Through March 22
Military March – Wisp Resort. Save up to 25% OFF on your winter getaway! Wisp Resort is honoring our Nation’s heroes this March with a special promotion. Save up to 25% on lift tickets, rentals, lessons, snow tubing and mountain coaster. Offer not valid on other promotions, discounts, packages, combos or group stays. Call 866-486-4090 to book. *Must present valid military ID to receive offer.
Saturday, March 7
Adult Crafternoon — Upcycling Magazines — Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland Branch, 1 – 2 PM. Make your own bouquet using magazines and paper. Seating is limited. Register at https://relib.librarymarket.com/node/720 or call the Oakland Library at 301-334-396 to reserve your spot.
2020 Habitat for Humanity Women Build — Garrett College Career Technology Training Center, Accident, 8:30 AM. We will be building the walls for our new home that will be in Grantsville, MD. The Habitat for Humanity Hospitality committee will be serving a free lunch around noon to volunteers. Desserts will also be available free of charge by Kate’s Konfections. Lowe’s is a National co-sponsor of National Women Build Week, and it is one of the major initiatives. Habitat’s Women Build program recruits, educates and inspires women to build and advocate for simple, decent, affordable housing in their communities. For more information, visit www.garrettcountyhabitat.org.
Black Strap Rail Jam Series #3 — Wisp Resort. Details at www.wispresort.com. Located in Central Park this rail jam is open to both skiers and riders. This year’s competitions will be set and judged as a points series. Individuals have the opportunity to score up to ten points for each event. The overall points leader after the finals will be awarded the grand prize and deemed the Series Champion.
March Full Moon Snowshoeing Tour — Locations vary, 7 – 9 PM. The snow falls and sparkles in the quiet peace of a winter woods at night. The blackness of the forest is magnified by the bright white of the new fallen snow. This is part of the magical world of a snowshoeing adventure by night. Presented by All Earth Eco Tours, Garrett County’s Oldest Land and Water Adventure Company. Visit website for more information at allearthtours.com. $50 per person includes guide, hot cocoa and snowshoes. HIkers are responsible to bring their own headlamp or flashlight. Minimum group size or fee may apply. Call 1-800-446-7554 or 301-746-4083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Sat & Sun, March 7 & 8
Governor’s Cup Race –This is a Deep Creek Winter Sports Team sponsored two day event. Top ski finishers will be determined by combined score of 4 runs. Ski Racer must complete 4 runs in order to qualify for a medal. Please note that Squirrel Cage will not be open for skiing/boarding to the public during this race. Spectators welcome. More info on www.wispresort.com.
Monday, March 9
For the Love of the Outdoors – Plan Ahead for Spring 2020 — Garrett County Master Gardeners of University of Maryland Extension office, Oakland, MD, Noon to 3 PM. Choose your preferred path option for 2020: Landscape design for small or large spaces with a group project designing and installing a landscape design at Garrett College’s Outreach Center in Accident with Brian Branthoover; Heirloom Vegetable Gardening with a project of planting and maintaining your own vegetable garden plot at McHenry Methodist Church in McHenry with Ashley Bodkins; or Native Plants and Pollinator Habitats with a group project establishing a plant/habitat area at Garrett College McHenry campus with Ashley Bodkins. For more information or to register, call 301-334-6960.
Tuesday, March 10
Get to Know Mary Elizabeth Garrett with AAUW-Garrett Branch — The Greene Turtle, 5:30 to 8 PM. John Garrett family expert Bernadette Low will speak about the life and work of Mary Elizabeth Garrett, daughter of John W. Garrett, namesake of Garrett County, and a strong, effective advocate for women throughout her life. Bernadette, who is a member of the AAUW – Harford County Branch will share with us information on Mary Elizabeth’s life, her accomplishments, and her relationship with the rest of the Garrett Family. Come at 5:30 for dinner off the menu, Ms. Low will begin her presentation at approximately 6:15 PM. For information, contact Judy A. Carbone, AAUW-Garrett Branch at 301-616-5036.
Make a Ceramic Toadhouse — Deep Creek Pottery, McHenry, 6 – 8 PM. Join us in making an adorable toadhouse. We will will guide you through all the steps to make your own “toad abode”. $30 per person includes all supplies and firings. For information, email email@example.com or call 301-501-1619.
Shepherd of the Hills L.A.F.F. Dinner – All are invited to join in dinner (Dutch treat) and fun. All are welcome – bring friends. Life after forty five – but all ages are welcome. This month’s L.A.F.F. dinner begins at 6 PM, location TBD. For information email .firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 5
Black Bear: Music Express Karaoke, 8
Friday, March 6
Black Bear: Shane Masters, 8
Honi-Honi: Matt Tichon & Co, 8
Saturday, March 7
Black Bear: TBA
Honi-Honi: Ben Phelps Project, 8