Sing it with us: Do you remember the/ content for week one of September/ Kanye calls everyone at the VMA pretenders/ while social media is Tweeting away. Even if you don’t care to watch this year’s shenanigans, the MTV Video Music Awards will come in into your social feeds like a wrecking ball, as will Burning Man, tennis’ US Open, and the countdown to Labor Day weekend. Sign up to get Sidekick straight to your inbox each week so you can finish your content calendar in advance and keep dancing in September. Ba de ya de ya de ya…

CELEBRATE SEPTEMBER

//HEALTH//
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

//FOOD//
Biscuit Month, Bourbon Heritage Month, California Wine Month, Chicken Month, Honey Month, Mushroom Month, Organic Harvest Month, Papaya Month, Potato Month, Rice Month, Whole Grains Month

//FUN//
Piano Month

 

Sunday, August 28

//HOLIDAYS//
Bow Tie Day, Pony Express Day, Radio Commercials Day

//HASHTAGS//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Shania Twain, Leo Tolstoy, Florence Welch, LeAnn Rimes, Jennifer Coolidge

//TV PREMIERES//
The Great Food Truck Face-Off (9 PM, Food), The Strain (10 PM, FX)

//MUSIC EVENTS//
MTV Video Music Awards, Burning Man begins

Monday, August 29

//HOLIDAYS//
Individual Rights Day, Less Salt Day

//HASHTAGS//
#ManCrushMonday or #MCM, #MondayBlues, #MotivationMonday, #MarketingMonday, #MeatlessMonday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Michael Jackson, Ingrid Bergman, Lea Michele, Carla Gugino, John Locke

//SPORTS EVENTS//
US Open begins (Tennis)

//POP CULTURE//
Judgement Day (Terminator series)

Tuesday, August 30

//HOLIDAYS//
Toasted Marshmallow Day, Slinky Day, Whale Shark Day, Frankenstein Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Cameron Diaz, Warren Buffett, Andy Roddick, Mary Shelley

Wednesday, August 31

//HOLIDAYS//
Trail Mix Day, Litigating Lawyer Day

//HASHTAGS//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Richard Gere, Van Morrison, Queen Rania of Jordan, Chris Tucker

//FILM EVENTS//
Venice Film Festival begins

//TV PREMIERES//
You’re the Worst (10 PM, FXX)

Thursday, September 1

//HOLIDAYS//
Letter Writing Day, Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day

//HASHTAGS//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Gloria Estefan, Padma Lakshmi, Lily Tomlin, Zendaya

//ALBUM RELEASES//
Angel Olsen, “My Woman”

//TV PREMIERES//
Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never (10 PM, WE)

//POP CULTURE//
First day of Hogwarts (Harry Potter)

Friday, September 2

//HOLIDAYS//
College Colors Day, Gyro Day, Cherry Popover Day

//HASHTAGS//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Keanu Reeves, Mark Hammon, Salma Hayek, Zedd

//MOVIE RELEASES//
Morgan, The Light Between Oceans, Solace

//TV RELEASES//
Chef’s Table (Netflix), Narcos (Netflix)

Saturday, September 3

//HOLIDAYS//
International Bacon Day, Beard Day, Vulture Appreciation Day, Skyscraper Day

//HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Charlie Sheen, Shaun White, Garrett Hedlund, OMI