Friday February 18, Saturday February 19, Sunday February 20

Feb 18, 2022

The weather today will be patchy fog and mostly cloudy, with scattered snow showers in the morning. It will then be partly sunny in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch possible. Much cooler with highs in the upper 20s and a low of 20. West winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of snow 50%.

Register to ride in the second DCAB fat tire bike ride — coming up next Saturday, Feb 26! Fat bikes or mountain bikes will work!

The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future is hitting delays and experiencing funding disputes as state leaders begin to roll out the program.

Note that as of 7:30 am, Table Rock Road and Silver Knob Road are temporarily closed due to downed trees on power lines. Crews are working on these areas but I have not heard of a reopening yet.

DNR has stocked over 6,000 trout including North Branch Potomac River, Kitzmiller: golden and rainbow trout, and in Westernport: golden and rainbow trout

See all of this weekend’s events here and a few are shared below:

Cheer on your favorite USA Teams and Athletes at Wisp Resort for the opening and closing weekends of the 2022 Winter Olympics with on-snow competitions, off-snow games, fun, and lots of gold medals.

Garrett County Health Department in Grantsville is taking vaccine appointments this Friday. Call 301-334-7698 for assistance.

Join Mountain State Brewing Co. Deep Creek for Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover & 80’s Ski Gear Party this Friday.

The town of Oakland is gearing up for its annual Winter Fest, slated for February 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s event will feature live music and performances, kids’ activities, and the return of the highly successful Winter Fest Wine Walk.

The first coin (in an 8-piece collection) is available this weekend! Be sure to get your Town of Oakland coin!

Join Mountain Fresh Farmers Markets this Saturday for the winter market season at the $MART ART: Shared Workspace, connected to the Gallery Shop! Lots of great winter produce, meats, crafts, and baked goods.

Join Ranger Julia for this free introduction to the sport of snowshoeing and learn how to make your own suet cakes and other bird feeders.  Also, gather ’round the fireplace this Saturday and stay toasty-warm during this free showing of Night at the Museum (rated PG) and put your detective skills to the test on this moderate 1-mile hike in search of tracks and scat.

“Take only photos and leave only footprints” during this Leave No Trace scavenger hunt this Sunday. Prizes will be awarded to the first three teams or individuals to complete the challenge. (All kids will also get to pick from a prize bin).

Mountain State Brewing Co.’s Team Bingo in Deep Creek Lake continues every Sunday at 1:00 PM. MSBC gift cards are awarded and a coverall round with a progressive jackpot prize starting at $100!

This Friday, catch Kelly Lynott at Sipside Lounge and Andrew Roulette at MoonShadow. On Saturday, check out Tim Vitullo at Sipside Lounge, Jewelein, and Mateo Monk at MoonShadow.

 

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