Does UPS Deliver Packages Thanksgiving Day 2017 & November 24?

UPS observes some government holidays. Do they deliver on Thanksgiving Day? What about the day after, November 24? According to the official UPS calendar, the answer is yes and no. UPS does not deliver on Thanksgiving, but they do deliver November 24. After that, it’s business as usual until Christmas Day, on Monday, December 25. … Continued

What Time Does the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017 Start?

One of the biggest Thanksgiving traditions in the United States is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Over the years, the parade has become as synonymous with Thanksgiving as football and pumpkin pie. Each year, the parade winds its way through the streets of New York City with giant balloons, marching bands, and celebrities riding on … Continued

Thanksgiving 2017: Bible Passages & Prayers About Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! Today we celebrate the gifts of friendship and family with a Thanksgiving meal. Take time to honor where it comes from with the Bible. The first Thanksgiving between Wampanoag Native Americans and Puritan colonists occurred in 1621 and is sparsely recorded, but forms the basis for the modern celebration. The 3-day celebration occurred … Continued

Will Mail be Delivered on November 24 After Thanksgiving Day 2017?

Does the post office deliver mail the day after Thanksgiving? November 23 has no mail delivery, but are federal employees off on Friday, too? According to the to the official Post Office website, mail will still be delivered on Friday, despite other federal government offices being closed. The next holiday without mail delivery after Thanksgiving … Continued

Thanksgiving 2017: 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Its History & Origin

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgivings have been going on a long time, and many more occurred in America before 1621. The first Thanksgiving between Wampanoag Native Americans and Puritan colonists occurred in 1621 and is sparsely recorded, but forms the basis for the modern celebration. The 3-day celebration occurred in Plymouth, present-day Massachusetts, and was prompted by … Continued

Does FedEx Deliver Packages Thanksgiving Day 2017 & November 24?

FedEx observes some government holidays. Do they deliver on Thanksgiving Day? What about the day after, November 24? According to their official holiday calendar, FedEx won’t have an altered, holiday schedule until the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 22. On that day, FedExes will have different business hours. On Thanksgiving, all services except 24/7/365 services … Continued

Thanksgiving 2017: Does Thanksgiving Have Pagan Origins?

Most modern holidays are derived from ancient holidays celebrated by pagans before the advent of Christianity. Does Thanksgiving have pagan roots, too? Thanksgiving is not directly correlated with pagan holidays like the recently passed Halloween, or even the upcoming Christmas. Samhain (pronounced SAH-win) is an ancient Gaelic festival that inspired the modern Halloween. Samhain marks … Continued

Week 12 NFL DFS 2017: Thanksgiving Slate Picks

Week 12 NFL DFS 2017: Thanksgiving Slate Picks- Thanksgiving Day is nearly here! While you are enjoying a feast with your loved ones, Fanduel and Draft Kings typically roll out massive daily fantasy contests for the holiday. This year is no different; both sites have many large tournaments at every entry fee level. During this article … Continued

LIVE STREAM: Watch Donald Trump White House Turkey Pardon 2017

This afternoon, President Donald Trump will pardon two Thanksgiving turkeys, Drumstick and Wishbone. Watch it live from the Rose Garden with this live stream. According to the official White House schedule, the event will start at 1 p.m. ET. Which turkey should be pardoned during the National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony? After the pardoning, Drumstick … Continued

Turkey Pardon 2017: What Time Will Trump Pardon Thanksgiving Birds?

The annual White House turkey pardon will take place this again this year in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, November 21. What time does the ceremony occur? According to today’s White House, the event will start at 1 p.m. ET. Click here to watch a live stream of the event. The White House has already … Continued

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