Wednesday, August 14
Mountain Fresh Farmers Market – Mountain Fresh Pavilion, downtown Oakland, 10 AM to 1 PM through October. Our old-fashioned market features fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, fresh and dried herbs, baked goods, jams & jellies, fresh eggs, grassfed meats, handmade crafts and more. www.mountainfresh.org.
Stage Wisp Outdoor Concert Series — The Trailheads, Wisp Resort, 6 PM. Food and beverage, including alcohol will be for sale on the patio at Wispers Bar & Grill. Also a great time to pick up fresh local food and gifts from our Farmer’s Market / Art Market during the show. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and a blanket. Free admission, no coolers allowed. www.wispresort.com.
Friends of the Library — Oakland Library, 5:30 – 6:30 PM. Love your local library? Want to help shape its programs and future? Become a Friend of the Library and contribute your ideas and talents. Join us to discuss programs and activities you’d like to see. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, August 15
Open Mic Night — Our Town Theatre will host an open mic night every third Thursday of the month beginning at 7 PM. This is open for any performances, including singing, readings, monologues, etc. For more information, call 301-334-5640 or visit www.ourtowntheatre.org.
Pocket Park Movies –Mountain Fresh Pavilion in downtown Oakland, 8 PM every Thursday evening beginning June 13 and ending August 15th. The 2019 selections include Mary Poppins Returns, Skyscraper, The Lego Movie, Aquaman, The Little Mermaid, Incredibles 2, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Small Foot, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and How to Train Your Dragon. For a full schedule visit, www.oaklandmd.com. This is a free event. Fun for the entire family. Bring your chair or blanket.
Yoga in the Lavender Fields — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, 8:45 – 10 AM. Come enjoy a 60 minute Gentle Stretch Yoga Session with Sheri Kosh of Beach to Peak Yoga. RSVP by the night before. Cost is $15 per person, $20 for walk-ins. Bring your own mat and straps or we have some extras. Enjoy some lavender tea and the store is open for shopping. Bring a brunch to enjoy at one of the picnic tables after the yoga session. Email email@example.com or phone 240-608-8282 for information and to RSVP.
Friday – Sunday, Aug 16 – 18
Western Maryland Amateur Golf Tournament – The 56th Annual Western Maryland golf Tournament is a men-only 3-day stroke play tournament with an optional practice round included on August 15th. It is open to all golfers with varying handicaps. Prizes will be given to the top 30 players as well as the winners of each flight. There is also a Senior Men Flight. Complete information and a registration form is available at golfatoakland.com. You can also call the Pro Shop at 301-334-3883.
Friday, August 16
Old Time Jam – New Germany Lake House, 6:30 – 9:30. Musicians and listeners of all ages are invited to share and enjoy traditional folk, bluegrass, and other “old-time” Appalachian music. Free admission; food, refreshments and gifts available for purchase. Call the Ranger Station for more information: 301-895-5453.
Sunset Yoga in the Lavender Fields — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Enjoy Yoga in the lavender fields. Enjoy one hour of Gentle Stretch Yoga with Sherri Kosh of Beach to Peak Yoga. After Yoga, enjoy some lavender ice tea while you rest on the porch or walk through the fields. The farm store is open for your convenience too. $15 if paid ahead, $20 for walk-ins. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 240-608-8282 for information and to RSVP.
Friday Game Night – Bring a game to share, or just come and join in on the fun. Open to those 12 or older. (If under 12, an adult must attend). College students welcome. Bring a game to share. Some games available. Garrett College Cafeteria, 6pm-9:30pm, FREE. Call Rick Egvedt at 301.501.8218 for more information.
Little Yough Summer Music Festival — Featuring Shawn Taylor. Mountain Fresh Pavilion, Oakland, 7 PM. This annual festival showcases singers/songwriters from across the country and displays a variety of different genres and musical styles. Concerts begin at 7 PM. Food is available for purchase but feel free to bring your own picnic or bottle of wine. Bring your chairs and blankets and relax for a night of music under the summer skies. Free admission, donations are appreciated. For full schedule, visit www.oaklandmd.com.
Saturday, August 17
Spring Farmer’s Market – Springs Road, Springs, PA, 8 AM to 1 PM. Held every Saturday from May 25 through September 21, 2019, 8 AM to 1 PM. Featuring fresh produce, antiques and crafts as well as flea market items. Free admission and parking. Visit www.springspa.org for info.
Mountain Fresh Farmers Market – Mountain Fresh Pavilion, downtown Oakland, 10 AM to 1 PM through October. Our old-fashioned market features fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, fresh and dried herbs, baked goods, jams & jellies, fresh eggs, grassfed meats, handmade crafts and more. Www.mountainfresh.org
Saturday Morning Artist Demos – The Gallery Shop, Oakland, 10:30 – Noon. Come in and see one of the Gallery Shop’s artists at work! Chat about techniques, ask questions, and get to know one of our artisans. This morning’s artist will be Sharon Elsey talking about Acrylic Painting & Balloon Smash Art. Free admission. For more information, visit www.garrettarts.org.
Garrett County Wings & Wheels Fly-In — Garrett County Airport, 10 AM to 3 PM. Come enjoy the static displays of airplanes, classic cars and RC Aircraft. Demonstrations will take place, admission is free. For information call 301-746-8599 or visit www.garrettcounty.org/airport-2g4
Oakland B&O Museum Ticket to Ride Charity Tournament — Oakland B&O Museum, 1 – 5 PM. The Mountaintop Tabletop Club presents a charity Ticket to Ride Tournament. Come play this fantastic board game…a railroad building game that is simple to learn and fun to play. The game is for players 8 and up so bring the whole family. Admission is $6 per person with all proceeds benefitting the Oakland B&O Museum.
Music at Penn Alps presents Jonathan Carney, Violin and John Nauman, Piano – Great Hall at Penn Alps, Grantsville, 7 PM. Jonathan has been a frequent visitor to Music at Penn Alps with various groupings including as a soloist. In every case, the performances have been superb! For this performance, Jonathan will be playing as a soloist with John Nauman accompanying on piano. Tickets are $20 and are available online at www.musicatpennalps.org.
Sunday, August 18
Deep Creek Lake Poker Cruise — Deep Creek Lake, starts at Noon. Deal yourself in for the Deep Creek Lake Lions Poker Cruise. You’ll start your hand, then proceed to each of the next lakeside businesses (by boat or by car) to get your next card, including a pop-up destination at the dam! At the end point of the event, everyone will play what they’ve been dealt and the best hand wins our prize package — hundreds of dollars in gift cards, sports memorabilia and more. Your $50 registration fee gets you in along with a goody bag – extra hands are only $20 apiece. Sponsored by the Deep Creek Lion’s Club — your participation helps us continue to fund our Blind Skier and Camper programs each year. For information, call Joey Simson at 301-616-4586 or email email@example.com.
Farm Day 2019 — Backbone Food Farm, Oakland, 1 – 8 PM. Help us celebrate our 20th year at Backbone Food Farm! There will be live music, The Farm-Up Truck vending Backbone sourced food and there will be tours and activities for the kids. Come spend the day on the farm. Free and open to the public. Food offered by the Farm Up Trip. www.backbonefarm.com
Monday, August 19
Welcome Party with Live Music— Honi-Honi, Deep Creek Lake, 6 PM. Welcome to our new visitors staying for the week (and old friends too). Stop by and enjoy live entertainment, giveaways, light snacks and allow us to introduce you to our family of businesses. www.honi-honi.com.
Movie Night in the Yurts at Wisp Resort — Grab the family and your blanket to take in a Monday Movie Night at Wisp Resort. To make the experience more magical, the movies will be shown in a Yurt in Sundown Village at Wisp Resort. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Visit wispresort.com for show times and movie titles.
Wednesday, August 14
Stage Wisp: The Trailheads, 6
Thursday, august 15
Black Bear: Karaoke by Music Express, 8
Honi-Honi: Karaoke, 8
Friday, August 16
Black Bear: Floyd Cowger, 6; DJ Leroy & The Mechanical Bull, 10
Harbor Bar: Scott Alexander, 6-8
Honi-Honi: Channel Cats, 4; American Band, 9
Little Yough Music Festival: Shawn Taylor, 7
MoonShadow: Playing for Pennies, 8
Saturday, August 17
Black Bear: Rob Zuzin, 6; DJ Leroy & The Mechanical Bull, 10
Harbor Bar: TBA, 3-6
Honi-Honi: Street Level, 1:30; Undercover Band, 9
MoonShadow: Buffalo Run, 8
Sunday, August 18
Honi-Honi: Sunday Fun Day with Ridgemont High, 2; Eric Lewis & Co, 7
MoonShadow: Jac Carson, Noon
Monday, August 19
Honi-Honi: Welcome party w/ Tim Frick, 6
Tuesday, August 20
Honi-Honi: JJ Mason & Co., 6