OUT & ABOUT: Veneto and Tuscany June 7-14, 2018VENETO AND NEARBY REGIONSFesta di Sant'Antonio St. Antony Fair June 8-10 and June 12-13, Zugliano (Vicenza); food booths open at 7:30 p.m.; bounce-houses, nightly live music and dancing; June 13, fireworks at 11:30 p.m. http://www.eventiesagre.it/Eventi_Feste/1542_La+Festa+Di+Sant+antonio+a+Zugliano.htmlMexico & Würstel June 8-10, 7-11 p.m., Costozza (Longare), Via Chiesa Nuova 37; food booths featuring Mexican and Tyrolese specialties open at 7 p.m.; bounce-houses and charity raffle; nightly live music and dancing. https://www.facebook.com/events/284478678758743/?active_tab=aboutCountry & Horses Festival June 8-10, 6-11 p.m., Villaganzerla (Castegnero), Via Pasubio, about 9 miles south of Vicenza; it opens at 4 p.m. on June 10; country items exhibit and sale; softair shooting range; Indian village; houses; face-painting; food booths; western games. https://ch.yumevent.com/villaganzerla/7-festival-country-horses/182504Festa di Sant'Antonio St. Anthony Festival June 8-10 and June 15-17, Sasso, Asiago; about 36 miles south of Vicenza; food booths open at 7:30 p.m.; live music and entertainment at 9 p.m. https://www.eventa.it/eventi/asiago/festa-di-santantonio-a-sassoLucciolata Charitable night walk June 8, 5 or 10 km walk will be held in Vicenza, at 8:30 p.m., at Maddalene Sports Center, Via delle Maddalene; free participation; monetary donations will be accepted and sent to Aviano's Cancer Treatment Center. http://www.marathonclubvicenza.it/calendario.htmlDonne Guerriere Woman Warriors June 9, 3-8 p.m., Vicenza, Stradella delle Barche 14; a black and white photo exhibit by five photographers of the Vicenza military community, Laura Caldwell-Chall, Monisa Poole Dobbins, William James, Tabitha Jo Morrison, and Sarah Romero; the exhibit's theme is the dual role of mother and Soldier highlighting the women's perseverance and inner strength; free entrance. http://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/eventi/evento.php/198009Estate al Parco Summer at the Park - Free outdoor fitness classes June 10-Aug. 31, in Vicenza, Parco Querini, Viale Rodolfi. MONDAYS Tai chi, June-July, 7-8:30 p.m., at Palco del Tempietto; ancient Chinese exercises, described as meditation in motion, which promote serenity through gentle, flowing movements Do-in, June-July, 7-8 p.m., at La Radura; exercises for physical and mental well-being Fit and Motion, June and July, 7-8 p.m., at Porta Papa; music fitness workouts that include cardiovascular activity, toning and stretching TUESDAYS Jazzercise, June-July, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Palco del Tempietto Krav Maga, July, 7-8 p.m., at La Radura; an effective, modern, and dynamic self-defense and fighting system Open Air Dance, June 12-July 24, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Palco del Tempietto; flamenco; belly dance and modern dances Super Tone 360 ֯, June-July, 7:30- 8:30 p.m., at Parlo Porta di Papa. Exercises to invigorate your muscles and shape your body WEDNESDAYS Taij and Qi gong - June-July, 6:30-8 p.m. at La Radura; Chinese ancient exercises that integrate physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation Yoga - June-July, 6:45-8 p.m., Palco del Tempietto Ethnic Dances - July 4, July 11, and July 17, 8-8:45 p.m., at Palco del Tempietto THURSDAYS Taij and Qi gong - June and July, 9:30-11 a.m. at La Radura Hatha Yoga, June-August, 7-8:30 p.m. Palco del Tempietto; exercises that include physical postures, purification procedures, poses, breathing and meditation Bioenergy Workout, June, July 12 and July 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at la Radura Aikido, July, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Palco di Porta Papa; Aikido is a form of self-defense and martial art that uses lock, holds, throws, and the opponent's own movements. FRIDAYS Jiu jitsu, June, 7-8:45 at Palco del Tempietto; Jiu jitsu is a Japanese art of unarmed combat and physical training; it develops self-control and self-esteem SATURDAYS Kung Fu, July, 6-7 p.m., La Radura SUNDAYS Tai chi, June-July, 9-10:30 a.m., at Palco del Tempietto; Chinese ancient exercises, described as meditation in motion, which promote serenity through gentle, flowing movements Self-defense workshops, July-August, 10:30 a.m.-noon, at Palco del Tempietto http://www.comune.vicenza.it/Riviera Folk Music Festival Through June 10, 7:30 p.m. - midnight, Vicenza, Via Orlando; live music; food and beer stands open at 7:30 p.m.; free entrance. http://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/eventi/evento.php/198133Festival dei Popoli Indigeni - Lo spirito del Pianeta International Festival of Indigenous and tribal groups Through June 10, Chiuduno (Bergamo), Via Martiri della Libertà; traditional songs and dances; ethnic items exhibit and sale; workshops and conferences; free entrance. For program and detailed info, visit https://www.lospiritodelpianeta.it/en/Festa di Sant'Antonio e dello Gnocco St. Anthony and Gnocco Festival Through June 13, 7-11 p.m., Veggiano (Padova); food booths featuring gnocchi and other local specialties open at 7 p.m.; local products and crafts exhibit and sale; carnival rides; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/proloco.veggiano/photos/a.545432472279967.1073741849.526266084196606/1026166484206561/?type=3&theaterJuggling Festival June 15-16, 6-11 p.m.; June 17, 4-11 p.m., Malo, Villa Clementi, Via Cardinal de Lai 61, about 20 miles northwest of Vicenza; jugglers, magicians, fire and clowns shows; arts workshop; live music; food booths; free entry. https://www.italybyus.com/vi/event-pro/juggling-festival-malo/Sagra delle Rane Frogs Festival June 15-18 and June 22-25, in Grossa di Gazzo Padovano, about 12 miles east of Vicenza; food booths featuring frog risotto, fried frogs, sausage and polenta, gnocchi, horse steaks, homemade desserts and local sweets open at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing at 9 p.m.; Carnival rides; fireworks June 25 at 11:45 p.m.; free entrance and parking. http://www.sagradellerane.com/Festa Del Bigolo fatto a mano e del Solstizio d'Estate Handmade Bigolo and Summer Solstice Fair June 15-17, Castegnero, Villaganzerla, Via Pasubio 1, about 9 miles south of Vicenza; Bigoli is a type of pasta similar to spaghetti, realized with soft wheat flour, hard bran grain and eggs; the local specialty, Bigoi co l'arna (Bigoli with duck sauce) is a renowned local plate; food booths featuring bigoli, grilled meat, and other local specialties open at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing. https://www.italybyus.com/vi/event-pro/sagra-festa-del-bigolo-country-festival-2018-villaganzerla/Sagra dei Santi Patroni Saint Patrons' Fair June 15-17 and June 22-25, Gambugliano (Vicenza), Via Antonio Bruttomesso 3; bounce houses on Saturdays and Sundays from 6 p.m.; food booths featuring a great variety of local specialties open at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m. http://www.vicenzatoday.it/eventi/sagre/sagra-patroni-gambugliano-giugno-2018Sagra dei Bigoli Bigolo Fair June 16, Pianezze (Arcugnano); food booths featuring bigoli prepared with a variety of sauces open at 7 p.m. Bigoli is a type of pasta similar to spaghetti, realized with soft wheat flour, hard bran grain and eggs; free event. https://www.italybyus.com/vi/event-pro/sagra-dei-bigoli-2018-local-festival-pianezze/Lumen Festival Light, Music and Food Trucks Festival June 20-24, 7 p.m.-midnight, Vicenza, Giardini Salvi; a great variety of street food selection including Asian, Mexican, vegan and gluten free specialties; draft beers; crafts and vinyl collectibles exhibit and sale; light displays; music with bands and DJs. For tickets and more info, visit https://www.lumenfestival.com/.Triskell - Festa Internazionale di Musica Celtica Triskell - International Celtic Music Festival June 21-July 1, Trieste; Boschetto del Ferdinandeo; Via Carlo de Marchesetti; it opens at 4 p.m. on weekdays and at 10:30 a.m. Fridays-Sundays; Celtic market and food; natural elements, fire and crystal balls shows with Vassago; Celtic wedding celebrations (€10); live music every night starts at 9 p.m.; clay workshops; free Scottish and Celtic dancing workshop; archery workshops; body and face painting. https://www.celticevents.org/Festa delle Fate Fairie Festival June 22-24, Garda (Verona), Lungomare Regina Adelaide; June 22, 7-11 p.m.; June 23, 3 p.m.-midnight; 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; magic workshops; face-painting; giant soap bubbles shows; board games tournaments; Cosplay; sacred fire ceremony; sacred dances workshops; live Celtic music; Celtic crafts exhibit and sale; free event. http://www.lafestadellefate.it/Fiaccolata di Solferino Torchlight walk in Solferino June 23. The Italian Red Cross has invited national Red Cross societies around the world to celebrate of the ideals of the Red Cross, and to participate in a 7-kilometer torchlight walk between the towns of Castiglione and Solferino. The event commemorates Henry Dunant's experience of giving care to the wounded in the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino, which took place June 24, 1859. While Dunant did not participate in the battle, he witnessed its aftermath and was motivated by the horrific suffering of wounded soldiers left on the battlefield to begin a campaign that would eventually result in the Geneva Conventions and the establishment of the International Red Cross. The Vicenza American Red Cross is organizing a bus to the event; registration fee: €5/person; the bus will leave June 23 at 1 p.m. and return around 1 a.m. on June 24; for more info, POC is Leilani Piaseky, DSN 637-8916, COMM 0444-61-8916. https://www.cri.it/solferino2018Esposizione Giocattoli Storici Vintage Toys Exhibit Through June 23, Tuesdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Chiericati Palace, Piazza Matteotti 37; more than 5000 perfectly kept vintage toys on display; among them, some very rare hand-painted toys; entrance fee: €7, reduced €5; free entrance on June 2-3. http://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/eventi/evento.php/199129Notte Bianca White Night June 29-30, 5 p.m. - 3 a.m., in Vicenza, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza Castello, Piazza San Lorenzo, Giardini Salvi, Piazza Matteotti, Pazza delle Erbe; Contrà Pescherie; evening of shopping and fun downtown Vicenza; store will be open until 11 p.m.; concerts, street artists, and dancing; free access to all events. https://www.facebook.com/nottebiancavicenza/photos/gm.237568620316278/1965113470471223/?type=3&theaterFesta della Tagliata Slice Steak Festival June 29-July 4, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, in Sarmego, Grumolo delle Abbadesse, Piazzale della Chiesa, about 10 miles southeast of Vicenza; food booths featuring the local Sorana sliced steak, bruschetta, beers, and non-alcoholic drinks open at 6:30 p.m.; carnival rides; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m.; fireworks July 4 at 11:30 p.m. http://www.festadellatagliata.itFeste Marinare Fish Festival July 13-14, July 27-28; Aug. 10-11, and Aug. 17-18, from 6:30 p.m., in Cortellazzo (Jesolo), Sport Center, Via Amba Alagi 47; a great variety of fish specialties; music and dancing. http://www.jesolo.it/feste-marinare-2017.htmlBrudstock - Three days of peace, love, and music July 20-22, in Vigonovo di Fontanafredda (Pordenone); live music, motor show with vintage cars, motorcycles, and trucks from the '70s; vintage items exhibit and sale; food booths; Free entrance. July 20: Happy Jack's (Italy); C.S.N. & Y Hommage; Atomic Rooster (UK); Fabio Stevie Ulliana & Off Limits Band (Italy) July 21: Screaming Eagles (Italy); The Shaman's Blues (Italy); Hundred Seventy Split (UK); Tres Hombres (Italy) July 22: Young bands' Contest www.brudstock.itLa Partita a Scacchi a personaggi viventi Live Chess Game Sept. 7-9, Marostica, Piazza degli Scacchi, about 18 miles north of Vicenza. Grand opening Sept. 7 at 9 p.m., Sept. 8-9, 9 p.m. This chess match commemorates the historic chess match of 1454. The game is a re-enactment of the match that Lord Taddeo Parisio held to determine the marriage of his daughter. Purchase your ticket well in advance online at http://www.marosticascacchi.it/it/partitaascacchi/ticket.html#1.David Chipperfield Architects Works Through Sept. 2, Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Vicenza, Palladian Basilica, Piazza dei Signori; contemporary architecture exhibit; entrance fee: €12; reduced €8. http://www.comune.vicenza.it/vicenza/eventi/evento.php/197194Sculture di Sabbia Sand Sculptures Festival Through Sept. 9, Jesolo, Piazza Brescia; this year's theme is "Sand Raptors"; international artists take part in this special event; they compete in shaping every kind of artistic figure with fine golden sand; free entrance. http://www.comune.jesolo.ve.it/sculture-di-sabbia-2018Egitto. Dei, faraoni e Uomini Egypt. Gods, Pharaohs, and Men Through Sept. 18, Fridays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Jesolo, Via Aquileia 123. This exhibit offer a great display of Egyptian artifacts coming from the most important collections of Italian and foreign museums. Visitors not only have a chance to see, know, and analyze the Egyptian world, they can also feel it, thanks to many interactive supports. Entrance fee: €16; reduced: €12 (senior citizens older than 65; students and people with disabilities); €8 (children aged 6-12); free for children younger than 6. Tickets include audio guide. https://www.jesolo.it/egitto-dei-faraoni-uomini.html-0Venice Secrets -Crime & Justice Exhibit Through Sept. 30, open daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Venice, Palazzo Zaguri, Campo San Maurizio. In a Venetian palace, through a five-story route divided into 36 rooms, they visitors will be able to know the secret side of the city. On display a wide variety of original finds, instruments of death and torture, and judicial acts, which tell how Venice applied justice. The display is divided in four sections: justice and torture; prisons and prisoners; capital executions; Inquisition and Holy Office. Entrance fee: €16; reduced €12, for senior citizens older than 65 and children ages 6-14. http://www.venicesecretsbook.it/Antique markets Lonigo(Vicenza): June 10, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Via Garibaldi, Piazza XX Settembre, Via Ognibene (about 100 vendors) Montegrotto (Padova): June 10, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza 1� Maggio (about 70 vendors) Portobuffolè (Treviso): June 10, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Beccaro (about 250 vendors) Vicenza: June 10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza dei Signori, Piazza Duomo, Piazza Garibaldi, Piazza Palladio, Piazza Biade and Piazza Castello (220 vendors) Villafranca (Verona): June 10, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Castello (90 vendors)TUSCANYSagra della Bistecca Steak Festival June 7-10, from 7 p.m., Casalguidi, Serravalle Pistoiese (Pistoia), Piazza Vittorio Veneto; food booths feature grilled steaks and many other local specialties and wines; entertainment for children; live music and dancing. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pt/serravalle-pistoiese/sagra-della-bistecca-di-casalguidi.htmlSagra del Pesce Fish Fair June 8-10, Certaldo (Florence), at multipurpose center, Viale Matteotti 201; food booths feature traditional Tuscan sea food dishes and are open at 7 p.m. and, on Sunday, also at noon. http://www.sagretoscane.com/cerca?q=&category=&tag=&area=&city=8edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197ddate=138edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpage=18edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpost=111Eat Prato June 8-10, 8 a.m.- 10 p.m., Prato, Giardino Buonamici; local specialties, wines and beers tasting; cooking shows; flavor workshops for children; night trekking; for more info, visit http://www.eatprato.it/it/programma/8-giugno/Festa della Ciliegia Cherry Festival June 8-10, Bacchereto, Carmignano (Prato), Via Molinaccio 7; food booths featuring local specialties and wines open at 7:30 p.m. on June 8, and at 4 p.m. on June 9-10. June 10, local cherries and crafts exhibit and sale, 3-10 p.m.; free event. http://www.sagretoscane.com/cerca?q=&category=&tag=&area=&city=8edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197ddate=98edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpage=28edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpost=1222Sagra del Bombolone Doughnut Festival June 8-10, 7 p. m. - midnight, Colonna di Larciano (Pistoia), Parco Berlinguer; food stands feature traditional fried sweets and many local specialties; games and entertainment for children; local products exhibit and sale; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pt/larciano/sagra-del-bombolone-colonna.htmlSagra del Cinghiale Wild Boar Festival June 8-10, Agnano Pisano (San Giuliano Terme, Pisa), Via XXV Aprile 32; food booths featuring a wide variety of wild board and local specialties open at 7 p.m. and on June 2 and Sundays also at noon. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pi/san-giuliano-terme/sagra-del-cinghiale-agnano-pisano.htmlSagra della Ficattola Ficattola Fair June 8-10, Quattro Strade (Bientina, Pisa); ficattola is a kind of thin bread dough deep fried with the addition of salt or sugar; it may be served with local cold cuts (salumi); food booths feature many gastronomic local specialties; entertainment for children; live music starts at 9 p.m. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pi/bientina/sagra-della-ficattola-bientina.html Du' Pici Sotto le Stelle Pici Under the Stars June 8-9, Chianciano Terme (Siena), Piazzolina dei Soldati; 7-11 p.m.; pici is a traditional home-made pasta of the Siena province; food booths feature many local specialties and gluten-free products; free event. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/si/chianciano-terme/du-pici-sotto-le-stelle.htmlSagra della porchetta e della Birra Roast Pork and Beer Fair June 8-10 and June 15-17, Buti (Pisa), Parco Danielli; food booths featuring roast pork and many other local specialties open at 8 p.m.; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pi/buti/sagra-della-porchetta-e-birra-artigianale.htmlLa Notte Nera The Dark Night June 9, 7 p.m. - midnight, San Miniato (Pisa); this event is dedicated to the local black truffle; food booths in Piazza del Popolo feature many local specialties and wines; street artists and jugglers; live music; Aerial Chandelier acrobats and all women street band Girlesque shows; face-painting, games and painting workshops for children; downtown stores will be open until midnight. http://www.eventiintoscana.it/evento/notte-nera-san-miniato-pisaSagra del Fiore di Zucca Fritto Fried Pumpkin Flower Festival June 9-10, La Serra, San Miniato (Pisa); food booths featuring many dishes prepared with pumpkin flowers and other local specialties open at 8 p.m.; live music every night. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/pi/san-miniato/sagra-del-fiore-di-zucca-fritto.htmlFesta del Pesce Fish Fair June 9-10 and June 15-17, Rosignano Marittimo (Livorno), Caletta di Castiglioncello, Lungomare Cristoforo Colombo; food booths feature a wide variety of seafood; live music and entertainment. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/li/rosignano-marittimo/festa-del-pesce.htmlFiera del Gusto e del Benessere Flavors and Wellbeing Fair Through June 10, 4 p.m.-midnight, Livorno, Piazza Mazzini; a great variety of local and national products; wellbeing and fitness stands; games and entertainment for children; at night, music, group dances and karaoke. http://www.sagretoscane.com/cerca?q=&category=&tag=&area=&city=8edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197ddate=138edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpage=18edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpost=1211La Festa Medicea Medicean Feast Through June 17, Pista Rossa Seano (Prato), Via Carlo Levi, 7 p.m.-midnight; live music starts nightly at 9:30 p.m.; medieval market; food booths, live music and shows start at 9:30 p.m.; free entrance. https://www.facebook.com/pg/LaFestaMedicea/events/Ferie delle Messi Medieval Harvest Festival June 15-17, San Gimignano (Siena); highlights of this festival include a historical parade; a tug-of-war race; blessing of the horses of the four town districts and horse race; birds of prey demonstrations and medieval market; free entrance. http://www.casatorremargherita.it/it/News/FERIE-DELLE-MESSI-2018-San-Gimignano/id:205/Pizza Festival June 13-17, 5 p.m.-midnight, Prato, Piazza Duomo; Neapolitan and Tuscan chefs display a great variety of pizzas cooked in wood-fired ovens; new this year, pizza with pistachios; pizza making workshops for children; entertainment and music start at 9 p.m. http://www.eventiintoscana.it/evento/prato-pizza-festival-piazza-duomo-prato-pratoLa Luminara The Illumination of Pisa June 16, from 3:30 p.m., Pisa. The Duomo, the Leaning Tower and every building around the Arno River will be decked with more than 70,000 candles. Flickering yellow flames will light up each doorway and window ledge, their reflections floating along the Arno so vibrantly it be�comes clear why this night is called La Luminara, Italian for the Illumination. Streets by the Arno will be closed to cars, allowing pedestrians to walk along the river, where vendors sell food, sweets and trinkets for kids; at 11 p.m. fireworks musical show. https://www.amexessentials.com/events/luminara-di-san-ranieri/Il Palio di San Ranieri San Ranieri's Palio Pisa celebrates its patron saint on June 17. To mark the event, from 9:30 p.m. the city's four historic districts compete against each other in a regatta on the River Arno. This tradition dates to medieval times, when similar competitions took place in Pisa to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption. Since 1718, the regatta has become part of the city's patron saints celebrations. https://www.toscanainside.com/events-in-tuscany/event/luminara-of-san-ranieri-and-its-traditional-historical-regatta/Sagra del Tortello Tortello Fair June 17-23, Donoratico (Castagneto Carducci, Livorno), Parco delle Sughere; tortello is a local specialty prepared with flour, water, salt and a variety of filling, from potatoes, nutmeg to meat ragù; food booths open at 7 p.m.; local crafts exhibit and sale; live music and dancing; bingo. http://www.sagretoscane.com/sagre/li/castagneto-carducci/sagra-del-tortello-donoratico.htmlLucca Summer Festival Lucca, Piazza Napoleone; June 23, Queens of the Stone Age; June 27, Caparezza; July 1, $fera €bbasta; July 7, Hollywood Vampires; July 8, Ringo Starr; July 11, Roger Waters; July 12, Gorillaz; July 14, Pezzali and Renga; July 17, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; July 18, Lenny Kravitz; July 20, James Taylor; July 22 Gianni Morandi; July 25, King Crimson; July 26, Norah Jones and Marcus Miller. http://summer-festival.com/ Aspettando la Battaglia di Cascina Waiting for Cascina's Battle July 6-8, 5:30 p.m.-midnight, in Cascina (Pisa); historical reenaction commemorating the 1364 Battle of Cascina; flag-throwers, historical parades; archery competition; medieval music, games and food. http://www.sagretoscane.com/cerca?q=&category=&tag=&area=&city=8edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197ddate=138edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpage=18edaaa0393abe66730a7deb1b0ed6c43e7e2bddfa87bef08421555d03c589fce60055a40f924df5bbdf37d263771f9ffd9861f8c1376847d8049d26344c1197dpost=1267Man Ray - Wonderful Visions Through Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., San Gimignano, Modern Art Gallery, Via Folgore da San Gimignano; 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. through Sept. 30; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Oct. 1-7. On display More than 100 photos by Man Ray, one of the most important photographers of the XX century. His photographic works encompass fashion, portraits, and technical experimentation. Entrance fee: €9, reduced €7 for children ages 6-17 and for senior citizens older than 65; free access for children younger than six. https://www.lanazione.it/siena/cosafare/man-ray-mostra-san-gimignano-1.3830843Antique marketsBolgheri (Livorno): June 10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., downtown squares and streets Firenze: June 10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Santo Spirito and Borgo Tegolaio (about 100 vendors) Forte dei Marmi (Lucca): June 9-10, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Dante Montepulciano (Siena): June 9-10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Grande Piombino (Livorno): June 9-10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Cappelletti, Corso Italia, via Fucini, Piazza Gramsci Pisa: June 9-10, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Piazza dei Cavalieri Pistoia: 2nd Sunday and previous Saturday (except July and August), 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Via Cavour and Via Bozzi Vicopisano (Pisa): June 9-10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza Domenico CavalcaConcerts Patti Smith - June 9 Venice; June 10 Rome The Script - June 10 Assago; June 11 Padova Gun 'N' Roses - June 15 Florence Iron Maiden - June 16 Florence; July 9 Milan; July 17 Trieste The Chemical Brothers - June 16 Bologna; June 19 Rome; June 20 Milan Ozzy Osbourne - June 17 Florence Marilyn Manson - June 19 Milan Liam Gallagher - June 21 Milan Shakira - June 21 Assago (Milan) Pearl Jam - June 22 Milan; June 24 Padova; June 26 Rome Sons of Apollo - June 24 Milan Steven Wilson - June 25 Verona Queen + Adam Lambert - June 25 Assago (Milan) LP - June 26 Rome; July 17 Padova The Dream Syndicate - June 27 Gardone Riviera (Brescia) Alice in Chains - June 28 Padova; July 10 Milan Billy Idol - June 28 Padova Santana - June 28 Milan; June 29 Padova Ziggy Marley - June 29 Legnano (Milan) Ben Howard - July 4 Gardone Riviera (Brescia) Steve Hackett - July 4 Rome; July 8 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 14 Pistoia Simple Minds - July 5 Marostica Anastacia -July 5 Pordenone; July 14 Genoa Jay-Z & Beyoncè - July 6 Milan; July 8 Rome Cigarettes After Sex - July 7 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 10 Rome Ringo Starr - July 8 Lucca; July 9 Marostica; July 11 Rome Ringo Starr- July 8 Lucca; July 9 Marostica; July 11 Rome Deep Purple - July 9 Verona James Blunt - July 10 Genoa; July 11 Padova; July 13 Pistoia; July 17 Rome Roger Waters - July 11 Lucca; July 17-18 Assago Joss Stone - July 15 Verona Lenny Kravitz - July 16 Verona; July 17-18 Lucca Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - July 17 Lucca Kasabian - July 17 Ferrara; July 18 Lignano Sabbiadoro (Udine); July 19 Genoa Pat Metheny - July 18 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 20 Rome James Taylor - July 20 Lucca; July 22 (Pompei, Naples); July 23 Terme di Caracalla (Rome) King Crimson - July 22-23 Rome; July 25 Lucca; July 27-28 Venice Scorpions - July 23 Verona Norah Jones -July 24 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 26 Lucca (with Marcus Miller) Marcus Miller -July 25 Gardone Riviera (Brescia) King Crimson - July 25 Lucca; July 27-28 Venice Sting - July 28 Rome; July 29 Verona; July 30 Naples Eminem - Sept. 7 Milan Europe - Oct. 2 Bologna U2 - Oct. 11-12; Oct. 15-16 Assago (Milan) David Garrett and his band - Oct. 17 Rome; Oct. 19 Florence; Oct. 20 Assago (Milan) The Musical Box - Oct. 28 Rome; Oct. 30 Florence; Oct. 31 Milan; Nov. 1 Padova Maneskin - Nov. 14 Florence; Nov. 15 Padova; Nov. 17-18 Bologna; Nov. 24 Milan Liam Gallagher - Nov. 15 Conegliano; Nov. 16 Rome Dire Straits Legacy - Nov. 20 Assago (Milan); Nov. 21 Padova; Nov. 23 Brescia; Nov. 24 Florence Elton John - May 29-30, 2019, VeronaITALIAN ARTISTS Lorenzo Live-June 9 and June 12 Padova Ennio Morricone - June 16-17 Rome Massimo Ranieri - June 23 Verona Gianni Morandi - July 12 Marostica Francesca Michielin - July 12 Pistoia; July 14 Forte di Marmi; Sept. 2 Treviso Francesco De Gregori - July 13 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 25 Florence; Aug. 14 Asiago Gianna Nannini - July 13 Mantova; July 16 Pistoia; Aug. 13 Follonica (Grosseto); Aug. 14 Forte dei Marmi (Lucca) Fabrizio Moro - July 16 Marostica Vinicio Capossela - July 21 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 28 Forte dei Marmi (Lucca); July 31 San Gimignano (Siena) Ermal Meta - July 28 Villafranca (Verona) Laura Pausini - Oct. 7 Florence; Oct. 9-10 Padova Claudio Baglioni - Oct. 16 Florence; Nov. 16-17 Padova; Nov. 20-21 Montichiari (Brescia) Luca Carboni - Oct. 18 Padova Mario Biondi - Dec. 13 Florence; Dec. 19 PadovaFIM Superbike World Championship - July 6-8 Misano Adriatico (Rimini) ACI CSAI Racing Weekend - July 14-15 and Oct. 27-28 Scarperia (Florence) Tickets are available in Vicenza at Media World, Palladio Shopping Center, or online at www.ticketone.it and www.geticket.itThe information on local host nation events is provided through the auspices of the USAG Italy Public Affairs Office (PAO). 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