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 . . .
The History of Daylight Savings!! In 1784 Benjamin Franklin was said to have invented Day Light Savings Time (DST) . His idea for DST was so that the hours of light could be used more efficiently and save more money out in the long run. Though Benjamin created this idea in 1876 it is an idea of optimizing the sun light as far back as ancient Rome. In 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt instituted the first year around DST. . . .
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 . . .
It’s the 4th of July weekend here in Garrett County. Thursday July 3rd at dusk Broad ford Lake Park will be holding their annual fireworks display. Then on Friday July 4th at dusk Deep Creek Lake will be holding their Fire on the Mountain annual fireworks display. Please everyone have a safe and Happy 4th of July. From your Humberson Homes Family
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 . . .
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! From Our Humberson Homes Team: We salute to our soldiers!
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 . . .