By: Ernie Wren
Wednesday Oct. 11th: National Southern Food Heritage Day– It has surprised me during my travels that biscuits and gravy are considered a “southern” food. Even at McDonalds in northern states it is often not on the menu, and you will get a quizzical look from servers if you try and order it. So, to celebrate this day, enjoy some deep-fried country steak with biscuits and gravy, perhaps locally at the Copper Kettle!

Thursday Oct. 12th: National Harry Potter Book Day- I remember when this series first came out, some people feared that the books were an entryway to the occult and satanism. Thankfully, that has not been the case.

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