Friday September 14, Saturday September 15, Sunday September 16

The weather for the weekend will be: Friday: cloudy, with a high near 70 and a low around 63. A chance of showers, mainly after noon and East wind around 10 mph. Saturday: cloudy with a high near 71 and a low around 61. A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm and East wind around 11 mph. Sunday: mostly sunny with a high near 68 and a low around 62. East wind around 11 mph. 70% chance of showers mainly after midnight.

We are hoping Florence does not do too much damage, but it is a scary situation along the coast and we will likely be impacted by significant rain early in the week.

Friday is hands-on in the Science Room all day at the Discovery Center. They will also be holding scavenger hunts.

Don’t forget to check out Wings of a Dove at the Garrett 8 Cinemas this morning from 9:30am – 11:00am. Wings documents the efforts of the students, teachers and administrators of Crellin Elementary on their quest to create 15 steel drums in five days. Free and donations accepted at the door.

The Masons are playing at Black Bear Tavern Friday evening from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Mateo Monk is playing at MoonShadow Friday evening as well from 8:00pm – 10:00pm.

Don’t forget the Dedication Ceremony for the Baldwin Steam Locomotive at the Oakland B&O Museum Saturday from 11:00am – 1:00pm. In addition to the ceremony there will be kids’ activities, live music and tours, plus hot dogs and chicken dinners.

Sad news to share: a friend’s little chihuahua terrior mix was struck and killed on last evening on Garrett Road. Here is your reminder to slow down, put the phone down and carefully watch the road… thanks, folks.

A MasterCraft boat has been listed for sale in our Online Marketplace.

Get Your Art On! Saturday there will be juried Outdoor Quick Paint at the Spruce Forest Artisan Village. The event starts at 8:00am and runs until 4:30pm.

Lots of other events, both indoor and outdoor, going on throughout the weekend. Check out our Upcoming Events listings and don’t forget to check out our Guides and Dining Specials as well.

Last night’s Chamber Business After Hours event was a lot of fun! Here’s Sarah on the ropes course:

Sarah Myers on the Ropes Course at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Don’t forget to register for the 3rd Annual Tech at the Gap: Igniting Innovation, which will be held at Rocky Gap Casino Resort on October 24th.  This is an important, high-value event for techies and others in Western Maryland.

This is different:  It isn’t in our area but I know we have a lot of Oriole’s fans as readers and they need some good news this season…sorry, couldn’t resist…There will be a celebration of the 1983 World Championship Orioles team as a fundraiser on November 14th.  Lots of former players attending and a good cause.

Finally, we wish all a safe weekend…

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