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November Holidays and Celebration

Updated on November 21, 2014

Holidays and Celebrations in November

As the days continue to grow shorter and Fall breezes chill the air in the Northern Hemisphere, we begin to think of winter. There are so many reasons to celebrate this month. November has Samhain, All Saints Day, Veterans Day, Native American Month and American Diabetes Month. And don't forget Thanksgiving and St. Andrew's Day.

November is traditional the month when people in the U.S. focus on gratitude!

Every Day there are holidays and celebrations around the world. For the purpose of this website a "holiday" is any day that recognizes a cultural event and other stuff. So take a look and see what you can celebrate during the month of November.

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Christmas Symphony - Mannheim Steamroller

Classic music listeners will love this 2011 holiday album Christmas Symphony from Chip Davis and Co. performed with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Symphony features 16 classic holiday tracks.

November Holidays And Celebrations

American Diabetes Month

National Healthy Skin Month

Family Stories Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

National Novel Writing Month

National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

National Scholarship Month

Vegan Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

Walkers of the Wind Wall Calendar

This 16 month wall calendar features black and white photographs of North America Indians with quotations, all holidays and moon cycles, is multi-lingual and multi-cultural.

November Weekly Holidays

World Communication Month 1- 7

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week 1-7

National Nurse Practioner's Week 7-13

Pursuit of Happiness Week 7-13

National Young Reader's Week 10-14

World Kindness Week 10-14

National Random Acts of Kindness Week - 11-17

National Children's Book Week - 12-18

American Education Week 16-22

National Geography Awareness Week 16-22

National Game & Puzzle Week 18 - 24

Better Conversation Week 24-30

Travelers with Disabilities Awareness Week 25-30

National Latin Americans Week - Last week of November

Is Autumn Your Favorite Time of Year?

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November Daily Celebrations

Samhain October 31 - November 1

All Saints' Day 1

National Authors' Day 1

Sadie Hawkins Day 1

Tradition Samhain 3 New Moon

Election Day 6

National Parents As Teachers Day 8

Marine Corp Birthday 10

*Veterans Day 11

*National Young Reader's Day 11

*Origami Day 11

Domino Day 12

World Kindness Day 13

Loosen up, Lighten up Day 14

National American Teddy Bear Day 14

*World Diabetes Day 14

National Homemade Bread Day - 17

*National Chocolate Celebration Day - 17

*National World Peace Day - 17

International Men's Day - 19

Great American Smokeout - 20

*Universal Children's Dau - 20

National School Principal's Appreciation Day - Thursday before Thanksgiving

What Do You Love About America? Day - 24

John F. Kennedy Day - 25

Thanksgiving Day -28

St. Andrew's Day, Scotland's National Day 30

The Martha Stewart Holiday Collection - Martha's Classic Thanksgiving

Martha Stewart fans will enjoy this DVD taken from past episodes of Martha Stewart's television programs.

Let Martha Stewart make your Thanksgiving the most special ever.

Celebration of Life Day

November 22

St Andrew's Day - 30th November

On November 30th the world celebrates St. Andrew's Day, Scotland's National Day. There will be parties galore in Scotland, events around the world, and you could even host your own party. Join the celebration!

Also, check out National Tartan Week

Autumn Leaves - Eva Cassidy, Live at Blues Alley

Eva Cassidy Live At Blues Alley

Live At Blues Alley includes favorites like Cheek to Cheek, Bridge over Troubled Water, Blue Skies, Fields of Gold, Autumn Leaves, and What a Wonderful World.

  • Cheek to Cheek - Berlin, Irving
  • Stormy Monday - Walker, T-Bone
  • Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon, Paul
  • Fine and Mellow - Holiday, Billie
  • People Get Ready - Mayfield, Curtis
  • Blue Skies - Berlin, Irving
  • Tall Trees in Georgia - St. Marie, Buffy
  • Fields of Gold - Sting
  • Autumn Leaves - Mercer, Johnny
  • Honeysuckle Rose - Razaf, Andy
  • Take Me to the River - Green
  • What a Wonderful World - Weiss, George David
  • Oh, Had I a Golden Thread - Seeger, Pete

"We all join hands and form a chain, till the leaves of springtime come again." ~~Irish sea chantey

What Do You Celebrate in November? - I want to hear from you

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    • patinkc profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Midwest

      @sharonbellis: Glad you liked Eva! Thanks for saying hello!

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      Sharon Bellissimo 

      6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      Autumn is my favourite time of year, it's not too cold and the trees are beautiful and colourful. Unfortunately, it is short lived and the trees are soon bare. Eva Cassidy has a beautiful voice I can see why you bought her album. I had not heard of her; thanks for the introduction!

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      7 years ago

      Awesome lens!

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      7 years ago

      Awesome lens!


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