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 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 . . .
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 . . .
Not sure yet how to spend your weekend? For Saturday, January 18, 2014, the weatherman has cold temperatures and snow for us – the Mountain State Brewing Company in McHenry, MD offers a cozier alternative: From 1 to 4pm Scott Alexander will perform at the Brewery. His music is described as “… nonrepetitive pop. His music is truly unique in the way it avoids verse-chorus repetitive structures, while employing catchy melodies and witty lyrics that evolve naturally through each song”. . . .
Next weekend, November 29 to December 1 the Grand Opening of Outdoor Elements will take place at the Wisp Resort in McHenry, MD. The Grand Opening is scheduled Friday from 11am to 7pm, Saturday from 8am to 7pm and on Sunday from 8am to 5pm. During the Grand Opening door busters and light refreshments will be offered, furthermore there will be a drawing for a 2013/2014 Wisp Resort Season Pass. Outdoor Elements is an outdoor retailer and will offer goods . . .