Thursday, July 1

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 or call Ann Davidson at 240-608-8282.

 Make & Take Lavender Wreath Class — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, 7 PM.  To register, contact Anne Davidson at 240-608-8282 or email at

Oakland’s LIttle Yough Family Flicks — Mountain Fresh Pavilion 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

 Team Trivia at Mt. State Brewing Co. — Every Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  Call 301-387-3360.

Live Music:

Honi-Honi — Surrender Dorothy, 6

Moonshadow — Open Mic Night, 7

Friday, July 2

First Friday Yoga in the Lavender Fields — Deep Creek Lavender Farm, Accident, MD, 9 AM.  .  $15 per session.  Go to 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

Live Music

Honi-Honi — Matt Tichon & Co., 3; Shallow 9, 8

Moonshadow — Optimus Riff, 10

Friday – Sunday, July 2 – 4

Outdoor Art Market – Deep Creek Pottery.  Outdoor art market and pottery sale. We will have pottery wheel demos from 11-4 Friday and Saturday. Sunday from 11-2 New Deep Creek Lake mugs and other pottery! Lots of mosaic take and make kits and paint your own pottery kits! This is a fun stop while enjoying your Deep Creek Lake vacation! FREE TO ATTEND. OPEN AT 10:00!

 Farm Fun Days & Campfire Rentals — Alpaca Farm & Fiber,  BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Have s’more fun making memories down on the farm.  Visit online at or call 570-851-8913.

Saturday, July 3

Town of Accident Homecoming — Accident’s annual July 4th homecoming will be held on Saturday, July 3 due to the 4th falling on a Sunday this year.  Parade starts at 11 AM with food, crafts, activities at the Fire Hall after the parade.  Wear your best patriotic attire and come celebrate with us.

Movie in the Park — Friendsville Community Park, 9 – 11 PM.  Join us for a night of fun while we watch “The Tale of Despereaux”, a family-friendly film about a heroic mouse and his epic adventures!  Please be sure to bring a blanket or chairs to sit on.  (Rated G).  No admission charge.

 Boat Parade on Deep Creek Lake — 7 – 9 PM.  For information, email or visit

Summer Concert — Broadford Lake Park, Oakland, MD.  7:30 – 9:30 PM.  The Garrett Community Concert Band and Garrett Choral Society will present a concert of patriotic and other classic literature in celebration of July 4th.  There is a small admission fee to enter the park but the concert is free and open to the public.

Mountain Fresh Farmers Market — Mt. Fresh Pavilion, Downtown Oakland, 10 AM to 1 PM.    For more information, visit 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 for more information.

LIVE Music:

Honi-Honi — The Shades, 1; Abilene Band, 8

Mt. State Brewing — Jason Shaw, 6

Sunday, July 4

Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display — McHenry Cove, dusk.    Fireworks launched from the top of the tubing hill at the Mountain Park at Wisp Resort out toward the waters of Deep Creek Lake.  Viewing spots include the scenic overlook on Rt. 219, McHenry Cove on Deep Creek Lake and businesses in McHenry.  Rain date is July 5th.  If there is inclement weather on July 4th, please check or tune your radio to local stations for live updates.

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

Live Music:

Honi-Honi — Queen City Funk & Soul, 1

MoonShadow — Brunch w/ Cochrum & Livingston, 11 AM; Aristotle Jones, 1 – 3

Mt. State Brewing — Jason Shaw, 2

Monday, July 5

Live Music:

Honi-Honi –– Fantasy’s, 2

Tuesday, July 6

Honi-Honi — Inside Out Duo, 6;


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 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.

Live Music

Honi-Honi — Time Flies Duo, 6

Stage Wisp – Halftime String Band, 6:30

Ongoing events:

Spruce Forest Artisan Village — 177 Casselman Road, Grantsville.   For more information, visit

Spruce Forest Guest Artists (July) – 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

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.

STATE PARKS— Maryland State Parks are now open.  Covid-19 precautions may still be in place.  Call ahead if you have questions. Visit 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 or call 570-851-8913.