Doc Avalon's Arcane Discount Outlet: For all things strange and mystic, weird, wyrd and sometimes just downright improbable, as the world is not only stranger than we think but stranger than we can think, here nothing is real, and everything is permitted.
* Holy Experiment Day (Christian) has something to do with two fellows in Numbers (3:4) who tried to please the Bible God with “strange” (common) fire instead of “Holy” fire and were struck dead for their trouble
* Oh, and it’s Fat Tuesday and Carnival and stuff too.
* Feast day of Rhiannon (Old Wales)also known as Rigantona, Rig-ant-ona, or Rig Antona, all birds and horses are sacred to Rhiannon, but crows, ravens, and white horses, especially white mares, are particularly sacred to her.
* Church of All Worlds incorporates in Missouri, in 1968, becoming the first Pagan church to do such in the U.S.
* Omizutori (Japan) Water-Drawing Festival, held from the 1 to the 14th of March, at midnight a solemn rite is performed by the light of pine torches. The sparks from the torches are said to be very fortuitous.
* Beer Day (Iceland) To commemorate the return of beer to Iceland in 1989, I don’t know where it had gotten off to before that date.
* Matronalia (Ancient Rome) in honor of Juno.
* Feriae Marti (Ancient Rome) in honor of Mars.
* Saint David’s Day, Patron Saint of Wales.
* Peanut Butter Lover’s Day (U.S.) Back in the 20’s the most popular soup in America was Peanut Butter soup, see if you can find a can of it today. There are recipes on line, but most of them seem more like peanut soup rather than peanut butter based.
* On this day in 1888 the Golden Dawn was founded.