Before you leave home on Thanksgiving, you can go online to walmart.com, Target.com and Amazon.com, where they have web-only specials on Thanksgiving Day.
If you aren't planning on shopping Thursday or Friday, you can still check out the wkyc.com Northeast Ohio: 2010 Holiday Survival Guide for other information you might need over the holidays.
Most government offices are closed on Thanksgiving. You can check out your public offices and state offices at Thanksgiving closures: What's open, what's not
Most Walmart Supercenters will be open 24 hours on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26. Stores that aren't supercenters open at midnight Friday.
The experimenting begins at 7 a.m. Thursday when, for the first time in its 124-year history, Sears opens its doors at 7 a.m. until noon on Thanksgiving Day, as well as 4 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday.
Kmart stores are open 6 a.m.-9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and from 5 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday.
Toys R Us stores will be open at 10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day and will be open for 24 hours.
For the second year, most Old Navy stores will open at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving. Some Banana Republic stores will be open starting at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving (store locator), and the Gap stores at most shopping centers and malls will be open by 1 p.m.
The 24-hour Walgreens and CVS, as well as 7-Eleven, are always open.
Big Lots, Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar are other national chains open on Thanksgiving Day.