Friday August 23, Saturday August 24, Sunday August 25

The weather today will be partly cloudy with an 80% chance of rain; mainly before 11am. High near 66 and low near 53. The weekend is shaping up with both Saturday and Sunday to be mostly sunny with a high near 70 and a low around 54.

[insert Dog Days of Summer joke here] Photo by Mitchell Wayne:

Mitchell Wayne Penny the Dog at Deep Creek Lake, MD

The Deep Creek Lake Watershed Foundation has announced the winner of the bids for the donated Flying Scot #16. And, the winner is …… Brian O’Brien!

BLENDED REALITY is tonight at the Little Yough Music Festival beginning at 7:00pm. With country music influences ranging from Taylor Swift, Jon Pardi, and Johnny Cash to Little Big Town and Lady Antebellum; the trio works to ‘blend’ all of that together when they are writing, composing and arranging music.

The Country Fest & Auction will be tomorrow (August 24) from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. The “fun stuff” listed on their website schedule of events includes Gospel Music, Pony Rides, a Pedal Tractor Pull at 11:00 A.M, an Aerial Candy Drop at 1:00 p.m. (weather permitting),Barrels of Fun Rides, Milking the “Cow”, Miniature Horse and Cart Rides, Live Animal Petting Zoo and Skill Demonstrations all day.

There are FREE Mountain Bike Intro Courses on Sundays in August at Wisp Resort!

Lots of live music happening this weekend – check out our Entertainment Guide.

There will be a DUI Checkpoint in Garrett County, Maryland on August 29, 2019. The Maryland State Police, Maryland Natural Resources Police, and the Maryland Department of Transportation are working to reduce the number of drunk and drugged drivers on Garrett County roadways.

I love it when websites share their “best-of” trips and put Deep Creek Lake on the list! This time, the list is for the best day trips from Western, PA from WPXI.

There’s good bass fishing and good chances of catching monster bluegill on nightcrawlers this time of year at Deep Creek Lake, MD.

New Germany State Park will be hosting a Maryland hunter education course on September 10th, 12th, and 14th. This class is for first-time hunters obtaining their hunter education certification.