On Saturday at 4.00pm in the library in La Villa there will be a talk on the excavations in Lucchio, one of the villages of Bagni di Lucca.
Sunday in Fornoli a day of activities beginning at 9.00am.
Things to do on a probable wet weekend.
I am happy to be back in Bagni di Lucca in lovely autumn. This afternoon I walked along the river in front of my apartment to the Villa Fiori park for a “Raduno dei pappagalli” …meeting of parrots.
The park has been lovely cleaned and looked after by a group of volunteers and it is a home for gnomes now.
This afternoon parrots were invited.
Australia was represented by a couple of sulphur crested cockatoos.
There were other parrots out for the afternoon.
There was a talk about parrots and a display by a shop with parrot accoutrements.
Of course there were refreshments.
It was a delightful afternoon which was well attended.
It is lovely to be back in Ponte a Serraglio.
What’s on this Sunday?
At 4.30pm newly renovated monuments will be revealed at the English cemetery. This will be followed at 6.15pm by music at the English church.
Call 335 58210840 for more information.
There will be a show of vintage cars from 9.00am – 11.00am at the Ponte Catene. A flea market will be held in Fornoli from 10.00am.
For information about the cars call 392 1402476 or 348 1465945
Monti di Villa is one of the beautiful village that make up Bagni di Lucca.
Over the next few days,14th, 15th and 16th August, the people of Monti di Villa will be celebrating the “descent from the altar of Madonna” . There will be church services, fun and games, an exhibition of photography and, of course, delicious food.
The celebrations will take place at the church of Santa Maria and Donatus at the lower end of Monti di Villa. (The bottom left of the photo).
Call Emiliana for more information or to book a place…(39) 328 7029889
Villa Fiori park in Ponte a Serraglio was filled with music on the weekend. Photos by Valerio Ceccarelli, see more on his Facebook page.
It was a gorgeous summer day and the music was enjoyed by many.
There was another music event on the weekend. Vaudeville Smash performed to an enthusiastic crowd in San Cassiano. Photo by Paul Anthony Davies, see more on his Facebook page.
If you missed it you can catch another performance on Monday night in Piazza J Verraud at 9.15pm.
…summer in Bagni di Lucca.