SCHLADMING: FIS Alpine Ski World Championships, Through Feb. 17.

INNSBRUCK: Art Innsbruck, international contemporary art fair, Feb. 21-24.

VIENNA: Masters of Dirt by Monster Energy, freestyle motocross, snowmobile, quad, mountain bike and BMX freestyle show, Stadthalle, Feb. 22-24.

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

FLAGEY: Anima, animated film festival, through Feb. 17.

MONS: International Love Film Festival, Feb. 15-22.

SPA: Legend Boucles de Spa, auto rally starts 9:30 a.m. from Place Royale, Feb. 16.

GESVES: Bacchus and Gambrinus Fair, celebrates beer brewing and wine traditions, Ferme de Houyou, Feb. 18-19.

BRUSSELS: Affordable Art Fair, Tour & Taxis, Feb. 21-24.

SOHIER: Special beer weekend, sampling over 120 beers, Cercle Saint-Lambert, Feb. 22-24.

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


NOVE MESTO: IBU Biathlon World Championships, through Feb. 17.

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

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Dining Week, three-course meals for set price at about 100 participating restaurants, advance purchase necessary, through Feb. 17.

COPENHAGEN: Winter Jazz, music festival, through Feb. 17.

LONDON: Imagine Festival, Southbank Centre, free and ticketed events, many for children, through Feb. 24.

BLACKPOOL: Showzam, festival of circus, magic and variety, Feb. 15-24.

JORVIK (YORK): Viking Festival, Feb. 16-24.

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

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

MANDELIEU-LA NAPOULE: Mimosa Festival, Feb. 15-24.

PARIS: Chinese New Year, parade starts 1 p.m. from Avenue d’Ivry, Feb. 17.

MENTON: Lemon Festival, Feb. 16-March 6.

NICE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, Feb. 17.

PARIS: International Agricultural Show, Porte de Versailles, Feb. 23-March 3.

BERLIN: Berlinale, International Film Festival, through Feb. 17.

MUNICH: IMOT, international motorcycle exhibition, MOC, Feb. 15-17.

MUNICH: Fair for leisure and tourism, Messe, Feb. 20-24.

MUNICH: Strong beer season at the Augustinerkeller, Feb. 23-April 5.

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

DUBLIN: Chinese New Year celebrations, through Feb. 18.

DUBLIN: Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Feb. 14-24.

KILLARNEY: The Gathering traditional festival, celebration of Irish song and dance, Feb. 20-24. and

FLORENCE: Chocolate Fair, Piazza della Repubblica, through Feb. 19.

VERONA: Verona in Love, special events throughout city, Feb. 14-17.

DELFT: Blues Festival, free entry to concerts, Feb. 15-16.

RØROS: Rørosmartnan, traditional winter fair, Feb. 19-23.

RJUKAN: Ice Festival, ice climbing competitions, Feb. 22-24.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, Feb. 14-24.

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

MADRID: Arco Contemporary Art Fair, through Feb. 17.

NAVARRE: Point of View, international festival of documentary cinema, Feb. 19-24.

JEREZ LA FRONTERA: Jerez Festival, highlights flamenco and Spanish dance, Villamarta Theater, Feb. 22-March 9.

STOCKHOLM: Supermarket, Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Feb. 15-17.

DALARNA:Vasaloppet, world’s longest cross-country ski race, Feb. 22-March 3.

ST. MORITZ: White Turf, horse racing on the snow, Feb. 17.

ZURICH: Swiss-Moto, motorcycle expo, Messe, Feb. 21-24.

ZURICH: Salsa festival, Kongresshaus, Feb. 22-24.

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

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

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