Are you ready to rumble? The final weeks of election season heat up as the vice presidential nominees duke it out on national television on 10/3. Or if you’re looking for something a little more harmonious to Tweet about, Rosh Hashanah ushers in a new Jewish year, the winners of thiS year’s Nobel Peace Prize will be announced, and “Oldchella” will shake up social media. So whether you’re looking to rock or roll, Social Sidekick has got you (and your content calendar) covered.  

CELEBRATE OCTOBER

//HEALTH//
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Children’s Health Month, Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month

//FOOD//
Pizza Month, Cookie Month, Vegetarian Month

//COMMUNITY//
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

//SHOPPING//
Fair Trade Month

//FUN//
International Dinosaur Month

Sunday, October 2

//HOLIDAYS//
International Day of Non-Violence, Farm Animals Day, Name Your Car Day, Custodial Worker Day, Change a Light Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Gandhi, Sting, Kelly Ripa. Camilla Belle, Groucho Marx

//TV PREMIERES//
Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery, 9 PM), America’s Funniest Home Videos Reality (ABC, 7 PM), Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz, 8 PM), Blunt Talk (Starz, 8:35 PM), Halloween Wars (Food, 9 PM), Madam Secretary (CBS, 9 PM), Shameless (Showtime, 9 PM), Westworld (HBO, 9 PM), WAGS Miami (E!, 10 PM), Worst Bakers in America (Food, 10 PM), Elementary (CBS, 10 PM),  Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City (Comedy Central, 11:30 PM)

Monday, October 3

//HOLIDAYS//
Rosh Hashanah, Muharram, Child Health Day, World Habitat Day, World Day of Bullying Prevention, Techies Day, World Architecture Day, Boyfriends Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Gwen Stefani, Alicia Vikander, Al Sharpton, Clive Owen, Lena Headey, Tommy Lee, Ashlee Simpson, India Arie

//POLITICAL EVENTS//
Vice Presidential Debate (9 PM, various channels)

//TV PREMIERES//
Class Divide (HBO, 8 PM), Conviction (ABC, 10 PM), Halloween Baking Championship (Food, 9 PM), Masters of Flip (HGTV, 9 PM), Milo Murphy’s Law (Disney XD, 8 PM), Scorpion (CBS, 9 PM) Timeless (NBC, 10 PM), Yours, Mine or Ours (Bravo, 10 PM)

//POP CULTURE//
Mean Girls Day: Aaron Samuels asks Cady Heron what day it is (2004)

Tuesday, October 4

//HOLIDAYS//
Feast of St Francis of Assisi, Taco Day, Ship in a Bottle Day, World Animal Day, Improve Your Office Day, Vodka Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Derrick Rose, Alicia Silverstone, Dakota Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Liev Schreiber, Rutherford B Hayes, Christoph Waltz, Rachael Leigh Cook

//TV PREMIERES//
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (Travel, 9 PM), The Flash (CW 8 PM), The Mindy Project (Hulu), No Tomorrow (CW, 9 PM)

Wednesday, October 5

//HOLIDAYS//
World Teacher Day, Bed & Breakfast Day, Apple Betty Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Brian Johnson, Neil deGrasse Tyson

//TV PREMIERES//
Arrow (CW, 8 PM), Catching Kelce (E!, 9 PM), Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti (Travel, 9 PM), Frequency (CW, 9 PM), Kids Halloween Baking Championship (Food, 8 PM), NOVA: Great Human Odyssey (PBS, 9 PM), Total Bellas (E!, 8 PM)

Thursday, October 6

//HOLIDAYS//
Physician’s Assistant Day, Noodle Day, Mad Hatter Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Elizabeth Shue, Ioan Gruffudd

//ALBUM RELEASES//
Green Day, “Revolution Radio”; Norah Jones, “Day Breaks”; Phantogram, “Three”; Pitbull, “Climate Change”; Rick Astley, “50”; Sum 41, “13 Voices”

//TV PREMIERES//
iHeartRadio Music Festival (CW, 8 PM), Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (Bravo, 9 PM)

Friday, October 7

//HOLIDAYS//
Frappe Day, Bathtub Day, World Smile Day

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

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Simon Cowell, Vladimir Putin, Yo-Yo Ma, John Mellencamp, Bishop Desmond TuTu, Taylor Hicks, Holland Roden

//MOVIE RELEASES//
The Girl on the Train, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, The Birth of a Nation, Friend Request

//TV RELEASES//
The 13th (Netflix),The Ranch (Netflix), Russell Peters: Almost Famous (Netflix), The Siege of Jadotville (Netflix),  Marriage Boot Camp (WE, 9 PM), My Life Is a Telenovela (WE, 10p PM), The Swap (Disney, 8 PM)

//WORLD EVENTS//
Nobel Peace Prize announced

//MUSIC EVENTS//
“Oldchella” aka Desert Trip, featuring Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan.

Saturday, October 8

//HOLIDAYS//
World Octopus Day, Fluffernutter Day, Pierogi Day

//HASHTAGS//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS//
Matt Damon, Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Jesse Jackson, Bruno Mars, Nick Cannon, Bella Thorne, RL Stine

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