Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival (Holiday Edition)

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum gets in the festive spirit next month, hosting the Holiday Edition of the Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18. After drawing a strong crowd back in April for the spring edition, the festival returns to CBMM’s waterfront campus for the one-day fall event from 10am-4pm. Purchase advance tickets now here. A fun-filled tradition since 2011, the Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival highlights artisans and craftspeople who come from near and far to exhibit and sell coastal and sea-glass related jewelry, home décor, art, and more. This Holiday Edition is expected to showcase more than 60 exhibitors and puts an emphasis on festive arts and crafts heading into the holiday season. A full listing of vendors and more information can be found at seaglassfestival.com.

OysterFest at CBMM

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will celebrate the Bay’s favorite bivalve at OysterFest on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10am-4pm. CBMM’s OysterFest features oysters served a variety of ways, along with other local fare, craft beer, and spirits, plus live music on two stages, an oyster stew competition, a full schedule of demonstrations and presentations, children’s activities, and more. Guests can savor Chesapeake Bay oysters, with both raw and cooked options available, from the Talbot Watermen Association and other local oyster farms. There will also be a variety of Chesapeake delicacies and other food offerings via local vendors available for purchase, plus a beverage selection that includes specialty cocktails and an array of local craft beer options. For OysterFest, guests will enter campus through CBMM’s new Welcome Center, getting a first look at the new building overlooking Fogg’s Cove and the chance to shop in the new Museum Store inside. (Please note that the…

Waterfowl Festival

For three days every November 10th through 12th, between 18,000 and 20,000 visitors descend on the town of Easton, Maryland, and discover the best of local wildlife, nature, art, heritage, food, and fun at the Waterfowl Festival. While strolling along the lovely streets of Easton, visitors can discover the town and a tradition that has been going strong for generations. Plenty of artwork, crafts, and waterfowl decoys for sale. Live demonstrations, kids activities, dock dogs contest, waterfowl calling championship, and food and drink vendors. Click here for full details.