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Chartres Calendar - October Events 2011

October Events in Chartres includes various of fair like Artisans Fair, Wedding Fair, Wine and Food Fair and many others.

You still also be able to visit some continuing stained glass exhibition in International Stained Glass Center.

If you were here this month, here are my best picks for October Events in Chartres.

Le Dragon - Exhibition for Kids

When: until October 9
Musée des Beaux Arts
29, Cloître Notre-Dame
Call: +33(0)27 37 90 45 80
everyday from 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 6pm (close on Sunday morning and Tuesday)

This legend mysterious animal always brings curiosity to us specially to the kids - what the dragon looks like, do it has wings, the dragon flame...

This exhibition lets us discover different dragons in several continents - Japan, China, Europe.

An interesting events for kids, also for the adults as our childhood memories.

Theatre du Seuil Opening Day Concert

When: October 1 from 8.30pm
Where: Theatre du Seuil, Rue Saint Julien
Cost: free

First October concert party at Theatre du Seuil presents all kinds of music that will keep you moving!

Reggae, ska, jazz, funk, Latin... You'll enjoy and it's free!

October Events 2011
at Centre International du Vitrail Exhibitions

Stained Glass Exhibition of Kim en Joong

Kim En Joong Exhibition - Chartres
When: January 1 to December 31
Cost: 4€

Presents stained glasses creations of Kim en Joong, an international artist from Korea.

This time exhibitions theme is Entre Ciel et Terre - Between Heaven and Earth.

Les Vitraux de La Renaissance à Chartres

Vitraux de La Renaissance - Chartres
When: January 1 to December 31
Cost: 4€

Discover the stained glass art collections and history during Renaissance (15th - 16th century) in Chartres.

October Events 2011 at Chartres Media Library

150 years Celebration of Chartres Theater

Chartres Theatre
When: September 6 to December 31
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am - 7pm
Thursday from 2pm - 7pm
Saturday from 10am - 6pm

All things to know about the life of Chartres Theater in the past and present - the manuscripts, photos of the artists and more.

The Medicinal Chemistry - Herbs and Health Exhibition

When: September 6 to October 29

Celebrating the International Year of Chemistry and Science Festival - understand how the nature could be the main source of our health and the needs to its preservation.

Artisans Fair - Les Artisanales des Chartres

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When: October 7 - 10
Monday from 10am - 6pm, Friday from noon - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 8pm
Chartrexpo, Rue Jean Mermoz
Call: +33(0)237 28 29 37
Artisanales de Chartres - call: +33(0)237 91 57 00
7€ - free for under 16 and the disabled persons

The annual Artisans Fair that attract almost 70,000 visitors each year. Almost 500 artisans from more shares their passions and knowledge with you during 4 days.

Discover the richness and diversities of French handcrafts and the how-to things.

Walking the labyrinth

Walking the labyrinth at Chartres cathedral
When: every Friday
Where: Chartres Cathedral

The labyrinth is free from chairs and accessible every Friday on October.

At this time, visitors would have the possibility to walk the labyrinth which could take 261 meters length.

Wedding Fair

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When: October 16, from 9.30am - 7pm
Chartrexpo, Rue Jean Mermoz
Call: +33(0)237 28 29 37
Cost: 5€ - free for under 12 years old

L'association Mariage de A à Z organize this event to give you millions of wedding ideas. You could meet more than 55 professionals of wedding fashion and beauty, wedding decorations and wedding ceremony as well as reception and wedding photography.

Three wedding parades will take place at 11.15am, 15.15pm and 17.15pm. The presence of Miss France 2010 could also draw visitors to this event.

Also features a musical performance from Gospel For You and dance show from Massaro Dance School.

Wine and Food Fair

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October 22, 23 from 10am - 7pm
October 24 from 10am - 6pm
Chartrexpo, Rue Jean Mermoz
Call: +33(0)237 28 29 37
Cost: 5€, free for under 16 years old

The Wine and Food fair gives you a chance to discover and savor wine of French vineyards as well as French specialty foods.

Restaurant and bar will be set on site.

Please note... it might be important to confirm the date and location of October events 2011 as these schedule may not reflect changes or cancellation.

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