Holidays off the Beaten Path

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Holidays off the Beaten Path

It’s time to head back to school and hit the books. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate in between Labor Day and Columbus Day.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below.

September 1 – Chicken Boy’s Birthday
September 1-30 – Library Card Sign-Up Month
September 5 – Be Late for Something Day
September 9 – Bonza Bottler Day
September 9 – Wonderful Weirdos Day
September 11 – National Grandparents Day
September 11 – Remember Freedom Day
September 12 – National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
September 17 – International Coastal Cleanup
September 17 - International Eat an Apple Day
September 17 – Time’s Up Day
September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day 
September 22 – Dear Diary Day
September 22 – Elephant Appreciation Day
September 23 – Hug a Vegetarian Day
September 24 – Public Lands Day
September 24-October 1 – Banned Books Week
September 27 - World Tourism Day
September 28 – Fish Tank Floorshow Night

All holiday information is taken from Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2011 Edition.

--by Brandon Digwood