Mostly cloudy this morning; slight chance of showers and highs in the upper 50s. Not as windy today but we could experience gusts up to 25mph.

There’s nothing to say about this:

Snow Forecasted Oct 30

The Lion’s Club Annual Halloween Parade tonight at the former Oakland Armory on 8th Street starting at 6:30pm or the First People’s “Trunk and Treat” in Grantsville starting at 5:30pm at the Grantsville Shopping Plaza. See below for some other ghoulishly fun Halloween activities.

Well, the four-day long Maryland bear hunting season started yesterday and a number of bears have already been harvested. The Maryland Department of natural Resources also cautions that this is the time of year when black bears are most active as they seek calories for their winter hibernation. Please be careful and follow the DNR’s tips.

Mary Callis of the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (GLAF) says there are still some tickets left for Sunday’s performance of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow with the Ballet Theater of Maryland. The event is this Sunday, starting at 2:00pm at the Garrett College Auditorium.

Allegany County has decided to replace their 14 year old tourism website www.mdmountainside.com and is seeking proposals for a new site.

Friendsville Library Quilters raised $4,120 in the raffle for their outstanding quilt this year – “Wildflowers of Garrett County – A Community Quilt!” The winning ticket is Karen Mager! Proceeds from this raffle benefit the Friendsville Branch of the Ruth Enlow Library.

The Friends of Deep Creek Lake have a brief, educational presentation on DCL funding and the need for securing state financial support that they would be interested in giving to local organizations or groups. Contact FDCL if you would like a presentation at [email protected].

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s next Business Before Hours will feature Andreas Weissenborn, Director of Research & Analytics at Destinations International, who will present national and Maryland state tourism trends on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Wisp Resort.

Here is what we know for Halloween events in the area:

10/24 – First People’s Trunk or Treat
Grantsville Shopping Plaza @5:30-7:30pm

10/24 – Lion’s Club Halloween Parade
Oakland Armory @6:30pm

10/26 – Halloween at the B&O Train Museum – Arts Connection
Historic B&O @6:00pm

10/27 – Trick or Treat Night
Downtown Kitzmiller @6:00-8:00pm

10/28 – Halloween Trick or Treat
Deep Creek Marina Club @3:00pm-7:00pm

10/28 – Free Family Fall Festival
Deer Park Community Building @6:00pm-9:00pm

10/31 – Trick or Treating
Oakland @6:00-7:30pm
Mt Lake Park @5:30pm-6:30pm
Loch Lynn @5:30pm-6:30pm
Grantsville @5:30pm-7:00pm
Friendsville @5:30-7:00pm
Accident @6:00pm-7:00pm

10/31 – Still Brewing Band
MoonShadow @7:30pm