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