Celebrating holidays in Florence, South Carolina during the month of February 2012 finds residents enjoying the culinary cuisine of Victor’s Bistro on Irby street or enjoying a bouquet of flowers from local florists such as Tally’s Flowers and Gifts on Second Loop Road.
February is a month full of celebrations starting with Ground Hog Day on the second of the month. It is said that if the groundhog does not see his shadow the year’s spring will be early. If he sees his shadow spring will be late in coming around. With the warm weather the nation has seen in 2012, it would seem spring has already reared her flowery head. Wonder how the ground hog will do this year?
February 14this the day we celebrate romance with the ones we love. That can be a spouse, child, friend or anyone you care about. Valentines Day is traditionally celebrated with candy and flowers, cards and jewelry. Small shrubs in bloom for placing outdoors are appreciated by gardeners of all ages. Cut flowers such as roses are always a hit for this holiday.
Presidents Day is another holiday that was established back in 1971 when Richard Nixon was president. He combined the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. February 12this the official date for Abraham Lincoln’s birthday and February 22ndthe date for George Washington’s birthday. This year Presidents day falls on February 20st, 2012.
Another fun February date is Leap Year on February 29, 2012. Leap Year comes every four years in a year that is divisible by the number four. Some people celebrate their Leap Year birthdays the day after the 28thwhile others celebrate on March first.