Holidays, Moon Cycles & Sales

September 2021

 

September 6th, 2021

  New Moon at 8:52 p.m.

*time is exact to Jacksonville, FL

 

September 6 th-8th, 2021

  Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Starts not only their new year (days begin at sunset according to their lunar based calendar) but also the month of remembrance/mourning. This day is also marked to be when Noah left on his ark

 

September 10th, 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)

 A ten day festival held to honor Ganesh.

 

 September 15th, 2021

  Yom Kippur/ Day of Atonement (Jewish)

 Hebrew: יום כיפור

 

September 18th, 2021

Early Mabon Sale Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Everything in the store will be 10% off!*

Individual items priced $200 or more will be 20% off!

*(excluding already discounted items and gift certificates)

 

 September 20th, 2021

Full “Harvest” Moon at 7:55pm

*time is exact to Jacksonville, FL

 

 September 20th, 2021

Pitru Paksha or Shraadh (Hindu)

A day of pray for the souls of the departed, and to offer food and water to their ancestors.

 

September 20th-27th, 2021

Sukkot (Jewish)

 

September 21st- 29th, 2021

Mabon

 A time to celebrate the bounty of our harvests as well as a time to prepare for fall and winter.

 

September 21st, 2021

Mid-Autumn Festival / Harvest Moon Festival

(Much of Asia)

One of the biggest celebrations besides Lunar New Year. There are several legends connected to this festival. The tradition of eating moon cakes started During the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368).

*For just a few ways some of the 11 or more countries celebrate click here https://sites.imsa.edu/acronym/2020/10/06/how-different-countries-celebrate-the-harvest-moon/

 

September 22nd, 2021

Autumnal Equinox

*time is exact to Jacksonville, FL

 

September 27th-29th, 2021

Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

 

September 28th, 2021

Simchat Torah (Jewish)

Simchat Torah (Hebrew: שמחת תורה) is a day celebrating the joy of first receiving the Torah brought forth by Moses.