Thursday August 16

The weather for today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 79 and a low around 67. A chance of thunderstorms after 5pm is 30%.

You can take a hike to the historic Brant Mine this morning at 10:00am. The hike “starts” at the Discovery Center’s historic mine room and continues until 12:00, with moderate walking.

The 2018 Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge is still on and we are seeing a lot of voting activity and interest.  If you or an institution/individual you know has been nominated, please congratulate them and vote!  You can also point them to this link which gives nominees some tools to celebrate and promote their candidacy.

Don’t have a large plot of land but like to garden? Check out the Garden Demo and Tour at Sang Run State Park today starting at 11:00am. The naturalist will show you how to grow veggies in a confined space.

It’s Open Mic Night at Our Town Theater this evening starting at 7:00pm. This monthly event is open to for anyone to perform music, monologue, song, readings, etc.

The Black Bear Tavern in McHenry has Karaoke with DJ Dubya this evening from 7:00pm to 11:00pm.

There’s some good fishing for largemouth bass at the lake at this time according to Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources Fishing Report.

We just heard that Garrett County Officials and the Department of Natural Resources have agreed that the $250,000 which was previously approved (2016) for Deep Creek Lake dredging will be reallocated to study sedimentation processes and develop a sediment mitigation/remediation plan.

Check out this trailer for the Wings of a Dove documentary premiere event featuring the Crellin Elementary School steel drum band and Engage Mountain Maryland on September 14th. The documentary was presented to the Garrett County Board of Education and the presentation included the story of how the documentary came to be, the importance of arts education in public schools, and how community support can enhance the learning experience for students.

Have you seen the What’s New Around Town page recently?

We liked the cover photo of this blog that shares a recent family vacation in Deep Creek Lake:

Family Fun at Deep Creek Lake Maryland

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