Calendar: Holidays, Best Days, Seasons, Folklore | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Today is Day 3 of 2023

75 days until spring begins

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Find out when to start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, plant vegetables, quit smoking, lose weight, wean, mow grass to slow growth, and more activities, based on the Moon’s sign.

Upcoming Holidays

Twelfth Night

Full Wolf Moon


Orthodox Christmas

Reveal what’s behind each day! Click the date above!

Question of the Day

Why are barbers’ poles striped?

What Sign is the Moon in Today?



The Moon’s Astrological Place in the Zodiac Today

Puzzle of the Day

What did the beach say when the tide came in?
Long time no sea.

Word of the Day

Something badly botched or muddled.

Advice of the Day

The days have lengthened one cock’s stride.

Home Hint of the Day

An old-time way of filling surface scratches in wooden furniture is to rub the scratches with a piece of walnut meat, then polish with a soft rag.