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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]

    Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]
    There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill. But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
  • Additions to annual Christmas display on track

    Additions to annual Christmas display on track
    When your annual Christmas display already contains more than 50,000 lights and hundreds of moving, lighted reindeer, polar bears, a couple of Santas, angels and snowmen, what do you add to make the whole glitzy package even more appealing? You add...
  • Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early

    Walmart, other retailers start Black Friday week early
    In what's turning out to be one of the more competitive holiday retail seasons in recent memory, retailers are tripping over one another to be first with Black Friday deals. And they’re not waiting until Black Friday, or even Thanksgiving, when...
  • Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched

    Holiday shoppers are feeling time-crunched
    With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure. There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
  • Final weeks for Catonsville Farmers Market

    Final weeks for Catonsville Farmers Market
    Though the first whispers of snow have made their way into this week's weather forecast, the Catonsville Farmers Market is still going strong. The market began May 5 and has run every Sunday since on the parking lot behind Friendly's restaurant in the...
  • Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade

    Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade
    Robin Flood was making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving in Boston with her family when she received the invitation last month. As the director of Long Reach High School's dance program, it was an important change of plans: The school's dance company...
  • Turkey visits Youth's Benefit to celebrate Thanksgiving [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 24, 1988: Harford was getting ready for Thanksgiving 25 years ago this week, and students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston got a visit from Tom Turkey, a 40-pound bronze breed who was not going to be the main...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
  • United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll

    United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll
    The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week. Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...
  • A Wampanoag Thanksgiving [Letter]

    This November, my step-daughter is hosting a dinner based on food that might have been eaten at the very first Thanksgiving celebration centuries ago. I had qualms about the project and no idea where to find authentic recipes of Native Americans or the...
  • St. Philip's Episcopal Church opens its doors for Thanksgiving Day dinner [Old Town]

    If you find yourself without plans for the Thanksgiving holiday, you are invited to join a vast array of folks from near and far at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 522 Main St., from noon to 3 p.m. for its annual holiday dinner. The doors are open to all:...
  • Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving

    Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving
    Forecasters are keeping an eye on storms in several regions of the U.S. that could dump cold rain or even some snow in the Baltimore-Washington area in the days just before Thanksgiving, potentially complicating plans during the busiest travel time of the...