The Gobble Wobble in downtown Muncie will be one of several events throughout the city that celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday. The third-annual Gobble Wobble Pub and Eatery Crawl on Nov. 26 and 27 will provide special deals at local downtown businesses. Gobble Wobble Facebook // Photo Courtesy
Thanksgiving in Muncie: What to do
Not everyone goes home for Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do. Here are some events in Muncie happening over break for those students spending the week in town.
Nov. 24 at the Cardinal Greenway
8 to 10 a.m.
This walk/run is open to all ages. There will be a variety of routes to choose from, all marked on the trails. Dogs are welcome, and there will be refreshments at the end of the walk. Thanksgiving-themed attire is encouraged. Participants are asked to donate a non-perishable food item.
For more information or to register, click here.
Open Blues Jam
Nov. 24 at Valhalla Hall
8 to 11 p.m.
Enjoy some live music at Valhalla Hall. This event happens every Thursday. Sign-up starts at 7 p.m., and the stage opens at 8 p.m. The event is free, but only open to those 21 and older.
Black Friday After Party and Show
Nov. 25 to 26 at Be Here Now
8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Artists like Gary Carmike, Dub Dueci, Gerald B, Hii Def and iNFiNiTy will perform at Be Here Now on Black Friday. The event is $5 for those over 21, and $10 for those 20 and under.
Nov. 26 to 27 in Downtown Muncie
8 a.m. to 3 a.m.
The third-annual Gobble Wobble Pub and Eatery Crawl provides special deals at local downtown businesses. Maps of participating locations will be available, as well as punch cards. When a participant visits a venue, their map or punch card will be marked. The first 20 people to post a picture of their completed map to the Downtown Muncie Facebook page will win a DWNTWN hoodie.
For more information, click here.
Muncie Small Business Saturday
Nov. 26 at Delaware County Fairgrounds
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Shopping and eating local is the focus of this event. Stop by the Delaware County Fairgrounds and see what Muncie businesses have to offer. Some businesses will also be participating in the Gobble Wobble; a purchase counts for a punch.
Sundaes with Santa
Nov. 26 at Muncie Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This event features pictures and a meet-and-greet with Santa. Kids can also paint ornaments, watch the Muncie Ballet and enjoy Baskin Robbins ice cream. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members, and includes passes to the Amazing Elf Adventure with regular museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each child gets two adults free; additional adults are $5 each. Spots must be reserved by Nov. 25, and registration can be found here.