Ahh…Warm Weather!

S U M M E R   is here 🙂

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Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County are in full bloom finally. Very jungle-like compared to about 3 or 4 weeks ago! I hope you’ve had a great spring and are ready to escape to Deep Creek and the mountains of Western Maryland.





-celtic_fest036-2 Bob Carney

The Garrett County Celtic Festival (formerly McHenry Highland Festival) was moved to Friendsville this year and it took place on Fri/Sat, June 3rd & 4th. Hope you got a chance to check in there…from all accounts, it was a huge success and visitors like the flat terrain and how everything was spread through town. Weather was great!  This Highland warrior was just about to toss(or try to) a 56-pound Weight for Height over a cross bar. The weight is tossed with one hand only from a standing position and the athlete is allowed three tries at each height. The bar is raised until only one athlete remains. Top professional athletes can toss the 56 lb weight over a bar 18 feet off the ground. Thank you, Bob Carney, for the great pic!



The Deep Creek Lavender Farm is now open for the season. Great place to stop and look around. You can even have lunch there, catered by Moonshadow Cafe…check the details on the website…need to order ahead.

It’s SUMMER so there are a lot of events going on through Labor Day. For a complete list click here. Below are a few that always pull a big crowd…

June 11 ~ Deep Creek’s Got Talent @ Honi Honi Bar

June 18 ~ DCL Lions Casino Night @ Sand Trap Lounge Oakland Country Club

 one of our biggest fundraisers to help the Blind Skier & Camper program

June 24-25 ~ Maryland Symphony Orchestra @ Wisp Resort 

June 25 ~ Gran Fondo Bicycle Climbs

June 26 ~ Taste of Garrett County @ Wisp Resort



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