Home for the Holidays

We were proud to partner once again with the Hummingbird Inn and Easton Economic Development Corporation to light up downtown Easton during the 2021 holiday season with our 2nd Annual Home for the Holidays Event!

Presented by: The Hummingbird Inn, On Your Mark Lighting and Design, Wells Fargo Advisors Easton, Willow Construction, Bluepoint Hospitality, The Qlarant Foundation, Eat Sprout, Carefirst, Charles Paul Goebel Architect, Scrawl, M&T Bank, FBB Capital Partners, Walmart, and Charlestown AV, with support from Marc Randall, Scossa Restaurant, and Studio 2 Salon.

We are thrilled to bring back Home for the Holidays, and once again make the holidays bright for our community!  

This year’s event will be held on:

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2021 Home for the Holidays event!  From our friends at the Hummingbird Inn and On Your Mark Lighting and Design to Taglao Carriage Tours, to our incredible musicians and amazing volunteers, to everyone who attended!

Watch our recap video to see how our community enjoyed this fun winter event!

Admission is free, but donations in support of our mission are welcome.  Suggested donation: $10.

Thanks to YOU, we raised nearly $10,000 to help our neighbors move out of homelessness.  We are so grateful!

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Event attendees enjoyed:

A magical holiday light display
Santa visits
Holiday crafts
Sweat Treats
Warm Beverages
Live local music each evening
Carriage rides 
Our beautiful “Walk of Lights”
Downtown Easton Decorating Contest

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Walk of Lights and Downtown Easton Decorating Contest!

Our beautiful Walk of Lights returned for a second year!  This year’s walk led from the Hummingbird Inn down Aurora, Goldsborough, and Dover Streets, leading the way into Downtown Easton.

Members of our community sponsored our luminary bags, leaving messages of hope, inspiration, and holiday cheer for their neighbors to read as they strolled into downtown.  

Rain damaged most of our luminaries during our second weekend, but we were able to save some and display them at the Hummingbird Inn for the remainder of the event!

This year, we decided to make the holidays even brighter with our Downtown Decorating Contest!  We invited downtown residents and businesses to decorate for the holidays.  YOU got to vote for your favorite decorations by making any size donation to TIS.  Every dollar counted as one vote, and the business and house that received the most votes each received a $100 Downtown Easton Gift Card and dinner at Hunter’s Tavern at the Tidewater Inn!

Our winners were:
Vintage Books & 111 Goldsborough Street

Visit our decorating contest page to meet all of our 2021 contestants and see their beautiful holiday decorations!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Our wonderful Business Partners make so much possible for TIS and our guests!

If you are interested in joining our Business Partnership Plan, contact Laura at lauraricheson@talbotinterfaithshelter.org or 443-786-6962!

Legal Assets Craft Food & Spirits

Provident State Bank

Eastern Shore Title Company

Easton Hardware

Storm & Daughters Ice Cream

iFrog Marketing

An Optical Galleria

Blacked Out Tint

Angela Cerniglia – Avon

Blue Crab Coffee

Amanda David – Edward Jones

Coty Schnake – Citizens Securities

Blue Heron Coffee

Home Instead Senior Care

The Edgell-Fritzsche Team of RBC Wealth Management

Out of the Fire

Laser Letters

Marc Randall

The People’s Bank