To join in support of this initiative, members of our community are encouraged during the month of September to decorate their homes, their businesses, their churches, and their schools with purple lights, banners, flowers – anything purple goes! Of course, to many of us in Dorchester County, one of the places we call home is on the water, so on Friday, September 27 at dusk, (bad weather date of September 29) Dorchester Goes Purple will host a Purple Lighted Boat Parade.
The Purple Boat Parade will begin in front of Long Wharf at approximately 7pm, then head into Cambridge Creek, back out past Sailwinds, under the Malkus Bridge, and then end at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay.
To participate in the parade, boaters are asked to call 410-228-3575 for details to pre-register.
Also, everyone with a boat, a dock, a home, or a business along the waterfront is encouraged to light up with purple that night and every night in September as part of this initiative and donate to the cause.
Find out more about Dorchester Goes Purple.