Don’t have plans during the week of Thanksgiving? Look no further. Here’s a list of Thanksgiving activities to partake in, whether you’re in Binghamton or the big city.
For those of you staying here in Binghamton, yes, there are some events going on.
1. “The Origins of Thanksgiving” presentation by Timothy P. Bridgman
The presentation will focus on the origins of the American holiday of Thanksgiving, putting the holiday in historical context and its original significance for those who celebrated it.
When: From 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22
Where: Broome County Public Library, second floor
Price: Free, but registration is required. To register, call (607) 778-6451.
2. Thanksgiving Day community dinner
When: From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24
Where: Binghamton High School cafeteria
3. 8th Annual Holiday Traditions Crafts Show
More than 150 arts and craft booths will be present and food donations for CHOW will be appreciated.
When: From 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26
Where: Binghamton University West Gym
Price: $4 per ticket
4. Binghamton Senators vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
When: 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26
Where: Broome County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Price: $17.50 – $18.50 per ticket
And for those of you city-goers, you won’t want to miss out on these.
1. New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles
When: 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Price: $110 and up before fees
2. Taylor Swift’s Speak Now tour (last two nights of tour)
When: 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City
Price: $29.50 – $89.50 per ticket before fees
3. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation
When: From 3 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23
Where: Entrance at 79th St. and Columbus Ave., New York City
4. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
When: 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24
Where: Several public viewing locations around Manhattan, including Central Park West, Columbus Circle, 6th Ave., 7th Ave., 34th St. and 42nd St., NYC
5. Ice skating at the rink in Rockefeller Center
When: October through April
Where: 5th Ave. between 49th and 50th St., New York City
Price: $21 for adults at the peak of the season. Lessons and group rates are also available.