Art in the Maryland Mountains

Art shows in Maryland

Thomas Merton said it best, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” There is no better place to experience art, than in the mountains. Mark your calendars and head to the hills for over the top art and entertainment every season. Start with a beautiful classic, the Saville Gallery, […]

Best Places to Grab a Beer Around Deep Creek Lake

Bars in Deep Creek Lake

  It doesn’t matter what season, enjoying a beer at Deep Creek can be an epicurean’s delight. Are you looking for the local watering hole or drinking establishment where you can sit and enjoy a casual conversation, a good beer, and fresh food? Check out our list of favorites and we’ll see you around the […]

Autumn Glory Festival 2015

Fall is in full swing here in Deep Creek Lake, which means the 2015 Autumn Glory Festival is just around the corner! Looking for a great place to stay while enjoying Western Maryland’s 48th Annual Autumn Glory Festival? There are still select cabins available at Blue Moon Rising, so book your stay with us today […]

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 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 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