Best Days Calendar

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by Celeste Longacre

With the Best Days from The Old Farmer's Almanac, find out when to quit smoking, lose weight, cut hair, wean, and more activities, based on the Moon's sign. We provide dates for 60 days here on Almanac.com. Or, buy the full 12-month astrological timetable for a small fee in our online store.

ActivityDecember 2016January 2017
Begin diet to gain weight

7, 11

Begin diet to lose weight

15, 19, 24

Begin logging

1, 2, 3, 28, 29, 30

Breed animals

23, 24, 25

Can, pickle, or make sauerkraut

15, 23, 24, 25

Castrate animals

4, 5, 31

Cut hair to discourage growth

21, 22

Cut hair to encourage growth

6, 7

Cut hay

8, 9

Destroy pests and weeds

8, 9

End projects

28

Entertain

16, 17, 18

Go camping

26, 27

Graft or pollinate

14, 15

Harvest aboveground crops

10, 11

Harvest belowground crops

19, 20

Have dental care

19, 20

Plant aboveground crops

6, 7

Plant belowground crops

23, 24, 25

Potty train children

15, 19, 24

Prune to discourage growth

16, 17, 18

Prune to encourage growth

8, 9

Quit smoking

15, 19, 24

Set chicken eggs

12, 13, 20, 21, 22

Set posts or pour concrete

1, 2, 3, 28, 29, 30

Slaughter livestock

23, 24, 25

Start projects

30

Wean animals or children

15, 19, 24