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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

 

7

 

NATIONAL RASPBERRIES N' CREAM DAY

International BEER Day

 

8

 

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 24, 2022

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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