Friday October 5, Saturday October 6, Sunday October 7

Oct 5, 2018

The weather for today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 69 and a low around 60. Saturday will be partly sunny with isolated showers (thunderstorms also possible) with a high near 75 and a low around 62. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 77 and a low around 61.

There’s a Homeschoolers Series Friday afternoon from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Oakland branch of the Ruth Enlow Library. The guest speaker will present on Theater and Stage Readiness.

Southern High School will be hosting perennial football power Fort Hill on Friday evening starting at 7:00 pm. Take in some football and have a nice evening out. Also, there will be a Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

The leaves they are a changing! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fall Foliage and Festival Report is out for this weekend, with a status on Deep Creek Lake area foliage and some photos. I can’t wait for the full bloom and Autumn Glory!

There’s a very important and interesting series of art events unfolding this weekend through the rest of October in Cumberland. Titled “Resilience, Healing What Ails Us,” this series focuses on substance abuse and mental health recovery via a number of media.

There’s a lot of events at or near the lake this weekend, including at various music venues. You can check it all out at the Deep Creek Times Events Guide.

Hey there all you small business owners and want-to-be owners. There’s a Speed Lending event taking place at Hagerstown Community College on October 9th. This is open to both lenders and borrowers. I know we have a number on readers that are entrepreneurs and some that are seeking funding, so here you go.

Got Rain? There’s an introductory session on water runoff to be presented by University of Maryland Extension on October 19th and November 9th at Garrett College. This session will give information about what storm water is and how to manage it on your property. Contact Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069 or email for more information or register online at

There’s a Women’s Networking Lunch at Ace’s Run on November 1st at 12:00 pm.  You can contact Terah Crawford at 301.487.4914 to RSVP or to get more information.

ARC unveils new research and resources to support entrepreneurship — a companion website documents and compares entrepreneurial activity in each of Appalachia’s 420 counties, and includes a working inventory of support services available to entrepreneurs across the Region.

A local writer and illustrator, Deborah Wagner-Brenneman and Melinda Bishoff, have finished their new book: “The Perfect Tree for Mrs. B”; a Christmas book that celebrates the ‘perfect’ imperfections of every child. It’s available on,, barnes&, and


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