Events and Festivals in the Nure and Chero Valleys
An area rich in history and traditions, the Nure and Chero Valleys welcome the visitor with a thousand possibilities to relax and enjoy himself. Festivals and folklore go on all year round and are the best moments to discover the reality of this land and its people. These are the moments to taste the specialities of the local cuisine, washed down by a glass of good wine, while listening to the music of a dance orchestra. Or, breathing the atmosphere of an ancient festival, you may look at the market stalls, watch a show, or search out old traditions. The choral concerts should not be missed - every village has one - or the pageants in costume, sports events, and much else besides ...
From Sunday 2 December 2018 until Sunday 6 January 2019
Ice skating in Piazza Colombo in Bettola from 2 December until the end of the Christmas holidays! Parad'Ice, the ice rink set up for the occasion is ready for you every day!
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 December 2018
Every Sunday a creative workshop to make the magical Christmas candles together
From Saturday 8 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019
From 8 December 2018 to 6 January 2019 the village is the setting for a magnificent Crib scene with life-size figures, as well as innumerable, small but very original Cribs. Opening at 4.30 p.m. on 8 December, free entry every day.
On Saturdays 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 December 2018
Every Saturday evening, live music and ballo liscio for the whole community
8, 9, 16 and 23 December 2018
Quality market stalls and special Christmas events, like the hike of the Father Christmases, street food and Christmas carols. Food stands open at 11.00 a.m.
From 8 December 2018 until 6 January 2019
Christmas Cribs on display once again at the oratorio G.Scotti, next to the parish church of San Germano
Sunday 16 December 2018
Registration and start at the Vecchio Mulino in Grazzano Visconti at 9.00 a.m.
From 25 November to 17 December 2018
At 11 a.m. on 25 November in piazza Roma: a historical-cultural walk to encourage interest in places connected with the Liberation. A collective artistic event will take place on 25th of every month.
Sunday 2 December 2018
At 5.30 p.m. at the parish church, final date of the series dedicated to traditional music with a concert on the theme 'Shawms, pipes and bagpipes'
From Thursday to Sunday in the months of November and December 2018
Lunch at the Taverna del Castello and guided visit of the splendid medieval fortress.
Weekends from Saturday 17 November 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019
The splendid neomediaeval village will be decorated and illuminated for Christmas with quality market stalls and collateral events
Sunday 4 November 2018
A gastronomic event at Predalbora near Groppallo, at the azienda agricola Chinosi, with the chef Daniele Reponi and his famous panini, to celebrate the arrival of the cold weather.
Sunday 4 November 2018
The Chestnut Trail (trail del castagno) will take place on the hills round Groppoducale, trial valid for the Winter circuit of the Province of Piacenza, 25 km long and about 1000D+. Start at 10.00 a.m. from the Agriturismo il Castagno
On Saturdays 3, 10, 17, 24 and on Sundays 4, 11, 18, 25 November 2018
Starting at 9 p.m., concerts of live music, comedies in dialect and evenings of ballo liscio at the Circolo culturale in via Zanotti 6
Sunday 11 November 2018
Food & wine event dedicated to local products along 'La via del gusto' with prizes for the best exhibitor. Slicing of the giant salame cotto in piazza I Maggio. Cookery workshops, lunch in the village, marking of the pancette 'Riserva del Borgo'
On Saturdays 3, 10, 17, 24 November 2018
Starting at 9.30 p.m., evenings of ballo liscio at the Sala polivalente G. Pancera
From 14 October to 4 November 2018
At the Civic Centre, an exhibition of photos, original documents, and testimonies on the theme '1918-2018 - Vigolzone tra guerra e dopoguerra'(Vigolzone between the war and the post-war), can be visited on Saturday and Sunday.
From 1 to 4 November 2018
In Cortevecchia, the second edition of the exhibition market of master chocolatiers, with stalls and tastings of pralines, chocolates, liqueurs and creams
Sunday 28 October 2018, Thursday 1st November 2018 and Sundays 4, 11, 18 November 2018 and saturday 8 and sunday 9 december 2018
Starting at 10 a.m. adventures and animation for children and youngsters, who will be involved in games and battles of the Breton saga of the wizard Merlin.
Wednesday 17 and 31 October and 14 November 2018
On Wednesdays at 4.30 p.m., in the video room of the Palazzo della Cultura in the new piazza at Podenzano
Academic year 2018/2019
Between 24 October 2018 and 23 May 2019, at 3.30 p.m. on certain Thursdays of the month, at the town halls in Carpaneto P.no, Podenzano, Ponte dell'Olio and Vigolzone
From Friday 31 August to Monday 3 September 2018
Carpaneto celebrates the Coppa, one of the most famous PDO products of Piacenza. Four days of festival with a rich programme: market stalls, exhibitions, typical local produce, concerts, cabaret, dancing and games for all ...
Evenings of 28 and 31 August and 4 September 2018
A collective exhibition of local artists dedicated to Stefano Fugazza and Paolo Perotti will be held in the oratory of the Castle of Vigolzone, and can be visited on 28 and 31 August and 4 September, between 8.30 and 10 p.m. Free entry.
Friday 31 August 2018
The Music of Zucchero at Vigolzone thanks to O.I.& B., the most celebrated of the Tribute Bands inspired by him. From 9 p.m. in Piazza Castello. Free entry.
From 14 to 19 August 2018
In the week of Ferragosto (15 August) various events are organised at Groppallo for all tastes and all agss. Every day something different, amusing, interesting ...