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Feira do Folar 2013

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, In : festivals and fairs 
                                    
                                   

São Marcos da Serra would like to welcome you to the XVth edition of the Feira do Folar (Easter Cake Fair) between 29 and 31 March 2013.

The event is sponsored by the city of Silves (CMS), with support from the local Parish Council, the Serrano Football Club and the Association of Humanitarian S. Marcos da Serra.

Traditional folklore will be presented by approximately two dozen exhibitors with the region's traditional produ...

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25 April - Feast Day of Saint Mark

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Friday, April 20, 2012, In : festivals and fairs 
                                       

 
Saint Mark, also known as John Mark, is not only the patron Saint of São Marcos da Serra, but also of the town of Venice in Italy. Also he is the patron of notaries, writers, secretaries and glaziers. Christians call upon him for good weather and a good harvest. Also he helps against lightning and hail and with sudden death.

He was one of the 4 evangelists and wrote the oldest gospel of the bible. He was one of the 70 disciples and later founded the chu...
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Feira do Folar 2012

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, In : festivals and fairs 
                                   

The 14th edition of the traditional Easter Fair of São Marcos da Serra will be held again during the Easter weekend, 6, 7 and 8 April 2012.
 
The church square and the surrounding area will be the setting for this yearly event. Lots of traditional products and handicraft can be bought here and there will be live entertainment with music and folklore dance.  Come and taste, smell, watch and listen to everything that will be going on in this lovely village of t...

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Market day in São Marcos da Serra - 15 September

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 


September 15 - Market day in São Marcos da Serra, near the cemetery.

Do your shopping, watch the people and enjoy the summer wiht some grilled chicken and wine or beer.
 
 

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Feira do São Pedro - São Marcos da Serra - 28 June

Posted by Marianne on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 


There is a large market down at the cemetery on the 28th of June, the day of São Pedro.

Do your shopping and eat some grilled chicken while you enjoy the atmosphere.                                                             
 

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Medieval Fair in Silves - 19 - 15 August 2011

Posted by Marianne on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 


It is a great experience to see how the historical centre of this ancient little town is transformed into medieval times. Everything is in style, including the clothes the stall holders wear and you really can imagine how life must have been a couple of hundred years ago.  There are many performances to see, there is no entrance fee, the food is great and there are many nice things to buy.  You can even participate yourself by renting (for a symbolic price) a costume and walk around dressed u...

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Feira de Turismo Concelho Silves - 22 and 23 June 2011

Posted by Marianne on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 

Come and experience the flavours of the Algarve, its cuisine, its culture, its crafts, the music and more....
 
The Primary School Dr. António da Costa Contreiras in Armação de Pera, will host the Fair of Tourism of the Municipality of Silves on 22 and 23 June. 

According to organizers, "it is intended that the show is a vehicle for the dissemination of activities, whether economic, cultural or artisan, in the municipality of Silves. All parish councils, cultural groups and artisans are parti...

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Feira Saberes & Sabores da Serra - 28 and 29 May

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 


 
The neighbouring village of Santana da Serra is hosting the 10th edition of the Feira de Saberes & Sabores da Serra on 28 and 29 May.

This "Fair of Knowledge and Tastes" is essentially an exhibition of regional products of animal origin (predominance of black pork - porco preta) and sweets. In addition there is a cultural component such as traditional music of the Alentejo mixed with other forms of artistic expression such as this year's demonstration of ballroom dancing and entertainment pre...

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Feira do Folar

Posted by Marianne on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 


During the Easter weekend, 22 to 24 April 2011, the 13th Feira do Folar (Easter Cake Fair) will be held in the centre of São Marcos da Serra.  The streets will be filled with the smell of Easter cakes, chouriço, herbs, sweets and a whole lot of other regional specialties like medronho and honey.
Furthermore there will be traditional handicraft, live music and folklore dance. Also there will be an exposition about the production of bread.

The Fair will be open every day between 11.00 and 22.00...

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XVIII Feira dos Enchidos Tradicionais

Posted by Marianne on Friday, February 25, 2011, In : festivals and fairs 
Visit the 18th Monchique Traditional Sausage Festival.
This is one of the most important events in the south of the country with over 50 exhibitors.
The aims are to familiarize people with the pork products made locally in the uplands of the serra, using the meat of the Iberian pig and traditional methods from the region, and to provide a focal point for promoting and appreciating other produce from the serra such as the traditional medronho, the region´s typical homemade confectionery, honey,...
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