Friday August 27, Saturday August 28, Sunday August 29

Aug 27, 2021

The weather today will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms with some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78 and a low of 63. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Saturday, will be mostly sunny with a high near 82 and a low of 64. A slight chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Light west wind. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high near 80 and a low of 64. A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Broadford Recreational Park is a family-oriented park owned by the Town of Oakland. The park offers a lake, picnic and beach areas, volleyball, basketball, boat launch, boat, and pavilion rentals. Daily admission to Broadford Park is $4 per car Monday-Friday. It is $5 per car on Saturday & Sunday. Boat rentals are $5.00 per/hr. Or $15.00 per/day including John Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, and Paddle Boats. Broadford Senior and Family Passes are also available.

Did you know, there are big plans underway for the trail system and bike skills parks. See the concept drawings here.

In partnership with the Maryland Department of Health and Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, the Baltimore City Health Department is conducting this statewide survey to learn about what quality reproductive health care look like for folks who are connected to the state’s network of clinics and/or have never visited our clinics but may be interested in making an appointment. Must be a Maryland resident between the ages of 18 to 45 years old. Anyone who completed the survey can enter a raffle at the end of the survey to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

The Rural Maryland Council announces the Fiscal Year 2022 grant recipients.

St. Peter the Apostle is hosting a Community Supper on Monday, September 13 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to this delicious meal. A goodwill offering basket will be available.

There’s a lot going on today and through the weekend!

Vaccines will be available at the Garrett County Health Department Clinic in Grantsville.

At 11:00 am, it’s a Brant Mine Hike at the Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park. 

Tonight at 6pm, Mudcracker at MoonShadow and Campground Critters.

At 6:30pm, it’s Faith Evangelical Free Church’s Celebrate Recovery group.

Live music continues tonight at 7pm with the Little Yough Summer Music Festival. Terah Crawford Band will entertain the crowds!

Take the Kids Fishing at Alpine Lake and they can win prizes!

Tomorrow, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am is the MSDE Virtual Town Hall Meetings and from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm the Mountain Fresh Farmers Market Summer Markets continue.

Several more state park events including August 28 an Aviary Tour, Healthy Parks, Healthy People – Lookout Loop Hike, Bird Walk, Herp Hike, Shellfies, and a Reptile Encounter event.

August 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, it’s Women’s Equality Day 2021 Garrett County and Women’s Monologues: Maryland Suffragists at Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry. NOTE: there is bridge work nearby so consider your route to the event.

The Meshach Browning Pioneer Challenge is from 12-4pm. Do you have what it takes to survive as a pioneer?

On Sunday, August 29 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm is the Flea Market — the last Sunday of each month until September.