5 Things To Look Forward To In October


1.  Halloween candy.  Spending is way up compared to last year.  And you won’t have as many trick-or-treaters.  So a lot of that candy is up for grabs.

2.  Lots of sports:  The NFL season continues.  The NBA Finals got started last night.  And the baseball playoffs are on, with Game One of the World Series October 20th.

3.  There haven’t been a ton of new movies this year, but a big one just got announced.  The new “Borat” sequel hits Amazon Prime on October 23rd.

4.  A bunch of big TV shows are coming back:  “SNL” this weekend . . . “The Bachelorette” on the October 13th . . . “The Amazing Race” on the 14th . . . “Shark Tank” on the 16th . . . “The Voice” on the 19th . . . “Big Brother” on the 28th . . . and season two of “The Mandalorian” hits Disney-Plus October 30th.

5.  Halloween is the big holiday this month.  But here are few more to mark on your calendar:  National Taco Day and National Vodka Day are this Sunday  . . . Columbus Day is October 12th . . . Sweetest Day is October 17th . . . and yes, this is real:  Friday, October 23rd is “Slap Your Annoying Coworker Day.”