Wednesday, February 2nd is a very important date, especially for the groundhogs of the world. Today is their day. And one lucky “king of the groundhogs” deemed the day’s Punxsutawney Phil will predict whether we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Those trapped by the snow will surely be watching carefully.
Regardless if you are snowbound back east or strolling around in jeans and a T-shirt in sunny California, here are five Groundhog Day activities for you and yours!– Watch the live feed of Punxsutawney Phil coming out and seeing (or not seeing) his shadow. You can go right here to find out where to watch the Groundhog Day event live. It will all go down at 6:30 am EST on Wednesday with the prediction coming at about 7:25 am EST.
– Color in your own Groundhog! Download and print this coloring page.
– Regale your friends and family with Groundhog Day trivia that you can get from the legendary Farmer’s Almanac.
– Make your own groundhog day masks, that way if you’re not happy with Punxsutawney Phil prediction, you can just act out your own.
– Watch Groundhog Day! This Bill Murray comedy is a hilarious take on the whole Groundhog Day phenomenon, and this is the day that TV stations love to air it.