September 22 is the birthday of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, the two principal characters from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Some also celebrate Hobbit Week, from the Sunday through Saturday coinciding with Hobbit Day.
Hobbits are fictional creatures described at halflings – two to four feet tall. They are our heroes in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy of books and movies, performing great acts loyalty, heroism, and courage. Notably, hobbits walk around barefoot and eat seven meals a day. They also like to dance, have parties, and enjoy fireworks.
The Fellowship of the Ring begins with a celebration Bilbo Baggins’ 111th birthday. It’s a special day for both Frodo and Bilbo that sets in motion the entire story to follow.
You can celebrate this special holiday by reading reading any of the author J.R.R. Tolkien’s books that include hobbits or watching a Lord of the Rings movie. You can hold a Hobbit party…. just don’t forget the fireworks. You may also chose to walk around barefoot all day or eat a second breakfast.