The RASC Observers Calendar has notable events listed in its pages. Not accessible at all unless you purchase the calendar but perhaps one year, it will be.
For Tuesday August 21st, 2012 it showed a Crescent Moon 2 deg south of Spica with Mars and Saturn above, in the evening twilight.
Here is our best image of that stellar planetary conjunction,
a 2 second exposure f5.5 with a Canon Powershot A540 on a tripod from our driveway.