2011 Pagan Calendar of Events

January

    * 1: Birthday of folkorist Sir James Frazier, 1854
    * 4: New Moon
    * 4: Partial solar eclipse
    * 13: Last of Austria's witchcraft laws repealed in 1787
    * 19: Full moon -- Cold Moon at 9:22 pm
    * 19: Birthday of Dorothy Clutterbuck
    * 25: Birthday of poet Robert Burns, 1759
    * 25: Up Helly Aa celebration, Shetland Islands, Scotland
    * 30: Birthday of Z Budapest, founder of Dianic Wicca
    * 30 - Feb. 2: Roman celebration of Februalia

February

    * 2: Imbolc
    * 2: Lammas or Lughnasadh (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 3: New moon
    * 12: Death of Gerald Gardner in 1964
    * 14: Valentine's Day
    * 15: Lupercalia
    * 18: Full moon -- Quickening Moon at 8:36 am
    * 18 - 21: PantheaCon (San Jose, CA)
    * 21: Birthday of author Patricia Telesco

March

    * 1: Matronalia, the Festival of Women
    * 4: New moon
    * 6: Birthday of "official witch of Salem" Laurie Cabot in 1933
    * 19: Full moon Storm Moon at 6:10 pm
    * 20: Ostara
    * 20: Mabon (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 26: Birthday of author and folklorist Joseph Campbell
    * 28: Death of author Scott Cunningham in 1993

April

    * 3: New moon
    * 6: National Tartan Day
    * 16: Birthday of author Margot Adler
    * 18: Full moon -- Wind Moon at 2:43 am
    * 22: Earth Day
    * 23: Wiccan pentacle is officially added to the list of VA-approved emblems for gravestones, 2007
    * 30: Walpurgisnacht celebrated by German witches

May

    * 1: Beltane
    * 1: Samhain (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 3: New moon
    * 5: Cinco de Mayo
    * 8: Mother's Day
    * 17: Full moon -- Flower Moon at 11:07 am

June

    * 1: New moon
    * 1: Partial solar eclipse
    * 1: England's Witchcraft Act of 1563 goes into effect
    * 10: Hanging of Bridget Bishop, first victim in the Salem Witch Trials
    * 13: Birthday of Gerald Gardner in 1884
    * 15: Full moon -- Strong Sun Moon at 8:12 pm
    * 15: Total lunar eclipse
    * 17: Birthday of Wiccan author Starhawk
    * 19: Father's Day
    * 21: Litha
    * 21: Yule (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 22: England's last Witchcraft Law is repealed in 1951
    * 27: Birthday of author Scott Cunningham in 1956

July

    * 1: New moon
    * 1: Partial solar eclipse
    * 4: Independence Day
    * 13: Birthday of Dr. John Dee in 1527
    * 19: Rebecca Nurse is hanged in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692
    * 15: Full moon -- Blessing Moon at 6:38 am
    * 30: New moon
    * 31: Birthday of author JK Rowling

August

    * 1: Lammas or Lughnasadh
    * 1: Imbolc (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 1: Birthday of medium Edward Kelley, 1555
    * 5 - 7: Dublin Irish Festival (Dublin, OH)
    * 13: Full Moon -- Corn Moon at 6:57 pm
    * 15: Birthday of Charles Leland, folklorist and author, 1824
    * 20: Birthday of author Ann Moura in 1947
    * 29: New moon
    * 31: Birthday of author Raymond Buckland

September

    * 10: Birthday of Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
    * 12: Full Moon -- Harvest Moon at 9:26 am
    * 14: Birthday of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa in 1486
    * 16 - 19: CWPN Harvest Gathering (Marlborough, CT)
    * 17: Television welcomes Bewitched in 1964
    * 21: International Day of Peace
    * 23: Fall Equinox or Mabon
    * 23: Ostara (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 27: New moon

October

    * 1: Birthday of Isaac Bonewits, founder of Ár nDraíocht Féin
    * 12: Full moon -- Blood Moon at 2:06 pm
    * 12: Birthday of occultist Aleister Crowley
    * 18: Birthday of Nicholas Culpeper, noted herbalist, in 1616
    * 20: Birthday of Selena Fox of Circle Sanctuary
    * 26: New moon
    * 31: Samhain
    * 31: Beltane (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 31: Covenant of the Goddess formed in 1975

November

    * 2: Birthday of Wiccan author Sirona Knight
    * 10: Full moon -- Mourning Moon at 8:17 pm
    * 11: Veteran's Day
    * 24: Thanksgiving day (United States)
    * 25: New moon
    * 25: Partial solar eclipse
    * 30: Birthday of Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, founder of Church of All Worlds
    * 30: Festival of Hecate Trivia

December

    * 6: Krampusnacht
    * 10: Full moon -- Long Nights Moon at 2:37 pm
    * 10: Total lunar eclipse
    * 17: Beginning of Saturnalia
    * 22: Winter Solstice or Yule
    * 22: Litha (Southern Hemisphere)
    * 24: New moon
    * 25: Christmas Day
    * 25: Feast of Frau Halle, Germanic goddess
    * 31: Festival of Hogmanay

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