Cambridge-Dorchester Co. Christmas Parade thrills crowds

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Posted 12/7/22

CAMBRIDGE – This year’s Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade went off without a hitch Saturday, after a rainy morning cleared up for the annual event. Crowds lined High, Poplar …

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Cambridge-Dorchester Co. Christmas Parade thrills crowds

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CAMBRIDGE – This year’s Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade went off without a hitch Saturday, after a rainy morning cleared up for the annual event. Crowds lined High, Poplar and Race streets to enjoy the show. The event featured not only school bands, fire companies and community groups, but also, for the first time, the Bowie State University Symphony of Soul marching band.

Places were:

High school band:

1) Snow Hill; 2) Mardela Springs; and 3) North Dorchester [Editor’s note: Cambridge-South Dorchester’s Marching Vikings performed, but did not compete. They were escorted by the Bowie State band.]

Individual band awards:

Best drum major, band front, percussion and overall went to Snow Hill.

Division winners:

Commercial float – Moving Dorchester Forward

Non-commercial youth float – Dorchester Youth Lacrosse

Non-commercial adult float – Dorchester Seafood Heritage

Marching unit on foot – Destructive Black Diamonds

Fire Department – Church Creek VFD

Antique auto 1900-1948 – Habitat for Humanity

Classic auto 1949-1989 – Eldorado-Brookview VFD

School sponsored club – Dorchester Career and Technology Center

Judges’ choice – Neck District VFC

The Hurlock Christmas Parade will take place Dec. 10, starting at 5 p.m.

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