Category: Press Releases

News and updates from our Easton businesses and local organizations.

Sep 14
The 2020 Chesapeake Film Festival Is Coming To You

To sign up for this FREE celebration of film and filmmakers, go to chesapeakefilmfestival.com.  You can access any or all of the 45 films selected from more than 200 submissions.  The Virtual Festival is our gift to film lovers in our community, and beyond, in the difficult times precipitated by COVID-19.   While participation is free, donations are appreciated.You can select the films […]

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Sep 14
Academy Art Museum 2020 Craft Show Goes Virtual with Online Auction and Virtual Artist Sessions

The Academy Art Museum in Easton has announced its 2020 Craft Show will take place from Friday, October 16th through Sunday, October 18th with over 40 juried artists participating in its annual event which this year will be held virtually. “Adjusting to the current reality, this year’s Craft Show will go virtual allowing our patrons […]

Sep 11
For All Seasons Gives Away 1,000 Backpacks Across Mid-Shore

Last week, For All Seasons gave away 1,000 backpacks (200 to each county) on the Mid-Shore. The outreach replaced the Block Party held at For All Seasons office in Easton last year, where neighborhood children received a backpack and school supplies while participating in a community event. Due to social distancing requirements this year, backpacks […]

Sep 08
Talbot Hospice Memorial Walk “Goes Virtual”

Talbot Hospice is happy to announce that its annual Memorial Walk has “gone virtual” and has been rescheduled for the weekend of Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27.  The event was originally scheduled for April 25th to coincide with Oxford Day, but was cancelled due to COVID-19. “We were disappointed that we had to […]

Sep 08
The PHOTOS FOR FOOD BANKS Project

Ten Talbot County and Delmarva photographers have come together and donated some of their best photographs in exchange for a donation to their charity. Photos for Food Banks is one of the only charities that gives back to the people who make a monetary donation. Photo Easton’s formula is simple – make a donation and […]

Sep 03
A HAPPY PLACE celebrates First Friday with Jewelry by Artist and Designer Laurie Flannery

Can jewelry express a love of place? Do you enjoy pieces made with treasures found in nature? Are you inspired by the beauty of metal embellished with stones and gems? September at A Happy Place boutique helps answer these questions, with a wide array of hand crafted jewelry by artist and designer Laurie Flannery. Always […]

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Sep 02
Grand Art Under a Grand opens at Troika Gallery on Sept. 4

Grand Art Under a Grand opens at Troika Gallery on September 4, 2020, featuring fine art by all of the Troika Artists priced under $1000! This popular exhibit begins at 11 am on First Friday. Last year art lovers and collectors formed a line early which stretched to Dover Street! Images of the art in […]

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Sep 01
Discover Easton awarded grant from Talbot County Arts Council to expand First Night Talbot, Culture Crossing events

Discover Easton was recently awarded $8,000 from the Talbot County Arts Council to help expand the annual First Night Talbot New Year’s celebration and the Easton Arts District Culture Crossing event. “We feel so fortunate to receive this funding from our friends at the Talbot County Arts Council,” Discover Easton Executive Director Ross Benincasa said. […]

Sep 01
The Virtual Chesapeake Film Festival

Thursday, October 1—Sunday, October 4, 2020 Stock up on the popcorn!  The 2020 Virtual Chesapeake Film Festival is coming to you Oct. 1 – 4, wherever you may be. To register for this FREE celebration of film and filmmakers, go to chesapeakefilmfestival.com.  You’ll receive a personal All Festival Passcode to access any or all of the 45 films selected from more than […]

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Aug 24
Documentary Starring Tom Hanks Featured in Upcoming Virtual Chesapeake Film Festival

A key feature of the Chesapeake Film Festival (October 1-4) is the delightfully, quirky, homage to the typewriter, California Typewriter. According to a review in the New York Times (‘California Typewriter’: Preserving the Past, Key by Key by Jeannette Catsoulis, Aug. 17, 2017): “California Typewriter might center on a small, beleaguered typewriter repair shop in Berkeley, California, but this […]

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