There is a lot to celebrate in the month of October! The month itself is symbolic for many important national causes and observations including:

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Vegetarian Month

Here are a few other daily celebrations and special days to celebrate this October 2016:

October 1

  • World Vegetarian Day – go meatless for the day!
  • World Card Making Day – send someone you love a card.
  • National Homemade Cookies Day  

October 2

  • Oktoberfest – Eat, drink, and be merry!
  • National Custodial Worker Day

October 3

  •  National Boyfriends Day  Tell him how loved he is.

October 4

  •  National Golf Day
  •  National Frappe Day – Try the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.

October 5

  •  Do Something Nice Day – Offer you seat to
  • National Kale Day –  Add kale to your favorite smoothie recipe!
  • World Teacher’s Day

October 7

  •  World Smile Day –  “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness”.

October 9

  •  Fire Prevention Day

October 10

  •  Columbus Day – No school!

October 12

  •  Emergency Nurses Day
  • National Fossil Day – Wednesday of Earth Sciences Week
  • Old Farmer’s Day – Support local farmers by shopping at the Farmer’s Market.
  •  National Gumbo Day – Enjoy 100+ Gumbo Recipes on Pinterest.
  • Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day – Show and Tell!

October 13

  • Friday the 13th
  • International Skeptics Day – celebrate true facts and expose wrong ones by being skeptic and asking the right questions.

October 14

  • National Dessert Day – have an extra helping, or two!
  • World Egg Day   Try this recipe.

October 15

  •  Sweetest Day – express  your appreciation and gratitude for  someone special!

October 16

  • Bosses Day – Show your boss some appreciation. (only if you feel they deserve it)
  • National Dictionary Day -Celebrate by learning a little bit of dictionary history and about Noah Webster.

October 21

  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day – find a recipe, too.

October 22

  • Make a Difference Day – neighbors helping neighbors.
  • National Nut Day – Indulge in a healthy and nutritious trail mix snack.

October 23

  • Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October
  • National Mole Day – Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry.

October 24

  • National Bologna Day – A meat lovers delight!
  • United Nations Day – UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.

October 25

  •  World Pasta Day – Have an Italian themed pasta dinner night!

October 27

  •  Navy Day – A day to honor all of the women and men who serve, or have served, in the United States Navy.

October 28

  •  Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October

October 29

  •  Hermit Day
  •  National Frankenstein Day – Host a Frankenstein themed halloween party.

October 30

  • National Candy Corn Day – Same some for the trick-or-treaters!
  • Carve a Pumpkin Day – Greet trick-or-treaters with your best carved pumpkin creations.
  • Halloween – Happy Halloween!






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