The weather for today will be cloudy with showers likely. A high near 64 a low around 44. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. A high near 60 and a low around 47. Sunday has showers and thunderstorms possible after 2pm; a high near 56 and a low around 44.
Why not go mining for some gold on Saturday? Actually the 15th annual Blue and Gold Mine Sale is on in Morgantown Saturday morning. All sorts of stuff and to find a new home for and it raises funds for the United Way – over $65,000 in the past five years.
A little closer to home is the Grantsville National Road and Town Wide Yard Sale. There will be food and lots of individual yard sales all around. Plus, there will be re-enactors from Braddock’s Road War. I think General Braddock may have held the first yard sale in the area way back in the day. Not sure, but lots to do and buy at this one.
There’s a Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Mountain Fresh Farmers Market Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the pavilion in Oakland. This event will pair teas with numerous homemade baked goods and of course, there will be plenty of fresh produce and other goodies. There will also be photo ops with some interesting characters.
The Deep Creek lake Lions Club, of which I am a brand new member, is holding their annual boat auction on Saturday at 1:00 pm at the Lion’s Club Park on Bumble Bee road. You can find more information and auction items here. All proceeds go to support the Lions Blind camper and Blind skier programs.
There are several rabies clinics scheduled around the area. Only $5 for each pet.
Garrett Regional Medical Center has been awarded as a model for their cancer navigation program. Way to go!
We have recently found out that US Cellular offers $1,000 grants for local community groups. Visit the link for more info.
We wish all moms everywhere a great weekend and a special day on Sunday. Don’t forget our area restaurants, many of which have special menus or buffets for Mothers Day. And, Moms, don’t forget to stop by Lakeside Creamery or Huey’s Ice Cream for your free scoop or ice cream Sunday.