Category: Press Releases

News and updates from our Easton businesses and local organizations.

Mar 02
Chesapeake Music Announces 9th Biennial Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition for Young Professionals

The 9th Biennial Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition for Young Professionals will be held on April 4, 2020 at 1 p.m. at The Avalon Theatre in Easton, Maryland. Five ensembles will compete for the $10,000 Lerman Gold Prize and the $5,000 Silver Prize. Prizes are announced following the final performance after 9:00 pm. This year’s […]

Feb 26
Academy Art Museum Announces March Events

EXHIBITIONS The following Academy Art Museum exhibitions are sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Star Democrat. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gamelatron @ AAM: BodyphonesFront Yard Through Summer 2020The Academy Art Museum presents Bodyphones, an immersive installation by Aaron Taylor Kuffner (1975). Kuffner is an American […]

Feb 19
Tidewater Inn presents New Orleans inspired Jazz Brunch

The historic Tidewater Inn – a timelessly refined luxury boutique hotel ideally situated in the heart of downtown Easton on Maryland’s Eastern Shore – announces their New Orleans inspired Jazz Brunch scheduled on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Back for the third year, Tidewater Inn welcomes the Conservatory Classic Jazz Band, a seven-piece group of highly accomplished jazz performers. A […]

Feb 12
Easton Beer Fest and Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival present Stews & Brews February 15

Discover Easton and the Easton Volunteer Fire Department are proud to present the inaugural Fire & Ice Stews & Brews event on February 15. Stews & Brews will feature approximately 25 local breweries serving unlimited tastings of their craft selections, joined by ten local eateries competing in a friendly competition for best stew and small […]

Feb 10
Details set for this weekend’s Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival

EASTON, Md. – The final ice sculpture tally is in and Discover Easton is ready to kick off the Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival, presented by Preston Automotive Group, February 14-16. Thanks to the generous support from the local business community, Discover Easton has exceeded their goal of showcasing at least 25 ice sculptures at […]

Jan 24
Discover Easton and Anne Arundel Medical Center to bring outdoor ice skating to downtown Easton, Maryland

EASTON, Md. – 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. AAMC is now a part of Luminis Health, a new integrated health system formed in 2019. Located in […]

Jan 22
Academy Art Museum Announces February Events

EXHIBITIONS The following Academy Art Museum exhibitions are sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Star Democrat. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. GAMELATRON @ AAM: BodyphonesThrough April 2020FREE & Open daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Museum Front YardBodyphones is an immersive installation by Aaron Taylor Kuffner […]

Jan 20
Nine High Schools Compete in Upcoming Easton Choral Arts Society’s High School Choral Competition

Nine high school choral ensembles will take the stage on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 1 to 5 p.m. to compete for a total of $5000 in prize monies at the Third Annual Easton Choral Arts Society (ECAS) High School Choral Competition at Easton High School in Easton, MD. The Competition was designed by ECAS […]

Jan 02
Chesapeake Film Festival Announces a Series of Free Films Celebrating Extraordinary Women

Starting in February, The Friends of the Talbot County Free Library and the Chesapeake Film Festival will present “Great Dames,” a film series in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in America. All films are free and open to the public and will screen at the Easton Branch Library. Gov. Larry Hogan has […]

Dec 30
Tidewater Inn announced as Hospitality Sponsor for the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival

EASTON, Md. – Discover Easton is pleased to present the historic Tidewater Inn as the Hospitality Sponsor for the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival February 14-16, 2020 in downtown Easton. First opened in 1949, the Tidewater Inn has hosted countless weddings, corporate retreats, and famous faces like Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, and others in […]