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:
Taste of Garrett Trails -- June 28, 2015
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

Every Saturday

A Touch of Class Wine & Beer Tasting Tours
Departs and returns to Deep Creek Beverage, 12-4
$49 includes tastings and transportation
Includes Visiting and Tasting at the following venues: Mountain State Brewing Company, Fireside Wine & Deli, Black Bear Wine and Words, Deep Creek Beverage.  Transportation is provided in 14 passenger Vans & limousines Minimum booking must be met, Personal pick ups may be available for an additional fee.  Call 301-501-5466 (LIMO) for a reservation.

 

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.

Monday April 13 - Wednesday April 15

Ruth Enlow Branches celebrate National Library Week
All activities are free

Friendsville Library/Town Hall
Songs and Stories of the Pioneers with Matthew Dodd
Monday, April 13, 9:20 – 10:20 a.m. and 10:35 – 11:45 a.m.
Contact Michele at 301-746-5663 or michele@relib.net.

Oakland Library
Songs and Stories Around the Campfire with Matthew Dodd
Monday, April 13, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. for families and children
Songs and Stories of the Pioneers with Matthew Dodd
Monday, April 13, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for adults.
Contact Julie at 301-334-3996, ext.104 or julie@relib.net .

Kitzmiller Library
Songs and Stories Around the Campfire with Matthew Dodd
Tuesday, April 14, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Contact Diane at 301-453-3368 or diane@relib.net .

Accident Library
Songs and Stories of the Old West with Matthew Dodd
Tuesday, April 14, 4 – 5 p.m.
Contact Crystal at 301-746-8792 or crystal@relib.net .

Grantsville Library
Songs and Stories of the Pioneers with Matthew Dodd
Wednesday, April 15, 11 a.m. – Noon
Contact Hannah at 301-895-5298 or hannah@relib.net.

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.

 Mr. Garrett County
Oakland Elks Club
Doors open at 5:30, Food and beverages served at 6:00 p.m.
Event begins at 7:00 p.m.
Ten local men compete for title of Mr. Garrett County by portraying famous women.  Come for an evening of laughs.  Tickets are $25 – Gregg’s Pharmacy, Annie’s Kitchen, Naylor’s Hardware or any member of Cindy’s Fund or Naylor’s Hardware Helpers Relay For Life team member.
Tickets are $30 at the door the night of the event 
Cash bar

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.

 Tuesday, May 5

FREE Concert by an Up-and-Coming CMT Artist (TBA)
Garrett College Auditorium, 7:00
This FREE concert is presented by Country Music Television (CMT) as part of the    Power of Possibilities series of events. Arrive early to enjoy community resource sharing, free snacks and giveaways with a Cinco de Mayo theme!​  For tickets call 301-387-3069 or visit www.4ruralsuccess.com

Saturday May 9

 Deep Creek Lake Loop Race
Deep Creek Lake State Park, Registration at 8:00 a.m.  Race at 9:00 a.m.
10 mile race around Deep Creek Lake/5K race/1 mile walk
Race forms available at: Any Garrett County Office of First United Bank Office, www.cindysfund.org, www.kassandraelambert.wix.com/cindysfundrace or call Kasey at 301-616-0166

Saturday May 16

Kendall River Trail 5K Run, 3K Walk
Friendsville Town Park
Come join the Town of Friendsville for a fun and invigorating morning along the Upper Yough. 5K run or 3K walk, you choose. Coffee, water and refreshments provided. $20.00 entry fee. First 50 entrants receive a free t-shirt and the first three runners will split a percentage of the registration fees collected. Awards and prizes for walkers. 5K starts at 9am walkers will begin at 9:15.

Groundbreaking at Dog Park
Deep Creek Lions Club Park, Bumblebee Road, 11 a.m.
Located next to the HART building.  A boat auction follows the ground breaking event.  Proceeds benefit the blind skiers program.

Saturday, June 6

Craft Beer Festival
Mountain State Brewing Co,  3pm - 9pm.
The festival will take place in the field behind the brewpub on Sang Run Road in McHenry.
Sample 40+ craft beers, enjoy local food and music as well as 10+ different dog events and contests. A portion of the proceeds will benefit HART for Animals $40+fees advance tickets, $45 at the gate. Rain or shine. Friendly dogs welcome on a leash.
Register your pooch in one of the doggie contests! Registration form coming soon. Tickets can be purchased here https://www.mdtix.net/index.php?event_id=251&action=buy