This Week At Deep Creek (July 24)
Friendsville Flotilla 2019. Ok when you think of going to the mountains you think about floating on a lazy river!! WELLLLL Friendsville has one of the best tubing rivers in the USA. On July 27th 2019 we are having our annual Friendsville Flotilla. The river from Water Street to the park or lake is a little over a mile and a half and does have some class I/II rapids thrown in for your splashing pleasure. We will have prizes for best Float, and best Costume. Someone needs to dethrone the mad scientist Jess Whitmore. He has been the king of the float building for the past few years.
The event is free but you are responsible for your own safety and you will also need to wear a Coast Guard approved PFD and if you are in a kayak you will need to wear a helmet. There is no cost for this event. Just something we do up here in the hills and figured we would share with everyone. . This event has grown over the past few years because the word has leaked out. Friendsville also has two eateries Water Street Cafe and Deep Creek Catering. The water can be hard to figure out exactly when it gets to town so we are going to shoot for a meeting time at the new parking lot on Maple Street at 4 p
We will launch on Water Street under the route 42 bridge. This started out as save the date but I got carried away Will update but just wanted to get the save the date out. It is also the same weekend as the Upper Yough Race so if you are in town for the race but are not boating feel free to join in. We will also have games in the park by the stage. I will change and update this event post when we get everything dialed in. See ya in the river.
Anything that floats
Friday July 26 -
Saturday July 27-
Sunday July 28-
Events and Activities
Wednesday July 24-
Mountain State Brewery - Locals Day - 30% off flat breads!!
Farmers Market - Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors “Producer-Only” farmers markets in Oakland. We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies, herbs, plants, flowers, and more!
What's That Reptile at the Discovery Center - Come to the Discovery Center to learn about the reptiles and amphibians in the center and you may have a chance to touch these amazing cold-blooded creatures!
Team Trivia at the Greene Turtle - Team Trivia allows you and any amount of players on your team to compete and test your knowledge for some Greene Turtle prizes. It's a six round game of trivia broken up by a halftime and final question for a total of twenty questions.
Stage Wisp Series with The Remedy- Outdoor Stage Wisp 2019 Concert Series featuring The Remedy! It's time to chill out to this Classic Rock band. The Remedy will get you reminiscing about the good old days. These events are Free admission. Food & beverage, including alcohol will be for sale on the patio at Wisper's Bar & Grill. Outdoor food and alcohol is not permitted. Fun hats, summer clothes, and accessories will be displayed at Outdoor Elements located on the ground floor of Wisp Resort lodge.
Blind Campers - July 22nd-25th, Deep Creek Lake. This is one of signature service programs - we bring visually impaired children to Deep Creek Lake for camping and lots of recreational activities they may not otherwise have access to. This is a great way to see what we do live and in-person! Also a great way for high-schoolers to get their required service hours over the summer. Contact us to find out how you can get involved.
Team Trivia at Mountain State co. - Every Thursday is Team Trivia Night at Mountain State Brewing Co. at the Deep Creek Lake location. Trivia starts at 6:30pm and house prizes are awarded for first, second & third places!
Adult Book Club - The Accident Adult Book Club meets on the second Thursday of each month
Gardening-So What's This Herb For? - 2:00pm to 3:00pm To event remaining 40 days Join Master Gardener Ashley Bodkins from the University of Maryland Extension Division of AGNR & Natural Resources as we discover how to use herbs in various recipes! Please contact the Accident Branch Library at 301-746-8792 or email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to register for this event.
Summer Play Group at Grantsville and Broadford Elementary Schools - FREE EVENT ** Socialization, Learning through Play, Gross and Fine Motor. Book reading, craft time, and snack time! **Every child who attends will receive a free book!** This is a great way to build up your home library Target age: Birth-6 "Supporting teachers, children, and families in achieving school readiness." Sponsored by the Garrett County Judy Center Early Learning Hub
Friday July 26 -
Brant Mine Hike - Take a guided hike with the naturalist to the historic Brant Mine. The hike begins in the center in our newly-designed mine room. Once at the mine site you will see the remnants of a coal mine that was operated in the 1920’s. Plus, you never know what wildlife we will see on the way. Approx. 2 hours. Moderate Hike.
Little Yough Summer Music Festival - STEVE SMITH BAND There was the time a chance meeting at a business in Nashville led to Steve jamming with country music legend Charlie Daniels. Or the story about how a 12-year-old boy traded away his dirt bike to get his very first banjo, which Steve learned to play while listening to the radio in his father's car.
Friendsville Flotilla 2019 - Friendsville Flotilla 2019. Ok when you think of going to the mountains you think about floating on a lazy river!! WELL Friendsville has one of the best tubing rivers in the USA. On July 27th 2019 we are having our annual Friendsville Flotilla. The river from Water Street to the park or lake is a little over a mile and a half and does have some class I/II rapids thrown in for your splashing pleasure.
Saturday July 27 -
Farmers Market - Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors “Producer-Only” farmers markets in Oakland. We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies,
herbs, plants, flowers, and more!
Campfire Program- Scales and Tails- Join us at the Amphitheater for a presentation on Maryland’s Snakes and have an opportunity to meet our own animal ambassadors from the Discovery Center. Marshmallows provided. In the event of rain, the program will be held in the Discovery Room of the Discovery Center
Caleb Stine and The Honey Dewdrops - The public is invited to enjoy the music of Caleb Stine and The Honey Dewdrops at Our Town Theatre's fundraising concert on Saturday, July 27. Tickets may be purchased online at https://www.ourtowntheatre.org or you may call in your reservations at 301-334-5640 for this concert. Caleb will return to the OTT stage for the fourth time and this year he brings husband and wife duo Kagey Parrish and Laura Wortman of The Honey Dewdrops with him to perform their original songs.
63rd Annual Garrett County Agricultural Fair - View the Full Schedule Here: http://garrettcountyfair.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Schedule.pdf Admission Prices: Saturday July 27th: FREE Free gate admission. $10 for carnival rides. The carnival will be open from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Sunday July 29th: FREE Vespers Service and Farm Queen contest Monday July 30th - Wednesday August 1st: $10 Admission includes rides, entertainment, and track events Thursday August 2nd - Saturday August 4th: $15 Admission includes rides, entertainment, and track events. Non-Ride Tickets (must be purchased in advance):$7 Admission includes entertainment.
Sunday July 28 -
Hungry Critters at the Discovery Center - Meet us inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
Garrett County Agricultural Fair — (tentative dates) July 27 – Aug 3, 2019
Deep Creek Lake Art-Wine & Beer Festival — Sept. 6-7, 2019
Savageman Triathlon Festival —Sept.14-15, 2019
Autumn Glory Festival —October 9-13, 2019
Friday: 74 degrees and mostly sunny
Saturday: 76 degrees and mostly Sunny
Sunday: 77 degrees and mostly sunny
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