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REMINDER: Monday, 18 September, is Jeûne Fédéral. 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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F R E E   C L A S S E S   F O R   C H I L D R E N

** LITTLE DUCKLINGS
Geneva English School
Every Wednesday during school year
8h45-10h
Genthod, GE
New Bilingual French/English parent/toddlers session takes place every Wednesday. Sessions are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

** MUSIC HOMERE MUSIC TOGETHER CLASSES
First class is free: 45 minutes
Onex, Vernier, Plan-les-Ouates
Your participation requires no musical skills whatsoever, just the desire to share the songs, movements and dances with your child. Loads of songs, creative movements, groovy instrument play-alongs! Pick a class to try for free at any of the classes. Click here for more information.

** GYMBOREE GENEVA
Trial classes this week 18-23 September, 2017
Take advantage of this week of free trial classes for returning and new customers. Click here for more information on dates and times.

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W I N E   E V E N T S

** OENOTOURISM - FOOD & WINE OF THE LAKE GENEVA REGION
Thursday 21 September 2017
10h-12h
Ouchy, VD
Home to almost 50 Michelin-starred restaurants and numerous winegrowers, the canton of Vaud offers a number of culinary specialties that will appeal to the gourmets among us. Ddiscover more about the food and wine of this region in this workshop organized by International Link. Click here for more information.

** FITTING WINES: CLASSIC FRENCH WINES
Friday, 22 September, 2017
19h-22h
Ouchy, VD
The perfect opportunity to discover new wines, meet other wine lovers and make new friends. Enjoy 10 magnificent wines from the principal regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux as well as the Loire and Rhône Valleys. Taste the best that France has to offer in terms of white wines made from Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc and red wines made from Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. Click here for more information.

** FETE DES VENDANGES DU LUTRY
22-24 September, 2017
Lutry, VD
Make sure to note down this 71st edition of this wine festival. Concerts on all 3 nights, 25 winemakers on site, Children take an important part as there will be the local school parade on Sunday with some 650 costumes! Click here for more information.

** FETE DU RAISIN
Saturday, 23 September, 2017
Féchy, VD
Wine tasting and numerous artisanal stands for adults to enjoy. The children will also have fun pressing the grapes and taking part in various animations. Pick up the wine-tasting glass for Fr. 15.- that will allow you to taste all the various types. 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: Restaurant Seventy5 - Business lunch plan at only CHF 25.- served within 30 minutes.

Restaurant Seventy5 Business lunch in 30 minutes
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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! Don't forget your camera! We will be reminding you of each one as they come up in the next few weeks. Here is the first one already

** JAUN, FRIBOURG (Sheep)
Monday, 18 September, 2017
From 9h
Every year on the Jeûne Fédéral the sheep descend the mountain top to be sold. The town is full of the festival spirit to take advantage of this holiday. Click here for more information.

** LES CHARBONNIERES, VD
Saturday, 23 September, 2017
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, VD
Saturday, 23 September, 2017
— GRIMENTZ 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.

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W O R K S H O P S

** WISER HUMANS
— Cultivating Connection
Geneva: 19 September, 19h-20h30
— Self Sabotage
Lausanne: 21 September, 19h30-21h30
Two workshops this week. One will help you overcome the barriers to more fulfilling relationships and the other explains why we get in our own way.

** VISION WORKSHOP
Saturday, 30 September, 2017 (sign-up now, next week)
9h30-12h30 
Chambésy, GE
Do you dream of enjoying increased health and vitality, closer and more loving relationships, a more fulfilling career but feel stuck in your present circumstances? Milena McRae Life Mastery is organizing a workshop to unlock the 3 keys to accelerating your results. Fr. 20.-/person, limited space. Click here for more information.

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🏷 KNOW-IT-ALL MARKETPLACE 2017
Know-it-all passport® is happy to announce a great opportunity for our creative community! We are currently seeking creative vendors for Know-it-all Marketplace, our first pop-up shop (temporary shop) in a central Geneva location from 1-30 November, 2017. Ask for an application form and send back before midnight this Wednesday, 20 September, if you are interested in participating. Please read our article at this link for more information.

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D I S C O U N T

** OPTIMISE YOU
Geneva
A new tutoring service offering general guidance on a wide range of educational topics has just been launched. As a special introductory offer is available to knowitall.ch readers. Click here to read our article.

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