Once the main event is over, many families still have restless kids and grown-up guests for three more days Thanksgiving weekend.
But we’ve got you covered. Check the list below for great things to do over Thanksgiving weekend.
Annual Thanksgiving Brunch Bunch
What: This charity auction features guest auctioneers from Kent State Athletics and all the free coffee, cider and doughnuts you can eat. Prizes/auction items include memorabilia from the 2012 College World Series and tickets to see the Golden Flashes play in the MAC Championship game and a ride on the Goodyear Blimp.
When: Nov. 22, 8 am-Noon
Where: Kent American Legion (Underwood Hall)
Cost: $3 Donation at the door
Free Admission At Cleveland MetroParks Zoo
What: Thanksgiving at the Zoo
When: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Cleveland MetroParks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio 44109
Glow at the Garden
What: The Cleveland Botanical Garden opens its winter exhibit, complete with evergreens, train rides, make-your-own gingerbread houses and musicians and carolers, this weekend.
When: Friday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Exhibit runs through December 31.
Where: Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Cost: $12 adults, $6.50 children, members get in free
See Santa at the Wye Road Bridge Lighting Festival
What: An annual festival to kick off the holiday season in Bath Township. Included carolers, a visit with Santa and snacks.
When: Friday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 788 Wye Road, Akron
Ice Rink at Falls River Square Opening Day
The Falls River Ice Rink opens with a bang (literally) this weekend with fireworks, shopping, an ice skating show, a visit with Santa and more.
When: Saturday, Nov. 24, noon to 9 p.m.
Where: Falls River Square, 2085 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 Cost: Free
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