September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Easton Airport Day is a fun-filled annual event offering the whole family an up close opportunity to visit the local airport and see what flying is all about. The Easton Airport is presenting its seventh annual day this year on Saturday, September 26.
Back by popular demand, Easton Airport Day 2015 will have many fun-filled events. At 9 a.m. the airport will host a 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk on the runways and taxiways. Teams will compete in the Jet Pull Contest starting at 915 a.m. The schedule of activities continues throughout the day with Warbird Formation Flyovers, the World-Famous Rubber Chicken Drop, plane rides and introductory lessons. Displays of unique aircraft and classic cars will also be available.
General admission and parking is free for the entire day. Advance registration with payment is required for teams taking part in Jet Pull and for individuals and families joining the Run/Walk. The Easton Airport Day VIP program offers interested guests a behind-the-scenes look at the unique aircraft that will be flying the formations, a chance to listen in on the pilots’ briefing, the best seats on the tarmac to view the flying formations, lunch and a tour of the tower. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Easton Ruritan Club and Sugar Buns.
October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. will host OysterFest, a celebration of the Chesapeake’s oyster. The event features live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demonstrations, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition and cooking demonstrations, along with children’s activities, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays and Chesapeake-related documentary screenings.
This year, the Roadhouse Clams perform live from the Tolchester Beach Bandstand, with a music style described as the “crossroads where Nashville meets Key West.” Along Fogg’s Cove, the Annapolis-based band Swamp Donkey performs “newgrass (not bluegrass) with a twist of rock.”
In addition to the museum’s floating fleet of historic vessels, several boats from the Talbot County Watermen’s Association will be dockside to share the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster dredging, hand tonging, patent tonging and oyster diving traditions. Chesapeake watermen will also be offering oyster tonging demonstrations along the museum’s waterfront.
November 13 - November 15. Locations around historic Easton, MD feature world class paintings, sculpture, carvings and photography. Collectible decoys, sporting gear, Calling Contests, stunt dog demos, retriever and fly fishing demos, kids activities. Festive atmosphere topped by great food, beer & wine tasting, and music make this event a must every November. General Admission is $15. Free parking.