Monday July 22

The weather for today will be showers likely with possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70 and a low around 60.

Thanks to @sarah_naurato for sharing her weekend Deep Creek Lake, MD view:

Deep Creek Lake, MD Lake Life sarah_naurato

2019 People’s Choice Challenge NOMINATIONS are open! This is a “competition” designed to celebrate and recognize the Garrett County and Deep Creek Lake, MD area favorites!

Nomination Period: July 19 – August 2
Voting Period: August 16 – September 27

Take a moment to nominate your favorite area services, experiences, products and professionals — today we highlight “EXPERIENCES“. We will take the top nominees in each of the following categories. Nominate your favorite:

  • Historical Site
  • Rainy Day Activity
  • Indoor Activity
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Local State Park
  • Hiking Trail or Biking Route
  • Lake View
  • Golf Course
  • Festival Event
  • County Secret

Get outside today! There is Fishing with the Naturalist at 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and also Seed Starting 101 at the Discovery Center today.

Kelly M. Schulz, Maryland’s secretary of commerce, will visit the McHenry campus of Garrett College to tour the Daniel E. Offutt III STEM Center tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23rd, beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Congratulations to Larry Smith who has been named Realtor of the Year by the Garrett County Board of Realtors!

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Celebrates 50 Years — The DNR was created by Governor Marvin Mandel on July 1, 1969 replacing the former Board of Natural Resources with the new cabinet-level designation. Today, DNR maintains more than 461,000 acres of public lands, protects more than 17,000 miles of waterways, and is an important driver of Maryland’s thriving tourism industry.

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2019 Business & Industry Appreciation program to recognize economic development, job creation, and investment that has occurred in our community over the last year. The form can be found at

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