Holiday: Arnold's Misfit Thanksgiving

Quirky families — and whose family isn’t quirky? — have lots of memories and stories about Thanksgiving dinners. Chosen families are often just as quirky as the ones we’re born into, but that’s what makes Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving dinner “part

click to enlarge Everyone’s invited to Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving.
Everyone’s invited to Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving.

Quirky families — and whose family isn’t quirky? — have lots of memories and stories about Thanksgiving dinners. Chosen families are often just as quirky as the ones we’re born into, but that’s what makes Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving dinner “part of the fun,” according to Ronda Breeden, owner of Arnold’s and instigator of their unique turkey-day tradition.

“When I was growing up, we always had big Thanksgivings with tons of people and food. Not just family, but friends and neighbors,” Breeden says. “My family is getting smaller, and I didn’t want to let that feeling get away, so in 2011 I started opening the doors to everyone.” Read more about the annual event here


Arnold’s annual Misfit Thanksgiving takes place Thursday, Nov. 26. More details: facebook.com/arnoldsbar.


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