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KLAGENFURT: Street theater festival, Sept. 23-25.

GRAZ: City marathon, Oct. 9.

VIENNA: International film festival, Oct. 20-Nov. 2.

SALZBURG: Jazz Festival, Oct. 26-Nov. 6.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at museums, Sept. 22-Dec. 15.

BRUSSELS: Biennal Art Nouveau, with guided visits of exceptional art nouveau buildings and interiors, Oct. 1-30.

LIEGE: Fun fair, Oct. 1-31.

BRUSSELS: City marathon, Oct. 2.

ARLON: Faerie, fantastic art and heroic fantasy fair, Oct. 15-30.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume Belgian beer festival, Oct. 15-16.

BRUSSELS: White Nights, nighttime cultural events, Oct. 11.

BRUSSELS: Modo Brussels fashion events, through Oct. 30.

COPENHAGEN: Golden Days cultural and historical festival, through Sept. 18.

ODENSE: City marathon, Sept. 18.

EGESKOV: Egeskov market at the castle, Sept. 21.

SOUTHAMPTON: Boat show, through Sept. 25.

LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, through Oct. 3.

HARROGATE: Autumn flower show, Sept. 16-18.

BATH: Jane Austen Festival, Sept. 16-24.

YORK: Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 16-25.

LONDON: Open City, Open House, sites usually closed to public are open, Sept. 17-18.

LONDON: Oktoberfest in London and Shoreditch Park, Sept. 22-25; Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair with carnival rides, Oct. 5-9.

LEEDS: Light Night, five-hour free opera presentation in which audiences can come and go at will, Oct. 7.

OUNDLE: World Conker Championships, competition involving horse chestnuts and string, Oct. 9.

LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, Oct. 12-27.

PARIS: Technoparade, Sept. 17.

COUNTRYWIDE: Journées Européennes du Patrimoine heritage event. Special visits to monuments, historical sites and museums, Sept. 17-18.

ST.-HIPPOLYTE (Alsace): New-wine festival, Sept. 18 and 25.

WISSEMBOURG (Alsace): New-wine festival, Sept. 24-25.

PARIS: Garden festival, Sept. 24-25.

EGUISHEIM (Alsace): Winegrowers Festival, Sept. 24-25.

MITTELBERGHEIM: New-wine festival, Sept. 25.

PARIS: Autumn cultural arts festival, through Dec. 24.

BARR (Alsace): Harvest Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

PARIS: Nuit Blanche (White Night), all-night cultural program, Oct. 1.

NANCY: Jazz Pulsations festival, Oct. 6-16.

BONN: Beethovenfest, through Oct. 9.

LUDWIGSBURG: World’s largest pumpkin exhibition, through Nov. 6. Blühendes Barock Park.

BAD DÜRKHEIM: Wine festival, Sept. 16-19.

FRANKFURT: International Motor Show at the fairgrounds, through Sept. 25.

WÜRZBURG: City festival, Sept. 16-17.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Sept. 17-Oct. 3.

ST. GOAR-ST. GOARHAUSEN: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 17.

BERLIN: Oktoberfest, Sept. 23-Oct. 9.

HAMBURG: Reeperbahn music festival, Sept. 22-24.

FRANKFURT: Oktoberfest at the Commerzbank-Arena, Sept. 22-Oct. 8.

STUTTGART: Beer festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 9.

RONNEBURG: Medieval castle festival, Sept. 24-Oct. 3.

WEIMAR: Onion market, Oct. 7-9.

MUNICH: City marathon, Oct. 9.

FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public Oct. 15-16.

NYÍRBÁTOR: Renaissance weekend, Sept. 23-24.

BUDAPEST: City marathon, Oct. 2.

BUDAPEST: Pálinka and Sausage Festival at Buda Castle, Oct. 6-9.

BUDAPEST: Cultural festival, Oct. 7-16.

REYKJAVIK: Film Festival, Sept. 22-Oct. 2.

DUBLIN: Absolute Fringe arts festival, through Sept. 25.

LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, through Oct. 3.

DUBLIN: Dublin Contemporary 2011, large-scale art installations throughout city, through Oct. 31.

GALWAY: International Oyster Festival and Seafood Festival, Sept. 23-25.

DUBLIN: Arthur’s Day celebrates founder of Guinness Brewery and beer, Sept. 22.

DUBLIN: Culture Night, free visits to museums and other cultural sites, Sept. 23.

DUBLIN: Theatre Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 16.

BALLINASLOE: Horse Fair and Festival, Oct. 2-10.

DUBLIN: Open House, free visits to interesting architectural sites, Oct. 7-9.

VENICE (Burano Island): Burano regatta, Sept. 18.

ASTI: Palio de Asti, Sept. 18; city horse races with festival, Sept. 16-17.

GORGONZOLA: Cheese festival, Sept. 17-18.

NAPLES: Festa di San Gennaro, religious ceremony honoring patron saint, Sept. 19.

COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, Sept. 24-25.

BARDOLINO: Wine Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.

ROME: International story-telling festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

GENOA: International Boat Show, Oct. 1-9.

ASSISI: Feast of St. Francis, Oct. 3-4.

ROME: Romaeuropa cultural arts festival, Oct. 7-Nov. 30.

ALBA: White Truffle International Festival, Oct. 8-Nov. 13.

EHNEN, WORMELDANGE, AHN, MACHTUM: Riesling Open wine festival, Sept. 16-18.

VIANDEN: Walnut Market, Oct. 9.


AMSTERDAM: Jordaan neighborhood festival with flea market, Sept. 16-18.

AMSTERDAM: Taste of Amsterdam culinary festival, Sept. 22-25.

AMSTERDAM: Canal races, Oct. 8.

AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 16.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, electronic music conference and clubbing festival, Oct. 19-22.

STAVANGER: Street art festival, through Sept. 18.

OSLO: City marathon, Sept. 25.

STAVANGER: Great Norwegian comedy festival with events in English, Oct. 6-10.

VILA BALEIRA-PORTO SANTO: Columbus festival, through Sept. 17.

ILHA DE SÃO MIGUEL (Azores): Billabong Azores Islands Pro surfing competition, Sept. 27-Oct. 2.


SAN MARINO CITY: Investiture ceremony of the Captains Regent pageant with parade, Oct. 1.

EASDALE (Hebrides): World Stone Skimming Championships, Sept. 25.

SPEYSIDE: Whisky Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.

LOCH NESS: Marathon, Oct. 2.

LERWICK: Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Oct. 6-10.

CRIEFF AND STRATHEARN: Drovers’ Tryst walking festival, Oct. 8-15.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Harvest festival, through Sept. 18.

SEVILLE: Flamenco Biennial Festival, through Oct. 11.

BARCELONA: International film festival, Oct. 6-16.

CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans festival, Sept. 16-25.

LOGROÑO: Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, Sept. 17-24.

OVIEDO: San Mateo Fiesta (America Day), Sept. 19.

VILLAMARTÍN: Cattle fair and festival of San Mateo, Sept. 20-24.

BENIDORM: Moors and Christians Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.

ROTA: Rota fiestas in honor of patron saint, Sept. 30-Oct. 7.

O GROVE (Galicia): Seafood Festival, Oct. 2-12.

LUND: Culture night, Sept. 17.

GOTHENBERG: Book Fair, Sept. 22-25.

STOCKHOLM: Autumn Fair, Sept. 24-25.

KIVIK: Apple market, Sept. 24-25.

ÖRLAND: Harvest festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

NEUCHÂTEl: Wine festival, Sept. 23-25.

FRIBOURG: International guitar festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 2.

CHARMEY: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Sept. 24.

LE LANDERON: Antique and flea market, Sept. 24-25.

ALBEUVE: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Oct. 1.

LUGANO: Autumn Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

ZURICH: Jucker Farmart Pumpkin Battle, competition for largest pumpkin, Oct. 31.

ZURICH: Oktoberfest, Oct. 13-15,

COURTÉTELLE: Swiss Competition of Regional Products, Oct. 1-2.

BERN: Cheese Market at the Waisenhausplatz, Oct. 8.

ABERGAVENNY: Food Festival, Sept. 17-18.

CARDIFF: Great British Cheese Festival at the castle, Sept. 24-25.


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