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Austria VIENNA: KlezMore Festival, celebrates Jewish world music, through Nov. 24.

VIENNA: One Month of Jazz & Blues, IG-Jazz-Club-Festival in 9 jazz clubs, through Nov. 30.

VIENNA: Voice Mania, international a cappella festival, highlights singing across many styles of music, through Dec. 8.

VIENNA: Vienna Art Week, various venues, Nov. 18-24.

GRAZ: Icechallenge, figure skating competition, Nov. 20-24.

VIENNA: International Book Fair, Messe, Nov. 21-24.

VIENNA: Fridge Festival, includes ski jumping competitions and live music, Donauinsel, Nov. 22-23.

SALZBURG: Advent concerts at the Grand Festival Hall, tickets necessary, Nov. 29-Dec. 18.

ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Opening Concert, Nickelback plays, Sportplatz, Nov. 30.

OBERTAUERN: International Ski Countdown, celebrates opening of ski season, Palov Stelar Band opens, Nov. 30.

SALZBURG: Krampus run, running event with costumed “wild spirits,” starts 7 p.m. in Gnigl, Nov. 30.

TRÖPOLACH: Uni of Snow, ski season opener geared to students, Dec. 6-8.

VIENNA: Christmas in Vienna, Gala Concert, Grand Hall, Wiener Konzerthaus, Dec. 21.

Belgium BRUSSELS: Chocolate Week, Nov. 19-25.

BRUGGE: Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival, theme for 2013 is Disney movie “Frozen,” Nov. 22-Jan. 5.

DURBUY: Christmas market and skating rink, Parc Baudouin et l’Allée verte, weekends only Nov. 30-Dec. 15 and daily Dec. 20-Jan. 3.

BRUSSELS: Winter Wonders, Christmas market and skating rink, between Grand-Place and Marché aux Poissons, Nov. 29-Jan. 5.

LIÈGE: Christmas Village, Nov. 29-Dec. 30.

STEMBERT: Festival of International Special Beers, Salle Chanteloup, Nov. 30-Dec. 4.

BRUGGE: December Dance, international dance festival, Dec. 4-15.

ESSEN: Christmas Beer Festival, Heuvelhal, Dec. 14-15.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: Contempuls 6, Prague Contemporary Music Festival, La Fabrika, Nov. 16.

PRAGUE: Theatre Night in the Czech Republic, evening and night activities, Nov. 16.

PRAGUE: Antiques Fair, exhibition hall at Novomestská radnice, Nov. 21-24.

PRAGUE: Gladiator Games, free-style motocross show, O2 Arena, Nov. 23.

PRAGUE: Eve of Saint Nicholas Day, or Mikulás, celebrated on Old Town Square and countrywide, Dec. 4.

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Blickfang, international design fair, Oksnehallen, through Nov. 17.

COPENHAGEN: CPH:DOX, International Documentary Film Festival, through Nov. 17.

COPENHAGEN: Christmas in Tivoli Park, Russian theme, admission fees charged, though Dec. 31.

COPENHAGEN: Flea market, Bella Center, Nov. 16-17.

AARHUS: Christmas in Den Gamle By, traditional celebrations in historically re-created village, admission fees charged, Nov. 16-Dec. 30.

England LONDON: London Festival of Cabaret, celebrates English and American songbooks, through Nov. 17.

LONDON: BBC Good Food Show, London Olympia, through Nov. 17.

LONDON: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, 10-km urban assault course, Nov. 16.

LONDON: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, with rides, attractions, skating rink and circus, Nov. 22-Jan. 5.

BATH: Bath Film Festival, Nov. 25-Dec. 8.

LONDON: Chocolate Festival, Southbank Centre, Dec. 13-15.

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

France PARIS: Paris Photo, photography fair, Grand Palais, through Nov. 17.

STRASBOURG: Brocante, secondhand market, Convention Centre, Nov. 16-17.

PARIS: Africolor Music Festival, concerts and cinema, Le Cap, Nov. 16-Dec. 22.

METZ: Christmas flea market, Expo Center, Nov. 17.

PARIS: Cinéjazz, examines history of jazz and cinema, Nov. 19-29.

COUNTRYWIDE: New Beaujoulais Festival, first day of sales of the new wine, Nov. 21.

MONTIER-EN-DER: International Festival of Animal and Nature Photography, Nov. 21-24.

METZ: Salon of Antiques and Decorative Arts, Nov. 22-25.

STRASBOURG: st-art, European Contemporary Art Fair, Parc des Expositions, Nov. 22-25.

VAL THORENS: Rock On Snowboard Tour, gear testing and parties, Dec. 30-Nov. 1.

RENNES: Rencontres Transmusicales de Rennes, indie music fest, Exhibition Park, Dec. 4-8.

LYON: Festival of Light, installations across city, Dec. 6-9.

ÉPERNAY: Habits de Lumiere, street festival in the Champagne region, Dec. 13-14.

Germany HEIDELBERG, MANNHEIM AND LUDWIGSHAFEN: Enjoy Jazz festival, through Nov. 16.

BERLIN: International Short Film Festival, through Nov. 17.

DRESDEN: Jazz Days, through Nov. 17.

STUTTGART: German Masters, horse show and horseback riding tournament, through Nov. 17.

COLOGNE: eat & style, food festival, Cologne Messe, through Nov. 17.

WIESBADEN: exground filmfest, festival of short and independent films, through Nov. 24.

HAMBURG: Hamburg DOM, volksfest, through Dec. 8.

BERLIN: Winterwelt, Potsdamer Platz, through Jan. 4.

AUGSBURG: Tattoo Meeting, Messe, Nov. 16-17.

KASSEL: Tattoomenta, tattoo and piercing show, Documentahalle, Nov. 16-17.

COLOGNE: Cologne Fine Art, art and antiques fair, Cologne Messe, Nov. 20-24.

STUTTGART: Best Wines of Stuttgart, degustation, Phoenixhalle im Römerkastell, Nov. 24.

MUNICH: Tollwood Winter Festival, Nov. 26-Dec. 31.

MUNICH: Food & Life, gourmet fair, Messe, Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

BERLIN: Worldtronics, festival of electronic music, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

TÜBINGEN: Chocolart, Dec. 3-8.

MUNICH: Krampus Runs, runners in archaic costumes at city’s Christmas market, Dec. 8 and 22.

MUNICH: Night of the Proms, classical music concerts, Olympiahalle, Dec. 13-15.

STUTTGART: SEMF, Stuttgart Electronic Music Festival, Messe, Dec. 14.

MUNICH: ADAC Supercross, Olympiahalle, Dec. 20.

Hungary BUDAPEST: Fridge Festival, winter festival with snowmobile show and live music, Hungexpo, Nov. 21-24.

BUDAPEST: Contemporary Drama Festival, Nov. 27-Dec. 2.

BUDAPEST: Art Market Budapest, International Contemporary Art Fair, Millenaris Cultural Center, Nov. 28-Dec. 21.

Ireland CORK: Cork Film Festival, features films, music and ideas, through Nov. 17.

DUBLIN: Dublin Book Festival, Smock Alley Theatre, through Nov. 17.

TRALEE: International Circus Festival, through Nov. 17.

GALWAY: TULCA Festival of Visual Art, through Nov. 24.

CORK: Toughathlon, 10-km run over demanding obstacle course, Green Glens Arena, Nov. 16.

KILLARNEY: Run the Gauntlet, half marathon through Gap of Dunloe, Nov. 17.

LISTOWEL: Listowel Food Fair, Nov. 21-24.

TIPPERARY: Bulmer’s Comedy Festival, O’Keeffe’s Clonmel, Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

DUBLIN: Dublin Docklands Christmas Festival, Dec. 12-23.

Italy ROME: Rome Film Festival, through Nov. 17.

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, Nov. 16-17.

GENOVA: Mostra Canina, international dog show, Nov. 16-17.

SAN MINIATO: White Truffle Fair, Nov. 16-17 and 23-24.

CREMONA: Festa del Torrone, Nov. 16-24.

FLORENCE: River to River, film festival dedicated exclusively to Indian films, Cinema Odeon, Nov. 22-28.

TURIN: Torino Film Festival, Nov. 22-30.

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

Luxembourg CITY: La fête des vins et crémants, Luxexpo, through Nov. 17.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Live at Vauban, concerts by international artists, Den Atelier, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

CITY: International Bazaar, benefits charities worldwide, Luxexpo, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

CITY: St. Nicholas Parade, starts 1:30 p.m. from Grand-rue and Av. de la Gare, Dec. 2.

Netherlands EINDHOVEN: Glow, forum of light and architecture, through Nov. 16.

ROTTERDAM: Buma Rotterdam Beats, international festival for urban bass and beats, through Nov. 16.

THE HAGUE: Crossing Border, festival of music and literature, through Nov. 16.

AMSTERDAM: Dancing on the Edge, contemporary performing arts from the Middle East and Northern Africa, de Brakke Grond, through Nov. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Chambres des Canaux, contemporary art in canal houses, through Nov. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival, through Nov. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Afrovibes Festival, African Cultural Festival, MC Theatre and other venues, through Nov. 17.

ROTTERDAM: Blown Away, advanced culture fest, international DJs team up with classical musicians, Submarine Wharf, Nov. 16.

AMSTERDAM: Arrival of Sinterklaas, Santa’s arrival celebrated with boat and horse parades, Nov. 17.

AMSTERDAM: International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Nov. 20-Dec. 1.

ROTTERDAM: Night of the Proms, classical and pop performances, Ahoy, Nov. 22-23.

ROTTERDAM: Songbird Festival, festival for songwriters and singers, De Doelen, Nov. 23-24.

UTRECHT: VerzamelaarsJaarbeurs, one of Europe’s largest vintage and collectors markets, Nov. 23-24.

AMSTERDAM: PAN Amsterdam, fair for art, antiques and design, RAI Parkhal, Nov. 24-Dec. 5.

MAASTRICHT: Jumping Indoor Maastricht, horse jumping, dressage and shows, Congress Centre MECC, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

Portugal ESPINHO: Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, through Nov. 17.

Scotland ST. ANDREWS: St. Andrews Festival, traditional music and other events, through Dec. 3.

GLASGOW: Whisky Festival, The Arches, Nov. 16.

DUNDEE: Jazz Festival, Gardyne Theatre, Nov. 20-24.

EDINBURGH: Fiddle 2013, Scots Fiddle Festival, Nov. 22-24.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh’s Christmas, features shows, rides, attractions and Christmas market stalls, throughout town, Nov. 22-Jan. 5.

INVERNESS: Highland and Moray Food and Drink Festival, Eden Court Theatre, Nov. 23.

FIFE: St. Andrews Food and Drink Festival, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

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

Spain GIJON: International Film Festival, through Nov. 23.

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA: Santiago (e) Tapas, tapas competition with public voting, through Nov. 24.

HUELVA: Ibero-American Film Festival, Nov. 16-23.

MADRID: Feriarte, Art and Antiques Fair, Feria de Madrid, Nov. 16-24.

MADRID: International Children’s and Youth Film Festival, Nov. 18-23.

BARCELONA: La Alternativa, Barcelona Independent Film Festival, Nov. 18-24.

BARCELONA: Jean Bouin Sports Day, athletics events for amateurs and professionals, Nov. 24.

SEVILLE: International Horse Fair, Dec. 3-8.

LEÓN: Purple Weekend Festival, celebrates music and culture of the sixties, Dec. 5-7.

MADRID: Cocina y Saborea, gastronomy fair, Madrid Fairgrounds, tickets necessary, Dec. 6-8.

SEVILLE: Festivity of the Immaculate Conception, with traditional Seises dance in the cathedral, Dec. 8.

TOLEDO: Hannukah and Festival of Lights, Jewish Quarter, Dec. 14-16.

BARCELONA: Buff Epic Run, race through obstacle course, Dec. 22.

Sweden STOCKHOLM: International Film Festival, through Nov. 17.

GOTHENBURG: Liseberg Christmas Market, Sweden’s largest, through Dec. 29.

STOCKHOLM: Photo Fair, photography market, Nov. 22-24.

STOCKHOLM: International Horse Show, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

Switzerland BIEL/BIENNE: Vinifera, international wine exhibition, Le Pavilion imaginaire, through Nov. 17.

ZURICH: Jazznojazz Festival, jazz, soul, Latin and more, through Dec. 2.

GENEVA: Les Automnales, autumn fair, housewares, well-being and foods, Palexpo, through Nov. 17; dog show and competitions, Nov. 16-17.

ZURICH: Blickfang, international design fair, Kongresshaus, Nov. 22-24.

BERN: Zibelemaerit, onion festival and harvest market, Nov. 25.

BADEN: Liechterwecke, Christmas lights turned on, Nov. 27.

ST. MORITZ: St. Moritz City Race, parallel slalom ski race through town, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

ENGADIN: ClauWau, world Santa Claus championships, Silvretta Arena, Nov. 30.

FRIBOURG: Sankt Nikolaus celebrations, in honor of city’s patron saint, parade at 5 p.m., Dec 7.

GENEVA: Escalade, annual remembrance of attack on city ramparts in 1602, Dec. 13-15.

CRANS-MONTANA: Freestyle Festival, snowboarding championships, extreme sports films and concerts, Dec. 14.

Wales CARDIFF: Winter Wonderland, skating rink and giant swings, City Hall lawn, through Jan. 5.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Real Ale Wobble, cycling and ale drinking in the Cambrian Mountains, Nov. 16-17.

CONWY: Half Marathon, scenic route includes coastal stretch, Nov. 24.

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