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Un­til Oc­to­ber 8 BARCOLANA

The 49th edi­tion of this re­gatta is set in the Gulf of Tri­este in Italy with a 10-day line-up com­pris­ing open wa­ter swim­ming, row­ing and stand-up pad­dle­board­ing com­pe­ti­tions; en­ter­tain­ment, and cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties. An aer­o­batic dis­play by the Ital­ian Air Force Frecce Tri­col­ori team kicks off the fes­ti­val, which ex­pects 2,000 ves­sels to take part.

Oc­to­ber 12–15 NEW YORK CITY WINE & FOOD FES­TI­VAL

With over 70 events — din­ners with chefs, par­ties at Pier 92 and 94, sem­i­nars, wine tast­ings and more — one of the coun­try’s largest culi­nary fes­ti­vals ex­pects to draw some 50,000 at­ten­dees. Now in its 10th year, it has raised US$10 mil­lion for the Food Bank for New York City and No Kid Hun­gry cam­paign.

Oc­to­ber 16–22 VAN­COU­VER WRIT­ERS FEST

The fes­ti­val, led by Artis­tic Di­rec­tor Les­lie Hur­tig, brings to­gether writ­ers, po­ets, spo­ken­word per­form­ers, graphic nov­el­ists and read­ers for an ex­change of ideas and con­ver­sa­tion. The cel­e­bra­tion con­tin­ues with an Incite read­ing se­ries and ed­u­ca­tion pro­grammes in lo­cal schools.

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