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Sizzlin Summer Calendar

Garrett County

Posted 5/24/2000

INFORMATION

Deep Creek Lake-Garrett County Promotion Council, 200 S. Third St., Oakland, (301) 334-1948.

ATTRACTIONS

Drane House, Accident, (301) 746-6346. One of the few original frontier plantation homes remaining in Western Maryland.

Friends Family Association Museum and Library, Friendsville, (301) 746-5615. The history of the Friendsville area, the first settlement in Garrett County, is depicted.

Our Fathers House Log Church, Deer Park, (301) 334-1948. Reportedly built for $50, this is one of the last log churches still used in the eastern United States.

Spruce Forest Artisans Village, Grantsville, (301) 895-3332. Relocated original log cabins showcase the work of crafters such as potters, carvers, and stained-glass artisans.

EVENTS

Garrett County Agriculture Fair, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 13-19, Garrett County Fairgrounds, McHenry, (301) 334-4715, ext. 2321.

County Fest and Auction, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26, Garrett County Fairgrounds, McHenry, (301) 746-8429. Auction of quilts, collectibles, and wooden furniture, along with demonstrations, gospel music, and homemade food.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Bear Creek Fish-Rearing Stations, Accident, (301) 746-8148. See trout jump for joy at feeding time.

Big Run State Park, Savage River Reservoir, Grantsville, (301) 895-5453. Bring your pet along for a day of camping and fishing.

Laurel Highlands River Tours, Friendsville, (800) 472-3846. Whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny and Cheat rivers.

Precision Rafting Expeditions, Maple and Morris streets, Friendsville, (301) 746-5290.

GETAWAYS

Albert's House, bed and breakfast, Accident, (301) 746-8655.

Alpine Village, Deep Creek Lake, (301) 387-5534.

Casselman Valley Farm Bed and Breakfast, 215 Maple Grove Road, Grantsville, (301) 895-5055.

Elliott House Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast, 146 Casselman Road, Grantsville, (301) 895-4250.

Point View Inn, Deep Creek Lake, (301) 387-5555.

Royal Oaks Inn, Deep Creek Lake, (301) 387-4200.

Sleepy Hollow Campground, 215 Twin Church Road, Grantsville, (301) 895-5339. 40 sites.

Walnut Ridge Bed and Breakfast, 92 Main St., Grantsville, (301) 895-4248.

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