the Kevin Hines Story’, an evidenced based suicide prevention, free speaking engagement open to the public. Kevin Hines is a national suicide survivor, public speaker, award winning documentary filmmaker, and best-selling author. In the Year 2000, Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Many factors contributed to his miraculous survival including a sea lion which kept him afloat until the Coast Guard arrived. Kevin now travels the world sharing his story of hope, healing, and recovery while teaching people of all ages the art of wellness and the ability to survive pain with true resilience. Read more
ShoreRivers’ Tour the Shore summer kayak series began the month of July, with a monthly paddle on one of four rivers through September. Tour the Shore gives novice and experienced paddlers alike an opportunity to explore creeks and rivers with small groups led by ShoreRivers’ experienced, certified staff. Paddle routes are chosen to highlight the Eastern Shore’s most scenic riverscapes and natural features, including great blue heron roosts, underwater grasses, and flooded forests. Read more
This Labor Day weekend, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host its 22nd annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, Aug. 31. More than 70 donated boats and watercraft—ranging in size and performance from luxury boats to dinghies—will be in the water and on land to be auctioned off to the highest bidders. Read more
For 31 years the annual Summerfest Festival in Denton has marked the turn toward Fall in Caroline County. As vacations wind down and families prepare to return to the regular schedules set by school days, Summerfest has symbolized one last hurrah of family, friends, and food coupled with great music on three stages. Read more
On Sunday, Aug. 11, the 10th annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day comes to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., featuring a spirited boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other regional food, live music, beer, boat rides, family activities, and more. The fundraising event is organized by CBMM in cooperation with the Talbot Watermen Association, with proceeds benefiting both organizations. Read more
Benedictine in Ridgely, Md., welcomes motorcycles, street rods, classic and custom cars to campus Sunday, July 28th from 10am to 2pm for the 18th Annual Chrome City Ride benefiting kids with disabilities at Benedictine.
On Saturday July 27th at 6pm, the Tilghman United Methodist Church is hosting a free concert. featuring Country, Gospel and Bluegrass Music. Headlining the concert is singer Lawrence Tyler of Tilghman. A talented vocalist, Lawrence will be performing old time gospel songs as well as songs from his latest CD “Singin’ With the Saints.” A native Tilghman Islander, Captain Lawrence Tyler is a waterman, and owner of Diving Ducks Outfitters. During the week he can be seen in his boat “North Star” out on the bay, but on Sunday mornings he sings at Harmony United Methodist Church in Harmony Md. This is a rare chance to hear him singing live. Read more
The Oxford Community Center welcomes kids of all ages to watch family friendly movies on Wednesday nights this summer. The Center is a bustle with kids due to the wildly popular Oxford Kids Camp. The OKC July 8 – 26, 2019.
Talbot Hospice recently kicked off a truck raffle, the proceeds of which will benefit hospice, palliative care, and grief support services in Talbot County. The truck, a 2019 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew Pickup, is made available through a partnership with Hertrich Ford of Easton. The winner has the option to receive $25,000 cash instead.