Exhibits, museums, racing … At the start of the school holidays, many ideas for the weekend in North Mayenne.
Saturday, 2nd April
First edition of attention of the heart, from 9 am to midday and 1.30pm to 6pm at the hospital Baudrairie in Mayenne. Information and advice to prevent cardiovascular risks, demonstrations of sports and 3.6 km walk. Free except walking (€ 2). Contact: 02 43 04 52 16.
Concert, at 9pm, the café-concert Chez Philippe, Montenay, with Echo Minott feat Positive Vibration Sound System (reggae-dub). Rates: 8 € on booking; 10 € on site. Contact: 02 43 05 22 28
Saturday 2nd April and Sunday 3rd April
The European Days of Crafts continues to the Forum of Crafts at Jublains. From 2pm to 6pm: calligraphy exhibition of Marie Perrier-Penloup, metal structures Installation and decorative furniture Anne-Sophie Maignan and sculptures and paintings of Cyril Rocton. The ceramist Dorothée Bajeux will also open his studio. Free Entrance. Contact: 02 43 04 97 92.
Sunday, 3rd April
Olivier Garanger, passionate modeller of the world of agriculture (photo), is organizing an exhibition entitled The agricultural world in miniature, in the multipurpose room of Mayenne. Models of twenty enthusiasts and radio controlled vehicles on rural theme and public works will be presented. 9 am to 6 pm, 2 €.
The west-central challenge fol’car bring together 120 drivers from 9 am to 6 pm at the Maurice Forget circuit in Châtillon-sur-Colmont. They will compete with production cars on the track of earth and asphalt. Prices: 10 €; . Free for under 12.
Many museums are free in Mayenne: Memorial deportees Mayenne, the chapel of Calvairiennes and the Castle Museum. The latter participates in tourism and disability days, including an olfactory tour at 11 h and 3.30pm, and a bubble show combining dance and juggling, at 3pm and 5pm.