Wednesday, November 25, 2009

83rd America’s Thanksgiving Parade

What would Thanksgiving would be without the magic and kid-like wonder of the annual Thanksgiving parade? The 83rd America’s Thanksgiving Parade® will kick off at 9:20a.m. on Woodward Avenue and Mack and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress in downtown Detroit. This year’s theme is “Together We Shine”. Catch all the fun front and center downtown or live at home, on Channel4 WDIV. The Parade Company is also holding a food drive to help the those in need. Tune in to see the colorful new floats and catch a visit from Santa. Non-perishable food items will be collected at the several Parade Company events and donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. AM 910 Radio Disney will entertain the crowd of onlookers with a sing-a-long and the Radio Disney D-Tour show.
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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Seldom Blues celebrates the spirit of Thanksgiving

Tis the season for sharing, giving back, and giving thanks: Seldom Blues has partnered with Mildred Gaddis of WCHB-AM in the spirit and true meaning of the holiday to offer 500 families in need of a scrumptious Thanksgiving Day Brunch. The brunch will be held from 11a.m. to 5:00p.m. on November 26th and is courtesy of Frank Taylor. Families will also enjoy live entertainment from jazz saxophonist Herbie Russ. The brunch will include:

*Breakfast bar with a waffle station

*Carving station with slow-roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and gravy and Vernor’s Ginger Ale and honey mustard glazed ham

*Buffet items( including traditional cornbread stuffing with fresh sage and sausage, champagne and herb baked salmon, and maple candied yams)

*Assortment of harvested desserts and much more!

Seldom Blues' Thanksgiving Brunch is $35 plus tax and gratuity. For more information visit, and call 313-567-7301.

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27th Annual Fifth Third Turkey Trot

Work up an appetite for that hot,delicious Thanksgiving dinner with an early morning of walking, running, and holiday fun in downtown Detroit! The annual Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving day. The trot will feature the Fifth Third Turkey Trot, celebrity judges, floats,5km walk, Mash Potato Mile, and a costume contest. The Turkey Trot day fun begins at 7:15 with a Costume Contest at Cobo's Michigan Room, the Fifth Third Turkey Trot begins at 8:00 a.m., registration closes at 8:45 a.m., and the 5KM Walk begins at 8:10a.m. For the full Turkey Trot schedule and additional information, visit

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Monday, November 23, 2009

20th Annual Hob Nobble Gobble

Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with fun pre-festivities with the family! The 20th Annual Hob Nobble Gobble will be held November 25 on Michigan State Fairgrounds. The black-tie fundraiser is from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and will be full of delicious food, live entertainment, carnival rides and games, and giveaways. Celebrity guests appearances will include Bethenny Frankel, celebrity chef and from Bravo’s hit series, Real Housewives of New York, Evan and Ryan Kasprzak from season 5 and 6 of So You Think You Can Dance , and
SHIROCK, a Nashville, Tennessee. rock band. Tickets prices vary: SuperStar Reservation tickets are$1,000 each, Patron Reservation are $500 each, Benefit Reservation tickets are $350 each, and Child Reservation (age 6 & under) is $200 each. Tickets can be purchased by calling 313.923.7400 x 244. For more information,visit

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Downtown Detroit Aglow Dinner & Fundraiser

Celebrate the new holiday season and support the heart of Detroit in an evening of great food and mingling. Downtown Detroit Aglow is 501 © (3) nonprofit group produced by Downtown Detroit Aglow that raises money to support the Downtown Detroit area. The organization will hold its dinner and fundraiser November 23 at the beautiful Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. Tickets are $175 each and $1,750 for tables of 10. The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and the traditional holiday dinner begins at 7p.m. For more information, visit and call (313)566-8250 to purchase tickets.

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