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We round up some of the top events in Novem­ber from all over

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We round up some top events dur­ing Novem­ber

BBC Good Food Show Lon­don Novem­ber 15 – 17 Lon­don

Find your in­ner foodie at the BBC Good Food Show in Lon­don’s Olympia. The show fea­tures a “Su­perthe­atre,” where top chefs and celebri­ties from pop­u­lar BBC pro­grams en­ter­tain on stage. Producers Vil­lage is a food mar­ket at the heart of the show, and there’s a wine cel­lar, pop-up restau­rant, street food and the Great Bri­tish Bake Off Vil­lage, a new ad­di­tion this year. In the vil­lage, at­ten­dees can watch demon­stra­tions and buy any­thing a baker might need. For more in­for­ma­tion visit bbc­good­food­showlon­don.com.

Pushkar Camel Fair Novem­ber 9 – 17 Pushkar, In­dia

Im­merse your­self in the state of Ra­jasthan at the Pushkar Camel Fair. Dur­ing this eight-day event, at­ten­dees can live like a lo­cal through sa­fari tours and cul­tural and mu­si­cal events. Don’t miss the main at­trac­tion: the camel com­pe­ti­tion. Own­ers dress their camels to im­press for the event, and camels go through a se­ries of com­pe­ti­tions to win a grand prize. Tra­di­tional Ra­jasthani sou­venirs such as or­na­ments, sil­ver and bead neck­laces, gar­ments, footwear, ar­ti­facts and more are avail­able for pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion visit pushkar­fes­ti­vals.com.

Natchi­toches Christ­mas Fes­ti­val of Lights Novem­ber 23 – Jan­uary 6 Natchi­toches, LA

It’s win­ter won­der­land at the Natchi­toches Christ­mas Fes­ti­val of Lights. It be­gins Nov. 23 with the town’s 300th birth­day. Dur­ing the hol­i­day, more than 300,000 Christ­mas lights and more than 100 river­bank set pieces are il­lu­mi­nated ev­ery night at dusk. Car­riage tours wind through the Land­mark His­toric Dis­trict and along Cane River Lake, and restau­rants and shops are open late. Events in­clude mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment, arts and crafts, galas and more. For de­tails visit christ­mas­fes­ti­val.com.

The Mon­key Buf­fet Fes­ti­val Novem­ber 25 Lop­buri, Thai­land

Meet more mon­keys than your imag­i­na­tion can fathom dur­ing the Mon­key Buf­fet Fes­ti­val in Lop­buri, a town about three hours north of Bangkok. Dur­ing the an­nual fes­ti­val, about 8,800 pounds of fruit, veg­eta­bles, cakes and can­dies are set up in front of tem­ples on ta­bles in a pyra­mid, which at­tracts 2,000-to-3,000 mon­keys. The fes­ti­val in­cludes other mon­key-re­lated ac­tiv­i­ties such as peo­ple dressed as mon­keys singing and danc­ing. Nat­u­rally, mon­key sculp­tures pop-up in the area for the day. For in­for­ma­tion visit fes­ti­vala­sia.net.

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