September Holidays

I will try to update this list with some fun activities as well. Feel free to click the links to find out more about the origins and meanings behind these special days. I plan to incorporate a few of these into our normal homeschool routine to add a little fun and excitement to our days. We’ll update this page with ideas as we go along. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is also known as:

  • Baby Safety Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • Little League Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Self Improvement Month

And the weekly events are:

(These links will be updated as we get closer to the actual holidays.)

I found this list and more here:

International Bacon Day – Saturday before Labor Day

Labor Day First Monday of month

Cheese Pizza Day (5th)

Read a Book Day (6th)

National Salami Day (7th)

Grandparent’s Day – first Sunday after Labor Day

Teddy Bear Day (9th)

Sewing Machine Day (10th)

911 Remembrance (11th)

Chocolate Milk Shake Day (12th)

National Peanut Day (13th)

Uncle Sam Day – his image was first used in 1813 (13th)

National Cream-Filled Donut Day (14th)

Make a Hat Day (15th)

Collect Rocks Day (16th)

Mayflower Day (16th)

National Play Doh Day (16th)

Constitution Day (17th)

National Apple Dumpling Day (17th)

National Cheeseburger Day (18th)

International Talk Like A Pirate Day (19th)

National Butterscotch Pudding Day (19th)

National Pepperoni Pizza Day (20th)

International Peace Day (21st)

Miniature Golf Day (21st)

Elephant Appreciation Day (22nd)

International Rabbit Day – Fourth Saturday in September

Autumn Equinox – Fall begins! – date varies

Checkers Day (23rd)

National Comic Book Day (25th)

Johnny Appleseed Day (26th)

National Good Neighbor Day – Always September 28, previously the 4th Sunday in month

Native American Day – fourth Friday of the month

Flip a Coin Day (1st)

National Doughnut Day (2nd) ** the first Friday in June

**see National Doughnut Day for recipes

Also be sure to check out my Homeschool: August board on Pinterest for more ideas and activities!

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