The Chesapeake Mermaid will be making an appearance to tell her tales from the bay and introduce you to her wildlife friends. Come for storytime and stay for a meet and greet with photo opportunities. Take home copies of our storybooks, The Last Bivalvian and The Giants of the Bay and learn more about the Chesapeake Mermaid at

Saturday, November 9, 11-4 pm at Easton Middle School, 201 Peachblossom Rd, Easton, Maryland

The 48th Annual Waterfowl Festival is November 8-10, 2019. This wildlife art show, sportsman’s expo, and small-town festival celebrates all things “Eastern Shore” and showcases Easton in its autumn glory. Meet the country’s finest wildlife artists: painters, sculptors, carvers and photographers, and see their work in galleries spread across historic downtown Easton.

The Festival kicks off with Opening Ceremonies and the Premiere Night Party on Thursday, November 7th and then opens to general admission guests on Friday, November 8th.

Perennial favorites will also return including the popular Dock Dogs® Competition at Easton Middle School, the Retriever Demonstrations at the Bay Street Ponds, World Championship Goose and Duck Calling Contests at Easton High School and the Sportsman’s Pavilion at the Easton Elks Lodge. For a complete schedule of events and details about all the events and exhibits, festival visitors are encouraged to visit

General admission tickets are $20 November 9 – 11. Tickets are for all three days and Premiere Night packages are also available. For more information, to volunteer, or donate, visit or call 410-822-4567.