Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog December 15

Friday December 15, Saturday December 16, and Sunday December 11, 2023: The weather today will be sunny, with highs in the mid-40s and a low of 30. West winds of around 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Saturday will be partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s and a low of 35. Southeast winds of around 5 to 10 mph, with gusts up to 20 mph. Sunday will be rainy, with highs in the mid-40s and a low of 34. The chance of rain is 90%.

As of December 14, Maryland Department of Natural Resources crews stocked 1,800 trout.

The 2023-24 Ski Season kicks off today at Maryland’s sole ski resort, offering skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. Despite mild weather and some precipitation, the Snowmaking Team’s readiness and 11.5″ of natural snow so far have formed a robust base, sparking enthusiasm among our staff, community, and patrons.

The Deep Creek Winter Sports Team is accepting members who are born on or before December 31, 2016. Be sure to review the registration instructions prior to signing up.

Join Financial Check-up Days at First United Bank & Trust’s Oakland community office today. Enjoy refreshments and enter the Wealth Management 60th Anniversary drawing.

Did you know the Western Maryland Classic @WMCHoops is taking place at Garrett College from December 14-16, 2023? Stop by the tournament… there is some real talent in town!

Garrett County Health Department hosts an American Red Cross blood drive today from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM at 1025 Memorial Drive, Oakland.

Celebrate with Deep Creek Pottery’s Ribbon Cutting Celebration today, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Enjoy food, drinks, and great company! Also, craft your clay mug! Use clay slabs to build and texture your mug, choose your glaze color, and Deep Creek Pottery will take care of the rest!

Garrett County law enforcement, the Department of Social Services, and AmeriCorps volunteers team up for the annual Police Providing Presents event this Saturday. Kids can shop with officers, enjoy a luncheon, play games, and get presents wrapped.

It’s Happy Wispmas at Wisp Resort! Experience daily magical adventures for the whole family, including Hot Cocoa Bars, Elves Workshops, Holiday Contests, and more!

Don’t miss the final 2023 market by Shabby Patina! Check out the “Deck the Halls” Market to grab last-minute decor and Christmas gifts. Enjoy discounts, door prizes, and refreshments!

Drop by the Mountain Fresh Farmers Winter Market this Saturday, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Mountain Fresh Pavilion.

As part of A Great Small Town Christmas with the Town of Oakland, you can enjoy free family-friendly activities in downtown Oakland. Join the Cocoa Crawl on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, where you can sample treats while shopping for the holidays.

There will be a Children’s Christmas Activity at Oakland B&O Museum on Saturday, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM in the Oakland A&E District. For ages 4-9, this free event (donations appreciated) includes photos with Santa, a craft, cookies, and limited space. Reservations are required for this event.

Don’t forget the Garrett Choral Society’s Christmas concert, “Repeat the Sounding Joy,” on Sunday at 3:00 PM in the Offutt Theatre at Garrett College’s Performing Arts Center. Enjoy favorite carols and original compositions in the first half, followed by Vivaldi’s Gloria in the second half, accompanied by a string ensemble and piano.

This weekend promises excitement and entertainment! Take a look at our schedule featuring various entertainment options and state park activities.

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