Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Fireworks make us loud and proud, but Independence Day is just one of the many holidays we can celebrate in July.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below, and see if they make as a big a BOOM in your life as the fireworks on the Fourth.
 
July 1-31 – Cell Phone Courtesy Month
July 1-31 – International Zine Month
July 2 – Made In The USA Day
July 3 – Stay Out Of The Sun Day
July 6 – Take Your Webmaster To Lunch Day
July 7 – Bonza Bottler Day
July 7 – Tell The Truth Day
July 8 – SCUD Day (Savor The Comic, Unplug The Drama)
July 10 – Don’t Step On A Bee Day
July 12 – Different Colored Eyes Day 
July 13 – Embrace Your Geekness Day
July 13 – Gruntled Workers Day
July 14 – Pandemonium Day
July 15 – Be A Dork Day
July 15 – National Get Out Of The Doghouse Day
July 18 – Mandela Day
July 20 – National Woodie Wagon Day
July 20 – Toss Away The “Could Haves” And “Should Haves” Day
July 21 – National Ice Cream Day
July 23 – Gorgeous Grandma Day
July 23 – Hot Enough For Ya Day
July 24  - Cousins Day
July 24 - National Drive-Thru Day
July 27 – Take Your Houseplants For A Walk Day
July 27 – Walk on Stilts Day 
July 28 – Aunties Day
July 30 – Paperback Book Day
 
All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2013 Edition and the Days of The Year website.
 
--by Brandon Digwood