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Europe hums with activity in all seasons. Here is a sampling of some events on the docket.

Austria SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in the city center, through Oct. 13.

VIENNA: VIENNAFAIR, contemporary art fair, Messe, through Oct. 13.

STUBAI: Oktoberfest on the Stubai glacier, Oct. 12.

GRAZ: Kleine Zeitung Graz Marathon, Oct. 13.

SALZBURG: Culture Days, performances and concerts, Oct. 16-27.

VIENNA: Viennale-Vienna International Film Festival, Oct. 24-Nov. 6.

GRAZ: Elevate Festival for Contemporary Music, Art and Political Discourse, Oct. 23-27.

SÖLDEN: FIS Ski World Cup, giant slaloms, Oct. 25-27.

VIENNA: Tattoo Convention Vienna, Arcotel Wimberger, Nov. 2 & 3.

Belgium BRUSSELS: Accessible Art Fair, Steigenberger Grandhotel, through Oct. 13.

BRUSSELS: See & Tell: Biennial Art Nouveau Exhibition, weekends only, through Oct. 27.

ZOTTEGEM: Bierhappening, beer festival, Bevegemse Feestzaal, Oct. 12.

DIKSMUIDE: Beer festival, Oct. 12 & 19.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, international beer festival, Oct. 19 & 20.

BRUSSELS: Megavino, wine fair, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 18-21.

POPERINGE: Beer Festival, Oct. 26 & 27.

CINEY: Militaria Belgium, one of Europe’s largest military fairs, Oct. 27.

HASSELT: The Weekend of Belgian Beers, Nov. 8-10.

BRUSSELS: Public Brewing Session, Cantillon Brewery, Brussels Gueze Museum, Nov. 9.

HARINGE: Blablues Festival, blues music festival, Nov. 9.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: International Festival of Contemporary Art 4 + 4 days in motion, performing arts festival, through Oct. 19.

KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, through Oct. 20.

HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ: Jazz Goes to Town, international jazz festival, Oct. 14-19.

PRAGUE: Signal, Light Festival, light installations throughout city, Oct. 17-20.

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

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, through Oct. 27.

COPENHAGEN: J-Dag, launch of Tuborg’s Christmas beer celebrated in bars throughout city from 8:59 p.m., Nov. 1.

COPENHAGEN: Scandinavian Motor Show, auto and motorcycle expo, Bella Center, Nov. 1-3.

COPENHAGEN: Hubertus Hunt, horse race along an obstacle course in Dyrehaven, Nov. 3.

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

England NOTTINGHAM: Robin Hood Beer Festival, beer and cider festival, through Oct. 12.

MANCHESTER: Indy Man Beer Con, beers from independent breweries, Victoria Baths, through Oct. 13.

NORWICH: Fringe Festival, through Oct. 19.

LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, through Oct. 20.

BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6-mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, through Nov. 10.


LONDON: Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, highlights design, Oct. 12 & 13.

LONDON: The Rum Experience, rum tasting and trade fair, Excel Centre, tickets required, Oct. 12 & 13.

DUXFORD: Autumn Air Show, Imperial War Museum, tickets required, Oct. 13.

PETERBOROUGH: East of England Autumn Show, livestock and country crafts show, East of England Showground, tickets required, Oct. 13.

LONDON: Frieze Art Fair, Regents Park, Oct. 17-20.

CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Oktoberfest, University Social Club, Mill Lane, Oct. 18 & 19.

LONDON: Salon du Chocolat, National Hall, Olympia, Oct. 18-20.

ARUNDEL: Arundel Food Festival, Oct. 19 & 20.

BUSHEY: Bushey Blues Festival, Oct. 19 & 20.

CAMBRIDGE: University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 180 free events, Oct. 23-Nov. 3.

LONDON: London Bierfest, Oktoberfest-inspired event at Old Billingsgate Market, Oct. 24 & 25.

LONDON: Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Oct. 24-27.

DARTMOUTH: Dartmouth Food Festival, Oct. 25-27.

LONDON: MCM Expo: London Comic Con, films, video games, comics and anime, ExCeL London, tickets required, Oct. 25-27.

LONDON: NFL fan rally on Trafalgar Square, Jaguars and 49ers pre-game party, Oct. 26.

NORWICH: CAMRA Beer Festival, St. Andrews and Blackfriars Halls, Oct. 28-Nov. 2.

LONDON: Ski and Snowboard Show, Earls Court 2, Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

LONDON: Lord Mayor’s Show, parade to inaugurate city’s new Lord Mayor, procession departs St. Pauls at 11 a.m., Nov. 9.

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

Finland HELSINKI: Baltic Herring Fair, through Oct. 12.

TAMPERE: Tampere Jazz Happening, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

France PARIS: Fete des Vendages, wine festival in Montmartre district, through Oct. 13.

NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, through Oct. 19.

BEAUNE: Jazz à Beaune, celebrates jazz and Burgundy wines, through Oct. 13.

STRASBOURG: Salons Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Convention Centre, through Oct. 14.

AMIENS: Nuit Blanche, late night cultural events, Oct. 12.

CHUSCLAN: Les Vendages de L’Histoire, historical wine fest in the Rhone Valley, Oct. 12 & 13.

PARIS: 20-km de Paris, running event, Oct. 13.

COUNTRYWIDE: Semaine de Gout, Taste week, celebrates quality and healthy food, Oct. 14-20.

GRENOBLE: Village Vigneron, wine tasting, markets and live entertainment, Oct. 17-20.

LYON: Salon des Vins et de la Gastronomie, Euroexpo, Oct. 17-20.

COLMAR: Antiques Fair, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 18-21.

METZ: Flea market, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 19.

PARIS: FIAC, Contemporary Art Fair, Grand Palais, Oct. 24-27.

PARIS: Art Elysees, modern and contemporary art fair, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Oct. 24-28.

PARIS: Autumn Fair, trade show of housewares, foods and crafts, Oct. 25-Nov. 3.

PARIS: Salon du Chocolat, chocolate fair, Port de Versailles, Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

PARIS: Bastille Contemporary Art Fair, Place de la Bastille, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.

PARIS: Salon de la Photo, photo exhibitions, cameras and gear, Porte de Versailles, Nov 7-11.

NICE: French Riviera Marathon, route runs between Nice and Cannes, Nov. 10.

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

Germany HANNOVER: Oktoberfest, Schützenplatz, through Oct. 13.

PIESPORT: Fest at the Roman wine press, through Oct. 13.

STUTTGART: Volksfest, Canstatter Wasen, through Oct. 13.

WEIMAR: Onion Market, through Oct. 13.

ZELL: Federweißer-Fest, celebration of the new wine at Zeller Schwarze Katz-Brunnen, through Oct. 13.

NEUSTADT: Das Deutsche Weinlesefest, wine fest, through Oct. 14; Germany’s largest vintners’ parade begins 2 p.m. Oct. 13. BERLIN: Festival of Lights, illuminated landmarks, through Oct. 20.

MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, through Oct. 20.

MANNHEIM-LUDWIGSHAFEN-HEIDELBERG: Fotofestival, through Nov. 10.

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

WURZBURG: Honky Tonk Fest, live music across 30 stages, Oct. 12.

FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public, Messegelände, tickets required, Oct. 12 & 13.

ZWEIBRÜCKEN: Middle Ages market, Rennwiese, Oct. 12 & 13.

TÜBINGEN: Jazz and Classical Music Days, Oct. 12-20.

COLOGNE: RheinEnergie Marathon Köln, Oct. 13.

MUNICH: Munich Marathon, Oct. 14.

FREIBURG: Freiburger Messe’, fun fair, Oct. 18-28.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, volksfest at Messeplatz, Oct. 18-28.

MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 19.

STUTTGART: Stuttgartnacht, theaters, clubs and cultural spots open late hours, Oct. 19.

ROSENHEIM: Oberbairisch Tattoo & Körperkunst Tage, tattoo festival, Inntalhalle, Oct. 19 & 20.

MUNICH: Auer Kirchweih Dult, Mariahilfplatz, Oct. 19-27.

MUNICH: Celtic Woman, concert at Olympiahalle, Oct. 22.

MAINZ: Weinforum Rheinhessen, degustation of best wines of the region, Schifffahrtsmuseum, tickets required, Oct. 25-27.

MAINZ: Tattoo Expo Mainz, Messe Park Mainz-Hechtsheim, Oct. 25-27.

FRANKFURT: BMW Frankfurt Marathon, Oct. 27.

HEIDELBERG: Gelita Trail Marathon, features a steep course, Oct. 27.

WIESBADEN: Kreativ-Welt, sale of fabric craft supplies, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

AMBERG: Leading Beers, beer tasting, Congress Centrum, Nov. 2 & 3.

BAD TÖLZ: Leonardifahrt, traditional pilgrimage with horses and carriages, Nov. 6.

WIESBADEN: Exground filmfest, festival of short and independent films, Nov. 15-24.

Hungary BUDAPEST: Chronica Hungarica Medieval Festival, Buda Castle, through Oct. 13.

BUDAPEST: Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival, through Oct. 20.

Ireland CORK: Cork Folk Festival, through Oct. 13.

KINSALE: Gourmet Festival, through Oct. 13.

GALWAY: Galway Comedy Festival, Oct. 22-28.

CORK: Guinness Jazz Festival, Oct. 23-28.

SLIGO: Sligo Live, folk, roots and indie music festival, Oct. 23-28.

DUBLIN: Bram Stoker Festival, Oct. 26-28.

DUBLIN: Dublin Tattoo Convention, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Nov. 1-3.

Italy ROME: Hobby Show Roma, craft supplies fair, Fiera Roma, through Oct. 13.

VERONA: ArtVerona, art fair, Veronafiere, through Oct. 14.

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, weekends only, Oct. 12-Nov. 17.

TRIESTE: Barcolana, sailing regatta, Oct. 13.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, International Chocolate Exhibition, Oct. 18-27.

MONCALVO: Truffle Fair, Oct. 20 & 27.

ROME: Roma Jazz Festival, concerts at Auditorium della Parca Musica, Oct. 20-Nov. 2.

TURIN: Movement Torino Music Festival, highlights electronic music, Oct. 24-Nov. 2.

MILAN: Games Week, video games trade fair, Mi-Co Fiera, Oct. 25-27.

MONTALCINO: Sagra del Tordo, Festival of the Thrush, with medieval crossbow competition, Oct. 26 & 27.

VENICE: Venice Marathon, Oct. 27.

MILAN: EICMA, International Motorcycle Exhibition, Fiera Milano, Nov. 7-10.

TURIN: Artissima, contemporary arts fair, Lingotto Fiere, tickets necessary, Nov. 8-10.

ROME: Rome Film Festival, Nov. 8-17.

MERANO: Merano WineFestival, with wine and culinary specialties, Nov. 9-11.

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

Luxembourg CITY: Museum Night, Oct. 12.

CITY: Autumn Fair, Luxexpo, fair for home renovation and decoration, Oct. 12-20.

VIANDEN: Nut Market, Oct. 13.

DIFFERDANGE: Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun, run along a 22-km obstacle course, Oct. 20.

MUNSHAUSEN: Trauliicht gët gebrannt, Halloween custom involving illuminated, hollowed-out beets, Robbesscheier Museum, Oct. 31.

Netherlands AMSTERDAM: Urbanathlon, run along a 12-km obstacle course, Oct. 13.

EINDHOVEN: Marathon and half-marathon, Oct. 13.

AMSTERDAM: TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 20.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, Oct. 16-20.

AMSTERDAM: Awakenings ADE Festival, techno music by top DJs, Westergas Fabriek, Oct. 16-20.

AMSTERDAM: Pint Bokbier Festival, Oct. 25-27.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Spook, Halloon Festival, Oct. 25-31.

AMSTERDAM: Affordable Art Fair, Kromhouthal, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

AMSTERDAM: London Calling, festival showcases UK music, Nov. 1 & 2.

EINDHOVEN: Eindhoven Tattoo Convention, Klokgebouw, Nov. 2 & 3.

Portugal PENICHE/CASCAIS: Rip Curl Pro Portugal, surfing competition, through Oct. 20.

LISBON: Doclisboa ‘13, documentary film festival, Oct. 24-Nov. 3.

SANTAREM: National Gastronomy Festival, Oct. 26-Nov. 4.

ESPINHO: Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Nov. 11-17.

Scotland TIREE: Tiree World Classic, windsurfing competitions and entertainment, through Oct. 18.

PAISLEY: Royal National Mod, celebration of Gaelic culture, through Oct. 19.

GLASGOW: BBC Good Food Show Scotland, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Oct. 18-20.

EDINBURGH: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 18-27.

EDINBURGH: Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, 10-km urban assault course, Oct. 20.

EDINBURGH: Andy Warhol exhibition, free entry, Scottish Parliament, Oct. 25-Jan. 25.

EDINBURGH: Tesco Wine Fair, EICC, Oct. 26-27.

EDINBURGH: Samhuinn Fire Festival, Halloween celebrations, High Street, Oct. 31.

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

Spain NERJA: Feria de Nerja, through Oct. 12.

O’GROVE: seafood festival, through Oct. 13.

ZARAGOZA: Pilar Fiestas, through Oct. 13.

CORDOBA: African Film Festival-FCAT, through Oct. 19.

SITGES: International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, through Oct. 20.

JAEN: San Lucas Fiestas, fair with livestock, Oct. 12-20.

VALLADOLID, Seminci, International Film Festival, Oct. 19-26.

GRANADA: International Young Filmmaker’s Festival, Oct. 21-27.

SAN BARTOLOMÉ DE TIRAJANA (GRAN CANARIA): Masdanza, Canaries International Contemporary Dance Festival, Oct. 23-Nov. 8.

CONSUERGRA: Saffron Rose Festival, Oct. 25-27.

ELCHE: Medieval Festival, Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

Switzerland FRIBURG: International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 12.

ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, through Oct. 13.

BERN: Berner Weinmesse, wine fair, Bern Expo, through Oct. 19.

LUCERNE: Määs Autumn Fair, through Oct. 20.

GENEVA: Wagner’s Festival, through Nov. 5.

LENK: Alpine Festival and return of the cattle, Oct. 12.

THUN: Cheese Festival, Oct. 12.

WINTERTHUR: Oktoberfest, Reithalle, Oct. 17-Nov. 2.

LUCERNE: Cheese Festival, Oct. 19.

SOLOTHURN: Oktoberfest, Oct. 24-26.

LUCERNE: Irish Folk Festival, Luzerner Sall, Oct. 25.

BASEL: Autumn Fair, fun fair and market, Oct. 26-Nov. 10.

BERN: Cheese Festival, Waisenhausplatz, Oct. 28.

ZURICH: Jazznojazz Festival, jazz, soul, Latin and more, Oct. 30-Dec. 2.

LUCERNE: Lucerne Blues Festival, Nov. 9-13.

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

Wales ANGLESEY: Oyster and Welsh Produce Festival, Oct. 12 & 13.

CARDIFF: Swn, multi-venue new music festival, Oct. 17-20.

CARDIFF: Womex, World Music Expo, Oct. 23-27.

CONWY: Conwy Feast Food Festival, Oct. 26 & 27.

COWBRIDGE: Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival, Oct. 26 & 27.

SNOWDONIA: Walking Festival, Oct. 26 & 27.

SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas Festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 9.


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