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1-5: Quebec City — SAQ New France Festival. Events inside the old city walls.
2-27: York, England — York Mystery Plays. Medieval drama cycle takes to the stage every four years.
3-5: Berlin — Berlin International Beer Festival. 300 breweries share a milelong bar.
16-26: Edmonton, Alberta — Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. Uncensored performers cavort in the Old Strathcona district.
23-Sept. 3: Syracuse, N.Y. — The Great New York State Fair. 200 acres of agrarian amusements.
24-25: Horsens, Denmark — European Medieval Festival. The round table reconvenes in Jutland.