Because Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday, first declared in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln, all government offices will be closed, as will banks and most businesses, on Nov. 22.
There will be no trash pick-up on Thursday; Thursday's pick-up will be made Friday and Friday's on Saturday. Regular routes resume on Monday.
U.S. Post Offices in Farmington and Farmington Hills will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Both have Automated Postal Centers, where customers can purchase stamps, buy postage for packages and conduct other business.
Here's a list of retailers that remain open on Thanksgiving Day:
Kmart - 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., then from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday.
Target - 9 p.m. Thursday
Looking for entertainment? Both community movie theaters will be open Thanksgiving Day:
Farmington Civic Theater opens at 7 p.m. to show Pitch Perfect and Hotel Transylvania at 7:15 p.m.