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Below are some past Eastern Shore of Maryland June Events
June 3, 10, 17, 24 2009
OXFORD.... The Oxford Farmers Market is held each Wednesday through mid-October from 4-6pm in the front circle drive of the Oxford Community Center. Market features fresh fruit and vegetables, cheese, artisan bread, and handcrafted items. Special activities and vendors are featured on the first Wednesday of each month, April - September.
Enjoy this friendly community-gathering event while helping to support local, sustainable agriculture.
• For more information, please contact market coordinator Erica Weick, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
24TH ANNUAL CHESAPEAKE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, JUNE 4 - JUNE 14
June 4, 2009
• June 4, 5:40pm - Avalon Theatre, Easton: Family Concert. A special program, featuring young artists of our First Strings program and award-winning QuinTango - an ensemble performing "The Story of Tango" with storyteller Diane Macklin. FREE.
• June 5, 8:00pm - Avalon Theatre, Easton: Classic works by Mozart, Stravinsky, and Frank.
• June 6, 4:00pm - Aspen Institute - Revel in Beethoven, Brahms, and Tower.
Champagne and dinner under the tent follow.
Artists will hold a pre-concert discussion at 3:15pm.
• June 7, 3:00pm - Emmanual Church, Chestertown: "All American" Featuring Thompson, Corigliano, and Dvorak. Reception to follow.
• June 9, 5:30pm - Inn at 202 Dover, Easton: Recital, Marcy Rosen, viola, Diane Walsh, piano. Tickets $10. Buffet dinner available post concert. $
• June 10, 10:00am - Academy Art Museum, Easton: Open Rehearsal. FREE.
• June 10, 7:00pm - "Concert in the Streets", Easton: The Extraordinary percussion artists, EXIT 9, Gold Metal winners of the 2004 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition. FREE.
• June 11, 12:00noon - Academy Art Museum, Easton: Recital, J Lawrie Bloom, Clarinet, Diane Walsh, piano. Tickets $10. Brown bag lunch available for $10, or bring your own.
• June 12, 8:00pm, Avalon Theatre, Easton: "Richly Romantic" - Featuring Brahms. Street, and Tchaikovsky. Post-Concert Discussion With The Artists.
• June 13, 3:00pm - MEBA, Easton: "Basically Bach" - Featuring Johann Bach, Telemann, and C.P.E. Bach.
• June 14, 4:00pm - Angels: "Virtuosi on the Shore" - Featuring Kreisler, Rossini, Foster, Beethoven, Saint-Saens, Popper, Liszt. Elgar. amd Weiniawski.
At every performance you will be overwhelmed by the artistry and genious of the musicians whom Marcy Rosen and Lawrie Bloom have found for us. They bring magic to the Eastern Shore.
June 5, 2009
•5 to 9 pm
The locals go all out with incomparable Eastern Shore hospitality. Stroll the brick paved walks to browse an abundance of art galleries, antique and specialty shops and award-winning restaurants - all nestled among vintage Federal-style buildings. Enjoy live music or an outdoor concert before relaxing at one of the town's charming inns. Many art and antiques venues, with styles spanning from classical to contemporary, welcome you with open doors at this delightful monthly event.
SUMMER CONCERT AT THE MASTHEAD RESTAURANT ON THE WATER IN OXFORD
June 5, 2009 OXFORD....Save the date.... Friday, June 5th we will start our summer concert series on the deck!
• Sunset Deck Party with Kentavious Jones at 7:00pm! $4 cover is all we ask from you to enjoy his fabulous music and our outstanding views of the Tred Avon! Come watch the sailboat races and have dinner before the concert.
• 104 West Pier Street, Oxford / 410-226-5171
ST. MICHAELS FRESHFARM MARKET
June 6, 13, 20, 27 2009
ST. MICHAELS....8:30- 11:30 AM.
Seasonal fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers, artisanal breads, pastries, meats, cheeses, chef demonstrations, educational programming, and more!
• Muskrat Park, corner of Green and Willow Streets, St. Michaels. 202-362-8889. Last day, October 10.
June 6, 2009
EASTON....Capital Ringers $15, $10 adults and seniors (A great family show. From Dover - with several Easton members - they ring five octaves of bells and chimes and are great musically and visually)
June 7, 2009
EASTON....Laurence Juber $30 / 7pm (Former member of Paul McCartney's Wings. Fantastic acoustic rock guitarist with his own Martin-model guitar. Recognized as one of the best guitarists anywhere.)
June 12, 2009
ST. MICHAELS....Rain Gardens Mini Workshop instructed by Sarah Toman at Environmental Concern’s Wetland Learning Center. Learn the “do’s and don’ts” of rain gardens; add beauty to your landscape, increase native habitat and protect the Bay from storm water runoff.
The workshop takes place June 12th from 3-4 pm at 201 Boundary Lane, St. Michaels, MD. (Ages 18+) $15 members, $20 nonmembers - includes guide book. Space is limited.
• Call 410-745-9620 or email email@example.com to pre register by June 5th. Purchase the perfect plants for your rain garden, before or after the workshop, at Environmental Concern’s 6th Annual Spring Native Plant Sale from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on June 12th.
June 12, 2009
ST. MICHAELS....Environmental Concern (EC) will host their 6th Annual spring Native Plant Sale and Open House on June 12th, 9 am-4 pm and June 13th, 9 am – 6 pm at EC's Wetland Learning Center located at 201 Boundary Lane in St. Michaels.
Explore four different types of wetlands, including a restored "living shoreline", to experience the splendor of local plants and wildlife thriving in their native habitats. Our nursery staff, including three Certified Professional Horticulturists, will be ready to assist you with your plant selections. Retail plant orders may be placed in advance.
• For more information, call 410-745-9620 or visit us at http://www.wetland.org/
June 6, 13, 20, 27 2009
EASTON.... 8am-1pm - music 10:30am to 12:30pm. Farmers Market
• Jimmy Buffet-style summer fun!
The Easton Farmers Market attracts 700-1,000 visitors per Saturday during a season which runs from April right up until Christmas. Operating from 8am to 1pm on Saturdays, and Wednesdays during the summer months, this experience has become more than a typical shopping trip for local residents and visitors to the area. Live music is presented from 10:30am–12:30pm, and many shoppers make a point of meeting friends and their favorite vendors regularly during their visits. Seasonal farm produce, farm products and meats, seafood, and baked goods are presented, as well as unique hand-crafted items – sold by the people who harvested or created them. These friendly, well-informed vendors are always ready to teach and talk. Aprons and market bags are now available for sale with the Easton Farmers Market logo.
June 13, 2009
EASTON....Saturday, June 13 at 7pm on Goldsborough Street, Three Penny Opera will perform classic rock, blues, acoustic and country music. “Happy Feet in the Street Dancing to the Tobacco Free Beat” is sponsored by Talbot County Health Department Cigarette Restitution Fund.
• Throughout the evening, ten free raffles for a variety of exciting gift baskets will take place. Raffles will be geared toward a variety of age groups. To enter the raffle, participants must sign an appropriate anti-tobacco pledge.
June 14, 2009
OXFORD....What could be better than pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash brown potatoes, pastries, coffee, juice, and more - served to you on a Sunday morning. Come visit Oxford's Volunteer Fire Department, the second Sunday of the month - Oxford Road (Route 333) - 8am to 11am
• Visit the Ladies Auxiliary Crafts Tables for home-made baked goods, gifts, and handmade items.
June 18, 2009
EASTON....Rita’s Italian Ice is proud to sponsor Rocknocerous, www.rocknoceros.com, in Idlewild Park on Thursday, June 18 from 11am – 1pm.
A super-fun, high-energy trio for kids and adults alike, Rocknocerous covers a dizzying range of musical styles from Tin Pan Alley to the shores of Jamaica. Rocknoceros hops from genre to genre like a toad on summer asphalt. Rita’s Italian Ice will provide a free promotional gift to attendees.
June 19, 2009
Friday, June 19, 11am-5pm
Saturday, June 20, 10am-5pm
Sunday, June 21, 10am-2pm
• Over 100 classic boats, maritime craft vendors, food, and more-the largest event like it in the Mid-Atlantic!
• CBMM / 410-745-2916
June 19, 2009
ST. MICHAELS...."Movie Night Under the Stars" at Perry Cabin Park (ball fields) on Friday, June 19. Showing "Marley and Me" beginning at 8:30. IT'S FREE. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and bug spray.
• Host: St. Michaels Community Center / 410-745-6073
June 26, 2009
EASTON....On Saturday, June 26 at 7pm Kent Island Community Band, www.geocities.com/kentislandcommunityband, will entertain on Washington Street. As is the tradition with community bands, the group includes musicians from all walks of life. The band's repertoire includes marches, classic concert band literature and Broadway favorites.
• Sponsored by the Avalon Foundation.
June 26, 2009
EASTON....The Shades, theshadesonline.org, will perform on Friday, June 26 at 7pm on the Amish Country Farmer’s Market parking lot.
This dance band plays the hits of the ‘50s thru today. They have played together since 1997 and all of their music is the real deal…nothing canned. Sponsored by the Amish Country Farmer’s Market, a pig roast will be available for your dining delight!
June 27, 2009
TILGHMAN ISLAND....Music for your listening and dancing pleasure provided by Bird Dog Wheeler and the Road Kings, well known local musicians and song writers. The hard crab races are a long time favorite of the younger generation. Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sodas, Fries, Fried Clams etc., may also be purchased in the park.
Events will include Trot Line baiting contest, Crab picking contest, Hard Crab Races, and Contests to select Miss Tilghman and Little Miss Tilghman also Mr. Tilghman and little Mr. Tilghman. This event will be followed by a Firemans parade.
June 27, 2009
OXFORD....Alright Ladies and Gentle men, this Summer is Oxford's 21st annual cardboard boat race / 9am / The Strand
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June 30, 2009
EASTON....For days leading up to and including the 4th of July and on Sunday July 5th, Easton Main Street in partnership with the Avalon Foundation present a Carnival; the major fund-raiser for the next year’s fireworks. Rides for all ages, games of chance, and special rates for tickets attract thousands to these evenings of excitement.
The 2009 Carnival runs from Tuesday, June 30th through Sunday July 5th. One price bracelet nights are available Tuesday through Friday; $2.00 off coupons will be available at locations to be announced. 2009 Carnival Hours of Operation are Tuesday, June 30 – Friday, July 3 from 6 - 11pm and Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 from 4 - 11pm. The carnival grounds are located off Marlboro Road extended, behind the Target Store in Waterside Village.
A minimum of 15 super rides from Shaw’s Carnivals will be available each day along with and carnival food, games and prizes. This year’s rides include Hurricane, Zipper, Paratrooper, Sizzler, Ferris Wheel, Gravitron Rok-N-Rol, Round-Up, kiddie rides and more.
• On the 4th of July itself, the traditional Independence Day Celebration is a major community event. Local non-profit groups provide concession food booths, an annual fundraiser. Several musical acts are presented on stage, as well as a patriotic program to honor veterans. At dusk, the Mid-Shore’s finest Fireworks display lights up Easton. Programming, shows and fireworks are free thanks to the generosity of Marquee Sponsor, David Wheeler Honda Kia, as a gift to the community. Leader Sponsor is Peninsula Oil & Propane. This event is supported by Easton Utilities, Town of Easton, Easton Police Department & St. John Foundation.
The 4th of July fun begins at 4:00pm when the carnival opens and local vendors are open for business with great food, prepared on site for you.
From 6:00-7:15pm, the premiere dance band, Junkyard Saints, will liven up the crowd! This seven-piece band with full horn section performs its own brand of New Orleans-style party music, blending funk, swing, Latin, R&B, with a splash of Zydeco to round out the mix. www.junkyardsaints.com.
A Patriotic Program to honor Vets and those now serving our country is always an important part of the Independence Day Celebration. Join the community for this presentation at 7:15pm.
The Joe Martone Band, www.myspace.com/joemartonetrio, takes the stage at 8pm for great jams from this awesome trio. The Joe Martone Trio features Joe Martone on piano and vocals, Joey Martone on bass and Jessica McQuay on drums. Offering a variety of music ranging from rock & roll to swing to jazz to blues to pop and back, each member brings experience, talent and a true passion for music.
The finale is always an amazing fireworks display at dusk. You don’t want to miss these…Fantastic FIREWORKS!!! http://www.eastonmainstreet.com/
Oxford and Talbot County Event
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The Talbot County Office of Tourism
11 South Harrison Street
Easton, MD 21601