Come enjoy a tasty campfire treat by the water! We honor the most commonly packed camping snack by celebrating National S’mores Day on August 10.
Summertime is here and with it comes camping and gathering around the firepit in the great outdoors. While the origins of National S’mores Day remain unknown, s’more, the great American camping treat, has a long, delicious history. The first mention of such a treat was in the 1920s in a book of recipes published by Campfire Marshmallows, home of the original marshmallow and still in business today. At that time, the recipe was called a ‘Graham Cracker Sandwich’ and suggested the treat had already been made popular by the Boy- and Girl Scouts. Later, in 1927, the Girl Scouts published a similar recipe in “Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts” but they called it ‘some more.’ Finally, in the late ’30s to late ’50s, various recipes gave the name as we know it today, s’mores.
Where: Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge Patio
When: August 10th @ 7:30 pm
*All s'mores ingredients provided*
For more information about the event, email Samuel.Woodroof@dcnr.alabama.gov