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Maxim Weekend Event Guide: October 7-9

Believe it or not, here at Maxim, we really care about your weekend. 

The Chicago International Film Festival is happening this weekend.

The 2nd Annual Good Food Fest (Oct. 9) New York City, New York

Taste, devour, roll around in, and just have some good ole' fashioned fun with some good ole' food from good ole' NYC.  

The Grapeland Peanut Festival (Oct. 7-8) Grapeland, Texas
Highlights: The Parade, T-Shirts, and a ton of nuts! Go crazy!

World Dairy Expo (Oct. 4-8) Madison, Wisconsin
Watch cattle shows, drink some milk, and learn everything you ever wanted to know and more about the world of dairy. 

Chicago International Film Festival (Oct. 6-20) Chicago, Illinois

Highlights: American Translation, My Week With Marilyn, and The Bully Project

Joshua Tree Music Festival (Oct. 8-9) Joshua Tree, California

Featuring Samantha Crain, The Stone Foxes, and Poor Man's Whiskey

King Biscuit Blues Festival (Oct. 6-8) West Helena, Arkansas
If you're down south, then check out Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, Keb 'Mo' and more at this Columbus Day Weekend fest. 

A3C Atlanta Hip Hop Festival (Oct. 6-8) Atlanta, Georgia  
Are you a wanksta or a gangsta? Find out at this Hotlanta joint. Based on the last sentence, we're pretty sure we're not cool enough to be there. Highlights: M.O.P., Freeway, Dead Prez

Check out our TV Picks for the week. 

The Voodoo Experience 2011 (Oct. 28-30) New Orleans, Louisiana

Gonna be in New Orleans at the end of this month? Then get ready for an amazing weekend of music with artists like Snoop Dogg, Blink-182, Soundgarden, The Raconteurs, and Girl Talk. More bands are being added to the line-up daily. You don't want to miss this, so buy your tickets now