Circumstances may cause events to be changed. Please confirm with the contacts listed.
Please advise of any upcoming events that we have not included.
Mail us or call (301) 387-5898.


Deep Creek Dunk -- February 25, 2017
Garrett County Fair -- July 29 - August 5, 2017
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 11-15, 2017
Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 8-10, 2017

See also State Parks and Entertainment Guide, for more events

Every Saturday

A Touch of Class Wine & Beer Tasting Tours
Departs and returns to Deep Creek Beverage, 12-4
$49 includes tastings and transportation
Includes Visiting and Tasting at the following venues: Mountain State Brewing Company, Fireside Wine & Deli, Black Bear Wine and Words, Deep Creek Beverage.  Transportation is provided in 14 passenger Vans & limousines Minimum booking must be met, Personal pick ups may be available for an additional fee.  Call 301-501-5466 (LIMO) for a reservation.

Free Wine Tasting
McHenry Beverage Shoppe, 1-5 p.m.
Join us for our weekly wine tasting free of charge. Each week will be a new experience hosted by professionals in the wine industry.

Every Wednesday

Wet & Wild Wednesdays
$7/swimmer, $25/family of 4
When the tubes go in the FUN begins!  Wild and Wet Wednesdays are held every week.  It's a lazy river without the river.  Come enjoy floating away while listening to summer jams in our pool.  Rain or shine it's always sunny and 70 at the CARC. 

ws & happenings at Subaru. Be sure to stop by the Subaru village and say hello!

Friday February 24

Goosebumps and Grapes
Honi-Honi, 6- 9 p.m.
Get a sampling of a variety of wine and craft beers. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Maryland

Saturday February 25

Deep Creek Dunk
Registration at noon, dunk begins at 2
Minimum $75 in donations to dunk, free for spectators
The 19th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk - don't be left out of the cold! Let the fun begin and be a part of all the chills and thrills of Dunk 2017 on February 25, 2017 in Deep Creek Lake. It's not just an event - it's an experience that has become a winter-time tradition for thousands of warm-hearted Dunkers! And it all benefits Maryland's children and adults with intellectual disabilities, as they enjoy the life-changing benefits of participating with Special Olympics Maryland.

Saturday February 25 & Sunday February 26

Oakland Winterfest  (rescheduled from a previous date)
Downtown Oakland
Events often include ice carving demonstrations by Master Ice Carver Bill Sandusky, illuminated ice sculptures, interactive sculptures, store specials, vendors/crafters, carriage rides, exceptional dining and more!

Friday March 3

Superbowling for the Dove Center
The Alley, 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.
$30/person or $100 for a team of 4
Join us at the Alley for Superbowling for the Dove Center! $30 per person or $100 for a team of 4 includes bowling, shoes, ping pong, pizza, appetizers and soft drinks. $3 drink tickets are available for beer and wine. Silent Auction, 50/50 drawing. Prizes for High Score and Best Score for 3 games! Tickets available at eventbrite: , The Alley, or the Dove Center , 882 Memorial Drive, M-F, 9 am - 4 pm.

Saturday March 4

BlackStrap Rail Jam Series #3
Competition Location: Central Park
$15 & $5 refundable race bib deposit (cash only) Located in Central Park this rail jam is open to both skiers and riders. This year’s Competitions will be set and judged as a points series. Individuals have the opportunity to score up ten points each event. The overall points leader after the March 4 finals will awarded the grand prize and deemed the Series Champion

Monday March 6

Trail Running 101
New Germany State Park Lake House, 5 p.m.
The class is designed for beginners but all are welcome to attend. Discussion will include running technique, shoe selection and how to start a running plan, followed by a short jog on the Turnpike Trail. The class will begin inside the Lake House at 5 p.m. Tony Shillingburg of the Maryland Conservation Corps will be instructing the class in partnership with the Healthy Parks, Healthy People program, which is an international movement that focuses on utilizing parks to promote the health of people and the environment.

Saturday March 11

Oakland VFD Mega Bash
Oakland Firehall, noon - 6:10 p.m.
$100/ticket, only 500 tickets sold
The 2017 Mega Bash is just around the corner and we are giving out over $33,550 in cash prizes!! Only 500 tickets are to be sold with 185 chances to win CASH!! Ticket includes two chances to win, food, and drink for ticket holder and guest during the entire event. Get your tickets today from any member of the OVFD, call (301)616-3776 or stop by any of the below businesses to purchase a ticket: JG Pub, Glotfelty Lumber, Mt. State Insurance, Rapid Repair, Mike Frazee Trucking, Rite Price Luke's Liquor/ 7-11, Fisher Auto Parts

Saturday March 25

DCVFC Gun & Cash Bash
Deep Creek Firehall, noon - 6
Come out and enjoy a fun filled day of all you can eat and drink, DJ entertainment, tips and more. Contact any DCVFC member or call 301-387-5252 to purchase your ticket! $25 donation for the ticket, $20 donation for a guest.

4th Annual Samantha's Beat the Winter Blues Bash & Cornhole Tournament
Garrett County Ag Hall, 10 - 8
The main event at our Bash is the cornhole tournament, but this is also a great family event for the whole community. Lot's of other entertainment to include.. Corn hole Side Games, Live Music, Kids Area, Great Food, Silent Auction, Raffles & tip boards. So Beat the Garrett County Winter Blues and join us for a day of indoor Fun for the whole family!

Saturday April 8

Family Fun Festival and Garrett County Health Fair
Garrett College CARC, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local agencies and organizations will be providing and free giveaways for families with young children.

Saturday May 6

Floral Designs by Sylvia
St. Peter's Parish Hall, 1-3
The Mountain Laurel Garden Club invites the community to a presentation of “Floral Designs by Sylvia,” a fundraising event to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 208 South 4th Street, Oakland. Sylvia Deck, a nationally renowned floral designer from Severna Park, MD, will wow everyone with her many creations that will be raffled to those in attendance after the program. As an exceptional speaker, her enthusiasm for floral design is evident in her presentations. Many different designs will be demonstrated, both simple and complex. Refreshments will be served during the afternoon event. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by contacting Linda Harris at or 443-695-2071.