"Intermission"

Looking for a place to get great food or sit down for a delicious milk shake or espresso? Here's a list of places you can share a moment with friends and family or take a minute to regroup and plan your next move. There are some "main Events" as well.

[We'd love to highlight your Oakland A&E District business here. Please contact the A&E and give us a description and vitals. Go to Map to see the boundaries of the district.]

 
 
 Englander's Antiques & Fountain

Englander's Antiques & Fountain

Englander's Pharmacy | 205 E. Alder St., Oakland, MD

The 1950s fountain lives! A delicious blast from the past – great shakes and burgers – with its original down-home look and gusto still working. Truly famous buckwheat cakes put them on the map long ago, and this place has made breakfast and lunch history. You know it with every rich cup a Joe! 301-533-0000 | Open Daily   website

 
 Tomanetti's

Tomanetti's

TomAnetti's | 308 S. 2nd St., Oakland, MD

This is a "light" Italian restaurant with a nice wine list and craft beers. There's lots of talk about how this is a place where calzone lovers find great happiness! A couple of gluten-free dishes round out a 6-page menu with lots of choices–and they're all good.  301-334-4844 | Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00am -9:00pm, Closed Sunday & Monday  

 
 
 The Cornish Café

The Cornish Café

Cornish café | 121 S 2nd St., Oakland, MD

This is a cozy sit-down place with coffee and specialty drinks, wine  and an inventive "specials" board featuring soups & sandwiches. The tomato basil soup has a big following. Dine-in, steet-side dining or carry-out.  240-488-1234 | Hours vary

 

Devlers Ice Cream Company | 104 E. Oak St., Oakland, MD

Sundaes, banana splits, truly awesome ice cream sandwiches and more! 301-268-0987 | Open Monday – Friday 4pm - 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 2–9

 
 
 Books, Toys & Antiques

Books, Toys & Antiques

The Book MArk'et | 111 S. 2nd St., Oakland, MD

Personal service is the cornerstone of  The Book Mark'et & Antique Mezzanine. Come browse in a spacious, but cozy, independent bookstore for current and backlist choices in a paper and hardback books and CDs. We also offer a special children's room with a large and varies selection for young readers featuring Melissa & Doug merchandise. Our Mezzanine is filled with antique and vintage collectible treasures. Stop in and see our eclectic shop.  301-334-8778   website

 
 Original photographic works

Original photographic works

Smoke N Mirrors gallery | 113 S. 3rd St., Oakland, MD

Come visit the Gallery in Oakland, MD or browse through www.SmokenPhoto.com and purchase original photographs and canvas prints, sized to your liking, shipped to your home or business. Prints will be added to each as they arrive, fresh from the camera's eye. Buying unique art for your home or business doesn't get any easier and you won't see these prints in any big department or furniture store. 304-227-7700  website

 
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 Flipside Sounds

Flipside Sounds

FLIPSIDE  sounds... Welcome to YOUR record store! | 121 S. 2nd St., OaklanD, MD

Vinyl records, audio accessories, memorabilia and more!

Located in downtown Oakland at 121 S 2nd Street, Flipside Sounds is Garrett County’s one and only for vintage and new vinyl, classic collectibles and memorabilia, turntables, headphones, and record care. Be sure to drop a line on the Facebook page, Instagram (@flipsidesoundsvinyl), or Twitter (@VinylFlipside)
301-334-2290 Tuesday -Thursday: 11am-7pm, Friday -Saturday: 11am-8pm, Sunday: 11am-4pm , Closed Mondays

Look For "The Sip Side Lounge", coming this fall!

 
 The Gallery Shop

The Gallery Shop

The Gallery Shop | 108 S. 2nd St., Oakland, MD

Garrett County Arts Council invites you to shop at The Gallery Shop in downtown Oakland, Maryland, for the finest in locally produced arts, giftware & specialty décor. 301-334-8139

 
 
 Transportation Museum

Transportation Museum

Garrett Co. Museum of Transportation | Liberty St. Oakland, MD

Return to the past as you visit two floors of exhibits in the new Garrett County Transportation Museum. The first floor features carriages, sleighs, buggies, fire department artifacts and automobiles, along with a representation of A.D. Naylor’s Blacksmith Shop, one of the earliest and most prominent businesses in Oakland.  The second floor called the Deep Creek Gallery, hosts a variety of exhibits documenting the history of Deep Creek Lake and nearby Maryland State Parks of Herrington Manor, Swallow Falls, New Germany and Deep Creek. Open Friday - Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm website

 
 Garrett County Historical Society Museum

Garrett County Historical Society Museum

Garrett County Historical Society Museum | 107 S. 2nd St. Oakland, MD

The Garrett County Historical Society combines many facets of Garrett County History into three museums with wide-ranging displays and presentations. The Garrett County Historical Museum features a variety of artifacts that will take you through generations of Garrett County History, the Grantsville Community Museum tells the compelling story of Grantsville and Western Maryland through their collection of photographs and artifacts donated by the community. A generous donation from the Howard and Audrey Naylor Family Trust Foundation enabled construction of the new Garrett County Museum of Transportation.   website

 
 Heritage Square

Heritage Square

Heritage square | W. Liberty St.

There are three museums in downtown Oakland: The Garrett County Historical Society Museum. The newly finished Garrett County Transportation Museum and the upcoming Oakland B&O Train Station Museum.  The Historical Socity Museum was established in 1969 and relocated in 1997.  It is made up of eight themed rooms that take visitors from the time period of living in the wilderness into a time of commerce and growth.  The Transportation Museum  was completed in 2011 on Liberty Street in downtown Oakland. It is a two story building consisting of full sized antique modes of transportation and the largest display of Buddy L
Model T Fords in Western Maryland. The second floor displays boats, the first snow mobile in Garrett County and it exhibits the history of nearby Maryland State Parks.  more info

 
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B&O Railroad Station Museum | W. Liberty St.

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Locomotive Arriving

 The New Coal Tender

The New Coal Tender

Regular Summer Hours:
MONDAY: CLOSED
TUESDAY: CLOSED
WEDNESDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
THURSDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
FRIDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
SATURDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
SUNDAY: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Regular Spring/Winter Hours:
MONDAY: CLOSED
TUESDAY: CLOSED
WEDNESDAY: CLOSED
THURSDAY: CLOSED
FRIDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
SATURDAY: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
SUNDAY: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm   There is no fee to tour the museum, however donations are appreciated.  301-334-3204