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May is National BBQ Month

 

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Michigan Tech Spring Commencement

 

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Ramadan Starts

Cinco de Mayo

 

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National Teacher Day

 

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Copper Country Chapter Ducks Unlimited 432d Anniversary Banquet

 

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National Foodies Day

 

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Mother's Day Beer Sampling and Wine Tasting!

 

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CELEBRATE MOM

 

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American Craft Brew Week

International Hummus Day

 

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Spring Weather Presentation

 

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Bike to Work Day

UP Food Summit

 

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Spring Fling Community "THANK YOU" Event

 

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National Rescue Dog Day

 

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National Wine Day

 

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National Barbecue Day

National Barbecue Week

Memorial Day (Keweenaw Co-op will be OPEN)

 

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May 27, 2019

Memorial Day (Keweenaw Co-op will be OPEN)

***Your Keweenaw Co-op will be OPEN on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.***

Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, will be held on May 27, 2019. The holiday was held on May 30 from 1868 to 1970. It marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. The holiday, from latest to earliest, is slightly more likely to fall on May 30, May 28 or May 25 (58 in 400 years each) than on May 27 or May 26, and slightly less likely to occur on May 31 or May 29.

The practice of decorating soldiers' graves with flowers is an ancient custom. Soldiers' graves were decorated in the U.S. before and during the American Civil War. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries.

Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day --- Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving, whereas Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.

History Channel:
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25 Interesting Things About Memorial Day
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