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NATIONAL TAFFY DAY

May 23rd celebrates a mouth-watering confection on National Taffy Day. Taffy candy has been made and sold for many years and has become a favorite souvenir of many vacationers. Salt water taffy in was invented 1883 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Confectioners make this sweet treat using boiled sugar and butter. They stretch and pull …
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NATIONAL GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH – June

National Great Outdoors Month in June reminds us to explore our nation’s abundant wildlife refuges, parks, and natural beauty. Whether we hike or bike the trails, kayak or canoe the many rivers and canyons or pitch a tent in the forest or on a hillside, No matter our preferred mode of enjoying the great outdoors …
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Jazz Playlist

Jazz has many forms and is the ultimate listening music. April is Jazz Appreciation Month, so celebrate people like Louis Armstrong, Glen Miller, The Dorsey’s, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, some of the well known artists, singers and musicians. Bunny Berigan, Herb Albert, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Etta James, and countless more who contributed …
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SATCHMO SUMMERFEST

Satchmo SummerFest (also known as Satchmofest) is an annual music festival held in New Orleans, Lousiana. Celebrating the jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, the festival takes place in early August and coincides with Armstrong’s August 4 birthday. Jazz is America’s great original art form and no other place is more closely associated with jazz than New Orleans. Satchmo Summerfest it …
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NATIONAL MINNESOTA DAY

On March 1st, the Land of 10,000 Lakes is recognized on National Minnesota Day.The 32nd state to join the union shares its northern border with Canada. Angle Township on the north edge of Lake of the Woods makes Minnesota the northernmost state of the continental forty-eight. Also known as the Gopher State, it extends along …
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