(WCCO/CBS Local) — Many people across the country will be taking a break from technology Friday evening.

It’s part of the National Day Of Unplugging, where people are encouraged to ditch their electronic devices and connect with those around them.

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The goal is to enjoy a day uninterrupted by phones, tablets, computers and other electronic devices. It also encourages people to go outdoors and enjoy the places around them.

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It officially begins at sundown Friday and ends at sundown Saturday.

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You can take a pledge at NationalDayOfUnplugging.com.