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:
Deep Creek Dunk -- February 21, 2015
Garrett County Fair -- August 1-8, 2015
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 7-11, 2015

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

Every Wednesday & Saturday
Mountain Fresh Farmer's Market
Oakland Pavilion, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

All Month

Think Pink Art Exhibit
Oakland B&O Museum
Free
Art Exhibit in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

October 18

Garrett College Open House
McHenry Campus, 9 - 3
Discover Garrett College in person at our Fall Open House. Explore our unique programs of study, transfer opportunities, learn about the Garrett County Scholarship program and other forms of financial aid available. Tour our campus, residence halls and recreation facilities. To register contact 301-387-3044 or visit us online at www.garrettcollege.edu

CARC Birthday Celebration
CARC, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Free
Come celebrate, it's our birthday! The Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex is turning 3! Join us for an Open House in honor of our birthday on Saturday, October 18th from 10 am to 2pm at the CARC. Group Fitness Demos for All Ages, Fun Pool Games, Prizes and Giveaways, Activities for Kids and Refreshments and Snacks.

Community Swim
CARC pool, 2-4 p.m.
$3
In honor of October being named I Can Swim! month and the 3 Year Anniversary of the Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex (CARC), proceeds from the community swim will benefit the I Can Swim! program.

Fall Bazaar
Zion Lutheran Church, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Zion Lutheran Church in Accident Maryland's Annual Fall Bazaar. Sauerkraut.   Handmade crafts.  Quilts.  White Elephant sale (opens early).  Soups.  Apple Dumplings.

Caberet Musical Evening
St. Peter's Parish Hall, 7-10
$15/person

Join us to celebrate CDA Ct. Oaklandís 35th anniversary with a Fall evening Cabaret of Music and Dance in the relaxed atmosphere of St. Peterís Church Fr. Martin Field Parish Hall. Musical Entertainment provided by Muriel and Mark Franc, accomplished local musicians and singers performing WW2 era and Broadway along with music from the 60ís thru 80ís. Doors Open at 6pm Music from 7 to 10pm  serving Light Fare - BYOB Reserved Seating available - $15 per person. Contact Jean at 301-334-3157 or Pickup Tickets at the Parish Office.

October 19

Community Swim
CARC pool, 12-2 p.m.
$3
In honor of October being named I Can Swim! month and the 3 Year Anniversary of the Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex (CARC), proceeds from the community swim will benefit the I Can Swim! program.

October 22

Community Swim
CARC pool, 6-8 p.m.
$3
In honor of October being named I Can Swim! month and the 3 Year Anniversary of the Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex (CARC), proceeds from the community swim will benefit the I Can Swim! program.

October 24

Power of Possibilities Summit
Garrett College, 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
If you believe the success of our rural area depends on a focus and support of entrepreneur's and innovators, join us at this conference. Geared towards education, government, funding and non-profits, this conference will be a day to link the Garrett County infrastructure to the larger regional ecosystem. There will be multiple guest speakers including Gallup, Inc and the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). A competition for various stages of entrepreneurs and innovators will be announced and will drive a series of training and mentoring opportunities until April/May 2015. More details can be found at www.4RuralSuccess.com .

October 28

History of Deep Creek Lake
Uno's lower level, 6-8
Free (rsvp requested)
Free pizza buffet and presentation on the History of Deep Creek Lake by Ed King (author of Famous Boats of Deep Creek Lake) courtesy of the Creek Lake Lion's Club RSVP on Facebook or call Chris at 301 616 7881 or
dimesy23@gmail.com

October 29

Joan Crawford Lecture Series
Garrett College, noon
Free
Created in memory and honor of Joan Crawford, who dedicated her life to serving Garrett College and the community, this sequence of presentations is offered free of charge each year and is open to the public. 'Marketing the Presidency, a Visual Tour of Presidential Campaign Items of the Century' is presented by Steve Mihaly.

First People's Trick or Treat
Grantsville Plaza, 5:30 - 8
Children ages 13 and under are invited to dress up and participate in a costume contest. After the contest they will go trick or treating from business to business throughout the Grantsville Plaza.

October 30

Wicked Wine Tasting
DC's Bar & Restaurant, 6-9 p.m.
$55
Join us for a goolish evening of Wine, Food, Fun & Fright at DCís Bar & Restaurant. Thursday, 10/30/14 at 6:00 pm. Costumes are encouraged and a prize will be given to the best costume of the evening.   The Wisp Resort Hotel is offering a $59 room rate plus tax  Thursday October 30 & 31. A portion of proceeds goes to local children's organization, Garrett Mentors, Inc. More information available at wispresort.com and garrettmentors.org

November 1

Trunk or Treat
GCC Technologies, 5 - 8 p.m.
Donation of canned goods or gently used coats for admission
Trick or Treating for kids 12 & under! Halloween games, contests, DJ & much more! Local fire department and police will be on site while your children trick or treat in a safe environment.  Food & refreshments for sale. Halloween themed bake sale. Costume Contest. Best Trunk Contest.  Decorate your car trunk, trunk bed or table and provide treats for apx. 300 children, ages 3-12. No homemade treats. Please arrive at 4:00 to set up.  All proceeds to benefit: Garrett Mentors, Inc., Garrett County Community Action & GCC's 2nd Annual Coat Drive for Charity.

November 8

Dancing with the Local Stars
Wisp Resort, 6:30 p.m.
$45 or $80 for two
A night of dinner and dancing with the Bobby Nichols Band.  Ticket price includes an Italian-Sicilian dinner buffet.  Silent Auction and cash bar. Tickets available at Balanced Body Studio, Deep Creek Pharmacy,  Trader's Coffee House or by calling 814-242-6418.

November 12

Joan Crawford Lecture Series
Voices from the Holocaust

Garrett College, noon
Free
Created in memory and honor of Joan Crawford, who dedicated her life to serving Garrett College and the community, this sequence of presentations is offered free of charge each year and is open to the public.

Fall Beer Pairing Dinner
Mountain State Brewing Co., 6 p.m.
$30
Four-course dinner paired with four beers. Reservations are required.  Call the brewery at 301-387-3360.

November 14

Dutch's Dinner for GLAF
Dutch's at Silver Tree, 5-9
Come and enjoy a WONDERFUL meal at Dutch's at Silver Tree. A percantage of your bill will be donated, by Dutch's to the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival to support the arts in Garrett County.

November 15

Wisp Winter Job Fair
Wisp Resort Hotel, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

November 20

Joan Crawford Lecture Series
The Development of the Hospital System Civil War
Garrett College, noon
Free
Created in memory and honor of Joan Crawford, who dedicated her life to serving Garrett College and the community, this sequence of presentations is offered free of charge each year and is open to the public.

November 28 & 29

Festival of Trees
GC Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Join us for the Festival of Trees, Garrett County, to be held November 28 & 29, at the Fairground Exhibit Hall in McHenry, MD.  The event begins at 9 am and lasts until 6 pm, and includes a vast array of family activities.  Designer decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces, and gingerbread houses are on exhibit, and will be auctioned Saturday at 6 pm, in the Grand Finale Auction.  Bring the kids to Breakfast with Santa and then Frosty's Funland for Santa's Bakery, crafts, mail a letter to Santa, facepainting, or to shop in Elfenheim Mall for $1 per item.  There will be live entertainment with dance groups on stage, and SuGO Lego robotics.  Many local vendors will be there, selling their creations. Costs: $5.  Visit www.fotgc.com for full event details.  Proceeds benefit the Dove Center.