It’s the Weekend – Thanksgiving edition

Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend time with family, and there are a number of great events happening to keep the family busy this weekend.

Since 1984 people have been attending the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Novemberfest</a> Arts and Crafts fair. It’s this Friday and Saturday at the Riverwoods Conference Center. It features local arts and crafts, as well as candies and baked goods. Santa will be making a visit from noon to 3 p.m. each day

The Cache Valley Civic Ballet presents a timeless Christmas classic, The <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Nutcracker</a>. This production has become a family holiday tradition at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Performances are Friday, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday and Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to meet Santa’s reindeer? You can meet his ‘alternate’ reindeer this Friday afternoon at <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Reindeer Trek!</a> Go to Zootah at Willow Park from 2-5:30 p.m. Friday or 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy hot chocolate and get a photo with Santa. Meet and pet the reindeer. And don’t forget, Zootah also has their <a href=”” target=”_blank”>holiday light display</a> which they turn on each weekend.

If you don’t have a place to go for a Thanksgiving meal, Angie’s restaurant offers a <a href=”” target=”_blank”>free meal</a> to those who need it between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. It’s a Thanksgiving tradition that helps hundreds of people in need. While you don’t have to pay for your meal, you can leave a donation that will go to the Cache Community Food Pantry.

Wherever you end up going this Thanksgiving, please travel safe. The weather should be beautiful so get outside, play some turkey bowl and visit the many local businesses having big Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales.

<span>For a full listing of events, and links to find out more details about all these amazing events, visit our </span><a href=”” target=”_blank”>calendar page</a><span>. To add an event of your own, submit your </span><a href=”” target=”_blank”>information here</a><span>.</span>

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