Outdoor Sports Show in McHenry, MD

On the first weekend of spring, Saturday, March 22 to Sunday, March 23, 2014 the annual Outdoor Sports Show will take place at the fairgrounds in McHenry, MD. The show will be open Saturday from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday from 10am until 4pm offering the perfect occassion to get informed about the latest more

Snowshoeing in Garrett County, MD

As winter still is in full swing and there is plenty of snow on the ground, make the most of it! A really nice alternative to skiing are the snowshoeing tours offered by All Earth Eco Tours at Swallow Falls State Park. The tours will be guided by a professional outdoor guide and start Saturday more

Goosebumps and Grapes

On Friday, February 21, 2014, from 6 to 9pm, Goosebumps & Grapes will take place at the HoniHoni Bar at Deep Creek Lake, MD. The event features a bonfire as well as a wine sampling. The wines are courtesy of Republic National Distributing Company and will be sold at Arrowhead Market on Friday and Saturday. more

DO THE DUNK!

It’s this time of the year again, the 2014 Deep Creek Dunk is coming up soon! The 16th Annual Dunk will take place on February 22, 2014. So far the weather seems to be cooperative – Deep Creek Lake will be very cold, if not frozen… All proceeds will benefit children and adults with intellectual more

7th Annual Winterfest in Oakland, MD

Next weekend, Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 2014 the 7th Annual Winter Fest will take place in d0wntown Oakland, MD. Enjoy a stroll through the Great Small Town, there will be so many things to see and do. For example, you can watch how ice sculptures are carved and admire the finished sculptures, more

Happy (Chinese) New Year!

Today, February 1, 2014, is the first day of the Chinese New Year 2014, the year of the Wood Horse. Unlike in the US and Europe where we celebrate for only one evening, the celebrations for the New Year go on until the 15th day of the month. Legend has it that Buddha asked all more

This ole house….

As we have been confronted with real winter temperatures the last couple of weeks you probably came to realize that your house is not exactly up to the task. Very likely you have noticed that there always seems to be a little bit of a draft and that your heating system just doesn’t seem to more

WEEKEND!

This weekend there are a lot of things you can do around Deep Creek Lake! There finally is enough snow on the ground to go cross country skiing, also the slopes at the Wisp should be in perfect condition for skiing and tubing now. Swallow Falls are definitely frozen by now – always a beautiful more