Break out the turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy and make time for family, fun and community this Thanksgiving. We’ve carved out a list of events that’ll provide a bounty of good times:
• Anchorage’s tree lighting ceremony: Gather downtown to see Santa and his reindeer as they light up the tree in Town Square Park on Nov. 26, from 5-7 p.m.
• Great Alaska Shootout: The annual women’s basketball tournament tips off on Nov. 18, and brings in schools from the Lower 48 to take on the UAA Seawolves.
• Small Business Saturday: Support Alaska’s thousands of independent small businesses on Nov. 26.