Friday November 26, Saturday November 27, Sunday November 28

The weather today will be cloudy. Patchy fog and snow showers mainly in the morning. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Blustery with highs of 28 and a low of 20. West winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow is 80%. Saturday will be mostly sunny—highs in the lower 30s and a low of 27. West winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain showers—highs in the mid 30s and a low of 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Remember today is Black Friday (DEALS!), tomorrow is Small Business Saturday (local shopping), next week begins with Cyber Monday (everything online), and, finally, Giving Tuesday (to support the non-profits near and dear to your heart).

Here are a few giving opportunities available through St. Peter’s Parrish. Please send me any opportunities to help the community that you may be aware of and I’ll spread the word!

Deep Creek Lake is providing good fishing for a mix of walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and northern pike.

This Sunday, November 28, is the first Sunday of Advent. The word “Advent” is derived from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming” … and Christians would spend 40 days in penance, prayer, and fasting to prepare for celebration but s little connection between Advent and the celebration of Christmas.

The Maryland DNR has a 12-month wall calendar available for purchase featuring the winning images from their annual photo contest, as well as timely tidbits and significant environmental dates.  Month after month, the stunning images inside our calendar are sure to inspire and fascinate.

Bidding for the Virtual Festival of Trees Auction opened today at 9:00 AM (and ends on November 30 at 5:00 PM).

Put on your shopping shoes and bring your friends! Stop by the ABPH studio today and Saturday, November 27, to see what’s new and have a Christmas Cookie or three. The artwork will be hung on the walls with care in hopes that you will soon be there!

Come do some holiday shopping at Pleasant Valley Annual Holiday Bazaar on November 27 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM with various vendors and crafter’s offering a variety of cash and carry items, as well as gift certificates, or place an order for Christmas delivery!

Join Mountain Fresh Farmers Markets for the winter market season! Lots of great winter produce, meats, crafts, and baked goods. Looking forward to seeing you at the market!

It’s a Garrett County High School Basketball Alumni Game! All previous players are invited and welcome to play with a $20 entry fee, including a T-shirt, on November 27 at Southern Garrett High School.

Catch Dan Stevens performing at MoonShadow on November 27 at 7:00 PM.

See all of this weekend’s events here.