Lots of ideas to pass a pleasant Sunday
Lots of events scheduled for Sunday, May 14 – Mother’s Day – in the Serchio Valley:
9.30am Holy Mass – The peal of bells by the bell ringers of the Associazione Campanari Valle del Serchio will announce the beginning and end of the religious ceremony.
From 12.30pm to 2pm – Food tasting itinerary: cascerotto plate with criscioletta (flatbread), roast pork shank and desserts typical of the town of Cascio.
3pm – Performance by the music and dance students of the Centro d'Arti school.
For the little ones, "Giornata dello Sport e della Solidarietà" (Day of Sports and Solidarity). Tournament in memory of Nico
Photography exhibition and local handicrafts market. In the afternoon, pizza and Anna’s bomboloni doughnuts
Antiques Market – Barga historic center
Every second Sunday of the month, lots of stands featuring craft products dedicated to hobbies and antiques pervade Barga’s historic center and the adjacent Porta Reale piazza.
A myriad of events to please all audiences are scheduled, together with photography exhibitions and stands featuring typical local products.
The event takes place from 10am to 7pm. Free admission
Per info: +39 0583 72471
Theater performance - Teatrino di Vetriano (Pescaglia)
The 2017 season’s play "Measure for Measure" (the original text by William Shakespeare adapted by director Alessandro Calonaci) will be performed at the historic miniature theater. Show starts at 3.30pm.
For reservations: +39 0583 358131
Motosfogacciata – Gallicano sports facilities
Meet-up of the bikers at 8.30am at the sports facilities.
Sign-up open until 10.30am. At 11am, start of the motorcycle ride. Halfway through the itinerary, pause for an aperitif at Da Michele restaurant, with the collaboration of the Municipality of Coreglia Antelminelli.
At 1pm, end of the ride and lunch with traditional focacce leve from Gallicano.
Un’azalea per la vita (An azalea for life) - Camporgiano
Day dedicated to cancer research in favor of AIRC (Italian Association for Cancer Research) with the traditional distribution of azaleas in the piazza. In the morning, a non-competitive 7-km race to collect funds will take place.
9.30am, sign-up in piazza San Giacomo. Profits will be donated to charity.
Verni in festa
Charity day for the church of Verni, with the participation of pianist Guido Scano and the Cantiamo al Signore choir. Concert starts at 3.30pm.
At 5pm, performance by the Gallicano flag throwers. Then, laboratory dedicated to cheese processing and a journey into the discovery of chestnuts and Verni dwarf corn with Ivo Poli and local farms.
Traversata Cardoso di Stazzema crossing – Cardoso di Gallicano
The appointment is for May 13 and 14 for the 3rd edition of the Traversata crossing that, through old mule tracks, mountain pastures and the greenery of the woodlands, connects the Valleys of Garfagnana with those of the Versilia area, for a weekend dedicated to the rediscovery of nature.
Departure: Saturday May 13 at 7.30am from Cardoso di Stazzema, duration: 7 hours for about 19.5 km. Return: Sunday May 14 at 9am from Cardoso di Gallicano
For info: +39 328 1590730 Francesco Felici