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new whattodo iconKnow-it-all's WHAT TO DO in the area. LISA’S PICKS OF THE BEGINNING OF SUMMER. More events are listed on the website www.knowitall.ch under our CALENDARS. Please give credit to ©Know-it-all passport® for putting this info together if you forward it or use it in a newsletter of any kind. Thank you.
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** VILLAGE SUISSE
24 May through 8 September 2019
Saturday, 10 August: firework display
Geneva, Jardin Anglais
Instead of the 10-day annual Fête de Genève, you can enjoy this smaller version this year. The festival takes place at the foot of the giant ferris wheel that is situated in the Jardin Anglais and is highlighted on Saturday 10th August with a free firework display at 22h (45 minutes). Click here for more information.

** 14 JUILLET
13-14 July, 2018
All around France
The French National Day is the perfect excuse for all sorts of festivities, fetes, fun, and fireworks. Check your local town hall for events in your area. Everything will be shut on this day: banks, shops, and offices. Most towns will be holding their version that starts with a commemorative ceremony and speeches, parade, concert, fireworks, and dance. Of course there will be plenty to eat and drink on every corner! Click here for Annemasse and here for Annecy but remember to check out EVERY French town as they will all have celebrations.

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** MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL
28 June through 13 July 2019
Montreux, VD
sensational youths and breakthrough bands of the moment will punctuate the free stages of the Montreux Jazz Festival. More than 250 concerts, DJ sets, and workshops await festivalgoers at 8 venues, from noon to 5am. Click here for more information.

** RIVE JAZZY FREE OPEN AIR CONCERTS
4 July through 11 August 2019
Nyon, VD
15 free concerts will be held near the lake and will be the perfect way to wind down after a hard day of work (or shopping) with a cool drink. Click here for more information.

** PALEO
23-28 July 2019
Nyon, VD
Paléo Festival is one of Europe's most important musical events, taking place annually near Nyon and hosting more than 250 concerts for around 230,000 members of the public! Click here for more information.

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** Castles galore in the area awaiting your visit!
Being in Europe, we are spoiled by the amount of castles on every hilltop and town center. How lucky we can just have so many at our doorstep. Whether with guests or your own family, you will surely find a few on this small list that we have taken out of our latest ©Know-it-all passport®! Click here to read our article.

** Where are the best places to go swimming?
Swimming pools will keep you cool over the holidays if you remain in the area. Click here to read our article.

** Perfect picnic spots in the area
Bring your picnic basket and blanket and sprawl out on the lawn. Whether you are looking for a playground, wading pool, mini-zoo, or ice-cream, you will be sure to find just what you are looking for! Click here to read our article.

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SUMMER CAMPS
Our Children's Activities Calendar has lots of suggestions. From sports to crafts, games to coding, you will surely find one that suits your child's interest and age. Click here for link.

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