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GAUCÍN: Balcony of the Ronda Mountains where the Holy Child appeared to St. John of God.
The illustrious, always noble, very hospitable village of Gaucín.

posterii212This event, which is part of the cultural week of Andalucía, will take place in the la Carrera. There will be stands with local hand-made objects, and an exhibition of tools used in the Matanza.  Sausages and products connected to the matanza will also be made at the event, for the spectators.

The day will begin with a typical breakfast of pajaretas and landres (2 items from the hog) and coffee from a  pucherete. Lunch will be grilled meat and innards. (Your translator apologizes that this event does not translate well. It sounds awful but is actually delicious.)

Tickets to this event are 8 euro. There will be a free gift, and children under 12 years old are admitted free of charge.

EquipoFutbol11On Saturday, January 14, the fourth game of the Provincial League was played between  Gaucín and Teba with the following results: Categoría benjamín: Gaucin:2 Teba:7; Categoría infantil: Gaucin:3 Teba: 7.

The games were played in Arriate. Juan José Montero from the infantil team suffered a sprained ancle and was 5 days in bed. In the photo; Cristóbal Moncada, Raúl Trujillo, Juan Francisco Hidalgo, Rafael Hidalgo, Miguel Higuera, Estéfan Andrassi, Jonathan Trujillo, Antonio Andrades and Jaime Machado.

Reyes09smlNext Friday, January 6, Epiphany --- more popularly known as Three Kings, Mass will be celebrates at Noon in the parish church. Next Sunday, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Mass will also be at noon. Everyone is welcome!

Beln2011sml--Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve mass at 6 p.m., with the participation of all the children in Catechism

--Sunday, Christmas Day, Solemn mass of the Nativity at 12 noon.

Bonissim1111There will be selection of Christmas goodies available such as Iberico and Roast Hams, Cheeses, Quiches, Mince Pies, cakes, wine champagne and Gifts. Those who do not want the hassle of cooking can get their Christmas lunch from Bonissim.

The menu is individual roast turkey, roasted roots of carrot and parsnip, roast potatoes, brad sauce, cranberry sauce and gravy. A mini Christmas pudding with custard or panacotta with Amaretto and raspberries. All for 18euros. Vegetarian option available. Orders only before 21st December.

For further information call Karen or Julie on 677054284 Or 661772155