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Mostly sunny today. High of 64 degrees.

Our Town Theater in Oakland is holding their annual Ghost Walk beginning this evening at 7:00pm (sold out) but also Friday and Saturday evenings.

Grantsville Community Museum Annual Dinner & Fundraiser program will be held this weekend October 21. The program will be Archaeological Discoveries Found in the Design of the New Route 219 at Hilltop. Cost is a $20 donation and dinner reservations can be made by calling Lynn Patton at 301-616-6126 or Sue Beachy at 301-707-7205.

The Allegany Arts Council is hosting professional watercolor artist Alexis Lavine at the Saville Gallery in Cumberland through October 29th.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources issued their latest Fall Foliage and Festival report yesterday. While Autumn Glory is over and some of our vistas may be a bit “past peak” there is still some good leaf peeping here and in the area.

If you write poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction and reside in the Garrett County area and/or are a member of Garrett County Arts Council, they are looking for you to submit your creative writing work.  Deadline for submission is Oct. 31, 2017. Call 301-334-6580 or email to receive a copy of the submission guidelines.

Walleye, large yellow perch and smallmouth bass fishing at Deep Creek Lake has improved due to cooler water temperatures.

You have likely heard of the newest attraction at the lake – Monkey Business Adventure Park.  Lisa Cole of Wildfulness tried it out and wrote this blog post on it.

As part of the Garrett College Joan Crawford Lecture Series of presentations this fall, Charles Ota Heller, Holocaust survivor and author, will speak to the community on Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00pm in the Garrett College Auditorium on the McHenry campus. For more information, persons may contact Dubose at 301-387-3008

There is a mobile home available for sale in our classifieds. Remember for just $25, you can list your item for sale, too. The small truck recently mentioned was sold on the same day after listing with our Online Marketplace.