Greetings from Deep Creek Lake-Update-DockDogs. DockDogs was a success over the weekend with super hero canines competing in long/high jump competitions that really were exciting and entertaining. The crowds fell in love with these Olympian dawgz who were fired up about showing their skills and had their owners sweating trying to take home 1st place. Check out more details.
“I believe I can fly…”
Michael Jordan eat your heart out!
Tomorrow, July 3rd, starts the popular Stage Wisp Concert Series with music by The Steve Hussey Band starting at 6pm and wrapping up at 8:30pm. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, kids, dogs and come relax on the bunny slope at Wisp Resort. This is really a nice chill event that has a cult following by locals and some out-of-towners. If you are here with us, don’t miss it. For the Wednesday night line-up of bands visit www.wispresort.com.
July 4th On the Mountain is a few days away!!! I always get the Marshall Tucker song “Fire On the Mountain” in my head during the week of July 4th. I can tell you that the excitement and anticipation comes to a peak for Garrett County for this famous event here at the lake. Find a vantage point from the lake on a boat, on the ski slopes, on highway 219, or any place with a view of the Adventure Park at Wisp. The start time for the event is at dusk on July 4th with a rain date of July 5th.
Our featured listing this week is this 4-bedroom lakefront home that has deep water and a dock! The kitchen has been recently remodeled with new appliances & granite counters. New tile flooring and painting was done in many rooms of the home. Take a tour of this great home, which is also an established rental: http://vt.realbiz360.com/Listing-729777.html.
Dock Dogs McHenry Maryland. Dock Dogs is leaving positive footprints throughout the world as it currently continues to grow in popularity among all ages, races, and creeds. Deep Creek Lake was very fortunate to once again have these talented canines and dedicated owners display physical talents that would parallel Michael Jordan in human terms. I was lucky enough to catch these wonderful doggies competing in both long and high jump competitions and I can tell you with certainty that these dock dogs rock!
It was absolutely apparent that the dogs were having just as much fun, if not more, than the spectators. The owners of these special pets would get their dogs revved up during the 30-second time limit they had to complete their jump and every one had their own pre-jump ritual. After they set the dogs loose to make the big jump it was fun to watch not only the dogs jump, but also to see the way the owners moved and gyrated. They used body language techniques to “make” their dog sail through the air higher and in some cases defying the laws of physics by moving to the left and right while in the air!
Dogs had fun, owners gained a few grey hairs, and spectators fell in love with every dog as well as getting Dockdogs deeply ingrained in their hearts! Don’t miss it next year!
Greetings! Deep Creek Lake was not spared the Friday night storm. We were personally lucky to have avoided a power outage but some others were not so fortunate. The radio said there were roughly 4,000+ people without power after the storm. There are still a few isolated areas without power. We did, however, fare much better than areas to our East. Many of our clients and friends made an unscheduled visit to their vacation homes at Deep Creek Lake because they were without power in the DC and northern VA areas.
The DockDogs event that was held at Wisp this weekend was quite a site to see! I was out of town but my wife Betsy was fascinated by how far some of these dogs can jump, from Chihuahua’s to German Shepherd’s. It’s definitely an event that will go on my 2013 calendar. P.S. The dog is hard to spot in this photo; he’s flying through the air just to the left of the red ball!
Now, on to the beautiful weather and fun 4th of July week ahead of us. The fireworks display will take place at dusk on Wednesday evening from the tubing park at Wisp Resort. You can watch from your car along Garrett Highway, by boat in McHenry Cove or from the Independence Day Concert taking place under the tent at Garrett College (beginning at 7:30pm). This week, July 5-7, at Garrett College under the tent is “Chautauqua”. “Exploring the War of 1812 in Maryland” is the theme. The complete schedule is on the link below. http://www.artsandentertainment.org/pages/chautauqua.html
Looking ahead…The 91st Annual Western Maryland Tennis Championships are scheduled on the clay courts in Mountain Lake Park August 2-5th. Whether you are a tennis player or enjoy being a spectator, you can catch some great tennis! http://www.mlptc.org/
The Spiker Team’s featured listing of the week is a beautiful home within 5 minutes of Deep Creek Lake on 5 acres with its own pond, stream and barn. Convenient country living! http://vt.realbiz360.com/MLS-1041549.html
For up-to-date listings you can search our new website any time of day at www.DeepCreekLakeProperty.com. And, if you have any comments regarding the new design, layout & functionality we’d love to hear from you. Have a great week!