Friday, October 24, 2008

Food, Glorious Food

As the Autumn Harvests are bought in much of the regions festivals turn to the subject of food. Here are the local morsels you can sample, and a few other festival as well.

1-2 Nov - Montone - Festival of the Forest, truffles and other produce from the woodlands about.

7-9 Nov - C. di Castello - "Il Tartufo Bianco" the ultimate in truffle appreciation.

9 Nov - C. di Castello - Piazza Gabriotti lets itself open to the joys of the classic "Vespa" scooters.

9 Nov - San Guistino - Market of antique and used object D'arte.

11 Nov - Trestina - Festival of Santa Martino, roast chestnuts and the latest wines, what more do you need.

11 Nov - Calzolaro - 90th anniversary of the ending of WW1. Model soldiers, original magazines, militaria, memorabilia, post cards, newspapers, maps, certificates. 0039 075 930 2428 for appointment. For two weeks.

13 Nov - C. di Castello - Festa del Pane, a homage to the delights of bread and its patron Santa Florido.

14 -16 Nov - C. di Castello - Fayre of Santa Florido.

21 Nov - C. di Castello - Teatro Comunale, "I Pelagraccio" mystery and splendor of this notorious family.

23 Nov - C. di Castello - Antique Market, for all those Christmas goodies.

30 Nov - Umbertide - "Photography in Umbria" exhibition of photographs and cameras from the past.