Potters’ market, sea festival, treasure hunt, Musicales des Beaux-Arts… The editorial staff of Midi Libre unveils its tips of the day!
Place at the traditional pottery market
In Saint-Jean-de-Fos. This is the 38th edition of the essential potters’ market in Saint-Jean-de-Fos. On the program, a large craft market with around fifty exhibitors from all over France representing the different techniques: porcelain, stoneware, earthenware, raku, glazed clay, jewellery… Also with initiations, activities and guided tours. All this for free.
> Saturday 6 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sunday 7 August from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. On the square and in the streets, Saint-Jean-de-Fos. www.argileum.fr.
The feast of the sea
In Villeneuve-les-Maguelone. This Saturday: sand castle competition, regatta, paella, fireworks, ball. In case of bad weather, meals, the fireworks and the ball of this Saturday August 6 will be postponed to Sunday August 7. Attention: last little train at midnight. Closing of the footbridge at 3 o’clock.
> This Saturday, August 6. Pilou Beach, Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone. Web: villeneuvelesmaguelone.fr
You shoot or you point ?
Puéchabon. Petanque every Saturday. meeting from 8:30 p.m. for a family and friendly moment.
> Every Saturday in August, at 8.30 p.m. Forecourt of the cultural space, Puéchabon. firstname.lastname@example.org.
In search of the miraculous beer
Crest. The treasure hunt immerses participants in the historical past of the city, through its culture and architecture. Against a background of rebirth, it will be necessary to gather the ingredients and relics necessary to design the recipe for the “miraculous beer”. In four bars await the participants for a blind craft beer tasting! They exchange and consult each other to find the tastes, aromas, provenance, style and degree of alcohol. In moderation of course.
> Every Saturday until August 20 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Hopulus brewery, 8 rue Collot, Montpellier. Adult €26, child (5-18 years old) €13. Info and booking: book.montpellier-tourisme.fr
The bossa nova moment
Fine Arts. A French-Spanish duo, on one side Darwin on guitar and voice, and on the other Colibri on vocals and percussion. It is a repertoire of soft, luminous and pleasant music, with classic bossa-nova themes, and their own compositions, French songs, and songs in Spanish.
> Saturday August 6 from 7 p.m. Place des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier. Free. Facebook: MusicalesdesBeauxArts
And also this Saturday, August 6…
Tango Salengro. Entertainment. The spirit of these balls is one of diversity where young people, old people, families and friends, dancers and lovers of Hispanic music meet in a popular square for an evening. Free introduction from 8 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. The concert on August 6: Rafaël Mendez and Marisa Mercade. > These Saturdays August 6 and 20 at 8 p.m. Place Salengro, Montpellier. Web: aetbtango.com
Farmers market. Every Saturday morning, the town hall square is brightened up with the new market set up by the municipal team. Thus, around 9 a.m., Cyril, the greengrocer, unpacks his highly anticipated fruits and vegetables. Recently, it was Nicolas and Camille from Chèvrerie de la Buèges, producers of certified organic farmhouse pélardons in Saint-André-de-Buèges, and Isabelle, from Délices d’Aliénor, jam maker in Saint-Martin-de-Londres, who joined Iza, a traveling seamstress. There are also Kevin and Myms, world caterers and new Caussenards, who offer sweet or savory treats. > Every Saturday from 9 am. Town Hall Square, Causse-de-la-Selle.
In Palavas les Flots
Flea market. 120 exhibitors. Sale of personal and used items only. > Every Saturday until August 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parking des Arènes, avenue Abbé-Brocardi, Palavas-les-Flots. Contact: 04 67 07 73 35.
“The club”. Theater. A caustic and sensitive comedy, full of misunderstandings and surprises. One evening, a roof, a locked door. Three dented from life. Two women. A man. They have one hour to change everything, will they be ready to take the plunge? Despite themselves, they will have to agree, get along and understand each other, during this evening which will bind them forever. Sometimes the big leap is not the one you expect… > Last this Saturday, August 6 at 8:30 p.m. La Comédie Theater at Mas du Pont, Mas du Pont, Le Crès. Paid. Contact: 04 67 55 65 36; lacomediedumas.com
“Between consenting adults”. Theater. Everything you always wanted to know about libertinage, but never dared to ask. > This Saturday 6 at 9.15 p.m., Friday 12 at 9.15 p.m. Théâtre l’Odéon Montpellier, Avenue du Languedoc, ZAC du Fenouillet, Pérols. Paid. Contact: 09 86 68 13 13; www.odeonmontpellier.com.
Cinema under the stars. Concert Bett trio, then, at 9:30 p.m., film: “Hair”, by Milos Forman. The young and naive Claude visits New York before leaving for the Vietnam War. Along the way, he finds himself in the middle of a happening of hippies in Central Park and falls in love with the beautiful Sheila. > Saturday 6. Parc de l’Escargot, Saint-Brès. Free. Web: domainedo.fr.
Storytelling evening. A storytelling evening under the starry sky. The words and the music are then in synergy, open a space to bring the viewer to an inner journey, where the words, the music and the imagination of each will be the means of transport. This year, Dominique Vital will tell one of his new creations inspired by the reading of a collection of Murakami, but which has nothing to do with the work! From 8 years old. > This Saturday, August 6 at 9 p.m. Castle of Baulx, Saint-Jean-de-Buèges. €10, reduced €6. Contact at 06 64 81 09 43.