Three for the weekend: Not only Riga Festival

This weekend, the annual Riga Festival takes place, with many events and activities all over Riga. However, if you do not want to spend the weekend in the city, here are some tips for events out of town.

Tasty exhibition in Ventspils

Ventspils Amatu māja (Skolas Street 3) opens an exhibition "Ventspils head-chef flavor parade". The exhibition will include photographs of various dishes of exquisite and unusual recipes from local chefs, cafes, restaurants. Both the end-result and the process are captured in photos and videos.

The exhibition opens August 14 at 10 AM and will be open until September 30.

Laser fight in Sigulda

Want to play laser-tag but have no company? Fear not - Sigulda hosts an open laser-tag game at Poligon #1 (Miera Street 15, Sigulda). All who sign up will be sorted into two teams for a two-hour game and try to beat opponents. Families welcome.

The game starts Sunday August 16, at 4 PM.

Registration on Poligons website.

Rock film festival in Pērkoņi

August 14-16, in "Ievkalni", (Pērkoņi, Skujene parish), the sixth annual Rock Film Festival takes place. The program includes four films - both documentaries and feature films - as well as many parallel activities, bands, volleyball, quizzes and more. The films will mostly be in Latvian. 

More information on Rock Film Festival page and event page.

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