Events Thursday 14 August 2014 – Things to Do Posted on 13th August 2014 5 min read ALL WEEK ALICANTE MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – Wines of Alicante through history (Through a hundred pieces, some with over twenty centuries old, – vases, jars, bottles, cups, and other publications related to the growing and production of wine utensils visitors can see the origin of production in Alicante). Exhibition – “Toda la galaxia en el castillo”. A collection of 20,000 items of interest to Star Wars fans, including toys, models and works of art. Castillo de Santa Bárbara (Until 11 April). ELCHE Elche fiesta week, a variety of musicians, DJS and bands performing around the city until weekend. GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA Exhibition of historic coins, Museo Arqueológico (Until Oct). ORIHUELA NEW – Exhibition of historic documents regarding the request to hold a market in the town of san Agustín, dating back to 1756. Biblioteca Pública Municipal María Moliner (Until 31 August). SANTA POLA Naturalia Exhibition of gems, minerals, fossils, insects and shells, Castillo Fortaleza, C/ Almirante Antequera (Final week). Book Fair. Plaza de la Glorieta, opposite the main facade of the Castle (Until 24 August). Exhibition “Tierra y Mar de Sal”, Museo de la Sal (Until 31 August). TORREVIEJA Festival of San Roque is celebrated all this week at the Barrio de San Roque. Includes a variety of events such as games for children, a gymkhana, bouncy castles, music and more. SHOWS AND MUSICALS The Lion King, Teatro Lope De Vega, Madrid (Until 2 November). Otelo, Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid (Until 14 September). The Russian National Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty, Tívoli Theatre, Barcelona (all week). THURSDAY 14 AUGUST Markets Albatera, Alicante, Aspe, Campoamor near Cabo Roig medical centre, Rojales. ORIHUELA COSTA An evening of Spanish monologues, Zenia Boulevard. SANTA POLA Free paddle surf course, with Team SCA, the women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 TORREVIEJA 17:00 – “Brainfood Soundsystem”, musical event, Paseo Juan Aparicio. 21:30 – “Drilo Tour presents the Kids Band”, Eras de la Sal. CANCELLED. FRIDAY 15 AUGUST El Día de la Asunción (Assumption of Mary – Spanish national holiday (Red Day). Markets Crevillente, Finestrat, Gata de Gorgos, L’ Alfas del Pi, Monstesinos, Pilar de la Horadada, Torrevieja. ALTEA Discover Altea, guided walks through the picturesque town, every Friday in July and August. ELCHE Banda Sinfónica Elche performing in the municipal park. ORIHUELA COSTA Vampire firsta, with Fernandisco, Zenia Boulevard. SANTA POLA Free paddle surf course, with Team SCA, the women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 TORREVIEJA 18:00 – Benefit Concert, 6 hours of music, Parque la Sinforosa. 19:00 – “Electromar”, dance and electronic music festival, Parque Antonio Soria (all night until 8am). 20:30 – “Viva la Paloma” gala, Virgen del Carmen. 21:30 – Vivaldi classical music concert, Teatro Municipal.