Money wreath at Pleasant Day Gala

CAMBRIDGE — When is a money wreath not a money wreath? When it is a Snowman stuffed with money. This Snowman will be spotlighted in Jackie Vickers’ office at Pleasant Day Medical Adult Day Care, so you can guess how much money is in/on/under/on top of the snowman? There may be dollars, 5 dollar bills, […]

Wednesday Morning Artists host gallery of gifts

CAMBRIDGE — Are you looking for locally made articles for holiday giving? The Wednesday Morning Artists of Cambridge are hosting a dazzling show of gift-able items to be held at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. Approximately 35 artists will comprise this year’s sale and provide one-stop shopping for holiday gifting. The show and sale […]

Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park

The Kite Festival at Sailwinds Park was held on Sunday, and attracted an enthusiastic crowd of locals and visitors who enjoyed the sunny, breezy day. The annual event has grown year by year, and now includes not only flying kites, but also rides and vendors’ tents. Children and adults also greeted two penguins on display […]

Groovefest 2018 rocks Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE – Groovefest rocked Poplar and Race streets in Cambridge over the weekend, as the event brought blues, brews and barbecue to the business district. Among the many acts that performed on Sunday was Evolution Band. Also on stage were John Nemeth and The Blue Dreamers from Nashville, Tenn.; Josh Christina from Baltimore; Hoppie Vaughn […]

Get ready for GrooveFEST on Sunday!

By Julie Gilberto-Brady Special to Dorchester Banner CAMBRIDGE — THIS WEEKEND! On FRIDAY, October 19th GrooveFEST weekend kicks off at Groove City Studios who hosts John Nemeth and the Blue Dreamers. Enjoy a private and intimate performance in this fun downtown music venue. Tickets on sale for $20 in advance online at Doors open […]

Ripple, Nemeth and English to play at Groove City

CAMBRIDGE – Groove City Studio is proud to announce three special events in the month of October. On October 13, the band Ripple will lend their voices to the night at the Groove City Studio at 516 Race St. in Cambridge. “Ripple” is a folk/Americana trio that performs a mix of diverse cover songs with […]

October Nature Walk connects faith and environment

TRAPPE — Join ShoreRivers, an environmental nonprofit, and Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC), a faith-based advocacy group, for a Spiritual Nature Walk on Oct. 7, from 3-5 p.m. at the beautiful Bolingbroke Park in Trappe. ShoreRivers’ Choptank Riverkeeper Matt Pluta and IPC’s Religious Educator Kolya Braun-Greiner will guide a two-mile walk through the secluded […]

Delicious native fruit, ripe for re-discovery

By fall, many of the luscious fruits grown in our region have come and gone. Local strawberries, peaches and melons will remain a sweet memory until next summer. But the paw-paw, a tasty native fruit largely unknown to modern Americans, has just started to ripen. Depending on a paw-paw tree’s variety and location, the fruit […]

Creative community shines at Showcase

Now in its 42nd year, Showcase celebrates our creative community, and will be held this Sunday, from noon – 5 p.m. Rain or shine, and admission is free. This outdoor art walk and street festival features fine art and crafts, music and dance, maritime heritage, and a variety of tasty treats and sweets along historic […]

Dorchester Garden Club’s WWII Memorial Garden

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Garden Club, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2020, has a long history of service and community involvement to the Dorchester County community. This is the first in a series of articles to highlight the civic improvement gardens the club members are actively engaged in to help protect and restore […]