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Posted by algarveresident on November 08, 2013

September 22 & 23 – “Culture goes Outside”. The village of Mexilhoeira Grande will be hosting various events, beginning with a guided walk in the Ria de Alvor, starting at 9.30am. From 2.30pm, a fair in front of the local church will showcase local gastronomy, handicraft, agriculture and fishing traditions. There will also be a ‘Peddy Paper’, several workshops and traditional games, a movie depicting Mexilhoeira Grande in the 1960s at 7.30pm followed by the traditional sessions of removing corn silk. Sunday will feature a soapbox car race taking place at 3pm, followed by musical performances in the evening

September 22 & 23 – ‘Paddle Out for Nature’ Festival in Sagres. The festival will begin with a ‘paddle out’ ceremony at Mareta beach in Sagres at midday. The festival will also include concerts and movie screenings, a local market, a
beach clean-up and talks led by scientists from the University of the Algarve. Free admission, www.paddleoutfornature.org

Until September 22 – Outdoor Cinema. Tavira, Convento do Carmo. www.cineclube-tavira.com

Until September 29 – FOMe – Puppets Festival this year includes “Other Foods”. Crossing string puppets and food constitutes a highly creative challenge for both arts, producing new concepts and performances. Albufeira, Loulé, Faro, São Brás de Alportel, Olhão, Tavira. facebook.com/festivalfome

Until November 10 – Fiesa 2018. Pêra. 10am to 10pm. www.fiesa.org

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