From December 3 until December 24, 2013 you can go Treasure Hunting in beautifully decorated Downtown Oakland! Pick up your 12 Days to Christmas map from the Cornish Manor, the Cornish Cafe or the City Hall. Then take a nice stroll through downtown Oakland, MD and match the businesses to the ornaments they are displaying. Enter your results into the map and return it to the Cornish Cafe. Among other great things you can win a Family Fun Treasure Chest . . .
If you like trains you have plenty of choices, even if the weather is not so nice. Why not go to Oakland, MD and visit the Railroad Museum at the old B&O train station? In November and December an exhibition of train photographs takes place, the museum is open Friday and Saturday from 10 to 3 and on Sunday from 12 to 3. Enjoy the atmosphere in the beautiful B&O train station and learn about the history of the railroad. . . .
Halloween is coming up fast. On Friday, October 31, the ghosts, witches, ghouls and other spooky creatures will take over the streets. There is a lot of things going on in Garrett County, MD on that weekend. For example you can join in the TRUNK or TREAT in Oakland, MD across from 84 Lumber. Participants decorate their truck beds or trunks and fill them with candy for the kids. Adults won’t have to stay hungry, either. There will be foods . . .
Although we are having the first snow this morning in Garrett County the forecast is calling for nicer weather on the weekend. Make the most of it and go for a Haunted Hayride at Broadford Park, Oakland, MD. This won’t be one of your usual hayrides, this one is really spooky, with ghosts and zombies! For more details check out their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/138377266189139/
Every Wednesday and Saturday local producers offer their goods at the Mountain Fresh Farmers Market in Oakland, MD. Unlike other markets at the Oakland Farmers Market you will find only products that are produced by the vendors themselves. Even if you do not plan to shop it’s still nice to just walk through the market and look at all the good things offered. Then again, you probably cannot resist treating yourself to a couple of homemade cookies or that jar . . .
After enjoying all the great events featured at Oakland’s Autumn Glory Festival you sure are hungry and long to sit down for a good fall meal in a nice atmosphere. Visit Jearbryo’s Hookers Seafood and Grill at Bumble Bee Road, Mc Henry, MD for a delicious Turkey Dinner on October 12 and 13, 2013. As an appetizer they offer Soup or Salad, followed by Turkey with Oyster or Sage Stuffing, accompagnied by Mashed Potatoes with Gravy or Sweet Potatoes and . . .
Ready for a fun-filled Sunday? Then you will definitely want to visit Oakland, MD this Sunday! On October 13 the Autumn Glory Festival Car Show will take place in downtown Oakland from 9am to 4pm. You can admire antique cars, street rods, classic cars. There will also be a truck and tractor show. Other features are raffles, door prizes, games and a Chinese Auction. You can grab a bite there, too! That same day, it’s Pumpkin Day at ASCI. The . . .
By Saturday Oakland’s Autumn Glory Festival is in full swing. Among the many activities you should not miss the Annual Quilt Show and Sale. The Heritage Quilters present beautiful handmade quilts at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Parish Hall. There will also be vendors and raffle quilts. This might be the change for you to get the quilt you have always been looking for! On Saturday evening from 7pm the Town of Oakland and the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West . . .
This Friday, October 11, 2013 the Autumn Glory Festival in Oakland, MD is “Taking it to the Streets”. There will be live music and a lot of fun in downtown Oakland from 3pm to 7pm. The weather forecast promises beautiful fall weather, so you can go for a stroll through this beautiful small town and enjoy all the fun activities. Later that day, on your way back to Deep Creek Lake, you might want to check out High Mountain Sports. . . .
If you have ever been to the Autumn Glory Festival in Oakland, MD you were probably looking forward to this event all year long. From Wednesday on there will be lots of things to see and do in and around Oakland, MD. There will be glasblowing and stained glass cutting demonstrations, art exhibits, craft shows – just to mention a few of the possibilities offered… Oakland is only a short drive away from Deep Creek Lake in Garrett County – . . .