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NATIONAL RASPBERRY CREAM PIE DAY

 

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NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY

 

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NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

 

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NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY

Michigan Technological University 2022 Alumni Reunion (August 4th - 6th)

 

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Farm Block Fest 14

 

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NATIONAL ROOT BEER FLOAT DAY

 

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NATIONAL RASPBERRIES N' CREAM DAY

International BEER Day

 

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NATIONAL CBD DAY

World Cat Day

 

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NATIONAL S'MORES DAY

 

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NATIONAL RASPBERRY BOMBE DAY

 

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Eagle Harbor Art Fair

 

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NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY

 

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National Rum Day

 

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NATIONAL FAJITA DAY

NATIONAL ICE CREAM PIE DAY

 

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NATIONAL SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM DAY

National Potato Day

 

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PASTY FEST

Copper Harbor Art in the Park

 

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National Waffle Day

 

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Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

 

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Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

17th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

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Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

17th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

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Houghton County Fair (08/25 to 08/28)

 

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August 16, 2022

National Rum Day

National Rum Day is observed annually on August 16. Rum is a distilled clear alcoholic beverage which is a byproduct of molasses production or made directly from sugar cane juice. After the fermentation and distillation process, most rum is aged in wooden oak barrels.

RUM FACT: The Sugar Act of 1764, which was a tax on sugar, molasses and rum by the British on the American colonies, helped start the unrest that finally became the American Revolution.

Followed by the vodka and all the whiskeys combined, rum is the third most popular spirit in the United States. It stirs up images of sandy beaches and brightly colored umbrellas in fruity drinks. And it should. It is a sweet spirit and originated in sunny Papua New Guinea. It made its way to the Caribbean by way of the West Indies.

HOW TO OBSERVE
There are many ways to enjoy rum. On a hot summer day, a great way to celebrate is with this recipe for a Strawberry Pineapple Cooler. Use #NationalRumDay to post on social media. Remember to always drink responsibly and to never drink and drive

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Cocktail RECIPES using RUM (must be 21 yo or over)
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