The lagoon town of Comacchio will pay tribute to the queen of its marshes. The packed program includes demonstrations of marsh fishing, the drying of eels in the historic smokers of the "Manifattura dei Marinati", and guided tours on foot, by bike or by boat. Until October 11.
This festival dedicated to the arts, technology and digital music, with a double headquarters in Bologna, becomes more international every year with guests such as Geir Jenssen, Scott Herren, and Opium Hum. There will be six stages and more than 40 hours of live performances, dj sets, screenings and workshops. October 7-10.
The meeting place for refined palates is in Piacenza with the double appointment of the 9th edition of Coppa d'oro and the 10th of the Gutturnio Festival, with guided tastings, wine markets and local PDO meats, and jazz music in the splendid setting of the Palazzo Gotico. October 9-11.
The fourth edition of the First International Festival of Contemporary Mosaics presents, besides the traditional installations such as "World Works", new exhibitions and the third edition of the Premio Gaem. The festival is enriched by meetings, presentations, and conferences. October 10 – November 8.
What not to miss
At the 34th international market of antiques and modern collectibles in Parma, more than one thousand vendors will gather from all over Europe. Along with the main event there will also be Mercanteinauto and, in the city, the exhibition "More. A museum of refused and unreleased art projects”. Until October 11.
Back on the track and in the paddock of Misano Adriatico (Rn) are the two-wheeled classics. They will be the stars of the competitions and the Endurance race but also of exhibitions, competitions, meetings, and of the Wall of Fame of the riders who have written motorcycle history. October 9-11.
The 2015 edition of this prestigious festival is as packed as ever with events and looks to Shakespeare and the theme of traveling as its guides. For the whole month of October, Parma and Busseto will be dotted with concerts, meetings, exhibitions, classes, shows and workshops for young people and schools.
Among the exhibitions worth mentioning are that in Gualtieri (Re) of the great anthology of Antonio Ligabue and in Cesenatico the show on the beach "Sunshades at the sea". In Ravenna there is "Treasures of the past, focus on the future", while in Riccione opens the exhibition dedicated to Mirò.
What's going on now
Markets filled with delicacies and traditional crafts held in the historic downtowns offer a great opportunity to dig through the stands and find unusual gifts with which to fill your pockets.
What to do
Also Emilia Romagna will participate in the day dedicated to the places recognized with the Orange Flag with eleven excellent inland towns. Each one of these places will offer a calendar of events such as guided visits, tastings and free activities open to everyone. October 11.
The delightful towns dotting the Apennines, the hills and the plains, immersed in nature, that maintain ancient traditions, in this season celebrate one of the most used ingredients in peasant cooking. Tasty recipes, markets and side events are the stars of these town fairs.
Autumn brings with it new colors, smells and flavors that can also be found at the table and at the stands of many town fairs and festivals around the region. Here undergrowth products abound, in particular mushrooms and truffles, served in both traditional and elaborate dishes.