Cinco de Mayo

Friday May 5, Saturday May 6, Sunday May 7, 2023: Today, in the United States, Americans celebrate Mexican-American heritage and pride by exploring foods, traditions, and music!

The weather today will be patchy fog and frost in the morning. Sunny, with highs in the lower 60s and a low of 42. West winds of around 5 mph, becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. The chance of rain is 5%. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with highs in the upper 60s and a low of 47. Southeast winds of around 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain is 10%. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a 40% chance of showers—highs in the lower 70s and a low of 55.

Have you seen the new timelapse log at the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park? What a cool idea! Get down there today and submit your photo!

View the Climatological Observations record from Garrett Regional Medical Center for April 2023.

Trout’s House is back! Check out this week’s market pricing and have yourself a feast!

The County Commissioners held the Constant Yield Hearing and recommend no change to the current tax rate of $1.056 per 100 of assessed property value. In an effort to reduce the tax burden on full-time Garrett County residents, the Commissioners would like to reduce the Homestead Property Tax Credit.

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Garrett County Child and Adolescent Wellness Workgroup is promoting a Green Campaign to raise awareness of recent trends in child and adolescent mental health in the county.

Did you see the announcement? A production of Gilligan’s Island will be taking place at the mountaintop whitewater center this summer!

Looking for a lively and festive way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Look no further than Dutch’s at Silver Tree and The Greene Turtle in Deep Creek. Join them for an unforgettable celebration filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and special features that are sure to make your taste buds dance.

Come join the Fletcher’s Spring Fling today at the Garrett County Fairgrounds’ Ag Heritage Hall from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM! For only $50 per person, enjoy a special presentation of Fletcher’s journey, heavy hors d’oeuvres, mini desserts, non-alcoholic drinks, and live music by The Remedy.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has released the schedule for the 2023 Maryland Youth Fishing Rodeos where young anglers of all ages are encouraged to come out and practice their fishing skills. Join the fun at Grantsville Pond or Herrington Manor Lake!

Join the New Germany State Park Lake House this Saturday at 9:00 AM for the Friends’ Spring Membership and Volunteer Meeting! Discover all the exciting things that have happened and the upcoming plans. Whether you’re interested in becoming a member or volunteering, this meeting is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Friends of New Germany State Park.

Discover the freshest produce, meats, dairy products, baked goods, and more at the Mountain Fresh Spring Farmers’ Market. From delectable treats to locally-sourced ingredients, there’s something for everyone at this lively market.

Space is limited to only 20 attendees, so we hope you’ve already RSVP’d for the “Mocktails & Convos” event happening this Saturday at $MART ART: Shared Workspace. Join for an inspiring art project led by Angie Sincell, focused on women’s empowerment and self-reflection, while enjoying mocktails, popcorn, and engaging conversation with like-minded individuals.

Experience a musical journey around the world with the Garrett Community Concert Band at their 2023 spring concert “Folk Music Around the World” this Sunday at 3:00 PM. Join us at the Performing Arts Center at Garrett College, McHenry for an afternoon of folk compositions from different nations under the direction of Dr. Sean Beachy.

Check out our entertainment calendar for a complete list of performances and get ready for a weekend filled with fantastic local bands.

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