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Draconids Meteor Shower
Draconids Meteor Shower
Oct 8 all-day
The Draconids is a minor meteor shower producing only about 10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner, which was first discovered in 1900. The Draconids is an unusual shower in that the best viewing is in the early evening instead of...
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2nd Annual 4XFOR HOPE Charity Event 3:00 pm
2nd Annual 4XFOR HOPE Charity Event @ Three Acres Food Truck Park
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm
2nd Annual 4XFOR HOPE Charity Event @ Three Acres Food Truck Park | | |
2nd Annual 4XFOR HOPE benefitting THE ROSE for breast cancer treatment, awareness and research. This event is for the entire 4×4 community to come together and raise money for an amazing cause. 100% of all donations go to The Rose. We offer outdoor entertainment and an amazing raffle.
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⚪ Full Moon 2:08 pm
⚪ Full Moon
Oct 13 @ 2:08 pm – 2:08 pm
 
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Orionids Meteor Shower
Orionids Meteor Shower
Oct 21 all-day
The Orionids is an average shower producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Halley, which has been known and observed since ancient times. The shower runs annually from October 2 to November 7. It peaks this year...
☾ Last Quarter Moon 5:39 am
☾ Last Quarter Moon
Oct 21 @ 5:39 am – 5:39 am
 
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⚫ New Moon 8:38 pm
⚫ New Moon
Oct 27 @ 8:38 pm – 8:38 pm
 
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Halloween
Halloween
Oct 31 all-day
 
Mercury Retrograde Begins
Mercury Retrograde Begins
Oct 31 all-day
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
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Winter 4X4 Jamboree @ Washington County Fairgrounds
Jan 17 – Jan 20 all-day
Winter 4X4 Jamboree @ Washington County Fairgrounds |  |  |

The Winter 4×4 Jamboree is a non-competitive guide trail run event for high clearance 4×4 vehicles. Groups of participants are led on rated trails by experienced trail leaders and helpers.
Trails are rated on a 10 point scale, with a rating of 1 for graded roads that may be easily traveled by most cars and a rating of 10 for purpose-built vehicles (buggies) with sophisticated suspensions and drivetrains operated by expert drivers. Trails used for the 2019 Winter 4×4 Jamboree will be from 2 rated trails through 10 rated trails.

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Total Lunar Eclipse
Jan 20 @ 7:33 pm – 10:51 pm

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes completely through the Earth’s dark shadow, or umbra. During this type of eclipse, the Moon will gradually get darker and then take on a rusty or blood red color. The eclipse will be visible throughout most of North America, South America, the eastern Pacific Ocean, western Atlantic Ocean, extreme western Europe, and extreme western Africa.

⚪ Full Moon
Jan 20 @ 9:16 pm – 9:16 pm
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 21 all-day
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Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter
Jan 22 all-day

The two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, will appear to have an ultra-close encounter in the evening sky, coming within within 2.4 degrees of each other in the early morning sky. Look for this impressive sight in the east just before sunrise.

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WinterFunFest @ WinterFun Fest Grass Valley
Jan 25 – Jan 27 all-day
WinterFunFest @ WinterFun Fest Grass Valley

Runs, food, entertainment & more!
Winter Fun will offer three different historical and narrated sport utility vehicle (SUV) trips and ten separate 4X4 runs in the high Sierra for experienced drivers.

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☾ Last Quarter Moon
Jan 27 @ 1:10 pm – 1:10 pm
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Test Submission @ Test Venue
Feb 1 all-day
Test Submission @ Test Venue |  |  |

This is a test submission from support.

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Groundhog Day
Feb 2 all-day
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⚫ New Moon
Feb 4 @ 1:04 pm – 1:04 pm