5 Things for Nov. 22: What's Open And Closed On Thanksgiving?
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough this Thanksgiving, Nov. 22.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section!
1. What’s Open and Closed on Thanksgiving in Foxborough?
The day has arrived to give thanks and gorge oneself on a bountiful meal. If you need to get any last minute items, though, it may be wise to first know what's open and what's not on Thanksgiving Day Thursday.
- Boyden Public Library: Closed
- Banks: Closed
- Foxborough town offices: Closed
- Foxborough Public Schools: Closed
- Restaurants: Open at owners' discretion
- Retail Stores: Open at owners' discretion
- Supermarkets: Closed
- Convenience Stores: Open
- Gas Stations: Open
2. Follow Foxborough High football on Thanksgiving LIVE
The Foxborough High football team (7-3) travels to Mansfield (7-3) Thursday at 10 a.m. in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the two rivals.
Can't make it to the game? Traveling for the holiday? Need to make last-minute preparations for Thanksgiving dinner?
Why wait until the following day or the following week to find out who won? Why even wait until after the game?
You can follow all the action, as it happens, with our live blog, which will be posted on the site in time for Thursday's Thanksgiving game. You will also be able to keep tabs on the other teams in the Hockomock League, so be sure to join us Thanksgiving morning.
If you are going to the game, tickets are $10 at the gate. Be sure to log on to Foxborough Patch after the game Thursday for a recap and Friday morning for a photo gallery of the action.
3. Expect a Sunny Thanksgiving Day in Foxborough
Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for patchy fog before 7 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52. Light and variable wind. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind.
4. New England Patriots and New York Jets Continue Rivalry on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day football is all about rivalries. So it is appropriate that 10 hours after Foxborough and Mansfield take the field the New England Patriots meet their biggest rivals - the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J.
The Pats will play on Thanksgiving for the fifth time in team history and their first in a Thanksgiving night game against the Jets. Kick-off is 8:20 p.m. on NBC. Click here for 5 things you need to know about today’s Patriots-Jets game.
5. Preview of Black Friday Shopping in Foxborough
Shoppers from all over will be lining up outside stores for Black Friday not long after the Thanksgiving leftovers are put away and Thursday's Patriots game concludes.
Thousands are expected to gather throughout the Foxborough area Friday to get an early start to their holiday shopping at Patriot Place and the nearby Wrentham Village Premium Outlets.
For those shopping local on Black Friday, click here for a complete guide to everything you need to know at Patriot Place on Friday, Nov. 23.