January 13, 2023: A fear of Friday the 13th is known as paraskavedekatriaphobia.

It’s also National Sticker Day today in honor of R. Stanton Avery, who was born on January 13, 1907. Avery was the original creator of an adhesive label with removable backing. Do you have your DCT Sticker yet? Many of you have one of these but I also have a few “specialty” stickers I can send out if you let me know you’re interested.

The weather today will likely rain in the morning. Areas of fog in the morning. Snow likely. Snow accumulation is around an inch—highs in the lower 30s and a low of 21. Northwest winds of around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70%. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon—highs in the mid-20s and a low of 15. Northwest winds of around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of snow is 50%. Sunday will be Sunny, with highs in the mid-30s and a low of 21.

You’re invited to the University of Maryland Brunch and Learn Webinar Series on January 18 at 10:00 AM. Dive into the topic of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation at Deep Creek Lake. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and engage with experts in the field. Please register before the meeting to receive a virtual meeting link.

Yes, today is Friday the 13th and National Sticker Day, but it’s also National Rubber Ducky Day! Stop by the Cashmere Clothing shop today, pick a duck and win a prize! 🐤

Today, Southern Garrett High School is hosting the final session of Rachel’s Challenge, a program aimed at promoting academic success and social-emotional learning.

Join Wisp Resort on January 14th for the season’s first Rail Jam! Register in the Main Lodge between 10:00 AM and noon. Skiers, snowboarders, and spectators are all welcome to participate in or watch the competition.

“A Stitch in Time” sewing circle meets every Saturday at 9:30 AM at Accident Library. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Come meet other sewing enthusiasts and make new friends.

A Benefit Cornhole Tournament for Harper Chapman will be held on January 14 at 1:00 PM.

Hey there! Looking for something delicious to eat on Saturday? Come chow down on some all-you-can-eat Buckwheat Cake dinner on January 14 from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM (or until it’s gone). Just $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Dine-in reservations are required. Don’t miss out!

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to ski by candlelight on Saturday at New Germany SP! The Turnpike Trail (blazed green) will be lined with candle luminaries until 8:00 PM, and cross-country ski rentals will be available at the Lake House throughout the evening.

Join the local state parks this weekend for a variety of activities, including snowshoe experiences, reptile encounters, creek crafts, make-and-take bird feeders, and movie night. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the great outdoors and learn something new. Check here for more information and the complete schedule of programs.

Looking for something to do? Why not check out some great music in town? Check out our entertainment calendar for the full schedule of events.


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