Yay!  San Gennaro’s blood liquified!  Naples is safe for another year! 😀

So here are my suggestions for this weekend of fun!

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GENERAL EVENTS 

Saturday 26th is a special day, it’s ‘National ABIO Day‘ – a day for raising awareness of the ABIO charity (Association for Children in Hospital), providing training for new volunteers, and for making children all over Italy smile!

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

On Sunday 27th there is the Serie A match of SSC Napoli vs Juventus at the San Paolo Stadium.

Also on Sunday 27th, theres is a basketball match – Azzurro Napoli Basket vs. Luiss Roma, at the PalaBarbuto.

The Napoli Film Festival 2015 starts on Monday 28th September and runs until 8th October.

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…

MUSIC, DANCE & THEATRE

The San Carlo Opera Festival 2015 starts on Saturday 26th, with ‘Don Pasquale‘, at the San Carlo Theatrerunning until 3rd October.

On Sunday 27th, there are performances of Caravaggio at the Museo Diocesano – 23 Tableaux Vivants.  8 actors enact the masterpieces of the great Master Michelangelo Merisi at the Museum of the Naples Diocese.

FAIRS/MARKETS/FESTIVALS

From Friday 25th to Sunday 27th, at the JAMBO1 Mall, there is Napoli Aquatica 2015, an international festival dedicated to all things aquarium related, for both the public and professionals.

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.

ENDING THIS WEEKEND

The Efestoval theatre festival comes to an end on Saturday 26th.

The ‘Pieghe e Polvere‘ exhibition comes to an end on Monday 28th, 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 and exhibitions currently on around Naples, details of which you can find on our events pages.

Enjoy your weekend, whatever you get up to, and I shall be back next week! 🙂