Easter fairs

An Easter cake fair (Feira do Folar) is being held this weekend in Paderne.

The event, supported by Albufeira Câmara, will take place between 3pm and 10pm at the car park next to the João Campos Stadium.

Folares and other typical sweets will be sold at the fair.

Traditional music and dancing will entertain visitors during the weekend. For more information, please contact Albufeira Câmara on 289 599 586

Meanwhile, São Marcos da Serra in the Silves council is hosting the 14th Easter cake fair (Feira do Folar) from April 6 to 8.

The event will see various stalls selling the Easter cake as well as other regional produce, such as honey, dried fruits, medronho, among others.

Local artisans will also be displaying their works, while showing visitors what materials and techniques are applied.

The fair is open daily from 11am until 10pm on April 6 and 7, and until 9pm on April 8.

The full programme for the fair can be found at www.cm-silves.pt