Friday October 12, Saturday October 13, Sunday October 14


The weather for Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 47 and a low of 37 with a good chance of showers. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Saturday, showers are likely, mainly before 8:00 am, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 44 and a low of 35. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 54 and a low of 47.  Get ready to bring your house plants inside folks.

Congratulations to the Town of Friendsville on their new “Way Finding” signs around town.  They look great and are the result of a lot of efforts and patience. Great job folks!

Friendsville New Sign - DCT


The Garrett County Arts Council is producing the new Seymore: An Art Experience on Friday. This new, free and interesting arts event will be held at Simon Pearce from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. SEYMOUR will feature Fine art, traditional fine craft and regional food exhibitors who will be selling all hand-crafted work. Bring the kids!

The Maryland State Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin Championships will be held at Southern High School Friday and Saturday.  An Autumn Glory tradition with some really talented folks at this event.

If music competitions aren’t your thing, but you still want to experience some nice sounds and great food Friday evening or the rest of the weekend, check out the offerings at Black Bear tavern and Moonshadow.  Those events and others are easy to find on our events pages.

Don’t forget the Town of Oakland is offering a shuttle on Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. With the parade and other activities, consider the shuttle as an easy means of transport to the various events.

Be sure to follow our Instagram this week — the amazing Jessica Fike from Jessica Fike Photography will be doing a takeover and has some fun things to share!

Don’t forget to visit the Civic Club’s Antique and Maker Fair in Oakland at the old Armory building from Friday through Sunday.  It’s always a hit, with great vendors and great food that is provided by the ladies of the Civic Club.  I’ll be there Saturday afternoon selling raffle tickets for them and helping as cashier in the cafeteria.  If you stop by, say “hi.” And, remember, the $3 admission fee is donated back to the community!

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