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Festival of Trees Garrett County Event Guide

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A popular Garrett County event 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.

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Designer decorated trees, wreaths, and centerpieces 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.

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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.


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

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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.



designer-decorated exhibits & special items

FREE local tree delivery

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 Start the family fun with

Breakfast w/ Santa with ELF Bracelet


 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



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

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 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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