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  • Heritage Awards 2016

Submit your unsung heritage heroes by Sept. 13

Time is running out for 2017 Heritage Award nominations! The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area needs your help to celebrate those who help to preserve and promote our history and culture. Click on the headline for more.

Free movies and concerts — At the Sail events for 2017!

To make better use of our beautiful spaces and waterfront views at the Dorchester Visitor Center, we are lining up some great "At the Sail" outdoor events, most of them free! Click on the headline above to see the event listing.

  • 1st Place - Dogs of Dorchester - Photo by Ben Doyle
  • 2nd Place - Dogs of Dorchester - Photo by Mo Van Curen
  • 3rd Place - Dogs of Dorchester - Photo by Michelle Davies Kelly

Dogs of Dorchester winners!

Here are the winners of our 2017 Dogs of Dorchester Photo Contest! 1st Place: Drake the puppy was a little tired after his first duck hunt. Photo by Ben Doyle. 2nd Place: Silas looking at his catch in Vienna. Photo by Mo Van Curen. (Click on the headline for more.)

  • Mural by Michael Rosato in progress in Cambridge, MD

Dorchester dedicates newest mural July 21

Everyone is welcome to join in the dedication of Dorchester County's newest public mural at 4pm on Friday, July 21 near the corner of Maryland Avenue and Route 50 in Cambridge, MD. (Click the headline for more.)

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