2014 Local Events
For up to date Tilghman Island Events, please see: www.tilghmanisland.com
TILGHMAN ISLAND Day....Many families return for both Tilghman day and the Summer Seafood Festival year after year to take advantage of the Seafood available. Oyster shuckingcontest, Crab Picking, Auction....Boat Docking Contest - Always a favorite - never disappointing. Into the slip - stern first and a line around the piling in less than 20 seconds.
We also recommend:
- For sailing we love Captain Jeff who runs The Lady Patty. You can learn more about her atwww.theladypatty.com. She is 45 feionet overalll with a 12 foot beam, ,main mast towers 56 feet ab0ove the water and she can carry over 1000 square feet of sail. There are generally sunset and daytime cruises available. For more information, call Capt. Jeff 601-307-0398..
- For fishing we love
Fishing or Cruising The "Big Will"
It is available for parties up to 6, Fishing tackle provided, Owned and operated by Captain William J. Roe, a Tilghman Island native. For more information call Capt. Willey at 410-886-2302
- For crabbing, we love to go with Captain Russell Dize who is available for crabbing charters. The Riley Kat is a 42 foot Bay
Built working crab boat Coast Guard approved and fully equipt. You catch-em and you keep-em and we'll show you how.
Call Captain Dize at: 410-886-2249
In St. Michaels see: http://www.tourtalbot.org/
ST. MICHAELS FRESHFARM MARKET
Season: April to October
Saturdays, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
ANNUAL ST. MICHAELS RUNNING FESTIVAL, May
To register for the Festival, visit www.stmichaelsrunningfestival.com or call 443-812-1346
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
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.
EASTON.... FIRST FRIDAY EVENT
∑ 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.
PLEIN AIR EASTON! July
Artists worldwide are painting en plein air, venturing from their studios to paint along roadsides, atop mountains, by the sea, in the gardens and in cities to capture landscapes, still lifes, figures and architecture in their natural, thriving elements.
Discover the talent and techniques behind this exciting art phenomenon and become a part of our flourishing local arts scene. Come witness the dynamic painting competition and festival that is Plein Air - Easton! Explore one of the most picturesque small art towns on the East Coast while interacting with some of the nation's top plein air painters.
EASTON.... November. Waterfowl Festival - A Wildlife Art & Sportsmanís 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, kidís activities and evening concerts. 18,000 visitors mingle with 400 of the nationís 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.
For more information: http://www.tourtalbot.org/
FIRST NIGHT TALBOT
EASTON....First Night gets a little bigger every year. Downtown is full of fun things to do for adults and children. Bring the whole family back to the Avalon for dancing and the Countdown to Midnight.
∑ 6pm - midnight / Admission by First Night Button.
More Information and Events: http://www.tourtalbot.org/events