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This Week At Deep Creek - November 27

Join us for Garrett County’s holiday kick-off event, the Festival of Trees, Nov. 29 & 30! Over the past 11 years, this cheerful, affordable family event has become a tradition for thousands of locals, as well as visitors to the County. Benefiting the Dove Center, Garrett County’s domestic violence and sexual assault services program, the Festival of Trees was developed by their Board and Staff, to serve as the organization’s major fundraiser. Since it’s inception, it has raised over $100,000, which has helped the agency to leverage State and Federal Grant funds by acting a match. The event was initially held at the Oakland Armory. The community’s love for the event prompted rapid growth, and necessitated a change in venue in the fourth year, to the Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, where it has been held the past 8 years. A committee of volunteers with a passion for the event and the Dove Center’s mission, meets tirelessly throughout the year to plan, improve and expand it. “It thrills me that our major fundraiser is an event that promotes positive, quality, family time, because our ultimate goal is to create happy families. The fact that the Festival offers families a place to go to enjoy safe, healthy activities together, is as gratifying to me as the event’s monetary success.”, stated Heather Hanline, Dove Center Executive Director. The Festival has evolved to include something for everyone. Adults and children are in awe as they stroll through the forest of decorated trees, wreaths, and centerpieces donated by local designers. Hours of Christmas entertainment is available through Frosty’s Funland, where children create keepsake crafts (this year’s theme is Frosty), sand art, and have their faces painted in holiday themes. Mrs. Claus’ Bakery is open both days, where children decorate Christmas cookies with the guidance of Mrs. Claus herself! They are then on their way to the Crazy Christmas Hair booth, where they emerge with styles from The Grinch’s Whoville! Several characters will make appearances throughout the day, including Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty, and Gingerbread man, as well as Elf and Elsa. Free entertainment includes SuGO interactive Lego robotics demonstrations Friday and Saturday. Adults and children can get a jump on Christmas shopping, as well. Children can shop and wrap for just $1 per gift in the Elfenheim Mall. Adults can browse for hours through nearly 50 craft and artisan vendors, or purchase from the newly expanded “Buy It Now” area, which includes hundreds of quality items at great prices. They are sure to find the perfect, unique gift for that special someone. A variety of concessions are available throughout the day, in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, and the Kona Ice truck will be on-site, offering delicious shaved ice treats! For a truly memorable day, families can begin with Breakfast with Santa, to be served Friday and Saturday morning at 9 am or 10 am. The grand finale of the event is Saturday evening at 6 pm, when the live auction begins. Registered bidders can relax and enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar by Dutch’s at Silver Tree, and bid on a favorite tree, wreath or centerpiece (free Garrett County delivery within a 30 mile radius). No buyer premium!

Live Music

Friday November 29-

Jimmy Flanigan at Sipside

Buck Walt Cary at Moonshadow

18 Strings at the Honi

Center Fire at BBT

Ladies Night with DJ Thoro at BBT

Saturday November 30-

Jeff Grable at Sipside

Jason Shaw at BBT

Cassie Rae at Moonshadow

King Street Band at the Honi

DJ Thoro Ladies Night at BBT

Sunday December 1-

Scott Alexander // Brunch at MoonShadow


Events and Activities

Wednesday November 27-

Team Trivia at the Green Turtle

Thursday November 28-

Thanksgiving Day Yoga/HIIT 9:00am!

Join us for a Thanksgiving morning sweat for the turkey!

Celebrate HEALTH for the holidays with friends and family in this 75 min fun and festive dynamic yoga format. ALL LEVELS WELCOME MATS PROVIDED-PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE USING THE TICKET LINK **CLICK HERE TO REGISTER**

Celebrating Thanksgiving at the Historic Deer Park Inn

Team Trivia at Mountain State Brewing

Friday November 29-

Festival of Trees

Friday Game Night

Saturday November 30-

Festival of Trees


Pleasant Valley Holiday Bazaar

Winter Farmers Market - Mountain Fresh Producers Association sponsors “Producer-Only” farmers markets in Oakland. We have fresh fruits, vegetables, berries, baked goods, crafts, jams, jellies, herbs, plants, flowers, and more!

Wine and Beer Tasting - A Touch of Class Limousines hosts a Wine and Beer Tasting which includes tasting fees and transportation. Every Saturday from 12 pm- 4 pm, this tour includes visiting and tasting at the following venues: Mountain State Brewing Company, MoonShadow, & Black Bear Wine and Words. Tours depart from Deep Creek Beverage. Transportation is provided in 14 passenger vans. Minimum booking must be met.

Grand Finale Live Auction, Festival of Trees 2019 at 5:00pm

Tree Lighting at the Honi Join us for our annual Tree Lighting at 7 pm on the lawn at UNO and the Honi-Honi. Santa will be on hand for pictures and to collect those Christmas gift requests. Stick around at 8 for live entertainment.

Sunday December 1-

Sunday Brunch Toys for Toys Benefit- JG'S Pub will be having a Sunday brunch December 1st from 11am-2pm to benefit Toys for Tots. Advance tickets are $25 which includes brunch, mimosas, bloody mary's, coffee/tea and gratuity. Additional cash bar will be available. Please make checks payable to Toys for Tots or bring a new unwrapped toy(s). We will be collecting toys through Dec.9. Let's make a child's Christmas awesome!

Escape Game Celebration Package

SuGO Sunday: LEGO Robotics

Team Bingo at Mountain State Brewing


Women's Networking Holiday Happy Hour December 5

Christmas in the Village at Spruce Forest December 6

Oakland Christmas Tree Lighting December 6

Holiday Open House at the Lavender Farm December 7

Pet Photos with Santa! December 7

Terah Crawford Band at BBT December 7

Pictures with Santa and Firetrucks December 8


Weather Forecast

​Friday: 37 degrees and partly sunny

Saturday: 33 degrees and wintry mix

Sunday: 39 degrees and wintry mix

Real Estate Update

Lot 4 Primo Vista


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