Things to Know for Nov. 23: Shopping; Santa; Simba

Top headlines for Black Friday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - It’s the biggest ode to consumerism of the year – Black Friday. Be smart and safe and come home with a load of cheap stuff.

Just as expected

Stores open on Thanksgiving and people complain, but they also line up well in advance of the doors opening despite freezing temperatures and plenty of leftover goodies at home.

Shoppers brave the cold for Black Friday deals

Pot-luck name Thanksgiving

The Turvey, Sprout and Berry families are celebrate Thanksgiving just the same as those who don’t have names that coincide with the dishes we eat.

Thanksgiving-themed names

Circle of Life

This Thanksgiving we were thankful Simba avenged his father Mufasa’s death by overthrowing the tyrannical reign of his uncle Scar and restoring balance and sunlight to the Pridelands. Hope that wasn’t a spoiler for you.

Disney debuts first trailer for 'The Lion King' remake

What else is happening?

Here are some other stories that may be of interest:

Friday is day of unity in Richmond

Tips for staying safe on Black Friday

Weather

It’s cold out there, but at least it’s dry.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cold and dry for Black Friday

What day is it?

Friday, Nov. 23 – National Espresso Day

What’s Trending

Rita Ora had a lip syncing mishap at the Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Legend defended her and said you have to lip sync at the event. And, you know, maybe that’s the problem?

Rita Ora's lip sync fail

Adoptable Animal

This has foster fail written all over it.

Just a reminder RACC is closed until Sunday. Don’t be sad-we will ask all of our Thanksgiving fosters to fill this post...

Posted by Richmond Animal Care and Control on Friday, November 23, 2018

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