Deep Creek Holiday Events for 2017

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Deep Creek holiday events provide fun and festive activities for all ages throughout November and December. It is a great time to make memories as you experience life in the mountains of Western Maryland.

FESTIVAL OF TREES GARRETT COUNTY

November 24-25, 10AM-6PM
Benefitting the Dove Center, this annual event is held at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. It is a great event for all ages that includes visits with Santa, items from local artisans and lots of holiday trees. 

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

November 25, 7PM
This family-friendly event takes place at the Honi-Honi Bar. Enjoy Christmas carols, hot chocolate and photos with Santa Claus. Starting at 8PM, there is live entertainment until 11.

LITTLE CROSSINGS HOLIDAY MARKET

December 1-3, 10AM-4PM
In nearby Grantsville, you can browse items from local artists and vendors at the Little Crossings Suites right next door to Grant’s Mercantile and the Cornucopia Cafe. Continue reading Deep Creek Holiday Events for 2017

Festival of Trees Garrett County Event Guide

festival of treesA popular event in these parts is the Festival of Trees Garrett County.  It is held every year on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving at the Fairground Exhibit Hall in McHenry, MD. If you’ve never been to it make this the year you treat yourself!

All proceeds benefit the Dove Center – a local facility that offers services for victims of domestic violence.

The event is held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes a vast array of activities for the whole family. On Saturday, the kids activities end at 4 p.m. to prepare for the live auction that starts at 5p.m.

Festival of Trees Garrett County

Designer decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces, and gingerbread houses are on exhibit, and will be auctioned off Saturday. Beginning at 5 p.m., registered bidders can enjoy refreshments and a cash bar provided by Dutch’s at Silver Tree. At 6 p.m., the auction begins.

Bring the kids to the Festival of Trees Garrett County Breakfast with Santa and then Frosty’s Funland for Santa’s Bakery, crafts, mail a letter to Santa, facepainting, or to shop in Elfenheim Mall for $1 per item. Watch the SuGO Lego robotics demonstrations both days, and enjoy a Kona Ice.  Many local vendors will be there, selling their creations.

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Tickets can be purchased online. Prices are $5 admission; $10 for breakfast with Santa.

FESTIVAL OF TREES GARRETT COUNTY SCHEDULE OF ATTRACTIONS

Start the family fun with Breakfast w/ Santa with Bracelet
$10/person
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. & 10 a.m. seatings. Reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling 301-746-8117, or emailing info@fotgc.org.

Mrs. Claus’ Bakery
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Foods and drinks, low prices

Vendors
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Creative, special gifts for everyone

Make Your Own Sundae $3
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday (while it lasts)
Choose the ice cream and toppings you want!

Grand Finale LIVE AUCTION Saturday 6 p.m.
5:00 p.m. Refreshments and a cash bar for registered bidders.

Frosty’s Funland!
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the Festival of Trees Garrett County this year! Until then, Happy Holidays!

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Mark your calendars!

November 25 & 26, 2016

 Garrett County Fairgrounds (Hwy 219)

Garrett Highway in McHenry, MD 21541

 Hours: 9a.m.- 6p.m. – FREE PARKING!

 Admission just $5 per person.

 

LIVE AUCTION on SATURDAY at 6p.m. of

designer-decorated exhibits & special items

FREE local tree delivery

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SCHEDULE OF ATTRACTIONS

 Start the family fun with

Breakfast w/ Santa with ELF Bracelet

$10/person

 Friday & Saturday

9a.m. & 10a.m. seating

Click here for details

 

Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen

Friday 9a.m. – 6p.m.

Saturday 9a.m. – 4p.m.

Foods and drinks, low prices

 

Vendors

Friday 9a.m. – 6p.m.

Saturday 9a.m. – 4p.m.

Creative, special gifts for everyone

 

Make Your Own Sundae $3

Noon-3p.m. Friday

1p.m. while it lasts on Saturday

Choose the ice cream and toppings you want!

With homemade ice cream by locally famous Lakeside Creamery

(near Mrs. Claus’s Kitchen)

 

Silent Auction Tables click for details

Friday 9a.m. – 5p.m.

Saturday 9a.m. – 4p.m.

(winners will be called Saturday)

 

Grand Finale LIVE AUCTION begins Saturday 6p.m.

5:00 p.m. cash bar open to public

5:30 p.m. complimentary food with bid number only

Click here for details

 Frosty’s Funland for the kids!

Friday and Saturday

 Bring your camera!

 Santa’s Bakery – FREE! Decorate your own cookie!

 Craft Tables – FREE! Cut, paste, decorate!

 Face-Painting – FREE!

 Elfenheim Mall! – Where kids can buy gifts for family and friends for only $1 per item!  SuGO Robotics

 

 Friday and Saturday

10a.m. – 1p.m.

SuGO Robotics interactive demonstration (Near Mrs. Claus Kitchen)

 Saturday at 4pm, admission is free

We are setting up for the live auction – vendors are leaving and the kids’ activities are no longer available. Santa and friends are no longer on premises.

 Visitors may enjoy a stroll through the decorated holiday exhibits and see what won prize ribbons and enjoy the on-stage musical performance.

 5 pm Cash Bar open while bidders sign in for the live auction.

 5:30 pm Buffet for BIDDERS ONLY, with special card and their bid number

 6 pm PROMPTLY begins the Grand Finale LIVE AUCTION

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