Nov
6
to Mar 29

During the Week GetAWAY, Romance Bed and Breakfast Special, $139 per night

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Easton, the Bartlett Pear Inn was built in 1790.  The classic Victorian style architecture honors the past while expressing the everyday comforts of hospitality and modern functionality. Rated #1 on Trip Advisor for Places to Stay in Easton, Bartlett Pear is a place to get away from the pressures of everyday life.  Whether getting away for one or two nights, or maybe even longer, the Bartlett Pear Inn will allow you indulge in the greatest luxury of all - time for yourself. 

Book this late fall and winter for our reduced During the week Getaway rate of $139 per night (plus tax) including breakfast. Available Monday - Thursday, any available Queen Suite

http://www.bartlettpearinn.com/book-a-room/

 

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Nov
25
10:00 AM10:00

Small Business Saturday

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Small Business Saturday returns this year on November 25! We're excited for a day to celebrate our independent merchants in Easton. Come stay at the Pear and explore everything our privately owned shops in Historic Downtown Easton have to offer for the Holiday season! 

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Dec
1
to Dec 3

Christmas in Easton Weekend

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To promote shopping in Easton during the holIday season, Friday, December 1, we will host our second annual Moonlight Madness event in downtown Easton! Growing off of the success of last year's event, this year will include live music, radio stations from Easton and Cambridge, pictures with Santa, caroling, in-store events, and raffle prizes worth over $5,000!

In addition to Moonlight Madness on Friday, Dec. 1, we will have:

  • Friday, Dec. 1: Pictures with Santa
  • Saturday, Dec. 2: Easton Holiday Parade (6:30 - 8:30). To register a float/group, please click here.
  • Sunday, Dec. 3: Brunch with Santa (Tidewater Inn)
  • NEW: Friday, Dec. 1 - Sun., Dec. 3: Holiday Artisans' Market at the Waterfowl Building

 

To keep up with developments of Christmas in Easton, head to www.christmasineaston.com

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Oct
27
to Oct 29

Chesapeake Film Festival

Watch. Think. Discuss.

With all of today’s movie viewing options, the film festival is still the only place to see great new works, discover hidden treasures, and engage with the heart of an artist.

Building on a legacy of diversity and quality, Chesapeake Film Festival’s 10th annual program will sharpen its focus on stories of particular interest and care to our region and community. Join the Discovery and share your interests!

Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2017. Full schedule coming soon!

Chesapeake Film Festival
101 Marlboro Ave, Ste 53 • Easton, MD 21601 • 410.822.3500 • info@chesapeakefilmfestival.com

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Oct
20
to Oct 22

Academy Art Museum Craft Show

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This Craft Show is the most prestigious and largest juried craft show on the Delmarva Peninsula! Come see why!  Please review the following information, taken from their website, about the show...

20th Anniversary

Can it really be 20 years since the Academy Art Museum gave birth to the first Craft Show, introducing our community to beautiful American crafts that normally were seen only on 'the Western Shore'? The first Craft Show gave birth to an event that now highlights 70 artists, each recognized locally and nationally as being the best of the best. What started out as an idea is now one of the Academy's most successful and joyful events for attendees, local businesses, and, importantly, the artists.  Treasures exemplifying quality at every price point, allowing each attendee to find that special piece of art! In addition, we attract Talbot County residents as well as guests who return for their annual weekend getaways.

What makes our Craft Show different?

  • Our selection committee personally meets with many of the artists.  We balance the various artistic media so that all works will shine. To increase the artists' sales success rate, there are products representing all price points. The artistic creations cover the gambit from small well priced treasures to expensive one-of-a-kind pieces of art.  Given that we are juried show, our artists have a number of awards to their credit. 

  • This year we will introduce Emerging Artists, passionate and skillful artists who are now entering their field as professionals.

  • Our Preview Party provides an opportunity for attendees to be the first to meet individually with the artists, to see their for-sale work and to make pre-show purchases.

  • Our Visionary Artist and Honorary Chair brings a unique aspect to the 2017 Craft Show.  Renowned artist, Bennett Bean, an innovator and leader in the field of ceramics, will be recognized with a special exhibit in the Museum Atrium during the Show as well as a pre-show museum exhibition.  Meet Bennett at a limited seating luncheon on Friday, September 15.

  • A weekend-long live demonstration of Raku fired pottery will be presented at the Museum by regional artist Brett Thomas with his mobile Raku unit.

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Oct
6
5:00 PM17:00

Suicide Prevention Campaign Launch

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NO MATTER WHAT . . . YOU MATTER Campaign Kick-Off
October 6, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Bartlett Pear at 28 South Harrison Street in Easton
Live music provided by the Choptank Big Band

For All Seasons kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week and the launch of their new suicide prevention campaign, NO MATTER WHAT…YOU MATTER at Easton’s First Friday event. The event is part of the First Friday stroll through the local galleries and shops.
Easton Business Alliance Shopping Week
Sales Benefit For All Seasons
October 7 – 14, 2017
Easton’s business community is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week by donating a portion of their sales on specific dates during Mental Health Awareness Week.

The following Easton businesses will donate a portion of their sales on the following dates:
Bon Mojo Fri Oct 13
Chef and Shower Sat Oct 14
Colonial Jewelers
of Easton Fri Oct 13
Easton Bowl Fri Oct 13
Harrison’s Wines and Liquors Wed Oct 11
Kiln Born Creations Sun Oct 08
Krave Fri Oct 13
La De Da Fri Oct 13
Levity Thu Oct 12
Lizzie Dee Wed Oct 11
Marc | Randall Fri Oct 13
Nestled Baby & Child Fri Oct 13
Out of the Fire Thu Oct 12
Rise Up Coffee Tue Oct 10
Trade Whims Fri Oct 13
Vintage Books and Fine Arts Fri Oct 13

Additional Sponsors include:
Acme
Ashley Insurance
Bartlett Pear Inn
Choptank River Big Band
Doc’s Downtown Grille
Easton Business Alliance
Easton Pizzaria
Hair of the Dog
Laser Letters
QATV
Talbot Mentors
Tidewater Inn
Ed & Beth Anne Langrell
Diane Flagler
Mary Wittemann & David Urbani
Westphal Jewelers

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Sep
1
to Sep 3

Monty Alexander Jazz Festival

For some, Labor Day weekend can be a bittersweet occasion, symbolizing the unofficial end of summer, but for jazz enthusiasts across Maryland and beyond, it’s the most wonderful time of the year: The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival.

In its eighth year, the Easton-based festival, returns with the sensational and eponymous Monty Alexander, along with his hand-picked selection of musical companions—all newcomers, save for past festival favorite René Marie.

The festivities kick off in the evening of Friday, September 1st with trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg, described by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.” The Canadian songwriter’s musicianship frequently draws comparisons to the legendary Louis Armstrong.

The fun continues with Saturday’s jam-packed schedule, starting with a free community concert at 11 a.m., featuring the United States Navy Band Commodores. The 18-member group, recognized as the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, will perform an eclectic mix of traditional big band music and exciting jazz vocal arrangements.

 

Check out the Schedule: http://www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/schedule/

Buy Tickets: http://www.chesapeakemusic.org/jazz/festival-lineup/

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Jul
17
to Jul 23

Plein Air Easton!

Plein Air Easton is the largest and most prestigious juried plein air painting competition in the United States.  In its 13th year, it is held in Easton, Maryland each July.  Plein air painters produce art from life (as opposed to in the studio). Artists from all over the United States and beyond will apply to this competition.  There will be 58 competing artists painting throughout Talbot County, Maryland the week of July 17-23, 2016.  Many of the world's most accomplished artists have Easton at the top of their wish list of competitions and we will continue to set the bar for excellence in the coming year.

Quick Facts:

  • Art sales for last year's event topped $384,000 with 334 paintings sold in 2.5 days.
  • Approximately 6,000-8,000 people participate in the festival throughout the week
  • In 2016 the Collectors' Preview Party sold a painting every 45 seconds during a 90 minute period.
  • Plein Air Easton’s Quick Draw is open to any artist with $10 and ambition.  Nearly 200 artists paint for 2 hours in downtown Easton and the event culminates in an outdoor exhibition and sale.
  • Galleries and arts organizations program scores of demos, workshops, exhibits and lectures as part of the event.
  • The weekend of July 22nd and 23rd will feature an Artisan's Market that will showcase Delmarva artists displaying many different types of arts from jewelry to pottery to metalworks and much more.

Plein Air Easton is at the center of the modern plein air movement.  Easton is making history and the work produced here has importance beyond the daily joy of seeing original artwork in your home.  We invite you to experience the vibrancy and artistic excellence of Plein Air Easton and to be a part of the history being made here.  Please contact the Plein Air Easton Information Hotline for more details at 410-822-7297 or info@pleinaireaston.com

 

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Jul
16
6:30 PM18:30

Chesapeake Film Festival

The full program for the entire Festival is still in development but in the meantime, check out this wonderful opportunity!

The Chesapeake Film Festival Invites You
To A Special Event With Film Critic & Author

ANN HORNADAY

 

Film critics can make or break a film’s debut. 

What do they know that we don’t?

Washington Post chief film critic and finalist for the 2008
Pulitzer Prize in criticism, Ann Hornaday comes to Easton, MD
to discuss her new book, Talking Pictures, How to Watch Movies
and to answer all your burning movie questions.

Setting: Scossa • Easton’s finest Italian trattoria
Sunday, July 16, 2017 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
8 N. Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601

Plot: Film geeks take their game up a notch
Reception prior to talk with Italian delicacies and cash bar

Point Of View: Great food! Great conversation! Great cause! 

Characters: Event ticket $50 • Ticket + Book $77.60

Main Idea: Event benefits the Chesapeake Film Festival

Buy Tickets and stay tuned for Festival updates at: chesapeakefilmfestival.com 

 

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Jun
24
9:00 AM09:00

2017 Paddle Jam

 

Talbot County Young Professionals and Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) are excited to partner with Toyota SPLASH Event Series and bring Paddle Jam to our community on June 24, 2017!

 

Paddlers will launch kayaks, canoes, or paddleboards from Easton Point Marina to enjoy a 6 mile paddle along the Tred Avon River. Paddlers will end back at Easton Point Marina where there will be live music, food trucks, beverages, and great prizes. Justin Ryan Band will be playing from 1-5! Along the paddle route, participants may pick up poker cards at designated Paddle Jam boats and participate in the event poker game. Winning hands will receive prizes! Grand prize winner will walk away with a BRAND NEW Sun Dolphin Aruba 10ft KAYAK!  Registration is available now. Don't miss out on this awesome summer event!

Please use the links below to get more information and register!

More info here

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Apr
5
to Apr 8

Restaurant Week!

Talbot County’s chefs and restaurateurs again invite residents and visitors on a culinary journey of discovery as they showcase their finest dishes and most creative cooking during Restaurant Week 2017.

Now in its eighth year, this week-long event runs April 2rd through April 8th and is sponsored by the Talbot County Office of Tourism and Talbot County Tourism Board. Restaurant Week spotlights many of the local eating establishments that grace the treasured towns and communities of Talbot County and offers food lovers the opportunity to try new restaurants or revisit favorites.

Stay Tuned for our Restaurant Week Menu, offered at Lunch from 10am - 3pm

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Mar
10
5:30 PM17:30

Wine Tasting with Franck!

This event is going to be rescheduled for later this Spring! Stay tuned! xoxoxo

Franck has been to the Pear before and he always charms the crowd with his stories, charm, wit and pointy shoes! Franck of Franck's Signature Wines will be here talking about his importing business and we will enjoy 5 of his most favorite wines. 

Friday March 10th, 5:30pm, $42 pp snacks and wine tasting xoxo

for reservations: alice@bartlettpearinn.com

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FeBREWary Beer Dinner
Feb
25
6:30 PM18:30

FeBREWary Beer Dinner

FeBREWary is Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer, and with craft brew events on tap across the state, it’s the perfect time for a beer lover's getaway. We are excited to feature Union Brewing at our Beer Dinner!

First Course

Shrimp and Chorizo Grits, Squid Ink Beurre Blanc and Duckpin Pale

Second Course

Pistachio Crusted Venison Tenderloin, Huckleberry Jus, Brown Butter Potato Basket, Romanesco and Balt Altbier

Third Course

Burrata Cheese, Candied Basil, Prosciutto, Plums and Rye Baby

 

3 beers, 3 course dinner, welcome beer, raffle, and half priced house selections

$60 per person, plus tax and gratuity 

Please email Alice for reservations: alice@bartlettpearinn.com

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Tintonegro Malbec Wine Tasting, Dinner
Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

Tintonegro Malbec Wine Tasting, Dinner

"TintoNegro, meaning black wine in Spanish, is meant to celebrate the essence of Malbec in Mendoza. Known for its dark, blackish color Malbec is definitely a TintoNegro. TintoNegro was born of the long time friendship and professional collaboration of Alejandro Sejanovich and Jeff Mausbach, colleagues at Bodega Catena Zapata for almost 15 years." - TintoNegro website

Please join us for a delicious evening featuring the wines of TintoNegro in Mendoza, Argentina. Special guest Jeff Mausbach, partner in Bodega TintoNegro, will guide us on an enlightening journey through the various soil expressions of TintoNegro wines. Jeff will present four separate examples of Malbec wine from four unique sites in the vineyard, and also the ultimate blend - Finca La Escuela. We will also be pouring the charming 2015 Mendoza Malbec, fresh-off a 91 point rating by wine writer James Suckling. And more!

Dinner will be an Argentine-inspired feast of appetizers and grilled meats as the main course.

The Wines

Tintonegro Malbec Mendoza ’15

Tintonegro Malbec-Uco Valley ‘14  

Tintonegro Malbec-Limestone Block ‘13

Tintonegro Soil La Piedra ‘11

Tintonegro Soil La Grava ‘11

Tintonegro Soil La Arena ‘11

Tintonegro Soil El Limo ‘11

Tintonegro Malbec Finca la Escuela ’12 

 

Dinner

Lime and Cumin Marinated Chicken

Faina with Chorizo, Blue Cheese and Spinach 

Sliced Hanger Steak, Grilled Pork Sausages, Chimichurri Sauce, Vegetables

Alfajores Cookies

 

Thursday February 16th 6:30pm

$68 per person, all inclusive

Please email Alice for reservations: alice@bartlettpearinn.com

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Valentine's Day at the Pear
Feb
10
to Feb 11

Valentine's Day at the Pear

Valentine’s Day Menu at the Pear

First Course
Market Salad, Local Vegetables, Champagne Vinaigrette

Plain Wayne Carrot Ginger Soup, Kale Chips, Pickled Mustard Seed

Bay Mushroom Shiitake Stuffed Arancini, Inn Made Prosciutto, Basil Pesto
 

Second Course
Truffle Pappardelle Pasta, Bay Mushroom Fricassee, Chapel Country Creamery Cheddar, Black Truffle Shavings

Joe Jurgielewicz & Son Duck Wellington, Pearl Onions, Pickled Apricot, Poppy Seed Tuile, Brown Butter Yukon Gold Puree, Jus

Purple Potato Crusted Monkfish, Cous Cous, Arugula, Saffron Beurre Blanc, Garlic Chips
 

Dessert
Dark Chocolate Mousse, Feuilletine Crunch, Gianduja Creme Anglaise, Cocoa Pearls

Lemon Blueberry Tart, Crème Fraiche Ice Cream

Burrata Cheese, Candied Basil, Prosciutto, Plums
 

Menu Available Friday February 10th and Saturday February 11th, starting at 6pm
$52 per person for 3 courses (your choice of one from each section above), plus tax and gratuity, includes glass of sparkly wine. Cocktails, full bar, wine pairings and wine list available. 

Please email Alice for reservations: alice@bartlettpearinn.com

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Jan
14
6:30 PM18:30

Tête de Veau Dinner at the Pear

“For me, eating calf’s head is a must in Lyon—even for breakfast,” says chef Daniel Boulud about this Lyonnaise specialty.

One of our most special long-time Bartlett Pear dinner guests has been asking Chef Jordan to cook this French specialty for years.  While we may not exactly be lounging around in Lyon, France, Chef's Jordan is excited to present a unique dining experience at the Pear on Saturday January 14th.  Consider joining us for a family style dinner celebrating the classic French tête de veau (kindly review the recipe to save me from my minced description).  

Chef Jordan's Tête de Veau Family Style Dinner

Baguette & Butter

Chef’s Seasonal Soup Preparation

Artisan Lettuces, Burnt Lemon, Pistachios, Aged Balsamic

Ahi Tuna Carpaccio, Haricot Verts Chantilly, Crispy Guanciale 

Braised Head of Veal, Sauce Gribiche, Bouillon Vegetables

Root Vegetable Maxim 

Specialty Cheese & Fruit Selectio  

 

$60 per person, family style, plus tax and gratuity

Gamay and Chardonnay available to enjoy with your dinner, priced per bottle

 

Please email Alice for a reservation: alice@bartlettpearinn.com

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Dec
31
6:00 AM06:00

New Years Eve at the Pear

Squab²

   Confit Leg, Shaved Fennel

   Coffee Dusted Breast, Pickled Cherries

   Foie Powder, Natural Jus

 

Octopus

   Kaffir Lime & Sake Ice Cream

   Soy Foam, Puffed Grain

 

Duck Wellington

   Mushroom Duxelle, Griottones Gastrique

   Turnip Purée, Poppyseed Tuile, Nasturtium

 

Hazelnut Napoleon

   White Chocolate Mousse, Almond Praline

   Caramelized Filo 

 

$85 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Wine Pairings and Lovely Bottle List available 

Reservations please, Credit cards collected and $50 non-refundable charge if cancelled within 24 hours of New Years Eve.  

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Dec
28
9:00 AM09:00

Coffee with a Cop

"Coffee with a Cop" is on a mission to improve issues and build trust in each community across the Nation. Come grab your morning cuppa Joe at the Pear, stay awhile and chat with our Easton Police Department.  Officers of the Department that work each day to protect us and keep us safe will be hanging out at the Bartlett Pear to discuss issues and learn more about the community they protect.  Stop by to learn more about the Department for "Coffee with a Cop." 

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Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Moonlight Madness Shopping in Easton!

Easton, Maryland's Moonlight Madness Shopping event will take place on Friday, December 2! Come downtown from 4-9 p.m. for a chance to win one of several $1,500 raffle prizes, enjoy music, refreshments, in-store events, and Pictures with Santa! 

Raffle tickets will be given out beginning Waterfowl Weekend at participating merchants, through the day of the event. Look for the "Moonlight Madness" poster in their store window. All purchases over $10 receive AT LEAST one raffle ticket.

Head to www.christmasineaston.com for more information!

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Nov
27
to Dec 29

Hotel Special for December

Alice has never discounted the rooms this deeply before!  She is just dying to share the beautiful bounty of her Boutique Hotel with as many guests as possible this winter.  Start your winter off with an overnight getaway to the most historic and well preserved Inn in Easton.  Enjoy any available Suite for $99 a night Sunday - Thursday starting November 27th through December 29th.  Please note this Special Offer does not include breakfast in our restaurant.  

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Nov
11
to Nov 13

Waterfowl Weekend!

Waterfowl Weekend is here!  Now Celebrating it's 37th year, this Festival brings people to Easton from all over the country.  Check out all the details on their website: www.waterfowlfestival.org 

Bartlett Pear Inn is right in the middle of the action!  We will be open for breakfast and lunch as normal from 7am until 2pm.  At 2pm will be will continue to offer our lunch menu and a small dinner menu until 8pm!  Join us for drinks, dinner and or dessert!  Just walk in, check out our new Bakery and set-up and sit down at a table by the fire to get warm before heading back out into town.  

Saturday is the big day in town! Hang out at the Pear and enjoy Oyster Shooters from Know Good Farm,  Narragansett beer and more, Alice's Bistro Wine List, tons of pastries and delicious Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! 

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