Ciao tutti! Are you all tickety boo and shipshape?  Here are the fun things going on this weekend.

This Sunday, 2nd August, is one of the #domenicaalmuseoFree museums for all!  All state run museums, art galleries etc. are FREE for a day!

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GENERAL EVENTS

Tonight, as part of ‘Freedrom – open-air cinema’, ‘The Big Lebowski is being shown at the Agnano Racecourse.

On Monday 3rd August, the Palestra Grande at Pompeii is being inaugurated, with a permanent exhibition of Moregine frescoes.

E…state con noi 2015‘, the schedule of events over the summer in Capri, is now in full swing and ends on 12th September.  There are many events lined up, from music to theatre and even a Folklore Festival!.

Estate a Napoli‘ runs from 9th July to 28th August.  This year it’s entitled ‘FemmeNa‘ and is an homage to femminine art and creativity, which are identifying traces of Neapolitan culture.  The events included are theatre, theatre dance, instrumental music, singing and writing.

Throughout June, July and August, there is ‘Cinema intorno al Vesuvio‘ – open air cinema at San Sebastiano al Vesuvio.

Every Saturday until 29th August at the Ippodromo di Agnano there is ‘Summer at the Racecourse Park 2015‘, the unique spectacle of nighttime horse and cart and horseback racing, shows and events.

Every Sunday, enjoy ‘Sundays at the Solfatara‘, a walk around a natural oasis, at the Solfatara.

The first ever ‘Napoli Expò Art POLIS’ event runs through July and August, 2 months of exhibitions, performances, themed evenings, with a continuous offering, full of emotions.

As part ofIn the footsteps of the Grand Tour, there are the following events: Every Sunday in May, June, July, September and October, for  ‘The Campania of Wines‘, there are guided tours with dedicated transport to villages, castles, archaeological remains and museums combined with winery tours and wine tastings between art, history and traditions;  Every Saturday from May to October, for ‘The Campania of Flavours‘, there are guided tours with dedicated transport in art places, villages and monuments combined with visits to producers to observe the production process, flavor workshops and tastings of typical products in order to discover and appreciate the Slow Food Presidia and products of excellence in Campania; Every Sunday in May, October and November, for ‘The Campania of Music‘, there are a series of events with guided tours to the notes of melodies that have enchanted and captivated the world, breaking down the barriers between classical and folk music. In melody, everything…  Starting on 28th June and running until 13th September, is ‘Campania by Night‘.  At nightfall the archaeological sites of HerculaneumPaestum, Minori and the nature of Vesuvius return to life beneath the stars.

MUSIC, DANCE & THEATRE

As part of the Concerts at Villa San Michele in Capri, on Friday 31st, there is a concert by Karl-Magnus Frederiksson and Love Derwingerwho will be playing music by J. Sibelius – E. Morricone – W. Peterson – H. Halfvén.

As part of the San Carlo Opera Festival 2015, ‘Giselle‘ is on at the San Carlo Theatre on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August.

The Ravello Festival is in full swing and runs until 5th September, with so many fantastic events lined up.

Throughout the summer, until 20th September, at the Teatro Grande of Pompeii, there is the Pompeii Festival.

FAIRS/MARKETS/FESTIVALS

Every weekend there is the Campagna Amica Coldiretti Market at various locations in Naples and the surrounding area.

Every Sunday in the pedestrian area of Via Diaz, there is the Mercato del Contadino – a wonderful market of all the best local produce.

Every Sunday at the Hippodrome Park of Agnano, there is an antique, craft and flea market.

Every Sunday at the Fiera di Nocera Inferiore, there is the Salone Dell’Usato, a large, covered market, selling crafts, antiques, collectibles and modern antiques/art.

STARTING THIS WEEKEND

The ‘Historias latinas.  Sorsi di vita a Cuba, Argentina e Bolivia‘ exhibition begins today, 30th, at PAN.

Tomorrow, 31st July, ‘Dalla vita in giù‘, the exhibition at PAN begins.

FINISHING THIS WEEKEND

Tomorrow, Friday 31st, there is the last ‘Aperitivo in the woods‘ at Oasi WWF Cratere degli Astroni.

The ‘Pasta al nero di seppia‘ exhibition at the Alfonso Artiaco gallery ends on Friday 31st.

Also ending on Friday are: the ‘Pink Floyd – live@pompei – the Exhibition by Adrian Maben‘, at the Museo Cittadino di Pompei; ‘L’Ironia del Sapere – volume Due at PAN.

Don’t forget, every Sunday at 10.30 there is a mass in English at the Christ Church in Naples.

Of course there are more events currently on around Naples, details of which you can find on our events pages.

I hope you all have a great weekend.  Enjoy and relax! 🙂