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 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 gear and outdoor toys. On Saturday, a bow shoot will be held at 11am, there will be three classes, one for Juniors, age 10-16, as . . .
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 . . .
This weekend you can do some serious bull riding! The Legion in Grantsville, Garrett County, offers some real fun entertainment this Friday and Saturday from 9pm to ?. Riding the mechanical bull is fun for everyone, guys and gals, young and old alike! When not riding the bull, you can listen to your favorite music – they have a DJ playing a wide variety of songs, he will also take your requests. Make sure to get there a little earlier . . .
From December 3 until December 24, 2013 you can go Treasure Hunting in beautifully decorated Downtown Oakland! Pick up your 12 Days to Christmas map from the Cornish Manor, the Cornish Cafe or the City Hall. Then take a nice stroll through downtown Oakland, MD and match the businesses to the ornaments they are displaying. Enter your results into the map and return it to the Cornish Cafe. Among other great things you can win a Family Fun Treasure Chest . . .
There is a winterstorm warning out for Garrett County, MD from today until Thursday morning. The weathermen predict a bad wintry mix, with freezing rain and sleet and snow during the nights. Temperatures will be in the 30s, with nighttime lows around 16F. Although the County and SHA crews always do an incredible job, if you do not have to travel, better stay off the road. Things should get better during Thanksgiving Day, with even lower temperatures but no precipitation. . . .