Since you don’t need it ‘till Saturday night, I would alternate between counter and frig. Then on Sat. reevaluate if you need more drastic defrosting measurers.
Killer Of Threads
WSM w\ Stoker
Char-Broil Silver Smoker
Smokey Joe Gold
Weber Kettle (18 in.)
Kingsford Kettle (it came w\ the house)
Kenmore Gasser (I've grown tired of being a charcoal purest)