Seasonal Almanac

Today is Samhain, Calen Gaef, or November 1, 2008 CE.
It is the 1st Day of the 3rd Year of the 2nd Age of the Druid Reform.

The Festival of Samhain began at Sunset on October 31st. (Some Druids may celebrate on November 7th, when the Sun reaches 15 degrees Scorpio, the half-way mark between the Autumnal Equinox and the Winter Solistice)

It is the 1st day of the Season of Geimredh, and the 1st day of the Month of MÌ na Samhna.

It is also Saturday, in the common tongue, or Sadwrn in Welsh.

It is the Druidic day of the Redwood.

12 Geimredh - FULL "Beaver" MOON

15 Geimredh - Birthday of the OMS Patriarch and Co-Founder, Ellis "El" Arseneau.

21 Geimredh - The Sun enters Sagittarius.

24 Geimredh- Birthday of Celtic Bard and Honorary Druid, Robin Williamson.

27 Geimredh - NEW MOON, US - National Turkey Eating Day

30 Geimredh - Birthday of Honorary Druid Oberon Zell-Ravenheart.

31 Geimredh - 1st Day of Me·n Geimhridh (Monday, December 1 - Druidic Day of the Willow)

42 Geimredh - FULL "Cold" MOON

51 Geimredh - Yule / Alban Arthuan, or the Winter Solistice. The Sun enters Capricorn.

57 Geimredh - NEW MOON

62 Geimredh - Secular New Year - 2009 - 1st Day of Deireadh Geimhridh (Thursday, January 1 - Druidic Day of the Oak)

72 Geimredh - FULL MOON

81 Geimredh - The Sun enters Aquarius

87 Geimredh - NEW MOON

92 Geimredh - The Season of Earrach begins at Sunset

1 Earrach - The 1st Day of MÌ na hOimelc (Sunday, February 1st) - Druidic Day of the Birch

2 Earrach - The Festival of Oimelc / Imbolq / Bridgid's Day (Some Druids celebrate on February 4th when the Sun is at 15 degrees Aquarius or half way between the Winter Solstice and Vernal Equinox)