Most government offices and schools are closed today and Friday while some retail stores will be open longer in the Carson City area for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Some shops, such as Lofty Expressions and Idea House on West Telegraph Street, will be open seven days a week beginning this weekend. Those shops will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Other Telegraph Square shop that will be open Friday include A Treasure Basket, Beauty and the Beads, Head Rush salon and Sasha's dress shop.
Super Kmart in north Carson City and Wal-Mart Superstore in Douglas County will remain open all week 24 hours a day. Target department store in Douglas County will begin extended hours, closing at 11 each night beginning Monday, but will be closed today.
Carson City and Lyon and Storey counties' government offices are closed today and Friday.
The Carson City Sheriff's Department front office will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday.
With the exception of Carson City Senior Center, which is open and serving lunch Friday, all other area senior centers will be closed today and Friday.
The Carson City Marriage Bureau will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
The Carson City Library will be closed Thursday and Friday then reopen Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Douglas County Library, also closed today and Friday, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Douglas County marriage license offices at Stateline in Lake Tahoe and in Minden will be open this weekend. The Stateline office will be staffed from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. A clerk will be available by pager at the Minden office at 885-5995.
The Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada in Carson City will be closed today and Friday.
Local schools will be closed Thursday and Friday. Western Nevada Community College classes will not be held again until Monday.
U.S. Postal Service offices will be closed today, but open for business Friday. Only Express Mail will be delivered today.