At the fair of St. Luke to be held in Impruneta (Florence) 10 to 18 October 2015, Pastry Leonardo will remain open, even on Sundays all day, waiting for you with all kinds of goodies, chocolate creams, pastry, mignon and afternoon fabulous donuts with cream and hot donuts.
The Fiera di San Luca in Impruneta is one of the oldest cattle fairs, which is celebrated the week in which falls the feast of St. Luke (October 18), the patron saint of the country. The origins of the fair date back over a thousand years ago, during the Middle Ages when the shepherds who crossed the Apennines to reach the Maremma stopped to Impruneta to treat the heads of cattle, for others the exhibition originated by pilgrims from Florence They reached the sanctuary and then drew the hawkers in this area. Fair St. Luke in the years she has changed a lot, in addition to the traditional trading of horses and cattle, today there is a wide variety of modern agricultural machinery, an amusement park for children and sporting and cultural events.
We also publish the program of events organized this year:
Saturday, October 10, 2015 8:00 am Piazza Buondelmonti – weekly market 16.00 Furnace Agresti, via delle Fornaci – opening of the exhibition “Montebuoni, the Buondelmonti and the Church of Impruneta” 16.00 Piazza Accursio da Bagnolo – opening Luna Park.
Sunday, October 11, 2015 9:00 am Old Town – opening stands and market arts and crafts, antiques and property 10.00 lodges Pilgrim – OPENING EXHIBITION the presence of Mayor Alessio Calamandrei 10.00 Viale Vittorio Veneto – opening of the exhibition “Tapum Tapum Tapuuum, 19151918 History of war suffered “by SMS Choral Impruneta. 15.00 input via Cavalry – guided tour of the gallery filter aqueduct imprunetino * 16.00 City Council Hall – presentation of the book “Mario Gasparri. The ‘Nina told the Impruneta “, edited by Constance Masini and Franco Gasparri.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:00 am Viale Vittorio Veneto in stall – market of arts and crafts, property and antiques 8.00 sports – amateur race of decoy birds (song thrush, redwing blackbirds and) in collaboration with ARCI Hunting and Federcaccia Impruneta.
8.00 square Bandinelli (sports area) – FAIR OF SAN LUCA
market of decoy birds
agricultural and commercial
review agricultural machinery
exhibition of pigeons flyers led by Sylvester Peaks Section of the Club of Florence Italian Colombi
fun for children with the donkeys of Ranch Margherita Cavriglia
13.00 square Bandinelli – LUNCH EXHIBITION in collaboration with ASD Athletic Football Impruneta (booking on site or telephone: 329 1278829-335 7941307) 15.00 input via Cavalry – guided tour of the gallery filter aqueduct imprunetino 18.30 Piazza Buondelmonti – concert of percussion Bandao: samba, African and Brazilian rhythms in the historic center of Impruneta.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 21.30 from Piazza Accursio da Bagnolo Piazza Buondelmonti – running race in the barrels between the districts Fornaci, Pallò, Sant’Antonio and Sante Marie.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:00 am via Paolieri, square Lottini – Market stalls and arts and crafts, antiques and property ‘15.00 Old Town – the BUTTERI the streets of the country, horse show by the Knights of Monteriggioni with the final exhibition square Attilio Bandinelli 19.00 – waiting for FOCHI: musical entertainment 22:30 Buondelmonti Square – GREAT FIREWORKS (in case of rain the show will be postponed to Sunday).
Friday, October 16, 2015 21.30 Piazza Buondelmonti – tug of war, male and female contest of strength between the districts Fornaci, Pallò, Sant’Antonio and Sante Marie.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:00 am via Paolieri, square Lottini – “way Paolieri in stall”, market of voluntary associations of the territory 15.00 input via Cavalry – guided tour of the gallery filter aqueduct imprunetino * 16.00 Villa Corsini at Mezzomonte – laboratory “Art and Italian garden”, international exchange of contemporary art between artists and Impruneta Prachatice in the Czech Republic 16.00 from the historic center to the field sortivo – Parade of listed BALL Pillotta 17.00 sports ground – game BALL Pillotta 17:00 Council Chamber – the final of the National Poetry Prize “Mario Gori”.
Sunday, October 18, 2015 9:00 am via Paolieri, square Lottini Market stalls and arts and crafts, antiques and property 9.30 (from? I have the phone of Luciano Di Vibona which organizes the marathon but the cell. Nos reached 3,314,050,109 ) – RUN THE FAIR 2015 Marathon of San Luca Fair organized by ASD Impruneta Running 15:00 input via Cavalry – guided tour of the gallery filter aqueduct imprunetino *.
Quadrangular Memorial Ivano Torrini, among the four districts of the country.
For the duration of the fair:
Piazza Buondelmonti and in the historical market with food, sweets, clothing and sundries.
Loggia del Pellegrino: THE SHOP OF THROAT, sale and tasting of local products and COOKING SHOW.
In Barazzina will present food stands organized by the Fiera di San Luca and Association Pro Loco.
At the headquarters of the SMS Choral Impruneta Viale Vittorio Veneto you can visit the exhibition: “Tapum Tapum Tapum, 19151918 History of war suffered” (opening hours: weekdays from 15.00 to 19.30 – Saturdays and holidays 9,00 13,00 15,00 and 19,30).
At the Gallery in Via della Croce 41 IAC 42 ° Show traditional San Luca, collection of paintings, photography and sculpture. Opening hours every day 16,00 19,00.
Piazza Accursio da Bagnolo funfair with attractions for young and old.
Car parking at the Sports Hall and Sports Centre Parish in Via Luca della Robbia (run by the Baseball and Barazzina Impruneta).