A friend told us about this event taking place in Ugijar starting today and finishing on Thursday 8 December 2016. Ugijar is in the Alpujarras around 1 hour drive from Almerimar.
The story here on the ilovealpujarra.com website has more details.
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Ugíjar (19TH fair ExpoAlpujarra Ugijar)
3 December - 8 December
XIX FAIR OF TOURISM, CRAFTS AND TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS EXPOALPUJARRA UGÍJAR
Between 3 and 8 December 2016, celebrates a new edition of ExpoAlpujarra, fair of tourism, crafts and traditional products in the Alpujarra town of Ugíjar (Alpujarra of Granada).
The Town Hall of Ugíjar organizes this important event, with the collaboration of the provincial Council of Granada and the Provincial Board of tourism of Granada. 6 intense days, will be from 3 to 8 December in an area of 1,500 square meters in which the exhibitors with products ranging from jewelry, typical confectionery of the region, meat, wines, cheeses, olive oil, honey, jams and even traditional crafts in esparto.
The enclosure with the exhibitors will remain open from 11:00 to 20:00 hours uninterrupted and with free admission.
During the days of the fair Expoalpujarra, the center of Cultural heritage of the Alpujarra will remain open in the morning (from 11:00 to 14:00 h) and evening (from 17:00 to 19:00) with the following contents:
Exhibition of images of Ugíjar.
Parts ethnographic of crafts antique
Also will be open, with the same time as the center of Cultural heritage of the Alpujarra, the center of interpretation of the Alpujarra, with the following contents:
Exhibition of photos, prints and watercolors of the Alpujarra.
Exhibit on geography, history and heritage of the Alpujarra.
Exhibition on mining in the Sierra de Gador.