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 . . .
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! From Our Humberson Homes Team: We salute to our soldiers!
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 . . .
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. $3 from every bottle purchased will be donated to Special Olympics Maryland. Admission is $20 (Donation to Special Olympics Maryland). So far $98,099 have been . . .
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 disabilities participating with Special Olympics Maryland. So far they have raised approx. $65,000, this year’s goal is $170k – way to go, only ten days . . .
Don’t bother removing all the snow from your driveway yet…. Just in time for Christmas Winter will give us a break. From Friday on temperatures in the Mid-50s are expected for the Deep Creek Lake area. Seems like we will have to change plans for the weekend a little, from skiing to a walk or a run in the (green) woods. As there is also some rain in the forecast our cars will probably show their original color again soon, . . .
Here is good news to all all-season outdoor enthusiasts: The area around Deep Creek Lake, MD is not only in summer a wonderful playground, but offers lots of outdoor activities in winter, too. For example, the Herrington Manor State Park offers 10miles of groomed trails. If this is not enough, there also is a 5.5 mile trail to connect Herrington Manor with Swallow Falls State Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and the quiet in the woods, then go back to . . .