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The weather today will be showers early then gradually becoming mostly sunny; temperatures falling to around 35 by about 5pm with a low of 26. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Saturday will be showers, mainly after 1pm and mixed with snow in the evening, with a high near 43 and a low around 32. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Sunday will be rain and snow showers likely and then partly sunny, with a high near 38 and low around 21. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

This weekend is chock full of entertainment! Kelly Lynott, Buffalo Run, Paul Burger, Rus Reppert Live!, and Ally Norris to name a few!

Mt. Fresh Winter Farmers Market begins at 11:00am on Saturday — don’t forget, it is the winter market held at Garrett County Community Action, 104 East Center Street
in Oakland. They’ll have fresh produce, winter storage veggies, baked goods, meats, eggs, jams & jellies, baked goods, crafts, and more!

The Matewan film showing will be tomorrow at the Oakland Library at 1:00pm. This movie is based on the 1920 Matewan, WV coal miners’ union strike and the events that followed. Snacks will be provided.

Take it easy and enjoy Sunday Bingo! at Mountain State Brewing Co. at 1:00pm.

‘Tis the season: A study was shared with us of the top categories to buy on Black Friday:

Top 5 Product Categories
1. Jewelry (70%)
2. Books, Movies & Music (44%)
3. Apparel & Accessories (39%)
4. Consumer Packaged Goods (37%)
5. Toys (33%)

Congratulations to Jason L. for winning the “Woolly Bear” contest from Monday, November 4!

The December 4 HR Roundtable Meeting will cover the new rule that most salaried workers who earn less than about $35,500 per year will be eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay and how to implement the minimum wage increase. It will be presented by Doug Desmarais, a labor and employment attorney with the firm Smith & Downey. Register with Regina at the Chamber at regina@garrettchamber.com.

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