Calendar of Events for Historic Downtown Cambridge, MD

 Cambridge Weekend Update

Find out what's going on around downtown Cambridge this weekend.  Click for the Dec 19-21, 2014 Weekend Roundup!

 

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ONGOING EVENTS

Second Saturday and Art Walk
Shops and galleries stay open until at least 8pm with specials, free nibbles, and more. Every Second Saturday of the month, 5-9pm, on the 300 block of High Street, 500 block of Poplar Street, and 400 block of Race Street.

 

Cambridge Farmers Market
Farmers Market on the waterfront at Long Wharf (near High and Water Streets) in Cambridge. Local produce, meats, cheeses, breads, crafts, and more. Every Thursday, 3-6pm, May through October.

Historic Walking Tours
Join a costumed guide for a walking tour of beautiful, historic High Street. Every Saturday at 11am, from April through October. Weather permitting. Meet at Long Wharf at the end of High Street. $8 for adults; 12 and under free. Reserve at 410.901.1000.

Skipjack Cruises
Public cruises on the skipjack Nathan of Dorchester run May through October. One- or two-hour cruises are offered most weekends. Leave from Long Wharf. Check the schedule and reserve your spot at skipjack-nathan.org.

Lighthouse Tours
Take a free, self-guided tour of the Choptank River Lighthouse. Open daily, 9am-6pm in season (usually May through October). Located at Long Wharf Park, near High and Water Streets in Cambridge. Find out more at choptankriverlighthouse.org.


Ghost Walks Along Historic High Street
Learn the spooky and fascinating stories of lives lived and lost along Cambridge's historic High Street, said to be the most haunted street on the Eastern Shore, during a Ghost Walk. Sites include Christ Church graveyard, Richardson Maritime Museum, Dorchester County Courthouse, Long Wharf, and more. Part of the Chesapeake Ghost Walks organized by Mindie Burgoyne, the author of Haunted Eastern Shore. $15 per adult; $9 for kids 8-12 years old. Must register in advance; these walks often sell out.  Details and schedule at chesapeakeghostwalks.com/cambridge.
 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS


See more than 25 nativity scenes (also known as creches) from around the world are on display at the Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast, a restored Victorian home at 112 High Street in Cambridge, Maryland. The display is open on Wednesdays and Sundays, 2-5pm, November 30 through January 4, 2015. Admission costs $15 per person and includes holiday cookies and hot chocolate. Reservations and pre-payment required; call 410.221.7700.



Gaze in wonder at this holiday-themed train display at the Cambridge Rescue and Fire Company in historic downtown Cambridge. Perfect for all ages! The Train Garden features little towns, industrial areas, rural areas, scenic areas and several emergency rescue displays. The display, now in its 80th year, is created each year by the volunteers with the Cambridge Rescue Fire Company. It takes the volunteers several weeks to create the Train Garden. This display runs Dec. 1-30. Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1–4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. FREE Admission. Refreshments are sold. They accept donations and non-perishable food items for our Christmas Drive. Call 410-228-1211 for more information or to make reservations for large groups. At the old firehouse on Gay Street in downtown Cambridge.



Discover your inner artist at the Dorchester Center for the Arts! Try your hand at a different project each Second Saturday, and take a great piece home! Guided artist instruction provided. Media varies. You might paint, make a collage, draw, glue, staple, who knows? Come be surprised and ready to experiment.  Second Saturday, December 13, from 3-5pm. No registration necessary. Under 16 please be accompanied by an adult. Free. The DCA is located at 321 High Street in downtown Cambridge, MD.



For those of you who are late Santas, there will be a "Guy's Night" at the Main Street Gallery from 5-9pm  on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Enjoy a beer, chips and salsa while you shop for that special someone. Expert staff will be on hand to help you with your selections and they'll gift wrap your purchases for free!


 

 

 

  

Second Saturday Logo

Second Saturdays! Downtown Cambridge rolls out the red carpet every Second Saturday of the month.  Shops stay open late; galleries and museums host openings; music, food, and kids' activities are often on tap as well.

 

 

Arts in Cambridge

Did you know that downtown Cambridge is home to a thriving and eclectic arts scene? Check out the half-dozen galleries and you'll see everything from classic Eastern Shore landscapes to vibrant folk art to contemporary work. Find out what's showing where on our Arts in Cambridge page.

 

ONGOING EVENTS


Historic Cambridge Walking Tours

Join a costumed guide for a one-hour walking tour of beautiful, historic High Street. Every Saturday at 11am, April through October. Weather permitting. Meet at Long Wharf at the end of High Street. $8 for adults; 12 and under free. Reserve at 410.901.1000.

Skipjack Cruises

Public cruises on the skipjack Nathan of Dorchester are offered May through October. One- or two-hour cruises happen most weekends. Leave from Long Wharf at the end of High Street. See the schedule.


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Farmers Market

The Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market happens every Thursday, 3-6pm in season, May through October. Find out more.


 



 

 

 

 

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