Six things to do ON Thanksgiving

Whether it’s before turkey – to get the kids out of the house while the cooking is getting done – or after the meal, there are actually places to go and things to do on Thanksgiving day. Here’s a list of six of our favorites. (Note that most places are closed after 4 or 5 p.m.)

See Santa at Daley Plaza

Check out Christmas Around the World at MSI

Discover the history of chocolate at the Field Museum

Feed the animals at the Brookfield Zoo

Head to the Shedd

Shop the German way at Christkindlmarket

Of course, there’s always the


But man, everybody’s gonna be there.

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