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December 2018

LED Community Christmas Tree Display

December 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until December 31, 2018

Oakland Armory Building, 14 North Eighth Street
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Free

A beautiful LED Community Christmas Tree light display - pull up and tune your car radio to 87.9FM for the 45-minute show! The tree will run every night from 5 PM to 11:30 PM.

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January 2019

First Day Hike

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Get outside and hike on this national day of hikes and walks for a guided hike of our Beckman’s Loop and finish off your experience with complimentary hot chocolate. Hike is approx. 2.5 miles and will take 2 hours.

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First Day Hike at New Germany State Park

January 1 @ 3:00 pm - January 2 @ 6:00 pm
New Germany Lake House, 349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536 United States
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New Germany State Park: Community Heritage at New Germany Time of Event: 3 p.m. Meeting Location: Meet at New Germany Lake House (403 McAndrews Hill Road) Degree of Difficulty: Easy hike for families. Length of Trail: Approximately 1 mile Orchard loop Things to Bring: Participants are asked to wear clothes and shoes appropriate for the weather (rain, snow or shine), and bring water for drinking. RSVP: Call New Germany State Park at 301-895-5453 for information Additional Information: During this easy…

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January 2019 4-H Day at the WISP

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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Please order your tickets by Wednesday, January 9th (tickets are available only online) 4-H Day at the Wisp-Friday, January 11, 2019 Skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing are fun and relaxing lifetime skills. Check-In: (Available from 9:00 am - 5:00pm) Look for the 4-H signs on the first floor of the WISP lodge across from the rental shop, 4-H representatives will be able to check you in and distribute the WISP tickets (typically located behind the Guest Services/Information Desk). Please bring…

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Haley Farm Wellness Retreat

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Haley Farm, 16766 Garrett Hwy
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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$595

Join us in 2019 for one of our upcoming Wellness Retreats! We have our first retreat, January 18 at 6pm -20th at 12pm! Hurry and reserve your spot, there are only 8 spots available! $595 per person Our retreats include all-inclusive healthful meals and cooking demos. We provide personal and group fitness training, wellness coaching, nutrition education, and a take-home exercise and wellness plan. Retreats are led by Haley Gillespie, M.S. Haley is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, yoga…

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Play Ball – Tee Ball, Coach Pitch, Little League, Softball

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00am

Northern High School (Accident, Maryland), 86 Pride Parkway
Accident, MD 21520 United States
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$50

Come out to Northern High School on Saturday Jan 19th and/or Saturday Jan 26th for registration for Tee-Ball, Little League, Softball and Coach Pitch. Ages are as follows Tee-Ball 4-6, Coach Pitch 7-8, Little League 8-12, Softball 9-14 (as of May 1, 2019)

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Trail Clean Up

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Deep Creek State Park Trail, 2727 State Park Road
Swanton, Maryland 21561
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Trail Clean Up at Deep Creek Lake State Park! Help keep Garrett County Parks clean and join in in the trail clean up Monday Jan 21 at Deep Creek State Park from 9-2.

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Play Ball – Tee Ball, Coach Pitch, Little League, Softball

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 10:00am

Northern High School (Accident, Maryland), 86 Pride Parkway
Accident, MD 21520 United States
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$50

Come out to Northern High School on Saturday Jan 19th and/or Saturday Jan 26th for registration for Tee-Ball, Little League, Softball and Coach Pitch. Ages are as follows Tee-Ball 4-6, Coach Pitch 7-8, Little League 8-12, Softball 9-14 (as of May 1, 2019)

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February 2019

Deep Creek Winter Sports Team – SL USSA Race

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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1. This United States Ski and Snowboard event, hosted by the Deep Creek Winter Sports Team, features youth racers from Wisp and the surrounding region vying for a spot in the state championships. For more information visit www.dcwst.org. 2. This annual event, hosted by the Deep Creek Winter Sports Team, is one of the oldest traditions at Wisp. The 2 day race is open to the public and offers a chance for you to test your skills in a competitive…

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Brant Mine Hike

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join us for a guided hike on the new Beckman trail loop with a stop at the Brant Mine site. Suitable for families. Approx. 2 hours

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Tracks and Trails.

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join the naturalist for a one hour walk looking for animal tracks and signs. Discover the movements of animals in winter and see what is roaming the park unseen by us. Dress for the weather. Free

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Aviary Feeding

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join us to learn some interesting facts, hear each bird’s story, and watch these amazing raptors eat!

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Winter Fest

February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 5:00 pm

2019 WINTER FEST Winter Fest is back in 2019!!! One of Oakland’s most talked about events across the state! The sculptures will be out on Friday, February 15th and remain out until they melt! Further details will be out very shortly.However, we do need to begin the process of reserving sculptures. The information and prices are listed below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Ice Carving Single Block Carving, $275 NEW!! Carving, Single Block Logo with color, $300 Ice Carving Demonstrations,Full Block, OnSite Day of Show (Friday & Saturday), $325 Multiblock "Tribute" Carving, $500 Ice Carvings requiring 2+blocks,"Major…

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Snowshoeing for Beginners

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Learn the basics of snowshoeing and join the Naturalist for a trek around the Discovery Center. Snowshoes are provided. Free—please call for reservations. Will be a hike if no snow.

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Aviary Feeding

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join us to learn some interesting facts, hear each bird’s story, and watch these amazing raptors eat!

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2019 Goosebumps, Grapes & Growlers

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Uno Chicago Grill Deep Creek Lake, 19814 Garrett Hwy
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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$20

Various Wine & Beer Tasting to kick off Dunk weekend! Entry fee is a $20 donation that goes directly to the 7,782 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. While you are warming up, come to the Honi Honi to pick up your sweatshirt and Dunk Zone wrist band on Friday night and avoid the lines and be ready to enjoy the day on Saturday!

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Garrett County Snowdrifters Club Meeting

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dutch’s At Silver Tree, 567 Glendale Rd
Oakland, MD 21550 United States
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Free

Garrett County Snowdrifters Club Meeting Saturday at Dutch's @ Silver Tree from 6-7:30 pm.  The meeting is open to the public and will be in the room to the side of the downstairs bar. The website is gcsnowdrifters.org and contains further information about the club.  All people interested in snowmobiling are encouraged to attend!

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Snowflake Discovery

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join the Naturalist to learn about snowflakes! Make a snowflake craft and try to capture “snowflake prints” if weather permits.

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Aviary Feeding

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Join us to learn some interesting facts, hear each bird’s story, and watch these amazing raptors eat!

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March 2019

Wisp Candidate Ski Off

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wisp Resort, 296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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This is the time where prospective candidate's skiing skills will be evaluated in preparation of each candidate being declared a patroller candidate or an auxiliary candidate should the prospective candidate successfully complete the interview process. The ski-off gives the Wisp Ski Patrol Management Team a chance to see how trainable the applicants are and give more info on what joining the patrol entails. The ski-off starts at 8:30am in the patrol room at the bottom of chair 1 and takes…

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6th Annual Garrett County Birdfest

March 3 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on March 5, 2019 at 7:00am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Spring is just around the corner! Join us for this exciting weekend of birding. (Bird-walk information and details will be posted on the Discovery Center website when it is available

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6th Annual Garrett County Birdfest

March 4 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on March 5, 2019 at 7:00am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Spring is just around the corner! Join us for this exciting weekend of birding. (Bird-walk information and details will be posted on the Discovery Center website when it is available

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6th Annual Garrett County Birdfest

March 5 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on March 5, 2019 at 7:00am

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park, 898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD 21561 United States
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Spring is just around the corner! Join us for this exciting weekend of birding. (Bird-walk information and details will be posted on the Discovery Center website when it is available

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Dylan Jones and Nikki Forrester Present at Adventure Sports Colloquium

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett College, 687 Mosser Road
McHenry, 21541 United States
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Free

Media professionals Dylan Jones and Nikki Forrester, of Highland Outdoors magazine, will co-present as part of the Garrett College Adventure Sports colloquium series on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m.  Their presentation will take place in Room 1013 in the Center for Adventure and Outdoor Studies (CAOS) building on the McHenry campus. Jones and Forrester co-publish Highland Outdoors, a quarterly print and digital magazine based in Davis, W.Va.  The publication covers West Virginia's outstanding recreation opportunities, spectacular landscapes, and inspiring…

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Maple Syrup Making Demonstration

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sang Run State Park, 3735 Sang Run Road
McHenry, MD 21541 United States
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Join us on the farm and watch the time honored process of making maple syrup making. There is nothing like he smell of boiling maple sap and an open fire.

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