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NATIONAL RASPBERRY CREAM PIE DAY

Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY

Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

Michigan Technological University 2019 Alumni Reunion

 

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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY

 

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NATIONAL ROOT BEER FLOAT DAY

 

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NATIONAL RASPBERRIES N' CREAM DAY

 

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NATIONAL CBD DAY

World Cat Day

Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

 

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10

 

NATIONAL S'MORES DAY

Eagle Harbor Art Fair

BluesFEST --- BIG Summer Community THANK YOU Party

Beer Sampling from Barrel and Beam

 

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NATIONAL RASPBERRY BOMBE DAY

Eagle Harbor Art Fair

 

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NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY

 

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National Rum Day

 

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16th Annual Pasty Fest

Copper Harbor Art in the Park

 

18

 

NATIONAL FAJITA DAY

Keweenaw Co-op's 46th Anniversary

NATIONAL ICE CREAM PIE DAY

 

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National Potato Day

 

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NEVER BEAN BETTER DAY

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

National Waffle Day

Michigan Tech Orientation Week and Move-in

 

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15th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

National Banana Split Day

 

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National Dog Day

 

27

 

First Day of Classes at Finlandia

 

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National Red Wine Day

 

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Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

 

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An Afternoon on the Town

National Trail Mix Day

Michigan Tech Presents: An Afternoon on the Town

 

August 28, 2019

National Red Wine Day

Today you can enjoy a glass or two of your favorite red wine. By the way, why don't you add a splash of wine to your meal?

Wine has been known for ages. Food historians could trace it back to 6000 BC and it was produced in Georgia. By 4500 BC wine reached Balkans and became popular among the ancient Romans and Greeks. Wine played an important role in religion.

Red wine was closely associated with blood in Ancient Egypt. The Greeks created a cult over wine and mysteries of Dionysus, god of grape harvest, wine making and wine. Judaism incorporated wine in Kiddush and Christianity in its Eucharist. Wine consumption is forbidden in Islam.

Did you know that the Germans discovered the oldest bottle of wine during excavations of two Roman stone sarcophaguses in 1867? That bottle of wine dates back to at least 325 AD. Today this bottle is exhibited at the History Museum of the Pfalz in Germany.

Find out if there are any wine activities at your local winery to celebrate the holiday. If there are no, then organize your own wine tasting party for your friends.

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