Thursday July 18

Good Morning! My apologies for getting off schedule yesterday … apparently, my Wednesday post did not publish! Dear Readers, please help me stay on track and let us know if you see any issues.

The weather for today will be partly sunny with a high near 77 and a low around 67. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.

What an awesome image captured by Vicki Schwinabart last night! I love it!

Vicki Schwinabart Rainbow at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Don’t forget to check our events and entertainment pages for all of the things to do in Deep Creek through the weekend!

What local feature is located at the following GPS coordinates?
N 39° 30.656 W 079° 19.351
17S E 644209 N 4374821

Well, it’s “a chubby chainsaw bear” eating an enormous ice cream cone listed on Using GPS coordinates, geocaching or waymarking documents places in the physical world and can be a fun family activity!

The 2019 black bear hunt lottery is now open; 800 applicants across Garrett, Allegany and Washington Counties will receive a permit valid for the five-day hunting season in late October.

The 2019 Deep Creek Art, Beer, and Wine Festival is looking for volunteers! Sign up on at Volunteers will be given a festival t-shirt, free non-tasting entrance into the festival, a discounted tasting ticket only available to those who volunteer, and food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Volunteer at the Deep Creek Art, Beer & Wine Festival

Also, Michelle R. with the Town of Oakland is still in need of at least two volunteers for this week’s Little Yough Concert Blue Steel. If anyone can help out, call Michelle at 301-334-2691.

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has started repairs on U.S. 50. Currently, there is a detour in place as the road had washed away in late June due to high waters. The repairs are estimated to be completed by August 2, 2019.

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