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7 Things To Do In Palm Beach County This October

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GRIDIRON GLORY

Worth a drive to Miami is HistoryMiami Museum's new exhibit “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame” on display through Feb. 9. The multimedia, interactive experience will feature memorabilia like footballs thrown by Dan Marino; a 7-pound sterling silver Vince Lombardi Trophy; the historic elevator panel from Three Rivers Stadium where Art Rooney stood during the famous “Immaculate Reception” in the 1972 playoffs; and more. (Ticket prices vary; historymiami.org)

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BARKS AND BREWS

Downtown at the Gardens is teaming up with Big Dog Ranch Rescue to bring the second annual Barks and Brews to the Palm Beach Gardens shopping center on Oct. 11. Guests may bring their dog (or adopt one from the rescue) for a day of unlimited beer and food samples from Yard House and local breweries. ($25; bdrr.org/events)

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FASHION FOR A CAUSE

Available throughout October, six internationally renowned female artists have designed limited-edition silk scarves exclusively for Talbots stores and online in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each artist's design honors the strength of women who have battled breast cancer with proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Breast Cancer Helpline. ($69.50; talbots.com)

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PUMPKIN FEST

Chasin A Dream Foundation will host its third annual Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 19 at Harbourside Place. Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of trick-or-treating at more than 50 vendors and shops, plus a kid's costume contest and a pumpkin patch, all benefiting cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. (Free; chasinadream.org)

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FALL FEST JUPITER

Kick off Florida's fall season by heading to The Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk for Jupiter's Fall Fest. The Oct. 5 event is themed after Day of the Dead, Mexico's fall holiday, and will include a mariachi band, performances by Mexican folk dancers, local food vendors and character appearances from the Disney movie “Coco.” (Free; jupiter.fl.us)

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NEW EXHIBITION

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will debut its first exhibit of the season, “Expanding Horizons: Nontraditional Approaches to Photography” in partnership with JL Modern Gallery beginning Oct. 2. The exhibit will feature works by Kimiko Yoshida, Bernard Faucon and Stephen Wilkes. (Ticket prices vary; ansg.org)

SHOP FOR SUCCESS

Calling all fashionistas! The annual pop-up sale “Shop for Success” featuring fashion bargains up to 70-percent-off designer labels like Escada and Armani returns to the Palm Beach Outlets from Oct. 4 to 6. A ticketed VIP preview reception will take place Oct. 3 with Champagne, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. The flash retail experience will benefit Dress for Success Palm Beaches. ($50/VIP Preview; palmbeaches.dressforsuccess.org)