International Tempranillo Day (Nov 8, 2018; 2nd Thurs) A black grape variety native to Spain and used in the great Rioja and Ribera del Duero wines, it is now the 3rd most widely planted wine grape variety worldwide. [Tampranillo Society]
France: Beaujolais Nouveau wine released (3rd Thurs - Nov 15, 2018)
Switzerland: [Zibelemarit - Bern Onion Market] (Nov 26, 2018 - 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 18-24, 2018 - Thanksgiving Week) 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 10-18, 2018 - week before Thanksgiving) [National Coalition for the Homeless] A time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness.