Thanksgiving is coming up. Here’s a list of events on Long Island for you to sign up to make this one special!
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY CLASS
Come practice yoga with Colleen and Rodney for Thanksgiving Day, and spend some time together reflecting on our blessings before the rest of the day’s activities begin! Class is offered both in person and virtual.
Yoga Shanti Studio, 32 Bridge St., Sag Harbor, https://www.union.fit/events/yoga-shanti-annual-thanksgiving-day-class-aecea1de-e1e9-4f31-bd7e-b849a970572d/performances/gfmwkyun $45 for in person class and $25 for livestream. Nov. 23, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING AT THE THREE VILLAGE INN
On Thanksgiving Day, the Three Village Inn’s Mirabelle Restaurant will host a lavish buffet with all the classic dishes. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 631-751-0555.
Mirabelle Restaurant & Tavern, 150 Main St., Stony Brook, https://www.mirabelleatthreevillageinn.com/event/thanksgiving/ $69 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Children 8 and under are $35. Nov 23, 12 – 7 p.m.
GARDEN CITY TURKEY TROT 5M & 1.4M FUN RUN
Spend a nice Thanksgiving running! Funds are raised for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (http://www.leukemia.org/) , MDA Muscular Dystrophy Association (https://www.mda.org/) , and The INN; serving hungry and homeless Long Islanders (https://the-inn.org/)
St. Paul’s Recreation Complex, 285 Stewart Ave., (Rockaway Ave. and Stewart Ave.)
Garden City, https://evvnt.com/events/?_evDiscoveryPath=/event/48458v-garden-city-turkey-trot-5m-1-4m-fun-run $20 per person, Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m. – Challenger Division Run, 9:30 a.m. – Fun Run, 10 a.m. – 5m run
NATIVE AMERICAN FALL FESTIVAL
Come to the Garvies Point Museum & Preserve to participate in fun indoor and outdoor activities. Enjoy Native American Exhibits, Nature Trails, storytelling, and so much more!
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove, https://www.garviespointmuseum.com/imgs/festival/fall-festival-2023.pdf $10.00 for adults. $5 for children 5-12 and seniors 60+. Children under 5 years of age are free with parents.
Nov. 18 – 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
NORMAN ROCKWELL’S THANKSGIVING
Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving Picture, also known as Freedom of Want, is among his most well-known and identifiable pieces. It was painted in reaction to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s January 6, 1941, State of the Union speech, and it was published in the Saturday Evening Post on March 6, 1943. In person and virtual! Register online.
Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia, https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0049-0021-7931fb3c4ffa4e2caf5bc9e3e93440f5 Nov. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
NORTH SHORE TURKEY TROT 5K
Welcome to all runners, joggers, and walkers! Proceeds support the North Shore Community Youth Organization
North Shore Community Youth Organization, 200 Glen Head Rd., Glen Head, https://events.elitefeats.com/23nsturkeytrot $30 for adult runners $10 for kids. Nov. 23, 9:30 a.m.
OYSTER BAY TURKEY TROT BY THE BAY
All ages and skill levels of runners and walkers are welcome to participate in the Oyster Bay Turkey Trot and enjoy the festivities. The first 200 participants to cross the finish line will get a $50 gift card to a local Oyster Bay restaurant!
76 South St., Oyster Bay, https://events.elitefeats.com/23oysterturkey $25 for adults, $10 for kids. Nov. 23, 9:30 a.m.
SKATE YOUR TURKEY OFF
Bring your loved ones along for an exciting day of skating at Skate Your Turkey Off! Get ready for an exciting event that will excite you and make you feel like you can conquer that Thanksgiving feast. Lace up your skates.
United Skates Atlas Park, 1276 Hicksville Rd., Seaford, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skate-your-turkey-off-tickets-732832049387?aff=oddtdtcreator $7 per person plus $6 skate rental. Nov. 23, 5 – 9 p.m.
THANKSGIVING BUFFET LUNCH/DINNER AT THE MANSION AT GLEN COVE
Celebrate Thanksgiving with The Mansion! Offering more than 20 options of delicious food, the buffet is also composed of a seafood, mashed potato, and salad bar.
The Mansion at Glen Cove, 200 Dosoris Ln., Glen Cove, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thanksgiving-buffet-lunchdinner-at-the-mansion-at-glen-cove-tickets-730684676537?aff=Website 11am – 1:30pm Adult $65* | Kid $30* (Age 3-10) 2pm – 6pm Adult $79* | Kid $40* (Age 3-10) *The ticket price at check out includes tax and 20% gratuity. Nov. 23, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP
Participants will utilize a range of colors and textures to construct a conventional arrangement. The cost covers all supplies.
Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, https://www.oldwestburygardens.org/2023-calendar-of-events/11-18/thanksgiving-centerpiece-workshop $65 per person. Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
THANKSGIVING DAY CHARITY RUN
Come participate in Halesite’s Thanksgiving Day Charity Run in November. The money raised from this marathon is utilized annually to support the grants of neighborhood organizations that offer the Huntington community essential human and health services.
Mill Dam Rd. and NY Ave., Halesite, https://www.raceentry.com/thanksgiving-day-charity-run/race-information Nov. 26, 9 a.m.
THANKSGIVING DINNER AT EAST WIND
The Grand Ballroom at East Wind offers a festive meal that is memorable, hassle-free, and secure. They provide a full Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet that includes turkey, all the fixings, and more, so you can kick back and spend quality time with your loved ones. Reserve online.
East Wind Long Island, 5720 Route 25A Wading River, https://eastwindlongisland.com/event/thanksgiving-dinner-long-island/ Adults: $74.95 +tax Children: $35.95 +tax (Children under 2 no charge). Seating at 12, 12:30, 2:30 and 3. Nov. 23. 12 – 5 p.m.
TWF HUNTINGTON THANKS4GIVING 4 MILER
Over 2,000 runners participate in the Four Mile Run, while families and school-age children love the Family Fun Run. Runs in costume add to the joyous mood, and the morning is always a huge success! Each entry is a donation to the Huntington Townwide Fund.
American Legion Hall, 1 Mill Dam Rd., Huntington, https://evvnt.com/events/?_evDiscoveryPath=/event/46699v-twf-huntington-thanks4giving-4-miler $15 entry fee. Nov. 23, 9 a.m.