Here are some early period Saints days you might want to plan your next event around:
|January 17||St. Anthony (250-350)||Egyptian, founder of monasticism||January 20||St. Sebatian (?-288)||Patron against the plague||March 1||St. David or Dew (?-544)||Patron saint of Wales. During a battle against the Saxons, St. David had the Britons wear leeks on their hats to identify themselves.||April 23||St. George (?-303)||Patron saint of England||May 28||St. Augustine (?-604)||Roman monk, first Archbishop of Canterbury||June 5||St. Boniface (680?-755)||English monk in Germany||June 9||St. Columba (?-597)||Patron saint of the homesick||July 29||St. Olaf (died in battle 1030)||Norway's patron saint||August 28||St. Augustine (354-430)||Bishop of Hippo, known for his "Confessions"||November 11||St. Martin (315-399)||Patron of reformed drunks. Fair weather at this time is called "St. Martin's summer". This was also the time when the first new wines of the year were tasted.||November 13||St. Nicholas (800?-867?)||Caused a schism between Roman and Byzantine churches||December 6||St. Nicholas (?-342)||Patron saint of Russia, young people and sailors||December 26||St. Stephen (?-33)||The first Christian martyr. Stephen was stoned to death.|
Editor's note: One of the most important saints is missing from this list. She was St. Fuiltigherne (6th century), Irish, and her saint's day is March 14th or thereabouts. Honest! I don't know what she was patron saint of, but it was probably something obscure.