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The days are shorter now, but there’s still plenty to do this autumn in Europe. These events were scheduled as of Nov. 6, 2015. It’s wise to confirm dates with the organizer or local tourism board before traveling.

AUSTRIA KAPRUN: Wow Glacier Love, opening ski season party, through Nov. 8.

STRADEN: Jazz Liebe, jazz, blues and world music festival in venues throughout Styria and bordering Slovenia, through Nov. 15.

VIENNA: WIKAM International Art and Antiques Fair, Palais Ferstel, through Nov. 15.

VIENNA: Wien Modern #28, contemporary music festival, through Nov. 28.

VIENNA: Voice Mania, international a-cappella festival, through Dec. 6.

INNSBRUCK: Freeride Film Festival, films shot by skiers and snowboarders, Nov. 7.

GRAZ: Wildstyle & Tattoo Messe, tattoo convention, Messehalle, Nov. 7-8.

RUST: Timeless Autumn, celebration of the new wine, Nov. 7-8.

SCHLADMING: O’Neill Pleasure Jam, snowboarding slopestyle contests and parties, Nov. 7-8.

VIENNA: Tattoo Convention Vienna, Arcotel Wimberger, Nov. 7-8.

VIENNA: Art & Antique, fair for art, antiques and design, Hofburg, Nov. 7-15.

VIENNA: KlezMore Festival Vienna, Nov. 7-22.

VIENNA: Buch Wien, international book fair, Nov. 12-15.

GRAZ: Craft Beer Festival, Stadthalle, Nov. 13-15.

VIENNA: Vienna Art Week, Nov. 16-22.

VIENNA: Viennese Red Cross Ball, Nov. 20.

VIENNA: Craft Beer Fest Wien, Anker-Expedithalle, Nov. 20-21.

VIENNA: Bluebird Festival, Porgy & Bess, Nov. 26-28.

OBERTAUERN: ski season opening party, Culcha Candela performs, Nov. 27.

GNIGL: Alt Gnigl Krampus Run, frightening costumed wild spirits run, Nov. 28.

ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Concert, traditional opening to new ski season, this year’s act is Beach Boys, Nov. 28.

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM: Snow Mobile, motor sport competitions, Dec. 3-6.

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM: Rave on Snow, club festival, Dec. 10-13.

BELGIUM ANTWERP: Brussels Beer Challenge, De Koninck Brewery, through Nov. 8.

FLOREFFE: Cheese and Wine Fair, football grounds, through Nov. 8.

HASSELT: Weekend of Belgian Beers, Culture Center, through Nov. 8.

BRUGGE: Razorreel, Flanders Film Festival, through Nov. 10.

LIEGE: La foire de Liege, autumn fun fair, through Nov. 11.

CHARLEROI: International Salon of Home Economics, show of food, wine, home comforts and well-being, Palais des Expositions, through Nov. 15.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Tattoo Convention, Tour & Taxis, Nov. 13-15.

ZOLDER: Tour de Belgique, classic auto rally through Wallonia, Nov. 13-15.

BRUSSELS: Public beer brewing session, Cantillon Brewery, Nov. 14.

HARINGE: Blablues Festival, folk festival, De Levaard, Nov. 14.

NAMUR: Antica, Fine Art Fair, Namur Expo, Nov. 14-22.

LIEGE: Ice Sculpture Festival, theme for 2015 is “Star Wars,” Nov. 14-Jan. 31.

BRUSSELS: La Revue du Vin de France, wine degustation, Tour & Taxis, Nov. 21-22.

BRUSSELS: Cocoon, home and interior fair, Expo, Nov. 21-29.

BRUSSELS: De Nocturnes van de Zavel, culinary festival, Sablon, Nov. 27-30.

LIEGE: Village de Noel, Belgium’s largest Christmas village, Nov. 27-Dec. 30.

BRUSSELS: Winter Wonders, Christmas market, ice rink, decorations and more, Nov. 27-Jan. 3.

BRUGGE: December Dance, international dance festival, Concertgebouw, Dec. 2-13.

GENT: Gent Militaria, military memorabilia fair, Flanders Expo, Dec. 6.

BASTOGNE: Battle of the Bulge perimeter walk and commemorations, Dec. 12-13.

CROATIA BUZET: Festival of Istrian Truffles, through Nov. 8.

ZAGREB: Zagreb Film Festival, Nov. 14-22.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Theater Night, Nov. 21.

OPATIJA: Chocolate Festival, Dec. 4-6.

CZECH REPUBLIC PRAGUE: Whiskey Life, Bethlehem Chapel, through Nov. 7.

PRAGUE: Nouvelle Prague, festival of Czech and overseas bands, Staropramen Brewery, through Nov. 7.

PRAGUE: Strings of Autumn, international music festival, through Nov. 18.

PILSEN: Jazz Without Borders, jazz fest, various dates, through Nov. 30.

PRAGUE: Writers Festival, Nov. 7-10.

PRAGUE: Alternativa, festival for progressive music, Nov. 7-14.

PRAGUE: Swing Music Festival, National House of Vinohrady, Nov. 11-12.

PRAGUE: Antiques Fair, Exhibition hall at Novomestska radnice, Nov. 19-22.

COUNTRYWIDE: Theater Night, open doors and special programs in theaters, Nov. 21.

PRAGUE: FMX Gladiator Games, O2 Arena, Nov. 24.

PAVLOV: open wine cellars, Nov. 28.

PRAGUE: Apres Ski Winter Fun Festival, mountain resort atmosphere on riverbank, Nov. 28-29.

SLAVKOV: Battle of Austerlitz re-enactments, Dec. 5-6.

DENMARK HORSENS: Bluesfestival, HNT and Kulisselageret, through Nov. 7.

COPENHAGEN: CPH: DOX, International Documentary Film Festival, through Nov. 15.

COUNTRYWIDE: J-Day, first sale of special Christmas beer celebrated in bars at 8:59 p.m., Nov. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Tivoli Gardens, park open for Christmas season, Nov. 14-Jan. 3.

ELSINORE: Kronborg Castle Christmas fair, Nov. 28-29 and Dec. 5-6.

ENGLAND BIRMINGHAM: Crafts for Christmas, NEC, through Nov. 8.

LONDON: Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia, through Nov. 8.

LONDON: The Ski and Snowboard Show, Battersea Park, through Nov. 8.

LONDON: Prudential Blues Fest, O2 Arena, Tom Jones and Van Morrison headline, through Nov. 8.

LONDON: Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival, Nov. 7.

MANCHESTER: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, urban assault course, Nov. 7.

WESTON-SUPER-MARE: Carnival procession, Nov. 13.

LONDON: BBC Good Food Show, Olympia, Nov. 13-15.

LONDON: Doctor Who Festival, ExCel, Nov. 13-15.

LONDON: EFG London Jazz Festival, Barbican and other venues, Nov. 13-22.

LONDON: Lord Mayor’s Show, procession departs St. Pauls at 11 a.m.; fireworks at 5:15 p.m., Nov. 14.

LONDON: Winter Wine Festival, Vinopolis, Nov. 14.

BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, antiques market at the NEC, Nov. 19-22.

LONDON: Taste of London, seasonal restaurant festival, Tobacco Dock, Nov. 19-22.

LONDON: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, Nov. 20-Jan. 3.

LONDON: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, urban assault course, Nov. 21.

LONDON: Christmas at Kew, illuminated trail through gardens, Nov. 25-Jan. 7.

BIRMINGHAM: BBC Good Food Show Winter, Olympia, Nov. 26-29.

LONDON: Winterville, winter festival, Victoria Park, Nov. 26-Dec. 23.

BIRMINGHAM: The Birmingham International Tattoo, military music, Barclaycard Arena, Nov. 28-29.

LONDON: The Cheese and Wine Festival and Chocolate Festival, Business Design Centre, Dec. 4-6.

LONDON: London International Animation Festival, Barbican and other venues, Dec. 4-13.

BIRMINGHAM: Insomnia56, Britain’s biggest gaming festival, NEC, Dec. 11-14.

LONDON: The London International Horse Show, Olympia, Dec. 15-21.

FINLAND HELSINKI: Moving in November, contemporary dance festival, through Nov. 7.

HELSINKI: Etnosoi, world music festival, through Nov. 12.

HELSINKI: Licorice festival, Wanha Satama, Nov. 14-15.

HELSINKI: Restaurant Day, Nov. 21.

HELSINKI: We Jazz, jazz festival, Dec. 7-13.

FRANCE PARIS: Transient Festival, music festival, Espace Pierre Cardin, through Nov. 8.

ROUEN: Normandy Wine and Local Produce Fair, Parc Expo, through Nov. 8.

PARIS: Salon de la Photo, Porte de Versailles, through Nov. 9.

STRASBOURG: Jazzdoor, jazz fest, through Nov. 20.

PARIS: Blues sur Seine, through Nov. 21.

NICE: French Riviera Marathon, route runs between Nice and Cannes, Nov. 8.

PARIS: Festival les Inrocks Philips, Casino de Paris, Cigale and other venues, Nov. 10-17.

PARIS: Paris Photo, photography exhibit and fair, Grand Palais, Nov. 12-15.

MULHOUSE: Art 3F, international contemporary art fair, Parc Expo, Nov. 13-15.

NICE: Salon Chocolat, fair for chocolate and gourmet products, Nov. 13-15.

PARIS: Foto Fever, photographic art fair, Carousel de Louvre, Nov. 13-15.

AMIENS: International Film Festival, Nov. 13-21.

BEAUNE: Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction, Nov. 14-15.

COUNTRYWIDE: Beaujoulais Nouveau Day, Nov. 19.

GRENOBLE: Salon du Chocolat, Alpexpo, Nov. 20-22.

METZ: Salon of Antiques and Decorative Arts, Expo, Nov. 20-23.

STRASBOURG: Brocante, Convention Centre, Nov. 21.

PARIS: Les salons des vins des Vignerons Indépendants, Porte de Versailles, Nov. 26-30.

MULHOUSE: Tattoo Convention, Parc Expo, Nov. 27-29.

STRASBOURG: St. Art, contemporary art fair, Exhibition Park Wacken, Nov. 27-30.

PARIS: Salon du Cheval, equestrian show, Paris Nord Villepinte, Nov. 28-Dec. 6.

RENNES: Trans Musicales, contemporary music festival, Dec. 2-6.

NANCY: Saint Nicholas festivities, Dec. 4-6.

ROUBAIX: La Braderie de l’Art, art fair and exchange, Dec. 5-6.

LYON: Festival of Lights, Dec. 5-8.

PARIS: Nautic, international boat show, Porte de Versailles, Dec. 5-13.

PARIS: Courts Devant, international short film festival, Ile de France, Dec. 10-18.

EPERNAY: Habits de Lumiere, illuminated landmarks and festivities, Dec. 11-13.

GERMANY STUTTGART: Antique & Art, Phoenixhalle, through Nov. 7.

BERLIN: Jazzfest Berlin, through Nov. 8.

BURG FRANKENSTEIN: Halloween Party, adult events Nov. 6-7; family day Nov. 8.

LEIPZIG: euro-scene, contemporary dance and theatre festival, through Nov. 8.

LUDWIGSBURG: pumpkin exhibition, Bluehendes Barock castle grounds, through Nov. 8.

PULSNITZ: Gingerbread market, through Nov. 8.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Herbstmesse, commercial fair and volksfest, through Nov. 8.

HOCHHEIM: Hochheimer markt, market and volksfest, through Nov. 10.

DRESDEN: Jazztage, jazz festival, through Nov. 15.

HAMBURG: Hamburger Dom, huge volksfest and fun fair, through Dec. 6.

SCHWEINFURT: Tattoo & Art Convention, Altmain Sporthalle, Grafenrheinfeld, Nov. 7-8.

WURZBURG: Honky Tonk Fest, live music across 30 stages, Nov. 7.

BERLIN: Berlin Tattoo, military music concerts, Max-Schmeling Halle, Nov. 7-8.

WORMS: Wormser Weinmesse, tasting of the region’s wines, Tagungszentrum, Nov. 7-8.

HEIDELBERG: St. Martin’s Day parade, Nov. 8.

MUNICH: Freeride Film Festival, films shot by skiers and snowboarders, Nov. 8.

BERLIN: Kuki & Teen Screen, children and youth film festival, Nov. 8-15.

BERLIN: International Short Film Festival, Nov. 10-15.

COLOGNE: Beginning of carnival season, festivities at Heumarkt Square, Nov. 11.

COLOGNE: eat&style, food festival, Messe, Nov. 13-15.

HAMBURG: Blickfang, international design exhibition, Deichtorhallen, Nov. 13-15.

MUNICH: eat&style, food festival, Zenith, Nov. 13-15.

MUNICH: International Wine Fair, MOC Events Center, Nov. 13-15.

WIESBADEN: Exground filmfest, festival of short and independent films, Nov. 13-22.

STUTTGART: Kulinart Stuttgart, gourmet fair, Phoenixhalle, Nov. 14-15.

MUNICH: Jewish Culture Days, Nov. 15-23.

COLOGNE: Cologne Fine Art, art and antiques exposition, Messe, Nov. 18-22.

STUTTGART: German Masters, horse show and horseback riding tournament, Nov. 18-22.

STUTTGART: eat&style, food festival, Messe, Nov. 20-22.

STUTTGART: eat&style, food festival, Messe, Nov. 20-22.

WUERZBURG: Bachtage, Classical music festival, Nov. 20-29.

KASSEL: Tattoomenta, tattoo festival, documenta-Halle, Nov. 21-22.

STUTTGART: Stuttgart’s Best Wine, degustation of fine wines, Phoenixhalle, Nov. 22.

MUNICH: Tollwood Winter Festival, Nov. 24-Dec. 31.

MAINZ: Craft Beer Messe, Alte Lokhalle, Nov. 27-28.

MANNHEIM: Tattoo convention, ZRM Mannheim-Neckarau, Nov. 27-29.

ESSEN: Essen Motor Show, Messe, Nov. 28-Dec. 6.

BERLIN: Tattoo Festival Berlin, Huxleys, Dec. 5-6.

GREECE THESSALONIKI: Thessaloniki International Film Festival, through Nov. 15.

ATHENS: Athens Authentic Marathon, Nov. 8.

HUNGARY SZEGED: Szeged Jazz Days, jazz festival, through Nov. 7.

BUDAPEST: Bonusz Festival, electronic music festival, Hungexpo, Nov. 21.

IRELAND DUBLIN: Dublin Beatles Festival, through Nov. 8.

KILKENNY: Kilkenomics Economics Festival, through Nov. 8.

SNEEM: Sneem International Storytelling and Folklore Festival, through Nov. 8.

WATERFORD: Waterford Film Festival, showcases independent short films, through Nov. 8.

CORK: Cork Film Festival, features films, music and ideas, through Nov. 15.

DUBLIN: Metropolis Festival, indoor music and performance festival, RDS Dublin, Nov. 7-8.

DUBLIN: Dublin Book Festival, Smock Alley Theatre, Nov. 12-15.

PORTRUSH: Atlantic Sessions, traditional music festival, Nov. 12-15.

TRALEE: National Circus Festival, Nov. 12-15.

DUBLIN: Art Source, art fair, The Royal Dublin Society, Nov. 13-15.

DUBLIN: Eirtakon Convention, country’s largest anime and manga event, Croke Park Conference Centre, Nov. 13-15.

DUBLIN: Festival of Lights, celebration of South Asian cultures, Nov. 14.

KILLARNEY: Run the Gauntlet, half marathon through Gap of Dunloe, Nov. 15.

DUBLIN: Improv Fest Ireland, improvised theatre and comedy acts, Nov. 15-21.

WATERFORD: Winterval, Christmas themed events and market, Nov. 20-Dec. 23.

KILKENNY: Subtitle, European Film Festival, Nov. 23-29.

ITALY TRIESTE: Science+Fiction, sci-fi film festival, Sala Tripcovich, through Nov. 8.

TURIN: Artissima, contemporary arts fair, Lingotto fairgrounds, through Nov. 8.

VERONA: Fieracavalli, horse exposition and shows, Expo, through Nov. 8.

MERANO: Merano Wine Festival, wine and culinary specialties, through Nov. 10.

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, Saturdays and Sundays only, through Nov. 15.

VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 22.

TURIN: Luci d’Artista, illuminations throughout city, through Jan. 11.

LIVORNO: Livorno Marathon, Nov. 8.

RAVENNA: Ravenna Marathon, Nov. 8.

ROME: Roma Fiction Fest, Cinema Adriano, Nov. 11-15.

PADUA: Arte, contemporary arts fair, Padua fairgrounds, Nov. 13-16.

GENOA: Canina, International dog show, Genoa fairgrounds, Nov. 14-15.

SAN MINIATO: Truffle Fair, Nov. 14-15, 21-22, and 28-29.

ROME: Roma Jazz Festival, concerts at Auditorium della Parca Musica, Nov. 14-30.

PALERMO: Palermo Marathon, Nov. 15.

VERONA: Verona Marathon, Nov. 15.

MILAN: EICMA, International Motorcycle Exhibition, Fiera Milano, Nov. 19-22.

TRIESTE: Trieste Tattoo Expo, Nov. 20-22.

TURIN: Torino Film Festival, Nov. 20-28.

TURIN: Cioccola-to, chocolate fair, Nov. 20-29.

VENICE: Festa della Salute, celebrates the Virgin Mary’s intercession to stop the plague in 1630-1631, Nov. 21.

CREMONA: Torrone festival, Nov. 21-29.

FLORENCE: Florence Marathon, Nov. 29.

FLORENCE: River to River, film festival dedicated exclusively to Indian films, Cinema Odeon, Dec. 5-10.

BOLOGNA: Motor Show, fairgrounds, Dec. 5-13.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Luxembourg Art Week, Halle Victor Hugo, through Nov. 8.

MUNSHAUSEN: Hubertus market, flea and traditional crafts market, Nov. 8.

ESCH/ALZETTE: Sonic Visions, indoor rock festival, Nov. 12-14.

CITY: Brocante, bric brac fair, Luxexpo, Nov. 14-15.

CITY: International Motor Show, Luxexpo, Nov. 20-22.

CITY: Riff Festival, highlights ska and reggae, Rotondes, Nov. 21.

HEIDERSCHEID: ING Trail Uewersauer, ultra trail run, Nov. 22.

CITY: International Bazar, international fundraiser benefits worldwide charities, LuxExpo, Nov. 28-29.

CITY: Night of the Proms, Beach Boys and others perform, Arena d’Coque, Nov. 30.

MONACO MONACO: National Day, fireworks Nov. 18 and celebrations Nov. 19.

NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM: Museum Night, Nov. 7.

EINDHOVEN: Glow Festival, illuminations, Nov. 7-14.

THE HAGUE: Crossing Border, literature and music festival, Nov. 12-17.

AMSTERDAM: Arrival of Sinterklaas, Santa’s arrival celebrated with boat and horse parades, Nov. 15.

AMSTERDAM: IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival, Nov. 18-29.

UTRECHT: Le Guess Who, indie rock fest, Nov. 19-22.

AMSTERDAM: Pan Amsterdam, RAI Exhibition Centre, Nov. 22-29.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Art Weekend, open galleries and art institutions, Nov. 26-28.

AMSTERDAM: Food Festival Amsterdam, Europahal RAI, Nov. 26-29.

ROTTERDAM: Songbird Festival, De Doelen, Nov. 28-29.

AMSTERDAM: Light Festival, Nov. 28-Jan. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Kerst Fair Markt, seasonal art, fashion and designs for sale, Westergasfabriek, Dec. 6.

GOUDA: Candle Night, Dec. 11.

DORDRECHT: Christmas Market, Dec. 11-13.

DEVENTER: Dickens Festival, Victorian themed Christmas market, Dec. 19-20.

NORWAY OSLO: Christmas Fair, Norsk Folkemuseum, Dec. 5-6 and 12-13.

PORTUGAL GUIMARAES: Guimaraes Jazz, through Nov. 14.

GOLEGA: National Horse Fair, through Nov. 15.

LISBON: Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival, through Nov. 15.

PORTO: Porto Marathon, Nov. 8.

ESPINHO: Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Nov. 9-15.

FUNCHAL: Funchal International Film Festival, Teatro Baltazar Dias, Nov. 10-17.

LISBON: Vodafone Mexefest, music festival, Nov. 27-28.

OBIDOS: Vila Natal, Christmas Town, Dec. 4-Jan. 3.

SCOTLAND DENHOLM: Denholm Folk Festival, through Nov. 8.

DUNDEE: Discovery Film Festival, film festival for young audiences, through Nov. 8.

GLASGOW: BBC Good Food Show Scotland, SECC, through Nov. 8.

INVERNESS: Inverness Film Festival, through Nov. 8.

GLASGOW: Sonica, sonic arts festival, through Nov. 8.

ABERDEEN: Sound, festival of innovative new music, through Nov. 9.

EDINBURGH: Botanic Lights, night illuminations, Royal Botanic Gardens, through Nov. 22.

KINLOCHARD: The House Folk Music Festival, Nov. 11-13.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Summerhall and Cameo Cinema, Nov. 11-22.

EDINBURGH: Foodies Christmas, cooking show, EICC, Nov. 13-15.

LERWICK: Shetland Noir, crime writing festival, Mareel, Nov. 13-15.

DUNDEE: Jazz Festival, Nov. 18-22.

EDINBURGH: Scots Fiddle Festival, Nov. 20-22.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh’s Christmas, St. Andrew Square, Nov. 20-Jan. 4.

EDINBURGH: Winter Wine Festival, The Assembly Rooms, Nov. 28.

COUNTRYWIDE: St. Andrew’s Day, national holiday celebrates country’s patron saint, Nov. 30.

SLOVAKIA BRATISLAVA: Melos-Etos, International Festival of Contemporary Music, Nov. 7-13.

BRATISLAVA: Bratislava International Film Festival, Nov. 12-17.

BRATISLAVA: Open Cellars Day, events along the Carpathian Wine Route, Nov. 20-21.

BRATISLAVA: One World Documentary Film Festival, Nov. 26-Dec. 1.

SLOVENIA: LJUBLJANA: Ljubljana International Film Festival, Cankarjev dom, Nov. 11-22.

BLED: Folk Music Hit Parade, Sports Center, Nov. 13.

SPAIN SEVILLE: Festival of European Cinema, through Nov. 14.

MADRID: Madrid International Jazz Festival, Conde Duque, through Nov. 27.

BILBAO: Zinebi57, International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, Nov. 13-25.

MADRID: Madrid en Danza, international dance festival, Nov. 13-Dec. 5.

HUELVA: Ibero-American Film Festival, Nov. 14-21.

VALENCIA: Valencia Marathon, Nov. 15.

BARCELONA: Alternativa, Festival of Independent Cinema, Nov. 16-22.

SEVILLE: SICAB International Horse Fair, fairgrounds, Nov. 17-22.

GIJON: Gijon Film Festival, Nov. 20-28.

MADRID: Feriarte, Art and Antiques Fair, Feria de Madrid, Nov. 21-29.

BARCELONA: Jean Bouin Sports Day, athletics events for amateurs and professionals, Nov. 22.

MADRID: Madrid Horse Week, IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, Nov. 26-29.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Donastia San Sebastian Marathon, Nov. 29.

LEON: Purple Weekend Festival, celebrates music and culture of the sixties, Dec. 4-8.

SWEDEN STOCKHOLM: Foto Maessan, photo fair, Stockholmsmassan Alvsjo, through Nov. 8.

GOTHENBURG: Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, through Nov. 22.

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm Film Festival, Nov. 11-22.

GOTHENBURG: Christmas at Liseberg, amusement park open for Christmas season, Nov. 20-22; 27-29; Dec. 2-6; 8-13; 15-23 and 26-30.

JONKOPING: Dreamhack Winter, digital festival, Nov. 26-29.

STOCKHOLM: International Horse Show, Nov. 26-29.

STOCKHOLM: Hundmaessa, dog show, Stockholmsmassan Alvsjo, Dec. 12-13.

SWITZERLAND BASEL: Autumn Fair, fun fair and market, through Nov. 8.

WINTERTHUR: International Short Film Festival, through Nov. 8.

ZURICH: Expovina, wine fair takes place aboard ships, through Nov. 12.

GENEVA: Tous Ecrans, international film festival, through Nov. 14.

PRAZ: Vully Blues Festival, Nov. 6-7.

BIEL: Truffle market, Nov. 7.

BRIENZ: Kunstnacht, music and artists, Nov. 7.

RAPPERSWIL-JONA: Cheese Festival, Nov. 7.

BIEL/BIENNE: Vinifera, wine fair, Nov. 7-15.

LUCERNE: Blues Festival, Nov. 7-15.

TICINO: Ticino Marathon, Nov. 8.

GENEVA: Les Automnales, autumn fair, housewares, well-being and foods, Palexpo, Nov. 13-22.

SOLOTHURN: Swiss Art Supermarket, art fair, Rothushalle, Nov. 13-Jan. 10.

RICHTERSWIL: Raebechilbi, carved, illuminated gourds on display, Nov. 14.

VEVEY: Wine fair, Nov. 19-21.

BERN: Zibelemaerit, onion market and volksfest, Nov. 23.

ENGADIN: ClauWau, World Championships of Santa Clauses, Nov. 28.

ZURICH: Santa Claus Parade, Nov. 29.

MONTREUX: Montreux Comedy Festival, includes international acts, Dec. 2-7.

DAVOS: Songbird Festival, singer and songwriter festival, Dec. 4-19.

ST. MORITZ: St. Moritz City Race, parallel slalom ski race through town, Dec. 5.

FRIBOURG: Sankt Nikolaus celebrations in honor of city’s patron saint, parade at 5 p.m., Dec 5.

GENEVA: Fete de la Escalade, commemorates attack on city ramparts in 1602, Dec. 11-13.

WALES CARDIFF: Great Welsh Beer and Cider Festival, The Depot, through Nov. 7.

LLANDUDNO: North Wales Choral Festival, through Nov. 8.

SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas Festival, through Nov. 9.

CARDIFF: Swn Festival, about 30 Welsh bands perform, Nov. 7-8.

ABERYSTWYTH: Abertoir Horror Festival, showcases horror and fantasy films, Nov. 10-15.

CARDIFF: Winter Wonderland, Nov. 12-Jan. 3.

BRECON BEACONS: Ultra Marathon, 46 mile mixed trail, Nov. 14.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Real Ale Wobble, cycling and sampling locally brewed ales, Nov. 14-15.

CONWY: Conwy Half Marathon, voted one of UK’s most scenic races, Nov. 22.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival Winter Weekend, Nov. 27-29.

LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Winter Fair, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

TRECCO BAY: Rockstock, rock bands perform, Dec. 4-6.

CAERPHILLY: Christmas Fayre, town center and castle, Dec. 12-13.

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