There is just so much to see and do in and around Oxford and the
Eastern Shore. Here we keep you up to date with all the current
scheduled Events in the immediate area.
Yet more reasons to enjoy a break at The Robert Morris Inn!
Explore all that Maryland's Eastern Shore has to offer . . . miles of scenic byways and six hundred miles of pristine shoreline. Kayak and Bike rentals book and delivered to your door along with personal floatation, helmets and paddles.
Kayaking through our Creeks and Rivers along the edge of the Bay is a unique and special experience. Easton Cycle and Sport can arrange "Hobies" with their unique peddle system along with more traditional Canoes and Kayaks. For fishing enthusiasts Perch and small Bass can be caught from Kayaks, ask for more information when booking. Rates from $65 per day
Saturday, August 3 - Coast Guard Day in Town Park - games, demonstrations and music!
August 5 through August 16 - August Fun for Kids classes at Oxford Community Center
Saturday and Sunday, August 10 and 11 - Oxford Regatta hosted by the Tred Avon Yacht Club
Tred Avon Players presents "The Fox on the Fairway". Show dates are August 15-18, 23-25, and August 30 and Sept 1
August 23-25 - Heritage Regatta, Tred Avon Yacht Club
Saturday, August 31 - 3rd Annual Nautical Festival
Monday, September 2 - Oxford Museum's Pig-Fig-A-Licious
September 14 & 15 - Hammond Regatta, Tred Avon Yacht Club
Saturday, September 21 - Oxford's Patriotic Lighted Boat Parade (at dusk)
Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22 - Chesapeake Film Festival at Oxford Community Center
Saturday, September 28 - Oxford Library's Annual Book Sale
Saturday, September 28 - Rummage Sale at the Fire House hosted by the Oxford Ladies Auxiliary
Saturday, October 12 - 5th Annual Picket Fence Auction, Oxford Community Center, 4-6 pm
Tred Avon Players presents "She Loves Me". Show dates are October 17-20, 25-27, and Nov. 1-3.
Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10-Annual Antique Show and Sale hosted by the Oxford VFD Ladies Auxiliary
December 6-8 - Christmas on the Creek Activities throughout Oxford
Sunday, December 8 - Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Oxford Community Center
Local Calendar of Events and Activities
First Friday Gallery Walk- Easton, MD, 5-9pm
First Friday of every month enjoy the exhibits at galleries, shops and restaurants at Easton's Town Center. Refreshments and discussion are available at several galleries and many shops stay open late.
Oxford, Maryland-Chesapeake Bay Magazine: Best of the Bay 2010: Best Town for Families, Best Town for Sightseeing, Best Town for Inexpensive Docking
Oxford Museum- 101 South Morris St. (across from Town Park) www.oxfordmuseum.org
learn about Oxford's 300 year history. Also a gift shop.
Open fourth weekend in April through mid-November
Mystery Loves Company Booksellars-202 S. Morris St. www.mysterylovescompany.com
Full service bookstore. Books on the Eastern Shore's History, fiction for all ages, and mysteries. Available in new and gently used paperback and hardback.
Town Park and Strand Beach. Morris St. and E. Strand Rd.
The park has great shady spots, swing sets (for the kids), small sandy area (for skipping rocks) and great views of the river to watch the sailboats go by. The Strand Beach is great for relaxing in the sun, taking a swim, kayaking or boating. It's the site of the annual Cardboard Boat Races in late June.
Oxford Community Center- 200 Oxford Rd. www.oxfordcc.org
Pillared brick schoolhouse, used now for community events, meetings, classes, lectures, Oxford Kid's Camp and dinner theater and performances by the Tred Avon Players.
Tred Avon Players (TAP) have performances year round www.tredavonplayer.org
Oxford-Bellevue - N. Morris St. & the Strand www.oxfordbellvue.com, April-November
Family-owned ferry will take you across the Tred Avon River either by car, motorcycle, bike or foot to Bellevue, Maryland. The ¾ mile trip will take 7-10 minutes and the 20min round trip will hold nine cars.
Bellevue has antique stores and an art gallery http://www.ctw-tapestry.com/gallery-by-the-river.php
From Bellevue, St. Michaels is a scenic 7 mile bicycle or car ride away.
Scottish Highland Creamery - at the end of Tilghman St.
Enjoy a scoop or two of the award-winning homemade ice cream
Public Tennis & Basketball Courts - Located on the Curve of Oxford Rd. & S. Morris St.
Walking Tours of Oxford- Historic Homes, Famous Boatyards, Great Views,
L'Salon - 201 Tilghman St. 410-226-0386
Oxford Library - Corner of Market and Morris Streets, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Gallery 214- 214 N. Morris St., Thursday - Saturday 1pm-4:30pm, 410-253-3357
Art, antiques, ceramics, decoys, glass, jewelry and other collectables
Second Wind - 104 W. Pier St., 410-310-8549
Upscale consignment shop and artisan's gallery
Hog's Neck Golf Course - Old Cordova Rd., Easton 410-822-6079 www.hogneck.com
18-Hole Championship Course and 9-Hole Executive Course
Easton Club - Oxford Rd., Easton 410-820-9100 www.eastonclub.com
18-Hole Championship Course
Great place for a casual day on the links, a golf outing or dining at the Waterview Grille
Harbourtowne Country Club - St. Michaels 410-745-5183 www.harbourtowne.com
18-Hole Championship Course designed by world-renowned golf course architect, Pete Dye
Hunter's Oak Golf Course at The River Plantation, Queenstown, www.theriverplantation.com
Par-72 Scottish links-style golf course. 9-hole championship Parkland course. Dornoch House with authentic Scottish Pub & Grille.
The Country Comfort Farm, St. Michaels Rd. 410-745-3160, firstname.lastname@example.org , please make advanced reservations by phone or email
Indoor & Outdoor Arenas. 70 acres for trail rides.
Rim Rock Farms, Preston (10min from Easton), Georgette Cardinale - Pro Trainer, email@example.com 443-786-3272, www.rimrockfarms.com
Come ride, play and enjoy the laid back atmosphere on the Eastern Shore on the 20-acre farm outside of Easton, MD.
Kayaks, Boating and More
Easton Cycle & Sport, 723 Goldsborough St., Easton 410-822-7433 www.eastoncycleandsport.com
Your place to buy and rent bikes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards or even a Hobie Cat sailboat. They even deliver!
Fishing Charters & Cruises
Rebecca T. Ruark - The Oldest Skipjack, Tilghman, Capt. Wade - 410-829-3976 www.skipjack.org
Enjoy a mixed or private charter on the Chesapeake. A hands-on experience.
Screaming Eagle Charters - Neavitt (15min from St. Michaels) Capt. Haddaway 443-786-5025 www.screamingeaglecharters.com
Fishing and Hunting Charters, sunset cruise or a private wine cruise.
Dockside Express Cruises & Tours - Tilghman, www.cruisinthebay.com
Crabbing, group boat, private boat, walking & ghost tours, teambuilding.
Pickering Creek Audubon Center-Easton, 410-822-4903, www.pickeringcreek.org
400 acres of protected, hardwood forest, non-tidal wetland, wildlife, plants and nature preserve. Field trips, canoe rentals, and displays are available.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Dorchester County, 410-228-2677. http://www.fws.gov/blackwater/
23,000 acres of tidal marsh for migratory birds. There are three paddling trails on site. Canoe and Kayak rentals are available.
Tuckahoe State Park, http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/tuckahoe.asp
Maryland State Park on Tuckahoe Creek
The park offers camping, pickniking, arboretum, fishing and boating, a multi-use trail, hiking, biking, equestrian. There are Mountain bike, canoe, kayak, and paddleboat rentals.
Adkins Arboretum- 500 acres of park land and almost three miles of surfaced walkways leading through the tagged native species of trees and shrubs.