So what's open for Thanksgiving, you ask? Not much.
- City offices: Closed
- Schools: Closed
- Libraries: Closed
- Banks: Closed
- Post offices: Closed
- Grocery stores: Closed
- Liquor stores: Closed
- Mall: Closed
- Retail stores: Unlike most states, Massachusetts retail stores are closed on Thanksgiving
- Trash and recycling pickup: No, delayed by one day.
A few restaurants and bars are open today -- best to call ahead -- and it likewise varies by establishment for convenience stores, gas stations, Dunkin' Donuts, etc. CVS is usually open.
Haven From Hunger at 71 Wallis Street in Peabody will provide a meal at noon on Thanksgiving. There are also reportedly sufficient volunteers for serving Thursday's meal.
In Wakefield, Christy Dole of Balance Yoga Studio at 364 Main Street is having a 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving flow class, plus a 9:30 a.m. Friday class and a 6:15 p.m. Friday evening “happy hour” yoga class.
If your Wakefield (or Lynnfield) business is offering a special or something else for Friday and the weekend beyond, feel free to post in the comments section below.