Franchise Appreciation Day

Franchise Appreciation Day

27th August (Last Saturday of August)

The grouping of businesses together under one banner to promote sales and make it cheaper to buy, and produce, the items or services that they do. While many people see a franchise as a whole...

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The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

Every August 27th

"The Duchess" Who Wasn't Day celebrates the life of Margaret Wolfe Hungerford, an irish novelist who was always published under the pen name "The Duchess" in the United States - also the name of her...

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Tug-of-War Day

Tug-of-War Day

Every August 27th

Tug-of-war is a competitive sport that takes place around the world and has a long and ancient history. Two teams hold each end of a large rope and attempt to pull the other towards them...

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International Bat Night

International Bat Night

Every August 27th

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams. - Gilbert White Bats have many places in literature and history, and serve roles both dark...

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Pots De Creme Day

Pots De Creme Day

Every August 27th

”From the French have come many excellent things. Nothing related to wartime, mind you, but if you’re looking for ways to enjoy the finer things in life there are no wiser people. Take the Pots...

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Banana Lovers Day

Banana Lovers Day

Every August 27th

”My biggest thing is banana pudding, but it’s the devil! So no one is allowed to bring it into my house. Because I can’t control myself!” ~ Jennifer Hudson Finally, the world’s most popular fruit gets...

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Inventor’s Month

Inventor’s Month

Every August

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” ― Henry Ford The printing press. The automobile. The internet. Electricity. Penicillin. Glasses. Sliced bread! All of these things and thousands more are...

Fishing Month

Fishing Month

Every August

Find some peace and quiet, a calm, tranquil lake or river, and relax for a few hours to celebrate Fishing Month. Who knows - if you're patient enough, you might actually catch something!

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Every August

When people hear the word “romance” they tend to run for the hills.  Being romantic can be difficult for some, and for others perhaps they have too much expectations as to what “romance” really means...

Peach Month

Peach Month

Every August

Ronald Reagan, when President of the United States of America, proclaimed August "Peach Month'' and called upon the people of the United States to incorporate this nutritious fruit into their diets, and call upon interested...

Water Quality Month

Water Quality Month

Every August

Are you aware that August is Water Quality Month? August is the time of year when many people are enjoying the last bits of summer recreational activities involving water. But these bodies of water are...

Happiness Happens Month

Happiness Happens Month

Every August

What makes you happy? Happiness Happens Month is a whole month dedicated to celebrating what makes you happy. The holiday is based on the premise that happiness is unlimited and contagious and that sharing one's...

Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

”A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair” ~ Ancient (?) Proverb Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them...