Seasonal Almanac

Today is Lughnasadh, Lammas, or August 1, 2009 CE.

The Festival of Lughnasadh began at Sunset on July 31st.

It is the 1st day of the Season of Foghamnhar, and the 1st day of the Month of MÌ na Lynasa.

It is also Friday, in the common tongue, or Gwener in Welsh.

It is the Druidic day of the Apple.

1 - 2 Foghamnhar - 4th Redwood Coast Druid Gathering at Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Northern California (actually began Sunset 92 Samradh).

1 Foghamnhar- Discovery of Lindow Man, who has been dated to the second century BCE and is believed to be a Druid, 1984.

5 Foghamnhar - FULL "Sturgeon" Moon

7 Foghamnhar - Gaia Consciousness Day--Day to meditate on Mother Earth as a living entity.

20 Foghamnhar - NEW MOON

22 Foghamnhar - The Sun enters Virgo.

23 Foghamnhar - Birthday of Ceridwen Seren-Ddaear, RDG Co-Founder.

32 Foghamnhar - Me·n Fûmhair (September) begins (a Tuesday - Dydd Mawrth - Day of the Holy)

35 Foghamnhar - FULL "Corn" MOON

37 Foghamnhar - Oberon Zell applies James Lovelock's Gaia Theory to Neo- Paganism, 1970.

38 Foghamnhar - Labor Day (US)

49 Foghamnhar - NEW MOON

49 Foghamnhar - Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year - 5770)

53 Foghamnhar - Mabon / Alban Elued, or the Autumnal Equinox. The Sun enters Libra.

54 Foghamnhar - Birthday of the Goddess Cywarch, daughter of Dalon ap Landu and Sequoia.

57 Foghamnhar - Native American Day

62 Foghamnhar - Deireadh Fuhmhair (October) begins (a Thursday - Dydd Lau -- Day of the Oak).

65 Foghamnhar - FULL "Harvest" MOON

73 Foghamnhar - INVASION DAY (aka, Columbus Day)

79 Foghamnhar - NEW MOON

83 Foghamnhar - The Sun enters Scorpio.

85 Foghamnhar - United Nations Day

92 Foghamnhar - The Festival of Samhain (Halloween / Calan Gaeaf).
Eve of the Celtic New Year

1 Geimredh - The Season of Geimredh begins at Sunset (1 MÌ na Samhna, November 1, 2009) 1st day of the 4th Year (YGR 4) of the 2nd Age of the Reform.