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Calendar of Paris Events

June 12-14
The Salon du Vinatge is always a fun event in Paris, whether you're shopping for clothing, accessories, vinyls, and home decor, or just to hear the retro DJ tunes and the festive atmosphere. Free entry, at the Halle des Blancs Manteaux (48 rue Vieille du Temple, 3rd). 

June 12-14
The Portes d'Or is a chance for all the artistic workshops in the Goutte d'Or (18th arrondissement) to open their doors to the public. Over 80 painters, sculptors, jewelery-makers and many others who live and work in the Goutte d'Or wish to share their creativity. Please come support the community and experience these unique productions. 

June 13-14
The artists of the 5th (Mouffetard) and 13th (Butte aux Cailles/Gobelins) districts knows as Lézarts du Bièvre open their studios to the public for two days, 2-8pm. Free entry. Info points and maps here.

June 14
Get out your fancy hats and picnic baskets for the annual Prix de Diane races at Chantilly Hippodrome (just 45 minutes north of Paris from Gare du Nord). Read more about the event here. 

June 21
Celebrate Fête de la Musique in 17th-century aristocratic style at Château Vaux-le-Vicomte for their annual costumes dance event, La Journée Grand Siècle, in honor of the 400th anniversary of the original owner, Nicolas Fouquet. There will be an elegant picnic in the chateau gardens, live music and dancing, as well as carriage rides and sword-fighting shows. If you don't have a costume gown you can rent one on-site from €17. 

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Monday
Oct052009

Aperos Vintage de Bordeaux

Harvest season making you thirsty? Come taste the latest Bordeaux wines for just €2/glass and a live concert every Tuesday through November 3 at different venues around Paris. The schedule from their Facebook page:

>> Le 6 octobre 2009
Le verre à 2 € de 19h à 21h:
Le Vintage - Paris 2ème
• Concert : Fairguson

>> Le 13 octobre 2009
Le verre à 2 € de 19h à 21h:
Le Réservoir - Paris 11ème
• Concert : Hold your horses !

>> Le 20 octobre 2009
Le verre à 2 € de 19h à 21h:
Le Bar Rouge - Paris 3ème
• Concert : Thos Henley

>> Le 27 octobre 2009
Le verre à 2 € de 19h à 21h:
Le Mécano Bar - Paris 11ème
• Concert : Kid Bombardos

>> Le 3 novembre 2009
Le verre à 2 € de 19h à 21h:
Chez Jeannette - Paris 10ème
• Concert : Arch Woodman

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Reader Comments (1)

It's a very good idea. I'll try to go Mecano bar.
October 6, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterParis
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