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For centuries, people have watched the sky for the changes of season and then celebrated with colorful festivals and rituals.

You may know about the major holidays but here are some facts, folklore, and traditions to celebrate more holidays throughout the year!

The following are some historically notable wedding events, listed by month.

Get wedding weather forecasts!  Only The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts long-range weather a year in advance!

The wedding tradition is an old one, so there is much lore and age-old wisdom surrounding it. Read on.

Picking the perfect wedding gift that is both useful and pleasing to the couple can be a difficult task. Once upon a time, a bride prepared for marriage by filling a hope chest with hand-sewn linens. Today, couples traditionally register for gifts, mainly household items. One...

It's easy to find out the day of the week for births, weddings, and other historical events. Follow our instructions to calculate the day for any date in history—as far back as the mid-1700s.

The days of the week were named by the Romans with the Latin words for the Sun, the Moon, and the five known planets.

The wedding cake has a long history and is still a very popular custom. Read on to learn more about wedding cake traditions. . .

Until the nineteen-hundreds, brides hardly ever bought a special wedding dress, opting for their best outfit instead. Here is some more interesting history and lore about the wedding dress tradition.

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