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Tips what to see and do in Uusikaupunki on weeks 32 and 33

August is at her best and we have a bunch of nice  events to offer. Check the tips and come along!

The annual Peace Symposium takes place at Cultural Center Cruselli 17.-19.8.2023. This year’s special theme is Estonia. More info about symposium and speakers: rauhansymposium.fi

On Saturdays continues also the themed market events called Tul Toril, welcome 10am – 2pm to check out what is going on there and get surprised!

On Saturday 12.8. Pakkahuone's guest harbour is filled with nostalgia, the smell of tar and the warm glow of lacquered wood as the brave group of wooden boats gather again. Right next door, at Suukarintie 6 B, there will also be a relaxed hobby vehicle gathering, Möljän Miittinki. It brings together recreational vehicles. They are worth exploring and falling in love.

In addition to delicious food, you can also enjoy live music in restaurants.  Captain's Makasiini will be provided Fri 11.8. by Janne Tulkki, Sat 12.8. Jaylon Themes Duo, Fri 18.8. Jenni Mustajärvi Duo and Sat 19.8. 76Notes. At Gasthaus Pooki there are 2 Friday nights with jazz concerts, Fri 11.8. Pori Jazz all stars meets Jazzkukko and Fri 25.8. Kari Antila Quartet & Sami Saari. Tickets and info: info@gasthauspooki.fi Pakkahuone Terrace after work provides Fri 11.8. Sauli Soini & Samuli Mannila and Fri 18.8. Luca Struniolo. Restaurant Kirsta offers bingo on Fridays, and after bingo the evening continues with Karaoke.

Day at sea is an awesome way to spend holiday. On Monday 14.8. cruise heads to the southernmost destination of the Bothnian Sea National Park, Katanpää fortress island. The magnificent Isokari lighthouse island is visited weekly, from Wednesday to Sunday. Cruises can be booked here: Merikauppa Isokari

The Wahlberg Museum has an interesting exhibition "Captains – multi-talented at sea and on land". The exhibition delves into the lives of eight captains both in their hometown and far out at sea. And do not forget to visit Bonk museum, those magnificent creations make you smile!
And naturally our many galleries like Culture Center CrusellGallery HorisonttiGallery Runonkulma, Tupsula are must to see. And how about Automuseo(Car museum), have you been there? 

If you are an outdoor lover, we have a lot to offer. You can exercise on the golf course, mountain biking runs, beaches, nature and fitness trails, the Velhovesi Ring Road, outdoor basketball or Padel courts, the Skatepark, running stairs and disc golf courses. A variety of outdoor gymnastics are also available.

Check out the full event schedule from August 7th till 20th!



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