2017 - Lo Scrigno del Bello - The box of beautiful things, March 19, and April 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., in Calenzano (Florence), Via della Chiesa 37; antique, vintage, local crafts, jewels, accessories and miniatures exhibit and sale.
Cantine aperte 2014 - Piovene Winery Open Doors, May 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in Villaga, Via Villa 14; visit the cellar and the Villa of Piovene Winery, and taste their products; to sign up for a visit with an English speaking guide, contact Alessandra Piovene at email@example.com; free entrance.
2016 Bicifi - Florence Bike Festival, April 15, 2-7 p.m., April 16-17, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., in Florence, Parco delle Cascine, Viale delle Cascine; latest in bike technology, bike accessories and clothing; food stands; free entry.
Mercatino Vintage Circo delle Pulci - Vintage and art craft exhibit and sale, July 18, 2015, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in Vicenza, Piazzale de Gasperi.
2016 - Fiori e Sapori di Autunno, Autumn Flowers and Flavors, Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., in Badia Polesine (Rovigo), about 39 miles south of Vicenza; local products and crafts exhibit and sale; games and shows for children; face-painting and street artists; stores will be open all day.
2016 Fior di Città – Pisa in Fiore Craft Exhibit and Sale, April 8, 3-8 p.m.; April 9, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; April 10, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., in Pisa, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza Garibaldi, Piazza XX Settembre, and Corso Italia; free entry.
2017- Carnevale and Cosplay in Stia (Arezzo), Feb. 19 and Feb. 26, 5-7 p.m., Piazza B. Tanucci; float parades; Feb. 26 Cosplay contest Feb. 26 with prizes for the best costume.
Il Desco – Sapori e Saperi lucchesi, Culture and products of Lucca province, Nov. 28-29, Dec. 5-8, 2015, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., in Lucca, Piazza del Collegio 1; local products exhibit and sale; workshops for children and adults; free entrance.
Festa dell’Uva - Grape Festival Sept. 18-21, 2015, in Soave (Verona), about 21 miles southwest of Vicenza; art exhibits; food booth feature local specialties; sampling and sale of local D.O.C. wines; live music and dancing; Sept. 20, antique market and, at 11 p.m. fireworks.
2014 - CARNEVALE Locara (Verona), about 16 miles west of Vicenza, Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m., float parade