Having a tray of cheese, charcuterie, olives, and crackers is a great start to Thanksgiving (I mean every event). Your guest can self-cater while you do other things. It is fair to say that I am obsessed with platters. I stalk them all year online. Some of my favorites are below with clickable pictures so you can check out the original source.
Platters, Cheese Boards, and Coppery TableTop Finds