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What's Open, Closed on Labor Day

Labor Day: What's open and closed in Greenwich on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.

 

Labor Day is held on the first Monday in September each year.

Unofficially the last day of summer, the holiday, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, "constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country." Oregon was the first state to make it a holiday in 1887. By the time it became a federal holiday in 1894, 30 states officially celebrated Labor Day.

Here's the list of what is open and closed in most states on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3:

Open:

  • Retail Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants
  • Convenience stores
  • Bars/Taverns
  • Gyms/Health Clubs
  • Package stores
  • Call ahead before heading to any of the above establishments to confirm they are open. Many retail stores or gyms/health clubs may be operating on a Sunday schedule or with limited hours.

Closed:

  • Banks. *TD Bank locations are open on Labor Day.
  • No Mail Delivery - All U.S post offices are closed
  • Stock Market
  • Federal Offices
  • State Offices. *The Department of Motor Vehicles major customer service offices in recognition of the Labor Day holiday will close Friday, August 31, at 12:30 p.m. and will reopen Tuesday, September 4, at 7:45 a.m. These DMV offices will be open on Thursday until 5:30 p.m.  AAA offices will be open to process driver’s license renewals during their normal business hours on Friday and Saturday, and will be closed Monday (Labor Day, September 3).
  • Greenwich Town Hall and municipal offices
  • Schools 
  • Libraries (). All libraries will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 and remain closed through Monday. They will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Things to do:

Metro-North Railroad has a special 'Getaway Train' schedule for the holiday weekend beginning Aug. 31. For the schedule, click here.

The movies:

Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza
Showtimes for Friday, August 31, 2012
Lawless (R)
Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy
115 minutes
Trailer 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
Digital;
Hope Springs (PG-13)
Steve Carell, Meryl Streep
121 minutes
Trailer 4:45, 7:30, 10:00
Digital;
The Intouchables (R)
Omar Sy, Francois Cluzet
112 minutes
Trailer 4:30, 7:15, 9:50
Digital • Showtimes for Saturday, September 01, 2012
Lawless (R)
Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy
115 minutes
Trailer 10:50 AM, 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
Digital;
Hope Springs (PG-13)
Steve Carell, Meryl Streep
121 minutes
Trailer 11:20 AM, 2:00, 4:45, 7:30, 10:00
Digital;
The Intouchables (R)
Omar Sy, Francois Cluzet
112 minutes
Trailer 11:10 AM, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 9:50
Digital • Showtimes for Sunday, September 02, 2012
Lawless (R)
Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy
115 minutes
Trailer 10:50 AM, 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
Digital;
Hope Springs (PG-13)
Steve Carell, Meryl Streep
121 minutes
Trailer 11:20 AM, 2:00, 4:45, 7:30, 10:00
Digital;
The Intouchables (R)
Omar Sy, Francois Cluzet
112 minutes
Trailer 11:10 AM, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 9:50
Digital •

 

Showtimes for Monday, September 03, 2012
Lawless (R)
Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy
115 minutes
Trailer 10:50 AM, 1:30, 4:15, 7:00
Digital;
Hope Springs (PG-13)
Steve Carell, Meryl Streep
121 minutes
Trailer 11:20 AM, 2:00, 4:45, 7:30
Digital;
The Intouchables (R)
Omar Sy, Francois Cluzet
112 minutes
Trailer 11:10 AM, 1:45, 4:30, 7:15
Digital •

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