National Black Bear Day

National Black Bear Day takes place on the first Saturday in June every year.  This holiday began in 2018 and is celebrated on the same day that the North Carolina Black Bear Festival takes place. Black bears are large mammals that live in North America. They are mostly forest dwellers…

Polar Bear Plunge Day ~ January 1

Polar Bear Plunge Day ~ January 1 Today is Polar Bear Plunge Day.  Ice swimming is done all over the world, and the Polar Bear Club has several locations in the United States.  Traditionally members of the Polar bear Club go into a  freezing body of water and go for a dip…