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).
Exhibition of historic coins, Museo Arqueológico (Until Oct).
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).
Exhibition “Tierra y Mar de Sal”, Museo de la Sal (Until 31 August).
The weekend sees the Fiesta de San Emigdio in the park of Nations, the patron saint of Torrevieja, who is also the patron saint of earthquakes, as legend says he appeared in Torrevieja after the devastating 1829 earthquake, which killed hundreds of people and destroyed thousands of homes.
SHOWS AND MUSICALS
The Lion King, Teatro Lope De Vega, Madrid (Until 2 November).
Sleeping Beauty, Auditorio El Batel. Sala A Murcia, Cartagena (Thursday).
Los Miserables, Gran Teatre Del Liceu, Barcelona (Until Sunday).
Otelo, Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid (Until 14 September).
SATURDAY 2 AUGUST
Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola.
Rock Festival, IFA Exhibition Centre.
Fiesta de San Emigdio, park of Nations, with disco at 23:00.
22:00, Habaneras en La Mata.
SUNDAY 3 AUGUST
Benidorm, Elche, La Nucia, Campoverde, La Marina, Zoco, Almoradí street market, Lemon Tree Road, Mil Palmeras.
Pet Shop Boys, Jardí Botánic de Cap Roig.
Underwater guided snorkelling tour (Every Wed and Sun in July and August).
Fiesta de San Emigdio, park of Nations, with mass and procession at 20:00.
21:00, “El Alcalde de Zalamea”, Spanish theatre, Teatro Municipal..
Orihuela Costa – Ice rink and mini water park, near Playa Flamenca Mercadona.
Torrevieja – Electromar, 15 August.
Torrevieja – Kool & The Gang, 20 August.
Buñol – La Tomatina tomato fight, 27 August (Sold out).
Torrevieja – MOWO – Mobile photography and Instagram event, September.