On Dhanteras falling two days before Diwali, people perform Lakshmi Puja in some regions. The puja is performed during the Shubh Time. In 2017, Dhanteras is on October 17 and the Muhurat or Good time to perform puja are:
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
3:26 PM to 4:52 PM7:45 PM to 9:18 PM on October 17, 2017
Please note that the time is based on Indian Standard Time.