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Bus Trips

Spring in New York City

We’re going to NYC this May! Join us on a bus trip to New York City with 8 hours to spend on your own. Spring is the perfect time to visit beautiful Central Park, go shopping in Times Square, take a tour of the city, or see a Broadway show! The bus will be dropping off riders at Macy’s near Times Square. 

  • When: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
  • Fee: $90 per person, includes taxes and gratuity
  • Time: 5:00AM departing from Talbot County Community Center
  • Arrival to New York City: Approx. 10:00AM
  • Departure from NYC: 6:00PM

Christmas in New York City

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to take a trip to New York City with 8 hours to explore on your own. Go shopping, see a play, or take a tour of the city all while enjoying the beautiful Christmas scenery. The bus will be dropping riders off at Macy’s near Times Square. Register early as spaces are LIMITED!

  • Fee: $100 per person
  • Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2024 
  • Time: 5:00am- Departing from TCCC
  • Arrival: New York City around 10:00am
  • Departure from New York City at 6:00pm

Special Events at the Community Center

Community Yard Sale

The Talbot County Parks & Recreation Community Yard Sale returns this Spring. This is the perfect opportunity to get some spring cleaning done and sell your items at the this community-wide sale. Clean out your garages, attics, basements, and closets! One person’s trash is another’s treasure!

  • Fee: $10 per parking space; $5 per table (chairs not provided)
  • Public Admission: FREE!
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center Parking Lot
  • Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
  • Set-Up Time: 5:30am
  • Sale Time: 6:30am-12:00pm

Decoy Tailgate Show

Our Annual Decoy Tailgate Show takes place before the Talbot County Waterfowl Festival in November and features over 150 different vendors from all over the country. Vendors display and have working decoys, carved decoys, art work, sculptures, antiques, and more for sale.

  • Fee: $30 per space per day for vendor spot (Reserve all 3 days for only $75!)
  • Public Admission: FREE!
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center Parking Lot
  • Dates: Tuesday-Thursday, November 5th – 7th, 2024
  • Time: Open to the public 8:00AM-4:00PM

Halloween BOOnanza!

Come have a SPOOKtacular time at Talbot County Community Center! This family fun event includes ice skating, trick-or-treating, face painting, photo opportunities, and more! Don’t miss your chance to show off your fun costume! This is an event for all ages! No pre-registration required. Pay at door. Cash only! 

  • Fee: $10 per child at the door (2 & under free)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2024
  • Time: 6:00-8:00PM
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center

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Special Ice Skating Events

Skate with Santa

Santa will be taking a break from his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit the Talbot County Community Center to share holiday memories with the whole family! Kids will have an opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap to reveal their seasonal wishes and receive a special gift! Please bring your own camera to take a memorable photograph with Santa. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies will be provided. Pre-registration is required as Santa’s helpers need to maintain quantity and quality skates and gifts.

  • Fee: $20 per child 13 & under
  • Session I: Wednesday, December 4th, 2024
  • Session II: Thursday, December 5th, 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm–8:00pm
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center

Daddy Daughter Valentine Ice Skate

Make Valentine’s Day extra special by coming to ice skate with your daughter at the 10th Annual Daddy Daughter Valentine Ice Skate at the Talbot County Community Center. Come and enjoy a night full of fun, excitement, and skating complete with refreshments, party music, door prizes, and a complimentary photo shoot. Pre-registration is required.

  • Fee: $30 per couple ($15 per additional child)
  • Session I: Wednesday, February 12th, 2025
  • Session II: Thursday, February 13th, 2025
  • Time: 6:00–8:00pm
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center

Mother Son Valentine Ice Skate

Start a brand new Valentine’s tradition with your sons at the 4th Annual Mother Son Skate! Moms and sons are invited to enjoy an evening of ice skating, refreshments, fun music, door prizes, and photo opportunities. Come dressed in party attire or casual wear for the perfect skating date night! Pre-registration is required.

  • Fee: $30 per couple ($15 for additional child)
  • Date: Monday, February 10th, 2025
  • Time: 6:00-8:00PM
  • Where: Talbot County Community Center