So, let’s start with some free curry! Tomorrow evening at Bindi’s in Santa Catalina in Palma from 7pm they will be serving complimentary Indian street food, playing good music and welcoming everyone. It sounds like a great chance to get to meet some new people.
On Thursday 9th from 5 to 7pm you can hang out and enjoy music and drinks at the Estudio 3 Christmas preview in Portals Nous village.
On Friday the 10th there will be a soul, funk, rock and blues night featuring the saxophonist Norbert Fimpel at Finca Can Corem in Campos. The night starts at 9pm and entrance is 12 euros. Finca Can Corem is also the venue for a flea market on this coming Sunday, November 12th from 10am. And the following Friday, November 17th there will be a disco night.
Pray for clear skies this Saturday morning as it is the EL FENÓMENO at 8am in Palma Cathedral. The sun shines through the 12m eastern window and lights up the back western wall above the western round window, to form a perfect 8. It only happens twice a year.
This weekend coming there will be a big Wedding Fair at Finca Son Termes in Bunyola. It runs daily from about midday to 9pm. There will be exhibitors for everything bridal on Mallorca so if you’re thinking of getting hitched or you work in the industry it is a must see. There will be a fashion show on the Saturday evening featuring many of the dress shops in Mallorca.
Next week is TaPalma which is a fun food event in Mallorca. You can try out tapas and cocktails on various routes around the city from November 15 to 19 . on Monday, November 13, two days before the start of the tapas and cocktails route, the 2017 TaPalma Contest will take place at the Escola d’Hoteleria de les Illes Balears. A professional fair aimed at professionals in the sector and the general public will be held in the same venue. You can get more info on my website.
If you want to support a local artist then please go along and see “Tramuntana Lines” by Lesley Woodward which is at the Aina Pastor Art gallery on Costa de Santa Creu in Palma. The exhibition is on until November 18th.
Thursday 16th Mallorca has its biggest fair of the year. Dijous Bo in Inca. It is enormous and features a great range of different agricultural supplies, animals, crafts, foods, and much more. You can get the train to Inca for the day which might be better than trying to park.
Every Saturday there is a car boot fair at the Jolly Roger in Alcudia
The first of the Christmas Fairs will be at the Anglican Church in Palma on November 18th from 10.30am to 1.30pm. There will be plenty of gift options to purchase, like handmade items, candles, and jewellery. This may also be your first mince pie of the season. There will also be games and a raffle to take part in. Christmas songs will be performed by the British International College choir and Father Christmas will be there as well!
18th of November A ma Maison Restaurant in Santa Catalina will be celebrating their 6 year anniversary. Tickets are on sell at the restaurant. Price is 45 euros include drinks food and entertainment. Places are limited.
This is also the weekend for the Caimari Olive Fair which runs over Saturday and Sunday. It’s in Caimari which is one of Mallorca’s prettiest villages. There will be displays of olive oil making, local products, a wide range of market stalls, folk performances, pony rides and loads of things for children.
On Sunday the 19th there is the Honey fair in Llubi, and the following weekend on Sunday November 26th there is the Mushroom fair at Mancor de la Vall.
On Wednesday 22nd November I am organising a friend making networking event in Palma, go and join the Mallorca Matters Meet Up Facebook group for more information.
On the evening of Wednesday 22nd November at the Boathouse from 7.30pm there will be a fundraising pub quiz for the Palma Dogs group organised by Caroline Stapley.
And finally, at Thursday 23rd the Christmas lights go on in Palma. Get to the Borne about 5.30pm for the warm up fun with circus performers.