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. Highlights include: Picture Perfect Pets Students will learn the techniques […]

Water/Ways wraps up six-week stay in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — The Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit wrapped up a successful six-week run on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, but it is still possible to view some of the local exhibit items from the “Water Moves Us” companion exhibit, including the video stories. The local exhibit, which shared space with the Smithsonian exhibit, showcased everything from the […]

Artful pursuits abound at DCA

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester Center for the Arts community inspires creativity and empowers artists at all levels. From art classes and music programs to interest groups and gallery exhibits, there is a broad array of programs and services to nourish the mind, body and spirit. A varied selection of artful interest groups allow individuals to […]

Cambridge is on of top Chesapeake destinations

CAMBRIDGE – PropTalk Magazine has highlighted Cambridge as one of the top 7 Cheaseake Bay region’s holiday destinations. Since Cambridge’s Crab Basket Christmas Tree first rose six years ago, it has brought much positive attention to the city and Dorchester County. The tree is a newer tradition for Dorchester, but the maritime heritage it celebrates […]

Hurlock parade celebrates the season

HURLOCK — Main Street sparkled with holiday cheer on Saturday, when the Hurlock Christmas Parade took place. Crowds of residents and visitors lined the streets to cheer as the procession marched down the street in honor of the season. School bands, fire departments, pageant winners and more thrilled the folks who were bundled up against […]

Spectrum: Artful winter at DCA

The 2020 DCA Winter Catalog is out! New classes, workshops, concerts and creative experiences await in the New Year – visit to view and download or stop by 321 High St. to pick up a copy. You may find an offering or two perfect for gift-giving. DCA offers gift certificates that can be customized […]

Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade thrills crowds

CAMBRIDGE – The 71st Annual Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade took place Saturday evening, delighting crowds lining the streets of downtown. Led by a color guard from the Cambridge Police Department, the parade included elected officials, many fire departments – some with the latest equipment, others driving well maintained antique vehicles – school bands and Santa Claus […]

Christmas events fill local calendar

CAMBRIDGE — Thanksgiving is past and the Christmas season is officially underway. The county’s calendar has plenty on it to keep families and friends busy celebrating — and just about everything is free. • The 71st Annual Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m. The floats and marchers will proceed […]

Holiday happenings at DCA

The season of thanks and giving is upon us. Everyone here at DCA extends a heartfelt thanks to the community for your support. Donors and sponsors, visitors and volunteers, stage performers, program participants and presenters – the entire creative circle we call family. We extend to you our gratitude – we are not a community […]

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