Saturday 8th of October
14.30- Grand Opening of POMM’EXPO.
Within the Grand tent, the opening of the landscaped show based on apples, with the theme of hunting and nature.
An exhibition of many ancient varieties of apples by the Association’ Les Croqueurs de Pommes’ (Apples Crunchers)
In the Foyer, opening of the painting exhibition on the theme ‘Poetry of the wild flora and fauna’.
Free entrance for all the exhibitions. All the exhibitions are open daily from 9.30 am until Sunday 16th October.
Parade with local children, mounted huntsmen and their hounds :Rallye Piqu’avant Brocard.
Exhibition of second-hand cars
Apples for sale
14.30 Competition of petanque by doublettes(pairs) in four legs at Les Effres lake.
20.30 Dinner-dance with the band « CLAVISTYLE ». 22€ including aperitif and coffee (wine in addition).
Booking until 5th of October at La Maison de la Presse 05 49 95 67 41, or SUPER U 05 49 63 70 54
Sunday 9th of October
10.00 Gastronomic Brotherhoods Parade
10.30 Religious ceremony with the Saint Hubert horns blowers.
14.00 Cycle Race. Weighing of the winner (The winner wins the weight of their bicycle and themselves in apples)
Free entertainment with the brass band « Les Couak’on joue » from Nueil les Aubiers
18.00 Competiton to find the person who can eat the most apple tarts and for the longest apple peel (registration free on the day)
Monday 10th of October
9.00 How to make nest boxes, and discover how to recognise wildlife tracks, for pupils; organised by The Hunting Federation.
Tuesday 11th of October
9.00 Town Hall esplanade, a ramble organised by La Marouette Gâtinaise .
2 trails to discover.
The hunters invite all attendees to a small reception under the Tivoli at the end of the course.
10.00 Tree planting with the pupils; introduction to bio diversity.
Wednesday 12th of October
10.00 Animation for the children on the wild flora and fauna theme.
14.00 Competition of petanque by doublettes(pairs) in four legs at Les Effres lake.
Thursday 13th of October
20.30 at the Petit Théatre
Talk about bio diversity with slide show organised by The Hunting Federation.
Free entrance. Open to everybody.
Friday 14th of October
14.30 at the Petit Théatre
Talk on the theme: « fireplaces from the middle ages to the present day » by the Association History and Heritage.
Saturday 15th of October
from 10.30 to 18.00 Culinary demonstration and tasting by IRQUA
12.00 Drinks offered for all by CREDIT AGRICOLE
14.00 Wooden balls competion at the Effres’ ground organised by the Société de Boules.
14.00 Introducing the CHATILLON from FRANCE
16.00 in the Foyer Art painting official opening
17.00 IRQUA’s stand
Parthenaise Red Labels fifth aniversary. Tasting and drinks offered by CREDIT MUTUEL
Sunday 16th of October
All day long:
GIANT Market in the streets of the town
Car boot sale in La Fontaine street (registration at the Town Hall until the 13th)
Culinary demonstration and tasting by IRQUA
Apple sale located on the outskirts of the town.
18.00 Tombola drawing lots.
18h30 Flower sale under the main Tivoli.
Special thanks to ALISON