and Many More Strange and Unusual Holidays to Celebrate In October

Holidays/ Celebrations
By: snowfence    
10-May-2011

Introduction:Here is my list of strange and unusual holidays to celebrate in October.

  • 01

    Introduction

    October, along with all of the other months is filled with many strange and unusual holidays to celebrate. The month of October is known for several different things, such as:

    * Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
    * American Pharmacist Month
    * Apple Jack Month
    * Awareness Month
    * Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    * Car Care Month
    * Clergy Appreciation Month
    * Clock Month
    * Computer Learning Month
    * Cookie Month
    * Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    * Eat Country Ham Month
    * International Drum Month
    * Lupus Awareness Month
    * National Cosmetology Month
    * National Dessert Month
    * National Diabetes Month
    * National Kitchen and Bath Month
    * National Pickled Pepper Month
    * National Pizza Month
    * National Pretzel Month
    * National Vegetarian Month
    * National Popcorn Popping Month
    * Sarcastic Month
    * Seafood Month

    October is also known for many weekly celebrations. The first week is known for being Get Organized Week and also Customer Service Week. The second week is known for being Fire Prevention Week and Pet Peeve Week. The third week is known for being Pastoral Care Week.

  • 02

    1 - 10

    1 International Frugal Fun Day (1st Saturday)

    1 World Vegetarian Day

    2 National Custodial Worker Day

    2 Name Your Car Day

    3 Techies Day

    3 Virus Appreciation Day

    4 National Golf Day

    4 National Frappe Day

    5 Do Something Nice Day

    5 World Teacher's Day

    5 National Storytelling Festival

    6 Come and Take it Day

    6 Mad Hatter Day

    6 Physician Assistant Day

    7 Bald and Free Day

    7 World Smile Day

    7 National Frappe Day

    8 American Touch Tag Day

    9 Curious Events Day

    9 Fire Prevention Day

    9 Leif Erikson Day

    9 Moldy Cheese Day

    10 Columbus Day (2nd Monday)

    10 National Angel Food Cake Day

  • 03

    11 - 20

    11 It's My Party Day (YAY!)

    11 Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day

    12 Cookbook Launch Day

    12 Emergency Nurses Day - date varies

    12 Old Farmer's Day

    12 Moment of Frustration Day, also Scream Day

    13 International Skeptics Day

    13 National Peanut Festival

    14 Be Bald and Free Day

    14 National Dessert Day

    14 World Egg Day (2nd Friday)

    15 International Newspaper Carrier Day

    15 White Cane Safety Day

    15 Sweetest Day (3rd Saturday)

    16 Bosses Day

    16 Dictionary Day

    17 Wear Something Gaudy Day

    18 No Beard Day

    19 Evaluate Your Life Day

    20 Brandied Fruit Day

  • 04

    21 - 31

    21 Babbling Day

    21 Count Your Buttons Day

    21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

    22 Make a Difference Day (4th Saturday)

    22 National Nut Day

    23 Mother-In-Law Day (4th Sunday)

    23 National Mole Day

    23 TV Talk Show Host Day

    24 National Bologna Day

    24 United Nations Day

    25 Punk for a Day Day

    25 World Pasta Day

    26 National Mincemeat Day

    27 National Tell a Story Day

    27 Navy Day

    28 Frankenstein Friday (last Friday)

    28 Plush Animal Lover's Day

    29 Hermit Day

    29 National Frankenstein Day

    30 National Candy Corn Day

    30 Mischief Night

    31 Carve a Pumpkin Day

    31 Halloween

    31 Increase Your Psychic Powers Day, Magic Day

  • 05

    Top Five

    You can surely choose your own top five strange and unusual holidays to celebrate during the month of October. There are so many to choose from. I would strongly advise you to put these weird October holidays on your calendar. Otherwise, you might forget to celebrate them.

    Tell your friends about these strange and unusual holidays, so they can also enjoy these holidays. Many of these holidays would make a great reason to get together and enjoy having a great time together.

    You do not have to be young to celebrate Mischief Night or even to carve a pumpkin, and be sure not to forget Sweetest Day.


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