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Here's whats happening around Big Bend, South Georgia this Thanksgiving

Posted at 12:02 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 17:44:26-05

(WTXL) — People around the Big Bend and South Georgia area are celebrating Thanksgiving by cooking meals for the community, giving away much needed supplies, and even hanging up lights.

Here's what's going on in our community this Thanksgiving:



- 14th Annual Thankfulgiving Feast on Wednesday, November 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Domi Station (914 Railroad Avenue). A free Thankfulgiving meal will be served to all college students who are unable to go home. First come, first served event.

- 35th Annual Community Thanksgiving Celebration happening at American Legion Hall in Tallahassee on Thursday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you're looking to volunteer at the event, you can help carve cooked turkeys on Wednesday, November 27. Call 850-205-5229 or email to sign up to volunteer.

- Project Annie invites you to their annual free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 28. If you'd like to pick up a hot holiday meal, head to 625 West Fourth Street in Tallahassee at noon.

Light displays


- City of Tallahassee's Dorothy B. Oven Park holiday light display goes up Thursday, November 28 (3205 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308). People will get to enjoy the holiday lights from until Dec. 31.


- The Alison Christmas Spectacular is celebrating 12 years with a complete overhaul to include 100% LED lights. You can see the lights for free by driving by 240 Sandy Creek Road.

The lights will be displayed Thursday, November 28 through New Year's from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.


- Canopy of Lights come to life in on Thursday, November 28 in Downtown Moultrie. The event will have live reindeer, musical entertainment, shopping, dining and more. Most shops open at 4 p.m. Santa comes at 6p.m. to help light the canopy.

Other events

The 2019 Tallahassee Turkey Trot is happening on Thursday, November 28 at 4079 Esplande Way at 8:00 a.m. (mile) or 8:30 a.m. (5K, 10K or 15K). For more information about the races, click here.