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Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

 

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Eagle Harbor Art Fair

BluesFEST --- BIG Summer Community THANK YOU Party

Beer Sampling from Barrel and Beam

 

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Eagle Harbor Art Fair

 

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16th Annual Pasty Fest

Copper Harbor Art in the Park

 

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Keweenaw Co-op's 46th Anniversary

 

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2019 Houghton County Fair (08/22 to 08/25)

 

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15th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

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15th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

Michigan Tech Orientation Week and Move-in

 

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15th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

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Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

 

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An Afternoon on the Town

Michigan Tech Presents: An Afternoon on the Town

 

August 24, 2020

National Waffle Day

Waffle Day is a tradition that is celebrated in Sweden, and to a lesser extent elsewhere, on March 25. Waffles are typically eaten on this day. The name comes from Varfrudagen ("Our Lady's Day"), which in vernacular Swedish sounds almost like Vaffeldagen (waffle day). Our Lady's Day is celebrated on March 25 (nine months before Christmas), the Christian holiday of Annunciation, and the Waffle Day is hence celebrated on the same day although it has no religious connections to Our Lady's Day.

In Sweden the heart shaped waffle iron is the most common, but didn't come into existence until the 19th century. Since the 17th century Swedes were creating waffles over a fire with a waffle iron.

The alternative Waffle Day (on August 24th) began in the USA and honors the anniversary of the patenting of the first US waffle iron invented by Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York and is celebrated on this day.

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