Books, rock, chickens, ukulele for children… 9 ideas of outings for your weekend in 37

It’s not just the second round of the presidential election this weekend! If you want to clear your mind away from politics, here is our weekly selection of outings in Indre-et-Loire…

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Literature…

This Saturday is the festival of independent bookstores, that is to say, book stores that are not attached to a large group. Two brands will participate in Tours: first the best known, La Boîte à Livres Rue Nationale de Tours. She will offer a special brochure for any purchase. This year, 50 writers have joined the process to offer you unpublished texts based on the theme “From my window”, share with you the list and excerpts of works that have marked him as a reader but also in his trade.

In Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, L’Oiseau-Vigie is also joining the event. “Since this festival is very important in Catalonia, and since the bookstore is helped by the delegation from the government of Catalonia France for this event, you will also find a selection of Catalan literature. And we start with a crush: the life of Miguel Núñez, in comics, at Éditions Otium» explains the store team.

Music…

A very nice Canadian group arrives this Friday at the Bateau Ivre de Tours, Les Shirley. Description: Pure energy steeped in early 2000s pop culture, Shirleys sound is shaped by their teenage years as punk rockers at parties singing karaoke to pop classics. A symphony of powerful chords, catchy vocal harmonies, exhilarating and intoxicating choruses. There will also be Purrs in the first part, a group from Angoulême. Afternoon free price between 21:00 and 24:00 hours.

And then on Saturday, head to Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine for a tribute concert to Serge Gainsbourg. They start at 8pm on the Bon Temps Route in Sepmes. And it’s free.

Castle and horse…

On Saturday, April 23 at 4 p.m., as part of the visit to the Château de Gizeux, you will be able to meet Eric Flachaire or the man who whispers in the ears of horses. “This professional has made gentle dressage his credo: Respect the horse, do not rush it or force it to do things, do not direct it, establish a relationship of trust and complicity with it, here are the essential ideas that guide this outstanding trainer “ the monument tells us.

Castle and gardens…

Located in Chançay, near Amboise, the Château de Valmer offers a whole festive weekend… The nurserymen will offer plants and seeds to decorate your garden, as well as all the equipment to make your orchard a success. Also on the programme: food and catering stalls + decoration, tools, plants, sweets, workshops… and even a gardening game. More information at www.chateaudevalmer.com.

Artisan market…

It’s Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. rue Losserand in the Paul Bert neighborhood of Tours. With professional artists and craftsmen who will make you discover their creations. Also workshops and restoration area.

Rescue operation…

After a while, the breeder hens were no longer laying enough to be profitable. Rather than send them to slaughter, some offer to give them a second life in private homes. You can buy some this Sunday from 10 in the morning at La Closerie de la Fuye in the town of Ballan-Miré. It’s until noon. Normally, the animals will still be able to lay eggs for 3 to 4 years. More information: https://forms.gle/8Spuk4DmQhwLxkRB6

Ukulele Love…

This Sunday from 2 pm in Tours, three hours to discover the ukulele, learn to play it and be accompanied by nursery rhymes and songs for children from 0 to 6 years old. The course is aimed at adults, parents and early childhood professionals. No musical requirements. Price: €60. Box office: https://ukubebe.pro/formateurs/reservation-patrick-pujar/. Information : [email protected].

Sport…

TVB begins the semi-finals of the League A championship against Narbonne. oneAhem game this Sunday at 5 pm at Salle Grenon.

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