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 . . .
There is light at the end of the tunnel and even this winter will eventually come to an end. A sure sign of spring are ramps! The Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park will hold its 13th Annual Ramp Cook Off on Saturday, April 26th, 2014. The event includes judging and tasting of ramp specialities and also a demonstration of paper making by using ramps. For more information, please check out their homepage at www.discoverycenterdcl.com
Another 12 days until Spring if you believe in Groundhogs. If you don’t, it’ll be another 16 days until the Vernal Equinox, the first day of spring. Either way, considering the 73 days of winter we’ve already survived since the Winter Solstice on December 21, 2013 , it seems to be safe to say that the worst is over. Even better, for April and May the Farmers’ Almanac predicts warm and dry weather and a hot (and rainy) summer and . . .