Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!
–Humbert Wolfe (1886–1940)
The Month of October 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore In October, autumn comes into full swing. Let’s get in the mood! Learn why it’s called October, what’s happening this month, October gardening tasks, the fall baking season, the full Harvest and Hunter’s Moons, folklore, and more!
October Birthstone: Color and Meaning The October birthstone, the opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning “precious jewel,” and from the Greek word opallios, meaning “to see a change in color.” Discover more about this...