The weather today will be partly sunny. Patchy fog with a slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon—highs in the lower 80s and a low of 61. West winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain is 40%. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers—highs in the lower 70s and a low of 57. Northeast winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain is 50%. Sunday will be sunny—highs in the mid-70s and a low of 58. The chance of rain is 20%.
Did you see local business owner AJ Delauder featured in the New York Times? AJ just arrived in New Mexico after a 2,664 mile bike ride starting in Canada.
Linda S. Sherbin is retiring from the Garrett College Board of Trustees board effective June 30th.
Keira’s Day at the Park is THIS SATURDAY at Broadford Park. They are having a walk or run, raffles, silent auction, face painting, a vendor show, and a food truck. Of course, swimming is available at the lake. A DJ and cosmic cheer are scheduled to do a couple of performances throughout the day. This event is in memory of 8-year old Keira Mae Rinker that passed away October 10, 2021 as a result of a car accident. Her parents are working to keep her memory alive and give her the future that she doesn’t get to do on her own.
Deep Creek Lake State Park will be hosting its 22nd Annual Art in the Park festival on July 9 and 10. Admission to the park is $3 per resident and $5 for non-residents—children in car seats and seniors presenting a Maryland Park Service golden age pass enter for free. Guests may arrive by boat, car, or foot through the park gate. Docking is available for boaters.
Mountain Lake Park celebrates with the free Victorian Chautauqua weekend following the 4th of July. Historical performances, lectures, live music, vendors and artisans, food, trolley bus tours, and activities relive a bygone era that began as a planned community along the B&O Railroad.
Don’t miss the Teen Punk Silent Disco this Saturday at the Mountain Lake Park Town Hall.
The members of the Garrett Hoof Prints 4-H Club are holding a “Fill the Trailer” community service event on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, at Tractor Supply, Oakland.
It’s Cashmere Clothing Co.’s time for some amazing deals during their Christmas in July event!
Check out the state park’s programs this weekend:
- Park of Champions Mini Hike
- Leave No Trace
- Reptile Encounter
- Herp Hike
- Bird Walk
- Garden Tour
- Tracking and Stalking
- Wiffle Ball
- Movie Night – The Sandlot
- Dutch Oven Cooking
- Sang Run “Rocks” Geology Program
- Natural History by Kayak
Come for an exciting experience with the Bow Tie Guy at the Ruth Enlow Library to learn about things that sink or float.
Free social services benefit assistance and applications in Accident Library.
Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and substance use disorder.
Join Mountain Fresh Farmers Market for the open-air farmers market every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Downtown Oakland! You will find fresh produce, plants, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams & jellies, body care items, and crafts all made and grown by the vendor!
Get out to hear some live music around the area:
- The Y’allterations at Sipside Lounge
- Butterscotch Blonde at Honi-Honi Bar
- Aristotle Jones at MoonShadow
- Surrender Dorothy at Honi-Honi Bar
- Phil Hough at MoonShadow
- The Shades at Honi-Honi Bar
- Disco Night with Raised on Analog at Honi-Honi Bar
- Jac with no K at MoonShadow
- Eighties Enough at Honi-Honi Bar