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Southern Oregon Celebrates Thanksgiving

MEDFORD, Ore. – If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving meal, Cafe Dejeuner in Medford holds it’s annual free meal on Thanksgiving Day starting at 11 a.m. At 2:00 p.m., you can get turkey and all the trimmings at the First Presbyterian Church.

In Klamath Falls you can get a meal at the Historic Remnant Church at 1:30 p.m. or the American Legion at 2:00 p.m. You can get dinner on the coast in Brookings at the Chetco Community Center at 11:30 or 1:30 or in crescent city at 2:00 p.m. at the county fairgrounds.

If you’re making you’re own meal or bringing something to grandma’s, you’ll have some options at the last minute. We checked with several of the biggest grocery stores in the area, here’s what we found:

Food 4 Less: Open 24 hours
Winco: Open until 3:00 pm
Safeway: Open until Midnight
Walmart: Open 24 hours
Fred Meyers: Open until 4:00 pm
Ray’s Food Place: Open until 3:00 pm
Target: Open until 11:00 pm
7-11: Open until 24 hours

Some people are skipping the holiday meal for something they much more satisfying. Christopher Bishop has claim on one of the 10 tents outside of Medford’s Best Buy; he and his shopping buddies have been out since 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. One of the best deals at best buy for Black Friday is a 40″ flat screen marked down to $180 that was original more than $400. SD memory cards are also a hot item on Black Friday.

It will be the first Black Friday for stores at the Northgate Shopping Center in Medford. REI is preparing for crowds as a result of the 50% off outerwear sale on Friday, but they are also keeping things mellow. REI will not open until 8:00 a.m. Friday morning. Shoppers can get into best buy and Macy’s at midnight; JC Penney’s at 6:00 a.m. Friday; Kohl’s is another 12:00 a.m. opening; Fred Meyers opens at 5 a.m. Friday; and Target opens at 11:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Old Navy is also open Thanksgiving until 8 p.m. then it reopens at midnight for Black Friday. Walmart, since they are open 24-7, begin their Black Friday sales at 8 p.m. on Thursday, with a second sale starting at 5 a.m. Friday morning. If you need a caffeine fix, try the Starbucks at the Rogue Valley Mall; they’ll be open Friday night for Black Friday shoppers.

REI – 8:00 am
Best Buy – 12:00 am
Macy’s – 12:00 am
JC Penney – 6:00 am
Kohls – 12:00 am
Fred Meyer – 5:00
Target – 11:00 pm
Old Navy – 12:00 am
Walmart – 8:00 pm & 5:00 am

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  1. John Vancamp says:

    Thank you for the list of grocery stores open in our area needed to get some last min thanksgiving items and thanks to smart phones and you for making the list my day just got alit easier!

    1. Newswatch 12 Staff says:

      Glad we could help!

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