Thursday, July 8
Yoga with Rupa & Kombucha Tasting — Riffle Farms, Saltlick Road, Terral Alta, WV, 10 AM. Awaken and align your body with this rejuvenating vinyasa flow yoga session. We will set up in the cool, lush grass next to the pasture where we can watch the buffalo roaming. You will leave feeling relaxed and balanced. Rupa Hulet will be our instructor. She is the ladies world record holder for pull-ups! But don’t be alarmed, she isn’t going to drill your back and biceps 😉 Her focus will be on strength, flexibility, and internal foci. We will also be hosting a kombucha tasting. Cost is $25 per person. Call 603-325-8460 for more information or email email@example.com.
Gentle Stretch Yoga in the Lavender Fields — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, Accident, Every Thursday beginning June 17th, 9 – 10 AM. Registration is limited to 20 participants, no walk-ins. $15 per person, pay at the farm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ann Davidson at 240-608-8282.
Oakland’s LIttle Yough Family Flicks — Mountain Fresh Paviion in the Oakland Town Parking Lot. Thursdays from June 10th – August 19th at dusk (around 8:30 to 9:00 pm). Bring your chair and/or blanket, your favorite movie snack. These films are free to the public. Food vendors are available. For a complete movie listing, visit https://oaklandmd.com.
Team Trivia at Mt. State Brewing Co. — Every Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Call 301-387-3360.
Honi-Honi : Partners In Crime, 6
Moonshadow: Soda Pop Gypsies, 6
Friday, July 9
Community Appreciation Night & Car Show — Company 60 Grantsville Fire Department, 6 – 9 PM. Join us for our Community Appreciation Night and Car Show. We will have kids games, open house, food and the car show. Visit our Facebook page for a detailed list of events.
Boarding House Dinner Fundraiser — Victorian Chautauqua, 6 – 10 PM. A gourmet boarding house dinner with a wine tasting, live music, silent auction, and a special guest performance, all under the Burlington Tent. (Limited seats $100 each). VC-MLP.com/vc-market.
First Friday Yoga in the Lavender Fields — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, Accident, MD, 9 AM. . $15 per session. Go to www.deepcreeklavender.com or Facebook page for information on registration.
Game Nights — Various Locations, 6 PM. Check our Garrett Gamers page on Facebook to see location and information or email Rick Egtvedt at email@example.com
Honi-Honi : Honi House Band, 8
Little Yough Music: Megan Jean &KFB, 7
Mt. State Brewing: Jason Shaw, 6
Sipside Lounge: Crandall Creek Bluegrass Band, 6 – 9
Saturday, july 10
Mountain Fresh Farmers Market — Mt. Fresh Pavilion, Downtown Oakland, 10 AM to 1 PM. For more information, visit www.MountainFresh.org or call 301-334-6960.
Springs Farmers Market — Springs, PA, 8 AM to 1 PM. Largest in the area, featuring over 80 local farmers and craftsmen who provide a wide selection of fresh picked produce, home baked goods, quilts, and local raised plants. Visit http://www.springspa.org/farmers-market.php for more information.
Honi-Honi : Eighties Enough, 1; Optimus Riff, 8
Moonshadow: Schnell & Paris, 6; Jason McDonald, 8
Mt. State Brewing: Jason Shaw, 6
Sipside Lounge: Crandall Creek Bluegrass Band, 6-9
The Rooster’s Nest: Sean Camp, 7
Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11
Victorian Chautauqua — Mountain Lake Park. Saturday from 9 AM to 6:30 PM; Sunday from 12:30 – 6:30 PM. This two-day event celebrates the rich history of Mountain Lake Park with lectures, historical portrayals, musical performances, historic home tours, family-friendly activities, artisans, food and more. Mt. Lake Park was founded as the second Chautauqua resort in the US in 1881. It quickly grew to be a widely recognized summer escape along the B&O Railroad. A full program and activities are available at www.victorian chautauqua.com. Free admission, donations welcomed.
Art in The Park — Deep Creek Lake State Park, 10 AM to 4 PM. This is a juried art event with 30+ vendors displaying their original artwork and fine crafts over this 2 day festival. Food vendors are on site as well as kids interpretive events, tie dye, and live animals.
Preston County Farm Crawl — Various venues, Preston County, WV, 10 AM to 4 PM. Come explore the farms of small businesses of Preston County, WV. For information, events and directions, visit www.prestoncountyfarmcrawl.com.
Sunday, July 11
Team Bingo at Mt. State Brewing Co. — Every Sunday at 1 PM. For more information call 301-387-3360.
Sunday Brunch at Smoke N Mirrors – Smoke N Mirrors, downtown Oakland, 10:30 – 1:30. For menu and pricing, visit www.smokenphoto.com
Firewater : Jason Shaw, 1-5
Honi-Honi : Greg Short & Friends, 2
Moonshadow: Buck Walter Carey, 11AM
Monday – Friday, July 12 – 16
Victorian Chautauqua Writer’s Workshops – July 2021 will mark the first year for this five-day series of writing workshops. Four different workshops will be guided by experienced instructors/authors and genres of writing will include composing one-act plays, other forms of theatrical writing, creative writing, personal essay, memoir and more. These small-group workshops will be divided into four different age groups and held in Oakland locations including The Ruth Enlow Library, Out Town Theatre, and other town spaces. A fourth class will be held at the Mountain Lake Park Town Hall. Attendees will have the chance to benefit from working in small group settings and will be offered one-on-one help from instructors. Class fees do apply. For more information and to register go to www.victorianchautauqua.com.
Monday, July 12
Night Sounds of Garrett County (Presented by Kevin Dodge) – Oakland B&O Museum, 6 – 7 PM. Ever been out at night and wondered, “What’s that sound?” Come join us at the Boxcar Stage, B&O Railroad Museum in Oakland to learn about the night sounds of Garrett County. Kevin Dodge, Director of Natural Resources & Wildlife Technology at Garrett College will be presenting this informative and engaging program. *Register for this program and all summer programming events at https://www.relib.net/src
Honi-Honi : Shelly McCombie Duo, 6
Tuesday, July 13
LAFF (Live After 45) Dinner — Various restaurants in the area, 6 PM. Come join us for this fun night of “lafter” and entertainment as we join for dinner at a different location each month. We join for dinner, dutch treat, then everyone brings jokes to share after dinner. Please call 301-501-0539 for information and location or contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honi-Honi : Matt Tichon & Co, 6
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14
Mountain Fresh Farmers Market — Mt. Fresh Pavilion, Downtown Oakland, 10 AM to 1 PM. Join us for homegrown produce, local fresh eggs and meats, delicious home-baked goods, homemade jams & jellies and much more! For more information, visit www.MountainFresh.org or call 301-334-6960.
Stage Wisp and Farm & Art Market — Wisp Resort. 4 – 9:30 PM Every Wednesday in July and August you can walk through the market beginning at 4pm to browse local farmer and artisan booths chock full of fresh produce, hand-crafted wares and unique goods. Then put your dancing shoes on for the main event — Stage Wisp! Enjoy FREE live music from 6:30pm to 9pm under the saddle tent on the front lawn – don’t forget your blanket and lawn chairs! Hot eats and cool drinks will be available for purchase on the outdoor deck.
Honi-Honi : Rob Lightner, 6
Stage Wisp: The Hillbilly Gypsies, 6:30
FRIDAY – SUNDAY, JULY 9 – 11
Farm Fun Days & Campfire Rentals — Alpaca Farm & Fiber, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Have s’more fun making memories down on the farm. Visit online at www.alpacaacresmd.com or call 570-851-8913.
Spruce Forest Artisan Village — 177 Casselman Road, Grantsville. For more information, visit www.spruceforest.org.
Spruce Forest Guest Artists – Peggy Nixon, slate painting and illustration. Hostetler House. Her art process today includes, Watercolor, Pen and Ink, Nature Illustrations, with a delightful, sometimes, whimsical appeal. She will have Original watercolor paintings, prints, and her sweet collection of note cards available for sale and display. Having majored in Illustration at the Maryland Institute of Art, her dream has been to Illustrate Books, Calendars, Greeting Cards, etc, and she is moving forward in this beautiful time of transitioning to fulfill this dream! Stop by and enjoy a conversation about her process as she paints toward her dream!
Allegany Area Art Alliance — Casselmead House, Spruce Forest. Various Media. The Art Alliance, are an inclusive and informal group of artists who were founded almost 60 years ago in 1963 by seven Frostburg State College graduates. This group has a history of mentoring people and fostering opportunities for hobbyists and artists who enjoy sharing their skills with others. Come and spend the day with various artists and chat about the artwork and maybe find something to take home in memory of your visit. For more information, visit www.spruceforest.org
Garrett County Barn Quilt Tour — Take a narrative, self-guided tour to see the beautiful barn quilts located around Garrett County using your cell phone. Call 301-501-5063 to get started. Check out the website or stop by the Garrett Co. Visitors Center for up to date maps. GarrettBarnQuilts.org.
STATE PARKS— Maryland State Parks are now open. Covid-19 precautions may still be in place. Call ahead if you have questions. Visit www.dnr.md.gov/publiclands/western.html for more information.
Deep Creek Lake State Park: 301.387.7067
New Germany State Park: 301.895.5453
Swallow Falls State Park: 301.334.9180
Herrington Manor — 301.334.9180
Potomac State Forest : 301.334.2038
Sang Run State Park / Friend’s Store: 301.387.7067
Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center—Deep Creek Lake State Park, remains closed for renovations, although there will be activities each weekend at Deep Creek Lake State Park. For information, call 301.387.7067 or like their Facebook page for updates.
Friend’s Store — Sang Run State Park Road, MD (4 miles past Wisp), 9 AM to 5 PM. Discover Garrett County history and farm life at Friend’s Delight Farm and Store. Artisan demonstrations, kids activities, gardens, hayrides and more! Picnic by the river, hike or just enjoy our porch. 301-387-7067.
Monday – Thursdays:
Alpaca Meet & Mingle — Alpaca Farm & Fiber, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Bring your family or group for a visit to meet and learn about the alpacas who live at Alpaca Acres. Visit online at www.alpacaacresmd.com or call 570-851-8913.