The weather today will be partly sunny with a high near 77 and a low around 55. Calm wind. Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 81 and a low around 62. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Sunday will be a slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny otherwise with a high near 81 and a low of 63. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Did you know Deep Creek Lake was created by capturing the water of an existing Deep Creek? Deep Creek Hydro is a two-unit, 20 MW hydroelectric generation station that was built in 1925. Aside from generating electricity, Deep Creek Hydro also allows for lake level management, fisheries support, and white water recreation.
Current lake and station status are available here: https://www.safewaters.com/facility/12
ahhh … boating at Deep Creek Lake! Here’s a view of the dam sent in by Darla Annonio:
Curious about disc golf? It’s a great low-impact way to enjoy the outdoors. Ryans Disc Golf Stop Grand Opening is this Sunday from 5-7pm. There will be burgers, drinks, putting contests, and prizes during this dog at this kid friendly event.
Congratulations to the owners of Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations and Sales for receiving the Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit Award from the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. Named in honor of Helmuth and Evelyn Heise, founders of Will O’ the Wisp and Wisp Resort, it is given to local business owners who demonstrate similar entrepreneurial qualities.
Speaking of Taylor-Made, they’re getting some great entries in their 2021 photo contest! Click the link to enter your photo for a chance to win a Deep Creek Lake getaway!
Another local photo contest: celebrate ten years of history and heritage with the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area! Enter their historic photo contest and win a copy of the Postcard History Series of Garrett County, by Albert Feldstein.
Enjoy a free piece of cake as part of Alpine Lake Resort: 50th Anniversary Cake*with purchase.
Have you seen the Skyhoundz Disc Dog Championship? It’s pretty cool!
Here’s another reminder for the Garrett County Artists Studio Tour. There are SO many talented artists in Garrett County.
One of my favorites will be at Mountain State this weekend: Day Old News at Mountain State Brewing Co.