November has some fun weird and wacky holidays to celebrate. Be sure to add them to your calendar, so you won’t miss any of the fun. To see a complete list of weird and wacky holidays in November, go to Brownielocks & The Three Bears or Gone-ta-pott.
The month’s first of the weird and wacky holidays is Give Up Your “Shoulds” Day. It is celebrated on November 1st. Celebrate by letting go of any stress, guilt, or sadness you feel because of something in your life that you think you should do. Don’t worry about it!
November 4th is one of the weird and wacky holidays that women will love. It’s National Men Make Dinner Day. Get out your aprons and cookbooks, guys. It’s your turn to cook today.
November 6th brings us Sadie Hawkins Day. This holiday originated from Al Capp’s classic cartoon strip, ‘Li’l Abner.’ It is celebrated by girls asking boys to dances, out to dinner, etc. So, don’t be shy, girls. Ask out that special guy that you’ve been dreaming about.
Get those tongues ready for International Tongue Twister Day on November 7th! Ready? ‘Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and stones.’ Find more tongue twisters at 1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters website.
November 11th is Origami Day. Celebrate by learning how to do origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. Learn how to fold origami napkins for your Thanksgiving dinner here.
November 14th is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Celebrate by cleaning your refrigerator. Throw out any science projects you may have growing in it. This won’t be a favorite of our weird and wacky holidays, but it will make you feel good when the job is done.
November 15th is I Love To Write Day. This day is for everyone who loves to write. Celebrate by writing a letter, story, poem, article…anything that strikes your fancy! Encourage the children in your life to celebrate and write, too.
Homemade Bread Day is celebrated on November 17th. If you’ve never made bread from scratch, today is the day to try! There are lots of good recipes for breads online. Surprise your loved ones with the smell and taste of homemade bread.
People around the world will try to break records on Guinness World Records Day, November 18th . If you’d like to try, go to Guinness’ official website for rules and registration.
November 26th combines three weird and wacky holidays. It’s National Leftovers Day, Sinkie Day, and Black Friday. We all know how to celebrate National Leftovers Day – enjoy eating all of the delicious food leftover from Thanksgiving dinner. Sinkie Day is celebrated by eating those leftovers while hanging over the sink! Black Friday is a favorite day of the year with many shoppers with stores opening early and lots of great deals. It marks the traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season when merchants hope to be ‘in the black’ (turn a profit).
Make Your Own Head Day is November 28th. Let your creativity shine by making your own head, using any medium you’d like. As you’re creating, think about the person you are and contemplate how to become a better person.
November 28th is also Throw Out Your Leftovers Day. Celebrate by throwing out whatever Thanksgiving food you still have in the refrigerator to avoid any possible illness.
Enjoy the good times, good foods, good friends, and family as you celebrate these weird and wacky holidays in November!
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