Thursday October 10

The weather today will be sunny with a high near 64 and a low around 44. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

Have you started carving your pumpkins yet? Let’s see what you got! Look at this Maryland masterpiece from Dana Cartright:

This week’s Maryland DNR Fishing Report offers insight into Deep Creek Lake fishing: Fishing for a mix of smallmouth bass, large yellow perch, walleye, and largemouth bass has greatly improved at Deep Creek Lake as these fish are becoming more active in shallower waters.

Did you know that the Maryland Fishing Report is available by asking Alexa? Try it – just say “Alexa, open the Maryland Fishing Report.” If you take this survey, you will be entered to win an Amazon Echo Dot!

Congratulations to Bob Boal for being named the 52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival Golden Ambassador. “He has dedicated his life to preserving the history of Garrett County in so many ways. Because of Bob Boal, the history of Garrett County has gone from the classroom to the amazing Historical Society museums and will live on forever.” – Brian Boal

Spots are filling fast for the 2019 Landon’s Library Youth Basketball season (for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade). Register at by October 16th.

The 2019 Maryland Travel & Tourism Summit (MTTS) will be held November 6-8 at the Rocky Gap Casino in Cumberland. Also, submit now and see if you’ve got what it takes to win over the judges at the MTTS second annual “Crab Tank” pitch competition. You could win $50,000 in marketing support!

There are three professional development sessions planned at Garrett College Continuing Education: Teaming: Building Collaboration on October 15th, Effective Conflict Management Strategy on October 22nd, and the Women’s Leadership Conference on October 24th. Call 301-387-3069 to register.

Autumn Glory for us is just like Christmas.. so much anticipation! I’ve already heard friends saying, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Check out the full schedule and I’ll see you downtown tonight for the parade and OOMPAH!

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