Events are subject to change. It’s wise to check with the local tourist board before traveling.

VIENNA: Philharmonic Ball, Jan. 20; Pharmacists Ball, Jan. 22; Engineers Ball, Jan. 23; Medical Doctors Ball, Jan. 29; Hunters Ball, Jan. 31; Johann Strauss Ball, Feb. 12; Lawyers Ball, Feb. 13; Gala of the Viennese Industry, Feb. 19; Viennese Coffee House Owners Ball, Feb. 25; Opera Ball, March 3; Bonbon Ball, March 4; Rudolfina Masked Ball, March 7; Elmayer School of Dancing Ball, March 8.

VIENNA: Vienna Ice Dream, Jan. 20-March 5. Outdoor ice skating around the Town Hall.

DURBUY: Christmas market, through Jan. 9.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at city mus-eums, through Jan. 16.

BRUGGE: Snow and ice sculpture festival through Jan. 16.

BRUSSELS: BRAFA, Jan. 21-30. Antiques and fine arts fair in Tour & Taxis.

BRUSSELS: Book fair, Feb. 17-21. Tour & Taxis.

LONDON: International boat show, Jan. 7-16. ExCel.

LONDON: Bike Show, Jan. 13-16. ExCel

ELY: Beer festival, Jan. 14-15.

LONDON: The France Show, Jan. 14-16. French travel and culture show in -Earls Court.

SPALDING: Motorcycle show, Jan. 15-16.

LONDON: International mime festival, Jan. 15-30.

LONDON: Adventure Travel Live show, Jan. 28-30. Royal Horticultural Halls.

LONDON: Chinese New Year celebra-tions, Feb. 6. Chinatown.

EstoniaTALLINN: Christmas market, through Jan. 9.

PARIS: Dog show, Jan. 8-9. Parc Floral.

PARIS: Winter sales, Jan. 12-Feb. 15

PARIS: Fashion week, Jan. 20-27.

NICE: Carnival, Feb. 18-March 8.

MENTON: Lemon festival, Feb. 18-March 9.

BERNAU: Sled-dog races, Jan. 22-23.

DÜSSELDORF: Boat fair, Jan. 22-30.

BERLIN: Long night of the museums, Jan. 29.

TODTMOOS: Sled-dog races, Jan. 29-30.

Neu Ulm: Medieval market, through Jan. 9.

LEIPZIG: Motorcycle show, Feb. 4-6. Exhibition grounds.

BERLIN: International film festival, Feb. 10-20. Potsdamer Platz.

MUNICH: International Motorbike Exhibition, Feb. 18-20. Motorcycle show in M,O,C,.

DUBLIN: Temple Bar TradFest, Jan. 26-30. Traditional music and culture.

DUBLIN: Chinese New Year festival, Feb. 1-13.

DUBLIN: International film festival, Feb. 17-27.

VENICE: Witches regatta, Jan. 6.

ROME: Science festival, Jan. 20-23. Auditorium Parco della Musica.

VIAREGGIO: Carnival, Feb. 20-March 13. Parades on Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 8, 13.

VENICE: Carnival, Feb. 26-March 8.


ROTTERDAM: International film festival, Jan. 26-Feb. 6.

GLASGOW: Celtic Connections, Jan. 13-30. Celtic music festival.

AVIEMORE: Sled-dog racing, Jan. 22-23.

LERWICK: Up-Helly-Aa, Jan. 25. Festival of fire and torchlight parade.

COUNTRYWIDE: Burns Night, Jan. 25.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Tamborrada, Jan. 19-20. Drumming festival.

MADRID: International fashion week, Feb. 3-5.

SEVILLE: City marathon, Feb. 13.

KIRUNA: Snow Festival, Jan. 29-30. Biggest in Europe.

JOKKMOKK: Winter market, Feb. 3-5. Traditional Lapp market.

BELALP: Witches ski race, Jan. 9-15.

BASEL: Vogel Gryff, Jan. 13. Traditional event.

KANDERSTEG: Sled-dog races, Jan. 22-23.

ZURICH: Swiss-Moto, Feb. 17-20. Motorcycles and scooters at fairgrounds.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Roman festival, Jan. 14-15.

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