NATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY

National Saxophone Day commemorates the birth of the woodwind’s inventor, Adolphe Sax, on November 6th. The saxophone is one of the main instruments in jazz music. Born on November 6, 1814, Adolphe Sax invented many musical instruments including the saxophone. Sax constructed saxophones in several sizes in the early 1840s. On June 28, 1846, he …
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COLUMBUS DAY – Second Monday in October

Columbus Day on the second Monday in October is observed in the United States each year.  The day signifies Christopher Columbus’ arrival to America on October 12, 1492. Christopher Columbus was long given credit for discovering North America. However, long before Columbus was born (1451-1506), Leif Erikson landed on these shores. The Italian-born explorer did …
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NATIONAL COOKBOOK MONTH – October

National Cookbook Month is an annual designation observed in October. Most things in our world have moved to a digital-based format, including the recipes we use to cook. Nowadays, we usually use Pinterest, or the notes on our phone for reference when we’re cooking. This month, we challenge you to do it the old school …
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NATIONAL CREME DE MENTHE DAY – September 15

National Crème de Menthe Day on September 15th recognizes the creamy peppermint-flavored liqueur used in cocktails and desserts. Enjoy your favorite combination to celebrate! Many of the liqueurs we enjoy today started as tonics and cure-alls. And we thank pharmacists for bringing them into existence. Crème de menthe (mint cream) is one of those liqueurs. …
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NORTH AMERICANA MONTH

During September, National Americana Month brings the nation together to reflect on elements of life in the United States that have knitted us together and made us Americans. All across the country, images of Americana appear in shop windows up and down small town streets. Whether it’s parades on Independence Day or concerts and county …
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NATIONAL CHILI DOG DAY – Last Thursday in July

On the last Thursday in July 29, 2021, hot dog lovers across the United States start topping their hot dogs with delicious chili to celebrate National Chili Dog Day.  Wrapping up National Hot Dog Month, the chili dog brings the heat. Add onions, cheese, or chili sauce for more variety. With a hot dog, the condiments …
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NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY – Changes Annually

National Hot Dog Day in July. July 21, 2021, celebrates a summertime staple on a bun. Enjoy one piping hot and add some relish and mustard to go! One thing we want to know – is it a sandwich or not?  Celebrated every year during National Hot Dog Month, this day pays homage to the …
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NATIONAL BEANS ‘N’ FRANKS DAY – July 13

National Beans ‘N’ Franks Day on July 13th encourages us to make our favorite recipes during National Hot Dog Month. Since we are also indulging in a Baked Bean Month, this is a great way to combine them. This simple recipe cooks up a delicious dish in no time and goes well with summertime barbecues, …
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NATIONAL GARFIELD THE CAT DAY – June 19

Celebrated each year on June 19, it is National Garfield the Cat Day.  A fictional character, Garfield is a title protagonist from the comic strip Garfield which was created by Jim Davis.   Today is set aside to celebrate him and the entertainment that he brings us. June 19, 1978, was the first publication of Garfield which …
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