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Here is a sampling of events in Europe as we move into autumn. These events were scheduled as of Oct. 16, 2015. It’s wise to confirm dates with the organizer or local tourism board before traveling.

AUSTRIA GRAZ: Steirischerherbst, avant-garde theatre, screenings and parties, through Oct. 18. SALZBURG: Culture Days, performances and concerts, through Oct. 31. GRAZ: Elevate Festival for Contemporary Music, Art and Political Discourse, Oct. 22-26. SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in the city center, Oct. 22-26. VIENNA: Viennale, Vienna International Film Festival, Oct. 22-Nov. 5. SOELDEN: Alpine Ski World Cup, Oct. 23-25. SALZBUG: Salzbug Trailrunning Festival, Oct. 24-25. VIENNA: Wien Modern #28, contemporary music festival, Nov. 5-28. KAPRUN: Wow Glacier Love, opening ski season party, Nov. 6-8. VIENNA: WIKAM International Art and Antiques Fair, Palais Ferstel, Nov. 6-15. VIENNA: Voice Mania, international a-cappella festival, Nov. 6-Dec. 6. KAPRUN: Wow Glacier Love, Slopestyle festival, Nov. 6-8. INNSBRUCK: Freeride Film Festival, films shot by skiers and snowboarders, Nov. 7. GRAZ: Wildstyle & Tattoo Messe, tattoo convention, Messehalle, 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: 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. OBERTAUERN: Ski season opening party, Culcha Candela performs, Nov. 27. ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Concert, traditional opening to new ski season, this year’s act is Beach Boys, Nov. 28.

BELGIUMBRUSSELS: Accessible Art Fair, Cercle de Lorraine, through Oct. 18. GENT: Film Fest Gent, through Oct. 24. LIEGE: La foire de Liège, autumn fun fair, through Nov. 11. DIKSMUIDE: Beer festival, Oct. 17. HASSELT: Genever Fest, celebrates gin-like drink, Oct. 17-18. MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, festival of small breweries, Oct. 17-18. BRUSSELS: Megavino, wine fair, Brussels Expo, Oct. 23-26. POPERINGE: Beer festival, Maeke Blyde, Oct. 24-25. CINEY: Militaria Belgium, one of Europe’s largest military fairs, Oct. 25. BRUSSELS: Halloween Festival, Museum of Fantastic Art, Oct. 27-Nov. 4. LIEGE: Hoppy Days, beer festival, Caserne Fonck, Outremeuse, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. TOURNAI: Salon Brocante, antiques fair, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. ANTWERP: Big Bang Festival, music festival for young audiences, Nov. 1. BRUGGE: Tattoo Sunday, tattoo convention, Studio Hall, Nov. 1. HASSELT: Weekend of Belgian Beers, Culture Center, Nov. 6-8. 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, Expo, Nov. 14-22. BRUSSELS: Cocoon, home and interior fair, Expo, Nov. 21-29. BRUSSELS: De Nocturnes van de Zavel, culinary festival, Sablon, Nov. 27-30.

CROATIAKRK: MTB Marathon, Oct. 17. OPATIJA: Croatian Festival of Klapas and Mandolins, choir festival, Oct. 17. DUBROVNIK: Good Food Festival, Oct. 22-25. ZAGREB: Zagreb Film Festival, Nov. 14-22.

CZECH REPUBLICHRADEC KRALOVE: Jazz Goes to Town, international jazz festival, through Oct. 17. PRAGUE: Signal Festival, festival of illuminations, through Oct. 18. KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, through Oct. 19. PRAGUE: Strings of Autumn, international music festival, through Nov. 18. PILSEN: Jazz Without Borders, jazz fest, various dates, through Nov. 30. PRAGUE: Foto Expo, Exhibition Centre Letnany, Oct. 17. JIHLAVA: International Documentary Film Festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 1. PRAGUE: Prague Dog Expo, Exhibition Centre Letnany, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. PRAGUE: Whiskey Life, Bethlehem Chapel, Nov. 6-7. PRAGUE: Writers Festival, Nov. 7-10. PRAGUE: FMX Gladiator Games, O2 Arena, Nov. 24.

DENMARKAARHUS: Aarhus International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 17. COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, through Nov. 1. FREDERIKSHAVN: Nordic Brew, beer festival, Oct. 23-25. FREDERIKSHAVN: Nordic Ink Festival, tattoo convention, Oct. 23-25.

ENGLANDCAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Oktoberfest, University Social Club, through Oct. 17. LONDON: Frieze Art Fair, Regent’s Park, through Oct. 17. LONDON: The Chocolate Show, Olympia National, through Oct. 18. LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, through Oct. 18. NORWICH: Fringe Festival, through Oct. 18. LONDON: London Restaurant Festival, through Oct. 31. LONDON: RumFest, ILEC Conference Centre, Oct. 17-18. CAMBRIDGE: University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 180 free events, Oct. 19-Nov. 1. STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Runaway Mop, fun fair, Oct. 22-23. LONDON: Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Oct. 22-25. DARTMOUTH: Dartmouth Food Festival, Oct. 23-25. LONDON: MCM London Comic Con, films, video games, comics and anime, ExceL Royal Victoria Dock, Oct. 23-25. LONDON: NFL on Regent Street, Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars are this year’s teams, Oct. 24. NORWICH: Beer Festival, St. Andrews and Blackfriars Halls, Oct. 26-31. YORK: Illuminating York, digital arts and lighting festival with illuminated landmarks, Oct. 28-31. LONDON: Zombie Evacuation and Dusk ‘till Dawn Race, zombies chase participants, Allianz Park, Oct. 31. LONDON: Winter Olympia Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia, Nov. 2-8. COUNTRYWIDE: Guy Fawkes Night, bonfires and fireworks, Nov. 5. LONDON: The Ski and Snowboard Show, Battersea Park, Nov. 5-8. MANCHESTER: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, urban assault course, Nov. 7. LONDON: BBC Good Food Show, Olympia, Nov. 13-15. LONDON: Lord Mayor’s Show, procession departs St. Pauls at 11 a.m.; fireworks at 5:15 p.m., Nov. 14. BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, antiques market at the NEC, 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. BIRMINGHAM: BBC Good Food Show Winter, Olympia, Nov. 26-29. 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.

FINLANDHELSINKI: Helsinki International Porsche Horse Show, Oct. 22-25. HELSINKI: Arctic Laughs Comedy Festival, acts are in English, Oct. 29-31. TAMPERE: Tampere Jazz Happening, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. HELSINKI: Restaurant Day, Nov. 21.

FRANCENANCY: Jazz Pulsations, through Oct. 17. GRENOBLE: Village Vigneron, wine tasting, markets and live entertainment, through Oct. 18. COUNTRYWIDE: Semaine de Gout, Taste week, celebrates quality and healthy food, through Oct. 18. COLMAR: Salon Arts and Antiques, antiques fair, Parc des Expositions, through Oct. 19. METZ: flea market, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 17. CHUSCLAN: Les Vendages de L’Histoire, historical wine fest in the Rhone Valley, Oct. 17-18. PARIS: FIAC Contemporary Art Fair, Grand Palace and Hors les Murs, Oct. 22-25. PARIS: Art Elysees, modern and contemporary art fair, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Oct. 22-26. PARIS: Autumn Fair, Paris Expo Porte De Versailles, Oct. 23-Nov. 1. PARIS: Salon du Chocolat, Porte de Versailles, Oct. 28-Nov. 1. PARIS: Paris Games Week, video game expo, Porte de Versailles, Oct. 28-Nov. 1. PARIS: Pitchfork Music Festival, Grande Halle de la Villette, Oct. 29-31. METZ: International Dog Expo, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. PARIS: Transient Festival, music festival, Espace Pierre Cardin, Nov. 5-8. PARIS: Salon de la Photo, Porte de Versailles, Nov. 5-9. STRASBOURG: Jazzdoor, jazz fest, Nov. 6-20. PARIS: Blues sur Seine, Nov. 6-21. 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. PARIS: Foto Fever, photographic art fair, Carousel de Louvre, Nov. 13-15. COUNTRYWIDE: Beaujoulais Nouveau Day, Nov. 19. STRASBOURG: Brocante, Convention Centre, Nov. 21. PARIS: Les salons des vins des Vignerons Indépendants, Porte de Versailles, Nov. 26-30.

GERMANYTRIER: Bierfestival, sampling craft beers, Blesius Garten, through Oct.17. BAD NEUENAHR: Klangwelle, music and light shows, through Oct. 18. BERLIN: Festival of Lights, through Oct. 18. MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, through Oct. 18. FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public, Messegelände, through Oct. 18. LANDAU: Fest des Federweissen, celebrates the new wine, through Oct. 18. LORCH: Zwibbelkuchefest, fest of new wine and onion tart, through Oct. 18. BAMBERG: Autumn market, Maxplatz, through Oct. 24. MANNHEIM AND HEIDELBERG: International Film Festival, spotlights newcomers’ films, through Oct. 24. HEIDELBERG: French Week, celebrates German-French friendship with film, literature, music and more, through Oct. 25. FREIBURG: Freiburger Messe, fun fair, through Oct. 26. BREMEN: Freimarkt, northern Germany’s biggest volksfest, through Nov. 1. BAYREUTH: Kneipenfestival, bands play at city’s bars, Oct. 17. MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 17. STUTTGART: Stuttgart Night, late night culture program throughout town, Oct. 17. NUREMBERG: pottery market, Oct. 17-18. ROSENHEIM: Oberbairisch International Tattoo and Body Art Days, Inntalhalle, tattoo convention, Oct. 17-18. MUNICH: Auer Kirchweih Dult, Mariahilfplatz, Oct. 17-25. TUEBINGEN: Jazz and Classical Music Days, Oct. 18-25. TEGERNSEE: International mountain film festival, Oct. 21-25. STUTTGART: Troubadour German Song Contest, Le Meridien, Oct. 22-24. BADEN-BADEN: Genussmesse Fine, food, drink and lifestyle presentation, Kurhaus, Oct. 23-25. MAINZ: Weinforum Rheinhessen, degustation of best wines of the region, Schifffahrtsmuseum, tickets necessary, Oct. 23-25. RUEDESHEIM: Tage des Federweissen, celebrates the new wine, Oct. 23-25 and Oct. 30-Nov. 1. BURG FRANKENSTEIN: Halloween Party, adult events, Oct. 23-24, 30-31 and Nov. 6-7; family days Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and 8. KITZINGEN: Weinherbst, wine festival, Oct. 24. WIESBADEN: Sekt Night, party to celebrate change to winter time, Henkell Sekt Cellars, Oct. 24. MAYEN: witches and magicians festival and market, Oct. 24-25. BURG SATZVEY: Halloween party, Oct. 24 and 31. NUREMBERG: Consumenta, consumer fair, Messe, Oct. 24-Nov. 1. FRANKFURT: BMW Frankfurt Marathon, Oct. 25. DUESSELDORF: New Fall Festival, festival of electronic and indie music, Oct. 28-Nov. 1. FRANKFURT: Kreativ-Welt, sale of craft supplies, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. ELTVILLE: Kappeskerb, wine festival and celebration of cabbage, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. MANNHEIM: Halloween party, Luisenpark, Oct. 31. ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Herbstmesse, commercial fair and volksfest, Oct. 31-Nov. 8. SCHWEINFURT: Tattoo & Art Convention, Altmain Sporthalle, Grafenrheinfeld, Nov. 7-8. MUNICH: eat&style, food festival, Zenith, Nov. 13-15. BERLIN: Jazzfest Berlin, Nov. 5-8. BAD TOELZ: Leonhardifahrt, traditional pilgrimage with horses and carriages, Nov. 6. HAMBURG: Hamburger Dom, volksfest and fun fair, Nov. 5-Dec. 6. HOCHHEIM: Hochheimer Markt, market and fun fair, Nov. 6-10. 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. MUNICH: Freeride Film Festival, films shot by skiers and snowboarders, Nov. 8. BERLIN: International Short Film Festival, Nov. 11-16. COLOGNE: eat&style, food festival, Messe, Nov. 13-15. WIESBADEN: exground filmfest, festival of short and independent films, Nov. 13-22. COLOGNE: Cologne Fine Art, art and antiques exposition, Messe, Nov. 18-22. WUERZBURG: Bachtage, Classical music festival, Nov. 20-29. STUTTGART: eat&style, food festival, Messe, Nov. 20-22. MAINZ: Craft Beer Messe, Alte Lokhalle, Nov. 27-28.

GREECEATHENS: Athens Authentic Marathon, Nov. 8.

HUNGARYBUDAPEST: Pig Slaughter and Sausage Festival, Vasuttorteneti Park, through Oct. 18. BUDAPEST: Womex, World Music Expo, trade fair for music industry, Oct. 21-25. BUDAPEST: Bonusz Festival, electronic music festival, Hungexpo, Nov. 21.

IRELANDDUBLIN: Dublin Animation Film Festival, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, through Oct. 17. DUBLIN: Lingo Festival, celebrates the spoken word, through Oct. 18. WATERFORD: Imagine Arts Festival Waterford, music, dance, drama, visual arts and more, through Oct. 25. DUBLIN: Open House Dublin, landmarks open to visitors, Oct. 17-18. GALWAY: Galway Comedy Carnival, Oct. 20-26. SLIGO: Sligo Live, folk, roots and indie music fest, Oct. 21-26. WEXFORD: Wexford Festival Opera, Oct. 21-Nov. 1. CORK: Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Oct. 22-26. KILKENNY: Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, Oct. 22-26. DUBLIN: Bram Stoker Festival, Oct. 23-26. GALWAY: Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival, Oct. 24-27. DUBLIN: Dublin Marathon, Oct. 26. DUBLIN: Dublin Tattoo Convention, Red Cow Inn, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. DUBLIN: Web Summit, global gathering for technology, Nov. 3-5. KILKENNY: Kilkenomics Economics Festival, Nov. 5-8. DUBLIN: Dublin Beatles Festival, Nov. 6-8. SNEEM: Sneem International Storytelling and Folklore Festival, Nov. 6-8. CORK: Cork Film Festival, features films, music and ideas, Nov. 6-15.

ITALYCUNEO: Chestnut Festival, through Oct. 18. GENOVA: Genova Tattoo Convention, Fiumara, through Oct. 18. VERONA: Art Verona, contemporary art fair, Expo center, through Oct. 19. ROME: Rome Film Fest, Auditorium Parco della Musica, through Oct. 24. PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, through Oct. 25. MILAN: Milan Expo, theme is feeding the planet, through Oct. 31. ALBA: White Truffle Festival, Saturdays and Sundays only, through Nov. 15. VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 22. MILAN: Golosaria, food and wine show, fairgrounds, Oct.17-19. MONCALVO: truffle fair, Oct. 18 and 25. STEINEGG: Steinegg Live, music festival, blues and more, Oct. 20-24. MILAN: Games Week, video games trade fair, FieraMilanoCity, Oct. 23-25. BOLZANO: Passion Art Tattoo Convention, Four Points by Sheraton, Oct. 24-25. MONTALCINO: Sagra del Tordo, Festival of the Thrush, with medieval crossbow competition, Oct. 24-25. CREMONA: Torrone festival, Oct. 24-25 and Nov. 21-29. LUCCA: Lucca Marathon, Oct. 25. MILAN: MTV Europe Music Awards, Mediolanum Forum, Oct. 25. VENICE: Venice Marathon, Oct. 25. LUCCA: Lucca Comics and Games, Lucca Fiere, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. PALERMO: Palermo Tattoo Expo, Fiera del Mediterraneo, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. TURIN: Movement Music Festival, electronic music festival, Lingotto Fairgrounds, Oct. 31. CHIUDUNO: Tattoo Weekend, Centro Fiera Chiuduno, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. PADUA: Vininfiera, wine expo and fair, Padua Fairgrounds, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. TURIN: Luci d’Artista, illuminations throughout city, Nov. 1-Jan. 11. VERONA: Fieracavalli, horse exposition and shows, Expo, Nov. 5-8. MERANO: Merano WineFestival, with wine and culinary specialties, Nov. 5-10. TURIN: Artissima, contemporary arts fair, Lingotto fairgrounds, tickets necessary, Nov. 6-8. LIVORNO: Livorno Marathon, Nov. 8. RAVENNA: Ravenna Marathon, Nov. 8. PADUA: Arte, contemporary arts fair, Padua fairgrounds, Nov. 13-16. GENOA: Canina, International dog show, Genoa fairgrounds, Nov. 14-15. 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. TURIN: Torino Film Festival, Nov. 20-28. TURIN: Cioccola-to, chocolate fair, Nov. 20-29. FLORENCE: Florence Marathon, Nov. 29.

LUXEMBOURGCITY: Cineast, Central and Eastern European Film Festival, through Oct. 25. DIFFERDANGE: Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun, run along a 22 km obstacle course, Oct. 18. CITY: Two Days Art, comtemporary art show, Luxexpo, Oct. 24-25. DIFFERDANGE: Rock N’Ink Festival, tattoo convetion, Centre Sportif, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. MUNSHAUSEN: Trauliicht gët gebrannt, Halloween custom involving illuminated, hollowed-out gourds, Robbesscheier Museum, Oct. 31. CITY: Brocante, bric brac fair, Luxexpo, Nov. 14-15. HEIDERSCHEID: ING Trail Uewersauer, ultra trail run, Nov. 22.

NETHERLANDSAMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, celebrates electronic dance music, through Oct. 18. AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Music Festival, highlights electronic music, Amsterdam Arena, through Oct. 17. AMSTERDAM: TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 18. AMSTERDAM: PINT Bokbierfestival, Beurs van Berlage, Oct. 23-25. AMSTERDAM: Origin Chocolate, Royal Tropical Institute, Oct. 24. AMSTERDAM: 24H Noord, late night openings north of IJ River, Oct. 24-25. AMSTERDAM: Klik- Amsterdam Animation Festival, Eye Film Institute, Oct. 27-Nov. 1. AMSTERDAM: Affordable Art Fair, Kromhouthal, Oct. 28-Nov. 1. AMSTERDAM: London Calling, festival showcases UK music, Oct. 30-31. EINDHOVEN: Eindhoven Tattoo Convention, Steentjeskerk, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. MAASTRICHT: Jumping Indoor Maastricht, equestrian event, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. 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: Amsterdam Art Weekend, open galleries and art institutions, Nov. 26-28.

NORWAY LILLEHAMMER: DolaJazz, jazz festival, through Oct. 18. OSLO: Oslo Motor Show, Norges Varemesse, Oct. 23-25. OSLO: Oslo World Music Festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 1.

PORTUGAL PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, through Oct. 20. BRAGA: International Photography Festival, through Oct. 31. LISBON: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, Oct. 18. PENICHE: Moche Rip Curl Portugal, pro surfing competition, Oct. 20-31. LISBON: Doclisboa, documentary film festival, Oct. 22-Nov. 1. LISBON: Lisbon Tattoo and Rock & Roll Festival, MEO Arena, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. GOLEGA: National Horse Fair, Nov. 6-15. LISBON: Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival, Nov. 6-15. PORTO: Porto Marathon, Nov. 8. ESPINHO: Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Nov. 9-15.

SCOTLAND OBAN: Royal National Mod, Gaelic language and culture festival, through Oct. 17. PAISLEY: The Spree, festival of comedy and music, through Oct. 17. TIREE: Tiree Wave Classic, windsurfing competition, through Oct. 17. EDINBURGH: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, urban assault course, Oct. 18. ABERDEEN: Sound, festival of innovative new music, Oct. 22-Nov. 9. EDINBURGH: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 23-Nov. 1. EDINBURGH: Tesco Wine Fair, EICC, Oct. 24-25. INVERNESS: The Culloden Run, 10 and 17.46 km routes across old battlefield, Oct. 25. ISLE OF SKYE: Swing Jazz Festival, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. GLASGOW: Sonica, sonic arts festival, Oct. 29-Nov. 8. EDINBURGH: Botanic Lights, night illuminations, Royal Botanic Gardens, Oct. 29-Nov. 22. EDINBURGH: The Cake and Bake Show, Royal Highland Centre, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. EDINBURGH: Samhuinn Fire Festival, Halloween celebrations, Oct. 31. EDINBURGH: Guy Fawkes celebration and fireworks, Meadowbank Stadium, Nov. 5. GLASGOW: BBC Good Food Show Scotland, SECC, Nov. 6-8. EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Summerhall and Cameo Cinema, Nov. 11-22. EDINBURGH: Foodies Christmas, cooking show, EICC, Nov. 13-15. BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, antiques fair, NEC, Nov. 19-22. EDINBURGH: Scots Fiddle Festival, Nov. 20-22.

SLOVENIA LJUBLJANA: Volkswagen Marathon, Oct. 25.

SPAIN SITGES: Fantastic Film Festival, through Oct. 18. ZARAGOZA: Fiestas del Pilar, through Oct. 18. BARCELONA: Salonnautico, boat show, Port Vell, through Oct. 18. SEVILLE: International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 24. BILBAO: Night Marathon, Oct. 17. GRANADA: International Young Filmmakers Festival, Oct. 19-25. BARCELONA: Mercat de Mercats, gastronomy fair, near cathedral, Oct. 23-25. CONSUEGRA: Fiesta of the Saffron Rose, Oct. 23-25. VILLADOLID: Seminci, International Film Week, Oct. 24-31. CORRALEJO: Fuerteventura Dunes Marathon, Oct. 31. SAN SEBASTIAN: Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, Oct. 31-Nov. 6. SEVILLE: Festival of European Cinema, Nov. 5-14. BILBAO: Zinebi57, International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, Nov. 13-25. 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. MADRID: Feriarte, Art and Antiques Fair, Feria de Madrid, Nov. 21-29. SAN SEBASTIAN: Donastia San Sebastian Marathon, Nov. 29.

SWEDEN GOTHENBURG: Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, through Nov. 22. STOCKHOLM: Foto Maessan, photo fair, Alvsjo, Nov. 6-8.

SWITZERLAND BERN: Berner Weinmesse, wine fair, Bern Expo, through Oct. 18. LUCERNE: Fall fair, through Oct. 18. ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, through Oct. 18. LUCERNE: Cheese Festival, Oct. 17. STANS: Alpine festival, Oct. 18. WINTERTHUR: Oktoberfest, Reithalle, Oct. 22-Nov. 2. TWANN: Truelete, wine fest, Oct. 23-25. SOLOTHURN: Oktoberfest, Oct. 23-31. BERN: Cheese Festival, Oct. 24. THUN: Culture Night, Oct. 24. BASEL: Wine fair, Messe, Oct. 24-Nov. 1. BASEL: Autumn fair, fun fair and market, Oct. 24-Nov. 8. ZURICH: Jazznojazz Festival, jazz, soul, Latin and more, Oct. 28-31. ZURICH: Expovina, wine fair takes place aboard ships, Oct. 29-Nov. 12. GENEVA: Theater Festival, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. GENEVA: Tous Ecrans, international film festival, Nov. 6-14. BIEL: Truffle market, Nov. 7. BRIENZ: Kunstnacht, music and artists, Nov. 7. RAPPERSWIL-JONA: Cheese Festival, Nov. 7. LUCERNE: Blues Festival, Nov. 7-15. TICINO: Ticino Marathon, Nov. 8. BERN: Zibelemaerit, onion market and volksfest, Nov. 23. ENGADIN: ClauWau, World Championships of Santa Clauses, Nov. 28.

WALES LLANGOLLEN: Hamper, food festival, Oct. 17-18. CARDIFF: Cardiff Film and Comic Con, Motorpoint Arena, Oct. 24-25. CONWY: Gwledd Conwy Feast, Oct. 24-25. SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas Festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 9. LLANDUDNO: North Wales Choral Festival, Nov. 6-8. CARDIFF: Swn Festival, about 30 Welsh bands perform, Nov. 7-8. ABERYSTWYTH: Abertoir Horror Festival, showcases horror and fantasy films, Nov. 10-15. 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. LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Winter Fair, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.


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