Threshermen to hold 60th show Aug. 7-9

DENTON — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Assoc., Inc. will hold their 60th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show August 7-9 at their showgrounds located on Rt. 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and free parking and opens at 10 a.m. each day. The show this year is […]

2020 Nanticoke Indian Powwow canceled

MILLSBORO, Del. — Citing health and safety dangers associated with COVID-19, organizers announced on Thursday the cancellation of the traditional Nanticoke Indian Powwow scheduled for next month. The 43rd annual event was scheduled to be held Sept. 12-13 at the new Hudson Fields site in Milton, and designed to introduce the public to Native American […]

‘Groove City’ film shows need for honesty, healing

CAMBRIDGE — “You Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout Groove City,” a 60-minute documentary produced by WHCP Radio in conjunction with a community advisory committee, debuted at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on Feb. 29. For more than an hour, a standing room crowd of more than 250 people watched the story of Cambridge’s identity as […]

10th Photo Festival sets record

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University hosted the 10th annual Art in Nature Photo Festival entirely online this year. The festival took place virtually July 10–12 with the help of a sophisticated digital platform that enabled a panel of international judges to deliberate on the record-breaking number of photo submissions from […]

Lawns could use a bit of summertime TLC

A friend complained that brown patches had appeared in her lawn. What had caused them and how could she restore the grass to its former splendor? Various factors may account for the unsightly patches, but the first thing to know is that disease and in-sects usually don’t cause such eyesores. The culprit could be animal […]

July in the galleries: ‘Women in the World’

CAMBRIDGE — “Women in the World: The Impact of the 19th Amendment,” is the July exhibition in the galleries at DCA. This exhibit was organized by local artist Lori Dever, to reflect the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which was signed into law in August 2020 – recognizing women’s right […]

Local author Lockhart releases two books

RHODESDALE — Barbara Lockhart announced last week the release of “Collected Stories” today. On the same day, the award-winning author from Dorchester County will re-launch her historical novel titled Elizabeth’s Field. Both books are published by Secant Publishing in Salisbury. In “Collected Stories,” Lockhart captures the flavor of small town and rural Eastern Shore in […]

Fans lament loss of 2020 Firefly Festival

DOVER — This will be a Father’s Day weekend unlike any other in recent years around Dover. The city will be without the sights and sounds (and traffic) of the Firefly Music Festival. The mega event, which has annually brought tens of thousands of people to the area around this time, was canceled back in […]

July exhibition at DCA: ‘Women in the World’

CAMBRIDGE — On July 3, Dorchester Center for the Arts will open “Women in the World: The Impact of the 19th Amendment.” Organized by local artist Lori Dever, the exhibit is being presented in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which was signed into law in August 1920 […]

What’s that? A non-indigenous aquatic species

No, it’s not swimming, but it sure is on the move.I’ve recently heard interviewers ask experts, particularly with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic: “What keeps you awake at night?” or, “What do you worry about at 3:00 o’clock in the morning?” The question could well apply to gardening, too, and asked of any gardener. What […]