The first official month of fall, October brings a variety of cultural, sporting, and autumnal-themed events worth marking on the calendar. From a charity polo match to a lively Oktoberfest to a not-to-be-missed art exhibition, here’s what we’re looking forward to in some of our Scouted cities next month.

Columbus, Ohio

Beginning on October 21st, the Columbus Museum of Art will host Beyond Impressionism – Paris, Fin de Siècle:  Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and Their Contemporaries, an exhibition in partnership with The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain. The only venue in the United States to showcase this collection of works, which includes 100 paintings, drawings, and prints exploring the late-19th century Parisian art scene. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Columbus here.}

Hilton Head, South Carolina

A day of picnicking and polo benefiting a number of great causes, the 24th Polo for Charity Event organized by the Rotary Club of Okatie will take place on Sunday, October 22 at historic Rose Hill Plantation in Bluffton. In addition to horse-watching and tailgating, attendees can participate in a silent auction. Organizations receiving funds from the event include the Foundation for Educational Excellence, Moss Creek Marines, and the Daufuskie Marsh Tacky Society. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Hilton Head and Bluffton here.}

Jackson, Mississippi

October 23rd through 29th, the Sanderson Farms Championship returns to The Country Club of Jackson. The PGA golf tournament will bring star players to the course, as well as a Women’s Day Luncheon on Tuesday, October 24th with guest speaker Olympian Shawn Johnson. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Jackson here.}

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Beer, bratwurst, and Bavarian cheesecake converge at Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa, which will take place October 19th through 22nd at River West Festival Park. Featuring large tents reminiscent of the Munich Oktoberfest, the fest includes a carnival, authentic German food and beverages, and a Dachshund Dash. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Tulsa by following TSG Tulsa on Instagram.}

Dallas, Texas

October 8th, the Dallas Symphony Chorus presents a special 40th Anniversary Concert at a free, non-ticketed event at the Meyerson Symphony Center. The concert, conducted and directed by Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Joshua Habermann, will showcase new choral work (and the chorus’s extraordinary talent). {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Dallas here.}

Nashville, Tennessee

In a partner event with Friends of Warner Park, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens will celebrate Bryant Fleming Day on October 7 with a full day of activities honoring the landscape architect who designed Cheekwood, inside and out. The events lineup includes a morning hike through the park, a lecture and panel discussion, and other educational programming. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Nashville here.}

Asheville, North Carolina

The Gardener’s Cottage in historic Biltmore Village will kick off the month with a fall open house on October 1st, featuring hot apple cider, homemade refreshments, and local art. The home and garden shop promises to have plenty of autumnal inspiration on hand, offering visitors the opportunity to go home with charming new fall décor for the home and garden. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Asheville by following TSG Asheville on Instagram.}