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First Night Talbot 2018

December 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am

24th Anniversary Celebration!

Performances in 4 venues in downtown Easton include returning faves: Crashbox Theater, Heart & Music Tribute by For All Seasons, Melanie Young’s piano students, Mike Elzey’s Guitar Studio students & staff. Cascading Carlos the Juggler, Mid Shore Dance Academy, Several gospel groups, The Photo Booth, Face Painting and Kids’ Crafts.

New faces this year include: Punch & Judy Show, Ripple – the musical trio of Randy Welch, Paul Harrison & Liz Fisher, The rage of the region – Penny Pistolero, Members from Front Porch Orchestra.

A big, new surprise Sea Creature in the Waterfowl building! We’ll have a Resolution Board, to inspire your hopes for the New Year along with several Plein Air artists participating this year, to document the wide variety of family festivities.

VENUES: Academy Art Museum, Avalon Theatre, Prager Auditorium, and the Waterfowl building

The now-famous Maryland Crab Drop will occur twice during the evening on S. Harrison St: 9pm – known as “Midnight in the Mid-Atlantic”- and the traditional countdown at midnight. Both of these will feature folks with our “fish hats” and sea creature puppets, led thru the street by Bagpiper Randy Welch!

Crab Buttons, for admission to ALL performances, available in advance from now through December 30: Talbot Visitor Center, 11 S. Harrison St, Easton: $8 adult / $4 student

***Dec. 31st, for sale at each venue: $10 adult /$5 student / under 5 yr. free.

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