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Deep Creek Dreams is a weblog blogging events and news at Deep Creek Lake and in Garrett County, Maryland.
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The Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival will take place at New Germany State Park tomorrow, Saturday, May 9th, from 10 am to 3 pm. A large variety of plants native to the mid-Atlantic will be available for purchase from regional... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
As part of their 250 Anniversary Celebration, the Town of Friendsville hosts its first 5K Run and 3K Walk on May 16, 2015 along Kendall River Trail. Officiating and timing for the event will be provided by Queen City Striders,... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a 2 for 1 restaurant promotion at area restaurants Sunday, April 26 – Thursday, April 30 & Sunday, May 3 – Thursday, May 7, 2015. Participating restaurants include Ace’s Run Restaurant &... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Nature Conservancy iis looking for volunteers to assist with their annual red spruce planting at the Cranesville Swamp preserve on Saturday, April 25th, from 10-4. For more information, interested volunteers can visit The Nature Conservancy's website. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Board of County Commissioners has announced that the April 21, 2015 Public Meeting will be rescheduled for Monday, April 27, 2015. The Board will conduct an Administrative Work Session at 1:00 PM on that date to include Executive Sessions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Plans are underway at Garrett College to present and host two big events on Tuesday, May 5. The Power of Possibilities Spring Entrepreneurship Summit is scheduled to begin at 9 am and conclude by 6 p.m. Following the entrepreneurship conference,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
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The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at Frostburg State University, Compton Science Center, Room 327, on Tuesday April 21st at 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Katia Engelhardt, Research Associate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
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Garrett County, Maryland’s Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area, is pleased to announce the launch of their new Garrett Heritage tour app which is currently available for download at garrettheritage.com. The app is made possible through funding provided... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The 2015 Garrett County Tax Sale will be held on Friday, May 1st in the Commissioners' Public Meeting Room at the Garrett County Courthouse, 203 South 4th Street, Oakland, MD. To view a full list of properties currently scheduled for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake will be hosting a Ramp Cook off in celebration of Garrett County's rich folk life. Ramp gathering, preserving and eating has long been an eagerly awaited sign of spring in Appalachia. Join in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Garrett County is in negotiations regarding ASCI. Details here in the Cumberland Times-News. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
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Garrett County Arts Council is displaying the newest Backroom Gallery show at The Gallery Shop, 206 E. Alder Street, Oakland. Spring Blizzard features the work of four members of the Blizzard family. The exhibit is on display now through May... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland salute our nation’s heroes with a Military March promotion. The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is offering discounts for military members and their families on their website, www.visitdeepcreek.com. The promotion runs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Garrett County released the Deep Creek 2014 Final Report yesterday. The Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships were held September 17-21, 2014 at the Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) in McHenry Maryland. These World Championships represented a return... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area is hosting a Celebrate Heritage Tubing Day from 2 pm – 5 pm on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Bear Claw Tubing Park at Wisp Resort, located at 296 Marsh Hill... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
DEEP CREEK DUNK ORGANIZERS URGE CAUTION DUE TO IMPENDING STORM A forecast of heavy snow followed by an icy mix in Western Maryland counties tomorrow is causing organizers of the Deep Creek Dunk to urge caution and even reconsideration for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Fourmile Wind Project in Northeastern Garrett County is fully operational, as reported in the Cumberland Times-News. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
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This DNR will have this new iceboat on display at the Deep Creek Dunk tomorrow. Read more about it here. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Here's what's happening in and around Deep Creek Lake this weekend... The main event this weekend is the Deep Creek Dunk! A big shout out to all the "dunkers" who are braving the cold weather to support Special Olympics Maryland.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Our Town Theatre in Oakland is presenting "Bargain Theatre", February 20 and 21 at 8 pm and February 22 at 2 pm. See three one-act plays directed by first-time directors. There's something for everyone - comedy, drama, and a play... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The 13th Annual Garrett County Ice Fishing Contest, sponsored by Deep Creek Outfitters Hardware and Bait House and the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is in full swing. There was one winner for the week ending February 14, 2015: Northern... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Maryland's Environmental Resource and Land Information Network, also known as MERLIN, is now hosting the official DNR Trail Atlas information, which includes both official DNR and Non-DNR public land trails, DNR water trails, and public water access sites, The Trail... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
The Garrett Lakes Arts Festival announced its 2015 Performance Season. The line-up includes the following artists: April 18th – Michael Cooper: Masked Marvels & Wondertales May 16th – Slim Harrison & the Rock Candy Cloggers June 27th – Ocean Quartet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Deborah Carpenter, Director of the Garrett County Department of Planning and Land Management, has earned a national certification in planning from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). In her capacity as Director, Carpenter parlays her knowledge of planning, land... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog
Chanteclaire Farm was recently featured on Animal Planet's pilot episode of its new show, Renovation Wild. Using reclaimed lumber, empty wine bottles, and an 8-foot wide steel spool, Jay Chaikin and his crew transformed the farm's old silo into a"one-of-a-kind,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at The Deep Creek Blog