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new whattodo iconKnow-it-all's WHAT TO DO in the area. LISA’S PICKS OF THE WEEK (16-22 September 2019). 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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JEUNE FEDERAL
Monday, 16 September 2019
Shops, businesses, and schools are closed on this day in the cantons of VAUD and NEUCHATEL. Geneva canton, and the rest of Switzerland, remain open as usual.

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CHATEAU LE ROSEY: WE ARE 1ER GRAND CRU!
21-22 September 2019
10h-18h
Bursins, VD
The Fédération Vaudoise des Vignerons has awarded the Château Le Rosey with the Premier Grand Cru prestigious merit for its Garanoir 2018 wine. To celebrate, the domaine will be hosting an open house with food served at noon. Click here for more information.

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RASSEMBLEMENT DE VEHICULES D'ARCHAMPS
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Archamps, France
This Archamps Car Rally takes place in the heart of the village at the foot of the Salève. This day will be convivial, festive, and will be an opportunity to come and admire some very beautiful cars. Click here for more information.

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Our free “Know-it-all's WHAT TO DO in the area” is kindly sponsored this week by: Collège du Léman, Versoix, Geneva - International Education for children age 2-18

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D E S A L P E S
From the Jura to the Alps in the Lac Léman area you can visit one of the “désalpe” festivals where you can watch the parade of cows descending from mountain pastures. There is always plenty to do, see, and eat! We will be reminding you of each one as they come up in the next few weeks.

** JAUN, Fribroug
16 September 2019
The sheep are led through the town full of cheering onlookers. The festival boasts foods, stands, and entertainment. The day ends with a traditional dance. Click here for more information.

** LES CHARBONNIERES, VD
Saturday, 21 September 2019
From 9h30
The Vacherin Mont-d’Or AOP cheese will be ready and waiting for you at this particular desalpe festival with many decorated cows. Click here for more information.

** VAL D'ANNIVIERS, VS
Saturday, 21 September 2019
— GRIMENTZ From 11h30
— CHANDOLIN From 11h30
— VERCORIN From 9h
Traditional events, food and musical entertainment are staged to celebrate the Herens cattle with their beautiful floral adornments as they return. Click here for more information.

** LIGNIERES
Saturday, 21 September 2019
The village will be decorated, food and festivities will be set up, and the bells from the animals will be ringing in tune with the cor des Alpes band! Click here for more information.

** OVRONNAZ
Saturday, 21 September 2019
The cows regain their home for the winter among music, flowers, and the cheering crowds. Click here for more information.

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FIRST AID COURSE FOR SWISS DRIVER'S LICENSE
27-28 September 2019 (next week so sign up now)
Geneva
The course, in English, is 10 hours long taking place Friday night and all day Saturday. Attendance at all modules is required to receive your certificate. There is practical assessment throughout the course and a short written test at the end. Click here for more information.

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