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Don’t Miss the Holiday and Classical Music Performance by Angelica

Angelica - Holiday and Classical Music Performance

Join us for a reception with wine and light fare and enjoy the holiday and classical music of Angelica, a seasoned acapella female quartet. This holiday and classical music performance will take place on Sunday, December 10 from 4-6 p.m. at Smoke N Mirrors Gallery, 114 South 3rd Street, Downtown Oakland Maryland.

There will be a 10% holiday discount on all purchases/combinations over $25 at the gallery and you can qualify for the Oakland Lucky Elf drawing for free prizes and services! The Lucky Elf promotion in downtown Oakland runs from November 26 through December 17. For every $25 spent in a participating Oakland store, you receive a chance to win a variety of local gift certificates. Winners will be chosen on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Certificates include: $100 to Painted Cupboard, 2- $50 to Nola’s Salon, $50 to Chic Shack, $50 to Naylors, $25 to the Book Mark’et, $25 to Pug Ridge Place, $50 to Rudy’s Clothing, $25 to Favorite Things Corner Gift Shoppe, 2 $50 to Top Chefs on Alder, $50 Loar Auxiliary at Garrett Regional Medical Center.

Tickets to the holiday performance are $15 each and include 2 drink tickets and light food fare. Call (304) 277-7700 for reservations. We hope you’ll join us!

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update for November 2017

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate market update for November 2017:

Your Deep Creek Lake real estate update gives you a snapshot of both Garrett County stats as well as the state of Maryland for comparison.

Residential home sales in Maryland rose by 2.5 percent over 2016. That indicates a steady fall market, according to the Maryland REALTORS. For the fifth month in a row, there were steady increases. The average and median home prices rose by 1.7% and 2.6% percent respectively, as compared to the same time in 2016. 

Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update

“We are encouraged by the reversal from last month, as seen in the modest climb in home sales.”  said Maryland REALTORS President, Boyd Campbell.  “More importantly, there has been a 4.9 percent increase in homes under contract or pending units,” Campbell added. “This heralds more active home sales through the end of the year.” Continue reading Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Market Update for November 2017

Deep Creek Holiday Events for 2017

deep creek holiday events

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.


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. 


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.


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