Holidays & Events

Event related posts regarding holidays, observances, forecasts, astronomical and other noteworthy events.

Passover 2024 Dates, Foods, and Traditions

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Passover is one of the most revered Jewish holidays, marked by families gathering worldwide for Seder dinners and cherished traditions. This holiday serves as a poignant reflection on Jewish history, customs, and beliefs, centering on the timeless narrative of freedom from ancient Egyptian bondage. Make your Passover 2024 special (and wish your Jewish friends “Happy

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Chinese Zodiac Year Of The Dragon 2024

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The Dragon is one of most powerful signs in the Chinese zodiac calendar, but why? Learn what the Dragon symbolizes and why it comes with great care and respect. Plus, we share ideas for how to celebrate the Year of the Dragon 2024. RELATED: Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year): Traditions, Animals, And Superstitions Dragon Years Those

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What Is A Cornucopia? Meaning, Symbolism, And How To Make One!

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The cornucopia is a ubiquitous symbol of abundance, especially around Thanksgiving, starring in centerpieces on bountiful tables across the land. But where did the “horn of plenty” originate? A Thanksgiving cornucopia has a much longer, more elaborate history than you may imagine. Learn more about cornucopia meaning and symbolism here. Plus, learn how to make

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What And When Is Diwali 2024? Diwali Wishes And More!

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Diwali is a cornerstone holiday festival celebrated by more than one billion people around the world. But what does it symbolize and how can you join in on the occasion respectfully and extend Diwali wishes to your friends and family? Here is everything you need to know! (Have questions? Ask us in the comments section

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When Is Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2024?

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a unique holiday in that it does not highlight a single culture or event, but rather celebrates the diversity of many original inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere and beyond. How much do you know about this holiday, its place in various cultural histories, and how to celebrate it with the respect

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Chicken Coop Renovation — A Special Celebration!

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Hey FA Readers! Do you have a chicken coop on your property? Could it use some sprucing-up … or are you thinking of building one? We are pleased to share a chicken coop renovation project from our friend, Tiffany Noone of Fern Wood Farms. What makes it extra special? She enlisted the help of her

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Best Days To Wash Your Cat

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Ever wonder which day is best to wash your cat? We have the answer, along with some important cat-related facts that you need to see. April Fools! The Farmers’ Almanac is known for our famous Daily Planner with suggested days to Garden by the Moon and “Best Days” to do household activities, but there are

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The Next Great “Daytime” Comet?

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Newly discovered comet C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) is on its way into the inner solar system and already grabbing headlines as the next possible “Daytime Comet.” Early estimates say it may outshine the brightest stars in the sky and become visible to the naked eye during daylight hours for a brief time in October 2024. Here

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Celebrating Women’s History Month With Astro Alexandra

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Hey FA readers! In honor of Women’s History Month, we call your attention to a newly forming star: Alexandra Doten a/k/a “Astro Alexandra.” This former NASA and US Space Force employee was a part of the first steps to establish GPS on the Moon (still in progress). She now dedicates her life to sharing space news in

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