Friday February 4, Saturday February 5, Sunday February 6

The weather will be freezing rain with a slight chance of sleet in the morning, then a chance of freezing rain and snow in the afternoon—patchy fog. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation around a trace—highs around 30 and a low of 9. West winds of 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is near 100%. Saturday will be partly sunny—highs around 18 and a low of 9. Northwest winds of 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as 6 below in the morning. The chance of rain is 50%. Sunday will be sunny—highs in the mid 30s and a low of 18.

Please be advised that Savage River Road has been closed until further notice, due to high water. The closure location is at Westernport Road and Big Run Road. Call Grantsville Roads Garage at 301-895-5631 with any questions.

‘The Naturalist’s Odyssey: Walking with Darwin’ is the next presentation installment in the spring Joan Crawford Lecture Series at Garrett College. Presented by Peter Skylstad, this presentation will take place on Wednesday, February 9th at 6 p.m. in room 111 in the Garrett Information Enterprise Center (GIEC) building on the College’s McHenry campus.

Nine Northern Middle students correctly answered Challenge 1 of Scholastic’s “The Hardest Math Problem” contest. They are eligible to compete in Challenge 2 for a chance to win a laptop and $5,000 for a college savings account. 7th Grade Challenge–Eden Rankin, Erica Mager, Jacob Kilduff, Lukas Wolfe, Luke Ritchie and 8th Grade Challenge–Eoin Elica, Hayden Gring, Rachel Mager, and Sarah Hamilton.

Dot Sisler shared her photo of a cardinal one morning this week:

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.

Join Grantsville Library this Friday for the Read Together Book Club starting at 11:30 AM.

Check out Dutch’s At Silver Tree’s Dinner Features this weekend.

After a 2-year hiatus, The Deep Creek Lake Hard Water Anglers Seventh Annual Kids Fun Fishing Day will be held this Saturday at the Deep Creek Lake State Park.

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. Looking forward to seeing you at the market!

Join Ranger Noah this Saturday on this moderate-to-difficult 3-mile hike, and learn about how New Germany’s native wildlife survives the harsh winters.

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 Scott Alexander at Sipside Lounge, Ronnie Burroughs in the Lakers Lounge, and Sally Mae Foster at MoonShadow. On Saturday, Brianna Merkel will be at Sipside Lounge and Jody-Ray-Byrne at MoonShadow.

See all of this weekend’s events here.