WISP Ski Resort – 5 mins away!

Wax the skis (or board), pack the car and #stayatbmr!   So you have been following Blue Moon Rising on Facebook and read about us on some Tiny House blogs. You really want to come visit us and have debated it for awhile now. Does this sound like you? Are you ready for the kicker […]

Lion’s Club Dodgeball

We had a blast a few weeks ago at the Oakland/Mt. Lake Park Lion’s Club Dodgeball tournament, despite finishing in 6th place. Talk about a team building exercise!  

Brew Skies Festival – Aug 9,10

From Brewskiesfestival.com Welcome to the Second Annual Brew Skies Festival Sponsored by: The Mountain State Brewing Co. Join us, on two dates: August 9-10, 2013. The music starts at 3pm on Friday and ends at 12am. On Saturday music goes from 11am to 12am. We have a full lineup of local musicians, and festivities throughout […]

46th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

46th Annual Autumn Glory Festival October 9 – 13, 2013   From Garrett County Chamber of Commerce website: Enjoy the beauty of the fall season in the mountains as Garrett County celebrates the 46th anniversary of Autumn Glory with two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique and craft shows and much more. The […]

Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market

First Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market of 2013 What a wonderful morning in Oakland,MD. The sun was blazing and people were crowding the corner of Second St. and Alder St. while we sat in the Pocket Park right outside of Cornish Cafe. After we finished our lattes, we walked over to the Town Pavilion in the […]

Casey Eichfeld at ASCI

Interview with Casey Eichfeld at the Deep Creek 2014 Trials

Savage River Arts

Art and Creative Writing Workshops for Students – From Frostburg.edu article: Savage River Arts is a collaborative program of the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing, the Savage River Watershed Association (and the Frostburg Museum) to promote environmental literacy and foster young people

Deep Creek Dunk XV

The Deep Creek Dunk was held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 in McHenry Maryland, and our crew was there to witness it. If you like to raise money for charity and jump into freezing waters, then the Deep Creek Dunk is the event for you. For the past 15 years, The Special Olympics have been […]

Oakland Winterfest 2013

Last weekend, Elliott and his family went to Winterfest in downtown Oakland, Maryland. Winterfest is an annual event that showcases ice sculptures carved by Bill Sandusky of Frozen Assets. This year’s event had perfect winter weather. 30-40 ice sculptures sponsored by local businesses have been created and strategically placed around Oakland. Local artists also join […]

Local Food Initiative

Local Food Initiative Farm to table/shelves/schools – A tri-county effort! Earlier this week a group of local food enthusiasts gathered at Garrett College to discuss propelling the local food movement within the region! The local food initiative, organized by Cheryl DeBerry from Garrett County Economic Development, was made up of a group of organizations including […]