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July 2019

Aviary Encounter at the Discovery Center

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join us to learn some interesting facts, hear each bird’s story, and watch these amazing raptors eat!

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Fishing with the Naturalist

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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$4.00

Kids 7 and up join us on the shores of the Discovery Center for fishing basics. Poles, bait, and tackle are provided. $4/person, adults (16+ must have a license). Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

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Seed Starting 101 at the Discovery Center

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Are you curious about how we start our native plants? Join us and learn about seed collection, winter storage, and spring starting. Start a native plant seedling and take it home with you!

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Butterflies and Flowers at the Discovery Center

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join the Naturalist for a walk around the Discovery Center grounds observing the butterflies that use our native plants. Learn the difference between native and non-native plants and their effects on our environment.

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Farmers Market

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Mountain Fresh Pavilion, S 1st Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors "Producer-Only" farmers markets in Oakland.  We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies, herbs, plants, flowers, and more! Wednesdays & Saturdays June - October 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Oakland 2nd Street and Town Park Lane Oakland, MD  21550

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Stage Wisp Concert Series with Optimus Riff

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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Outdoor Stage Wisp 2019 Concert Series featuring Optimus Riff! You better put your boogie shoes on, because this band brings in tunes for all your dance moves. These events are Free admission. Food & beverage, including alcohol will be for sale on the patio at Wisper's Bar & Grill. Outdoor food and alcohol is not permitted. Come check out our ever-growing Farmers/Silly/Art Market. And don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and a blanket. These events are all family-friendly, so…

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Birding at Deep Creek

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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You’ll learn how to bird by sight and by ear as we listen for distinctive songs on a stroll through the park. Bring binoculars and meet at the Discovery Center.

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Broad Ford 2019 Summer Playgroup

July 11 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Broad Ford Elementary, 607 Harvey Winters Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
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** FREE EVENT ** Socialization, Learning through Play, Gross and Fine Motor. Book reading, craft time, and snack time! Located at: Broad Ford Elementary School **Every child who attends will receive a free book!** This is a great way to build up your home library Target age: Birth-6 "Supporting teachers, children, and families in achieving school readiness." Sponsored by the Garrett County Judy Center Early Learning Hub

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Healthy Parks Healthy People (HPHP) Pick up Soccer

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Healthy Parks Healthy People (HPHP) Pick up Soccer Join us each Thursday for a healthy outdoor activity! Meet at the ball field in the Park.

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Fire Tower Open

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fire Tower Open Take a self guided hike up to the historic Thayerville Fire Tower and get the opportunity to climb up the tower accompanied by park staff.

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Pocket Park Movies – The Little Mermaid 1991

July 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mountain Fresh Pavilion, S 1st Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Fun you will never grow out of! Pocket Park movies are great nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us under the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk.

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Accident Town Wide Yard Sale!

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Accident’s Town Wide Yard Sale will be held the second Saturday in July -July 13th!!

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Farmers Market

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Mountain Fresh Pavilion, S 1st Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors "Producer-Only" farmers markets in Oakland.  We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies, herbs, plants, flowers, and more! Wednesdays & Saturdays June - October 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Oakland 2nd Street and Town Park Lane Oakland, MD  21550

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Art in the Park

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Saturday July 13th 2019 10am-5pm Sunday July 14th 10am-4pm Art in the Park is a juried art event located in Deep Creek Lake State Park usually on the second weekend in July.  Each year 50+ vendors display their original artwork and fine crafts over this two day festival. Food vendors are on site as well as kids interpretive events, tie dye, live animals and a kids art project sponsored by the Garrett Arts Council.   NOTE to artists and vendors: …

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Wilderness Wayfinding

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536 United States
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3 p.m. at the Nature Center (Shine only) During this interactive program, you will learn how to navigate the old-fashioned way -- without GPS. After some basic instructions, you will have a chance to test your skills and search for a prize. Compasses provided.

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Owl Prowl

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Germany Lake House, 349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536 United States
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8 p.m. at the Lake House (Shine only) During this guided hike, you're invited to venture into the forest by the light of the moon and listen for owls native to the park. Please bring a flashlight.

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Art in the Park

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Saturday July 13th 2019 10am-5pm Sunday July 14th 10am-4pm Art in the Park is a juried art event located in Deep Creek Lake State Park usually on the second weekend in July.  Each year 50+ vendors display their original artwork and fine crafts over this two day festival. Food vendors are on site as well as kids interpretive events, tie dye, live animals and a kids art project sponsored by the Garrett Arts Council.   NOTE to artists and vendors: …

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2019 Cumberland Pride

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
McCoury Family Stage, 1 North Liberty Street
Cumberland, MD 21502 United States
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Cumberland Pride 2019

Cumberland Pride is a community event to promote and support diversity in the Western Maryland region. Our family-friendly festival includes live music, drag performances, local vendors and community resources, and a walking march at the end lead by the 2019 Pride Queen. Thank you to our Sponsors: Noonan + Willetts Hook Photography and DJ The Strawberry Dog Wolford Photography Serenity Counseling Pure Romance by Erin-Ruth St John's Episcopal Church Allegany County Democratic Central Committee Allegany Allied Arts She’s So Pretty…

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Leave No Trace Hike

July 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
New Germany Lake House, 349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536 United States
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 2:30 p.m. at the Lake House (Shine only) On this easy hike, a ranger will discuss and demonstrate Leave No Trace outdoor ethics. Dress for hiking and bring water.

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Weed or Wildflower?

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536 United States
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9-10:30 a.m. at the Native Plant Garden (Shine only) Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, weeding tools and some elbow grease to help remove unwanted plants from our native plant garden. Please come prepared with your own insect spray, sunscreen and water.

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Fishing with the Naturalist

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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$4.00

Kids 7 and up join us on the shores of the Discovery Center for fishing basics. Poles, bait, and tackle are provided. $4/person, adults (16+ must have a license). Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

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Seed Starting 101 at the Discovery Center

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Are you curious about how we start our native plants? Join us and learn about seed collection, winter storage, and spring starting. Start a native plant seedling and take it home with you!

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Farmers Market

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Mountain Fresh Pavilion, S 1st Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors "Producer-Only" farmers markets in Oakland.  We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies, herbs, plants, flowers, and more! Wednesdays & Saturdays June - October 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Oakland 2nd Street and Town Park Lane Oakland, MD  21550

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Stage Wisp Concert Series – Terah Crawford Band

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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Outdoor Stage Wisp 2019 Concert Series featuring the Terah Crawford Band! If you are coming to Garrett County to experience some Appalachian Folk Rock...this is your band! These events are Free admission. Food & beverage, including alcohol will be for sale on the patio at Wisper's Bar & Grill. Outdoor food and alcohol is not permitted. Fun hats, summer clothes, and accessories will be displayed at Outdoor Elements located on the ground floor of Wisp Resort lodge. Also a great…

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Birding at Deep Creek

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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You’ll learn how to bird by sight and by ear as we listen for distinctive songs on a stroll through the park. Bring binoculars and meet at the Discovery Center.

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Healthy Parks Healthy People (HPHP) Pick up Soccer

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Healthy Parks Healthy People (HPHP) Pick up Soccer Join us each Thursday for a healthy outdoor activity! Meet at the ball field in the Park.

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Fire Tower Open

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fire Tower Open Take a self guided hike up to the historic Thayerville Fire Tower and get the opportunity to climb up the tower accompanied by park staff.

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Pocket Park Movies – Incredibles 2

July 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mountain Fresh Pavilion, S 1st Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Fun you will never grow out of! Pocket Park movies are great nights for the entire family! Bring your chairs or blanket and come out and join us under the Mountain Fresh Pavilion on Thursday evenings. Movies begin at dusk.

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Brant Mine Hike

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Take a guided hike with the naturalist to the historic Brant Mine. The hike begins in the center in our newly-designed mine room. Once at the mine site you will see the remnants of a coal mine that was operated in the 1920’s. Plus, you never know what wildlife we will see on the way. Approx. 2 hours. Moderate Hike.

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Aquatic Adventures

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join the Naturalist in the Discovery Room of the Center for this exciting adventure! We will head to the docks to use aqua scopes and dip nets to catch critters and fish that call Deep Creek home.

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