Bad Poetry Day

Bad Poetry Day

Every August 18th

Let's face it - not everybody's the best writer, lyricist or poet. But don't let that stop you! Bad Poetry Day encourages you to give it a go anyway by putting pen to paper and writing...

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Men’s Grooming Day

Men’s Grooming Day

18th August (Third Friday of August)

There's a lot of stigma around male grooming. But in today's society it's simply not acceptable to be scruffy, smelly and unkempt. So catch up, men! Men's Grooming Day encourages men everywhere to buy and...

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Mail Order Catalog Day

Mail Order Catalog Day

Every August 18th

Although Benjamin Franklin has a good claim to be the world's first mail order entrepreneur, it is the anniversary of the first Montogomery Ward catalogue of 1872 that has provided the date for Mail Order...

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Serendipity Day

Serendipity Day

Every August 18th

Serendipity is the term for a “happy accident” or a “pleasant surprise.” Thus, Serendipity Day encourages people to look for and notice those unexpected good things that are always out there, if we have the...

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Pinot Noir Day

Pinot Noir Day

Every August 18th

The most romantic of wines, with so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, and so powerful a punch that, like falling in love, they make the blood run hot and the soul wax embarrassingly...

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Anti-Frizz Month

Anti-Frizz Month

Every August

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day, it signifies frizzy hair Frizz is a condition that happens when the humidity in the air gets into your cuticles and makes them spin out of control...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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 inventions...

Catfish Day

Catfish Month

Every August

Catfish's mild taste adapts well to a wide array of flavors, especially strong assertive ones, which is why you used to see it 'blackened' Cajun style on so many restaurant menus - a trick which...