Long Beach Island, NJ will be holding their annual Surf Fishing Classic for 8 weeks starting in early October and expecting thousands to participate as they have in past years. Win thousands of dollars daily, and weekly, as well as grand prizes for striped bass and bluefish. See more on Fishing and Jersey Shore Vacation Ideas.
It’s time for the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas on October 26 and 27, 2013 at the State Capitol Building. Over 225 international authors will be in attendance for readings, writing workshops, book signings, and other literary events. Each year one Texas author is honored with the Bookend Award. See more on Book Collecting. If you’re traveling to the Austin area, see more Austin Vacation Ideas.
October is Adopt-A-Dog Month. Visit your local shelter to rescue an animal.
The last Saturday in October is Make A Difference Day. Check out our suggestions for using your talents to help others on Volunteering As A Hobby.