Thursday, Nov. 25
Thanksgiving Day Brunch at Top of the Rock: Families can enjoy time together celebrating this holiday over a feast while enjoying remarkable city views. Establish a new family holiday tradition at Tempe's Top of the Rock Restaurant at the Buttes, A Marriott Resort. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25, Top of the Rock Restaurant is offering a Thanksgiving Feast to remember! The cost is $64.95 for adults and $29.95 for children ages 5 to 12. Reservations are highly recommended by calling (602) 431-2370. The Buttes is located at 2000 Westcourt Way in Tempe.
Thanksgiving buffet in the pecan grove: Seatings at 11:30 a.m., noon, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2 and 2:30 p.m. at The Farm at South Mountain, 6106 S. 32nd St. Enjoy your holiday with the family under an oasis of pecan trees while enjoying a meal of thanks. For more information, call (480) 471-5223 or visit www.thefarmatsouthmountain.com.
Rustlers' Rooste Thanksgiving dinner: Rustlers' Rooste Restaurant, 8383 S. 48th St. in Phoenix, is offering a Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy a Western-style traditional turkey dinner with family and friends. Live country music and dancing will be available from 4 to 8 p.m. "Turkey stuff" only $110, which serves four to six people. Requires advanced reservation. Additional holiday dinners are also available. For more information or reservations, contact Ashley Allen at (602) 431-6474 or Ashley@rustlersrooste.com.
Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort offers Thanksgiving dinner options: Enjoy a holiday tradition with a farm-to-table package. For $175, plus tax, you can have a pre-arranged feast for a family that serves five to six people. Reservations for your meal will be taken up to seven days in advance of Thanksgiving. To place an order, call (602) 385-5726 and reference the "farm-to-table" order.
Ko'Sin restaurant will offer a Thanksgiving lunch and dinner on Thursday, Nov. 25. Lunch will be served from noon to 3 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 8 p.m.
For Thanksgiving dining reservations at Ko'sin, call (602)385-5726 or visit www.wildhorsepassresort.com.
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance 4th Annual "Super Saturday" Turkey Drive: The holiday season brings the return of St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance's most popular food drive, "Super Saturday" pre-Thanksgiving turkey collection effort set for Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In addition to turkeys, all other non-perishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted. All donors are invited to register for a chance to win a $250 US Airways travel voucher. Donations will be accepted at several Albertsons stores, Harkins theatres and the St. Mary's Food Bank Del E. Webb distribution center.
For information on locations, visit www.firstfoodbank.org.
Kre8tive Kids Thanksgiving Outreach for Needy Families: Kre8tive Kids is partnering with the Child Crisis Center to deliver Thanksgiving food boxes to needy families. The purpose of the Outreach is to not only provide food for needy families, but also to give kids an opportunity to give back to the community.
In the basic sense of the outreach, they are asking for donations of food items that will be used to completely fill a Thanksgiving box. The food items are due by this Friday, Nov. 19 and can be dropped off in the bins at the entrance of 2638 E. Silverwood Drive in Ahwatukee. For more information, call Jerry Ervin at (480)773-4686 or visit www.krea8tivekids.com or www.childcrisis.org.