Talbot County Community Events – July 30 – August 3

July 30: Joe Firstman Family Affair – 7:30 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $13.50. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443-786-2750.

July 31: Royal Oak Musicians – Light refreshments and snacks available. 6:30 – 8 PM. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mill Street, Tolchester Bandstand, St. Michaels. Benefit the St. Michaels Community Center. 410-745-6073. FREE.

July 31: Organics 101 – Presented by Jenny Rhodes, Agriculture Educator, Queen Anne’s County Cooperative Extension. This session will cover the basic information about growing organically. Learn about the trade mark, educational opportunities, goals, industries, marketing, cost share programs and much more. Historical Society of Talbot County, Historical Society Auditorium, 17 S. Washington St., Easton. 410-822-0773. FREE.

August 1: First Friday Gallery Walk – Enjoy the exhibits at galleries, shops and restaurants in downtown Easton during the evening event. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries and many stores stay open late, so plan to make an evening of it! 5-9 PM. Easton Town Center. 410-820-8822.

August 1 – Aug 20: Exhibit by Master Painter Raoul Middleman – Troika Gallery, 9 S. Harrison Street, Easton. 410-770-9190.

August 1-30: European and American Prints: The Impressionist Era – Taken from the Museum’s permanent collection, this small but important exhibition serves as a complement to European Tradition, American Vision and the continued loan of American Impressionism in partnership with the National Gallery of Art. Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton. 410-822-2787.

August 1: Cinema By Starlight- (Feature Movie “”Grease””). Free outdoor movies shown on a large screen. Movies will be shown at dusk. Location is N. Harrison Street across from the Farmers Market. Bring your own chair. Rain location is the Avalon Theatre.

August 1-9: “”Voices of American Farm Women”” – Nationally touring exhibit showcases the variety of experiences faced by women on our farms. Local farm women will be highlighted in the Talbot County portion of the exhibit. 10 AM – 4 PM, Mon. – Sat. Historical Society of Talbot County, 25 S. Washington Street, Easton. FREE.

August 2: Easton Farmers’ Market – Quality & variety of produce, and crafts. 8 AM – 1 PM. Live music by Alan Girard 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Parking Lot on Harrison St., Easton. 410-820-8822.

August 2: Bird Dog and The Road Kings AND Three Penny Opera – A street filled with music and dancing-just one rockin’ good night! 7 PM. N. Washington Street, Easton. Music in the streets of Easton. Bring a lawn chair. Rain location Avalon Theatre, 40 E. Dover Street, Easton. 410-822- 7299. FREE.

August 2: Freshfarm Market – Held every Saturday 8:30 AM – Noon. Weekly activities include “”Chef at Market”” cooking demonstrations and presentations by local environmental organizations. Muskrat Park, St. Michaels. 410-745-3457.

August 3: “”Yarn Dyeing Workshop”” with Gryphon Perkins – Using safe acid dyes and superwash wool yarn, learn some color theory and a variety of methods for dyeing solid yarns, self-striping yarns, and other variegated effects. Materials fee includes 5 skeins to dye and take home with you. 10 AM – 3 PM. Evergreen Cove, 770 Port Street, Easton. 410-819- 3395. Session Charge $115 non-members/$105 members.

August 3: Vance Gilbert – 7 PM. Coffee East, 5 Goldsborough Street, Easton Admission charge $20. Buy tickets www.annapolistickets.com or call 443- 786-2750.”