November

November 3

  • A chicken sandwich National Sandwich Day

    This day celebrates one of the America’s favorite foods: the sandwich.  A sandwich is a combination of edible goodies stuffed between other edibles.

November 5

  • John Philip Sousa John Philip Sousa

    John Philip Sousa was a world famous band leader who 137 marches, including the official march of the United States, "Stars an Stripes Forever."

November 9

  • Lois Ehlert Lois Ehlert

    Lois Ehlert has created and illustrated numerous children's books with bold, colorful collages.

November 11

  • A field of poppies Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor and thank veterans for their service and to show our appreciation for their sacrifices.

November 12

  • Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson

    Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the classics Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, among many other novels and short stories.

November 15

  • Lewis and Clark in Oregon Lewis & Clark Reach the Pacific Ocean

    More than a year and a half after the expeditionary party led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left St. Louis, Missouri, they reached the Pacific Ocean.

November 24

  • A cornucopia Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is an American holiday, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.  It is the travel weekend of the year as families gather together for food, fun, and other festivities.