Thanksgiving: What's Open, What's Not

Special hours for Thanksgiving day for groceries, gifts and more.

If you're a purist, Thanksgiving Day means you're going to dinner, and little else. However, if you have to pick up that menu item you forgot, need medical assistance, or are dying to get a jump on Black Friday, here's a survey* of what's going to be open on Turkey Day, as well as some other notes on special hours around town:

Grocery Stores

Pick n Save - 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Piggly Wiggly - 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Aldi - Closed
Walmart - open 24 hours


Domino's Pizza - 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
McDonald's - open 24 hours
San Laurio Coffee House - 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Retail Stores

Kohl's - opening at midnight Friday
Walmart - open 24 hours; Black Friday starts at 8 p.m. 


Bushy's - opening at 5 p.m.; no kitchen fare
Alpine Lanes/Avalanche Grill - closed (tournament on the lanes in the a.m.)

Gas Stations

Johnny's Petroleum - 7 a.m. to noon
Kwik Trip - open 24 hours
Jetz Fuel - 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Other Services

Leaves Floral - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Aurora Lakeshore - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. urgent care
Jerome Drugs - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Walgreen's (both locations) - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
City Hall, Public Library - closed until Monday, Nov. 26 
DMV Centers - closed until Monday, Nov. 26 

Mary C. Steinbauer November 22, 2012 at 02:40 PM
I believe that society could close one day for thanks and not have business as usual, like the stores for food, and {"Black Friday:" can wait until Friday.


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