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Thanksgiving in October

Here’s a little social studies lesson for those of you who don’t live in Canada. We have some holidays you probably don’t have, and we celebrate some of the same holidays you do but on different dates.

thanksgiving dinnerOur Thanksgiving is the second Monday in October. Why, you ask? Well, because that’s when our harvest is over. If we waited ‘til November we’d have to defrost the pumpkin to make pie! The day after Thanksgiving is not our biggest pre-Christmas shopping day of the year. That, typically, is December 24.

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