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Austria INNSBRUCK: Art Innsbruck, international fair for contemporary art, through Feb. 24.

VIENNA: Masters of Dirt by Monster Energy, freestyle motocross, snowmobile, quad, mountain bike and BMX freestyle show, Stadthalle, through Feb. 24.

VIENNA: Accordion Festival, Feb. 23-24.

INNSBRUCK: Wine fair, Messe, March 1-3.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Biennale, showcases contemporary music, March 1-17.

TURRACHER HÖHE: Austrian Ice Polo Trophy, March 7-10.

LANGENLOIS: Loisarte, festival of contemporary music and literature, Loisium, March 14-17.

VIENNA: Osterklang, opera festival, Theater an der Wien, March 23-31.

SALZBURG: Easter Festival, highlights classical music, March 23-April 1.

Belgium HUY: Salon of wine and gastronomy, Hall Omnisports, through Feb. 24.

BRUSSELS: Affordable Art Fair, Tour & Taxis, through Feb. 24.

SOHIER: Special beer weekend, sampling more than 120 beers, Cercle Saint-Lambert, through Feb. 24.

GHENT: Flanders Horse Expo, Flanders Expo, March 1-3.

BRUSSELS: Museum Night Fever, 20 museums open late hours, March 2.

BRUSSELS: BANFF Mountain Film Festival, Wolubilis, March 4-7.

BRUSSELS: Ars Musica, contemporary music by modern composers, March 8-24.

LA ROCHE EN ARDENNES: Carnival, March 8-10.

STAVELOT: Carnival du Laetare, March 9-11; highlight is the parade March 10 at 2 p.m.

ANDENNE: Carnival of the Bears, March 10.

ANTWERP: Sword dancing, traditional mid-Lent dance, Grote Markt, March 10.

BRUSSELS: Eurantica, Brussels Fine Art Fair, Hall 1 of Brussels Expo, March 15-24.

MONS: Salon du Chocolat, pedestrian zone, March 23-24.

TOURNAI: Flower Market, March 29.

Croatia VINKOVCI: Festival of Music Documentaries, highlights documentary rock films, March 7-10.

TKON: Škraping Pašman New Age, extreme sport of trekking across sharp rocks, March 9.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: La Película 2013, Spanish Film Festival, Svetozor Cinema, through Feb. 24.

PRAGUE: One World, International Documentary Human Rights Festival, March 4-13.

PRAGUE: Hervis Prague Half Marathon, March 31.

Denmark ODENSE: World Toelt, Icelandic horse show, through Feb. 23.

COPENHAGEN: Wondercool Festival, more than 100 cultural events throughout city, through Feb. 28.

COPENHAGEN: Chocolate Festival, Tap 1, Old Carlsberg Brewery, Vesterbro, March 2-3.

England LONDON: The Baby Show, pregnancy and parenting expo, ExCeL, through Feb. 24.

LONDON: The National Wedding Show, Olympia, through Feb. 24.

BLACKPOOL: Showzam, festival of circus, magic and variety, through Feb. 24.

JORVIK: Viking Festival, through Feb. 24.

LONDON: London Fashion Weekend, The Strand, through Feb. 24.

BIRMINGHAM: The Drum & Bass Awards, The Rainbow Venues, Digbeth, Feb. 23.

LONDON: Kinetica Art Fair, showcases new media art, science and technology, Ambika P3, Feb. 28-March 3.

BATH: Independent Bath Literature Festival, March 1-10.

LONDON: London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival, Camden Centre, Bidborough St., March 6-8.

BIRMINGHAM: Crufts, world’s largest dog show, The NEC, March 7-10.

LONDON: Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Ritzy Cinema and other venues, March 13-22.

LONDON: Maslenitsa Festival, Russian-style celebration of winter’s end, Trafalgar Square, March 16.

France MANDELIEU-LA NAPOULE: Mimosa Festival, through Feb. 24.

MARSEILLES: Salon du Chocolat, chocolate show and festival, Parc Chanot, through Feb. 24.

PARIS: International Agricultural Show, Porte de Versailles, through March 3.

MENTON: Lemon Festival, through March 6.

VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER: Combat Naval Fleuri, flower battle on the water, Feb. 25.

PARIS: Half-marathon, March 3.

TIGNES: X Games, freestyle skiing event, March 20-22.

PARIS: Book Fair, Porte de Versailles, March 22-25.

PARIS: ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival, March 29-31.

ARLES: Feria de Pâques, street party marks opening of bullfighting season, March 29-April 1.

Germany KARLSRUHE: Inventa, living, green building and garden expo, Messe, through Feb. 24.

MUNICH: Fair for leisure and tourism, Messe, through Feb. 24.

MUNICH: Strong beer season, through March 23.

ELTVILLE: Easter egg market, Eberbach Monastery, Feb. 23-24.

NUREMBERG: Freizeit, trade show for tourism, outdoors, gardening, caravans and whiskey, Feb. 27-March 3.

NUREMBERG: Apassionata, horse show, Nürnberger Versicherung Arena, March 1-3.

DÜSSELDORF: Rheingolf, golfing expo, Areal Böhler, March 1-3.

HANOVER: CeBIT, world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications, March 5-9.

STUTTGART: Retro Classics, classic-car convention, March 7-10.

STUTTGART: Apassionata, horse show, Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, March 8-10.

BERLIN: ITB Berlin, travel and trade show, Messe, March 9-10.

MUNICH: Wine Messe, Zenith, March 9-10.

FRANKFURT: Lufthansa Half Marathon, Commerzbank Arena, March 10.

HEIDELBERG: Summer Day Parade, March 10.

BERLIN: Long Night of Museums, March 16.

STUTTGART: Long Night of Museums, March 16.

PFUNGSTADT-ESCHOLLBRÜCKEN: Ultramarathon, 50- and 25-km running events, March 24.

FRANKFURT: International Tattoo Convention, Hall 5.0, Messe, March 22-24.

Hungary BUDAPEST: Tattoo Convention, Lurdy Haz, March 1-3.

BUDAPEST: Budapest Spring Festival, orchestral, chamber, folk and world music concerts, dance, theater and more, March 22-April 7.

Ireland KILLARNEY: The Gathering, traditional festival of Irish song and dance, through Feb. 24.

DUBLIN: Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, through Feb. 24.

DUBLIN: Festival of Russian Culture, Cows Lane and Essex Street West, Temple Bar, through Feb. 26.

LIMERICK: The National Antique and Art Fair, South Court Hotel, March 9-10.

DINGLE: International Film Festival, March 15-18.

DUBLIN: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, March 14-18; parade on March 17.

INISHOWEN: International Folk Song and Ballad Seminar, March 22-25.

DUBLIN: Dine in Dublin, restaurants offer special menus and events, March 25-31.

GALWAY: Food Festival, March 28-April 1.

Italy VICENZA: Hunting and fishing show, Fiera, through Feb. 23-25.

ROME: Hobby Show, handicrafts and supplies for creative projects, Fiera Roma, March 1-3.

LAGO MAGGIORE: Half-marathon, starts in Stresa/Baveno Sport Expo, March 10.

ROME: Yo-Urban Dance Fest, Palacavicchi, March 15-17.

ROME: Marathon, March 17.

COUNTRYWIDE: FAI Spring Days, 670 cultural monuments open to the public, March 24-25.

PISA: New Year celebrations, city celebrates beginning of New Year during the Annunciation, March 25.

Monaco MONTE CARLO: Monaco Run, 23-km, 10-km and walking event, March 17.

Netherlands AMSTERDAM: Cinedans, festival of dance in film, Eye Filminstituut, March 1-9.

AMSTERDAM: 5 Days Off, electronic music festival, various venues, March 6-10.

AMSTERDAM: HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show, RAI, March 6-10.

THE HAGUE: Half-marathon, March 10.

MAASTRICHT: TEFAF, art and antiques fair, March 15-24.

THE HAGUE: Movies that Matter, Amnesty International human rights film festival, March 21-27.

LISSE: Keukenhof gardens open, March 21-May 20.

AMSTERDAM: Food Film Festival, Studio/K, March 22-24.

Norway RJUKAN: Ice Festival, ice climbing competitions, through Feb. 24.

NARVIK: Winter Festival, March 8-17.

OSLO: Holmenkollen Ski Festival, March 15-17.

RENA: Birkebeinerrennet, 54-km cross-country ski race, March 16.

OSLO: Inferno, metal music fest, March 27-30.

Portugal PORTO: Fantasporto, Oporto International Film Festival, imaginary, fantasy and science fiction films, through March 10.

ÓBIDOS: International Chocolate Festival, Fridays through Sundays only through March 17.

Scotland GLASGOW: Glasgow Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, through Feb. 24.

GLASGOW: Music Fair, sales of records and music memorabilia, Mitchell Library, Feb. 23-24.

ULLAPOOL: Dance Festival, March 7-9.

ABERDEEN: Jazz Festival, March 12-17.

EDINBURGH: International Science Festival, March 23-April 7.

Spain NAVARRE: Point of View, international festival of documentary cinema, through Feb. 24.

JEREZ LA FRONTERA: Jerez Festival, highlights flamenco and Spanish dance, Villamarta Theater, through March 9.

SEVILLE: Marathon, Feb. 24.

GRANADA: International Tango Festival, March 5-17.

BARCELONA: Beer Festival, sampling craft beers, Cupula de las Arenas, Plaza Espanya, March 8-10.

VALENCIA: Las Fallas, weeklong celebration culminating in bonfires, March 15-19.

GIRONA: Snowboard World Cup, La Molina ski resort, March 16.

ELCHE: Palm Sunday procession, March 24.

Switzerland ZURICH: Swiss-Moto, motorcycle expo, Messe, through Feb. 24.

ZURICH: Salsa Festival, Kongresshaus, through Feb. 24.

LUGANO: Art & Pastry, gourmet pastry festival, Convention Centre, March 2-3.

GENEVA: International Motor Show, Palexpo, March 7-17.

LAUSANNE: Inferno, metal music fest, March 14-16.

BASEL: BScene, Club festival, March 15-16.

LUCERNE: Lucerne Festival at Easter, sacred and concert music, March 16-24.

BERN: Long Night of Museums, March 22.

Wales ANGLESEY: The Island Race, half-marathon across the Menai Bridge, March 3.

BANGOR: New Music Festival, showcases contemporary music, March 9-14.


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