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Austria SALZBURG: Culture Days, performances and concerts, through Oct. 27.

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

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

VIENNA: Wien Modern #26, contemporary music festival, Oct. 24-Nov. 15.

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

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

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

INNSBRUCK: Freeride Film Festival, films shot by skiers and snowboarders, Nov. 13.

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

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

Belgium HUY: Les Enfants terribles — European First Film Festival, Centre culturel, through Oct. 20.

WATERLOO: First Waterloo International Historical Film Festival, through Oct. 20.

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

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

LIEGE: La Foire de Liège, autumn fun fair, through Nov. 11.

DIKSMUIDE: beer festival, Oct. 19.

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

POPERINGE: Beer Festival, Oct. 26-27.

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

BRUSSELS: Halloween Festival, family events, Museum for Fantastic Art, Oct. 27-Nov. 4.

BRUSSELS: Japan Expo Belgium, largest European festival of Japanese culture and recreation, Tour & Taxis, tickets required, Nov. 1-3.

CHARLEROI: International Salon of Home Economics, show of food, wine, home comforts and well-being, Palais des Expositions, tickets required, Nov. 1-17.

DINANT: Saint Hubert Ceremony, horseback procession and blessing of the animals, Nov. 3.

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

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

HARINGE: Blablues Festival, folk festival, Nov. 9.

Czech Republic HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ: Jazz Goes to Town, international jazz festival, through Oct. 19.

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

KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, through Oct. 20.

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

PRAGUE: Strings for Kids, classical music program and events for children, through Oct. 20.

PRAGUE: Contempuls 6, Prague Contemporary Music Festival, La Fabrika, Nov. 1-16.

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

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

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

COPENHAGEN: Photo Fair, Nordic region’s largest photography market, Forum, tickets necessary, Oct. 25-27.

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 exhibits, 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 CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Oktoberfest, University Social Club, Mill Lane, through Oct. 19.

NORWICH: Fringe Festival, through Oct. 19.

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

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

LONDON: Frieze Art Fair, Regents Park, through Oct. 20.

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

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

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.

LONDON: Diwali in London, festival of lights ceremony, Trafalgar Square, Oct. 27.

SHEFFIELD: Fright Night, Britain’s biggest Halloween carnival, Oct. 27.

OTTERY ST. MARY: Flaming Tar Barrels, includes carnival procession Oct. 27; lit tar barrels carried through town, Nov. 5.

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

YORK: Illuminating York, digital arts and lighting festival with illuminated landmarks, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

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

BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, antiques market at the NEC, tickets necessary, Oct. 31-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 TAMPERE: Tampere Jazz Happening, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

France NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, through Oct. 19.

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

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

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

COLMAR: Antiques Fair, Parc des Expositions, through Oct. 21.

TROYES: Nuits de Champagne, acoustic reggae and open champagne houses, through Oct. 26.

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.

BESANCON: Salon des Vins de France, wine expo, Micropolis parc des expositions, tickets necessary, Oct. 25-27.

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 BERLIN: Festival of Lights, illuminated landmarks, through Oct. 20.

LANDAU: Fest des Federweißen, celebration of new wine, through Oct. 20.

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

TÜBINGEN: Jazz and Classical Music Days, through Oct. 20.

HEIDELBERG: French Week, celebrates German-French friendship with film, literature, music and more, through Oct. 27.

FREIBURG: Freiburger Messe, fun fair, through Oct. 28.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, volksfest at Messeplatz, through Oct. 28.

BERLIN: Jazzfest Berlin 13, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, through Nov. 3.

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

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

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.

DARMSTADT-EBERSTADT: Halloween at Burg Frankenstein, Oct. 19-20, 25-27 and Oct. 31-Nov. 3.

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

MAINZ: Weinforum Rheinhessen, degustation of region’s best wines, Schifffahrtsmuseum, tickets necessary, Oct. 25-27.

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

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Herbstmesse, commercial fair and Volksfest, Oct. 26-Nov. 3.

FRANKFURT: BMW Frankfurt Marathon, Oct. 27.

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

TÜBINGEN: French Film Festival, Oct. 30-Nov. 6.

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

MANNHEIM AND HEIDELBERG: International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg, Oct. 31-Nov. 10.

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

BERLIN: Berlin Tattoo, military tattoo performance, Max-Schmeling-Halle, Nov. 2-3.

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

BERLIN: BerMuDa, Berlin Music Days, electronic music in city’s clubs, Nov. 6-10.

BAYREUTH: jazzbayreuth, 2013’s theme is Wagner and Jazz, Nov. 7-10.

HOCHHEIM: Hochheimer Markt, market and volksfest, Nov. 8-12.

AUGSBURG: Honky Tonk Festival, live music in pubs across town, Nov. 9.

HEIDELBERG: St. Martin’s Day parade, begins 5 p.m. on Luisenstrasse, Nov. 10.

BERLIN: International Short Film Festival, Nov. 12-17.

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

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

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

Ireland WATERFORD: Imagine Arts Festival Waterford, music, dance, drama, visual arts and more, through Oct. 27.

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

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

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

WEXFORD: Wexford Festival Opera, Oct. 23-Nov. 3.

KILKENNY: Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, Oct. 24-28.

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

DUBLIN: Festival of Lights, celebrates Diwali, Croke Park Conference Centre, Oct. 27.

DUBLIN: Dublin Marathon, Oct. 28.

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

DUBLIN: Dublin Beatles Festival, Nov. 7-10.

ENNIS: Ennis Trad Festival, traditional Irish music and dance, Nov 7-11.

WATERFORD: International Film Festival, showcases independent short films, Nov. 8-10.

CORK: Cork Film Festival, features films, music and ideas, Nov. 9-17.

Italy STEINEGG: Steinegg Live, music festival, blues and more, through Oct. 26.

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, weekends only, through Nov. 17.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, International Chocolate Exhibition, through Oct. 27.

MONCALVO: Truffle Fair, Oct. 20 and 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.

GENOVA: Superbowl Series, supercross and freestyle motocross, Palasport Fiera, Nov. 1.

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: Autumn Fair, Luxexpo, fair for home renovation and decoration, through Oct. 20.

CITY: Cineast, Central and Eastern European Film Festival, through Oct. 27.

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: Amsterdam Dance Event, through Oct. 20.

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

AMSTERDAM: TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 20.

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

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Spook, Hallween festival, Oct. 25-31.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Film Week, screening of year’s best films in clubs and cinemas, Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

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

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

AMSTERDAM: Museum Night, Nov. 2.

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

AMSTERDAM: Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival, Nov. 12-17.

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.

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

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

EDINBURGH: The Edinburgh World Justice Festival, through Oct. 26.

EDINBURGH: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, through Oct. 27.

DUNDEE: Discovery Film Festival, International Film for Young Audiences, through Nov. 3.

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-Nov. 3.

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

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

ST ANDREWS: St Andrews Festival, traditional music and other events, Nov. 2-Dec. 3.

CARLISLE: Blues & Rock Festival, Nov. 8-10.

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

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

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

BARCELONA: Mercat de Mercats, gastronomy of Catalonia at Plaça de la Catedral, through Oct. 20.

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

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

BARCELONA: International Walk of Barcelona, 20 and 30 km walking routes through city, Oct. 19-20.

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.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, Oct. 26-Nov. 1.

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

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

SEVILLE: International Horse Fair, Nov. 20-25.

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

LUCERNE: Määs Autumn Fair, through Oct. 20.

WINTERTHUR: Oktoberfest, Reithalle, through Nov. 2.

GENEVA: Wagner Festival, through Nov. 5.

LUCERNE: Cheese Festival, Oct. 19.

SOLOTHURN: Oktoberfest, Oct. 24-26.

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

THUN: Culture Night, Oct. 26.

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.

ZÜRICH: Expovina, wine exhibition aboard ships, Bürkliplatz, Oct. 31-Nov. 14.

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

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

Wales CARDIFF: Swn, multi-venue new music festival, through Oct. 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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