While you're digesting that turkey, here are a few things to do:

  1. Charity 5K to "Stamp Out Poverty."
  2. Macon County Blood Drive. Friday Nov. 24 3 p.m.
  3. Smiley's Carousel Grand Opening: First 100 riders receive a free T-shirt. Costs $1 per ride, or $5 for unlimited rides all weekend.
  4. Shop Local Saturday: Get $25 AMEX credit when you enroll your card prior to shopping at a locally-owned business on Saturday.ENROLL your American Express card online.
    See which business are participating.
  5. Ice skating at the Macon Centreplex at one of these skating sessions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. , 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m., 8:30-11p.m.
  6. The Neal Lucas Band at The Hummingbird in Downtown Macon, Saturday 10 p.m.
  7. Pick out a Christmas tree at a local tree farm. See locations.
  8. Visit the Tripp Family Christmas Lights in Yonkers.
  9. Movies out this weekend: Rise of the Guardians, Red Dawn, Life of Pi, The Silver Linings Playbook
  10. Thomson Trails Half-Marathon Saturday at L H Thomson
  11. 11th Annual Turkey Trot Saturday, November 24, 5K, walk or bike ride, Registration begins at 9 a.m. Free registration. At 965 Frank Cook Road Cochran, Ga.
  12. The 12x12 Challenge. Take an Instagram photo every hour to journal the day. Try going to the park with or without kids.(Idea from blogger Elizabeth
  13. Make these Reindeer from toilet paper rolls to help ring in the season from blogger kiertoidea on Pinterest.
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