Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Events in and around Preuilly for December 2009

Friday 4 & Saturday 5 – Téléthon
Téléthon is an annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Charities in France. A weekend of fundraising broadcast on TV Channels 2 & 3. Every town and most villages will be holding events.

Saturday 5 – Hommage aux morts pour la France pendant la guerre d'Algérie
Ceremony honouring those who died for France during the Algerian War.

Saturday 12 – Cinéma "le Petit Nicolas"

Sunday 13 – Arbre de Noël – Ecoles Publiques
Christmas Tree.

Friday 18 – Marché de Noël
Christmas Market.

Friday 18 – Spectacle Arbre de Noël – Ecole Notre Dame
Christmas Tree Show.

Mondays 21 & 28 - Marigny Marmande - Marché aux Truffes
Annual truffle fair.

Friday 25 – Noël
Christmas Day, a public holiday.

Market days in Preuilly are Thursdays and Saturdays. The market is held in Place des Halles in the morning.

On Saturday nights there is a pizza van in Place des Halles.

Wildlife to watch out for: Large flocks of Lapwing / Vanellus vanellus / Vanneau huppé feeding on open agricultural land, taking flight and wheeling if disturbed before settling again.

Wildflowers to watch out for: rosettes of newly emerged Lizard Orchid /Himantoglossum hircinum /Orchis bouc leaves in the grass.

If you are planning any events, or know of any events planned for January
in the Preuilly/ Touraine Cote Sud area, please get in touch.

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