The Weekend – 23 and 24 August – What to do
MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – Wines of Alicante through history (Through a hundred pieces, some with over twenty centuries old, – vases, jars, bottles, cups, and other publications related to the growing and production of wine utensils visitors can see the origin of production in Alicante).
Exhibition – “Toda la galaxia en el castillo”. A collection of 20,000 items of interest to Star Wars fans, including toys, models and works of art. Castillo de Santa Bárbara (Until 11 April).
Exhibition of historic coins, Museo Arqueológico (Until Oct).
Exhibition of historic documents regarding the request to hold a market in the town of san Agustín, dating back to 1756. Biblioteca Pública Municipal María Moliner (Until 31 August).
Book Fair. Plaza de la Glorieta, opposite the main facade of the Castle (Last week).
Exhibition “Tierra y Mar de Sal”, Museo de la Sal (Until 31 August).
SHOWS AND MUSICALS
The Lion King, Teatro Lope De Vega, Madrid (Until 2 November).
Otelo, Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid (Until 14 September).
SATURDAY 23 AUGUST
European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism.
Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola.
Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Hotel Puente Romano Tennis Club, Málaga.
Tribute to Elvis Presley, Zenia Boulevard.
21:00 – Classical concert “Lucentum Ensemble”, Palacio de la Música.
22:30 – Concert by Bertín Osborne and Paco Arévalo, “2 Caras Duras en Crisis”, Eras de la Sal.
SUNDAY 24 AUGUST
Benidorm, Elche, La Nucia, Campoverde, La Marina, Zoco, Almoradí street market, Lemon Tree Road, Mil Palmeras.
Sing, play and dance, especially for children, Zenia Boulevard.
Underwater guided snorkelling tour (Every Wed and Sun).
17:00 – Brainfood Soundsystem, La Mata.
20:30 – Microteatro, Palacio de la Música.
21:30 – “Michael La Leyenda”, Michael Jackson tribute show, Teatro Municipal.
Buñol – La Tomatina tomato fight, 27 August (Sold out).
Torrevieja – MOWO – Mobile photography and Instagram event, September.