It's been a low-key Thanksgiving for Newcastle Eagles.
While Americans across the world are tucking into their turkey dinner, the Eagles have been training hard ahead of their British Basketball League match against Manchester Giants on Friday night.
We spoke to Drew Lasker, from Texas, who is one of six Americans on the Eagles' roster.
If you thought Thanksgiving was just an American thing, you're wrong: a church in Hexham has been celebrating the festival as well.
The wife of the vicar of Trinity Methodist Church is American, as are some of the congregation, so today a special service was held. They sang hymns, read out President Barack Obama's Thanksgiving proclamation - and there was was even pumpkin pie.
A congregation in Hexham is celebrating Thanksgiving - with hymns and pumpkin pie.
About thirty people gathered to attend the service.
A service of thanksgiving will take at Durham Cathedral at 11.00 am on Saturday in honour of Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The Deputy Lieutenants and Honorary Deputy Lieutenants will parade into the Cathedral.