Cooking a big meal not your thing?  Or, maybe you're going solo this year.  Then you need to see this of Central Maine restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving.

Aunt Gin's - Located on Augusta Road in Whitefield, Aunt Gin's will be serving up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that includes turkey or ham, stuffing, potatoes, squash, carrots, peas, and more.  And, of course, you need to save room for pie!  Adults are $24.95 and kids under 12 are $12.95.  Call for more details: 207.549.4600


Cloud 9 At The Senator Inn - They'll be doing a Thanksgiving buffet.  $30 for adults and $26 for seniors.  As it almost always sells out, you'll need reservations.  Call 207.622.0320 for more information.


Lisa's Restaurant - Located on Bangor Street in Augusta and open 365 days a year for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Even if you don't have Thanksgiving dinner there, you need to there in the morning to fuel up with a big breakfast before you start slaving over a hot stove (or plant yourself in front of the TV for the parade and football).


Harraseeket Inn - Located on Main Street in Freeport, they'll be offering their amazing Thanksgiving dinner from 11 AM to 5 PM.  It is $80 per person, but from what we hear, worth every penny.  There is currently a wait list, so call for more information: 1.800.342.6423


And, if you're looking for some after dinner fun, check these out:

The Quarry Tap Room - Not open for Thanksgiving dinner, but the bar will be open at 4 PM for beers and cocktails and they'll have live music.

The Liberal Cup - Located in downtown Hallowell, they are not open during the day on Thanksgiving, but if you are looking for a place to go (to get away from the relatives who you've spent the last 12 hours with), the bar will be open at 5.  And, they'll be serving up chili and beer cheese soup.