St Nicholas Day

@snowy22315 (34132)
United States
December 4, 2017 2:37pm CST
I was on another posting site, whereas the focus of the discussion was on St. Nicholas Day supposedly celebrated on Dec. 6. The post was making the point it was celebrated in the United States..Not where I come from! and in fact this is the first I ever heard of it..Do you or do you know anyone who celebrates St. Nicholas Day? I am not talking about Christmas Eve.
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@sallypup (21746)
• Moses Lake, Washington
4 Dec
My Mom- 96 years old now- celebrated Saint Nick's day when she was a girl. She said it meant almost more to her and her brother than Christmas. Their Mom would put treats into their socks- they hung the socks on their bed posts.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
Oh that is interesting..
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@sallypup (21746)
• Moses Lake, Washington
4 Dec
@snowy22315 My Mom's Mom probably made them strudel or some other treat at that time, too.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
@sallypup Sounds like fun for kids
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@amadeo (47715)
• United States
4 Dec
I have heard bit pieces on this.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
At first I thought they were talking about Christmas Eve..but Dec. 6 is the day it is celebrated apparently.
@amadeo (47715)
• United States
4 Dec
@snowy22315 yes I read and heard the story on St.Nick
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@LadyDuck (121395)
• Switzerland
5 Dec
Yes we do celebrate St. Nicholas he is the Saint Protector of Switzerland. This is the day to decorate the house and let a log burn all the night in the fireplace.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
5 Dec
Ohh nice!
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• United States
5 Dec
Not in Texas that I know about. I was wondering if you were talking about Santa, until I read the last sentence.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
5 Dec
Well Santa is Saint Nicholas..but I didn't know he had his own day other than Christmas Eve.
@rina110383 (23025)
5 Dec
I don't know of anyone who celebrates St. Nicholas Day.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
5 Dec
M neither.
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@JudyEv (100446)
• Bunbury, Australia
4 Dec
I've heard about it but if I ever knew when it was celebrated I'd forgotten.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
Certainly not on my radar
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@Happy2BeMe (70075)
• Canada
4 Dec
Never heard of it until now. I heard the 6th be referred to as Little Christmas.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
I never even heard of that..! It is too early for Advent..
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@Corbin5 (81315)
• United States
4 Dec
I have heard people mention it, but we never celebrated St. Nicholas Day.
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@snowy22315 (34132)
• United States
4 Dec
I am not sure that I have heard of it all.. I would think it might be an Eastern Orthodox holiday,,,but I could be wrong about this.
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@Asylum (47131)
• Manchester, England
4 Dec
St Nicholas Day is recognised in several countries and is celebrated on a variety of days in December.
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