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The days are getting shorter, but there’s still plenty to do this autumn in Europe. These events were scheduled as of Nov. 27, 2015. It's wise to confirm dates with the organizer or local tourism board before traveling.

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

VIENNA: Bluebird Festival, Porgy & Bess, through Nov. 28.

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

SALZBURG: Advent singing, concerts at Festspielhaus through Nov. 29, Dec. 4-6, 8 and 11-13.

SALZBURG: Winterfest, performances in Volksgarten, through Jan. 6.

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.

SALZBURG: Krampus runs, frightening costumed wild spirits visit Christmas market on Mirabellplatz, starts 6:30 p.m., Dec. 2.

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

FLACHAU: Start Up 16, ski season opening party with equipment testing and live acts, Dec. 3-8.

ST. ANTON: Ski Open, Sportfreunden Stiller and Kim Wilde open ski season with concerts, Dec. 4-6.

PITZTAL: winter season kick-off party, The American Divas perform, Dec. 5.

MONTAFON: World Cup skiing, FIS Ski Cross, Dec 4-5; FIS Snowboard Cross Dec. 11-13.

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

WAGRAIN: Winterstart Hoch 2, Sarah Connor and Conchita perform, Talstation Flying Mozart, Dec. 12.

MAYRHOFEN-HIPPACH: Rise & Fall, slope side team competitions, Dec. 19.

BelgiumTOURNAI: Next Festival, spotlights dance and theatre, through Nov. 28.

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

BRUSSELS: Nocturnes du Sablon, culinary festival, through Nov. 29.

LIEGE: Village de Noel, Belgium’s largest Christmas village, through Dec. 30.

BRUSSELS: Winter Wonders, Christmas market, ice rink, decorations and more, through Jan. 3.

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

VICHTE: winter beer festival, Bierhalle Deconinck, Nov. 28.

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

GHENT: Museum Night, late night openings at city museums, Dec. 3.

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

GHENT: Glimps Festival, music fest showcasing lesser-known artists and talented newcomers, Dec. 10-12.

BRUGGE: Christmas Run, 6 or 10 km circuits through town, Dec. 11.

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

ROTTERDAM: Bridges Run Rotterdam, 15 km route through city, Dec. 13.

ESSEN: Christmas Beer Festival, Dec. 19-20.

CroatiaOPATIJA: Chocolate Festival, Dec. 4-6.

DJAKOVO: Christmas Ball Lipizzaner, Baroque musical stage show with horses, National Stud Farm, Dec. 19.

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

PAVLOV: open wine cellars, Nov. 28.

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

PRAGUE: Ledni Letna, circus performances in outdoor tent, Dec. 3-31.

OLOMOUC: Festival of Animated Films Olomouc, Dec. 3-6.

PRAGUE: Asian Film Festival, Svetozor and Lucerna, Dec. 4-9.

PRAGUE: Eve of Saint Nicholas Day, or Mikulas, celebrated on Old Town Square and countrywide, Dec. 5.

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

PRAGUE: Design Supermarket, young artists present contemporary designs, Kafkuv Dum, Dec. 10-13.

PRAGUE: Magnetic Festival, electronic dance music festival, PVA Expo, Dec. 18.

DenmarkAARHUS: Christmas in the Den Gamle By, historical village showcases Danish traditions, through Dec. 30.

COPENHAGEN: Tivoli Gardens, park open for Christmas season, through Jan. 3.

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

COPENHAGEN: Oriental bazaar style Christmas market, Grey Hall, Christiania, Dec. 9-20.

EnglandBIRMINGHAM: BBC Good Food Show Winter, Olympia, through Nov. 29.

BURY ST. EDMUNDS: Christmas Fayre, through Nov. 29.

LONDON: Hyper Japan Christmas Market, Tobacco Dock, through Nov. 29.

PORTSMOUTH: A Victorian Festival of Christmas, Portsmouth Historic Dockyards, through Nov. 29.

WORCESTER: Victorian Christmas Fayre, through Nov. 29.

LONDON: Winterville, winter festival, Victoria Park, through Dec. 23.

LONDON: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, through Jan. 3.

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

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

NEWARK: Newark International Antiques and Collectors Fair, Europe’s largest antiques fair, Dec. 3-4.

LINCOLN: Christmas Market, Dec. 3-6.

BATH: Bath Film Festival, Dec. 3-13.

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.

LONDON: The Great Christmas Pudding Race, costumed runners race in Covent Garden, Dec. 5.

LONDON: International Antiques and Collectors Fair, Alexandra Palace, Dec. 6.

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

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

BRIGHTON: Burning the Clocks, lantern procession and fireworks, Dec. 21.

EXMOUTH: Christmas Day Swim, starts 11 a.m., Dec. 25.

LONDON: The Peter Pan Cup, swim race open to Serpentine Swimming Club Members only, Hyde Park, Dec. 25.

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

FranceMULHOUSE: Tattoo Convention, Parc Expo, through Nov. 29.

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

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

PARIS: Africolor Music Festival, concerts and cinema, various dates through Dec. 24.

METZ: Ice Sculpture Festival, Disneyland Paris themed sculptures, Place de la Republique, through Jan. 17.

VAL THORENS: Rock On Snowboard Tour, gear testing and parties, Nov. 28-29.

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

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

PARIS: Le Grand Tasting, wine degustation, Carrousel du Louvre, tickets necessary, Dec. 4-5.

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.

LES DEUX ALPES: Rise Festival, ski season opens with parties and live music, Dec. 12-19.

AVORIAZ: Transition Festival, music, ski and snowboard festival, Dec. 13-19.

GermanyMAINZ: Craft Beer Messe, Alte Lokhalle, through Nov. 28.

FRANKFURT: Interwhisky, whisky trade show, Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten, through Nov. 29.

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

MUNICH: Food & Life, gourmet fair, Messe, through Nov. 29.

WUERZBURG: Bachtage, Classical music festival, through Nov. 29.

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

MUNICH: Tollwood Winter Festival, through Dec. 31.

BAMBERG: Nativity Trail, creche scenes in churches and throughout city, through Jan. 6.

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

HAMBURG: Christmas Parades, start from Moenckebergstrasse, Nov. 28, Dec. 5, 12 and 19.

TUEBINGEN: Chocolart, Dec. 1-6.

MANNHEIM: Toxicator, electronic music fest, Maimarkthalle, Dec. 5.

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

BERLIN: Zeughausmesse, contemporary decorative arts fair, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Dec. 10-13.

MUNICH: Night of the Proms, The Beach Boys headline, Olympiahalle, Dec. 11.

STUTTGART: SEMF, Stuttgart Electronic Music Festival, Messe, Dec. 12.

MUNICH: Krampus Runs, runners in archaic costumes at city's Christmas market, Dec. 13 and 20.

FRANKFURT: International Horse Riding Show, Festhalle, tickets necessary, Dec. 17-20.

KARLSRUHE: Knock Out Festival, indoor heavy metal fest, Schwarzwaldhalle, Dec. 19.

TRIER: Music Show Scotland, Arena, Dec. 19.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: Biathlon, Dec. 27.

HungaryBUDAPEST: Photo Expo, Millenaris Park, Nov. 28-29.

BUDAPEST: Diplomatic Fair, international bazaar benefits charity, Intercontinental Hotel, Nov. 29.

IrelandGALWAY: TULCA Festival of Visual Art, through Nov. 29.

KILKENNY: Subtitle, European Film Festival, through Nov. 29.

CORK: Glow, Christmas themed winter wonderland, Bishop Lucey Park, through Dec. 20.

WATERFORD: Winterval, Christmas themed events and market, through Dec. 23.

DUBLIN: National Crafts and Design Fair, RDS, Dec. 2-6.

KENMARE: Kenmare Choral Festival, Dec. 4-6.

NEWGRANGE: Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Dec. 21.

ItalyTURIN: Torino Film Festival, through Nov. 28.

CREMONA: Torrone festival, through Nov. 29.

TRIESTE: French style Christmas market, Piazza S. Antonio, through Nov. 29.

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

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

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

SAN MINIATO: Truffle Fair, Nov. 28-29.

FLORENCE: Florence Marathon, Nov. 29.

SAN GIMIGNANO: San Gimignano Lumiere, illuminated landmarks, Dec. 5-6.

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

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

MILAN: L’Artigiano in Fiera, craftsmen sell their items, Fieramilano, Dec. 5-13.

COUNTRYWIDE: Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8.

SIRACUSA: Procession of Santa Lucia, Dec. 13.

ROME: Arti & Mestieri, artisan and gastronomic market, Fiera, Dec. 17-20.

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

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

CITY: International Record Fair, Rockhal, Dec. 20.

MaltaVALLETTA: Malta International Organ Festival, venues throughout island, through Dec. 7.

NetherlandsAMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Art Weekend, open galleries and art institutions, through Nov. 28.

ROTTERDAM: Night of the Proms, Natalie Imbruglia headlines, through Nov. 28.

AMSTERDAM: IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival, through Nov. 29.

AMSTERDAM: Pan Amsterdam, RAI Exhibition Centre, through Nov. 29.

AMSTERDAM: Food Festival Amsterdam, Europahal RAI, through Nov. 29.

ROTTERDAM: Auto Salon Rotterdam, Ahoy, through Nov. 29.

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

VALKENBURG: Christmas parade, Nov. 28; Dec. 2, 4, 9, 12, 16, 19 and 30.

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.

PolandKRAKOW: Galician Advent Fair, Jan Nowak-Jezioranski Square, through Dec. 26.

KRAKOW: Nativity Scenes contest, entries placed on display by Adam Mickiewicz monument in the Main Square, Dec. 3.

PortugalLISBON: Vodafone Mexefest, music festival, through Nov. 28.

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

VIANA DO CASTELO: Honey market, Dec. 12.

PORTO: Saint Silvester Race, Dec. 27.

ScotlandFIFE: St. Andrews Festival, traditional music and other events, through Nov. 30.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh’s Christmas, St. Andrew Square, through 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.

KIRKWALL: The Ba’, historical street ball game, Dec. 25.

INVERNESS: Red Hot Highland Fling, Hogmanay celebrations, Dec. 31.

STONEHAVEN: Fireball Festival, Hogmanay celebrations, Dec. 31.

SlovakiaBRATISLAVA: One World Documentary Film Festival, through Dec. 1.

SloveniaLJUBLJANA: Festive Fair, city center, through Jan. 3.

LJUBLJANA: Saint Nicholas fair, Presernov Trg Square, Dec. 3-6; procession at 5 p.m. Dec. 5.

SpainGIJON: Gijon Film Festival, through Nov. 28.

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

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

MADRID: Madrid en Danza, international dance festival, through Dec. 5.

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

BARCELONA: AutoRetro Barcelona, international classic motor show, fairgrounds, Dec. 4-7.

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

VALENCIA: Feria del Automovil, auto show, fairgrounds, Dec. 4-8.

ALICANTE: Expo Cachorro, dog show, fairgrounds, Dec. 5-6.

PALMA: Ciutat de Palma Trophy, sailing competition, Dec. 5-8.

MALAGA: Malaga Cabberty Marathon, Dec. 6.

SEVILLE: Festivity of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8.

BARCELONA: Chicago Mass Choir performs a tribute to B. B. King, Barts, Dec. 15.

GRANADA: Hogueras de Navidad, bonfire jumping at winter solstice to ward off illness, Dec. 21.

MALLORCA: Song of the Sybil, medieval religious folkloric ceremony in churches across island, Dec. 24.

SwedenJONKOPING: Dreamhack Winter, digital festival, through Nov. 29.

STOCKHOLM: International Horse Show, through Nov. 29.

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

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

SwitzerlandZURICH: Whisky Ship, tastings on boat, Buerkliplatz, through Nov. 29.

SOLOTHURN: Swiss Art Supermarket, art fair, Rothushalle, through Jan. 10.

BASEL: City Run, 10 km run, Nov. 28.

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

EINSIEDELN: Christmas Market, takes place in monastery, Nov. 28-Dec. 6.

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.

STEIN AM RHEIN: Christmas Market, this year’s fairy tale theme is The Brave Little Tailor, Dec. 4-31.

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.

WalesHAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival Winter Weekend, through Nov. 29.

SWANSEA: Waterfront Winterland, through Jan. 3; Christmas Street Market, through Dec. 22.

CARDIFF: Christmas Market, through Dec. 23; Winter Wonderland, through Jan. 3.

LLANDUDNO: Cariad Ink Tattoo Festival, tattoo and music fest, Venue Cymru, Nov. 28-29.

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

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

LLANGOLLEN: Real Ale Train, Dec. 12.

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

ABERGAVENNY: Christmas Food and Drink Fair, Dec. 13.

TENBY: Boxing Day Swim, Dec. 26.

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