August 2019 – Monthly, Weekly and Food Celebrations


August 2019

Monthly Holidays

American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month 
American Indian Heritage Month  (See also November)
American History Essay Contest (8/1 – 12/15) 
Arrr-gust: International Pirate Month  
Boomers Making A Difference Month
Bystander Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Child Support Awareness Month 
Children’s Vision & Learning Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Golf Month
Happiness Happens Month 
Motor Sports Awareness Month 
National Breastfeeding Month  
National Crayon Collection Month
National Minority Donor Awareness Month

National Read A Romance Novel Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Traffic Awareness Month

National Truancy Prevention Month 
National Water Quality Month (Also in May)
National Wellness Month
National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month
Rye Month
Tomboy Tools Month
What Will Be Your Legacy Month
World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month 

Weekly Holidays

International Clown Week: 1-7 

International Mathematicians Week: 1-9

Lollapalooza: 1-4  (Moved from July)

National Cleanse Your Skin Week: 1-7 

National Minority Donor Awareness Week: 1-7

Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7

World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7 

Gallop International Tribal Indian Powwow: 2-11 

Sturgis Rally: 2-11 

Satchmo Days: 2-4  

Assistance Dog Week: 4-10  (Starts on the First Sunday) 

Exercise With Your Child Week: 4-10

Knights of Columbus Family Week: 4-10  (First Full Week)

National Button Week: 4-10

National Farmers’ Market Week: 4-10   (First Full Week)

National Fraud Awareness Week: 4-10    (First Full Week)
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)

National Health Center Week: 4-10  (First Full Week)

National Psychic Week: 4-9  (First Week) 

Rock for Life Week: 4-7 

Single Working Women’s Week: 4-10  
(Always has 8/4 in it which is Single Working Women’s Day. So, sometimes begins last week of July.)

Stop on Red Week: 4-10 

Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 5-9

National Bargain Hunting Week: 5-11 (First Mon.-Sun Week)

Old Fiddlers’ Week: 5-10

Numismatic Week (World’s Fair of Money): 6-10

National Hobo Week: 8-11 

Elvis Week: 9-17 

International Tree Climbing Days: 9-11

Perseid Meteor Showers: 9-13

National Motorcycle Week: 11-17  (2nd Week)

Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 11-17  (Always 2nd Week)

National Resurrect Romance Week:11-17 (2nd  Full Week)

Weird Contest Week: 11-17 (Second Week)

US Amateur Golf Week: 12-18

National Aviation Week: 15-21  (Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on  19th)

Little League World Series: 15-25

Minority Enterprise Development Week: 18-24

National Chef’s Appreciation Week: 18-24    (3rd Week)

Chuckwagon Races: 24-9/1 ( Thursday – Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)

Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31

World Water Week: 25-30

National Composites Week: 26-30  

National Safe at Home Week: 26-30 (Last M-F Week)

National Sweet Corn Week: 29-9/2

Monthly Food Celebrations

National Catfish Month

National Panini Month

National Peach Month

National Sandwich Month

National Goat Cheese Month

National Brownies at Brunch Month

Daily Food Celebrations

August 1 

National IPA Day

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

August 2 

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3 

National Grab Some Nuts Day

National Watermelon Day

August 4 

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 5

National Oyster Day

August 6 

National Root Beer Float Day

August 7 

Raspberries and Cream Day

August 8 

National Frozen Custard Day

National Zucchini Day

 International Beer Day

August 9 

National Rice Pudding Day

August 10 

National S’mores Day

National Banana Split Day

August 11

National Panini Day

National Raspberry Tart Day

August 12

National Julienne Fries Day

August 13

National Filet Mignon Day

National Prosecco Day

August 14 

National Creamsicle Day

August 15 

National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

(Julia Child’s Birthday)

August 16

National Rum Day

National Bratwurst Day

August 17 

National Vanilla Custard Day

August 18 

National Ice Cream Pie Day

National Pino Noir Day

August 19 

National Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day

National Hot & Spicy Food Day

National Potato Day

August 20 

National ‘Bacon Lovers ‘ Day

National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

National Lemonade Day

August 21 

National Sweet Tea Day

National Pecan Torte Day

August 22 

National “Eat a Peach” Day

National Bao Day

World Plant Milk Day

National Spumoni Day

August 23

National Cuban Sandwich Day

National Sponge cake Day

August 24 

National Peach Pie Day

National Waffle Day

August 25 

National Whiskey Sour Day

National Banana Split Day

August 26 

National Cherry Popsicle Day

August 27 

National Pots de Creme Day

National Burger Day

National Banana Lovers Day

August 28 

National Cherry Turnovers Day

August 29

National Chop Suey

More Herbs Less Salt Day

Lemon Juice Day

August 30 

National Toasted Marshmallow Day

National Cabernet Sauvignon Day

August 31 

National Trail Mix Day

National Eat Outside Day

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