DoCo Tourism has ideas for activities

CAMBRIDGE — During these uncertain times, getting out to get fresh air is still OK — as long as you’re staying at least six feet from other people — a statement from Dorchester County Tourism said on March 18. And it’s good for the body and mind. Here are a few ideas for (mostly) free […]

Spectrum: Events are canceled at DCA

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) is closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and security of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our highest priority. We are following recommended guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and our state and local health agencies, and will continue […]

C-SD seniors to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School class of 2020 will present the musical comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Thursday through Sunday. Based on the 1960 Roger Corman film of the same name, this dark comedy centers around Seymour Krelborn, a nerdy flower shop worker who discovers a strange new type of plant. As his […]

Garden Club members discuss habitat for birds

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Garden Club celebrated Valentine’s Day with their Feb. 14, meeting at Immanuel United Church of Christ. Club President Jeanne Bernard called the meeting to order, welcomed members and guests and provided highlights of interest and upcoming events. Committee chairpersons were invited to report to members. Much of the discussion pertained to […]

Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest is March 1

CAMBRIDGE — The Annual Crawfish Boil & Muskrat Stew Fest will bring muskrats, crawfish, blues music, and fun to Dorchester County on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. in Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds, Park Keith Graffius, the festival founder, says it is his favorite weekend of the year. “This entire weekend we celebrate the culture […]

Lez Zeppelin will headline WHCP’s Gala

CAMBRIDGE — The MidShore’s only noncommercial community FM Station, WHCP, is bringing world-renowned Lez Zeppelin to Cambridge for WHCP’s 6th Annual “Whole Lotta Love” Spring Gala on March 13. “It’s only fitting that in the Year of the Woman WHCP will bring the best female musical virtuosos performing the most venerable hard rock for the […]

5th Annual Cambridge Film Festival on Feb. 14

CAMBRIDGE — ShoreRivers and Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth (DCPG) will host the fifth Cambridge Film Festival on Feb. 14. This annual festival presents 10 short environmental and adventure films that illustrate the beauty of the Earth and the work that communities are doing to protect the increasingly threatened planet. The community is welcome to […]

‘Red Devil Moon’ to perform at Avalon

EASTON — On Thursday at 7 p.m., For All Seasons will host “Red Devil Moon,” a powerful evening of music and narrative that promises to lift the heart at the Avalon Theatre in Easton. The show, with a script by Robert Earl Price and music and lyrics by Pam Oritz, is inspired by the novel, […]

Making the most of an incredible asset

Editor’s note: The monthly Heritage Partner Spotlight focuses on our Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) partners and how they have supported heritage tourism in Dorchester County with a project funded by either a Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) grant or a HCCHA mini-grant. This month’s spotlight shines on the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation. Their […]

DCA to celebrate 50 years in 2020

In 2020, DCA celebrates 50 years of art for all! The tradition continues with a full lineup of instructional arts opportunities. Winter classes are just beginning, and offerings include drawing, painting, fiber, ceramics, carving, glass, and more. Find the full catalog online at www. dorchesterarts.org. Highlights include: Picture Perfect Pets Students will learn the techniques […]