Calendar of Events for Historic Downtown Cambridge, MD
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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.
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.
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.
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.