Tag: August

Toasted Marshmallow Day

Toasted Marshmallow Day, an “unofficial” national holiday is sponsored by the National Confectioners Association. From Wikipedia: “Marshmallow is a type of confectionery that is typically made from sugar, water and […]

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Red Wine Day

On Red Wine Day, enjoy a glass of your favorite Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Zinfandel or any of the 8 major types of red wine. Decant this: the actual color of […]

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Dog Day

#NationalDogDay | Who doesn’t like a dog?! Well, turns out that while a dog may be “man’s best friend,” not everyone appreciates Spot or Fido walking around loose in your […]

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Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from […]

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Whiskey Sour Day

On Whiskey Sour Day, mix bourbon, lemon juice, sugar and optionally a dash of egg white, shake, then serve over ice. Did you hear: the oldest historical mention of a […]

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Park Service Founders Day

The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Get outside: REI and other companies that align with social […]

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Senior Citizens Day

World Senior Citizen’s Day was established in 1991 to increase awareness of the factors and issues that affect older adults, such as age deterioration and the study of problems that […]

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World Photography Day

#WorldPhotoDay | Celebrated so people around the world can communicate their feelings and express themselves through the art of photography. Visual arts: ask a local photographer for a pop-up studio […]

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Aviation Day

Aviation Day was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday to be National Aviation Day. Fly by: […]

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Pinot Noir Day

Pinot Noir Day celebrates the world’s most popular light-bodied red wine. Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler climates, and is quite difficult to grow, […]

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