November Events in Dorchester County
November 1 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Ladies Night Out
November 1 • 4 p.m.
437 Race Street, Cambridge
Join retailers in Downtown Cambridge for the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 7 p.m. for a fun evening just for the ladies. Participating businesses include Calista’s Boutique, Butterfly Boutique, Sunnyside Shop, Cottage Studio, Dropping Acorns, Craig’s Drugstore, The Wine Bar, Thomas’s Fine Jewelry, T’s Divine Sweets, Honey Bee Trading, Black Water Bakery, and more. Shops host specials and refreshments.
November 5 • 7-10 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 303 Main Street, Hurlock
On the first Monday of every month, join in the Bluegrass Jam from 7 to 10 p.m. Bluegrass musicians and fans welcome. Donations accepted for the benefit of St. Andrews food bank.
Student Guitarists – November 2 • 6 p.m.
Adult Jam – November 9 • 6 p.m.
Open Mic – November 16 • 6 p.m.
Overflow Café, 400 Muir Street, Cambridge
On the First Friday of each month, Overflow Cafe presents a performance by guitarists from 6 to 17 years old who are students at Mike Elzey’s Guitar Studio. On the Second Friday of each month, Overflow Cafe hosts a jam for adult musicians with local guitarist Mike Elzey. On the Third Friday of each month, Overflow Cafe hosts an open mic night for adults and children. All shows are free to the public. It is an alcohol- and drug-free environment.
Cakes and Cards Quarter Auction
November 2 • 5-9 p.m.
Moose Lodge 1211, 5446 Moose Lodge Road, Cambridge
The event benefits Dorchester Relay for Life. Games begin at 6 p.m. All prizes are homemade cakes and $25 gift cards. Call 443-521-4298.
Historic St. Mary Church Open for Visits
November 3 • 9 a.m.-Noon
St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 917 Hoopers Island Road, Church Creek
St. Mary Star of the Sea has been chosen as one of the nine historic Pilgrim Churches to be featured during the 150th year Celebration of the founding of the Diocese of Wilmington. The church, with its original historically restored Tubman Chapel, was founded in 1767. For more information, call 410-397-3417.
Second Saturday and Art Walk
November 10 • 5-9 p.m.
This monthly celebration in downtown Cambridge features an Art Walk with free art gallery receptions, as well as specials in the independently owned shops and great dining. Live music is on tap at several restaurants later in the evening. More info is available at DowntownCambridge.org.
Belgian Beer Festival
November 10 • 1-6 p.m.
300 Block of High Street, Cambridge
Featuring beers from Belgium and Belgian-inspired local brews from the surrounding area. Food includes smoked turkey legs, wood-fired grilled oysters, funnel fries, hot dogs, and hamburgers.
Ebb & Nova Concert
November 10 • 7:30 p.m.
Groove City Studios inside WHCP Radio, 516 Race Street, Cambridge
Listen to a great Baltimore homegrown band, Ebb & Nova. They combine an alternative acoustic blend of Indie and folk.
November 16 • 5 p.m.
Governor’s Hall at Sailwinds Park, 200 Byrn Street, Cambridge
The Grandtastic Jamboree is a public event of the Grand National Waterfowl Hunt, which brings celebrity hunters to Dorchester County. The jamboree features oyster fritters, oysters on the half shell, pit BBQ, soft-shell crab, crab soup and much more. Food served from 5 to 8 p.m. Music provided by Bird Dog and the Road Kings and Animal House. Grand National was founded in 1982 to promote sound conservation practice compatible with business interest on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. For details, visit www.grandnationalwaterfowl.com.
Holiday Auction and Bake Sale
November 17 • 3-7 p.m.
Suicide Bridge Restaurant Pavilion, 6304 Suicide Bridge Road, Hurlock
Sponsored by the First UMC of Secretary to support local missions, the event includes bidding on holiday décor and unique gift baskets as well as a bake sale. Preview items at 3 p.m. with the auction beginning at 4 p.m.
November 17 • 8 a.m.-Noon
Immanuel United Church of Christ, 5401 White Hall Road, Cambridge
Start holiday shopping early at the bazaar, which includes white elephant tables, homemade food, country store, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.
Carver’s Crew 5K Color Fun Run
November 17 • 8 a.m.
Breckenridge Adventures, 4032 Mill Road, Vienna
Carver’s Crew raises money through this fun event for families across the Mid Shore who have suffered a tragedy. Last year 213 runners participated. Wear lots of layers that will get messy. Sign up by November 2 at evenbrite.com.
Cambridge Ghost Walk
November 23 • 7 p.m.
Historic High Street, Cambridge
Historic High Street is known as the most haunted street in Maryland. Learn the spooky and fascinating stories of lives lived and lost along this historic street in Cambridge. Stops include Christ Church graveyard, Richardson Maritime Museum, Governor Goldsborough’s House, Congressman Laird’s House, Manaydier House, LaCompte House, and more. Register at chesapeakeghostwalks.com.
Christmas Tree Lighting
November 24 • 5:30 p.m.
Spring Valley, High and Church Streets, Cambridge
After celebrating Small Business Saturday in downtown shops and restaurants, cap off the day with the annual tree lighting. Enjoy music, a visit from Santa, cookies, hot cider and holiday cheers.
Guided Birding Trip
November 25 • 8 a.m.
Blackwater NWR, 2145 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge
Join an expert birder for a guided bird watching trip through the refuge. Bring binoculars and field guides. Leave from the Refuge Visitor Center. Call 410-901-6124.
Friday Night Live: Open Mic
November 30 • 7-9 p.m.
Dorchester Center for the Arts, 321 High Street, Cambridge
DCA provides a friendly, supportive atmosphere for acoustic musicians, poets, storytellers and others. Admission is free and beverages are available for purchase. For more information, call 410-228-7782.