November 26th The day after thanksgiving is seen as "Black Friday" where people are expected to shop till they drop. In recent years a movement has started to push for a buy nothing day on that friday, where instead of buying, people express themselves in ways that go against consumer culture.
Here are some cool instructables to help you celebrate Buy Nothing Day! Whether you want to start a flash mob, or spend your day knitting mittens, you can celebrate with out spending a dime. For more information about buy nothing day check out this link
and to check out meetups going on in your area, check out http://www.meetup.com/Buy-Nothing-Day/