Events in October 2010
43-rd Falconers' meeting
Prepared by Klub sokolníků ČMMJ;
over 100 falconers; besides Czech also from Slovakia, Poland, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Great Britain.
October 7-9 (Thursday - Saturday) in surrounding forests
Every day at 7 PM festal ending on castle yard
Saturday at 10 AM public demonstrations of falconery hunting near Vodětín
MEETING WITH REGIONAL WRITERS (SETKÁNÍ S REGIONÁLNÍMI SPISOVATELI)
Julie Miletínová - writer, Martin Vídenský - poet, Božena Tymichová from Opočno - fairy-tale writer
Milan Dušek from Žamberk, detective stories writer
October 5 (Tuesday) at 6 PM in Opočno town library
ORLICKO–KLADSKÝ VARHANNÍ FESTIVAL - Organ concert
VÁCLAV UHLÍŘ - organ, HANA MEDKOVÁ - sopran
Jan Pieterszn SWEELINCK (1562 - 1621): Variace "Mein Junges Leben hat ein End"
Alessandro SCARLATTI (1660 - 1725): Mio tessoro per te moro
Dietrich BUXTEHUDE (1637 - 1707): Ciacona in e-minor
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685 - 1750): Schafe können sicher weiden, Et exultavit (from Magnificat),
Fantazie in g-minor, Choral "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme"
Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL (1685 - 1759): Aria from opera Rinaldo, Aria from opera Alcina
Nicolas Jacques LEMMENS (1832 - 1881): Fanfare
Charles GOUNOD (1818 - 1893): Repentance
Václav UHLÍŘ (*1954): Organ improvization on F. Z. Skuherský theme
October 10 (Sunday) at 4 PM in Holy Trinity Church, entry voluntary
Garden- and pot-plants, exotic plants - tropical and subtropical, bonsai
- THE BEAUTY OF PEWTER (KRÁSA CÍNU) - tinware from chateau collections
April 17 to October 31 in Opočno Chateau
Garden Center Na Štefance (behind Hotel Praha)
Open daily 10 AM - 5 PM
Evenings Illuminated with Candles
Fridays from 8 PM in Hotel Holub
Off-road rides in the amphibious armoured fighting vehicle called BVP.
See start of the ride on YouTube.
Access to the brickfield is marked from the road 298 from Opočno to Dobruška.
Operating on weekends from May to October from 9 AM to 5 PM. NOT operating August 22-23.