Classical music and percussion festivals, outdoor dining and exercise opportunities, and a big weekend for the cultural scene as Platforme 10 inaugurates two museums. Here's our look at the lively events happening this week in and around Lausanne. Have a wonderful week ahead, everyone.
Monday, June 13
Can you think of a better way to kick off the week? Absinthe week at Brasserie de Montbenon begins today and continues on until Sunday (June 13- 19).
Tuesday, June 14
As we begin thinking about our summer holidays, check out the Zero Waste workshop focusing on Holidays and Travels at L’Esquisse.
It’s back! And this time ‘in’ Lausanne. Grab a ticket for Food Tour #4 by La Nebuleuse at Brasserie de Paudex.
Wednesday, June 15
Yes we love a good view of the lake, but what about dining on the beach? The Brasserie de Montbenon proposes ‘B.M À La Plage‘ – an ephemeral table with aperitif-entrée-dinner-wine-water-coffee-digestif – all of it for 135chf per person. Reservations are required here.
Have a green thumb? Then head to Les mercredis de potager at La Grenette– every Wednesday.
Are you an absinthe enthusiast? Then head to B.M. today to get your copy of the comic strip “On the wings of Absinthe” that the authors Benoît Noël and Bastien Loukia will be signing.
Thursday, June 16
Need a good laugh? Then check out Catcave9 – Monthly science improv show at Cinéma Oblo.
Start your day with a dynamic vinyasa flow, while facing the gorgeous lake and mountains. Bring your own mat and join others for Yoga on the Deck at Jetée de la Compagnie from 8-9am. 10chf minimum donation.
Friday, June 17
The 19th Edition of the Lavaux Classic Festival starts this Friday and continues on until the 24th of June.
This isn’t your typical drum circle. Throughout Lausanne, the Percussions Festival International Lausanne kicks off on Friday and continues throughout the whole weekend.
Saturday, June 18
A big weekend for the cultural scene here in Lausanne – today marks the inauguration of the MUDAC and Photo Elysée museums at Plateforme 10.
Lovers of literature and instilling the love of literature into younger generations need to check out the very first edition of the Vevey Children Literature Festival this weekend.
The Percussions Festival International Lausanne continues on throughout the whole weekend.
Calmos Club in Paudex officially opens its ephemeral bar for the summer season.
Sunday, June 19
The very first edition of the Vevey Children Literature Festival continues for a second and final day. This is your last chance, so make sure you don’t miss out on this event!
The Percussions Festival International Lausanne continues for its final day, wrapping up on Sunday.
Move and Brunch, a HIIT Yoga session with Forrest at Parc de l’Hermitage in collaboration with Lausanne à Table.
Hummus and Wine Live Sessions at Caveau des Langins, featuring Etienne Machine and Jean Duboux.