Drôme and Ardèche. N7 party, tattoo parlor, shows: our ideas for weekend outings

The Wampas expected in Marsanne, Saturday evening.


Ze Festival

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September. The 11e edition of the Ze Fiestival started on Thursday evening and continues throughout the weekend. This Friday, from 7 p.m., five concerts are scheduled headlining La kumbia Boruka (electric and brassy sounds of an accordionist, a percussionist and a Rasta singer) and Sidi Wacho (between rap, hip- hop, reggae and salsa).

➤ Saturday, another five concerts including Flying orkestar (Balkan rock) and Les Wampas (underground French punk-rock).

Prices: €25 (five concerts), €22 reduced price; 2-day pass: €45 (10 concerts), €40 reduced rate. Ticket office: at the Le Marsannais tobacconist; at the Marsanne tourist office and the usual points of sale. On-site catering, presence of three local breweries.

Santa Claus is garbage in Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

Friday September 17, Fontaine room at 8:30 p.m., the Compagnons de la Pierre Blanche (Betty Benzino, Christine Degeorges, Maurice Boissout, Vincent Didier and Sébastien Mouveroux in a staging by Gérard Villiers) will play again Santa Clause is garbagea great classic created by the Splendid troupe in 1979.

Thus, on Christmas Eve, in a small apartment that serves as their premises, Pierre and Thérèse prepare to ensure the permanence of SOS distress and friendship. They are visited by Josette, a young tramp who has just left her friend Félix.

Prices: €12; reduced rate (group of more than 10 people, RSA, job seeker, student) €10, free for children under 16. Reservations at the tourist office on until Friday September 16 at noon.

The House of Knights. Photo The DL/Laurent VANHEEGHE

The House of Knights. Photo The DL/Laurent VANHEEGHE


Arts and crafts festival

Saturday September 17 and Sunday September 18, the diocesan house celebrates crafts. 56 exhibitors such as basket makers, ceramists, jewellers, cabinetmakers, milliners, will invest the courtyard and the Charles-de-Foucauld room, this high place of Vivare heritage. At the same time, the artists and craftsmen of the Verchaüs collective offer their open doors and numerous workshops during the two days.

➤ Heritage side in the old town to discover the House of the Knights place of the Republic open Saturday and Sunday as well as the house of Sampzon, former residence of canon at the foot of the cathedral, at the closed Saint-Roch place de la Plaine, to see the exhibition devoted to the Cathedral district. Finally, opposite the town hall, the Notre-Dame du Rhône chapel will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Viviers former capital of Vivarais with eight monuments listed as national heritage. All information and registrations on the site: www.chateaudeverchaus.com

Anthony Joubert. Photo The DL /Bernard SAUSSET

Anthony Joubert. Photo The DL /Bernard SAUSSET

Suze la Rousse

Comedy Weekend

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 September. The second edition of the weekend of humor in Suze-la-Rousse will be held in the village hall. As an opening, a hypnosis show is scheduled for Friday 4 to 9 p.m. “By popular demand, a new hypnosis evening has been scheduled. Hypnosis intrigues, frightens and above all attracts the curious. Often during these evenings, the public is either a spectator or an actor,” says Christophe Boyer, organizer, better known as Tito.

Saturday September 17, it will be comedian Anthony Joubert’s turn to take the stage at 9 p.m. It will offer spectators song parodies, sketches and above all a humorous one-man show. Originally from Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône), Anthony Joubert is a rising figure in humor who follows in the footsteps of his spiritual father, comedian Éric Collado, who came to the village last year.

Information on Price: €13 for the hypnosis show on Friday; 20 € for the Saturday evening.

Richard Galliano in Buis-les-Baronnies

Saturday September 17. The accordionist, bandoneonist, composer and concert virtuoso Richard Galliano, will be Saturday evening in Buis-les-Baronnies, the guest of the Serenades in Baronnies. A local association that works throughout the year to promote and share classical music by multiplying the programming of high quality concerts at affordable prices.

50 recorded albums

Richard Galliano is one of the musicians who best links all types of music, from classical to jazz, passing through French chanson and new musette. During his long career, he recorded more than 50 albums under his name and collaborated with an impressive number of prestigious artists and musicians.

Under the name of Passion Galliano, he will mix his own compositions on Saturday evening in Buis with works by renowned composers such as Satie, Piazzolla and Chopin, but also with classics of French song like Nougaro, Barbara, Gainsbourg…

Concert at 9 p.m. in the village hall of La Palun. Price: €20; free for children under 18. Reservations required: or www.serenadesenbaronnies.fr

Kévin's dad and brother surround President Jacques Boira.

Kévin’s dad and brother surround President Jacques Boira.


The moving pétanque challenge

Sunday September 18. As part of the 13e edition of the Pressailles, organized by the association The Safeguard of Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban on Sunday September 18, the volunteers organize as every year the challenge of pétanque in memory of the young Kévin Sartre, who died in 2016 at the age of 23 years. For Jacques Boira’s team, “it is a duty to pay tribute to him. He was very active within our association, always devoted and he was very attached to this local festival. We have been organizing it for several years, except in 2020 and 2021 when our party unfortunately had to be canceled for Covid reasons. »

During the last edition, in 2019, the winning doublet of the challenge was Frédéric Noharet and Philippe Chaudier. They will certainly be present for the 2022 edition. For Kévin’s family, his mother Sabine, his father Frédéric and his brother Mathieu, “it’s a lot of emotion, but we are happy to see that the association does not has not forgotten, ”says the mother. “We will be there like every year, even if it’s hard for us. »

Opinion shared by the father who thanks the Safeguard: “It is true that Kévin was very active there, he liked this party and this association. »

The challenge will therefore take place on Sunday, September 18, at the park, heart of the party, from 2 p.m., in doubles with registration until 1:45 p.m.

250 euros in prizes will be up for grabs. In the morning, a one-on-one competition will be offered from 9 am. All day will also be present the market of producers, artisans, crafts and free workshops. At 4 p.m., a concert with Les Bérets des Villes will even take place.

Riding in a fire truck, a childhood dream that can come true.

Riding in a fire truck, a childhood dream that can come true.


Fire department open house

Saturday September 17. The Annonay Rhône agglo rescue center, based in Vidalon-le-Haut, between Annonay and Davézieux, opens its doors between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. A first for four years!

It will be proposed to visit the rescue center, discover the different vehicles in the garage and meet the firefighters. Several demonstrations will allow you to understand some facets of their work: lifesaving gestures, use of fire extinguishers, intervention of the support and search rescue unit (ex-rescue clearing), etc.

Several additional stands will be added to this event. Road Safety will offer a game to simulate driving on two wheels. The association of blood donors in the Annonay basin was also contacted.

Buffet (sausages and fries) and snack bar. To find out more about the course of this day:

Drôme and Ardèche. N7 party, tattoo parlor, shows: our ideas for weekend outings