Be Grateful at these Sacramento Thanksgiving Events

ThanksgivingAs Turkey Day steadily approaches, we at Sacramento365.com have searched far and wide for local outings that’ll put you in the spirit of giving (and eating)! Feel-good turkey trots will support local nonprofits and keep your metabolism high for your Thanksgiving feast, while local Black Friday and Small Business Saturday celebrations will ensure that our community (and wallets) benefit from holiday spending.

Be driven to share…

8th Annual Turkey Drive*
Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
Fri (11/20) 4:30am-7pm

*Families interested in receiving a turkey can go to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Service Building on Monday, November 23. Distribution begins at 8am.

If you want to move for a great cause, consider one of these Thanksgiving Day races:

Run to Feed the Hungry
Sacramento State
Thurs (11/26) 8am

Folsom Turkey Trot
Folsom Parkway Trails
Thurs (11/26) 8:50am

A number of local groups will be offering free Turkey Day meals for those in need:

Thanksgiving Community Meal
Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center
Thurs (11/26) 11am-1pm

20th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Pannell Meadowview Community Center
Thurs (11/26) 11am-2pm

Don’t stress out this Black Friday…treat yourself to some fun activities while supporting local:

Free Admission Day: Canned Food Drive
Fairytale Town
Fri (11/27) 10am-4pm

Brewery Black Friday: 3rd Annual Party
New Helvetia Tasting Room
Fri (11/27) Noon-Midnight

Sacramento Kings v. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kings Food Drive Game
Sleep Train Arena
Fri (11/27) 7pm

Search the Sacramento365.com Holiday Events page for a cornucopia of things to do during the long holiday weekend.

***This blog post was written by Sacramento365.com’s Content and Social Media Coordinator, Jamila B. Khan.

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‘Tis the Season to be Thankful

Thanksgiving 2014

Surround yourself with good food and great company this Thanksgiving at local Sacramento events. (Photo by Flickr user Satya Murthy.)

‘Tis the season to gobble gobble! As Turkey Day quickly approaches, we at Sacramento365.com have scoured the web for local outings that will keep you in the spirit of giving (and eating)! Feel-good turkey trots will support great organizations and keep your metabolism high for Thanksgiving feasts around town, while local Black Friday and Small Business Saturday celebrations will ensure that our community (and wallets) benefit from holiday spending.

Search the Sacramento365.com Holiday Events page for a cornucopia of things to do during the long holiday weekend.

Bonus: Sign up for our Make It A Night newsletter by Thursday (11/20) at Noon and you’ll receive five innovative ways to give back this Thanksgiving straight to your inbox!

**This blog post was written by Sacramento365.com’s Content and Social Media Coordinator, Jamila B. Khan.