October 2012 Calendar: What You Can't Miss This Month

10/01/2012 05:33 pm ET

Fall is in full swing and we've identified some of the top books, films and events to make the most of October. Between apple picking and fall foliage tours, check out new memoirs and biographies of classic rockers (Neil Young, Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen), and a Pulitzer Prize winner (Richard Russo); a rom-com ("The Big Wedding") starring Diane Keaton and Robert De Niro; and a centennial celebration of the late great Julia Child. Click on our slideshow below for a dozen of our top picks, and tell us what you're looking forward to this month.

Culture Calendar: October
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