We round up some of the top events in November from all over
We round up some top events during November
BBC Good Food Show London November 15 – 17 London
Find your inner foodie at the BBC Good Food Show in London’s Olympia. The show features a “Supertheatre,” where top chefs and celebrities from popular BBC programs entertain on stage. Producers Village is a food market at the heart of the show, and there’s a wine cellar, pop-up restaurant, street food and the Great British Bake Off Village, a new addition this year. In the village, attendees can watch demonstrations and buy anything a baker might need. For more information visit bbcgoodfoodshowlondon.com.
Pushkar Camel Fair November 9 – 17 Pushkar, India
Immerse yourself in the state of Rajasthan at the Pushkar Camel Fair. During this eight-day event, attendees can live like a local through safari tours and cultural and musical events. Don’t miss the main attraction: the camel competition. Owners dress their camels to impress for the event, and camels go through a series of competitions to win a grand prize. Traditional Rajasthani souvenirs such as ornaments, silver and bead necklaces, garments, footwear, artifacts and more are available for purchase. For more information visit pushkarfestivals.com.
Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights November 23 – January 6 Natchitoches, LA
It’s winter wonderland at the Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights. It begins Nov. 23 with the town’s 300th birthday. During the holiday, more than 300,000 Christmas lights and more than 100 riverbank set pieces are illuminated every night at dusk. Carriage tours wind through the Landmark Historic District and along Cane River Lake, and restaurants and shops are open late. Events include musical entertainment, arts and crafts, galas and more. For details visit christmasfestival.com.
The Monkey Buffet Festival November 25 Lopburi, Thailand
Meet more monkeys than your imagination can fathom during the Monkey Buffet Festival in Lopburi, a town about three hours north of Bangkok. During the annual festival, about 8,800 pounds of fruit, vegetables, cakes and candies are set up in front of temples on tables in a pyramid, which attracts 2,000-to-3,000 monkeys. The festival includes other monkey-related activities such as people dressed as monkeys singing and dancing. Naturally, monkey sculptures pop-up in the area for the day. For information visit festivalasia.net.