Starting November with a flourish

art walk fest

With All Saints Day (November 1) being a public holiday, there is much to do this long weekend.

Although a short drive away, São Marcos de Serra is holding a three day festival beginning on Friday, November 1, at 2pm with street music – in particular traditional drums. With workshops from learning to play the drums to astronomy, theatre, guided tours of local distilleries and the town itself and much more, a visitor will be hard-pushed to not find something of interest to do. For information on the three-day festival click here.

The Algarve Classic Festival takes place at the Algarve’s race track, Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, over weekend. With over 300 teams and 500 drivers from around the world, the Algarve Classic Festival includes many competitions and encourages spectators to take their own classic car and also to visit the pits. Click here for information regarding tickets. 

In Lagos, Tara and Sylvain Bongard are showing at an exhibition at the Fortaleza featuring a collection of their works showing hand-molded stoneware sculptures expressing the relationship between man and the sea. The exhibition is open between 6pm and 8pm.

Close to Lagos, Barão de São João is holding its second three-day festival, November 1-3, entitled Walk & Art Fest. Filled with activities for adults and children there is plenty of activities for all to enjoy time-out. The festival encourages environmental education and includes walksworkshops and talks. For the full programme and to register click here

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