Betsy's Deep Creek Lake Blog

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Real Estate Agent - The Spiker Team Deep Creek Lake
Hopefully, thought provoking musings on living in the rustic splendor of the Deep Creek Lake, MD area

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2009 

Each year at Deep Creek Lake on the first weekend in June a wonderful event occurs - McHenry Highland Festival - A weekend festival of Celtic dancing, music, games and a golf tournament.  To me the most exciting part are the concerts by the amazing Scottish Fiddler, Bonnie Rideout.  I will have m...
03/18/2009
Reading is truly my sanity and occasionally I find a book that is worth passing on to family and friends (and it makes me feel like Oprah - just a little).  I would like to recommend "THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE" by Audrey Niffenegger.   I truly had trouble putting the book down.  Drop me an email a...
03/18/2009
For those of you that wonder "Who is the band that plays at Garrett College at the 4th of July every year?" we are the Garrett Community Concert Band and we are actively recruiting new members.  Totally volunteer, we play for the love of music.  We range in age from high school kids to - well let...
03/10/2009
I'm talking about ICE - Another wonderful sign of spring at Deep Creek Lake is when "all of a sudden" the ice is gone.  Driving down Rt. 219 today and seeing the sun reflecting off the water was truly a joy.  Maybe not time to get the boat out yet, as we have snow predicted later this week, but s...
03/09/2009
On March 24th 2009 the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club will be sponsoring "Las Vegas Casino Night" at the Sante Fe Grill in McHenry from 7 till 11pm.  Black Jack, Poker and many of your favorite games for your entertainment. The Deep Creek Lake Lions Club supports many causes, but the Blind Skiiers Pr...
03/09/2009
Local artist, Robert Yonke, has donated an original painting titled "Pleasant Valley" to Garrett Lakes Arts Festival.  The painting is being raffled as a fundraising event for GLAF.   Framing was also donated by Bello's Portraits in Oakland.  Tickets are 5% each or 5 for $20 - As you might expect...
03/08/2009
As many of you are aware, the Spiker Team are major supporters of the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival. We so appreciate this wonderful group of local citizens that volunteer their time to bring us wonderful entertainment throughout the year.  This year is no exception.  Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (G...
03/08/2009
One of the most common questions I am asked about Deep Creek Lake and Wisp, is "how much snow do you get in an average year?" - I must first say that almost no year is average, weather wise at least.  I did however find a great chart tracing total snowfall for Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County s...
03/08/2009
This is Betsy's partner writing.  Spring is just around the corner, time to get our tandem out.  We are the only tandem in the Deep Creek Lake area, but would like to connect with other couples coming to the area.  We have great rides, some cirle Deep Creek Lake.  Great in spring, summer and fall...
03/07/2009
While walking today, it's 65 degrees, I stumbled onto my favorite forcaster of spring - Snow Drops - they carpet large areas of woods and are just a pleasure to see this time of year.  Although we are still a couple weeks away for the official start of spring, to me it has arrived.  Time to get o...
03/07/2009
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