Are you looking for ideas for outings for this weekend in Toulouse? Le Journal Toulousain has what you need with the selection of four events announced in the city: immerse yourself in the bubbles of the Comic Strip Festival in Colomiers, relive the classic masterpiece “The Nutcracker” at the Zénith, set out to conquer Space with LuneXplorer or take a trip to the “Pimp Mon Mariage” salon in Villemur-sur-Tarn.
The Comics Festival returns this weekend to Colomiers
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of 9e Art from November 17 to 19 with the Colomiers BD Festival. An ideal outing for the family to discover the world of comics through an immersive experience. The Columérin event, ranked among the five main comic book festivals in France, promises a colorful edition. With a rich program of exhibitions, shows, pajama parties, readings, workshops and meetings, the BD Colomiers Festival offers you a multitude of events over the three days. Nearly 60 publishing houses will be present with the arrival in particular of Blexbolex, major author of the 9e art. By coming to meet him, you will be able to discover another facet of his unique artistic universe. The organizers also dedicate an exhibition to him, called “Demons and Wonders”. This retraces the work of Blexbolex from all angles.
Other events await the curious and passionate about comics. As the Paris 2024 Olympic Games approach, the exhibition “Beau Jeu, bad genre” by Chloé Wary and Lila Neutre will transport you to a world where sport and creativity meet. Then three exhibitions will also be set up in the Toulouse metropolis. Visitors will be able to go to Odyssud Blagnac, the Quai des Savoirs or even the Galerie Bouquières in Toulouse. In all, 16 bookstores from Colomiers, Pibrac and the Pink City are partners of this 37e edition of the BD Festival. Ideal for a family outing this weekend in Toulouse.
Practical information: Colomiers BD Festival, Comminges hall and in the Toulouse metropolis.
Hours: Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Single price of 3 euros for access to the hall and free for under 18s.
More information on the event website.
Nutcracker at the Zénith in Toulouse
The end of year holidays are fast approaching. But the most impatient will already have the opportunity to soak up the magic of Christmas at the Zénith in Toulouse this weekend. The Budapest Academic Ballet, on tour throughout France since the beginning of November, will indeed perform the classic masterpiece “The Nutcracker”. New, this show will make you discover or rediscover the essential ballet of the end-of-year celebrations. As a reminder, he tells the story of Clara who receives a nutcracker as a gift on Christmas Eve. During the night, a mysterious enchantment gives life to the latter and to the toys which enter into combat with the evil mice of the house. Clara, awakened by the noise, then joins this battle to defend her nutcracker. Saved, he transforms into a prince and takes the child on a magical journey.
If it is new, this production will obviously include the music of Tchaikovsky, performed by the orchestra and to which the Budapest academic ballet will dance. Dressed in superb costumes, the dancers will perform steps, jumps, throws and carried in breathtaking scenery. Special mention for the giant Christmas tree which is sure to amaze the little ones… and the older ones too. This show actually promises to “immerse you in a magical atmosphere and make you relive your childhood dreams”.
Practical information: “The Nutcracker – Ballet & Orchestra” at the Zénith in Toulouse on Saturday November 18 at 8 p.m. Prices: from 42 euros. Online ticketing. More information on the Franceconcert website.
Discover LuneXplorer at the Cité de l’espace in Toulouse this weekend
An idea for outings this weekend in Toulouse for big dreamers? Head to the Cité de l’espace for an extraordinary experience with the brand new LuneXplorer. Since Tuesday November 14, the Toulouse museum has transported participants to the heart of a mission to the Moon, offering unprecedented immersion into the daily lives of astronauts. From the moment you enter, the sensations of takeoff and the moon landing become palpable, transforming a simple entry ticket into a ticket for the lunar adventure. The LuneXplorer is not just an attraction, but an educational, sensory and immersive experience. Thus, young and old will be able to understand the challenges of lunar missions and physically experience the stages of a journey to the Moon.
The four-stage journey, lasting 40 minutes, takes participants from the preparation hall to the briefing room, where they board a space capsule. The virtual takeoff and landing are the climax of this adventure, reproducing the crucial moments of a mission. The final stage offers the opportunity to collectively share and understand this unique “lunar” experience. The LuneXplorer is accessible to everyone, from children measuring over 1.30 meters to people with reduced mobility. Please note that this immersive experience is included in the Cité de l’espace entrance ticket. Don’t miss this chance to land the Moon, virtually.
Practical information: LuneXplorer, at the Cité de l’espace, avenue Jean Gonord in Toulouse.
Included in the entrance ticket from 26 euros for adults and 19.50 for children between 5 and 18 years old.
Free for children under 5. Tickets on the museum website.
“Pimp my wedding” near Toulouse
And why not attend a wedding fair this weekend near Toulouse? Lovers will meet this Saturday at the Château de la Garrigues in Villemur-sur-Tarn. “Pimp Mon Mariage” offers a rich and diverse experience for future brides and grooms looking for unique and original options for their big day. Within this alternative event, the day’s program is rich. Organized by La Mariée Enjouée, the show first presents a meticulous selection of providers with different styles and worlds, allowing couples to find options corresponding to their most varied tastes. Entertainment will also create a relaxed atmosphere. This allows couples to discuss and get to know each other in a friendly atmosphere.
The objective of “Pimp Mon Mariage” is above all to “prioritize people and promote inclusiveness. » In this idea, the organizers offer a wedding flea market on site, bringing together sellers (former brides and grooms) and buyers (future brides and grooms). Ideal for making your big day an eco-responsible event. In addition, visitors will be able to participate in a raffle to win several gifts, including an unusual trip that could become a honeymoon…
Practical information: “Pimp Mon Mariage”, at the Château de la Garrigues, in Villemur-sur-Tarn.
Prices: 4 euros for one person, 6 euros for two and free for under 16s.
Hours: Saturday November 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information on the La Mariée Enjouée website.
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