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Calendar of Paris Events

December 6-14
The annual Féeries d’Auteuil takes place at the non-profit children's organization Apprentis d'Auteuil (40 rue Jean de la Fontaine, 16th, M° Jasmin or Eglise d'Auteuil) with a Christmas market, food stands, flea market, concerts, vintage carrousel and nativity scenes, from 11am-7pm. Live singing performances on St-Sun at 5:30pm. 

December 10-14
"Le Noël des Créateurs", highlights up-and-coming designers and artisans selling ther crafts "Made in France". Come for original and unique holiday gifts! You'll find 15 chalets along the Petit Ceinture (former railway) at Located at 83 boulevard Ornano, 18th (direct access to the Petite Ceinture through la Recyclerie, right outside metro Porte de Clignancourt).

December 20-21
The Village St-Paul (entrances along Rue St Paul, 4th) is having its winter brocante (flea market) this weekend, with outdoor stands in addition to the antique and vintage shops and other fun shops in the cobblestone courtyards. 

Through December 21
The newest musical comedy at the historic Folies Bergère is a high-energy burlesque show around the theme of love with dancers, acrobats, and singers performing French, American and British songs (many which you'll recognize in the preview below). Love Circus is the perfect alternative to the Moulin Rouge (including its busloads of tourists and high prices). Tickets €29-€84 (by seating area), no dinner included, discounts for booking online. 

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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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