Thanksgiving promises to be a little different this year across the Coastal Bend.
Many families have settled on smaller gatherings.
“I don't know,” one person told us. “We're still going to gather with family, but that's what we're going to do for Thanksgiving this year."
Many national retailers are closed and encouraging you to stay home today.
Among them are Walmart, Sam’s Club, Target and Costco.
All announced their decision over the summer to close their doors for the Thanksgiving holiday.
But not all stores are closed.
Dollar General stores will be open, as well as CVS, Walgreens, Stripes and H-E-B for part of the day.
Hours may vary by location, so you might want to call ahead to make sure.