Tonight is the official kick off of the 17th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk with Goosebumps and Grapes. Join the festivities at the Honi Honi Bar from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for a night of wine sampling inside a heated tent and a bonfire. The cost of admission is a $20.00 donation to the Special Olympics of Maryland. While there you can pre-register for the dunk tomorrow. The wine is being supplied once again by the Republic National Distributing . . .
It is that time of year again! The Garrett County Ice Fishing Contest has begun and will continue until March. Now that the lake has frozen over it’s time to get those reels back out and bundle up. All fish must be caught in Garrett County waters. A winner will be picked weekly and posted in the Republican. Contestants must have their fish weighed and measured at Deep Creek Outfitters, 32 Outfitter Way, McHenry, MD.
Halloween goes back far into history. This celebration dates back to the Celtic festival of Samhain. Though was celebrated on November the first as a marking to the end of summer and harvest to the beginning of darkness and the cold winter. Celtics believed that the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. Releasing those mischievous ghosts who would damage crops and cause trouble. The celebration of Halloween was . . .
Summer is slowly coming to an end, labor day is approaching. August 25, 2014 is back to school for students of Garrett County. Take advantage of some of the end of the season shopping well looking for great homes in the Garrett County area! Whether you are planning to build or planning to buy, Humberson Homes is your one stop shop for our custom post and beam homes, modular homes, and real estate. Stop in and visit our office located . . .
It’s that time of year again for the Garrett County, MD Agriculture Fair! This is a great time for all family and friends to get out and enjoy the local vendors, crafters, and farmers of our County. Not to mention everyone’s favorite THE RIDES! The fair officially opens on July 28 – August 2, 2014. Tickets for the rides are $10 for every person over 36″ tall., Children under 36″ tall are $5 and all children under 2 years of . . .
This year marks the third annul Home & Garden Show at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. Come on down and see what’s available in building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping, crafts, and home-related services. DON’T forget to stop by the Humberson Homes exhibit and learn more on our New Home Construction and Post and Beams style Homes. The show will be Saturday June 21, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m. and Sunday June 22, 2014 beginning at 11 a.m. There is no admission fee . . .
2014 marks the 27th annual McHenry Highland Festival. This festival supplies the traditions of Highland music, games, and dance. You can visit the different Clan tents and shop with the Celtic vendors. This is a celebration for all ages to enjoy. The festival will be held this year in the dedication to the memory of long-time member for the Board of Directors Jerry Lee Humberson. Festivities will take place on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. Gates . . .
The Continuing Education and Training Division of Garrett College is offering Zumba® Fitness courses. The courses begin May 17, 2014 and continue to June 21, 2014 from 9-10 a.m. This class is suitable for all ages, so grab the family and get in shape for summer!! For more information you can contact Terry Beachy, Northern Outreach Center Coordinator at (301)-895-4700 or via email at [email protected].
Spring is arriving in Garrett County. This May you can enjoy the Bird fest weekend at the Deep Creek Lake State Park Discovery Center. Beginning Saturday May 3rd at 6pm Katie Fallon will be speaking and signing her new book, and Sunday May 4th at 2pm there will be Bird Photography at the Aviary. Both days will host various children crafts, bird encounters, and walks. These activities will be taking place during different times of day. So come on out . . .
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 . . .