What are your favorite stores in Anne Arundel to visit bright and early the morning after Thanksgiving?
The holiday shopping season kicks off in a big way when retailers in and near Anne Arundel officially celebrate Black Friday. That fabled day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest sales days of the year for many stores—both national, big box chains and local retailers. It’s also one of the best days to save on items big and small as retailers pull out the stops to offer amazing deals to get customers in their doors. The latter is exactly why we want to help Patch readers map out a Black Friday game plan. But to do that, we need your help. What are your “must-shop” Black Friday destinations in the Anne Arundel area? What are some of the best deals you’ve come across so far? Share your preferences and savings finds in the comments section…
An early Thanksgiving this year means more shopping time.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Ben Gross
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Have you seen the holiday decorations starting to appear all around Anne Arundel County? Retailers are already getting out the Christmas trees, Hanukkah menorahs and Kwanzaa candleholders, prepping for the longest holiday shopping season possible. For decades, now, Black Friday has heralded the "start" to the month-long holiday shopping season. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November since 1941 when Congress passed a law. This year, it falls on Nov. 22: There are a whopping 32 days of shopping, assuming you are not the type who buys gifts of lottery tickets and beef jerky from the convenience store on the way to your Christmas celebration. In that case, you have 32 days during which to procrastinate. According to the …