Wednesday August 26

The weather today will be sunny with a high near 78 and a low around 68. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

A few folks are asking about the Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival. Unfortunately, it has been cancelled for the year. They (HART for Animals and GLAF) are holding a “replacement” fundraiser raffle event.

Good Morning!! A gorgeous sunrise from Rob Paine:

Rob Paine Sunrise at Deep Creek Lake, MD

The Town of Oakland’s “Green and Clean” team is sponsoring a team for the Tucker County Run For It event. You can help by entering this virtual race and either joining or supporting the team to ultimately support the town’s dog park.

Any questions regarding this event or the Oakland Dog Park can be directed to Nicole McCullough at Oakland City Hall, 301-334-2691 or she can be reached by email at

I saw this online — Chesapeake Public Schools are holding a free demonstration on “Schoology” — Schoolology is the learning environment that will be used while school is in virtual session here in Garrett County. Register for the live demo.

The Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market is today is from 10am to 1pm at the Moutain Fresh Pavilion. Please remember that both vendors and customers should please appropriately wear a mask at the market and try to distance yourself from others as best you can.

On Friday, September 11th, 2020, Wreaths Across America is requesting that every American to stand outside and wave a flag for one minute at 8:46AM and then again at 9:03 AM.

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