September 5-7, 2014
Garrett County Fairgrounds
Noon – 6 pm (wine store open til 7 pm)
Come for the Weekend! Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales is offering specials for the weekend! Check them out at www.deepcreekvacations.com
This Thursday, August 28, Celebrity Bartenders from The Episcopal Church in Garrett County will serve up your favorite libation and food at the Sand Trap at the Oakland Golf Club from 5 to 8PM. This event will benefit It’s In The Bag, a program to provide weekend meals during the school year for at-risk elementary school children. It’s in the Bag is beginning its 6th school year and will provide…
Labor Day weekend is almost here!
The Wisp has an abundance of activities going on including the Mountain Coaster, Zip Lining, Segway Tours and their Labor Day weekend Sale . Check out www.wispresort.com for all the happenings.
High Mountain Sports will be hosting their annual Labor Day weekend sale. It is 70% off storewide! For more information check them out at www.highmountainsports.com.
Tuesday, August 26th
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Garrett County have partnered to develop a comprehensive watershed management plan for Deep Creek Lake. The Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan will serve as a comprehensive, best practices guide to ensure that one of Maryland’s most visited, revenue-generating sites is protected far into the future. In addition to…
New Bridge Opens to Traffic Ahead of Schedule Before New School Year Begins (August 18, 2014)– The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will reopen the US 219 (Garrett Highway) Bridge over Cherry Creek near Oakland, Garrett County by 5 p.m. today following a bridge replacement project. US 219 has been closed and detoured since June 18 and the re-opening is earlier than originally…
Taking place over two days in the Appalachian Mountains, this half-ironman is widely renowned for both its unrelenting difficulty and beauty that can leave you gasping for breath one minute and gasping in awe of the scenery the next.
The name ‘Savageman’ comes partly from the fact that participants initially descend down the Savage river, then attempt to ascend Big Savage Mountain, twice, and…
Associated Press Updated: August 18, 2014 at 5:31 pm • FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A Towson University study of the potential economic impact of shale gas drilling in far western Maryland fails to answer what some critics said Monday is their biggest question: How would hydraulic fracturing for natural gas affect the tourism that accounts for a large share of the economy in Garrett County, where…
3. Upper Youghiogheny, Maryland and Pennsylvania
The Upper Yough, cutting through one of the few wilderness canyons in the East, is one of the wildest stretches of river in the U.S.: It starts with a mild section and a few warmup rapids, then boaters hit five miles of continuous rapids up to Class V, 20 in all. The river can only be run during releases from the…
The Garrett County Humane Society 15th Annual Dog-Gone FUNdraiser will be held on Saturday, July 12, at Garrett College. Admission is free! Family friendly event with lots to see and do! Here are just some of the activities that we have planned.
» Large Silent Auction
» Cash and Carry gift area
» Meet the Breed Tent: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
» Bunny Town ($): 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.