For the crazy - er, committed bargain hunter, here are some key Black Friday store openings. Hitting them all is going to require some team work.
Noon: Thanksgiving Day: Old Navy opens select stores until 7 p.m. Go to Oldnavy.com for participating locations.
Midnight: Albertville Premium Outlets Midnight Madness. Some stores will open at 10 p.m. Thursday.
3 a.m.: Old Navy reopens.
4 a.m.: Kohl's, Sears and JC Penney open.
5 a.m.: Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Macy's open. So do Rosedale Center, Burnsville Center and Maplewood Mall.
6 a.m.: Mall of America hands out gift bags to the first 300 shoppers to line up in the Best Buy Rotunda. Each bag will contain a $25 mall gift card; 21 will be worth at least $500 in prizes, and one bag will contain a $5,000 MOA shopping spree.
Read more about Black Friday fever, and the sport's new uniform: the Black Friday Forever apparel line, in today's St. Paul Pioneer Press.