Celebrating Thanksgiving, Black Friday Savings, News & More in November 27th's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  02. December 2013


This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
November 27th
, 2013
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Viana Spa

After a week's worth of holiday preparation and shopping til you drop, why not head to Viana Spa on Westbury for a day of pampering & relaxation?

Viana Spa offers a variety of services ranging from massages, to facials, to hair and skin treatments that are sure to leave you looking and feeling gorgeous. 

Don't let the hectic holidays get to you this year - call Viana Spa today to book your appointment, and enjoy some "me time" this holiday season.

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Dear Long Islander,
Thanksgiving is all but upon us, and it looks like Long Island is more than ready to celebrate and give thanks this year. Over the past few weeks, we've brought you tips and tricks for prepping the perfect holiday meal, as well as fun ways the family can celebrate Thanksgiving this year, as well as other great ways to make the most out of the season, and we're all very thankful for all of the Long Islanders that take the time to visit LongIsland.com to plan their days, and get the scoop on the latest local happenings. From the entire LongIsland.com Team - have a safe, happy, and healthy holiday!
Karts Indoor Raceway
Enjoy a Day of Indoor Family Fun This Weekend!
Looking for something fun to do with the family over the holiday weekend? Why not head over to Karts Indoor Raceway of Ronkonkoma - they've got all sorts of great ways to keep everyone entertained all day long, and you won't have to worry about the weather! In addition to their amazing indoor go karts, they also have roller ball, laser tag, bowling, arcade games, and a full service snack bar that offers all sorts of sweet treats. Make the most out of the holiday weekend, and use it to spend some extra time with friends and family - just let Karts Indoor Raceway take care of providing the entertainment!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-737-5278.
Hot Off the Presses
Black Friday Shopping: Where to Score Steals & Deals on LI
Get the Scoop on this Season's Best Black Friday Savings
It’s not your imagination, retail stores really are opening earlier than ever before for Black Friday  – a day that’s supposedly the best day of the year to shop for the biggest bargain. However, this year, it would appear more appropriate to name the shopping holiday “Black Thursday”. A majority of big box retailers are starting the holiday shopping season right on Thanksgiving Day - a new trend that we've been inching closer to every year. If you’re willing to take a pass on Thanksgiving dinner at home in order to score a a big bargain, then you won't want to miss out on all the great offers below - we've rounded up the best of the best being offered by all of your favorite stores. For those of you who want to keep with tradition and head out the day after Thanksgiving, not to worry - you'll still be able to find some great deals on Black Friday, and throughout the weekend.
Local Headlines
Power Outages Affect Thousands of Long Islanders as Nor’easter Hits
Black Thursday: Should The Shopping Frenzy Trample Thanksgiving Dinner?
$4.5 Million in Emergency Food Assistance Grants to be Distributed for the Holidays
Schumer Introduces Tough Legislation to Deter Illegal Robocalls
Drivers Ticketed in Suffolk County Have to Pay for More than Just the Violation
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Join the Suffolk Theater for the Holiday Comedy Bash!
Come Out for Lots of Laughs on Saturday, December 7th at 6 PM

Looking for a fun way to get into the spirit of the season? Then you won't want to miss The Long Island Comedy Festival's Holiday Comedy Bash, happening next Saturday, December 7th at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, where you can eat, drink, and be merry! At 6 PM, doors open, and there will be a variety of unique drink and food specials, including a happy hour at the bar until 7 PM. The show starts promptly at 8 PM, and tickets are $25 in advance, or $35 at the door - so be sure to plan ahead and take advantage of some great savings! If you love big laughs, then this is one holiday celebration you won't want to miss - call the Suffolk Theater today and reserve your tickets now!
For more information & tickets, please visit their website, or call 631-727-4343.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
2nd Annual Nassau County Holiday Craft and Gift Show
Are you ready to do some Christmas shopping? Head down to the 2nd Annual Nassau County Holiday Craft and Gift Show this weekend from Friday-Sunday, November 22nd-24th, for 10AM-8PM! This event is A unique destination where consumers can interact with and buy directly from the source.  Emerging and established artisans and high quality craft and gift vendors offer their handmade and handpicked items at recognizable savings. Don’t miss the chance to get some shopping done for your friends and family!

Every Child's Dream Clothing Drive 2013
If you have some extra clothing or some that doesn’t fit anymore, be sure to donate it this year at the Every Child’s Dream Clothing Drive daily through December 6th! Please donate gently used coats and jackets as well as warm blankets and toys to Legislator Sarah Anker's office in Mount Sinai. Your contribution will be much appreciated by the children this benefits!

Thanksgiving Weekend in Montauk
Looking for some fun this Thanksgiving weekend? Head out to Montauk for  a relaxing Thanksgiving Weekend with a variety of fun events for the whole family! The weekend will feature a The Turkey Trot-Run for Fun held on Thanksgiving Day, The Annual Family Holiday Fun Day, The Montauk Community Church Holiday Fair and Rummage Sale, The Montauk Library Holiday Book Sale, The 6th Annual Lighting of the Lighthouse, and Christmas at the Lighthouse with Santa! Don’t miss this great chance to spend some time with the family and have a ton of fun!

The Oyster Bay Turkey Trot
Thanksgiving means it time for Turkey Trots! Head down to The Oyster Bay Turkey Trot this Thursday, November 28th, at 9AM at the Oyster Bay High School! The Trot will feature a USATF Certified 5k course, chip timing, $100 Teddy Roosevelt costume contest, $100 turkey costume contest and free limited edition t-shirts while supplies last. Don’t miss this fantastic annual Thanksgiving event!

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