Friday October 13, Saturday October 14, Sunday October 15

Rain drizzle today with highs in the low 60s but clearing up for a great parade-day tomorrow: Partly sunny, cooler, high of 58 degrees. Then, Sunday, rain showers likely with highs in the low 70s.

Visit the Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show today and Saturday, from 9:00am-5:00pm for an old-fashioned farmers market & craft show in and out of an open-air pavilion!

Looking for antiques and vintage items?  Come on down to the 44th Annual Civic Club Antique, Vintage & Collectible Sale at the Oakland Community Center (formerly the Armory) at 8th and High Street.  Mike will be there working (not as an antique) in the kitchen and out-front on Saturday afternoon. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The 50th annual Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade will be in Downtown Oakland starting at 1:00pm on Saturday.  Be sure to get there early as there will be street closures and lots of people and traffic.

Governor Hogan will be coming out to Western Maryland to ride in the Autumn Glory parade and visit several sites throughout Garrett and Allegany counties.

The Autumn Glory Festival Car Show Mountain Top Cruisers, the biggest car show in Garrett County, will be in Oakland from 9:00am-3:00pm on Sunday.

There are MANY more Autumn Glory events going on all over the County this weekend. Here is the online version of the Chamber’s Guide for all the details.

If you are planning to attend tonight’s Southern Garrett High School home football game, plan to wear ORANGE. Tonight will be a orange-out to support a Southern student named Sarah who is battling cancer. #SarahStrong

A Bear in a Bikini? That’s what the Friends of Deep Creek Lake have planned for their Autumn Glory Parade float. Actually, it is not uncommon to see a bear swimming in the lake this time of year. The next DCL Policy and Review Board meeting is scheduled for October 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Discovery Center.

Ms. Jennifer Browne, Director of the Frostburg State University Center for the Literary Arts and a lecturer for the Department of English, will give a reading, “New Short Works”, as part of the Joan Crawford Lecture Series presentations on Wednesday, October 18, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm in room 511 on the Garrett College McHenry campus.  For more information, persons may contact GC Professor Jack Dubose at 301.387.3008

The first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens statewide October 19th. This is one of several deer hunting opportunities offered in the state and typically coincides with pleasant fall weather. The early muzzleloader season runs from Oct. 19-21 in Deer Management Regions A and B, which includes Garrett County.

The Ruth Enlow library will be participating in the third annual Maryland S.T.E.M. Festival with official events scheduled at the Friendsville, Grantsville, Kitzmiller, and Oakland locations in early November.

A small truck has been posted for sale in our online marketplace!

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