First Day of Durga Puja Festivities: (Hindu) Celebrates the victory of goddess Durga in her battle again Mahishasura. This festival celebrates good over evil.
Fest of St. Francis: (Catholic) Celebrates the life of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals. This is also a popular day to have pets blessed.
Dussehra: (Hindu) Celebrates the victory of good over evil and is celebrated with religious rituals. This day also marks the end of Durga Puja and Ramlila.
Yom Kippur: (Jewish) The holiest day in Judaism and focuses on atonement, recognized by fasting and intensive prayer.
The Prophet’s Birthday: (Islam) celebrates the birth of the prophet Muhammad
Indigenous People’s Day: (U.S.) Recognizes and celebrates Indigenous communities across the United States.
Sukkot: (Jewish) One of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals in which those who could were commanded to make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem.
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth): (Hindu) celebrated by Hindu women in which married women fast to pray for the long life and happiness of their husbands. The fast is broke by drinking water after seeing the moon at night.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah: (Jewish) The culmination of the High Holiday season and celebration of the Torah.
Diwali/Deepavali: (Hindu) Festival of Lights and a major festival celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs.
Bhai Duj: (Hindu) Celebrates brother-sister like relationships.
Chhat Puja: (Hindu) Honors Surya, the sun diety, and Chhathi Maiya. Includes rituals such as bathing in the Ganges.
Samhain: (pagan) Celebrates the final harvest, the lives of ancestors, and the start of a new year.
Halloween: (U.S.) Trick or treating and dressing up to scare away bad spirits
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