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 . . .
Summer is a great time to relax and spend time with the family. Humberson Homes has a variety of homes/land for sale. We also have a great selection of new home construction layouts. What a better way to spend your summer than to visit Deep Creek Lake, MD. Call the office at 301-387-8300 to set up a showing or consultation on a new build project.!!! Make Deep Creek Lake your summer home away from home.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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.” . . .
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, there will be more than 36 on display!. To warm up again you can visit the train station for book readings or have a hot . . .
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 be able to keep the inside temperature steady, although it is literally devouring fuel oil or propane. You probably are trying to stay away from . . .