After the day-before-Thanksgiving preparations, or even after the turkey has been cleared and the naps have been taken, some might be looking for more Thanksgiving entertainment in the evening hours. As most venues will be closed for the holiday, there are still a few things left to do on Wednesday and Thursday.
If sports is your way of relaxing after time with the in-laws, then the Midnight Turkey Soccer Tournament at the Indoor Sports Center on Thursday night is the event for you. The game starts at midnight, and there is free entrance. For more information, call 987-0500.
On Wednesday, Luther Academy at Alpine is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors of Alpine Lutheran Church. The meal is served 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, call 227-8894.
Wednesday night pre-festivities include a lot of music around the area. All shows are free, unless otherwise noted. The Prime Time Live Band (oldies/pop covers), will host a Thanksgiving party from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Shooters East. For more information, call 332-5225. Coyote Ugly at Kryptonite will follow a Pilgrims & Indians theme at 9 p.m. Fore more information, 965-0931. Night Train performs at L.T.s at 11 p.m. For more information, 394-1098. Whalebone and Acme Blasting Co. will celebrate Thanksgiving at a new restaurant/bar/night club, Hard Hats on Riverside at 8 p.m. For more information, 654-9100. Dan Voll/Combo Loco (Latin/Caribbean/Folk) plays Leisure Tyme at 9 p.m. For more information, 962-0957. Lungos Landing hosts Obie Call at 9 p.m. For more information, 877-8455. Slick Nickel (country/blues) will play Town Hall at 9:30 p.m.. Call 636-9996 for more information.
As for available entertainment/recreation on Thanksgiving Thursday in the downtown area, the Irish Rose will be open, bar only, from 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Bacchus Wine Bar will be open as well, bar only, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Snaggs and The Last Vegas will play Kryptonite on Thursday at 9 p.m. with a $5 cover. For more information, call 965-0931. Harmony Riley celebrates Thanksgiving at L.T.s at 9:30 p.m. Call for cover/information, 394-1098.
With all these events going on this week, take a break from the family and in-laws, and go down to check out all the music, drinks and events. The Rock River Times wishes everyone a warm and happy Thanksgiving!