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Calendar of Paris Events

October 8-12
The theme for the 81st annual Fête des Vendanges, the grape harvest festival, is Montmartre Fête les Poètes. Events include a parade, grape stomping, the food & wine tasting village, cooking demos, live music, and tons of other fun stuff. Check out the entire program, the online boutique (get your commemorative bottles of wine!) and other info about the festival here.

October 12 
Stock up on fall reading material for a handful of euros and support the English-language SOS Helpline at their Autumn Book Sale today from noon-4pm at Orrick Law Offices (31 ave Pierre Ière de Serbie, 16th, M° Alma-Marceau). Paperbacks €1, hardcovers €2, all categories for adults and kids, as well as bake sale items. Those who want to donate books can drop them off during the sale.

October 16-17
Blending culture with social, Sinfonietta Paris brings you an evening of Mendelssohn and Brahms exquisitely performed by a brilliant ensemble of young professional musicians. At the Institut FInlandais (Latin Quarter, 60 rue des Ecoles, 5th) from 8-11pm. Tickets €25 (wine and hors d'oeuvres included). The address will be mailed once confirmed; the performance on the 4th December is in the 17th; on the 5th December it's in the 1st. Register on the website; places limited. 

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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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