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Amazing fact: On Thanksgiving Day some people do more than just belly up to the feeding trough, er, table, and eat and eat and eat. For real! There are (very ambitious) folks who get up early and go for a run, and there are (seemingly more sane) families that head downtown for the Thanksgiving Day Parade ( Starting at 8:45 a.m. at North Fourth Street and Washington Avenue, this year's procession offers up all kinds of eye candy by way of a skating Santa, Imagine the Elf, the Nutcracker and more -- these characters are of the giant-inflatable variety. Plus, eleven high school bands play and compete for trophies, the two millionth Eagle Scout is the marshal, and there's always a chance that parade goers will wind up on TV! (The whole affair is televised, you know.) To spend your Thanksgiving morn out on the route, just line up along North Fourth or Market streets and get ready to tuck into some fun -- before you tuck into that turkey.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2009

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