10 • October • Octubre

Photo: Joshua Trees in Mojave National Preserve What’s on the calendar in October? What’s on the calendar in October? Archaeology Day – Earth Science Week – Halloween – Indigenous Peoples Day – Native American Day – National Fossil Day – Nevada Day – World Animal Day – World Food Day Plus, we are still celebrating Oktoberfest, …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag As of 2000, Nevada Day is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Nevada’s libraries and other state offices are closed. 2021 Nevada Day is Friday, October 29. Please note that traditionalists celebrate on / complain that it is no longer …. October 31, Halloween. HistoryNevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its …

Oktoberfest

Lingo Cards Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Key Linksoktoberfest.de FYIFestival halls in Munich can seat 94,000 people. 2020‘The risk …

Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Photo: Acoma Planeta.com celebrates and commemorates the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay Embedded Tweets HeadlinesMap: Making Indigenous Peoples Day official across the country – @aliyahjchavezNPR Recommended ListeningWyoming Tribes To Bring High Speed Internet To Their Reservation – Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes have started their own telecommunications business to …

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas (2017)

The City of Las Vegas and the German-American Social Club of Nevada present their 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historic Fifth Street School Saturday, October 7, 3-9pm.The outdoor event on Centennial Plaza is free and open to the public. The all-ages celebration features authentic German food. Beer and wine for sale to those 21+ with …

Tule Tree Festivities on #FacebookLive (2016)

Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico – Happy feast day, Tule! Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Rooted in the town of Santa María del Tule, the Tule Tree and its environs comprise a unique natural monument. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday …