Circumstances may cause events to be changed. Please confirm with the contacts listed.
Please advise of any upcoming events that we have not included.
Mail us or call (301) 387-5898.

Deep Creek Dunk -- February 20, 2016
Garrett County Fair -- July 30 - August 6, 2016
Deep Creek Art & Wine Festival -- Sept. 10, 2016
Autumn Glory Festival -- October 12-16, 2016

See also, State Parks Info. and  Wisp page, for more events

Every Saturday

A Touch of Class Wine & Beer Tasting Tours
Departs and returns to Deep Creek Beverage, 12-4
$49 includes tastings and transportation
Includes Visiting and Tasting at the following venues: Mountain State Brewing Company, Fireside Wine & Deli, Black Bear Wine and Words, Deep Creek Beverage.  Transportation is provided in 14 passenger Vans & limousines Minimum booking must be met, Personal pick ups may be available for an additional fee.  Call 301-501-5466 (LIMO) for a reservation.

Free Wine Tasting
McHenry Beverage Shoppe, 1-5 p.m.
Join us for our weekly wine tasting free of charge. Each week will be a new experience hosted by professionals in the wine industry.

Every Wednesday

Wet & Wild Wednesdays
Garrett College CARC, 6-8
$7/swimmer, $25/family of 4
When the tubes go in the FUN begins!  Wild and Wet Wednesdays are held every week.  It's a lazy river without the river.  Come enjoy floating away while listening to summer jams in our pool.  Rain or shine it's always sunny and 70 at the CARC. 

Tuesday November 17

Business Before Hours -- A 2015 Tourism Update
Wisp Resort, 8 a.m.
$15 for Chamber members; $20 for non-members
Join your Chamber at the November Business Before Hours scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2015 for our annual Tourism Update sponsored by Newman Funeral Home and Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales.  To provide us with our annual tourism update, Liz Fitzsimmons, Executive Director of the Maryland Office of Tourism will be our featured speaker. Liz will also let us know what the Office of Tourism has planned for the upcoming year.

Fall Beer Pairing Dinner
Mountain State Brewing
A celebration of craft beer across America, pairing them with that region's favorite local cuisine. Seating is limited. Call 301-387-3360 for a reservation.

Wednesday November 18 - Sunday November 22

Escanaba In Da Moonlight
Our Town Theatre
A comedy by Jeff Daniels, November 18-22. A family of hunters finds themselves experiencing the most unusual, and hilarious, hunting season in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Make your reservations for this show soon by emailing or calling 301-334-5640.

Saturday November 21

Wisp Winter Job Fair
Wisp Resort, 9 a.m. - noon 

Friday November 27 & Saturday November 28

Festival of Trees
Garrett Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
$5 admission/$10 for breakfast with Santa
Join us for the Festival of Trees, Garrett County, to be held November 27 & 28, at the Fairground Exhibit Hall in McHenry, MD.  The event begins at 10 am and lasts until 6 pm, and includes a vast array of family activities.  Designer decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces, and gingerbread houses are on exhibit, and will be auctioned Saturday at 6 pm, in the Grand Finale Auction.  Bring the kids to 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.  There will be live entertainment with dance groups on stage, and SuGO Lego robotics.  Many local vendors will be there, selling their creations. Costs: $5.  Proceeds benefit the Dove Center.

Thursday November 27 - Sunday December 27

Holiday Lights Tour
Holiday Lights Group Tour:  Tour includes:  Visiting the Celebration of Lights at Morris Park in Fairmont, WV and Inside & Outside Holiday Decorations at Nemacolin Woodland Resort.  $49 per person, 5pm & 10pm, entrance fees & gratuity included.  Tour dates 11/27 to 12/27, call for exact dates & availability.  Tour starts at Deep Creek Beverage, private pick up locations available Transportation provided in Limousines & Vans.

Saturday November 28

HART for Animals Adoption Event
HART Animal Center
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
HART will be holding animal adoption events the last Saturday of each month (weather permitting) at the HART Animal Center from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the HART Animal Center. The adoption event will feature adoptable dogs and cats from the Garrett County Animal Shelter.
The HART for Animals adoption policy and process will be applicable during the Adoption Day events. For more information, please call 301.387.7729 or visit

Friday December 4 & Saturday December 5

Christmas in the Village
Spruce Forest Artisan Village
Candle luminaries light the way around fire-warmed studios and historic museums during this free event. Meet the artists and purchase gifts. Hands-on activities for kids and choral programs in the village church.

Sunday December 6

Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Baby Owen
Deep Creek Volunteer Fire Department, noon - 7
Cost by donation
A member of the MSP McHenry Barracks' family has recently been given tragic news. Baby Owen was born on July 28 of this year, he was recently diagnosed with Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Sadly this disease is terminal. A spaghetti benefit is being held to assist the family in this time of need.

Monday December 14

State of the County
Garrett College Auditorium, 6 pm
Free public event
Presentation by the county commissioners on the accomplishments in 2015 and plans for the future.  Time allotted for public question and answer period.