This Friday there’s an ecological wine tasting event happening in Palma at Casal Solleric, from 8.30pm. Wineries represented include Can Majoral, Es Verger, Galmes i Ribot, Son Sureda Ric, Jaume Puntiro and Torres. The event is a fundraiser organised by GOB (Grup Balear d'Ornitologia I Defensa de la Naturalesa) in aid of the restoration of Sa Trapa, damaged in last year’s huge forest fire.
And a reminder that it’s the TUI Marathon next Sunday morning (19th) in Palma, so expect some traffic restrictions in the city that day.
EporE – Europeos por España – has organised an interesting talk, in English, for this Wednesday, October 15th. The speaker is Sr. Antonio Deudero, director general of the Regional Government for Mallorca’s ports and airports. Entry is free and the talk starts at 6.30pm at Botel Alcudiamar, in the port of Alcudia.
The not-for-profit cultural centre Sa Taronja, in Andratx, has a classical chamber music concert this coming Saturday, October 18th, in its theatre. The trio Serenata Berlin will be performing their last concert of the year in Sa Taronja’s chamber music series. Tickets for the concert are 20 euros (students and unemployed people on the ‘paro’ get in free), with discounts for members, groups and pensioners. Reserve your ticket by phoning 971 235 268. The concert starts at 9pm.
Next weekend, the 18th and 19th October, is the 8th Autumn Fair in the village of Consell. At noon on the Saturday there’s a medieval show, with horses and falcons. On Sunday from 10am the autumn fair and wine fair are open in the Plaza Mayor.
Inca is holding its second artisan beer fair next Sunday, October 19th. Try some of the growing number of Mallorcan craft beers at this one-day fair in Plaza d’Espanya.
If you love golf, here’s a date to put in your diary: Saturday, November 22nd is the date of the annual Open Charity Golf Tournament organized by the Costa de Calvia Lions Club of Mallorca. More details to come soon . . .
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Support Group has organized a Dine and Dance event later this month. The group supports cancer patients and their families in the Balearics. Dine and Dance is happening in the superb setting of CCA Andratx on Friday, October 24th at 7.30pm. The evening includes drinks reception, 3-course dinner with wine, dancing to live music and a DJ, auction and raffle. Dress code is a touch of pink! Tickets are 50 euros and available by phoning 647 613 570.