Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Even if you don’t have Columbus Day off or celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this month.  Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:

October 10 – Bonza Bottler Day
October 10 – National Cake Decorating Day
October 11 – National Kick-Butt Day
October 12 – Freethought Day
October 13 – International Top Spinning Day
October 14 – Be Bald and Be Free Day
October 16 – Fall Astronomy Day
October 19 – Evaluate Your Life Day
October 20 – Hagfish Day
October 21 – Get Smart About Credit Day
October 23 – National Mole Day
October 24 – United Nations Day
October 27 – Cranky Coworkers Day
October 30 – Create a Great Funeral Day
October 30 – Haunted Refrigerator Night
October 30 – National Forgiveness Day
October 31 – National Knock-Knock Day

All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2010 Edition. It is a reference book available for browsing at most DC Public Library locations.

--by Brandon Digwood