Wednesday November 24

Nov 24, 2021

The weather today will be sunny. Highs in the mid-40s and a low of 33. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Do you know of any opportunities to give back to Garrett County this Thanksgiving? Please send them my way and I’ll share!

Maryland lawmakers have settled on a draft congressional map ahead of the redistricting special session.

Note the market pricing for Trout’s House Seafood this week for fresh oysters, fish, crab cakes, scallops and more, But, there are no more crabs!

Join the Town of Oakland for A Great Small Town Christmas, December 3rd and 4th, 2021. Kick-off with a Light Up Night on Friday, December 3rd, at the Oakland B&O Museum. The event will start with a Walking Holiday Light Parade, led by Santa Claus, starting at the Town Parking Lot at 5:30 PM.

On Saturday, December 4th, the fun continues with Soup N’ Santa! There will be multiple nonprofits handing out free soup (donations are appreciated), the chance to visit Santa, free sleigh rides, live music, and local shopping. This event will last from 11 AM to 2 PM.

The House of Hope Food Drive is celebrating its 43rd year on Saturday, December 4th, from 9:00 AM-noon as part of the “Great Small Town Christmas” festivities. To contribute to this worthy cause, bring your cash donations to Second Street. (Due to COVID, the House of Hope will only be accepting cash donations at this time)

The Oakland B&O Museum will be part of a Great Small Town Christmas this year for Children’s Christmas Activity on Saturday, December 11th, and Saturday, December 18th, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. This is for children ages 4-9. The event is free, but donations are always appreciated. The children are invited to come in their pajamas. They will take part in a craft, have cookies, get to see Santa, and get a treat bag.

Children are invited to join the Playgroup: The Garrett County Judy Center Early Learning Hub today from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Crellin Elementary.

Maryland Workforce Legal Services offers free help for your civil legal issues at the Oakland Library from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Every Wednesday at Alpine Lake Resort is Half-off apps and $1.00 off beer from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Join The Ruth Enlow Library – Kitzmiller branch as they explore a variety of activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. STEAM Kids meet today from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM.