VYou may have waited all week for this little break, once the weekend arrives – like everyone – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend.
Take your little darlings to have fun at Kidexpo
During All Saints holidays, for families staying in Paris, Kidexpo is the outing not to be missed! For 4 days, the event opens its doors to make you live unforgettable experiences. Meetings, activities, shows... Come take part in the many activities and share privileged moments with your family. Kidexpo is the perfect place to learn, discover, have fun and marvel… In short, what happiness to share with the family.
Treat yourself to the Salon du Chocolat
Notice to gourmets, fans of chocolate and other pastry aficionados, the event not to be missed this weekend is none other than the Chocolate lounge ! The world's largest event dedicated to cocoa returns this October 28 to November 1, 2022 at the Porte de Versailles. On the program: spectacular parade, live demonstrations, fun activities and prestigious competitions... There is no doubt that this 26th edition looks memorable!
(Re)discover the work of Rosa Bonheur at the Musée d'Orsay
On the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Rosa Happiness in Bordeaux, the Musée des Beaux-Arts in his hometown and the Musée d'Orsay are organizing a nice retrospective of his work. Major event nationally and internationally, this exhibition honors a extraordinary artist, innovative et inspirational. This artist known as an icon of the emancipation of women placed the living world at the heart of her work and her existence. She committed herself to the recognition of animals in their singularity and sought through her work to express their vitality and their “soul”. Through her great technical mastery, she knew how to restore both animal anatomy and psychology.
This exhibition allows the public to (re)discover the power and richness of his work. On the program: a selection of almost 200 works. Paintings, graphic arts, sculptures and other photographs from the most prestigious public and private collections in Europe and the United States...
Dinner at Bel Canto
Not far from Notre-Dame de Paris, hides an unusual address that mixes high gastronomy et lyrical singing : Bel Canto. Thus, in a decor made of red velvet and noble woods, an incredibly bewitching.
While taking full eyes (and ears) you can enjoy dishes generous and refined: foie gras, fish tartare, rack of lamb… The atmosphere is warm and this fine restaurant will delight gourmets and music lovers alike.
Brunch (and shop) at Villa Gypsy
Inaugurated in October 2021, the 4th address of Villa Gypsy in the heart of the district Batignolles just celebrated its first birthday. After Honfleur and Trouville-sur-Mer, it is at 126 rue Legendre that this amazing concept store put down his suitcases. Instead of the old Batignolles hammam, this magnificent space of 250 m2 allie decoration shop, coffee shop and place of reception and event.
Passionate about travel and marked by their origins, Nathalie and her daughter Celine created places
that look like them, by offering a craft selection coming from all over the world,
exclusive collaborations (SWAC, Kodama tea…) as well as their own
creations by Villa Gypsy bringing together leather goods, home fragrances, furnishings, candles and other small decorative items...
Over time, La Villa Gypsy has become a true invitation to travel and discovery. A place of sharing, life and exchanges. The encounter between a coffee shop and a concept store, offering a central place toCrafts of the World and Norman terroir, their homeland.
On the food side, you can enjoy a delicious mainly vegetarian cuisine our multiple inspirations. The menu changes regularly and we recommend their brunch, served on weekends.
The Gypsy Villa, 126 Rue Legendre, 75017 Paris.
Hunt for nuggets at the 2022 Autumn Fair
From October 21 to 30, the Autumn Fair 2022 (ex-Hors-Série Maison by Foire de Paris) will be back. A new edition with an ever richer program! This year again, the event will welcome many exhibitors, festive events, tastings of delicious regional products... Not to mention the exceptional presence of the Lépine Ephemeral Paris 2022 competition.
You will find great deals as well as inspiration for your home projects. Whether you are looking for a new kitchen, your future sofa or a trendy decorative object to spruce up your interior... You will be in the right place!
For this edition, nearly 300 brands will be present on the Home, Gastronomy and Shopping divisions. Among them : Villeroy & Boch, Vitra, Geberit, The French Sommier, Stressless, Daikin, Clairazur, Meubles Lagrange… Discover the complete list of exhibitors just here. It goes without saying that the Foire d'Automne promotes made in France exhibitors in all sectors.
Treat yourself to a shot of culture at the International Cultural Heritage Fair
Du October 27 & 30, 2022, Ateliers d'Art de France gives you an appointment for the International Cultural Heritage Fair at the Carrousel du Louvre. This 27th edition will be placed under the sign of " Sustainable development, Heritage DNA ". A theme at the heart of the concerns of all heritage stakeholders.
An essential platform for exchanges and meetings for the sector, the Fair will bring together all the players in the heritage professions: professionals in the restoration, safeguarding and enhancement of built or intangible heritage.
In total, nearly 330 exhibitors, conferences and demonstrations will allow you to benefit from expert advice and opinions on this theme.