fete day

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Noun1.fete day - a day designated for feastingfete day - a day designated for feasting  
church festival, religious festival - a festival having religious significance
Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashona, Rosh Hashonah - (Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar
holiday - a day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
movable feast, moveable feast - a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas, Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag
Id al-Fitr - a Muslim day of feasting at the end of Ramadan
Feast of Sacrifice, Id al-Adha - the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
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I saw her often at Richmond, I heard of her often in town, and I used often to take her and the Brandleys on the water; there were picnics, fete days, plays, operas, concerts, parties, all sorts of pleasures, through which I pursued her - and they were all miseries to me.
Every year we hold a fete day, with various activities for all ages, including a tombola, raffle, face-painting and lots more, as well as live music.
From that idea we have formed a committee and plans are moving forward to make the Community Fete day a success".
It's like a community fete day, all smiles and hugged greetings.
Stalls, a bouncy castle, raffles, refreshments and games were among the fun to be had at this year's Nunthorpe Fete Day.
In previous years, the festival was estimated to have attracted around 25-30,000 people to the main fete day, with thousands of others visiting through the week.
The pond was officially opened in the presence of Mrs Nowill's family during a fete day at the school on Saturday.
All the pupils of St Cadoc's would be given a ticket before the end of term which entitled you to a goodie bag on fete day.
Jess Pinson, Hillfields marketing project coordinator, said: "It was a traditional British fete day.
It ended yesterday after a week of events which included the highlight - a fete day on Saturday with shows, music, exhibitions and a fair.
One of the highlights of the week is the fete day, on Saturday, which includes judging of the Best Dressed Sea Scarecrow.
THE Coventry branch of the Royal Air Force Association holds its annual open fete day at club HQ, Douglas Bader House, Lythalls Lane, on Saturday at 2pm.