Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Coming to Milan in September? Like to plan ahead? Here's a brief preview!

If you'll be in Milan in September, whether travelling to Italy for a visit, or coming back from vacation, here are some ideas to brighten your days:...More......

Aug. 31 - Sept. 1, Strada delle Abbazie (Road of the Abbeys)
Walk or bike the itinerary, and enjoy activities, such as open air markets, along the way. For info (in Italian) and--scroll down a bit--a handy map, go here.

Sept. 5, OtHello, l' H è muta (yes, that's written correctly)
Part of MiTo, the music and cultural event staged contemporaneously in Milan and Torino, this is a humorous take IN ITALIAN on the Shakespearean classic.
Thursday, the 5th at 10 P.M.
Triennale Teatro d'Arte
numbered seats, E. 15-E. 20
Tel. 02 88464725 - 02 88464748 (in Italian, only)

Sept. 5-15, 18th edition of the Milano film Festival
Films, Italian and international, at this film festival
The web site is in English, too, but the info is poorly presented, and is incomplete.
Better than nuttin'.

Sept. 8, Domenica delle donne (Women's Sunday)
Health, beauty and fun for women and kids in the public park in via Palestro to raise awareness about women's roles in society.
Sunday, September 8, 10 A.M. to 7 P.M.
Public garden, via Palestro
Free entrance (in Italian)

Sept. 15 and 29, Via lattea
Two more 'via Lattea' bike rides organized in the rural countryside around Milan.
Sept. 15: Parco Agricolo Sud along the Naviglio Grande, leaving from Gaggiano
Sept. 29: in the countryside around Pavia and inside the Ticino park, leaving from Bereguardo
At departure points, bikes may be rented for a "freely decided" donation to F.A.I.-Fondo Ambient Italiano (which takes care of historic buildings, and not just landscapes) of Euro 10, or above
Along the routes, volunteers are available with information
In the old farm houses, it will be possible to eat and drink

Fiera del Naviglio Grande
Every 4th Sunday of the month (except for July, August and December), 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
Activities not specified, but probably have to do with food and knickknacks.
Parco di Palazzo Archinto
Via Corte dell'Arsenale, Robecco sul Naviglio
Entrance free
Organized by the "pro loco" ("for the place" association) of this city around Milan


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