Autumn Getaway Easton’s historic Tidewater Inn makes for an idyllic fall retreat. It’s the perfect base for exploring the town; the inn can also organize golf, boating and fishing trips. The property’s restaurant, Hunter’s Tavern was recently renovated by Philadelphia-based DAS Architects. On November 14, the inn will host the fourth annual Brew & Oyster Brawl featuring live music, freshly shucked oysters and other fare; a portion of the proceeds benefits the Oyster Recovery Partnership. Rates from $149. tidewaterinn.com
Café Culture Visitors to Chestertown have a treat in store at Evergrain Bread Company. Opened in 2010 by Johnson and Wales grad Douglas Rae, the café tempts passersby with fresh-baked artisan breads and pastries, croissants, pain au chocolat and sun buns, which are made of knotted croissant dough double-rolled in cinnamon and sugar. “It’s our crown jewel,” says the Chestertown native, who co-owns the bakery with his mom, Kelly Holton. 201-203 High Street; 410-778-3333. evergrainbreadco.com
Water’s Edge Fresh from a 2015 makeover, The Narrows restaurant sports a crisp new look and improved views of the Kent Narrows waterway. Architect David Miles of The Drawing Board, interior designer Melissa McLay and Timberlake Design/Build collaborated on the project, which updated the dining room with “an old boathouse feel,” says co-owner Kelly Hardesty Phipps. While it offers a varied menu, this Graysonville hot spot specializes in seafood, from cioppino to Oysters Rockefeller. Devoted customers can even order The Narrows’s famous crabcakes online. 3023 Kent Narrows Way South; 410-827-8113. thenarrowsrestaurant.com
Easton Art Easton is famous for its summertime plein air festival, when artists and visitors converge on the Maryland town to paint the scenery and buy art. But this picturesque hamlet actually spotlights art all year long. From November 13 to 15, the Waterfowl Festival shines a light on wildlife art. In addition, upcoming gallery events are listed below.
717 Gallery: “Small Treasures,” November 6 to January 7, 2016. This exhibit showcases small paintings by owner/artist Louis Ecobedo and Eastern Shore artist Chris Wilke. 717 Goldsborough Street; 410-241-7020. 717gallery.com
Troika Gallery: The work of William Storck, a nationally acclaimed maritime painter, through November 10. Gala champagne 18th anniversary group show, November 13 to December 31. 9 South Harrison Street; 410-770-9190. troikagallery.com