Bear Me Into Freedom: The World and Writings of Frederick Douglass

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD, United States

Honor the 205th birthday of Frederick Douglass with this unique program, which will pair excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ writing and speeches with images from Jeff McGuiness’s new book, Bear Me Into Freedom.  

Tilghman Watermen’s Museum Speaker Series

Tilghman Island Fire Department 5996 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman Island, MD, United States

The Tilghman Watermen’s Museum Speaker Series will host Susan B.M. Langley, PhD, from the Maryland Historical Trust/MD SHPO, at the Tilghman Island Volunteer Fire Department. Dr. Langley will speak about the Ship Graveyards of Curtis Bay. In this presentation, Dr. Langley will look at the fascinating stories behind some of the otherwise unprepossessing hulks haunting […]

Maryland Spirituals Initiative Gospel Concert

Avalon Theatre 40 East Dover Street, Easton, United States

Celebrate Juneteenth with this special gospel concert/lecture on the soul-stirring history of African American spirituals that are illustrated in the paintings of local artist Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965). Many of Rose’s works depict scenes of spirituals that the artist personally experienced as she worshipped at A.M.E. churches in the historically Black towns of Copperville and […]

Troika Gallery presents Victor Nizovtsev at First Friday

Troika Gallery 9 South Harrison Street, Easton, MD, United States

Visiting Artist, Victor Nizovtsev, will talk about his latest art work on First Friday from 5 to 8 pm.  The boundless imagination of this highly revered master oil painter is both inspiring and intriguing.  Exhibiting at Troika Gallery since 1998, Victor has an immense following of devoted art fans. Come in and meet Victor and see his […]

Spy Nights: A Writers Series – Sue Ellen Thompson

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Spy Nights: A Writers Series features local prominent writers and poets sharing their literary work with local audiences. Launching the series is nationally recognized and locally admired poet, Sue Ellen Thompson. Her work has been featured on National Public Radio and has won the praise of such luminaries as Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, reads from […]

Spy Nights: A Writers Series Neil King, Jr.

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Spy Nights: A Writers Series continues with Neil King, Jr., a writer who lives part-time in Claiborne. In his latest book, “American Ramble: A Walk of Memory and Renewal”, Neil chronicles his introspective 330-mile journey from Washington, D.C. to New York City, serving as a reflective lens into America's tapestry. According to acclaimed author Nathaniel […]

NORDIC FIRE | The Wanderer Chronicles

Ebenezer Theater 17 South Washington Street, Easton, MD, United States

A talk and book signing with Theodore Brun, UK author of the critically acclaimed, Norse historical fiction series The Wanderer Chronicles. Please RSVP before November 10, 2023.

Spy Nights: A Writers Series – Word Girls

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Rounding out Spy Nights: A Writers Series is the collective brilliance of the “Word Girls”. Who are the “Word Girls”? Three gifted poets—Meredith Davies Hadaway, Erin Murphy, and Amanda Newell—with strong local ties to Chestertown, Gunston School, and Washington College. They’re all set to captivate audiences with original verses that span environmental, societal, and deeply […]

Free Public Lecture: “Thoughtful Gardening: How to Combine Sustainability with Beauty in the Garden”

Talbot County Free Library 100 West Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Talbot County Garden Club invites to the first in its winter series of free public lectures with LESLIE HARRIS of LH Gardens, Charlottesville, .VA. HARRIS is known for her weekly podcasts, “Into the Garden with Leslie,’’ offering a plant of the week, informative interviews, and seasonal tips and tricks. She draws from the experts she […]

Free

Book Talk: David George Haskell

Avalon Theatre 40 East Dover Street, Easton, United States

This FREE program is presented by Shore Lit, Adkins Arboretum, and the Avalon Foundation. Biologist and nature writer David George Haskell has spent his career reminding us to pay closer attention to nature. In his latest book, which was nominated for a 2022 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, Haskell turns his perceptive powers to “Earth’s […]

Frederick Douglass Remembers Talbot County

Asbury United Methodist Church 414 E. Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Talbot Historical Society and Asbury United Methodist Church welcome author, performance poet and Frederick Douglass historian Nathan M. Richardson on Friday February 9, 2024 at 5pm. The congregation of Asbury United Methodist Church was established in 1836. Upon his return to Talbot County, Douglass dedicated the church in 1878. Please join us in this historic […]

Medium Debbie Wojciechowski

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Debbie Wojciechowski is a self-proclaimed “normal person” who possesses an extraordinary ability…the ability to communicate with your loved ones on the “other side.” With a Master of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University and a 25-year federal law enforcement career, Debbie has also established herself as an acclaimed and certified Evidential Medium, someone who is […]

Spirituals in African American History

The Water's Edge Museum 101 Mill St,, Oxford, Maryland

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in conjunction with The Water’s Edge Museum and Bellevue Passage Museum invites you to partake in a conversation with National Park Service Superintendent Deanna Mitchell on the origins and evolution of spirituals. This presentation will take place at The Water’s Edge Museum.

KIN: Rooted in Hope

Avalon Theatre 40 East Dover Street, Easton, United States

On Saturday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m., in the Avalon Theater, author Carole Boston Weatherford and her son, illustrator Jeffrey Boston Weatherford, will discuss their latest work, KIN: Rooted in Hope, a book The Bulletin of the Center for Children called “gorgeously rendered,” and one Kirkus Reviews described as “a striking work that reshapes the […]

Book Talk: When Democracy Fell

Oxford Community Center 200 Oxford Road, Oxford, MD, United States

Paul Callahan discusses his book "When Democracy Fell".

Spy Nights: A Writers Series Word Girls

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

Continuing the Spy Nights: A Writers Series is the collective brilliance of the “Word Girls”. Who are the “Word Girls”? Three gifted poets—Meredith Davies Hadaway, Erin Murphy, and Amanda Newell—with strong local ties to Chestertown, Gunston School, and Washington College. They’re all set to captivate audiences with original verses that span environmental, societal, and deeply […]

Master Gardener Speaker: “Your Climate-Friendly Landscape”

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD, United States

At the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Talbot County Master Gardeners invite you to explore how weather extremes and changing climate could impact you and how you might plan ahead to “Create Your Climate-Friendly Landscape” with DR. SARA VIA, University of Maryland Professor & Climate Extension Specialist. After detailing climate change and its impact on residential […]

Free

Public Lecture-Behind the Scene of the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage

Easton Library 100 W. Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

This public lecture will take listeners on a journey behind the scene of the Talbot County Tour of the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage. Zandi Nammack and Kim Eckert, co-chairs of the event, along with the Talbot County Garden Club floral designers and house managers will share how they move from inspiration to presentation of […]

Free

Spy Nights: A Writers Series Laura Oliver

Stoltz Listening Room 40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD, United States

The Spy and the Avalon join forces again for the final Spring program of “Spy Nights”! Columnist, author, and educator Laura Oliver will take to the Stoltz stage for a public reading from her collected writings. Since she started to write her Sunday column for the Spy Media Newspaper Group, Laura has developed an exceptional […]

250th Anniversary of the Talbot Resolves

Talbot County Courthouse 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, MD, United States

The sounds of an old-fashioned Town Crier will resonate at the Talbot County Courthouse on Friday, May 24 as the community takes a step back in time to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Talbot Resolves. The free public event kicks off at noon, rain or shine, with light refreshments served.

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