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Our next post will be on January 4th 2018. Here is a selection of events coming up during the next couple of weeks.
Friday 22nd December – Late night Christmas shopping in Nyon, shops and Christmas market open until 21:00
Note: Father Christmas will be around central Nyon in a horse and carriage from 17:30 onwards and will deliver some surprises at the Place du Château at 19:30. Music and choirs on both Friday 22 and Saturday 23 at the market.
Saturday 23rd December – “Christmas Night” – music at La Parenthèse from 22:00
Also on Friday 22nd at 18:15 (and Tuesday 26th) at 20:45 at Nyon Capitole Cinema “Murder on the Orient Express” in English starring Johny Depp, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Kenneth Branagh.
Sun 24th Dec 2017 La Côte church in Gingins. Crib service for children at 15:00. Christmas Eve Holy Communion at 17:00.
25th December – Nyon cinema – Film “Star Wars” in English at 20:30
31st December – Usine a Gaz – Nyon. New Year Party “Highlights” Dancing from 22:00. DJ music all styles.
1st, 2nd and 3rd January from 14:00-17:00 Free entry to the château of Nyon, the Musée du Léman and the Roman museum.
Saturday 6 January – Family event – early evening – the Ceremony of the “Three Kings” in Nyon.
The traditional Three Kings parade begins in the early *evening in Nyon. The parade winds through the town and ends up at the Place du Château where a big galette/ cake (baked by local bakers) is served up to the town’s citizens. Wrap up warm (although there is usually vin chaud on offer for adults at the end of the parade)! The *timing of this event has not yet been published, we will advise on the 4th Jan.
Sunday 7 January – New Year’s Swim in the lake in Nyon at 13:00 organised by the Association of the Bains des Trois Jetées