Find in this section our events (national days, meal-concerts…), the calendar of the craftsmen and the list of Museum’s workshops.

See you soon!

EVENTS

The Museum’s Meal-Concerts

(reservation required /48h in advance for the meals\)

For a Gascon culture in the spotlight, from the plate to the stage!

Cracade, ©Cracade
Guillaume Lopez Quartet, ©J.Ducos
Joan Francés Tisnèr, ©Georges Souche

The National event ‘Fête de la Musique’

Meal and Pyrenean Polyphony

To celebrate summer’s arrival, come to discover Bigourdan polyphonic singing in the choir of Toujouse’s church.

Saturday, June 25

7:30 pm: Rendez-vous at the ‘salle des fêtes’ in Toujouse to having dinner all together.

9:00 pm: Listen to the band Cracade at Toujouse’s church.

Price meal + concert :

  • Adults: 23€
  • Children (-10 y/o): 14€

Price concert only :

  • Adults: 9€
  • Children (6 to12 y/o): 5€
  • Children (- 6 y/o): free

MENUS

Adults’ Menu : apple pudding pie / creamed veal, rice / armagnac tiramisu.

Children’s Menu (under 10 years old) : Chipolatas and french fries / chocolate cake

Meal preparation : EARL La Ferme de Monturon.

Julytist Summer Meal-Concert

Saturday, July 16

7:30 pm: Rendez-vous at the Museum to having dinner all together.

9:30 pm: Listen to Guillaume Lopez Quartet’s concert.

Price meal + concert:

  • Adults: 18€
  • Children (-10 y/o) : 12€

Price concert only:

  • Adults: 9€
  • Children (6 to 12 y/o): 5€
  • Children (- 6 y/o): free

Installations of barnums planned in case of rains

Menu: *Charcuterie plate *Grilled meat and fried potatoes *Peach melba or ice cream scoop

Meal preparation : EARL La Ferme de Monturon.

Augustian Summer Meal-Concert

Saturday, August 20

6:00 pm: Visit the Museum in music.

7:30 pm: Rendez-vous at the Museum to having dinner all together.

9:30 pm: Traditional ball proposed by Joan Francés Tisnèr at the Museum.

Price event:

  • Adults: 18€
  • Children (-10 y/o): 12€

Price concert only: free

Installations of barnums planned in case of rains

Menu :

*Cheese salad

*Rougail

*Apple pie

Meal preparation : EARL La Ferme de Monturon.

European Heritage Days

Transhumance

&

Artisanat

Saturday, September 17

5:00 pm: Shepherd and his flock of sheep’s arrival at the Museum.

Price:

  • Adults: 3 €
  • Under 18 years old: 1 €

Rediscover all our artisans of the summer season with, as a novelty, the work of wool (carding, spinning…).

Vendange

&

Apiculture

Sunday, September 18

2:00 pm: Grape harvest from the Museum’s vineyards.

3:30 pm: Honey harvest from the Museum’s beehives.

Price:

  • Adults: 3 €
  • Under 18 years old: 1 €

Harvest day at the Museum! Take advantage of our activities around viticulture and beekeeping.

CALENDAR OF CRAFTSMEN

Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon in July and August, the Museum park is animated by craft demonstrations. Find the calendar of artisans below.

LacemakerJuly, the 1stJuly, the 8July, the 19July, the 26
PotterJuly, the 5July, the 12August, the 23
Basket makerJuly, the 15July, the 29August, the 5August, the 12
Wood turnerJuly, the 22August, the 9August, the 16August, the 19
Blacksmith (forge)August, the 2August, the 26August, the 30

WORKSHOPS

In July and August, take part in workshops (all the wednesdays) at the Museum and et take guided tour (all the thurdays).

Wool felting workshop “Figurines – the sheperd and his sheeps” (from 6 years old)

Children are invited to make with wool some little animals to bring back home!

When? July, the 13 ; July, the 27 ; August, the 10 ; August, the 24. From 10:15 am to 11:30 am.

Price: 8€.

Places/workshop: 7 places.

Wool felting workshopSlippers (from 12 years old)

Make your own slippers with our animator who will introduce you to felting from A to Z!

When? July, the 13 ; August, the 10. From 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Price: 18€.

Places/workshop: 6 places. IMPORTANT: please provide your shoe size when registering with the Museum’s team.

Wool weaving workshopSeat cushion (from 6 years old)

Learn weaving by making yourself a seat cushion.

When? July, the 27 ; August, the 24. From 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Price: 18€ from 12 years old ; 8€ from 6 to 12 y/o. IMPORTANT: the wool is not provided for this workshop – please inquire with the Museum’s team.

Places/workshop: 7 places.

Daub workshop (from 6 years old)

After seeing our beautifuf ‘Maison du Brassier’, do you want to make cob walls yourself? Discover this ancestral construction technique with th Museum team!

When? July, the 6 ; July, the 20 ; August, the 3. From 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Price: 8€ from 12 years old ; 5€ from 6 to 12 y/o.

Places/workshop: 10 places.

Scarecrow contest (from 6 years old)

Let your imagination run wild by taking part in the Museum’s great competition! Who will make the most beautiful scarecrow?

When? August, the 17. From 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Price: 7€ from 12 years old ; 4€ from 6 to 12 y/o. IMPORTANT: bring old clothes and accessories.

Past events

European Night of Museums

Wandering by ‘gascons’ tales

(reservation required)

Visit the museum through traditional tales and taste local specialities, the ‘pastis gascon’ and white ‘floc de Gascogne’.

Saturday, May 14

8:30 pm – Sharing of ‘pastis gascon’.

9:00 pm – Start of storytelling tours.

Price: Adults 7€, under 18 years old 4€, under 6 years old free.

With the participation of the pastry chef Marie Noëlle (LE HOUGA) ; the Domaine Jean-Bon (TOUJOUSE) ; the association Ostau Gascon.

The National event ‘Rendez-vous aux jardins’

The wild plant world on the plate

(reservation required for Saturday)

Our ancestors ate many wild plants. You may try to taste them and learn how to recognize them with our two guides on Saturday.

Saturday, June 4

From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm: Learn about wild edible plants, then cook and enjoy a meal together.

Price: 15€ /\ 20 places

Guide: Jean-Pierre DESANGLES (association: Le Ver Luisant)