What are you thankful for this year? We know that that question might be more difficult in 2020 than in past years, but we hope that you’ll take time during the holiday season to reflect on the positive parts of your life.

Thanksgiving is soon to be upon us and countless restaurants, bakeries and farms are mobilizing to meet the changing needs of the community. Whether it is dining inside a local restaurant or ordering their culinary excellence to-go for enjoyment at home, one thing is for certain, Thanksgiving is sure to be as flavorful and tasty as ever. Gather ‘round the table (a favorite restaurant or your own), and prepare to be delighted by the sights, tastes and offerings these local businesses have to offer.

Before or after feasting on the holiday meal, you can trot in a virtual format, indulge in unique experiences, or simply enjoy nature and local scenery. We have it all in our recreational suggestions during Thanksgiving Week listed below!

Read on to find:

Dining Out for Thanksgiving Dinner

Take-Out for Thanksgiving Dinner (a la carte or a full meal)

Order a Farm Fresh Bird

Order a Bakery Fresh Pie

Thanksgiving Week Events

Turkey Trots & More

More Local Favorites

Ways to Safely Celebrate the Holiday

Dining Out for Thanksgiving Dinner:

Leave the cooking, clean up and planning to the local culinary experts and plan to dine in-house with family & friends. Be sure to check restaurant websites and social media to confirm availability and any last-minute changes. Most are encouraging and/or requiring reservations, so be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible!

Blue Bell Inn

601 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA

(215) 646-2010


  • Come on down to the Inn and enjoy Thanksgiving with friends and family in a safe, socially distanced atmosphere! Make reservations in advance as spaces are limited due to COVID-restrictions and delight in their 3-course, prix-fixe Thanksgiving feast!
  • Included in the feast is roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, prime rib with whipped potatoes (a Blue Bell Inn specialty!) and much more!

Seasons 52

160 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA

(610) 992-1152


  •  Seasons 52 is offering the option to dine in house for $29.95 per person. Enjoy a complete Thanksgiving meal at a time of your choosing – reserve your spot either online or via phone.

The Capital Grille

236 Mall Boulevard, King of Prussia, PA

(610) 265-1415


  • A 2020 Happening List Nominee for Best Steak, from 11am-9pm on Thanksgiving Day, The Capital Grille encourages reserving a space at their in-house tables online or via phone and enjoy either a full Turkey dinner at $43 per adult, or $15 per child, or choose from a la carte options to appetize your tastebuds!

Take-Out for Thanksgiving Dinner:

Whether it is a full Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings, or a couple sides, desserts and appetizers, the options below are chock-full of choices all customized to meet the needs of you and your family this holiday for enjoyment at home!

Capt ‘n Chucky’s Crabcakes Co.

1920 County Line Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA

(215) 485-5703


  • Designated as the 2020 Montco Happening List Winner for Best Seafood Market, add a taste of the sea to your Thanksgiving table this year!
  • Capt ‘n Chucky’s offers a vast assortment of shrimp, crab cakes, soups, scallops, clams, stuffed mushrooms and more! Order a la carte or by the party tray and don’t forget dessert!
  • At Capt ‘n Chucky’s, they offer a vast number of Pellman’s Desserts (key lime pie, triple chocolate cake, carrot cake and many more!), plus the famous Stock’s Original Pound Cakes!
  • Call ahead ordering and payment is available, as well as curbside pickup upon request.

Copperfield Inn at Lakeside

594 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA

(484) 938-7082

  • The Copperfield Inn is offering family-style meals to-go, feeding 4 to 6 people. Pricing varies depending on entree choice.
  • Choose 1 entree from choices such as sliced roasted turkey in homemade gravy, glazed Virginia ham, sirloin and crab cakes. Choose 3 sides. Choose 1 dessert.
  • View the complete menu HERE.
  • Place orders by Sunday, November 22. Pick up is Thanksgiving Day between noon and 5 p.m.

Grumpy’s Handcarved Sandwiches

137 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA

(610)323-1232 or (484)948-6061 – Sheila Dugan


Email (to order from the Thanksgiving menu): sheiladugan@grumpyssandwiches.com

  •  Grumpy’s was a 2020 Happening List Finalist for Best Sandwich, but for Thanksgiving, they’re shifting their options to encompass homemade dinners!
  • Available to serve a minimum of two people, the main dish (choice of boneless or bone-in-by request, turkey or baked apricot glazed ham is offered), plus the option to order some of each is offered at $13 per person.
  • To complement the main dish, sides are available at $3 each, per person, as stuffing, mashed potatoes, roasted yams with pecans, roasted brussels sprouts with bacon, and others.
  • In addition, desserts are offered whole or by the slice with the flavors to be determined per their website. Check their website for the latest updates!

Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, 1401 Morris Road, Blue Bell, PA

(215) 616-8300


  • With Thanksgiving looking and feeling a bit different this year, enjoy the taste of Farmer’s Daughter holiday fare from the comfort of home, as they shift to take-out only, this holiday. Meals serve approximately 4 people and include main course options such as a whole turkey, turkey breasts, salmon, or a New York roast, plus an assortment of sides & salads to choose from, as well as dessert options.
  • Pre-order a fully-cooked and prepared, to-go feast and pick up on Thanksgiving Day by pre-selecting a pick-up time between 10:30am-2pm. Check their website for ordering specifics or call and reserve a meal and pick up time.

Seasons 52

160 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA

(610) 992-1152


  • Seasons 52 is offering a warm and serve complete Thanksgiving meal!
  • Serving 4-6 people for $150, their Thanksgiving Dinner Box featuring their own “Never Ever” Turkey, roasted and raised without antibiotics, also includes a choice of salad, an assortment of side items, plus mini dessert indulgences to share! All boxes require 24-hour advanced pre-order. Pre-order online or via phone and choose either 11/24/2020 or 11/25/2020 as a pickup date.

Small Batch Kitchen

711 W. Main Street, Suite 101, Lansdale, PA

(267) 222-8546


  • As a 2020 Montco Happening List Finalist for Specialty Food, Small Batch Kitchen is rising to the occasion per usual, this Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Order directly from their Thanksgiving menu by November 13, for pickup on either November 24 or 25. Detailed instructions are included with every order, as well as day of timeline, plus a simple recipe for homemade gravy!
  • Their Thanksgiving menu options include soups, fully-prepared, ready-to-cook turkeys, both conventional and organic plus a vast assortment of sides serving 8 or 12 people, or smaller pints. Side options include potato gratin, stuffing’s, roasted veggies and more, appetizers such as cheese & charcuterie plates and more. No Thanksgiving table is complete without dessert! Choose from cookie or cheesecake bars and or pumpkin spice or German Apple Cakes!

Izenberg’s Bakery

401 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA

(610) 828-8900


  • Izenberg’s offers much more than solely baked goods! Pre-order a complete Thanksgiving Dinner serving 8-10 people for $299.99 via phone or e-mail. Complete meals include a whole turkey or lasagna, plus an assortment of sides and BOTH pumpkin & apple pies!
  • For those wishing to order a la carte, entrees, sides, appetizers, soups and desserts are all available for individual purchase!

Order A Farm Fresh Bird:

Surrounded by a bounty of open land and bustling agriculture, Montgomery County is home to many locally-owned farms offering a freshly-farmed grown turkey, available for purchase this Thanksgiving! Check out some of these local options and enjoy a fresh, local Turkey farmed to perfection.

Merrymead Farm

2222 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA

(610) 584-4410


  • As they do each Thanksgiving, Merrymead is offering the opportunity to order fresh turkeys from Weaver’s Turkey Team in advance of the holiday! Always fresh and never frozen, order either a full bird (10-32lbs) or just the turkey breast (6-12lbs). For turkeys 24-32lbs, deposits will be taken. Place your orders by phone by Wednesday, November 18th!
  • Pre-ordered turkeys will be available for pickup, November 24-25, 9am-7pm.

Quarry Hill Farms

620 Quarry Road, Lower Salford Township, PA

(215) 513-1514

http://quarryhillfarm.net/turkey-order-form-paypal-deposit/ (Paypal& Credit Card orders)

quarryhillfarm.net/phone-order/ (Order by phone, pay at pickup)

  • Raised on-site each year at their farm, Quarry Hill is offering a standard bronze turkey ($8 per lb), with a traditional round shape and was originated by breeding native wild eastern turkeys with domesticated, brought over by early European colonists. Also offered is the Bourbon Red Turkey ($8 per lb), developed in Pennsylvania with a triangular body shape & acclaimed for its dark meat.
  • A $50 deposit is required for the organically-raised, soy-free, pastured birds and can be ordered and paid for via phone, check, credit card or even Paypal.

Deep Roots Valley Farm

1047 Irish Creek Road, Mohrsville, PA

(610) 926-0517


  • Orders are now being taken for the farm’s pasture-raised, fresh or frozen Thanksgiving turkeys! Offered at $4.95 per lb, they can be reserved for $25. On 11/21 at the Phoenixville Farmers Market, from 9am-1pm, they will be available for pickup for 11/23 from 4-7pm, on-site at the farm.
  • Pick-up is first-come, first-serve and turkeys are sized 16-26lbs.
  • NOTE: Due to COVID, turkeys were received two weeks earlier than usual and as a result, orders will be processed two weeks before Thanksgiving. Those desiring a smaller turkey, are encouraged to choose a frozen one (under 20lbs).

Order a Bakery Fresh Pie:

Add a touch of sweetness to your Thanksgiving table with a bakery-fresh pie from a local spot.

Merrymead Farm

2222 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA

(610) 584-4410


  • Boasting a plethora of pie flavors, included Gram’s Apple, Sweet Potato, Cherry Crumb, Pumpkin & many more, be sure to get your orders in early, by November 18th (check website to confirm) to ensure availability!
  • Pre-ordered pies will be available for pickup, November 24-25, 9am-7pm.
  • For those looking for desserts beyond pie, the farm also offers an assortment of pumpkin rolls, cakes, sticky buns, cookies and more!

The Bakeshop at Normandy Farm

Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, 1401 Morris Road, Blue Bell, PA

(215) 616-8300


  • At the Farmer’s Daughter, Normandy Farm’s restaurant, the annual Holiday Pie Sale is on! Baked with care and expertise, the pies are comprised of high-quality pastry crust and freshly-picked local fruit!
  • Pie flavors include: pumpkin, s’mores, salted caramel honey, coconut cream, bourbon pecan and Granny’s apple pie. Pies range in price from $18-20, or choose a combo of 3 pies for $50.
  • Orders must be placed 48 hours in advance and picked up on either November 24 or 25th between 11:30am-9pm at the restaurant’s hostess stand.

Beverly’s Pastry Shop

322 High Street, Pottstown, PA

(610) 323-2020


  • Holding the title of 2020 Montco Happening List Finalist for Best Bakery, at Beverly’s Pastry Shop serves pies, cupcakes and an assortment of baked goods. And they are allergen-sensitive and friendly!
  • Offering dairy-free, vegan or traditional baked goods, delight Thanksgiving guests in caramel apple streusel pies, pumpkin rolls, custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes (more than 30 flavors!), French macarons and many more!

Thanksgiving Week Events:

Get ready for a holiday week filled to the brim with various activities to delight in! Various locations throughout Montgomery County are offering unique and engaging ways to enjoy the arrival of the holiday season.

Gingerbread House Display and Lights at Peddler’s Village 

When: November 19 through January 9
Where: Street Road and Route 263, Lahaska

  • While Peddler’s Village will not be holding their traditional Grand Illumination Celebration this year, they’ve stated that the lights WILL be on beginning November 19!
  • Walk around, do some shopping and check out the Gingerbread House Display.

Peddler’s Village Family Mystery Walking Tours: Elf on the Stealth:

When: Fridays, November 20 through January 10. Fridays at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturdays on the hour from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays on the hour from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Street Road and Route 263, Lahaska

  • It’s almost Christmas, and the Elf on the Shelf is missing! Join Mrs. Claus at the “North Pole” for a walking tour and help solve the mystery of the missing Elf on the Shelf.
  • Tickets are $25 per person. It does not include dinner, but you can enjoy dinner before or after the show and receive a 10% discount at select restaurants by showing your receipt.
  • 20 people per tour. Maks are required. Purchase tickets HERE.

Wild Lights at Elmwood Park Zoo

When: November 20-December 30, 2020, on select dates, 5-9pm.
Where: Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA

  • Get ready to delight in animals, glistening lights and even Santa, himself, as Wild Lights, a holiday exhibition, returns to Elmwood Park Zoo!
  • Running from November 20-December 30, from 5-9pm, purchase advance tickets online and enjoy new light attractions, even more animals on exhibit than before, stroll through “Oh Christmas Tree,” and be amazed by the glistening trees. Even stroll the Trail of the Jumping Jaguar, where jaguars will make your acquaintance!
  • Enjoy live music as you take in the lights and sights, plus the chance to see Santa!

Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills

When: Tuesday, November 24-Sunday, January 10, 2021, during regular hours.
Where: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA

  • Call (610) 287-9349 or email: pennypackermills@montco.pa.org and schedule a holiday-themed tour at Pennypacker Mills!
  • Limited to 10 people total per tour, masks are required as visitors take in the holiday traditions of the Pennypacker family, the ornate décor and even find inspiration for your own home!
  • Be sure to stop into the museum shop before or after your tour to pick up unique and vintage gifts, souvenirs, famed Wilbur Bud candies and more!

Skippack Village Holiday Workshops (Wreath Decorating & Winter Containers)

When: Saturday, November 21, 2020 (12-3pm); Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (6:30-7:30pm); Saturday, November 28, 2020 (12-3pm); NOTE: Many events are wait-listed, but the option to be added to the wait-list or book a private party is available!
Where: Skippack Village, Floral & Hardy of Skippack, 4007 Skippack Pike, Skippack, Pa

  • With all events taking place in their outdoor tent and a small class size to maintain social distancing, many of the events are wait-listed, but private parties are also available.
  • For $49, design your own holiday wreath with all the trimmings! Be sure to bring along gardening gloves & pruners or purchase them on-site.
  • Also design your own holiday winter container! All materials are supplied with a $49 registration fee and the option to choose from 3 different container styles plus more festive décor.
  • Register online or to be added to the wait-lists, call (610) 584-0797 or e-mail events@floralandhardyofskippack.com

King of Prussia Town Center Winterfest

When: Still TBD, continue to regularly check King of Prussia Town Center’s Facebook page for the latest updates and news!
Where: King of Prussia Town Center, 200 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA

  • Celebration events are still being decided and designed, but are guaranteed to provide holiday-inspired and themed excitement and delight for all ages, as they do each year!

Santa’s Polar Bear Express

When: November 21, 2020-December 24, 2020; 10am-4pm
Where: Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust, 64 S. Washington Street, Boyertown, PA

  • This year, enjoy turkey with a side of Santa and festive holiday fun! It’s never too early to indulge in familiar, comforting holiday cheer and what better way to usher in the holiday season than by hopping aboard a magical adventure train ride decked out to nines?!
  • Hop aboard and enjoy scenic sights through frosted windows while sipping complimentary hot cocoa and noshing on Christmas cookies!
  • All Polar Bear Express trains will provide gifts for every child and the opportunity for children to even compose their own letters to Santa!
  • Book in advance online to secure your space. Prices vary according to seating and age, refer to the online fare chart for more details and specifics.

PHestivaL of Trees

When: Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: The Fairgrounds at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks

  • This festive holiday drive-thru features 200 uniquely decorated holiday trees, live nativity scenes, Hanukkah menorah, Kwanzaa imagery, a 30-foot live decorated tee, a drone light show … and even Santa!
  • Tickets are $20 per car and benefit local animal shelters and rescues. Find out more HERE.

Turkey Trotting VIRTUAL Style:

With all annual Turkey Trots being offered in a virtual format this year to emphasize the safety, health and wellbeing of all participants, it’s easier than ever join in the fun from wherever you are! Check out the offerings below and be sure to register in advance and lace up your running or walking shoes, or even bike, if you choose!

VIRTUAL Towamencin Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run or Bike

When: Thursday, November 12-Thanksgiving Day – November 26, 2020

Where: Virtual via the Turkey Trot Course, a course of your own choosing, or a treadmill/stationary bike all encompassing 10 miles via bike or 3.1 miles walking/running.


  • Continue the annual Turkey Trot virtual-style! Register for FREE while raising money for the Towamencin Township Special Events fund.
  • All registrants receive a long-sleeve shirt, bib and medal, plus top winners in each category will receive a turkey and pie! Register in advance, online.
  • Complete the trot at your own pace, on your path of choosing, starting November 12 through Thanksgiving Day. Registration begins November 8th and shirt/bib pickup at the township building is November 12.
  • Participants will post pictures of their trots via email or to the event’s Facebook page and will be voted on in various categories.

Abington YMCA Gobble Wobble 5K

When: November 26, 2020-November 29, 2020

Where: Virtually, wherever you choose! The official event website will also provide suggested routes. Check back for details.


  • Now being held virtually, participants can trot at their leisure, November 26-29! Register in advance online and all registrants will receive a finisher medal, suggested race routes, a race day shirt and other goodies to complement their trots!
  • For registrants aged 13 and up, it is $35 to register and for those aged 12 and under, registration is $15.

North Wales Turkey Trot

When: Sunday, November 1, 2020-December 6, 2020

Where: Virtual, anywhere of your choosing!


  • Lace up your running shoes and get ready to participate in the 6th annual trot, in either an 8k or 5k version, virtual-style! Register online for $15 (prices will increase after October 31st!)
  • All registrants will receive a North Wales Turkey Trot Finishers Medal available for pickup after December 6th!
  • Be sure to check out the event’s website to register and for the latest updates.

Toss Your Turkey 5K

When: Sunday, November 22, 2020-Sunday, November 29, 2020

Where: Anywhere of your choosing, including the official TYT Course at the Pottstown Campus of Montgomery Community College on College Avenue and in Riverfront Park in Pottstown.


  • No worries, turkeys can still be tossed this year, virtual-style! Register online for a $30 race fee, plus $2.50 sign up fee. After November 21, registration fees increase to $35.
  • Register for the 10th annual 5k and receive long-sleeved tech shirts with a special COVID-masked turkey logo, race bibs, special contests and more!

More Local Favorites:

Whether you’re doing some holiday gift shopping, looking for a way to de-stress during the holiday season, or planning to make some positive changes for yourself or your family … here are some favorite local businesses to consider.

Beauty Releaf


Now more than ever it is vital to make an educated decision when choosing a face mask and skincare products. All Beauty Releaf products focus on protecting, preventing and reducing inflammation of the skin. In addition to their anti-aging benefits many of the anti-inflammatory ingredients will help reduce redness, irritation, production of oil, skin breakouts and guard against harmful bacteria because of their strong anti-bacterial properties. 

Skin will feel softer, smoother, brighter, more hydrated and overall healthier.

Bucks County Community College


Plan ahead for the upcoming winter break! College students can make the most of winter break – and save a tidy sum on tuition – by earning up to eight credits in just four weeks during Winter Session at Bucks County Community College. Classes remain online for both Winter and Spring sessions.

Register now for online classes beginning December 21. Get more information HERE.

Fox & Holly

Peddler’s Village Shop 162, Lahaska

Fox & Holly, now located in Peddlers Village, is a boutique department store featuring the brands you love including Patagonia, UGG, Yeti and more! This shop includes all the must-haves for Him, Her and Shoes, specializing in premium casual clothing brands for women with one of the top leading stylists. Sizes run XS to XXL for men and women. The store also features a shoe bunker filled with top brands you love, showcasing UGG. Fox & Holly provides the hometown experience that brings people together; where you can delight in unparalleled shopping, dance to music, and find what you need to fulfill your individual lifestyle needs, and, most importantly, feel good and have fun! This multi-level shopping experience includes a third floor Mezzanine featuring one-of-a-kind vintage luxury pieces, perfect for the gifting season. This fall season is filled with special events including Trunk Shows, Designer Appearances, and Exclusive collections for the Bucks County lifestyle. Be sure to check out the F&H Square located outside the store for special event pop-ups throughout the fall and holiday season, and for outside market shopping!

Gannon Insurance Agency

2704 Street Road, Bensalem

At Gannon Insurance, customer needs come first!  Gannon Insurance Agency is your independent, one-stop insurance center for all Bucks County insurance needs. Just one call can get you a customized proposal package with rate quotes from a variety of quality companies for your individual, family and business insurance needs.

Gannon Insurance Agency, Inc.’s  is one of the most comprehensive and full-service insurance agencies in the Bucks County, Philadelphia and Montgomery County area.

Howard Kredo – Access Mortgage Lending, LLC.


Howard Keto believes that a mortgage should be about building relationships and helping customers find the home loan that’s right for them. As a Mortgage Banker for the past 25 years, he can answer your questions so that you have a clear understanding of what you can comfortably afford. Howard specializes in First Time Homebuyer Programs, FHA, 203K Rehabilitation Loans as well as all conventional and Jumbo Products. “Many loan officers can help get a loan. My mission is to help my clients find the home loan that is right for them.”

La Chelé Medical Aesthetics

430 Union Square Drive, New Hope

2911 South Eagle Road, Newtown (NEW Location!)


Fall Specials all month long at La Chele Medical Aesthetics! Including Photofacial and Botox Offers plus a FREE Skinny Shot in November for all Club Members! It’s Friendsgiving Time..Start your gift giving this month with a La Chele Gift Card purchase of $200 or more and you will receive a Skinmedica Gift Bag filled with amazing travel size products! And please join La Chele in November and December in their donation drive as they collect food and toys for those in need. Find out more about all of their incredible specials and donation drive here: https://www.lachelemedspa.com/november-specials/

Luxe Lash & Beauty Bar

45 E. Afton Avenue, Yardley

The holiday season is the perfect time to try lash extensions or lash lifts! Visit Luxe Lash & Beauty Bar throughout the months of November and December and receive 15% off your Lash Lift or first set of Classic lash extensions. Each of their services is provided by a member of their highly trained team. The Classic Lash Full Set is a perfect start for someone new to lash extensions, each set is fully customizable allowing for as much or as little drama as you’d like! Not ready to try extensions? Try the lash lift which is essentially a perm for your lashes, no more lash curler. Pair this option with a lash tint and say goodbye to mascara for the holiday season. Cross one more thing off your list this season with easy, fast mornings. You can truly say #iwokeuplikethis!

McCarthy Real Estate

13 Henry Avenue, Feasterville

McCarthy Real Estate can help you with all of your real estate needs in Bucks County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia. Visit their website to preview properties for sale, tour neighborhoods, learn more about listing your property, and get to know the team.

Radiance Spa at the Bucks Club

2600 York Road, Jamison
215-343-0350 Ext. 6

Escape to Radiance Spa for the holiday and pamper yourself with their restorative treatments. Select from their full menu of therapeutic massages that will help you relax and loosen tight muscles. Bring your significant other and enjoy a Couples Massage in their romantic suite with complimentary champagne. Their professional therapists will customize your massage based on your needs. Winner of the 2020 Best Facial in Bucks County, Radiance Spa offers a full range of facials from their Radiance Signature facial to more advanced treatments including microneedling, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and LED Light Therapy. Now offering a scientific skin analysis using the Biologique Recherche Paris “Skin Instant Lab”. Call for a free consultation. Their hydrating body treatments give you the best of both worlds – a smoothing body exfoliation followed by a relaxing body massage with hydrating masks. Clients love the “Dreamsicle” and their “Mellow Moonchild CBD” treatments.

Or try one of their beauty enhancements – permanent makeup for brows, eyeliner, and lips. Give your mascara a break and try a Lash Lift. And don’t forget about their Black Friday gift card special! Shop the online store for your at-home treatments.

ROG Orthodontics

900 Heritage Drive, Pottstown, PA 19464

SAY CHEESE! The holidays are right around the corner, and that means pictures! This year, you deserve to have the smile you’ve always wanted in your family photos. At ROG, it’s all about YOU, uncompromised care and affordable treatment options that allow patients to have a Fantastic smile without adding hassle to busy schedules.

Invisalign® is a great treatment option for parents because it’s discrete and allows for no interruption to your lifestyle aesthetically or functionally.

Life is better with a FANTASTIC smile! TEXT or call 610-374-4097 today or visit www.fantasticsmiles.com to schedule an appointment and learn more about the ROG difference.

Zanya Salon Spa

287 S Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530

Update your look for the holiday season! The Zanya Spa Salon Team is skilled in the latest techniques to give you whatever you’re craving this fall. And if the stress of the holidays are getting to you, schedule yourself a spa treatment to relax and unwind! You can also do some gift shopping (for others or yourself) via Zanya’s online shop! Find out more HERE.

If you’re interested in reading more about how Zanya (and other local businesses) has adapted to COVID-19 with new regulations and safety procedures, click HERE.

Ways to Safely Celebrate the Holiday: 

For many families, concerns over the spread of COVID-19 will require changes to the way they typically celebrate Thanksgiving. Here are a few suggestions for ways that you can still make the day (and entire season) still feel special.

Start a Thankful Jar (or similar craft)

This year, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to focus on the things we’re grateful for in our lives. Designate a jar or basket in your home as “The Thankful Jar.” In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, ask each person in your home to record things they are thankful for on a slip of paper and place it in the jar. On Thanksgiving, you can take turns passing the jar around the table and reading the papers.

(Photo by Michelle Reese)

If you want something that’s a little more visible leading up to the holiday, consider a “Thankful Turkey.” This is also a great option for younger children that might not be able to write their own response. Cut out a turkey shape and feathers out of construction paper. Leading up the holiday, take time each day to talk about the concept of being thankful and ask them what they’re thankful for. Write it on a feather and glue it onto your turkey body. By Thanksgiving, you’ll have a turkey full of feathers!

Choose a Charity to Make a Donation

Get into the giving spirit by making a donation to a local charity. (Visit our 2020 Happening List for a few suggestions.) Get your kids involved by letting them help you research local causes.

6abc Action News’ Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Celebration At-Home Events

In lieu of their usual Thanksgiving Day Parade, Channel 6 Action News has come up with a number of ways that you can get in on the fun from the safety of your home. Visit the website HERE for information on the Dunkin Dance, Shoebox Float Parade, and more.

Get the Kids Involved

Let them help set the table, play a hand in the kitchen, or create personalized place cards for the table.

Organize a Virtual Party

By now, even your youngest family members can probably navigate a Zoom call. If you’ve decided not to gather with your usual Thanksgiving crew, be sure to at least check in with everyone to share the love. You could even plan out a game you can play virtually, or at least do the usual sharing of what you’re thankful for.

Share Recipes

Doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving without your aunt’s sweet potato casserole? A few week’s before Thanksgiving, have your family members share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes so that you can keep the traditions going. (This is also a great year to organize a family recipe book in general!)

You could even arrange a Zoom call with one of your relatives to make a dish together virtually.

Start Decorating

If there was ever a year where we could all use some holiday cheer, this is it! If you typically travel Thanksgiving weekend, take advantage of the extra time at home and haul out those decoration boxes NOW. Psst – We won’t tell if you even start BEFORE Thanksgiving.

Go On a Family Walk or Bike Ride

Get moving before the eating! Enjoy the beauty of nature with the fam.


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