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

Austriawww.austria.info

COUNTRYWIDE: Long Night of the Museums, Oct. 5.

ERL: Passion Play, Saturdays only, through Oct. 5.

VIENNA: Wiesn Fest, Prater, through Oct. 6.

VIENNA: Waves Vienna, music festival and conference, through Oct. 6.

SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in city center, Oct. 9-13.

VIENNA: VIENNAFAIR, contemporary art fair, Messe, Oct. 10-13.

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

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.

Belgiumwww.visitbelgium.com

BRUSSELS: Fotofever, photography art fair, Tour & Taxis, through Oct. 6.

MOUSCRON: Fete des Hurlus, folk festival on the Grand Place, through Oct. 10.

BRUSSELS: Nuit Blanche, all-night cultural program, Oct. 5.

ANTWERP: Modeste Beer Festival, showcases small Belgian breweries, Brewery De Koninck, Oct. 5 & 6.

BRUSSELS: See & Tell: Biennial Art Nouveau Exhibition, weekends only, Oct. 5-27.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Marathon, Oct. 6.

BRUSSELS: Accessible Art Fair, Steigenberger Grandhotel, Oct. 11-13.

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

DIKSMUIDE: Beer festival, Oct. 12 & 19.

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

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

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

Croatiawww.croatia.hr

KOSTAJNIKA: Chestnut Festival, through Oct. 6.

Czech Republicwww.czechtourism.com

KARLOVY VARY: Tour Film, highlights films on tourism and travel, through Oct. 5.

PRAGUE: 48 Hour Film Project, timed film-making competition, through Oct. 6.

PILSEN: Pilsner Fest, celebrates Gambrinus and Pilsner Urquell, Oct. 5.

PRAGUE: International Festival of Contemporary Art 4 + 4 days in motion, performing arts festival, Oct. 11-19.

KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, Oct. 11-20.

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

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

Denmarkwww.visitdenmark.com

COPENHAGEN: Femina Lifestyle Fair, fashion, décor and more, through Oct. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Culture Night, late openings at museums and cultural venues, Oct. 11.

COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, Oct. 11-27.

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.

Englandwww.visitbritain.com

LONDON: London Photo Festival, amateurs show and sell photos, The Crypt, through Oct. 6.

LONDON: Raindance Film Festival, indie film fest, Piccadilly Circus, through Oct. 6.

NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair, Forest Recreation Ground, through Oct. 6.

WOODBRIDGE: Shuck Festival, celebrates locally caught oysters and mussels, through Oct. 6.

MANCHESTER: Manchester Food & Drink Festival, through Oct. 7.

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

LONDON: Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, Oct. 5 & 6 (art) and 12 & 13 (design).

MELTON MOWBRAY: East Midlands Food and Drink Festival, Cattle Market, tickets required, Oct. 5 & 6.

NORWICH: Fringe Festival, Oct. 7-19.

NOTTINGHAM: Robin Hood Beer Festival, beer and cider festival, Oct. 9-12.

LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, Oct. 9-20.

MANCHESTER: Indy Man Beer Con, beers from independent breweries, Victoria Baths, Oct. 10-13.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Mop Fair, Oct. 12.

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.

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

Finlandwww.visitfinland.com

HELSINKI: Baltic Herring Fair, Oct. 6-12.

Francewww.rendezvousenfrance.com

BARR (ALSACE): Grape harvest festival, through Oct. 6.

PARIS: La Fete des Regions, food and wines from different regions of France, Place Stalingrad, through Oct. 6.

PARIS: Nuit Blanche, Oct. 5.

PARIS: Fete des Vendages, wine festival in Montmartre district, Oct. 9-13.

NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, Oct. 9-19.

BEAUNE: Jazz à Beaune, celebrates jazz and Burgundy wines, Oct. 11-13.

STRASBOURG: Salons Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Convention Centre, Oct. 11-14.

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 kilometres 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.

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.

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

Germanywww.germany-tourism.de

HASSFURT: Street fest, through Oct. 5.

AMBERG: Michaeli-Dult, volksfest, through Oct. 6.

BADEN-BADEN: Genussmesse, food, drink and lifestyle presentation at the Kurhaus, tickets required, through Oct. 6.

BONN: Klangwelle, music and light shows, through Oct. 6.

DÜSSELDORF: Dusseldorf festival!, showcases dance and music, through Oct. 6.

HEIDELBERG: Children’s theater festival, Neckarwiese, through Oct. 6.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 6.

FURTH: Michaelis Kirchweih, through Oct. 9.

HANOVER: Oktoberfest, Schützenplatz, through Oct. 13.

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

NEUSTADT: Das Deutsche Weinlesefest, wine fest, through Oct. 14.

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

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

FRANKENTHAL: Honky Tonk Fest, concerts throughout town, Oct. 5.

HACHENBURG: Monkey Jump Festival, late-night concerts, Oct. 5.

TÜBINGEN: Rubber duck race, Oct. 5.

NUREMBERG: Pottery market, Oct. 5 & 6.

LEIPZIG: Festival of Lights, commemorates fall of Iron Curtain, Oct. 9.

FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public, Messegelände, tickets required, Oct. 9-13.

BERLIN: Festival of Lights, illuminated landmarks, Oct. 9-20.

MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, Oct. 10-20.

PIESPORT: Fest at the Roman wine press, Oct. 11-13.

WEIMAR: Onion Market, Oct. 11-13.

ZELL: Federweißer-Fest, celebration of the new wine at Zeller Schwarze Katz-Brunnen, Oct. 11-13.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Hungarywww.budapest-tourist-guide.com

BUDAPEST: Palinka and Sausage Festival, Buda Castle, through Oct. 6.

BUDAPEST: Chronica Hungarica Medieval Festival, Buda Castle, Oct. 11-13.

BUDAPEST: Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival, Oct. 11-20.

Irelandwww.discoverireland.com

DUBLIN: Oktoberfest, George’s Dock, through Oct. 6.

BRUFF: Bruff Bluegrass Music Festival, Clancy’s Bar, through Oct. 6.

DINGLE: Dingle Peninsula Wine and Food Festival, through Oct. 6.

MONAGHAN: Taste of Monaghan, food festival, through Oct. 6.

DUBLIN: Open House Dublin, more than 100 properties accessible to public, through Oct. 6.

CORK: Cork Folk Festival, Oct. 10-13.

KINSALE: Gourmet Festival, Oct. 11-13.

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.

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

Italywww.italia.it

CARMIGNANO: Festa di St. Michele, historical festival, through Oct. 6.

BARDOLINO: Grape and Wine Festival, through Oct. 7.

PINEROLO: Iron Mask Festival, historical fest, Oct. 5 & 6.

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.

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

VENICE: Venice Marathon, Oct. 27.

Luxembourgwww.lcto.lu

CITY: Breast Cancer Run, walk or jog short route, Oct. 5.

DUDELANGE: Fete des Cultures, offers music and culinary treats, Oct. 5 & 6.

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 22km obstacle course, Oct. 20.

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

Netherlandswww.Holland.com

AMSTERDAM: Camera Japan, festival of Japanese culture, Kriterion, through Oct. 6.

AMSTERDAM: Urbanathlon, run along a 12km 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, Halloween Festival, Oct. 25-31.

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

Portugalwww.visitportugal.com

TERCEIRA: Angra Jazz Festival, through Oct. 5.

SAGRES: Bird Watching Festival, through Oct. 6.

LISBON: Rock ‘n ‘ Roll Marathon, Oct. 6.

PENICHE/CASCAIS: Rip Curl Pro Portugal, surfing competition, Oct. 9-20.

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

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

Scotlandwww.welcometoscotland.com

GLASGOW: Americana Festival, features international musicians, through Oct. 6.

ULLAPOOL: Guitar Festival, through Oct. 6.

GLASGOW: Great Scottish Run, half marathon, Oct. 6.

PAISLEY: Royal National Mod, celebration of Gaelic culture, Oct. 11-19.

TIREE: Tiree World Classic, windsurfing competitions and entertainment, Oct. 12-18.

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

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

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

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

Spainwww.spain.info

ROTA: Fiestas Patronales de Rota, through Oct. 7.

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

NERJA: Feria de Nerja, Oct. 9-12.

CORDOBA: African Film Festival-FCAT, Oct. 11-19.

SITGES: International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Oct. 11-20.

Switzerlandwww.switzerlandtourism.ch

FRIBOURG: International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 5.

LUCERNE: World Band Festival, through Oct. 6.

LUGANO: Autumn Festival, features regional culinary specialties, through Oct. 6.

ZURICH: Gourmesse, gourmet fair, Zurich Congress House, tickets required, through Oct. 7.

FRIBURG: International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 12.

ALBEUVE: Return of the cattle from the mountain, with folklore market, Oct. 5.

HUTTWIL: Swiss Cheese Market, Oct. 5 & 6.

LUCERNE: Määs Autumn Fair, Oct. 5-20.

ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, Oct. 11-13.

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.

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

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

Waleswww.visitwales.com

CARDIFF: Cardiff Half Marathon, Oct. 6.

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.

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