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Happy Labor Day weekend! This holiday celebrates hardworking Americans and is the unofficial end to summer … let’s send summer 2019 out the right way — I plan to kayak the lake and enjoy a cookout!

The weather today will be mostly sunny with a high near 76 and a low around 58. Tomorrow will also be partly sunny with a high near 74 and a low around 60. Sunday will be scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy with a high near 74 and a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday looks like it will be mostly sunny with a high in the mid-70s. Amy Gavatorta’s‎ pup Dundee looks like he’s ready for more boat days … here’s to a great weekend at Deep Creek Lake, MD!

Amy Gavatorta‎ Puppers at Deep Creek Lake, MD

This holiday weekend will be busy! Take a look at the upcoming Deep Creek Lake events and the entertainment guide pages for things to do this weekend. Here is a quick rundown of some highlights:

There are some interesting events left on the summer schedule at Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center: Meet the Naturalist, Seed Starting 101, a Herp Walk, and more.

New Germany State Park also has the Hills and Hollers program, a presentation on Maryland’s Black Bears behavior, biology, habitat and history, and a display on the CCC.

Great entertainment like The Remedy at the Little Yough Music Festival, Terah Crawford & Scott Alexander at Sipside Lounge, Paul Burger at Black Bear Tavern, the Tim Vitullo Band at MoonShadow and MORE!!

There’s a FREE customer appreciation corn roast at the Farmers Market tomorrow — beginning at 10:00am.

Meet local author Ed King at the Oakland Library on August 31st. He will have copies of his books available for purchase — I love Deep Creek Lake, Famous Boats of Deep Creek Lake and more.

Speaking of local writers, resident Len Shindel has recently had a poem published in the Baltimore Examiner.

5th Annual Tunes & Brews at Wisp Resort is this Saturday August 31 from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Celebrate the end of summer with unlimited craft brew samples while jamming to our favorite bands.

A local program on International Overdose Awareness Day will be held at the Glades Town Park on Saturday at 7pm. All are welcome to hear stories of hope and honor loved ones with a candlelight vigil. Wear purple to show your support.

The Garrett County Chamber is holding a new student welcome reception.

Possibly some of the best boating days are still ahead of us and Bill’s Marine Service is marking down ALL IN STOCK 2019 MODELS this weekend! Plus, there are huge discounts available on all brands and all models.

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford was in Garrett County Wednesday to officially open the new Wolf Den State Park.

Have fun, be safe!