September: Events In & Out of the Town.
Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona - 0575 630158 - www.cortonantiquaria.it
Until Sunday 9 56th edition of the fair dedicated to the Italian antique market. In the historic rooms of Palazzo Vagnotti 30 antique dealers from all over Italy show off their works such as paintings, ancient silver, French Empire furniture, ancient jewels. Outline a lot of worldly events, tastings and conversations of the author.
Piazza Pertini, Girone (FI) - 055 6593969 - from 7.30pm - free parking
From Saturday 1 to Sunday 23 festival dedicated to the most famous hypogean mushroom in the world: appetizers, starters, main courses and pizzas made with truffles. Now in its 34th edition it is a classic appointment of the month.
September in Chianti
Chianti Classico Expo
Greve in Chianti - 055 8545271 - Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat and Sun 11am-8pm - www.chianticlassico.com
From Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 The 48th edition of the feast dedicated to the Black Rooster, over 60 producers from the 9 municipalities of the territory with the Chianti classico trademark offer tastings and direct sales.
Vino al Vino
Panzano in Chianti - Thu 4pm-8pm, Fri 12pm-8pm, Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11-7.30pm - Fb Vino-al-Vino
From Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 Classic September event to discover the wines of the Panzano producers, Saturday and Sunday jazz concerts.
Radda in Chianti - www.granfondogallonero.it
Sunday 30 cycling race through the vineyards and hills of the Chianti Classico, two 135km and 83km routes, to see or to go.
From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 at Barberino Val d'Elsa, X edition of the medieval festival: the village is filled with jesters, messeri, musicians and historical parades as well as food stands and vintage games.
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 at Barberino Val d'Elsa party dedicated to the tuber protagonist of the Italian autumn with tasting and buying counters.
Pontassieve (FI) - free entry - www.cookstock.it
From Friday 7 to Sunday 9 the 5th edition of the enogastronomic review that combines traditional tastings with wine tastings. Street food and artisans of taste fill the square. Show cooking by great chefs presented by the critic of Gambero Rosso and artistic director of the Leonardo Romanelli event. Also guided tours to the Ruffino cellars.
Belle Epoque Market
Piazza SS. Annunziata - 10am - 11pm - free entry - facebook.com/villaggiobelleepoque
From Thursday 13 to Sunday 23 Art Nouveau pastel-colored wooden houses fill the square with French gastronomic specialties. Croissants, baguettes, biscuits, over 80 types of cheese and artisan products from Provence such as soaps, lavender, tablecloths and objects.
Stazione Leopolda - viale Fratelli Rosselli 5 - from 10am to 6pm - entry on registration www.pittimmagine.com
From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 the best international artistic perfumery arrives at the Stazione Leopolda thanks to the XVI edition of the Pitti kermesse dedicated to the world of perfumes, over 220 maisons and qualified brands.
The Night of the Researchers
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Piazzale Vittorio Gui 1 - at 5pm - www.unifi.it/bright
Friday 28 The European night of university researchers in Florence. Miniconferences, museums related to the University free. Final show at 21 with music by Vivaldi to Rota, free entry by reservation.
Tennis in Pink
Piazza del Carmine - at 4pm
Saturday 15 is the amateur sports association Tennis In Rosa Onlus that helps women who have had breast cancer when they start this sport. The program includes tennis for children, disabled people and exchanges between professional tennis players. Present foodtrucks.
Open Book Florence
Fortezza da Basso - 055 584378 - 7 euro, 3 day pass 20 euro - 10am - 2am - www.firenzelibroaperto2018.it
From Friday 28 to Sunday 30 exhibition of small, medium and large Italian publishing market, with over 800 meetings and 3000 national and international guests. This year's theme is "Ponti". Preview gala concert Wednesday 26 Stefano Bollani.
Fashion in Flair
Villa Bottini - via Elisa 9, Lucca - Fri 3pm-7.30pm, Sat and Sun 10am-7.30pm - free entry - www.fashioninflair.com
From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 VII edition of the elegant market exhibition dedicated to Made in Italy craftsmanship. In the splendid spaces of Villa Bottini, the artisans show clothes, fashion accessories, jewels, furnishing items, linens. There is no shortage of bakery products, pastries and preparations in the street food version.
Piazzale Michelangelo - 12pm-8pm - 10 euro, kids 6 euro - www.gelatofestival.it
From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 staged the competition among the 16 winners of the tour since 2011, with tastings, workshops and tastings, with the ticket you can taste all the ice creams in the race as well as being able to participate in the village activities.
Obihall - via Fabrizio De André - Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm - Garden area free, indoor area 4 euro - www.sagradelseitan.it
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 historic vegan appointment between meetings, exhibitions, conferences, entertainment and activities for children in addition to the tasty totally vegan recipes.
Middle Age in Prato
Castello dell’Imperatore di Prato - 0574 38207 - at 11am - 5 euro
Sunday 23 At the Court of Federico II: big party with performances, tournaments, workshops for adults and children to discover the customs and traditions of the past. Historical re-enactment of the archery tournament.
Corri la Vita
Piazzale delle Cascine - at 9am-6pm - inscriptions Sat 1, minimun bid 10 euro on www.corrilavita.it/donazioni
Sunday 30 XVI edition of the most famous charity race in Italy. The race sponsored by Salvatore Ferragamo who signs the iconic t-shirts is supported by prominent testimonials from the entertainment world. Two routes: 11km and 6km both pass from the most famous places in the city.
Tuscany of Etruschi
Until Tuesday 25 a rich program coordinated by the Regional Council of Tuscany aimed at celebrating the civilization, culture and Etruscan heritage of Tuscany. Exhibitions, conferences, book presentations, shows, guided tours and parties in the places of the ancient Etruscans. Sat 15 at Comeana, an Etruscan festival with reconstruction of the village facing the mound of Montefortini.