Circumstances may cause events to be changed. Please confirm with the contacts listed.
Please advise of any upcoming events that we have not included.
Mail us or call (301) 387-5898.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
Garrett County Fair -- August 1-8, 2015
Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 11-13, 2015
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 7-11, 2015

See also, State Parks Info. and  Wisp page, for more events

March 26

Garrett County Job Fair
Garrett College Gymnasium, 3-6
Employers will be on site for full time, part time and seasonal positions.

March 28

Egg Hunt & Storytelling
Town of Friendsville
Join us for the annual Easter Egg Hunt -- sponsored by Friendsville Community Watch -- and enjoy stories about people and places in Friendsville.  

 Annual Egg Hunt at Dan's Mountain
The annual Egg Hunt at Danís Mountain is back and better than ever, with over 6,000 candy-filled eggs!   The Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 1:00 pm at the Danís Mountain Pool area.  Families are strongly encouraged to arrive no later than 12:30 pm to ensure adequate time for parking and registration prior to the event.  Children will be divided into five age groups for the hunt.  There is no charge for admission, and all participants will receive a free hot dog and drink.  A variety of door prizes will also be available. The annual Egg Hunt is organized by the Danís Mountain Park Association, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting Danís Mountain State Park.  For more information about the Egg Hunt or how to volunteer, please call the Ranger Station at 301-895-5453.

Thursday, April 2

Free Gardening Class -- Herbs for Beginners
Accident Library
Noon Ė 1 p.m.
Thinking about gardening? Check out this free class, offered by the Ruth Enlow Library and the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. To register, contact Crystal at 301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net. A complete list of class topics with locations and times is available at http://www.relib.net/assets/documents/GIEI_2015_Schedule.pdf. You also can pick up a schedule at your local library branch and at the University of Maryland Extension office in Oakland.

Circus, Circus and More
Garrett  County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Shows at 5:00 & 7:30
Call 844-482-4928 for more information

Thursday, April 9

Free Gardening Class -- Hot Bed, Season Extension
Grantsville Library
2-3 p.m.
Thinking about gardening? Check out this free class, offered by the Ruth Enlow Library and the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. To register, contact Crystal at 301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net. A complete list of class topics with locations and times is available at http://www.relib.net/assets/documents/GIEI_2015_Schedule.pdf. You also can pick up a schedule at your local library branch and at the University of Maryland Extension office in Oakland.

Friday, April 10

Hand-Maker Space
A time and a place for adults to share and create. We provide the space. You bring your portable handcraft to work on. Share ideas and tips with others! Come for the entire three hours or drop in for a short time. Bring a brown bag lunch if you like. Free. No registration required. Oakland Library, Second Friday of each month through April. 10:30am-1:30pm Call 301-334-3996, x107 or x117 for more details.

Saturday April 11

Garrett County Health Fair
Garrett College CARC building, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Garrett County Health Fair is a free community event designed to increase health awareness and to promote the health oriented resources available throughout the local community.  Organizers expect over 60 informational booths along with guest speakers and a variety of health screenings. Screenings will include a free lipid panel which includes Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL and Triglycerides and Hemoglobin A1C offered by Garrett County Memorial Hospital.

Anthems & Gershwen
Garrett Choral Society Spring Concert at St. Marks Lutheran Church, Second Street, Oakland. Concert begins at 7 pm. Advance tickets available at Jan's Florist or from any choral member. $12 Adult; $5 18 years or under.

Sunday April 12

Anthems & Gershwen
Garrett Choral Society Spring Concert at St. Marks Lutheran Church, Second Street, Oakland. Concert begins at 2pm. Advance tickets available at Jan's Florist or from any choral member. $12 Adult; $5 18 years or under.

Saturday, April 18

Michael Cooper: Masked Marvels and Wonder Tales
Garrett College, 7:30-10
Adults, $15
Micheal Cooper spins tales and weaves stories using an unusual and colorful cast of characters. Creating a world where dogs wear hats, wild stallions are tamed, giant noses sneeze and fish bait candy to catch children in a pond, Masked Marvel and Wondertales is an unforgettable experience. Referencing his childhood growing up on a ranch, Michael Cooper captivates his audience with tales of thrilling adventure, silly antics and outlandish possibilities. A show for all ages, Masked Marvels and Wondertales is sure to capture hearts and simulate imaginations.

Thursday, April 23

Free Gardening Class -- Soil Testing
Grantsville Library
2-3 p.m.
Thinking about gardening? Check out this free class, offered by the Ruth Enlow Library and the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. To register, contact Crystal at 301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net. A complete list of class topics with locations and times is available at http://www.relib.net/assets/documents/GIEI_2015_Schedule.pdf. You also can pick up a schedule at your local library branch and at the University of Maryland Extension office in Oakland.

Wednesday April 29

Craig Karges 'The Mentalist'
Garrett College Auditorium, 9 p.m.
General Admission $7 in advance, $10 at the door
Craig Karges is truly extraordinary! The 'extraordinist' is an award-winning entertainer, a nationally recognized speaker and an author. Karges has made over five thousand appearances in 22 countries on four continents and in all fifty states. Craig Karges combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. Tables float, minds are read, metal bends and your imagination is challenged because you won't believe your eyes! Dennis Miller, comedian and media personality, put it this way after seeing Karges perform, "This weirds me out!" Audiences may be mystified when it comes to understanding how Craig Karges accomplishes what he does on stage but his popularity is no mystery at all. Craig Karges has made over 40 national television appearances. You've seen him on The Tonight Show as well as CNN, Fox News Channel, CNBC, E! Entertainment Television, Lifetime Television, Wisdom Television and even SOAPnet! The extraordinist has starred in two, one-hour television specials. The sheer number and diversity of Karges' television appearances is indicative of his widespread popularity.

Thursday, April 30

Free Gardening Class -- Native Plants
Oakland Library
2-3 p.m.
Thinking about gardening? Check out this free class, offered by the Ruth Enlow Library and the Garrett County Master Gardeners from University of Maryland Extension. To register, contact Crystal at 301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net. A complete list of class topics with locations and times is available at http://www.relib.net/assets/documents/GIEI_2015_Schedule.pdf. You also can pick up a schedule at your local library branch and at the University of Maryland Extension office in Oakland.