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.


Garrett County Fair -- July 29 - August 5, 2017
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 11-15, 2017
Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 8-10, 2017


See also State Parks and Entertainment Guide, 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.

Free Wine Tasting
McHenry Beverage Shoppe, 1-5 p.m.
Join us for our weekly wine tasting free of charge. Each week will be a new experience hosted by professionals in the wine industry.

Every Wednesday

Wet & Wild Wednesdays
$7/swimmer, $25/family of 4
When the tubes go in the FUN begins!  Wild and Wet Wednesdays are held every week.  It's a lazy river without the river.  Come enjoy floating away while listening to summer jams in our pool.  Rain or shine it's always sunny and 70 at the CARC. 

ws & happenings at Subaru. Be sure to stop by the Subaru village and say hello!

Wednesday March 22 - Sunday March 26

Almost Maine
Our Town Theatre, 8 p.m. Wed. - Sat., 2 p.m. Sun.
A play about several couples who are falling in, and out, of love in the middle of winter. This sweet, funny play set in a small town buried in snow will leave you feeling warm inside.

Saturday March 25

DCVFC Gun & Cash Bash
Deep Creek Firehall, noon - 6
Come out and enjoy a fun filled day of all you can eat and drink, DJ entertainment, tips and more. Contact any DCVFC member or call 301-387-5252 to purchase your ticket! $25 donation for the ticket, $20 donation for a guest.

4th Annual Samantha's Beat the Winter Blues Bash & Cornhole Tournament
Garrett County Ag Hall, 10 - 8
The main event at our Bash is the cornhole tournament, but this is also a great family event for the whole community. Lot's of other entertainment to include.. Corn hole Side Games, Live Music, Kids Area, Great Food, Silent Auction, Raffles & tip boards. So Beat the Garrett County Winter Blues and join us for a day of indoor Fun for the whole family!

Saturday April 1

April Fool's Dance
Oakland Elks Lodge, 8 p.m. - midnight
Held in conjuction with the Oakland Mtn. Lake Park Lions Club in conjunction with The Oakland Elks Lodge.  Doors will open at 7:00pm. Tickets are available from any Lions Club Member, at the Oakland Elks Lodge, Clear Mountain Bank, Boal & Associates, Associated Insurance, and Helbig Insurance. Ticket purchases are $10.00/ person or $15.00/ person at the door. This is a very nice event that raises a lot of money for two great organizations and it's an affordable night out!  Live music by The Remedy.

Friday April 7

Starry Nights: Spring Fundraiser for Garrett College Foundation
Wisp Resort, 6 p.m.
The evening’s theme, Starry Nights, will be French-inspired and will begin with a cocktail reception during which guests will enjoy classical French music played by Dr. Sean Beachy and his wife, Debbie, both residents of Garrett County. Wisp Chef, Jimmy Walker, will treat attendees to an assortment of unique French foods. A live auction benefiting student scholarships will follow dinner. Additionally, a few select works of the late Aza Stanton, a well-known artist of Garret County, Md, will be auctioned. The evening will come to a dramatic close with a breathtaking cirque du soleil-inspired aerial performance by Iron City Aerials of Pittsburgh, Pa. For more information about corporate sponsorships or to request tickets, interested parties may contact the Garrett College Foundation Office at 301-387-3131

Saturday April 8

Family Fun Festival and Garrett County Health Fair
Garrett College CARC, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local agencies and organizations will be providing and free giveaways for families with young children.

Friendsville PTO Color Run
Friendsville Park, 9 a.m. Registration, 10 a.m. race
Proceeds benefit Project Bundle Up

EGGstreme Egg Hunt
New Germany State Park, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Unlike most egg hunts, the EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt will feature 1,000 eggs strategically hidden along 10 miles of trails within the park.  

Saturday April 22

Peabody Ragtime Ensemble
Garrett College, 7:30, doors open at 6:45
$19 Adults, $5 Students
Peabody Ragtime Ensemble, an acoustic “little big band,” preserves the roots of American Jazz through performance of vintage repertoire in concert, dance and stage settings. The band has performed with and opened for stars such as Roberta Flack, Louie Bellson, the Smothers Brothers, Eubie Blake, Alberta Hunter, Aaron Copland and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Tickets are available NOW at

Lip Sync Fundraising Event
Oakland Elks Lodge
Benefits Cindy's Fund and Relay For Life. Tickets can be purchased at Greggs Pharmacy, Naylors Hardware or Brenda Reckner. Come out and see Nick Dudok and his group, Tim Watson, Mikey and Jen Virts, PJ Damon, Dave Taylor and a group of his wrestlers, the Twisted Sisters (Debbie Taylor and Geri Baumann), Patty Chapman, Laura Hinebaugh and her group from GCC Technologies, Deb Wagner and her team of Tawny Brack and Lorrie Miller and more. This will be a fun night of lip sync and laughs, plus some delicious food being catered by Don Champion. Tickets will go fast, so, get yours soon! $25 or $30 at the door. 

Wednesday April 26

Eat, Drink and Give Fundraiser
Dutch's at Silver Tree, 5:00 - 9:30
15% of all sales go to Hospice of Garrett County. 

Saturday April 29

Muttminster Dog Show
Garrett College, check in begins at 10, show at noon
We're celebrating the Adoption Wing's one-year anniversary with our own MuttMinster Dog Show! Enter your HART dog (and any others you have) - it's open to all dogs! All to benefit our Adoption WIng so we can save more homeless animals! Bring your friends & family! Spectators $5 - Includes 5 Best of Show voting tickets!

Saturday May 6

Floral Designs by Sylvia
St. Peter's Parish Hall, 1-3
The Mountain Laurel Garden Club invites the community to a presentation of “Floral Designs by Sylvia,” a fundraising event to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 208 South 4th Street, Oakland. Sylvia Deck, a nationally renowned floral designer from Severna Park, MD, will wow everyone with her many creations that will be raffled to those in attendance after the program. As an exceptional speaker, her enthusiasm for floral design is evident in her presentations. Many different designs will be demonstrated, both simple and complex. Refreshments will be served during the afternoon event. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by contacting Linda Harris at or 443-695-2071.