Towns of Garrett County- Oakland, Maryland

Oakland, Maryland is the county seat of Garrett County. With over 2,000 residents, the town is small and charming yet offers all the amenities of a resort town. Many residents will notice that their lakefront Deep Creek Lake house address says Oakland. However, the heart of the town is 10 miles south of the Garrett County Highway 219 bridge. Designated as a “Main Street Community”, Oakland is filled with things to do. The town offers many parks, playgrounds, a 18-hole golf course, Broadford Lake (a 140 acre lake with a beach front), an outdoor farmers market, and more! When is the best time to visit Oakland? All the time! From the Autumn Glory Festival to the Little Yough Summer Music Fest to Winterfest, there is always something going on. For more information about Oakland, please visit http://www.oaklandmd.com/index.html.

 

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Garrett County showcases fall colors, Appalachian culture during 5-day Autumn Glory festival

OAKLAND, Maryland — Maryland’s westernmost county is showcasing fall colors and Appalachian culture during its annual Autumn Glory festival.

The event kicked off Wednesday evening at the Wisp Resort and continues through Sunday at various locations around Garrett County.

It includes the Maryland State Banjo Championship on Friday, the state fiddle and mandolin championships on Saturday and a parade Saturday afternoon in Oakland.

For More Information:  http://www.oaklandmd.com/autumn-glory-festival.html

48th Annual Autumn Glory Festival Set For October 7 – 11, 2015

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McHenry, MD — Enjoy the beauty of the fall season in the mountains as Maryland celebrates the 48th anniversary of Autumn Glory with two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique and craft shows and much more from October 7 – 11, 2015 in Garrett County, Maryland. The 48th Annual Autumn Glory Festival is sponsored by Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine.

Known for scenic Deep Creek Lake and Maryland’s only ski resort, Wisp Resort, Garrett County is also home to the annual Autumn Glory Festival, a five-day celebration of autumn that celebrates the beauty of the local fall foliage. From Wednesday through Sunday, the area offers a wide variety of things to do indoors or outdoors.

Take in the breathtaking views of our spectacular Fall Foliage by driving or biking one, or both, of the county’s 2015 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours. The first tour is a scenic route which includes Several Barn Quilts, Friend’s Store, Cranesville Swamp, Swallow Falls State Park, Fork Run Recreation Area and Maryland Scenic Byways.   The Extended Fall Foliage Heritage Tour includes Bear Creek Traders, Historic Oakland, Maryland High Point, Historic African Methodist Episcopal Church, Loch Lynn Walking Trail, Simon Pearce Glassblowing Factory & Retail Store and Maryland Scenic Byways. Head to visitdeepcreek.com or the Visitors Center in McHenry to pick up the full map and directions.

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Autumn Glory Kickoff Dinner featuring live musical entertainment and recognition of the annual Autumn Glory Golden Ambassador will kick off the festival on Wednesday, October 7 at Wisp Resort in McHenry.

Thursday features the Oktoberfest dinner and concert by the Oom-Pah band and a fireman’s parade. The week continues with historic area tours, antique and craft shows, fine arts exhibits, farmers’ market, 5-K walk, musical concerts, dogsled events, a quilt show, corn maze, art glass exhibits, outdoor adventures, quilt shows, food and drink specials, live entertainment, comedy basketball game, pumpkin chucking contest, horseback trail rides, shopping specials and a wide variety of other activities.

For more details about Autumn Glory, please visit www.visitdeepcreek.com or contact the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce at 888.387.5237.

 

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47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival – Schedule of Events

Friday October 10

High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap
9 am – 6 pm @ Trader’s Landing.  Stop in during Autumn Glory Weekend to find that perfect pair of used skis or a kickin’ snowboard to start junior snowboarding.  Drop off used equipment Friday 9am-7pm and Saturday morning.  Antique wooden skis & snowshoes welcomed.  This is a perfect time to outfit the entire family at a bargain price!  For more information please call 301-387-4199.

Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show
10 am – 1 pm @ Mt Fresh Pavilion in the Oakland town Parking lot.  An old fashion Farmers Market & Craft Show in an outdoor pavilion: Handmade Arts & Crafts, Homemade Baked Goods, Pumpkins & Fall Decorations, Home Grown Fresh Vegetables & Fruits, Jams & Jellies & more.

Autumn Glory Fine Arts Exhibit
10 am – 5 pm @ 206 E. Alder St.  Artwork of Jane Cardi in featured exhibit that includes oil and watercolor paintings.  Fine art and handcrafted gifts from over 150 regional artists.  Free Admission.

12th Annual Quilt Show and Sale
10 am – 5 pm @ St. Peter’s Catholic Parish Hall.  See beautiful hand-made quilts from area artisans.  Vendors, raffle quilts, quilts for sale and vote for your favorite.  Admission $2. 301-387-2064

Glassblowing & Retail Store at Simon Pearce
10 am – 5 pm @ 265 Glass Drive, Mt. Lake Park.  Interact and observe Simon Pearce master glassblowers demonstrate the art of glass blowing and shop in the retail store including a sale on 2nd quality glass and pottery.  Children welcome. Free Admission.

7th Annual Craft & Basket Sale
10 am – 6 pm @ 1046 E. High St. Oakland.  Wide variety of crafts and gifts including handmade primitive cabinets, hutches & stands, fall & winter seasonal crafts, Longaberger baskets, jewelry, pottery, candles & totes and much more.  FREE ADMISSION. 301-334-6298

41st Civic Club Antique Show & Sale
10 am – 6 pm @ the Oakland Community Center (formerly the Armory).  A very upscale antique show, our dealers come from PA, WV, OH, and MD and offer various primitive furniture, coins, jewelry and glassware.  Free parking and homemade food available.  Admission: $3 for adults and good for all 3 days.  301-334-4420

Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office
1 pm – 5 pm, G St & Spruce St. in Mountain Lake Park.  Experience the Victorian past of Mt. Lake Park.on Friday, Pleasant Valley Dream Rides will provide a Buggy Tour and members of the Historic Association will be available in the “Ticket Office” to answer questions.  Free Admission, Fee for Buggy Ride.

Heritage Craft Fest
Friday: 1 pm – 6 pm & Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm. Broad Ford Elementary &
Southern Middle Schools. Autumn Glory’s original juried fine art and craft
event. Functional, decorative, traditional and contemporary items. Paintings,
photography, wood working, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, pottery and more! Food
available on site. Sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council to benefit local arts
programs. Free Admission. 301-334-6580.

“Taking it to the Streets”
5 pm – 8 pm, Downtown Oakland. The Town of Oakland and the Greater Oakland
Business Association/Main Street will be hosting “Taking it to the Streets” on
Friday, October 11, 2013 from 5 pm – 8 pm in downtown Oakland. There will be
fun for the entire family including live music on the Front Page Stage. Check out
www.agreatsmalltown.com for up-to-date schedules and information. Hope to
see you in our Great Small Town. Free Admission though some fees may apply.
301-334-2691.

Fundraiser: Big Bucks Bingo
Doors open at 5 pm, Games start at 6:20 pm, Oakland Elks Lodge #2481. 3 $500
Games, 15 $100 Games and 3-Speed Games. Come out and support the Oakland
Volunteer Fire Department & Oakland Elks Lodge. Admission fee: $30 a pack +
speed games. 301-387-9868.

The Official Maryland State Banjo & Mandolin Championships
Doors open at 6 pm, 7 pm Program Start, Southern High
School. The best sounds of the Appalachian Mountains
are showcased by musicians of all ages as they compete
for prizes and the state title! Sponsored by the Town
of Oakland and the Mountain Maryland Gateway to
the West Heritage Area. Admission fee: $15, $12 in advance, under 10 free.
301-387-4386.

Saturday October 11

High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap
9 am – 6 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Trader’s Landing .5 miles south of the 219 Bridge. Stop in during Autumn Glory Weekend to find that perfect pair of used skis or a kickin’ snowboard to start junior snowboarding. Drop off used equipment Fri 9-7 and Sat morning. Antique wooden skis & snowshoes welcome. This is a perfect time to outfit the entire family at a bargain price! 301-387-4199. Free Admission.

Parade Food Vendors
9:30 am – 5 pm. Food vendors are primarily located in the M&T parking lot and
along Green Street between 2nd & 3rd. Support these 20 vendors supplying a
large variety of food items. 301-387-0033.

Glorious Harvest Farmers Market & Craft Show
9 am – 5 pm, Mt. Fresh Pavilion at 2nd Street & Town Park Lane in Downtown
Oakland. An old-fashioned Farmers Market & Craft Show in an outdoor pavilion:
Hand Made Arts & Crafts, Homemade Baked Goods, Pumpkins & Fall Decorations,
Home Grown Fresh Vegetables & Fruits, Jams & Jellies & more! For info, visit
facebook.com/mountainfreshfarmersmarket or www.MountainFresh.org.

Oakland Shuttle
10 am – 5 pm Saturday. The Garrett Transit service will provide a shuttle service
circulating between downtown Oakland (Town Parking Lot), the craft/antique
shows, and dinners. For more information, call 301-334-9431, ext. 301 or 305.
Three buses will circulate the area and the fare is $3 for all day or $1 per ride.

Autumn Glory Fine Arts Exhibit
10 am – 5 pm, @ The Gallery Shop, located at 206 E.Alder Street, Oakland. Artwork of Jane Cardi in featured exhibit that includesoil and watercolor paintings. Fine art and handcrafted gifts from over 150 regional artists. Sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council. Free Admission. 301-334-6580.

12th Annual Quilt Show and Sale
10 am – 5 pm , St. Peter’s Catholic Parish Hall, corner of Oak and 4th Streets, Oakland. See beautiful hand-made quilts from area artisans. Vendors, raffle quilts, quilts for sale and vote for your favorite. Presented by Heritage Quilters. Admission: $2. 301-387-2064.

Autumn Glory Craft & Gift Sale
Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm at the Exhibit Hall at the Garrett
County Fairgrounds in McHenry. Join us for a wide variety of contemporary crafts
& gifts including woodworking, candles, painted décor, jewelry, specialty foods
and much more.  Doors open at 10 am. Refreshment sales available. 888.387.5237. Free
Admission.

Glassblowing & Retail Store at Simon Pearce
10 am – 5 pm Daily, Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mt. Lake Park. Interact and observe Simon Pearce
master glassblowers demonstrate the art of glassblowing and shop in the retail store including a sale on 2nd quality glass and pottery.Children welcome. Free Admission. 301-334-5277

41st Civic Club Antique Show & Sale
10 am – 6 pm , Oakland Community Center (formerly the Armory) at 8th & High St, Oakland, MD 21550. A very upscale antique show, our dealers come from PA, WV, VA, OH and MD and offer various primitive furniture, coins, jewelry and glassware. We also have a King size handquilted quilt and pillow covers to chance off. Free parking and homemade
food available. Admission: $3 for adults & good for all 3 days. 301-334-4420.

7th Annual Craft & Basket Sale
10 am – 6 pm . 1046 E. High St. Oakland, between Southern High School and Oakland Community Center. Wide variety of crafts and gifts including handmade primitive cabinets, hutches & stands, fall & winter seasonal crafts, Longaberger baskets, jewelry, pottery,
candles, purses & totes and much more. 301-334-6298. Free Admission.

Heritage Craft Fest
10 am – 6 pm. Broad Ford Elementary & Southern Middle Schools. Autumn Glory’s original juried fine art and craft event. Functional, decorative, traditional and contemporary items. Paintings, photography, wood working, fiber arts, glass, jewelry, pottery and more! Food available on site. Sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council to benefit local arts programs. Free Admission. 301-334-6580.

Garrett Highlands Pipes & Drums Concert
10:30 am, Oakland Volunteer Fire Department located at 31 3rd Street in Oakland
(between Center & Alder Streets). Enjoy the spirit of the Highlands! Free concert
of traditional Scottish and Irish tunes played on the Great Highland Pipes. Lunch
available at the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department. GHPD is sponsored by the
Garrett County and Maryland Arts Councils. Free Admission. 301-501-0304.

The Still Kickin’ Cloggers
10:30 am – 11 am, Boxcar Stage, Liberty Street, Oakland. Enjoy mountain
clogging, as well as clogging to different musical styles.

PFM Youth Group
10:30 am – noon, Front Page Stage. Enjoy a late breakfast as you watch the
enthusiastic worship & drama team from Loch Lynn Church of God perform. Free
Admission.

“Autumn Declares God’s Glory” Musical Presentation
11: 30 am – 12:30 pm Saturday, October 12 before the Grand Feature Parade, In front of the Oakland Post Office on Second Street. Exciting music and the Pleasant View Puppets. FREE ADMISSION. 301-334-8515.

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade
1 pm, Downtown Oakland. Enjoy the 47th Annual Parade of over 100 units including bands, marching units, clowns, drum and bugle corps and many unique floats by local clubs and organizations. Free Admission.

Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office
3:30 pm – 5 pm , G Street & Spruce St in Mountain Lake Park. Experience the “Victorian” past of Mountain Lake Park. Visit the “Ticket Office/Museum” (Rt. 135 & G St) to use a tape or CD to guide you on the walking/driving tour of the Historic Area. On Friday, Pleasant Valley Dream Rides will provide a Buggy Tour and members of the Historic Association will be available in the “Ticket Office” to answer questions. 301-334-4314. Free Admission,
Fee for Buggy Ride.

Western Maryland Tournament of Bands
6 pm, Southern High School Athletic Field. Marching bands from the tri-state region come together for a judged field show competition at Southern High School. This is great entertainment for the entire family! Concessions available. $6 for adults, $3 for students K-12, free for those 4 and younger. 301-334-1679.

The Official Maryland State Fiddle Championships
Doors: 6 pm, 7 pm Start at Southern High School. The 47th Annual State Fiddle Championships features fiddlers from 5 – 85 from a multi-state region as they
compete for prizes and the state title. Sponsored by the Town of Oakland and the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area. Admission fee: $15, $12 in advance & under 10 free. 301-387-4386

Sunday October 12

Autumn Glory Festival Car Show
9 am – 4 pm, downtown Oakland. Antique, Street Rod, Classic Car, Truck and Tractor Show. Non-judged show, first 150 registered will receive wall plaques. Step back into time and see lots of beautiful vehicles. Food, raffles, door prizes, games and Chinese Auction. Free admission to spectators. Oakland-area businesses will be open. Registration 9am – 1pm, registration fee: $10. 301-334-8130

High Mountain Sports Annual Autumn Glory Ski & Snowboard Swap
9 am – 6 pm. Trader’s Landing .5 miles south of the 219 Bridge. Stop in during Autumn Glory Weekend to find that perfect pair of used skis or a kickin’ snowboard to start junior snowboarding. Drop off used equipment Fri 9-7 and Sat morning. Antique wooden skis & snowshoes welcome. This is a perfect time to outfit the entire family at a bargain price! 301-387-4199. Free Admission.

Dogsledding Presentation and Kennel Visit
10 am – noon, Husky Power Dogsledding Home Kennels near McHenry. Enjoy an educational and entertaining dogsledding presentation. Grill mushers; see mushing equipment; meet and hug Huskies; watch films. Learn how real sleddogs
live and work – see a demo run if it is cold enough. No reservations today – two-hour program STARTS AT 10 AM (not a drop-in event). $20 each. 301-746-7200,

Annual Great Pumpkin Festival
10 am – 1:30 pm, Competitions begin at 11 am, Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI). Eighth year of pumpkin mania on the mountain. Registration opens at 10 am for pre-carved pumpkin contest, followed by the Greased Pumpkin Plunge and the Great Pumpkin Regatta, where numbered pumpkins are released to ride the rapids for prizes. Plenty of fun fall activities for families. More than $500 in prizes. Food available! 301-334-6255. Free Admission.

11th Annual Quilt Show and Sale
10 am – 3 pm, St. Peter’s Catholic Parish Hall, corner of Oak and 4th Streets, Oakland. See beautiful hand-made quilts from area artisans. Vendors, raffle quilts, quilts for sale and vote for your favorite. Presented by Heritage Quilters. Admission: $2. 301-387-2064.

Glassblowing & Retail Store at Simon Pearce
10 am – 5 pm Daily, Simon Pearce, 265 Glass Drive, Mt. Lake Park. Interact and observe Simon Pearce master glassblowers demonstrate the art of glassblowing and shop in the retail store including a sale on 2nd quality glass and pottery. Children welcome. Free Admission. 301-334-5277

40th Civic Club Antique Show & Sale
10 am – 4 pm , Oakland Community Center (formerly the Armory) at 8th & High St, Oakland, MD 21550. A very upscale antique show, our dealers come from PA, WV, VA, OH and MD and offer various primitive furniture, coins, jewelry and glassware. We also have a King size handquilted quilt and pillow covers to chance off. Free parking and homemade food available. Admission: $3 for adults & good for all 3 days. 301-334-4420.

6th Annual Craft & Basket Sale
10 am – 4 pm , 1046 E. High St. Oakland, between Southern High School and Oakland Community Center. Wide variety of crafts and gifts including handmade primitive cabinets, hutches & stands, fall & winter seasonal crafts, Longaberger baskets, jewelry, pottery,
candles, purses & totes and much more. 301-334-6298. Free Admission.

Mountain Lake Park Museum/Ticket Office
12 pm – 4 pm, G Street & Spruce St in Mountain Lake Park. Experience the “Victorian” past of Mountain Lake Park. Visit the “Ticket Office/Museum” (Rt. 135 & G St) to use a tape or CD to guide you on the walking/driving tour of the Historic Area. On Friday, Pleasant Valley Dream Rides will provide a Buggy Tour and members of the Historic Association will be available in the “Ticket Office” to answer questions. 301-334-4314. Free Admission, $5 Fee for Buggy Ride.

No Hands Sundae Eating Contest
Contest begins at 2 pm. Registration begins at 1:15 pm, Lakeside Creamery, 20282 Garrett Hwy., Route 219, Deep Creek Lake. Kids & kids at heart will bury their faces in 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream, gooey chocolate syrup, sprinkles & whipped cream at this annual contest. 15-25 contestants compete at a time by age group. Advance registration is suggested by calling 301-387-2580. $5 benefitting local charity, Garrett Mentors.

Ms. United States 2014 To Be Grand Marshal of Autumn Glory Festival Parade

Ms. United States 2014, Crystal Rush, will be the Grand Marshal of Garrett County’s 47th annual Autumn Glory Festival Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, October 11. Crystal will be featured in the annual Grand Feature parade, sponsored by My Bank! First United Bank & Trust, which begins at 1 pm in Oakland on Saturday, October 11th.

Crowned in July 2014, Crystal will serve as Ms. United States for one year, which will include hundreds of official appearances, including staring on a televised reality show, modeling in national print ads and television commercials, and appearing as a headline model in New York and South Beach Fashion Weeks. She will also take part in numerous charity events, with her platforms Foster Care, Autism and Mental Health: End the Stigma. Crystal grew up in Garrett County. Her grandparents are Grace Rush of Friendsville and the late Deane Rush of Friendsville. Her father is Dana Rush of McHenry and Cindy Lamastra of Bethany Beach, Delaware. Crystal was recently signed as a model for New York MMG modeling agency and works as a pageant coach. She is a former Baltimore Ravens Playmaker. More information about Crystal is available at www.msunitedstates.com

 

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Versteegen serves as ambassador

FRIENDSVILLE —  Rosie Versteegen was named the Honorary Golden Ambassador of the 46th Annual Autumn Glory Festival at the festival’s kickoff reception held Wednesday evening.

The Golden Ambassador is awarded to a person who has contributed to and supported tourism in Garrett County. A committee of former ambassadors selects the winner.

Versteegen and her husband started vacationing at Deep Creek in the early 1990s and soon made the county their permanent home. She quickly became active and served as chair of the McHenry Highland Festival and helped create the Burns Supper, held each January.

In 2005, she was among a group of  volunteers who created the Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival and served as the first chair.

She has been a member of the Wisp Resort Courtesy Patrol for the past seven years and, since 2011, has served on the Deep Creek 2014 Executive Committee for the International Canoe Federation’s Canoe Slalom World Championships to be held at Adventure Sports Center International.

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Miss Maryland, Joanna Guy, is Autumn Glory Festival parade marshal

Swanton woman second from Garrett County to earn title

From Staff Reports Cumberland Times-News

OAKLAND — Garrett County resident Joanna Guy, who was crowned Miss Maryland 2012, will be the grand marshal for the Grand Feature Parade during the 45th Autumn Glory Festival, according to Nicole Christian, president and CEO of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce.

Guy, who is from Swanton, is the second woman from Garrett County to be crowned Miss Maryland. In 1990, Kimberly Ann Grimm Weimer of Mountain Lake Park was crowned Miss Maryland.

Guy’s personal platform, Heart to Heart: Raising Awareness for Healthy Hearts, was inspired by her grandparents, all four of whom suffered from heart disease or stroke.

The Autumn Glory Festival is a five-day event, this year scheduled from Oct. 10 to 14, that celebrates the beauty of the local fall foliage. The festival will feature two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique and craft shows and much more.

The festival will begin with the Chamber of Commerce annual Autumn Glory Kickoff Dinner featuring live musical entertainment and recognition of the Autumn Glory Golden Ambassador.

On Oct. 11, there will be an Oktoberfest dinner and concert by the Oom-Pah band and a firemen’s parade. The week will continue with historic area tours, antique and craft shows, fine arts exhibits, farmers market, 5K walk, musical concerts, dogsled events, a quilt show, corn maze, art glass exhibits, outdoor adventures, quilt shows, food and drink specials, live entertainment, comedy basketball game, pumpkin-chucking contest, horseback trail rides, shopping specials and a wide variety of other activities.

The Official Maryland State Banjo Championship will be held Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. with contestants of all ages competing for top honors.

On Oct. 13, there will be musical entertainment at the Front Page Stage on Second Street near the post office and on the box car at the train station. The Grand Feature Parade will begin at 1 p.m. Clowns, floats, bands and plenty of sidewalk vendors will increase the festival atmosphere. The Western Maryland Tournament of Bands will begin at 6 p.m. with a high school field show competition and the State Fiddle Championship and Mandolin Contest will begin at 7 p.m.

Antique and Craft shows continue Oct. 14, joined by the Autumn Glory Festival Car Show, the Great Pumpkin Festival on the rapids at Adventure Sports Center International and a no-hands, sundae-eating contest at Lakeside Creamery.

Fall foliage can be viewed by driving or biking one of Garrett County’s Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tours. The first tour includes the Youghiogheny River, Ginseng Run, Deep Creek Lake Scenic Overlook, Garrett State Forest, Swallow Falls State Park, Muddy Falls and Deep Creek Lake Dam.

A longer tour highlights the Casselman River Bridge State Park, Spruce Forest Artisan Village, Savage River State Forest, New Germany State Park, scenic overlooks, Deep Creek Lake State Park and the Historic National Road. A full map and directions can be obtained at www.visitdeepcreek.com.

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Royalty Court Chosen For 45th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

The 2012 Autumn Glory royalty court has been selected for the 45th annual Autumn Glory Festival, with Jenner Wilt selected as king and Cara Brack named queen. The 45th annual court sponsors are Garrett College and M&T Bank.

Wilt is involved in the Southern High School’s theatre department and Our Town Theatre. He also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and complete mission work as well. Brack participates in Southern High School soccer, track (indoor and outdoor), and the Running Club and serves as part of the Southern High School yearbook staff. She volunteers at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Lions Club Blind Skier Program, Relay for Life, and Landon’s Library, among others.


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The Autumn Glory king and queen will be present at the Autumn Glory kick-off reception to be held at Wisp Lodge on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and they will be featured in the Autumn Glory Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, Oct. 13. In addition to representing their home county during the Autumn Glory Festival and at other events, the royalty court will receive scholarship funds.

The Autumn Glory Festival is Oct. 10–14. Festivities include two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique and craft shows, and more. The festival is timed to coincide with the peak of fall foliage in Garrett County which is featured in the 2012 Autumn Glory Fall Foliage Tour.

For more information about the 45th annual Autumn Glory Festival, persons should go to www.visitdeepcreek.com.

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