Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
October festivals in the West and beyond

If you're a fall season traveler and heading out in October, you may want to drop in on one of these festivals in the West and beyond. Minot, North Dakota September 30-October 4 Norsk Høstfest North America's biggest Scandinavian festival, in its 30th year, will feature the Beach Boys and Kenny Rogers, plus Nordic crafts, costumes, entertainment, art and food. Nong Khai, Thailand October The Naga fireballs An annual natural phenomenon during which hundreds of small, colorful fireballs rise out of the Mekong River and disappear into the air. Also: light-and-sound shows and a long-boat race. Niagara Falls, New York October 2-5 Niagara International...