Including: Aguilas, Garrucha, Lorca, Los Gallardos, Turre, Mojácar, Puerto Lumbreras & Vera
Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of events
Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Saturday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am
Every Monday until May – Free Self Defence Workshops for Women @ Calle Progreso. (Register by calling 968 446 633) 11am
Every Monday until May – Free Pilates Workshops for Women @ Paseo de la Constitucion 25. 7pm. (Register by calling 968 446 633)
Every Wednesday during March – Free Wellness Dance Class for Women@ Calle Aire 83. 11am. (Register by calling 968 446 633)
Every Thursday between March 9th and May – Free Art & Re-Cycling Workshop for Women @ Calle Aire 83. 10am. (Register by calling 968 446 633)
Saturday March 11th – British Saxophonist Ray Gelato performs Swing & Jazz @ Aguilas Casino. 15€. 8.30pm and 10pm
Contemporáneos de Coronado Permanent Art Exhibition @ Auditorio Doña Elena, Thur-Sun 7pm-10pm
Carnival Museum @ the Francisco Rabal Cultural House.
See some of the amazing carnival costumes which are changed each year to show those from the most recent carnival festival.
Open Tues-Sat 9am-2pm & 4-9pm
Ruta del Ferrocarril – Check at Tourist Office for availability
Los Bandidos Sea Swimming Club @ Boracay Beach 1.15pm
Tel678 798 688 Mon Market
Friday 3rd March – Sunday 5th March. We commemorate la Exención de Villazgo with a programme to celebrate this important date for Huèrcala residents.
Between March 3rd to 5th, the Historical Recreation and Baroque Market will take place in Plazas de la Constitución, Cura Valera and nearby streets. An activity that will set the historic camp in Baroque era with the aim of showing Huèrcalians and visitors how life and society used to be and its history, to allow us to understand the environment that through common effort, achieved its long awaited independence.
The 3 day programme includes dancing, folk music, exhibitions and the market.
Tel 968 441 914 – Thurs Market
‘Madremia’ Concerts continue until the end of the month. These free and open air concerts take place from 5pm in various parts of the Town by various groups and individual artistes including:-
Saturday 4th March – Tribute Band Thunder Man ACDC @ Plaza Pasaje del Convento
Saturday 11th March – Local Band ‘Lebouns’ @ Plaza Real
Saturday 18th March – Distillates @ Placeta Joaquin Castellar
Saturday 25th March – The Jukevox @ Plaza Calderón
Saturday 4th March & 1st April – 75 min Theatrical Visit Myths & Legends Of Lorca
For families with children.
The old town of Lorca hides a lot of history. Get ready for a fun visit full of surprises with your family every 1st Saturday of the month at 5pm March-May and October-December; 8pm June-September.
Sunday 12th March – 2 hour guided tour of historic Lorca. The tour includes a visit to one of the Embroidery Museums which exhibits items worn during Semana Santa processions. 2€. 11.30am. (Book by calling 968 441 914)
Wednesday 22nd March – Tarandot Opera @ Teatro Guerra. Tickets available from 15€ for the performance starting at 9pm. (Book by calling the box office on 968 473 122)
Exhibition featuring unique fossils found in Sierra de Serrata @ Palacio Huerto Ruano (until 24th March)
Lorca Castle – general entry 6€. Guided Tours available in English for 4€ on Thursdays at 10.30am (22€ to include lunch), with special packages on Sundays. Check at Tourist Office for full details.
Tel 950 469 000 – Tues Market
Tuesday 21st March – Dia de la Vieja – Day of the Old Women
This festival has popular roots dating back to the 17th Century.
It was started as a day of brotherhood with religious connotations and has become an endearing and family event. The town is practically emptied and a meal is made in the field accompanied by games and songs. The main protagonist of this event is ‘la vieja’ which are made of paper and filled with candies. These are broken into after the meal, ensuring that everyone, especially the little ones enjoy this special day.
Pop a note in your diary for Paws – Patas Spring Fayre @ Oasis Bar, Los Gallardos on 16 April from 2pm. Live Music, Food Available, Stalls, Raffles and more !
Tel 950 615 025 – Wed Market
Every Tuesday – Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am
Every Wednesday – Los Bandidos Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am
Every Thursday – Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am
Every Thursday – TSB Golf Society Competition. Call in to see Dez @ Alice’s Bar in Turre
Every Saturday – Los Bandidos Run/Walk/Jog Meeting from Best Indalo Hotel Mojácar Paseo 8.55am
Every Sunday – Los Bandidos Cycle Ride from Mojácar Playa Tourist Info Centre 9.25am
Every Sunday – Rastro Market @ Centro Multiusos, Mojácar Pueblo
Sunday 12th March – Celebrating International Women’s Day. 5km Run/Walk/Jog Charity Event. 3€ donation to Red Cross. Departure from Red Cross, Mojácar Playa at 12pm. Open to all. Paella for all participants, fun classes and more.
Tel 968 436 153 – Fri Market
Saturdays in March (check dates at Tourist Office) – 1hr Night Visit to the Cabezo de la Jara Astronomical Observatory
Get closer to the stars with the astronomical activities that take place around the Astronomical Observatory. Prior reservation required.
Starting point: Astronomical Observatory. 7pm. (2.50€. Children under 10yrs free)
Discover the historical and patrimonial wealth of Puerto Lumbreras through Medina Nogalte visiting its cave-houses and the Nogalte Castle. From Craftsman workshop cave house, reception of Medina Nogalte. 7pm. 3€ (under 10’s free). Payment due 2 days prior to visit @ ES 12 3058 0204 15 2732000020-City Hall of Puerto Lumbreras.
Please check availability as some of the evenings are already fully booked.
Tel 615 423 287 – Sat Market