Note: MenuCal is no longer under development, and the developer provides no support for it.MenuCal is a simple menu item for Mac OS X. It features a drop down calendar that can display iCal information for any date. It is currently in its infancy, and this release is mainly intended to gather feedback. Please visit the website to see what it can and can't do in its current form.
MenuCal is considered donationware, if you like it, visit the website to donate. Otherwise feel free to use it for free if it suits you.