Tag Archives: summer events in Tuscany

Sagra and Festa Posters

The season is winding down.  Here are a few posters from events happening in southern Tuscany.              

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Happy Birthday Josie

The last Sunday in August, we were at Grace’s house to celebrate her Momma’s birthday, 101!!!!!! We enjoyed a wonderful meal, including Grace’s great home made pasta. The birthday girl seemed a little skeptical of the wine. She decided to give it a try Hmmmmm Ohhh, it’s fizzy Maybe some more…. With Grace And many …

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Sagra and Festa Posters

  School just ended this past week so sagras and festas are just getting started.  Here are a few posters    

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Good Steak in Foiano

  We discovered this steak sagra a few years ago and really enjoyed the steak.  Then we figured out that they did a Sunday lunch.  This year the weather was just right so we gathered a few folks and off we went. The nice thing about this sagra for us is that it is easy …

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Lago Trasimeno

  Finally the movie, The 2nd Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was being shown in English at the summer outdoor cinema in Lago Trasimeno.  Lago Trasimeno is across the valley from us, nearer to Cortona and Perugia.  It is about a 30 to 45 minute drive so we are not running over there everyday.  The lake …

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Someone Else Turns 70

  Big year for birthdays here,  our friend Allen, who lives in Toronto and Lucigiano turned 70 at the beginning of September.  He and Dinah have a nice house, well suited for giving parties and having their family come and stay.  The three children were there along with their spouses or partners and the 4 …

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late Summer Sagra and Festa Posters

  Starting to wind down Where ducks for Duckappaloosa! come from   An antique market in Cortona Music festival near Siena Roasted pork in Monte San Savino  

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Town Dinner in Civitella

  The town that our friends George and Jules live closest to has a town dinner at the end of the summer.  They are nice enough to include us  when reserving their place.  It is always great fun.  This year, Howard and Margaret were visiting too.  We were a lively group.     Civitella is …

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Quick Sagra Round Up

  We’ve been busy this summer.  One of Ben’s daughters, Annalisa is still visiting.  She has made a few trips to visit friends and places she wanted to see and then comes back to us.  And when she comes back we try to go to a sagra or two.    This is from one of …

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Sagra and festa posters

  Still not slowing down  

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