Here is when stores first open for Thanksgiving or Black Friday sales in Bellingham. Some businesses might change their opening times, so see store websites or ad circulars to double-check.
Thursday, Nov. 28:
6 a.m. Kmart.
7 a.m. Big Lots! (open until 9 p.m.).
4 p.m. Michaels (open 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.).
6 p.m. Best Buy, Walmart, Sports Authority.
7 p.m. Sears Hometown Store (open until midnight).
7:30 p.m. The main doors at Bellis Fair open for a handful of retailers that plan 8 p.m. openings, including Gap, Old Navy, Rue 21, Romy, and Spencer's.
8 p.m. Target, JC Penney, Kohl's, Office Depot, Office Max.
Midnight: Official opening of Bellis Fair. Macy's also opens then.
Friday, Nov. 29
5 a.m. Fred Meyer, Lowe's, DeWaard & Bode.
6 a.m. Jo-Ann Fabrics, Bed Bath & Beyond, Guitar Center.
7 a.m. Harbor Freight Tools, PetSmart, Rite Aid.
8 a.m. Judd & Black, with doorbuster sale until 10 a.m.