Where's Bob? Cover Clues Contest!

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Dear Almanac readers, 

To celebrate our 2017 edition—and 225th anniversary—we decided to sponsor another fun contest!  Presenting . . . .

The Almanac Cover Clues Contest!

Where's Bob? Where's Ben? Amidst the intricate design of the Almanac cover, you'll find answers to the easy questions at the link below—and be entered to win prizes from weather thermometers to kitchen towels to Almanac products. Have fun!

Of course, we hope you've picked up your own copy of our little yellow book, found in retail stores while they last and on our Web site

Many thanks for supporting The Old Farmer's Almanac. Now, let's get into the swing of 2017!

Your Almanac Editors

The plow that works is always shiny.
–Greek proverb

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
10th day of the year

Evan Handler (actor) was born on this day in 1961.
David Bowie (musician) died on this day in 2016.



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The 2017 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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Raising Chickens 101: How to Build a Chicken Coop
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The 2017 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Celebrate by giving a plant that has heart-shaped leaves: Dutchman’s pipe, European wild ginger, ‘Artic Beauty’ hardy kiwi, morning glory, or violet.
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