Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog October 19

Thursday, October 19, 2023: The weather today will be partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy frost in the morning, with highs in the lower 60s and a low of 48. South winds of around 5 to 10 mph.

Today is the first day of a three-day muzzleloader hunting season — remember some local shared-use trails go through land where hunting is allowed! WEAR ORANGE!

The Beall School Road Bridge opened on schedule and within budget at noon on October 13, 2023. Mr. Allen Fisher, a local resident and key project supporter, had the honor of being the first to cross it, as he generously provided unrestricted county access through his property.

Oakland resident Mark Geiger, featured in the Sept./Oct. TOPS News magazine, achieved weight loss success with TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly. Joining in April 2022, he lost 72 pounds, with an impressive 59.6 pounds shed within the first year.

GCPS is thrilled to announce that our 2023-24 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Ali Schilpp, attended the 33rd Annual Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala on October 13, 2023. She was joined by past Teachers of the Year and school leaders.

You can now buy tickets online for the 2023 Garrett Regional Medical Center Foundation Gala. This bi-annual event will be back on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at the Ag Heritage Hall, Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry.

Be part of the creative pulse in Maryland’s Western Region! You’re invited to the Western Maryland Strategic Community Gathering on November 2, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. This event is tailor-made for artists and arts organizations, offering you the chance to influence MCA’s future arts advocacy work. Share your artistic process or performance by bringing along a cherished piece of art, regardless of the medium. Don’t forget to RSVP by October 29.

First United Bank & Trust invites you to their Grantsville community office today from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Their team is available for discussions about your financial plans and goals.

Every Thursday, HART for Animals welcomes you at Enzo’s Library, nestled conveniently in their lobby, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Bring your children, pick books from our collection, and relish the experience of reading to our charming dogs and cats. Plus, you’re welcome to take the books home with you!

Join Deep Creek Adventure Bureau today for a casual Women’s+ Group Mountain Bike Ride. It’s a free ride where you can discuss techniques, practice skills, and have a great time on fun trails.

Mountain State Brewing DCL hosts TEAM TRIVIA every Thursday at 6:30 PM. Attendees can test their knowledge while enjoying cold brews and the company of good friends.

Attend Pirates, Poets & Scribes at MoonShadow Cafe, a poetry event where attendees can listen to and share their work during an open mic. It’s a night of spoken word and fellowship on MoonShadow Cafe’s comfortable couches.

TONIGHT!! An evening of worship with Mack Brock, known for hits like “O Come To The Altar” and “Resurrecting,” joins forces with the talented worship team of Crossroads Church. The event takes place today at 7:00 PM at Crossroads Church (Deep Creek Lake).

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