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. 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 […]