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GRAZ: City marathon, Oct. 9.

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

SALZBURG: Jazz Festival, Oct. 25-Nov. 6.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at museums, through Dec. 15.

BRUSSELS: Biennial Art Nouveau, with guided visits of exceptional art nouveau buildings and interiors, through Oct. 30.

LIEGE: Fun fair, through Oct. 31.

BRUSSELS: City marathon, Oct. 2.

ARLON: Faerie, fair for fantastic art and heroic fantasy fair, Oct. 8-23.

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

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

BRUSSELS: Modo Bruxellae fashion designers’ trail with fashion events, through Oct. 30.

LONDON: Oktoberfest in London and Shoreditch Park, through Oct. 2.

LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, through Oct. 3.

LONDON: Regent Street Food Safari; sample dishes from the city’s top restaurants, Oct. 3-17.

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.

BATTLE: Battle of Hastings re-enactment, Oct. 15-16.

DUXFORD: Autumn Air Show, Oct. 16.

LONDON: Diwali on the Square, Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival, Oct. 16-26.

LONDON: Trafalgar Day parade, Oct. 23.

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.

TOULOUSE: International Organ Festival, Oct. 5-16.

MOLSHEIM (Alsace): Wine festival, Oct. 7-9.

PARIS: Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival, Oct. 5-9.

OBERNAI (Alsace): Fall Festival, Oct. 15-16.

REIMS: City marathon, Oct. 16.

METZ: City marathon, Oct. 16.

PARIS: International Contemporary Art Fair at Porte de Versailles, Oct. 20-23.

PARIS: Salon du Chocolat at Porte de Versailles, Oct. 20-24.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 3.

RONNEBURG: Medieval castle festival, through Oct. 3.

FRANKFURT: Oktoberfest at Commerzbank-Arena, through Oct. 8.

BONN: Beethovenfest, through Oct. 9.

BERLIN: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 9.

STUTTGART: Canstatter Volksfest, through Oct. 9.

TÜBINGEN: Rubber Duck Race on the Neckar, Oct. 1.

WEIMAR: Onion market, Oct. 7-9.

MUNICH: City marathon, Oct. 9.

FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public on the weekend with Iceland as guest of honor, Oct. 12-16.

MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 15.

MUNICH: Kirchweihdult, market and fun fair on Mariahilfplatz, Oct. 15-23.

LEIPZIG: 1813 Battle of the Nations re-enactment and festival, Oct. 21-23.

PFUNGSTADT (Darmstadt): Frankenstein Castle Halloween festival, Oct. 21-Nov. 6.

FRANKFURT: City marathon, Oct. 30.

BUDAPEST: City marathon, Oct. 2.

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

BUDAPEST: Cultural festival, Oct. 7-16.

BUDAPEST: Liszt Birthday Festival with events at various venues, Oct. 21-23.

LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, through Oct. 3.

DUBLIN: Oktoberfest at the Docklands, through Oct. 9.

DUBLIN: Theatre Festival, through Oct. 16.

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

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

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

GALWAY: Open House, with lectures, exhibits and walking tours, Oct. 13-16.

DUBLIN: Horrorthon film festival, Oct. 27-31.

CORK: Jazz Festival, Oct. 28-31.

DUBLIN: City marathon, Oct. 31.

ROME: International Storytelling Festival Raccontamiunastoria, through Oct. 2.

BARDOLINO: Wine Festival, through Oct. 3.

GENOA: Boat Show, Oct. 1-9.

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

VERONA: Horse Festival, Nov. 3-6.

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

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

ROME: Hobby show, with exhibitors showing comic books, video games, handicrafts and more, Oct. 14-16.

PERUGIA: International Eurochocolate festival, Oct. 14-23.

VENICE: City marathon, Oct. 23.

MONTALCINO: Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush), medieval festival and archery competition, Oct. 29-30.

VIANDEN: Walnut Market, Oct. 9.


LEIDEN: Leidens Ontzet, commemorating 1574 Spanish siege and rescue of the city, Oct. 3.

AMSTERDAM: Canal races, Oct. 8.

AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 16.

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

AMSTERDAM: PINT Bokbierfestival at Beurs van Berlage, Oct. 28-30.

STAVANGER: Great Norwegian Comedy Festival, with some events in English, Oct. 6-10.

BERGEN: International Film Festival, Oct. 19-26.

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

SANTARÉM: National gastronomy festival, Oct. 21-Nov. 6.


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

SPEYSIDE: Whisky Festival, through 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.

EDINBURGH: International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 21-30.

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

SEVILLE: Flamenco Biennial Festival, through Oct. 11.

BENIDORM: Moors and Christians Festival, through Oct. 3.

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

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

BAILEN: Bailen 1810: Return of the French, re-enactment festival, Oct. 7-10.

COUNTRYWIDE: Spanish National Day (Columbus Day), Oct. 12.

SEVILLE: International Theatre and Scenic Arts festival, Oct. 14-23.

BARBATE (Cádiz): All Saints’ Festival, Oct. 28-31.

FRIBOURG: International guitar festival, through Oct. 2.

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

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

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

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

LES BOIS: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Oct. 8.

ZURICH: Oktoberfest, Oct. 13-15.

ZURICH: Art International contemporary art show, Oct. 14-16.

BERN: Wine fair, Oct. 14-23.

ZURICH: Jazz festival, Oct. 26-29.

BASEL: Wine fair at fairgrounds, Oct. 29-Nov. 13.

LLANGOLLEN: Food Festival at the Llangollen International Pavilion, Oct. 15-16.


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