Saturday, November 26, 2011

Small Business Saturday, Chitlin Strut, Cake Day, more

November 26th, 2011, is Small Business Saturday, Buy Nothing Day, International Aura Awareness Day, Chitlin Strut, Islamic New Year, Day of the Covenant, and National Cake Day.

In the aftermath of Black Friday, give small business a chance on Small Business Saturday. You'll find unique items, great prices, and personal service.

While some in the U.S. observed Buy Nothing Day yesterday, in the UK Buy Nothing Day is today. Follow the action on Twitter via @buynothingday.

Today marks the 10th annual International Aura Awareness Day. It is possible, according to, to energize your aura through visualization and meditation.

Salley, South Carolina hosts the 46th annual Chitlin Strut, featuring a Chitlin Queen, Hawg Calling, and the Chitlin Strut Idol Contest. Chitlins, or chitterlings, are pig intestines, usually boiled or fried.

November 26th begins the Islamic New Year  in 2011. The date, the first day of Muharram, varies each year on the Gregorian calendar. Muslims gather in mosques and offer prayers.

Followers of the Bahai'i faith celebrate the Day of the Covenant, honoring 'Abdu'l-Baha. He did not wish to be honored on his birthday, May 23rd, as that day already belonged to the Bab. But on November 26th, 'Abdu'l-Baha made a promise - the Covenant - that "in exchange for his followers' obedience He would ensure their unity and through them establish the Kingdom of God on Earth."

The holiday calendar features a bewildering array of specific cake celebrations, but today the choice is yours. Celebrate National Cake Day with your favorite flavor.

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  1. It's 3rd day of new Islamic year. very peaceful starting of the day but suddenly people start again killing each other, road accident and now Shiite's are blaming Sunnis for every thing that they are doing all this, what is this. i mean why Muslims don't unite together and don't give chances to the people who are taking benefit from their fights and doubts on each other. When they recite on book one Holy Quran then why they are doubting each other. Oh ALLAH help all of us please and guide us too.

  2. I'm always sorry to hear of violence in the name of religion. Please stay safe!


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