Labor Day 2012 Roundup
Activities, closings and trivia, all in one handy guide.
What's closed, what's happening and what's cookin':
According to the US Department of Labor:
The form that the observance and celebration of Labor Day should take were outlined in the first proposal of the holiday — a street parade to exhibit to the public "the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations" of the community, followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families.