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Enjoy Thanksgiving Programs On WFIU


Make WFIU part of your Thanksgiving celebrations! Listen to these special programs:

Ether Game
E.G.’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Tuesday, November 24 at 8 p.m.

Ether Game floats down 34th Street before the holidays with a show about parade music.

The Splendid Table: Turkey Confidential
Thursday, November 26 at 1 p.m. on WFIU2

It’s the annual, must-listen-to, two-hour Thanksgiving Day broadcast that offers turkey triage when you need it most. This year it won’t be live, but you can record a question on your phone’s voice memo app and email it to, or leave a voicemail at 800-537-5252.

Thanksgiving in Early America
Thursday, November 26 at 8 p.m.

For many of us, the Thanksgiving holiday is a time for reflection and gratitude for the precious things in our lives. But for people who celebrated hundreds of years ago, it wasn’t always that simple. We explore the music of Thanksgiving in early America, including the recent release Pilgrims' Progress: Music of the Plimoth Colony Settlers by the ensemble Seven Times Salt.

Every Good Thing
Thursday, November 26 at 9 p.m.

On Thanksgiving, host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from all around the country take some time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. Enjoy an hour of stories and music to celebrate the holiday.

Home Cookin’: Feasting with the Great American Songbook
Friday, November 27 at 8 p.m.

It’s Thanksgiving, so take a seat at the dinner table with Afterglow, as we explore classic jazz and popular songs about food by singers like Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, and Fats Waller.

Need Thanksgiving recipes and tips? Visit NPR’s Thanksgiving How-To page.