October Events, 2016


California, Valencia, Event Date: October 29, 2016

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror - Live Orchestra & Undead Classic, Santa Clarita, CA

Join the Valencia Symphony Orchestra for their debut performance in a live-to-picture screening of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. This silent-era masterpiece is the oldest existing vampire movie and one of the most influential horror films of all time. This performance features the West Coast Premiere of the full-length orchestral score written by the composers of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, under the direction of Professor of Film Scoring, Sheldon Mirowitz ...


New York, Tarrytown, Event Date: October 30, 2016

Awaken Wellness Fair: Body-Mind-Spirit Expo, Returns to Tarrytown, NY

The Awaken Wellness Fair, the area’s body-mind-spirit-green expo, returns to Tarrytown, NY. The Fair takes place on Sunday, October 30, 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Double Tree Hotel at 455 So. Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591 from 10 am to 5 pm.   For 14 years this wellness focused, educational and experiential event has attracted well over 100 exhibitors to locations throughout the tri-state area.  Growing from 42 people at the first event ...


New York, NY, Event Date: first performance date. Sunday, October 30, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Gateway Orchestra features Dvorak New World Symphony in regional New World Initiative concerts, New York, NY

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in several concerts in the Tri-State Area: on October 30 in New York City, November 13 in Greenwich, CT and March 2017 in New York City and Ridgewood, NJ. For information about performances, tickets and updates, please visit the Gateway website at www.gatewayclassical.org or make inquiries by email at GCMS@optonline.net. The performance on Sunday, October ...

New York, NY, Event Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Gateway Orchestra New World Initiative Concert offered free to the public in New York City

The Gateway Orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony on October 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church of Harlem 204 West 134th Street in New York City. This performance is being offered free to the public as part of Gateway Classical Music Society’s Ambassadors for Masterworks outreach to diverse and under-served neighborhoods.   Information and tickets to other Gateway Orchestra performances may be obtained via website at ...


Atlanta, Georgia, Event Date: October 21, 22 & 23, 2016

Country Living Fair Returns to Atlanta, GA, October 21-23

The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience featuring more than 200 vendors from 25 states, including antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have access to cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations, will be able to sample locally sourced, artisanal food, and can shop the Country Living General Store. Junk Gypsies to ...


New Jersey, Montclair, Event Date: October 15-16, 2016

Celebrate American Craft Week at Brookdale Park in Montclair, NJ

What better way to celebrate American Craft Week than by spending the day visiting with over 150 fine artists and fine crafters who will be gracing the paths of Essex County’s Brookdale Park in Montclair, NJ for the 17th annual Fall Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park show, October 15-16.   From 10am-5pm, rain or shine, the exhibitors will be displaying their fine photography, fine art, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, leather, wearable fiber, metalwork



Florida, West Palm Beach, October 4-6, 2016

Florida Inns announces 2016 Florida Sunshine Conference

Florida Inns announces 2016 Florida Sunshine Conference, October 4-6, 2016, Marriott Hotel, West Palm Beach.  Coordinated by Florida Inns, the premier conference is designed for aspiring and seasoned innkeepers, vacation and boutique hoteliers, around the country. “This first annual inaugural gathering is the first of its kind, and will provide an in depth approach to business in today’s ever changing marketplace,” explains, Cheryl Grantham CEO.  “We’re excited to host ResNexus Rendezvous at the ...


Colorado, Loveland, Event Date: October 14-15th, 2016

A family friendly event celebrating Artist Octoberfest, Loveland, CO

Artists in Northern Colorado will pull together to help a local artist in need. Selling original hand-made works in candles, oils, acrylics, ceramics, dolls, etchings, fabric, fiber, woodworking, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, odds & ends, essential oils, paintings, photography, porcelain, sculpture, and watercolor. Face-painting, twisty balloons, cotton candy for the kids. The event takes place at The Life Center, 1511 East 11th Street, Loveland, CO 80527


Washington, Tumwater, Event Date: October 2, 2016

Thurston County history comes alive with pioneer activities, period attire and music: History in the Park, Tumwater, WA

The history of early Thurston County will come alive on Sunday, October 2, at Tumwater Falls Park (110 Deschutes Way SW) in Tumwater, WA. The History in the Park event, number twelve in a series called Thurston County Through the Decades, will be held from 10 am until 4 pm, and will feature historical displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities representative of life in Thurston County during the years 1825 to 1850. Among the planned ...


Washington, Tumwater, Event Date: October 8, 2016

Tumwater Historical Association Presents "Past to Present - A Quilt Rescue Workshop," Tumwater, WA

Do you own a mystery quilt, or one that is in poor condition or needs repair? If so visit the Tumwater Historical Association's "Past to Present...A Quilt Rescue Workshop," taking place October 8 at the Tumwater First Baptist Church, 405 East X Street, Tumwater, WA. This will be an opportunity for you to bring your quilt and have your questions answered. You will be able to have it identified, dated, receive information on repairs and suggestions for ...


India, Mumbai, Tour Dates: October 15th to November 6th, 2016 and February 11th to March 5th, 2017

Essence of India – Women Only Tour: Experience a destination of the heart through North India

This most popular tour for women only, is a fantastic trip that will have you falling in love with India, a country you feel, rather than see. From the sprawling commercial capital of Mumbai to Rajasthan, the land of the Kings and from the banks of the holy Ganges to the magnificence of the Mughal cities, we will show you the well-known and introduce you to some wonderful secrets. The massive forts of Rajasthan, the opulence and splendour of Maharajah’s ...

Alabama, Spanish Fort, Event Date: October 5-8, 2016

Registration Is Now Open for 13th Alabama Coastal BirdFest, Spanish Fort, AL

Registration opened with a bang on Monday, August 15, for the 13th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest, which takes place at prime bird- and wildlife-watching locations throughout Baldwin and Mobile counties, October 5–8, 2016. Birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times. For both ....


Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: October 28 and October 30, 2016

Harriett Tubman Opera Midwest Premiere Comes to Chicago's South Side

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago’s 8th Annual Fall event presents Chicago’s most exciting cultural social event of the year with Nkeiru Okoye’s opera, Harriet Tubman: When I Cross That Line to Freedom. Headlining this event as Honorary Chair is first Lady of Chicago, Amy Rule, and introducing composer and librettist, Dr. Nkeiru Okoye. Hailed as “achingly beautiful,” by the Baltimore Sun, compositions by composer Nkeiru Okoye have been performed by ...


California, San Francisco, Event Date: October 21-30, 2016

Company C Contemporary Ballet presents Arcane: A Tale of All Hallows' Eve, San Francisco

Company C Contemporary Ballet will present Arcane: A Tale of All Hollows’ Eve on Oct. 21-30 at the Cowell Theater, 2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. The ballet tells the story of Arcane, the celestial star who sits at the hip of the harvest moon. Each Halloween, when the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, Arcane descends to Earth. She brings with her the “Voice of the Voiceless,” and with this voice animates those caught in the netherworld – those who have left something undone or unsaid ...


Michigan, Ann Arbor, Event Date: October 8, 2016

Ann Arbor Annual Arts and Crafts Show, Crafting with Grace, to Feature Handcrafted Products by Unique Artisans

The Ann Arbor Annual Arts and Crafts Show “Crafting with Grace” is holding its 8th annual event on Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. at the New Grace Apostolic Temple, 2898 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor, MI. This is an indoor juried show featuring 60 talented artists and crafters. Visitors will enjoy a wide selection of handcrafted arts and crafts including jewelry, pottery, quilts, clothing and accessories, soaps, lotions, soy candles, doll clothes, photography, art work, home goods and more ...


Peru, Iquitos, Tour Dates: October 1 – 5, 2016 and October 28 – November 1, 2016

History and Nature Tour on a Historic Amazon Riverboat

Greentracks, specializing in Amazon tours and cruises, is offering a History and Nature Tour on a Historic Amazon Riverboat to Iquitos, Peru. Founded, owned and operated by wildlife zoologists, the company is offering two special cruise dates: October 1 – 5, 2016 and October 28 – November 1, 2016.   On this 5 day/4 night cruise, accompanied by knowledgeable Amazon Historic Boat Museum staff and guides, there are a  variety of excursions each day ...


Nepal, Kathmandu, Tour Dates: October 9th to 24th, 2016

Incredible Nepal: The unique heritage and culture of a Himalayan nation

Incredible Indian Tours, subcontinent specialists since 2000, are offering their Incredible Nepal, a non-trekking cultural immersion tour from October 9th to 24th, 2016. The tour explores the ancient towns and villages of the Kathmandu Valley. Spend time in hilltop villages with magical mountain views at dawn and safari through the jungle searching for rhinos and tigers – on elephant back and by jeep. Beginning in Bhaktapur, one of the erstwhile capitals ...


South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, Event Date: October 1-2, 2016
Myrtle Beach Fall Home Show Expo Coming to Myrtle Beach Mall
The Myrtle Beach Fall Home Show Expo is coming to the Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on October 1st -2nd, 2016. The Myrtle Beach Fall Home Show Expo is a one stop marketplace to find the experts to remodel, renovate and renew your home. There will be two full days of product displays, expert advice, give-a-ways, and savings on hundreds of products and services. Meet one on one with the ...


New Jersey, Pitman, Event Date: October 22-23, 2016
Autumn Fest & Children's Halloween Weekend, Pitman NJ
Costumes and fun will be found at the Autumn Fest & Children’s Halloween Weekend taking place at the Virtura Total Turf, 614 Lambs Rd. in Pitman, NJ, on October 22-23, 2016. Hours are Saturday, 11am to 9pm and Sunday, 11am to 6pm. This is Halloween fun exclusively for children under 12 years old and held indoors and outdoors. The Autumn Fest will cover over 50,000 sq. ft. and is billed as the largest indoor event in South Jersey’s history. Five ...


San Rafael, California, Event Date: October 1, 2016

The Northern California Festival is a celebration of everything community and more

The Creole United Festival celebrates it’s 4th year in Marin County, a rhythmic magnet attracting all generations from throughout the U.S. and abroad. The festival is held Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11am-6pm at Lagoon Park in San Rafael, CA (located close to San Francisco).  GRAMMY Nominated, Andre Thierry brings high energy and captivating entertainment with special guest bands from Louisiana and Texas. Fun for all ages, arts & crafts, kidzone, wood ...


New Jersey, Woodstown, Event Date: October 7-9, 2016
13th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show: three-day family fall festival is gearing up for its biggest celebration
The 13th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show is gearing up for its biggest celebration of the fall harvest this October 7 - 9, 2016 hosted at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Woodstown, New Jersey 08098. The event’s theme for 2016 is "Celebrate the change in Seasons." The fairgrounds will be transformed by pumpkins, scarecrows, gourds, cornstalks and hundreds of colorful mums. The South Jersey Pumpkin Show ... 


Africa, Kenya, Event Date: July - October, 2016
Witness the largest concentration of land animals in the world: The Great Migration in the Masai Mara, Kenya
Falcon Africa Safaris, wildlife specialists since 1990, are offering The Migration Safari, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa from July - October, 2016. After the long rains in April and May, when the first flush of grass turns the Masai Mara’s golden savannah green, the most amazing wildlife spectacle anywhere in the world takes place: The Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya, Africa. Between the months of August and October one and a half million ...
Sicily, Noto, Event Date: October 2nd, 2016
Soul of Sicily is first to offer Insider's Tour of Pastry & Chocolate Making in Baroque Sicily
The Sicilian Almonds, Pastry & Baroque Tour in Italy is being offered by Soul of Sicily from September 5th - 11th, 2016 and throughout the month of September. Soul of Sicily has been delighting small groups of travelers with culinary tours since 2006. Founder, Renée Restivo says, "What better way to celebrate our ten year anniversary than to create a week-long tasting experience that is a tasting celebration of the art of pastry making in ...