Groundhog Day 2011: Phil's Prediction


Groundhog Day 2011 is almost upon us. On February 2, Phil comes out of his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob – in front of thousands of followers from all over the world – to predict the weather for the rest of winter. What are your predictions? If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring. There are so many Groundhog stuffed toys these days, in honor of Phil. Here is a cute one from Etsy!

Keep reading after the jump to find out more about Groundhog Day 2011 & to find out where to get that groundhog pictured above!

The celebration of Groundhog Day began with Pennsylvania’s earliest settlers. They brought with them the legend of Candlemas Day, which states, “For as the sun shines on Candlemas Day, so far will the snow swirl in May…

Groundhog, $24

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