Friday October 15, Saturday October 16, Sunday October 17

The weather today will be a slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76 and a low around 51. Saturday will be showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 51 by 5pm and a low around 39 overnight. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 51 and a low around 39

The Friday of Autumn Glory is an unofficial holiday around here! I hope you enjoy your day and have a chance to enjoy all of our local food traditions! I’m looking forward to the Civic Club’s Maker’s Market homemade soup, a turkey dinner with “real” turkey 🙂 and an apple fry pie for dessert.

Before the Autumn Glory Festival (AG) became an annual event, a group of turkey growers organized and promoted turkey dinners started, initially, as the Garrett County Turkey Growers’ Festival in 1954. Now AG attracts more than 60 thousand visitors each October and in 2007 The Autumn Glory Festival was listed as the top fall festival in the world by the popular travel site

Here’s the updated list of Autumn Glory festival events one more time this week. Note, there were a few changes to the open hours for a few events.

The roadway at Sang Run Road Bridge will be re-opened to traffic TODAY Friday, October 15, 2021 at 5 p.m. Any questions can be directed to the Accident County Roads Garage at 301-746-8156.

The Deep Creek Watershed Foundation sends out a special “THANK YOU“.

Reports indicate that the leaves are dropping quickly. With wet conditions the past few days and some wind in the forecast for the weekend, we may see significant leaf loss through the next week.

Today is the Shabby Patina Autumn Glory store, Fall Foliage Driving Tours, Turkey Trail dinners, Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show, Fall Craft & Vendor Sale at the Accident Fire Hall,  Autumn Glory Giveaways, High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap, Bear Creek Traders Annual Autumn Glory Tent Sale, Woodlake Tree Farm spectacular, 47th Annual Antique/Vintage & Maker Market, Simon Pearce Autumn Glory Sale, 18th Annual Quilt Show and Sale, Autumn Glory Fallmania Craft and Vendor Show, October Artisan Market, Cove Run Farms Corn Maze, Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office tours, Big Bucks Bingo & Turkey Dinners, Chris Compton at MoonShadow, The Greene Turtle (Deep Creek): Meet Bob Robertson & Steve Blass and MORE!

Stay safe this weekend — reserve your chauffeured ride with Deep Creek Party Bus here!

These events (and MANY MORE) continue through the weekend! Have fun!

This photo was from Herrington Manor on October 14, 2021:

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