October 8 - Day of Remembrance for Erik the Red. Erik was the stouthearted father of Leif Erikson, and a dedicated follower of Thor. Hot-headed and clever, Erik made his mark on history by organizing the Viking settlement of
October 9 - Leif Erikson Day. This holiday was first officially proclaimed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965. Remind your friends of the Norse colonization of
October 11 - Winter Nights. This is the time we honor the Disir, conceived of as the female ancestors of our family lines. The Disir look on from the Otherworld, with loving concern for us, their descendants. Pour them a libation on the chilling autumn earth, and think on the wise and powerful women whose blood flows in your veins.
October 31 - Samhain, the Celtic New Year. The Celts among us will honor the ancestors on this day and celebrate the unity of the clan, which transcends time and space and mortality.
November 9 - Day of Remembrance for Queen Sigrid of
November 11 - Feast of the Einheriar. The chosen heroes who sit in Odin’s hall are called the Einheriar, and we honor them on this day. Lift a toast to those who fell bravely in battle for our Way, our people, and for the noble cause. Think on the sacrifices of our veterans, and visit their graves.