This weekend a big winter storm is supposed to move into our area, bringing some inches to several feet of snow to Garrett County! What are you waiting for? Jump in your car and come to see us. It’s going to be beautiful! You could rent a cozy cabin to retreat to after a fun-filled day of skiing, skating or hiking or even a sleigh ride. Have dinner in one of the great restaurants or go to check out the . . .
Author: Christine Rickmann
Weather folklore (?)
With the weather being as the weather is these days, bad thoughts are surfacing. Was that really it? Summer’s over already? According to the meteorologists the weather will straighten itself out by the end of week. Warm temps will return and we can go back to boating, swimming, bicycling…. The weatherforecast for McHenry, Deep Creek Lake, is calling for daytime temps in the high 70s and NO RAIN for the weekend! Enjoy it (while it lasts), this winter might get . . .
Deep Creek Lavender Farm in Accident, MD
Worth a trip! If you are in the Accident area, drive up to the Lavender Farm! It’s just off 219, simply follow the signs. Anne Davidson and her family are growing and harvesting lavender on their farm. Visitors are allowed to stroll through the fields, pick some lavender and rest on one of the many benches, enjoying the beautiful setting. In their pretty farm shop you can purchase everything lavender, like soap, candles and decorative items. Want lavender for your own backyard? They also sell lavender plants!
Getting Ready For Summer!
May 3, 2014 Deep Creek Lake Maryland will be hosting a Boat Auction and Community Yard Sale at the Lion’s Club Park on Bumblee Road McHenry, MD. What a great time to get ready for the summer. The auction will begin around 1pm, your yardsale items can be set up for free beginning at noon. There is still time to donate your old boats, ATV’s, and snowmachines. Don’t forget to stop in our office and check out some of our . . .
Happy Easter to all of you from your Humberson Homes Team!
Easter Egg Hunt in Grantsville
On April 19, 2014 from 10am to 12pm the Grantsville Rotary have an Easter Egg Hunt at the Spruce Forest Artisan Village in Grantsville, MD. Registration starts at 10am and the Egg Hunt begins at 10.30am. There will be three age categories with over 1000 filled eggs to find. You also might try your luck with the Coach Purse Raffle, tickets are sold at Diehl’s Ford Sales or Yoder-Hershbergher Insurance in Grantsville, MD. Proceeds will benefit the Grantsville Rotary Club . . .
Garrett College Open House
This Saturday, April 5, 2014, Garrett College in Mc Henry invites to its Open House from 11am to 2pm. According to the College “the open house is open to the public for individuals interested in finding out about college credit and workforce development opportunities. Program Directors will be available to speak to individuals in addition to Financial Aid and Admissions representatives. Tours of the campus, CARC, and residence halls will be provided. Lunch is included at no charge to participants.” . . .
13th Annual Ramp Cook Off
There is light at the end of the tunnel and even this winter will eventually come to an end. A sure sign of spring are ramps! The Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park will hold its 13th Annual Ramp Cook Off on Saturday, April 26th, 2014. The event includes judging and tasting of ramp specialities and also a demonstration of paper making by using ramps. For more information, please check out their homepage at www.discoverycenterdcl.com
Allegany County All Things Home Expo
Come visit us at the Allegany County All Things Home Expo! This weekend get inspired by “the area’s largest selection under one roof – for home building, remodeling, renovations or finishing touches” in Cumberland, MD. The show takes place at the Fairgrounds Multi Purpose Building on Saturday from 10am to 6pm and on Sunday from 11am to 4pm.
Go Green, despite the White!
Although we all are slowly starting to wonder how much more of the white stuff we are yet to get this year, it’s time to think green! The Moonshadow Cafe in Accident, MD is hosting a St. Patrick Day’s Party today, starting at 7pm. They will offer a traditional irish dinner, Irish drink specials and Keith Roberts will be playing at 7pm. Ever wondered where the green of St. Patrick’s Day comes from? The original reason is probably that St. . . .