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ANFO All Saturdays and Sundays, guided tours to Rocca d’Anfo to be booked online on www.roccadanfo.eu

BAGOLINO

CAPOVALLE All Sundays, from 2 p.m. to 5.00 p.m., the MUSEO REPERTI BELLICI (War Relics Museum) will be open with the opportunity to book extra visits outside the opening hours

PERTICA ALTA In the Belprato municipal district from 12 to 19 August “BELPRATO PAESE DIPINTO” (Belprato, the Painted Village), an event where art, music and culture come together

PONTE CAFFARO 11 June to 31 August, from Monday to Friday (9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.), WEEKLY SAILING CLASSES for youngsters aged 6 to less than 18. Email Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

GAVARDO

The Valle Sabbia ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.), on Thursdays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.), on Fridays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.), and on Sundays (2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.)

IDRO

PERTICA BASSA (FORNO D’ONO MUNICIPAL DISTRICT)

On the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month, the MUSEO DELLA RESISTENZA E DEL FOLKLORE VALSABBINO (Valsabbia Museum of Partisan Resistance and Folklore) will be open from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

PONTE CAFFARO

  • From 30 July to 3 August (8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.), “UN’ESTATE DA LEONI” (A Summer for Lions), a sports event for children from primary to middle-school ages. Lunch will be served in the premises. For further info, call +39-3453346876
  • From 27 to 31 August (2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.), a SUMMER SPORTS CAMP will offer a variety of sports for children from primary to middle-school ages. For further info, call +39-3453346876

SABBIO CHIESE

The MUSEO DELLA CIVILTA’ CONTADINA E DEGLI ANTICHI MESTIERI (Peasant Civilisation and Trades Museum) will open all Saturdays and Sundays from 3.00 p.m. to 6.30 pm.

SERLE

  • 10 June to 16 September, on Sundays and holidays, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., at the Ex-Monastery of San Pietro in Monte, OPENING OF THE SAN BARTOLOMEO MONASTERY with two free guided tours (at 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. respectively) to the ancient Benedictine Monastery of San Pietro in Monte Orsino. Inside the premises, visitors will find information materials. In case of bad weather, a room will be available for visitors to eat their own meals. A Mass Service is scheduled at 5.30 p.m.
  • On each of the 12 Thursdays from 27 July to 13 December, the village will host a culinary event in its restaurants entitled “ARMONIE E SAPORI” (Harmonies and Flavours).

VESTONE The MUSEO DEL LAVORO (Workers’ Museum) will be open to visitors all Sundays from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (N.B. call the museum to check opening time)


WEDNESDAY 1

PERTICA BASSA 2nd PERTICA BASSA RUNNING RACE in the evening

VOBARNO At 9.15 p.m., hosted by Parco della Salute, OPEN-AIR CINEMA, projection of Wonder, in Italian, free entrance

THURSDAY 2

BAGOLINO Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association has organised the tour ALLA SCOPERTA DI BAGOLINO” (Discovering Bagolino)

IDRO

PONTE CAFFARO From 7.00 p.m., “PONTE CAFFARO BY NIGHT”, a village-wide event with street artists, market stalls, stilt-walkers, jugglers and art shows. The local sports grounds will be fitted out for children’s fun with an inflatable play area and a children’s dance floor.

FRIDAY 3

BAGOLINO

  • Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office, at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association and the Museum System of Valle Sabbia have organised a workshop for families with children aged 6 and up called “PERCORSO INTERATTIVO ALLA SCOPERTA DELLA CASA MUSEO” (An Interactive Itinerary to Discover the House Museum). The workshop is recommended for children aged six and up, and will be held in both Italian and English. For info and costs, contact the Bagolino Tourist Office
  • At 7.00 p.m. a special “CENA DELLE CONTRADE” dinner pending the Osnà vs. Cävril local soccer derby

CASTO At the Alone sports grounds, the ST. LAWRENCE PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL

IDRO At Crone di Idro, “BRIGNACC SÖL LACC”, an event dedicated to the history of brigandage with an opening party, market stalls and food stalls. At 7.00 p.m., a cocktail and, at 9.00 p.m., a CONCERT by the Dellino Farmer band

VALLIO TERME At 8.30 p.m., OPEN-AIR CINEMA

SATURDAY 4

BAGOLINO

  • ALPINE CORPS MEETING at the Croce del Giubileo, with a Mass Service at 11.00 a.m.
  • At 8.00 p.m., the Parco della Pineta will host an AMBULANCE FESTIVAL, with music and food stalls

CASTO At the Alone sports grounds, the ST. LAWRENCE PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL

CAPOVALLE At 3.00 p.m., the Museo Reperti Bellici (War Relics Museum) will host A STAGED GAME FOR FAMILIES entitled “Vita al fronte. Alla scoperta dei reperti del museo” (Life of Frontline Soldiers. An Overview of the Museum Relics). Attendance is free. Children should be at least 6 years of age and be accompanied by adults. For further information and reservations, contact Cooperativa La Melagrana on +39-3389336451 or write to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

IDRO At Crone di Idro, “BRIGNACC SÖL LACC”, an event dedicated to the history of brigandage with a FESTIVAL opening ceremony and food stalls. At 4.00 p.m., OPENING OF THE BRIGANDS’ HISTORIC CAMPS. At 5.30 p.m., a SYMPOSIUM on “The Toponymy of Idro and Valle Sabbia“ by Franco Liloni, followed by a SYMPOSIUM on Lombardic Languages by Giovanni Polli. At 7.00 p.m. “COMBATTIMENTI CON ANTICHE ARTI MARZIALI” (Fighting with Ancient Martial Arts). At 8.30 p.m. “DANZE GITANE” (GYPSY DANCES) and at 9.30 p.m. a CONCERT by the Winterage Band. Food stalls will be in operation

PONTE CAFFARO At the sports centre, Via Campini, from 9.00 a.m., the 11th GREEN VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

SERLE

  • “WAITING FOR DAWN” (Aspettando l’Alba) at the San Bartolomeo Monastery, from 5.00 p.m. The plot of the Italian movie “The History of 1900” will be narrated. At the end of the event, a special Maghut Breakfast will be served at a cost of 5 euros
  • From 6.30 p.m. to midnight, the Serle Parochial Oratory will host the “SAN GAETANO’S FESTIVAL”, a patron saint festival in the Castello municipal district, with live music and dances. In the two days of the event, food stalls will be in operation with polenta and typical Serle DE-CO skewers served to guests.

SUNDAY 5

BAGOLINO In the village streets, “BRISCOLATA” a playing card challenge pending the Osnà vs. Cävril local soccer derby

CASTO

  • In the Alone area, the ALONE ENDURANCE WALKING RACE in the memory of Iose Pellegrini
  • In the Alone area, the ST. LAWRENCE PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL

IDRO 

  • At Crone di Idro, “BRIGNACC SÖL LACC”, an event dedicated to the history of brigandage, at 11.00 a.m. OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL, the Brigands’ Historic Camps and market. At 12.00 p.m., opening of food stalls with a cocktail. At 1.30 p.m., a CONCERT by La Zerla. At 3.00 p.m., a visit to the brigands’ camps. At 5.00 p.m., “Zanzanù and the Brigand Hunt”, a HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENT set in the 17th century. At 8.30 p.m., the show “FIRE GAMES ON THE LAKE”, by Ira Tenebris, followed by a CONCERT by Piergiorgio Cinelli . Among side events is a LOCAL DIALECTS CONTEST entitled “Dillo a modo tuo” (Say it your own way)
  • In Lemprato, from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., the VALLE SABBIA MARKET

PONTE CAFFARO

  • At 9.00 a.m., the 12th LAKE SWIM RACE in Lake Idro
  • At the local sports centre, Via Campini, from 9.00 a.m., the 11th GREEN VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

SERLE From 6.30 p.m. to midnight, the Serle Parochial Oratory will host the “SAN GAETANO’S DAY FESTIVAL”, a patron saint festival in the Castello municipal district, with live music and dances. In the two days of the event, food stalls will be in operation, with polenta and typical Serle DE-CO skewers served to guests.

VOBARNO The Sports Club “Polisportiva Gruppo Escursionistico” has organised an EXCURSION ON FOOT on a special trail called “Sentiero delle espressioni”, in Val D’Intelvi, which also suits families

MONDAY 6

BAGOLINO At 9.00 p.m., the Habitar in sta terra has organised a ‘TRAVELLING’ READING SESSION in the village streets in memory of World War I

NOZZA DI VESTONE From 8.00 a.m. 3.00 p.m., a HISTORIC MARKET will be hosted in the Nozza municipal district

TUESDAY 7

ANFO At the Boa Sports Centre, inauguration of the BOWLS TOURNAMENT. For further info, call +39-0365809110

BAGOLINO A DARTS CONTEST pending the Osnà vs. Cävril local soccer derby

IDRO At 9.00 a.m., meeting at the Idro Pieve car park for a non-demanding EXCURSION ON FOOT suitable for families with children, to discover charming landscapes and mountain farms. For further info, call +39-3482768078

WEDNESDAY 8

BAGOLINO At 8.30 p.m., in Piazza Mercato, OPEN-AIR CINEMA. In case of bad weather, the movie will be projected at the Parish Church Theatre

VALLIO TERME At 8.45 p.m., the Banda Hall will host a MIDSUMMER CONCERT, that will offer a pleasant combination of Opera and Operetta arias, songs and melodies

THURSDAY 9

BAGOLINO

  • Meeting at Piazza Marconi for a BAGOLINO MOUNTAINS EXCURSION organised by the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) (For further information, call +39-328.7078121 or +39-036599487)
  • Osnà vs. Cävril RELAY RACE pending the Osnà vs. Cävril local soccer derby

IDRO At 9.00 p.m., OPEN-AIR CINEMA in the tensile fabric structure of the Crone di Idro district; projection of the Italian movie “Come un gatto in tangenziale” (Like a cat in a ring road)

PONTE CAFFARO

FRIDAY 10

BAGOLINO

  • Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association and the Museum System of Valle Sabbia have organised a workshop for families entitled “LA VITA DEI NOSTRI BISNONNI. IMMAGINI, STORIE E OGGETTI” (The Life of Our Great-Grandfathers – Images, Stories and Objects). Recommended for children aged 3 to 6. Sessions will be held in both Italian and English. For info and costs, contact the Bagolino Tourist Office
  • Excursion to Piana del Bruffione organised by the local Tourist Office entitled “A CACCIA DI STELLE CADENTI” (In Search for Shooting Stars), followed by a dinner and a bonfire under the stars

IDRO In the Lemprato square, from 8.30 p.m., a LATIN AMERICAN AND BALLROOM DANCING NIGHT with DJ Bruno

SERLE In the Ronco municipal district, the SAINTS FIRMO AND RUSTICO FESTIVAL

SATURDAY 11

BAGOLINO

  • In the afternoon, at the sports grounds of the Oratory, VOLLEYBALL AND SOCCER MATCHES between “Old Glories” – pending the Osnà vs. Cävril local soccer derby
  • At 8.00 p.m., at Parco della Pineta, a FISHERMEN’S FESTIVAL

CAPOVALLE From 6.00 p.m., a NIGHTTIME WALK to taste typical local products

IDRO At 7.00 p.m., the Idro tensile fabric structure will host the “FASHION PARTY SHOW IV” organised by Carola Boutique in association with other retailers (Ottica Eridio & Silvia Corsetteria) to be followed by a DJ-SET

SERLE At the Ronco municipal district, the SAINTS FIRMO AND RUSTICO FESTIVAL

VALLIO TERME At 8.45 p.m., at Piazzale degli Alpini, a CONCERT in tribute to the Italian pop singer Max Pezzali

VOBARNO From 10.00 a.m. at the Municipal Library, “PICCOLILETTORIFORTI”, a monthly reading event for children aged 0 to 6 organised in partnership with the Association “Nati per leggere Lombardia”.

SUNDAY 12

ANFO A traditional Carelàa Village Festival in the Anfo streets and along the riverbanks, with a traditional parade of local carriages, named Carèi, a skewer-based dinner (booking is required) and country-folk live music in the evening.

BAGOLINO

  • Meeting at 8.30 a.m., at the Parco della Pineta, for a WALKING EXCURSION to the Bagolino Mountains with a local trail guide
  • At 9.00 p.m., at Piazza Marconi, A BALLET EVENT organised by the ballet school Emozione Danza

IDRO At Crone, from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., VALLE SABBIA FLEA MARKET

SERLE In the Ronco municipal district, the SAINTS FIRMO AND RUSTICO FESTIVAL

VOBARNO From 7.30 p.m., at the Degagna municipal district, “FESTA DELL’OSPITE” (The Guests’ Festival) with music and food stalls

MONDAY 13

BAGOLINO At 6.00 p.m., at Parco della Pineta, the Osnà vs. Cävril SOCCER MATCH followed by a SKEWER PARTY organised by SSD Bagolino.

VOBARNO From 7.30 p.m., at the Degagna municipal district, “FESTA DELL’OSPITE” (The Guests’ Festival), with music and food stalls

TUESDAY 14

BAGOLINO 

  • At 9.00 p.m., NIGHT MUSIC
  • At 9.00 p.m., the House Museum will host a PROJECTION OF WORLD WAR I FOOTAGE

CAPOVALLE From 8.00 p.m., at the Piazzale di Vico square, a NIGHT DANCING EVENT with live music

IDRO At 9.00 a.m., meeting at the Idro Pieve car park for a non-demanding EXCURSION ON FOOT suitable for families with children, to discover charming landscapes and mountain farms. For further info, call +39-3482768078

VOBARNO From 7.30 p.m., at the Degagna municipal district, “FESTA DELL’OSPITE” (Guests’ Festival) with music and food stalls

WEDNESDAY 15

BAGOLINO

  • From 2 p.m. in the village street, MID-AUGUST MARKET STALLS selling gadgets and handicrafts
  • From 6.00 p.m., Piazza Consiglio will host a MUSIC COCKTAIL

IDRO At the Crone di Idro tensile fabric structure, starting from 7 p.m., the MID-AUGUST FESTIVAL (FESTA DI FERRAUGUST), with live music played by the Max Fabiani orchestra, a dancefloor ‘under the stars’, food stalls and market stalls. At around 10.00 p.m., BONFIRE ON THE BEACH

PRESEGLIE At the Visello Sanctuary, uphill from the Gazzane municipal district, from 11.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., ASSUMPTION DAY FESTIVAL (FESTA DELL’ASSUNTA), with a Mass Service on 11.00 a.m., an “Alpine Corps Lunch” in the premises close to the Sanctuary, local chants, a snack, vespers and recitation of the rosary at 4.00 p.m.

VOBARNO From 7.30 p.m., at the Degagna municipal district, “FESTA DELL’OSPITE” (The Guests’ Festival), with music and food stalls

THURSDAY 16

BAGOLINO At 9.00 p.m., NIGHT MUSIC in Piazza Mercato with Marco and Walter DJs

IDRO

PONTE CAFFARO From 7.00 p.m., “PONTE CAFFARO BY NIGHT”, a village-wide event with street artists, market stalls, stilt-walkers, jugglers and art shows. The local sports grounds will be fitted out for children’s fun with an inflatable play area and a children’s dance floor.

FRIDAY 17

BAGOLINO

  • Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association and the Museum System of Valle Sabbia have organised a workshop for families called “BAGOLINO EN PLEIN AIR2 CREAZIONI DI UN TACCUINO D’ARTISTA” (Bagolino and Open-Air Portraits Today – Artistic Creations”) Recommended for children aged 6 and up. Sessions will be held in Italian and English. For info and costs, contact the Bagolino Tourist Office
  • FISHING CONTEST

SERLE From 12.30 p.m. to midnight, at Mount San Bartolomeo, a folk festival titled “TRE DE A SAN BARTOLOME”, now past its 30th edition, organised by the Serle Sporting Club. Not to be missed a tasting of polenta, typical Serle DE-CO Serle skewers and other delicacies of the Serle cuisine. The event includes various performances, dances with folk bands, traditional games, prize draws and other surprises

SATURDAY 18

ANFO At the Boa Sports Centres, CLOSING + AWARD GIVING CEREMONY of the Tennis and Bowls tournaments

BAGOLINO 

  • 23rd ALPINE CORPS MEETING at the ‘Capitello del Poer Arsipreit’, with a Mass Service at 11.00 a.m.
  • At 2.30 p.m., the Parco della Pineta will host ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES for children and teens, - activities will be topped up by a SKI CLUB PARTY in the evening

CAPOVALLE At 3 p.m., the Museo Reperti Bellici (War Relics Museum) will host a WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES entitled “Nei panni di un alpino. Armi e divise della Grande Guerra” (In the Shoes of the Alpine Corps Soldiers. Weapons and Uniforms of World War I). Attendance is free. Children should be at least 6 years of age and be accompanied by adults. For further information and reservations, contact Cooperativa La Melagrana on +39-3389336451 or write to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

SERLE From 12.30 p.m. to midnight, at Mount San Bartolomeo, a folk festival titled “TRE DE A SAN BARTOLOME”, now past its 30th edition, organised by the Serle Sporting Club. Not to be missed a tasting of polenta, typical Serle DE-CO Serle skewers and other delicacies of the Serle cuisine. The event includes various performances, dances with folk bands, traditional games, prize draws and other surprises

SUNDAY 19

BAGOLINO Meeting at 7.30 in Piazza Marconi for an EXCURSION to the Cima Ora Fortress

IDRO The 2nd “CORSA PER LA VITA” EVENT, a charity running even along the banks of Lake Idro and the Chiese river

SERLE From 12.30 p.m. to midnight, at Mount San Bartolomeo, a folk festival titled “TRE DE A SAN BARTOLOME”, now past its 30th edition, organised by the Serle Sporting Club. Not to be missed a tasting of polenta, typical Serle DE-CO Serle skewers and other delicacies of the Serle cuisine. The event includes various performances, dances with folk bands, traditional games, prize draws and other surprises

MONDAY 20

BAGOLINO At 9.00 p.m. the House Museum will host an INFOTAINMENT SHOW on World War I

TUESDAY 21

BAGOLINO  At 9.00 p.m. the House Museum will host an INFOTAINMENT SHOW on World War I

IDRO At 9.00 a.m., meeting at the Idro Pieve car park for a non-demanding EXCURSION ON FOOT suitable for families with children to discover charming landscapes and mountain farms. For further info, call +39-3482768078

THURSDAY 23

BAGOLINO Meeting at Piazza Marconi for an EXCURSION organised by the Bagolino CAI (Italian Alpine Club)

PONTE CAFFARO AND SURROUNDINGS Subject to prior booking, a MOUNTAIN BIKE / EBIKE EXCURSION on the banks of Lake Idro. For further information and reservations, call +39-0365 1870004 or send an email to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.. Events are proposed by Consorzio Operatori del Lago d’Idro under the patronage of Bike 3 Lands

FRIDAY 24

BAGOLINO Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association and the Museum System of Valle Sabbia have organised a workshop for families entitled FLORA E FAUNA DA SCOPRIRE (“Flora and Fauna to Discover”), with an excursion on foot in the surroundings of Bagolino, recommended for children aged six and up. Tours will be in both Italian and English. For info and costs, contact the Bagolino Tourist Office

PERTICA BASSA and PERTICA ALTA 8th CRONOSCALATA DELLE PERTICHE (Hill Climbing Race of the Two Perticas), a mountain-bike, road-bike, running and skiroll race

SATURDAY 25

BAGOLINO a COLOUR RUN through the streets of the village (a non-competitive run where colours are sprayed on runners)

NOZZA DI VESTONE

  • Piazza del Mercato will host the “AMBIENT-AZIONE” event, special edition, with an evening Brazilian Party
  • At 1.00 p.m. “PALINE XCE ELIMINATOR”, a cross-country race on the Vestone fitness trail

PONTE CAFFARO On the lakeshore, a “KING OF THE BEACH” Volleyball Race

PROVAGLIO VALSABBIA At the local sports centre, a “FESTA DELLE ASSOCIAZIONI” (Sports Clubs’ Party) with food stalls and music

SERLE The “SERLE IN ART” event

VALLIO TERME At 9.00 p.m., Piazzale degli Alpini will host a CONCERT by the Mille Anni Ancora Band, a tribute to the Italian songwriter Fabrizio De Andrè by his own musicians

SUNDAY 26

ANFO At Rocca d’Anfo, at 7.00 p.m., a NIGHTTIME VISIT to the fortress with a picnic, for further info, check www.roccadanfo.eu

CASTO At the Nasego mountain refuge, the ANNUAL PARTY OF THE REFUGE

IDRO At Crone, from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., VALLE SABBIA FLEA MARKET

PERTICA BASSA “TROFEO AVENONE” Endurance Walking Race, organised by Gam Ana

SERLE The “SERLE IN ART” event

TUESDAY 28

IDRO At 9.00 a.m., meeting at the Idro Pieve car park for a non-demanding EXCURSION ON FOOT suitable for families with children, to discover charming landscapes and mountain farms. For further info, call +39-3482768078

WEDNESDAY 29

BAGOLINO At 3.30 p.m., the Bagolino library has organised the event “FAVOLE NEL BOSCO” (Fairy Tales in the Forest), a fairy-tale reading event followed by a snack break and a visit to the Daino Nature Park

THURSDAY 30

IDRO Subject to prior booking, a MOUNTAIN BIKE / EBIKE EXCURSION on the banks of Lake Idro. For further information and reservations, call +39-0365 1870004 or send an email to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.. Events are proposed by the Consorzio Operatori del Lago d’Idro under the patronage of Bike 3 Lands

FRIDAY 31

ANFO This village will host the art show “Un paese + L’AVANGUARDIA ARTISTICA (1968-2018)” – after 50 years, Anfo will revive its past as an ‘art gallery in the open’, with art installations by leading international artists. The event will also include conferences, meet-the-artist sessions and projections.

BAGOLINO Meeting at the entrance of the local Tourist Office at 3.00 p.m., where the Habitar in Sta Terra Association and the Museum System of Valle Sabbia have organised a workshop for families entitled “Chiodo D’oro, ALLA SCOPERTA DEL SITO GEOLOGICO” (The Golden Nail. DISCOVERING A GEOLOGICAL SITE), recommended for children aged six and up. Sessions will be held in Italian and English. For info and costs, contact the Bagolino Tourist Office

SEPTEMBER

ANFO All Saturdays and Sundays, guided tours to Rocca d’Anfo to be booked online on www.roccadanfo.eu

GAVARDO The Valle Sabbia ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.), on Thursdays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.), on Fridays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.), and on Sundays (2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.)

PERTICA BASSA (FORNO D’ONO MUNICIPAL DISTRICT) On the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month, the MUSEO DELLA RESISTENZA E DEL FOLKLORE VALSABBINO (Valsabbia Museum of Partisan Resistance and Folklore) will be open from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

PONTE CAFFARO From 3 to 7 September (2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.), a SUMMER SPORTS CAMP will offer a variety of sports for children from primary to middle-school ages. For further info, call +39-3453346876

SABBIO CHIESE The MUSEO DELLA CIVILTA’ CONTADINA E DEGLI ANTICHI MESTIERI (Peasant Civilisation and Trades Museum) will open all Saturdays and Sundays from 3.00 p.m. to 6.30 pm.

SERLE

  • 10 June to 16 September, on Sundays and holidays, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., at the Ex-Monastery of San Pietro in Monte, OPENING OF THE SAN BARTOLOMEO MONASTERY with two free guided tours (at 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. respectively) to the ancient Benedictine Monastery of San Pietro in Monte Orsino. Inside the premises, visitors will find information materials. In case of bad weather, a room will be available for visitors to eat their own meals. A Mass Service is scheduled at 5.30 p.m.
  • On each of the 12 Thursdays from 27 July to 13 December, the village will host a culinary event entitled “ARMONIE E SAPORI” (Harmonies and Flavours)

VESTONE From 14 to 21 September, the “Moroni” Hall in Piazza Garibaldi 12 will host a PHOTO EXHIBITION entitled “Ci sono, mi vedi?” (“I am here, can you see me?”), organised by the Fraternità Giovani cooperative and coordinated by the photographer Chiara Cadeddu. Open from Monday to Friday, from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Free entrance. Inauguration on Friday 14 September, at 4.00 p.m.


SATURDAY 1

ANFO This village will host the art show “Un paese + L’AVANGUARDIA ARTISTICA (1968-2018)” – after 50 years, Anfo will revive its past as ‘an art gallery in the open’, with art installations by leading international artists. The event will also include conferences, meet-the-artist sessions and projections.

BAGOLINO The Bagolino CAI (Italian Alpine Club) has scheduled a Mass Service for the repose of the soul of Matteo Fusi on the peak of Mount Boia

GAVARDO At 8.30 p.m., the Cortile Hotel will host the “ACQUE E TERRE” (Water and Land) Festival 2018 – 14th EDITION, “Memorie di Terra” (Land Travel Memories), with a performance entitled “Piccolo canto di resurrezione” (A Small Chant of Resurrection) by the Musicali Si Cresce Association, winner of the Teatri del Sacro 2017 Award. The performance is an inspired mix of worshippers’ faith, laypeople’s ideas and an all-round life experience, which the five actresses propose in a storytelling performance including chants, songs, monologues and dialogues about life experiences with an old timeless taste. Free entrance. N.B. in case of bad weather, the event will be hosted in the Salone Pio XI Theatre, Via Mangano 8

SERLE The Spit-Roasted Bull Festival “TORO ALLA SPIEDO” in the central square

VALLIO TERME From 2 p.m., the village street will host a travelling Music Show entitled 1st TAVERN SONGS FESTIVAL (Rassegna Canti di Osteria)

SUNDAY 2

ANFO This village will host the art show “Un paese + L’AVANGUARDIA ARTISTICA (1968-2018)” – after 50 years, Anfo will revive its past as an ‘art gallery in the open’, with art installations by leading international artists. The event will also include conferences, meet-the-artist sessions and projections.

BIONE The AVIS Blood Donors’ Association has organised a charity walking event named “PASSEGGIATA DEL CUORE”

PONTE CAFFARO The 4th “OM DE FER” (Iron Man) TRIATHLON EVENT, with swimming, biking and running races

PROVAGLIO VALSABBIA This village will host a “FESTA DELL’ANZIANO” (Festival of the Elderly)

SERLE A FOLKLORE FESTIVAL on the Plateau

VOBARNO

  • 42nd “CAMINADA SOTTO EL CARGIU”, a competitive and non-competitive mountain running race
  • The Sports Club “Polisportiva Gruppo Escursionistico” has organised an EXCURSION ON FOOT from Armo to Magasa for walking enthusiasts

MONDAY 3

NOZZA DI VESTONE From 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., the Nozza municipal district will host a “MERCATO STORICO” (generic market recognised as having historical value)

THURSDAY 6

VOBARNO At 7.30 p.m. the Vobarno oratory will host a VOBARNO LA ROCCA PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL with food stalls and music

SATURDAY 8

AGNOSINE At 9.00 p.m., at the Parish Church Theatre, a TRIBUTE to the Italian songwriter Fabrizio De Andrè De André by the Volume Ottavo Band

ANFO At 2 p.m. a guided tour to Rocca d’Anfo for the “Nuvole” (Clouds) project (approximate duration is 3 hours). Decent clothing is recommended. Participants will meet at Rocca, on the SS 237 trunk road

BAGOLINO “RADUNO CILI” a non-competitive bicycle race in the memory of Matteo Cili

SABBIO CHIESE

VALLIO TERME

  • In Piazzale degli Alpini, at 8.00 p.m., a BEER FESTIVAL + a tribute to the Italian pop singer Vasco Rossi by the Diapason Band
  • At 10.00 a.m., a CHILDREN SOCCER TOURNAMENT

VOBARNO At 7.30 p.m. the Vobarno, oratory will host the VOBARNO LA ROCCA PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL, with food stalls and music

SUNDAY 9

BAGOLINO Departure from “Bar Prada” for the 5th “CRONOSCALATA BAGOLINO/GAVER”, a mixed hill climbing event with running, road bike and mountain bike races. For further information, contact Blumon Break on +39-0365904972

CAPOVALLE From 2 p.m. to 5.00 p.m., opening of the MUSEO REPERTI BELLICI (War Relics Museum)

NOZZA DI VESTONE Meeting at 7.00 for an 8-hour EXCURSION ON FOOT to Piz Tri (a 1150 m uphill climb) – a rather demanding but rewarding ring-shaped itinerary thorough the Camune mountains, with nice views over the Adamello massif. For info, call +39-3388328830

PONTE CAFFARO “FIERA DELLA MADONNA DELL’AIUTO”, a full-day traditional festival to celebrate the Virgin Mary of Perpetual Help, with food and market stalls.

VALLIO TERME

  • At 10.00 a.m., the “IMPETO RACE”, a non-competitive endurance running race
  • At 10.00 a.m., the CHILDREN SOCCER TOURNAMENT finals

VOBARNO At 7.30 p.m., the Vobarno oratory will host the VOBARNO LA ROCCA PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL, with food stalls and music

MONDAY 10

VILLANUOVA SUL CLISI At 6.00 p.m., Parco dell’Isolo will host the PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK “A way to the soul of the mentally ill” by Gertrud Schwing. Free entrance

VOBARNO At 7.30 p.m. the Vobarno oratory will host the VOBARNO LA ROCCA PATRON SAINT FESTIVAL, with food stalls and music

FRIDAY 14

VESTONE At 4.00 p.m., the “Moroni” Hall in Piazza Garibaldi 12 will host the inauguration of the PHOTO EXHIBITION entitled “Ci sono, mi vedi?” (“I am here, can you see me?”), organised by the Fraternità Giovani cooperative and coordinated by the photographer Chiara Cadeddu. Free entrance

SATURDAY 15

ANFO From 5.00 p.m., at the square in front of the “Batteria Statuto” fortress, in Rocca Anfo, “NOTE DI PACE/NOTE PER LA PACE” (Notes of Peace – Notes for Peace), a collective concert by a group of music bands

BAGOLINO Excursion to Dosso dei Galli and Mass Service at 11.00 a.m.

IDRO (CRONE District) At 2.30 p.m., the tensile fabric structure of the Crone di Idro district will host a meeting with families entitled “RIFLESSIONI” (Reflections) with Dr. Fabio Teti and Dr. Gianluigi Nobili (from the ASST del Garda Psychiatry Ward) in the presence of patients’ families and healthcare professionals. Free entrance

PONTE CAFFARO From the early morning, on the lake, the CSEN ITALIAN KITESURF CHAMPIONSHIP

SUNDAY 16

ODOLO At 3.00 p.m., Fucina di Pamparane will host an INTERACTIVE ITINERARY FOR FAMILIES entitled “Ferro, acqua e fuoco. Alla scoperta della Fucina di Pamparane” (Iron, Water and Fire. Discovering the Pamparane Smelting Furnace). Attendance is free. Children should be at least 6 years of age and be accompanied by adults. For further information and reservations, contact Cooperativa La Melagrana on +39-3389336451 or write to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

SATURDAY 22

VOBARNO From 10.00 a.m. at the Municipal Library, “PICCOLILETTORIFORTI” a monthly reading event for children aged 0 to 6 in partnership with the Association “Nati per leggere Lombardia”

SUNDAY 23

CAPOVALLE From 2 p.m. to 5.00 p.m., opening of MUSEO REPERTI BELLICI (War Relics Museum)

SATURDAY 22

PONTE CAFFARO Departure for a CULTURAL VISIT to Bologna, organised by the Eridio Cultural Association. For anyone wishing to join and further information, call +39-345 8431298

SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

VESTONE At 2.30 p.m., the old town centre will host an event entitled “RICONVERSIONE ESTETICA 2018, spazi abitati animati alti flussi commerciali” (“RETROFITTING PROJECTS 2018 – Lively Built Areas and Brisk Commercial Flows”). Free admittance to creativity workshops for children, teens and adults. Street entertainment and games with street artists – check the CLAPS Facebook page riconversionestetica

SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER

NOZZA DI VESTONE At 7.00 a.m., meeting for a 6-hour EXCURSION ON FOOT to Corna Vecchia (a 780 m uphill climb). A ring-shaped itinerary through the Garda mountains, in the Alto Garda Bresciano Park, where nature and history come together to offer breath-taking views of the Mount Baldo massif. For info, call +39-3388328830

OCTOBER

ANFO All Saturdays and Sundays, guided tours to Rocca d’Anfo to be booked online on www.roccadanfo.eu

GAVARDO The Valle Sabbia ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.), on Thursdays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.), on Fridays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.), and on Sundays (2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.)

NOZZA DI VESTONE From 6 to 31 October, the “Centro Diurno Stella del Mattino” Day Care Centre, located in via Sardello 19, will host a PHOTO EXHIBITION to commemorate the first 10 years of the Centre. Open on Mondays (2 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.), Tuesdays (10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.), Tuesdays (10.00 a.m. to 12.30 and 2 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.). Free entrance. Inauguration on Saturday 6 October, at 5.00 p.m. For further info, call +39-3388328830

PERTICA BASSA (FORNO D’ONO MUNICIPAL DISTRICT) On the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month, the MUSEO DELLA RESISTENZA E DEL FOLKLORE VALSABBINO (Valsabbia Museum of Partisan Resistance and Folklore) will be open from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

SERLE On each of the 12 Thursdays from 27 July to 13 December, the village will host a culinary event in its restaurants entitled “ARMONIE E SAPORI” (Harmonies and Flavours)

VOBARNO From 9 to 30 October, a LITERATURE EVENT for children named “Cielo che mostra!” (A Sky to Admire) in association with the North-East Brescia Libraries network


MONDAY 1

NOZZA DI VESTONE From 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., the Nozza municipal district will host a “MERCATO STORICO” (generic market recognised as having historical value)

SATURDAY 6

BAGOLINO THE TRANSHUMANCE FESTIVAL, to re-discover customs that have nearly been lost. The festival will be livened up by the usual food stalls, a craft trade show with the sale of typical products, music entertainment, workshops and seminars on the topic of transhumance.

NOZZA DI VESTONE At 5.00 p.m., at the “Centro Diurno Stella del Mattino” Day Care Facility, located in via Sardello 19, inauguration of the PHOTO EXHIBITION on the first 10 years of the Centre. Free entrance

PONTE CAFFARO At the Cassa Rurale di Ponte Caffaro Meeting Room, at 4.00 p.m., the first round of cultural meetings entitled “GENTE DI VALLE SABBIA” (“The Valle Sabbia People”)

VILLANUOVA SUL CLISI At 8.30 p.m., at the Corallo Theatre, Viale XXIV Maggio 4, a play will be staged entitled “Il Pensiero differente – il privilegio di essere differenti” (The Different Thought – The Privilege to Be Different) by the Anni D’oro Theatre Company. Free entrance

SUNDAY 7

BAGOLINO THE TRANSHUMANCE FESTIVAL, to re-discover customs that have nearly been lost. At 10.30 a.m., a parade with cattle in the village streets. All herds will be gathered at the municipal area called Pineta, with a cheese-making demo event, food stalls, music and traditional market stalls

NOZZA DI VESTONE Meeting at 7.00 for a 5-hour EXCURSION ON FOOT to Mount Campione (a 520 m climb) This mountain is in Valle Camonica and is considered a true ‘terrace’ overlooking the charming Lake Iseo and a mountain setting all around. This non-demanding trip will take visitors through colourful local forests and green pastureland areas. For further info, call +39-3388328830

WEDNESDAY 10

VESTONE At 8.30 p.m., at the “Rigoni Stern” Municipal Auditorium, located in via F. Glisenti 23, projection of the movie “Crazy”. Free entrance

SATURDAY 13

SABBIO CHIESE At 8.30 p.m., at the La Rocca Movie Theatre and Playhouse, a play will be staged entitled “Il Pensiero differente – il privilegio di essere differenti” (The Different Thought – The Privilege to Be Different) by the Anni D’oro Theatre Company. Free entrance

SUNDAY 14

GAVARDO At 4.00 p.m., at the “Cecilia Zane” Auditorium, Via Quarena 8, A CHILDREN SHOW called “L’angolino più Buio del Buio” (The Darkest Corner of Darkness) by Roberta Moneta and Tommaso Laffranchi - Teatro 19. Free entrance

SERLE The CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

WEDNESDAY 17

VESTONE At 8.30 p.m., at the “Rigoni Stern” Municipal Auditorium, located in via F. Glisenti 23, projection of the movie “C’era una volta la città dei matti” (Once upon a time was a town of loonies). Free entrance

SATURDAY 20

PONTE CAFFARO At the Cassa Rurale di Ponte Caffaro Meeting Room, at 4.00 p.m., a cultural event as part of the series “GENTE DI VALLE SABBIA” (The Valle Sabbia People”)

VOBARNO

  • From 10.00 a.m. at the Municipal Library, “PICCOLILETTORIFORTI” a monthly reading event for children aged 0 to 6 in partnership with the Association “Nati per leggere Lombardia”
  • In the Pompegnino municipal district, the 8th CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

SUNDAY 21

NOZZA DI VESTONE Meeting at 7.00 for an 4-hour EXCURSION to the Valtrompia Mines (a 600 m uphill climb) A ring-shaped itinerary through local history and culture, where forests, mines, churches and charming views will form part of an all-in-one experience. Visitors will have the additional opportunity to visit a mine and take a close look at the mining activities of the valley. For further info, call +39-3388328830

ODOLO From 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m., the Museo del Ferro (Iron Museum) will host “Artisti in Fucina” (The Ironsmiths’ Art) A VISIT WITH A HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATION on how to use a forge hammer and a WORKSHOP (for children aged 6 and up)

SERLE From 1.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m., the Local Tourist Office and other associations will present “Brostoi, Formai and…” at the town centre of Villa di Serle, an autumn local food and wine tasting event. The local cuisine will be paired with fine Brescia wines for gourmets to taste a full starter-to-coffee menu. Local wooden or stone art objects will be on display together with stone sculptures. The event will be opened by a folklore performance of significant interest. Songs, music and dances will liven up the full event.

VILLANUOVA SUL CLISI At 8.45 p.m., at the Corallo Theatre, Viale XXIV Maggio 4, a play will be staged entitled “Stravaganza” (Extravagance) with theatre readings followed by a meeting with the Italian novelist Dacia Maraini, author of the book from which the show was inspired. Free entrance

WEDNESDAY 24

VESTONE At 8.30 p.m., at the “Rigoni Stern” Municipal Auditorium, Via F. Glisenti 23, projection of the Italian movie “La pazza gioia” (Like Crazy). Free entrance

SATURDAY 27

NOZZA DI VESTONE At 7.30 a.m., meeting for an EXCURSION to the Rocca di Manerba Nature Reserve called “I Sentieri del Gusto” (The Trails of Taste) made to suit everyone’s tastes. The Reserve is a true example of biodiversity. The trip includes a final tasting session organised by the local producers of olive oil, wine, honey, marmalade, cheese and cold meats. For further info, call +39-3388328830

PONTE CAFFARO At the Cassa Rurale di Ponte Caffaro Meeting Room, at 4.00 p.m., a cultural event as part of the series “GENTE DI VALLE SABBIA” (The Valle Sabbia People”)

SUNDAY 28

SABBIO CHIESE At 3.00 p.m., the Peasant Civilisation and Trades Museum will host a VISIT AND FAMILY WORKSHOP event entitled “RicicliAmo. L’arte del riciclo nella civiltà contadina” (The Art of Recycling Waste in Farming). Attendance is free. Children should be at least 6 years of age and be accompanied by adults. For further information and reservations, contact Cooperativa La Melagrana on +39-3389336451 or write to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

NOVEMBER

ANFO All Saturdays and Sundays, guided tours to Rocca d’Anfo to be booked online on www.roccadanfo.eu

GAVARDO The Valle Sabbia ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9.00 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.), on Thursdays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.), on Fridays (9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.), and on Sundays (2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.)

PERTICA BASSA (FORNO D’ONO MUNICIPAL DISTRICT) On the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month, the MUSEO DELLA RESISTENZA E DEL FOLKLORE VALSABBINO (Valsabbia Museum of Partisan Resistance and Folklore) will be open from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

SERLE On each of the 12 Thursdays from 27 July to 13 December, the village will host a culinary event in its restaurants entitled “ARMONIE E SAPORI” (Harmonies and Flavours)


SATURDAY 3

NOZZA DI VESTONE 50th FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY

VOBARNO At 8.30 p.m. CONCERT BY THE LOCAL MUSIC BAND

SUNDAY 4

BIONE The “DOSSO DI CE’” VERTICAL TRAIL event organised by the Bione Trailers Team

NOZZA DI VESTONE 50th FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY

MONDAY 5

NOZZA DI VESTONE From 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., the Nozza municipal district will host a “MERCATO STORICO” (generic market recognised as having historical value)

THURSDAY 8

VESTONE From 2 p.m. to 6.00 p.m., at the Valle Sabbia Mountain Community, Via G. Reverberi 2, a MEETING entitled “Rapporti di reciprocità tra politiche sociali e bisogni della comunità” (The Reciprocity of Social Policies and Community’s Needs). A TRAINING DAY with contributions from Fabio Folgheraiter, Professor of Welfare Methodology at the Milan Cattolica University

SATURDAY 10

PONTE CAFFARO At the Cassa Rurale di Ponte Caffaro Meeting Room, at 4.00 p.m., a cultural event as part of the series “GENTE DI VALLE SABBIA” (The Valle Sabbia People”)

SATURDAY 24

PONTE CAFFARO At the Cassa Rurale di Ponte Caffaro Meeting Room, at 4.00 p.m., a cultural event as part of the series “GENTE DI VALLE SABBIA” (The Valle Sabbia People”)

VOBARNO From 10.00 a.m. at the Municipal Library, “PICCOLILETTORIFORTI”, a monthly reading event for children aged 0 to 6 in partnership with the Association “Nati per leggere Lombardia”

Events are subject to change. Please contact the competent Municipal or Tourist Offices or the Valle Sabbia Tourism Agency (Agenzia Territoriale Per Il Turismo Della Valle Sabbia) for possible updates

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