France: Beaujolais Nouveau wine released (3rd Thurs - Nov 16, 2017)
Switzerland: Zibelemarit - Bern Onion Market (Nov 27, 2017 - 4th Monday) A traditional folk festival held on the fourth Monday of every November. Farmers from the surrounding area bring over 50 tons of onions – artistically woven into braids – to the federal capital, along with garlic.
National Family Week (Nov 19-25, 2017 - Thanksgiving Week) The Alliance for Children and Families and its member organizations have promoted National Family Week for more than 40 years. National Family Week is an annual celebration observed during the week of Thanksgiving, designed to build community connections and honor those who strengthen families.
National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week (Nov 11-19, 2017 - week before Thanksgiving) [National Coalition for the Homeless] A time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness.
National Split Pea Soup Week (Nov 12-18, 2017 - 2nd week in Nov) [National Pulse Growers]