Uzès & Provence Happenings February 2019

February4, 2019
by Cook'n With Class
Events in Provence

Events in Nimes

Nîmes Urban Trail

Explore the historical sites of Roman Nîmes like you have never seen it before. The 4th edition of the NUT, will kick on in the Roman Arena on February 17. Last year’s race welcomed people from 23 different countries and 65 departments across France. There will be 4 courses to satisfy each an every adrenaline junkie, 30km, 21km, 14km, & 7km please a hike of 14km.

For more information, and to register: Find out more

Events in Uzes

Truffle tour and tasting in Uzès

The truffle season in Uzès continues through mid-March. On February 2nd and 27th at 2:30 pm, come and learn about Truffle this mysterious mushroom during a 1 hour walk hosted by the tourist office. A minimum of 4 people is needed to hold the tour and the price is between 8 and 10.50 euros.   Place albert 1er, Uzès

Reserve online: Find out more or by phone: 04 66 22 68 88.


An ambitious project has begun in Uzès to bring about a new cultural center to the Pays d’Uzes/Pays du Pont du Gard. While the main structure is still under construction, the commune has already put together a program for 2019 full of artistic exploration in and around Uzes. The Ombrière will be a place for after-work gatherings, artistic brunches, and social exchange between the residents of our commune.

Cheesecake Cie – le Dompteur de Sonimaux
A 50 minute sight for your ears! Tony Gratofsky lives in a world of sound, somewhere between the circus and the stage. Watch him tame “savage beasts” like the Chwal, the Wraou, and the Miaou. Entertainment for the whole family (appropriate for children age 5 and up). – Feb 27 Salle des fêtes in Blauzac 3 PM FREE

En votre Cie – Cap’taine Bambou
Live puppet theatre in French. This is the story of a ship at sea inspired by the adventures of Sinbad the sailor, the voyage of Ulysses, Hansel & Gretel . . . Cap’taine Bambou, our tireless hero, on a quest for fortune, encounters a violent storm. Shipwrecked on an unknown island, he is trapped by a cannibalistic monster . . . – Feb 28th Salle des fêtes de Garrigues 3 PM 45 mins long FREE

Haras National – Young Horse Jumping Event

A creation of Napoleon the Haras was once a place for training his military horses. Now the remaining Haras in France of which our Haras in Uzès is one, people come from near and far to have their horses trained for work and play. Come and observe the warm up session scheduled on Feb 18-19 and February 24-25 to kick off the season of races to begin in March. Free parking – Mas des Tailles. On all day.

For information: 06 86 28 44 73

Sauce Making Class in Uzès

Learn about the French mother sauces in our newest French cooking class in Uzès. This 4-hour class will take you through stock and sauce making and will include a tasting at the end of class with a glass of wine. First class this February 16th.

link to more info: Find out more

Dough Making Class in Uzès

Learn the different pastry doughs, how to make them and apply them to different recipes. Pâte feuilleté (puff pastry), pâte sablé, pâte sucrée, and also a basic bread dough. Ligh lunch included with a glass of wine. First class February 16.

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Events in Avignon

Les Hivernales 2019 – Avignon

As part of Les Hivernales 2019 – Avignon brings a contemporary dance performance from the Nach Van Van Dance Company. An autoportrait bringing light and obscurity to the stage. Nach interprets through the movement of her body, violence, excess, desire, and fear. Price is 15€/person. Location: Les Hivernales – CDCN d’Avignon – 18 rue Guillaume Puy – Avignon. 40 minute show. Must arrive 30 minutes before. For more information (in French). February 9th 4PM.

To purchase tickets: Find out more

Inspire Yoga

Yoga amongst the artworks of the Musée d’art Contemporian in Avignon brought to you by Inspire Yoga Avignon

One Sunday a month, you are invited to a yoga session in an artistic setting. You will need to show up about 15-20 minutes before the session which start at 10 am. Dates for 2019 are as follows:

February 3 – 10-11am Breathing and meditation. All levels. Adults only
March 3 – 10-11 am Yoga parent/child (4 years and up)
April 7 10-11 am Pilates, all levels (adults)
May 5th 10-11 am yoga parent/child ( 4 years and up)
June 9 10-11 am Yoga parent/child ( 4 years and up)
July 14 10-11 am all levels (adult)

Collection Lambert – 5 rue Violette Avignon
Price: 20€ includes entry to the museum
For More info: Click here

Other sessions from Inspire Yoga

At Musée Calvet. 65 rue Jospeh Vernet, Avignon
Saturday February 16 at 10am Yoga parent/child ( 4 years and up)
For other dates, visit their site.


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Roulons à vélo

Monthly nocturnal cycling tour through Avignon. Join the families and friends taking to their bikes on the 1st Friday of every month for a promenade à vélo of about 10 kilometres. Rendez-vous à 6:30 pm on the Place de l’Horloge with your bicycle, of course. FREE

Book a French cooking class in Uzès

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