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:
 
Oct. 1 – Intergeneration Day
Oct. 1-31 – National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Oct. 1 - World Vegetarian Day
Oct. 4 – National Diversity Day
Oct. 4 – World Smile Day
Oct. 5 – World Teacher’s Day
Oct. 6 – Mad Hatter Day
Oct. 7 – Blue Shirt Day/World Day of Bullying Prevention
Oct. 9 – International Top Spinning Day
Oct. 10 – Bonza Bottler Day    
Oct. 11 – National Coming Out Day
Oct. 12 – Freethought Day
Oct. 12 –International Moment of Frustration Scream Day
Oct. 12 – Universal Music Day
Oct. 13-18 – Teen Read Week
Oct. 14 – Be Bald and Be Free Day
Oct. 16 – Dictionary Day
Oct. 19 – Evaluate Your Life Day
Oct. 20 – Information Overload Day
Oct. 23 – National Mole Day
Oct. 26 – Make A Difference Day
Oct. 27 – Cranky Coworkers Day
Oct. 27 – Mother-In-Law Day
Oct. 29 – National Cat Day
Oct. 30 – Create A Great Funeral Day
Oct. 30 – Haunted Refrigerator Night
Oct. 31 – National Knock-Knock Day
 
All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2013 Edition and the Days Of The Year website.
--by Brandon Digwood