Holidays & Events

Event related posts regarding holidays, observances, forecasts, astronomical and other noteworthy events.

The Magic of Christmas – Reinvented through storytelling!

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Writers and illustrators in the 19th century brightened the magic of Christmas and influenced our perceptions of this special holiday. Read on to learn about the creativity that went into the lovable Santa Claus figure and the “merry” tradition that we know so well today! “The Night Before Christmas” Origins In 1822, the Reverend Clement

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Farmers’ Almanac Holiday Gift Guide 2022

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The holiday season is upon us. To make your holiday gift-buying easier, we are sharing our favorite things! Here are the most unusual, useful, and appreciated gifts to help you check everyone off your list—even the ones hardest to buy for! Also see “related” products beside each selection. Our Favorite Gifts For This Holiday Season:

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Halloween: Spooky History, Legends, and Recipes

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Halloween is Monday, October 31, 2022. All Hallow’s Eve falls on October 31 each year. Ever wondered how trick-or-treating began? Learn about the spooky origins of Halloween traditions. We’ve got some great recipes too! Read on. Upcoming Dates for Halloween Year Date 2023 Tuesday, October 31 2024 Thursday, October 31 Halloween History October is one

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How To Celebrate The Harvest Moon

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Full Moons are mysterious, can be magical, and are important ways to mark the passage of time. Each month, the Farmers’ Almanac celebrates the monthly full Moon noting their special names (Sturgeon Moon, Beaver Moon, and Harvest Moon, etc.). Most of these names come from the Algonquin, a Native American peoples that once inhabited large

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What and when is Kwanzaa?

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Kwanzaa is a celebration of African-American culture and the rich history of African traditions. It is an integral part of many families’ holiday celebrations. Learn more about this holiday.

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