Kebab Day

Kebab Day

14th July

”There will not be peace until access to the kebab is universal” ~ Kofi Annan There’s some special about a kebab, that combination of meat and vegetables skewered on a bamboo spear roasted over coals. The smoky...

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    Hot Dog Day

    Hot Dog Day

    19th July

    The sun is out, you’re at the amusement park, and the rollercoaster is filling the air with the clack-clack-clack of wheels on rails. The scent of a thousand different fair foods fill the air, but...

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      Wine and Cheese Day

      Wine and Cheese Day

      25th July

      ”Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and the moon, or good people and noble ventures.” ~ M.F.K. Fisher There are some things in the world that were just meant to...

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        International Joke Day

        International Joke Day

        Every July 1st

        Do you think you’re funny? The best way to get a feel for a country is to try to understand the humor. Laughter is a universally recognized expression of amusement, and joke telling can become...

        I Forgot Day

        I Forgot Day

        Every July 2nd

        If you’re anything like us, you’re absolutely rubbish at remember holidays, anniversaries, doctors’ appointments, and… well… let’s be frank. We’re just rubbish at remembering anything, there’s just so much going on in today’s busy world...

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        Stay Out Of The Sun Day

        Stay Out Of The Sun Day

        Every July 3rd

        Everybody loves a sunny day, but in the height of summer it's easy to get dehydrated, sunburnt and worse. Stay Out Of The Sun Day is about looking after yourself by taking a day away...

        Independence From Meat Day

        Independence From Meat Day

        Every July 4th

        Every year more and more people are embracing the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle, both for the increased health benefits that come from eliminating or limiting meat from their diet, and for the moral and environmental...

        Bikini Day

        Bikini Day

        Every July 5th

        Bikini Day is the anniversary of the invention of the bikini in 1946 by a Parisian fashion designer, Louis Reard. The goal of this holiday is to get to the closest beach, or find some cheap...

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        Fried Chicken Day

        Fried Chicken Day

        Every July 6th

        The bird gets the spotlight on Fried Chicken Day, and stomachs are rumbling already. Move over vegetarians, there's a deep-fried chicken leg and breast coming this way! To add more pizzazz to the day, coat the...

        Chocolate Day

        Chocolate Day

        Every July 7th

        There are a number of dates throughout the year promoting variations of local, national or international Chocolate Day - our research leads us to believe that this is the true, definitive, purist 'Chocolate Day', so...

        Scud Day

        Scud Day

        Every July 8th

        SCUD Day stands for Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day, and encourages those of us whose lives might have a touch too much drama to step back, relax, and enjoy the funnier side of...

        Sugar Cookie Day

        Sugar Cookie Day

        Every July 9th

        ”As Harold took a bite of Bavarian Sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be okay. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness...

        Cow Appreciation Day

        Cow Appreciation Day

        10th July

        1995 marked the beginning of the cow revolution, when herds of beef cattle everywhere decided to take a stand for the future of the bovine race. Far more intelligent than the others, Heff R. Jones...

        World Population Day

        World Population Day

        Every July 11th

        Every year the world continues to get more and more crowded. While we’ve a tendency to pack ourselves into massive cities, and there are presently still long open stretches of countryside, every year that gets...

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        Different Colored Eyes Day

        Different Colored Eyes Day

        Every July 12th

        “Picture yourself in a boat on a riverWith tangerine trees and marmalade skiesSomebody calls you, you answer quite slowlyA girl with kaleidoscope eyes” ~ The Beatles, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Do you see them? Walking...

        French Fries Day

        French Fries Day

        Every July 13th

        Whether you call them ‘French Fries’, ‘Chips’, Finger Chips, or French-Fried Potatoes, this delicious treat is loved around the world, and French Fries day celebrates them.Not to be confused with the American ‘Chips’, which are...

        Shark Awareness Day

        Shark Awareness Day

        Every July 14th

        Contrary to expectations, the purpose of Shark Awareness Day is not to stand on the beach and shout out warnings to terrified swimmers and surfers, despite the hours of innocent fun that can provide. It's true...

        Gummi Worm Day

        Gummi Worm Day

        Every July 15th

        You know what the best bait for fishing for people with a sweet tooth is? If you guessed the gummy worm, you’re in the right place with the right sense of humor. Gummy candies...

        Corn Fritters Day

        Corn Fritters Day

        Every July 16th

        Where would we be without corn fritters? This simple, unassuming dish is comfort food heaven. Add your favorite condiment to a corn fritter and that's some good eating right there. So, some bright spark had the...

        Peach Ice Cream Day

        Peach Ice Cream Day

        Every July 17th

        Peaches are a summer fruit, and Peach Ice Cream Day is a way to celebrate their goodness while enjoying a cooling delicious dessert. Peaches are native to China and were taken to America by Spanish explorers...

        Caviar Day

        Caviar Day

        Every July 18th

        There’s a delicacy that is the very definition of elegance in the minds of most people, it’s a mysterious word that brings together a longing for the better things in life, with a strange revulsion...

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        Daiquiri Day

        Daiquiri Day

        Every July 19th

        Need a way to cool off? Why not celebrate Daiquiri Day. This refreshing drink was invented in the early 1900's in a small mining town of Daiquiri near Santiago, Cuba, an engineer named Jennings Stockton...

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        Moon Day

        Moon Day

        Every July 20th

        Every once in a while, the human race achieves something truly remarkable, and Moon Day celebrates the occasion when we first left footsteps upon our nearest neighbour. It's probably best to gloss quietly over how long...

        Junk Food Day

        Junk Food Day

        Every July 21st

        Junk foods are usually, by definition, high in fats, sugars, salt, and calories. But more often than not, they are delicious! Junk food day is the perfect day to treat yourself. On Junk Food Day...

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        Hammock Day

        Hammock Day

        Every July 22nd

        Nothing sounds quite as relaxing as kicking back and relaxing in a hammock - and there's no better way to celebrate Hammock Day! Find two sturdy, conveniently located trees (or improvise - and don't limit...

        Gorgeous Grandma Day

        Gorgeous Grandma Day

        Every July 23rd

        Many people around the world say that we do not do enough to honour our elderly. Just as well, then, that days such as Gorgeous Grandma Day exist. Gorgeous Grandma Day is a time of the...

        Drive-Thru Day

        Drive-Thru Day

        Every July 24th

        For one day, Drive-Thru Day encourages you to live on the wild side. Forget about buying locally sourced produce, organic vegetables, and getting your five a day; sometimes you don't have the time or energy...

        Thread The Needle Day

        Thread The Needle Day

        Every July 25th

        Sometimes you find yourself in that most difficult of positions, having to navigate your way through two positions of equal delicacy. Maybe you have to find a way to navigate the desires of two family...

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        Aunt and Uncle Day

        Aunt and Uncle Day

        Every July 26th

        Aunt and Uncle Day is, as the name suggests, a day to celebrate a special set of relatives - your Aunts and Uncles. The amount of aunts and uncles you have will vary from family to...

        Talk In An Elevator Day

        Talk In An Elevator Day

        27th July (Last Friday of July)

        We all know about that awkward silence, the one that ensues when you’re suddenly in a small room with 5-10 other people you don’t know. Politeness seems to indicate that the people around you are...

        Milk Chocolate Day

        Milk Chocolate Day

        Every July 28th

        How is milk chocolate different from other chocolates? It's a mix of cocoa solids and either dry or condensed milk. While dark chocolate is traditionally used as a baking ingredient, this lighter version is used...

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        Rain Day

        Rain Day

        Every July 29th

        Throughout human history, people and cultures all over the world have celebrated rain and it's life-giving power. All life is dependent on rain, and rain is what keeps our world green and fresh and beautiful...

        Cheesecake Day

        Cheesecake Day

        Every July 30th

        Cheesecake Day is one of the creamiest days of the year. It’s a day to indulge in the decadence of this dessert, and sample some of the tastiest flavors. From the humble plain baked to the...

        Raspberry Cake Day

        Raspberry Cake Day

        Every July 31st

        With summer in full swing, it's hard to imagine anything more seasonal and enjoyable than fresh, juicy raspberries; that is, except for Raspberry Cake Day - a whole day dedicated to enjoying raspberries in cake format!

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        Ice Cream Month

        Ice Cream Month

        Every July

        I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! Butternut Crunch and Rocky Road, Napoleon and Caramel Swirl, there are hundreds of flavors of Ice Cream to sample and flavor, and the hot...

        Horseradish Month

        Horseradish Month

        Every July

        Here's an event to celebrate with relish! Horseradish Month offers a chance to add zing to your menu, finding out how this tasty herb can beef up all kinds of meals. Horseradish has been grown for...

        Independent Retailer Month

        Independent Retailer Month

        Every July

        Big Box stores like Walmart and Target are certainly convenient, offering so much of the things we need in one place, and the prices they offer can’t be beat. However, there is a section of...

        Cell Phone Courtesy Month

        Cell Phone Courtesy Month

        Every July

        We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else's conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our manners! Celebrate Cell Phone Courtesy Month by following...

        Picnic Month

        Picnic Month

        Every July

        A book of verse beneath the bough,A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thouBeside me singing in the Wilderness –Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! ~ Omar Khayyam When the weather gets warmer and the...

        Sarcoma Awareness Month

        Sarcoma Awareness Month

        Every July

        ”Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ‘cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it.” ~ Jim Beaver Every...

        World Watercolor Month

        World Watercolor Month

        Every July

        ”Perhaps watercolor is more art than acrylics or oil because the opportunity to correct errors is very limited as the colors are transparent… The sun, wind and temperature influences water-pigment-paper! Everything flows, painting with watercolors!” ~...

        Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

        Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

        Every July

        “Have you ever spent days and days and days making up flavors of ice cream that no one's ever eaten before? Like chicken and telephone ice cream? Green mouse ice cream was the worst. I...