Thanksgiving Round-Up

Happy Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego!

Hopefully Thanksgiving will not pass without you doing this one all-important thing: Giving thanks. Need some ideas on how to do it?

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How to Inspire Thankfulness in Kids

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The Practice of Gratitude: 24 Ways to Give Thanks

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Thanksgiving Crafts

DIY crafts are a fun way for kids to show gratitude for loved ones and help decorate the Thanksgiving table. Here are some fun fall projects to get started:

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Thanksgiving Party Favors/Place Cards

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Thankful Jars

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Thanksgiving Turkeys

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Fall Leaf Art

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Family Time - Fun Things To Do

We love this time of year—and when you see all the fun holiday activities offered this month (and next), you'll understand why. Prefer spending quality time at home? We have ideas for that, too!

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Family-Friendly Holiday Events and Winter Break Camps

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Friendsgiving for Kids—fun recipes and crafts

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving—a celebration the kids will never forget!

After Thanksgiving
Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

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Fall and Thanksgiving Recipes 

Try one of these recipes to complete your Thanksgiving meal or enjoy over the weekend:

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Mini Mason Jar Pies

Pumpkin Streusel Pie

Pumpkin Streusel Pie

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Pumpkin Roll

Upside-down Apple Blackberry Cake

Apple Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Tips for Perfect Pie Crust from Food Network Star, Melissa d'Arabian

Gobbling Good Recipes for the Holiday Season
Use leftover turkey to make Turkey Pot Pie.

Or, read 20 Things to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers.

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Love pumpkin? Find Pumpkin Cornbread, Pumpkin Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Coffee Cake and much more in our round-up of Pumpkiny Goodness.

No time to bake? Here are 10 Places to Buy Your Holiday Pies.

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Updated: November 2018

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Thanksgiving Round-Up

Thanksgiving Round-Up

Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego! Hopefully Th . . .

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November Holiday Events and Winter Camps

November Holiday Events and Winter Camps

Take advantage of all San Diego has to offer this holiday season weather it’s a live performance of “The Nutcracker,” a Christmas tree lighting or Thanksgiving brunch with family and friends. . . .

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Turkey Trots

Turkey Trots

Before you gobble up all your favorite Thanksgiving treats, wobble out and burn some calories while helping support our community. ‘Trot’ your stuff at these local turkey trots on Thanksgiving m . . .

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How to Have a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

How to Have a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Plan a Thanksgiving celebration just for kids. Make the kids’ table the best one in the house by celebrating like the Peanuts Gang in the popular movie, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. With Cha . . .

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7 Fun Things To Do After Thanksgiving

7 Fun Things To Do After Thanksgiving

After Thanksgiving dinner, make memories with friends and family by enjoying long-time traditions or creating new ones. Here are some ideas:1. Host a game night. Ask guests to bring their favorite b . . .

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How to Stay Connected with Grandparents Who Live Far Away

How to Stay Connected with Grandparents Who Live Far Away

National Grandparents Day (in September) is a day set aside to remember the wonderful love our parents show our kids. Those who live far from their children’s grandparents know that maintaining a . . .

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Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for After Thanksgiving Family Fun

Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for After Thanksgiving Family Fun

After all the hours of prep work that go into Thanksgiving dinner, it seems as if it's gobbled up in no time flat. Now what? Here are a bunch of ideas for the entire family to enjoy after the big fe . . .

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9 Ways to Thank a Veteran

9 Ways to Thank a Veteran

When giving thanks this month (or any time of the year), don't forget our military service members. Many organizations and veterans groups offer ways to support and show gratitude to members of the . . .

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