Wednesday August 4

Aug 4, 2021

The weather today will be mostly cloudy then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 75 and a low around 55. Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. East wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

HART for Animals has been awarded the 2020 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award! Comptroller Peter Franchot says “This final round of 2020 honorees showcase the best and brightest spirits of their communities… They recognized the needs of their communities, took action and continue to inspire the rest of us to face and address our challenges.”

Fulfill your dreams of competing in a demolition derby! The Crellin PTO is selling raffle tickets to benefit the school and the winner gets to drive this car on Saturday! A name will be drawn on Friday, August 6th. For tickets reach out to Robbie at (301) 616- 1564

The Deep Creek Lake Lions Club is looking for teams of volunteers to staff some of their Pioneer Challenges at the end of the month. Your group (at least one adult) will oversee one of the challenges for the event and, in exchange, you’ll get a minimum donation of $500 and a team entry for the challenge. Contact or 323 325 5466 for more information.

There’s a Big Foot Night Hike nearby. Join the Rangers at the pavilion in the Robert W. Craig Campground at 8:00 pm on Saturday, August 7th; the first hike will begin at 9:00 pm. It looks so fun!

Just FYI – due to the recent dry weather conditions and lack of rainfall the Shaw Beach (on the West Virginia side) of Jennings Randolph Lake is no longer usable for swimming. Hopefully, we will get some rain and the lake levels will rise.

Trout’s House Seafood market prices for this week are here!

Garrett County Drug-Free Communities Coalition received a grant from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to prevent youth substance abuse.

SAVE THE DATE: The final speaker in the B&O (*hint-hint* – Where Am I?) speaker series. Jim Porterfield namely speaks about the work of railroad police and the crimes they dealt with, including an in-depth look at several spectacular crimes committed on or around trains.

From 10am to 1pm today it’s the Mountain Fresh Farmers Market: 2021 Summer Market!

The 64th Annual Garrett County Agricultural Fair events continue tonight:
–11:00am Baby Crawl
–11:30am 4-H/FFA & Open Horse Showmanship
–1:00pm Pedal Tractor Pull
–3:30pm Swine Showmanship
–4:00pm Pickin’ Empty Pockets
–7:00pm Gas and Diesel Truck Pull
–7:30pm Patchy Fog – Musical Entertainment

Over at Stage Wisp, beginning at 6:30pm tonight, it’s the Davisson Brothers Band!

Mark your calendars for tomorrow! There is Gentle Stretch Yoga in the Lavender Fields at 9am 🌱