NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY
National Cherry Turnovers Day is observed annually on August 28th. Cherry turnovers are a sweet pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.
FUN CHERRY FACTS:
Related to plums, peaches and nectarines, cherries are drupes or stone fruits.
Cherries were brought to North America in the 1600s by the English colonists.
There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States.
There are an average of 44 cherries in one pound.
More National Cherry Holidays:
January 3rd is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day.
April 23rd is National Cherry Cheesecake Day.
May 17th is National Cherry Cobbler Day.
August 28th is National Cherry Turnover Day.
September 24th is National Cherries Jubilee Day.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Use #CherryTurnoverDay to post on social media.
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