Art Walk

Downtown Cambridge High St & Poplar St, Cambridge, MD

Enjoy an evening in downtown Cambridge strolling the art galleries, browsing a range of artwork, and enjoying free refreshments during the Art Walk, which happens [...]

IRONMAN Maryland

Be part of one of the world's most grueling endurance events – right here in Dorchester County, Maryland! The IRONMAN Maryland triathlon challenges participants from [...]

Emancipation Day Celebration at Tubman Visitor Center

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitors Center 4068 Golden Hill Road, Church Creek, MD

To mark the day that Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery from here in Dorchester County, Maryland on Sept. 17, 1849, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad [...]

Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race

Long Wharf 2 Yacht Club Dr, Cambridge, MD

There's a parade of boats at 9am followed by the race at 10am. Best viewing is from Long Wharf Park, at High and Water Streets in Cambridge, Maryland. The Bay was once home to thousands of skipjacks; today fewer than 20 skipjacks still sail and only two skipjack races survive. 


Showcase Art Walk & Street Festival

Dorchester Center for the Arts 321 High Street, Cambridge, MD

Come spend the afternoon walking down Historic High Street in Cambridge, MD. Take in all the sights and sounds of this beautiful waterfront venue filled for the day with creative and unique artwork for show and sale. This juried fine arts event showcases painting, photography, ceramics, drawing/pastel, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture, and watercolor creations; even heritage arts such as boatbuilding and blacksmithing. A little bit of everything! Once you’ve chosen an art treasure or two to enhance your visit a full array of food and refreshment vendors will be featured along with local musicians and performers providing entertainment for all ages. Rain or shine. Admission is free! Showcase is presented by the Dorchester Center for the Arts and the Dorchester County Arts Council and generously supported by the Nathan Foundation.

Nanticoke River Jamboree

Handsell Historic Site 4837 Indiantown Rd, Vienna, MD

Dorchester County's largest living history event celebrating the history, culture and natural environment of the Nanticoke River happens 10am to 5pm on Oct. 9. Immerse yourself in over 350 years of history during the Nanticoke River Jamboree...


Race Through Historic Vienna

Mandala Pies 115 Old Ocean Gatweway, Vienna, MD

Mandala's Pies, a small artisan pie bakery, hosts a 5K race through historic Vienna, Maryland on Nov. 6. This will be a fun and relaxed 3.1 miles throughout the beautiful historic waterfront town of Vienna. Situated directly on the Nanticoke River, Vienna is located half-way between Salisbury and Cambridge, right off of Route 50.  Runners and walkers are welcome. Must finish the 3.1 miles within two hours. The course is leashed-dog friendly, wheelchair and stroller accessible. Start at Mandala Pies bakery (115 Old Ocean Gateway, Vienna, MD) with parking on site or close by. Emergency services on site and volunteers will offer water throughout the course and snacks after completion. This day is all about building community by getting your body moving in the fresh air. All participants get a race day t-shirt, slice of pie and water after completion of the race. Plan to stay after for more fun – including vendor booths of businesses and nonprofits, music, lunch options, and more.

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